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Former Ledford teacher faces more charges BY ELIOT DUKE Staff Writer

Additional charges have been filed against a former Ledford High School teacher who is accused of having sexual relationships with his students. Scott Edwin Ring, 42, of 936 South Ridge Court in Winston-Salem, is facing three more charges

of felony sex offense with a student after another former student came forward and alleged that the two engaged in sexual acts over a two-year period dating back to 2006. “We had a new victim come forward and [Ring] was indicted on a new charge,” Davidson County District Attorney Garry Frank said. “A true bill [of indictment] was sent

‘We had a new victim come forward and [Ring] was indicted on a new charge.’ — Garry Frank Davidson County District Attorney to the grand jury and returned [Tuesday].” A Davidson County grand jury returned two true bills of indictment filed on Sept. 27, 2010,

against Ring, alleging he “unlawfully, willfully and feloniously did engage in a sexual act” with a male student starting on Nov. 1, 2006. According to the

true bills of indictment obtained from the Davidson Clerk of Courts Office, Ring allegedly engaged in a sexual act with the male student between Nov. 1 and Nov. 30, 2006, and also between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2007, while the defendant was a teacher at Ledford High School and the victim was a student “at this same school.”

Ring originally was arrested by the State Bureau of Investigation on Feb. 12 and charged with felony taking indecent liberties with a child and felony sex offense with a student. According to an arrest warrant, these offenses allegedly occurred between Aug. 1 and Sept. 30, 2008 with “a known

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Lease brings medical helicopter to county

Man enters plea deal in insurance fraud case

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LEXINGTON — Davidson County residents can now rest a little easier. The Board of Commissioners approved a lease agreement that will fly a Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Air helicopter out of Davidson County Airport. Air Methods Corp., based in Colorado, signed with the county for a fiveyear lease — which begins Nov. 1 and runs until Oct. 31, 2015 — to use the hangar for around-theclock crew offices and the storage of a contracted $4.5 million Wake Forest chopper. In addition to faster response time for medical emergency services, the county will receive $2,175 in monthly rent from Air Methods as well as property tax dollars on the helicopter and gas sales.

A Thomasville business man accused of collecting insurance premiums from employees and then not providing any health coverage reached a plea deal on Monday that will keep him out of jail — at a steep price. Darrell Haire, owner of A.M. Haire Truck Bodies Inc. on Pineywood Road, plead guilty to four counts of misdemeanor common law uttering and received a 180-day suspended sentence for his role in collecting more than $200,000 worth of insurance premiums from dozens of employees and failing to provide the insurance. The Department of Insurance initiated the investigation. As part of his plea deal, Haire also will have to pay $213,639.45 in restitution and he will be on

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HARVESTING FUN Thomasville Police Lt. Raymond Widener fills ‘Care Bear’ Jimena Centeno’s trick-or-treat bag with items Thursday during Communities In Schools annual Harvest Festival held at Central Recreation Center. The festival, which was originally organized by the late Conrad Kinton, gives parents and their children a safe alternative to trick-or-treating on Halloween night.

Police offer Halloween safety tips BY ERIN WILTGEN Staff Writer

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KING AND QUEEN Kelsey Long and Malcolm Wimmer were named Homecoming Queen and King Friday night at East Davidson’s football game.

Ghouls, goblins and witches will soon flood the streets, flanked by Harry Potters and a variety of fairy princesses. With these little munchkins running amuck, treat bags clutched tightly, local law enforcement seeks to prevent the trick and ensure the treat. “Halloween should be filled with surprise and enjoyment, and following some common sense practices can keep events safer and more fun,” said Davidson County Sheriff David Grice. The City of Thomasville will celebrate Halloween on the actual holiday, letting Trick-or-Treaters roam on Sunday, Oct. 31. Exact times will be left up to the neighborhoods. Thomasville Police officers will be out and about to make sure all goes smoothly and keep high visibility. “Our role will be to aggressively be out and patrolling the residential ar-

eas to be seen by the children and parents alike,” said Major James Mills, TPD. “We’re hoping that all of the Trick-or-Treating will be over around 9 p.m. or so. Partying is a big thing, we expect some Halloween parties, but we’re prepared for that, too.” Overall, Mills says the department doesn’t anticipate any major trouble. “You have malicious mischief that occurs any time that you have Halloween,” he said. “You have people who get out and they celebrate in ways that are not considered the norm. But I don’t think we’re expecting any big problems.” There are minor risks, of course. Mills stresses the need for drivers to watch for children — especially young children — running out from between parked cars or meandering in the middle of the road. When entering or exiting a driveway or alley, drivers

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Relay For Life fundraising

Motivated Movers, a team participating in the 2011 Relay For Life of Davidson County, would like to announce that its fundraising efforts are underway. The team is using an online company called Fun Pasta to raise money for the local American Cancer Society. Fun Pasta Fundraising, whose pasta is created in over 300 different shapes like animal paws or holiday shapes, is a family-owned business based out of Nashville, Tenn. To donate, visit Fun Pasta’s Web site at http://www.funpastafundraising.com/shop/motivatedmovers.

Davidson County Health Department meeting

The Davidson County Health Department is holding a meeting today at 6 p.m. at the health department in Lexington in order to allow the community to provide feedback on several action plans that support the 2009 Community Health Assessment. These action plans will help guide the health department in providing programs that meet the health needs of the community. This meeting is open to the public.

Rock’n High Point concert series

Rock’n High Point concert series presents The Embers, one of the original Carolina Beach Bands, today at Mendenhall Terminal in front of IHFC and Showplace in downtown High Point from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost is $7 at the gate. Food and beverages will be available for sale. Audience members should plan to bring their own chairs. Raffle tickets for the Simon Jewelers gift card ($500 val-

Plastic canvas class Davidson County Department of Senior Services Senior Dynamics program will hold a plastic canvas class, which will meet the first Wednesday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lexington Senior Center, located at 555-B West Center St. Extension. The next two classes will be held on Nov. 3 and Dec. 1. Fee for each session is $5, which includes all materials needed. Each month a different project will be featured. Advance registration is required. To register or receive more information, call (336) 2422290 or e-mail stefanie.poore@davidsoncountync.gov. Deadline for registration is Friday, Oct. 29, and Nov. 26.

Autumn harvest yard sale Hospice of Davidson County will hold an Autumn harvest yard sale on Friday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 30, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The sale will be held at the former headquarters at 524 South State St., in Lexington. Sale items include gently used clothing, furniture, toys, baby items and household accessories. Baked goods and the agency’s 25th anniversary cookbook, “Keep Your Fork,” will also be available to purchase. All proceeds will benefit the United Way of Davidson County.

Downtown Salisbury Ghost Walk Downtown Salisbury Ghost Walk is a walking tour of the town once called the wettest and wickedest in the state of North Carolina. Learn legends of historic Salisbury and hear stories of the paranormal and the unexplained about downtown homes and business locations. Walking tours meet at the Old Salisbury Post Office, 130 W. Innes St. Event dates are Oct. 29, 30 and 31 with tours at 7, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Adults cost $10, students $5, and children under 5 are free. For reservations and more information, e-mail boo@salisburyghostwalk.com or visit www.salisburyghostwalk.com

Preserving the harvest High Point Museum will hold a preserving the harvest in the Historical Park will take place Saturday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 31, from 1 to 4 p.m. The early Quaker settlers to this area relied on techniques like drying and pickling to preserve their summer and fall harvest for the winter. Come help costumed interpreters with this seasonal chore. All ages welcome and admission is free.

Fall festival and Trunk or Treat Pilot Fire Department, 4205 Old Hwy 29, will hold a fall festival and Trunk or Treat Saturday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 10 p.m. Everything is free. Hotdogs, drinks, roast marshmallows, face painting, bounce house, cotton candy, cupcake walk, games, prizes, lots of candy and much more will be available. For more information, call (336) 4756152.

Halloween costume linedance party The Lil Carolina Opry, located at 8154 Highway 64-West in Trinity, will host a special Halloween costume linedance party with Rhonda Hicks on Saturday, Oct. 30. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Dance starts at 7:30. Cost is $6 for adults and children 12 and under are free. Linedance lessons are every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m., for $5. For more information, call (336) 847-9740 or go to www. lilcarolinaopry.com.

Free blood pressure checks Beginning November 2010, Liberty Wood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will begin offering free blood pressure checks the second Tuesday of each month from 1 until 3 p.m. at the Lexington Senior Center, located at 555-B West Center St. Extension. Free blood pressure checks will still be provided the last Friday of each month from 1 until 3 p.m. by CareSouth Home Care Professionals. For more information, call the Lexington Senior Center at (336) 242-2290 or e-mail Stefanie.Poore@DavidsonCountyNC.Gov.

Thomasville Library Trivia Halloween Trivia 1. How many pounds of candy corn is sold each year in the US? a. 20,000 lbs. b. 200,000 lbs. c. 20,000,000 lbs. d. 200,000,000 lbs. 2. Costume designers for the film Halloween (1978) altered what kind of mask to create the mask worn by the film’s villain, Michael Myers. a. Ronald Reagan b. William Shatner c. Robin Williams d. John F. Kennedy 3. Which of the following was the most popular children’s costume for 2008 according to a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation? a. Princess b. Pirate c. Batman d. Witch 4. The Guinness World Record book shows the largest pumpkin ever grown to have weighed how many pounds? a. 460 lbs. b. 868 lbs. c. 1,228 lbs. d. 1,725 lbs. 5. Jack-o-Lanterns were originally carved from which vegetable? a. radishes b. turnips c. mushrooms d. yellow squash

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ue) are only $5. Proceeds benefit United Way of Greater High Point’s Children’s Initiatives. Other concerts are Fantastic Shakers on Dec. 2, Band of Oz on Jan. 13 and Craig Woolard Band on Feb. 19, all at Showplace from 6 to 9 p.m.

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should watch carefully and be mindful of children in dark costumes. “We’re asking people to be extra careful in driving, especially after dark that evening with the small kids out,” Mills said. “We’re asking that the real small Trick-orTreaters be extremely careful and be supervised by parents.” Other safety tips from the Sheriff ’s office include planning a Trick-or-Treating route through familiar territory and checking the sex offender registry at www.ncdoj.gov for any dangers along that route. Instruct children to only stop at homes that are well-lit and never to enter a stranger’s home. Supervise young children and make sure older children go out in groups, and know the names of your children’s friends. Establish a return time and remind kids not to eat any treats until they get back home. Drill home and emergency phone numbers before leaving the house, and pin a slip of paper with the child’s name, address and phone number inside a pocket in case a youngster gets separated. One way to avoid the hazards of Halloween is eliminating Trick-orTreating all together. Of course, this doesn’t mean keeping kids home under lock and key. “We’re asking people to consider taking children to the various local churches and locations where they’re doing the Trunk-and-Treats,” Mills said. “That way the kids will be a little safer. They won’t be out in the streets and crossing streets.” Whatever method of festivity, Grice emphasizes that simple precautions go a long way to keep the night free of injury and accidents. “Halloween is a fun time in Davidson County,” Grice said. “Let’s make it a safe time as well. The major dangers are not from witches or spirits but rather from falls and pedestrian or car crashes.”

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HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS Motorists • Watch for children darting out from between parked cars, or walking on roadways, medians and curbs • At twilight and later in the evening, watch for children in dark clothing Parents • Plan and discuss the route in familiar areas Trick-orTreaties intend to follow • Check the sex offender registry at www.ncdoj.gov when planning your child’s Trick-or-Treat route • Make sure kids Trick-or-Treat in a group • Teach your children to stop on at houses or apartment buildings that are well-lit and never to enter a stranger’s home • Establish a return time • Tell your youngsters not to eat any treat until they return home • All children need to know their home number and how to call 9-1-1 in case of an emergency • Pin a slip of paper with the child’s name, address and phone number inside a pocket in case the youngster gets separated from the group • Walk, do not run, from house to house. Do not cross yards and lawns where unseen objects or the uneven terrain can present tripping hazards • Walk on sidewalks, not in the street. Walk on the left side of the road, facing traffic if there are no sidewalks Treats • Give children an early meal before going out • Insist that treats be brought home for inspection before anything is eaten • Wash fruit and slice into small pieces • Throw away any candy that is unwrapped or partially wrapped or has a strange odor, color or texture Costume design • Only fire-retardant materials should be used • Use light-colored materials • Strips of retro-reflective tape should be used to make children visible • Do not use masks as they can obstruct a child’s vision. Use facial make-up instead Accessories • Knives, swords and other accessories should be made from cardboard or flexible materials. Do not allow children to carry sharp objects. • Bags or sacks carried by youngsters should be light-colored or trimmed with retro-reflective tape if children are allowed out after dark

From page A1 supervised probation for five years. Haire paid $50,000 upfront to the Davidson County Clerk of Courts Office on Tuesday, and the money will be dispersed to each employee who was affected. “Each person will get their proportional share or whatever percentage of the $213,000 that they are owed,” Davidson County District Attorney Garry Frank said. “They’ll also get their percentage of the $50,000.” Haire was charged with 47 counts of obtaining property by false pretenses, a Class H felony with a maximum sentence of

30 months for each count, but Frank said the plea deal enables the victims to retrieve some, if not all, of their losses. Haire and his company failed to provide insurance between Nov. 1, 2008 and Jan. 31, 2009. Employees also were not made aware that the company stopped providing insurance. “If he goes to jail, they get nothing,” said Frank. “The objective was to come up with some way to make it to where he could make the people whole who were wronged on this thing. He has to be able to have some sort of ongoing business to do that. Under the circumstances, this is the best plea we could work out to have a reasonable ability to have this con-

summated. If we go in and do something, even if we have an astronomical figure, and he can’t make it, there’s not much that happens to help the people thereafter. By having this significant of a down payment and the way we’ve got this structured, there’s a reasonable chance he can get them paid back.” According to Joe Black with the Davidson County Clerk of Courts Office, Haire will be allowed to work out of state after first reporting to his probation officer. Haire’s company ceased operations on June 19.

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Lowe indicted on felony embezzlement charges TIMES STAFF REPORT Davidson County’s former director of emergency services was indicted by a grand jury on Monday for allegedly embezzling money from the Thomasville Rescue Squad. Doug Lowe, 49, of Bay Tree Lane, was indicted on 21 counts of felony embezzlement by a public officer, 18 felony counts of forgery endorsement and

18 counts of felony uttering a forged endorsement. Lowe is accused of embezzling more than $15,000 from the Thoamsville Rescue Squad during a five-year period while he served as the volunteer secretary. Lowe was arrested by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation on Oct. 8. He resigned from his position the same day. Lowe is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 6.

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Hugh Holliman hitting Rayne Brown with misleading and false attacks on tax pledge WASHINGTON, DC – Incumbent Democrat Hugh Holliman has hit Rayne Brown, his Republican opponent for North Carolina House District 81, with multiple attack ads in an attempt to mislead voters about the actual meaning of the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, which Brown has signed. In at least two commercials and one mailer, Holliman argues that Brown’s Pledge means she supports tax breaks for companies that outsource jobs. In reality, the goal of the Pledge is to protect North Carolina tax payers and businesses from tax increase, and does not prevent revenue-neutral elimination of tax credits.

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The “No New Taxes” Pledge simply commits a signer to “oppose and vote against any and all efforts to raise taxes.” By making this promise, Rayne Brown has taken tax hikes off the table for all taxpayers in North Carolina – something Hugh Holliman has not done.

Ledford High School student.” Ring was a science teacher at LHS for 12 years. Davidson County Clerk of Court Brian Shipwash said that Ring will probably face all the charges at one time. “If they hold true to tradition, the charges will be married together,” said Shipwash. “Most of the time, there’s a tradition, as far as for judicial economy, for all of these court dates for these charges to be at the same time. The district attorney has a challenging task in that each case has to be proven individually on its own merit so it’s not creating hardships on either the case file defendant or the defendant’s attorney. Whatever happens with one, as far as continuances and things of that nature, normally happens with the other.” Ring’s next scheduled court date was not available as of press time Wednesday night.

False attacks on the tax pledge are part of a desperate national Democrat narrative and began earlier this year, when the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee ran ad in Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District making the same outsourcing attacks on Charles Djou that Holliman is leveling at Brown. Nonpartisan FactCheck.org declared these attacks “blatantly false.” FactChecking.org recently ran another analysis concluding that attacks on the Pledge for state candidates “make even less sense.” “It’s clearly desperation time for Hugh Holliman and national Democrats. These patently false attacks about Rayne Brown’s tax pledge don’t even pass the laugh test,” said ATR President Grover Norquist. “The truth is that voters are tired of tax-hiking Beverly Perdue puppets like Hugh Holliman representing them in the North Carolina General Assembly.” “Families across North Carolina have been cutting back to cope with the economic downturn. Yet politicians like Hugh Holliman have continued to increase spending unsustainably in Raleigh. Just last year Holliman voted for more than $1 billion in higher taxes on all North Carolinians so that the state would not have to go to the trouble of living within its means. Rayne Brown has promised a needed break with liberal Hugh Holliman and has committed to opposing further job-killing tax increases,” continued Norquist. “It’s telling that Holliman has resorted to knowingly misleading his constituents. Brown has committed to restoring fiscal sanity in the State House. Holliman has proven himself to be nothing more than a lying tax hiker.”

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Preparing for a recital MUSICALLY SPEAKING

JOSEF WALKER Guest Columnist

In preparing for an upcoming recital on Nov. 14, I started thinking about all the earlier aspects of my life that have brought me to this point. There have been concerts in the past, and hopefully may be more in the future, but this one is of singular importance. The Nov. 14 recital will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Ordination of The Rev. Dr. Richard A. Cheek, beloved Pastor Emeritus of Heidelberg Church. I am grateful to so many people who have guided me and pointed me in the right direction for fulfilling God’s plan for my life. I am grateful to my mother, the late Etta Maie English Walker. My father died when I was 18 months old, leaving my mother with three children to rear on her own; my brother Horace Porter Walker Jr., my sister, Martha Jane WalkerCreed, and me. She provided piano lessons for both my sister and me. My sister was the brilliant one in the family and excelled in everything else except music. When she got her drivers license, she volunteered to take me to my piano lessons. Now this is really funny because she is hardly five feet tall now. You can imagine her in our family car (with the big tail fins) sitting on a telephone book and a throw pillow from the sofa in the den, driving me for lessons. On our first trip, she could hardly see over the hood and scrapped the side of my teacher’s porch with the bumper of the car (she said the porch was too close to the driveway anyway). M.J., I promise, I never did tell mother about the small

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scratch on the bumper. I am grateful to my mentor, the late H. Grady Miller, founder of the Winston-Salem Symphony, who helped prepare me for my audition to the School of the Arts. He later helped me land my first job as Organist of First United Methodist Church in High Point where he was Minister of Music. I was 17. I’m grateful to Margaret Vardell Sandresky to whom I owe everything that is good about my playing: style, technique and all. It was she who encouraged me to develop the talent I have for Improvisation. I remember the late Mildred Hendricks, Chapel Organist of Duke University, who invited Mrs. Sandresky to bring her gaggle of aspiring organists to Duke Chapel for master classes with the great Pierre Cochereau, Organist of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. None of us got to play an entire work but he listened politely to a little over a page of my playing one of Bach’s little preludes and fugues. He smiled and said: “Ah, Très bien, après!â€? I was thrilled and turned to Mrs. Sandresky and asked, “What did he say?â€? She responded, “He said you played very well.â€? I continued â€œâ€Ś but what else did he say?â€? Mike Surratt and Tony Center, who knew far more French than I did, leaned over and said: “Josef, he said, ‘that’s good ‌ next.’â€? I was a little less proud of

my playing after that. I am grateful that during my childhood, college, U.S. Army (where I served as a Chaplain’s Assistant and Post Chapel Organist) and adult life, church was and is an important part of my life. As a child, there was no question as to whether I wanted to go to church or not; if I was alive and well I would be in church. Having heard the scriptures from an early age prepared me to select hymns, anthems, and sacred music which illuminate the spoken word in the worship service. Although I have done some concert work, the majority of my career has been spent attempting to uphold and maintain the standards of organ and choral music in the church. In my earlier years, I memorized all of the music for my recitals. As I have gotten older and can’t remember where I left my cell phone, let alone a 30- to 40-minute program of music, I play from the printed score. It’s always better to have it and not need it, than the other way around. I’m grateful to my friend and colleague, Eddie Huss, Minister of Music and the Arts, of First Presbyterian Church in Charlotte for his assistance in helping me select new repertoire to be used in the November program. I am grateful to Heidelberg Church for their care and preservation of the Palmer Memorial Organ given by the fam-

ily of Dr. J. A. Palmer, to the church in 1955. This organ was only the second pipe organ installed by the Schantz Pipe Organ Company in the state of North Carolina. Its low console provides good visibility for playing and conducting. It has a warm 19th century English organ sound. The organ chambers, above the chancel choir loft, speak well into the nave of the church, and the sound is further enhanced by the vaulted ceiling of the sanctuary. The church, founded in 1894, provides excellent acoustical properties for concert sound, be it vocal or instrumental. Artists from our “Great Music of Heidelberg� series often comment on how musically “live� the room is. The upcoming recital is Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. and you are most welcome to attend. I hope to see you then, if not just remember to keep a song in your heart. Josef Walker is Organist/Choirmaster of Heidelberg United Church of Christ and member of the Executive Board of American Guild of Organists.

TIMES STAFF REPORT Davidson County Community College’s Davie Education Center is offering a couponing ccourse to help people shop smartly and use coupons to save substantial amounts on their grocery bills. The popular course will be offered at the Davie Education Center on Tuesday, Nov. 2 from 7 to 8 p.m. The center is located in Advance on 120 Kinderton Boulevard, Suite 110. There is a $5 charge for the class. The instructor is Carmen Palmer, a master couponer. Palmer will

Piedmont Crossing to hold holiday fair TIMES STAFF REPORT

Get in the spirit of the holidays and get a jump start on holiday shopping by joining Piedmont Crossing for its 2nd annual Holiday Craft Fair on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Local craftsman will display jewelry, hand-crafted soaps, wood carvings, flower arrangements, candles, quilts, jams & jellies and more. It will be an event for everyone to enjoy. This event is open to the public. Kindly reply to Blair White, Director of Marketing, at (336) 474-3605 or bwhite@uchas.org to pre-register.

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Thomasville Times MICHAEL B. STARN Publisher mstarn@hpe.com • LYNN WAGNER Advertising Director lwagner@hpe.com

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

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To the Editor

Hugh Holliman voted to spend money on a $25 million pier when teachers and educational staff were being laid off. His tax-and-spend polices have lost thousands of jobs in Davidson County. We have a 30 percent dropout rate in our schools in the state of North Carolina. Even though the N.C. Senate overwhelmingly passed the Castle Doctrine, a bill that would allow people to protect themselves in their homes, he killed it and would not let the N.C. House vote on the bill. Another tidbit of information on Mr. Holliman, he doesn’t even live full-time in Davidson County. He said he was going to run on his record but all he does is level false accusations against his opponent Rayne Brown. The media is quick to come to Mr. Holliman’s defense when they feel an ad or a flier are less than truthful even when the flyer states facts in evidence and is factually correct, but do not feel the same is needed for the falsehoods propagated by Holliman’s camp. A case-in-point would be the ad Mr. Holliman is running, and has probably spent $100,000 on, accusing Rayne Brown of signing a pledge that could export jobs to China using www.ATR.com as his reference. That is a ridiculous claim. If you go to the website, read the pledge, Rayne Brown pledged to not raise taxes and to try to create an environment that would encourage businesses to locate here and create the much-needed jobs Holliman has run off with his tax policies. Go read it yourself, don’t be fooled by the same old lies coming out of Holliman’s campaign. The ATR(Americans for Tax Relief) put out a press release to show what the pledge contained, let’s see if any media outlets publish the facts. Factcheck.org has shown his add to be false. The NRA endorsement Holliman received is a joke, as is the endorsement of the N.C. Chamber of Commerce. In conclusion, you can believe what Holliman is telling you or you can look around and see the misery, disarray and corruption that exists in this state directly related to policies Holliman has supported. Please don’t be led astray by false claims. If Hugh Holliman goes back to Raleigh you will see the largest tax increase in our state’s history. Vote to make a difference this year, vote Rayne Brown for N.C. House. Hold Holliman accountable for his record. Chuck Fortune Lexington

We are being asked to amend the Constitution of North Carolina. Again. I fear that most people are going to vote for the proposed constitutional amendment because they think that they are voting to prevent a specific convicted felon from serving as sheriff. What they actually will be doing is voting to deprive themselves forever of the power to make that choice. The amendment will make the constitution of our state handmaiden to the laws of all the other states. A North Carolinian who committed an offense in some far-off place, and has long since paid the penalty, will face that crime anew, and be punished for it for the rest of his life, by disqualification from his county’s highest office. And it won’t matter if the statute that convicted that North Carolinian in that far-off place has long since been repealed, or maybe even been held unconstitutional. There will be no exceptions for exonerations or convictions set aside. So Darryl Hunt will never be able to run for sheriff of Forsyth County. And the dozens of men who will eventually be freed by the investigation of the SBI crime lab — men who possess painfully learned special insights into the flaws of our criminal justice system — all of those men will be barred forever from serving as sheriff of any county in the state. The last time our constitution was amended, it was to strip the voters of their power to veto an exotic new form of government debt. The result was the Randy Parton Theater. We need not burden our constitution with another dubious provision. We already have a proven method for preventing a convicted felon from serving as sheriff. It’s called an election. In the primary last spring, in each of six counties, a convicted felon sought nomination to the office of sheriff. A total of 26,649 voters in those six counties marked a ballot in favor of one of the nonfelon candidates for sheriff. I was one of those 26,649 voters. In each of the six counties, the felon was defeated. In no county was the outcome even close. Seldom has there been a more resounding vindication of the vox populi, the voice of the people. But instead of renewed reverence for the ballot box, we have this proposal to further stifle that voice. The amendment should meet the fate that befell the six felons. Barney W. Hill Thomasville

Obama’s false alarm VIEWPOINT

STEVE CHAPMAN Syndicated Columnist At a campaign rally the other day, President Barack Obama decried those who say “you can’t overcome the cynicism of politics; no, you can’t overcome the special interests; no, you can’t overcome the big money; no, you can’t overcome the negative ads.” The president emphatically disagrees. But here’s the odd thing: The only people you hear taking that view are in the White House. It’s been their lament since the Supreme Court ruled in January that corporations have a constitutional right to spend money communicating their views about candidates running for office. “I can’t think of anything more devastating to the public interest,” Obama declared. All this spending, said presidential adviser David Axelrod, “is a threat to our democracy.” Lately, they are particularly alarmed that foreign money may be going to conservative groups that run anti-Democratic ads. Axelrod thinks it is vital for the names of such donors to be disclosed. CBS’ Bob Schieffer asked, “Do you have any evidence that it’s anything other than peanuts?” Axelrod replied, in a heroic display of chutzpah, “Well, do you have any evidence that it’s not, Bob?” Guilty until proven innocent: a new concept. But the president is right in believing that if people reject the agenda of the cor-

porations that are spending money in this election, they can vote against it — and win. Americans are about as likely to vote for every candidate a corporation favors as they are to buy every product a corporation advertises. It’s not as though Mammoth Amalgamated Corp. or China World Takeover Inc. is going out and paying citizens to cast Republican ballots. It’s not even as though corporations, foreign or domestic, are trying to buy off politicians with direct campaign contributions — which remain illegal. All they can do is finance broadcast spots or newspaper ads with messages intended to sway voters. As more than half of all political candidates discover every election year, such efforts often fail. Unless the ads make a case that is persuasive and believable to a majority of voters, they are wasted. Most corporate executives seem to understand as much and choose not to bother. When the Supreme Court decision came down, critics predicted a tidal wave of corporate spending on elections. What they overlooked is that in about half the states, such outlays were already allowed, without that dire consequence. All the evidence indicates that corporate electioneering makes no difference in election outcomes or legislation. John Coleman, a political science professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, examined the period 2000-2008 and found that states permitting such spending were no more likely to have Republican legislatures, businessfriendly regulatory policies or low business costs. What can we conclude from this experience? Either businesses don’t spend enough money to get their way or haven’t found ways to sell their message. In any case, it’s hard to see

how their spending can be “devastating to the public interest” when its effects are all but undetectable. The main reason for its futility is that there are lots of voices out there trying to influence how Americans vote. This year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, outside groups (not counting party committees) have spent about $225 million on electioneering — which comes to a grand total of $1 for every American of voting age. That sum is less than all the contenders have laid out in a single race — for governor of California. In 2008, candidates for the U.S. Senate and House raised a total of $1.4 billion, and that number will undoubtedly be higher this year. In addition, there are countless TV commentators, editorial writers, radio talk-show hosts and bloggers weighing in on these races. In the end, though, none of them gets to decide the winners. It’s the voters who hold the ultimate power. That’s why comprehensive disclosure of who’s contributing to independent groups is less than crucial. The lack of such information doesn’t keep voters from evaluating each ad in light of the other information they have on the subject. If you hear someone on the radio say that 2 + 2 = 5, you don’t need to know who bought the spot to decide whether to believe it. The administration thinks that Americans cannot possibly sort out truth and error in a wide-open clash of ideas. But all the evidence confirms: Yes, we can. Steve Chapman blogs daily at newsblogs.chicagotribune. com/steve_chapman. To find out more about Steve Chapman, and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com.

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Air Methods’ 14 employees also will bring a tax base to the area. “We’re excited,” said Assistant County Manager Zeb Hanner. “It’ll be a good thing for the people in the county.” Davidson County bought the hangar from SSG, an Archdale-based marketing company, for $160,000. That 10,000-square-foot hangar is listed with a tax value of $425,000 and has a 1,700-square-foot office attached. That extra office space played a key role in the purchase. Wake Forest had talked to the county over the summer about leasing a corporate hangar, which didn’t have offices. The extra space is necessary to house crew. About the same time, SSG approached the county saying it had an unused hangar with office space. “It was a lot of good coincidences that all came together at the same time,” Hanner said. “It’s just wild the way the timing worked out.” Hanner says flights should begin in the middle of November and will service Davidson, Rowan and Randolph counties. The county still must install a shower and washer and dryer hook-up in the hangar for use by staff working in 12-hour shifts. The board also voted unanimously to convert Davidson Medical Ministries Clinic into a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a free clinic. A small committee arrived at the idea when pondering how to expand care to the county’s 18-21 percent of medically uninsured between ages 18 and 64. The advantage of an FQHC, which is designed specifically to serve medically needy, is the receipt of $650,000 in federal funding annually. “I’m really happy,” Walser said. “How we care for and treat the poor and the downtrodden says a lot about our value system as a community. Standing up tonight and doing this with two hospitals and all the other agencies involved is a giant step forward.” Both Thomasville Medical Center and Lexington Memorial Hospital pledged money toward the $100,000 needed to apply to be an FQHC. The United Way will contribute $50,000 and the county Board of Health declared $30,000. The $100,000 number came as a stipulation of a partnership with Gaston Family Health Services, which the county thinks will increase its chances in the application process. “We have a highly competitive grant process,” said Health Director Layton Long. “But we feel like we have a very strong application.” However the county won’t hear the application results until August 2011. Sandy Motley, executive director of Davidson Medical Ministries, says that since about 1,300 groups applied, the date was pushed back. In other news, the board also: Approved a lead remediation project to clean up soil on land that used to house a firing range for the Davidson County Sheriff ’s office. The board awarded the bid to Marcor Environmental at $53,766. Though Marcor didn’t offer the cheapest quote, County Purchasing Director Dwayne Childress said the company used the best methods and included some techniques that the other company, MT2 DJ McNeil Cleaning, did not. MT2 offered a cost of $25,900.

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.

Sept. 24

• Nicholas Shawn Davis (WM, 16) arrested on charge of communicating threats at 410 Unity St. • Daniel Gale Johnson (WM, 50) arrested on charge of harrassing phone calls at 20 Vivian St. • Wendy Renee Amerson (WF, 43) arrested on charge of failure to appear at 206 Warner St. • Michael Brandon Griffin (WM, 27) arrested on charge of public use of alcoholic beverage at 899 Bryan St. • Timothy Lee Smith (WM, 38) arrested on charge of larceny at 371 Pebble Drive. • Ronald Ray Bennett (WM, 71) arrested on charge of DWI at Mainn Street.

Sept. 25

• Dericka Copez Pratt (BM, 24) arrested on charge of DWI at Ball Park Road. • Elizabeth Katherine Byerly (WF, 22) arrested on charge of misdemeanor larceny at 1585 Liberty Drive. • Sanjia Lynn Robertson (WF, 29) arrested on charge of misdemeanor larceny at 146 Harris

Road in Lexington. • Jay Patrick Henderson (BM, 24) arrested on charge of resisting a public officer at 410 Salem St. • Brandon Lynn Saunders (WM, 28) arrested on charge of assault by pointing a gun at 303 Duke St. • Casey Danielle Broughton (WF, 24) arrested on charge of assault by pointing a gun at 303 Duke St. • Jeffrey Ren Nance (WM, 51) arrested on charge of possession of a controlled substance at 806 Fairway Ave. • John Robert HIcks (WM, 40) arrested on charge of possessing drug paraphernalia at 806 Fairway Ave. • Anton Dequan Covington (BM, 16) arrested on charge of affray at 811 Cox Ave.

Index Thomasville Elsie Moore Nicholas F. Russo Jr., 79 Lexington Bert Clapp, 91 Charles T. Everhart, 66 Other areas Larhonda A. Dallas, 23 Mary Deister, 85 Robert F. Motsinger, 85 Kane I. Rivera, infant

Bert Clapp LEXINGTON — Samuel “Bert” Burton Clapp Jr., of Clapp Farm Road, age 91, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at his home. Visitation will be held Sunday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Davidson Funeral Home, Hickory Tree Chapel, followed by a memorial service. Online condolences may be made at www.davidsonfuneralhome.net.

Larhonda A. Dallas HIGH POINT — Miss. Larhonda Anglenette Dallas, 23, of 215 W Kearns Ave., died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 at her home. Funeral service will be held Saturday at noon in Cornerstone Church of Christ. The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday 30 minutes before the funeral service and other times at the home. S.E. Thomas Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Deister GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Mary Leona Steed Deister passed away on Oct. 24, 2010, in Grand Junction, Colo., at the age of 85. She was born on Sept. 12, 1925, to John Thomas & Mamie Lee (Spoolman) Steed in Thomasville, N.C., and spent her childhood in High Point. Mary was married to Robert Donald Deister on Dec. 24, 1949, in Greensboro. They were married until his death on March 26, 2006. Mary and Robert lived in Grand Junction for the past 11 years, and also lived in Kansas, Illinois, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina and Missouri prior to moving to Colorado. Mary was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Grand Junction and enjoyed card games, reading and playing bingo. She was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mary was an active member at the Hilltop Commons and loved her extended family there. She was known as the Queen of Texas Hold-Em, and she will be greatly missed. Mary is survived by

her two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert D. Deister II (Robin), of Leadville, Colo., and John A. Deister (Wendy), of Fruita, Colo.; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda K. Miller (Dwayne), of Fairfield Bay, Ariz., and Donna Cornish (Jim), of Lexington, Ky., and Jill Landry (Deister), of Fruita, Colo.; eight grandchildren; Josh, Justin, Jeremy, and Jeff Miller, Robert D. Deister III, and Nate, Rheann, and Devon Deister, and 10 greatgrandchildren, Alexis, Peyton, Jase, Emma, Aiden, Brooklynn, Keegan, and Grant Miller, Emma Deister, and Keira Neal. Mary is preceded in death by her parents, John and Mamie, and her husband, Robert. Rosary was recited Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with inurnment at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado at 10 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B No. 12th St., in Grand Junction, Colo. Callahan-Edfast Mortuary is assisting the family. ***

Charles T. Everhart LEXINGTON — Charles Timothy Everhart, age 66, of Lexington, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, at Hinkle Hospice House. No services will be held. The family received friends at Davidson Funeral Home Wednesday from 6 until 8 p.m.

Elsie Moore On Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Elsie Mae Hunt Moore, left this earth to be with her heavenly father and her beloved husband. She was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Davidson County, a daughter of Grady Hunt and Lala Clodfelter Hunt. Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her husband, Pastor Howard Moore, on June 10, 2000; daughters, Peggy and Wanda Hunt, and grandson Justin Hunt. Mrs. Moore, along with her husband, founded Love of God Baptist Church in 1998, where she was a charter member. She was known as the “First Lady” of the church. Surviving are sons, Marty Moore and his wife, Lisa, of Thomasville, and Rocky Hunt and wife, Debbie, of Silver Valley; a brother, Tony Hunt and wife, Rachel, of Lexington; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and a special friend Mary Walker, of Thomasville.

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Funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Love of God Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Orman officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Moore will remain at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 to 8 p.m. and other times at their respective homes. The family request memorials be directed to Hospice of Davidson County, 202 Hospice Way, in Lexington, or to Love of God Baptist Church, 5606 S NC Hwy 109. Online condolences may be sent to the Moore family at www.jcgreenandsons. com. ***

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Nicholas F. Russo Jr.

Mr. Nicholas Frank Russo Jr., 79, a resident of 12 Louise Ave., died Monday, Oct. 25, 2010, in the Thomasville Medical Center. Born Feb. 20, 1931, in Maybrook, N.Y., a son of the late Nicholas Frank Russo and Isabella Capone Russo, Mr. Russo was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War. Memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in J.C. Green & Sons Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Dana Slack officiating. Graveside committal service with military honors will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 9:30 until the service hour in the fellowship hall of the church and other times at the home, 12 Louise Ave. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be directed to the Building Fund of Carolina Memorial Baptist Church, 422 Liberty Drive. Online condolences may be sent to the Russo family at www.jcgreenandsons. com.

Robert F. Motsinger WALLBURG — Robert Franklin Motsinger Sr., 85, of Wallburg, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. Born in Davidson County, Oct. 12, 1925, a son of Conrad and Nora Leonard Motsinger, he was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Navy. Funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Wallburg Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris Ehrlich, the Rev. Roy Cantrell and Dr. Brooks Hunt officiating. Private burial for the family will be at New Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites provided by the Military Honor Guard of Wallburg. The body remained at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home “Wallburg Chapel,” 10301 N. North Carolina Hwy. 109, in Winston-Salem, until placed in the church at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Family received friends Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the hour of the service in the fellowship hall at Wallburg Baptist Church. Memorials may be directed to Baptist Men at Wallburg Baptist Church, P.O. Box 595, in Wallburg. Online condolences may be sent to the Motsinger family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.

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Kane I. Rivera HIGH POINT — Kane Ismael Rivera, infant son of Ismael Rivera and Samantha Walters, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, at Forsyth Medical Center.

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Betty White stars as Grandma Bunny in the Disney movie â&#x20AC;&#x153;You Again.â&#x20AC;? She began her career as an entertainer in radio. In 1950, when TV was just beginning, she worked at a Los Angeles TV station, where she acted and later hosted a local TV show. She produced her own comedy series, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Life With Elizabeth,â&#x20AC;? which won an Emmy Award in 1952. She also produced her own talk show, â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Betty White Show.â&#x20AC;? She appeared on many variety and game shows. Betty acted as Sue Ann Nivens in â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Mary Tyler Moore Show.â&#x20AC;? She won two Emmys for that role. She won another Emmy for her role as Rose in â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Golden Girls.â&#x20AC;? Altogether, she has won seven Emmys. Betty, 88, was born in Oak Park, Ill. She works for animal charities, including Farm Animal Reform Movement and Friends of Animals. from The Mini Page Š 2010 Universal Uclick

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Supersport: Ryan Mathews Height: 6-0 Weight: 218 Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.

As the NFL season unfolds, keep an eye on Ryan Mathews. The San Diego Chargersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; rookie running back flashes potential that could turn into production. The No. 12 overall pick in the 2010 draft has always had a knack for charging past defenders and finding the end zone. Last year as a junior at Fresno State, Mathews led the nation in rushing with 1,808 yards and racked up 19 touchdowns. In three seasons he amassed 3,280 yards and scored 39 TDs. Not that life has always been touchdowns and triumphs for Ryan. During part of his youth, he was homeless and living in an automobile with his mother. They later moved in with a relative after his mom found work, and their outlook improved. Now Ryan hopes to take advantage of his golden opportunity in the NFL.

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More Halloween Fun Halloween has many customs that go along with it. Your family may have holiday traditions including carving pumpkins, trick-or-treating or attending parties.

Jack-oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;-lanterns Jack-oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;lanterns are carved pumpkins with a candle or other light placed inside. For many years, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been used to decorate and light up Halloween night. Long ago in Great Britain, people carved lanterns in vegetables such as turnips. But carving jack-oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;-lanterns for Halloween is probably a North American custom that came about in the mid- to late-1800s. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jack-oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;lanternâ&#x20AC;? probably originally meant a night watchman.

Halloween is lots of fun for kids, but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also important to be safe. The Mini Page provides some Halloween safety tips for kids and parents. sChoose your costume wisely. Choose a costume that doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t need a mask so that you can see clearly. Face paint and makeup can be used to give you a ghoulish grin! Also choose light colors and make sure you can easily walk in your costume without tripping. sCross the street only at corners. Drivers canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t see kids who dart out between parked cars in the middle of a block. Wait until you reach the corner or a crosswalk to cross. sCarry a flashlight, and add reflective tape to your costume so that drivers can see you. sStay with friends or adults. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t trick-or-treat by yourself. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t approach houses where no lights are on; this is a signal that the homeowners are not giving out treats. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t go inside the homes of strangers, even if youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re invited.

Costumes Are you planning to wear a costume for Halloween? This custom may have begun with the Druids, who wore masks and disguises in the hope that ghosts wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t recognize them.

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Owls Because of their loud, screeching sound and the fact that they come out at night, owls were believed by some people to be witches in disguise. Barn owl photo courtesy U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation

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Super Superstitions

All the following jokes have something in common. Can you guess the common theme or category?

Unlucky 13

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Some people think 13 is an unlucky number. In fact, many large buildings skip naming the 13th floor; the numbers in the elevator go from 12 to 14. Some experts think this belief might have started with the Last Supper in the Bible, where there were 13 people at the table.

Sometimes we cross our fingers for good luck. Do you think it works? This custom began as a sort of shortcut for people making the sign of the Christian cross. People believed the cross protected them from evil or bad luck.

In ancient times, people believed that their reflection in the water or in glass was really their â&#x20AC;&#x153;other self.â&#x20AC;? They thought that if you disturbed this image, you would bring bad luck. Ancient Romans believed that life is renewed every seven years. This is where we got the idea of seven years of bad luck if we break a mirror, disturbing our reflection.

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Walking under a ladder Even today, many people will not walk under a ladder, believing itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bad luck. This belief might be traced to the fact that a ladder leaned against a wall forms a triangle. To many Christian people, the triangle stands for the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. If you walked under a ladder, you would break the triangle and bring bad luck. Add`i]gdj\]ndjgcZlheVeZg[dg^iZbh VWdji=VaadlZZcZkZcih^cndjgVgZV#

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Words that remind us of superstitions are hidden in the block below. Some words are hidden backward or diagonally, and some letters are used twice. See if you can find: BAT, BELIEF, BLACK, CAT, COSTUME, CUSTOM, DRUID, FUN, HALLOWEEN, JACK-Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;-LANTERN, LADDER, LUCK, MAGIC, MIRROR, OWL, PARTY, SAFE, SALT, SUPERSTITION, TOAD, TRICK-ORTREAT, WALK, WITCH. T A E R T R O K C I R T T B T HEY, PARDNER! HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

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A8 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Thomasville Times â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Thursday, October 28, 2010

Local teen organizes Girl Scout reunion TIMES STAFF REPORT

Local Girl Scout Blythe Leonard is taking action to use her leadership skills and plan a Girl Scout reunion for Saturday, Oct. 30 from 2-4 p.m., at Memorial United Methodist Church. Current and former members are invited to return to Memorial and reminisce about past Girl Scout experiences. Leonard, a member of Girl Scout Troop 40652 of Memorial United Methodist Church, is working toward fulfilling the requirements to complete the project for her Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest award that can be achieved in Girl Scouts. The project must fulfill a need or address an issue within the community. The Girl Scout must demonstrate organizational, leadership and networking skills while completing the project, which requires a minimum of 65 hours. The project also requires the teen to secure a project advisor to provide guidance during the project planning and implementation. When Leonard decided to organize a Girl Scout reunion for Memorial, she felt this would be a great way to gather past and present Girl Scouts and have everyone share some of their most precious memories about Girl Scouting. This event could spark a renewal of Girl Scouting at Memorial since it has declined in recent years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Girl Scouting has always been important to this church,â&#x20AC;? Leonard said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think it is time to honor and remember all the leaders and Girl Scouts that have dedicated so many hours to Girl Scouting.â&#x20AC;? During the reunion, Leonard will unveil an oak memorabilia cabi-

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net which she recently restored, and will use it to display a collection of Girl Scout items donated by past and present Girl Scouts. This cabinet will be permanently displayed in the Girl Scout classroom in the Christian Enrichment Center at Memorial. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The purpose of the cabinet is to reminisce about past Girl Scouting years in this church,â&#x20AC;? said Leonard. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It will also show little girls what Girl Scouting is about and make them excited about being a Girl Scout. I believe that young girls need to know how much fun Girl Scouting can be for them.â&#x20AC;? Leonard has been a Girl Scout member of each program level at Memorial Church for the past 12 years. She is the third generation in her family to be an active member of a Girl Scout troop at Memorial. Her mother, Jane Leonard, and grandmother, Pauline Cox, also

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010

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Bulldogs aim to take CCC lead BY ZACH KEPLEY Sports Editor

CALENDAR FRIDAY FOOTBALL Thomasville @ Salisbury 7:30 p.m.

Speed is something the Thomasville Bulldogs use to their advantage on Friday nights, but that edge will be taken away this week when they travel one county over to play the Salisbury Hornets at Ludwig Stadium. “They are extremely fast and athletic, and as the old saying goes, ‘Speed kills,’” said THS assistant coach Dickie Cline. “We have got to be ready to go and give it our best shot.” Salisbury has a 6-3 overall record, but

are 3-0 in the Central Carolina Conference, tied atop the league with Thomasville. The contest will have a lot at stake with the winner being guaranteed at least a share of the conference crown. But that is something the Bulldogs have not given much thought to. “We haven’t emphasized anything like that,” Cline said. “Our approach has been the same every week. Hopefully, whatever happens, good or bad Friday night, we will still have an opportunity to play for a long time. We look at every game the same and hopefully our kids will be ready to play.” Lexington fell victim to the Hornets last

week by a 30-10 score, and SHS finished off Central a week before that, 56-37. Salisbury has a full arsenal of weapons they can turn to in their wishbone offense, headed up by running back Romar Morris, who has already committed to play for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Joining him in the backfield is quarterback John Knox and tailback Dominique Dismuke. All three are explosive when the ball is in their hands and will keep the Thomasville defense on its toes. “They have so many weapons and each

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WEEK 11 SCHEDULE

NCHSAA VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS

FOOTBALL E. Davidson @ W. Davidson 7:30 p.m. FOOTBALL Ledford @ So. Guilford 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY CROSS COUNTRY NCHSAA Regionals TBA

MONDAY BASKETBALL Milligan JV @ DCCC 7 p.m. GOLF NCHSAA State Golf Tourney TBA

TUESDAY GOLF NCHSAA State Golf Tourney TBA

WEDNESDAY BASKETBALL So. Carolina Prep @ DCCC 7 p.m. SOCCER NCHSAA Playoffs First Round TBD

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Tigers end Ledford season Lady Panthers finish with a 21-4 record

E. Davidson Golden Eagles @ W. Davidson Green Dragons 7:30 p.m. Ledford Panthers @ So. Guilford Storm 7:30 p.m.

Storm get struggling Panthers Friday

BY ZACH KEPLEY Sports Editor WALLBURG — Moments after the Chapel Hill Tigers swept their way to the third round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3-A state playoffs over Ledford, Panthers’ coach Kara Berrier summed up what has been a terrific run by her team. “It is sad to see it end, but it has been an amazing season,” she said. “This is the best team I have coached and the best season I have ever had.” Ledford was coming off one of its best performances of the season in the first round, but ran into a buzz-saw named Chapel Hill Tuesday. The Tigers — the No. 2 seed out of the Carolina Conference — used its height and a revolving door of hard hitters at the net, finishing off the No. 1 seed Panthers in straight sets, 25-17, 25-22, 25-17. “We have not played this level of competition all season long,” said Berrier. “Big blockers, big hitters — that makes it tough. I didn’t feel like we were intimidated, but I think it just took a little adjusting.” Chapel Hill led 4-0 to

Thomasville Bulldogs @ Salisbury Hornets 7:30 p.m.

BY DANIEL KENNEDY Times Correspondent

accounted for five of the points, drawing large roars from the LHS faithful. CHHS went right to its heavy hitters of Layden and Megan Blunden to slowly climb back in it.

The return of Chuck Henderson’s Asheboro Blue Comets brought very few positive talking points for Ledford’s football team this week. A 21-7 defeat was not exactly what the Panthers had in mind for Homecoming. Nevertheless, they press on having been bested by the Comets and sophomore quarterback Jordan Blackwell. “Offensively, we just had a bad night. It’s kind of one of those deals where whatever can go wrong does go wrong,” Adams said. “The defense kept us in the game and even got a score late. Two of their scores came on plays we defended well, where their quarterback turned what should have been negative plays into positive ones. Sometimes that’s just how it goes.” The unfortunate reality is that describes how the Panthers’ season

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Chloe Barnes bumps the ball back over the net for Ledford Tuesday evening against Chapel Hill in the second round of the 3-A state playoffs. start the game, but the Lady Panthers cut the lead to one at 6-5 after a Chloe Barnes kill. The game remained tight at 15-13, but LHS began to watch it slip away due to unforced errors. Three long shots, a ball in the net and a few kills by

the Tigers made it 22-13. They would soon end it with Katelyn Layden blasting a kill for the 2517 win. Ledford returned to its form from Saturday, racing out to a 9-2 lead to start the second game. Barnes and Kaitlyn Otey

Thomasville’s Bravi makes history with state tourney berth BY ZACH KEPLEY Sports Editor Followers of Thomasville High School athletics may not have ever heard of the name Natalie Bravi, but the senior tennis player is quickly making herself known, and making a little history in the process. After finishing third in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Midwest 2A Regionals over the weekend, Bravi has now qualified for the state tennis championships this weekend in Cary. A commendable feat in itself, but one made even more special considering she is the first player from the school to qualify in more than 25 years.

“To my knowledge, Natalie is the first one to qualify since 1983,” said THS tennis coach Janet Wright. “She is just an awesome player with tremendous power.” At a school known for its history on the gridiron and hardwood, Bravi is ecstatic to be able and point the spotlight towards another sport. “It feels great to do something in other than basketball and football,” she said. “It feels really good to make states.” To reach the tournament, Bravi had to make it through Friday’s action and needed to win both matches. In the first round, Bravi made

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Natalie Bravi will compete in the NCHSAA state tennis tournament this weekend.


B2 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Thomasville Times â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Colangelo gets look at No. 1 ranked Blue Devils BY STEVE WISEMAN Durham Herald Sun DURHAM â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Most of Dukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s players experienced winning the NCAA menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball championship in April, and all of them are predicted to be part of another successful team this season. With the reigning champion Blue Devils ranked No. 1 in nearly every preseason poll, Jerry Colangelo offered a warning Tuesday about thinking the success will automatically come again. Colangelo, the former Phoenix Suns owner and general manager who is USA Basketballâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s managing director, addressed the Blue Devils prior to watching practice at Cameron Indoor Stadium. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got a lot of talent and a lot of expectations,â&#x20AC;? Colangelo said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take anything for granted. You have to earn it. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s why you have to play the games.â&#x20AC;? Colangelo, elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2004 for his work in building the Suns since 1968, told the Blue Devils about how he felt when the Suns first reached the NBA Finals in 1976. Even though Phoenix lost to Boston, reaching that level in the franchiseâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eighth season had Colangelo believing the Suns were on top to stay. Alas, they didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make it back to the finals until 1993.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was thinking it was going to be easy, and it took 17 years to get back there,â&#x20AC;? Colangelo said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;So when you have an opportunity, you never know if you will get a second bite at the apple. Things happen.â&#x20AC;? He thinks this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Duke team is capable of getting another chance at a championship. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re primed,â&#x20AC;? Colangelo said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They have a great, great opportunity. Coach [Mike Krzyzewski] says he really likes their team. He really thinks they have a chance to be terrific. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t go that far unless he believes it. So the expectations are high for this team. That will be a challenge to maintain.â&#x20AC;? The Blue Devils return senior starters Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith. Freshman point guard Kyrie Irving is stepping in at point guard, with brothers Mason and Miles Plumlee manning the post positions. Those five worked together as a unit during practice Tuesday, which was opened to those attending a leadership conference at Dukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fuqua School of Business. Duke also has a deep bench featuring perimeter players Andre Dawkins, Seth Curry and Tyler Thornton, plus freshman forward Josh Hairston and sophomore forward Ryan Kelly, which allows the Blue Devils to push an up-tempo style. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Last year, we didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have depth on the perimeter,â&#x20AC;? Krzyzewski told the crowd watching practice. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Fa-

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AIM From page B1 one can take it to the house if we do not execute what we need to do to contain them,â&#x20AC;? said Cline. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are going to have to be disciplined, run like crazy to the ball and tackle well.â&#x20AC;? Thomasvilleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s offense has gotten better in both the running and passing game the last few weeks, and both will need to be clicking for THS to move the ball against the speedy Hornets. Quin Riley is up over the 1,300 mark for the year in rushing yards, getting assistance from fullback Kesean Green who has broken some long runs

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are so much better and theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re doing so much better.â&#x20AC;? Next to Duke, which GREENSBORO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Duke coach Joanne P. McCal- brought in what many lie said she didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t mind consider to be the best having the label of pre- recruiting class, Maryseason favorite placed on land also got a nice her team Tuesday at the group of talented playACC womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball ers that Coach Brenda media day at the Greens- Frese is excited about. The Terrapins have boro Coliseum. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a preseason poll; some veteran returners, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re comfortable,â&#x20AC;? Mc- but the the newcomers Callie said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s where will make an impact alwe want to be always. At most immediately. Frese Duke, basketball across seems to have had her the board is pretty inter- best seasons at Maryland when her teams have had esting. young, talented players. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But on the flipside of â&#x20AC;&#x153;I love coaching freshit, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a beauty contest [right now]. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what men,â&#x20AC;? Frese said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I can other people think of it live through their misright now. What is more takes. If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re ready to important is what we play, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to be on the floor. create for â&#x20AC;&#x153;Last year ourselves.â&#x20AC;? was a tranDuke reâ&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s where we sition year. ceived 24 of This year the possible want to be alreminds me 33 first-place ways.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; a lot of the votes by the 2006 nationpanel of national and â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Joanne McCallie al championlocal media, Duke coach ship team.â&#x20AC;? Frese said while North the number Carolina of talented was picked to finish second with six freshmen coming into first-place votes. Florida the ACC bodes well for State, which tied Duke the next three or four in the 2009-10 regular- seasons. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It says a lot about our season race, was chosen third. N.C. State, which league,â&#x20AC;? Frese said of lost to Duke in the ACC the recruits. N.C State coach Kellie Tournament final, was Harper will try to avoid a picked to finish sixth. The preseason All-ACC second-year drop off like team included Dukeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s she experienced at WestJasmine Thomas, UNCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ern Carolina during her Jessica Breland, Miamiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first coaching stop. Her Shenise Johnson, Boston debut season with the Collegeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Carolyn Swords Wolfpack exceeded exand Florida Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Court- pectations, and Harper ney Ward. Duke also had does not want to backa pair of freshmen on track. The ACC placed six the newcomer watch list, including guard Chelsea teams in the 2010 NCAA Gray and forward Richa Tournament, with the Blue Devils going the Jackson. UNC, which finished deepest. Florida State with its first losing re- made it to the regional cord in ACC games since semifinals before losing. 2000-01, should have bet- UNC, N.C. State, Georgia ter team chemistry and Tech and Virginia all lost cohesion with the return in the first round. Duke, which won its of Breland, who missed the entire season while first ACC title in six seaundergoing successful sons, wants to take the treatment for Hodgkinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s next step and reach the Final Four. The Blue lymphoma. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She brings great lead- Devils came up one win ership and scoring,â&#x20AC;? short of that goal when UNC coach Sylvia Hatch- they lost by three points ell said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We missed her to Baylor and 6-9 star greatly last year. We Brittany Griner in the didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really have any- Memphis Regional final. McCallie said her body who played her poteamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s goals are simple. sition like she could. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Every year, we want â&#x20AC;&#x153;Last year, without her, we were young. But this to play for championyear, those young players ships,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; McCallie said.

tigue and foul trouble dictated how we set up the system. This year, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not as worried about fatigue. While you are always worried about fouls, we are not as worried about the effect of foul trouble.â&#x20AC;? Colangelo said the newcomers are blending in well with the veterans even with full practices in just their second week. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They looked together,â&#x20AC;? Colangelo said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If they stay together, this could be an extraordinary team.â&#x20AC;? Colangelo and Krzyzewski have teamed to make USA Basketball extraordinary again, with the Americans capturing gold at the Beijing Olympics and winning the 2010 FIBA World Championship with a different roster during the summer. Krzyzewski has said that the London Olympic Games in 2012 will be his Team USA swansong. Colangelo is focusing on that, as well. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In my case, I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have a game plan going forward except that a lot of things point to 2012,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m a few years older than he is, and I just want to see how I feel. â&#x20AC;&#x153;For me, USA Basketball is my fix. You canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be in the game your whole life and step aside without withdrawls. The last five years with Coach have been unbelievable. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve had success, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s something you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to see end. So weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll cross that bridge when we come to it.â&#x20AC;?

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this year. The offensive line has vastly improved from the beginning of the season, making the holes much wider to run through for the lightning-quick Thomasville backfield. Quarterback Sam Nelson has found three quality targets in Shaquan Johnson, Kenneth Mitchell and Sharaun Mouzone, racking up 833 passing yards with nine touchdowns. â&#x20AC;&#x153;For us, we have got to play physical, hard-nosed and try and control the football,â&#x20AC;? said Cline. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We need to protect it and try to grind out yards.â&#x20AC;? Thomasville won last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s meeting at Cushwa Stadium, 14-7. Sports Editor Zach Kepley can be reached at 888-3631.



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Shaquan Johnson has become a dangerous weapon in both the passing and running game for Thomasville.

BRAVI From page B1 quick work of North Surryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sarah Glasco winning 6-1, 6-1. Seeking a berth into Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s semifinals, Bravi had to get through West Stanlyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Allison Swaringen. That match was no problem at all, with Bravi cruising 61, 6-3, giving her a spot in the tournament. Her next opponent was someone she knows all too well. Salisburyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Madeline Hoskins had defeated Bravi in the Central Carolina Conference tournament the week before by scores of 6-2, 6-1, and she duplicated that performance with a win, forcing Bravi to the third place match. Bravi (14-4) successfully clinched the No. 3 seed out of the region, shutting out Hannah Moxley of West Stanly 6-0, 6-0. Not bad for a young lady who has only been playing the sport since age 13. Northwoodâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Catherine Shachtman awaits in the first round this weekend, and Bravi is anxious to get started. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I am a little nervous, but I am pretty much ready for it,â&#x20AC;? she said. As for facing Hoskins again, Bravi will have to wait until the championship to get that chance. Players from the same re-

gions are placed in different brackets, so the two cannot meet up until the finals. When asked if she would like another shot at her, Bravi responded, â&#x20AC;&#x153;I would. She is competitive and it is hard playing against her.â&#x20AC;? Sports Editor Zach Kepley can be reached at 888-3631, or at kepley@tvilletimes.com.

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LEDFORD From page B1 An 11-4 run tied the score at 13-13, as the teams remained close with another tie coming at 17-all. Three quick points by the visitors had Ledford calling for time, but the closest LHS would get from there is two. Ledford survived three game points for a 24-22 score, but Helena Archer made sure the fourth one counted with a running kill. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We started to get there that second match and we

had that level of intensity,â&#x20AC;? said Berrier. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our serving was the strongest part of our game and that is something their blockers could not touch.â&#x20AC;? Ledford led for the last time on the night with Cady Rayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s kill to start the third game. Chapel Hill took six of the next seven points, as the season began to slip away for the Panthers. The Tigers led by five midway through, but Ledford nibbled it back down to three to stay alive. Chapel Hill kept feeding the ball to Layden on the outside, though, stretching the

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lead out farther and farther. Stevi Williams gave her team one last thrill with a kill to stave off match point, but Kiaya Robinsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s shot would be the last, as it rode the net and just fell over for the final point. Ray finished the night with 12 assists while Barnes had seven kills and seven assists. Ledford concluded the year with a 21-4 record.

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Born June 27, 1800, Thomas was a Whig representative from Davidson County in the N.C. General Assembly in 1831, and was elected to the state Senate in 1842. In 1856, Thomas took a bill to Raleigh to incorporate the town of Thomasville, which was ratiďŹ ed on Jan. 8, 1857. Along with helping establish Thomasville, Thomas recognized the importance of education for young women. He purchased the Glen Anna Female Seminary south of Thomasville and constructed an imposing four-story brick building on East Main, north of the railroad. In 1857, he moved the school into his new village.

The railroad is the factor as to why we as Thomasville are located here, with the railroad going down through the middle of the city, Thomasville Mayor Joe Bennett says. All of that is extremely important about the town and Thomas, along with his wife, of course the people that Mary Lambeth, laid the foundation for the city of have made it.

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SPORTS AREA SPORTS BRIEFS GOLF Nance qualifies East Davidson golfer Katie Nance fired an 80 at Skybrook Country Club to qualify for the state championship. Her 80 placed her in a tie for third out of 86 golfers. The championships will be held Monday and Tuesday at the Longleaf Country Club in Pinehurst.

VOLLEYBALL Everhart, Watkins receive recognition Davidson County Community College’s Megan Everhart and Katie Watkins were named to the All-Region team. Both are also All-American nominees.

BASEBALL Prospects camp The HiToms Baseball Club is hosting a college prospects camp Saturday, Nov. 6 at Finch Field. Designed to provide prospective collegiate players with the opportunity to showcase their skills and receive professional feedback, the prospects camp is an excellent opportunity for young players to measure their skill level and showcase

GET From page B1 has gone. Whether it’s Murphy’s Law or a more tangible consequence of inexperience, what began as a season of promise for the young football team has become a year of transition. As the Panthers continue to gradually shift gears in looking further into the future of the program, Ledford’s talented defense will once again face a tall task Friday. “We got to go play Southern (Guilford). They’re coming off a big win over North Forsyth, so I imagine they’ll be excited,” Adams said. “They’re a scary team offensively. It’s a three- and four-receiver, hurry-up offense. They’ve got a big quarterback that’s 6-foot4. We can’t let him get in any sort of rhythm. We’re going to have our hands full.” To slow down the highoctane Storm, players must remain disciplined and adhere to individual assignments, one of the

their potential. College coaches from across North Carolina and the entire HiToms coaching staff will be in attendance for this 50 player event. Complete prospects registration information can be obtained by logging on to the HiToms web-site at www.hitoms.com. For more information, please call the HiToms office at 472-8667.

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GENERAL Concealed handgun class There will be a concealed handgun class Nov. 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 Livingston at 687-0290 or go by the fire department.

primary concerns Adams has with his squad. Mental mistakes have left Ledford in a spot familiar to many rebuilding teams. Underclassmen are now being tested as starters and the process of transformation is not always an expedient one. “Sometimes it looks like when we take one step forward, we take two steps back. A lot of it is that we’ve had to remake our lineup,” Adams said. “It’s hard to get that consistency and measure those guys accurately when we’re ever-changing, but what I will say is that they’re still getting better. Unfortunately, it just may not show up until next season.” East Davidson @ West Davidson Not quite a week removed from one of the more memorable Homecoming games for East Davidson, the Golden Eagles are preparing for Friday night’s contest at West Davidson with a much different outlook than the one they’ve maintained for the last

few weeks. East (2-7) possesses a four-game losing streak, but enters the week with a renewed level of confidence in coming off an inspired effort against Central Davidson. Trailing 34-6 at halftime last week, the Eagles scored five times in the second half and fell just three points shy of the upset in a 40-37 final. This week they travel to Tyro to play the Green Dragons, who are dealing with their own struggles in the Central Carolina 2-A. West is looking to improve to 5-5 on the season after suffering a 42-0 drubbing at the hands of Thomasville. Both East and West are still in search of their first win in the CCC.

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Tart presents chilling ghost stories to Woman’s Club TIMES STAFF REPORT

The general meeting of the Thomasville Woman’s Club was held on Oct. 12 with Lorie Tart, Children’s Coordinator of the Thomasville Public Library, as the speaker. Tart, whose work with the library and schoolage children, has led her to research tales of ghosts in the area. From the Brown Mountain Lights to Blackbeard the pirate, North Carolina is a state full of unusual specters and haunted places. Tart chose three tragic stories of individuals who left their ghostly presence behind in places closer to home. The three ghosts we were introduced to were Lydia, Officer George Arnold Kemp and Lucas. Lydia is the famous ghost of the graffiti covered Jamestown Bridge. Her tragic story begins one December night in 1923. She and her prom date were driving on the original Jamestown Bridge when the car skidded around a curve and crashed into the bridge. Lydia survived the crash and attempted to get help from passing vehicles while standing in her blood-soaked white prom dress. Those who saw her thought it must have been some kind of a joke and Lydia finally succumbed to her injuries and died on the side of the road. She now makes two appearances to travelers appealing to them to stop and help her to get home. She can either be found near the older original tunnel or at the newer more familiar bridge a short distance from the tunnel where the car crash happened many years ago. She is such a physical presence that many have stopped to offer the young Lydia a ride home. When her mother was living, she would have to inform Lydia’s victims that her daughter was dead. Using books and a website dedicated to haunted areas and paranormal research in North Carolina, actual facts have been discovered about Lydia. A death certificate was found on a Lydia Jane M. born in 1904 in High Point, and her death was recorded on Dec. 31, 1923 from fatal injuries sustained from an automobile accident. On Dec. 7, 1942, officer George Arnold Kemp was last seen by his partner around 4 a.m. as they split up to do their rounds. When he did not show up to take his turn to answer calls at his desk, a search began. Finally, around 3 p.m., his body was found in the elevator shaft of the local bank. He had died from a wound to the back of his head and was placed in the shaft near the first floor of the bank. There was no blood evidence at the crime scene even when Officer Kemp was removed from the shaft. The building is now used as Thomasville City Hall. Workers to this day report hearing strange sounds, having the door of the ladies restroom opened for them, and the newer elevator moving from floor to floor on its own. It is speculated he met his demise when he discovered illegal gambling in the ladies restroom with the participants being city councilmen and bank officials. Several members recalled the gossip at the time of his death — a promised deathbed con-

fession from a city councilman. This still remains an unsolved murder mystery in Thomasville. The last story involves a ghost named Lucas and his haunting of the now demolished San-Mor Furniture factory. Before a building was even built on the property, there had been a farm on the site. A man wearing a plaid shirt and khaki pants was found hanged in the barn. It was never determined whether he THURSDAY EVENING CBS PBS FOX NBC ION CW ABC MNT WLXI

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Grover “Russ” Whitehurst who became the first Director of the Institute of Education Sciences under former President George W. Bush. She has served on and chaired the Smart Start board and she currently reaches upward of 800 Thomasville and Davidson County children in the library, daycares/preschools, and elementary schools per month. She resides in Davidson County with her husband Travis.

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From left, Happy Laundry owners Angela and Glen Francis Friday cut the ribbon to their business, along with Mayor Joe Bennett.

Happy Laundry named Business of the Month for October TIMES STAFF REPORT

Happy Laundry, located at 513 National Highway, was named Business of the Month for October by the Thomasville City Beautification Committee. A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the business was held Friday, Oct. 22. Mayor Joe Bennett presided over the ceremony, thanking the Francis’ for bringing their business to Thomasville, as well as the investment made on refurbishing the facility. New owners Glen and Angela Francis purchased the popular laundry center

in March and have since completely renovated the interior and exterior of the facility. The entrepreneurs, who also have locations in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, added brand new washers and dryers, which offer more efficient laundering services. New energyefficient windows and doors, security cameras and staffed hours help provide a comfortable and safe environment for patrons. The self-service, coin-operated laundry is open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information on Happy Laundry, call (336) 404-3211.

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IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 10-CVD-1007 COUNTY OF GRANVILLE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA HEATHER FAYE RIGSBEE HOLMAN PLAINTIFF, VS. PRESTON LOUIE HOLMAN, DEFENDANT TO:PRESTON LOUIE HOLMAN TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief sought is ABSOLUTE DIVORCE from Preston Louie Holman. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than December 7, 2010, and upon your failure to do so, the party seeking relief against you will apply to the court for ABSOLUTE DIVORCE. This the 25th day of October, 2010. N. Kyle Hicks HOPPER, HICKS & WRENN, PLLC Attorney for Plaintiff 111 Gilliam Street P. O. Box 247 Oxford, NC 27565 (919) 693 8161 October 28, 2010 November 4, 11, 2010

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just bought her first HotDeal Happy 1st Birthday in Heaven Linda Brooks A million times we've missed you, A million times we've cried If love alone could have saved you, you never would have died. We don't understand why things happen but we do know that God is in control and will see us through, and in the end there will be justice. Not a day goes by that we don't think about you. Sadness comes because you are gone but JOY comes because you lived, we thank God for the time we had you in our lives and for the memories that live on. We miss you alot! But we Love you More Than That! Happy Birthday!

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Maintenance Technician w/ HVAC needed for 192 unit apt. community. General knowledge of electrical, plumbing, maintenance repair and service required. Must have your own tools and have a positive attitude. Full time position and will share on-call. Resumes to: ambassador.court@ southwoodrealty.com or fax to 336-884-0472

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Skilled Craftsmen/ Carpenters Industrial Painters Send resumes to kristin.west@trcstaffing.com *Must pass criminal background requirements and drug screen

Electrician Needed. Min 4 yrs on job exp in Commercial. Must have Clean Valid NCDL, pass drug test. Good Work ethics & attendance.Contact Jerry at CCE 336-886-6787

Fiddlers Creek Apartments seeks a Maintenance Supervisor located in W.S. Must be able to perform a variety of apartment maintenance repairs including: apartment turnovers, grounds maintenance, drywall repair, painting, plumbing, flooring, roofing, hardware, and some electrical. Certified HVAC candidates are preferred and must be pool certified. Full-time position with benefits. Residing on the property is preferred. Salary depends on experience. Background check & drug screen required. Submit your resume to: dvmanagement@ dudleyventures.com or fax to (602) 759-5299. Wanted: Carpenters and carpenter helpers. Kitchen cabinet experience helpful. Out of state travel required. Must have transportation. Call (336)885-8510.

A letter from Heaven for Stephanie, Nikki, Daniel and Family!

To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say. But first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay. I'm writing this from Heaven where I dwell with God above, here, there's no more tears of sadness, here is just eternal love. Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight, Remember that I am with you every morning noon and night. That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through. God picked me up and hugged me and He siad "I welcome you" "It's good to have you back again, you were missed while you were gone. As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on, There is so much that we can do to help our mortal man". God gave me a list of thinks, that he wished for me to do, and foremost on that list, was to watch and care for you. So when you lie in bed at night the days chores put to flight, God and I are closest to you in the middle of the night. When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years, because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears. But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain. I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned. If I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand. One thing is for certain though my life on earth is through, I'm closer to you now than ever and oh I do love you! There are rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb, but together we can do it by taking one day at a time. When you are walking down the street and you've got me on your mind; I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind. So when it is your time to go from that body to be free, remember you're not going you're coming here to me. Love, MOM Linda Brooks. STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF DAVIDSON IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 09SP 813 Harvey Lee Ray Executor of the Estate of Hubert Ray and Harvey Lee Ray, individually, Petitioner, v. Richard Burton, Bruce Burton and wife, Cynthia Burton, and John Russell Burton, Respondents. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE Pursuant to the Order of the Honorable Brian Shipwash, Clerk of Superior Court of Davidson County, North Carolina dated the 27th day of August, 2010, notice is hereby given of the public sale by Byerly Shoaf and Company, auctioning the property on behalf of Harvey Lee Ray, Executor of the Estate of Hubert Ray, of the following described real property on the 6th day of November, 2010 at 10 oʼclock, the sale to be held at the real estate being sold located at 812 Bowerwood Drive, Thomasville, NC 27360.

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We would like to acknowledge our sincere thanks for the prayers, visits, floral arrangements, food and many acts of kindness during our time of loss. May God Bless you!

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BEING Lot Number 31, in Block “B”, in the subdivision known as “BOWERWOOD” according to a map by N.R. Kinney, Surveyor dated June, 1961, and recorded in Plat Book 12, Page 12, in the office of the Register of Deeds for Davidson County, North Carolina.

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The sale shall be held open for upset bid for ten (10) days pursuant to North Carolina law and shall be subject to approval by the Clerk of Superior Court. Harvey Lee Ray, Executor Ryan V. McNeill, Attorney for the Executor Brinkley Walser, PLLC 10 LSB Plaza, Lexington, NC 27292 (336) 249-2101 October 21, 28, 2010


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GLAMOUR MODELSNEEDED Females 18-35No exp. necessary. C&M Photographics 855-3116

997 W. Holly Hill #9, 3BR/1BA & 2BR/1BA ($350), Stove, Refrig Furn. No Smoking & No Pets. $375/mo. 434-3371

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Now Leasing Apts Newly Remodeled, 1st Month Free Upon Approved Application, Reduced Rents, Call 336-889-5099

AKC registered Yorkie Pups 1-F, 1-M (stud), parents on site, $700. ea., Stud fee $300., Call 861-5637 Reg. Solid White Pekingese Puppies. 1st Shots. 6 wks old. $400 Call 476-9591

RENT SPECIAL! 200-C Carolina (T-ville) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Nice 2BR/1.5BA townhouse. Stove, refrig. Furn. WD hookup. Central heat/AC. No pets & no inside smoking. $300 mo. 434-3371

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Pink devotes a surprising 60-plus pages to applying the ideas espoused in DRIVE: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. This toolkit section even has its own table of contents, telling us exactly what can be found there. But first, an important statement from the book: “Type I’s are made, not born. Although the world is awash in extrinsic motivators, there’s a lot we can do to bring more autonomy, mastery and purpose into our work and life.” This philosophy differs widely from say, MyersBriggs personality types. There is general agreement in the type community that our psychological types are more nature than nurture. A person who prefers Introversion can engage in activities that demand extraversion, but he does not become an extrovert. Author Daniel Pink declares that “any Type X can become a Type I.” Therefore, he sees these motivational styles as learned, modeled, shaped — and subject to intentional change. Throughout the book, Pink holds up Type I (Intrinsic) as the ideal. In the toolkit, he drives it home by including sections like: Type I for Individuals Type I for Organizations Type I for Parents and Educators Type I Fitness Plan Let’s test drive a few of his strategies for awakening our individual motivation. First, he suggests we give ourselves a “flow test” by noticing moments when we are experiencing the state of “flow.” Naturally, the follow on is to capture more of these moments and to reduce the times when we are feeling disengaged. Another strategy is to “ask a big question.” Pink suggests we attempt to answer questions like why am I here? or what is my purpose? in just one sentence — forcing focus and clarity. Examples include a parent whose purpose is to send

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Rouse named to Independent Insurance Agents Board TIMES STAFF REPORT The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) is pleased to announce the election of Walt Rouse, CPCU ARM of Mountcastle Insurance in Lexington and Winston-Salem as a member of IIANC’s Board of Directors. Rouse was elected to the office during the 113th IIANC annual Convention held Oct. 10-13 in Asheville. He will represent the association’s District 7, comprised of Davie, Davidson, Guilford, Forsyth, Randolph, Rockingham and Stokes counties. Rouse will serve as the Board Liaison for the association’s

cial lines manager. Rouse has Technical Committee. earned the prestigious Char“I am honored to represent tered Property & Casualty what I consider to be the best Underwriter (CPCU) and Asassociation in the industry. sociate in Risk Management I look forward to working (ARM) designations. with the board and helping to make our members feel Active in his local commumore connected to their asnity, Rouse currently serves sociation,” said Rouse. on the Board of the DavidRouse A graduate of University son County Community Colof North Carolina-Chapel lege Foundation. He was a Hill with a BS in Business Admin- former president of the Lexington istration, Rouse has worked in the Area Chamber of Commerce, Hosinsurance industry for more than pice of Davidson County and Lex31 years. He began his career with ington Kiwanis Club. Rouse is also Aetna and has spent the last 21 a past elder at First Presbyterian years with Mountcastle Insurance where he is a partner and commer- Church in Lexington.

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