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Man shot after drawing gun on officers BY ELIOT DUKE Staff Writer

Two Thomasville Police officers were involved in a shooting Friday afternoon following a traffic stop at the intersection of Julian Avenue and Main Street underneath Hundley Bridge. The suspect, whose name was not released, was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and placed in intensive care for what authorities say is non-life threatening injuries. Both officers have been placed on

administrative leave pending an investigation. “Right now, it’s still in the preliminary stages,” Thomasville Police Department Chief Jeff Insley said. “It was a traffic stop and there was an officer-involved shooting. We notified the State Bureau of Investigation as part of our protocol and they are handling the investigation. Once they finish we will do our internal review to make sure we did everything in the right way.” Neither officer, whose names also were not released,

was injured during the shooting which occurred around 4:15 p.m. TPD received a call from a concerned driver regarding a white, Ford van driving erratically. According to a TPD press release, officers proceeded to investigate the reason for the erratic driving when shortly after they encountered the driver pulling a gun on one of the policeman. The officer fired his weapon in self defense, shooting the suspect. One of the officers was in a

Thomasville Police investigate the scene of a traffic stop that ended with a man being shot by police after drawing a weapon. TIMES PHOTO/ ELIOT DUKE

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Disturbed man barricades self inside residence BY ELIOT DUKE Staff Writer Thomasville Police Department responded to an incident on Ball Park Road Friday night where a disgruntled man barricaded himself in his house with his infant child, resulting in a twohour standoff with authorities. TPD Chief Jeff Insley said the man was experiencing some hard luck and decided to barricade himself in his apartment. The TPD Special Response Team and a negotiator arrived at the scene

and managed to talk the man into surrendering without incident around 8 p.m. Friday night. Dozens of police officers wearing bullet-proof vests and carrying automatic weapons, as well a police K-9s, were at the scene during the negotiations. “Some things weren’t going his way,” Insley said. “Today, it all kind of culminated into this. We were fortunate no one was hurt. He worked with us and we managed to get through it.” TPD responded to the

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Brown Middle School science teacher Tricia Creasey helps two students as the analyze blood samples Thursday during the math and science department’s crime scene investigation program.

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Golf tournament to honor firefighter who lost his battle against cancer BY ERIN WILTGEN Staff Writer

Brown Middle School students use science to solve crime BY ELIOT DUKE Staff Writer Who kidnapped the principal at E. Lawson Brown Middle School? That’s the question seventh grade students have been trying to figure out this week as part of the school’s Crime Lab program. For the past seven years, BMS students get the chance to experience the latest forensic techniques used by professional crime scene investigators by analyzing evidence in a wide array of different methods. On Wednesday, students came to school and discovered principal Randy Holmes was kidnapped. With only a few footprints, blood samples and hair follicles to work with, the three-day objective was to find out who did it.

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Two Brown Middle School students analyze evidence under a microscope Thursday to help find the principal’s kidnapper. “The reason why we decided to do the CSI was because the kids right now are really interested in the crime shows on TV,” Tricia Creasey, a seventh grade science teacher at BMS who started the program, said. “We study in seventh grade, science, the human body and genetics. This helps

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them connect what they’re studying in school to real life situations.” In Creasey’s class on Thursday, students practiced blood typing, analyzing samples found at the scene, trying to find a match

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Rodney Palmer was a fighter. Known throughout the West Lexington Volunteer Fire & Rescue as a good firefighter, Palmer battled with the best of them. But when the rest went home after a hard day’s work, Palmer’s struggle continued — his struggle against cancer. Though Palmer prevailed after his first diagnosis, cancer returned. The captain, an active member of the fire department for 20 years, died on June 21, 2009. In his honor, friends and comrades decided to transform the annual golf tournament, held for the last nine years as a fundraiser for Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center’s burn unit, into the first Rodney V. Palmer Memorial Golf

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Tournament. The tournament will be held May 8 at the Lexington Golf Club, and proceeds will benefit Carolina Cancer Services. “We’d just like to have as many golfers as possible to come out and support the golf tournament and come out and honor Rodney,” said Maurice Hodges, treasurer of the Fireman’s Fund for the department and Palmer’s close friend. And it seems Hodges might get his wish. Caron Myers, executive director of Carolina Cancer Services, says firefighters from all over Davidson County and even from Rowan County will be coming for the event. An avid golfer and one of the original organizer of the golf tournament, Palmer was diagnosed with prostate cancer a few years ago. He fought

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A2 – Thomasville Times – Saturday, March 13, 2010 Senior Games clinic

What’s happening? Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity will be accepting applications on Saturday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to noon at First Presbyterian Church, 21 Randolph St.

Blood pressure checks

The Davidson County Department of Senior Services Senior Dynamics program offers free bi-monthly blood pressure checks. Visit the Lexington Senior Center at 106 Alma Owens Drive the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. and the last Friday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. to have your blood pressure checked. The blood pressure checks are being provided by CareSouth Home Care Professionals and Piedmont Home Care. For more information, call the Senior Center 242-2290.

Little Miss Thomasville Pageant

Mini, Little, Junior, Young and Teen divisions of the 14th annual Little Miss Thomasville Pageant will be held today at the T. Austin Finch Auditorium. Little Miss Thomasville is a preliminary to Little Miss and Teen Miss North Carolina Scholarship Pageant. Tickets are available at the door for $10. The Mini and Little Division competition begins at 11 a.m. with crowning at 6 p.m. The Junior, Young and Teen Divisions competition begins at 6 p.m. All proceeds to benefit Baptist Children’s Home and Little Miss Thomasville. For more information, call 475-3899 or 870-7624, e-mail lmtdirector@northstate.net or visit the Web site at www. littlemissthomasville.com.

The Thomasville/Davidson County/ Lexington Senior Games is offering a free, one-day Senior Games sports clinic for adults 55 and older gearing up for Senior Games. Event managers will be on hand to demonstrate the football throw, softball toss, horseshoes, table tennis, discus, shot-put and more. The clinic is designed to provide training, review official rules for the sporting events, and plenty of practice for those 55 and older that plan to participate in the 2010 Thomasville/Davidson County/Lexington Senior Games. The event is hosted by the Davidson County Department of Senior Services, Davidson County Recreation Department, and the Lexington and Thomasville Recreation Departments. The sports clinic will be held at the Lexington Recreation Center, (formerly the Davidson Academy Building) located at 555 W. Center Street Ext. on Thursday, March 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Advanced registration is required by March 9. To register, please contact the Lexington Senior Center (242-2290) or Thomasville Senior Center (474-2754) to reserve a time slot for the event(s) in which you plan to practice. For more information, please contact Rodney Queen at 474-2755.

Special presentation Enjoy an afternoon with at Piedmont Crossing on Thursday at 2 p.m. in Unity Place as husband and wife, William and Sue Wills, portray a live, hour-long presentation to make people of American history spring to life. These two veteran actors have over 7,700 performances and use their talents to entertain and educate. Their 2010 featured couple on tour is Andrew and Eliza Johnson. To join us for this exciting, eye opening show about an almost forgotten President or for more information, please contact Blair White at 336-4743605. This program is free and open to the public.

Make handmade Easter baskets Join the Davidson County Department of Senior Services Senior Dynamics program to make Easter baskets. There will be several different patterns

to choose from. Classes will be held on March 15, 22 and 29 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the Thomasville Senior Center, located at 211 W. Colonial Drive in suite 103. The fee for this program is $3.00. All materials will be provided. Advance registration is required. For more information or to register, call 474-2754. Deadline for registration is March 11. Space is limited. Open to all Davidson County residents 55 and older.

Gumtree Fire & Rescue, Inc’s spaghetti dinner The Gumtree Fire & Rescue, Inc.’s Auxiliary will sponsor a spaghetti dinner as a fundraiser today from 4 until 7 p.m. The adult dinner is $7 per person. A senior citizen’s dinner (age 65 and older) is $6 per person. A child’s dinner (younger than 12 years) is $4 per person. Hotdogs are $1 each. All takeout orders are $7 each. Extra salad or dessert is $1 each, and extra bread (two slices) is $1 each. The meal includes all-you-can-eat of salad, spaghetti, bread, dessert, tea or coffee. The money will be used to purchase items needed by the firefighters and rescue squad members as they serve the community and surrounding areas. The newly renovated fire station is located at 2466 Gumtree Road, in Winston-Salem. For more information, call the station at 336-788-3544.

Herb gardening workshop Join the Davidson County Department of Senior Services Senior Dynamics program on March 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lexington Senior Center, located at 106 Alma Owens Drive, for this informative and interactive program. All supplies will be provided, including an herb growing starter kit. Herbs can be used for medicinal, seasoning, aromatic, or culinary purposes. This workshop will teach participants how to choose the right herbs, where and how to grow them, as well as how to preserve them for future use. Fee for this program is $5. Advance registration is required. To register or

for more information, please call the Lexington Senior Center at 242-2290. Deadline for registration is March 15. Class is open to all residents of Davidson County age 55 and older.

Arthritis seminar

The Davidson County Department of Senior Services Senior Dynamics program, along with Lexington Memorial Hospital, will hold a free educational two part seminar on arthritis on March 18 and March 25. The seminars will be held at the Lexington Senior Center located at 106 Alma Owens Drive. Drive. Gordon Kammire with Lexington Orthopedic Clinic will discuss arthritis diagnosis, different types of arthritis, treatments and medications on March 18 from 1-2 p.m. Monette Fry, Director of Lexington Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services, will discuss more on the treatment as it relates to physical therapy on March 25 from 1-2 p.m. Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the U.S., and living with arthritis can be a challenge. To register, please call the Lexington Senior Center at 242-2290. Open to all Davidson County residents 18 and older. Registration deadline is March 15.

Computer basic class

The Davidson County Senior Services Senior Dynamics program and DCCC have teamed up to offer a computer basic one course . This beginner’s hands-on class will give new computer users the opportunity to learn basic computer operations and functions. Participants will learn to create, print and save simple documents; learn basic windows operation; learn how to use a mouse and more. The 10-week session will run from April 7 until June 9. Classes are held each Wednesday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the Computer Learning Center of the Thomasville Senior Center in Suite 105. The center is located at 211 West Colonial Drive. The cost is $65 per person and includes materials and instruction. Pre-registration and payment is required by April 2. To register, call 474-2754. Open to all Davidson County residents 55 and older.

March 13, 2010

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Tuesday Mostly Sunny 61/38

Wednesday Mostly Sunny 62/40

Almanac Last Week High Day 49 Thursday 50 Friday 57 Saturday 61 Sunday 67 Monday 71 Tuesday Wednesday 69

Low Normals Precip 27 56/35 0.00" 25 57/35 0.00" 25 57/35 0.00" 28 57/35 0.00" 37 58/36 0.00" 38 58/36 0.00" 50 58/36 0.01"

Sunrise 6:34 a.m. 7:32 a.m. 7:31 a.m. 7:29 a.m. 7:28 a.m. 7:27 a.m. 7:25 a.m.

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Today we will see mostly cloudy skies with a 30% chance of showers, high temperature of 65º, humidity of 48% and an overnight low of 44º. The record high temperature for today is 85º set in 1990. The record Average temperature . . . . . . .46.7º low is 15º set in 1998. Sunday, skies will be partly Average normal temperature .46.4º cloudy with a high temperature of 58º, humidity of 51% Departure from normal . . . . .+0.3º and an overnight low of 39º. Expect partly cloudy skies Data as reported from Greensboro to continue Monday with a high temperature of 60º.

Moonrise 5:14 a.m. 6:40 a.m. 7:05 a.m. 7:30 a.m. 7:57 a.m. 8:27 a.m. 9:01 a.m. Full 3/29

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AREA NEWS Motorists urged not to rely on ‘Luck of the Irish’

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The Thomasville Chevrolet Buick sign was removed Thursday afternoon making way for the new Carolina Automart Napa Auto Care Center sign. This is the first time in 80 years that Thomasville has not had a GM dealership in the city. COURTESY PHOTO

SCHOOL MENUS Thomasville City Schools TPS/LED Monday, March 15 — Breakfast: Cereal w/ anbimal crackers, fruit juice, milk; Lunch: Hot dog w/chili, chef salad, cole slaw, fruit juice, seasoned corn, fresh fruit, milk varieties. Tuesday, March 16 — Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice, milk; Lunch: Oven fried chicken, chef salad, potato wedges, collards, cherries, fruit juice, fresh fruit, milk varieties. Wednesday, March 17 — Breakfast: Cereal w/ animal crackers, fruit juice, milk; Lunch: Pizza, chef salad, cauliflower, ranch dressing, chilled peaches, congealed fruit, fresh fruit. Thursday, March 18 — Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, fruit juice, milk; Lunch: Chef salad meal, corn dog, tossed salad, California blend vegetables, cheese sauce, chilled pears, fresh fruit, milk varieties. Friday, March 19

— Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit juice, milk; Lunch: Beef taco, macaroni and cheese, chef salad, baked beans, strawberries and bananas, orange halves, fresh fruit.

TMS/THS Monday, March 15 — Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice, milk; Lunch: Hot dog w/chili, chef salad, cole slaw, seasoned corn, oven fried potatoes, fruit juice, fresh fruit, milk. Tuesday, March 16 — Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit juice, milk; Lunch: Oven fried chicken, wheat roll, chef salad, cheeseburger, potato wedges, collards, cherries, fruit juice. Wednesday, March 17 — Breakfast: Cereal w/animal crackers, fruit juice, milk; Lunch: Chef salad, pizza, cauliflower, Ranch dressing, chilled peaches, congealed fruit, fresh fruit, milk varieties. Thursday, March 18 — Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, fruit juice, milk; Lunch: Spaghetti, Texas toast, cheeseburger, chef

salad, tossed salad, fresh pears, California blend vegetables, cheese sauce, fruit juice, milk varieties. Friday, March 19 — Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit juice, milk; Lunch: Beef taco, chicken wings, macaroni and cheese, chef salad, baked beans, strawberries and bananas, oranges, milk varieties.

Davidson County Monday, March 15 — Breakfast: Breakfast breaks, assorted fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Pizza, Asian chicken w/rice, chicken soup w/corn muffin, steamed carrots, Oriental vegetables, garden salad, pineapple assorted fresh fruit. Tuesday, March 16 — Breakfast: Blueberry pancake, sausage on a stick, assorted fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Hot dog w/chili and slaw, beer Teriyaki nuggets w/roll, ravioli w/Texas toast, mashed potatoes, green beans, garden salad, mixed fruit w/apricots,

assorted fresh fruit. Wednesday, March 17 — Breakfast: Breakfast bagel, assorted fruit, juice, milk: Lunch: Chicken nuggets w/roll, chicken pie w/crust, chicken fajitas w/taco shell, broccoli w/shredded cheese, sweet potatoes, lettuce and tomato, strawberry smoothie, assorted fresh fruit. Thursday, March 18 — Breakfast: Steak biscuit, assorted fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Quesadillas, macaroni and cheese, ribb-que sandwich, California vegetables, spinach, garden salad, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, apricot crisp. Friday, March 19 — Breakfast: Waffle stick, sausage patty, assorted fruit, juice, milk. * Cereal, toast and varieties of milk offered daily with breakfast. * Chef salad meal w/ crackers, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, boxed raisins, dried cherries and milk varieties offered daily with lunch.

Controller releases state’s monthly ďŹ nancial report TIMES STAFF REPORT RALEIGH – For February 2010, North Carolina’s General Fund experienced an increase in tax receipts and a decrease in non-tax receipts. Tax revenues, net of refunds, increased by $181.9 million, or 30.7 percent during the month of February compared to the previous year. On the other hand, non-tax revenues decreased by $176.4 million, or 63.2 percent. This decrease was primarily due to Executive Order #6, a one-time transfer of $200 million from nonGeneral Fund sources on February 27, 2009. There

was not a transfer of that type in February 2010. Because of the existing lower cash balances and lower rates of return on investment, investment earnings declined by $2.9 million or 46 percent for the month of February compared to the previous year. Year to date, through February, net tax revenues reflected an increase of $486.9 million, or 4.5 percent, with investment earnings down by $73.1 million, or 71.4

percent. The General Fund’s unreserved fund balance was $450.6 million as of February 28, as compared to $1.2 billion at the end of January. The reduction in fund balance was not unexpected as February historically is the lowest revenue producing month of the fiscal year while expenditures during this month for operational activity remains fairly constant. This information is con-

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RALEIGH — Transportation Secretary Gene Conti reminds motorists to not drink and drive as they celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. State and local law enforcement officers will be cracking down as part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program’s St. Patrick’s Day “Booze It & Lose It� campaign. There were 209 alcoholrelated crashes on North Carolina roads during last year’s St. Patrick’s Day campaign, which ended in four fatalities and 157 injuries. The “Booze It & Lose It� campaign begins today and ends March 17. Officers will conduct stepped-up patrols and checkpoints statewide throughout the weekend.

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THS seniors seek funds for caps and gowns, class trip BY ERIN WILTGEN Staff Writer

Such a picture perfect moment — gowns waving in the breeze, diplomas in hand, grins from ear to ear — as this year’s high school graduates will join the thousands before them, tossing their caps to spiral high in the air. But at Thomasville High School, a lack of funds may leave a few students tossing baseball hats instead of the traditional cap and tassel. The senior class typically raises money for those students who can’t afford their cap and gown or the funds for the senior trip, as well as to leave a senior legacy. Last year’s graduating class raised between $500 and $600. This year, seniors have raised only a little more than $200. “This year the senior class is having a little problem getting that done,� said Teresa Billie, THS senior counselor. “They’ve pretty much been on the ball from the beginning. I don’t want to say that the economy is the reason, but it very well could be one of the reasons people just don’t have money to give like they have in the past.� Senior class president Jauraz

Crosby and vice president Nayasha Ray have worked hard to raise the funds with so-far-disappointing results. The first fundraiser was a juniors versus seniors and sophomores versus freshmen basketball game in early December, which raised $52. Because the game landed on a Saturday and another basketball game was already scheduled for that day, Crosby says the fundraiser didn’t garner as much as it could. A fashion show in November raised approximately $200, and the class will hold an alumni basketball game after spring break in mid-April. Crosby says they also plan on putting buckets out in the community to collect loose change. “If they need help, I want to help them,� Crosby said of his classmates. Though the exact number of students requiring funds hasn’t come in yet, Billie says that if the senior class’ effort falls short, the school will step in and help out. Sometimes even parents will become volunteer sponsors. Part of the reason for the effort to raise funds stems from a strong desire to create unity. “Most of the kids in this commu-

nity have been together since they were either in kindergarten or first grade,� Billie said. “The whole unity piece of we’re together and we want to look like we’re together — we’re big on that, making sure that graduation is a distinguished ceremony.� Even though the senior class trip — this year to Carowinds in Charlotte — may seem like an unnecessary piece to the high school graduation process, Crosby says that after a stressful year filling out college and scholarship applications, visiting schools and finishing up grueling senior year academics, the graduates need a breather. “It’ll be a break for us because we’ll have that time to spend together,� Crosby said. It might also be the last time many in the class get to hang out. “When graduation comes and the actual graduation takes place, everyone goes their separate ways and doesn’t see each other,� Crosby said. “We want to have some way that we can bond. It’ll be a very key memory.� Staff Writer Erin Wiltgen can be reached at 888-3576, or at newsdesk@tvilletimes.com

POLICE REPORTS

All entries in the section are based on information provided in police reports from the Thomasville Police Department.

Feb. 18

• Toma Jonier Scott (BM, 35) arrested on charge of communicating threats at 1131 W. Green St. • Olivia Storm Kinley (WF, 18) arrested on

charge of larceny at 1585 Liberty Drive. • Joey Dwayne Justice (Wm, 22) arrested on charge of obtaining property by false pretenses at 3576 New Cut Road.

Feb. 19 • Ronald Solicitor Bratton (BM, 33) arrested on charge of possessing a controlled substance at 502 Gail St.

• Steven Skeen (WM, 31) arrested on charge of assault and battery at 388 Meadow Lary Lane. • Deanthony Smith (BM, 22) arrested on charge of assault with a deadly weapon at 1234 Duffy Place in Raleigh. • Thomas James Anderson (BM, 53) arrested on charge of possessing with intent to sell a con-

have to be prepared for it.� SBI agent Scott Williams said one of the officers heard popping sounds during the shooting and took off his jacket to see if he had been hit. Williams said he was unsure if the suspect was from Thomasville. The suspect, who was alone, did not fire at the officers, and Williams said a taser was used during the exchange. “I think he’s going to be fine,� Williams said of the suspect.

OFFICERS From page A1 unmarked minivan and was assisted by an officer in a standard TPD squad car. The van had North Carolina tags and the name Lifetime Exteriors Specialty Contractors written on both sides. “The officers were unharmed and will be on administrative leave until further notice from the chief,� said Capt. Darren Smith. “The suspect is currently being treated and is in intensive care. The matter is still under investigation. It was a little unnerving until I found out everyone was alright. It’s the nature of the business and you just

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Insley. “The baby is now with its mother and is fine. The medics checked her out and she is fine.� The suspect, whose name was not released by press time on Friday night, was living with his girlfriend and their baby. “Right now, we’re looking at trying to get him some help,� said Insley. “That’s our biggest concern. Any charges will come later.�

DISTURBED From page A1 scene around 6 p.m. and were notified of the situation by a neighbor, causing them to back off and re-evaluate what to do. Insley said the suspect didn’t realize the child was in the apartment at the time. “We found the baby in the crib unharmed,� said

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Feb. 20 • Christopher Steven Hauser (WM, 28) arrested on charge of DWI at 303 Pineywood Road. • Robert Henry Grey (WM, 25) arrested on charge of city ordinance violation, dog at large.

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Saturday, March 13, 2010 – Thomasville Times – A5

OPINION

Thomasville Times LISA M. WALL Editor editor@tvilletimes.com • ZACH KEPLEY Sports Editor tvillesports@yahoo.com

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Letters to the Editor To the Editor As the father of three law enforcement officers, I would like to comment on my feeling about Gerald Hege running for Sheriff. I watched all three of my sons go through their law enforcement training. I know the hard physical and mental training they endured. I saw their patience grow and their will to help others increase. I have been on ride-alongs with two of my sons. I have seen what they have to put up with on a daily basis. You have to be very dedicated to perform your job as a public servant. At the end of their training, all officers have to take a sacred oath of their profession where they swear to uphold the law. Mr. Hege has already broken the law once. I have talked to about 30 or 40 law enforcement officer. They all agree with me that they would not trust Mr. Hege to uphold this sworn oath again. There has to be trust between fellow officers for them to perform their job as they should. I don’t want any of my sons working under someone they did not trust and respect, and I do not want the Davidson County deputies working in this situation either. I feel Mr. Hege should not have the right to run for Sheriff again, or try to uphold this sacred oath. I also feel like it would be a slap in the face of every law enforcement agent in this country for Mr. Hege to become sheriff again since he’s a convicted felon. I write this letter because of the respect I have for all law enforcement officers. They put their lives on the line daily for us. I do not want our country to be the laughing stock of others because we have a convicted felon as a sheriff. Mr. Hege feels he should be forgiven by the people because he served his time. God tells us we should forgive and I believe this also. However, even with forgiveness, this does not make you qualified or give you the right to hold office again. We need an honest sheriff with principles and integrity. Mr. Hege did some good things when he was sheriff before, but he also broke the law and did things he should not have done and was convicted of his crimes. I hope you pray, Mr. Hege, very hard about your decision to run for sheriff and not just listen to your ego. Larry Crouse Thomasville

To the Editor After recently reading the Letter to the Editor from T.W. Fullam in the Times, I am and

have always been amazed by those who feel they know best for all others around them. Most of them never have the courage to run for public office but do not hesitate to criticize those who do. Mr. Fullam first stated we should give people a second chance, even a third one if needed, and then turn around and call us insane if we do. Sheriff Hege pled guilty to a an offense he felt he was indeed guilty of, he like most of us refused to plead guilty to charges he felt would not stand up in court. Remember defendants can not make deals. The District Attorney is the only person with such power. Sheriff Hege’s famous “No Deals” policy from the very first day he took office, was simple to tell citizens of Davidson County. The days of knocking on the Sheriff ’s door and getting a ticket taken care of or getting out of jury duty were over. Not because he did not want to help, but the reality was he did not have the power to do so. You didn’t have to read a crime report to know Sheriff Hege worked 16-hour days, which resulted in the people actually seeing the man in the middle of the road checking cars. If Mr. Fullam would have done a little research he would have found there is no evidence Sheriff Hege or his staff tampered with crime stats. All we had to do was look out our window every morning and see our car or lawn mower were still in the carport. After all Sheriff Hege went through and he still wants to pput his life on the line once again, not only impresse me but it appears to have impressed over 3,000 citizens of Davidson County who have “Re-elect Sheriff Hege” signs in their yards. I may not be in the same boat as Mr. Fullam and Mr. Einstein but I do know this. Sheriff Hege was the only working sheriff in my lifetime and I will be 75 years old in March. All of us have made mistakes, presidents, senators, congressmen; many were given a second chance and helped America remain stable in a time of need. One of the first men elected into the NASCAR Hall of Fame spent time in a federal prison. And later on, the great people of N.C. named a highway after him. Since Mr. Fullam likes to quote famous people, I, too, would like to quote a famous carpenter. “Let those without sin cast the first stone.” Keith W. Smith Sr. Davidson County

Furniture jobs in Vietnam THIS-N-THATS

LARRY MURDOCK Guest Columnist There was a Letter to the Editor in last Saturday’s Times written by Joan White of Thomasville. The same letter was also printed in the High Point Enterprise this past Wednesday. This letter is based around the loss of furniture jobs locally. In her Letter to the Editor, Ms. White refers to two classified ads that appeared in the Times and Enterprise seeking experienced furniture managers to go to Vietnam and train their (Vietnamese) workers to manufacture high-end case goods and upholstered furniture. I will include portions of her letter here: “Are your readers among the hundreds or thousands of unemployed furniture workers searching the classified section for jobs? Well, they can look no further. In Saturday’s Times and Wednesday’s Enterprise there were two ads for furniture managers to go to Vietnam to train ‘their’ workers to make ‘our’ furniture. What a slap in the face to all the generations of hard working former furniture employees from this area.” Ms. White continues in her letter: “It’s not enough that we lost American lives and wasted millions of dollars fighting for Vietnam against the Viet Cong, but hey, give them all our jobs? They already have our textile manufacturing; we’ll just keep the empty plants and ghost towns. What’s next, our recipe for barbecue?” I found what this lady was saying interesting, so I contacted her. Ms. White said her family moved to Thomasville 34 years ago from Long Island, N.Y. They had a relative living in High Point and after a visit, decided they wanted to move to Davidson

County. They had no jobs but according to Miss White, but it didn’t take more than a week for her husband to find employment. When they told their New York family where they lived, they all said “that’s the town where they make all that beautiful furniture.” Miss White noted that when they moved to Thomasville, “All the people here were so welcoming and took the time to greet and talk. We just loved it! Thomasville was so alive with their downtown shops; Belks, a luncheonette on the corner of Salem and Main and many other stores. But once, the Thomasville Furniture workers “got off-work,” look out! The traffic was something!” Ms. White asked, so, why am I upset about the ads? Her answer, I scan the papers each morning looking for jobs that might be filled by family, neighbors and friends who are out of work and have been for months and months. In case you missed the classified ads that have been in the High Point Enterprise and Thomasville Times for the second week, this is what’s listed and I’ll make this brief. A high end furniture manufacturer (whoever they are!) needs a retired or unemployed engineering manager and sanding department consultant to go to Vietnam for a two month assignment to teach the people there how to make our furniture! This ad is an insult to all the people of Davidson County, either former furniture workers or residents! What nerve and callousness on the part of these companies and CEOs. Ms. White indicated that she was fortunate to get a job with Davidson County Schools and was thankful each day for that experience and the opportunity to work with a great team of educators. ••• I imagine there are not too many North Carolina folks who don’t subscribe to Our State Magazine. We have been receiving Our State Magazine for a number of years. Gayle’s brother, Phil, gave us our original subscription and renews it each year. This magazine is an excellent publication. Needless to say, I won’t throw

any away or send them to the recycling bin. I keep four or five of the most recent issues on a table near my easy chair in our downstairs den. Then I “catalog” them in a storage room for future reference. A friend told me about an article in the December 2009 issue of Our State on making old-fashioned buttermints. Then in the February 2010 issue, there was a Letter to the Editor referring to a December 2009 article and entitled “Queen of Buttermints.” The letter referred to the December story and was written by Thomasville’s own Martha Blake. Martha reminisced about her mother making buttermints for many years, noting that she called it “cream candy.” She also noted that her mother sold “cream candy” to supplement her hosiery mill income after her father died in 1939. Martha recalled the art of cooking sugar and butter on the stove, then pulling the candy into long pretty ropes and the cutting it into small pieces with scissors. The morning after the candy was cooked; her mother would bag the candy into one, two or five pounds packages and take it to her co-workers at the hosiery mill, who had placed orders. In 1944, Martha’s uncle, Joe Swicegood, told them to package the candy in small bags and he would sell it for them in his restaurant. He told them that he would wait until all the candy was sold until he paid her. At the yearly family Christmas gathering, her mother was given a receipt showing that Uncle Joe had taken her candy money and paid off the balance owed on their house. Thanks, Martha for sharing your story with Our State and with us. ••• Isn’t it nice to know that after a winter of snow, sleet, cold wind and rain, that it is just eight days until Spring. Remember, Daylight Savings Time starts Sunday at 2 a,m. Do you really think there are people who get up at 2 a.m. to set it back? So set your clocks up an hour before you go to bed tonight! Hope you’ve enjoyed this session. Guest Columnist Larry Murdock can be reached at larry.murdock@hotmail.com.

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FROM PAGE A1 HONOR From page A1 the disease and thought it had left him for good, but then it came back with a vengeance, moving to his bone. “It came back on him like gang busters,” Hodges said. “It was a devastating loss to his family.” As Palmer knew his time drew close, he told friends a the golf tournament last year that he wouldn’t be there for the next one. “We knew eventually it would come, but to hear somebody say, ‘I won’t be with you next year’ — that can leave a major impact,” Hodges said. “It’s just something that touches deep to the heart, and you just hope it doesn’t happen.” Though such sentiment applies to everyone, those who knew Palmer also knew he wasn’t just anyone. “Rodney was just one of the most vivacious [people], he was just this incredible person,” said Myers, who knew Palmer on a personal level as well. “Everyday he went out there bravely, fighting no matter what it was in life. He was a hero, he was a local hero.” Not only did Palmer love golf, Hodges says he was close to his family and thought his granddaughter was the most precious thing there was. “Rodney was just a happy guy who loved life and was just a friend to everybody,” Hodges said. “He loved people.” Palmer’s death, though somewhat expected by friends and family, left no less of an impact on those he cared about. “It’s always tough to lose a friend, no matter

LEARNING From page A1 with one of the suspects. The procedure began with multiple samples and students gradually eliminated ones that either didn’t clump or weren’t the right blood type. “Some of the samples were from the crime scene and some came from the suspects,” said Creasey. They’re trying to link suspects to the crime scene. They seem to really like it. They get real involved and active, and it gives them something to do with their hands.” Students in Elizabeth Buckner’s math and science class spent time looking through a microscope at hair samples found at the scene. Not only did students find human hair, they discovered other fibers and cat hair as well. “Basically, we want them to learn how science is related to solving crimes,” Buckner said. “We can go through the scientific method to figure out how to solve the crime and we’re going through all the steps a crime scene investigator goes through. By looking at the samples under the microscope, seventh graders Zach King and Brandon Gammons found some of the hairs contained traces of grass, oil and soot, leading them to believe the kidnapper could be a coach or band teacher.

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“We’re writing down what the hair looks like under the microscope and we’re trying to figure which hair was at the crime scene,” King said. “It’s fun. I think it’s either Mr. Ward or Mr. Jacobs.” Gammons said he enjoyed the process because he learned that hair is made up of three pieces and is not a single strand, even though getting the sample on the microscope was a little harder than he thought. “It doesn’t like to stay on there,” said Gammons. “I think it’s either Mr. Allred or Mr. Deese.” In addition to the blood and hair samples, students analyzed shoe prints, taking a copy of the bottom of the suspect’s shoes to try and find a match, and fingerprints. They also tested for saliva for DNA testing and studied blood splatter patterns. “We’re not exaggerating the violence, we’re exaggerating the science and the investigative process of looking at the evidence,” Holmes said. “The teachers put in a tremendous amount of work planning for this event. They start gearing up for this when we come back from Christmas break. They always try to find new twists and ways to find my captor. It’s all in good fun.” In the end, basketball coach Matt Jacobs turned out to be the perpetrator. It appears Zach King may have a future as a Crime Scene Investigator.

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OBITUARIES Index Thomasville Frances Beusse, 77 Ethel C. Carter, 93 Jewell N. Embler, 75 Sallie L. Gallimore, 102 Joseph H. “Joe” Long, 82 Lexington Mickey LeCroy, 71 Other areas Delores Grimmett, 62 Talmadge G. “Tom” James, 84 Frances Beusse Mrs. Frances Carol McMahon Beusse, 77, a resident of Thomasville, died Thursday, March 11, 2010, in the Thomasville Medical Center. Carol was born Feb.18, 1933, in Thomasville, a daughter of M.A. McMahon and Frances Clodfelter McMahon. A lifelong resident of Thomasville, she attended Oak Hill Memorial Baptist Church, the Avery Overcash Sunday school class, was a former Bridge Club member, volunteered for Meals on Wheels and was a graduate of Ashmore Business College. She was also a homemaker to her husband and children. Carol was preceded in death by her parents. On Aug. 17, 1956, she married Leon R. Beusse, who survives, of the home. Also surviving is her daughter; Suzan Beusse Grogan and, husband Jackie, of Thomasville, her son; William Len Beusse and wife, Amy, of Trinity, and grandchildren; Sarah Nicole Grogan, of Thomasville, Kristin Grogan Myers and husband, Brian, of Lexington, Justin Andrew Clodfelter, of Trinity and Elisabeth Carol Beusse, of Trinity. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville with the Rev. Gary Myers officiating. Interment will follow in the Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3420 Shamrock Drive, in Charlotte. Online condolences may be sent to the Beusse family at wwwjcgreenandsons. com. ***

Ethel C. Carter Ethel C. Carter, 93, of Thomasville, departed this life after a brief illness, on March 12, 2010, at Thomasville Medical Center. Born in Eleazer, Randolph County, April 15, 1916, Ethel was the daugh-

ter of Effie Jane Luther and Gilbert E. Carter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, John F. Carter, Sr., and George E. Carter, Sr., her sister, Virginia M. Carter, and nephew George Carter, Jr., and special friend, John Kinney. Survivors include a devoted sister, Pauline Carter Young, and brother-in-law, Fred Young, with whom she resided. Those who also cherish her loving memory are one nephew, John F. Carter, Jr., nieces, Joan Carter, Susan Carter Wilson, June Carter Garrou, Joyce Young Teague, Julia Young Shadrick, Jean Young Hill, and Jane Young Brennan and their spouses, children, and grandchildren. Upon her retirement from Wrenn Hosiery Mill, she enrolled at Davidson County Community College and received her certification as a nursing assistant. She served in that capacity at The Thomasville Medical Center for fifteen years. Ethel, active in her church ministry up until her death, served as a Sunday school and vacation Bible school teacher and president of the Women’s Missionary Union. She participated with the Thomasville Senior Citizens, volunteered in the Meals on Wheels program, and enjoyed quilt making and gardening. Family visitation will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall of Carolina Memorial Baptist Church, with the funeral to follow in the church sanctuary at 3 p.m. with Dr. Dana Slack officiating. The burial service will then be conducted at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Miss. Carter will remain at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the visitation. Memorials may be directed to Carolina Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, 422 Liberty Drive. Online condolences may be sent to www.jcg reenandsons. com. ***

Jewell N. Embler Mrs. Jewell Nance Embler, 75, a resident of 268 Old Embler Road, died Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at her residence. She was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Davidson County, a daughter of the late Edward Nance and Anna Swing Nance. She was a retired employee with Lank of Lexington. Mrs. Ember attended Faith Community Chapel. On Oct. 23, 1948, she was married to Colen Oscar Embler, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Irene Howard and Elizabeth Godfrey, and brothers, Willie Nance, Frances “Doc” Nance and Garland Nance. Surviving are a daugh-

ter, Connie Embler, of the home; sons, Donnie Embler and wife, Katrina, of Thomasville, and Ronnie Embler and wife, Barbara, of Shallotte; a brother, Forrest Nance and wife, Sue, of Lexington; Grandchildren, Candy Bullabough and Ricky Floyd; and great-grandchildren, Courtney, Tiffany, Anthony, Garrett, Harrison, Makale and Zachary. Funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. in Faith Community Chapel with the Rev. Mike Wetherald officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Embler will remain at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church thirty minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and other times at the home. The family request memorials be directed to Hospice of Davidson County, 202 Hospice Way, in Lexington, or to Carolina Christian Academy, 367 Academy Drive. Online condolences may be sent to the Embler Family at www.jcgreenandsons.com. ***

Sallie L. Gallimore Sallie Lambeth Gallimore, 102, of 1112 Trinity Street, Thomasville, died at Hospice Home in High Point on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, surrounded by her family. Born in Denton on March 7, 1908, her mother Maggie, along with her twin sister Allie Hill Grubb, was recorded in the 1988 Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest set of living twins. The twins, Sallie’s mother and aunt, both lived to be 106. Celebration of life will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in J.C. Green & Sons Chapel with Dr. Jeremy Simpson and the Rev. Chuck Garner officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, in High Point. Online condolences may be sent to the Gallimore family at ww.jcgreenandsons.com.

Delores Grimmett LINWOOD — Delores Ann Lowman Grimmett, 62, of Wilson Road, died Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Rowan Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel with Preacher Clyde Akers officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Memorial Park. The family

will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and other times at the home of her brother-in-law, 3679 S. NC Highway 150. Online condolences may be made at www.davidsonfuneralhome.net.

Talmadge G. “Tom” James

WINSTON-SALEM — Mr. Talmadge Gray “Tom” James, 84, of 3155 Willard Road, died Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. Born in Forsyth County on Sept. 6, 1925, to Edward and Fern Jones James, he was a retired installation technician for Southern Bell and was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. Graveside funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Friedland Moravian Church Cemetery. The family received friends on Friday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Wallburg. The family requests that memorials be made to Kate B. Reynolds Hospice and Palliative Carecenter, 101 Hospice Lane, in Winston-Salem. Online condolences may be made at www.jcgreenandsons.com.

Mickey LeCroy

LEXINGTON — Charles (Mickey) Michael LeCroy, age 71, of Lexington, died suddenly Wednesday, March 10, 2010. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Lexington. Arrangments by Davidson Funeral Home, in Lexington.

Joseph H. “Joe” Long

Mr. Joseph Howard “Joe” Long, Jr. 82, a resident of Liberty Wood Nursing Center and formerly of 573 Ed Sink Road, died Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at the nursing home. Born in Davidson County, June 22, 1927, a son of Joseph Howard Long, Sr. and Lottie Hansel Long, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and later served as a Major in the NC National Guard. Graveside service with military rites will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor David Davis officiating. The family will receive friends at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Sunday from 6 until 8 p.m. and other times at the residence. The body will remain at the funeral home until the hour of service. Online condolences may be made to the Long family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.

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RELIGION

Reevaluating our sense of winning and losing KEEPING THE FAITH

DOUG CREAMER Guest Columnist

On Sunday evening my wife and I watched the Academy Awards. We enjoyed watching the red carpet fashions and the opening of the program when the hosts aimed their jokes at the nominees. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s interesting to see the reactions of the stars as they win an academy award and to hear them express their appreciation to those who helped them achieve their success. I imagine it must be difficult for the actors

when they do not win the Oscar. Part of the problem is the perception that they lost the award. What so many stars overlook is the fact that they were nominated for the award in the first place. There are many actors who work hard at their craft and never get acknowledged by receiving an Oscar nomination. I took my students to the state DECA competition last weekend. I know itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not the Academy Awards, but there is a big stage where the students are honored for achieving the best in the state. The students are required to dress up for the conference, so for them it is like the Academy Awards. They are so nervous and excited while they wait to see if their name is called to come up on the big stage. The students get so excited when their names are called, but they are also very disappointed if their name is not called.

I have been teaching for many years, but I still do not know how to comfort a student who does not win one of the top awards. I try to explain to the students that the competition is fierce and that everyone wants the chance to advance to the national competition. Even though they won proficiencies, which are an honor to achieve at the state level, they really wanted to win big. The concepts of winning and losing are often paradoxes in the kingdom of God. The Bible teaches us that the first will be last and the last will be first. We all like to win; itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fun to be the winner. In the Kingdom, the winners are often those who serve others. Living according to Kingdom principles means that we are willing to give up what the world or our society thinks is important in order to accomplish what is important to God.

Jesus posed the question to His disciples, what happens if you win everything, if you are wildly successful in the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eyes, but it costs you your soul? Many people work tirelessly climbing the corporate ladder of success and through dedication and hard work achieve worldly success. However, in order to achieve that success they sacrifice time spent with their family and they give up going to church and maintaining their faith. That kind of success comes at a very high price. I believe that true and honorable success comes through investing in other peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lives. Businessmen and women have that opportunity by providing excellent customer service; once again focusing on taking care of people. True success in the Kingdom comes when you help people grow spiritually and help them connect

with God. Often caring and helping people grow is not financially rewarding, but the eternal rewards will be priceless. The question is in whose eyes do you want to be considered a winner â&#x20AC;Ś in the eyes of other people or in the eyes of God? I want my life to be invested in building others up, encouraging and strengthening the faith of those I come in contact with. As a teacher, not only do I want to educate my students but inspire them to reach for the stars. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t mean financial success, I mean success where they invest in others and have a positive impact on their community. I want them to reach their God-given potential. I want to encourage you to reevaluate what

you consider winning and losing. While it is wonderful to be rewarded here, it is far greater to earn rewards in heaven. Look for ways that you can encourage and build others up. True winners look to put others first, to honor and esteem others, and to find the good in others and to help them bring it out. I wish each of you the success that comes when you hear your Heavenly Father say, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Well done my good and faithful servant. Well done.â&#x20AC;? Doug Creamer teaches Marketing at East Davidson High School. His website is located at www. dougcreamer.com Contact him at PO Box 777, Faith, NC 28041 or email doug@dougcreamer.com.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 2010

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Coming Next Week • Final NJCAA tourney recap • Off the Porch with Dick Jones

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NJCAA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT

National title hopes end for Storm CALENDAR TODAY BASKETBALL NJCAA Tourn. TBD

MONDAY BASEBALL Thomasville @ S. Stokes 6:30 p.m. BASEBALL E. Davidson @ So. Guilford 5 p.m.

DCCC loses to Roxbury; falls against Herkimer BY ZACH KEPLEY Sports Editor There will be no NJCAA Division III national championship for Davidson County Community College this year, as the Storm lost its quarterfinal game to Roxbury (Mass.) Community College, 81-78 on Thursday in Delhi, NY. The loss ended a 21game winning streak for DCCC, who fell behind by double digits early in the first half, before rallying to trail by one at halftime. “We were playing tentative and turning it over,”

SOCCER Randleman @ E. Davidson 6 p.m. SOCCER Ledford @ Trinity 6 p.m. TENNIS C. Davidson @ Thomasville 4 p.m. TENNIS E. Davidson @ Lexington 4 p.m. TENNIS Ledford @ So. Guilford 4:30 p.m.

TUESDAY BASEBALL Ledford @ E. Davidson 4:30 p.m. GOLF Ledford @ Forbush 3:30 p.m. SOFTBALL E. Davidson @ Ledford 6:30 p.m.

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There were 11 lead changes and 12 ties in the game. Rico Geter had 21 points, Phillip Williams 19 and Justin Glover 17. On Friday, DCCC fell behind by 18 to Herkimer (N.Y.) Community College before battling back to lose 91-87 in a consolation game. Glover scored 31 points to lead DCCC. The Storm, 29-5, play in the seventh-place game today against Mountain View College. “It is all about pride, now,” said Ridge. Davidson is the only team from the south to reach the tournament.

COURTESY OF NJCAA

Kimani Hunt dices through the Herkimer defense for a shot opportunity in a consolation game Friday.

ACC TOURNAMENT

2010 BASEBALL PREVIEW

Youthful Pitching a LHS ready ‘Dogs look strength for to make for growth East squad noise in 3-A With only one senior on the team, the future of Thomasville baseball is bright. They just have to get through this season with a lot of inexperienced players. The Bulldogs finished their final season of 1-A baseball last year, amassing an 8-10 record. Now playing its natural rivals at the 2-A level in the Central Carolina Conference, it may be even tougher for the youthful Bulldogs, who have struggled early on this year after losing eight players. “We are young, but we are trying,” said head coach Brian Kennedy. Pitching is so important to a team’s success, and unfortunately for THS, that is where they have the least experience. Thomasville will send senior Sam Everhart to the hill along with Steven Stanley, Korey Hilbourn and Troy Butler. “We are very young and inex-

East Davidson finished just three games above .500 in 2009, but had a great year winning the Central Carolina Conference Tournament and making it to the second round of the NCHSAA 2-A playoffs. There are plenty of new faces for head coach Dan Tricarico, who begins his 26th season at the helm, but all signs point to the Golden Eagles being competitive again in 2010. Where East may have an advantage over many teams is its depth at pitching. Tricarico has eight different arms he can put on the mound, including Keaton Hawks (All-CCC), Tyler Lequire, Braxton Shetley, Justin Mounts, Justin Weavil, Preston Gammons, Taylor Warren and Avery Bowles. “I think we have more depth in our pitching than we have had in the past,” Tricarico said. “That is really promising when you get

WALLBURG — Ledford baseball had what many would consider to be a down year for them in 2009, finishing with a 10-15 overall record and fifth-place spot in the Central Carolina Conference standings. Still, the Panthers made something of it battling their way to the third round of the NCHSAA state playoffs. In 2010, the Panthers should have a lot more experience returning seven starters, who will face plenty of new challenges as LHS makes the jump to the 3-A Mid-Piedmont Conference. The Panthers feature a fierce lineup from top to bottom led by seniors Brian Connolly and Jonathan Reid. Connolly led the team in almost every offensive category last season and Reid is a tough-nosed player in the leadoff spot. Victor Zecca can provide offense in a variety of ways and sophomore Pete Guy is a major long-ball threat, having

See DOGS, Page B4

See EAST, Page B2

See LHS, Page B4

ACC TOURNAMENT

Duke does just enough to get by UVA BY BRYAN STRICKLAND

GAME REPORT DEADLINES:

said Storm coach Matt Ridge. “I called a timeout and really got into them a little bit, and they responded.” Davidson came all the way back and held a 75-73 lead with 3:20 to go, but would score just three points the rest of the way while missing several easy buckets all night they normally convert. “If we finish the shots we normally make, we would have won by double digits,” Ridge said. “The game was called very loosely and I think the guys were waiting for the referee to bail them out around the basket.”

Durham Herald Sun GREENSBORO — No one has ever questioned Duke’s total commitment to winning the ACC Tournament, even in those years that it conceivably could be viewed as little more than a warm-up for the NCAA Tournament.

For a significant stretch of the Blue Devils’ opener Friday afternoon, however, they played like a team with an eye toward next week. “We didn’t have the edge that I thought we needed to beat Virginia in the first half,” Duke coach

Mike Krzyzewski said following the top-seeded Blue Devils’ 57-46 victory at Greensboro Coliseum. “I thought we came ready to play; I don’t think we came with a sense of urgency.” Krzyzewski tried to cajole his team during a

fiery timeout with seven minutes left in the first half, but what it really took to shake Duke was the narrow two-point margin it held heading to the game’s final six minutes. That’s when the Blue Devils responded, at last,

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Heels out after loss to Ga. Tech BY BRIANA GORMAN Durham Herald Sun GREENSBORO — Tenth-seeded North Carolina entered the ACC Tournament on Thursday hoping to become the first team in history to win four games in four days to earn Williams an automatic NCAA Tournament bid. Instead the Tar Heels, the reigning national champions, are headed back to Chapel Hill to see if they get an NIT bid after blowing a 13-point first half lead to No. 7 seed Georgia Tech, which won 62-58 at the Greensboro Coliseum. UNC currently is on the NIT bubble with a 1616 overall record. “It’s definitely very disappointing,” said UNC forward Tyler Zeller, who had 17 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double. “I believe a lot of our team believed we could get four out of four, so it’s just one of things that we’ve got to deal with and hopefully get invited to the NIT and do something there.” Coach Roy Williams said UNC would accept an NIT bid if offered, and it would be the Tar Heels’ first trip to the second-tier tournament since 2002-03 when it was 17-15 after the ACC Tournament. It would also be Williams’ first experience in the NIT, as he has taken his teams to the

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SPORTS

The tackle box gun that can teach you how to shoot OFF THE PORCH

DICK JONES Outdoor Columnist I like black snakes. Oh sure, I get a little upset with them when they invade the bluebird house in the front yard, but overall, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d say a black snake is beneficial to have around. Copperheads are another matter; I kill copperheads on sight. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if this applies to copperheads, but in some places, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s illegal to kill a rattle snake. If I lived there, I would be guilty of that law from time to time and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d have to rely on luck and keeping my mouth shut to stay out of trouble. In the 1960s, I had a small Smith and Wesson 2â&#x20AC;? Kit Gun. The Kit Gun was touted to be the perfect tackle box gun for shooting snakes while fishing. While I liked the adjustable sights, I wondered at the time why S&W didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make it identical to their incredibly popular Chief â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Special. I valued my little Kit Gun too much to put it in my tackle box but I really enjoyed that gun. I was thinking about killing snakes this week

EAST From page B1 backed up with games due to rain or come tournament time where you play consecutive nights.â&#x20AC;? East has struggled a bit at the plate, but may have turned the corner in its latest game against Southwest Guilford. The Golden Eagles lost 12-6, but out-hit the Cowboys with many of them going for extra bases. Weavil gets things started at the top of the lineup with Hawks, Lequire, Justin Hulin and many others capable of driving in a plethora of runs this year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think we are coming around,â&#x20AC;? said Tricarico. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have some individuals that just need more time in the cage, but overall we are headed in the right direction.â&#x20AC;? Defensively, East is looking to improve on its performance to this point of the season. The Eagles are not terrible on defense, but have a knack of booting the ball or throwing it away at the worst time. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Defense has been our Achilles-heel so far,â&#x20AC;? Tricarico said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is not so much that we have made a bunch of errors, but that they have been untimely.â&#x20AC;? Tricarico expects Central Davidson to be the team to beat this year in league play. Rounding out the East squad is David Lawson, Will Luther, Scott Walker, Luis Tejada, Christian Key, Phillip Coggins and Tyler Pedley. East begins conference play play March 26 at Lexington. kepley@tvilletimes.com.

when I tested the Charter Arms Pathfinder because this gun is perfect for the job. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also perfect for the person who has a small frame revolver for a home or self defense gun and wants to learn how to shoot it. As a North Carolina Concealed Carry Instructor, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m often asked which gun is best for personal defense. There are so many different ways people use personal defense guns thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no way to answer that question. I just tell them what I would carry. My favorite personal defense guns is a 2â&#x20AC;? barreled Charter Arms .38 Undercover. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve had it for over 25 years and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s never missed a beat. I honestly believe you could carry one of these for 100 years and, provided you took reasonable care, it would work as well in 2110 as it did in 2010. The reason for this reliability is simplicity. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s very little to go wrong because the gun is a simple proven design. The reason I prefer it over many other simple guns is that itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s small and light. My Undercover weighs 16 ounces. My wife, Cherie, has an aluminum framed Pink Lady version of the same gun and it weighs 12 ounces; the same as a regular bottle of water. The stainless steel Pathfinder I tested this week is identical dimensionally to the .38s, but slightly heavier due to the smaller bore. What really makes this

little .22 practical is how much money it can save the owner. No matter which gun a person chooses as a personal defense gun, they must use the gun enough to have a reasonable level of comfort and confidence. Shooting a .38 enough to get that level of proficiency is an expensive proposition at $25 for 50 cartridges. At $3 for 50 cartridges, the Pathfinder is a training tool that is operationally identical to the more powerful .38. Realistically, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll save enough money on ammunition in learning to shoot to pay for the gun. The 2â&#x20AC;? Pathfinder weighs in at 19 ounces,

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That brings us back to another snake story. About 20 years ago, I noticed a thicket was developing in the woods next to my house. Being too lazy to resolve the problem the way most citizens would, I fenced the little section of woods in with electric fence wire and turned my seven cows into the area. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s amazing how cows love honeysuckle and they were making short work of cleaning out the thicket. As I sat on the porch admiring my work and savoring a Coke, my dog, George, went berserk barking at something. I got up and discovered a largish copperhead coiled up and giving George the stink-eye. The cows had run him out of his lair and he wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t happy about it. At about ten feet, one shot from the Charter removed the snakes head. I remembered that little exercise when I was shooting the Pathfinder. When I first got the gun, I shot it a few times and noticed it shot a little low. I mentioned this to one of the engineers when I was in the Charter Arms booth at Shot Show and he told me they knew the guns had the tendency to shoot low and to file the front sight down if I wanted. This week, I took the gun to the shop and took about .054 off the front sight. I cut a few thousandths off and shot the gun until it put the bullets right where I was looking.

There would be no effort at all in taking a snakes head off with this one. Once I got the front sight where I wanted it, I finished up with two offhand six shot groups at seven yards that measured under one inch. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s good accuracy for any defense gun. In fact, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s good accuracy for any gun. OK, the gun will pay for itself in making you a better shooter, it will outlast you and has a lifetime warranty, and it will take the head off a copperhead giving you the stink-eye at seven yards with the first shot after youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve spent your time learning to shoot it well. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not to like? Stainless steel, accurate, cheap, lifetime warranty, the Pathfinder is a great training tool. Dick Jones is a freelance writer living in High Point. He is a retired competitive shooter, and NRA Certified Instructor. He captained numerous National Championship Teams. He is a Distinguished Rifleman and an NRA Certified Rifle, Shotgun, and Pistol Instructor. He teaches N.C. Concealed Carry Classes and does public speaking for clubs and organizations, hosts outdoor events, and helps church and youth groups raise money with outdoor events. You can visit his website at offtheporchmedia.com and contact him at offtheporch52@yahoo.com.


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DUKE From page B1 holding the ninth-seeded Cavaliers scoreless until the final 25 seconds while putting up 11 points to pull away. Duke’s big three, not surprisingly, scored all of the points that put it away. Jon Scheyer, who had hit 2 of 14 shots to that point, hit all three of his attempts during the decisive run to finish with 15 points. Kyle Singler, who scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Nolan Smith (15 points) complemented Scheyer’s strong finish with an impressive tip-in apiece. As a result, Duke (27-5) will continue its quest for its ninth ACC Tournament title in the last 12 years today (1:30 p.m., WRAL) when the Blue Devils take on No. 12 seed Miami, which downed No. 4 Virginia Tech 70-65 to become the first 12 seed to reach the semifinals. “Winning the ACC is big — we’ve won it eight out of the last 11 years, so it’s been big to us — but

OUT From page B1 NCAA Tournament every year they have been eligible — a streak of 20 consecutive years. “[I’m] just disappointed,” fifth-year senior Marcus Ginyard said. “Would definitely like to stay [at the ACC Tournament] a little longer, but it’s not the way it is so we’ve got to start thinking about what’s coming up. Hopefully, we get to play another day.” The Tar Heels, who lost to the Yellow Jackets twice during the regular season, appeared to be headed toward a big win after an energetic and aggressive first half gave them a 34-24 advantage at the break. But Georgia Tech (20-11) opened the second with a 3-pointer and two layups, prompting Williams to call a timeout 75 seconds into the period. “They just came out with a lot more energy and were able to gain a lot of confidence early in the offense getting a couple quick easy buckets,” said Ginyard, who had six points. “I think they were able to just build on that confidence and continue to make big shots.” The Yellow Jackets took their first lead since the first half when Glen Rice Jr. hit a 3-pointer to put the score at 39-38 with 16:24 to play. The teams then traded buckets and the lead over the next nine minutes, but a Derrick Favors jumper gave the Yellow Jackets the lead for good at 54-52. Favors, the ACC

Mt. Airy plus many more will be competing at the famous .455 mile asphalt oval. The Nascar Whelen All American Series Late Model Stocks will also take to the track for 150 laps. Three time track Champion and N.C. State Champion Travis Swaim will be vying for his fourth title, which would put him in the history books as this feat has yet to be accomplished by

any other driver. Other previous track champions competing in the season opener are Jason York of Reidsville, Brad Brinkley of Sanford and Randy Benson of Rockingham. The green flag waves for the 150-lap Nascar Whelen Southern Modified Tour at 2 p.m. followed by the 150-lap Late Model Stock event. Grandstands open at noon on Sunday.

still you’re looking ahead to next week, wondering what’s going to happen,” Krzyzewski said. “Somehow, you have to create a sense of urgency for this moment. “I thought our team was able to do that by the second half.” Virginia ’s relentless effort finally got through to the Blue Devils. The Cavaliers (15-16) stood even at 27-all at halftime, then withstood 10 straight points from Singler early in the second half, falling behind 46-35 only to bounce back with nine straight points to make it 46-44 heading to the final six minutes. “The situation created the sense of urgency,” Krzyzewski said. “It’s 46-44 — you better play or you’re going to go home.” Krzyzewski tried to get his team going and get Virginia out of its methodical offensive approach early on with a fullcourt press, but when the Cavaliers handled it, the Blue Devils backed off to conserve energy. They never backed off in the intensity of their halfcourt defense, however, holding Virginia to 32.1-percent shooting on

a day when Duke shot just a touch better at 38.2 percent. The Cavaliers actually found some success running off Duke misses — of which there were plenty — hanging close behind Jeff Jones (15 points) and Mike Scott (14 points, 11 rebounds). Jones hit a pair of 3pointers but Virginia hit just 3 of 14 as a team, with Sammy Zeglinski following up his 21-point game in an opening-round win over Boston College with an 0-for-9 day. “All year, we haven’t shot the ball well,” said Smith, who scored 11 points in the first half. “It’s been our defense that has kept us above water.” Despite the scare, the Blue Devils trailed just twice, both times by a single point late in the first half. And even if it wasn’t their best day, they never doubted they’d live to play another day. “We had a lot of poise,” said Duke senior Brian Zoubek, who had just two points but grabbed seven rebounds. “We knew we were going to win just because there was no other option for us; we’re not going home.”

freshman of the year, finished with a game-high 18 points and added nine rebounds. “I just took it upon myself for the team not to lose,” Favors said. UNC’s Will Graves tied the score at 56 with 5:13 remaining, but the Tar Heels missed their next five shots and did not make a field goal the rest of the way. A pair of free throws by Ginyard cut the score to 61-58 with 47.6 seconds to play, but Iman Shumpert responded with a free throw to make it a two-possession game. Larry Drew II’s 3-point attempt on the other end went in and out, and then Graves airballed another 3-point try at the buzzer. “The bottom line is we just couldn’t make shots,” said Williams, whose team made 33.3 percent of its shots from the floor. The Yellow Jackets led 10-5 five minutes into the game, but the Tar Heels used a 23-5 run to build their largest lead of the game. Zeller was the key during the stretch, scoring seven of his 17. Back-to-back 3s and a layup by Zachery Peacock helped the Yellow Jackets trim the deficit to eight, but they would get no closer before halftime. Zeller hit two free throws with 36.9 to play in the first and then drew a charge at the other end, as UNC went into the locker room with a 10point lead. But that lead and execution did not last long in the second half, and now the Tar Heels must go home and wait.

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SPORTS AREA SPORTS BRIEFS GOLF Golden Eagles third East Davidson finished third in a 3-team match on Wednesday at Tot Hill Farm. Central Davidson won with a 161, followed by a 164 by Southwestern Randolph and 185 by the Golden Eagles. Spencer Everhart shot a 43 to lead East.

SOFTBALL Everhart does it all for Ledford Ledford freshman Meg Everhart tossed a onehitter and struck out 10 to help the Lady Panthers by West Davidson 10-0 in six innings on Wednesday. Everhart also had a huge day at the plate belting two home runs and collecting three RBI. Jen Stilley was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Sara Persiani added a pair of RBIs for the 2-1 Panthers.

LHS From page B1 led the squad in home runs as a freshman. “We think 1-9 on any given night we can be really good,” said coach Kemp Smith. Ledford has a sound defensive unit and can play a variety of players at various positions. Guy is strong behind the plate, Connolly mans first when not pitching and Zecca holds down the shortstop position. Reid has the center field position nailed down, but the other spots could see a different player through the first few games as a lineup is decided. “I have some position battles going on and some decisions to make — as a coach that is always a good thing,” Smith said. Connolly will be one of the top starters on the hill

GENERAL Concealed handgun class There will be a concealed handgun class March 27 at the Fairgrove Fire Department. The class is from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. This class is mandatory for anyone wishing to get a concealed handgun permit. The class is covered by Jason Livingston, N.C. certified firearms instructor and 16 years law enforcement experience. The class covers laws for citizens governing the use of deadly force to protect their homes, as well as deadly force laws in general as they pertain to citizens of N.C. Also, gun safety, marksmanship and fundamentals are covered and practiced during the class, with hands on range time. To sign up for the class call 687-0290.

for the Panthers, while Glenn transfer Jonathan Shelton will see plenty of time as well. The remainder of the pitchers are young with Jonathan Coline likely to see time in relief, or as the No. 3 starter. The Mid-Piedmont Conference will be challenging as there are several quality teams to contend with. Smith believes his team has as good of a chance as any, but wishes he knew a little more about the other combatants. “Unfortunately, we do not know a whole lot,” said Smith. “We are going to take the next couple of weeks to go out scouting. It is an unknown, and we are going to go out as coaches and try to get a good plan against them.” Ledford starts MPC play at home March 19 against Southern Guilford.

Tips to improve your golf game STATEPOINT On the surface, golf can be a game of beauty and majesty, producing some of the most-storied traditions in all of sports. But for casual players, it can be the single most frustrating exercise ever invented. You don’t necessarily need to hire your own golf pro to improve your experience on the links. Of course, a lesson or two probably wouldn’t hurt either. “If you feel rusty or self-conscious, take a golf lesson or join a clinic to brush up your game and confidence,” says Carol Preisinger, the Director of Instruction at the award-winning Kiawah Island Club Golf Academy. “A good grip, posture, and alignment go a long way when you don’t play often. If you don’t have time to play, visit the practice facility and spend the majority of time working on your short game.” Preisinger knows what she’s talking about. Kiawah Island hosts a number of heralded courses designed by such golfing luminaries as Tom Fazio, Tom Watson, and Jack Nicklaus. In fact, Kiawah’s Ocean Course was designed and built specifically for the 1991 Ryder Cup matches. However, if lessons aren’t in the cards, Preisinger offers some other helpful tips: • Call in Advance: Before arriving at the course, inquire about rates, dress code, and other neces-

From page B1 perienced at pitching,” Kennedy said. “They have only pitched a few innings combined of varsity baseball.” Until the pitching staff can get some time on the rubber and get comfortable, Thomasville is going to rely on its offense to keep pace with the opposition. Stanley and Butler will be depended on to reach base and drive in a majority of the runs, but THS has stumbled when given chances to plate runs thus far. “We are struggling offensively right now,” said Kennedy. “We can get guys on base, but we leave a lot of them out there. We need to convert the chances we get.” The infield should be a strength for the Bulldogs in 2010. Butler, Stanley, Hilbourn and Rashaun Anderson lead the way. Kennedy expects East Davidson, West Davidson and Central Davidson to be contenders for first place in the CCC. With the lack of experience, Kennedy has kept his expectations within reason. “Our goal is just to make the playoffs and hopefully get in that fourth spot,” he said. Other players expected to contribute are Ralph Woods and Isaiah Williams.

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that’s right for you. But lugging a set on your vacation isn’t all that appealing. Leave them at home if they aren’t imperative to your game. Many resorts provide top-of-the-line equipment. Just don’t forget to buy golf balls. • Play Challenging Courses: Top resort golf courses typically offer scenic landscapes, lagoons or ocean views, which add beauty to the eye and depth to your game. • Learn the Rules: It might seem elementary, but familiarizing yourself with the USGA rule book, especially specific situations and procedures, may save you some strokes. Ask if local rules allow for “drop areas” on holes with water hazards, which could save you time and golf balls.

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sary information. If you’re on a budget, ask about twilight rates. Many resorts have discounted rates in the afternoon. You can save money on green fees and the course may be less crowded. • Know Your Game: By being familiar with how far your shots carry, you’ll better navigate course hazards. “Carry is the key word here, especially when water lies between you and the green,” says Kiawah’s Preisinger. “Plan accordingly and pick the best club that will carry the water.” • Improve Your Club Selection: Updating your golf clubs can help. Consider investing in custom wedges to save strokes, hybrids for hitting more greens, and a putter with a length and head weight

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F.Y.I. Blood pressure checks The Davidson County Department of Senior Services Senior Dynamics program offers free bi-monthly blood pressure checks. Visit the Lexington Senior Center at 106 Alma Owens Drive the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. and the last Friday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. to have your blood pressure checked. The blood pressure checks are being provided by CareSouth Home Care Professionals and Piedmont Home Care. For more information, call the Senior Center 2422290.

Recycle cell phones The Lexington and Thomasville Senior Centers will sponsor a movement to recycle old and used cell phones. In the U.S. alone, an estimated 500 million cell phones have been retired, meaning they are unused in someone’s home or in the trash. The Davidson County Department of Senior Services Senior Dynamics program along with the Davidson County Solid Waste Management Departmnet have partnered together to collect old cell phones for recycling. Bring unused cell phones to one of the following locations: Lexington Senior Center, 106 Alma Ownes Drive; Thomasville Senior Center, 211 W. Colonial Drive; Davidson County landfill or at any of the county’s recycling centers. The collected phones will either be refurbished and reused or recycled according to EPA standards. For more information, contact Lexington Senior Center, 242-2290, or Thomasville Senior Center, 474-2754.

Thomas Point Ministries Thomas Point Ministries, a new church, is meeting in the chapel of Thoamsville Funeral Home located at 18 Randolph St. Pastor Walter is preaching through the Book of Acts on Sunday mornings and through a series of messages about people that Jesus met on Sunday evenings. Come visit at 10 a.m. for coffee and fellowship. Sunday morning service is at 10:30 and the evening service is at 6. For information, call the church’s new phone number: 883-1111.

Bingo Join those at the Lexington Senior Center for Bingo and fellowship each Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.. The center is located at 106 Alma Owens Drive, Each person is requested to bring two small gifts for prizes. All Davidson County residents 55 and older are welcome to attend. For more information, please call 242-2290.

Strength Training Weekly Strength Training Classes meet each Thursday morning at 11 a.m. at the Lexington Senior Center at 106 Alma Owens Drive. This 45-minute low-impact program will consist of strength training and flexibility exercises. The strength exercises increase endurance, improve reaction time, prevent back problems, tone muscles and build calorie burning muscle tissue, which aids in losing weight. The flexibility

exercises help maintain an individual’s range of motion, slow down the development of arthritis, and strengthen muscles to prevent them from becoming short and tight. All Davidson County residents 55 and older are invited to attend. For more information or to register, call 242-2290.

Tranquil Touch Massage Licensed massage therapist Sonya Miller

offers Tranquil Touch Massage Therapy at the Senior Center. Come and enjoy a private massage at the center located at 106 Alma Owens Drive, the third Wednesday of each month from 12 p.m. to 4. The senior special is a 50 minute full body massage for $45.00 or a 30 minute neck, back and shoulder massage for $25.00. Therapy is open to all Davidson County residents 55 and older.

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Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club — a wholly volunteer organization of approximately 250 people — is currently seeking new members. They participate in four hikes/outings per week, 52 weeks per year. Annual dues are $20 per year per family/individual. Visit our website at www. piedmonthikingandoutingclub.org/ for schedules and information.

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The Thomasville Historic Preservation Commission joined with Thomasville Habitat for Humanity as the exclusive distributor of “Wheels of Faith and Courage.” Copies of the book are available at the Thomasville Visitor’s

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BUSINESS

Change happens TaylorMade

MARILYN TAYLOR Business Columnist

The land-line office phone rang and a friendly, but focused corporate HR Manager was on the other end. We’d worked together several years before, back when he was with another North Carolina-based company. The primary reason for the call became clear pretty quickly. He wanted me to do Who Moved My Cheese? You may remember that wildly popular book, written in 1998 by Dr. Spencer Johnson. It is now being called the World’s No. 1 Best Selling Book on Change — with more than 24 million copies sold worldwide. That’s quite a record for a couple of cartoon characters and a few mice. The HR Director went on to explain WHY he wanted me to do a seminar on “Cheese.” The company was serious about change and wanted it quickly. Already a world-class producer, this fabrication firm wanted its 44-acre flagship facility to be a model of safety, efficiency and organization. The owners challenged him to help lead the transformation, and safety was the number one item on his list. My help was needed with the cultural change. His positive, past experiences with Who Moved My Cheese? convinced him that book would be a good place to start. My HR colleague was right. Dr. Spencer’s book IS a great change resource. We experienced incredible response to that training program, as have so many others. Even so, as I thought about what needed to happen here, my needs

assessment side stepped up. “Hold on,” she said. “Let’s identify the outcomes you are looking for and consider what services or products would most likely produce those outcomes.” I was trying hard to envision the people in an organization that I did not know, making a product I knew nothing about. Then I tried to imagine them listening intently as I swooped in to rally the troops around a story about mice and little people. The thought made me more than a little uncomfortable. In the end we agreed for me to meet the principles and a few key players to consider the tasks and the options. This step relieved me greatly. Through an informal exchange of information, we discussed their vision, determined company expectations and decided to launch 5S. Company owners immediately got the word out that “Change Is Happening Now” through a new program designed to improve the condition of the workplace and make it safer. They ultimately formed and empowered the guiding coalition that lead the company through a sustainable program that emphasized organization, cleanliness, control of supplies and material, and environmental pride. The program was an excellent fit for the organization and the need for it was clear. They were off. The initial area chosen to demonstrate the program’s benefits created a positive stir and soon other areas wanted to get involved. The beneficial effects were obvious to anyone walking through the facility, so its reach began to rollover into other departments. The enthusiastic project leader helped keep spirits up, while focusing on moving forward and sustaining results. He was one busy young man. There were likely some who griped about having to be more careful about how and where things

were stored, or new procedures that were inconvenient. Resistance to ANY change is a predictable and natural part of the process. But this story demonstrates how an actual change effort based on Kotter’s model in Leading Change can foster effective change and help transform our workplaces. • Consider again his eight steps in the light of this real world example: • Establishing a sense of urgency. • Creating the guiding coalition. • Developing a vision and strategy. • Communicating the change vision. • Empowering broad-based action. • Generating short-term wins. • Consolidating gains and producing more change. • Anchoring new approaches in the culture. Each of these steps was critical to produce the desired results. Sometimes we went back in order to go forward. As Kotter says in the conclusion: “It is because change is so difficult to bring about that the transformation process has eight steps instead of two or three.” But sometimes when leaders lead and follow sure, change happens. Contact marilyn@ taylortrain.com to provide professional support services in leading organizational and personal change. Marilyn Taylor is the owner of Taylor Training and a certified coach/ corporate trainer with the Boston Coaching Company, home of PaperRoom System for Coaching. For more information, contact Marilyn locally at 2493194 or visit on the web at www.taylortrain.com. Taylor Training & Development, Inc. provides consulting services and has also provided coaching and team development in this region for 18+ years. Team tools include Strengths Finder 2.0, EDGE 360, TKI, CPI 260, the Enneagram and the MyersBriggs Type Indicator.

Greene promoted to business manager at local law firm TIMES STAFF REPORT

LEXINGTON — Brinkley Walser, P.L.L.C. recently announced that Karen Greene has been named Business Manager of the firm effective March 1, 2010. Greene has been with Brinkley Walser for over twenty-one years and most recently held the position of bookkeeper. Greene has an applied science degree in accounting from Davidson Community College. In her role as Business Manager, Greene will be responsible for the day to day operations of the firm and will work directly with its managing partner, David Inabinett. The firm has five firm members, two of-counsel attorneys and one associate attorney along with nine employees who will be managed by Greene. “Brinkley Walser has a commitment to implementing best business practices in its firm operations,” Greene said. This translates into a delivery of strong legal services for its clients. To hold the role of Business Manager with Brinkley Walser is an honor. I welcome the responsibility and look forward to working in this position.” “Having someone that the firm has great respect for, as well as the knowledge and the commitment to our firm

ethics and culture is a matter we take seriously,” said David Inabinett, managing partner. “We recognized that our very best candidate was already with us, and our selection of Mrs. Greene to hold this position was a good business decision.” Greene is a life-long resident of Davidson County in the Churchland/Tyro community. She is married to Greg Greene and has two children, Sarah, age 18, and Anna, age 16. Brinkley Walser prides itself on providing new and cutting edge legal counsel built on a foundation of knowledge and integrity over 120 years in the making. Our team of attorneys work in a number of areas, including business law, real estate, litigation, elder law, estate planning, injury and disability, criminal defense, traffic and DWI, banking, family law, municipal, governmental, and education law, among others. Based in Lexington, North Carolina, our primary practice area covers, but is not limited to Davidson, Forsyth, Rowan, Guilford, Davie, Montgomery, Cabarrus, and Randolph Counties. Brinkley Walser is an AV rated firm by Martindale-Hubble®. The firm’s offices are at 10 LSB Plaza in Lexington. Visit Brinkley Walser on the web at www. brinkleywalser.com.

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NORTH CAROLINA DAVIDSON COUNTY NOTICE TO CREDITORS T HE UNDER SIGNED, hav ing qual ified as Executrix of the Estate of ROBERT GLENN BOLES, deceased late of Davidson County, this is to notify all persons, f i r m s , a n d corp oration s having claims against said Estate to present t h e m t o t h e undersigned on or before the 19th day of M ay, 2010 , or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 19th February, 2010.

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B e n e f i t s a n d Communication Specialist Dennis Insurance Group, Greensboro Part Time / flexible hours Must ha ve exper ience in Word, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint, Internet / Web.Health Insurance experience preferred. Resume to danielle@ dennisinsurancegro up.com Need space in your garage?

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as the Executrix of the estate of Billy Morris Kennedy, deceased, of Davidson County, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the estate to present the same, duly proven, to the undersigned on or before the 14th day of June, 2010 otherwise this notice will be plead in bar of recovery. All person, firms, and corporations indebted to the estate will please me prompt settlement with the Executrix. Karen S. Harding Executrix of the Estate of Billy Morris Kennedy 1500 Jacob Street Thomasville, NC 27360 J. Frank Green Attorney at Law 22 West Guilford St. Thomasville, N.C. 27360 (336)475-0557 March 13, 2010 April 3, 2010

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The High Point Enterprise is currently accepti ng appli cations for a District Manager. This is an entry level management position within the Circulation Department. This position is responsible for recruiting and training independent carrier contractors. You would also be responsible for newspaper sales, ser vice and collections in your assigned ter ritory. You must have a valid driver’s license, good communication skills, be able to lift 45 pounds and be a self starter. You must be able to work early mornings, nights and weekends. Applicants may apply at the front counter at 210 Church Avenue, High Point, NC between 9am & 4pm Mon-Fri or Send resumes with salary history to: dpittman@hpe.com No phone calls, please. EOE.

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Manager wanted for a two or three month project working for a high end case good and upholstery furniture manufacturer in Vietnam. This individual would teach plant IE’s the proper method for the collection of standardized elemental data in the factory and supervise the collection of as much data as possible. This individual would supervise the installation of the data into the production and costing system. Excellent salary and all expenses paid. Send resume in confidence to: mwilson@theodore alexander.com. Furniture Sanding Department Consultant Need a retired or unemployed sanding department manager for two months to train employees at a High End furniture factory in Vietnam in use of the standard sanding equipment such as: sponge sander, side stroke, brush, spool, profile sander, flutter, pump, scroll, flat belt and wide belt. Individual must be hands on trainer who can set up and operate the machinery and understands the proper use of sanding grits to achieve the desired finish. All expenses paid including travel, meals and lodging. Excellent salary. Send resume in confidence mwilson@theodore alexander.com. Printing Company located in south High Point is seeking employees to run printers, frame prints and handle quality control. Not factory work, customer service skills a must. Hours 10-5 M-F. Pay starts at $8/hr. Will train right people. Please send resumes to printassist01@ gmail.com

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Need young bass player for high school gig. Will pay. Call 8855711. CITY OF THOMASVILLE LEGAL NOTICE The City of Thomasville in accordance with Federal and State Regulations is hereby giving public notice. Listed below are Significant Industrial uses that were in significant noncompliance (SNC) with national pretreatment regulations, 40 CFR Part 403, and State regulations, 15 NCAC 2H .0900 and local regulations during the period of January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

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Brasscraft - Thomasville is in SNC for failure to sample/report oil and grease once annually. Brasscraft has had an excellent compliance record for the last several years, however a recent change in their permit resulted in this sample requirement being missed. All other sampling requirements were met and all results of said sampling were in compliance with permit limits. Custom Drum Inc. is in SNC for failure to sample/report their fourth quarter required monitoring. Custom Drum has had an excellent compliance record for the last several years and all other sampling requirements were met and in compliance with permit limits. McIntyre metal was in SNC in Copper, Cyanide, and Nickel in the first half of the year. They were in SNC for Molybdenum in the second half of the year. McIntrye Metal has been working to resolve issues with new equipment started up this year. A continuing effort is being made by all significant industrial users permitted by the City to achieve and maintain compliance. Notices of Violations were sent and industries fined for their non compliance. City of Thomasville Utilities Department Wastewater Section Misty Conder Laboratory Supervisor March 13, 2010

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B8 – Thomasville Times – Saturday, March 13, 2010

CHURCH NOTES Ladies Day 2010

Hillside Park Baptist Church, 7593 E. Holly Grove Road, will hold Ladies Day 2010 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Kay Chandler, of Graham, will be guest speaker. Cost of $10 includes lunch. For more information, contact Freda Truitt, 4761875.

Old-fashioned country breakfast

Fairfield United Methodist Church, at 1505 NC Hwy 62 W, in High Point, will have its annual oldfashioned country breakfast today from 7:30 to 10 a.m. All proceeds will go to projects of outreach and missions. The breakfast will consist of country ham, bacon, sausage, eggs, grits, hash browns, gravy, biscuits and beverages.

100 Women in Red Women Ministries Program

Parkside Church of God of Prophecy will hold its annual 100 Women in Red Women Ministries Program on Sunday at 3 p.m. The speaker is Minister Queen Esther Dixon of Mercy Outreach, in High Point. Congregations, choirs, groups, mimes and dance teams are all invited. A donation of $10 is welcomed. Call (336) 886-1147 for a corsage in your honor.

ACC homemade soup and sandwich lunch

Fair Grove United Methodist Church will hold its ACC homemade soup and sandwich lunch on Sunday at noon. Everyone is asked to wear favorite team colors. Donations are appreciated. The event is sponsored by the Lucy Girls. The church is located at 138 Fairgrove Church Road

Sunday singing

Landmark Baptist Church, 6055 Sunset View Drive, in Archdale, will have its regular second Sunday singing at 2:30 p.m. Sunday with Faith Walkers from Asheboro.

Theology of NASCAR speech

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of WinstonSalem, 4055 Robinhood Road, will hear the Rev. D. Charles Davis speak on “Theology of NASCAR: Why has driving in circles captivated Ameri-

ca?” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. At the 9 a.m. pre-service forum, Neil Cooper will discuss “Worldwide Plant Therapy Research: The Next Major Medical Science Breakthrough.” For more information, see uufws.org.

Girl Scout Sunday Zion United Church of Christ will celebrate Girl Scout Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday. They will lead out in the service and share some of what they have learned in Girl Scouts. The church is located at 130 Hasty School Road.

Lenten Concert The Memorial United Methodist Church chancel choir and chamber orchestra will present a Lenten concert: “The Seven Last Words of Christ,” an oratorio by Theodore Dubois. The concert will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. All are welcome. Scheduled soloists include Priscilla Oldaker, soprano, Neal Holladay, tenor, and Laverne Mohl, baritone. For more information, please contact the church office at (336) 472-7718, or visit www. mumctville.org.

Relay For Life Most congregations and faith-based groups across the area have had members who have lost the fight against cancer, are currently fighting it or will sometime in the future face the possibility of fighting it. These groups are joining the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in the fight to find a cure for this disease. This year’s relay (a walking relay) will be held in High Point at S.W. High School Saturday, May 22, from noon to midnight. Relay team meetings are normally held the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Millis Center in downtown High Point. To enter a team, contact Rich Guilliouma at (336) 905-7954 or rrichray@ email.com.

Lenten Devotional Series First Presbyterian Church will hold the Lenten Devotional Series on Tuesdays now through March 30. Worship begins at noon and ends at 12:30 so that people may attend during their lunch hour.

A light lunch will be available in the fellowship hall after the service. Lunch choices will include sandwiches, soup, salad, dessert and drink for $6. Proceeds will benefit Cooperative Community Ministry and other projects. The series is intended to be an ecumenical worship service inclusive of the entire community. March 16 – The Rev. Faye Herbin – Central United Methodist Church March 23 – Dorothy Klass, pianist and soloist March 30 – The Rev. Jonathan Conrad – Grace Lutheran Church with The Brotherhood providing music. The church is located at 21 Randolph St. For more information, call (336) 476-4110 or e-mail info@ tvillefirstpres.org.

Spring Revival Brown New Calvary Baptist Church will hold its Annual Spring/ Youth Revival beginning Monday and going until March 17, 2010. Santes Beatty, Youth Minister of Genesis Baptist Church, Greensboro, will be the guest minister for the week. Services will begin each night at 7pm. Thomas D. McSwain, Jr. is the host pastor.

Spring consignment sale The Youth Enrichment Governing Board at Archdale Friends Meeting will be conducting a spring consignment sale on Thursday, March 18, from 7-9 p.m.; Friday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, March 20, from 8 a.m. to noon. Many items will be half-price on Saturday. This sale will benefit the various youth enrichment programs at Archdale Friends Meeting. For more information, call the AFYEP at 4314147.

The Inspiration in Concert The Inspiration in Concert will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 19, 2010, at the T. Austin Finch Auditorium. For more information, call Judy Ealey at (423) 245-1645.

Shadowlands First Presbyterian Church will be showing the movie Shadowlands on March 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The film shows a few years in the life of C.S. Lewis, the English author best known for his books “Mere Christianity” and “The Chronicles of Narnia.” Lewis, a member of the English faculty at Oxford University, became friends with Joy Gresham, an American author. Poles apart in personality, they were nonetheless drawn to each other and eventually married. The film stars Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger and is rated PG. This is part of the church’s continuing presentation of films that speak to Christian living and Christian values. The series generally is presented on the third Saturday night of the month. Movies are presented on a large screen with surround sound and high definition capabilities. Free admission, free popcorn and free soft drinks. Spirited discussion of the film themes follows the showing.

Country breakfast buffet Hopewell United Methodist Church, 4540 Hopewell Church Road, in Trinity, will hold a country breakfast buffet Saturday, March 20, from 7 to 10 a.m. The menu will be: eggs, grits, biscuits, gravy, pancakes, bacon, sausage, ham and choice of beverage. The prices are $7 for adults, $3 for ages 6 to 12 years and free for those 5 and under. All proceeds will go to the building fund.

held Sunday, March 21, from 8-10 a.m. Services are purposed to honor the individuals who give much of themselves daily in support, preparation and the strengthening of the youth of the community. The celebration includes a breakfast and recognition program at 8 a.m. followed by Sunday morning worship at 9 a.m. with a special prayer for teachers, faculty and administration at the end of service. All teachers will be honored with certificates and keepsakes in addition to a selection of free items for the classroom such as dry eraser markers, pens/pencils, hand sanitizer, paper, calculators and more.

Blood drive Hopewell United Methodist Church will be having a blood drive Sunday, March 21, from 1:30 to 6 p.m. The church is located at 4540 Hopewell Church Road, in Trinity. For more information, call (336) 431-9507.

Pine needle sale Hopewell United Methodist Church Youth will be having a pine needle sale fundraiser to raise money for its mission trip this summer. The cost is $5 per bale. All orders must be placed by Sunday, March 21. Payment is due at the time of order. The pine needles will be at the church Saturday, April 10. Pick up the order, or have it delivered home at no charge. To place an order or for more information, call (336) 472-3716. The church is located at 4540 Hopewell Church Road, in Trinity.

Computer class Teachers’ Appreciation Services Pastor Reginald M. Holiday and The Gate Church family will honor Davidson County teachers. Celebration and service invitation is extended to all city council officials and school board members. The service for Thomasville Primary School and Hasty Elementary School will be

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First Presbyterian Church in Thomasville will be hosting a PC basics class on March 25 at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The presentation will cover a broad range of basic computer skills needed to comfortably navigate computer systems, back up precious memories and data, safely browse the internet, and more.

This will be a free service for the community and will gather topics of interest for future classes. Feel free to bring a laptop. The class will meet for one to two hours with discussion time strongly encouraged. Feel free to contact the church office at (336) 4764110. The church is located at 21 Randolph St.

Community Easter egg hunt

Fair Grove United Methodist Church, located at 138 Fairgrove Church Road, will hold a community Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 27, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. All children from birth to fifth grade are invited. Hotdog lunch will be provided.

Easter drama, “The Witness”

Greenwood Baptist Church, 1010 Lexington Ave., will hold an Easter drama, “The Witness,” on Saturday, March 27, and Sunday, March 28, at 6 p.m. “The Witness” is the story of Jesus as told by his disciple Peter. The drama features a cast of 37 people, with Brad Livengood portraying Peter and Joseph Pugh taking on the role of Jesus.

Spring Cantata

The Memorial United Methodist Church chancel choir and orchestra presents a Spring Cantata, “Simple Gifts,” featuring anthems by Mack Wilberg, Jay Rouse, Mary McDonald and Rene’ Clausen. The cantata focuses on the simple gifts – life, light and peace – and includes sacred and symphonic music as well as a multi-media presentation to inspire all the senses. The cantata will be held on Palm Sunday, March 28, at 10:55 a.m. in the church sanctuary. The performance will feature more than 75 musicians. The Memorial United Methodist Church is located at 101 Randolph St. For more information, contact the church office at (336) 472-7718.

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