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HIGH POINT – Proposed boundaries that could determine the future of furniture market showrooms will go before the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. The commission will consider a Market Overlay District, proposed by the city’s planning and development department, in the City Council chambers at 211 S. Hamilton St. The proposal is based on a City Project plan that recommends limiting the development of new showrooms
City leaders said the point was to allow other businesses to thrive downtown. to one area within the city, thereby allowing a more concentrated area for the High Point Market. The proposed boundary encompasses areas that include the largest concentration of existing showrooms. Those that are outside of the district will be grandfathered in, but no new showrooms could be built outside of the boundaries. Cathy Hinson, building manager for Union Square, spoke out against current proposed boundaries at a Planning and Development Committee meeting on Sept. 22 because the showroom was not included. She said excluding it from the initial boundaries of the district could devalue the showroom’s property. City leaders said the point of the Market Overlay District was to allow other businesses to thrive downtown rather than only showrooms, which drive up surrounding property values. Initial action to move forward with the plan was taken by the High Point City Council at its meeting on Sept. 21. The commission will examine the plan, and, if recommended, it will be sent back to the council for a final decision. firstname.lastname@example.org | 888-3617
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Some exhibitors are ‘feeling the hit’ BY PAM HAYNES ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
HIGH POINT – Buyers who came to the fall High Point Market may be looking for fewer and more specific items than past markets due to a drop in consumer spending and a lagging economy. And some exhibitors say they are feeling the hit. New orders dropped 16 percent in July compared to July 2008, according to the monthly Furniture Insights report. Those figures and a drastic retail sales dip loomed over the heads of market participants when it opened on Saturday. Jean Welch, a freelance designer from Hilton Head, S.C., said she came to the market looking for specific pieces for her clients. A market veteran, she said consum-
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ers were looking for a few highquality pieces rather than a large quantity of low-end pieces for their homes. “My clients are more quality conscious these days,” said Welch, who also contributes to a retail boutique named Wynona’s in Holly Hill, S.C. “I think that’s more important now than it’s ever been.” Other buyers like Patsy Coughenour with Coughenour’s Furniture Inc. were looking for accents and accessories in case consumers were ready to start spending again. “We hope they are ready for something new,” she said. It’s still too early to tell what kind of results exhibitors will see from buyers, said Casey Fisher, owner of Haute House. “The thing I’ve noticed about buyers is that there is no consis-
tency,” said Fisher, who has a showroom at Interhall in the International Home Furnishings Center. “Sometimes they’ll arrive on weekends. Sometimes they’ll arrive on week days. But at least they are coming.” Arturo Bamondi, sales manager for Arte De Mexico, said the company was relying on previously scheduled appointments with buyers in case the market traffic was low. “It hasn’t been as busy as we expected, but we’ve had people coming through,” said Bamondi, who was operating the company’s showroom in Market Square. “We’re projecting a good market because of the appointments we’ve made.” Haute said he had noticed a lack of young companies or new designers at market, but he had seen many older companies reinvent themselves as the furniture industry continues to struggle. “Everybody just has to hang in there,” he said. email@example.com | 888-3617
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HIGH POINT – West End Ministries representatives say the plans for expanding the organization will help the neighborhood to continue the turnaround that began several years ago, when it was one of the
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most dangerous areas of the city. A High Point Police HELPING Department HANDS initiative launched in West End 2004 is credMinistries’ ited with capital clearing out campaign open-air ■■■ drug dealing from the West End and leading to a major decrease in violent crime, which plagued the
neighborhood for years. Comparing the five years before and after the initiative began, violent crime is down 52 percent and drug crime is down 26 percent, according to police. Ed Price, who is involved with the capital campaign, says the work of the police and the High Point Community Against Violence was a key aspect of the turnaround. “My hat’s off to them. They went in there and started the process, and I
SUNDAY: Ministry starts capital campaign for renovations that would allow centralization of services. TODAY: Ministry says expansion will help progress to continue in neighborhood.
think it’s up to hopefully the rest of us to continue what they have done. They’ve done the hardest part,” he said. “I’ve always felt like the West End was a key to our legacy in High
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Mementoes from John Anderson’s service in WWII include a diary he wrote while he was a POW after being shot down over Germany, an ID card, a service medal and photos of himself in uniform after his release.
Man vividly remembers being a prisoner of war KERNERSVILLE (AP) – On Aug. 6, 1944, John Anderson was on a bombing mission near Berlin when German anti-aircraft fire hit his B-17. The plane went into a spin. For a time, the centrifugal force was so strong that Anderson couldn’t move, much less make his way toward the door in the tail to escape. He thought he was a dead man. The Winston-Salem Journal reported that instead, his fate was to become a prisoner of war. Today, Anderson is 86. Music is a passion, and before being drafted in early 1943, he completed a degree at the Conservatory of Music in Kansas City, Mo. After being discharged on Oct. 11, 1945, he received a master’s degree and embarked on a career that began as the assistant band director at the University of Georgia and closed as chairman of fine arts at Georgia’s Columbus College, now Columbus State University. Along the way, he earned a doctorate and met and married his wife, Hazel. They had six children. Their third child, Lezah Arney,
Because of the fire, he started tolives in Kernersville, which is how ward the tail. Not seeing the ballthey ended up living there. In 1944, Anderson was a 21-year- turret gunner climbing up from old Army Air Corps tech sergeant below, Anderson tripped over him and went sprawling. By the time they both got up, the plane had gone into a spin. “You couldn’t move,” Anderson said. “We decided this is it. After a while – it seemed like a lifetime – the force is gone. Relief comes.” To this day, he has no idea what stopped the spin. “The fact that we came out of the spin was sort of a miracle,” AnderJohn Anderson son said. World War II veteran Once he reached the door, he serving as the radio man in the hesitated because it looked as if 388 Bomb Group, 561 Squadron. he might be thrown into the tail. In June, on his third mission, he In that moment of hesitation, the had flown in support of the D-Day door ripped off and he shot out of Invasion. The Aug. 6 mission out the plane. Falling backside down, of England to bomb a tank factory he could see his boots and socks fly was the crew’s 24th. The flak was off. Spinning, he knew he had to do what he could to control the spin heavy. “You could feel the plane get before opening his parachute. Once he stabilized a bit, he counthit,” Anderson said. “I looked up and suddenly the front of the bomb ed to 10 three times before pulling bay was in flames. I was reaching the rip cord. When he did, he had a for the fire extinguisher when the scare: “It came off in my hand – nobody ever told me that.” order came to bail out.”
‘You could feel the plane get hit. I looked up and suddenly the front of the bomb bay was in flames.’
Suburban growth brings new people, politics to N.C. RALEIGH (AP) – When Republican state Rep. Jeff Barnhart began serving as a Cabarrus County commissioner almost 20 years ago, there were fewer people like himself, then a recent upstate New York transplant, living on the edges of Charlotte. The county’s population has soared 70 percent since then to 169,000, and don’t be surprised if you meet someone recently from Pittsburgh or Cleveland walking down the street, attending a PTA
meeting or raking leaves in a new subdivision. “There’s been a huge influx from other parts of the country,” Barnhart said. The growth in suburban counties isn’t just a key component of North Carolina’s surge in population this decade by a projected 1.5 million people. These counties will be poised to paint a wider swath upon the political landscape in the North Carolina Legislature through 2022 because they’ll probably
have more representation in Raleigh. The General Assembly will redraw the boundaries of House and Senate districts in 2011 based on census figures collected next spring. Growing counties containing urban centers like Raleigh and Charlotte stand to gain most in the once-a-decade redraw, according to a new study. But the population surge in Cabarrus and six other counties bordering them also will
amplify their concerns at the Legislative Building. Voters in GOP-leaning Cabarrus are talking about congested roads and public schools, Barnhart said. “They’re more concerned about getting I85 widened and getting the Yadkin River Bridge replaced than they are about the exact cost of it,” he said. “They’re willing to pay something versus no new taxes. But they want value.”
Town uses goats to clear meadow, save a buck ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) – A Boston suburb has some new landscapers that will work for food – a half-dozen goats clearing and maintaining an overgrown public meadow. Under a pilot program in Andover, Lucy McKain’s dairy goats will rotate their grazing
around the meadow for an all-you-can-eat buffet of grass, brush and other growth. The goats can clear as much as a half acre every three days at no cost. The fact it’s free is important to Andover officials, since money is tight and they couldn’t
afford the heavy equipment, fuel and labor needed to clean up the meadow. Plus, goat landscaping is environmentally friendly. If the program is a success, Andover officials want to make more public parkland available to other grazing animals.
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West End is kind of where the line is drawn in the sand where we have to say no to some of these activities – violence and drugs and everything else.” Price and others say a successful capital campaign should help foster revitalization of the neighborhood. “I remember when I first got into real estate 30-something years ago, I used to sell a lot of houses over there at West End, because it was one place that a young couple could buy a house and their children could walk to school for 12 grades,” he said. “Back in the ’70s and ’80s, it was a great place for a young family, and it can be that again. Obviously, a big part of that would be a community center that’s a safe place where young people can come, whether it’s sports or arts or whatever, and can expand their
RALEIGH (AP) – Even as then-Gov. Mike Easley was calling the 2002 drought a major disaster, documents show the exclusive private golf club where he belonged pumped 6 million gallons of water meant for Jordan Lake to keep its greens alive. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Sunday that documents from Chatham County, state and federal governments show the Old Chatham Golf Club was allowed to pump the water from a creek leading to Jordan Lake for two weeks beginning July 18, 2002. Some in state government questioned the use. “Is using water from Jordan Lake to water a golf course a good use of the water?” Tom Fransen, who was then the state’s river basin management chief, asked in an e-mail. “When we are looking at reducing water quality releases, it does not look good to be supplying a special request for golf course watering.” Records also show, however, that it rained in that
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same period, and the lake level barely dropped. Just a year earlier, in 2001, club directors had voted to waive the governor’s monthly membership dues, saving Easley about $50,000 while he was in office. The newspaper said Easley didn’t reveal the break on financial disclosure forms. Easley did not respond to The News & Observer’s requests for an interview. The Democrat, who finished his second term in January, is the subject of state and federal criminal investigations in several areas, including: his family’s use of vehicles; free flights; a job he helped create for his wife at N.C. State University; and a discount he took on a coastal land purchase. On June 3, 2002, the golf club’s president, Stuart Frantz of Raleigh, made a written request to pump water from Northeast Creek – a request that eventually was considered by local, state and federal agencies that had different oversight roles.
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skills and talents in a safe environment.” Having extra space in the community center building would allow for things like a computer room and expanded opportunities for classes the ministry puts on that include GED preparedness, life coaching and consumer credit counseling. “We want this to be really a first class community center, where people know that there’s always something going on in the West End that is open to them,” said Jim Summey, a member of the ministry’s board. “If one part of town is sick, it kind of hurts the whole town, but if that one part of town gets better like the West End has, it helps the whole town. That’s certainly what’s happened.”
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TRINITY â€” Carlton T. Boyles is seeking election as mayor of Trinity. He served as Ward 3 Trinity city councilman for six years. He retired from AT&T after more than 40 years, working as a system design and integration engineer in the computer division. His numerous community activities include being active with the Lions Club in various capacities, including serving as Lions Statewide Chairman of Boys & Girls Homes of N.C. He also has served as director of Jamestown Baseball League, counselor for High Point Contact Telephone Ministry, program and vice-chairman of Senior Adults Committees, speaker and chaplain of Archdale Gideon Camp, chairman of Archdale Se-
nior Center Advisory Committee and a member of the USOA Task Force for SeBoyles nior Wheels Program (High Point). He also has volunteered with Trinity and Trindale Elementary Schools. He attended High Point Central High School, High Point University, Greensboro College and Guilford College, UNCG, Forsyth Technical Community College, DeVry Technical Institute, Army Ordinance Guided Missile School and numerous AT&T sponsored college level courses. He and his wife, Bonnie, have been married more than 57 years and have a son and daughter, four grandchildren and a great-grandson.
tions they face today. The income from ABC sales would have presented a double standard for our students. Our encouragement to â€œDonâ€™t drive and drinkâ€? would have been The governing body for weakened by receiving Trinity and Wheatmore income for the sales of alHigh School is Randolph cohol. County School Board. An 2. What can the city do to Advisory Board to give supplemental income help Trinity and Randolph to teachers and furnish County cope with high unneeded resources has employment? been willingly supported Bonnie Renfro has been by the citizens of Trinity by approving budgets a great partner to assist presented. Community Randolph County and city leaders need to walk the of Trinity leaders to showtalk. I organized a group case the business opporto defeat four ABC issues tunities available locally on the ballot during the and in the county. Howevlast election. I was proud er, I think the mayor and of our citizens who over- city manager need to give whelmingly defeated all her more assistance in of these issues. Our high this area. Trinity would be school students need well served with jobs with strong moral standards a Loweâ€™s or Home Depot to combat the tempta- located at the intersection 1. What role, if any, should the city of Trinity play with the opening of the new Wheatmore High School?
of N.C. 62 and Finch Farm Road. Employment drives the economy. When the purchasing power of our citizens returns, the economy will recover, too. I will do everything in my power with other leaders to expedite the needed recovery and future business growth. 3. What should be the relationship between Trinity and Archdale, and what cooperative efforts do you see that the two cities can take to better northern Randolph County? No one or a city is an island unto themselves. We had an Archdale policeman serve our city as our animal control officer early on. I sought and se-
cured from Sen. Ellie Kinnaird, in 1998, wastewater discharge requirements for a joint wastewater plant to be jointly operated by Trinity, Archdale and Randolph County. However, our financial commitment to Thomasville to be a partner in their wastewater plant upgrade prevented us from pressing forward on this future need. Today, these named participants are teaming together to determine this feasibility via an engineering study. This venture will make sewer available to citizens many years earlier than current projections and will bind our cities and county leaders together to meet the needs of citizens.
Grimes focuses on job creation THOMASVILLE â€“ Neal Grimes is seeking re-election to the Thomasville City Council. A lifelong resident of Thomasville, Grimes, his wife and all three sons attended Thomasville City Schools. He is a graduate of Guilford College and the owner of Pallet Resource in the Reedy Creek community in northern Davidson County. He retired after 26 years of military service in the N.C. Army National Guard. His family attends Unity United Methodist Church, where he has served on several committees and is the current chairman of the Finance Committee.
totaling $32.5 million and has 270 employees. The city manager is the â€œpresidentâ€? Grimes and the mayor and City Council are the â€œboard of directorsâ€? of the business. No well-run business (and Thomasville is well run) would subject themselves to the possibility of having a completely new board of directors every two years. Our city government deserves leadership continuity with staggered terms. I strongly support the referendum to change the length of office to four years.
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2. What role, if any, should Thomasville play in the effort to reform the way that involuntary annexation is handled in North Carolina?
Thomasville is a business, a large business. Thomasvilleâ€™s business is to provide services such as fire and police protection, utilities, recreation and others. The city operates three annual budgets
One way for any community to maintain growth and remain healthy is through annexation. The proposed legislation (HB 727 and SB 427) addresses previous concerns about increased
Group worries for adoptees from Lejeune area JACKSONVILLE (AP) â€“ The head of a group that advocates for open adoption records in North Carolina says she fears for the health of children adopted from the Jacksonville area from the 1950s through the 1980s, when Camp Lejeuneâ€™s drinking water was contaminated. The Daily News of Jacksonville reported Sunday that
Roberta MacDonald is concerned because North Carolinaâ€™s adoption policies say that birth parents are granted full anonymity and that records are sealed to adoptees. MacDonald is chairwoman of the North Carolina Coalition for Adoption Reform, which has worked for years to overturn the stateâ€™s closed adoption policies.
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Officials must closely inspect incentives deals Your recent editorial regarding the Dell fiasco has stirred several thoughts in my mind: Some agree with parts of your editorial and some disagree. It would, indeed, be nice if, somehow, there would be an end to incentives by everyone, though I’m not sure if I would like the Supreme Court sticking their noses into it. But, short of that, we’re just going to have to learn how to manage all this mess better. It’s not the philosophy of incentives that have caused the problems as much as it has been nuts and bolts. The incentive packages are – and should be – contracts; legally binding, supposedly enforceable contracts. Large corporations have armies of lawyers and experienced businessmen working out their side of the deal. Too often, we have, maybe, one overworked attorney, expected to be an expert on everything from sewage plants to museum operations. Right here in High Point, we came close to getting caught short on the Radisson deal in the 1980s, when the primary developer, Py-Vavra, was having financial difficulty and asked for a re-working of their agreement with the city over the financing of that project. Part of their request was for the city to agree to subordinate its lien to a new primary loan at a much lower interest rate. No problem. However, they also were asking the city to terminate the personal guarantees of its partners on our loan to them to cleanup their financial statements. Had then-Mayor Roy Culler not been the extremely sharp business man he is, we would have been duped into letting them off the hook entirely. The companies that seek incentives are not necessarily looking out for our best interest. That’s why we need to elect wellqualified public officials, not just people with good public relations skills. Thankfully, we’ve been pretty lucky in our city. MIKE QUINTO High Point
America has turned its back on Christian principles Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. Psalms 33:12. In a recent pronouncement, our president said our nation is not a Christian nation. Does this pronouncement remove us from
impact we could make in the lives of domestic violence victims. Each of us has an opportunity to take action and help break the cycle of violence. Remember, the only activity too small is the act of doing nothing at all. Every phone counts. So grab your old phone, spread the word and make a difference now during Domestic Violence Awareness Month! IKE PARKER Charlotte The writer is an official with Verizon Wireless.
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Obama has not proven to be ‘peace’ president the blessings of God when about 80 percent of our people propose to believe in God? The obsession with the “great wall” of separation (by some of the enemies of God), has robbed us of our freedom to worship our God wherever we may be – whether it be in the White House or poor house. Our Founding Fathers had in mind a government that would not only be hospitable toward Christianity, but would actively encourage and promote Christianity and a reverence for God. As the Supreme Court stated so clearly in 1892: Our laws and our institutions must necessarily be based upon the teachings of the redeemer of mankind. It is impossible that it should be otherwise. In this sense and to the extent, our civilization and our institutions are emphatically Christian. My questions is, when has this opinion been overturned? When will the public wake up and realize what is happening in our country? In the recent news – a lady was hauled into court for having a Bible – in of all places, a public school. Is there any wonder that we haven’t been able to win any wars lately? May God continue to turn us back to Him, through Jesus Christ our Lord! JAMES KESTLER High Point
munity, regardless of age, gender, economic status, race, religion or educational background. While men are not immune to this issue, statistics show that 23.6 percent of women report at least one lifetime episode of intimate-partner violence. That’s a sister, a mother or a daughter you may know who is a victim or who has been affected by domestic violence. Although we can’t stop domestic violence overnight, we can work to shift the statistics in a positive direction. Major social change starts small. It’s as simple as an individual deciding to take action because good deeds are contagious. All it takes is one! One person to donate his or her old wireless phone to HopeLine®, Verizon Wireless’ phone recycling and reuse program. The no-longer used phone – quite possibly stored and forgotten – not only represents an opportunity to help give a victim a connection to support or emergency services but also a link to friends, family and potential employers. Donating phones is simple. HopeLine collects old wireless phones, batteries and accessories from any wireless service provider at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide or by mail using the postage-paid label available at www.verizonwireless.com/hopelinemailinglabel. Phones given to HopeLine that can be refurbished are sold for reHopeLine offers help for use, and those without value are victims of domestic violence disposed of in an environmentally sound way. If every person reading this Domestic violence does not discriminate. It’s an epidemic that gave just one phone and others did the same, imagine the positive affects individuals in every com-
I don’t think that President Obama should have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He has (supposedly) gotten rid of torture, pulled some troops from Iraq, and he is supposed to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay someday. But, he is trying to give the Pakistani government over a billion dollars in military aid, and he may send tens of thousands of new soldiers to Afghanistan. He doesn’t want Israel to be charged with war crimes, and he may bomb Iran even though that country hasn’t attacked us. He wouldn’t meet with the Dalai Lama because he doesn’t want to offend authoritarian China. When he leaves office, the permanent members of the United Nations and several other countries will still have nuclear weapons. I think he received this prize just because he isn’t George W. Bush. CHUCK MANN Greensboro
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It’s the Gospels according to Cheney apostles S o we may soon have ourselves a conservative Bible. Besides Fox News, I mean. This new Bible is from Conservapedia, a Web site that bills itself as a conservative alternative to the perceived liberal bias of Wikipedia, the user-edited online reference. You may judge Conservapedia’s own bias by reading its definition of liberal: “someone who rejects logical and biblical standards, often for self-centered reasons. There are no coherent liberal standards; often a liberal is merely someone who craves attention, and who uses many words to say nothing.” For the record, Wikipedia defines conservative as a word referring “to various political and social philosophies that support tradition and the status quo, or that call for a return to the values and society of an earlier age. ...” Now, having protected unwary Americans from – ahem – Wikipedia’s bias, Conservapedia founder Andrew Schlafly (son of Phyllis) tackles perceived bias in the Good Book. He proposes to correct the Bible by creating a new translation based upon 10 principles,
including: concision (as opposed to “liberal wordiness”); an emphasis on “free market parables” and the exclusion of “liberal passages” he says OPINION were inserted into the original text. Leonard One such would Pitts be the well-known ■■■ story of the adulterous woman brought before Christ by a crowd eager to see her punished; Jesus says the one without sin should cast the first stone. As biblical scholar Bart Ehrman demonstrates in his book “Misquoting Jesus,” that passage and others were indeed inserted into the Gospels – by copyists whose transcriptions were once the primary means by which Bibles and other books were disseminated. We’re talking about the era before the printing press, i.e., pre-15th century, so apparently, “liberals” have been at this a long time. Of course, conservatives are not the first folks to recast the Bible in their own image. Oxford University Press was justly ridi-
culed in 1995 for a PC Bible whose touchy-feely innovations included gender-neutral language so as not to offend women and a ban on phrases like “the right hand of God” in deference to southpaws. But if Oxford’s excesses resulted from a misguided attempt at inclusiveness, the forces guiding Schlafly are less benign. He is part of an ongoing crusade to delegitimize any institution, any information source, any inconvenient “fact” that contradicts conservative beliefs. Rather than trust those beliefs to stand or fall in the free market of ideas, some conservatives now apply a kind of intellectual protectionism. So now you have your conservative newspaper, your conservative radio station, your conservative university, your conservative “facts,” and, apparently, your conservative God, and you may build yourself a conservative life in a conservative bubble where you need never contend with ideas that challenge, contradict – or “refine” – your own. But here’s the thing: When no authority can be regarded as unimpeachable by both right and left, when no fact can be uni-
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versally accepted as such, when anything you prefer not to believe is automatically dismissed as a product of “bias,” you impoverish intellect and render informed debate impossible. You may think Dwyane Wade is the best there is and I may prefer Kobe Bryant, but if we can’t agree they both play a game called basketball, if you say it’s basketball but my conservative dictionary tells me it’s actually checkers, then we can’t even have the debate; our assumptions are too fundamentally incompatible. We live in different realities. As in the recent spectacle of Americans shouting past each other like Martians and Venusians arguing in Farsi. Conservapedia’s effort to remake Jesus of Nazareth in the image of Dick Cheney suggests a future filled with more of the same. A conservative Bible? Lord, have mercy.
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Afghan foes: Karzai delaying election probe KABUL â€“ Afghanistanâ€™s political opposition accused President Hamid Karzai on Sunday of delaying release of a U.N.-backed investigation into fraud in the August presidential balloting and pressuring election officials to declare him the winner. International demands mounted for Karzai to agree to a runoff if the fraud probe shows that he failed to win a majority of votes on Aug. 20
BAGHDAD (AP) â€“ A bomb attached to a motorcycle exploded on Sunday near a popular cafe in a largely Sunni district of Baghdad killing five people, Iraqi police said. The blast in Baghdadâ€™s Azamiyah district also injured 16 civilians, an officer at the al-Risafa police station said. Officials at two hospitals that received the wounded said most of the injured were young men. The policeman and hospital officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.
7 killed, 20 injured in Puerto Rico bar SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico â€“ Gunmen opened fire into a bar in northern Puerto Rico and killed at least seven people, injuring 20 others, police said Sunday. A prosecutor said a battle over drug traffic might have prompted the attack. A 9-year-old girl and a pregnant woman who lost her eight-month-old fetus after being shot were among those seriously wounded, said police Col. Jose Morales.
Taliban vow to defeat Pakistan offensive DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan â€“ Pakistani troops and the Taliban fought fierce battles Sunday in a militant sanctuary near the Afghan border, with both sides claiming early victories in an army campaign that could shape the future of the countryâ€™s battle against extremism. A Taliban spokesman vowed the Islamist militants would fight to â€œour last drop of bloodâ€? to defend their stronghold of South Waziristan.
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A group of injured U.S. Army troops who served in Iraq are seen during the gathering with their buddies at al-Faw Palace, headquarters for the U.S. military command at Camp Victory on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. The group returned to Iraq this week as part of â€œOperation Proper Exit,â€? a program sponsored by the nonprofit Troops First Foundation and the USO.
Iran bombing kills 5 Revolutionary Guard leaders TEHRAN, Iran (AP) â€“ A suicide bomber killed five senior commanders of the powerful Revolutionary Guard and at least 37 others Sunday near the Pakistani border in the heartland of a potentially escalating Sunni insurgency. The attack â€“ which also left dozens wounded
â€“ was the most high-profile strike against security forces in an outlaw region of armed tribal groups, drug smugglers and Sunni rebels known as Jundallah, or Soldiers of God. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad promised sharp retaliation. But a sweeping offensive by authorities is unlikely.
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ahead with their lives. One approach is to bring them back to the battlefields where they were injured. â€œA part of me was left here in Iraq,â€? said Cpl. Craig Chavez, who was blinded in a November 2006 attack in an area south of Baghdad once known as the â€œtriangle of deathâ€? because of the fierce fighting. â€œUnless youâ€™ve been through this and unless youâ€™ve been here, youâ€™ll never understand.â€? Since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, 31,483 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action.
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UConn football team grieves loss of player STORRS, Conn. – UConn coach Randy Edsall says his team is heartbroken, devastated and upset over the death of Jasper Howard. Howard, 20, was stabbed to death outside a university sponsored dance early Sunday. Edsall, who had to identify Howard’s body, says the cornerback was going to be a father. Team captain and punter Desi Cullen says his teammates will make sure the child will have over 100 uncles.
Rahm Emanuel says Fox News is not news WASHINGTON – White House advisers pledged on Sunday to book administration officials on Fox News despite claims by the president’s inner circle the cable network is a GOP mouthpiece whose programming “is geared toward making money.” On Sunday, Rahm Emanuel, President Barack Obama’s chief of staff, said, “It is not a news organization so much as it has a perspective.” ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS
U.S. Sen. John Kerry (left), D-Mass, sits inside a U.S. Army helicopter before departing Kandahar Airbase, during a visit to southern Afghanistan on Sunday.
White House casts doubt on Afghan reliability WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will not commit more U.S. troops to Afghanistan until he is convinced that the central government can be a credible and effective U.S. partner, a senior White House aide said Sunday. But it was unclear whether
Obama intends to accept the recommendation by the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, for thousands more American troops and other resources in the 8-year-struggle to stabilize Afghanistan. The central question before
Obama, chief of staff Rahm Emanuel said, is “not how much troops you have, but whether in fact there’s an Afghan partner.” The issue of developing an effective Afghan central government has dogged the U.S. mission virtually from the war’s start.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon’s chief is undertaking the tricky task of trying to persuade allies to remain committed to the war in Afghanistan even as the Obama administration debates whether to send more troops to fight. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is undecided – at least publicly – on whether to order more forces to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan, as his top commander there has requested, or to focus more narrowly on al-Qaida terrorists believed to be hiding in Pakistan. Gates departed Sunday on a weeklong mission to Japan, Korea and Slovakia – in part to ask NATO partners and Asian allies for continued contributions to the war.
Adviser: Obama awaiting finished health care bill WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House will not commit to health care legislation that would cap insurance premiums or tax benefits, taking a wait-and-see approach as congressional negotiators seek a deal, advisers said Sunday. President Barack Obama will not demand that a final bill include a government-run plan as a way of driving down costs through competition, though that’s his preference, they said. “There will be compromise. There will be legislation, and it will achieve our goals: helping people who have insurance get more se-
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Officials consider bill for spill BY DARRICK IGNASIAK ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
THOMASVILLE – More than $100,000 could be appropriated tonight by the Thomasville City Council to pay costs related to the recent sewer spill of 15.93 million gallons. According to City Manager Kelly Craver, the City Council will consider appropriating $17,500 for legal services, $89,000 for maintenance and construction engineering and $35,000 for waste treatment fines and penalties. The appropriations to-
taling $141,500 are part of a list of actions the city of Thomasville recently announced to reduce the risk of future spills. “We are in the midst of a very thorough and careful investigation,” Craver said. “We’ve hired the appropriate experts to help us determine and evaluate the facts, so we will know what happened. Then we can go forward from here.” According to the plan, the city plans to hire Pease and Associates Consulting Engineers to analyze the city’s sewer collection sys-
tem and prioritize the immediate, short-term and long-term rehabilitation needs. The city also has hired Brown and Caldwell, an environmental consulting firm, to review city records and other data to investigate the causes, duration, and size of the spill and any environmental impact, including any impact to High Rock Lake and its tributaries. The city has hired the law firm of Brooks Pierce to conduct an investigation of the handling of the spill. The untreated wastewater spill, which began July
13 and ended Aug. 4, spillled into North Hamby Creek in the Yadkin/Pee Dee River Basin, which flows into High Rock Lake. City officials have said the spill happened as a result of a collapsed manhole, possibly during or after a rainstorm on July 13. Yadkin Riverkeeper Dean Naujoks initiated a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency criminal investigation after he received a tip from a Thomasville Wastewater Treatment Plant employee who claimed plant officials intentionally underreported the spill totals to the media. According to Craver, the
EPA made Thomasville employees recalculate an amount of 385,000 gallons of raw sewage that was initially reported by the city Aug. 4 to the Division of Water Quality. Dean Lambeth, the city’s maintenance and construction superintendent, resigned Sept. 21. Craver said Lambeth had reasonable enough knowledge to investigate the spill after receiving two phone calls about a potential spill on July 31. Lambeth waited until Aug. 3 to investigate the spill, according to the city manager. email@example.com | 888-3657
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Mohamed Ahmedna, professor of food science at North Carolina A&T State University, was named director of the Center of Excellence for Post-Harvest Technologies at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. The center is administered by the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at A&T. Its focus is on inventing processes to improve food safety and nutrition and developing new products from fruits and vegetables, especially those grown in North Carolina.
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HIGH POINT – High Point University, which has one of the oldest degree programs in nonprofit organization management, will start a six-month training academy in January for local professionals. Hosted and facilitated by the university and the Guilford Nonprofit Consortium, the Nonprofit Management Institute is an educational and training program designed to focus on useful specific topics. The university has Palmer offered nonprofit courses since 1965 for an undergraduate major and minor in Nonprofit Leadership and Management. Since 2001, HPU has offered a graduate program in Walker Nonprofit Management. Ninety-two students have received a master’s degree. The graduate program is one of only two master’s programs in the Southeast. The other is offered at the UniverCugliari sity of Georgia. Only 17 such programs exist in the United States. HPU leaders used grants totaling more than $1 million to create the Center for NonProfit Leadership which later developed the graduate program. “There is a strong need for nonprofit staff to develop the skills, knowledge and expertise that are critical to their success in nonprofit management and leadership,” said David Walker, associate professor and director of the master’s program. “The program is designed to help managers and aspiring managers to become effective in their field and to successfully address challenges and issues that are salient to their organizations.” With the rapid growth in the number of nonprofit organizations and the retirement loss of experienced professional leaders, nonprofit management is wide open for career opportunities, said Christine Cugliari, assistant professor of human relations, sociology and nonprofit studies. “HPU graduates from the master’s program will be especially well suited to step into these management and leadership positions,” she said. firstname.lastname@example.org|888-3626
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Companies make ‘green’ statements BY PAM HAYNES ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
HIGH POINT – Vibrant colors are splashed all over showrooms at the fall High Point Market, but participants will hear a lot of talk about green this season. The green movement, that is. From turning everyday waste into a furniture master piece to eliminating the use of harmful chemicals and dyes, some exhibitors are taking the environmentally safe approach in their new products. David Bryan, owner of Meridian Timberworks, found an ecofriendly idea for his company on the side of the road. Bryan was driving down King Street in Boone, where his company is based, when he saw a large, 300-year-old tree being cut down due to a road The workers told Bryan that the tree, which was still healthy, would be made into firewood. “I was appalled at that,” he said. “It’s just so much history.” Because he knew there was a better purpose for the tree, he had it moved to his company’s site so he could create something meaningful from its remains. He acquired 22 slabs from the tree and turned them into long, natural kitchen tables. “We’ve done slab furniture in the past, so I knew the possibilities,” said Bryan, who is displaying the slabs in Hamilton Properties. “Hopefully, the right buyer
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Annie Lee Jones Lassiter HIGH POINT â€“ Mrs. Annie Lee Jones Lassiter, 87 of Archdale died Saturday, October 17, 2009 at the Gray Brier Nursing Home. Born July 25, 1922 in Guilford County, Mrs. Lassiter is a daughter of the late John Wesley Jones and Allie Mae Hepler Jones. She retired from Clyde Pearson, Inc. and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lassiter was preceded in death by her husband Benson Lloyd Lassiter in 2006. Mrs. Lassiter is survived by one daughter Cheryl Lassiter Poole and husband Larry of Archdale, two grandchildren, Kristi Scott of Archdale and Staff Sgt. Todd Poole and wife Cindy of Biloxi, Mississippi. She is also survived by five great grandchildren, Jackson Scott, John Christian Scott, Tori Poole, Taylor Poole, and Ashton Poole. Funeral services for Mrs. Lassiter will be held on Tuesday at 7:00 pm in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale with the Reverend Mike Owen officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Graveside service will be held 11:00 am Wednesday at Floral garden Memorial Park Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be given to Cornerstone Baptist Church, 1110 NC 62 West, High Point, NC 27263 or the Gideons International, P.O. Box 5275, High Point, NC 27262 Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.
Helen Cleveland HIGH POINT â€“ Mrs. Helen Phyleya Cleveland, 79, a resident of High Point died Saturday October 17, 2009, at High Point Regional Hospital. Mrs. Cleveland was born June 20, 1930 in Hutchinson, Kansas, a daughter of Charles Leroy Smith and Wilma Celesta Smith. Surviving are one daughter, Patricia Ellis and husband Ralph of High Point; one son, Michael Cleveland and wife Judy of Wichita Falls, TX; two sisters, Delores England and Shirley Bay both of CA; one brother, Clarence Smith of CA; 6 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Mrs. Cleveland will be cremated and her ashes will be buried beside of her husband in Klamath Memorial Park in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Sechrest Funeral Service, 1301 East Lexington Ave. is in charge of the arrangements.
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HIGH POINT â€“ Mr. Willis Edmund â€œEdâ€? Lowe, 78, a resident of High Point, died Sunday morning ctober 18, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Lowe was born April 3, 1931 in High Point, a son of N. Clyde and Myrtle Anderson Lowe. After graduating from High Point High School, Edmund served in the United States Army for two years. In 1950 he enrolled in school at North Carolina State University in their Construction Engineering program and in 1951 he transferred to High Point University where he received his Bachelor Degree of Science in 1954. Upon graduation he enrolled in the law program at Wake Forest University where he graduated in 1959 with a Juris Doctorate in Law. Edmund was licensed as a attorney on August 8, 1959 and was active with the North Carolina State Bar until January 18, 2006. He worked for the High Point District Attorneyâ€™s office until he started his own private practice. In 1980 he was elected to position of District Court Judge for Guilford County, North Carolina where he served two consecutive terms. In 1983 Governor Jim Hunt appointed Judge Lowe to the position of a emergency Judge for the State of North Carolina where he served as a District Court Judge throughout the State until his retirement in 1992 Judge Lowe was a active member of the Fraternal Organization the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks # 1155 in High Point, North Carolina and was an avid golfer. He also was a lifetime member of Wake Forest College Alumni Association. Edmund was preceded in death by his parents;
three brothers, Richard Lowe, Charles Lowe, Forrest â€œPeteâ€? Lowe of High Point and two sisters, Katherine Hedrick of High Point and JoAnn Thornburg of Greensboro. On August 6, 1957 he was married to Pattie Sue Summey who survives of the home. Surviving in addition to his wife Pattie of 52 years are three daughters, Diane Gainey and spouse Frank Gainey of Morehead City, Carol Hoover and spouse Fran Hoover of High Point, Suzanne Lowe and partner Heather McIver of Siler City; two sons, Richard Lowe and spouse Kirsten Lowe of Southern Pines, Douglas Lowe and spouse Mandy Lowe of Greensboro; nine grandchildren, Alicia Gainey, Frank Gainey, Jr., Casey Lowe, Nicolas Hoover, Sarah Hoover, Jonathan Thomas, Lauren Lowe, Annika McIver-Lowe, Celie McIver-Lowe; one sister, Marion Bundy of High Point; one brother, Nolan C. Lowe of Thomasville and his beloved canine companion, Nick. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Oakwood Memorial Park conducted by Reverend Wallace Sills. Judge Lowe will remain at Sechrest Funeral Service, 1301 East Lexington Ave. where the family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The family will also have a Memorial â€œPig-Pickingâ€? on Saturday November 7th at the High Point Elks Lodge, 700 Old Mill Road, High Point, NC 27265 from 2:00 p.m.until 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the life of Judge Edmund Lowe. Donations can be made at this event to the various charities he supported. Online condolences can be made at www.mem. com.
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HIGH POINT â€“ Mrs. Margaret White Davis, 88, a resident of High Point passed away Friday October 16, 2009. Mrs. Davis was born January 14, 1921 in Guilford Co., a daughter of John Jordan Vance White and Cornia Sarah Morton. She was employed with Highland Cotton Mills for 38 years before retiring. Mrs. Davis attended Highland United Methodist Church and First Wesleyan Church. She was married to Delmar Hensley Davis who preceded her in death on April 6, 1999. Surviving are two daughters, Priscilla Ann Jones of Sylva, Carol Faye Venable and husband Walter of Tampa, FL; two sons, Douglas â€œKeithâ€? Davis of High Point, Randy Lee Davis and wife Della of Thomasville; two brothers, Johnny â€œJ.J.â€? White Jr. and Jack C. White and wife Carolyn of High Point; eight grandchildren, Karen Frady, Donald Venable, Sherry Devita, Deborah Fante, Tina Manning, Curtis Venable, Susan Leonard, Lindsay Oâ€™Brien; 16 great grandchildren and five greatgreat grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Floral Garden Park Cemetery conducted by Reverend Jeff Sypole and Reverend Tim White. Mrs. Davis will remain at Sechrest Funeral Service, 1301 East Lexington Ave. where the family will receive friends on Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Any memorials are requested to be directed to Highland United Methodist Church, 1015 Mill Ave. High Point, NC 27260. Online condolences can be made at www.mem. com.
GREENSBORO â€“ Mrs. Jeanette Stephenson Payne, 83, of #6 Whitdale Pointe died Saturday, October 17, 2009. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Forbis and Dick Funeral Service Chapel on N. Elm St. with the Reverend Morris Brown of Grace United Methodist Church officiating. The visitation will follow the service and at other times at the home at 6 Whitdale Pointe. Mrs. Payne was born November 9, 1925 in Durham, a daughter of the late Mary Ann Byrd and Floyd Edward Stephenson, Sr. She was raised in Greensboro and was a life long resident. She was a graduate of Greensboro Grimsley Senior High School, and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband of 62 years. A. Glenn Payne, a daughter, Betsy Payne Vanover and husband Larry of Lillington, NC, a son Stephen Payne and his fiancĂŠ Amanda Bennett of Fuquay Varina, NC, 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, a brother, F. E. Stephenson, Jr. and wife Norma Jean of Peoria, Arizona, 3 nieces and 4 nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimerâ€™s Association Western Carolina Chapter, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro 2500 Summit Ave. Greensboro, NC 27405 Online condolences may be made to www.forbisanddick.com.
Allie Marsh HIGH POINT â€“ Mrs. Allie Alston Marsh, 99, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Westchester Manor at Providence Place. Funeral will be 12 noon Wednesday at Turnerâ€™s Chapel AME Church, 7615 Florence School Drive. Haizlip Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www. haizlipfuneralhome.com.
Sonny Crigger TROY â€“ Mr. Munsey Elbert â€œSonnyâ€? Crigger Jr., 69, died Oct. 17, 2009. A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ridge Funeral Home. Arrangements by Ridge Funeral Home.
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Police charged a Charlotte woman with DWI after a Friday night accident on Independence Boulevard that killed one man and left a 3-year-old in the hospital with lifethreatening injuries. Mary Rebecca Saunders, 33, could face more charges after police present the findings of their investigation to the district attorneyâ€™s office. Officers said Saunders tried to turn onto Sharon Amity Road even though thereâ€™s a sign there that says no left turn or U-turn. As the car was turning, it was struck on the passenger side by a 2005 SUV.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) â€“ Daniel Melnick, the producer who brought gutsy, smart movies like â€œStraw Dogs,â€? â€œNetworkâ€? and â€œMidnight Expressâ€? to the big screen, has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 77. His son, Peter, tells the Los Angeles Times that Melnick died Tuesday of multiple ailments. He had recently undergone surgery for lung cancer. Melnick was head of production at MGM and Columbia, where he helped develop the divorce drama â€œKramer vs. Kramerâ€? and the nuclear suspense thriller â€œThe China Syndrome.â€? Melnick also produced the 1960s spyspoof television series â€œGet Smartâ€? that starred Don Adams as bumbling secret agent Maxwell Smart. In addition to his son, Melnick is survived by his daughter, Gabrielle Wilkerson-Melnick, and two grandchildren.
Democrats choose replacement for Harrell RALEIGH (AP) â€“ Wake County Democrats have selected the former director of the N.C. Center for Voter Education to replace Rep. Ty Harrell, who resigned last month to address a campaign finance investigation. Multiple media outlets reported that Wake County Democrats on Saturday chose Chris Heagarty to replace Harrell. The 39-year-old Heagarty was chosen from among six candidates. When a legislator resigns, his or her political party chooses a successor.
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Commissioners approve homeless center pledge BY DAVID NIVENS ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
GUILFORD COUNTY â€“ Commissioners got behind efforts Thursday to help the homeless in Greensboro by pledging $275,000 for a day center. The money will go toward renovating an E. Washington Street warehouse and office building for the Interactive Resource Center. The building was donated for the areaâ€™s homeless. Renovations have been estimated at $500,000. Commissioner Paul Gibson, a Greensboro Democrat, proposed the pledge which the Board of Commissioners approved on a 10-0 vote. Organizers are seeking donations from the city of Greensboro and other nonprofit organizations to move the service center from Bessemer United Methodist Church. Last year, Greensboro City Council set aside $200,000 in housing funds for startup money.
The center refers homeless people to counseling and treatment centers. Center staff also provide resources and help with job searches. â€œThis means were are committed to provide the money, but we donâ€™t have it available yet,â€? Gibson said. Gibson has worked with the center leadership. â€œThis is a worthwhile project,â€? he said. â€œThis will be a platform to help these people get services.â€? High Point leaders, churches and agencies serving the homeless are working on a similar project. â€œWe are breaking ground for a service in this direction,â€? said Democratic Commissioner John Parks of High Point. â€œI hope High Point can get this service too.â€? Although several agencies offer homeless people a place to sleep and to get a meal, there are places where they can use a tele-
The Need: On any given day, more than 1,200 homeless people go through shelters in Guilford County. Services: By the end of September, the Interactive Resource Center in Greensboro had served 785 people and by the end of the year the total is expected to grow to 1,000, according to center leaders.
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Board OKs jail contracts take about two years and eight months to complete. Commissioners also approved a GUILFORD COUNTY â€“ Commissioners approved contracts last week to make $139,500 grant from federal stimulus way for the start of construction next funds for community-based youth gang month of the new downtown Greens- violence prevention. The money will be distributed to the boro jail annex. With no discussion, the Board of Com- countyâ€™s court alternatives program, missioners approved a $479,600 contract with S&ME for special inspections services required for jails and right-of-way arrangements with Duke Power for electrical service. Earlier this month, commissioners approved the $85 million price for the downtown 1,000-bed annex guaranteed by the lead contractor, Charlotte-based Balfour Beatty Construction. The com- Youth Focus, a non-profit agency which pany will be responsible for any project helps young people and their families learn to deal with gang pressures, and cost overruns. At five stories and commanding most One Step Further, Inc. The Governorâ€™s of a city block, the annex will be the Crime Commission applied for $5 million countyâ€™s most expensive single construc- through the American Recovery and Retion project. The project is expected to investment Act for North Carolina. ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT
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ASHEBORO â€“ Two Randolph Community College Photographic Technology graduates won prizes in the â€œChina Through My Eyesâ€? juried photo exhibition at North Carolina State University recently. On Oct. 1, the Confucius Institute at N.C. State hosted the exhibition at Talley Student Center as part of the celebration of Chinaâ€™s 60th Anniversary. RCC Portrait Studio Management graduate K.C. Smith, of Lexington, won first prize in the People & Culture category for her photo titled â€œDowntown Shanghai.â€? Adam Sikora, a Commercial Photography graduate from Siler City, won second prize in the Landscape category for his photo, â€œPanoramic Photograph Tak-
en at the Great Wall of China, Beijing.â€? Smith and Sikora were among the RCC graduates and students who traveled with Photographic Technology instructor John Rash to Nanjing in May on a photo exploration trip. The students worked together with the students at Nanjing Normal University to capture their own impressions of China. In addition, RCC student and graduate photographs captured in China were on display at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro Autumn Moon Festival event on Oct. 10. The event was a public gathering with talks and presentations on Moon Festival customs and activities, as well as performances of traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean arts.
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Items to be published in the Club Calendar should be in writing to the Enterprise by noon on Wednesday prior to publication. CHAIR CITY Toastmasters Club meets at noon Monday at the Thomasville Public Library, 14 Randolph St. Sharon Hill at 431-8041. FURNITURELAND ROTARY Club meets at noon Monday at the String and Splinter Club, 305 W. High Ave. PIEDMONT AMBUCS meets at noon Monday at Radisson Hotel, 135 S. Main St. Janice Blankenship at 869-2166. OAKVIEW LIONS Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Oakview United Methodist Church, 321 Oakview Road. THOMASVILLE RIFLES, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 172, meets 7-8 p.m. Monday at Sunrise Diner, 1100 Randolph St., Thomasville. FAIRGROVE LIONS Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 502 Willowbrook Drive, Thomasville. 476-4655. GUILFORD COUNTY Horticultural Society meets at 7:15 p.m. Monday at the Natural Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro. Marilyn Ruberg at 643-1911. MODEL NATIONAL Association of Investors Corp. meets at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Greensboro Public Library, Nussbaum Room, 219 Church St., Greensboro.
erans and the Ladies Auxiliary meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion building, 729 Creekridge Road, Greensboro. TRIAD ROTARY Club meets at noon Tuesday at the String and Splinter Club, 305 W. High Ave. HIGH POINT CIVITAN Club meets at noon Tuesday at High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive. LEXINGTON ROTARY Club meets at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the YMCA, 119 W. 3rd Ave. HIGH POINT TOASTMASTERS meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Coldwell Banker Triad Realtors, 2212 Eastchester Drive (side entrance). JAMESTOWN ROTARY Club meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Jamestown Town Hall, 301 E. Main St. UNITED DAUGHTERS of the Confederacy, Guilford Chapter 301, meets at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Heritage Greens, 801 Meadowood St., Greensboro. Mike Gabriel will speak on â€œJulia Preston: Granddaughter of Thomas J. Jackson.â€?
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Wednesday at the Womanâ€™s Club, 15 Elliott Drive. ASHEBORO-RANDOLPH ROTARY Club meets at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at AVS Banquet Centre, 2045 N. Fayetteville St. HIGH POINT BUSINESS and Professional Menâ€™s Club meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Carl Chavis YMCA, 2351 Granville St. BUSINESS NETWORK International meets noon-1:15 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral at Oak Hollow Mall. PIEDMONT/TRIAD TOASTMASTERS Club meets at noon Wednesday at Clarion Hotel, 415 Swing Road, Greensboro. J.C. Coggins at 665-3204 or 301-0289 (cell). TRIAD BUSINESS Connectors networking group meets 7:459 a.m. Wednesday at Tex & Shirleyâ€™s, 4005 Precision Way. Don Hild, 906-9775 ROTARY CLUB of High Point meets at noon Thursday at High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive.
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ROTARY CLUB of Willow Creek meets at 7:15 a.m. Thursday at High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive. Karen Morris, 887-7435
ARCHDALE-TRINITY ROTARY Club meets at noon Wednesday at Archdale United Methodist Church, 11543 N. Main St.
THOMASVILLE LIONS Club meets at noon Thursday at Big Game Safari Steakhouse, 15 Laura Lane, Room 300, Thomasville.
GREENSBORO JAYCEES meets Wednesday at the Jaycee office, 401 N. Greene St., Greensboro. A social hour starts at 6 p.m.; the program is at 7 p.m. 379-1570.
HIGH POINT HOST LIONS Club meets at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Womanâ€™s Club of High Point, 4106 Johnson St.
PIEDMONT TRIAD FLEET Reserve Association meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at American Legion Post 55, 111 Miller St., KERNERSVILLE ROTARY Club meets at 7 a.m. WednesWinston-Salem. All honorday at First Christian Church, ably discharged retired Navy, 1130 N. Main St., Kernersville. Marines and Coast Guard may attend. 788-3120 or 472-3115. THOMASVILLE ROTARY Club meets at 12:05 p.m. DISABLED AMERICAN Vet-
KIWANIS Club of High Point meets at noon Friday at High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive. ASHEBORO ROTARY Club meets at noon Friday at AVS Banquet Centre, 2045 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro.
At the Oct. 13 meeting, David Pinnix, a Music Teachers National Association master teacher, was guest speaker and gave a program titled â€œ20th and 21st Century Repertoire.â€? He also performed. Future programs are: Jan. 26 with Victoria Fischer Faw and March 9 with Diane Ward Higgins. Meetings will be held at St. Maryâ€™s Episcopal Church, 108 W. Farriss Ave.
Officers for 2009-10 are: Kathryn Cloyd, president; Marie Burnette, vice president; Dorothy Klass, secretary; Helen Mae Allred, treasurer. Recitals will be held Nov. 22 and May 2 at St. Maryâ€™s. Students of association members will perform; recitals are open to the public.
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Kernersville hosts Senior Idol Competition KERNERSVILLE â€“ Kernersville Senior Idol Competition will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at Family Life Center, First Christian Church, 1130 N. Main St. Eleven senior finalists will compete. The event is a fundraiser for The Shepherdâ€™s Center, which provides services to older and disabled adults. Admission is $8 , $5 for seniors and children 6 and younger. They may be ordered in advance by calling 992-0591, or they will be available at the door.
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Yesterdayâ€™s Bible question: What did Josiah do when he went into the house of the Lord in II Kings? Answer to yesterdayâ€™s question: â€œAnd the king went up into the house of the Lord, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, both small and great: and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant which was found int he house of the Lord.â€? (II Kings 23:2) Todayâ€™s Bible question: James says, â€œA double minded manâ€? is what?
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Department K-9 officers Terrence â€œT-Boneâ€? Garrison and Andrew Lanier spoke. Garrison, the main speaker, spoke on the departmentâ€™s canine program and brought his dog Bixel, which is the third dog Garrison has had in his 15 years with the department. Garrison led Bixel through a demonstration to find a tennis ball. Club members made of donation of $500 in Garrisonâ€™s name to Disabled American Veterans.
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ear Dr. Donohue: On one hand, I have been told that many men die with prostate cancer but few die of prostate cancer. On the other, statistics are announced stating that prostate cancer is in the top five causes of death in men! Hello? My doctor has not ordered a PSA test for me in a number of years. I don’t push the issue because I don’t want to appear to be a hypochondriac, but I don’t feel sufficiently informed. I would appreciate your comments. I am 82. – F.O.
Cancers – all the varieties – are the second leading cause of death in men and women. Prostate cancer comes in second place for cancer-caused male deaths. Around 28,000 men die from it every year in the U.S. PSA, prostate specific antigen, is a blood test used for detection of prostate cancer. The problem with PSA is that it is sometimes high for reasons other than cancer, and it doesn’t indicate the cancer’s aggressiveness. Most prostate cancer isn’t lethal. Why, then, do so many men die from it? For one, many men have it. Almost all men in their 80s have patches of prostate cancer in their gland, and many men in their 70s have it. A large percentage of these men will live out their full life span without ever having a single prostate cancer symptom. If a man could be assured that his prostate cancer would not be lethal, that man most likely would choose not to treat it. Treatment can come at a price. It can lead to erectile dysfunc-
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tion, urine leakage and the complications of radiation, such as damage to the rectum. HEALTH For these and other Dr. Paul reasons, Donohue the United ■■■ States Preventive Task Force – an expert panel that gives guidance on which tests to have and which illnesses to treat – recommends that men 75 years and older or men with a life expectancy of less than 10 years not be tested with PSA. The booklet on the prostate gland explains this common cancer and its treatment. Readers can order a copy by writing: Dr. Donohue – No. 1001, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Can. with the recipient’s printed name and address. Allow four weeks for delivery. Dear Dr. Donohue: I am a 60-year-old man in good health. I work out five days a week, one hour each session, with a mix of weight training and cardio. A recent blood test showed my creatine kinase to be high. My doctor asked if I have any muscle pain. I do not. He had me stop my statin drug for two weeks and repeat the test. The results were about the same. Should I be concerned? Could it be caused by my exercise? – L.K. Creatine kinase, CK, is an enzyme found in muscle. Elevated blood
levels can indicate muscle damage. Muscle illnesses called myopathies, a sluggish thyroid gland and underactive parathyroid glands can cause a rise in CK. Large, muscular people have higher-thannormal levels. Exercise definitely can elevate the reading. Stop exercising for a week or two, and have the CK rechecked. If it doesn’t drop, then exercise is not the cause. I’m sure your doctor has considered other causes and found none. Pursuing a slightly elevated CK – and your elevation is only slight – in a person with no symptoms is usually a waste of time and money. Keeping an eye on such a person is about all that is necessary in most instances. Dear Dr. Donohue: I am 74 and had a five-way bypass with replacement of the aortic valve in 2003. Lately, after eight or nine hours of sleep, I wake feeling I haven’t had any sleep. I mentioned this to my doctors, and they just shrug their shoulders. That’s hardly an answer, is it? – W.M. Fatigue is one of the leading complaints that bring people to doctors. For someone like you, the most important organ to examine is your heart, to see if all is well there. Fatigue can be a sign of poor heart pumping. If the heart is OK, then things like the thyroid gland, anemia, hidden infections, adrenal gland malfunction and depression have to be considered. A shoulder shrug isn’t an answer. Don’t let your doctors off the hook.
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The new Nickelodeon MyRoom collection is a kid’s dream BY JIMMY TOMLIN ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
ou don’t think little boys care about furniture? Well, what if the furniture had gross gobs of glow-inthe-dark slime oozing out of it? For a boy of, say, 10 or 11, that’s not furniture – that’s a fantasy. That’s just one of the highlights of Lea Furniture’s new Nickelodeon MyRoom youth furniture collection, making its debut at the High Point Market this week. Lea developed the new line in partnership with Nickelodeon, the popular TV network that has given the world such beloved cartoon characters as SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and Diego. “The folks at Nickelodeon told us they want to be every place where kids are, and that includes their bedrooms,” says Earl Wang, senior vice president of sales and merchandising for Lea Furniture. In addition to the fun bedroom pieces that feature SpongeBob and the gang, there’s also the slime line, inspired by Nickelodeon’s devotion to slime-oriented programs – such as “Slime Time Live” – in which people getting slimed gives the show its appeal. “We were able to develop a three-dimensional slime that we’ve applied to some of the furniture,” Wang explains. “The Slime Time chest of drawers, for example, has the appearance of slime oozing out of the drawer fronts. It’s a textured slime – it has a spongy, squishy feel to it – and the nice thing about the slime is that it glows in
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In The Cave, a loft bed creates a room-within-a-room and even has space for a built-in media center. the dark. We also have a loft bed that has slime oozing out of the panels and out of the top bunk.” Nickelodeon MyRoom is broken down into three age groups: Nick, for ages 3-7; TweenNick, for ages 8-12; and TeenNick, for 13 and up. The Nick line incorporates the favorite characters of children in that age group, including SpongeBob, Dora and her best friend Boots, and Diego and his best friend Baby Jaguar. Interchangeable graphic panels will allow kids to change to their favorite Nickelodeon character as often as they want, according to Wang. Furthermore, when the child outgrows the characters,
the panels can be removed, creating all-white furniture that can be used in dorms, first apartments or as a guest bedroom. The panels are also reversible. “So on one side you have Dora, and then you turn it over and it’s Diego,” Wang explains, “so you can quickly convert it from a girl’s bedroom suite to a boy’s bedroom suite.” Other pieces in the Nick collection include Hide & Sleep beds, which create fun spaces for kids to play but also offer storage options; the Story Time captain bed, which includes book storage in the footboard to promote reading; and the Grow With Me desk and play table, both of which can
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be adjusted as the child grows. TweenNick focuses on allowing kids to express their individuality. In addition to the Slime Time line, other pieces include the Bob Squared chest, which features five drawers cut at odd angles and glow-in-thedark sponge drawer pulls; the Bikini Bottom six-drawer chest, which is serpentine-shaped and is designed with orange coral, sea bubbles and SpongeBob silhouettes; and The Cave, a loft bed that creates a room-withina-room and features space for a built-in media center. The TeenNick collection comes in five bed combinations – the Flat, the High-Rise, the Studio Loft, the Daybed and the Suite – and is designed to be able to go with teens as they graduate and move away from home. “If they’re going to a dorm or an apartment or condo, it’s suitable for them to take with them and not be embarrassed or have the appearance of being childish,” Wang says. “The designs are contemporary, with a little more of a European sophisticated style.” Nickelodeon MyRoom will fall into the mid-price range for youth furniture, Wang says, and it’s been well-received so far. “It seems like the industry is looking for something fun,” he says. “Kids’ furniture is one of the growth areas of the industry, and it’s also one where you can really break the rules and do something a little different. Kids don’t want the same things their moms and dads have.”
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Victory Junction welcomes the public to its Fifth Birthday Celebration on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. The birthday party is held in conjunction with Randleman NASCAR Days and offers guests an opportunity to see the facility and understand Victory Junction’s mission. A private camper reunion will take place earlier in the day and will give past campers and their families a time to reconnect. Victory Junction is a nonprofit camp for children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses. All buildings, including the kids’ favorite Jimmie Johnson Victory Lanes bowling alley to the Kurt Busch Super Dome, will be open for public viewing and provide the opportunity to see what Victory Junction campers experience. Camp staff will be on hand to answer questions and share stories. Fall festival food will be for sale all over camp, while bands, games and fun camp activities will be going on in and around Victory Circle. The Michael Waltrip Operation Marathon Sportscenter will play host to the third annual “Vic’s Garage Sale” where NASCAR memorabilia and other various items will be sold with proceeds benefitting camp. Guests will need to ride the shuttle from the Richard Petty Museum, at 142 W. Academy St. in Randleman, to Victory Junction for a donation of $5. The shuttle will run from 1 to 4 p.m.
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It’s silly to make the same mistake twice when there are plenty of new mistakes you can make. But many players persist in drawing trumps when, for one reason or another, they ought to wait. In today’s deal, East won the first club with the queen and shifted to the jack of diamonds, and South won in dummy and let the ten of trumps ride. West won and led another diamond, and South won and drew trumps. He exited with a diamond, but East won and led a spade, and West’s king won the setting trick.
DIAMOND LOSER I’d bet that some people who “never make the same mistake twice” repeat it quite often. South has a possible loser in each suit but can discard his diamond loser on dummy’s queen of spades – if he sets up his discard quickly. After South wins the first diamond, he must lead the ace and a low spade. If West wins and leads another diamond, South wins and throws his last diamond on the queen of spades. He can then start the trumps safely. This week: Wait to draw trumps.
DAILY QUESTION You hold: S Q 8 4 H 10 9 3 D A K 5 C K J 7 6. You open one club, your partner responds one heart and the player at your right overcalls one spade. What do you say? ANSWER: Some players might bid 1NT. Others would make a “support double,” conventionally showing three-card heart support. The soundest action is a pass, suggesting minimum values and nothing special to say. A “free” bid of 1NT should promise 14 or 15 points as well as a trick in spades. North dealer Neither side vulnerable
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NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GUILFORD IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION HIGH POINT 08 JA 701 IN THE MATTER OF: SHAWN WILLIAM PEROVICH A Male Child born on or about October 25, 2008, in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PROCESS OF PUBLICATION TO: David Michael Wilson, putative father of Shawn William Perovich and any unknown father of the above named juvenile. TAKE NOTICE that a Petition to Terminate your Parental Rights was filed on September 24, 2009 in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court, Juvenile Division High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina. You must answer this Petition within forty (40) days of October 19, 2009 exclusive of that date. You are entitled to attend any hearing affecting your rights. You are entitled to appointed counsel if you cannot afford to hire one, provided you contact the Clerk immediately to request counsel. Upon your failure to so answer, the Petitioner will apply to the court for the relief requested This the 16th day of October, 2009 ________________________ Martha C. Massie Attorney for the Petitioner 324 W. Wendover Avenue, Ste. 170 Greensboro, NC 27408 (336) 275-6695 NCSB # 31668 October 19, 26 & November 2, 2009
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4470 Nursing 4480 Painting/Papering 4490 Paving 4500 Pest Control 4510 Pet Sitting 4520 Photography 4530 Plumbing 4540 Professional Service 4550 Remodeling 4560 Roof/Gutters 4570 Schools & Instructions 4580 Secretarial Services 4590 Septic Tank Service 4600 Services Misc. 4610 Special Services 4620 Stump Grinding 4630 Phone Sales/ Service 4640 Topsoil 4650 Towing 4660 Tree Work 4670 TV/Radio 4680 Typing 4690 Waterproofing 4700 Welding
T’ville 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse. Stove, refrig., & cable furn. No pets. No Section 8. $440+ dep. 475-2080. It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds T-ville 2BR Apt. Quiet, Clean, $425. LEX House 3BR 1BA, Cent H/A. $600+dep 4727009 WE have section 8 approved apartments. Call day or night 625-0052.
3200 sqft, Industrial , 1414 Bethel Dr, HP. $1100/mo. Contact Mark 336-692-5612 Ads that work!! 5000 sq. ft. former daycare with a 5000 sq. ft. fenced in yard. Well located in High Point. Call day or night 336-625-6076
Hurry! Going Fast. No Security Deposit (336)869-6011
600 SF Wrhs $200 400 SF Office $250 1800 SF Retail $800 T-ville 336-561-6631
Now Leasing Apts Newly Remodeled, 1st Month Free Upon Approved Application, Reduced Rents, Call 336-889-5099
70,000 ft. former Braxton Culler bldg. Well located. Reasonable rent. Call day or night. 336-6256076
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Almost new 10,000 sq ft bldg on Baker Road, plenty of parking. Call day or night 336-625-6076 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL
OFFICE SPACES Looking to increase or decrease your office size. Large & Small Office spaces. N High Point. All amenities included & Conference Room, Convenient to the Airport.
across from Outback, 1200-4000 sq. ft. D.G. Real-Estate Inc 336-841-7104 Retail Off/Warehouse 1100 sqft $700 2800 sqft $650 10,000 sqft $2150 T-ville 336-362-2119
508 N. HAMILTON. Landmark historic building “THE BUREAU“. Ideal office space for the firm that wants a high profile. 1st level available, 1100 sq. f t . O n e 1 ⁄2 b a t h s , newly renovated, carpet, ample parking For sale OR ............................... $850 602 N. MAIN. Off i c e / s h o w r o o m space, approx. 1700 sq. ft., gas heat, air, two 1 ⁄ 2 baths, some parking .................. $1200 614 N. HAMILTON. Ideal for beauty or nail salon. Heat, water, hot water, has central A/C............. $685 1451 NATIONAL HWY. T’VILLE. Large restaurant, 30+ tables, walk in cooler, walk in freezer, almost furnished kitchen, bar, ample parking .................$3750. 652 N. MAIN. showroom, approx. 5000 sq. ft..................... $5000 307-E ARCHDALE RD. Office space, approx. 1000 SF, gas heat, central air ............................... $525 1411 WELBORN. Suite 103. Approx. 1000 sq. ft. gas heat, cen air ........... $800 120-122 W. BROAD Approx. 560 SF Gas ht., air, brick, paved street across from railroad station ............................... $596 116 W. BROAD. 280 SF........................... $298
1BR condo, $495 2BR condo, $565 NW HP sect 8 887-2033 1BR condo, $495 2BR condo, $565 NW HP sect 8 887-2033 2BR townhouse in rough cond. $250/mo No dep. Call day or night 625-0052
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3 BEDROOMS 212 Moffitt ...............$475 221-A Chestnut ...... $398 1908 Leonard ......... $498 711 Hendrix............. $625 234 Willow Wood ....... $475
1108 Hickory Chapel Rd ...........................$375 1444 N Hamilton $385 313 Hobson.................$335 1506 Graves ................$485 1804 E. Commerce ............................... $425 1009 True Lane ...........$450 1015 True Lane............$450 100 Lawndale ..............$450 3228 Wellingford ....... $450
1609 Pershing..............$500 1024 Montlieu .............. $515 816 W Lexington ........$645
2 BEDROOMS 2709 E. Kivett......... $398 2503 E. Lexington ............................... $450 1506-B Leonard ..........$245 517-A W. Ward............$298 224-C Stratford ...........$365 824-H Old Winston Rd ......................................$550 706-C Railroad ............$345 2618 Woodruff.............$460 231 Crestwood............$425 916 Westbrook............$590 1303 Vernon ................$275 1607 Larkin...................$598 1423 Cook ...................$420 1502 Larkin ..................$325 305-A Phillips...............$300 519-A Cross St ............ $215 706 E Commerce ....... $250
The Classifieds TOWNHOME for lease 2BR/1.5BA. 1100SF. unit. No pets. Nice neighborhood. $525/mo + $525/dep. Call Brad 869-0936.
304-B Phillips...............$300 1407-A E. Commerce ......................................$325 1101 Carter St...............$350 205-H Dorothy............$360 1709-J E. Lexington ................................$375 705-B Chestnut...........$390 515-A E. Fairfield ......... $410 1110 Bridges.................$440
1 BEDROOM 315 Hodgin ............. $265 1202 Cloverdale ..... $225 1602-C Long .......... $300 618-12A N. Hamilton ............................... $298 1003 #8 N. Main ..... $298 320G Richardson ....... $335
620-20B N. Hamilton ......................................$375
1 8 0 4 R o t a r y 3BR/2BA, Section 8 accepted. No deposit. Call 345-2026 2BR/1BA, 1326 Oak ST, David. Co. Ledford Area. $550 mo. 3BR/1BA, 208 W. Bellevue North HP $595 mo Call 869-2781 2BR, 1BA, House $550 Move in Specials. Call 803-1314
600 N. Main 882-8165 For lease or for sale, 4000 sq. ft. 1613 N. Main St. HP, Call for details. 882-1163
2BR Central Air, carpet, blinds, appls., No pets. 883-4611 LM
Medi cal Off/ Retail/ Showroom/Manufac. 1200-5000 sqft. $450/mo. 431-7716
2BR house for rent, $550/month. TvilleHigh Point area. Call 336-309-3860
600 Mint................ $435 1206 Vernon ........... $298 811-B Granby.......... $402 1423 Cook St.......... $420 900 Meredith ......... $298 614 Everette ........... $498 1500-B Hobart ....... $298 1761 Lamb .............. $498 1106 Grace ............. $325 406 Greer .............. $325
3 BEDROOMS 4380 Eugene ................. $850 216 Kersey ..................... $600 1015 Montlieu ................. $575 603 Denny...................... $550 320 Pickett..................... $525 1414 Madison ................. $525 1439 Madison................. $495 1100 Salem ..................... $495 205 Kendall .................... $495 843 Willow...................... $495 920 Forest ..................... $450 3646 Eastward #2.......... $425 707 Marlboro.................. $400 1005 Park ....................... $395 1215 & 19 Furlough ......... $375 802 A Lake..................... $300 1020A Asheboro............. $275 2 BEDROOMS 5519 C Hornaday ........... $700 1102 Westbrook...............$615 902-1A Belmont ............. $600 228 Hedgecock ............. $600 3911B Archdale............... $600 500 Forrest .................... $550 314 Terrace Trace .......... $500 312 Model Farm ............. $500 228 Hedgecock ............. $500 8798 US 311.................... $495 1037 Old T-ville ............... $495 906 Beaumont ............... $475 815 E. Guilford ................ $450 3613 Eastward #6 .......... $450 101 Cloverdale ................ $450 313 Wrightenberry.......... $425 320 Player...................... $425 5653 Albertson .............. $425 2715-B Central ............... $425 302 B Kersey ................. $420 215-B W. Colonial........... $400 600 WIllowbar ................ $400 283 Dorthy ..................... $400 330-A N. Hall ................. $400 402 Lake........................$395 106 Cloverdale Ct ........... $395 1033 A Pegram............... $395 913 Howard.................... $375 502 Lake ........................ $375 608 Wesley .................... $375 1418 Johnson ................. $375 1031-B Pegram............... $355 802 Hines ...................... $350 802 Barbee .................... $350 1018 Asheboro................ $350 503 Hill St ....................... $350 210 Kenilworth................ $350 10828 N. Main................ $325 3602-A Luck .................. $325 286 Dorthoy................... $300 1311 Bradshaw ...............$300 3600 A Luck .................. $295 1508 A Wendell .............. $275 1223 A Franklin............... $270 1 BEDROOMS 311 B Kersey................... $350 205 A&B Taylor .............. $285 529 A Flint ...................... $250 Storage Bldgs. Avail. COMMERCIAL SPACE 412 E Kivett 850sf .......... $650 11246NMain 1200s.......... $850
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3BR/1.5BA, carport. $ 7 0 0 / m o . 2 1 1 Spencer St. Central H/A. Call 847-8421 3BR/1BA, W/D Conn. Stove, Refridge, Cent H/A. $525 mo, $100 dep. 303-5572 3BR/2BA, 2100sqft. Pilot School Area. No Pets. $850/mo + dep. Call 336-408-1304
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4 BEDROOMS 3700 Innwood ............... $1195 507 Prospect.................. $550 3 BEDROOMS 501 Mendenhall ............. $1150 217-B N. Rotary.............. $895 802 S. Centennial........... $800 1728-B N. Hamilton ........ $750 1006 Terrell .................... $750 1818 Albertson................ $650 2415 Williams ................. $595 1135 Tabor...................... $575 834 Cummins................. $550 1020 South ..................... $550 1010 Pegram .................. $550 2208-A Gable way ......... $550
601 Willoubar.................. $550 605 Habersham ............. $525 1016 Grant ...................... $525 919 Old Winston ............. $525 409 Centennial ............... $500 423 Habersham ............. $500 2209-A Gable Way......... $500 12 Forsyth ...................... $495 2219 N. Centennial ......... $495 912 Putnam .................... $475 1207 Day ........................ $450 1606 Larkin..................... $450 114 Greenview ................ $450 502 Everett .................... $450 914 Putnam .................... $399 1725 Lamb...................... $395 1305-B E. Green ............$395 2 BEDROOM 4911 Country Court......... $795 406 Sunset..................... $675 1112 Trinity #203 ............. $550 1540 Beaucrest .............. $525 224-F Northpoint ........... $525 1420 Madison................. $500 16 Leonard ..................... $495 419 Peace ...................... $475 1114 Mill...........................$450 1707 W. Rotary ............... $450 505 Scientific.................. $450 1100 Wayside ................. $450 111 Chestnut ................... $450 1101 Blain ........................ $450 205-A Tyson Ct.............. $425 700-A Chandler.............. $425 322 Walker..................... $425 204 Hoskins ................... $425 1501-B Carolina .............. $425 412 Barker...................... $400 321 Greer ....................... $400 1206 Adams ................... $400 324 Walker..................... $400 305 Allred....................... $395 606 Martha .................... $395 2905-A Esco .................. $395 611-A Hendrix ................. $395 2905-B Esco .................. $395 1043-B Pegram .............. $395 908 E. Kearns ................ $395 1704 Whitehall ................ $385 601-B Everett ................. $375 1100 Adams.................... $375 2306-A Little .................. $375 501 Richardson .............. $375 406 Kennedy.................. $350 1225 Redding ................. $350 311-B Chestnut............... $350 3006 Oakcrest ............... $350 1705-A Rotary ................ $350 1711-A W. Rotary ............ $350 511-B Everett.................. $350 1516-B Oneka................. $350 909-A Old Tville.............. $325 4703 Alford..................... $325 308-A Allred ................... $325 1214-B Adams ................ $320 313-B Barker .................. $300 1758 Lamb...................... $300 1116-B Grace .................. $295 1711-B Leonard ............... $285 1517 Olivia....................... $280 1515 Olivia....................... $280 402 Academy................. $300 404 Academy................. $250 1317-A Tipton.................. $235 608-B Lake .................... $225
4BR/3BA, Jamestown Den w/fireplace, DR, $1095 mo 472-0224 901-A Thissell 1br 408 Cable 2br 415 Cable 2br 804 Forrest 2br 904 Proctor 1br 209 Murray 2br 313 Windley 2br 2508 Kivett 2br
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903 Jefferson St, 3BR/1BA. No dep, Section 8 accepted. $675/mo. 345-2026 HOMES FOR RENT 503 Newton, HP 3BR/2BA. $550/mo 1508 Hidden Creek 3BR/2BA $700 280 Dorothy 3BR/2BA $700 Call 336-442-6789 Hasty/Ledford, 3br, 2ba, 1200 sq ft., great cond., $725 + dep. No pets. 336-317-1247
Call The High Point Enterprise! 888-3555 or firstname.lastname@example.org For Sale By Owner, Realtors & Builders are Welcome!
HP, 3 B R / 1 1⁄ 2 B A , $675, New Flooring, Central Air, Gas Heat, Section 8 ok. Call 210-4998 Jamestown! 2br applis, pets $650 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com (fee)
N E E D S P A C E ? 3BR/1BA. CENT H/A CALL 336-434-2004 No credit ck 5br, 2ba pets ok $675. 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com (fee) Randolph. No credit check. $400 574-0500
Remodeled 3BR, 2 1⁄ 2 BA, recreation rm, lrg storage bldg, large yd. N. High Point. $1200/mo. 882-9132. Remodeled Homes 2 & 3 bedrooms, 883-9602 3BR, 1BA, carpet, large yard. 408 Burge Street. $595/mo. 882-9132 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds 1, 2 & 3 BR Homes For Rent 880-3836 / 669-7019 Thomasville, 3br, pets, rent/own $450 74-0500 Help-U-Rent.com (fee)
3BR/1BA, MH, Central H/A, $440 mo. $440 dep. Call Larry 4542677 or 336-2412411 or 336-2472627 3BR/2BA MH on p r i v a t e a c r e . Davidson Co. 4763591 after 6pm Lakeview Mobile Home Park-Unit Available 2 rent. Call 1-910617-7136 Mobile Homes & Lots Auman Mobile Home Pk 3910 N. Main 883-3910 Nice 2BR MH in Quiet Park. $400/mo + $400 dep req’d. Ledford Area. 442-7806
A-1 ROOMS. Clean, close to stores, buses, A/C. No deposit. 803-1970.
Horse ok! 2br, 2ba rent/own $695. 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com(fee)
HP– 323 4 Bowers (Broadstone Village) . 3BR/2BA home. Appli furn. Cent H/A. NO PETS/NO SMOKING! $785 mo. + sec dep. 434-3371
6000 sq ft Bldg, Corner 311 S & Driftwood Dr. 336-802-7195
Owner will Finance or Trade for Land. All remodeled and clean, ready to move into. 411 E Farris, 7rms, 3BR/2BA, $119,000 1002 Barbee Ave, 7 rms, 4BR/2BA, $89,900 205 Kendall, 6rms, 3BR/1BA, $47,500 906 Beaumont, 5rms, 2BR?1BA $47,500, 524 Ridgecrest, 5rms, 2BR/1BA $47,500 313 Wrightenberry, 5rms, 2bR/1BA, $47,500 886-7095
1003 & 1105 E. Russell St., $8000, ea. or $15,000 both OBO 336-689-6420
13 acre, 14 mi S. of T-ville, mixed pasture, land & woods. $ 7 0 K . 1 0 a c r e w/100yr old Home. Several Out Bldgs. 7 Stall Barn 12 mi S of High Point. $265K Boggs Realty 8594994.
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Lots for Sale
Malla rd Creek Subdivision Wallburg, 1.25 ac., residential, $25,000. 669-6455
AFFORDABLE rooms for rent. Call 882-5898 or 491-2997
BOB’S APPLIANCES Like new appliances 1427 Old Thomasville Rd. 861-8941 F or Sale Large Ice Cream Freezer, Slide top Commercial $300. Call 336-8482276 Sales & Service, $50 service call includes labor. 1 yr warranty. 442-3595 Whirlpool refrigeration 22 cubic ft., 32 1⁄ 2 x66, off white, good cond., ice maker, $150. 336240-6474 Whirlpool Washer and Dryer, super capacity, like new, $200.00 Call 336-240-6474 White Whirlpool Refrigerator with large freezor, good condition, $175. Call 336848-2276
Electronic Equipment/ Computers
Complete Windows XP System $125. Call 491-9018
Fuel Wood/ Stoves
Firewood Pick up $55, Dumptruck $110, Delivered. $40 you haul. 475-3112
For Sale 1 Electric Hospital Bed, $250 . Brown, almost like new. Call 3 36-8482276
Walking dist.HPU rooming hse. Util.,cent. H/A, priv. $90-up. 989-3025.
SCOOTERS Computers. We fix any problem. Low prices. 476-2042
SAM KINCAID PAINTING FREE ESTIMATES CALL 472-2203
A new mattress set T$99 F$109 Q$122 K$191. Layaway avail 336-601-9988 Place your ad today & do not forget to ask about our attention getters!! MATTRESSES Don’t be mislead! Dbl. pillowtop sets. F. $160, Q. $195, K. $250. 688-3108
New Utility Bldg Special! 10X20 $1699. 8x12 $1050.10x16 $1499. Also Rent To Own. Carolina Utility Bldgs, Trinity 1-800351-5667.
2 Burial Spaces, side by side. Floral Garden. Choice Loc near mausoleum. $3200 ea. 431-8753
3 Grave Plots in Holly Hill Cemetery, Thoma sville. Section RG4C. 336-879-5141
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BUYING ANTIQUES Collectibles, Coins, 239-7487 / 472-6910
2 Crypts inside Mausoleum Floral Garden. 454-5040 Guilford Memorial Park. 2 Plots, $2990 fo r both. Call 704888-4638
1800 Sq. Ft. Davidson County, Conrad Realtors 336-885-4111 30,000 sq ft warehouse, loading docks, plenty of parking. Call dy or night 336-625-6076 5000 sf, Bldg. 1208 Corp Dr, Across the from UPS. 336-8027195
AUTO SPECIAL Anything with wheels & a motor!
2 CKC Chihuahua, 20 weeks old. 1st shots & dewormings. $250. 442-7727 / 475-1379 2CKC Female Yorkie Puppies, 10 wks old. all shots, if interested 880-0219 / 880-5203 Chihuahua Female, 8 weeks old. 1st shots, paper trained. $200. Call 336-819-9547 CKC registered German Shepherd Female pup, parents on site, 6 wks old. Call 336-476-6469 CKC Registered Cock-a-Poo Pups, 14 wks old, Buff Color, $400. Call 336-4723792 German Rottweiler Puppies. Full Blooded AKC Papers. 7 weeks old. $350 & up for each. Shots & dewormed. 3 Males. Call 336-777-1724 or 336-529-8173 Papillon, 4yr old Female. Spayed, Crate trained, Very energetic $100. 887-3972 Reg. Peek-A-Poo’s, 1st shots, Females $350 & Males $30. 476-9591 Von Stivel Rottweiler Puppies & Adults Avail. World Winning German Blood Line. For Info Call 336-6875428 or 687-5430
5 lines plus a photo for 7 days in The High Point Enterprise & online
$15 or 14 days for only $20
Amana 26cuft Fridge. Whi te. $200 . Whirlpool Stove, White, $150. Electrolux Vacuum, $200. All VGC. 476-1182 by 8p.
LOW Weekly Rates a/c, phone, HBO, eff. Travel Inn Express, HP 883-6101 no sec. dep.
Split Seasoned & Dry wood, Cut to length $65-$70 long bed delivered 472-6180
A Better Room 4U in town - HP within walking distance of stores, buses. 886-3210.
CONRAD REALTORS 512 N. Hamilton 885-4111
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1 BEDROOM 1514 Homewood ............ $495 1123-c Adams ................ $495 1107-F Robin Hood ......... $425 1107-C Robin Hood......... $425 1107-N Robin Hood .........$415 508 Jeanette.................. $375 1119-B English.................$295 1106 Textile..................... $325 1315-A Potts ................... $250 309-B Chestnut ............. $275 207 Edgeworth............... $250 1317-A Tipton ................. $235 608-B Lake.................... $225
THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE
Pets - Free
Free to good homes only. Part Black Lab and Part Pit Bull. 8 weeks old. Call 336475-1799 FREE to good homes only. Yellow Lab Pupp ies, 8 we eks old. Call 336-474-7357 or 336-847-6553
All Terain Vehicles
02 Polaris Sportsman 500, 99 hrs, $3500. Excellent condition, Call 471-2057
Autos for Sale
04’ Honda Civic 2 door coupe, auto, air, 59k mi., $8000. OBO Call 431-1586 2005 Altima loaded, lthr seats, 1 owner, 15, 500 mi., $16,000. Call 472-2929 89 toyota Camry, Motor Locked up. See it at 226 Crestwood Circle. $300. Call 336-454-5910 ’96 Geo Prism, 80k orig mi., AC, PS, New Tires, $3200. Call 336-906-3621 98 Lincoln Continental Mark VIII, 171k miles, VGC. Blk EXT & INT, loaded, $5495, obo. 336-906-3770 AT Quality Motors you can buy regardless. Good or bad credit. 475-2338 Buick Regal, 98’, V6, all options, lthr, sunr oof, e.c ., 138k, $3200. 847-8394 Chrysler Lebaron 94’ for sale, does NOT run $400. OBO Call 887-2068 after 6pm
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GUARANTEED FINANCING 96 Buick Regal $500 dn 00 Ford Explorer $800 dn 99 Chevrolet Lumina $600 dn 97 Chevrolet Malibu $700 dn Plus Many More!
KIA Amanti, ’04, 1 owner, EC. 62K, Garaged & smokeless. $9500, 442-6837 Ads that work!! Pick-ups, SUV’s, Vans & Cars. $450$3000. Larry’s Auto Sales. 336-682-8154
16 ft. L ow, 25 HP Johnson, like new. $3 200.00 C all 336225-2364
Please include your name, address, city, zip code, daytime number, ad copy, and date(s) ad should appear. If you have a regular account, please include your sales rep’s name and fax. If you need confirmation of receipt, please make sure your fax machine is programmed to print your fax number at the top of your page(s).
Classic Antique Cars
1979 Box Caprice for sale, new engine, $2500. 22’s optional, Call 704-492-7580 FORD ’69. EX-POLICE Car. 429 eng., Needs restoring $1000/Firm. Call 431-8611 PLYMOUTH Concorde 1951. All original, needs restoring. $2100 firm. 431-8611
2004 EZ Go Golf Cart, Harley Davidson Edition, $3250. Nice! Call 475-3100
9260 99’ Harley Davidson, Ultra Classic, 50k miles, 2 tone Blue, Nice Bike. $8950. Call 336-259-8001. 2008 HD Dyna Fat Boy. Crimson Denim Red. 1200mi, $14,650 Awesome bike & price. Call 451-0809
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1981 Ford Box Truck. Runs good, needs some work. $500 as is. Call 336-442-1478
CASH FOR JUNK CARS. CALL TODAY 454-2203 Where Buyers & Sellers Meet
2003 Ford Ranger, 2WD, 65K actual mi. 2 owner. Auto, AC, $5900. 475-8416
The Classifieds QUICK CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS & TRUCKS. 434-1589.
2002 HD Electra Glide Standard. 27K orig mi. Lots of Chrome. $9,500. 289-3924
Palomino Pop Up Ca mper, 19 90, A/C, good cond., $975. Call 336-687-1172 1990 Southwind MH, 34 ft., Chevy 454, hydraulic jacks, generator, nice inside and out, Call 8473719 ’90 Winnebago Chiefton 29’ motor miles, home. 73,500 runs
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’01 Damon motorhome. 2 slides, 2 ACs, 10k, loaded. 36ft. Very good cond., $55,000. Back-up camera. 431-9891
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BUY junk cars & trucks, some Hondas. Will remove cars free. Call D&S 475-2613
FORD Explorer XLT ’05. FSBO $13,900 4x4, navy blue. Call (336)689-2918. ’04 Isuzu Ascender SUV. Silver. 104K Leather Int. All Pwr $8,050 883-7111
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1995 Custom Sportster. Like New. Must See! $4,000. Call 336-289-3924
04 Toyota Tacoma, 91K, Auto, New tires, Tape, Bed Liner, $7,500 obo. Call 336476-8484 Where Buyers & Sellers Meet
Fast $$$ For Complete Junk Cars & Trucks Call 475-5795
Ads that work!!
Dodge Caravan, 94, Runs Well, looks Good, 140k mi, $1100 Call 336-580-3035
Cash 4 riding mower needing repair or free removal if unwanted & scrap metal 882-4354
Large Comm. Van, ’95 Dodge Van 2500, new motor & trans., 883-1849 $3500 neg
Top cash paid for any junk vehicle. T&S Auto 882-7989
SERVICE FINDER HANDYMAN
Get Ready for Winter!
Call Gary Cox
All Roofing Repairs, Gutter Cleaning, Rot work, Home Repairs etc.
A-Z Enterprises Vinyl Replacement Windows Gutter & Gutter Guards Free Estimates Senior Citizens Discounts (336) 861-6719
STUDIO RECORDING www.PraiseHimStudio.com Record a Song Unto the Lord $50.00 per song Tell your Church and Special Singers. Use an Instrumental CD, Guitar, or Keyboard. We will add your vocals, mix, Master and burn 1 CD without vocals and 1 CD with vocals.
J & L CONSTRUCTION “The Repair Specialist” Since 1970
We answer our phone 24/7
Landscape & Irrigation Solutions, LLC
Derrick Redd Phone: 336-247-0016 email@example.com
Trinity Paving ROOFING PROFESSIONAL ROOFING & GUTTERING
Driveways • Patios Sidewalks • Asphalt • Concrete Interlocking Bricks also partial Small & Big Jobs FREE ESTIMATES
S.L. DUREN COMPANY 336-785-3800
Serving the Triad for over 37 Years!
Decks, Windows, Room Additions, Fence Wood or Chain Link
J’S TREE & LAWN SERVICE
Professional Quality Concrete Work
24x24 Garage concrete Floor - Vinyl Siding
Storage Bldgs Built on Site Other Sizes Available
Jim Baker GENERAL CONTRACTOR
Special 10x16 A-Frame $1400
Mildew Removed, Walk Way and Gutter Cleaned.
Painting & Pressure Washing
Licensed & Insured • Free Estimates
Call Jerry at 336-293-3337
Remodeling, Roofing and New Construction
30 Years Experience Lic #04239
• Tear out & Replace Concrete • Stamped Concrete • Foundations • Sidewalks & Driveways All types of Quality Concrete Work
Quality Service also reasonable rates. Pressure Washing, Carpentry of all kinds. Gutter Cleaning, Repairing and Replacement if needed.
*FREE ESTIMATES 259-1380 Insured & bonded
• Exterior painting • Roof cleaning • Pressure cleaning • General exterior improvements Local family owned business that takes pride in giving customers great services at a reasonable price!
(336) 880-7756 • Mowing and Special Clean Up Projects • Landscape Design and Installation • Year Round Landscape Maintenance • Irrigation Design, Installation and Repair
Call for Fall Specials on Aerating, Seeding, & Fertilizing
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LAND - DAVIDSON COUNTY OWNER WILL FINANCE Fairgrove/East Davidson Schools Approximately 1 acre lot $20,000. Private wooded, and creek. More wooded lots available. Call Frank Anderson Owner/Broker Frank Anderson Realty 475-2446 for appointment.
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Fairgrove Forest, Thomasville $1000. Cash to buyer at closing. 1.5 ac Landscaped, 3BR, 2Baths, Kitchen, Dining Room, Living Room with Fireplace, Den with Fireplace, Office. Carpet over Hardwood. Crown Molding thru out. Attached over sized double garage. Unattached 3 bay garage with storage attic. 2400sqft. $260,000.
Builder’s personal home! Quality details: Low maintenance Brick home with 4 bedrooms, bonus room, & 2 ½ baths, Oak hardwood floors, granite counter tops, lots of closets & storage area, 9’ ceilings, 2 story great room and entry. Master bath has Jacuzzi tub & separate shower, granite counters and tile floors. Master suite has vaulted ceiling with Palladuim window. Enjoy the panoramic views from the screened porch and huge patio!! 1.2 acres of Land in Davidson County. Full unfinished basement has many possibilities. Call Wendy Hill for more details 475-6800!!
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7741 Turnpike Road, Trinity, NC New construction, 3BR, 2Bath, city utility, heat pump, Appliances included $99,900.00
711 Field St., Thomasville Brand new 3 bedroom, 2 bath 1160 sq. ft. Popular floor plan with breakfast nook, eat-in bar area that overlooks an open dining and family room with vaulted ceiling. Includes stove, microwave oven, dishwater, and washer/dryer combo, laminate floors. “Special” interest rate offered by Bank of North Carolina 4.75%. Priced to move at $105, 000.00 Byrd Construction 336-689-9925 Brian Byrd
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1367 Blair Street, Thomasville Large 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, Fairgrove Schools, gas logs, large living room, large kitchen, large 2-car garage, large deck in back, and etc. Why rent when you can own this home for payments as low as $799 a mo. or $143K, just call today 336-442-8407.
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712 W. Parris Ave. High Point Avalon Subdivision This house shows like new! Built in 2005, 1660 sqft., 3bed 2.5 bath, like-new appliances,Living Room w/ Gas fireplace, 1 car garage spacious Loft area upstairs, Great Location. We’ll work with your situation! $165,000 Price Reduced! Will will match your down payment. Visit www.crs-sell.com or call 336-790-8764
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3 bedroom, living room, kitchen, 2 full baths, central heating & air. Updated. BE ABLE TO MAKE THE PAYMENTS AS LOW AS $529.00 a month $95K. Call for details!
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DESIRABLE HASTY/LEDFORD AREA Very well kept, 3BR/2BA, 1300 sf., Open floor plan, cath. ceiling, berber carpet, custom blinds, Kit w/ island, Kit appl. remain, huge Mstr Ba w/ garden tub and sep. shower, huge WIC, back deck, storage bld. Below tax value. $122,900
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FOR SALE BY OWNER Office Condo For Sale – Main St., Jamestown, 1400 Sq. Ft. 1st Floor, 3 Offices, Break Area, Storage, Plus 1/2 Bath, 2nd Floor 2 Offices, Another 1/2 Bath, Good Traffice Exposure, Divided so that you may rent Part of Offices.
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GET OUT OF TOWN! Immaculate brick home 3br/2ba/bsmt/carport tucked away on a deadend st. w/ room to roam on 11.56 acres. Spring-fed creek along back of property, fruit trees, grapevines, several garden spots, greenhouse, workshop, Updates include HW heater, windows, hi-eff heat pump, whole house generator, vinyl flooring & freshly painted rooms. Full bsmt w/workshop, fireplace, one bay garage. MH site on property may be leased for additional income. Horses welcome! Priced to sell @ $219,500-call today.
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3 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car Garage. This beautiful 1900 sqft. home is well lacated in a well established neighborhood. It has a finishedd basement, Large Kitchen outlooking beautiful wooded area. Large deck with Jacuzzi. Gas or woodburning fireplace in the basement. We’ll work with your situation!
5.9 Acres of privacy and seclusion with its own creek. Ready for your dream home, or you can renovate an existing home on the property. The property is located at 829 Hasty Hill Rd. between High Point and Thomasville. Davidson County Ledford Schools $59,000.
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Johnson & Johnson: Junior likes Jimmie’s chances for crown
omething like 18 hours before Jimmie Johnson added to his reputation as the Tiger Woods of NASCAR’s Chase for the Championship format by posting another playoff win and taking a solid lead in the points, a racing legend named Johnson offered his assessment of this year’s playoff. AP “I wouldn’t be surprised if JimFrom left: Jimmie Johnson, Chad mie wins his fourth straight cham- Knaus and Rick Hendrick were all pionship,” Junior smiles on Saturday night at LMS. Johnson said. “He’s the best driver out In whatever terms Knaus wants there and he has the to describe it, he and Johnson still best mechanic.” had a better day than everyone The mechanic is else, thanks to a caution period crew chief Chad that wiped out a huge lead for Knaus. There’s Kasey Kahne with just over 30 laps SPORTS little argument about to go. Johnson won the race off pit Junior Johnson’s road by inches, and Kahne eventuGreer assessment of Knaus’ ally lost second to Johnson’s teamSmith ability to put tomate Jeff Gordon on a restart on ■■■ gether winning race lap 304. Gordon managed to clear cars, giving that he Johnson for the lead following and the new-age Johnson have another restart and led two laps beteamed for 46 wins, including 17 in fore Johnson powered in front with 55 Chase starts. 14 laps to go and drove away. When it comes to selection of Johnson had a much better night words, Knaus found out Saturday than most of the Chase drivers. night that he might want to be Kahne was next among the playoff more careful. contenders with a third-place finIn his joy over winning from ish and Gordon took fourth. the pole and being fastest in every The rest either didn’t run well or practice session at Lowe’s Mohad trouble. Kurt Busch was 10th, tor Speedway, Knaus called the Ryan Newman 11th, Tony Stewart weekend perfect because it was the 13th, Greg Biffle 16th and Mark first time that he and Johnson had Martin 17th. done that. Martin’s car received damage The assessment brought a little in chain-reaction bumping on a good-natured poke from runner-up restart that doomed Brian Vickers Matt Kenseth, who failed to qualify to 34th and Juan Pablo Montoya for the playoff and was thankful to 35th. Carl Edwards and Denny just to be in contention after a mis- Hamlin were sidelined by engine erable season. trouble. “I think you have to lead every All that extended Johnson’s lead lap to be perfect, so he still doesn’t to 90 points over Martin with Gorhave it. He still needs to work on don moving into third and trailing it,” Kenseth said. “But, those guys by 135, putting Hendrick cars 1-2-3. are awesome. Since they’ve been to- No one else is within 155. gether, they’ve been the best group Johnson’s lead is not comforting every single year. When it comes to for those playing catch-up, considcrunch time, they do this.” ering the next race is at MartinsThis, as in getting on a hot streak, ville, where Johnson has won five this one setting a new standard for of the past six races, and considerhot starts in the Chase by winning ing that Johnson has won at the three of the first five races. three tracks after that (Talladega, Saturday night’s run was far Texas and Phoenix). from perfect. At one point while Johnson, Knaus and Hendrick having trouble keeping up with aren’t taking anything for granted the drivers battling for the lead, – Hendrick pointing to the troubles Johnson took objection to the way that befell others, including Martin, Knaus was calling out his lap times on Saturday night. They aren’t the and replied over his radio that he only people that know they can’t was thinking about coming down breathe easy until they get past pit road and strangling Knaus. Talladega, where many have been Knaus said he wasn’t surprised caught in wrecks more than once. by Johnson’s comment. Johnson isn’t looking past poten“I was pushing him pretty hard tial dangers at Martinsville. at that point, so I knew he was “You don’t know when a guy close to saying something like will lose his brakes and dive-bomb that,” Knaus said. “If he hadn’t into the side of you,“ Johnson said. said it over the radio, I knew he “You could have a fender knocked was saying it in the car. I just had in on a tire and get a flat. It’s a a point that I was trying to make nice lead but it’s too early to get that juncture of the game.” excited.” After being asked his definition Knaus claims he won’t feel of perfection, Knaus acknowledged comfortable with any lead until that what he meant was he had the final lap is over at the finale in achieved a goal that he and Jimmie Homestead-Miami Speedway. Johnson had narrowly missed on The goals now are to keep wintwo other occasions. ning races and piling up the points. “I guess I shouldn’t have said “I feel good about racing for the anything,” Knaus said. “I should championship,” Johnson said. “If have kept it to myself. But, yeah, it we don’t have any problems, we was a goal. You have to establish have a very good chance to win it.” goals and once you achieve them you go on to the next.” email@example.com | 888-3519
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Carolina running back DeAngelo Williams (34) spikes the ball in the end zone after scoring the game-winning touchdown with 29 seconds to go against Tampa Bay on Sunday.
Panthers run wild TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – With the game on the line, Carolina’s Jake Delhomme found a way to make up for costly mistakes the Panthers made to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers pull even. The struggling quarterback turned and handed the ball to DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart. Over and over. “I’m sure everybody in the stadium knew what we were going to do,” Williams said after the defending NFC South champions drove 80 yards in the closing minutes to beat the winless Bucs 28-21 on Sunday. “There were times they had nine in the box,” the running back added, “and we were still getting 7 or 8 yards.” A week after getting their first win over lowly Washington, the Panthers (2-3) rushed for 267 yards and three touchdowns to extend Tampa Bay’s worst start in 24 years. The Bucs (0-6) have started a season with six straight losses for the first time since 1985. They’ve dropped 10 in a row dating to a lopsided defeat at Carolina in December, a slide that’s their longest since 1977, when Tampa Bay was in the middle of an NFL-record 26game skid. Williams gained a seasonbest 152 yards on 30 carries and scored twice, including the winning TD with 29 seconds left. The 1-yard dive
capped a 16-play drive that took more than 8 minutes. “That takes tough guys, and we try to breed that,” Panthers coach John Fox said. Delhomme, who had thrown two interceptions in the second half, only attempted one pass in the winning drive – a 4-yarder for Steve Smith’s only reception of the game. Meanwhile, Williams carried eight times for 33 yards and Stewart gained 43 on seven attempts. “We got overpowered at the end, and really throughout the game,” Bucs rookie coach Raheem Morris said. Carolina (2-3) squandered a 21-7 lead, giving up a 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the third quarter and watching Tampa Bay tie the game on Tanard Jackson’s 26yard interception return. But once the Panthers took the ball out of Delhomme’s hands, Williams and Stewart took over. Eleven of the 15 runs on the final drive gained 5 or more yards; none of them ended with no gain or a loss. Williams also scored on a 20-yard run in the second quarter. Stewart’s 26-yard TD run put Carolina up 21-7 late in the third quarter. Heading into Sunday, Carolina was averaging 97.3 yards on the ground – 23rd in the league. Delhomme was 9 of 17 for 65 yards and one TD.
HIT AND RUN ith their season riding in the balance, the Carolina Panthers rode DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart to a must win at Tampa Bay on Sunday. The Panthers’ dynamic duo combined for 262 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-21 victory over the winless, woeful Bucs, who could not stop the run. Carolina stands 2-3 and its hopes to make a playoff push keep flickering for at least another week. But it undoubtably would have been lights
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out if not for a determined commitment to ground it out in Tampa. With the game tied 21-21, Carolina marched 80 yards on 16 plays in a drive that consumed more than eight minutes. Fifteen of the 16 plays were runs, culminated by Williams’ 1-yard plunge with 29 seconds to go. Carolina wisely threw the passing attack out the window down the stretch in favor of the “run left, run right, run up the middle” strategy. I don’t think the Panthers can run all the
way to the postseason, but with two super backs, an effective offensive line and a healthy Brad Hoover to clear the way, it’s worth a shot. The rest of the Panthers’ schedule figures to offer much stiffer resistance than the Bucs, losers of 10 straight. But a steady diet of power running and stingy defense might provide the perfect recipe for overcoming an 0-3 start. Time will tell.
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Mark Ingram rushed for a career-high 246 yards and a game-clinching touchdown, powering Alabama to a 20-6 victory over South Carolina late Saturday night. Ingram’s tacklebreaking, defender-dragging runs and a punishing defense helped the Crimson Tide (7-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) overcome four turnovers – doubling their season total. Steve Spurrier’s Gamecocks (5-2, 2-2) had never beaten a team ranked higher than No. 3 and were hoping for their second win over a top-five team this season. Ingram didn’t let it happen. He was practically a one-man show on the decisive drive. He took the direct snap for five consecutive runs – including a 24-yarder and 22-yarder – and then took a pitch in from 4 yards out with 4:54 left. Ingram covered all 68 yards on the drive.
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Sunday’s Games Green Bay 26, Detroit 0 New Orleans 48, N.Y. Giants 27 Pittsburgh 27, Cleveland 14 Houston 28, Cincinnati 17 Kansas City 14, Washington 6 Carolina 28, Tampa Bay 21 Jacksonville 23, St. Louis 20, OT Minnesota 33, Baltimore 31 Arizona 27, Seattle 3 Oakland 13, Philadelphia 9 Buffalo 16, N.Y. Jets 13, OT New England 59, Tennessee 0 Chicago at Atlanta, late Open: Indianapolis, Miami, Dallas, San Francisco Today’s Game Denver at San Diego, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday’s games Minnesota at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Houston, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at St. Louis, 1 p.m. San Diego at Kansas City, 1 p.m. New England at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Green Bay at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Carolina, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Atlanta at Dallas, 4:15 p.m. Chicago at Cincinnati, 4:15 p.m. New Orleans at Miami, 4:15 p.m. Arizona at N.Y. Giants, 8:20 p.m. Open: Denver, Seattle, Detroit, Jacksonville, Baltimore, Tennessee
Panthers 28, Buccaneers 21
Comp-Att-Int 2-14-2 38-45-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 2-6 Punts 6-34.7 1-36.0 Fumbles-Lost 6-3 1-0 Penalties-Yards 6-55 6-40 Time of Possession 21:00 39:00 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Tennessee, Johnson 17-128, Ringer 7-47, White 6-15, Hall 1-5, Collins 3(minus 1), Young 2-(minus 1). New England, Maroney 16-123, Green-Ellis 7-67, Faulk 1-5, Hoyer 6-(minus 2). PASSING—Tennessee, Young 0-2-1-0, Collins 2-12-1-(minus 7). New England, Brady 29-340-380, Hoyer 9-11-0-52. RECEIVING—Tennessee, Hall 1-15, Washington 1-(minus 22). New England, Welker 10150, Moss 8-129, Edelman 6-43, Aiken 4-30, Faulk 3-54, Maroney 3-10, Green-Ellis 2-11, Morris 1-3, Baker 1-2. MISSED FIELD GOALS—New England, Gostkowski 39 (WR).
Carolina Tampa Bay
0 7 14 7 — 28 7 0 7 7 — 21 First Quarter TB—Williams 20 run (Andrus kick), 10:57. Second Quarter Car—D.Williams 20 run (Kasay kick), 11:48. Third Quarter Car—King 1 pass from Delhomme (Kasay kick), 12:07. Car—Stewart 26 run (Kasay kick), 2:33. TB—Stroughter 97 kickoff return (Andrus kick), 2:17. Fourth Quarter TB—Jackson 26 interception return (Andrus kick), 8:33. Car—D.Williams 1 run (Kasay kick), :29. A—62,422. Car TB First downs 22 12 Total Net Yards 322 245 Rushes-yards 48-267 25-124 Passing 55 121 Punt Returns 1-34 1-6 Kickoff Returns 3-59 4-167 Interceptions Ret. 1-24 2-28 Comp-Att-Int 9-17-2 11-17-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-10 4-26 Punts 3-40.7 4-40.8 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 5-1 Penalties-Yards 3-30 5-40 Time of Possession 32:21 27:39 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Carolina, D.Williams 30-152, Stewart 17-110, Delhomme 1-5. Tampa Bay, Williams 16-77, J.Johnson 8-45, Ward 1-2. PASSING—Carolina, Delhomme 9-17-2-65. Tampa Bay, J.Johnson 11-17-1-147. RECEIVING—Carolina, Muhammad 3-27, D.Williams 2-20, King 2-8, Rosario 1-6, Smith 1-4. Tampa Bay, Stroughter 3-65, Winslow 329, Bryant 2-37, Clayton 1-9, Ward 1-5, Graham 1-2. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Carolina, Kasay 52 (BK). Tampa Bay, Andrus 43 (SH).
Bills 16, Jets 13 (OT) Buffalo N.Y. Jets
3 0 10 0 3 — 16 3 10 0 0 0 — 13 First Quarter Buf—FG Lindell 33, 7:21. NYJ—FG Feely 23, :35. Second Quarter NYJ—FG Feely 41, 9:45. NYJ—Jones 71 run (Feely kick), 7:31. Third Quarter Buf—FG Lindell 25, 7:45. Buf—Evans 37 pass from Fitzpatrick (Lindell kick), 2:30. Overtime Buf—FG Lindell 47, 2:44. A—76,048. Buf NYJ First downs 20 15 Total Net Yards 296 414 Rushes-yards 42-142 40-318 Passing 154 96 Punt Returns 2-27 4-1 Kickoff Returns 3-66 3-57 Interceptions Ret. 6-13 1-0 Comp-Att-Int 15-30-1 10-30-6 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-5 2-23 Punts 8-41.8 5-43.2 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-0 Penalties-Yards 8-64 14-96 Time of Possession 39:03 33:13 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Buffalo, Lynch 19-61, Jackson 15-52, Fitzpatrick 7-20, Owens 1-9. N.Y. Jets, Jones 22-210, Washington 15-99, Sanchez 16, Richardson 1-3, Greene 1-0. PASSING—Buffalo, Fitzpatrick 10-25-1-116, Edwards 5-5-0-43. N.Y. Jets, Sanchez 10-295-119, Weatherford 0-1-1-0. RECEIVING—Buffalo, Evans 4-68, Owens 313, Nelson 2-34, McIntyre 2-18, Lynch 2-11, Reed 1-10, Fine 1-5. N.Y. Jets, Washington 346, Edwards 3-40, Jones 2-17, Keller 2-16. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Buffalo, Lindell 46 (WR). N.Y. Jets, Feely 44 (WL).
Vikings 33, Ravens 31 Baltimore Minnesota
0 3 7 21 — 31 14 0 6 13 — 33 First Quarter Min—Shiancoe 19 pass from Favre (Longwell kick), 11:25. Min—Berrian 4 pass from Favre (Longwell kick), 6:16. Second Quarter Bal—FG Hauschka 29, :00. Third Quarter Min—FG Longwell 40, 7:16. Bal—Rice 22 run (Hauschka kick), 4:13. Min—FG Longwell 22, 2:05. Fourth Quarter Min—Shiancoe 1 pass from Favre (Longwell kick), 10:08. Bal—Clayton 32 pass from Flacco (Hauschka kick), 8:35. Min—FG Longwell 29, 6:01. Bal—Mason 12 pass from Flacco (Hauschka kick), 5:12. Bal—Rice 33 run (Hauschka kick), 3:37. Min—FG Longwell 31, 1:56. A—63,689. Bal Min First downs 20 19 Total Net Yards 448 426 Rushes-yards 18-81 31-167 Passing 367 259 Punt Returns 4-10 5-35 Kickoff Returns 8-182 5-81 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 28-43-0 21-29-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-18 3-19 Punts 7-48.9 5-45.4 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 6-74 3-15 Time of Possession 25:17 34:43 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Baltimore, Rice 10-77, McGahee 7-3, L.McClain 1-1. Minnesota, Peterson 22143, Taylor 8-22, Harvin 1-2. PASSING—Baltimore, Flacco 28-43-0-385. Minnesota, Favre 21-29-0-278. RECEIVING—Baltimore, Rice 10-117, Mason 7-97, Clayton 3-57, Heap 3-51, K.Washington 3-48, Williams 1-17, L.McClain 1-(minus 2). Minnesota, Rice 6-176, Shiancoe 4-48, Peterson 4-23, Berrian 3-18, Harvin 2-10, Kleinsasser 1-3, Tahi 1-0. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Baltimore, Hauschka 44 (WL).
Patriots 59, Titans 0 Tennessee New England
0 0 0 0 — 0 10 35 14 0 — 59 First Quarter NE—Maroney 45 run (Gostkowski kick), 5:51. NE—FG Gostkowski 33, :47. Second Quarter NE—Moss 40 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 9:56. NE—Moss 28 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 8:59. NE—Faulk 38 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 6:20. NE—Welker 30 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 1:53. NE—Welker 5 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), :12. Third Quarter NE—Moss 9 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 10:13. NE—Hoyer 1 run (Gostkowski kick), :11. A—68,756. Ten NE First downs 9 32 Total Net Yards 186 619 Rushes-yards 36-193 30-193 Passing (-7) 426 Punt Returns 0-0 4-39 Kickoff Returns 8-155 1-25 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 2-2
Monday, Oct. 26 Philadelphia at Washington, 8:30 p.m.
Raiders 13, Eagles 9 Philadelphia Oakland
3 3 0 3 — 9 7 3 0 3 — 13 First Quarter Phi—FG Akers 45, 2:27. Oak—Z.Miller 86 pass from J.Russell (Janikowski kick), 2:05. Second Quarter Oak—FG Janikowski 29, 7:45. Phi—FG Akers 43, :06. Fourth Quarter Oak—FG Janikowski 46, 10:25. Phi—FG Akers 45, 6:06. A—49,642. Phi Oak First downs 14 18 Total Net Yards 283 325 Rushes-yards 14-67 35-116 Passing 216 209 Punt Returns 4-43 4-3 Kickoff Returns 3-55 3-38 Interceptions Ret. 2-15 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 22-46-0 17-28-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 6-53 2-15 Punts 8-42.9 7-51.1 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 2-0 Penalties-Yards 4-38 3-23 Time of Possession 26:58 33:02 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Philadelphia, Westbrook 6-50, McCoy 5-13, McNabb 2-8, Vick 1-(minus 4). Oakland, Fargas 23-87, Bush 6-22, J.Russell 5-8, Heyward-Bey 1-(minus 1). PASSING—Philadelphia, McNabb 22-46-0269. Oakland, J.Russell 17-28-2-224. RECEIVING—Philadelphia, Westbrook 9-91, D.Jackson 6-94, Celek 4-75, Weaver 2-3, Maclin 1-6. Oakland, Z.Miller 6-139, G.Russell 5-55, Stewart 2-11, Fargas 1-11, Watkins 1-4, Bush 1-2, Higgins 1-2. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Philadelphia, Akers 43 (WL), 47 (WR).
Cardinals 27, Seahawks 3 Arizona Seattle
14 3 7 3 — 27 0 3 0 0 — 3 First Quarter Ari—Fitzgerald 2 pass from Warner (Rackers kick), 4:18. Ari—Hightower 2 run (Rackers kick), 3:07. Second Quarter Ari—FG Rackers 29, 13:38. Sea—FG Mare 28, 3:57. Third Quarter Ari—Breaston 16 pass from Warner (Rackers kick), 2:54. Fourth Quarter Ari—FG Rackers 31, 6:05. A—67,588. Ari Sea First downs 21 7 Total Net Yards 344 128 Rushes-yards 26-62 11-14 Passing 282 114 Punt Returns 3-64 4-28 Kickoff Returns 1-17 3-60 Interceptions Ret. 1-29 1-18 Comp-Att-Int 34-43-1 11-30-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-10 5-40 Punts 6-42.5 8-45.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-1 Penalties-Yards 7-76 6-56 Time of Possession 42:50 17:10 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Arizona, Hightower 13-32, B.Wells 12-29, Leinart 1-1. Seattle, J.Jones 55, Forsett 2-4, James 3-3, Hasselbeck 1-2. PASSING—Arizona, Warner 32-41-1-276, Leinart 2-2-0-16. Seattle, Hasselbeck 10-29-1112, Ryan 1-1-0-42. RECEIVING—Arizona, Fitzgerald 13-100, Breaston 7-77, Boldin 6-54, Hightower 4-26, Urban 2-18, Patrick 1-10, B.Wells 1-7. Seattle, Houshmandzadeh 4-34, Carlson 2-55, Burleson 2-40, Branch 2-9, Forsett 1-16. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.
Saints 48, Giants 27 N.Y. Giants New Orleans
3 14 0 10 — 27 14 20 7 7 — 48 First Quarter NO—Bell 2 run (Carney kick), 7:19. NO—Shockey 1 pass from Brees (Carney kick), 2:11. NYG—FG Tynes 49, :03. Second Quarter NO—Meachem 36 pass from Brees (kick blocked), 12:40. NYG—Bradshaw 10 run (Tynes kick), 7:41. NO—Moore 12 pass from Brees (Carney kick), 5:04. NYG—Manningham 15 pass from Manning (Tynes kick), 3:19. NO—Bush 7 run (Carney kick), :09. Third Quarter NO—Colston 12 pass from Brees (Carney kick), 4:10. Fourth Quarter NYG—FG Tynes 38, 12:09. NO—H.Evans 2 run (Carney kick), 7:04. NYG—Nicks 37 pass from Carr (Tynes kick), 3:15. A—70,011. NYG NO First downs 17 28 Total Net Yards 325 493 Rushes-yards 19-84 39-133 Passing 241 360 Punt Returns 2-51 2-0 Kickoff Returns 8-230 4-91 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-11 Comp-Att-Int 18-36-1 23-30-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-9 1-9 Punts 4-46.5 4-45.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-0 Penalties-Yards 9-110 6-55 Time of Possession 23:53 36:07 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—N.Y. Giants, Bradshaw 10-48, Jacobs 7-33, Carr 1-4, Manning 1-(minus 1). New Orleans, P.Thomas 15-72, Bell 15-34, Bush 617, Brees 1-6, H.Evans 1-2, Meachem 1-2. PASSING—N.Y. Giants, Manning 14-31-1178, Carr 4-5-0-72. New Orleans, Brees 2330-0-369. RECEIVING—N.Y. Giants, Nicks 5-114, Manningham 4-50, Smith 4-44, Hixon 3-22, Boss 118, Jacobs 1-2. New Orleans, Colston 8-166, Moore 6-78, Shockey 4-37, Meachem 2-70, Bush 1-7, Henderson 1-6, H.Evans 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.
Packers 26, Lions 0 Detroit Green Bay
0 0 0 0 — 0 14 9 3 0 — 26 First Quarter GB—J.Jones 47 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 11:27. GB—Kuhn 1 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 7:20. Second Quarter GB—FG Crosby 46, 7:22. GB—FG Crosby 28, 1:56. GB—FG Crosby 31, :05.
Third Quarter GB—FG Crosby 26, 7:43. A—70,801. Det GB First downs 10 23 Total Net Yards 149 435 Rushes-yards 18-78 30-107 Passing 71 328 Punt Returns 1-0 3-46 Kickoff Returns 7-106 1-29 Interceptions Ret. 1-5 3-4 Comp-Att-Int 11-25-3 29-37-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 5-34 5-30 Punts 5-39.2 2-41.0 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 3-1 Penalties-Yards 6-40 13-130 Time of Possession 19:12 40:48 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Detroit, K.Smith 15-61, Brown 213, Felton 1-4. Green Bay, Grant 24-90, Rodgers 3-9, Jackson 2-6, Kuhn 1-2. PASSING—Detroit, Stanton 5-11-2-57, Culpepper 6-14-1-48. Green Bay, Rodgers 2937-1-358. RECEIVING—Detroit, Northcutt 5-40, B.Johnson 2-27, Heller 1-22, Williams 1-7, Standeford 1-5, Felton 1-4. Green Bay, Driver 7-107, Jennings 6-64, Finley 5-54, D.Lee 339, Grant 3-17, J.Jones 2-55, Jackson 1-12, Havner 1-9, Kuhn 1-1. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.
Texans 28, Bengals 17 Houston Cincinnati
7 7 14 0 — 28 0 17 0 0 — 17 First Quarter Hou—Daniels 12 pass from Schaub (K.Brown kick), :48. Second Quarter Cin—Benson 10 run (Graham kick), 11:33. Hou—Slaton 38 pass from Schaub (K.Brown kick), 7:59. Cin—Coles 8 pass from C.Palmer (Graham kick), :48. Cin—FG Graham 50, :00. Third Quarter Hou—Jones 23 pass from Schaub (K.Brown kick), 11:23. Hou—Daniels 7 pass from Schaub (K.Brown kick), 2:29. A—64,019. Hou Cin First downs 26 14 Total Net Yards 472 296 Rushes-yards 31-87 17-46 Passing 385 250 Punt Returns 5-47 0-0 Kickoff Returns 3-57 5-85 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 1-18 Comp-Att-Int 28-40-1 23-35-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-7 1-9 Punts 5-35.0 7-47.9 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 2-2 Penalties-Yards 7-60 4-45 Time of Possession 36:15 23:45 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Houston, C.Brown 9-45, Slaton 19-43, Schaub 3-(minus 1). Cincinnati, Benson 16-44, C.Palmer 1-2. PASSING—Houston, Schaub 28-40-1-392. Cincinnati, C.Palmer 23-35-1-259. RECEIVING—Houston, A.Johnson 8-135, Daniels 7-78, Slaton 6-102, Walter 3-29, Jones 2-29, Anderson 1-12, Leach 1-7. Cincinnati, Caldwell 6-57, Ochocinco 5-103, Coles 4-40, Coats 4-32, Benson 2-1, Henry 1-20, Foschi 1-6. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Houston, K.Brown 28 (BK).
Chiefs 14, Redskins 6 Kansas City Washington
0 3 3 8 — 14 0 0 6 0 — 6 Second Quarter KC—FG Succop 39, 5:34. Third Quarter Was—FG Suisham 40, 11:17. Was—FG Suisham 28, 6:01. KC—FG Succop 46, 1:07. Fourth Quarter KC—FG Succop 46, 3:36. KC—FG Succop 24, :37. KC—Hali safety, :26. A—79,572. KC Was First downs 16 7 Total Net Yards 268 265 Rushes-yards 35-110 20-118 Passing 158 147 Punt Returns 4-32 4-19 Kickoff Returns 3-79 5-98 Interceptions Ret. 1-33 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 17-32-0 15-30-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 5-28 3-17 Punts 7-39.0 8-35.8 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 4-1 Penalties-Yards 4-30 7-63 Time of Possession 37:10 22:50 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Kansas City, L.Johnson 23-83, Cassel 6-16, Charles 4-6, Wade 1-3, Cox 12. Washington, Portis 15-109, Campbell 2-6, D.Thomas 1-2, Betts 1-1, Collins 1-0. PASSING—Kansas City, Cassel 17-32-0-186. Washington, Campbell 9-16-1-89, Collins 614-0-75. RECEIVING—Kansas City, Bowe 6-109, Wade 3-25, L.Johnson 3-12, Bradley 2-22, Ryan 111, Pope 1-5, Charles 1-2. Washington, Cooley 5-57, Portis 3-15, Randle El 2-23, Betts 2-11, Moss 1-42, Davis 1-12, Sellers 1-4. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.
Q. Which team captured the 1979 World Series title in seven games over Baltimore?
USA Today Top 25 poll The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 17, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th and previous ranking: Record Pts Rk 1. Florida (49) 6-0 1,464 1 2. Alabama (9) 7-0 1,398 3 3. Texas (1) 6-0 1,386 2 4. Southern California 5-1 1,237 5 5. Boise State 6-0 1,153 6 6. Cincinnati 6-0 1,104 9 7. TCU 6-0 1,069 8 8. Iowa 7-0 1,037 12 9. Miami (Fla.) 5-1 998 11 10. LSU 5-1 995 10 11. Penn State 6-1 894 13 12. Oklahoma State 5-1 795 14 13. Georgia Tech 6-1 779 20 14. Oregon 5-1 769 16 15. Virginia Tech 5-2 672 4 16. Brigham Young 6-1 577 19 17. Ohio State 5-2 481 7 18. Houston 5-1 421 23 19. Pittsburgh 6-1 328 NR 20. Utah 5-1 300 NR 21. Kansas 5-1 222 15 22. West Virginia 5-1 188 NR 23. South Carolina 5-2 142 22 24. Texas Tech 5-2 132 NR 25. Mississippi 4-2 114 NR Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 113; South Florida 104; Nebraska 84; Central Michigan 34; Notre Dame 31; Boston College 26; Wisconsin 26; Arkansas 19; Michigan 13; Georgia 12; Missouri 11; Oregon State 10; Auburn 8; Idaho 8; Arizona 7; California 7; Michigan State 5; North Carolina 1; Rutgers 1.
Harris Top 25 The Top 25 teams in the Harris Interactive College Football Poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: Record Pts Pv 1. Florida (77) 6-0 2,802 1 2. Alabama (33) 7-0 2,736 2 3. Texas (4) 6-0 2,661 2 4. USC 5-1 2,394 6 5. Boise State 6-0 2,289 5 6. Cincinnati 6-0 2,173 8 7. Iowa 7-0 2,045 11 8. TCU 6-0 2,015 10 9. LSU 5-1 1,996 9 10. Miami (FL) 5-1 1,896 12 11. Penn State 6-1 1,620 13 12. Oregon 5-1 1,577 14 13. Georgia Tech 6-1 1,489 20 14. Oklahoma State 5-1 1,436 15 15. Virginia Tech 5-2 1,278 4 16. BYU 6-1 1,210 17 17. Ohio State 5-2 937 7 18. Houston 5-1 834 23 19. Utah 5-1 627 NR 20. Pittsburgh 6-1 545 NR 21. Kansas 5-1 403 16 22. Texas Tech 5-2 316 NR 23. West Virginia 5-1 275 NR 24. South Florida 5-1 252 21 25. Oklahoma 3-3 247 18 Other teams receiving votes: South Carolina 216; Mississippi 181; Notre Dame 105; Nebraska 99; Michigan 63; Central Michigan 61; Arkansas 37; Boston College 28; California 28; Missouri 28; Idaho 27; Arizona 19; Auburn 18; Wisconsin 18; Oregon State 17; Connecticut 14; Michigan State 14; Georgia 9; Navy 7; Clemson 3; Stanford 3; Temple 1; Troy 1.
BCS standings Oct. 18, 2009 1. Florida 2. Alabama 3. Texas 4. Boise State 5. Cincinnati 6. Iowa 7. Southern Cal 8. TCU 9. LSU 10. Miami 11. Oregon 12. Georgia Tech 13. Penn State 14. Virginia Tech 15. Oklahoma State 16. BYU 17. Houston 18. Utah 19. Ohio State 20. Pittsburgh 21. Wisconsin 22. Arizona 23. West Virginia 24. South Carolina 25. Kansas
Steelers 27, Browns 14 0 7 7 0 — 14 0 17 7 3 — 27 Second Quarter Pit—Miller 8 pass from Roethlisberger (Reed kick), 11:26. Pit—Ward 52 pass from Roethlisberger (Reed kick), 4:28. Cle—Cribbs 98 kickoff return (Cundiff kick), 4:15. Pit—FG Reed 32, :07. Third Quarter Cle—Vickers 1 pass from Anderson (Cundiff kick), 11:39. Pit—Mendenhall 2 run (Reed kick), 8:32. Fourth Quarter Pit—FG Reed 39, 5:42. A—64,398. Cle Pit First downs 12 28 Total Net Yards 197 543 Rushes-yards 23-91 36-140 Passing 106 403 Punt Returns 1-26 1-1 Kickoff Returns 5-153 2-55 Interceptions Ret. 1-32 2-3 Comp-Att-Int 9-26-2 23-35-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-16 3-14 Punts 5-43.0 2-45.5 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 3-3 Penalties-Yards 4-45 4-30 Time of Possession 23:14 36:46 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Cleveland, Cribbs 6-45, Harrison 5-26, Lewis 11-21, Anderson 1-(minus 1). Pittsburgh, Mendenhall 17-62, Parker 7-26, Wallace 1-21, Moore 5-20, Roethlisberger 611. PASSING—Cleveland, Anderson 9-24-1-122, Cribbs 0-2-1-0. Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 2335-1-417. RECEIVING—Cleveland, Massaquoi 5-83, Lewis 2-15, Robiskie 1-23, Vickers 1-1. Pittsburgh, Ward 8-159, Holmes 5-104, Miller 5-80, Wallace 2-50, Mendenhall 2-15, Parker 1-9. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.
All Times EDT ATLANTIC DIVISION
Jaguars 23, Rams 20 (OT) St. Louis 7 Jacksonville 6
3 0 10 0 — 20 0 0 14 3 — 23 First Quarter StL—Avery 17 pass from Bulger (Jo.Brown kick), 10:10. Jac—Jones-Drew 4 run (run failed), 7:43. Second Quarter StL—FG Jo.Brown 52, :37. Fourth Quarter Jac—Jones-Drew 1 run (Scobee kick), 8:05. StL—Little 36 interception return (Jo.Brown kick), 4:36. Jac—Jones-Drew 3 run (Scobee kick), 1:53. StL—FG Jo.Brown 27, :04. Overtime Jac—FG Scobee 36, 8:00. A—42,088. StL Jac First downs 13 33 Total Net Yards 262 492 Rushes-yards 18-55 38-166 Passing 207 326 Punt Returns 1-11 2-8 Kickoff Returns 4-125 5-113 Interceptions Ret. 2-57 1-17 Comp-Att-Int 22-34-1 30-43-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-6 3-9 Punts 6-41.2 4-36.3 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 6-52 3-15 Time of Possession 24:48 42:12 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—St. Louis, Jackson 16-50, Gado 1-3, Darby 1-2. Jacksonville, Jones-Drew 33133, Garrard 4-31, Jennings 1-2. PASSING—St. Louis, Bulger 22-34-1-213. Jacksonville, Garrard 30-43-2-335. RECEIVING—St. Louis, Jackson 6-78, Burton 5-37, McMichael 3-32, Amendola 3-25, Fells 2-11, Avery 1-17, Darby 1-7, Carter 1-6. Jacksonville, Sims-Walker 9-120, M.Thomas 7-52, Holt 5-101, Jones-Drew 5-45, Miller 1-14, Lewis 1-5, Wilford 1-1, Jennings 1-(minus 3). MISSED FIELD GOALS—Jacksonville, Scobee 58 (WL).
The AP Top 25 The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Alabama (39) 7-0 1,447 2 2. Florida (20) 6-0 1,434 1 3. Texas 6-0 1,365 3 4. Southern Cal 5-1 1,213 6 5. Cincinnati 6-0 1,163 8 6. Boise St. 6-0 1,156 5 7. Iowa 7-0 1,092 11 8. Miami 5-1 1,056 9 9. LSU 5-1 1,014 10 10. TCU 6-0 1,001 12 11. Georgia Tech 6-1 861 19 12. Oregon 5-1 849 13 13. Penn St. 6-1 753 14 14. Oklahoma St. 5-1 690 16 15. Virginia Tech 5-2 684 4 16. BYU 6-1 601 18 17. Houston 5-1 478 23 18. Ohio St. 5-2 373 7 19. Utah 5-1 350 24 20. Pittsburgh 6-1 330 — 21. Texas Tech 5-2 286 — 22. West Virginia 5-1 205 — 23. South Carolina 5-2 159 22 24. Kansas 5-1 120 17 25. Oklahoma 3-3 117 20 Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 61, Mississippi 59, South Florida 57, Nebraska 52, Michigan 41, Cent. Michigan 39, Arizona 25, California 9, Arkansas 8, Oregon St. 5, Idaho 4, Missouri 4, Navy 4, Wisconsin 4, Auburn 3, Boston College 3.
Boston Coll. Wake Clemson Maryland NC State Florida St.
W 3 2 2 1 0 0
Conf. L PF 2 128 2 99 2 111 2 65 3 72 3 99
PA 138 121 64 83 131 115
W 5 4 3 2 3 2
Overall L PF 2 216 3 179 3 158 5 160 4 223 4 179
PA 145 169 92 236 190 169
COASTAL DIVISION W Virginia 2 Ga. Tech 4 Va. Tech 3 Miami 2 Duke 1 N. Carolina 0
Conf. L PF 0 36 1 148 1 136 1 78 1 75 2 10
PA 12 134 75 82 62 40
W 3 6 5 5 3 4
Overall L PF 3 145 1 227 2 228 1 174 3 191 2 135
PA 112 182 134 125 163 85
Saturday’s results Clemson 38, Wake Forest 3 Boston College 52, N.C. State 20 Virginia 20, Maryland 9 Georgia Tech 28, Virginia Tech 23 Miami 27, Central Florida 7
Thursday’s game Florida State at North Carolina, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday’s games Georgia Tech at Virginia, 12 p.m. (WXLV, Ch. 45) Maryland at Duke, 1:30 p.m. Boston College at Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m. (WXII, Ch. 12) Wake Forest at Navy, 3:30 p.m. (CBSCS) Clemson at Miami, 3:30 p.m. or 8 p.m. (WXLV, Ch. 45)
Thursday’s game (Oct. 29) North Carolina at Virginia Tech, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
(Subject to change) (x-if necessary) LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES American League NEW YORK 2, LOS ANGELES 0 Friday, Oct. 16 New York 4, Los Angeles 1 Saturday, Oct. 17 New York 4, Los Angeles 3, 13 innings Today’s game New York (Pettitte 14-8) at Los Angeles (Weaver 16-8), 4:13 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 New York at Los Angeles (Kazmir 10-9), 7:57 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 x-New York at Los Angeles, 7:57 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 x-Los Angeles at New York, 4:13 or 8:07 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25 x-Los Angeles at New York, 8:20 p.m. National League PHILADELPHIA 1, LOS ANGELES 1 Thursday, Oct. 15 Philadelphia 8, Los Angeles 6 Friday, Oct. 16 Los Angeles 2, Philadelphia 1 Sunday, Oct. 18 Los Angeles (Kuroda 8-7) at Philadelphia (Lee 14-13), late Today’s game Los Angeles (Wolf 11-7) at Philadelphia, 8:07 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 Los Angeles at Philadelphia, 8:07 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23 x-Philadelphia at Los Angeles, 8:07 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 x-Philadelphia at Los Angeles, 8:07 p.m.
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New York ab r h bi Jeter ss 5 1 1 1 Damon lf 6 0 2 0 Teixeir 1b 5 0 0 0 ARdrgz 3b 6 1 1 1 HMatsu dh 4 0 1 0 FGzmn prdh1 0 0 0 HrstnJr ph 1 1 1 0 Swisher rf 2 1 1 0 Gardnr prcf 2 0 1 0 Cano 2b 5 0 1 1 MeCarr cfrf 6 0 2 0 JMolin c 2 0 1 0 Posada phc3 0 1 0 47 3 8 2 Totals 48 413 3
Los Angeles 000 020 000 010 0 — 3 New York 011 000 000 010 1 — 4 One out when winning run scored. E—Figgins (1), M.Izturis (1), Jeter (1), Cano 2 (2). DP—Los Angeles 3, New York 1. LOB— Los Angeles 16, New York 12. 2B—Tor.Hunter (1), J.Mathis (1), M.Izturis (1). 3B—Cano (1). HR—Jeter (1), A.Rodriguez (1). SB—E.Aybar (1). S—Figgins, E.Aybar, Gardner. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles J.Saunders 7 6 2 2 1 5 Jepsen 2 2 0 0 0 1 Oliver 1 1 0 0 1 0 Fuentes BS,1-1 1 1 1 1 0 1 E.Santana L,0-1 11⁄3 3 1 0 2 1 New York A.Burnett 611⁄3 3 2 2 2 4 Coke ⁄3 0 0 0 1 1 1 Chamberlain ⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 2 P.Hughes ⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 1 Ma.Rivera 2 ⁄3 1 0 0 0 2
Administaff Small Business Classic Sunday at The Woodlands Country Club The Woodlands, Texas Purse: $1.7 million Yardage: 7,003; Par: 72 Final Schwab Cup points in parentheses John Cook (510), $255,000 65-72-68 —205 Bob Tway (272), $136,000 67-70-70— 207 Jay Haas (272), $136,000 70-66-71— 207 Tom Lehman (168), $83,867 69-71-68 —208 Bern Langer (168), $83,8 6768-71-69 —208 Dan Forsman (168), $83,8 6764-71-73—208 Russ Cochran (108), $54,400 68-71-70—209 Olin Browne (108), $54,400 69-70-70 —209 Tom Watson (108), $54,400 69-68-72 —209 David Frost (82), $40,800 74-70-66— 210 Mark Wiebe (82), $40,800 67-69-74— 210 Gene Jones (82), $40,800 69-67-74— 210 Fuzzy Zoeller, $34,000 70-74-67— 211 Don Pooley, $28,900 72-73-67— 212 Nick Price, $28,900 67-74-71— 212 Bob Gilder, $28,900 74-68-70— 212 Mark James, $28,900 71-70-71— 212 Keith Fergus, $28,900 68-73-71— 212 Fred Funk, $21,803 72-72-69— 213 Andy Bean, $21,803 71-72-70— 213 Craig Stadler, $21,803 73-68-72— 213 Bruce Lietzke, $21,803 68-71-74— 213 Mark O’Meara, $17,850 72-70-72— 214 Jim Thorpe, $17,850 69-72-73— 214 David Eger, $17,850 69-71-74— 214 Tom Kite, $15,130 71-75-69— 215 Loren Roberts, $15,130 70-73-72— 215 Joey Sindelar, $15,130 69-74-72— 215 Fulton Allem, $15,130 74-68-73— 215 Jeff Sluman, $11,754 73-73-70— 216 Hal Sutton, $11,754 73-72-71— 216 Mike Reid, $11,754 69-75-72— 216 John Morse, $11,754 73-71-72— 216 Jack Ferenz, $11,754 71-72-73— 216 Allen Doyle, $11,754 71-72-73— 216 Jay Don Blake, $11,754 67-72-77— 216 Kirk Hanefeld, $9,010 75-72-70— 217 R.W. Eaks, $9,010 73-73-71— 217 Tom McKnight, $9,010 76-70-71— 217 Bruce Fleisher, $9,010 71-74-72— 217 John Harris, $9,010 68-76-73— 217 Tim Simpson, $7,480 73-74-71— 218 Ronnie Black, $7,480 76-71-71— 218 Robin Freeman, $7,480 70-73-75— 218 Larry Nelson, $7,480 74-69-75— 218 D.A. Weibring, $6,120 74-73-72— 219 Ben Crenshaw, $6,120 71-75-73— 219 Lanny Wadkins, $6,120 70-75-74— 219 Bruce Vaughan, $6,120 74-71-74— 219 Mark McNulty, $4,760 74-75-71— 220 Peter Jacobsen, $4,760 73-74-73— 220 Sandy Lyle, $4,760 73-73-74— 220 James Mason, $4,760 70-73-77— 220 Bobby Wadkins, $4,080 71-76-74— 221 Chip Beck, $3,400 72-77-73— 222 Gary Hallberg, $3,400 76-74-72— 222 Tom Wargo, $3,400 74-75-73— 222 Wayne Levi, $3,400 74-74-74— 222 Lonnie Nielsen, $3,400 74-74-74— 222 Curtis Strange, $3,400 73-73-76— 222 Denis Watson, $3,400 69-73-80— 222
PGA Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Sunday at TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas Purse: $4.2 million Yardage: 7,223; Par 71 Final Round (x-Won on third playoff hole) x-Martin Laird, $756,000 63-67-67-68 —265 Chad Campbell, $369,600 67-62-67-69—265 George McNeill, $369,600 66-69-63-67—265 Jim Furyk, $184,800 64-67-73-62 —266 Jeff Klauk, $184,800 65-67-66-68 —266 Charley Hoffmn, $151,200 66-69-64-68—267 Andres Romero, $113,70068-69-67-64—268 Tim Petrovic, $113,700 65-68-72-63 —268 Matt Kuchar, $113,700 66-64-72-66 —268 D.J. Trahan, $113,700 71-65-65-67 —268 Rickie Fowler, $113,700 67-64-69-68 —268 Ryan Moore, $113,700 67-63-70-68 —268 Tom Pernice, Jr., $113,700 62-69-68-69—268 Kevin Streelman, $71,400 69-67-66-67—269 Greg Chalmers, $71,400 66-67-67-69 —269 Hunter Mahan, $71,400 70-63-67-69 —269 Jason Bohn, $71,400 66-67-65-71 —269 Scott Piercy, $71,400 64-67-65-73 —269 Matt Weibring, $50,904 68-68-68-66 —270 Dean Wilson, $50,904 67-70-66-67 —270 Ben Crane, $50,904 68-65-69-68 —270 Chris Stroud, $50,904 69-68-70-63 —270 Bob Heintz, $50,904 63-67-68-72 —270 Alex Cejka, $36,960 66-68-70-67 —271 Fredrik Jacobson, $36,960 66-69-68-68—271 Brandt Snedeker, $36,960 69-66-67-69—271 Roland Thatcher, $26,231 68-67-70-67—272 Tim Clark, $26,231 69-66-70-67 —272 Chris DiMarco, $26,231 69-68-68-67 —272 Brian Gay, $26,231 66-72-65-69 —272 Kyle Stanley, $26,231 67-69-67-69 —272 Tim Herron, $26,231 74-63-66-69 —272 Bill Lunde, $26,231 68-70-68-66 —272 Billy Mayfair, $26,231 68-67-68-69 —272 Rich Beem, $26,231 69-64-75-64 —272 Troy Matteson, $26,231 62-67-70-73 —272 Kirk Triplett, $26,231 65-69-66-72 —272
Nationwide Tour Miccosukee Championship Sunday At Miccosukee Golf & Country Club Miami Purse: $625,000 Yardage: 7,200; Par: 71 Final Chad Collins, $112,500 69-66-69-70 —274 Won Joon Lee, $46,667 67-67-71-71 —276 Brian Smock, $46,667 66-69-70-71 —276 Justin Smith, $46,667 66-67-71-72 —276 Fabian Gomez, $23,750 70-68-68-71 —277 Bradley Iles, $23,750 68-68-70-71 —277 Derek Lamely, $20,156 68-69-72-69 —278
PGA Europe Portugal Masters Sunday At Oceanico Victoria Golf Course Vilamoura, Portugal Purse: $4.4 million Yardage: 7,231; Par: 72 Final Lee Westwood, England 66-67-66-66 —265 Francesco Molinari, Italy 63-66-68-70 —267 Padraig Harrington, Ire. 69-62-71-67 —269
NASCAR Sprint Cup
NASCAR Banking 500 Late Saturday night At Lowe’s Motor Speedway, Concord Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (1) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 334 laps, 139.1 rating, 195 points, $328,826. 2. (4) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 334, 122.3, 175, $240,915. 3. (3) Kasey Kahne, Dodge, 334, 125.6, 170, $198,723. 4. (9) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 334, 115.1, 165, $172,701. 5. (12) Joey Logano, Toyota, 334, 96, 155, $162,976. 6. (11) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 334, 106.2, 150, $113,875. 7. (42) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 334, 88.2, 146, $109,550. 8. (10) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 334, 101.5, 142, $134,623. 9. (25) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 334, 95.6, 138, $127,065. 10. (15) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 334, 97.6, 139, $99,600. 11. (6) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 334, 93.1, 130, $113,304. 12. (8) Brad Keselowski, Chevrolet, 334, 80.3, 127, $77,850. 13. (5) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 334, 85.3, 124, $100,373. 14. (34) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 334, 80.1, 121, $119,931. 15. (21) David Reutimann, Toyota, 334, 84.6, 118, $101,548. 16. (23) Greg Biffle, Ford, 334, 77.4, 115, $90,975. 17. (2) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 334, 86.3, 117, $87,375. 18. (32) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 334, 74.2, 109, $111,178. 19. (27) David Stremme, Dodge, 334, 64.8, 106, $106,065. 20. (29) David Ragan, Ford, 334, 67.7, 103, $82,925. 21. (37) Reed Sorenson, Dodge, 334, 57.1, 100, $109,751. 22. (13) Marcos Ambrose, Toyota, 333, 64.6, 97, $86,573. 23. (26) AJ Allmendinger, Dodge, 333, 61.5, 94, $72,550. 24. (7) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 333, 63.5, 91, $71,850. 25. (14) David Gilliland, Toyota, 333, 56.1, 88, $68,225. 26. (38) Elliott Sadler, Dodge, 332, 51.4, 85, $78,725. 27. (31) Paul Menard, Ford, 332, 43.4, 82, $100,806. 28. (16) Scott Speed, Toyota, 332, 50.5, 79, $82,173. 29. (36) Bill Elliott, Ford, 332, 42.4, 76, $66,875. 30. (19) Robby Gordon, Toyota, 332, 53.1, 73, $89,910. 31. (24) Bobby Labonte, Ford, 331, 45, 70, $96,579. 32. (33) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 331, 40.1, 72, $74,225. 33. (20) Jamie McMurray, Ford, 331, 46.4, 64, $75,050. 34. (30) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 330, 58.2, 61, $94,298. 35. (18) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 330, 66.2, 58, $100,398. 36. (41) John Andretti, Chevrolet, 330, 29, 55, $73,650. 37. (43) Terry Labonte, Toyota, 329, 31.9, 57, $68,025. 38. (39) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 304, 44.3, 49, $83,400. 39. (28) Carl Edwards, Ford, engine, 299, 35.6, 46, $114,131. 40. (22) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 298, 27.1, 43, $83,910. 41. (40) Max Papis, Toyota, engine, 286, 27.8, 40, $65,000. 42. (17) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, engine, 192, 100.5, 42, $87,875. 43. (35) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, rear end, 26, 27, 34, $65,251. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 137.658
mph. Time of Race: 3 hours, 38 minutes, 22 seconds. Margin of Victory: 2.303 seconds. Caution Flags: 10 for 42 laps. Lead Changes: 22 among 9 drivers. Lap Leaders: M.Martin 1-6; J.Johnson 736; M.Waltrip 37-39; T.Labonte 40; M.Kenseth 41-42; J.Johnson 43-44; M.Kenseth 45-51; J.Johnson 52-70; D.Hamlin 71-94; M.Kenseth 95-98; D.Hamlin 99-121; J.Gordon 122164; D.Hamlin 165-170; J.Gordon 171-189; D.Hamlin 190; M.Kenseth 191-222; K.Kahne 223-245; Ku.Busch 246-247; K.Kahne 248291; J.Johnson 292-318; J.Gordon 319-320; J.Johnson 321-334. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): J.Johnson, 5 times for 92 laps; K.Kahne, 2 times for 67 laps; J.Gordon, 3 times for 64 laps; D.Hamlin, 4 times for 54 laps; M.Kenseth, 4 times for 45 laps; M.Martin, 1 time for 6 laps; M.Waltrip, 1 time for 3 laps; Ku.Busch, 1 time for 2 laps; T.Labonte, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 12 in Points: 1. J.Johnson, 5,923; 2. M.Martin, 5,833; 3. J.Gordon, 5,788; 4. T.Stewart, 5,768; 5. Ku.Busch, 5,746; 6. J.Montoya, 5,728; 7. G.Biffle, 5,655; 8. R.Newman, 5,635; 9. K.Kahne, 5,592; 10. C.Edwards, 5,582; 11. D.Hamlin, 5,551; 12. B.Vickers, 5,438.
Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix Sunday At Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace (Interlagos) circuit Sao Paulo, Brazil Lap length: 2.68 miles 1. Mark Webber, Australia, Red Bull, 71 laps, 1:32:23.081, 123.451 mph. 2. Robert Kubica, Poland, BMW Sauber, 71, 7.626 seconds behind. 3. Lewis Hamilton, England, McLaren Mercedes, 71, 18.944. 4. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Red Bull, 71, 19.652. 5. Jenson Button, England, Brawn, 71, 29.005. 6. Kimi Raikkonen, Finland, Ferrari, 71, 33.340. 7. Sebastien Buemi, Switzerland, Toro Rosso, 71, 35.991. 8. Rubens Barrichello, Brazil, Brawn, 71, 45.454. 9. Heikki Kovalainen, Finland, McLaren Mercedes, 71, 48.499. 10. Kamui Kobayashi, Japan, Toyota, 71, 1:03.324. 11. Giancarlo Fisichella, Italy, Ferrari, 71, 1:10.665. 12. Vitantonio Liuzzi, Italy, Force India, 71, 1:11.388. 13. Romain Grosjean, Switzerland, Renault, 70, +1 lap. 14. Jaime Alguersuari, Spain, Toro Rosso, 70, +1 lap. Not Classfied 15. Kazuki Nakajima, Japan, Williams, 30, accident. 16. Nico Rosberg, Germany, Williams, 27, transmission. 17. Nick Heidfeld, Germany, BMW Sauber, 21, fuel rig. 18. Adrian Sutil, Germany, Force India, 0, accident. 19. Jarno Trulli, Italy, Toyota, 0, accident. 20. Fernando Alonso, Spain, Renault, 0, accident. Drivers Standings (After 16 of 17 races) 1. Jenson Button, England, Brawn, 89 points. 2. Sebastian Vettel, Germany, Red Bull, 74. 3. Rubens Barrichello, Brazil, Brawn, 72. 4. Mark Webber, Australia, Red Bull, 61.5. 5. Lewis Hamilton, England, McLaren Mercedes, 49. 6. Kimi Raikkonen, Finland, Ferrari, 48. 7. Nico Rosberg, Germany, Williams, 34.5. 8. Jarno Trulli, Italy, Toyota, 30.5. 9. Fernando Alonso, Spain, Renault, 26. 10. Timo Glock, Germany, Toyota, 24. 11. Felipe Massa, Brazil, Ferrari, 22. 12. Heikki Kovalainen, Finland, McLaren Mercedes, 22. 13. Robert Kubica, Poland, BMW Sauber, 17. 14. Nick Heidfeld, Germany, BMW Sauber, 15. 15. Giancarlo Fisichella, Italy, Ferrari, 8. 16. Adrian Sutil, Germany, Force India, 5. 17. Sebastien Buemi, Switzerland, Toro Rosso, 5. 18. Sebastien Bourdais, France, Toro Rosso, 2. Constructors Standings 1. Brawn, 161 points. 2. Red Bull, 135.5. 3. McLaren Mercedes, 71. 4. Ferrari, 70. 5. Toyota, 54.5. 6. Williams, 34.5. 7. BMW Sauber, 32. 8. Renault, 26. 9. Force India, 13. 10. Toro Rosso, 7.
At Osaka, Japan
WTA Tour HP Open Sunday at Utsbo Tennis Center Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Championship Samantha Stosur (3), Australia, def. Francesca Schiavone (4), Italy, 7-5, 6-1.
At Shanghai ATP World Tour Shanghai Masters 1000 Sunday at Qizhong Tennis Center Purse: $5.25 million (Masters 1000) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Championship Nikolay Davydenko (6), Russia, def. Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, 7-6 (3), 6-3. Doubles Championship Julien Benneteau and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, def. Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski (6), Poland, 6-2, 6-4.
At Linz, Austria WTA Tour Generali Ladies Linz Sunday at Intersport Arena Linz Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles Championship Yanina Wickmayer (3), Belgium, def. Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-4. Doubles Championship Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany, and Katarina Srebotnik (1), Slovenia, def. Klaudia Jans and Alicja Rosolska (2), Poland, 6-1, 64.
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 8 7 1 0 14 32 16 Pittsburgh 8 7 1 0 14 28 18 New Jersey 7 4 3 0 8 18 19 Philadelphia 6 3 2 1 7 21 19 N.Y. Islanders 6 0 3 3 3 13 23 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Ottawa 7 5 2 0 10 22 16 Buffalo 6 4 1 1 9 18 12 Boston 7 3 4 0 6 20 23 Montreal 7 2 5 0 4 15 24 Toronto 7 0 6 1 1 14 32 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 8 4 2 2 10 29 24 Atlanta 5 4 1 0 8 20 13 Tampa Bay 7 2 3 2 6 17 27 Carolina 7 2 4 1 5 15 22 Florida 6 2 4 0 4 14 22 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 8 5 2 1 11 29 23 Columbus 6 5 1 0 10 18 12 St. Louis 6 3 2 1 7 19 15 Detroit 7 3 3 1 7 22 25 Nashville 7 2 4 1 5 10 23 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Colorado 8 6 1 1 13 28 18 Calgary 8 5 2 1 11 30 28 Edmonton 7 4 2 1 9 28 21 Vancouver 7 3 4 0 6 22 23 Minnesota 7 1 6 0 2 15 25 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Phoenix 7 5 2 0 10 18 10 Dallas 7 3 1 3 9 24 20 San Jose 8 4 3 1 9 25 23 Los Angeles 8 4 4 0 8 24 28 Anaheim 7 3 3 1 7 16 21 Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Friday’s Games Atlanta 4, New Jersey 2 Buffalo 6, N.Y. Islanders 3 Florida 4, Philadelphia 2 Boston 3, Dallas 0 Edmonton 5, Minnesota 2 Calgary 5, Vancouver 3 Saturday’s Games Atlanta 4, Buffalo 2 Ottawa 3, Montreal 1 Colorado 4, Detroit 3, SO San Jose 4, N.Y. Islanders 1 Washington 3, Nashville 2, SO Columbus 4, Los Angeles 1 N.Y. Rangers 4, Toronto 1 New Jersey 2, Carolina 0 Pittsburgh 4, Tampa Bay 1 Dallas 4, Chicago 3 Phoenix 4, Boston 1 St. Louis 5, Anaheim 0 Vancouver 2, Minnesota 1 Sunday’s Games No games scheduled Today’s Games San Jose at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Los Angeles at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Vancouver at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
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Chase drivers vent frustrations BY GREER SMITH ENTERPRISE SPORTS WRITER
THE LMS NOTEBOOK: CONCORD â€“ The burden of not doing well in the Chase continues to make drivers vent their frustrations toward NASCAR. Last week, it was Kasey Kahne wrongly accusing NASCAR of throwing a bogus caution for debris when there was something on the track. This week, Denny Hamlin took a shot at NASCAR for deciding the championship through the 10race Chase format after an engine failure Saturday night resulted in his second straight poor finish that ended his hopes of winning the title. Hamlin finished 42nd after leading 54 laps as a followup to wrecking and finishing 37th at Auto Club Speedway. He fell to 11th in points, 372 behind leader Jimmie Johnson. â€œThatâ€™s what stinks about this point system,â€? Hamlin said. â€œYour run your tail off for 24 weeks and it doesnâ€™t matter. Youâ€™re going to base your performance on 10 weeks. ... If
you have one bad week because of Reutimann said that he began a driver mistake or a parts failure, feeling ill during Friday nightâ€™s Nayour season is over.â€? tionwide race and woke up Saturday morning feeling really bad. He began to have doubts about GLAD IT WAS OVER As bad as Hamlinâ€™s night was, whether he could do the entire Carl Edwards suffered through a distance in the early afternoon, to the point that his Michael Waltrip worse evening. Edwards ran terribly, falling be- Racing team got High Pointâ€™s Dave hind by three laps, before his en- Blaney to stand by as a relief drivgine oiled the front stretch with er. Blaney failed to qualify for the just over 30 laps to go. He wound event. Reutimann went the distance, at up 39th and also saw his championship dream effectively die as he fell times becoming so ill that he threw to 10th, 341 points behind Johnson. up into plastic bags. â€œIâ€™m about one notch above â€œThat was a mercy killing right there,â€? Edwards said. â€œWe kind of death,â€? Reutimann said after finhad everything go bad in one night. ishing 15th. â€œWith 30 laps to go we That engine was probably going to were struggling pretty bad. The blow whether we were running bad crew kept giving me fluids and I or not. I think it just showed us a thought I was going to be OK. Then little mercy and let me go home a it was like I fell off a cliff. I was having a hard time concentrating and little early.â€? kept getting sick. Getting sick in your helmet â€“ I wouldnâ€™t recomTOUGHED IT OUT David Reutimann, who got his mend it if you can avoid it.â€? Reutimann publicly thanked only victory of his career here in May, went all the way despite being Blaney for remaining on stand by. sick to the point that he was throwing up. firstname.lastname@example.org | 888-3519
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NEW YORK â€“ After a steady climb, Alabama has reached the top of the AP poll. The Crimson Tide jumped Florida and landed at No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 on Sunday. The unbeaten Gators had been in the top spot since the preseason, but the Crimson Tide has been gaining ground for weeks by winning more convincingly than the Gators. The final surge came after Alabama beat South Carolina 20-6 and Florida needed a field goal in the waning seconds to beat Arkansas 23-20 at home. The Crimson Tide, which received 10 firstplace votes last week, got 39 out of 59 from the media panel. Florida received the other 20 firstplace votes. Texas is No. 3, followed by Southern California, Cincinnati and Boise State at No. 6. The Broncos dropped a spot. The first BCS standings also came out Sun-
day and Florida was in first place, followed by Alabama, Texas and Boise State. Unbeaten Iowa moved up four places after beating Wisconsin 20-10 on the road. Miami, LSU and TCU round out the top 10. Alabama started the season ranked fifth, then immediately moved up a spot to fourth after beating Virginia Tech to start the season. After two weeks at No. 4, the Crimson Tide moved up another spot to No. 3. After three weeks behind Florida and Texas, Alabama jumped the Longhorns last week and finished the climb to No. 1 on Sunday. Alabama was No. 1 for five weeks in the second half of last season, including two weeks when SEC rival Florida was No. 2. Georgia Tech made the biggest jump in the rankings this week, moving up eight spots to No. 11 after beating Virginia Tech 28-23. Oregon is No. 12, followed by Penn State and Oklahoma State.
Button clinches Formula One title SAO PAULO (AP) â€“ Jenson Button clinched his first Formula One title with a fifth-place finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday and his Brawn GP team made history by becoming the first to take the constructorsâ€™ crown in its debut season. â€œThis race was the best race Iâ€™ve driven in my life,â€? Button said. â€œI
Lady Hurricanes, Thunder prevail ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORTS
GIBSONVILLE â€“ Kaitlyn Cox booted two goals as the Guil-Rand Under-12 Lady Hurricanes defeated the URYSA Comets 3-1 on Sunday. Savannah Hyder added a goal for the Hurricanes (4-2-2). Savannah Stevens and Karly Beck dished assists. Ally Faircloth served in goal for Guil-Rand.
knew I had to make it happen.â€? He was ecstatic at the finish, singing Queenâ€™s â€œWe Are The Championsâ€? over the team radio as he crossed the line. Red Bullâ€™s Mark Webber claimed his second Grand Prix win ahead of Robert Kubica of BMW Sauber and defending champion Lewis Hamilton of McLaren.
Los Angeles catcher Jeff Mathis (left) walks away as New Yorkâ€™s Jerry Hairston Jr. reacts after scoring on a throwing error by Maicer Izturis during the 13th inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series early Sunday morning at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees won 4-3 to grab a 2-0 series lead.
Down 0-2, Angels count on California comeback ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) â€“ Torii Hunter grabbed his hat, tied his spikes and headed out of Los Angelesâ€™ home clubhouse into the abundant sunshine and cool breezes of Angel Stadium. â€œNow I can work on my tan again,â€? the Angelsâ€™ unofficial captain said with a grin Sunday. His Angels are undeniably in trouble after two nights of horrible weather and messier baseball in New York, where the Yankees took a 2-0 lead over their error-prone opponents in the AL championship series. Yet the Angels say theyâ€™re far from finished going into Game 3 today, insisting they can warm back up. â€œWeâ€™ve got to calm it down and have some fun,â€? Hunter said. â€œYouâ€™ve got to have amne-
HPU, Coastal Carolina play to scoreless tie SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE
HIGH POINT â€“ The High Point University menâ€™s soccer team battled Coastal Carolina to a 0-0 doubleovertime tie in Vert Stadium late Saturday night. The Panthers outshot the Chanticleers 15-8, but were unable to find the back of the net.
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HPU sophomore keeper Michael Chesler was not tested for much of the night, making just one save while earning his fifth shutout of the season. The Panthers return to the pitch on Wednesday at No. 14 N.C. State. The match is set for a 7 p.m. start.
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sia, and youâ€™ve got to let the past go.â€? If the Angels donâ€™t reclaim that California cool, the Yankees could be headed to the World Series by Tuesday night. On an afternoon expected to feature nearperfect baseball weather, New Yorkâ€™s Andy Pettitte will attempt to win his major league-record 16th postseason game against Jered Weaver, specifically chosen for this start by Angels manager Mike Scioscia because of the southern California nativeâ€™s prowess at home. The teams definitely earned a relaxing day in the Orange County sun after their 13-inning, 310minute epic on Saturday night, won 4-3 by the Yankees on the final defensive mistake in a two-game set full of L.A. miscues.
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THUNDER ROLLS, 3-2 STATESVILLE â€“ The Guil-Rand U-12 Thunder netted a 3-2 victory over the ICRD Blades on Sunday. Jonathan Atkins, Evan Allred and Casey Penland booted goals for the Thunder (7-0). Julian Lopez served in goal for the winners.
FRIDAY NIGHTâ€™S PREP FOOTBALL GAMES
Randleman at T.W. Andrews East Forsyth at Southwest Guilford High Point Central at Glenn Trinity at Wheatmore Ledford at Asheboro Thomasville at West Davidson East Davidson at Central Davidson North Forsyth at Southern Guilford Bishop McGuinness at Mount Airy West Montgomery at South Davidson All kickoffs set for 7:30 p.m.
Piedmont Triad 4A teams dominate HPE High Five BY MARK MCKINNEY ENTERPRISE SPORTS EDITOR
Alabama jumps to No. 1 in AP poll
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The Piedmont Triad 4A Conference continues to show the way in The High Point Enterprise High Five prep football poll. Teams from the PTC held positions 1, 2 and 3 in the poll for the fourth consecutive week. Ragsdale kept its stranglehold on the top spot with all three first-place votes and 15 points. The Tigers improved to 9-0, 4-0 with Fridayâ€™s 20-0 shutout of Northwest Guilford. High Point Central maintained a firm grip on second with 11 points. The Bison (7-1, 31) downed Parkland 28-8 on Friday night. Glenn stayed third with 10 points. The Bobcats (7-1, 3-0) held off Southwest Guilford 2714 on Friday night. PAC 6 2A member T.W. Andrews ranked fourth in the survey with six points. The Red Raiders improved to 5-3, 2-0 with Friday nightâ€™s dramatic 20-17 victory at Trinity. Bishop McGuinness rejoined the ratings in fifth with two points. The Villains (7-1, 3-1 Northwest 1A/2A Conference) stopped Surry Central
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Voting in The High Point Enterprise High Five prep football poll in balloting by the three-member Enterprise sports staff. Five points for first place, four points for second and so on. First-place votes in parenthesis. 1. Ragsdale (3) 15 2. HP Central 11 3. Glenn 10 4. T.W. Andrews 6 5. B. McGuinness 2 Others receiving votes: Southern Guilford 1 22-13 on Friday night. In online voting at hpe. com, Ragsdale led the way with 64 percent. High Point Central had 18 percent, while Andrews and Thomasville garnered nine percent each. Four of the five ranked teams are in action on Friday night. High Point Central travels to Glenn for a key league matchup, while Andrews plays host to Randleman and Bishop goes to Mount Airy. Ragsdale enjoys an open date. email@example.com | 888-3520
Laird hits jackpot in Las Vegas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Campbell (69) at 19-under 265. Campbell was LAS VEGAS â€“ Scot- eliminated on the seclandâ€™s Martin Laird ond extra hole. won the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospi- COOK PREVAILS BY TWO tals for Children Open THE WOODLANDS, on Sunday for his first Texas â€“ John Cook won PGA Tour title, beating his third career ChampiGeorge McNeill with a ons Tour title and first of birdie on the third hole the season, closing with a of a playoff. 4-under 68 to hold off Jay Laird closed with a Haas and Bob Tway by two 3-under 68 to match strokes in the Administaff McNeill (67) and Chad Small Business Classic.
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and 315 yards by halftime, as Brees threw three TD passes to reach 100 since FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – This was the the Saints signed him as a free agent in Tom Brady everyone expects to see. 2006. Brady threw six touchdown passes – five in one quarter, an NFL mark – and TEXANS 28, BENGALS 17 the New England Patriots sent the hapCINCINNATI – Matt Schaub tied his less Tennessee Titans plummeting to a career high with four TD passes – two to new low in their winless season with a tight end Owen Daniels – and Houston 59-0 win on a snowy Sunday. pulled away to deny Cincinnati another Brady had five TD passes in the second chance to win one at the end. quarter, a record for one period. The six The Bengals (4-2) had won three touchdown throws tied Brady’s own Pa- straight games in the last 22 seconds. triots record. And the 59-point margin The Texans improved to 3-3. matched the largest since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970, the Los Angeles Rams’ 59- STEELERS 27, BROWNS 14 0 win over the Atlanta Falcons in 1976. PITTSBURGH – Ben Roethlisberger The Patriots (4-2) gained a club-record threw two touchdown passes before the 619 yards with Brady completing 29 of 34 Steelers’ offense began stopping itself passes for 380 yards. with turnovers, and Pittsburgh benefitThe Titans (0-6) took their worst loss ed from a curious first-down measuresince they began play in 1960 as the ment to beat the rival Browns for the Houston Oilers, eclipsing the 61-7 set- 12th time in a row. Roethlisberger was back to Cincinnati in 1989. They won 23 of 35 for 417 yards in his second career their first 10 games last season. 400-yard game.
VIKINGS 33, RAVENS 31
RAIDERS 13, EAGLES 9
MINNEAPOLIS – Brett Favre’s 58yard completion to Sidney Rice set up Ryan Longwell’s fourth field goal, and Baltimore’s Steve Hauschka missed a 44-yard field goal as time expired, allowing Minnesota to remain undefeated. Favre threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, but the Vikings (6-0) nearly blew this one when they let the Ravens erase a 17-point deficit with 10 minutes to play. Joe Flacco threw for 385 yards and two touchdowns for the Ravens (33), who scored twice on drives that totaled just 56 seconds to take a 31-30 lead with 3:37 to play.
OAKLAND, Calif. – Louis Murphy threw two key blocks to spring Zach Miller’s 86-yard touchdown catch, Justin Fargas ran for 87 yards and Oakland’s defense harassed Donovan McNabb all day. The result was one of the more shocking ones so far this season as the Raiders (2-4) had lost three straight games by at least 20 points for the first time in franchise history. The Eagles fell to 3-2.
SAINTS 48, GIANTS 27 NEW ORLEANS – Drew Brees ended his two-game streak without a touchdown throw by completing 23 of 30 passes for 369 yards and four scores Sunday, and New Orleans easily remained unbeaten, torching the New York Giants’ league-leading defense. The Giants (5-1) came into the game giving up averages of 210.6 yards and 14.2 points. The Saints (5-0) had 34 points
New England quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Wes Welker during the second quarter of Sunday’s game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Brady set an NFL record with five touchdown passes in the second quarter and finished with 380 yards and six TDs as the Patriots crushed the Titans, 59-0.
The Bills (2-4) took advantage of Mark Sanchez’s fifth interception of the day to snap a three-game losing streak, and send the sputtering Jets (3-3) to their third straight loss. The Bills overcame Thomas Jones’ Jets franchise-record 210 CARDINALS 27, SEAHAWKS 3 SEATTLE – Arizona moved into a tie yards rushing. for the NFC West lead as Kurt Warner completed 32 of 41 passes for 276 yards PACKERS 26, LIONS 0 and two touchdowns. Warner tied an GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers NFL record for being the fastest to got sacked five times but still managed throw for 30,000 yards in a career and to have a big day against Detroit’s deLarry Fitzgerald tied his career high fense, throwing for 358 yards with two with 13 receptions for 100 yards and a touchdowns and an interception. touchdown. Donald Driver became the franchise’s career receptions leader with a firstquarter catch and rookie outside lineBILLS 16, JETS 13 (OT) EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Rian Lin- backer Clay Matthews III had two sacks dell kicked a 47-yard field goal with 2:44 as the Packers (3-2) turned in a domileft in overtime, making up for a miss at nant defensive effort against an undermanned Lions offense. the end of regulation.
CHIEFS 14, REDSKINS 6 LANDOVER, Md. – Ryan Succop’s four field goals, including the go-ahead 46-yarder with 3:36 to play, plus a lastminute safety were all the Chiefs needed. The Chiefs (1-5) had lost 28 of their last 30 and hadn’t won since last November. The win avoided the first 0-6 start in team history. The Chiefs followed the path paved by the Detroit Lions and Carolina Panthers, who also ended winless streaks against the Redskins (2-4) this year.
JAGUARS 23, RAMS 20 (OT) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Torry Holt had 101 yards receiving in his first game against his former team, Maurice Jones-Drew ran for 133 yards and three touchdowns and Jacksonville won in overtime.
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Survey: Technology drives one-third of furniture sales ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORT
HIGH POINT – During the next 12 months, folks in one-third of American households expect to purchase a piece of furniture that enhances the function or style of a new piece of home technology. That’s just one of the conclusions drawn from a national telephone survey this month by the American Home Furnishings Alliance.
Survey results show those most likely to purchase hometech furnishings include the 1934-year-old age group, followed by 35-44-year-olds with children living at home. Results of the survey were reported during the opening day press breakfast for the fall High Point Market. Nearly one-third (28 percent) of the younger age group characterize their bedroom
as “practical space,” versus 58 percent of 55-64-year-olds (and those with no children at home) who describe their bedrooms as “comfortable sanctuaries,” the AHFA report said. It also noted that those 35-44 and 45-54 in age most commonly describe their bedrooms as “adequate environments.” The study also revealed new furniture (bed, nightsstands and/or a dress-
er) “followed by flat screen TVs, nice artwork, lighting, a desk or writing table and a sofa or loveseat” were high on the list. “Sixty-eight percent of Americans plan to enhance their outdoor space in the coming year, starting with landscaping (42 percent),” the report said. “ Following and upgraded garden are additional outdoor seating (25 percent), lighting (24 per-
cent), dining furniture (21 percent), expanded deck space (17 percent), a fire pit (15 percent) and a gazebo or canopy (12 percent). AHFA’s study also showed 10 percent of respondents will buy only furnishings made in environmentally-friendly manner and 15 percent expect furnishings they buy will have green principle and processes.
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Shoppers wait in the check-out line at a Toys R Us in New York in November 2008.
Toys R Us adds layaway for some items NEW YORK (AP) – Toys R Us Inc. is introducing a layaway program for larger-ticket items such as bikes and cribs ahead of the holiday season, the company said today. The largest U.S. toy retailer said the program is effective immediately in stores nationwide. Customers can put a variety of items on hold and make a series of payments until the item is paid in full. Layaway programs are financing agreements in which retailers
– without charging interest – hold merchandise for customers until they have finished paying in installments. Popular during the Great Depression, layaway had become largely a thing of the past before the recession hit. But Sears expanded its program for the holidays last year, and due to its popularity Sears and Kmart introduced an online option this year. Retailers who have introduced the
programs see them as a way to keep customers buying in a time of tight credit and other economic problems. Toys R Us CEO Gerald Storch said his company’s customers were requesting a layaway program. There’s currently no online layaway at Toys R Us, though there might be in the future, the company said. The Wayne, N.J.-based company said the program is likely to keep going after the holidays, though terms may change.
Retailers to have biggest impact on Wall Street this week NEW YORK (AP) – After getting worrisome signs about consumers from bankers’ earnings reports, investors will be looking at a broad range of companies this week for further insights into the outlook for the economy. Consumer-focused companies including Apple Inc., McDonald’s Corp., appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. and toy maker Hasbro Inc. are among those reporting results during the week. Airlines, drug companies and more big banks also are scheduled to release their earnings. The market is so focused on companies’ third-quarter results and their outlooks for the coming months that economic data like the September existing home sales report expected this week isn’t likely to move the market much. “Right now earnings are critical,” said Channing
Smith, a vice president at Capital Advisors in Tulsa, Okla. “Earnings, revenues give us a better picture of what’s happening. If the economic data turns out well, its just the cherry on the sundae.” Investors got a surge of op-
timism from results in the early part of last week and bought stocks enthusiastically. The buying Wednesday sent the Dow Jones industrials over 10,000 for the first time in a year. On Thursday and Friday, though, the news from
Citigroup Inc. and Bank of America Corp. gave investors a reality check, as both banks reported billions of dollars in loan losses because consumers are struggling to pay their bills. That spate of bad news brought the market’s rally to a halt. While investors aren’t concentrating on economic data right now, they will be interested in what the Federal Reserve has to say about where the economy is now and where it’s like to be in the near future. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks today at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Asia Economic Policy Conference and Friday at a Fed conference in Boston on financial regulation and supervision after the credit crisis. The Fed is scheduled to release its beige book report on Wednesday, which breaks down economic activity on a regional basis.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) – Iceland has agreed to repay Britain and the Netherlands $5.7 billion it borrowed to compensate savers who lost funds in the collapse of an Icelandic Internet bank, the government said Sunday. Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir’s office said the three countries agreed on a repayment plan, after her government overcame heavy domestic opposition to pass the program through Iceland’s parliament in August. Iceland will pay 2.3 billion pounds ($3.8 billion) to Britain and 1.3 billion euros ($1.9 billion) to the Netherlands from 2016, with payments spread over several years and loosely tied to the pace of the island nation’s re-
covery from the global economic crisis. Britain and Netherlands agreed in June to lend Iceland the funds to reimburse customers of failed Internet bank Icesave, but rejected an earlier deal that would have linked repayments more explicitly to the country’s economic growth. Many in Iceland had opposed the repayment plan, dubbed the “Icesave bill.” Critics said it would force the tiny North Atlantic nation to make repayments it could not afford. Health Minister Ogmundur Jonasson resigned last month in protest. Iceland needed to agree to a program to settle the debts to be allowed to draw on $4.6 billion in promised bailout funds from the International Monetary Fund and Nordic countries.
White House aides: All options for creating jobs are ‘on the table’ WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is considering all options to create jobs, including another stimulus package, while trying to pull the economy out of a deep recession and deal with a record deficit, White House advisers said Sunday. With more than half of the $787 billion recovery package yet to be spent, Obama aides said the administration is not ready to commit to additional measures. “Everything is on the table,” senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said. “You’ve got this huge
national deficit and we’ve got to do what we can to bring that down. At the same time, it’s important to stimulate the economy,” Jarrett said. Unemployment stands at 9.8 percent, with more than 4 million jobs lost this year. The deficit has reached $1.4 trillion and the national debt $11.9 trillion. Adviser David Axelrod cited progress on reviving the economy but warned that the government should not make the mistake of ending its recovery initiatives too early.
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Kernersville Winston-Salem 62/34 63/35 Jamestown 62/36 High Point 62/36 Archdale Thomasville 62/36 62/36 Trinity Lexington 62/36 Randleman 63/35 62/35
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Elizabeth City 63/45
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Greenville 63/41 Cape Raleigh Hatteras 61/36 62/53
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Lake Levels & River Stages Lake and river levels are in feet. Change is over the past 24 hrs. Flood Pool Current Level Change High Rock Lake 655.2 652.1 0.0 Flood Stage Current Level Change Yadkin College 18.0 0.99 -0.21 Elkin 16.0 1.46 +0.17 Wilkesboro 14.0 2.25 +0.18 High Point 10.0 0.69 -0.05 Ramseur 20.0 0.93 +0.13 Moncure 20.0 9.44 0.00
ACAPULCO . . . . . . . .87/76 AMSTERDAM . . . . . .54/43 BAGHDAD . . . . . . . .99/68 BARCELONA . . . . . .68/48 BEIJING . . . . . . . . . .61/42 BEIRUT . . . . . . . . . . . . .93/74 BOGOTA . . . . . . . . . .65/50 BERLIN . . . . . . . . . . .50/35 BUENOS AIRES . . . .74/50 CAIRO . . . . . . . . . . . .94/73
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Precipitation (Yesterday) 24 hours through 6 p.m. . . . . . . .0.00" Month to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.42" Normal Month to Date . . . . . . . . .2.00" Year to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30.75" Normal Year to Date . . . . . . . . .35.85" Record Precipitation . . . . . . . . . .1.97"
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Air quality data is provided by the Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department.
Sheriff: Balloon saga a hoax; charges expected FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) â€“ The story that a little boy had floated away in a giant helium balloon was a hoax concocted to land a reality television show, authorities said, and the boyâ€™s parents will likely face felony charges. The stunt was a marketing ploy by Richard and Mayumi Heene, who have appeared on the ABC reality show â€œWife Swap,â€? Larimer County Sheriff Jim Al-
derden said. The Heenes have reportedly been working on a reality TV deal. Falcon Heene, 6, may not have even been hiding in the rafters of the familyâ€™s garage during the intense five-hour search for him Thursday, Alderden said. Denver attorney David Lane, who is representing the parents, says his clients are willing to turn themselves in to face any charges.
Richard Heeneâ€™s balloon is held in the Larimer County Sheriffâ€™s evidence area in Fort Collins, Colo., Sunday.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) â€“ Philippine disaster response agencies packed tons of food aid, readied helicopters and prepared a massive evacuation plan in the mountainous north Sunday as another typhoon threatened the country after back-toback storms killed more than 800 people. Typhoon Lupit, roaring over the Pacific Ocean with sustained winds of 108 mph and gusts of 130 mph, will likely spare the capital, Manila, but could slam into other parts of the north in about three days, chief weather forecaster Prisco Nilo said. The Philippines is still grappling with the deadly aftermath of Tropical Storm Ketsana, which
Workers elevated their flooring to avoid floodwater as they continue their business, Saturday, in suburban Pasig City, east of Manila, Philippines. struck Sept. 16 and triggered the worst flooding in Manila in over 40 years. It was followed by Typhoon Parma on Oct. 3.
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