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Hospital REWARDING EXCELLENCE names Caldwell president Concord native was previously chief of NorthEast Medical Center BY SHAVONNE POTTS

Dari Caldwell has been named president of Rowan Regional Medical Center. The Concord native is the former chief operating officer for NorthEast Medical Center. The hospital system told employees about the change this week. Caldwell learned Wednesday she had been named to the top post at Rowan Regional, a Novant hospital. She joined Novant Health in CALDWELL 2007 as director of growth and development for Novant Medical Group. She was also vice president for ambulatory operations and vice president of Novant Medical Group and ambulatory care. “For me, the opportunity was interesting and I was excited,” Caldwell said Friday. “I applied, was interviewed and, fortunately, was accepted.” Caldwell said she intends to continue focusing on the goals the hospital has already established including patient, employee and physician satisfaction, along with quality care. Additionally, she will maintain responsibility for ambulatory services in the Rowan and Cabarrus areas and will continue to partner with Novant Medical Group physicians and leaders to ensure clinic support. “My focus is going to be to take the tremendous pride that the people of Rowan County have coupled with the attributes of Novant Health to maintain a fantastic medical center for the folks of Rowan County,” she said. The opening at Rowan Regional resulted from reorganization within Novant Health, Caldwell said. F o r m e r Rowan Regional president Jeff Lindsay is now DARI CALDWELL president of New RRMC president Forsyth Medical Center and chief operating officer of the greater WinstonSalem market. Melissa Robson, former Rowan Regional chief operating officer, has been appointed the head of Prince William Hospital and CEO of the Novant Health Northern Virginia Market. Caldwell earned a Doctor of Philosophy in health care administration from Columbia Pacific University, obtained a Master of Science in nursing from Duke University and completed a Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked in health care for more than 31 years, holding clinical and leadership positions at facilities around the nation, including Seton Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center and White Plains Hospital Center.


The new Teacher of the Year is a smiling Julie Stolze. Her husband, Greg, looks on as she was named at the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year Breakfast at the Holiday Inn. She teaches at the Rowan County Early College.

Educators recognized at annual Teacher of the Year Breakfast BY KATHY CHAFFIN

Julie A. Stolze of Rowan County Early College was named Friday as the 2010-11 Rowan-Salisbury School System’s Teacher of the year. Outgoing Teacher of the Year Joy Jenkins made the announcement during the annual Teacher of the Year Breakfast sponsored by the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce. Amie Furr of Carson High School was the runnerup. The five finalists also included Melissa Conrad of Knollwood Elementary, Kendall Fulham of Landis Elementary and Ashley Lanning of South Rowan High School. Stolze said she appreciated the opportunity to stand at the podium and accept the award. “But the truth is that I’ve done nothing to put myself in this position,” she said. “There isn’t anything inherently special about me that would merit my standing here. I’m not the one who should be honored here today. “Oh, it’s true that I spend countless hours researching best practices, devote time and energy seeking methods to improve student learning, reflect deeply on how to improve my skills in the classroom, work diligently to nurture students’ curiosity, in-

“The person most deserving of the honor for putting me in this position is my husband, Greg.” JULIE STOLZE On being Teacher of the Year

still in them a sense of respect for this Earth and its community of life and compel them to accept responsibility for giving back to the village that raised them.” But Stolze said those who deserve the honor are the teachers in her life who also did all of the above. “Also deserving of the honor The five finalists for the Teacher of the Year award are, from left: for putting me in this position are Amie Furr from Carson High, Melissa Conrad from Knollwood my parents,” she said, “my first Elem., Kendall Fulham from Landis Elem., Julie Stolze from the teachers, who filled my soul with Rowan Early College and Ashley Lanning from South Rowan High. so much of their love that there would be plenty for me to share with my future students. the Teacher of the Year award of the Rowan-Salisbury Board of “And finally the person most on their behalf — “for now.” Education, presented Stolze with deserving of the honor for put“But maybe someday, 10 or a check for $1,000 and a new lapting me in this position is my hus- 15 years from now,” she said, top and printer from the school band, Greg ... who devotes his life “one of my students will be system. She also received a to ensuring that all my needs are standing here accepting this $1,000 stipend for her school or met so that I might devote my award. Then, on that day, I might classroom from the Chamber of energy to supporting my stu- believe that I could deserve the Commerce. dents.” title, ‘Teacher of the Year.’ ” See TEACHER, 2A Stolze said she was accepting Dr. Jim Emerson, chairman

“For me, the opportunity was interesting and I was excited. I applied, was interviewed, and, fortunately, was accepted.”

Fundraiser to be held for man with oral cancer BY SUSAN SHINN For The Salisbury Post

CHINA GROVE — When Carson Lineberger was nearly 21, he decided he’d had enough. A childhood cancer survivor, he had 42 surgeries after being diagnosed with bone cancer in his jaw. Carson’s now 25. He works fulltime at Target in Mooresville, bowls in two leagues — usually around 225 — and enjoys spending time with his fiancee, Erica Small, also 25. He jokes around with sister, 13-year-old Onnie, just

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as you’d expect a big brother to do. He’s decided after all to have just a couple more surgeries — procedures that will finally give him a partial set of lower teeth. His mom, Crystle, began to ask about an estimate to have these last procedures done with the help of an oral surgeon and a prosthodontist — a physician who is responsible for the restoration and replacement of teeth. “I was in shock,” admits Crystle, who turns 50 in September. “I was trying to find

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a way to generate funds.” She talked to her cousin, Ted Deal, a member of the Millbridge Ruritan Club. She then presented Carson’s story to club members, who agreed to help. A fish fry fundraiser for Carson is set for today at the club, 490 Sloan Road, from noon until. Meals will be served by donation and takeout is available. “We do various fundraisers and this one came up and we took it on,” Ted says.


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Julie Stolze was named Teacher of the Year during the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year Breakfast at the Holiday Inn. Her husband, Greg, gives her a hug.

“This is just an honor to add onto something I love doing, and they give me a paycheck for it.” JULIE STOLZE Teacher of the Year

Today’s ceremony honoring a Medal of Honor recipient at National Cemetery begins at 10 a.m. An item in Friday’s paper did not give the time.

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den, and her husband, Scott, “whose love and support and sacrifice knows no bounds.” Grissom, who spoke next, said she shouldn’t have to follow Jenkins. “That’s just not fair,” she said. Speaking of the North Carolina Teacher of the Year competition, the superintendent said, “the state’s loss is our gain. Joy is so outstanding.” Grissom said she didn’t know the criteria for selecting the state winner, “but they missed it when they did not select her.” Had she been selected, Jenkins would have spent the year traveling around the state. “There are a group of children at Cleveland Elementary that need her,” Grissom


really can’t be seen up close.” “To inhale the beauty of a tapestry, you have to step back and look at it,” she said. “When you do, you see the big picture. Flip a tapestry over and you see thousands of threads that look like a jumbled mess — they don’t make much sense at all. It’s pretty amazing.” On Wednesday night, Jenkins said she was in the same position as the Rowan-Salisbury finalists when the new North Carolina Teacher of the Year was announced. “I was not selected,” she said, “but I can truthfully state that in the moment when my name was not called, I thought of my tapestry and I knew that God was weaving me in a different direction — a custom design for me and me alone. “I don’t doubt that, so I am not disappointed. In fact, at that very moment, excitement filled my heart as I realized that new opportunities lie just ahead.” Jenkins urged the finalists not selected to also take comfort as they observe the success of others. “It’s part of their tapestry,” she said. “Also realize that you have one, too. It will be necessary for you to take a step back to see the beautiful colors and design on yours. “Maybe you’re looking at the threads. Flip it over, and see what comes into view. Every time I do, thanksgiving, peace, joy and purpose flood my heart and comfort me. “This past year? Well, it has made the tapestry of my life more beautiful.” Jenkins thanked Superintendent Dr. Judy Grissom; Cleveland Principal Becky Kepley-Lee, who is the Rowan-Salisbury Principal of the Year; Beginning Teacher Coordinator Susan Heaggans; Executive Director of Technology Phil Hardin; and her friend, Cyndi Ross. She became emotional when she expressed her gratitude for her parents, Betty and Tom Whid-

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said, “and they’ll be so glad when she comes back to their classroom next year.” The Selection Committee for this year’s Rowan County Teacher of the Year consisted of Granite Quarry Mayor Mary Ponds; April Williamson, 2008-2009 Teacher of the Year; Jean Kennedy, vice chair of the Rowan-Salisbury school board; Dr. Bonita Bloodworth and Amanda Bosch of Catawba College; Louise Wooten, executive director of Rowan Partners for Education; and retired administrator Dr. Martha West. The other Teacher of the Year finalists, all of whom received a certificate from the school system and gifts donated by Office Depot and Rowan Partners for Learning at the breakfast, are listed by their schools: Bostian Elementary, Wendy DiStefano; China Grove Elementary, Ken Hartman; China Grove Middle, Gerry Steedley; Cleveland Elementary, Natalie Currie; Corriher-Lipe Middle, Carrie Cross; Enochville Elementary, Tonya Kepley; East Rowan High, Kathy Cranford; Erwin Middle, Tina Barkley; Faith Elementary, Eric Overcash; Granite Quarry Elementary, Michelle Cassell; Hanford Dole Elementary, Crystal Ellis; Henderson High, Thelma Banks; Hurley Elementary, Mary Ann Novins; Isenberg Elementary, Jessica Whitson; Knox Middle, Susan Stubbs; Koontz Elementary, Juli Alfieri; Millbridge Elementary, Paula Sloop; Morgan Elementary, Aaron Raiti; Mount Ulla Elementary, Danielle Webb; North Rowan Elementary, Mitzi Rusher; North Rowan Middle, Jaime Pacilio; North Rowan High, Amy Wells; Overton Elementary, Pamela Rutherford; Rockwell Elementary, Susan LaMarre; Shive Elementary, Lynn Plummer II; SouthEast Middle School, Christine Blackwell; Salisbury High, Diane Hill; Woodleaf Elementary, Melanie Blount; West Rowan High, Kristi Miller; and West Rowan Middle, Lori Rabon. Contact Kathy Chaffin at 704-797-4249.

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TEACHER In a telephone interview Friday afternoon, Stolze said she was surprised to be chosen as the Teacher of the Year. “There are so many incredible teachers in our school district,” she said, “and I’m just very honored to represent them.” Stolze started working at the Rowan County Early College, located on Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s North Campus in Salisbury, when the program began last year. “I just absolutely love this job,” she said. “It’s the best job I’ve ever had. I look forward to going to work every morning. We have excellent students. The relationships we have with them are so incredible. “This is just an honor to add onto something I love doing, and they give me a paycheck for it.” Before joining the Early College staff, Stolze worked for a year as a curriculum coach at West Middle School and taught for a year before that at West Middle and Knox Middle. Prior to that, she taught in Kansas City for two years and in California for seven. A native of Ohio, Stolze moved to Rowan County when her husband accepted the job as plant manager of Boral Bricks in East Spencer. As runnerup, Furr received a $100 gift certificate to Creative Teaching Aids, compliments of Dr. Alan King, one of the new partners and a retired Rowan-Salisbury School System administrator. Jenkins of Cleveland Elementary, who was also selected as the Regional Teacher of the Year, was the keynote speaker at the breakfast. “You are all winners,” she told the 35 finalists. “And yet there will only be ONE teacher selected today ... But the reality is that everyone’s life will be changed today, both by the decisions we make and decisions made by others.” There may be teachers at the breakfast, she said, that are disappointed to have never been selected as a finalist. “And in a few moments, all but one of our finalists may be disappointed that they were not selected to be the new Teacher of the Year for Rowan-Salisbury Schools. “So how does a process like this work for the good of everyone? Tapestry ... I believe in the principle of tapestry.” Jenkins explained that the beauty in tapestries is found in the contrast of colors and the eye-pleasing designs — “which

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Pardon delayed for innocent man “The governor feels from what she has seen from the innocence commission this should be an easy decision with the pardon application,” Pearson said. “But she does not want to make that call with that question remaining from the Raleigh Police Department to draw any doubt on her decision. She would rather give it a couple of weeks and find the DNA evidence exonerates him without any question.” Taylor, who could have demanded the return of his clothing after the innocence verdict, said he would have done so had he known that the testing would delay his pardon. “With the police and courts already declaring I’m innocent, I would like to know why the governor feels any further need to speculate on that,” Taylor said Friday. In February, a three-judge panel found Taylor innocent of Thomas’ murder, for which

he served almost 17 years in prison. The panel heard the case as a result of the work of the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission, the only panel of its kind in the country set up to investigate claims of innocent. Taylor was the first person found innocent through the panel’s work. Then in March, Raleigh police asked to test Taylor’s clothing. Even then, police Chief Harry Dolan said the testing was a part of reopening the case of Thomas’ beating death and not meant to cast doubt on Taylor’s innocence. A Raleigh police spokesman said he didn’t know when the department would get the test results. Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice I. Beverly Lake, whose work led to the establishment of the innocence commission, said he

thinks the law should be changed so an innocent person doesn’t have to jump through the hoops of seeking a pardon. The delay by the governor is “outrageous,” Lake said. “People just can’t get used to this new procedure, apparently — some people can’t. I just can’t see any reason for it (the delay).”

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Dispute over election results in scuffle LEXINGTON (AP) — North Carolina’s primary elections are over, but passions in one race are still running high enough to cause a scuffle. The Dispatch of Lexington reports there was an altercation Friday between members of a public advocacy group and supporters of failed Republican sheriff candidate Gerald Hege (HEHG’-ee). The groups were at a meeting of the Davidson County Board of Elections, which dismissed challenges to Hege’s candidacy. The board ruled that since Hege lost, the complaints are moot. Hege resigned as sheriff in 2004 after pleading guilty to two felony counts. Melisia Prout, leader of the group Salvation’s Way, says members of her organization were pushed around by Hege supporters after the meeting. Lexington police responded, but made no arrests.

Feds investigate deaths of red wolves ENGELHARD (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the deaths of two red wolves found in different parts of a North Carolina county. The wildlife service says one wolf was found April 23 near Engelhard in eastern Hyde County, and the second one was found four days later near Scranton, in the west. Both wolves were wearing radio collars. The wildlife service didn’t say how the wolves died. The special agent investigating the case said she couldn’t comment beyond what was in the news release. The service is offering a reward of up to $2,500 to anyone who provides information leading to an arrest or other penalties.

WILMINGTON (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty last year to altering an identification card after he was spotted in the uniform of a three-star Marine general is under suspicion of posing at an April ceremony as a highly decorated Marine colonel, authorities say. Michael Hamilton, 67, of Richlands wore a Marine uniform at Jacksonville’s Vietnam Memorial during a military recognition day ceremony last month, Marine investigators said this week. Authorities added Hamilton was photographed wearing several rows of medals including the Navy Cross, the second highest award for valor. Investigators from Camp Lejeune said they searched Hamilton’s house on April 26, two days after his picture was published in the Jacksonville Daily News. An evidence report said they recovered a blue dress uniform blouse with seven service ribbons and 18 medals. The report didn’t specify the medals recovered. It is a federal offense to claim or wear military decorations, punishable by up to one year in prison and a fine.

Hamilton has not been charged and the investigation is ongoing, said Maj. Nat Fahy, a spokesman for Marine Corps Installations East. “Those handling the investigation are trying to be as thorough and deliberate as possible before turning it over to the Special Assistant U.S. Attorney,” Fahy said. A man who answered Hamilton’s home telephone said Thursday evening that he refused to comment. The man, who also refused to give his name, claimed to be Hamilton’s brother. Hamilton told the Daily News April 26 that he served in a covert unit that worked in Laos and Cambodia and that he was sworn to secrecy. Hamilton refused to provide any documents supporting his claim. “As far as every medal that I have been awarded, every ribbon, they’re mine; and I’d give them all back for the 286 men I lost,” Hamilton told the paper. In a biography distributed at the April ceremony, Hamilton claims he was promoted from private first class to colonel between 1961 and 1969 and was awarded 80 medals, including two Navy Crosses.


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At the time, date, and place indicated above, the Salisbury City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider the following District Map amendment and Conditional District Overlay amendment: DISTRICT MAP AMENDMENT: CD-01-2010 Petitioner(s): .................................................Bishop Peter Jugis, Charlotte Catholic Diocese Owner(s): ......................................................same Address: ........................................................Unnumbered Lumen Christi Lane Tax Map - Parcel(s):.....................................327-129 Size / Scope: ..................................................Approximately 4.2 acres of 13.5 acres of Parcel 2 of the CD Location: .......................................................Located along the east side of the Lumen Christi Lane cul-desac just south of the Colonial Pipeline easement REQUEST: An Ordinance amending the Land Development Ordinance and the Land Development District Map of the City of Salisbury, North Carolina, By rezoning approximately 13.5 acres identified as tax map and parcel 327-129 from General Residential (GR-6) District to Residential Mixed-Use (RMX) Districting, by amending a portion of Conditional District Overlay CD-7-022008-15 to permit the development of a 54-unit apartment complex. PLANNING BOARD RECOMMENDATION: At its meeting of April 13, 2010, the Planning Board voted unanimously to recommend conditional approval of the proposed District Map amendment and Conditional District Overlay amendment. A copy of the above petition (incl. Master Plan) is available for public review at City Hall (217 South Main Street). Persons wishing a copy or additional information should call (704) 638-5244. If persons would like to respond in writing, they may do so by mailing a letter to Community Planning Services, P.O. Box 479, Salisbury, NC 28145; by sending a FAX to (704) 638-5232; or by e-mail to Citizens interested in the proposal are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. Changes may be made in the above proposal as a result of debate, objection, or discussion. This the 5th day of May, 2010


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DOT chief blogs about Yadkin River bridge construction The Yadkin River bridge was the topic of a blog posted Friday by Gene Conti, N.C. secretary of transportation. Under “Driving Ahead with Change in the Yadkin River Valley,” Conti writes: Travel is going to change soon for thousands of motorists who drive through Davidson and Rowan counties on I-85. And, this change

is good. I signed a $136 million contract last week authorizing a team from Flatiron Constructors Inc. and The Lane Construction Corp. to replace the Yadkin River bridge. Design work is under way right now, and construction is set to begin in October. The bridge was built in 1955 and cannot effectively handle the 60,000

vehicles per day that rely on it to cross the river. It is too narrow, and when an accident occurs, traffic backs up for miles, which makes it difficult for emergency crews to get to the scene to help. Replacing it will greatly improve safety and reduce congestion. This is the first of two phases that will upgrade the nearly seven mile corridor. We are working to

find the money to pay for phase two, which will widen about three-anda-half miles of I-85 to just north of I-85 Business. In her budget, Gov. Perdue proposes establishing the N.C. Mobility Fund to pay for expensive projects of statewide significance. The first project that would be paid for from this fund would be widening I-85.

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Improving this stretch of I-85 is a top priority for the state because of its importance to regional and statewide mobility, as well as interstate commerce. Replacing the Yadkin River bridges — the most critical safety need — is a tremendous milestone for us. The Perdue administration posts blogs at /eTownhall/Blog.

Linda Jones, executive director of the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra, gives 6-year-old Emily Stamper a quick violin lesson Friday during Spring Night Out. The ‘musical petting zoo,’ sponsored by the orchestra allowed children to experiment with a violin, flute or trumpet.

A Salisbury man, who is no stranger to law enforcement, was charged this week in connection with the robbery of a man held at gunpoint. The Salisbury Police Department charged Tommie Raynard Ferrens, 23, of 715 Hall St., Wednesday with felony robbery with a firearm or other dangerous weapon. Kenneth James Foutz, 24, was robbed of $350 and the battery from his Boost mobile cell phone at the interFERRENS section of Stokes Ferry and Newsome roads, a police report said. A second suspect is involved, police say. The investigation continues. Ferrens was arrested three times in 2006, for armed robbery and assault. The victim, Foutz, was at a nearby carwash on Stokes Ferry Road when two men, who he recognized, drove up asking if he wanted to smoke marijuana with them, said Police Chief Rory Collins. Foutz agreed and got into the vehicle. One of the suspects pulled out a handgun, pointed the gun at the victim’s leg and demanded “he empty his pockets,” Collins said. Foutz was let out of the car near Newsome Road. The suspects took his cell phone battery so he would not call authorities. He went to a home to call for his brother who was still at the carwash. Authorities were called and Ferrens was arrested later that night. In November 2006, a man reported being robbed at gunpoint by four


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Rowan County’s fifth rabies case of the year involved a dead raccoon in Kannapolis, the county Animal Control reports. Dean O’Neill, of Christy Circle, told Animal Control officers he discovered a dead raccoon on his property April 30. O’Neill’s two dogs had contact with the raccoon, an Animal Control press release said. Both dogs were current on their vaccinations, but O’Neill had contact with the dogs after their contact with the raccoon, increasing the risk of human exposure. The raccoon was submitted for testing and results came back Tuesday positive for rabies. Animal Control advised O’Neill to contact his physician due to possible rabies exposure and to have his dogs given booster shots.

Salisbury Academy observes National Day of Prayer Students, community join together Thursday Salisbury Academy

In observance with the 59th annual National Day of Prayer, Salisbury Academy held a special service for its students and the community. Students, staff and community members came together to observe this national event. Members of the City Council and Salisbury Police Chief Rory Collins were in attendance. Students opened the program with the Presentation of Colors and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Salisbury Mayor SUBMITTED PHOTO Susan W. Kluttz presented an Nick Snipes and Tina Tiwatri sing ‘This Little Light official proclamation of Thursday as Day of Prayer to Salisof Mine.’

bury Academy’s Head of School, Diane Fisher, noting that this event was the only one scheduled in Salisbury. Mayor Kluttz commended the attendees for their participation in the National Day of Prayer, adding that she prays daily for the community she serves and that she might have the wisdom to meet their needs. Prayers were offered up by the students for the government, military, our communities, schools, churches and families. The theme of the day was from Nahum 1:7, “The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him.”

In addition to prayers, students performed songs that reflected the theme, including This Little Light of Mine, Let There Be Peace and The Butterfly Song, accompanied by Angela Robbins on the piano and Jarvis Miller on the drums. National Day of Prayer has been an annual observance since 1952, when President Harry Truman signed into law a resolution declaring the annual observance. The day serves as a way to encourage all faiths to come pray for the nation according to their faith. Each year, Salisbury Academy joins in Caitline Hattaway prays during a moment this nationwide observance. of silence Thursday.

3-day symposium ends with tour of prison site The three-day 13th annual Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium, sponsored by the Robert F. Hoke Chapter No. 78 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, ended with a tour of the prison site on Sunday, April 25. Ed and Sue Curtis served as guides. The tour started in the 300 block of East Bank Street on property now owned by the Salisbury Confederate Prison Association. The association plans to conduct an archaeological dig on this property and later develop it as a memorial park dedicated to the prisoners and prison personnel of 1861-1865. The symposium started Friday evening with the traditional “Reunion of Descendants and Friends” and “Friendship Banquet.” People from nine states (New York, Colorado, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Pennsylvania, Arizona, and North Carolina) and Canada gathered at the Landmark Church fellowship hall to view displays, renew acquaintances, discuss Civil War ancestors who were at the Salisbury prison and make new friends. All registrants received a small piece of wood from a large magnolia tree that was cut down at the trench area of the Historic Salisbury National Cemetery. The tree was estimated to be more than 150 years old and would have “witnessed” the burials of prisoners in what at the time was an abandoned cornfield. Effie Leatherman of Arizona brought copies of her recently published book “Midlin Times,” a transcription of the diary of her Wisconsin ancestor who was at the prison. Also in attendance was Dr. Mike McCully, professor of economics at High Point University, whose ancestor was in the same unit as Leatherman’s and who provided her with support for her book. Ray Barber of Charlotte had his database available and evening speaker Robert Eberly Jr. of South Carolina brought his book, “Bouquets from the Cannon’s Mouth, Soldering with the Eighth Regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserves.” Eberly had two relatives who were imprisoned at Salisbury. Annette Gee Ford of Florida had copies of her book, “The Captive,” which contains the complete court-martial transcript of her ancestor, Maj. John H. Gee, who was prison commandant in the fall of 1864 when conditions were at their worst. Approximately 40 percent of the attendees were descendants of those who were at the prison. Six family members from Ohio and North Carolina met for a reunion and to remember their New York POW ancestor. The Friendship Banquet began with welcomes from Robert F. Hoke Chapter President Sue Curtis and Salisbury Confederate Prison Association newsletter editor Ed Curtis. Veterans of the U.S. military who were present were honored with red, white and blue lapel ribbons. After the Rev. Lee Gosh, a WWII veteran, gave the blessing, a South-

ern cuisine buffet meal was served by Debbie Suggs Catering. Eberly’s keynote address was “You Come to Honor the Soldiers of ‘61.” Eberly, a Pennsylvania native, spoke about the dedication of the Pennsylvania Monument at the Salisbury National Cemetery in 1910. Eva Millsaps sang “Let There Be Peace On Earth” for the benediction. The Saturday lectures were held in the Tom Smith Auditorium in Ketner Hall on the campus of Catawba College. Dr. Gary Freeze, author and Professor of American History at the college, presented the opening talk, an introduction to the history of the prison. Freeze also spoke about how the Civil War impacted individual neighborhoods in the North and South. Mark Pearce of Ontario, Canada, gave a slide presentation on the life of his greatgreat-grandfather, Reuben Pearce, who was in the 2nd New York Mounted Rifles and who was a POW who survived his stay in Salisbury. William Marley of Virginia, whose ancestor served in the 68th Regiment N.C. Troops, used slides to trace the history of this unit, which included a period of guard duty at the Salisbury Prison. Dr. Charles Cooke of Virginia, a medical historian and a descendant of a Salisbury guard, delivered a talk about the problem of starvation at Northern and Southern prisons. At the completion of the lectures, the Salisbury Confederate Prison Association held its annual meeting. Five members were elected to the Board of Directors for 2010-2012. The 10 a.m. Sunday service for Confederate veterans interred at the Old Lutheran Cemetery, some of whom were guards at the Prison, featured a memorial address by Confederate descendant Annette Gee Ford. Union descendant Mark Pearce read the poem, “The Blue and the Gray.” At the 11 a.m. service for the Union POWs who died at the prison, held at the National Cemetery, the memorial address was presented by Bill Searfoss of New York who has erected several gravestones in his area for Salisbury prisoners. The poem was read by Confederate descendant Sherry Wilhoit. At both services Eva Millsaps sang traditional hymns, the Hoke Chapter released white balloons in memory of the deceased, and the Iredell Blues of the 4th NC State Troops served as the color guard. At the second service, the 100th anniversary of the Pennsylvania Monument was recognized with a special memorial address given by historian Bill Weidner, a resident and native of Pennsylvania. The 14th annual Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium will be held April 8-10, 2011. Information on the slate of speakers will be announced later.

ROBBERY FROM 4A masked men near a West Cemetery Street convenience store. In that incident, cash and a cell phone were also taken. Ferrens was one of four people arrested following the incident. In May 2006, Ferrens was named as a second suspect in the shooting of a man who was attacked on his front porch after returning from walking his dog. That same week, Ferrens was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury in a Spencer shooting. The shooting involved a Salisbury man, Joshua Paul Tingler, who was shot after giving Ferrens and another man a ride. Tingler drove to nearby North Rowan Elementary after a bullet grazed his temple, sending the school into lockdown. Ferrens is awaiting trial on the 2006 charges. Ferrens remains in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $50,000 secured bond.

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Lewis A. Peeler, Jr.

Henry Edward Rufty

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SALISBURY — Mr. Lewis Alexander Peeler, Jr., 85, of Salisbury, passed away Thursday, May 6, 2010, at Rowan Regional Medical Center. Born Dec. 4, 1924, in Rowan County to the late Myrtle Lafollette and Lewis A. Peeler, Sr., he attended Rockwell schools. Mr. Peeler was a machine operator for Owens-Illinois Package Company. He was a member of First United Church of Christ. Mr. Peeler was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Evelyn Peeler, on Aug. 2, 2008; and sisters Doris Kelderman, Celia Mellio, Evelyn Peacock, Mildred Burwell, Bobbie Murfin and Alma Hamaker. Surviving is son Michael W. Peeler and wife Donna of Salisbury; sister Ramona Humphrey-Haynes of Banner Elk; two granddaughters, Jennifer Peeler and Amy Burris and husband Keith; two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Joshua; numerous nieces and nephews; a special nephew, David Harrison, who helped during his life; and great-niece Sarah Giles and her husband, Chad. Visitation: Mr. Peeler's family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday (May 8) at Summersett Funeral Home; and at other times, the family will be at the home of Michael Peeler. Service: A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday (May 10) in Summersett Memorial Chapel, conducted by Rev. Michael Childress. Burial will follow at City Memorial Park. The family would like to thank all the staff at Liberty Commons and the staff of Rowan Regional Medical Center for their care. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Peeler family. Online condolences may be made at

SALISBURY — Mr. Henry Edward Rufty, 85, of Salisbury, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at his residence. Born Dec. 14, 1924, in Durham County to the late Lucile Rigsbee and Lewis Rothrock Rufty, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II, earning two bronze service stars. Mr. Rufty was employed at the VA Medical Center for 30 years as a nursing assistant. Mr. Rufty was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Harold B. Jarrett American Legion Post and a charter member of the World War II Museum in New Orleans. Preceding him in death were a daughter, Dianne Rufty Hall, who passed away in 1988; and a son, Victor Edward Rufty. Mr. Rufty is survived by his wife, Marie Trexler Rufty, whom he married July 2, 1950; two sons, Terry Wayne Rufty of Salisbury and Michael Alan Rufty of Linwood; daughter Patricia R. Johnson of China Grove; brother Lewis “Bill” Rufty, Jr. of Salisbury; sister Gretchen Ruth Rufty of Durham; three grandchildren, Craig Baker of Denver, N.C., Matthew Hall of Charlotte and Mandy Hall of Bristol, Tenn.; and three great-grandchildren. Service: A Graveside Service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the U.S. National Cemetery Statesville Boulevard location with Military Honors by the Rowan County Veterans Honor Guard. Rev. Rick Cockerham and Rev. Randy Hall will officiate. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Rufty family. Online condolences may be made at

KANNAPOLIS — Mr. James M. Mellons, 78, of Kannapolis went home to be with his Lord on May 6, 2010, at his residence. He was born in Churchhill, Tenn., June 30, 1931, the son of the late Clifton Mellons and the late Effie Herron Mellons. He was educated at Mary Hughes School in Piney Flats, Tenn., and received his GED from Rowan Technical Institute. He was a furniture-maker and woodworker and retired from BPI in Salisbury as the first retiree. After retirement, he enjoyed working on small engines, such as lawnmowers and grass trimmers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Barnett Mellons; daughters Betty Mellons Conner and Katherine Sue Mellons; brothers George Mellons and Grady Mellons; and sister Mildred Smith. He is survived by wife Doris Dixon Mellons, whom he married in 1995; daughter Gay Mellons Weddington and husband Virgil of Kannapolis; stepchildren Joyce Cox and husband David of Knoxville, Tenn., J.L. Dixon and wife Tiki of Jacksonville, Fla., Peggy Broadway and husband C.T. of Concord, Phyllis Sellers and husband Mike of Kannapolis, Teresa Brines and husband Maurice of Concord, Gail Pierce and husband Kevin of Stanfield; sisters Edna Fillers of Johnson City, Tenn., and Mary Tittle of Rockwell; grandchildren Anthony Conner and wife Jodi of Illinois, Michael Conner and wife Rosie of Salisbury, Jeremy Weddington and fiancee Kandi Lyerly of Salisbury; great-grandchildren Robby, Riley and Lilly Conner of Illinois, Christian, Olivia and Amanda Conner of Salisbury; stepgrandchildren Evan Wilkerson and wife Maria of Tennessee, Brett Wilkerson and wife, Becky of Tennessee, Jessica Sides, Tabatha Wing and husband Jason of Kannapolis, Dawn Mullis and husband Ashley of Concord, Jason Sellers and wife Chrissy of China Grove, Jeremy Sellers of Huntersville, Nathan Brines and fiancee Chelsea of Concord, Kristen Brines Beverly Barker and husband Gabe of Concord, Zachary Peirce of Stanfield, Robert Albrezd, Michael Albrezd and Karen Albrezd of Raleigh and Joseph Dixon of China Grove. Visitation/Service/Burial: The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 8 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Whitley's Funeral Home. A chapel service will follow at 7:30 p.m. in Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be Sunday, May 9 at 10 a.m. at West Lawn Cemetery, China Grove. At all other times, the family will be at the residence. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division, 6000 Fairview Road, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28210; or Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

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FAITH — Mr. Stimpson “Paul” Corn, 85, of Faith passed away May 7, 2010, at the N.C. State Veterans Home in Salisbury. Mr. Corn was born Jan. 10, 1925, in Rowan County, son of the late Stimpson Alexander Corn and Clara Beulah Elizabeth Peeler Corn. He was educated in Rowan County schools and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He was a former employee of Cannon Mills. Mr. Corn was a life-member of Faith Baptist Church. Mr. Corn was an avid woodworker and loved reading, his family and his church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Ruby Naomi Wyatt Corn, on May 13, 2003. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Linda Wilson and husband Ronald and Mrs. Carol Owens of Greensboro. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Nathan Owens, Lauren Wilson, Sandra Wilson and husband Gary and Lisa Wilson McGee and husband Archie. Seven greatgrandchildren and one greatgreat-grandson also survive. Service: The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at Faith Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Joe Smith, pastor, with burial in the Church Cemetery. Visitation: The family will receive friends at Faith Baptist Church from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church, P.O. Box 84 Faith, NC 28041. Powles Funeral Home is assisting the Corn family. Online condolences may be made at

KANNAPOLIS — Mr. Roland Baity Sherrill, 95, of 1108 Pump Station Road, died Thursday, May 6, 2010, at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast, Concord. Mr. Sherrill was born Nov. 14, 1914, in Iredell County, the son of the late Ranious Monroe Sherrill and the late Minnie Houston Sherrill. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Danner Sherrill, in 2007; a grandson, Roland Scott; and numerous brothers and sisters. Roland was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II. He was a truck driver for Piedmont Block Company. Mr. Sherrill is survived by a daughter, Pasty Brown of the home; two granddaughters, Ginger Scott and husband Jerry of Salisbury and Robin Whitley, also of Salisbury; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. Service: The funeral for Mr. Sherrill will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 9 at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Rev. R.J. Hammond and Rev. T.H. Sexton. Entombment will take place at West Lawn Memorial Park Crypts in China Grove. Visitation: The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Whitley's Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

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Harold Lee Goodman CHINA GROVE — Mr. Harold Lee Goodman, 72, of 395 Mount Moriah Church Road, died Thursday, May 6, 2010, at Avante at Concord following a year of declining health. Born July 20, 1937, in Rowan County, he was the son of the late J.B. Goodman and Addie Belle Cox Goodman. He retired from Wal-Mart in Kannapolis and formerly worked in textiles. He was a member of Pine Ridge Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Sarah Jordan Goodman; nine children, Theresa Ludwick of Kannapolis, Tina Parham of Mooresville, Terry Beaver of Salisbury, Bobby Beaver and Lane Beaver, both of Kannapolis, Jerry Goodman, Robert Goodman and Sultana, all of Florida, and Crystal of Ohio; two sisters, Mildred Flemming and Brenda Morgan, both of Kannapolis; a brother, James Goodman of Kannapolis; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Service: Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, May 10 at Pine Ridge Baptist Church. The Rev. George Bradshaw will officiate. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation: The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Lady's Funeral Home. At other times, they will be at the home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pine Ridge Baptist Church, 880 Old Linn Road, China Grove, NC 28023. Lady's Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Condolences may be made online at

Thurman R. Vuncannon HIGH POINT — Mr. Thurman Ray Vuncannon, 75, of High Point, passed away May 7, 2010, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in WinstonSalem. He was born Oct. 28, 1934, in Guilford County, son of the late Okal Lewis Vuncannon and Vergie Foster Vuncannon. Mr. Vuncannon was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Survivors are two sons, Forest Vuncannon and Coe Vuncannon, both of Randolph County; four brothers, Thomas Vuncannon of High Point, Roger Vuncannon of Salisbury, Douglas Vuncannon of Ramseur and Rev. Wayne Vuncannon of Troy; two sisters, Margaret Steelman and Francis Kennedy, both of High Point; and one granddaughter, Mary Vuncannon of Asheboro. Service: A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 10 at the Salisbury National Cemetery behind the VA Medical Center, conducted by the Rev. Wayne Vuncannon. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Rowan County Honor Guard and the N.C. Military Honor Guard. Powles Funeral Home is assisting the Vuncannon family. Online condolences may be made at

Prudence Holmes-Wilson SALISBURY — Prudence Holmes-Wilson, of Salisbury, passed away at Rowan Regional Medical Center on Thursday, May 6, 2010. Rowan Funeral Services will assist the Holmes-Wilson family.

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Food drive really delivers Laurels to mail carriers and volunteer helpers who’ll be collecting food for the needy during today’s “Stamp Out Hunger” drive. The event, conducted by the National Association of Letter Carriers and the Postal Service, is the nation’s largest annual food drive. Last year, the drive amassed 73.4 million pounds of food across the nation (including 20,151 pounds in Rowan County). To participate, residents can leave a box or bag of non-perishable food items at their mail box. Carriers will collect the donations as they make their deliveries today, assisted by local high school ROTC units. The food will be distributed through Rowan Helping Ministries, the Salvation Army and Main Street Mission in China Grove. How important is the drive? According to a recent study by Hunger in America, the nation’s largest food bank operator, the number of Americans in need of food aid has jumped 46 percent in three years. The study, Hunger in America 2010, found that 37 million people, or roughly one in eight U.S. residents, received food aid in 2009. • • • Dart to an increase in the number of people who are despondent enough to consider taking their own lives, a rise experts believe is linked to high unemployment and continued economic distress. According to the Scripps Howard News Service, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration says calls to the national suicide-prevention hot line it funds continue to increase. In January and February, a total of 102,500 calls were handled by the National Suicide-Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255). That was 5 percent higher than during the same months in 2009. For all of last year, the hot line — a toll-free service that connects callers with crisis centers across the country — handled 626,000 calls, up from 545,000 in 2008. • • • Laurels to citizens who are alert to situations where something doesn’t seem right and aren’t afraid to get involved. A prime example is the botched New York bombing. A couple of street vendors noticed a supicious vehicle in Times Square and pointed it out to police, who were able to immediately secure the area and begin an investigation. The vendors are rightly being hailed as heroes for their actions. A few days later, an incident in Salisbury revealed heroism of another kind. A passerby intervened as a woman was being robbed in a Food Lion parking lot off Jake Alexander Boulevard. The man tried to tackle the robber, who fled but was captured shortly afterward. The robber was armed, so the good Samaritan was not only brave but also fortunate in that he walked away without injury.

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“I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.” — Alfred Tenneyson

Moderately Confused

Cracking down on the Internet h, my word, what a phenomenon it is, this Internet, this miraculous world of easily accessed information and opinions, as full of energy as democracy itself, the result of literally millions of contributory hands, a two-edged sword like any powerful technology, but an amazing tribute to what a free people can do when given a chance. So how much longer are we going to put up with all of this? Ask Professor Cass Sunstein, something of a phenomenon himself, a herethere-and-everywhere intellectual who also happens to be President Obama’s regulaJAY tion czar, and he’ll concede AMBROSE good points about this communications wonder before telling you why it is we need some reforms, voluntary if possible. Yes, he will say, we should first try to do this without coercion. But he is very afraid. What he mostly fears is how people use the Internet to focus overly much on what most interests them, sometimes neglecting other areas of knowledge and often linking up with those who are like-minded, so that they then don’t get exposed to contrary views, are to some extent cut off from the community at large and don’t learn about other issues and events that matter to their lives. Emerging from all of this is isolation, balkanization, conspiracy theories, ugly, untrue rumors and worse. And the answers, Sunstein says, with various hints of intervention if it’s finally needed, are more selfsupervision, links on some of these blog sites to blog sites with different takes on public affairs and government subsidies for public Web sites. Where to start in response? Maybe with the observation that even the most extreme blogs usually cite contrary opinions as a starting point for voicing their own? Maybe with noting that most of those involved in these blogs are probably more curious than the average person not involved in them? Maybe with the observation that while the Internet amplifies some ways in which we the people behave, the issue of some of us



being ignorant and mean antedates the Internet? Maybe that college faculties tend to be collections of the politically like-minded, that most professors are specialists and that more than a few have bragged to me that they do not read newspapers? OK, Sunstein is not now prescribing some ironclad set of Internet regulations. But — as some Internet searching reveals — some members of the House are indeed proposing a law that would imprison people for harassment or causing “emotional distress” through hostility-preaching Internet transmissions, thereby taking his ideas to a scary denouement. The proposed language I’ve seen — and I have not read every word of any proposed bill — is loose enough to stick lots of ordinary people in the clinker for speaking out, and my conclusion is pretty simple: These representatives are a greater threat to America than any blogger not clearly encouraging outright hate and violence. These representatives — and people like Sunstein — are control freaks who do not believe the world can possibly progress to anything decent without their impositions, forgetting that one of the greatest development in human history was allowing sufficient freedom to unleash the ingenuity of the masses and that the one of the worst developments has been interventions that cut off the possibilities for truth to find sunlight and that crush something crucial in the human spirit. Sunstein is an interesting guy. While I think his ideas about the right of people to sue on behalf of animals, ending government recognition of marriage and a couple of others are wacky. And while I find disturbing his seeming conviction that something like absolute truth is to be found in the social sciences, I also think some of his ideas sound and that intellectual provocateurs of his stripe can be socially valuable. The thing that bothers me is that he is chief of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, a very powerful fellow. • • • Jay Ambrose is the former Washington director of editorial policy for Scripps Howard newspapers. E-mail:


Hospice concert brought wonderful message of peace I would like to express my deep appreciation and thanks on behalf of the staff at Rowan Regional Hospice, our patients, their families and our physician partners to First United Methodist Church, their talented choir and Director of Music Matthew Michael Brown for an extraordinarily moving concert given in support of Rowan Regional Hospice on May 2. The musical choices were inspiring and beautifully performed. The music provided a message of peace that is so often needed, not only by the hospice patient, but also by their families and loved ones. All musicians performed with angelic precision, and the love for their gift was obvious with every note. At this time, nearly $15,000 has been raised through your generosity in support of this concert. This will help Rowan Regional Hospice provide medicines, respite care, bereavement support and other services to patients and their families. It is hard to face and to think about the end of life. But with the support of the Hospice Team from Rowan Regional, we can assure that you and your loved ones will not need to face this time alone. For there is never a time when nothing else can be done; hospice is that something when everything else fails. This concert, “For Those We Love,” served as a reaffirmation of living life to the fullest. I would also like to express my thanks to the concert planning committee, Debbie Carter, Donna Smith and Shully Storey. — Kathy Summer Salisbury

Summer is the manager of Rowan Regional Hospice.

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Pledge of Allegiance: Gerry, your letter was very good. Unfortunately, the people that you directed it to probably don’t read news papers. Knox Middle School evidently has not changed. Here’s hoping the students’ parents or the school read the article. — Lenny Wolfe Salisbury

Thanks for support To the people of Rowan County, thank you from the bottom of my heart for the support you have given my husband, Kevin Eddinger. I truly appreciate the trust you have placed in him. I trust my husband now and will always trust him. He is a loving husband, a wonderful father and a dedicated judge. I see his dedication day by day when, after work, he brings home his work to be reviewed, research to be done and files to be read. I have witnessed this. He is honest, a man with integrity and will never allow anything to compromise the trust placed in him. I promise you that my husband will keep working diligently for you and the families of Rowan County. I very much want to thank all those who have worked on our campaign and support Kevin and our family. We will work even harder to earn your vote in November. — Liana Eddinger Salisbury

hen my third child was born, I fell in love at first sight and never once looked back. OK, there was a brief period in his teen years when I almost sent him to live with my mother for a proper education in what she called the “school of hard knocks.” But that’s another story. This is a story about love, what it does for us and the things we will do for it. The instant I saw SHARON him, fresh from my RANDALL body and slick with my blood, I loved him completely. It took no effort to do this. It was the easiest, most transforming event of my life, like falling off a beautiful mountain. I realized two things: There was no turning back; and I would never be the same. Make no mistake: I’d felt the same about his older brother and sister. Love is love. It knows no bounds and refuses to be defined. But what was different with my third child was that this time, more than ever, I was ready to be a mother. Anyone can love a child. Being a mother, a good one, is an acquired skill. It takes practice. And with practice comes an appreciation. Musicians listen to music to develop an ear. Artists study art to sharpen the eye. Great chefs cook to fine-tune the palate. Writers write in search of a voice. But mothers? We “mother.” We feed and clean, nourish and nurture, guide and protect, champion and cheer, worry and pray and wait. We do it for years, day and night, waking or sleeping, until we get so good we don’t have to think about how to do it. It’s like learning to ride a bike. One day you pop off the training wheels and just start pedaling like a bat out of hell. By the time my third child came along, my training wheels were long gone. I’d been a mother for five years. I didn’t have to think about how to do it. I knew what I needed to know, and all the rest I was sure he would teach me. I loved everything about him. His mouth, a classic pink rosebud. The way he locked his fingers around my thumb and refused to let go. The way he gazed into my eyes as if he were checking out my soul, as if he were weighing my worth to be his mother — and having weighed it, had somehow found me worthy. I loved how he smelled like a loaf of Wonder Bread. How he sounded like a chicken settling down to roost. The way he grew still and stopped fussing when I whispered in his ear and told him to hush, not to worry, his mama was there. But most of all, I loved his feet. I am sure my other children had very fine feet — and other parts that were truly exceptional — but for some reason I don’t recall their feet being anything at all like his. I wish you could have seen them. They were the most perfect pair of feet I had ever seen, topped off with 10 perfect Popsicle toes. I loved them when they were small enough to fit into my mouth. When they learned to walk and run and take him places I did not want him to go. When they hiked the Himalayas. When they stood beside me the day we buried his dad. When they walked to the altar to marry the love of his life. And when they followed in his father’s footsteps to become a teacher. They are big feet now, calloused and tough, not nearly as flawless as when I first saw them. I wouldn’t try to fit them in my mouth. But they are still just as perfect, just as beautiful to me. I am his mother. That is what mothers do. I love him and his big feet even more now than I did the day he was born. But I have never loved them more than I did last week when his wife sent me a shadowy picture — a sonogram showing, among other parts, two perfectly formed tiny feet with 10 perfect Popsicle toes. This baby, my first grandchild, will be blessed with many fine gifts, not the least of which will be the love of his family — his parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts, a wide and welcoming circle in this world and beyond to watch over him wherever he goes. But if he’s really lucky, he will have his daddy’s big feet. And I for one can’t wait to taste them. • • • Sharon Randall can be contacted at P.O. Box 777394, Henderson NV 89077 or at

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LONDON (AP) — Britain’s inconclusive election turned into high political drama Friday, with the Conservative and Labour parties wooing the same potential ally while the markets pressed for results and a public accustomed to clearer outcomes watched transfixed. Conservative leader David Cameron, ahead but shy of a majority, seized the initiative with a “comprehensive offer� to the ideologically dissimilar but possibly willing Liberal Democrats. Labour incumbent Gordon Brown, beaten but still battling, dangled before the Lib Dems their dream of major electoral reform. A weekend of frantic negotiations loomed — but momentum seemed to be with the youthful Cameron. “We have to accept that we fell short of an overall majority,� said Cameron, 43.

Kerry, Lieberman vow to press forward on climate bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The leading sponsors of a long-delayed energy and climate change bill said Friday they will press ahead despite losing the support of their only Republican partner. Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass, and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., said they plan to introduce a

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Court papers say Taylor admitted paying for sex NEW YORK (AP) — Disgraced gridiron great Lawrence Taylor admitted paying for sex at a suburban Holiday Inn where police say he raped a 16-year-old runaway, federal prosecutors said Friday in a criminal complaint against the girl’s alleged pimp. The papers filed in federal court in Manhattan refer to Taylor only as “Client-1.� In the paperwork, authorities claim the Pro Football Hall of Famer told police following his arrest Thursday that he had taken a car service from Newark International Airport to the hotel north of New York City to meet “Victim-1.� Taylor told investigators that after “engaging in sex acts� with the victim, he paid her $300 in cash, the com-

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PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police fatally shot a homicide suspect after he opened fire on officers on Interstate 10. Police were called to a shooting scene Friday afternoon and found the body of an unidentified man. They say the suspect fled in a car and police later spotted the vehicle on I-10. Police say the suspect pulled over and shot at officers. Officers fired back and killed the man, who was not immediately identified. No officers were injured. A section of I-10 was closed for hours as authorities investigated the shooting.

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Fight looms on plan to abandon nuke waste facility RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — U.S. Reps. Doc Hastings and Jay Inslee say they will fight to keep the federal government from abandoning a proposed nuclear waste repository in Nevada. In a visit to the Northwest’s lone commercial nuclear plant, the congressmen said the Yucca Mountain repository 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas is vital to ridding Washington state of spent nuclear fuel and waste. Energy Northwest, operator of Columbia Generating Station, has installed storage






Reggie the alligator and Cajun Kate are hot new item at zoo LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reggie the celebrity alligator is getting some female companionship at the Los Angeles Zoo. The 71⠄2-foot gator, who became famous after his owner dumped him in a lake several years ago, is now sharing a space with Cajun Kate. The female gator moved in with Reggie after Methuselah, the zoo’s oldest animal, died in March at 70plus. Before arriving at the zoo, Reggie was illegally raised as a pet, then was dumped in Harbor City’s Machado Lake several years ago when he got too big. He drew large crowds, found himself in songs and on T-shirts. Los Angeles County spent thousands of dollars staffing the lake to warn people.

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PHOENIX (AP) — Two Mexican universities have halted student-exchange programs with the University of Arizona because of the state’s tough new immigration law. UA officials say the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City and the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi in eastern Mexico were worried their students would be harassed. The decision immediately affects 14 students who were scheduled to visit this summer. Francisco Marmolejo, UA’s assistant vice president for western hemisphere programs, says four of those 14 are nursing students from San Luis Potosi, and 10 are scientific researchers from UNAM, as the national college is known. UA President Robert Shelton sent a letter to both universities expressing disappointment. Marmolejo says the University of Arizona respects the decision and understands their concerns.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Mom and Dad may be looking to popular vampire books and the first family for baby names: Cullen is on the rise for boys and Malia for girls. But Miley and Jonas are down, proving that acclaim can be fleeting. Isabella is now the top baby name for girls, Jacob for boys, the Social Security Administration said Friday. Isabella’s climb to the top in 2009 ends Emma’s one-year reign. Jacob is on an 11-year run at the top. “Anything can influence baby names, from pop culture to literature to music and celebrities,� said Jennifer Moss, author of “The One-in-a-Million Baby Name Book� and founder of Barack still didn’t crack the top 1,000 for boys, but a version of the president’s daughter’s name, Malia, was the fastest riser for girls. Maliyah moved up 342 spots, to No. 296, while Malia, which is how Obama’s daughter spells it, came in at No. 192, rising 153 spots. Many of the top names — and the fastest risers — match the popular “Twilight� series of books and movies about teen romance and vampires.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Police cleared streets around Times Square on Friday and called in the bomb squad after finding a cooler and a shopping bag left on a sidewalk about a block from where a failed car bomb was found over the weekend. They opened streets to traffic after finding out the cooler contained only water bottles. A nearby shopping bag had books and a gift wrapped in pink tissue paper. Police had earlier cordoned off a pedestrian mall and nearby streets with yellow tape around 1:15 p.m., while yelling “Get back, get back� at onlookers and guiding bomb-sniffing dogs through the area. The bomb squad X-rayed the soft-sided green cooler and the bag found on the pedestrian mall to determine, “in an abundance of caution,� whether it posed a threat, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. Six NYPD officers opened the cooler and the bag, took out the contents and carried it off about an hour later, when the department said there was no threat.

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plaint says. The man charged in the complaint, Rasheed Davis, had told the Giants legend that the girl was 19, the court papers say. Taylor, 51, was charged Thursday in Suffern, N.Y. with third-degree rape and patronizing a prostitute. His lawyer, Arthur Aidala, has denied the charges.


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bill Wednesday. The pair made the announcement just hours after Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said it’s impossible to pass the legislation now because of disagreements over offshore drilling and immigration reform. Graham has been negotiating with Kerry and Lieberman for months, but said Friday that he doubts the climate bill has much chance of success. “Regrettably, in my view, this has become impossible in the current environment,� Graham said in a statement. “I believe there could be more than 60 votes for this bipartisan concept in the future. But there are not nearly 60 votes today and I do not see them materializing until we deal with the uncertainty of the immigration debate and the consequences of the oil spill.� Sixty votes are required in the Senate to overcome filibusters.

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ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — It was part engineering marvel, part video game challenge Friday as crews painstakingly worked to lower a box the size of a house over the ruptured oil well that has spewed an estimated 3 million gallons of crude into the sea. Camera-equipped underwater robots operated by joystick from the surface labored to maneuver the 100-ton concrete-and-steel vault into place so it could eventually capture the oil and funnel it up to a tanker. It was an intrepid attempt to defuse an environmental crisis that has been unfolding since a deepwater drilling platform exploded April 20, sending toxic oil toward a shoreline of marshes, shipping channels, fishing grounds and beaches. Eleven workers were killed in the accident. The slow-moving drama was playing out 50 miles from Louisiana’s coast, requiring great precision and attention to detail. It took about two weeks to build the 40-foot box, and the effort to lower it by crane and cable to the seafloor began late Thursday night. It could be Saturday before the vault is on the bottom. “We are essentially taking a four-story building and lowering it 5,000 feet and setting it on the head of a pin,� BP spokesman Bill Salvin told The Associated Press.



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sport. He’s got a ring for bowling a perfect 300, and another for bowling an 800 series. Through it all, even being a homebound student at times, Carson graduated from Mooresville High School. Carson and his mom visited a prosthodontist in Charlotte to explore getting at least a partial set of lower teeth. Several attempts at implants failed. Carson put in a wax set to see how it would look. “It was real emotional for me to see him with teeth for the first time in 16 years,” Crystle says. He’ll most likely have braces to help align his upper teeth, which have slipped without anything to hold them up.

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CONCORD — Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter 909 Concord will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Senior Center, 331 Corban Ave. SE (NC73 E). The guest this month will be Tom Ratchford, District Veterans Officer for North Carolina Department of Veterans. Ratchford will update members on changes to veterans’ benefits. All Vietnam veterans and Vietnam era veterans and their spouses are urged to attend.

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Carson eats pretty much a normal diet, just nothing too chewy, too crunchy or too hard. “I can’t tell you the last time I ate a piece of celery,” he says. “You’re not missing much,” Onnie says. He has a slight build, but he’s strong enough to do all the lifting required with his job. He likes spending time out on the boat at his grandparents’ place at Lake Norman. Carson is not self-conscious about his appearance or any of his scars. “I used to be real sensitive, because people would ask you questions and make you feel weird,” he says. “After dealing with it a while, I decided I’m not gonna let it bother me. “When you’re different, all you want is to be treated normally. You’re still a person like everyone else. “I try to be as normal as possible — whatever normal is.” “We’ve got a close-knit family,” Crystle says. “We’ve always had a lot of family support. “I feel like God will pre-


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The group makes chicken and dumplins at the fair every year and sponsors a fish fry at least once a year, he notes. Additionally, a fund has been set up for Carson at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, where his grandfather is a member. “It’s been a long 16 years,” says Crystle, an art teacher at China Grove and Morgan elementary schools. “The goal was that he would have teeth by the time he graduated high school.” When Carson was 8, he was brushing his teeth one morning and noticed a spot in his mouth. He thought it was a tooth coming in. After two biopsies, Carson, then 9, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. The location was extremely rare, his mom says. Usually, it’s in the knee or elbow area. Carson endured five intensive chemo treatments until surgeons removed threequarters of his lower jaw. He was treated at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. They never met anyone else with the same cancer in the same location. “We were really in uncharted waters, in the unknown,” Crystle says. She cried all night after Carson had surgery, because she knew his face would be disfigured. Carson now sports a handsome dark beard. More surgeries were needed to repair his chin after the tissue there died. There were reconstructive surgeries. He had to have a lower jaw from a cadaver twice after the first one failed. The hardest part of it all was when Carson had to have distractors to lengthen his jaw. Crystle had to turn them twice a day. “Pain medication didn’t really help it,” Carson says. Contact sports were out. “I wasn’t too happy about that,” Carson says. “ I used to love basketball.” He still shoots in the backyard. So bowling became his


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SPC title KANNAPOLIS — Northwest Cabarrus was a perplexing baseball NWC 12 team in the early going. Lots of talent. Lots of ALB 4 pitching. Lots of losses. Coach Joe Hubbard and his team figured it all about the time the Easter Bunny hopped through Kannapolis. Northwest has been awesome the past month, and the Trojans hoisted the SPC tournament trophy on Friday night after a decisive 12-4 win against A.L. Brown on the Wonders’ field. “We were like 7-7 or 7-8 when I sat this


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team down for a talk and I let them know they were just average,” Hubbard said. “I told them every team is remembered in some way, and I asked them how did they want to be remembered.” Seniors such as shortstop Justin Seager and catcher Jonathan Wallace sparked HUBBARD the turnaround. The Trojans (16-9) will take a seven-game winning streak into their first-round 3A state playoff game against Southwestern Randolph.

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TYRO — Salisbury’s baseball team E. Davidson 11 picked the Salisbury 1 worst possible night to play one of its worst games of the season. The Hornets committed three errors, yielded five unearned runs and ran the bases like circus clowns in Friday’s 11-1 loss to East Davidson in the CCC tournament semifinals. “We didn’t play well. We didn’t play smart. Our baserunning was atrocious,”



coach Scott Maddox said at West Davidson High School, where Salisbury (14-10) failed to qualify for Monday’s tournament final. “Our approach at the plate wasn’t very good. It was just a weird game. It’s like we lost the desire to win.”

Salisbury seemed to be a quart low in the grit department as well. Right from the start, pitching was a chore for right-hander Brian Bauk, a freshman who brought a 1.70 ERA into the game. He walked East leadoff batter Justin Weavil after getting ahead 0-and-2, then hit two batters before escaping the top of the first inning unscathed. “Everyone has an offnight,” said winning pitcher Tyler Lequire. “Tonight was theirs. We picked a bad one Tuesday night (in Salisbury 6-2 regular-season win).”

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The perception of Tiger Woods on the golf course has changed so much in a week, evident by the first question he faced Friday after scratching out a 1under 71 at The Players Championship. “It looks like you did make the cut, so you’re playing on the weekend. Feel good?” Woods once went seven years WOODS without missing the cut. Last week at Quail Hollow was only the sixth missed cut of his career. Yet there were so many questions whether his personal turmoil was a distraction in his golf game that even Woods playing on the weekend at the TPC Sawgrass was not such a sure thing until he settled into fairways and greens and pars over the final hour. He wound up at 3-under 141, and was safe. He wasn’t celebrating, not when he was nine shots behind Lee Westwood, the 36hole leader among early starters. “I wasn’t quite as sharp today I was yesterday,” Woods said. It was an ordinary score given the easiest conditions on the Stadium Course in 16 years. What made it extraordinary were some of the shots that he did, memorable for other reasons. Woods hit a 3-wood on the seventh hole Thursday that he popped up so badly it barely reached the fairway and went only 190 yards. On Friday, such a breathtaking



Colleges like the arm strength of West Rowan quarterback B.J. Sherrill, who has directed the Falcons to 30 straight victories.

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group of juniors. and his powerful “We’re on a good arm. run of players,” Young took SherYoung said. “We rill and Noble to have as many as 10 Virginia recently, college football where the quarterplayers just out of backs coach was this class.” formerly with the While defensive Seattle Seahawks. NOBLE SHERRILL back Domonique “He had a lot of Noble is getting the film on (Matt) Hasmost attention with 13 Division I of- selbeck,” Young said, adding that fers so far, quarterback B.J. SherWest uses the same throws, the rill may be the most intriguing resame drops. cruit of all. “They were able to compare film • to what B.J. and Hasselbeck do and Since taking over two years ago, make adjustments. They loved Sherrill has known nothing but win- Domonique, and I think they loved ning. He’s 30-0 as a starter. Coaches B.J.” like his charisma, his leadership But at 6-foot-1, will a Division I

program take a chance on him? Young thinks so, although he admits many schools won’t even look at a quarterback under 6-3. “Schools like Virginia and Wake ForYOUNG est are still very intrigued and very interested,” he said. “They’ve had success with 6-foot, 6-1 quarterbacks. “An offensive coordinator told me it’s not the height of the quarterback, it’s the vision of the quarterback. Some have the uncanny


Junior bangs up Darlington BY JENNA FRYER Associated Press

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has disliked Darlington Raceway since his 2000 rookie season debut. A good car quickly went bad, Earnhardt crashed, then worried he’d never make a career as a driver if he couldn’t handle NASCAR’s oldest superspeedway. ASSOCIATED PRESS “He’s like all but ready to Crew members examine Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s car after a crash quit, it’s that bad, it’s like during practice. ’There’s no way I can race

here a million times,’ “ crew chief Lance McGrew said Earnhardt told him Friday about that 40thplace debut. EARNHARDT When the problem was eventually traced to the car, not the driver, Earnhardt’s spirits lifted. “He was all excited. Here is ready to quit, go get a desk

job at a dealership,” McGrew said. Problem is, Earnhardt’s comfort level at the 1.366-mile egg-shaped superspeedway has never been very good and it didn’t change after a rocky pair of practice sessions Friday. NASCAR’s most popular driver wrecked his primary car on the second lap of practice, moved into his backup, then scraped the wall with that Chevrolet. “I’ll probably hit it a bunch more before the weekend is

over with,” he grinned. “I don’t know man, this place is probably the catalyst for my retirement one day. I’ll probably come here when I’m 45 and run a race and say, ’The hell with it.”’ In reality, Darlington isn’t that bad of a track for Earnhardt. He’s got seven top-10 finishes in 15 career starts, and a 15.1 average finish. From 2004 through 2008, his lowest finish was 11th.


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TV Sports Saturday, May 8 AUTO RACING 7 p.m. FOX — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Southern 500, at Darlington, S.C. BOXING 9:45 p.m. HBO — Junior middleweights, Paul Williams (38-1-0) vs. Kermit Cintron (322-1), at Carson, Calif. COLLEGE SOFTBALL Noon ESPN — LSU at Tennessee 1 p.m. FSN — Missouri at Nebraska GOLF 2 p.m. NBC — PGA Tour, THE PLAYERS Championship, third round, at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3 p.m. FOX — Regional coverage, N.Y. Yankees at Boston or Atlanta at Philadelphia 7 p.m. WGN — Toronto at Chicago White Sox MEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I tournament, championship match, Penn State vs. Stanford, at Palo Alto, Calif. NBA BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 3, Orlando at Atlanta 8 p.m. ESPN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 3, L.A. Lakers at Utah NHL HOCKEY 7 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 5, Montreal at Pittsburgh 10 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 5, Detroit at San Jose SOCCER 2:55 p.m. ESPN2 — Spanish Primera Division, Real Madrid vs. Athletic Bilbao, at Madrid, Spain

Area schedule Saturday, May 8 INTIMIDATORS BASEBALL 7:05 p.m. Kannapolis at W. Virginia Power HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL 7 p.m. NPC tournament championship (Carson vs. East Rowan, Staton Field) HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TENNIS 2A Midwest Regional (Salisbury High and Catawba) HIGH SCHOOL TRACK 10 A.M. Midwest Regionals at North Stokes (1A) at Waxhaw Cuthbertson (2A)

Prep tennis 2A Midwest Regional Key: Salisbury (SHS), Lexington (LEX), West Davidson (WD), Piedmont (P), Berry Academy (BA), West Stanly (WS), Cuthbertson (C), Surry Central (Surry), Starmont (S), Wilkes Central (WC), Central Davidson (CD), North Stanly (NS), Forest Hills (FH), West Stokes (Stokes), Ashe County (AC) Singles (state qualifiers) Steven Page (SHS) Cory Campbell (S) Creed Johnson (P) Charles Chisholm (LEX) 1st Round Steven Page (BYE), Lucas Shelton (Stokes) d. Dylan Sinnott (WD) 6-2, 6-1, Charles Chisholm (LEX) d. Josh Walker (C) 6-0, 6-0, Jonathan Cook (Surry) d. Zac McCullagh (S) 6-0, 6-4, Evan Day (WC) d. Andrew Wilson (WS) 6-3, 7-5, Shaquerze Skinner (BA) d. Creed Johnson (P) 6-4, 7-5, Lewis Young (SHS) d. Jake Dellinger (Surry) 6-1, 6-1, Cory Campbell (S) d. Zach Boggs (WD) 6-0, 6-2 Quarterfinals Page d. Shelton 6-0, 6-0, Chisholm d. Cook 6-0, 6-2, Skinner d. Day 1-6, 6-1, 75, Campbell d. Young 6-4, 6-0 Semifinals: Page v. Chisholm, Skinner v. Campbell Doubles (state qualifiers) Collin Greer/William Howell (WC) Seth Gentry/Alex Weant (SHS) Woody Hunt/Ryan Shank (NS) Alan Lebowitz/Austin Flynn (SHS) 1st Round Collin Greer/William Howell (WC) d. Zach Richardson/John Wooten (AC) 6-2, 7-6(2), EJ Richardson/Austin Coats (Stokes) d. Patrick Miller/Taylor Scesney (WD) 6-3, 6-3, Alan Lebowitz/Austin Flynn (SHS) d. Nick Gillespie/Luke Haymore (Surry) 6-2, 6-3, Austin Andrews/Kevin Moorer d. Zach Frank/Levi Bruff (CD) 0-6, 6-0, 6-2, TJ Lane/Andy Myers (WD) d. Zack Burris/Sam Warlick (P) 7-5, 6-1, Woody Hunt/Ryan Shank (NS) d. Cole Strader/Roland Deslauriers (C) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5, Evan Strole/Jesse Massucco (WC) d. Christian Evaro/Thomas Gravitt (Stokes) 6-0, 6-4, Seth Gentry/Alex Weant (SHS) d. Coby Johnson/Dillon Collodi (FH) 6-0, 6-0 Quarterfinals Greer/Howell d. Richardson/Coats 6-2, 6-3, Lebowitz/Flynn d. Andrews/Moorer 60, 6-0, Lane/Myers d. Hunt/Shank 6-2, 36, 6-1, Weant/Gentry d. Strole/Massucco 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-4 Semifinals Greer/Howell vs. Lebowitz/Flynn, Lane/Myers v. Weant/Gentry

Prep baseball Tournaments Yadkin Valley 1A Tuesday’s games (1) S. Stanly 11, (8) West Montgomery 1 (2) North Moore 12, (7) S. Davidson 8 (3) Albemarle 16, (6) North Rowan 6 (4) East Montgomery 15, (5) Chatham 6 Wednesday’s semifinals South Stanly 19, East Montgomery 6 Albemarle 18, North Moore 8 Friday’s championship Albemarle vs. South Stanly, N/A Playoff seeds 1. South Stanly 2. TBD 3. TBD 4. East Montgomery 5. Chatham Central Wild cards are possible

Central Carolina 2A Thursday’s games (4) W. Davidson 10, (5) Thomasville 3 (3) E. Davidson 11, (6) Lexington 1 Friday’s semifinals at West Davidson W. Davidson 7, (1) C. Davidson 2 E. Davidson 11, (2) Salisbury 1 Monday’s championship at West Davidson W. Davidson vs. East Davidson, 7 p.m.

North Piedmont 3A Tuesday’s games (2) West Iredell 12, (7) North Iredell 2 (3) Carson 7, (6) Statesville 3 (5) West Rowan 9, (4) South Rowan 4 Wednesday’s semifinals Carson 15, West Iredell 3 (1) East Rowan 5, W. Rowan 4 (9 inns.) Saturday’s championship at East Rowan East Rowan vs. Carson, 7 p.m.

South Piedmont 3A Tuesday’s games (1) Mount Pleasant 6, (8) Cox Mill 2 (2) NW Cabarrus 16, (7) C. Cabarrus 8 (6) Robinson 4, (3)Hickory Ridge 2 (5) A.L. Brown 6, (4) Concord 5 Wednesday’s semifinals A.L. Brown 9, Mount Pleasant 8 NW Cabarrus 11, Robinson 8 Friday’s championship NW Cabarrus 12, A.L. Brown 4 Playoff seeds 1. NW Cabarrus 2. Mt. Pleasant 3. Hickory Ridge



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Legion baseball Early games Wednesday, May 19 South Rowan at High Point Mocksville at Kernersville Thursday, May 20 Rowan at Randolph County Concord at Kannapolis (ALB) Friday, May 21 N. Wilkesboro at Rowan Mocksville at Stanly South Rowan at Kannapolis (FCS) Statesville at Mooresville Saturday, May 22 Stanly at Rowan Mocksville at Mooresville Sunday, May 23 South Rowan at Mocksville South Rowan vs. Asheboro Rowan at Burlington Asheboro at Mocksville Kernersville at Mooresville Monday, May 24 Kernersville at Rowan Kannapolis at South Rowan

South Atlantic Standings Northern Division W L Pct. GB Hickory (Rangers) 18 11 .621 — Hagerstown (Nationals) 16 12 .571 11⁄2 Lakewood (Phillies) 16 13 .552 2 Delmarva (Orioles) 15 13 .536 21⁄2 Kannapolis (White Sox) 14 15 .483 4 Greensboro (Marlins) 13 16 .448 5 West Virginia (Pirates) 12 16 .429 51⁄2 Southern Division W L Pct. GB Savannah (Mets) 18 11 .621 — Augusta (Giants) 16 13 .552 2 Greenville (Red Sox) 16 13 .552 2 Charleston (Yankees) 13 16 .448 5 Lexington (Astros) 12 17 .414 6 Asheville (Rockies) 11 17 .393 61⁄2 Rome (Braves) 11 18 .379 7 Friday’s Games Hickory 10, Greenville 6 Asheville 4, Rome 3 Charleston 6, Delmarva 4 Hagerstown 5, Augusta 4 Lakewood 3, Savannah 1 Greensboro 4, Lexington 1 West Virginia 2, Kannapolis 0 Saturday’s Games Savannah at Lakewood, 4:05 p.m. Greenville at Hickory, 7 p.m. Asheville at Rome, 7 p.m. Charleston at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m. Greensboro at Lexington, 7:05 p.m. Kannapolis at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m. Hagerstown at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.

NBA Playoffs CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Cleveland vs. Boston Tuesday, May 4 Orlando 114, Atlanta 71 L.A. Lakers 111, Utah 103, LAL 2-0 Wednesday, May 5 Phoenix 110, San Antonio 102,PHO 2-0 Thursday, May 6 Orlando 112, Atlanta 98, ORL 2-0 Friday, May 7 Cleveland 124, Boston 95 Phoenix 110, San Antonio 96 Saturday, May 8 Orlando at Atlanta, 5 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Utah, 8 p.m. Sunday, May 9 Cleveland at Boston, 3:30 p.m. Phoenix at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

Friday’s boxes Cavaliers 124, Celtics 95 CLEVELAND (124) James 14-22 8-9 38, Jamison 7-15 6-7 20, O’Neal 5-7 2-2 12, M.Williams 4-8 4-4 12, Parker 4-4 0-0 11, Varejao 2-3 2-2 6, West 5-7 4-4 14, Moon 0-1 0-0 0, Hickson 2-3 1-2 5, Gibson 0-1 2-2 2, Powe 1-3 2-2 4. Totals 44-74 31-34 124. BOSTON (95) Pierce 4-15 2-5 11, Garnett 8-11 3-3 19, Perkins 2-2 1-3 5, Rondo 9-17 0-0 18, R.Allen 2-9 3-3 7, Davis 1-5 3-4 5, Wallace 1-2 0-0 2, T.Allen 3-5 4-5 10, Finley 1-2 0-0 3, Robinson 3-10 3-4 11, Daniels 0-3 0-0 0, S.Williams 1-1 2-2 4. Totals 35-82 21-29 95. Clevelan d36 29 31 28 — 124 17 26 27 25 — 95 Boston 3-Point Goals—Cleveland 5-12 (Parker 3-3, James 2-3, Moon 0-1, M.Williams 0-1, West 0-1, Gibson 0-1, Jamison 0-2), Boston 4-17 (Robinson 2-4, Finley 1-2, Pierce 1-5, R.Allen 0-1, Davis 0-1, Daniels 0-1, Rondo 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 54 (Jamison 12), Boston 34 (Rondo 5). Assists—Cleveland 25 (M.Williams, James 7), Boston 20 (Rondo 8). Total Fouls—Cleveland 24, Boston 22. Technicals—Cleveland defensive three second, Garnett. Flagrant Fouls—Perkins. A—18,624 (18,624).

Suns 110, Spurs 96 PHOENIX (110) Gr.Hill 7-11 4-4 18, Stoudemire 3-10 1-3 7, Collins 0-0 0-0 0, Nash 6-14 4-4 16, Richardson 8-15 0-0 21, Frye 3-6 0-0 9, Dudley 0-3 0-0 0, Amundson 0-0 0-0 0, Barbosa 5-7 1-3 13, Dragic 10-13 1-3 26. Totals 4279 11-17 110. SAN ANTONIO (96) Jefferson 1-9 2-2 4, Duncan 5-9 5-12 15, McDyess 6-11 0-0 12, Parker 5-17 0-4 10, Ginobili 10-17 3-3 27, Ge.Hill 1-7 6-7 8, Bonner 4-6 0-0 11, Blair 3-3 0-0 6, Bogans 0-0 0-0 0, Temple 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 36-80 16-28 96. 19 25 27 39 — 110 Phoenix 28 22 22 24 — 96 San Antonio 3-Point Goals—Phoenix 15-26 (Dragic 55, Richardson 5-7, Frye 3-5, Barbosa 2-2, Gr.Hill 0-1, Dudley 0-3, Nash 0-3), San Antonio 8-16 (Ginobili 4-9, Bonner 3-4, Temple 1-1, Ge.Hill 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Phoenix 45 (Stoudemire, Nash 8), San Antonio 54 (Duncan 13). Assists— Phoenix 16 (Nash 6), San Antonio 17 (Ginobili, Parker 5). Total Fouls—Phoenix 20, San Antonio 14. Technicals—Phoenix defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls—Frye. A—18,581 (18,797).

NHL Playoffs CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Wednesday, May 5 Boston 4, Philadelphia 1 Chicago 5, Vancouver 2 Thursday, May 6 Montreal 3, Pittsburgh 2, tied 2-2 Detroit 7, San Jose 1, SJ 3-1 Friday, May 7 Philadelphia 5, Boston 4, OT, BOS 3-1 Chicago 7, Vancouver 4, CHI 3-1 Saturday, May 8 Montreal at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Detroit at San Jose, 10 p.m.

Friday’s sums Bruins 5, Flyers 4 Boston 1 1 2 0 — 4 Philadelphia 1 2 1 1 — 5 First Period—1, Boston, Recchi 5 (Bergeron, Paille), 15:37. 2, Philadelphia, Briere 5 (Giroux, Carle), 19:06. Second Period—3, Philadelphia, Pronger 4 (Carle, Carcillo), 4:28. 4, Philadelphia, Giroux 5 (Hartnell, Carle), 8:35. 5, Boston, Ryder 3 (Hunwick, Wheeler), 10:56. Third Period—6, Boston, Lucic 2 (Wideman, Savard), 3:49 (pp). 7, Philadelphia, Leino 1 (Pronger, Briere), 14:20. 8, Boston, Recchi 6 (Bergeron, Wideman), 19:28. First Overtime—9, Philadelphia, Gagne 1 (Carle, Richards), 14:40. Shots on Goal—Bruins 10-10-8-9—37. Flyers 9-10-8-7—34. Goalies—Boston, Rask. Philadelphia, Boucher. A—19,702 (19,537). T—3:01.

Blackhawks 7, Canucks 4 Chicago 2 3 2 — 7 Vancouver 2 1 1 — 4 First Period—1, Chicago, Seabrook 2 (Toews, Byfuglien), :18. 2, Vancouver, Well-

wood 2 (Samuelsson, Bieksa), 1:34. 3, Chicago, Toews 3 (Kane, Sharp), 9:23 (pp). 4, Vancouver, D.Sedin 5 (Burrows, H.Sedin), 14:36 (pp). Second Period—5, Chicago, Toews 4, :27 (pp). 6, Chicago, Sharp 5 (Toews, Kane), 12:47 (pp). 7, Chicago, Toews 5 (Bolland, Sharp), 15:22 (pp). 8, Vancouver, Edler 2 (Ehrhoff, D.Sedin), 18:16 (pp). Third Period—9, Chicago, Kopecky 3 (Hossa, Sharp), 6:59. 10, Vancouver, H.Sedin 3 (Burrows, O’Brien), 14:37. 11, Chicago, Bolland 2, 19:23 (en). Shots on Goal—Blackhawks 9-15-10—34. Cancuks 10-9-11—30. Goalies—Chicago, Niemi. Vancouver, Luongo. A—18,810 (18,630). T—2:28.

Racing Sprint Cup Southern 500 Lineup After Friday qualifying; race Saturday Darlington, S.C. Lap length: 1.366 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 180.37. 2. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 180.323. 3. (83) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 179.987. 4. (00) David Reutimann, Toyota, 179.252. 5. (5) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 179.148. 6. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 179.056. 7. (47) Marcos Ambrose, Toyota, 179.037. 8. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 178.919. 9. (12) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 178.835. 10. (9) Kasey Kahne, Ford, 178.802. 11. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 178.789. 12. (43) AJ Allmendinger, Ford, 178.569. 13. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 178.549. 14. (2) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 178.433. 15. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 178.277. 16. (82) Scott Speed, Toyota, 178.238. 17. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 178.045. 18. (55) Michael McDowell, Toyota, 177.942. 19. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 177.89. 20. (98) Paul Menard, Ford, 177.858. 21. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 177.588. 22. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 177.55. 23. (71) Bobby Labonte, Chevrolet, 177.467. 24. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 177.403. 25. (77) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 177.39. 26. (7) Robby Gordon, Toyota, 177.326. 27. (33) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 177.313. 28. (66) Dave Blaney, Toyota, 177.166. 29. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 176.676. 30. (46) J.J. Yeley, Dodge, 176.562. 31. (26) David Stremme, Ford, 176.245. 32. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 176.094. 33. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 176.075. 34. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 176.031. 35. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 175.999. 36. (32) Reed Sorenson, Toyota, 175.987. 37. (64) Todd Bodine, Toyota, 175.981. 38. (19) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 175.76. 39. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 175.698. 40. (34) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 175.359. 41. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, Owner Points. 42. (37) Kevin Conway, Ford, Owner Points. 43. (13) Max Papis, Toyota, 175.484.

Nationwide results Royal Purple 200 Friday, At Darlington Raceway Darlington, S.C. Lap length: 1.366 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (1) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 147 laps, 148.3 rating, 195 points, $46,970. 2. (2) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 147, 130, 175, $28,425. 3. (4) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 147, 103.2, 165, $22,575. 4. (15) Kasey Kahne, Toyota, 147, 108.5, 165, $19,525. 5. (12) Jason Leffler, Toyota, 147, 102.2, 155, $26,843. 6. (5) Carl Edwards, Ford, 147, 111.3, 150, $16,875. 7. (3) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 147, 114, 146, $15,735. 8. (7) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 147, 97.7, 142, $15,095. 9. (17) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 147, 103.9, 138, $14,825. 10. (16) Paul Menard, Ford, 147, 91.5, 134, $15,500. 11. (29) Michael Annett, Toyota, 147, 83.1, 130, $22,693. 12. (27) Steve Wallace, Toyota, 147, 84.8, 127, $20,768. 13. (40) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 147, 66.1, 129, $24,068. 14. (28) Stanton Barrett, Chevrolet, 147, 75.2, 126, $14,200. 15. (18) Coleman Pressley, Chevrolet, 147, 78.4, 118, $21,468. 16. (9) Trevor Bayne, Toyota, 147, 87.4, 115, $20,493. 17. (6) Justin Allgaier, Dodge, 147, 83, 117, $20,643. 18. (34) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, 147, 67.6, 109, $20,393. 19. (20) Michael McDowell, Dodge, 147, 66.7, 106, $20,343. 20. (32) Kenny Wallace, Chevrolet, 147, 56.7, 103, $21,418. 21. (38) Jason Keller, Chevrolet, 147, 58.9, 100, $20,218. 22. (19) Mark Green, Chevrolet, 147, 56.4, 97, $20,168. 23. (39) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 147, 54.8, 94, $20,518. 24. (36) Brian Keselowski, Dodge, 147, 47, 91, $20,068. 25. (13) Brian Scott, Toyota, 145, 69.7, 88, $21,468. 26. (37) Danny Efland, Chevrolet, 145, 42.7, 85, $19,968. 27. (41) Eric McClure, Ford, 145, 44.2, 82, $19,918. 28. (42) Chad McCumbee, Ford, 144, 37.4, 79, $19,868. 29. (21) Steve Arpin, Chevrolet, 138, 57, 76, $19,833. 30. (35) Matt Kenseth, Ford, accident, 134, 78.1, 73, $13,625. 31. (26) James Buescher, Chevrolet, 93, 50.5, 70, $20,138. 32. (25) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, accident, 89, 63.6, 67, $19,693. 33. (11) Brendan Gaughan, Toyota, 84, 29.4, 64, $19,673. 34. (33) Josh Wise, Ford, overheating, 81, 33.5, 61, $19,653. 35. (8) Greg Biffle, Ford, accident, 79, 89.1, 58, $13,140. 36. (23) Scott Lagasse Jr., Ford, 74, 48.8, 55, $19,588. 37. (14) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, accident, 64, 66.4, 52, $19,568. 38. (31) Kevin Lepage, Chevrolet, ignition, 39, 36, 49, $13,050. 39. (10) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, accident, 36, 42.3, 46, $13,015. 40. (22) Danny O’Quinn Jr., Chevrolet, vibration, 30, 40.6, 48, $12,990. 41. (24) David Gilliland, Chevrolet, brakes, 29, 37.1, 40, $12,965. 42. (30) Derrike Cope, Dodge, brakes, 22, 30.4, 37, $12,935. 43. (43) Dennis Setzer, Dodge, handling, 11, 30.3, 34, $12,888. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 103.122 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 56 minutes, 50 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.625 seconds. Caution Flags: 9 for 42 laps. Lead Changes: 9 among 7 drivers. Lap Leaders: D.Hamlin 1-10; J.Allgaier 11-20; D.Hamlin 21-28; D.O’Quinn Jr. 29; D.Hamlin 30-59; M.Wallace 60; K.Kahne 61-64; K.Busch 65-81; S.Barrett 82-84; D.Hamlin 85-147. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): D.Hamlin, 4 times for 111 laps; K.Busch, 1 time for 17 laps; J.Allgaier, 1 time for 10 laps; K.Kahne, 1 time for 4 laps; S.Barrett, 1 time for 3 laps; M.Wallace, 1 time for 1 lap; D.O’Quinn Jr., 1 time for 1 lap. Top 10 in Points: 1. Bra.Keselowski, 1,615; 2. K.Busch, 1,560; 3. K.Harvick, 1,552; 4. C.Edwards, 1,416; 5. J.Allgaier, 1,406; 6. P.Menard, 1,325; 7. J.Logano, 1,228; 8. G.Biffle, 1,097; 9. J.Leffler, 1,049; 10. T.Raines, 1,049.

Golf PGA Tour Players Championship Scores Friday, at TPC Sawgrass Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Purse: TBA ($9.5 million in 2009) Yardage: 7,215; Par: 72 (36-36) Second Round Lee Westwood 67-65—132 Ryuji Imada 67-66—133 Francesco Molinari 68-65—133 Heath Slocum 67-66—133 Lucas Glover 70-65—135 Robert Allenby 66-70—136 Charley Hoffman 68-68—136 Ben Crane 67-69—136 Luke Donald 67-69—136 Bo Van Pelt 68-69—137 John Rollins 68-69—137 Davis Love III 69-68—137 Bill Haas 68-69—137 K.J. Choi 69-68—137 Ryan Moore 67-70—137 Graeme McDowell 72-65—137 Paul Goydos 69-68—137 Y.E. Yang 70-68—138 Kenny Perry 67-71—138 Spencer Levin 71-67—138 Adam Scott 70-68—138 J.B. Holmes 66-72—138 Kevin Stadler 69-70—139 Jerry Kelly 73-66—139 Sean O’Hair 70-69—139 Hunter Mahan 70-69—139 Sergio Garcia 69-70—139 Greg Chalmers 70-69—139 Roland Thatcher 71-68—139 Fredrik Jacobson 69-70—139 Tim Clark 68-71—139 Troy Matteson 68-71—139 Matt Kuchar 68-71—139 Andres Romero 69-70—139 Ben Curtis 71-68—139 J.J. Henry 68-71—139 Chris Stroud 70-69—139 Bob Estes 70-69—139 Oliver Wilson 70-70—140 Nick Watney 69-71—140 Jimmy Walker 71-69—140 Steve Marino 73-67—140 Justin Leonard 72-68—140 Zach Johnson 70-70—140 Robert Karlsson 71-69—140 Alex Cejka 69-72—141 Scott Verplank 71-70—141 Tiger Woods 70-71—141 Boo Weekley 69-72—141 Brett Quigley 72-69—141 Martin Kaymer 70-71—141 Woody Austin 69-72—141 Stephen Ames 70-71—141 Jason Bohn 67-74—141 Phil Mickelson 70-71—141 Troy Merritt 71-70—141 Rory Sabbatini 72-69—141

Transactions BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS—Activated RHP Kerry Wood from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jensen Lewis to Columbus (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Selected the contract of OF Michael Ryan from Salt Lake (PCL). Optioned RHP Matt Palmer to Salt Lake. Designated RHP Fernando Rodriguez for assignment. National League CHICAGO CUBS—Selected INF Starlin Castro from Tennessee (SL). Optioned INF Chad Tracy Iowa (PCL). FLORIDA MARLINS—Designated INF Mike Lamb for assignment. Selected the contract of OF Bryan Petersen from New Orleans (PCL). LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Activated RHP Jeff Weaver from 15-day DL. Optioned RHP John Ely to Albuquerque (PCL). SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Placed SS Edgar Renteria on the 15-day DL. Optioned INF-OF Eugenio Velez to Fresno (PCL). Recalled INF Ryan Rohlinger from Fresno. Selected the contract of RHP Denny Bautista from Fresno. WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Optioned OF Justin Maxwell to Syracuse (IL). FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS—Signed FB Charles Ali to a one-year contract. CINCINNATI BENGALS—Waived CB Antonio Smith. NEW YORK GIANTS—Signed QB Riley Skinner and LB Micah Johnson. Waived QB Dominic Randolph. WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Signed LB Chris Draft. COLLEGE CONNECTICUT—Signed men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun to a five-year contract. PENN STATE—Named Fred Chmiel women’s assistant basketball coach. RICHMOND—Announced junior G Kevin Anderson has withdrawn from the NBA draft. SETON HALL—Announced junior G Jeremy Hazell, junior F Jeff Robinson and junior F Herb Pope have withdrawn from the NBA Draft. ST. BONAVENTURE—Announced junior G Lewis Leonard has left the men’s basketball program. XAVIER—Announced sophomore G Jordan Crawford has decided to enter the NBA draft and has hired an agent.

ML Baseball Late Thursday Rays 8, Mariners 0 Tampa Bay Seattle ab r h bi ab r h bi Bartlett ss 5 1 1 0 ISuzuki rf 4 0 1 0 Crwfrd lf 5 2 3 2 Figgins 2b 4 0 1 0 Zbrist rf 4 0 2 1 Ktchm 1b 4 0 0 0 Lngori 3b 5 1 1 1 FGtrrz cf 4 0 0 0 C.Pna 1b 3 1 1 0 GrffyJr dh 4 0 1 0 BUpton cf 4 2 1 1 JoLopz 3b 3 0 1 0 WAyar dh 5 0 2 2 Lngrhn lf 2 0 0 0 Jaso c 4 1 0 0 JoWilsn ss 2 0 0 0 Kapler rf 2 0 1 1 RJhnsn c 3 0 0 0 Brignc 2b 2 0 0 0 30 0 4 0 Totals 39 812 8 Totals Tampa Bay 020 130 020—8 Seattle 000 000 000—0 Dp—Tampa Bay 1. Lob—Tampa Bay 9, Seattle 5. 2b—Bartlett (7), Crawford (11), Longoria (9), C.Pena (4), B.Upton (7), W.Aybar (2). Hr—Crawford (3). Sb—Kapler (1). IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Niemann W,2-0 7 4 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 Benoit 1 Sonnanstine 1 0 0 0 0 1 Seattle 7 6 6 3 2 Rw-Smth L,0-2 41⁄3 3 2 2 2 2 Snell 31⁄3 2 0 0 0 1 Kelley 11⁄3 T—2:47. A—17,617 (47,878).

Dodgers 7, Brewers 3 Milwaukee Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi 4 2 2 1 Weeks 2b 4 0 0 0 Paul lf Edmnd cf 4 0 0 0 Kemp cf 3 1 0 0 Braun lf 4 1 2 0 Ethier rf 4 1 2 4 Fielder 1b 4 2 2 0 Loney 1b 3 0 0 1 McGeh 3b 4 0 1 0 Blake 3b 2 0 0 0 Zaun c 4 0 2 2 Martin c 4 0 1 0 Hart rf 3 0 0 0 DeWitt 2b 3 0 1 0 Suppan p 0 0 0 0 JCarrll ss 4 2 2 0 Counsll ss 1 0 1 1 Ely p 3 1 0 0 AEscor ss 4 0 0 0 Belisari p 0 0 0 0 Hwkns p 0 0 0 0 Kuo p 0 0 0 0 Bush p 1 0 0 0 Broxtn p 0 0 0 0 Inglett ph 1 0 0 0 GAndrs ph 1 0 0 0 CVargs p 0 0 0 0 Gerut rf 1 0 0 0 31 7 8 6 Totals 35 3 8 3 Totals Milwaukee 000 000 102—3 Los Angeles 120 000 004—7 One out when winning run scored. E—Fielder (1). Dp—Milwaukee 2. Lob— Milwaukee 5, Los Angeles 7. 2b—Paul (3), J.Carroll (2). Hr—Ethier (10). Sb—Braun (7), Paul (2). Sf—Loney. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Bush 5 4 3 1 3 4 C.Vargas 1 1 0 0 2 2 Suppan 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 4 4 1 0 Hawkins L,0-3 1⁄3 Los Angeles 4 1 1 0 7 Ely 62⁄3 1 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Belisario H,2 Kuo H,3 1 0 0 0 0 2 Broxton W,2-0 1 4 2 2 0 2 WP—Hawkins, Belisario.

Hornets advance and the Wonders took the 4x100 and 4x200 relays. Brown’s girls scored Salisbury’s Steven Page reached 128 points to outdistance Hickory the semifinals of the 2A Midwest Re- Ridge 128-108. gional tennis tournament on Friday with a first-round bye and a quarter-  Intimidators final victory against Lucas Shelton of Terry Doyle fanned 14 batters in West Stokes. Page has qualified for the state seven innings but still took the loss as the Intimidators fell to the West tournament. Two Salisbury doubles teams Virginia Power 2-0 on Friday night. Doyle (3-2) recorded strikeouts reached the semifinals and have qualified for state competition. The against the first five Power hitters tandems of Seth Gentry- Alex Weant and averaged two strikeouts an inand Alan Lebowitz-Austin Flynn both ning, tying his career high. Doyle did not allow a walk and has won twice Friday. Action continues today in Salis- 25 strikeouts over his last two starts. The lone blemish on his line was a bury. See Scoreboard. solo shot to left field in the fourth inning by Rogelio Noris.  Prep golf  Brady Shoemaker went 4-for-4 NCHSAA boys golf state champi- with a homer in an 8-6 Kannapolis onships will be held on Monday and win at Lexington on Thursday. Tuesday in all classifications. Daniel Wagner (South Rowan) The top three teams from each re- went 3-for-5. Shoemaker and Ian Gac gional along with the top three indi- homered. viduals not a member of one of the qualifying teams earned spots in the  Kannapolis Legion 36-hole championships. Kannapolis American Legion baseSalisbury will compete in the 2A Championships at Keith Hills Coun- ball tryouts are on Saturday, May 15. Tryouts begin at 9 a.m. Players try Club in Buies Creek. must sign in at 8:30. Players that are still in the state high school playoffs  Prep track must still show up. North Rowan qualifying athletes There will be a mandatory playwill compete today in the 1A Midwest ers/parents meeting for players that Regional at North Stokes. Salisbury make the team at Post 115 on Main athletes are in the 2A Midwest Re- Street at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 16. gional at Waxhaw Cuthbertson. Dinner will be provided by the Kannapolis Legion Booster Club. From staff reports

 College baseball

Pitt Community College first baseman Trey Holmes (East Rowan) was named first team allconference for Region X and the Defensive Player of the Year. • Catawba relief pitcher Wil Huneycutt was named to T. HOLMES the ESPN The Magazine Academic AllDistrict 3 Baseball Team. Huneycutt, a red-shirt sophomore with four saves and a 5-1 record, has a 3.97 GPA in business administration.

 Middle school golf Rowan County middle school golf teams held their conference tournament at the Club at Irish Creek. West Rowan shot 178 to win the championship. The Bulldogs were followed by China Grove (187), Erwin (195) and Southeast (199). West’s Jake Kennedy was medalist with a 35, and his round included an eagle on his final hole. China Grove’s Davis Richards shot 36. Kennedy, Richards, Cameron Hassard (Southeast), Bailey Meismer (Erwin), Evan Neas (China Grove) and Denny Triche (West) were recognized as all-conference. Erwin had seven girls competing. Macey Trexler and Kayce Wilson shot 57s to tie for medalist honors. Trexler and Wilson were recognized as all-conference for the girls division.

 Falcon Basketball Camp Falcon Basketball Camp will be held July 19-22. West Rowan boys basketball coach Mike Gurley is the camp director. The camp is for boy who will be in grades 2-9. The cost is $50. Contact Mike Gurley at 704-7982074 for info or to register.

 Middle school soccer West Rowan’s girls soccer team tied Corriher-Lipe 2-2. Mariah Coleman scored two goals. Other standouts for the Bulldogs (51-2) included Anna Edwards, Rebecca Parker, Madison Muire and Sydney Sides.  Corriher-Lipe’s boys beat West Rowan 2-1. Chase Loudin scored the goal for West (2-5-1). Zack Shephard made 24 saves. Jimmy Perez, Colton Sherrill and Dylan Freeman also played well.

 Wendy’s camp

The Kannapolis Police Department will again be the host for a summer baseball and softball camp at Northwest Cabarrus. The Wendy’s Summer Classic runs is a free camp and runs June 28-July 1 from 8:30-1:30 for ages 8-13. Coaches include Catawba’s Jim Gantt, A.L. Brown’s Empsy Thompson, Northwest’s Joe Hubbard, East Rowan’s Brian Hightower, Carson’s Chris Cauble, Pfeiffer’s Mark Hayes, South Rowan Legion’s Michael Lowman. The camp is free thanks to sponsors and is limited to the first 100 who register at the Kannapo Wonders win SPC track players lis Police Department. A.L. Brown’s track teams won the Contact Lt. Bret Johnson at the recent SPC Meet. Kannapolis Police Department (707Damien Washington (200, 23.2 sec- 920-4016). onds), Jerrod Lipscomb (110 hurdles, 14.66) and Tavis Bailey (discus, 176  Soccer camps feet) were individual winners for Registration is now open for Brown’s boys. The Wonder boys totaled 140 Catawba summer soccer camps. Dates are June 13-17 (half day) and points. Northwest Cabarrus was secJune 27-July 1 (half or full day) for ond with 123.  Keonna Artis (high jump, 5-4) ages 5-14 years old. and Samara Tisdale (shot, 35-2) were Contact coach Liam Farrell at lfarindividual winners for Brown’s girls, or 704-637-4348.

Mexico supports U.S. bid Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The United States has a strong ally in its bid to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup: its biggest rival, Mexico. Justino Compean, president of the Mexican Football Federation, said Friday before his team played Ecuador in a sold-out New Meadowlands Stadium that every nation in the CONCACAF region (North America, Central America and the Caribbean) needs to back one bid. Compean made it clear the United States presents the strongest chance to win FIFA’s favor and that all teams in the region should back the Americans. The United States is up against Russia, England, Australia, joint bids from Spain-Portugal and Netherlands-Belgium. Qatar, South Korea and Japan are only in the 2022 race. Winners will be announced in December. This year’s World Cup begins on June 11 in South Africa. “The U.S. has the best stadiums in CONCACAF. There are no comparisons,” Compean said. “The infrastructure throughout (CONCACAF) of our stadiums is not comparable to the U.S. So we decided we need one bid to come from CONCACAF and we

are supporting the only bidder from our region.” In thanking Compean for his backing, U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati expressed “extreme confidence” that the Americans will be selected for one of the tournaments up for bidding. “There is a general belief that ’18 is going to go to Europe, it seems,” Gulati said. “We can go to 2022 in that case. But we are just as interested in ’18.” Gulati noted that U.S. representatives supplied a ton — literally — of documents to FIFA detailing the bids. For the 1994 tournament hosted by the United States, which was a huge financial success for FIFA and for American soccer, everything was contained in a loose leaf binder. “We are far more ready than in the 1987 and 1988 bidding, but the requirements have changed enormously,” he said. “Back then, you needed a plan. Now, we have contracts with 18 cities and stadiums, have contacted every conceivable government agency ... and this is also a different soccer country. We have seen the birth of a league (MLS), which today announced its 19th team. We have a woman’s league and soccer-specific stadiums.”


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When in Rome, Jankovic beats both Williams sisters Associated Press

ROME — Jelena Jankovic beat tennis’ famous sisters on consecutive days and reached the Italian Open final with a 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory Friday over Serena Williams. The top-ranked Williams squandered a match point and acknowledged having an “an apple in my throat.” Jankovic, ranked No. 7, will play for the title Saturday against Spain’s Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, who defeated Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-2. Jankovic won this tournament in 2007 and 2008. Williams, who won in Rome in 2002, was playing in her first tournament since a three-month layoff because of a knee injury. She had been sidelined since winning the Australian Open in January. “I can’t beat myself up over it,” she said. “I just came back.”

COLLEGE HOOPS CINCINNATI — Xavier’s Jordan Crawford has decided to enter the NBA draft. The Atlantic 10’s leading scorer (20.5) has hired agent Mark Bartelstein.

• RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond guard Kevin Anderson has withdrawn his name from next month’s NBA draft. The Atlantic 10 Player of the Year averaged a team-high 17.8 points per game last season as the Spiders went 26-9. • SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — Seton Hall says three of its top basketball players will return to school instead of entering the upcoming NBA draft. Guard Jeremy Hazell and forwards Jeff Robinson and Herb Pope have filed the paperwork to withdraw their names. • STORRS, Conn. — UConn says it has a new contract with hoops coach Jim Calhoun. The 67-year-old Hall of Famer has won two national championships at Connecticut and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2005.

DALY FORT SMITH, Ark. — John Daly is expected to play in a Nationwide Tour event in Arkansas next month on a sponsor’s exemption.Patricia Brown, executive director of the Fort Smith Classic, said Friday

that Daly has committed to play in the June 17-20 tournament, which would be his first Nationwide Tour event since February 1991.

ago,” Scordo told the students, faculty and others gathered to mourn. “And we give of our time and our efforts and our attention to

MCCOURTS LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles court commissioner on Friday ordered Dodgers owner Frank McCourt to pay his estranged wife $637,000 a month in temporary spousal support and mortgage payments in a bitter divorce case.

LACROSSE CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Mourners attending a Roman Catholic Mass honoring slain Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love were urged Friday to also pray for the player on the men’s team who’s accused of beating her to death. Father Joseph Scordo told his audience of about 100 at the campus chapel that they should treat even enemies with love and forgiveness. Love’s body was found early Monday in her off-campus apartment. “We pray for one of our own, one of our own Catholic Christians that met an untimely death a few days

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Lee Westwood tries to peak for the biggest tournaments. And while he doesn’t put The Players Championship in his top five, it’s big enough that he is playing some of his best golf going into the weekend. Westwood ran off three straight birdies to start his back nine Friday on his way to a 7-under 65 to build a one-shot lead over Heath ASSOCIATED PRESS Slocum, Francesco Molinari Travis Parmelee was tasered of Italy and Ryuji Imada. after repeated requests for him Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will be around for to calm down on the 11th hole. the weekend, which is about all that could be said for ing the second round of The golf’s two biggest stars. Players Championship was Mickelson flirted with the subdued by a Taser on Fricut line late in the day until day. making a tough chip look Travis Parmelee, of Jackeasy for birdie on the 16th. sonville, was charged with He shot a 71. They were at 3- disorderly intoxication and under 141, nine shots behind. resisting arrest without vioThat might be too far lence, said St. Johns County back on a course where there Sheriff’s Office Capt. Dave already have been 73 rounds Messenger. in the 60s, the most after two Messenger said course days on the Stadium Course marshals notified officers since 1993. But with more that Parmelee was yelling at heat and more wind, the final players and being belligertwo days could be as unpreent near the 11th hole. Offidictable as ever. cers responded but they said “Because the character of he became more combative. the course is changing so They tried to take much from the morning to Parmelee into custody, but the afternoon, the guys that he resisted and was Tasered are 2-, 3-, 4-under par are in once. the tournament,” Mickelson Parmelee pulled away as said. “Because if they shoot officers tried to put him into 6-, 7-, 8-under par, they’re a golf cart, Messenger said, going to move right up the prompting one to touch him leaderboard. And it’s going with a stun gun. to be difficult for the leaders “Most people really want to pull away.” to watch golf, and others FAN TASERED came out here to drink,” A 36-year-old man attend- Messenger said.

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Hamlin edges teammate Busch Associated Press

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Denny Hamlin doesn’t care which Kyle Busch he beat at Darlington Raceway on Friday night. Hamlin pulled away from Busch over the final five laps Friday night to take the Royal Purple 200, his third straight Natiowide series victory at the track. Earlier, Hamlin playfully shot down Busch’s contention from last week that he was the “new and improved Kyle Busch” who persevered to win at Richmond. Busch almost did it again this time, sliding to about a half-car length ahead of Hamlin on the final restart before falling back in line behind his friend. “I talked to him over the radio,” Hamlin said. “I said, ’Is this the new Kyle or the old Kyle?”’ Beating any Kyle Busch is a challenge in itself. “He is so good on restarts,

it’s hard to hold him off,” Hamlin said. “I knew that I could just hold him off for one lap, we could clear him.” Hamlin and first-year crew chief Kevin Kidd did just that. It was Hamlin’s third victory in his last three Nationwide starts at Darlington after taking the checkered flag in 2006 and 2007. Hamlin wrecked in qualifying to miss the 2008 event, then sat out last season. “I could’ve been working on a four-peat,” Hamlin joked. Like those two earlier Darlington wins, Hamlin started from the pole and led much of the race. Still, it was a side-by-side drag race with Busch on the last restart. Busch looked as if he had the stuff to prevail but was outgunned by Hamlin’s Toyota. “I think we were a little bit better than the 20 (Hamlin) was, but it showed how pivotal clean air is out here,” said Busch, who held on for second. As for which Busch is


Denny Hamlin (20) and Kyle Busch (18) battle in the closing laps. which, he said, “I’ve gotten a lot of play off that from last week, so that’s all that matters.” Jamie McMurray, the pole winner earlier Friday for the Sprint Cup Southern 500, finished third.

For Hamlin, it was his 10th Nationwide win in 121 starts. Hamlin got a line on this victory with his qualifying run earlier Friday. He took advantage of the pristine air out front to stay there, leading 111 of 147 laps. “It’s an over-

whelming feeling to win at a place like this,” Kidd said. Plus, Hamlin’s prime position kept him free from another wreck-filled Darlington effort. Matt Kenseth, last year’s winner here, wrecked twice and took perhaps the hardest hit when the slammed the inside wall along. However, he waved to the crowd as he jumped in the ambulance for the routine check at the infield care center. There were nine caution periods — one short of Darlington’s Nationwide record, last accomplished a year ago. Kasey Kahne was fourth followed by Jason Leffler, Carl Edwards and series points leader Brad Keselowski. Kevin Harvick, Brian Vickers and Paul Menard rounded out the top 10. Hamlin is still feeling the effects of surgery to repair the ACL in his left knee. The Nationwide event ended a long day of Sprint Cup prac-

McMurray sets record


DENNY HAMLIN tice and qualifying. A winning effort like this, though, takes some of the sting out of the knee. “Having all day to rest tomorrow will help get some fluids in us,” Hamlin said. This was the second of Hamlin’s four scheduled Nationwide events this year. “I like running Nationwide, so I’ve got to take advantage,” he said.

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Harvick deal is close Associated Press

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Owner Richard Childress says he’s close to an agreement that will keep Kevin Harvick with RCR beyond this season. Childress said he hoped to have negotiations with the Sprint Cup points leader wrapped up before the series heads to Charlotte, later this month for the Coca-Cola 600. “We’ve been talking and hopefully we’ll have something,” Childress said Friday after qualifying for the Southern 500. Locking up Harvick looked like a longshot last season as Childress’ Chevrolet teams struggled to keep up with those of powerful Hendrick Motorsports. However, Childress said the improved performance of his teams — RCR drivers Harvick, Jeff Burton and Clint Boywer are all inside the top 12 this year — has smoothed over issues Harvick may have had. “It’s good for RCR, Kevin and all of us if we can put this thing back together,” Childress said. Harvick has driven for RCR since 2001 following the death of Dale Earnhardt. He’s won 12 times, including two weeks ago at Talladega. Harvick has a 10-point lead over four-time defending champion Jimmie Johnson heading into this weekend’s race at Darlington Raceway. Harvick did not want to talk about any pending deals. “I’m not worried about that,” he said. “I’m worried about Darlington.”

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Jamie McMurray couldn’t help smiling during his record-setting lap at Darlington Raceway. Turned out, he was one of few to leave the track happy. McMurray set a Darlington record of 180.370 mph to lead qualifying Friday for the Southern 500. Seven-time Darlington winner Jeff Gordon was a whisker behind at 180.323 and Brian Vickers third in 179.987. All three bettered the old mark that Matt Kenseth set a year ago. “I was like grinning in the car because you just don’t get to have this kind of lap very often,” McMurray said. It was the fifth career pole and second this season for the Daytona 500 champion. And it came on a day when racers had a hard enough time staying on course at the track “Too Tough To Tame.” Last week’s winner at Richmond, Kyle Busch, scraped the wall on his qualifying run, drawing cheers from those in the stands in front of the startfinish line. Busch will start 39th on Saturday night. Dale Earnhardt Jr. wrecked on his second lap of practice and moved to a back up car. He was so spooked by the track, Earnhardt Jr. predicted he’d show up here one year, have another bad run and give up the sport. That’s an attitude “Little E” didn’t


Jamie McMurray, right, is congratulated by Jeff Burton after qualifying. inherit from his late father — Dale Earnhardt is second on Darlington’s career list with nine victories. Earnhardt finished 19th fastest. Mark Martin, who won this race at 50 years old a year ago, had the fifth fastest time and will start alongside Ryan Newman. Roush Fenway Racing star Carl Edwards could not get in on time and used his top 35 position in owners points to make the field. Edwards will start 41st. Speeds increased again in the Sprint Cup series third visit since a multimillion dollar repaving project smoothed out the rough edges of the six-decadeold, egg-shaped superspeedway. Where the choppy surface in the past might give racers time to correct and

yield a gentle “Darlington stripe,” now drivers edge harder into the wall and lead to bigger problems. “It makes it pretty hairy,” said Gordon, who shares the track record of five Southern 500s with Cale Yarborough. McMurray has had his struggles with Darlington since his first Sprint Cup visit in 2003. He had qualified inside the top 10 just once in nine previous races and has only finished in the top 15 once in his last four events. McMurray credited his No. 26 Chevrolet for the success. “When you come somewhere like here, when your car doesn’t stick, you hit the wall,” he said. “You just hope it sticks. And if it does, you run a good lap.”

Hamlin disputes notion of ‘new’ Busch Associated Press

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Denny Hamlin dismissed any notion that Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch has morphed into a more mature race car driver. “There is no new Kyle. That’s just a complete myth,” Hamlin laughed Friday at Darlington Raceway. Busch touted a “new Kyle” following last Saturday’s victory at Richmond. Because he remained calm when his dominant car briefly faded midway through the race, Busch said that was an indicator of how much he’s changed. “For the old Kyle Busch, he would have folded,” Busch said after snapping a 21-race winless streak dating back to last season. “The new one, he stuck in there, he dug hard. He kept going.” Hamlin, in his third season as teammate to Busch at JGR, believes Busch is only a changed man after victories. A perfect example was when a late caution cost Busch a victory last month at Phoenix. Busch responded with an angry rant over his radio, was aggressive as he drove through the garage, and Fox executives said he was rude in declining a post-race interview. “I think you all need to look back in your stories over the last two

EARNHARDT FROM 1B “He’s got a lot of good finishes here,” McGrew said. “If you really look at it, almost every finish he has is in the top 13. It’s just a place he’s never been comfortable. Some people deal with it, some people don’t.”


Denny Hamlin, right, talks with Kyle Busch, center, as Busch’s crew chief Dave Rogers, left, listens during practice for the Showtime Southern 500. years and every time he wins you all say, ’It’s the new Kyle’ and whenever he loses you say ’It’s the same ol’ Kyle,’ “ Hamlin said. “ I think we only hear about it when he wins.” Busch may have proved that theory himself when he began his weekly interview session clearly in a sour mood after wrecking his Cup car Friday. He scraped it in practice, kept it for qualifying, but was forced into a backup after he hit the wall on his second qualifying lap. Asked in that moment of frustra-

Earnhardt has to deal with it this weekend, his first race since an awful 32nd-place finish at Richmond last Saturday. It dropped him to 13th in the standings and temporarily out of contention for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Earnhardt Jr. brushed off questions about his Richmond struggles, “I’m just the driver. Go in there and talk to Lance,” and said he’d moved

tion about Hamlin’s assessment, Busch didn’t agree. “There you have it,” he said. “I think I proved my point walking up to you.” Busch, one of the most talented young drivers in NASCAR, has been criticized for unraveling when his car isn’t performing well and a lack of professionalism following races he doesn’t win — behavior Hamlin enjoys watching as a JGR insider. “Half of my entertainment in this sport comes from Kyle Busch, so I love having him as a teammate,” Hamlin said. Although Busch’s older brother initially declined to be pulled into the “new Kyle” debate, Kurt Busch eventually admitted he’s seen a maturity this season. Kurt Busch attributed the changes to his brother getting engaged, starting a Truck Series team and turning 24 on Sunday. “Those things that happen to you in life make you grow up a little quicker,” Kurt Busch said. “I’m happy for him. He’s still going to continue to charge hard. He’s going to go after those wins. You just can’t write that was, ’Hey, a good Kyle Busch or bad Kyle Busch’ when things happen. The things that you get to write are that he’s going through life changes and he’s maturing. He’s not 22 years old anymore.”

on from what turned out to be a disastrous race. McGrew accepted responsibility for poor strategy, but said he’s not that worried about where Earnhardt is in the standings right now. Darlington is the final track where the two have not worked together before — McGrew was named crew chief midway through last season — and he’s got notes to rely on the remainder of

the season. Besides, Earnhardt is only four points behind Clint Bowyer for 12thplace in the standings right now. “One race and you could go back to fifth,” McGrew said. “It’s so close right now that the arbitrary 12 number is not really concerning. It’s the total points number that bothers me. If we have a good race here, run in the top 10, it will take care of itself.”

DARLINGTON, S.C. — It’s hard to accurately assess just where Roush-Fenway Racing is as the organization heads into tonight’s race at Darlington Raceway. The team does have three of its four drivers ranked inside the top 12 of the Sprint Cup Series standings. But Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards are stuck in long losing streaks that has Ford Motor Co. lagging behind the other three manufacturers in NASCAR. Of the four manufacturers, Ford is the only carmaker without a victory in NASCAR’s top three series this season. “I didn’t realize we were winless in all three series,” Edwards said F r i d a y . “That is pretty unbelievable, but that’s good EDWARDS that it’s an unbelievable stat because it shows you how good Ford has been.” This season has been OK in spots: Matt Kenseth came into Darlington ranked fourth in the standings, while teammate Greg Biffle is fifth and Edwards is 11th. Combined, the trio has 18 top-10 finishes. But Biffle is in a 54-race winless streak, Edwards hasn’t won in 46 events and Kenseth’s slump is now at 44. “We all know we haven’t won and none of our teammates have won,” Biffle said. “We’re trying to get better and better. And we’re searching here. I think a lot of our teams here are a little bit different. Different setup, different this, different that, different front geometries. We’re all kind of all over the map. We’re hoping somebody hits on something.” There wasn’t much to be encouraged about following a pair of Friday practice sessions. Biffle wrecked his primary car and had to go to a backup, Kenseth was 43rd on the final speed chart and Edwards was 45th. Out of 46 cars. The bright spots came out of Richard Petty Motorsports, which is aligned with Roush-Fenway Racing and found some speed from AJ Allmendinger and Kasey Kahne. With 11 Fords in the field, Kenseth thinks the failure to get the blue oval into Victory Lane this season can be attributed to the manufacturer having “all the eggs sort of in one basket.” “RPM and Roush are sideby-side. We use the same engine, same chassis, same bodies, all that stuff,” Kenseth said. “So really, if us as an organization is off, and we don’t aren’t hitting it right, it’s going to be hard for Ford to win. We’ve just got to figure out how to get a little bit better.”


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CCC FROM 1B Bauk wasn’t as fortunate in the second inning. It began when ED’s Braxton Shetley tapped a ball in front of the plate that Salisbury catcher Jordan Fuller threw into foul territory down the right-field line. Preston Gammons followed with a pop-up bunt that Fuller trapped against the dirt just a few feet from the batter’s box, putting runners at first and second with none out. “Those two plays changed the composition of the game,” outfielder Philip Tonseth said after collecting one of Salisbury’s four hits. “That was a microcosm of our night.” It was a night that began falling apart two batters and one wild pitch later, when Weavil grounded a two-run single to center field. Before the inning was through Keaton Hawks slashed a tworun double down the leftfield line and Lequire made it 5-0 with a run-scoring groundout. “That inning just shut us down,” said SHS first-baseman Jeremy Forbis. “It almost looked like we were playing too scared. We knew Central Davidson had already lost (7-2 to West Davidson in Friday’s earlier semifinal). Then

we were down 5-0. It was just one more piece of pressure.” Salisbury hurt itself with baserunning mistakes FORBIS in the second, fourth and fifth innings. In the second Tonseth scorched a one-out single to right-center but was nailed trying to stretch it into a double. Kyle Wolfe, who reached on an error and advanced to third on a second East miscue, was tagged out trying to score on a fourth-inning pitch that skipped to the backstop. And in the fifth Spencer Carmichael tried to go from first to third on Bauk’s swinging bunt single and was easily retired. “I can’t understand our baserunning,” Maddox said. “We were already down five runs so there was no need to be overly aggressive. Instead of being happy to have runners at first and second, we ran into an out at third.” Forbis scored Salisbury’s run in the last of fourth. He whipped a sharp leadoff single through the box and up the middle, took second on an error, stole third and continued home when East catcher Davin Lawson’s throw sailed into left field. ED (15-8) padded its lead

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with four unearned runs in the seventh against relievers Nolan Meyerhoeffer and Parker McKeithan. Lequire, who pitched a complete game, induced three groundouts in the bottom of the seventh to seal the verdict. “They’re a good bunch of kids,” Lequire said after winning his eighth game. “They don’t give up. They’ve got a bunch of quality players who just had a bad game.” • NOTES: Salisbury will be a No. 3 seed and open the 2A state playoffs at West Stanly next Friday.

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FROM 1B “When we had that little talk we realized we still had a shot at doing something,” Wallace said. “We decided we didn’t want to be remembered as just ordinary. We decided we could be extraordinary.” NWC freshman third baseman Tanner Bigham was extraordinary. He was a human 10-run rule, belting two homers. Sophomore Corey Seager went 3-for-3 and launched a missile into the trees behind the inviting rightfield porch at Veterans Field. “Lately, we’ve been swinging the bats, and it’s like everyone got really hot at once,” Justin Seager said. “We knew what we wanted to do, we’ve worked hard at it, and now we’re achieving goals.” A.L. Brown (11-15) had to close the season strong just to finish fifth in the SPC. Had they won the tournament, the Wonders would’ve emerged with the No. 2 seed, but they were running on fumes. Still No. 5, they’ll travel to Charlotte Catholic for the first round of the playoffs. “We’re a much better team than we looked like tonight,” said Brown shortstop and ace pitcher John Tuttle, who has signed with Catawba. “We’re capable of playing good defense, but tonight we didn’t.” Northwest got its first two runs on throwing errors.

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Corey Seager’s no-doubt bomb off Brown right-hander Zach Wright, normally the catcher, made it 3-1, and Justin Seager, who will be a Charlotte 49er next season, scored on a wild pitch for a 4-1 lead after three. The key half-inning was the top of the fourth. That was Brown’s chance to make some hay against Northwest right-hander Weston Smith, Hubbard’s No. 3 starter. Ryan Blackmon walked to start the fourth and consecutive singles by Wright (3-for3), Spencer Falls and Justin Kidd sliced the Wonders’ deficit to 4-2. The bases were loaded with none out. Ryan Hartsell’s shallow sac fly to right field made it 4-3, and if the play had ended right there the Wonders were in business. But the throw from right was off target, sailing over the cutoff man and up the third-base line, and Falls saw an opportunity to take third. “It was actually not a bad read at all by Spencer,” Brown coach Empsy Thompson said. “That throw was well off line, but you have to give their

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catcher credit for making a great play. He comes up the line to meet that ball and then he makes a good throw, and Spencer is cut down.” That extraordinary play was made by Wallace, a senior who decided a month ago that it was no longer enough to be ordinary. Wes Honeycutt had two hits, but he grounded out to end the fourth, and that was the Wonders’ last chance. Wallace’s two-run triple and a two-run homer by Bigham highlighted a six-run bottom of the fourth by the Trojans. After that, it was time for both teams to start thinking about the playoffs.

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BOSTON — LeBron James scored 21 of his 38 points in the first quarter to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston 124-95 on Friday night, handing the Celtics their worst home playoff loss ever and taking a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals. Showing no ill-effects of an elbow problem that was the talk of Cleveland during the long layoff, James finished with eight rebounds and seven assists. The 21 points in a quarter was a franchise postseason record. Antawn Jamison had 20 points and 12 rebounds for Cleveland, while Shaquille O’Neal added 12 points and nine rebounds. Rajon Rondo, who had 19 assists in Boston’s Game 2 victory on Monday, had 18 points and eight assists. The Celtics missed 10 of their first 13 shots, hitting just 27 percent in the first quarter to spot Cleveland a 21-point lead. They were never able to recover as the Cavaliers shot 59 percent from the field for the game. Game 4 is Sunday and the Celtics need a victory to split their home games and assure themselves of another. James wore a black sleeve on his right elbow, which became a concern after he shot a free throw lefthanded in the closing minutes of Cleveland’s firstround playoff game against Chicago. He was 8 of 10 from the field in the first quarter — most of them midto long-range jumpers — and after that it didn’t matter.




LeBron James (23) drives past Boston Celtics center Kendrick Perkins for two of his 38 points. “I know I’m going to hear a lot about the elbow, but I’m here to play basketball and give our team a chance to win,” James said. The Celtics had high hopes after taking Game 2 in Cleveland to swipe the home-court advantage from the 61-win Cavaliers. But Cleveland earned it back in Game 3, needing just one quarter to silence the Boston crowd that got no solace when the Red Sox and Bruins also fell behind early. “We knew how important it was to come out and play aggressive after giving away Game 2,” James said. James scored eight straight points to make it a 10-point lead midway through the first, and seven points during an 11-0 run that made it 36-15 with 19 seconds left in the quarter. Cleveland led by 24 points in the second quarter, 30 in the third, and never by less than 20 in the entire second half. Celtics coach Doc Rivers pulled most of his starters

with 6:37 left, and much of the TD Garden crowd left as well. James sat down with 5:41 remaining. SUNS 110, SPURS 96 SAN ANTONIO — The Phoenix Suns are one win away from revenge. Goran Dragic scored 23 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and the Suns took a stunning 3-0 lead over San Antonio in the Western Conference semifinals with a 110-96 on Friday night, putting the Spurs in a historically irreparable hole. The Spurs have put Phoenix through a decade of postseason misery, ousting the Suns from the playoffs four consecutive times since 2003. Another win finally ends all that. They can thank Dragic, whose brilliant fourth quarter made it unnecessary for Steve Nash to get off the bench until the final three minutes. No team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit.

NEW YORK — Thanks to Lawrence Taylor, such phrases as the blind side and strip-sacks became part of football’s vernacular. Offensive coordinators built game plans around slowing him down. Rarely did those tactics work. He was one of the greatest players in NFL history — arguably the best defender the sport has seen — and became a firstballot member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1999. The only point of contention at the time: his off-field behavior. While Taylor’s arrest Thursday for third-degree rape and patronizing a prostitute stands as the most shocking of his run-ins with the law, it is only the latest. The list of charges he’s faced, from drug cases to tax evasion, dates back more than two decades to his playing career and includes several recent entries. Taylor has been cited three times in Florida over the last six months alone for infractions on the road. Online records show he was accused of going 95 mph in a 70 mph zone in MiamiDade County on Feb. 25, a case that’s scheduled for trial in Miami on May 14. He also was charged Feb. 3 with unknowingly driving with a suspended license, and in November for leaving the scene of an accident and careless driving. In February 2009, he was cited for possessing an open container of an alcoholic beverage by the Florida Highway Patrol. That case was dismissed. Back when he was storming around the outside of the offensive line and terrorizing quarterbacks, Taylor’s lifestyle already was an issue. In 1988, he tested positive for cocaine and was suspended for 30 days by the NFL. Even before then, there were whispers throughout the league that Taylor had a drug problem, and that Giants coach Bill Parcells weeded out any such players — except for LT — after the 1983 season. Taylor did not shy away from discussing his wild times. Two autobiographies were published and he told CBS’ “60 Minutes” in a 2004 interview that he often called six prostitutes a day, would spend $1,000 on escort services, and once showed up at a Giants team meeting with handcuffs he brought from a night spent with several women. Less than a year after the cocaine test, Taylor was arrested for DUI when he was found sleeping behind the wheel of his car, which was on the shoulder of a parkway. He was acquitted based greatly on testimony from two doctors who said he suffered from food poisoning. Taylor also was charged with criminal

LAWRENCE TAYLOR property damage in 1991 for allegedly damaging a taxi in Honolulu. Five years later, he was cited for leaving the scene of an accident, which came just two weeks after being arrested for buying crack cocaine from an undercover officer in South Carolina. Two years after that, Taylor was charged with the same crime in Florida. Twice in 1995, he entered drug rehab. He has been arrested for failure to pay child support and for tax evasion, and also has filed for bankruptcy. “Drugs have kept me from being the Christian I want to be,” Taylor once said. “It’s something you’ve got to fight. It’s been a lifetime battle and you’ve got to give yourself a life to do it.” LT often has said he’s used the golf course as his sanctuary, a place where he can escape his problems and find solutions. He often played golf on a course a few miles from the hotel where the alleged rape occurred in the latest case. Taylor’s troubles occasionally are mentioned in the same breath with O.J. Simpson, whose presence in the Hall of Fame is considered an embarrassment by some. Should Taylor be proven guilty on the rape charge, he almost certainly will be lumped together with Simpson in any movement to throw them out of the Canton shrine. The off-field issues certainly were raised 11 years ago when Taylor became eligible for the Hall, and several voters said they wouldn’t even consider him. But he also had his supporters, including thencommissioner Paul Tagliabue. “The Hall is about performance on the field,” Tagliabue said. “Lawrence was one of the greatest players ever.e field, you’re not judging what he did off it.” When voting was over and Taylor won election to the Hall, he took a moment in an interview with Fox Sports to express his resentment at the journalists who did the voting. “You’ve got those guys, and they want to sit there and put me on some moral trip,” he said. “They’ll hold me to a standard higher than they’ll hold themselves.”

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Gagne leads Flyers Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — Simon Gagne put foot Flyers 5 his Bruins 4 down. He wanted to play in Game 4 — even with an injured toe. Good call. Gagne made a timely return to the lineup, scoring in overtime to help the Philadelphia Flyers hold off elimination by beating the Boston Bruins 5-4 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Gagne, the longest-tenured Flyer, played for the first time since he broke his right toe in Game 4 of Philadelphia’s opening-round series against New Jersey. “It’s a good ending,” Gagne said. “I can’t ask for more to be able to come back early a little bit in the series.” Game 5 is Monday at Boston. The Bruins can still

advance to their first conference finals since 1992 with a win on home ice. Matt Carle, who had four assists, fed Gagne for a nice redirect from the top of the crease for the winner. Gagne said he told coach Peter Laviolette and the trainer to “give me a chance.” “You couldn’t ask for more,” Gagne said. The comeback trail is still a long one, but the Flyers at least have a shot at becoming the third team in NHL history to rally from an 0-3 deficit to win a series. Former Flyers star Mark Recchi scored twice for the Bruins — including the tying goal with 31.5 seconds left in regulation that made it 4-all. Chris Pronger, Danny Briere, Claude Giroux and Ville Leino all scored for the Flyers. Michael Ryder and Milan Lucic had Boston’s other goals.

new coach Mike Shanahan. The two-time All-Pro defensive tackle remains unhappy with the Redskins’ switch to a 3-4 defense and would prefer to be traded. He has also irked Shanahan by working with his own trainer and staying away from all of the team’s voluntary offseason conditioning sessions. • The Redskins have signed free agent linebacker Chris Draft. Draft joined the Redskins on Friday for the start of the team’s three-day minicamp. Washington is Draft’s seventh NFL team. He has played with Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Carolina, St. Louis and Buffalo over 12 seasons. TITANS NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The owner of the Tennessee Titans has joined with the NFL and the NFL Players Association in giving $400,000 to the American Red Cross and a Tennessee group to help the state recover from floods that killed at least 31 people in three states. Owner Bud Adams decided to donate $200,000 from his Titans Foundation and encouraged the league and the players union to match his gift.

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The NFL notebook ... EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants have signed two undrafted free agents who attended last weekend’s minicamp on a tryout basis. The deals with Wake Forest quarterback Riley Skinner and Kentucky linebacker Micah Johnson were announced Friday, the same day the team waived another undrafted quarterback — Dominic Randolph of Holy Cross — who they had signed after last month’s NFL draft. Johnson played in 49 games at Kentucky, registering 285 tackles (161 solo) and 3.5 sacks. He also intercepted two passes, returning one for a touchdown. Skinner set 17 school records at Wake Forest, including attempts (1,349), completions (903), passing yards (9,762), completion percentage (.669), touchdown passes (60) and passing efficiency (136.9). CHARGERS SAN DIEGO — Ryan Mathews had a

busy first day on the job The running back, selected 12th overall by the San Diego Chargers in the NFL draft, was the focal point of the team’s rookie orientation, which started Friday and includes four sessions through today. Mathews was already the workhorse the Chargers expect him to be during the regular season, their first without LaDainian Tomlinson since 2000. SUSPENDED HOUSTON — Texans linebacker Brian Cushing was suspended for four games on Friday for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. The 2009 Defensive Rookie of the Year will miss the first four games of the upcoming season and be eligible to return during the week of Oct. 4. The Texans play Indianapolis, Washington, Dallas and Oakland during his suspension. REDSKINS ASHBURN, Va. — Albert Haynesworth was absent again Friday when the Washington Redskins opened their second voluntary minicamp under



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AMERICAN LEAGUE Thursday’s Games Boston 11, L.A. Angels 6 Texas 13, Kansas City 12 Baltimore 2, Minnesota 0 Toronto 2, Chicago White Sox 0 Tampa Bay 8, Seattle 0 Friday’s Games Detroit at Cleveland, ppd., rain Baltimore at Minnesota, ppd., rain N.Y. Yankees 10, Boston 3 Texas 4, Kansas City 1 Toronto 7, Chicago White Sox 4, 12 innings Tampa Bay 4, Oakland 1 L.A. Angels at Seattle, late Saturday’s Games Detroit (Verlander 2-2) at Cleveland (Masterson 0-3), 1:05 p.m. Baltimore (Millwood 0-3) at Minnesota (Liriano 4-0), 1:10 p.m., 1st game N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 4-1) at Boston (Buchholz 3-2), 3:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (W.Davis 3-1) at Oakland (Sheets 1-3), 4:05 p.m. Toronto (Cecil 2-1) at Chicago White Sox (Peavy 1-2), 7:05 p.m. Kansas City (Meche 0-3) at Texas (Harden 2-1), 8:05 p.m. Baltimore (Guthrie 0-4) at Minnesota (S.Baker 3-2), 8:10 p.m., 2nd game L.A. Angels (Saunders 1-5) at Seattle (Fister 2-1), 9:10 p.m. Sunday’s Games Detroit at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. Toronto at Chicago White Sox, 2:05 p.m. Baltimore at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. Kansas City at Texas, 3:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Seattle, 4:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Boston, 8:05 p.m. Monday’s Games N.Y. Yankees at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.

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Old man Moyer shuts out Braves Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — This ol’ man has plenty left in his pitching arm. Forty-seven-year-old Jamie Moyer tossed a two-hitter to become the oldest player in major league history to throw a shutout, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Friday night. The Phillies confirmed the feat by Moyer, who accomplished it at 47 years, 170 days old. Phil Niekro was the previous oldest at 46 years, 188 days when he tossed a four-hitter for the New York Yankees against Toronto on Oct. 6, 1986. “Cool, just doing my job,” Moyer said when told of the accomplishment. Moyer (4-2) struck out five and faced one batter over the minimum to earn his 262nd career victory. The soft-tossing left-hander baffled Atlanta’s hitters with an assortment of low-80s fastballs and pinpoint control. He allowed leadoff singles to Troy Glaus in the second and eighth innings. It was Moyer’s 10th career shutout and 32nd complete game. “Jamie carved us tonight,” Chipper Jones said. “The guy is 87 years old and he’s still pitching for a reason. He stays off the barrel. He changes speeds, changes the game plan and keeps you guessing.” Cubs 14, Reds 7 CINCINNATI — Starlin Castro got awakened by a call to the majors on Friday and arrived in style, hitting a threerun homer in his first at-bat and driving in a record six runs during the Chicago Cubs’ 14-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The 20-year-old became the youngest shortstop in Cubs history when he stepped onto the field. Then, he became a sensation. His homer off Homer Bailey (0-2)

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Phillies starting pitcher Jamie Moyer, left, celebrates with catcher Carlos Ruiz. made him the sixth player in Cubs history to connect in his first at-bat. Carlos Silva (3-0) struggled in the win. Mets 6, Giants 4 NEW YORK — Rookie Ike Davis and Rod Barajas both homered twice, with Barajas hitting his second of the night in the ninth inning to give the Mets their eighth straight home win. Marlins 4, Nationals 2 WASHINGTON — Gaby Sanchez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and Florida snapped a three-game skid. Pinch-hitter Bryan Petersen singled in his major league debut, starting the decisive rally against Brian Bruney (1-2).

Cardinals 4, Pirates 3 PITTSBURGH — Yadier Molina doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning with his fourth hit, and St. Louis took advantage of several Pittsburgh defensive lapses and a key baserunning mistake to beat the Pirates. Brewers 3, Diamondbacks 2 PHOENIX — Yovani Gallardo continued his strikeout tear with 10 in five innings, Rickie Weeks and Jim Edmonds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Diamondbacks late Friday night. Gallardo struck out five in a row at one point. Ryan Braun scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch in the fifth inning.

Yankees win, but injury list gets bigger Associated Press

BOSTON — The New York Yankees battered the Boston Red Sox and took some more lumps themselves. Nick Swisher hit a three-run homer in an 11-hit attack that carried the Yankees to their fifth straight win, 10-3 on Friday night. But their injury list grew when they lost Nick Johnson in the fifth inning with a sore right wrist and Robinson Cano in the sixth after he was hit on the left knee by a suddenly wild Josh Beckett. “The card is a little short right now,” said Yankees manager Joe Girardi, who also was without injured catcher Jorge Posada and center fielder Curtis Granderson. “It is frustrating, but no one is going to feel sorry for (you).” Phil Hughes (4-0) allowed seven hits and two runs in seven innings and has a 1.69 ERA. His confidence, Hughes said, “is up there. I’m throwing the ball well. I’m just trying to keep

Strasburg shines in Triple A Associated Press

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — If one outing in Triple-A ball can serve as a barometer, Stephen Strasburg will have a short stay with the Syracuse Chiefs. Strasburg, the top pick in the 2009 draft by the Washington Nationals, allowed just one hit and no runs in six innings of his first game in the International League on Friday night. He threw 65 pitches, 45 for strikes, against the Gwinnett Braves, striking out six and walking one in facing 20 batters. He also drove in two runs — one with a first-pitch single and the other on a sacrifice — and departed with a 3-0 lead. Before moving to the top level of the minor leagues, Strasburg went 3-1 with a 1.64 ERA in five starts with Double-A Harrisburg. He struck out an Eastern Leaguehigh 27, allowed 13 hits, and walked six in 22 innings. He ranked first in the league in strikeout-to-walk ratio and strikeouts per nine innings. His performance against the Braves lowered his earned-run average to 1.29.

it going. There’s a lot of season ahead of us.” Beckett (1-1) struck out six and allowed one hit in the first three innings but ended up giving up nine runs in 51⁄3. He also plunked Derek Jeter in the back in the six-run sixth and even hit his own catcher, Jason Varitek, in that inning with a pitch that forced him out of the game with a left forearm contusion. “I had an idea where (the ball) was going. It just wasn’t going where I wanted it to go,” Beckett said. “When you try to overthrow like that, your delivery gets all messed up.” Neither team suggested that Beckett was trying to hit batters. “No one’s going to hit you (deliberately) with the bases loaded,” Jeter said. The Yankees have outscored opponents 37-12 during their winning streak. Jeter played in his 2,165th game for the Yankees, breaking a tie with Lou Gehrig for second place in club history. Mickey

Mantle is first with 2,401. David Ortiz drove in both runs for Boston, which was coming off a four-game sweep over the Los Angeles Angels. The game lasted just 3:01, shorter than the three in the teams’ opening series of the year — 3:46, 3:48, 3:21. After that series, umpire crew chief Joe West said that the Yankees and Red Sox were “pathetic and embarrassing” for dragging out those three games. The Red Sox started Friday’s game with a 15-14 record, the first time they were over .500 since beating the Yankees on opening night. But since then, New York is 20-7. Rangers 4, Royals 1 ARLINGTON, Texas — C.J. Wilson pitched his second complete game and Vladimir Guerrero homered again to lead Texas to a victory over Kansas City and keep AL Cy Young winner Zack Greinke winless in 2010. Guerrero homered on the first pitch leading off the sec-

ond, his third consecutive at-bat over two games with a home run. That put the Rangers ahead to stay against Greinke (0-4), the right-hander who made his seventh start of the season. Wilson (3-1), the converted reliever who earned a spot in the rotation this spring, allowed only five singles in his first career nine-inning complete game. Blue Jays 7, White Sox 4 (12) CHICAGO — Alex Gonzalez hit the tiebreaking three-run homer in the 12th inning, John Buck went deep twice and Toronto won its sixth straight. Gonzalez’s shot off J.J. Putz (0-2) came after Vernon Wells walked with two outs and Lyle Overbay singled. He then drove a 1-2 fastball down the middle about 10 rows deep in left field for his ninth homer. That made a winner of Scott Downs (1-3), who pitched two scoreless innings on a night when there was no shortage of drama.

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Boston r h bi ab r h bi 1 0 1 Scutaro ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 Hall ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 Pedroia 2b 5 0 0 0 1 1 1 J.Drew rf 3 2 2 0 2 2 1 VnEvryrf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Youkils 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 D.Ortiz dh 3 0 1 2 1 1 3 Beltre 3b 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 Hermid lf 4 0 0 0 1 2 1 Varitek c 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 VMrtnz c 2 0 2 0 DMcDn cf 4 0 1 0 Totals 35101110 Totals 34 3 9 3 New York 000 306 010—10 Boston 000 101 010— 3 Dp—New York 1, Boston 1. Lob—New York 5, Boston 8. 2b—A.Rodriguez (7), J.Drew (7). Hr— Swisher (6). Sf—Thames, A.Rodriguez, D.Ortiz. IP H R ER BB SO New York P.Hughes W,4-0 7 7 2 2 1 7 D.Robertson 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Logan Boston 9 9 9 3 8 Beckett L,1-1 51⁄3 2 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Okajima Wakefield 3 2 1 1 0 0 HBP—by Beckett (Cano, Jeter). WP—Wakefield 2. PB—Varitek. T—3:01. A—37,898 (37,402).

Blue Jays 7, White Sox 4 (12) Toronto

Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi 6 0 0 0 FLewis lf 6 0 2 0 Pierre lf A.Hill 2b 6 0 0 0 Vizquel 2b 5 0 1 0 JButst 3b 4 0 0 0 AnJons dh 5 0 2 0 V.Wells cf 4 1 2 1 Rios cf 5 1 1 1 Overay 1b 6 1 1 0 Przyns c 5 1 1 1 AlGzlz ss 6 1 1 3 Quentin rf 4 1 1 0 R.Ruiz dh 3 1 2 0 Teahen 3b 4 0 0 0 Linddh 3 0 0 0 Kotsay 1b 4 1 1 2 J.Buck c 5 2 2 3 AlRmrz ss 5 0 1 0 Snider rf 5 1 3 0 Totals 48 713 7 Totals 43 4 8 4 Toronto 000 020 011 003—7 Chicago 000 021 001 000—4 E—Ale.Gonzalez (6). Dp—Toronto 1, Chicago 1. Lob—Toronto 9, Chicago 6. 2b—R.Ruiz (1), An.Jones (4), Quentin (6), Al.Ramirez (5). Hr— Ale.Gonzalez (9), J.Buck 2 (7), Rios (5), Pierzynski (2), Kotsay (3). S—Teahen. IP H R ER BB SO Toronto 6 3 3 0 2 Marcum 72⁄3 1 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Camp Gregg Bs,1-9 1 1 1 1 2 0 Frasor 1 1 0 0 0 0 S.Downs W,1-3 2 0 0 0 0 0 Chicago Buehrle 8 8 3 3 2 4 Jenks 1 3 1 1 1 1 Thornton 2 0 0 0 0 5 Putz L,0-2 1 2 3 3 1 2 T—3:12. A—20,072 (40,615).

Rangers 4, Royals 1 Kansas City Texas ab r h bi ab r h bi DeJess rf 3 0 0 0 Andrus ss 3 1 1 0 Pdsdnk lf 4 0 0 0 MYong 3b 4 0 2 1 Butler 1b 3 0 1 1 Hamltn lf 3 0 0 0 JGuilln dh 4 0 0 0 Guerrr dh 3 1 2 2 Cllasp 3b 4 0 1 0 Kinsler 2b 4 0 0 0 Aviles 2b 4 0 0 0 DvMrp rf 4 1 1 0 Kendall c 3 0 1 0 Smoak 1b 4 0 1 0 Maier cf 3 0 0 0 Treanr c 4 0 0 0 YBtncr ss 3 1 2 0 Borbon cf 3 1 2 0 Totals 31 1 5 1 Totals 32 4 9 3 Kansas City 001 000 000—1 Texas 021 010 00x—4 E—Y.Betancourt (3). Dp—Texas 1. Lob—Kansas City 6, Texas 7. 2b—Dav.Murphy (7), Borbon (1). Hr—Guerrero (6). Sb—Hamilton (2). S—Andrus. Sf—Guerrero. H R ER BB SO IP Kansas City Greinke L,0-4 7 9 4 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 Farnsworth 1 Texas C.Wilson W,3-1 9 5 1 1 2 4 HBP—by C.Wilson (DeJesus). T—2:09. A—29,065 (49,170).

Rays 4, Athletics 1 Tampa Bay Oakland ab r h bi ab r h bi Bartlett ss 3 0 0 0 Pnngtn ss 2 0 1 0 Crwfrd lf 5 0 0 0 Barton 1b 4 0 0 0 Longori 3b1 1 0 0 RSwny rf 4 0 1 0 C.Pena 1b4 0 0 0 Kzmnff 3b 4 0 0 0 WAyar dh 4 0 1 1 ARosls 2b 4 0 1 0 BUpton cf 4 0 0 0 Fox dh 2 1 0 0 Kapler rf 3 1 1 0 Gross ph 1 0 0 0 Zobrist -rf 1 1 1 0 RDavis cf 3 0 0 0 Navarr c 2 1 0 0 Dnldsn c 3 0 0 0 Rdrgz 2b 3 0 1 2 Pattrsn lf 2 0 0 0 Brignc 2b 1 0 1 1 Totals 31 4 5 4 Totals 29 1 3 0 Tampa Bay 000 100 201—4 Oakland 000 000 010—1 E—Bartlett (5), Longoria (6), Barton (7), Donaldson (1). Dp—Tampa Bay 1. Lob—Tampa Bay 7, Oakland 5. 2b—S.Rodriguez (2). Sb—Longoria (5), Zobrist (6). Cs—Pennington (1). IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay 2 3 1 0 4 6 Price W,4-1 7 ⁄3 1 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Choate H,4 R.Soriano S,8-8 1 0 0 0 0 2 Oakland Gonzalez L,3-2 7 3 3 3 5 7 Breslow 1 0 0 0 1 2 Gaudin 1 2 1 1 1 1 Balk—Price. T—2:42. A—19,193 (35,067).

National Mets 6, Giants 4 San Francisco New York ab r h bi ab Rownd cf 5 0 2 2 Pagan cf 4 DeRosa lf 5 0 1 1 LCastill 2b 3 Sndovl 3b 5 0 0 0 JosRys ss 4 A.Huff 1b 4 0 2 0 Bay lf 4 Uribe ss 4 0 1 0 DWrght 3b 3

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Schrhlt rf 4 0 0 0 Francr rf 4 0 0 0 Dwns 2b 4 0 1 0 I.Davis 1b 3 3 2 2 Whitsd c 2 2 2 0 Barajs c 4 2 2 3 Bowker ph1 1 1 1 Pelfrey p 3 0 0 0 Romo p 0 0 0 0 Nieve p 0 0 0 0 JSnchz p 2 1 1 0 FRdrgz p 0 0 0 0 DBatst p 0 0 0 0 BMolin c 1 0 0 0 Totals 37 4 11 4 Totals 32 6 8 6 San Fran 001 020 001—4 New York 120 100 002—6 One out when winning run scored. E—L.Castillo (1), Barajas (2), Pelfrey (1). Dp— New York 1. Lob—San Francisco 8, New York 4. 2b—Rowand (3), Whiteside (4), Bay (6). Hr—Bowker (2), I.Davis 2 (3), Barajas 2 (9). Sb—L.Castillo (5), Jos.Reyes (5), D.Wright (8). Cs—D.Wright (3). S—J.Sanchez. IP H R ER BB SO San Francisco J.Sanchez 7 7 4 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 D.Bautista 1 1 ⁄3 1 2 2 1 0 Romo L,0-3 New York 8 3 3 0 4 Pelfrey 71⁄3 2 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Nieve H,5 Rodriguez W,2-0 1 3 1 1 0 2 Balk—F.Rodriguez. T—2:46. A—34,681 (41,800).

Cardinals 4, Pirates 3 St. Louis ab Shmkr 2b 5 Ludwck rf 5 Pujols 1b 5 Hollidy lf 5 Mather lf 0 Freese 3b 4 YMolin c 5 Rasms cf 4 Crpntr p 2 Jay ph 1 Motte p 0 TMiller p 0 Frnkln p 1 B.Ryan ss 2

Pittsburgh h bi ab r h bi 1 1 Iwamr 2b 5 0 1 0 1 0 AnLRc 3b 5 0 2 0 0 0 AMcCt cf 4 1 3 0 4 0 GJones 1b 4 2 1 0 0 0 Doumit c 3 0 1 1 1 0 Church rf 3 0 0 0 4 3 Milledg lf 4 0 2 1 1 0 Cedeno ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 Duke p 2 0 0 0 1 0 Carrsc p 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tschnr p 0 0 0 0 0 0 DlwYn ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 Meek p 0 0 0 0 0 0 Clemnt ph 1 0 1 0 Crosby pr 0 0 0 0 Totals 39 413 4 Totals 36 3 11 2 St. Louis 200 001 001—4 Pittsburgh 000 101 010—3 E—Cedeno (2), An.Laroche (3). Lob—St. Louis 13, Pittsburgh 8. 2b—Holliday (8), Y.Molina (6), A.Mccutchen (7), G.Jones (7), Doumit (5). Sb— Mather (1), Y.Molina (4), Rasmus (4). Cs— An.Laroche (1). S—C.Carpenter, B.Ryan. IP H R ER BB SO St. Louis C.Carpenter 7 8 2 2 0 8 Motte 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 T.Miller H,3 1 1 0 0 0 1 Franklin W,2-0 1 ⁄3 Pittsburgh 9 3 0 2 7 Duke 61⁄3 1 ⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 Carrasco 1 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Taschner Meek L,1-1 2 3 1 1 1 3 Motte pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBP—by T.Miller (Doumit, Church). WP— Franklin. T—3:10. A—16,473 (38,362). r 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Marlins 4, Nationals 2 Florida ab r h bi

Washington ab r h bi

Coghln lf 4 1 1 0 Morgan cf 4 0 1 0 Snchz 1b 4 0 1 1 CGzmn 2b 4 1 1 0 Brden 3b 0 0 0 0 Zmrmn 3b 4 1 2 1 HRmrz ss 3 0 0 0 A.Dunn 1b 3 0 0 0 Cantu 1b 3 1 1 2 Wlngh lf 3 0 0 1 Uggla 2b 3 0 0 0 Bruney p 0 0 0 0 JoBakr c 4 1 1 0 SBurntt p 0 0 0 0 C.Ross cf 3 0 2 1 Walker p 0 0 0 0 BCarrll rf 4 0 0 0 AKndy ph 1 0 1 0 Volstad p 2 0 0 0 IRdrgz c 4 0 0 0 Ptersn ph 1 1 1 0 WHarrs rf 4 0 0 0 Pinto p 0 0 0 0 Dsmnd ss 2 0 1 0 Hensly p 0 0 0 0 Stmmn p 2 0 0 0 Helms ph 0 0 0 0 Berndn rf 0 0 0 0 Nunez p 0 0 0 0 Tavers rf 1 0 0 0 Totals 31 4 7 4 Totals 32 2 6 2 Florida 010 000 120—4 Washington 100 001 000—2 E—Uggla (4), Bruney (1), Desmond (5). Dp— Florida 2, Washington 2. Lob—Florida 6, Washington 5. 2b—C.Ross (8). 3b—Jo.Baker (1). Hr—Cantu (7), Zimmerman (5). S—Coghlan. Sf—Cantu. IP H R ER BB SO Florida Volstad W,3-2 7 4 2 2 2 4 1 ⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 Pinto H,3 2 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Hensley H,1 Nunez S,5-7 1 1 0 0 0 2 Washington 2 4 2 1 0 8 Stammen 6 ⁄3 Bruney L,1-2 1 2 2 1 3 1 1 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 S.Burnett Walker 1 1 0 0 1 0 T—2:58. A—20,161 (41,546).

Cubs 14, Reds 7 Chicago

Cincinnati ab r h bi ab r h bi Theriot 2b 6 1 1 0 OCarer ss 5 0 2 0 Fukdm rf 4 1 2 1 BPhllps 2b 4 0 0 0 D.Lee 1b 4 3 2 0 Janish 2b 1 0 0 0 Byrd cf 6 2 2 2 Votto 1b 5 2 3 0 ArRmr 3b 3 2 1 0 Rolen 3b 4 1 2 0 JeBakr 3b 0 0 0 0 Cairo 3b 1 1 1 1 ASorin lf 3 1 1 0 Bruce rf 3 1 1 2 Marshll p 0 0 0 0 Gomes lf 5 0 3 2 Fntent ph 1 1 1 4 Stubbs cf 5 0 1 0 JRussll p 0 0 0 0 RHrndz c 5 1 2 0 Grabow p 0 0 0 0 HBaily p 1 0 0 0 Soto c 4 2 3 1 Owings p 2 1 1 2 Castro ss 5 1 2 6 Fisher p 0 0 0 0 Silva p 3 0 0 0 Heisey ph 1 0 0 0 Berg p 0 0 0 0 Herrer p 0 0 0 0 Colvin lf 2 0 0 0 Totals 41141514 Totals 42 7 16 7 Chicago 032 041 040—14 Cincinnati 000 040 003— 7 E—Ar.Ramirez (5). Dp—Chicago 2, Cincinnati 1. Lob—Chicago 8, Cincinnati 10. 2b—Fukudome (7), D.Lee (2), Byrd (12), Soto (4), Votto (5), Rolen (4), Cairo (1), Gomes (2). 3b—S.Castro (1). Hr— Byrd (6), Fontenot (1), S.Castro (1), Owings (1). Sb—Theriot (6), Fukudome (2). IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Silva W,3-0 5 10 4 4 1 3 Berg 1 1 0 0 0 1 Marshall 1 0 0 0 0 3 J.Russell 1 1 0 0 0 2 Grabow 1 4 3 3 1 1 Cincinnati H.Bailey L,0-2 4 5 7 7 5 3 3 6 3 3 1 3 Owings Fisher 1 3 4 4 2 0 Herrera 1 1 0 0 0 0 H.Bailey pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

WP—Silva, Berg, Grabow, Owings. T—3:19. A—20,030 (42,319).

Padres 7, Astros 0 San Diego ab Hairstn cf 4 Eckstn 2b 5 AdGnzl 1b 5 Headly 3b 5 Venale rf 5 Torreal c 4 Blanks lf 4 HrstnJr ss 3 Latos p 4 R.Webb p 0

Houston h bi ab r h bi 2 3 Bourn cf 4 0 0 0 2 0 KMatsu 2b 4 0 1 0 1 0 Ca.Lee lf 4 0 1 0 2 2 Brkmn 1b 3 0 0 0 2 0 Michals rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 P.Feliz 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 Manzell ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 Cash c 3 0 0 0 2 1 Norris p 1 0 0 0 0 0 GChacn p 0 0 0 0 Sullivn ph 1 0 0 0 Sampsn p 0 0 0 0 WLopez p 0 0 0 0 Fulchin p 0 0 0 0 Blum ph 1 0 0 0 30 0 3 0 Totals 39 7 11 7 Totals San Diego 013 100 020—7 Houston 000 000 000—0 E—Hairston Jr. (3), Manzella (6). Lob—San Diego 9, Houston 3. 2b—Eckstein (6), Latos 2 (2), K.Matsui (1). Hr—Hairston 2 (6), Headley (2). Sb— Venable (8), Torrealba (1). IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Latos W,2-3 8 2 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 R.Webb 1 Houston Norris L,1-4 4 5 5 4 3 7 2 3 0 0 1 1 G.Chacin Sampson 1 0 0 0 0 1 W.Lopez 1 2 2 2 0 0 Fulchino 1 1 0 0 0 2 WP—Norris. PB—Cash. T—2:45. A—25,586 (40,976). r 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0

Phillies 7, Braves 0 Atlanta

Philadelphia ab r h bi ab r h bi Infante ss 4 0 0 0 Victorn cf 5 0 0 0 Prado 2b 3 0 0 0 Polanc 3b 5 1 2 0 C.Jnes 3b 3 0 0 0 Utley 2b 2 2 2 0 Glaus 1b 3 0 2 0 Howard 1b 4 2 2 0 M.Diaz lf 3 0 0 0 Werth rf 4 1 2 3 D.Ross c 3 0 0 0 Ibanez lf 4 1 2 2 MeCarr rf 3 0 0 0 C.Ruiz c 3 0 1 0 McLoth cf 3 0 0 0 WValdz ss 4 0 1 2 D.Lowe p 1 0 0 0 Moyer p 4 0 0 0 Hicks ph 1 0 0 0 Venters p 0 0 0 0 Kimrel p 0 0 0 0 JChavz p 0 0 0 0 Hinske ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 28 0 2 0 Totals 35 7 12 7 Atlanta 000 000 000—0 Philadelphia 003 040 00x—7 Dp—Atlanta 1, Philadelphia 1. Lob—Atlanta 1, Philadelphia 7. 2b—Polanco (6), Werth (16). Hr— Werth (6). IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta D.Lowe L,4-3 5 11 7 7 2 2 Venters 1 0 0 0 1 1 Kimbrel 1 1 0 0 0 2 J.Chavez 1 0 0 0 0 0 Philadelphia Moyer W,4-2 9 2 0 0 0 5 WP—Venters, Kimbrel. T—2:17. A—45,349 (43,651).

Brewers 3, Diamondbacks 2 Milwaukee ab Weeks 2b 3 Inglett rf 4 Braun lf 3 Fielder 1b 4 McGeh 3b 4 Edmnd cf 4 Zaun c 3 AEscor ss 3 Gallard p 2 Villanv p 1 Coffey p 0 Hoffmn p 0

Arizona h bi ab r h bi 2 1 KJhnsn 2b 1 0 0 0 1 0 S.Drew ss 3 0 1 0 1 0 MRynl 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 AdLRc 1b 3 0 0 1 0 0 CYoung cf 4 0 0 0 1 1 GParra rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 Gillespi lf 3 1 1 1 0 0 Hester c 3 0 0 0 0 0 J.Upton ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 EJcksn p 2 1 1 0 0 0 Ryal ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 Vasquz p 0 0 0 0 Howry p 0 0 0 0 Totals 31 3 6 2 Totals 28 2 4 2 Milwaukee 001 110 000—3 Arizona 002 000 000—2 Dp—Milwaukee 1, Arizona 1. Lob—Milwaukee 5, Arizona 6. 2b—Braun (9), Fielder (5). Hr—Weeks (5), Edmonds (2), Gillespie (1). Cs—K.Johnson (1). S—K.Johnson. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Gallardo W,4-2 5 3 2 2 4 10 1 0 0 1 1 Villanueva H,6 2 Coffey H,6 1 0 0 0 0 0 Hoffman S,5-9 1 0 0 0 1 0 Arizona E.Jackson L,1-4 7 6 3 3 4 7 Vasquez 1 0 0 0 0 1 Howry 1 0 0 0 0 0 WP—E.Jackson. T—2:45. A—27,067 (48,633). r 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Leaders BATTING—Ethier, Los Angeles, .371; Braun, Milwaukee, .359; Werth, Philadelphia, .359; Freese, St. Louis, .344; Byrd, Chicago, .339; Theriot, Chicago, .333; Headley, San Diego, .330; Loney, Los Angeles, .330. RUNS—Utley, Philadelphia, 28; Braun, Milwaukee, 26; Kemp, Los Angeles, 26; Werth, Philadelphia, 24; Reynolds, Arizona, 23; Maybin, Florida, 22; JUpton, Arizona, 22; Weeks, Milwaukee, 22. RBI—Ethier, Los Angeles, 30; Cantu, Florida, 27; Heyward, Atlanta, 26; Pujols, St. Louis, 25; Reynolds, Arizona, 25; CYoung, Arizona, 25; Braun, Milwaukee, 24; Werth, Philadelphia, 24. HITS—Theriot, Chicago, 43; Braun, Milwaukee, 42; Byrd, Chicago, 39; Headley, San Diego, 38; Loney, Los Angeles, 38; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 37; Prado, Atlanta, 37; Werth, Philadelphia, 37. DOUBLES—Werth, Philadelphia, 16; Byrd, Chicago, 12; Zimmerman, Washington, 11; Prado, Atlanta, 10; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 10; 6 tied at 9. HOME RUNS—Ethier, Los Angeles, 10; KJohnson, Arizona, 10; Barajas, New York, 9; Reynolds, Arizona, 9; Heyward, Atlanta, 8; Utley, Philadelphia, 8; 5 tied at 7. STOLEN BASES—Bourn, Houston, 11; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 10; Furcal, Los Angeles, 8; Headley, San Diego, 8; Venable, San Diego, 8; DWright, New York, 8; Braun, Milwaukee, 7; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 7. STRIKEOUTS—Lincecum, San Francisco, 56; Gallardo, Milwaukee, 50; Haren, Arizona, 50; Halladay, Philadelphia, 48; Carpenter, St. Louis, 47; Hamels, Philadelphia, 44; Jimenez, Colorado, 44.

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A group of Ukrainian children attend Bible school. nurses and ordinary people who just wanted to tell them about Jesus. Jerry and I met a Ukrainian pastor on this boat who was among 49 other pastors looking for someone to help their village churches. Many had been meeting in homes and wanted to build churches for their villages. This man, Nykola, preached in two villages. That first year, we sent money to help them buy an old deserted building. After 10 years it has been totally remodeled into a very nice church home. The other village met in the home of two old German ladies. They wanted to buy a very terrible-looking building. Our Father touched hearts to raised the money. God made a miracle out of that old building and it is very nice now. For several years some others traveled with us to help from our church and other churches but the last six we have gone by ourself Another special memory was an older grandmother bringing her small granddaughter to us, asking for help. The little girl could not go to school as she had a

hearing problem. For three years we collected hearing aids here in Statesville, given by several hearing business shops. They never worked as they were too big, then the Lord let us find a mission team called “And So They May Hear.” They traveled all over the world, helping the hearing impaired. They just happened to be going to Kiev, Ukraine that spring. They would see her if we could get her there. It was an hour drive. The farm village of over 400 homes had three cars, and one man drove them in. They were able to make her a small hearing aid. By June when we returned , they came to see us. The little girl could read, speak fairly well and do her numbers. She was a completely changed, excited little girl. A young man, Dima, helped us in 1998 as we worked in a church camp with 60 orphans and for three years afterwards would work with us as our interpreter. He so impressed us with his love for God. He wanted to come to America to go to school as a pastor. We had no money,

but in 2001 God sent Dima here as the result of many prayers. We borrowed the money for his ticket and other needs. He spoke in Jerry’s Sunday school class and God touched the heart of Wayne and Tiny Deal who owned Deal Machine Shop to give us $5,000 that paid his ticket and his schooling for the next two years. The Lord has in a mighty way helped this young man. He and his wife now have a four-month old son, Mark, born with four holes in his heart and Down syndrome. They were ready to go to Ukraine or Russia for the Southern Baptist Mission program, but since Mark’s birth they cannot go. Pray for them to trust God in this. We have been in many villages giving out lots of Bibles, doing Bible schools with children. Outdoor toilets, no refrigerators, no plumbing, taking showers outside in a small shed with a large container on top holding cold water, electricity off for hours. Some years have had several hundred people ask Jesus into their hearts. God has been so good to give us many blessings. This month we go again for our 14th year. We did not go last year as I had another issue with melanoma again. The first time in 1991. Soon, we will be 72 and 69. We both are slowing down physically and believe it will be our last trip. So many special blessings and so many precious memories to share and remember the rest of our lives. The Lord has brought such joy to our hearts. • • • Linda and Jerry Harmon live in Statesville.

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Prominent bishop to speak at Hood closing convocation ishop Preston Warren Williams II, presiding prelate of the 7th Episcopal District (South Carolina) of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Chairman of the Board of Allen University in Columbia, S.C. and a member of the governing board of Wesley TheologiWILLIAMS cal Seminary in Washington D,C., will speak for the closing convocation at Hood Theological Seminary. The announcement was made by Dr. Albert Aymer, president of Hood Theological Seminary. “Bishop Williams is a dear friend and wonderful supporter of Hood Theological Seminary. We are indeed fortunate to have this outstanding leader of the AME Zion Church as our closing convocation speaker,” Aymer said. The closing convocation will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, May 14, at Hood Theological Seminary. The service will be held under large tents on the hillside overlooking the campus. During the ceremony, graduands will be hooded in preparation for their graduation the following morning. As a part of the convocation, honors and awards will be presented to those students being so recognized. In July of 2000, Williams was consecrated as the 119th Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. His first appointment was in Central Africa where he presided over the 17th Episcopal District which encompassed the Democratic Re-



St. John’s Men’s Chorus plans benefit concert he St. John’s Lutheran Church Men’s Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 16, in the sanctuary at St. John’s Lutheran Church in downtown Salisbury. Special guest performers will be Daniel Trivette, percussion, and the St. John’s Handbell Choir, directed by Rob Durocher, director of music ministries. “Our Best to You!” will feature a collection of favorites that the Men’s Chorus has performed over its 17-year history. Selections will include “Let There Be Peace on Earth,” “Beautiful Savior,” “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah,”“River in Judea,” “Jesu, Joy of Men’s Desiring,” “Every Time I Feel the Spirit,” “God of Our Fathers,” “Holy, Holy, Holy” and “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing.” Soloists for this performance include Ralph Hair, David Hall, Doug Kearney, Gordon Senter and Norman Sloop. The St. John’s Men’s Chorus was formed in 1994 as a part of the fellowship ministry at St. John’s Lutheran Church. A churchwide family night was planned for February 13, 1994, at the urging of thenpastor Carl Sachtleben. Karl Kinard, director of music ministries, organized a group of men to perform some barbershop selections for the event. He asked his wife Rosemary (then director of choral music at Catawba College) to direct so that he could be a part of the group. The men’s choral group enjoyed the experience so much that they sang



The St. John’s Lutheran Church Men’s Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 16.


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FROM 1C again at the second annual event, and soon St. John’s Men’s Chorus grew into a community group, composed of men from the Salisbury-Rowan area who enjoy singing all styles of music, including classic sacred choral literature, spirituals, gospel, contemporary Christian, patriotic selections, and barbershop arrangements. Current president of the group is Ralph Hair; Julius Waggoner serves as secretary-treasurer. Accompanists have included Karl Kinard, Janie Rollins, Adam Ward, Susan Trivette, and Rob Durocher. In June of 1996, the Men’s Chorus presented its first formal Spring Concert in the sanctuary of St. John’s Lutheran Church. The yearly performance quickly became an annual tradition, attracting large audiences. Other notable performances have included a vespers service at Southern Lutheran Theological Seminary in Columbia, S.C., in 1999, a “Men’s Chorus Festival” at Catawba College in 1999, and several patriotic concerts, also at Catawba, in conjunction with the Catawba College choirs, and a recent performance at Pfeiffer University. In December of 1996, the Men’s Chorus was invited to be a part of the Catawba College College Service of Lessons and Carols. They participated in every year’s performances through December of 2007. In December of 2007, the Men’s Cho-

rus presented its first Christmas concert for the “Hanging of the Greens” at St. John’s, a tradition that continues. The group rehearses on Sunday afternoons in the fall and spring, and performs for many local events, local and out-oftown churches, civic events, worship services at St. John’s Lutheran Church and many concerts to benefit the Crisis Council’s Battered Women’s Shelter and the Rowan Helping Ministries. The Men’s Chorus is directed by Rosemary C. Kinard, associate parish musician at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Accompanist is Janie R. Rollins. Members of the Men’s Chorus are first tenors: Rob Durocher, Doug Kearney, David Lee, Darrell Norris, Norman Sloop, Bob Tannehill, Julius Waggoner, Mike Weddington, and Donny Yost; second tenors: Mark Brown, Gene Bruce, David Foreman, Stan Jordan, Karl Kinard, Dennis Rogers, Mitch Siegel, Gary Taylor, Dan Waggoner, and Pastor Rhodes Woolly; baritones: David Agner, David Alexander, Lane Brown, Ralph Hair, Parker Hatchett, Randy Overcash, and David Roof; and basses: Willi Beilfuss, Clancy Bostian, Dan Brown, Gattis Bullard, Jim Epperson, Frank Goodnight, David Hall, Tony Herrin, David Nelson, Ron Potts, Gordon Senter, Jerry Spencer and Henry Trexler. This benefit performance is free and open to the public. A special offering will be received on behalf of Rowan Helping Ministries.

Gospel fundraiser for cystic fibrosis set for Saturday at East Rowan High School A fundraising gospel concert for the cure of cystic fibrosis will be held at 7 p.m. May 15 at East Rowan High School Auditorium, 175 Saint Luke Church Road. Performers include The Rick Webb Family, Rejoice, the Ladd Family, CHAOS Youth, Tony Corner and Scottssing performing The Lifehouse Everything Skit. This year’s concert is the third presented by Scottssing in memory of Scott and Robin. Tickets are $10. Children under 10 are free. Group rates are 15 or more $8 each. Tickets are available at Yard Stuff in Rockwell, Bible Book Store in Salisbury, Christian Supply in Kannapolis, Country Christian in Granite Quarry and Flower Town in Salisbury. For more information, visit

Resurrection Life Mrs. Natricia Bailey will be the guest Mother’s Day speaker at Resurrection Life Church, 216 S. Main St., (the old Empire Hotel) Sunday during the 10 a.m. worship service. Bailey is the client service coordinator for the Pregnancy Support Center of Salisbury and has held this position since August 2009. During the Mother’s Day service, she will share how the outreach ministry of the Pregnancy Support Center changed her life. For more information, call 704-638-0002. The Rev. Jerry L. Snipes is pastor.

Gethsemane Baptist Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, 719 S. Caldwell St., will hold a Mother’s Day celebration service Sunday at 10:45 a.m. The youth choir of Gethsemane will provide

the music and there will be a tribute to all mothers. Guest speaker will be Jacqueline B. Bracken, First Lady of Jerusalem Baptist Church. A native of Reidsville, she is a Rockingham County social services food and nutrition case worker, as well as a Sunday school teacher, missionary and the president of the Rowan Baptist Association Woman’s Auxiliary. Pastor of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist is the Rev. Dr. C. L. Phelps and the Rev. J. L. Stowe is pastor emeritus.

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Potter’s House A Mother’s Day service will be held at 3 p.m. at The Potter’s House Outreach Ministries, 119 A and B Clancy St. Contact Reginald and Gena Long for more information, 704-232-0377.

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on Saturday, May 15. Featured performers are Rebecca Stinson, minister of music, and Theresa Phelps, first lady of Gethsemane Baptist Church, in a comedy skit. The program is sponsored by the Pastor’s Anniversary Committee to support the celebration of the pastor’s appreciation. Donation is $10 which includes dinner and gospel entertainment. Call 704-310-1103 for tickets. The Rev. Harold L. Jordan is the host pastor.

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Resume preparation, interview techniques, job hunting and career advancement are among the topics to be covered at the career workshop at 7 p.m. Monday at United Christian Fellowship Church, 118 Miller Chapel Road. There is no charge for admission, but registration is required by calling 704-633-0893.

The Missionary circles Number One and Number Two will sponsor a Mother’s Day program at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 2865 Enon Church Road. The service begins at 11 a.m. Sunday. Keynote speaker will be the Rev. Evelyn Miller, an associate minister of Macedonia. Dr. W. T. Gospel Supper Club Jackson is the pastor. Providence AME Zion Solid Rock Church Elder Katie Byrd Crockett, Church, 2415 Providence associate minister at Mount Church Road, is hosting the Calvary Holy Church where Gospel Supper Club at 6 p.m. Bishop Harvey Rice Sr. is pastor, will be the 11 a.m. guest preacher at Solid Rock Church of God, 1004 Locke St., where the Rev. Samuel A. Washington is pastor. Crockett attended Hood Theolgoical Seminary, receiving a certificate in Christian Ministry. She has a diploma in office systems technology from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and is currently pursuing an associate degree at RCCC in this discipline.

The Rev. Sidney E. Davis, senior pastor of Zion Olivet Presbyterian Church of Charleston, S.C., will receive the Doctor of Ministry Degree on May 15 at Hood Theological Seminary. Davis is the son of Annie V. and the late Ernest S. Davis of Salisbury.

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DISTRICT MAP AMENDMENT: CD-03-2010 Petitioner(s): .................................................Wallace Properties I, LLC Owner(s): ......................................................same Address: ........................................................Unnumbered Lincolnton Road Tax Map - Parcel(s):.....................................062-011 Size / Scope: ..................................................Approximately 4.0 acres (1 parcel) Location: .......................................................Located along the north side of Lincolnton Road west of Jake Alexander Boulevard and next door (west) to the Time Warner Cable facility REQUEST: An Ordinance amending the Land Development Ordinance and the Land Development District map of the City of Salisbury, North Carolina, by rezoning approximately 4 acres, identified as tax map and parcel 062-11, from split zoning of Residential Mixed-Use (RMX) and General Residential (GR-6) Districts to Residential Mixed-Use (RMX) District, by removing a General Development-A Overlay, and by establishing a Conditional District Overlay to permit the development of a 55-unit apartment complex. PLANNING BOARD RECOMMENDATION: At its meeting of April 27, 2010, the Planning Board voted unanimously to recommend approval of the proposed District Map amendment and establishing a Conditional District Overlay.

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state-sponsored summer lunch. A star on the rise, from June of 2006 to June 2007, FROM 1C Williams served as president of the world-wide Council of public of the Congo (Zaire), Bishops, which placed him at the Congo Brazzaville, Zimthe apex of A.M.E. hierarchy. babwe, Zambia, Burundi, Williams has long been a Tanzania, Rwanda and champion of political and soMalawi. Under Williams’ cial action, economic empowexpert leadership the 17th erment and business developDistrict grew from seven ment. For 19 years he served annual conferences to 16, on Atlanta’s Board of Educafrom 24 Presiding Elder Dis- tion as President, Vice Presitricts to 86, and from dent, Chairman of the Super150,000 to 250,000 members intendent Search Committee, with a total of 1,040 church- and Chairman of the Finance es. This astronomical inCommittee where he was increase in membership revolved with the management quired the 17th District be of a 430 million dollar budget. split into two separate parts He served on President Jimforming a new 20th District. my Carter’s Inaugural ComIn 2000, at the time of his mittee and is a member of election to the Episcopacy, the NAACP, Free and AcWilliams served as the Secepted Masons and The Urnior Pastor of Allen Temple ban League. A.M.E. Church in Atlanta, An experienced statesGeorgia. man, Williams has acquired While in Africa, Williams more than 40 years of entrecontinually encouraged both preneurial expertise. He clergy and laity to pursue owned an insurance agency higher education and made which partnered with Allied it possible for many to study Health Agencies to provide in classrooms throughout financial support services for Central Africa and abroad. the communities in which he Bishop Williams also played lived and worshiped. For a supportive role in both the eight years, he served as election of Reverend Paul J. treasurer of the 6th EpiscoM. Kawimbe as the 121st pal District, which encomBishop of the A.M.E. passes the state of Georgia. Church, the first native Williams served as a board Zambian to hold that title, as member as well as comptrolwell as the formation of the ler of finance for Turner African Jurisdictional Coun- Theological Seminary in Atcil which was created to ad- lanta, Ga., which, through his dress the issue of indigefinancial guidance, built a 2 nous African leadership million dollar administration within the A.M.E. Church. office and student dormitory. In July of 2005 Williams Williams also served as a partnered with South Caroli- member of the General Asna’s Department of Juvenile sembly of the World Council Justice in a collective effort of Churches and in 1997 was to provide South Carolina's chosen as the State of Georat-risk youth with support gia Distinguished Churchand services designed to man. maximize their potential as Williams attended Morris positive and productive Brown College and Southmembers of society. A eastern University; earned a guardian of all children, Master of Divinity degree throughout the summer of from Turner Theological 2005, Bishop Williams’ 7th Seminary InterdenominaDistrict of the A.M.E. tional Theological Center in Church teamed up with the Atlanta, Ga; he attended Department of Social SerYale University Divinity vices and provided thouSchool and earned his docsands of underprivileged torate from Wesley Theochildren throughout South logical Seminary at AmeriCarolina each day with a free can University.


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care less and less about cooking. • “Find something bigger than yourself to believe in.” I’m sure what the original author of this would have gone on to say, but first I want to comment on one thing about “self.” Sometimes circumstances in our lives cause us to think so little of ourselves, but to find this peace we (or I) had to come to recognize ourselves as children of the King and just as worthy as anyone. Once we do that we will recognize that God is the biggest and best of all. If you are a believer in the Trinity, a Bible reader, and a Christian, just remember and put into practice these eight factors; then God will grant you that peace that rubs off the rough edges of your raw deal. He will seal the holes in our boats and we will no longer have to fear drowning in despair. Another quote I like goes like this, “If you want to walk on water, you have to get out of the boat.” Take that step of faith if you feel that calling from the Lord. Among the papers where I found these notes, I also came across a verse of scripture that I have never used; I do feel, however, the Lord is telling me this is the right place so here goes (1 Peter 5:10) Adversity eventually ends: “After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.” Linda Beck lives in Woodleaf.

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tionship. • “Do not live in the past.” This was one of the first things with which I came to terms when I became an adult. I have shared with others the importance of remembering to forget the past. • “One should not waste time and energy fighting conditions that they cannot change.” There is another familiar quotation that says “Let go, and let God.” If there is anything you think can’t be changed, then you need to learn God is in control and can change anything, if it is in his plan to do so.d • “We should resist the temptation to withdraw during periods of emotional stress.” Some people become shut-ins emotionally because they aren’t willing to ask God, or his angels, to help them. I had accepted being a physical shut-in, but when the emotional restlessness moved into my heart, I knew God was not through with me “out in the world” so against the advice of many well-intentioned folks, I went in debt for a handicapped conversion van. I could not allow the fear or concern of others to take me down. • “Refuse to indulge in self-pity when you think life has handed you a raw deal.” A famous Christian speaker says self-pity draws one inward because it is all about you. One time I wrote a story about “the other Linda and I” having a pity party. It’s okay to have one now and then but Joyce Meyer, the Christian speaker/writer says, “You can be bitter or you can be better, but you can’t be both.” • “One should cultivate virtues of love, humor, compassion, and loyalty.” The way to cultivate these traits is best accomplished by being a listener and confidant; a giver rather than a taker. Sometimes God uses us to sow the seed of his word through our love or concern of others. • “Do not place expectations on yourself that are impossible to achieve.” Living with disability has forced me to accept limitations. Two of the hardest to accept have been housework and cooking. The vacuum cleaner and I tend to get wrapped up in each other, so after trying I just let it go when I get too frustrated. Spilling hot grits on my leg and going through six months of healing has caused me to

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Cultivating peace of mind f you had the basic necessities of life (food, clothes, shelter), what else might you need to be content? A good job that you love, a new car, a fancy vacation home and oh, yeah, a good mate and the proverbial 2.5 children either your own or adopted; plus it’s nice to have parents and siblings that you can get along with. But wait, what did I forget? The one closest to the top of the list for me and some of my many friends would be good health. If that is one of the closest, what do you suppose would be very first in LINDA order of apBECK pearance? On my personal list would be faith in God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Without my belief in God’s word, I would be like a boat with a hole in the bottom. By now, I would be so deep in an ocean of depression and despair that I would have no peace. Some folks, even strangers, have expressed an interest and desire to have the peace I have. They have felt this when reading my stories, listening to me speak, and some have said they even see it in my eyes. I found some notes I took a long time ago and I don’t remember if it was someone on television or at a church service, but I had filed them in a folder marked possible stories. It is never my intent to “steal someone else’s thunder” or plagiarize, but sometime I feel led to share with others the messages that have spoken to my heart or opened my eyes. This was a very old tattered sheet of notebook paper and obviously some parts were missing, but as I read over it I knew I had some things I could add to the basic outline. According to the original writer, some of our primary desires are to be happy and have peace of mind. Based on these notes, there are eight important factors in having peace of mind: • “The absence of suspicion and resentment.” My first thought is how suspicion goes hand-in-hand with jealousy. Jealousy is the “old green-eyed monster” in a rela-




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SCapVal 14.60 -.39 Aston Funds: M&CGroN 21.63 -.45 MdCpN p 26.40 -.78 BNY Mellon Funds: BondFd 13.03 -.04 EmgMkts 9.45 -.07 MdCpStk 9.83 -.27 NtIntMu 13.38 -.01 Baird Funds: AggBdInst 10.49 -.06 Baron Funds: Asset 47.42 -1.25 Growth 42.55 -1.15 SmallCap 19.76 -.51 Bernstein Fds: IntDur 13.61 -.07 DivMu 14.49 ... NYMu 14.26 ... TxMgdIntl 13.46 -.16 IntlPort 13.37 -.16 EmMkts 26.87 -.18 BlackRock A: BaVlA p 22.88 -.35 Eng&ResA29.26 -.85 EqtyDiv 15.43 -.15 ExcBlrk 548.40-10.05 FdGrA p 18.79 -.41 GlAlA r 17.46 -.18 BlackRock B&C: GlAlC t 16.30 -.16 BlackRock Instl: BaVlI 23.04 -.36 EquityDv 15.46 -.15 GlbAlloc r 17.55 -.18 Brandywine Fds: BlueFd 21.49 -.51 Brndywn 21.51 -.60 Buffalo Funds: SmCap 24.03 -.57 CGM Funds: Focus n 27.09 -.59 Realty n 22.36 -.57 CRM Funds: MdCpVlI 24.21 -.55 Calamos Funds: ConvA p 18.66 -.13 Gr&IncA p 28.03 -.23 GrwthA p 44.06 -.70 GrowthC t 40.28 -.64 Calvert Group: Inco p 15.84 -.09 ShDurInA t 16.48 -.05 Clipper 55.57 -.76 Cohen & Steers: RltyShrs 51.72 -1.09 Columbia Class A: Acorn t 24.59 -.69 FocEqA t 18.86 -.43 21CntryA t 11.81 -.28 MarsGrA t 16.88 -.34 MidCpValA11.47 -.28 Columbia Class Z: Acorn Z 25.33 -.72 AcornIntZ 33.29 -.52 AcornSelZ 23.86 -.52 CoreBdZ 10.86 -.06 DivIncoZ 11.79 -.13 IntBdZ 8.99 -.06 IntTEBd 10.38 -.01 LgCapGr 10.00 -.22 LgCpIdxZ 21.56 -.33 MarsGrZ 17.15 -.35 MdCpIdxZ 9.66 -.25 MdCpVlZ p11.48 -.28 STIncZ 9.95 -.01 STM Z 10.55 ... SmCpIPZ 14.70 -.43 ValRestr 41.35 -.72

CG Cap Mkt Fds: IntlEq 8.61 -.13 LgGrw 12.29 -.28 LgVal 7.77 -.09 SmGrw 15.63 -.56 Credit Suisse Comm: ComRet t 7.98 +.02 DFA Funds: IntlCorEq n 9.36 -.14 USCorEq1 n9.50 -.20 USCorEq2 n9.45 -.20 DWS Invest A: BalA 8.27 -.11 DrHiRA 29.04 -.45 MgdMuni p 9.07 ... StrGovSecA8.89 ... DWS Invest Instl: Eq500IL 126.16 -1.96 DWS Invest S: GNMA S 15.37 ... GroIncS 14.48 -.26 MgdMuni S 9.08 ... Davis Funds A: NYVen A 30.42 -.38 Davis Funds C & Y: NYVenY 30.75 -.39 NYVen C 29.37 -.36 Delaware Invest A: Diver Inc p 9.44 -.06 Dimensional Fds: EmMCrEq n17.40 -.08 EmMktV 29.58 -.17 IntSmVa n 14.41 -.31 TAUSCorE2 n7.68 -.17 USVctrEq n 9.27 -.23 USLgCo n 32.73 -.50 USLgVa n 17.76 -.34 USLgVa3 n13.59 -.27 US Micro n11.29 -.34 US TgdVal 14.06 -.45 US Small n17.61 -.54 US SmVa 21.22 -.73 IntlSmCo n13.84 -.26 GlEqInst 11.42 -.20 EmMktSC n19.01 -.11 EmgMkt n 25.91 -.07 Fixd n 10.34 ... IntGFxIn n 12.34 -.03 IntVa n 15.28 -.20 Glb5FxInc n11.30 -.02 LCapInt n 16.92 -.19 TM USTgtV17.92 -.58 TM IntVa 12.50 -.17 TMMktwV 13.09 -.28 2YGlFxd n 10.21 -.01 DFARlE n 19.01 -.35 Dodge&Cox: Balanced 63.96 -1.12 Income 13.14 -.08 IntlStk 29.38 -.47 Stock 95.40 -2.07 Dreyfus: Aprec 33.09 -.38 DryMid r 23.60 -.61 Dr500In t 31.33 -.49 MunBd r 11.31 -.01 NY Tax r 14.80 -.01 DreihsAcInc10.97 -.04 EVTxMgEmI41.29 -.17 Eaton Vance A: InBosA 5.59 -.05 LgCpVal 16.64 -.26 NatlMunInc 9.73 -.02 StrInc p 8.16 -.02 Eaton Vance I: FltgRt 8.84 -.04 LgCapVal 16.69 -.26 Evergreen A: AstAll p 11.02 -.09

Evergreen B: USGB t 9.61 -.01 Evergreen C: AstAllC t 10.67 -.10 FMI Funds: LgCap p 14.23 -.25 FPA Funds: NwInc 11.02 ... FPACres n 24.97 -.25 Fairholme 33.15 -.29 Federated A: MidGrStA 29.06 -.80 KaufmA p 4.55 -.09 Federated Instl: KaufmnK 4.55 -.09 MunULA p 10.03 ... TotRetBd 11.05 -.06 TtlRtBdS 11.05 -.06 Fidelity Advisor A: DivIntlA r 13.33 -.20 LevCoStA p28.85 -.81 NwInsgh p 16.94 -.30 SmlCpA p 22.07 -.52 StrInA 12.19 -.08 Fidelity Advisor C: NwInsgh t n16.22 -.29 StrInC t n 12.17 -.07 Fidelity Advisor I: DivIntl n 13.54 -.20 HiInAdvI n 8.85 -.12 NwInsgtI n 17.11 -.29 Fidelity Advisor T: MidCpT p 16.84 -.43 NwInsgh p 16.78 -.29 SmlCpT p 21.39 -.50 StrInT 12.19 -.07 Fidelity Freedom: FF2000 x n11.46 -.13 FF2010 x n12.46 -.21 FF2015 x n10.37 -.18 FF2020 x n12.42 -.24 FF2025 x n10.25 -.21 FF2030 x n12.18 -.26 FF2035 x n10.04 -.22 FF2040 x n 7.01 -.15 FF2045 x n 8.28 -.18 FF2050 x n 8.13 -.19 Income x n 10.86 -.08 Fidelity Invest: AllSectEq 11.38 -.22 AMgr50 n 13.86 -.14 AMgr70 r n14.22 -.19 AMgr20 rx n12.11 -.09 Balanc n 16.51 -.21 BlueChGr n37.78 -.85 Canada n 48.69 -.28 CapAp n 21.73 -.45 CapDevO n 8.95 -.19 CpInc r n 8.73 -.12 ChinaRg r 25.85 +.26 Contra n 57.36 -1.00 CnvSc n 22.21 -.28 DisEq n 20.62 -.42 DivIntl n 25.19 -.38 DivStkO n 13.02 -.20 DivGth n 23.88 -.56 EmrMk n 20.98 -.18 Eq Inc n 39.45 -.66 EQII n 16.37 -.28 Europe 25.21 -.47 Export n 19.16 -.40 Fidel n 28.06 -.53 FltRateHi r n9.52 -.06 FrInOne n 23.84 -.33 GNMA n 11.62 -.01 GovtInc 10.61 -.02 GroCo n 68.43 -1.74 GroInc n 15.99 -.33

GrStrat r n 16.55 -.53 Indepn n 19.80 -.45 InProBd n 11.50 -.10 IntBd n 10.41 -.03 IntmMu n 10.24 ... IntlDisc n 27.21 -.39 InvGrBd n 11.57 -.04 InvGB n 7.24 -.03 LgCapVal 11.25 -.19 LatAm n 46.00 -.29 LevCoStk n23.80 -.65 LowP r n 32.89 -.63 Magelln x n63.22 -1.33 MidCap n 24.72 -.72 NwMkt r n 15.09 -.07 NwMill n 25.04 -.56 NY Mun n 13.00 -.01 OTC n 45.42 -1.22 100Index 7.87 -.11 Ovrsea n 27.35 -.43 Puritn n 16.21 -.24 RealE n 22.40 -.45 STBF n 8.41 ... SmCapOp 8.63 -.26 SmCapInd r14.69 -.45 SmllCpS r n16.14 -.42 SCpValu r 13.76 -.30 SEAsia n 24.48 +.07 StratInc n 10.87 -.07 StrReRt r 8.66 -.05 TaxFrB r n 10.89 -.01 TotalBd n 10.74 -.04 USBI n 11.27 -.04 Value n 59.61 -1.60 Fidelity Selects: Enrgy n 41.08 -1.03 Gold r n 44.97 -.41 Health n 106.22 -2.74 MdEqSys n24.41 -.66 NatRes r n 26.76 -.61 Tech n 73.39 -1.94 Fidelity Spartan: ExtMkIn n 31.63 -.85 IntlInxInv n 29.77 -.33 TotMktInv n31.80 -.56 Fidelity Spart Adv: 500IdxAdv n39.37 -.61 IntAd r n 29.77 -.33 TotMktAd r n31.80 -.56 First Eagle: GlblA 40.37 -.35 OverseasA19.72 -.07 SGenGld p28.02 -.29 Forum Funds: AbsStrI r 10.62 -.04 Frank/Temp Frnk A: AdjUS p 8.96 +.01 BalInv p 44.58 -1.07 CalTFA p 7.08 ... FedInt p 11.60 -.01 FedTFA p 11.88 ... FlxCpGrA 40.22 -.98 FoundAl p 9.61 -.14 GoldPrM A 41.58 -.09 GrwthA p 39.25 -.81 HYTFA p 10.12 ... HiIncA 1.91 -.02 IncomA p 2.04 -.02 InsTFA p 11.97 -.01 NYTFA p 11.72 -.01 RisDvA p 29.18 -.43 SMCpGrA 29.55 -.87 StratInc p 10.08 -.04 TtlRtnA p 9.85 -.04 USGovA p 6.73 ... UtilsA p 10.54 -.07

Frank/Tmp Frnk Adv: GlbBdAdv p ... ... IncmeAd 2.03 -.02 Frank/Temp Frnk B: IncomeB t 2.03 -.02 Frank/Temp Frnk C: FoundAl p 9.47 -.13 IncomC t 2.05 -.03 USGvC t 6.69 ... Frank/Temp Mtl A&B: BeacnA 11.38 -.20 SharesA 19.01 -.32 Frank/Temp Temp A: DvMktA p 20.45 -.22 ForgnA p 5.82 -.11 GlBd A p 13.05 +.03 GrwthA p 15.53 -.28 WorldA px 12.98 -.20 Frank/Temp Tmp Adv: GrthAv 15.54 -.28 Frank/Temp Tmp B&C: GlBdC p 13.07 +.03 GE Elfun S&S: S&S Inc 11.02 -.07 S&S PM 36.20 -.60 TaxEx 11.75 -.01 Trusts 38.26 -.68 GE Instl Funds: IntlEq 9.69 -.11 GE Investments: TRFd3 p 14.70 -.18 GMO Trust: ShDurColl r14.02 ... GMO Trust II: EmergMkt r11.61 -.11 GMO Trust III: For 10.43 -.14 IntIntrVl 18.42 -.23 Quality 18.43 -.25 GMO Trust IV: EmrMkt 11.56 -.11 IntlGrEq 18.71 -.21 IntlIntrVl 18.42 -.22 Quality 18.45 -.24 GMO Trust VI: EmgMkts r 11.57 -.11 IntlCorEq 24.19 -.28 Quality 18.44 -.24 StrFxInc 15.23 -.07 Gabelli Funds: Asset 40.97 -.81 SCapG 27.73 -.73 Gateway Funds: GatewayA 24.91 -.16 Goldman Sachs A: MdCVA p 30.00 -.75 ShDuGA 10.40 -.02 Goldman Sachs Inst: GrOppt 20.47 -.57 HiYield 7.01 -.06 HYMuni n 8.61 ... MidCapV 30.24 -.76 SD Gov 10.37 -.01 StrucIntl n 8.85 -.14 Harbor Funds: Bond 12.49 -.04 CapApInst 31.61 -.69 IntlInv t 48.43 -.47 IntlAdm p 48.59 -.47 IntlGr r 9.85 -.14 Intl r 48.92 -.47 Harding Loevner: EmgMkt r 40.98 -.47 Hartford Fds A: CpAppA p 29.65 -.41 DivGthA p 16.96 -.19 FltRateA px 8.65 -.07 MidCpA p 18.52 -.40 Hartford Fds C: CapApC t 26.44 -.35 FltRateC tx 8.64 -.07

Hartford Fds Y: CapAppY n32.08 -.43 CapAppI n 29.61 -.40 Hartford HLS IA : CapApp 35.94 -.58 Div&Gr 17.46 -.20 Advisers 17.67 -.23 Stock 36.02 -.65 TotRetBd 10.97 -.07 Heartland Fds: ValueInv 37.08 -.96 Henderson Glbl Fds: IntOppA p 18.40 -.29 HussmTtlRt r12.18 -.02 HussmnStrGr12.99 +.05 ICM SmCo n26.22 -.79 IVA Funds: WldwideA t14.89 -.30 Wldwide I r 14.90 -.30 Invesco Funds A: Chart p 14.83 -.26 Const p 19.80 -.38 IntlGrow 22.93 -.29 MdCpCEq p21.05 -.40 TF IntA p 11.18 -.01 Invesco Funds P: SummitP p 10.10 -.19 Ivy Funds: AssetSC t 20.58 -.13 AssetStA p21.11 -.14 AssetStrI r 21.27 -.13 GlNatRsA p16.40 -.31 JPMorgan A Class: CoreBd A 11.33 -.03 Inv Bal p 11.46 ... MCpVal p 19.97 -.38 JPMorgan C Class: CoreBd p 11.38 -.03 JP Morgan Instl: MdCpVal n20.29 -.39 JPMorgan Select: HBSMkNe p15.65 +.05 USEquity n 8.92 -.15 JPMorgan Sel Cls: AsiaEq n 29.29 +.10 CoreBd n 11.32 -.03 HighYld n 7.85 -.07 IntmTFBd n10.92 ... IntrdAmer n20.20 -.39 ShtDurBd n10.93 -.01 TxAwRRet n9.95 -.02 USLCCrPls18.32 ... JP Morgan Ultra: ShtDurBd 10.93 -.01 Janus S Shrs: Forty 30.07 -.60 Overseas t 41.37 -.52 Janus T Shrs: BalancdT 24.16 -.23 Contrarn T 13.15 -.21 Grw&IncT 27.30 -.36 Janus T 25.53 -.42 Orion T 9.98 -.19 OvrseasT r41.44 -.51 PrkMCVal T20.14 -.38 ResearchT 24.41 -.49 ShTmBdT 3.09 ... Twenty T 58.68 -1.20 Jensen J 24.42 -.34 John Hancock A: ClassicVl p15.05 -.26 LgCpEqA 22.99 -.40 John Hancock Cl 1: LSAggr 10.51 -.20 LSBalanc 11.79 -.15 LSConsrv 12.33 -.10 LSGrwth 11.37 -.18 LSModer 11.83 -.13 Keeley Funds: SmCpValA p20.35 -.64

LSVValEq n12.37 -.19 Lazard Instl: EmgMktI 17.65 -.12 Lazard Open: EmgMkO p17.89 -.13 Legg Mason A: CBAgGr p 90.09 -1.91 CBAppr p 12.28 -.18 CBFAllCV A11.89 -.26 WAMgMu p15.99 +.03 Legg Mason C: CMOppor t 9.77 -.33 CMValTr p 35.38 -.85 Longleaf Partners: Partners 25.27 -.42 Intl 13.23 -.21 SmCap 22.83 -.68 Loomis Sayles: LSBondI 13.67 -.11 StrInc C 14.19 -.13 LSBondR 13.62 -.11 StrIncA 14.12 -.12 Loomis Sayles Inv: InvGrBdA p12.01 -.06 InvGrBdC p11.93 -.06 InvGrBdY 12.01 -.07 Lord Abbett A: AffilA p 10.30 -.16 FundlEq 11.05 -.27 BdDebA p 7.42 -.07 ShDurIncA p4.59 -.01 MidCpA p 13.61 -.35 RsSmCA 26.22 -.71 Lord Abbett C: BdDbC p 7.44 -.07 ShDurIncC t 4.62 -.01 Lord Abbett I: SmCapVal 27.74 -.76 MFS Funds A: MITA 17.11 -.29 MIGA 13.15 -.23 EmGA 35.62 -.79 MuHiA t 7.53 ... ReInA 12.46 -.20 TotRA 13.16 -.14 UtilA 13.83 -.26 ValueA 20.63 -.31 MFS Funds I: ReInT 12.86 -.19 ValueI 20.73 -.30 MFS Funds Instl: IntlEq n 14.74 -.26 MainStay Funds A: HiYldBA 5.69 -.04 MainStay Funds I: ICAPSlEq 30.98 -.48 Mairs & Power: Growth 66.02 -.93 Managers Funds: Bond n 25.23 -.25 Manning&Napier Fds: WldOppA 7.53 -.17 Marsico Funds: Focus p 15.00 -.34 Matthews Asian: AsianG&I 15.92 -.02 China 23.96 +.06 PacTiger 18.50 -.08 MergerFd 15.50 -.08 Meridian Funds: Growth 35.25 -.72 Metro West Fds: TotRetBd 10.33 -.03 TotRtBdI 10.33 -.03 MontagGr I 21.73 -.44 MorganStanley Inst: EmMktI 21.65 -.12 IntlEqI 11.93 -.20 MCapGrI 29.09 -.73 MCapGrP p28.19 -.71

Munder Funds A: MdCpCGr t22.71 -.60 Munder Funds Y: MCpCGrY n23.14 -.61 Mutual Series: BeacnZ 11.49 -.20 GblDiscA 26.27 -.43 GlbDiscC 26.01 -.43 GlbDiscZ 26.59 -.44 QuestZ 17.04 -.29 SharesZ 19.17 -.31 Nationwide Instl: S&P500Ins 9.34 -.15 Neuberger&Berm Inv: Genesis 27.81 -.63 GenesInst 38.42 -.87 Partner 24.00 -.52 Neuberger&Berm Tr: Genesis 39.89 -.90 Nicholas Group: Nich n 41.91 -.83 Northeast Investors: Trust 6.08 -.04 Northern Funds: BondIdx 10.54 ... EmgMk r 10.38 ... HiYFxInc 7.07 ... IntTxEx 10.39 ... IntlEqIdx r ... ... MMEmMkt r19.48 ... MMIntEq r 8.50 ... SmCapVl 13.27 ... StkIdx 13.98 ... Nuveen Cl A: HYMuBd p 15.53 ... KYMuB p 10.81 -.01 LrgCpV p 17.37 -.27 OHMBA p 11.17 -.01 LtMBA p 10.85 ... Nuveen Cl R: IntDMBd 9.00 -.01 HYMunBd 15.52 ... Oakmark Funds I: EqtyInc r 25.66 -.34 GlobalI 19.34 -.27 Intl I r 16.26 -.19 Oakmark r 37.94 -.65 Select r 25.10 -.43 Old Westbury Fds: GlobOpp 7.29 -.04 GlbSMdCap12.63 -.24 NonUSLgC p8.43 -.09 RealRet 9.22 -.06 Oppenheimer A: AMTFMu 6.49 -.01 CapApA p 37.76 -.76 CapIncA p 8.08 -.08 DvMktA p 27.39 -.14 EquityA 7.68 -.14 GlobA p 50.87 -.89 GlbOppA 26.03 -.61 Gold p 38.87 -.26 IntBdA p 6.16 -.03 IntGrw p 22.98 -.39 LtdTmMu 14.56 -.02 MnStFdA 27.61 -.50 MSSCA p 17.25 -.45 S&MdCpVl26.80 -.64 StrInA p 4.04 -.03 Oppenheimer C&M: IntlBdC 6.14 -.02 Oppenheim Quest : QBalA 14.01 -.23 Oppenheimer Roch: LtdNYA p 3.29 ... RoNtMuC t 7.26 -.01 RoMu A p 16.42 -.03 RcNtMuA 7.27 -.02 Oppenheimer Y: DevMktY 27.11 -.14

IntlBdY 6.16 -.02 IntGrowY 22.87 -.39 PIMCO Admin PIMS: ShtTmAd p 9.87 -.01 TotRtAd 11.09 -.05 PIMCO Instl PIMS: AlAsetAut r10.61 -.08 AllAsset 11.86 -.11 ComodRR 7.72 ... DevLcMk r 9.85 +.05 DivInc 10.83 -.13 EmMkBd 10.41 -.10 ForBdUn r 10.00 -.06 FrgnBd 10.52 -.04 HiYld 8.91 -.11 InvGrCp 11.20 -.10 LowDu 10.43 -.03 LTUSG 11.39 -.12 ModDur 10.74 -.03 RealRet 11.53 -.14 RealRtnI 11.13 -.07 ShortT 9.87 -.01 TotRt 11.09 -.05 TR II 10.69 -.03 TRIII 9.82 -.04 PIMCO Funds A: ComRR p 7.61 -.01 LwDurA 10.43 -.03 RealRtA p 11.13 -.07 ShtTmA p 9.87 -.01 TotRtA 11.09 -.05 PIMCO Funds C: RealRtC p 11.13 -.07 TotRtC t 11.09 -.05 PIMCO Funds D: LowDur p 10.43 -.03 RealRtn p 11.13 -.07 TRtn p 11.09 -.05 PIMCO Funds P: TotRtnP 11.09 -.05 Parnassus Funds: EqtyInco n 23.89 -.35 Pax World: Balanced 19.87 -.23 Perm Port Funds: Permannt 40.09 -.12 Pioneer Funds A: CullenVal 16.03 -.23 HiYldA p 9.27 -.15 PionFdA p 35.52 -.49 ValueA p 10.49 -.18 Pioneer Funds C: PionrFdY 35.65 -.50 Pioneer Fds Y: CullenV Y 16.10 -.23 Price Funds Adv: EqInc 21.39 -.32 Growth p n 26.81 -.60 HiYld 6.49 -.07 R2020A p n14.53 -.22 Price Funds: Balance n 17.49 -.23 BlChip n 32.26 -.70 CapApp n 18.66 -.24 EmMktB n 12.56 -.08 EmMktS n 28.12 -.15 EqInc n 21.44 -.32 EqIndex n 29.96 -.47 GNMA n 9.88 -.01 Growth n 27.00 -.61 HlthSci n 25.85 -.80 HiYield n 6.50 -.08 InstlCpG 13.87 -.28 IntlBond n 9.38 -.04 IntDis n 35.31 -.69 Intl G&I 11.21 -.20 IntlStk n 11.63 -.16 LatAm n 43.48 -.23 MDBond n 10.50 -.01

MediaTl n 40.89 -1.04 MidCap n 49.61 -1.25 MCapVal n21.23 -.49 N Asia n 15.80 -.02 New Era n 40.72 -.85 N Horiz n 26.79 -.80 N Inc n 9.45 -.05 OverS SF r n6.99 -.12 PSBal n 17.06 -.24 RealEst n 15.47 -.30 R2010 n 14.04 -.17 R2015 n 10.71 -.14 R2020 n 14.61 -.22 R2025 n 10.59 -.17 R2030 n 15.06 -.26 R2035 n 10.58 -.19 R2040 n 15.05 -.28 R2045 n 10.03 -.18 Ret Inco n 12.22 -.11 SciTec n 22.09 -.49 ShtBd n 4.85 -.01 SmCpStk n28.56 -.82 SmCapVal n31.20 -.77 SpecGr n 15.15 -.29 SpecIn n 11.91 -.09 SuMuInt n 11.29 ... TFInc n 9.91 -.01 TxFrH n 10.82 ... Value n 20.86 -.38 Principal Inv: BdMtgIn 10.05 -.08 HighYldA p 7.81 -.08 LgCGI In 7.70 -.16 LgCV3 In 9.25 -.14 LgCV1 In 9.66 -.16 LgGrIn 6.94 -.16 LT2030In 10.17 -.15 LT2020In 10.40 -.14 LT2040I 10.22 -.16 RealEstI 14.27 -.32 SAMBalA 11.53 -.12 Prudential Fds A: NatResA 42.26 -.84 STCrpBdA 11.47 -.03 UtilityA 8.78 -.14 Putnam Funds A: CATxA p 7.78 -.01 DvrInA p 8.04 -.01 EqInA p 13.40 -.20 GrInA p 11.97 -.19 InvA p 11.22 -.20 NwOpA p 41.88 -.90 VoyA p 20.11 -.53 RS Funds: LgCAlphaB t35.75 -.53 RSPart 27.82 -.71 Value 22.03 -.50 Rainier Inv Mgt: SmMCap 26.37 -.70 S/MCpInst 26.97 -.71 RidgeWorth Funds: HiYldI 9.28 -.11 IntmBdI 10.70 -.05 RiverSource A: DispEqA p 4.77 -.08 DEI 8.66 -.14 DivrBd 4.91 -.02 HiYdTEA 4.26 -.01 MidCpVl p 6.53 -.13 Royce Funds: LwPrSkSv r14.09 -.27 PennMuI r 9.80 -.24 PremierI r 16.95 -.37 TotRetI r 11.20 -.21 VlPlSvc 11.50 -.28 Russell Funds S: IntlDvMkt 26.53 -.93

StratBd 10.76 -.08 USCoreEq 24.33 -.44 Rydex Investor: MgdFutStr 25.28 -.04 SEI Portfolios: CoreFxA n 10.53 -.07 HiYld n 7.10 -.06 IntlEqA n 7.24 -.13 LgCGroA n18.60 -.34 LgCValA n 14.47 -.21 TxMgLC n 10.65 -.18 SSgA Funds: EmgMkt 18.07 -.14 Schwab Funds: CoreEq 15.00 -.29 DivEqSel 11.61 -.18 IntSS r 14.70 -.17 1000Inv r 33.15 -.55 S&P Sel 17.39 -.27 SmCpSl 17.80 -.54 TSM Sel r 19.94 -.35 Scout Funds: Intl 26.83 -.23 Selected Funds: AmShD 36.72 -.45 AmShS p 36.71 -.45 Seligman Group: ComunA t 37.55 -.88 Sentinel Group: ComS A p 27.43 -.39 Sequoia n 115.90 -2.37 Sound Shore: SoundShore28.12 -.57 St FarmAssoc: Gwth 48.07 -.65 TCW Funds: TotRetBdI 10.08 -.05 TCW Funds N: ToRtBdN p10.43 -.04 TIAA-CREF Funds: BondInst 10.33 -.04 MdCVlRet 14.42 -.32 Templeton Instit: EmMS p 13.35 -.14 ForEqS 17.11 -.25 Third Avenue Fds: IntlVaInst r 14.52 -.11 REValInst r20.70 -.13 ValueInst 44.06 +.02 Thornburg Fds C: IntValC t 21.74 -.54 Thornburg Fds: IntValA p 23.05 -.57 IncBuildA t 17.25 -.26 IncBuildC p17.26 -.26 IntValue I 23.55 -.59 LtMuA p 13.97 ... LtTMuI 13.97 -.01 ValueI 31.43 -.48 Thrivent Fds A: Bond 9.71 -.07 LgCpStk 20.00 -.34 LgCpVal 12.19 -.21 MidCpSk 12.16 -.29 MuniBd 11.27 ... PtrIntStk 8.26 -.09 Tocqueville Fds: Gold t 63.52 -.26 Transamerica C: AAlModGr t10.53 -.14 Tweedy Browne: GblValue 20.79 -.51 USAA Group: CrnstStr 20.83 ... Inco 12.64 -.05 PrecMM 36.41 -.32 S&P Idx 16.94 ... ShtTBnd 9.15 -.01 TxEIt 12.95 -.01 TxELT 12.94 -.02 TxESh 10.65 ...

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Saturday, May 8 Fortunately, your feelings of self-worth could be exceptionally strong in the year ahead, which will produce a subtle advantage for you when dealing with people of all stripes. When they see how much you believe in yourself, they tend to do so as well. Taurus (April 20-May 20) - Although an important endeavor may turn out to be far more complicated than was anticipated, you have much reason to be hopeful that you can make some new inroads into it. Don’t give up. Gemini (May 21-June 20) - An important objective can be reached today, as long as you don’t give up on it. Regardless of how many waves you need to get past, once you do so, it’ll be clear sailing. Cancer (June 21-July 22) - It behooves you to be as honest as possible with a friend who has always been candid with you. Getting off the subject with side stories only delays addressing what you need to talk about. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) - Knowing in advance that not everything will go perfectly prepares you to handle those little hurdles you’re likely to meet. Instead of getting upset, you’ll be ready and willing to do what you must. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - Rather than yield totally to your good judgment, you’re likely to go along with what you know is a wrong opinion in order to keep the peace. Once everyone realizes it, a consensus can be made. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) - Even though you are totally aware of what your priority must be, you could get sidetracked for a bit. Don’t panic, stay the course, and you’ll find you can accomplish far more than you thought. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) - Even when others do things that displease you, you won’t become unduly unwound. Once you refocus, you will be able to see many of peoples’ good points, and will use this perspective wisely. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) - Poor behavior only loses the support of others, so take care to be as tactful as you can when it comes to persons whose help you need to accomplish something you can’t do by yourself. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) - When it comes to career matters, for reasons known only to yourself, your judgment might not be up to par today. Be particularly careful when it comes to handling competitive situations. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) - You have excellent earning abilities today, but unfortunately you also could have a strong streak of extravagance as well. Be aware of this when making some purchases. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) - Although you’ll be able to size up situations quickly and accurately, you could lack the tolerance to properly handle those with whom you have dealings. Be on guard. Aries (March 21-April 19) - Get your mind off of someone who has disappointed you and get it on making money, where you’re likely to find greater success than usual. Begin by searching for new ways to do so. Trying to patch up a broken romance? The Astro-Graph Matchmaker can help you understand what to do to make the relationship work. Send for your Matchmaker set by mailing $3 to Astro-Graph, P.O. Box 167, Wickliffe, OH 44092-0167. UNITED FEATURE SYNDICATE

Today’s celebrity birthdays Comedian Don Rickles is 84. Singer Toni Tennille is 70. Country singer Jack Blanchard is 68. Singer Gary Glitter is 66. Drummer Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and of Tom Tom Club is 59. Singer Philip Bailey is 59. Country musician Billy Burnette is 57. Drummer Alex Van Halen of Van Halen is 57. Actor Stephen Furst (“St. Elsewhere,” “Animal House”) is 56. Actor David Keith is 56. Actress Melissa Gilbert is 46. Drummer Dave Rowntree of Blur is 46.

What really happens when you get cat scratch fever? Dear Dr. Gott: I have been diagnosed with cat-scratch fever. Could you explain the disease and its side effects? How long will it last, and what treatment is available? Dear Reader: Cat-scratch disease (CSD) is the result of a bacterial infection known as Bartonella henselae. Surprisingly, about 40 percent of all cats carry the bacteria in their saliva at some point in their DR. PETER lives, with kit- GOTT tens being more likely to be infected than adult cats; however, neither commonly show any signs of illness. Most people contract CSD through bites and scratches; however, it is also possible to

contract it by petting an infected feline and then rubbing your eyes. Symptoms include fever, nausea, chills, headache, poor appetite, fatigue, vomiting and inflammation of the lymph nodes. People with a compromised immune system such as HIV/AIDS, organ-transplant patients and those receiving chemotherapy are at greater risk of developing abnormal blood-vessel growths that resemble tumors after becoming infected. These masses can cause severe organ inflammation and lead to a host of other issues. In the healthy person, however, CSD should resolve on its own without treatment. If lymphnode involvement remains, a patient might require prescription antibiotics for up to a month. The key is to have your

physician make a correct diagnosis, receive antibiotics if appropriate, and take precautions at home by preventing all cats from licking a scratch or open wound on your body; avoiding rough play that might induce the cat to scratch; and washing your hands after playing with the animal. By all means, enjoy your cat, but take precautions to ensure your good health. Dear Dr. Gott: I am a 54year-old male. I’ve had ED problems for about 10 years, resolved through the use of Viagra. But why? I do have low testosterone levels, for which I take injections, but for the most part I am healthy, fit, not overweight, a nonsmoker, a nonalcoholicbeverage drinker and, per my physician, do not suffer from any other cardiovascular problems. So why do I have blood-flow problems in this

one department? Dear Reader: Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects almost 30 million American men. Almost every man will experience difficulty achieving and maintaining an erection at some stage of his life. Testosterone levels decline after about the age of 40. Low testosterone is identified as less than 300 nanograms per deciliter of blood. Symptoms, as I am sure you are aware, include ED, reduced libido, fatigue and mood swings, much the same as women going through menopause. Testosterone replacement to bring deficient levels to within normal range can be accomplished through a skin gel, skin patch, oral tablets or injection. The causes for impotence fall into three broad categories — an inadequate flow of blood, a nervous system

I am entering a 7th millennium BY PHILLIP ALDER United Feature Syndicate

It is hard for me to believe, but this is my 6,000th column. (My first was on April Fools’ Day in 1991.) So please indulge me while I describe one of my favorite deals. It occurred nearly 20 years ago at the Beverly Bridge Club in New York City. After I opened one heart, West used the Unusual NoTrump, which in principle guaranteed at least 5-5 in the minors. To do it with 4-6 distribution isn’t recommended, despite the favorable vulner-

ability. After my partner responded three spades, natural and forcing, and East jumped to five diamonds, I bid what I thought I could make. (I did not bid six spades to avoid an immediate club lead through my ace-queen.) Against six hearts, West led a fourth-highest diamond two, which surprised me. (Remember, I thought he had five diamonds.) East won with the ace and shifted to his club. How did I continue? One thing was clear: If West had had a spade void, he would have led a high dia-

mond, trying to send his partner a suit-preference signal. He would have hoped that East would win with the diamond ace and shift to a spade. And if West had some spades, there was a risk of a 5-0 heart break. I decided to test East. I won with my club ace, played a spade to dummy’s king, and called for the heart nine. I planned to win with my ace if East played low smoothly, but he generously covered with the 10. When West discarded, I overtook my spade queen with dummy’s ace, played the heart three to my seven, drew

dysfunction and hormonal abnormalities. Other medical conditions that may contribute to the condition. A great number of medications also have impotence as a side effect. Our bodies change as we age, and what was taken successfully in the past might not be so successful today. Treatment options are varied. If you suspect a medication might be to blame, speak with your physician to determine if he or she will allow a trial period without the drug. There are a number of prescription medications available to enhance sexual performance or to combat impotence, including mechanical devices, such as vacuum pumps, and penile implants. Another important consideration is counseling for both you and your partner. If all physiological possibilities have been ruled out, you might consider seeing a sex therapist, psychiatrist or psy-

chologist. You may have a degree of stress in your life you are unaware of, and certainly the perception of failure is a possibility. Sometimes just speaking with your partner will help alleviate issues. Make another appointment with your primary-care physician and have complete blood work performed.Get your blood pressure checked and a complete examination. Once you identify the possible source for the impotence, the faster you can get on with your life in a way you will approve of. To provide related information, I am sending you a copy of my Health Report “Erectile Dysfunction.” Others who would like a copy should send a self-addressed stamped No. 10 envelope and a $2 check or money order to Newsletter, P.O. Box 167, Wickliffe, OH 44092-0167. Mention the title or print an order form off my website at


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Dentures $475 ea.; $850 set Partials $495 & up Extractions $100 & up

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This Week’s Featured Property OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-3PM

114 Wedgefield Drive Salisbury

- 3 BR, 2 BA brick & vinyl siding home - Over 2000 sq. ft. - Like new - built in 2007 - Open floor plan with spacious great room - Beautiful fireplace with gas logs - T.V. nook & built in book shelves - Vaulted ceilings - Stainless steel appliances - Large utility room with custom cabinets - Security system - Handicap accessible - Irrigation system - Patio & Screened porch - Attic storage - West Rowan school district

Apple House Realty 704-633-5067

Mother’s Day History

Every May women around the world are celebrated for their sacrifices and contributions to the family. With all that Mom does for her children, it would seem like the concept of honoring her would be ages old. However, it really wasn’t until relatively recently that a celebration of mothers was instituted. In ancient Greece individuals honored Rhea, mother of the gods. Christians also celebrated Mary the mother of God. But it wasn’t until the 1900s before the general mothering population was celebrated in earnest. Ann Marie Reeves Jarvis was a young Appalachian homemaker who, beginning

in 1858, attempted to improve sanitation and nursing procedures through women’s clubs and what she called “Mothers Friendship Day.” It wasn’t Anne Marie, but rather her daughter, Ann Jarvis, who created the Mother’s Day that we celebrate today. Anna spent many years caring for her aging and ailing mother. Anne Marie died on May 9, 1905 and Anna missed her terribly. Anna noticed that many children failed to respect and honor their mothers while they were alive, and it wasn’t until after they died that these children recognized what they had lost in their parent. She intended to start a Mother’s Day to honor mothers.

In 1907, Anna Jarvis attempted to establish Mother’s Day to “honor mothers, living and dead.” She started the campaign to establish a national Mother’s Day. Together with her friends, Jarvis started a letter-writing campaign to urge ministers, businessmen and congressmen to declare a national Mother’s Day holiday. Her efforts paid off. The first Mother’s Day was celebrated on May 10, 1908 and honored the late Anne Marie Reeves Jarvis. After this initial celebration, Mother’s Day caught on. The Mother’s Day International Association was established on December 12, 1912, to promote and encourage meaningful observances

We celebrate Motherʼs day tomorrow, Sunday, May 9, 2010. of the event. And on May 9, 1914, a presidential proclamation declared that every year the second Sunday in May

would be observed as Mother’s Day. WT105449 Courtesy of ARAcontent

Dos and Don’ts of a Successful Staycation

Today’s homes are more luxurious than ever before. Thanks to advancements in home theater technology, many people find it hard to leave the comforts of home, even when it’s time to go on vacation. That reality is one reason for the growing popularity of “staycations,” in which people forgo traveling during their time off from work, choosing instead to spend their vacations at home. Staycations can prove more relaxing than typical vacations, as long as staycationers consider the following dos and don’ts.

The Dos of Staycationing

* Plan a few things. Regardless of where a vacation is, be it on an island in the Caribbean or a staycation at home, overbooking is never a good idea. Part of the joy of time off is enjoying the freedom that comes with having little on your plate. However, staycationers should plan a few things to do to avoid turning a staycation into hours spent tackling chores or projects around the house. Plan a trip to a sports game or a day at the beach to add some spice to a staycation and give yourself a reason to get out of the house. * Get a grasp of everyone’s expectations. Families staying home this sum-

to look forward to while on vacation is dining out. And staycationers should be sure to dine out at least once. Kids love going to restaurants, and Mom and Dad will welcome the respite from cooking for the family.

The Don’ts of Staycationing

* Don’t “check in” with the office. Just because you’re sticking around town doesn’t mean you should check in with the office. A staycation is still a vacation, so resist the temptation to catch up on work while at home. * Don’t scoff at prices. Staycations are about saving money. But staycationers should keep in mind that they’re already saving lots of money on airline tickets, hotels, meals, etc. If an event nearby is slightly expensive, don’t scoff and ignore it. Rather, remember what you have already saved and allow the family to indulge a little bit. * Don’t let the weather dictate your activity. If the weather outside is frightful that doesn’t mean you should stay inFamilies can still have fun together if they forgo a traditional vacation for one spent side. Get out of the house and see a movie, visit a museum, take the family at home. bowling, etc. Time spent watching the mer should discuss what each member sound too appealing. Ask them if there’s rain fall outside your windows won’t of the family wants to get out of a stay- anything special they would like to do, make for a fun time. EL106492 cation. Kids already have time off in the and make it happen. summer, so a week at home likely won’t * Dine out at least once. One of things Courtesy of ARAcontent

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Apartments & Condos for Sale

Gorgeous Historic Condo in the Heart of Salisbury's Premier Historic District. Must see to believe! 319 West Horah St., Fairmont Terrace. 704-202-0091. MLS#929946

Salisbury, Adorable bungalow close to shopping and I-85. Two bedrooms one bath with a nice lot. Home has been remodeled and is charming. Dream Weaver Properties of NC LLC 704-906-7207


FSBO. Woodleaf Road 3BR, 1.5BA, 1367 sqft. Completely renovated. Hardwood floors. 1 Acre lot. Woodleaf Elementary close by. $108,000 closing cost paid. 704213-3105 or 704-7985635 Granite Quarry/Salisbury

Home Builders Spencer C. Lane Construction-Quality Home Builder Custom & Spec Homes 704-633-4005

Homes for Sale


Homes for Sale

Investor's Special! House & 2 free lots in nice part of Historic Spencer, 501 6th St., single or multifamily. Great for Rehabbers, thousands below market. Won't last. $49,500. Will finance 20%. 704-202-9650

Homes for Sale

Homes for Sale


New Construction

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2110 Chantilly Lane, Olde Salisbury. Hurry! Get $8,000 tax credit. Cute 3BR, 2BA. 2-car garage. Very nice area w/ payments as low as $724/mo. Financing Avail. No closing costs! Vickie 704-213-3537

Lovely Home

Genesis Realty 704-933-5000 Foreclosure Experts Woodleaf (Covington Heights), 602 Lockshire Lane, all brick, 3BR/2BA, enclosed & screened in breezeway, large deck in back overlooking woods, double garage, pull down stairs with floored in storage above garage, wrap around porch, gas fireplace, hardwood floors, master BR w/walk-in closet & BA w/separate shower & tub. $149,900. MOVE IN READY! 704-278-9779

Woodleaf. 4320 Potneck Rd. 2-story house on .67 acre. 1,985 sq. ft. living space w/attached 2-vehicle garage. 4BR, 2 full BA, living, dining, den, pantry, hardwood floors. New roof & heating/cooling system. Detached 1-vehicle garage workshop, 248 sq. ft. Walking distance to Woodleaf School. $125,000. Also: 7+ acres of adjoining land. 704-278-4703 after 7 p.m.

Motivated seller!


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BUYER BEWARE The Salisbury Post Classified Advertising staff monitors all ad submissions for honesty and integrity. However, some fraudulent ads are not detectable. Please protect yourself by checking the validity of any offer before you invest money in a business opportunity, job offer or purchase.

INVESTOR SPECIAL 4980 Mt. Hope Church Rd. House & 5 acres in East Rowan. Single or multi-family. $99,995. Will finance 20%. Great deal for rehabbers. Thousands below market won't last! 704-202-9650 or email:

Landis, 402 S. Beaver St. 2BR. Fresh paint, thermal windows, fireplace with gas logs, utility room, attached garage, 12 x 16 finished office/shop bldg. behind home w/electricity & cable. Great neighbors in older, established neighborhood, nearby park and tennis court, 2 blocks from town. $74,900. 704-857-0094

$$$$ Want to make more of this? Check out the Classifieds in todays Salisbury Post for a lead on a new career!


Gold Hill area. 3BR, 1BA. 1,123 sq. ft. living area. Hardwood floors, partial basement, storage building. Large lot. 2.03 acres. East/Rockwell schools. $85,000. Call Glenn 704279-5674 / 704-267-9439

Move in Ready!

Salisbury, 946 Fairmont Avenue. $8,000 tax credit + good credit = 0 down + payments lower than rent. 4BR/2BA brick, stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer, screened porch, fenced yard. $97,000. 704-633-1311

Completely remodeled. 3BR, 2BA. Owners will pay closing costs. 1202 Bell St., Salisbury. $118,000. Call for appointment 704-637-6567

Woodleaf. 4440 Potneck Rd. 2-story on 2½ acres. 2,600+ sq. ft. Built 1870s, being renovated. 8 lrg rooms, hardwoods, lrg central halls, 1BA. Recently replaced windows, siding, roof, electrical, insulation & heat/air systems (separate down & up). Walking distance to Woodleaf Sch. $80,000. 7+ acres adjoining land and/or ½ acre mobile home lot across road w/septic system & water. 704-2784703 after 7pm


New Listing 1320 Rachel Lane. Over 2,100 sf - 4 BR 2 Bath Great Room, Kitchen/ Dining Combo, Den Large Master BR and Bath with huge walk in closet. Convenient to I-85 for that easy commute! $123,700 with $3,500 in closing costs. Certified for FHA financing. MLS #49776. Teresa Rufty, TMR Realty, Inc. 704433-2582

380 Granny's Pl. 1,700 sq. ft. ranch on 10 acs in quiet community off Needmore Rd. Entire tract fenced w/16' cedar gated driveway. 3BR, 1½BA. Maintenance free floors. 40 year metal roof, vinyl siding, roomy garage w/ automatic door, energy efficient heat pump, central air. Concrete slab. Newly dug well. $175,000 $160,000 but we are open to offers. Motivated seller. 336-998-3510 or 336-407-3510

Homes for Sale

• Libby 704-637-2380 or Janie Furr 704-786-0193

15-Year Fixed Rate –

365 D. Earnhardt Rd., Rockwell, East Rowan - 3 BR, 2 Baths, Located on 3.11 acres, Large rooms with great closet/storage space, oversized garage. A definite must see!! Priced in the 200s !! MLS #50302 Teresa Rufty, TMR Realty, Inc. (704) 433-2582


ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS No acreage requirements. Financing available for lots to large tracts and even homes inside the city limits. Call Libby or Janie for more information.


Double Garage

3 BR, 1½ BA, 1100 sq. ft., remodeled kitchen, energyefficient windows, new carpet throughout, 24x36 double garage with attic storage & fan. Large backyard perfect for garden, pool or fun and games! Directions: Hwy 52 South, turn left between Dollar General and old Winn-Dixie store, 1st house on left after passing Dunns Mtn Baptist Church. $124,900! Call Cathy Griffin at 704-213-2464. Granite Quarry

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KANNAPOLIS-3 BR 2 bath. Nice neighborhood. NEW APPRAISAL ON FILE. Storage shed. Great location . Convenient to I-85 and Research Campus $119,000 #932716 Jim 704-223-0459. Key Real Estate Inc.

Financing for:  Improvements  Lot Loans  And Much More!

Salisbury. A must see! Seller Motivated! Private Setting! Handicap accessible! Lots of room! Breezeway leads to oversized detached garage! $219,900. Call Debbie Prachel with ERA Premier Realty at 336.909.1284!

Homes for Sale

Faith. 1145 Long Creek. 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2 Bonus Rooms. Master on main, Hardwood and ceramic tile floors. Storage everywhere. $219,900. Kerry, Key Real Estate 704-857-0539. Directions: Faith Rd to L on Rainey. R into Shady Creek.

Homes for Sale

2810 Statesville Blvd. Salisbury, NC

Wonderful rustic log home, 1+ acre lot, wrap around porch, 3BR + loft, 2½BA, master down. Master bath w/garden tub + stand up shower, dual sinks. Great country living convenient to interstate. $189,900.

704-637-2380 Loans for homes, land, & living

SPRING SPECIALDeveloped Mountain Property, Owner Financing, Huge views, Trout waters, Close access to ATV trails. 10+ acres, $59,900. 30+ acres, $99,900. Call 866226-1569, ext. 120.

Woodleaf/Cleveland Area


Cleveland - 4 BR, 2BA colonial on one acre+ lot. Owner has done most of the remodeling for you. 12x24 outbuilding, large deck and above ground pool. Hardwood floors thourghout. New vinyl siding, windows etc. Call today! $159,900 Dream Weaver Properties of NC LLC 704-906-7207

Owner Retiring! Two commercial bldgs., four 2BR apts., all rented. 10% down, will finance balance, price $300K 704-202-5879

W. Rowan 1.19 acs. Old Stony Knob Rd. Possible owner financing. Reduced: $19,900. 704-640-3222


A local lender you can trust.


Off River Rd. Near High Rock. 1.89 acres. Well & septic tank. ½ mi. to boat ramp. 25' camper hooked up to water & sewer. $35,000. 704-857-3690

New Listing West Rowan. 3BR, 2½BA. Newly remodeled 2 story. Vinyl siding w/ shutt-ers. Approx. 1,600-1,800 sq.ft. Garage with opener. Kitchen w/new appliances, energy efficient windows, new flooring hardwood/car-pet. New heat/AC unit, Trane. Big backyard w/20x 20 deck, wired storage bldg 16x20, playground. Schools: Hurley, SE, West. $165,000. Call Ron 704-636-4887

Investment Property

Land for Sale


Davis Farm - One of the last exterior lots available - 613 Fly Fisher Drive is .95 acres and is cleared and ready to build. Trees on the rear of the property offer great privacy. Perk is on file - Definitely a wonderful lot for your new dream home. MLS # 50324 Teresa Rufty, TMR Realty, Inc. (704) 433-2582

 Home purchase  Refinance  Construction

Beautifully Remodeled And Newly Landscaped Home!

CUTE AS A BUTTON Salisbury. 1 mile from Millbridge Elementary. 4BR, 2BA. Doublewide on 1 acre private lot. Approx. 1,640 sq. ft. New carpet. Open floor plan. Very spacious. Kitchen has parquet floors, ceramic sinks in baths & kitchen. Large bedrooms w/walk-in closets. Dish and cable available. Dishwasher, refrigerator & stove. $79,900. 704-857-9495 or 704-223-1136

Carolina Farm Credit 30-Year Fixed Rate –

Kannapolis/Rowan County

4BR/3BA in Timber Run. Approx. 4,000 SF brick home in established neighborhood, oversized 2 car garage, bonus room, walk-in closet in master BR, beautiful hardwood floors, porcelain tiles in kitchen, 2 gas log fireplaces, fenced in back yard, finished walk-out basement, storage area, workshop, & generator. E. Rowan Schools. Mins. away from I-85 & shopping $369,000. Call Tina at 980-234-2881

Drastically Reduced!

New Listing


Salisbury. 2 or 3 bedroom Townhomes. For information, call Summit Developers, Inc. 704-797-0200

3BR/1½ BA brick home. Kitchen, D/R, L/R + bonus room. All new stainless steel appliances, new washer & dryer, cement drive, new roof, H/W floors in kitchen, D/R & hall, rest of house has new carpet. $129,900. Owner will pay closing costs. 704-202-2343

West Rowan - 401 Primrose - Perfect for that growing family!! 3,700+sf, .8 acres, 6 BR, 4 1/2 baths, large rooms, lots of storage, tile throughout. Priced in the 200s - Seller offering $2,000 in closing costs. USDA 100% Financing still available MLS #49584 - Teresa Rufty, TMR Realty, Inc. (704) 433-2582

Ashland Place. 1153 Greenheather Dr. 3BR, 2½BA. Great home with lots of extras!! Immaculate condition. Price reduced. Call today. MLS #49114. USDA financing still available. Teresa Rufty, TMR Realty, Inc. (704) 4332582

Homes for Sale

Land for Sale

1.2 acre lot, 200 ft. road frontage, corner of Hobson and Cool Springs Road. Will perk. $14,500 OBO. 704-4269574 or 704-310-7066. Ask for Eric

25 Acres Beautiful Land for Sale by Owner 1 Hr to/from Charlotte, NC nr Cleveland & Woodleaf and 3 Interstates: I-40, I77, I-85. Restricted, no mobile or mod. Very rural, mostly wooded. Good hunting, deer, small game. Frontage on Hobson Rd. Interior very secluded, a real sanctuary from cities. Needs to be sold this year. Owner phone: 336-766-6779, or E-mail to: See photos and directions at:

Homes for Sale

Lots for Sale

South Rowan. Take advantage of lower land costs and interest rates! All lots in the new Brookleaf subdivision have been reduced to builder's cost! Five lots from .94 to 3.6 acres. Near Salis., Mooresville, Concord. Wooded & basement lots are available-builders are welcome. Teresa Rufty TMR Development 704-433-2582


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CHINA GROVE 3 or 4 BR, 2 ful BA, Living Room, Den, Sunroom, Huge kitchen with bamboo flooring and lots of cabinets. Laundry room, usable basement, expandable floored attic, garage, carport. $159,900 #50200 Barbara 704-857-0539 Key Real Estate Inc.

Rebecca Jones Realty 310 E. Liberty St, China Grove 704-857-SELL

Rowan Realty, Professional, Accountable, Personable . 704-633-1071

Don t take chances with your hard earned money. Run your ad where it will pay for itself. Daily exposure brings fast results.

US Realty 516 W. Innes, Salisbury 704-636-9303

Resort & Vacation Property

Resort & Vacation Property

Airport Rd. 1BR, 1BA. Water, trash and yard care included. $395/mo, 704-633-0425

Large 2BR. 2 story. Overbrook Rd. Very nice. Lease & ref. $535/mo. Daytime 704-637-0775

Mount Pleasant, 1BR, 1BA, 3-room apartment, quiet historic district. For information, call 704-436-9176.


Lovely Duplex

Salisbury city, near VA. 2BR, 1BA. New central air & heat. $475/mo. + deposit. 704-640-5750

Rowan Hospital area. 2BR, 1BA. Heat, air, water, appl. incl. $695. 704-633-3997

Quiet & Convenient, 2 bedroom town house, 1 ½ baths. All Electric, Central heat/air, no pets, pool. $550/mo. Includes water & basic cable.

Mountain Getaways

Luxury Apartments $695/mo. 704-239-0691 Chambers Realty

West Side Manor 704-633-1234

Rockwell Area. Apt. & Duplexes. $500-$600. 2BR Quiet Community. Marie Leonard-Hartsell at Wallace Realty 704-239-3096

Very nice homes!

Rockwell area. Nice 1BR, $425/mo. and 2BR, $450/mo. No pets. Deposit req. 704-279-8428

Are you trying to sell your property? We guarantee a sale within 1430 days. 704-245-2604

Creek, sandy beech, must see, 3 ac's towering hardwoods, pasture, 10 min to I-77. 59,900 financing, 704-535-4100 Divorce Forces Sale New Construction Must Sacrifice. Call 704-6223996 Must sell. 3BR, 2BA. 1680 sqft. Private 2 acres. Close to lake. Call (704)986-2620 Salisbury Area 3 or 4 bedroom, 2 baths, $500 down under $700 per month. 704-225-8850 We need used singlewides and doublewides. Call for info 336-529-2399

Manufactured Lots for Sale Rockwell. Single • Doublewide • Modular • Site Built. Rental lots available. 704-279-3265

Real Estate Services Arey RealtyREAL Service in Real Estate 704-633-5334 B & R REALTY 704-633-2394

Bentley Julian Realty 704-938-2530

Century 21 Towne & Country 474 Jake Alexander Blvd. (704)637-7721

Equal Housing Opportunity

1, 2, & 3 BR Huge Apartments, very nice. $375 & up. 704-890-4587 2 BR, 1 BA Eaman Park Apts. Near Salisbury High. $375/mo. Newly renovated. No pets. 704-798-3896 403 Carolina Blvd. Duplex For Rent. 2BR,1BA. $500/Mo. Call 704-2798467 or 704-279-7568 Airport Rd. Duplex. 2BR, 2BA. $575/mo. 2BR, 1BA $550/mo., lease + dep., water furnished. No pets. Call 704-637-0370 Airport Rd., 1BR with stove, refrig., garbage pickup & water incl. Month-month lease. No pets. $395/mo+$200 deposit. Furnished $420/mo. 704-279-3808 Apartment Management- Moving to Town? Need a home or Apartment? We manage rental homes from $400 - $650 & apartments $350 - $550. Call and let us help you. Waggoner Realty Co. 704-633-0462



PRICE~QUALITY~LOCATION 2BR ~ 1.5 BA ~ Starting at $555

Senior Discount

Water, Sewage & Garbage included

704-637-5588 WITH 12 MONTH LEASE


Salisbury. 2BR, 1BA. W/D hook up. Stove, fridge. You pay utilities. Cent heat/ac. $450/mo. + dep. No pets. 704-213-4163

2205 Woodleaf Rd., Salisbury, NC 28147 Located at Woodleaf Road & Holly Avenue

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Spencer 1 rm & ba, Priv. ent. Singles only. No kitchen, $80/wk. Incls utilities. Unfurnished. Refs. No dep. 704-202-5879

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Deer Park Apts. Cleveland, NC. Now accepting applications. No application free. Free rent. 704-278-4340 Sect 8 accepted. East area. 2BR, 1½ BA brick townhouse. Appl. furnished. Quiet. $495/mo. No pets. 704-279-3406 Eastwind Apartments Low Rent Available For Elderly & Disabled. Rent Based on Social Security Income *Spacious 1 BR *Located on bus line *Washer/Dryer Hookups Call Fisher Realty at: 704-636-7485 for more information. EXCEPTIONALLY NICE 2 or 3 BR, 1½ bath all appliances, skylights, downtown. 704-798-6429 Granite Quarry. Studio apt. Clean, quiet, new carpet. Move in today! $350. 704-279-5018 Holly Leaf Apts. 2BR, 1½BA. $555. Kitchen appliances, W/D connection, cable ready. 704-637-5588 Kannapolis. 1BR. Quiet, safe neighborhood. No pets. $485/mo. incl. utilities & cable. 704-425-4445


OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 10-12PM 328 CLUB HOUSE DRIVE Well established neighborhood, 3 BR, 2 BA, built-ins in the great room, sunroom overlooking private back yard. Lots of storage in this home. Large formal living room with fireplace, formal dining and breakfast area next to kitchen. Fireplace in the basement. 2 car carport . Close to City park. R48766A $176,900 DIRECTIONS: N. Main St. Turn left onto 11th Street, go approx 1/2 mile home will be on your right.


Rockwell. 3 BR, 2 BA, Ceramic tile in Bath and Den. R50509 $91,488


American Dr., Salis. 3BR, 2BA. Refrig., stove, dishw. No pets. Rent, $715, $500 deposit. Call Rowan Properties, 704633-0446

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Clean, well maint., 2 BR Duplex. Central heat/air, all electric. Section 8 welcome. 704-202-5790

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2 BEDROOM 3 CAR GARAGE Brick house/lg fenced yard. Quiet area, off I-85. Many extras. June 1st Spencer/Salisbury, $795 mo. 704-798-4323


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1755 Hwy 29 S. 704.857.0539 The ‘10’ that make the difference. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2-4PM 1145 LONG CREEK FAITH - 1145 Long Creek - Brand new - 4 BD/2 BA, 2200 Sq. Ft. Directions: From I-85, Exit 76 East. First right on Faith Road, Left on Rainey. Right into Shady Creek. House on left

NEW LISTING CHINA GROVE - Moriah Woods - 5 BD/3 BA, over 2900 sq.ft. - remodel, new carpet, fresh paint, new heat pump, huge rooms. 2 car attached plus 24 x 48 detached garage/workshop. Foreclosure only $202,000. #50529 Jim

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15 minutes N. of Salisbury. 2001 model singlewide 3 bdr/2 bath on large treed lot in quiet neighborhood. $1,200 start-up, $475/month includes lot rent, home payment, taxes, insurance. RENT or RENTTO-OWN. 704-2108176.

Salisbury area. 1BR, 1BA Mature tenant only. $350/mo. + deposit. 704857-8245

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Salisbury-Downtown. Two bedroom/1 bath loft style apartment in the old Cheerwine Building. Nice open living area. $750.00 Call Waggoner Realty Co. at 704-633-0462

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Houses for Rent

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Wiltshire Village Condo for Rent, $700. 2nd floor. Looking for 2BR, 2BA in a quiet community setting? Call Bryce, Wallace Realty 704-2021319



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Clancy Hills Apartments 100 Clancy Street Salisbury, NC 28147 704-636-6408 Now accepting applications for 3BR apts. Please call or come by M-F 9-12 Section 8 -- No Pets Rent based on Household income

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Salisbury-Wiltshire Village for rent. Two bedroom/1 1/2 baths. Townhouse style unit. $550.00 Call Waggoner Realty Co. 704-633-0462

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Rolling Hills Townhomes 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms Salisbury's Finest! 315 Ashbrook Rd 704-637-6207 Call for Spring Specials! S. Fulton St. Very nice 1500 sq ft 3 BR 2.5BA town house apartment. All elec., central heat/AC. Water incl'd, stove, refrig., dishwasher furnished. Outside storage. No pets. 1 yr lease. Rent $625; deposit $500. 1st month free w/ good credit or rental reference & bkgnd chk. 704-279-3808


2BR, 1BA Older home on 2 lots in Westwood Subdivision. Tax value $45,000. Sale price $32,500. 704-202-9697

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White Rock Garden Apts 1BR elderly units, located in Granite Quarry, w/handicap accessible units available. Sect. 8 assistance available. 704-2796457, 8am - 1pm TDD Relay 1-800-735-2962

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Spencer Historic Area. 1 BR Apt., seniors welcome. $395 per mo + dep. Ryburn Rentals 704-637-0601

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China Grove. One room eff. w/ private bathroom & kitchenette. All utilities incl'd. $379/mo. + $100 deposit. 704-857-8112

Located near Boone & West Jefferson, NC. Big Mountain Views, Trout Stream, Gated Entrance near the New River. Call 888.952.5396 Ext. 100

Salisbury, in town. 1 & 2 BR. Nice, well maintained, responsible landlord. $415-$435. 704- 642-1955

Moreland Pk area. 2BR all appls furnished. $495-$595/mo. Deposit negotiable. Section 8 welcome. 336-247-2593

2345 Statesville Blvd. Near Salisbury Mall

China Grove. 2BR, 2BA. All electric. Clean & safe. No pets. $575/month + deposit. 704-202-0605

1+ Acres $9,900 F 5 Acres $34,900

Salisbury City. 2BR, 1BA. Very spacious. 1,000 sq. ft. $450/mo. + dep. 704-640-5750

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Rockwell 2BR/1BA, H/W floors, appls, central H/A, $600/mo + dep. 704-2796850 or 704-798-3035 Rockwell/Granite Quarry. 4BR, 2BA. Private wooded area. Clean & quiet. $695/mo. 704-279-5018

Landis. 2BR, 1BA. Lease option to buy. Great school district. 704-2022696

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Rowan Co., Kannapolis. 4BR/2BA. Storage shed with secluded lot. Central heating & air. Owner financing available. $900 per mo. plus 704 8578406. Milford Hills. Brick 4BR, 2½BA, living room, den w/fireplace. $1,000/mo. Call 336-662-7929

Salisbury & Mocksville HUD – Section 8 Nice 2 to 5 BR homes. Call us 1st. 704-630-0695 Salisbury 2BR. $525 and up. GOODMAN RENTALS 704-633-4802

Bostian Heights. 1 & 2BR. Trash, lawn, & water service. No pets. Rent + deposit. 704-857-4843 LM

2,100 sq ft warehouse

Salisbury. 3BR, 2 full BA Remodeled in '08. Central heat & AC. $800/mo. 980-521-4382 Salisbury. 3BR, 2BA. Designer Home in City. Minutes to I-85/Lowe's Shopping Center. Garage, hardwood floors, central air, dishwasher, W/D, yard maintenance incl, $900 rent + deposit. 704-636-8188

with loading dock. Walk-in refrigerator. Bradshaw Real Estate. 704-633-9011 23,000 sq ft manufacturing building with offices for lease. Bradshaw Real Estate. 704-633-9011 450 to 1,000 sq. ft. of Warehouse Space off Jake Alexander Blvd. Call 704279-8377 or 704-279-6882

BESIDE UNCLE BUCKS 1250-2500 sq ft office retail restaurant space downtown. 704-798-6429

Salisbury. 525 E. Cemetery St. 3BR, 1BA. Sect. 8 OK. $600/mo. No pets. 704-507-3915

Commercial warehouses available. 1,400 sq. ft. w/dock. Gated w/security cameras. Convenient to I-85. Olympic Crown Storage. 704-630-0066

Corner Lot

Salisbury, 1BR/1BA, 71 Hill St., all appls furnished, $450/mo + dep. Limit two. 704-633-5397.

Spencer. 3BR, 1BA. Appl. incl. Well water. $550/mo. + deposit. 704630-0785 / 704-433-3510

12,000 sq ft building on Jake Alexander Blvd. Could be office or retail. Heat and air. Call 704-279-8377

Salisbury, Westcliffe. Beautiful 3BR, 2BA home. All utilities, cable, internet, lawn care. Hardwood floors. New kitchen appliances, granite countertops, fireplace. Washer, dryer hookups. $1,295/ month. 704-798-6727

Vintage Charm!

Granite Quarry -Best Deal Commercial Metal buildings and office space. 300-1800 SF. Utilities and gated parking available. 704-279-4422

Spencer. 2 large BR, 1½ BA. New heat and air, carport, and appliances including washer & dryer. Large yard with garden space. Partially fenced. $700/mo. + deposit. 704-223-4662

Prime Location, 1800+ sq.ft. office space 4 private offices, built in reception desk. Large open space with dividers, 2 bathrooms and breakroom. Ample parking 464 Jake Alexander Blvd. 704 223 2803

Salisbury- Hidden Creek. 2 bedrooms/2 baths. Ground level across from Clubhouse. No pets or smokers. $850.00 Call Waggoner Realty Co. at 704-633-0462

Manufactured Home for Rent

Bostian Heights. 2BR, 1BA. 1 mile from Carson High. No pets. $400/mo. + deposit. 704-239-2833 East area, 2 bedroom,

trash and lawn service included. No pets. $475 month. 704-433-1255 East Area. 2BR, water, trash. Limit 3. Dep. req. No pets. Call 704-6367531 or 704-202-4991 Faith. 2BR, 1BA. Appl., water, sewer, trash service incl. $475/mo. + dep. Pets OK. 704-279-7463 Faith. 2BR, 1BA. Very nice. ½ acre lot. Limit 3. No pets. Ref. $400. 704279-4282 or 704-202-7294 Gold Hill. 2BR, 1BA. $450 + deposit. Call 704633-7656 or 704-7960491

Granite Quarry. 3BR, 2BA. All appliances. No inside pets. No smoking. 1 year lease with 1 month deposit. $600/mo. 704763-5715 / 704-339-9700

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133 CHIPPEWA TRAIL Come by Saturday and Sunday to see this fine home at THE WARRIOR Golf Course! This custom built home has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths . Formal living/dining rooms, den/family room. Hardwood floors. Owners bedroom has adjoining sitting room. Unique ceilings and molding. Huge fenced dog lot. Priced at $399,900-R50312 DIRECTIONS: I 85 TAKE EXIT 68. Take Hwy 152 toward China Grove, Hwy 29 South towards Kannapolis, turn right at BP and follow Hwy 152 West, Take right on Lake Wright Road (Warrior Golf Course), right on Chippewa Trail, follow Chippewa all the way around, home will be on the left.






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Salis. nr hosp. 3BR, 1BA. Cent. heat/air. $650, 1st & last month's rent & cleaning dep. No Sect. 8. No pets. Before 5pm, 704-636-4251 Kannapolis. 1014 East First St. 2BR, 1½BA. Duplex $555/mo. Kannapolis. 314 North Ave. 3BR, 2BA. $895/ mo. KREA 704-933-2231

1250 sqft office. Lobby, 3 offices and 2 restrooms. Bradshaw Real Estate. 704-633-9011

Spencer Shops Lease great retail space for as little as $750/mo for 2,000 sq ft at. 704-431-8636


2BR, 2BA Ocean front condo. Sleeps 6, fully equipped. Outdoor pool. Quiet family area, yet close to shops and restaurants. Locally owned. Reasonbly priced. 704-603-8647


Houses: 3BRs, 1BA. Apartments: 2 & 3 BRs, 1BA Deposit req'd. Faith Realty 704-630-9650

RENTED I rented both of my houses in 3 days! More great results from advertising in the Post! ~ D.F., Salisbury

668 Perry Dr., I-77 exit 42N, Hwy 21 - Troutman, Rt on Oswalt Amity, Left on Perry. Private secluded home. 16.54 acres, 2227 sqft. House, 7200 sqft shop/office/home. Heated greenhouse. Carolina-Piedmont Properties 704.248.4878 Salisbury. 3BR, 1½BA. Office and $700/month. Deposit & Commercial references. No pets. Call 704-855-2100 Rental

West & South Rowan. 2 & 3 BR. No pets. Perfect for 3. Water included. Please call 704-857-6951

One or two persons, no pets, utilities included 800 sq. ft., microwave, refrigerator, sheets & towels, cable & DVD also included. Private parking & entrance. $150-$175/wk + security deposit. By the way, two great landlords! 704-6474896 or 704-213-1067


G.Q. 3BR, 1BA quadplex, carport. East Salisbury. 3BR, 2BA duplex, all electric. 704-638-0108

Rent to Own 2BR partially fenced. Central heat/ac Hrdwds. $5,000 down $500/mo. 704-630-0695

Salisbury City, E. Lafayette St., 1, 2 & 3 BR S/W mobile homes. $350-$400 + dep. Water incl'd. No pets. Background check. 704-634-4959

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FREE RENT Carolina Piedmont Properties. Call for details. Sec 8 OK. 704-248-4878

East Rowan. 3BR, 2BA. Nice home, quiet neighborhood. Hardwood and tile throughout. Appliances included. No pets. $850/mo. + deposit. 704-239-4962

Salisbury. Six individual offices, new central heat/air, heavily insulated for energy efficiency, fully carpeted (to be installed) except stone at entrance. Conference room, employee break room, tile bathroom, and nice, large reception area. Perfect location near the Court House and County Building. Want to lease but will sell. Perfect for dual occupancy. By appointment only. 704-636-1850

MILLER HOTEL Rooms for Rent Weekly $110 & up 704-855-2100



E. Ridge Rd. 3BR/1½BA, all elec., stove & refrig., Sect. 8 OK. $695/mo. + dep. 704-633-6035

Open House Saturday May 15th 12pm - 4pm

Ocean Front Condo

Roseman Rd. area. 2 BR. No pets, appliances & trash pickup incl. $525/ mo. + dep. 704-855-7720

Kannapolis. Furnished room for rent. No smoking, loud music, drugs or pets. $85 per week. Dep and references req'd. 704-932-5008


Country Club/Park Area Rent to Own. 4BR, 3BA. 2000 sq ± Can include 2BR guest house on property. $15,000 dn. $1,000/mo. 704-630-0695

Spencer. 603 3 St. 3BR, 1½BA. Master w/half bath. Huge living/dining rooms. Off street parking. $650/mo. Sect. 8 OK. Matt 704-906-2561

Salisbury, Kent Executive Park office suites, $100 & up. Utilities paid. Conference room, ample parking. 704-202-5879

North Myrtle Beach

Rooms for Rent


Cleveland-3 bedroom/ 1bath house off Main St. Appliances, central heat & air, hard wood floors. $600.00 Call Waggoner Realty Co. 704-633-0462

Salisbury. 3 & 2 Bedroom Houses. $500-$1,000. Also, Duplex Apartments. 704636-6100 or 704-633-8263


Rockwell. Nice 2BR under $460/mo + dep, incls water, sewer, & trash pick up. No pets. 704-640-6347

Rooms for Rent



Salisbury. 138 Crawford St. 1BR, 1BA. Stove, refrigerator, W/D hook-up. $395/mo. + deposit. 704-633-5397

Numerous Commercial and office rentals to suit your needs. Ranging from 500 to 5,000 sq. ft. Call Victor Wallace at Wallace Realty, 704-636-2021

Resort & Vacation Rentals


Salisbury, city limits. 2 - 3BR. $450-$700. Central HVAC. 704-2394883 Fountain Quarters Realty Broker

Manufactured Home for Rent


Near Hospital. Huge 5BR, 3BA. Full basement, large yard. Inground pool. $1500/mo. + deposit. 704-633-5067

Office and Commercial Rental


China Grove/Landis Area

Cleveland, 2BR / 2BA, ½ ac. Refrigerator & stove included. Excellent condition $525/mo. Contact Shelby 704-201-1070

Houses for Rent


Houses for Rent


Houses for Rent


Houses for Rent

3BR/2BA (possibly 4 bedrooms) with attached carport in a country setting. Barn, pasture and garden space available. $875/month + deposit. 704-857-8406




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Call 704-855-2122 1410 North Main St., China Grove, NC Call 704-637-7721

474 Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury, NC


China Grove. Step back in time with this 2 Bedroom cottage. Ready for renovation. Call Kathy for details. Priced to sell at $37,500.00.

Primrose Drive-3 Bd-Bath-2160 sqft-$155,000-R50510-Call Deborah Johnson!

Middle Oak Drive-4 Bd-2 Ba-$195,732-R50514-Call Peggy Mangold!

Wesley Drive-3 Bd-2 Ba-$189,000-1800 sqft-R50399-Call Sheryl Fry!

Edgedale Drive-2 Bd-2 Ba-$99,900-R50463-Call Jerry Davis

Stonewyck Drive-3 Bd-2 Ba-$189,900-Call Cathy or Trent Griffin-R50464

Oakview Drive-3 Bd-2.5 Ba-$249,700-Call Cathy or Trent Griffin-R50469

Overhill Road-3 Bd-2 Ba-$220,000-Call Jayne Land! R 50452

Sycamore Rd-3 BD and 2 BA -Swimming Pool.2-car attached garage plus an oversized detached garage.$185,000 R50443

Ross Street-China Grove-2 Bd-Bath-$94,900-R50475-Call Mary Stafford!

Grace Church Rd-9.34 acres plus a brick home with 1300 sqft. Zoned CBI and SFR. Priced at $275,000 Call Lin Litaker! C50521

Wonderful 3 bedroom 2 bath DW-Sunroom, formal dining, double carport, huge workshop heated and cooled. A small above ground pool-storage buildings and a gazebo. Sitting on 1.25 wooded acres. Call Sue at 704-202-4464.


Chase Drive-3 Bd-2.5 Ba-1700 sqft-$172,900-R50258-Call Jane Bryan!

Cameron Glen-3 Bd-2 Ba -beautiful landscaped yard. Screened back porch plus deck! 2 car attached garage plus single detached garage. $215,000. R-50317. Call Jeanie for appointment.

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Chris Lankford REALTOR


Vicki Medlin REALTOR


Sarazen Way-5 Bd-4 Ba-PRICED AT $599,000-6280 SQFT-R49959Call Vicki Medlin!

AGENTS TRENT GRIFFIN, REALTOR .....................................704-798-4868 MILLIE STOUT, REALTOR, GRI ................................704-213-9601 JEANIE BEAVER, BROKER IN CHARGE,GRI.............704-202-4738 TOM KARRIKER, REALTOR, ABR, SRES ....................704-560-1873 JANE BRYAN, REALTOR, GRI..................................704-798-4474 HELEN MILES, REALTOR, GRI.................................704-433-4501 JAYNE LAND, REALTOR, GRI .................................704-433-6621 BRANDON HIATT, REALTOR ..................................704-798-4073 CHRIS LANKFORD, REALTOR ................................704-213-3935 MITZI CRANE, REALTOR ........................................704-798-4506 MARY STAFFORD, REALTOR ..................................704-267-4487 DIANNE GREENE,BROKER, OWNER,CRS,GRI ........704-202-5789 JERRY DAVIS, REALTOR .........................................704-213-0826 PEGGY MANGOLD, REALTOR ...............................704-640-8811 VICKI MEDLIN, REALTOR.......................................704-640-2477 CATHY GRIFFIN, REALTOR, GRI.............................704-213-2464 DEBORAH JOHNSON, REALTOR ...........................704-239-7491 LIN LITAKER, REALTOR, GRI,CRS,ABR.....................704-647-8741 SUE MACLAMROC, REALTOR ................................704-202-4464 SHERYL FRY, REALTOR...........................................704-239-0852 C. CARY GRANT, REALTOR, GRI ............................704-239-5274 WENDY CARLTON, REALTOR.................................704-640-9557 HEATHER GURLEY, REALTOR .................................704-640-3998 KATHERINE FLEMING, REALTOR ............................704-798-3429


1525 Rainey Road- 5.6 acres with 3 single wides. Great investment for $89,900-Call Cathy or Trent Griffin! M50519



S Main St-14 acres plus a 2200 sqft bldg in a high traffic area. Priced in the $240's. Call Lin Litaker! C49032


Carport and Garages Air Conditioning and Heating GRANT'S SERVICE & REPAIR Get your air conditioner serviced now and be ready for the summer. Licensed & Insured. Call 704-633-0753

Auctions Auction Thursday 12pm 429 N. Lee St. Salisbury Antiques, Collectibles, Used Furniture 704-213-4101

Perry's Overhead Doors Sales, Service & Installation, Residential / Commercial. Wesley Perry 704-279-7325

We Build Garages, 24x24 = $12,500. All sizes built! ~ 704-633-5033 ~

Carolina's Auction Rod Poole, NCAL#2446 Salisbury (704)633-7369

Child Care and Nursery Schools

Nanny Available for vacation, couples night, shopping time. Call for information for extended times. Also have exper w/ autistic children & food allergies. 704-640-4485

Heritage Auction Co. Glenn M.Hester NC#4453 Salisbury (704)636-9277

Job Seeker meeting at 112 E. Main St., Rockwell. 6:30pm Mondays. Auction every Saturday at 7pm. KEN WEDDINGTON Total Auctioneering Services 140 Eastside Dr., China Grove 704-8577458 License 392 R. Giles Moss Auction & Real Estate-NCAL #2036. Full Service Auction Company. Estates ** Real Estate Had your home listed a long time? Try selling at auction. 704-782-5625

Rowan Auction Co. Professional Auction Services: Salis., NC 704-633-0809 Kip Jennings NCAL 6340.

Cleaning Services C.R. General Cleaning Service. Comm. & residential. Insured, Bonded. Spring Cleaning Specials! 704-433-1858

Wife For Hire Inc.,

Drywall Services

Home Improvement

Home Improvement

Junk Removal

Lawn Maint. & Landscaping

Roofing and Guttering

Septic Tank Service


A HANDYMAN & MOORE Kitchen & Bath remodeling Quality Home Improvements Carpentry, Plumbing, Electric Clark Moore 704-213-4471

HMC Handyman Services No Job too Large or Small. Please call 704-239-4883

WILL BUY OLD CARS Complete with keys and title, $150 and up. (Salisbury area only) R.C.'s Garage & Salvage 704-636-8130 704-267-4163

Steve's Lawn Care We'll take care of all your lawn care needs!! Great prices. 704-603-4114/704-431-7225

Affordable Roofing

David Miller Septic Tank Co. Installation/ Repairs “Since 1972� 704-279-4400 or 704-279-3265

For All Your Drywall & Painting Needs Residential & Commercial Since 1955

Fencing Free Estimates Bud Shuler & Sons Fence Co. 225 W Kerr St 704-633-6620 or 704-638-2000 Price Leader since 1963

Granite & solid surface for kitchens & baths, cultured marble vanity tops, tubs & enclosures, standard & custom walk-in showers.

All types concrete work ~ Insured ~ NO JOB TOO SMALL!

Lippard Garage Doors Installations, repairs, electric openers. 704636-7603 / 704-798-7603

Call Curt LeBlanc today for Free Estimates

dust bunnies Friendly cleaning service for residential and commercial properties. At reasonable prices! No job too big or too small! CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE

336-909-0658 or 336-284-4163 704-213-8415 We also clean GREEN!

Kitchen and Baths

Reliable Fence All Your Fencing Needs, Reasonable Rates, 21 years experience. (704)640-0223

Financial Services “We can erase your bad credit — 100% guaranteed� The Federal Trade Commission says any credit repair company that claims to be able to legally remove accurate and timely information from your credit report is lying. There's no easy fix for bad credit. It takes time and a conscious effort to pay your debts. Learn about managing credit and debt at A message from The Salisbury Post and the FTC.

Grading & Hauling

We also build custom cabinets – call for more info and free estimate! 30 years experience.

Bath, Kitchen, Decks & Roofs! Interior and Exterior Remodeling & Repairs! H&H Construction 704-633-2219

Heating and Air Conditioning Piedmont AC & Heating Electrical Services Lowest prices in town!! 704-213-4022

Home Improvement

Browning ConstructionStructural repair, flooring installations, additions, decks, garages. 704-637-1578 LGC


Call Dale Litaker 704-633-5067 704-647-4774

We will come to you! F David, 704-314-7846

GAYLOR'S LAWNCARE For ALL your lawn care needs! *FREE ESTIMATES* 704-639-9925/ 704-640-0542

CASH FOR JUNK CARS And batteries. Call 704-279-7480 or 704-798-2930

Outdoors by overcash Mowing, Mulching, Leaf Removal. Free Estimates. 704-630-0120

Lawn Maint. & Landscaping

For all your landscape needs. Free estimates Patios, walkways, fences, retaining walls, plantings, mulch, drainage, lighting NC LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR 1589 704-630-1126 H 704-267-8694

Wood floor leveling, jacks installed, rotten wood replaced due to water or termites, brick/block/tile work, foundations, etc. 30 YEARS EXP. 704-933-3494

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For all your roofing needs, call Medina. Quality roofs, seamless gutters & roof repairs. Insured. Call now for your free estimate! 704-309-0203

Cathy's Painting Service Interior & exterior, new & repaints. 704-279-5335


Medina Construction

Bucket Truck Chipper Stump Grinding Free Estimates

704-239-1955 Graham's Tree Service Free estimates, reasonable rates. Licensed, Insured, Bonded. 704-633-9304 I Cut, You Clean! Finn's Tree Trimming Please call 704-200-0858 John Sigmon Stump grinding, Prompt service for 30+ years, Free Estimates. John Sigmon, 704-279-5763. Johnny Yarborough, Tree Expert trimming, topping, & removal of stumps by machine. Wood splitting, lots cleared. 10% off to senior citizens. 704-857-1731 MOORE'S Tree TrimmingTopping & Removing. Use Bucket Truck, 704-209-6254 Licensed, Insured & Bonded

Ranch exteriors starting at $500 with paint. Residential/commercial Free estimates. Insured. 704-798-0909

Plummer & Sons Tree Service, free estimates. Reasonable rates, will beat any written estimate 15%. Insured. Call 704-633-7813.

Earl's Lawn Care 3 Mowing 3 Seeding 3 Fertilizing 3 Aerating 3 Trimming Bushes 3 Pressure Washing 704-636-3415 704-640-3842

Eddleman's Landscape Services

The Floor Doctor

V Roofing & Siding V Additions & Decks V Windows & Doors V In Business 35 Years V I've Got You Covered

Painting and Decorating

Bowen Painting Interior and Exterior Painting 704-630-6976

DJ's Service: Mowing & Lawncare plus bushog, mulching, tree removal, grading & hauling. 704857-2568 /or 798-0447

Anthony's Scrap Metal Service. Top prices paid for any type of metal or batteries. Free haul away. 704-433-1951 NC Licensed General Contractor. 36 years experience. Quality Work. Reasonable prices. 704-633-3584 www.professional

AAA Trees R Us

TH Jones Mini-Max Storage 116 Balfour Street Granite Quarry Please 704-279-3808

Lyerly's ATV & Mower Repair Free estimates. All types of repairs Pickup/delivery avail. 704-642-2787


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Tree Service

Mobile Home Supplies~ City Consignment Company New & Used Furniture. Please Call 704636-2004

AFFORDABLE RATES WOODIE'S PAINTING INC., Residential & Churches 704-637-6817

Brown's Landscape & Backhoe Bush hogging, tilling for gardens & yards. Free Est. 704-224-6558

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Manufactured Home Services

Lawn Equipment Repair Services

Lawn Maint. & Landscaping

Junk Removal

Garages, new homes, remodeling, roofing, siding, back hoe, loader 704-6369569 Maddry Const Lic G.C.

Apple House

Kitchens, baths, additions, decks, garages, roofing, etc.

Kitchens, Baths, Sunrooms, Remodel, Additions, Wood & Composite Decks, Garages, Vinyl Rails, Windows, Siding. & Roofing. ~ 704-633-5033 ~

Brisson - HandyMan Home Repair, Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, etc. Insured. 704-798-8199

Construction Co.

Quality remodeling and repairs at prices you can afford.

Home Improvement

FQuality & Experience 704-640-5154

Moving and Storage

Reface your existing cabinets and make them look like new at half the cost.

Carport and Garages

Kitchen and Baths


Grading, Clearing, Hauling, and Topsoil. Please Call 704-633-1088

Concrete Work

Hometown Lawn Care & Handyman Service. Mowing, pressure washing, gutter cleaning, odd jobs ~inside & out. Comm, res. Insured. Free estimates. “No job too small� 704-433-7514 Larry Sheets, owner


Beaver Grading Quality work, reasonable rates. Free Estimates 704-6364592

Tony McBride Auction Your Full Service Auction Co. One Piece/Entire Estate. 704-791-5625. NCAL 6894


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TREE WORKS by Jonathan Keener. Insured – Free estimates! Please call 704-636-0954.

• 25 years exp. • Int./Ext. painting • Pressure washing • Staining • Insured & Bonded 704-239-7553



Pools and Supplies

u Framing u Siding u Storm Repair

Bost Pools – Call me about your swimming pool. Installation, service, liner & replacement. (704) 637-1617

Local, Licensed & Insured

704-791-6856 Pressure Washing

Earl's Lawn Care ~ Pressure washing decks, houses, & driveways. 704636-3415 / 704-640-3842


SEAMLESS GUTTER Licensed Contractor C.M. Walton Construction, 704-202-8181

Guttering, leaf guard, metal & shingle roofs. Ask about tax credits.



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Automotive Technician needed. ASE certified. Minimum 5 years exp. Must have own tools. $2,000 sign-on bonus. Send resume to: 3341 Keady Mill Loop, Kannapolis, NC 28081 Avon Representatives $10 to start. Earn extra income. 704-232-9800 or 704-278-2399 DRIVER

CDL-A. Great Flatbed Opportunity! High Miles. Limited Tarping. Professional Equipment. Excellent Pay Deposited Weekly. Western Express. Class A-CDL, TWIC CARD and good driving record a must. We accept long form and medical card. 866-863-4117. Driver

KNIGHT TRANSPORTATION- While other companies are cutting jobs, we are creating CAREERS! *Immediate Hire *Single Source Dispatch. *Consistent Pay. *CLASS-A CDL A MUST. *Express Positions Available *6mos recent OTR experience required. Call Jeff 800-489-6467. Walk-ins welcome for immediate interviews or Apply online

Drivers Wanted Full or part time. Req: Class A CDL, clean MVR, min. 25 yrs old w/3 yrs exp. Benefits: Pd health & dental ins., 401(k) w/match, pd holidays, vac., & qtrly. bonus. New equip. Call 704630-1160



OTR DRIVERS NEEDED. Reefer, Tanker and Flatbed Positions. Student CDL Training Available. Financially sound, growing carrier. All levels of experience welcome to apply. 1-800-277-0212.

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OTR drivers CDL-A and 3 yrs exp req'd. Clean MVR. Apply in person to Trinity Transport, 317 Green Needles Rd, Lexington. 336-956-6200 ENGINEERING TRD has a vacancy for a senior manager, chief engineer chassis engineering in our Salisbury location. Min req incl a BS deg in mechanical or aerospace engineering & at least 5 yrs exp w/a championship racing team. Exp. with team ops, weekend procedures, vehicle track testing prcedures & measurement methods, tire analysis & development, chassis structural and aero development, vehicle dynamics & simulation for race vehicles. Resumes to with ref SP052010.


DRIVERS NEEDED 2 yrs. CDL-A experience. Great earning potential. Some runs home daily. Some layover runs. Low cost major medical. 401K and many other benefits. Apply in person at Salem Carriers, Inc., 191 Park Plaza Dr., Winston Salem, NC 27105 or online at Call 1-800-709-2536

Manufactured Housing Team Members Needed

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HIRED HOST FAMILIES for Foreign Exchange Students, ages 15-18 & have own spending money & insurance. Call Now for students arriving in August! Great life experience. 1-800-SIBLING.

for their upcoming Pick of the Litter Yard & Bake Sale which takes place Sat., 5/15. We'll pick up bulk items 1 wk prior & also accept drop off donations at the former KTown Bldg., 324 W. Innes St., Sat., 5/8 & Sun., 5/9, 10a-5p & Mon., 5/10 Fri., 5/14, 4p-7p. Bring alum. cans & Christmas lights to recycle. Cannot accept Mattresses unless still in plastic, bed sheets unless new, broken items, refrigs. & stoves, washers & dryers, undergarment items. 704-633-1722 Salisbury Yard Sale Saturday, 8am 950 East Ridge Road John Deer riding mower, push mower, old radios and lots more!!

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CNA's NEEDED Primary Health Concepts, Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-637-9461

PGT Industries has full-time positions to fill in manufacturing, glass processing and material handling. Positions require the candidates to handle physically demanding work. Individuals with construction, landscaping and previous manufacturing experience are desireable. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with prior window assembly, glass handling, or glass cutting experience. PGT requires four WorkKeys tests which can be completed at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Candidates can apply at: PGT located at 2121 Heilig Rd., Salisbury to apply in person. Maintenance Person needed for apts. Min. exper. 3 yrs. HVAC req'd. 704-637-6207 Other

EXPERIENCED mechanic wanted. Pay negotiable. Call Mon.-Fri., 8am-4pm. 704-636-5383 Other

Lifeguard. Must be Red Cross or YMCA certified. Competitive Salary. 704-425-5508

Part-Time CDL A Driver Clean MVR. NC/VA. Reply to: Driver, PO Box 3118 Salisbury, NC 28144

Healthcare Healthcare

Medical Assistant Energetic self-starter with good telephone and personal skills needed for busy medical office. Computer and health assesment experience is a must. Nice working environment and friendly staff. No group health insurance offered. Qualified persons, please send resumes to: Piedmont Family Medicine, P.A., Dr. Chet Amin, 1710 West Innes St., Salisbury, NC 28144.

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Salisbury. 101 Polo Dr. (N. on Old Mocksville Rd. ~ from hospital RRMC Approx. 1½ miles, turn left on Polo Dr. @ Country Club Hills sign. 1st house on left. Look for signs.) Yard Sale. Sat. 5/8, 8am2pm. LOTS of baby/toddler clothes, boys (thru 10/12) & girls (thru 16). Children's toys. Lots of household items, kitchen table, bar stools. Come see it all! No Early Birds! Salisbury. 1303 Arbor Dr. (off Statesville Blvd. In Meadowbrook Subdiv.) Multi-Family Yard Sale. Saturday, May 8th , 8amuntil. Toys, baby items, furniture, clothing, and more! Salisbury. 427 Heilig Ave., (Jake Alex. to Mooresville Hwy to 4th St., left Heilig Ave., 2nd house on left.) Gigantic Yard Sale! Sat., May 8th, 7am-until. We have something for everybody, and way too much to list! You really DON'T want to miss this! Salisbury. Yard Sale Fri./Sat. 7am – until. Second Presbyterian Church, 732 Lincolnton Rd. LOTS OF ITEMS! Pool table, lawn sweeper, baby items, furniture, NASCAR, toys, collectibles, housewares PLUS so much more!

Yard Sale Area 2 Salisbury Yard Sale, 1137 Landsdown Dr. Friday, May 7 & Saturday, May 8, 7am12:30pm. Kids & Adults clothing, Small Utility Trailer Frame, Toys, Tools, Christmas Decor, Home Decor and much more. Salisbury. Hidden Hut (off 150). Multiple Sales. Sat May 8th, 8am-2pm. Antiques including canisters, kitchenware and toasters. Furniture, tools, dishes, craft supplies, shoes, clothes, and misc. All priced to sell!

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Kannapolis. 2804 N. Cannon Blvd. Located between David Graham Used Autos and North 29 Grill. Yard/Garage Sale Saturday, May 8th , 6am12pm. Proceeds benefit Jamaica Mission Team. Mooresville Estate Sale Saturday, 8am-2pm 13312 Mooresville Hwy 150


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Yard Sale Area 4 Rockwell Yard Sale, 722 China Grove Hwy, (Hwy 152 east toward Rockwell; before Rockwell Amvets), Saturday, May 8, 7am1pm. Furniture, for living room, bed room, dining room, clothes (variety of sizes – kids to plus), home décor. Salisbury Dulin Avenue Community Yard Sale, 245 Dulin Avenue, (Off Mt. Hope Church Rd), Saturday, May 8, 7:30am -1:30pm. Some-thing for everyone! Baby clothes, adult clothes, tools, dishes and a whole lot more! Salisbury Multi-Family Yard Sale, Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2515 E. Innes St., Saturday, May 8, 7am-12noon. Lots of baby things, toys and kids stuff and much more! Salisbury Multi-Family Yard Sale, 1713 Stokes Ferry Road (Between Avalon & Jake Alexander on Stokes Ferry), Saturday, May 8, 8amuintil. Watch for signs. Furniture, clothing, what nots, collectibles, tools, rims, lots of items. Too numerous to mention! Salisbury. 2307 East Innes St. (corner of Brittany Downs) 3 Family Yard Sale Saturday May 8th 8am-until Too many items to list.

Davie-Clemmons Yard Sales YARD SALE AREAS Area 1 - Salisbury, East Spencer, & Spencer Area 2 – W. Rowan incl Woodleaf, Mt. Ulla & Cleveland Area 3 - S. Rowan incl Landis, China Grove, Kannapolis & Mooresville Area 4 - E. Rowan incl. Granite Quarry, Faith, Rockwell & Gold Hill Area 5 - Davidson Co. Area 6 – Davie Co. and parts of Davidson Co. This is a rough guide to help plan your stops, actual areas are determined by zip code. Please see map in your Salisbury Post or online at under Marketplace click on 'Yard Sale Map' to see details.


2 Salon Dryer Chairs with dryers, works really good! $125.00 each Salisbury 704-202-8642

Consignment Growing Pains Family Consignments Call (704)638-0870 115 W. Innes Street

Farm Equipment & Supplies Farm Equipment, new & used. McDaniel Auction Co. 704-278-0726 or 704798-9259. NCAL 48, NCFL 8620. Your authorized farm equipment dealer.

Holshouser Cycle Shop Lawn mower repairs and trimmer sharpening. Pick up & delivery. (704)637-2856 Lawn mowers. One 5.75hp, one 4.75hp. $85 each firm. 3 ton floor jack, $60 firm. 704-4314837. Leave message.

Massey Ferguson 135 tractor 1975 diesel with power steering, live lift & pto, good paint, good tires, good sheet metal, not sure of hrs.(meter has been changed). $5,000. CALL 704-773-4886

Saw. 10” Sears radial saw on metal roller. Frame contractor series. $400 obo. 704-278-0629

Flowers & Plants

Misc. Equipment & Supplies

Machine & Tools

Airdale Nursery All trees & shrubs must go! Wholesale to the public! Fri., Sat. & Sun. ONLY! 704-639-9870

Furniture & Appliances

Lark 2005 Model 5 x 8 drop axle, pewter color with spare tire & cover, wired for 110. $1,850. 704-209-6460

"KV COMP" Snow Ski's w/ski poles& ski totesgood shape $55.00. Call Scott 704-637-2322

Bedroom suite, new 5 piece. All for $297.97. Hometown Furniture, 322 S. Main St. 704-633-7777

16.5 hp Yard Machine riding mower, hydrostatic. runs great. $400 for more info call 704-209-1265

Computer Armoire. $75. Glass Comp. Desk $30 704-239-3545

34" x 18" x 65" enter. center all dark wood. Great shape, $145. Call Scott 704-637-2322 36"x72" all wood custom bar / table / counter top. Like new, $175.00. Call Scott 704-637-2322

Couch – Extra large. Makes into a queen size bed. Call 704-932-5008 Dresser, Chest & Mirror $75, Queen Poster Bed Nat. & Black Comp. $400 Micro. stand/coasters $25 980-234-6438 Entertainment Cabinet w/ storage. Has 2 separate bookcases and 2 matching end tables. must see to appreciate. $495.00 704-798-7976, Landis. Garden tub, 49”x60”. Paid over $400+, asking $350 obo. Call 336-4680401 or 888-242-4069

Great deals! Washer and Dryer, $100. Upright freezer, $100. Call 704-418-1407.

Great stuff! Large office desk and credenza, $200. Recliner, $50. Sewing machine $50. 704-418-1407

Misc For Sale Hummel Club figurine I Brought You a Gift. 4”. Mint condition. $60. call 704-630-9286 METAL: Angle, Channel, Pipe, Sheet & Plate Shear Fabrication & Welding FAB DESIGNS 2231 Old Wilkesboro Rd Open Mon-Fri 7-3:30 704-636-2349 New swimming pool in box. 12' x 30'' with pump and filter. $50. 336-7513396 STEEL, Channel, Angle, Flat Bars, Pipe Orders Cut to Length. Mobile Home Truss- $6 ea.; Vinyl floor covering- $3.85 yd.; Carpet- $5.75 yd.; Masonite Siding 4x8- $15.50. RECYCLING, Top prices paid for Aluminum cans, Copper, Brass, Radiators, Aluminum. Davis Enterprises Inc. 7585 Sherrills Ford Rd. Salisbury, NC 28147 704-636-9821 Stop Smoking – Lose Weight with Hypnosis. It works!! I guarantee your life will be better. HHH 704-933-1982

Misc For Sale

Air Conditioners, Washers, Dryers, Ranges, Frig. $65 & up. Used TV & Appliance Center Service after the sale. 704-279-6500

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Used building for sale 12' x 16' metal with wood frame. Like new, used lightly and will sell for much less than new retail cost. Can be seen at 250 Auction Dr at Webb Rd exit off of 85 south Please call Bobby @ 704-798-0634 WANTED 10 HOMES in your County needing siding, windows or roofs. Save hundreds of dollars. No money down. Payments from $59/Month. All credit accepted. 1-866-6688681. Wood splitter, heavy duty. $800. 1952 8N Ford trac-tor. Good condition w/box blade. $2,300. 704-857-3690

GOING ON VACATION? Send Us Photos Of You with your Salisbury Post to: ANDERSON'S SEW & SO, Husqvarna, Viking Sewing Machines. Patterns, Notions, Fabrics. 10104 Old Beatty Ford Rd., Rockwell. 704-279-3647 Benches, wood. 4 – 6 ft. long, $14 each. 4 - 3 ft. long. $9 each. Call 704-431-4550

Bob Timberlake

Restaurant Equipment 3 Commercial Coffee Makers. Perfect for restaurants. Works great. $275 for all 3. Salisbury 704-202-8642

Television, DVD & Video

Light Oak Dining Table with 6 chairs / 2 leaf ext. very good cond. Kann. $299.00. 704-754-2097

Print. “Mid-Day” Framed, signed, and numbered. Valued at $1,225. Asking $500. 704-938-3137

Mattress Overstock: Sets start at T-$119, F-$149, Q-$159, K-$239. Warranties, delivery option. 704-677-6643

Carowinds 2 tickets Regular admission price $50. Value $100. Call 704-630-9286

36 inch Flat Screen TV very good condition (bought lcd) $200.00 704-754-7262, Landis.

Moving – Help! Must sell velour sofa with matching chair $125, 3 bar stools $50, lamps $5 each, extra large bird cage $20, 7” reel to reel Philips tape recorder make offer. 336998-4922

Complete "Island of Sodor" Thomas track set (blue). Access. included. $100.00. 704-855-3669

Want to Buy Merchandise

Games. 2 cornhole game boards & 8 canvas bags. $90. Please call 704-8577186 for more info.

AA Antiques. Buying anything old, scrap gold & silver. Will help with your estate or yard sale. 704-433-1951.

Sofa and loveseat still in plastic. Must sell. $325. Please call Leon at 336-392-3349

Business Equipment & Supplies

Lawn and Garden

Tan Contemp. Loveseat, cotton fabric. Near new cond. $75. All-in-one oak desk $25. 980-234-6438

Very nice Cabinet, oak, Hoosier, nice, $475. Call 704-2136096 or 704-633-6014 Washer & dryer, upright. 1 piece. Excellent condition. You haul. $400. Call 704-603-8819

Generator, Testmark, 3300 watt, $200. Coleman Powermast PSI prressure washer, $150. Call 704-636-0001. Hospital bed with trapeze bar, other accessories. $500 cash only. 704-857-3257 Hospital bed. Invacare motorized hospital bed. $200. Please call 704636-0001 for more info.

Kids blue Power Wheels Yamaha 4 wheeler with charger. Less than 10 hrs used. Looks and runs like new. $125. 704-637-1310

All Coin Collections Silver, gold & copper. Will buy foreign & scrap gold. 704-636-8123 Timber wanted - Pine or hardwood. 5 acres or more select or clear cut. Shaver Wood Products, Inc. Call 704-278-9291. Watches – Men's Old Watches and/or parts and scrap gold jewelry. 704-636-9277 or cell 704-239-9298


Washer & dryer. Good condition. $125 each. Call 704-640-5750

Games and Toys

15" Konka LCD flat screen television. Good condition. $100.00 Salisbury, 704-202-8642

Business Opportunities CHICKS Rhode Island Red or White Leghorn (straight run) $1.50, Black Rock or Red Rock pullets $2.00, "Easter egg" Americana (straight run) $3.00. Minimum order of 6 chicks any combination. 704-970-8309 pls leave message if no answer.

AVON - Buy or Sell Call Lisa 1-800-258-1815 or Tony 1-877-289-4437

J.Y. Monk Real Estate School-Get licensed fast, Charlotte/Concord courses. $399 tuition fee. Free Brochure. 800-849-0932




I will haul away riding mowers, tillers, go carts, golf carts or any outdoor power equip. Free! 704-647- 0036

Mazda, 2002 MX-5 Miata $8,645. 1-800-542-9758

Chevrolet, 2005, Impala. 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:

LOST DOG! Dach/Pom Red, long hair, male. No collar. 1 yr old. Friendly, named Harry. Long Ferry Rd. May 5. If found call Leann or Stacy at 704-603-4265

Mazda, 2006 Rx8 velocity red Mica with black cloth interior am, fm, cd, 1.3 2 rotory engine 6 speed tranny with paddle shift, cold ac, alloy rims, AS SEEN IN THE XMEN MOVIE! 704-603-4255 Chevy, 2009 Cobalt Black w/ gray cloth interior am, fm, cd, 4 cylinder,auto, like new 24,000 miles, nonsmoker, extra clean inside and out, aluminum alloy wheels wrapped in good tires,cheap newer car for a great price. 704-603-4255


Ford, 2008 Mustang Coupe. $15,445. 1-800-542-9758

Cemetery plots, 2 avail. in Rowan Memorial Park. Fountain area. $2,000 for both. 336-284-2505

Notices IF YOU USED TYPE 2 Diabetes Drug AVANDIA and suffered a stroke or heart attack, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Attorney Charles Johnson, 1-800-5355727.

Ford, 2010, Mustang. REDUCED! 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:

Nissan, 2005 Altima SL Black leather interior 3.5 V6 with auto tiptronic, duel heated seats, Bose am, fm, 6 disk cd changer, sunroof, alloy rims wrapped in like new tires, runs & drives good. READY FOR DELIVERY. 704-603-4255

Dodge, 2004, Stratus SE. 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:

Toyota, 2006 Camry LE White w/gray cloth interior. 2.4 4 cylinder with auto tranny am, fm, cd, cold ac, sunroof, power driver seat, extra clean inside & out. Runs & drives awesome! 704603-4255

Toyota, 2007 Prius Hybrid. Dark gray with Lt gray cloth interior. 1.5 4 cylinder auto, am, fm, cd, KEYLESS GO!! Nonsmoker, cold ac, GREAT FOR GAS MILAGE & ENVIROMENT 704-603-4255

Financing Available!

HONDA, 2003, ACCORD EX. $500-700 down, will help finance. Credit, No Problem! Private party sale. Call 704-838-1538

Honda, 1990 Prelude White with gray cloth interior 2.0 4 cylinder with auto tranny, am, fm, cd, cold ac, low miles, after-market rims, good tires. Great gas saver. 704-603-4255

Pontiac, 1999, Firebird. Only 29,000 miles! 1 owner! 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:

Volkswagon, 2006, . 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:

Pontiac, 2003 Grand Am $6,945. 1-800-542-9758


Buick, 1997 LeSabre Custom Sedan. $5,245. 1-800-542-9758

Mercedes, 2006 S430 Automatic, silver w/ ashe leather interior, all power options, sunroof, power trunk, air ride, nav, heated seats. Loaded, needs nothing!! 704-603-4255

Ford, 2001, Focus LX. 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:

Lincoln, 1998 Town Car, Executive Series. Only 90,000 miles! 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:

Saturn, 2004 L300 $8,445. 1-800-542-9758

Volvo, 2006 S60 2.5T Onyx black with cream leather interior, sunroof, cd player, all power, alloy wheels, super nice! 704-603-4255

Boats & Watercraft

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Lost Beagle/Dachsund mix, black and tan, 8 mos old, male, no collar, Friday, 4/30 Phaniel Church Rd in Rockwell area. 704-855-1118 or 704-798-4592

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Toyota, 2004 Camry LE $9,745. 1-800-542-9758



Monument & Cemetery Lots

Service & Parts

Volvo, 2001 V70 XC Cross Country AWD Wagon. Gray w/ tan leather interior 2.4 five cylinder turbo backed with auto trans, duel pwr seats, sunroof, all pwr options, extra clean needs nothing!! 704-6034255

Deep Cycle Marine Batteries, G27 Delco Voyager, $9995 special 12 month warranty Faith Rd to Hwy 152. Store across from Siffords Marathon

Service & Parts NEED CASH? We buy cars & scrap metal by the pound. Call for latest prices. Stricklin Auto & Truck Parts. Call 704-278-1122 or 888-378-1122

Transportation Dealerships Troutman Motor Co. Highway 29 South, Concord, NC 704-782-3105

Transportation Financing

More Details = Faster Sales!

Transportation Financing

Bad Credit? No Credit? No Problem! Tim Marburger Dodge 877-792-9700

“If it's a battery, we sell it!” 704-213-1005


Lost cat. Black & white, male. Neutered. Maupin Ave. area on 4/6. Named “Jess.” 704-431-4043 Lost cat. Orange, longhaired male. Julian Rd. area. Very fat with fluffy tail. Answers to “Rowdy.” If found, please call 704213-2749.

Toyota, 2007 Corolla CE $11,945. 1-800-542-9758

Ford, 2004 Taurus White with gray cloth interior am, fm, cd, V6 automatic, cold AC, chrome rims with good tires, runs & drives great! 704-603-4255

Lost & Found

Found Dog. Border Collie on Stokes Ferry Rd near Providence Ch Rd. Call 704 305-2307-2306 to identify.




Found dog. Approx. 1 year old male terrier. White, extremely friendly and good with kids. Has had some training. Don't want to take to the pound. If owner not found, free to good home. Call 336-655-3201

Autos ELLIS AUTO AUCTION 10 miles N. of Salisbury, Hwy 601, Sale Every Wednesday night 6 pm.

Free Stuff

AIRLINES ARE HIRINGTrain for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified. Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance. 877-300-9494.

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14 foot Jon Boat. Titled boat and trailer. 25Hp evinrude motor. Perfect condition. Too much to list. Serious inquires. 704-640-2581

BATTERY-R-US GOLF CART BATTERIES 6-volt – $58 8-volt – $68 12-volt – $110 12 month warranty We will not be undersold! Deep cycle marine batteries on sale now!! 704-213-1005 “We Buy old batteries”

Bank Financing available. First time buyers welcome! You deserve a fresh start! Don't wait! Low Rates Available. Minimum down payment. Carfax & warranties available. Call Steve today! 704-603-4255 or 704-224-3979 after 6pm. Visit us at:

Transportation Dealerships CLONINGER FORD, INC. “Try us before you buy.” 511 Jake Alexander Blvd. 704-633-9321

TEAM CHEVROLET- GEO, CADILLAC, OLDSMOBILE 404 Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury. Call 704-636-9370

Tracker 2009 Marine Tracker PGV16SC Mercury Marine 60 ELPT 4-Str Efi Trailstar with custom SA trailer. 704797-9134

Motorcycles & ATVs

Trucks, SUVs & Vans

Tim Marburger Honda 1309 N First St. (Hwy 52) Albemarle NC 704-983-4107

2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4x4. Silver gray leather interior 5.4 auto trans, am, fm, CD changer, power driver seat, rear audio, power 3rd seat, sunroof, rear air, like new tires; runs & drive great. 704-603-4255

Kawasaki 2001 Vulcan 1500 classic black and grey, Vance & Hines pipes. 7,500 miles, nice bike. $3,500. 704-6339427

Recreational Vehicles Fleetwood, 2007, Bounder 35E

Less than 12,000 miles. Owan generator. Backup cam-era, self-levelling. 2 slides. Full size refrigerator. Sleeps 6. Fully paid Travel Resorts package. $85,000. Call 980-521-6014

Service & Parts

Authorized EZGO Dealer. 30 years selling, servicing GOLF CARS Golf Car Batteries 6 volt $58, 8 volt $62. Golf car utility sales. US 52, 5 miles south of Salisbury. Beside East Rowan HS & Old Stone Winery. Look for EZGO sign. Buy 6 batteries & receive $10 gift receipt for purchase of a bottle of OLD STONE Wine. Coupon good until 5/31/10. 704-245-3660

No. 59895 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor for the Estate of Zelda R. Wrights, 225 Old Hwy. 70, Salisbury, NC 28147 This is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 12th day of August, 2010, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 6th day of May, 2010. Zelda R. Wrights, deceased, Rowan County File #2010E492, R. Wayne Wrights, 970 Hildebrand Rd., Salisbury, NC 28147

No. 59851 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ZBA-01-10 ZBA-02-10 TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2010


J. NEWTON COHEN, SR. MEETING ROOM ROWAN COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING 130 W. Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144 At the date, time and place indicated herein, the Rowan County Zoning Board of Adjustment will conduct hearings and consider the following applications: ZBA-01-10 Tony A. Basinger, Jr. @ 145 Wesminster Ct. (Rowan County Tax Parcel Number 406B138) is seeking a 13.35 ft. front setback variance to allow for the construction of a single-family dwelling. ZBA-02-10 Joseph H. McDowell, II @ 420 Deer Lake Run (Rowan County Tax Parcel Number 614 088) is seeking a 5 ft. side setback variance to allow the placement of an 18 ft x 31 ft. accessory building. Contact the Rowan County Planning Department located at 402 North Main Street, Salisbury, NC (704) 216-8588, to request a copy of the above referenced application. This is the 28th day of April 2010 Teresa Sharpless, Clerk to the Zoning Board of Adjustment This notice to run May 1, 2010 and May 8, 2010

8D • SATURDAY, MAY 8, 2010 Trucks, SUVs & Vans

Trucks, SUVs & Vans


CLASSIFIED Trucks, SUVs & Vans

Trucks, SUVs & Vans

Agent on Duty in office Saturday 10-12 GAIL SWAN GRI, Realtor, Broker

704-636-1419 Buick, 2005 Rendezvous SUV. $9,945. 1-800-542-9758

Chevy, 2004 Silverado LS QUAD CAB 4 DOOR Beige with gray cloth interior. 5.3 350 V8 with auto tranny am, fm, cd, cold ac, bed liner. Like new tires. Extra clean inside & out. 704-603-4255

Ford, 2005 Explorer Sport Trac. Silver w/ black cloth interior V6 w/ auto tranny, am, fm, cd, cold AC, lugguage rack, bed liner, alloy rims. Like new tires. 704-603-4255

Ford, 1998, Ranger. 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! Cadillac, 2003 Escalade Onyx Black, all power options, am, fm, tape, cd changer, duel front/rear heated seats, rear audio, xenon head lights, sunroof, 3rd row seat, like new tires. 704-603-4255

Chevrolet, 2001 Silverado 1500 $11,945. 1-800-542-9758

Chevrolet, 2003, Trailblazer. 1 owner! 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:

Chevy, 2003 Suburban LT black w/ tan leather interior, AM, FM, CD changer, DVD, rear audio, duel climate control, duel power and heated seats, sunroof, running boards, 3rd seat. RUNS & DRIVES GREAT. 704-603-4255

Ford, 2008, Explorer. 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:

Dodge, 1998 Ram 1500 Laramie SLT crew cab. $7,945. 1-800-542-9758

Dodge, 1998, Dakota. 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:

Dodge, 2005, Durango. 100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL. CALL NOW! View our inventory at:


Ford, 2004 Free Star Van Gold with tan cloth interior am, fm, cd, 4.2 V6 auto tranny, luggage rack, fog lights, all power, alloy rims good tires. PERFECT FAMILY TRANSPORTATION! 704-603-4255


Free kittens. 6 weeks old Maine coon mix. 1 is calico, 2 tabbies. To good home. 704-223-1508. Free kittens. 7 weeks old Sweet, funny & litter trained! 2 males ~ black & tabby. 1 female tabby. 704-279-1287

Free puppies. Lab / Huskey mix, 7 wks old, two males and one female. 704-279-8406 Free puppies. Lab and Husky mix. 6 wks old ready for a home. 704-856-1520 lvg msg. Free puppies. Puppies need a home. Call 336469-4856 for more information.

Toyota, 1999 Tacoma $9,945. 1-800-542-9758

Puppies. Miniature Schnauzers, female pups, 11 weeks old, salt and pepper, and black. No papers. $400 cash! 704-633-5065

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GREAT NEW PRICE AND OFFERING SPECIAL 3.99% FINANCING WITH NO ORIGINATION FEE! Upscale one level, split bedroom floor plan with bonus/4th bedroom & bath. Well-designed, vaulted, tray & volume ceilings, wood floors, showcase kitchen, granite tops in kitchen & baths. Luxurious master suite features sitting area, fireplace & beautiful tiled bath with His & Her closets, double vanities, whirlpool. Formal dining room, 4 BR, 3 ½ tiled baths, great room with f/p, almost 3000 sq. ft. Great cul-de-sac location, premier golfing community. $324,000 Join CHARLES GLOVER, 704-642-2471 MLS#49953 Directions: Jake Alexander Blvd W, right on Laurel Valley Way, right on Armour Ct.

OPEN SUNDAY 3-5PM – Cameron Glen – Hosted by Barbara Lomax, 704-633-4640 Directions: Hwy 150 W (Mooresville Highway), turn right on Sherrill’s Ford Rd, go 1.5 miles, turn left into Cameron Glen, turn left on Glenfield Dr, turn right on Autumnlight Dr.





4 BEDROOMS, 2.5 BATHS. Extra large bonus room. Formal dining room with bay window. Great room with gas log fireplace and nitch for flat screen TV. Breakfast area plus serving bar ideal for stools. Granite counter tops. Two covered porches. Finished in place wood floors. 9’ painted ceilings. Corner lot. West Schools. Close to everything but no city taxes. MLS# 46716. $270’s. Nash Isenhower 704-639-4836

COURTYARD, OVER SIZED GARAGE, study/flex room. Formal dining, great room with fireplace, superior kitchen with granite counter tops, breakfast area overlooks covered patio. Master suite has sitting area and deluxe bath. Bedroom 4 is ideal for in-laws, guests, a kids play room or media room. Tall ceilings, tile and wood floors, beautiful detailing throughout! MLS#47087. Low $280’s. Nash Isenhower 704-639-4836

3 BEDROOM AND 3.5 BATHS. Wood and tile floors. Tall, vaulted and tray ceilings. Granite counter tops, bonus room possible 4th bedroom. Formal and informal dining. Gas log fireplace with alcove for HDTV. Oversized garage. Covered porches front and back. MLS#46575. $270’s. Nash Isenhower 704-639-4836

STONE ACCENTS, WRAP AROUND, COVERED PORCH. Covered back porch and patio. Lots of wood floors, tall, smooth ceilings. Formal dining, eat in kitchen. Granite counter tops, great room with gas log fireplace. First floor master with sitting area. Upstairs has three bedrooms and two baths plus a huge bonus room. Priced at only $259,900. MLS# 46795 Nash Isenhower, 704-639-4836


Want to Buy: Transportation DONATED passenger van or bus needed for newly formed Youth Group. Call Pastor Rob at 980-721-3371. Thanks for letting your love shine!


Puppies. Chihuahua, CKC registered. Very cute. Have had 1st shots and deworming. Parents on site. Home raised. $250-$300. Please call 704-279-3119 or 704640-6596

CONVENIENT LOCATION – The city maintained park is in your backyard and dining, shopping, and medical services are just a few blocks away. This 2 BR, 2 bath home on Parkview Circle features hardwood floors, equipped kitchen, gas heat/central air, and a covered front porch. Walk-in closet, attic storage, thermopane replacement windows and more. Call GREG SCARBOROUGH about this nice home priced at $61,000.00.

THE ROOFS BEEN REPLACED now all you have to do is come in and decorate this 2 bedroom home the way you want. Come take a look at this nearly 1400 square foot home on 1.5 acres and you’ll know you’ve found a gem in the rough. Big living room, den, and double attached garage. Additional acreage is available. Call GREG SCARBOROUGH at 704-647-1301 or by email at about this property priced at $98,000.00. MLS# 50460

DUPLEX – Investors take heed. Here’s a great opportunity to be the landlord of an income producing property. Located on Lincolnton Road, this property is in great condition and waiting on you to find the right tenants. One side is a 2 BR unit and the other a 1 BR. Separate utilities for each side. Could also be converted into a single family home. Lots of wonderful possibilities. Call GREG SCARBOROUGH at 704-647-1301 or by email at

FINISHING TOUCHES MAKE THE DIFFERENCE – Quality materials and workmanship are quite evident in this custom built 6000+ square foot home in Country Club Hills. What isn’t as evident are all the unseen upgrades and extras lavished upon this 5 or 6 bedroom home. From the impressive entry hall with twenty foot tall ceiling to the “wine cellar” in the finished basement, there is nothing lacking in this home. Playroom on the second floor, huge rec room in the basement, computer niche, office, workshop, and so much more on an acre+, cul de sac, lot. Call GREG SCARBOROUGH at 704-647-1301 for more details. MLS#50503

EAGLE HEIGHTS - 255 Windsor Drive Spacious twostory house with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, living room, formal dining room, kitchen with new cabinets & stainless steel appliances & breakfast room, den with masonry firplace/gas logs, big recreation room with builit-ins, covered patio & detached garage with workshop area. Beautiful lot with fenced backyard, trees, lovely landscaping & a great place for children to play. This home has approximately 2900 sq. ft. and is priced to SELL! $224,900 Call GAIL SWAN AT 704 636-1419 OR 704 639-6362 for an appointment. This is a must see! MLS#50530

GREAT LOCATION AND A FINE HOUSE! Quality built with formal living room, formal dining room, kitchen with dining area, den with fireplace, large master bedroom (18X12) 2 other BR, 3 baths: study/den in basement with woodburning fireplace, craft room and large workshop, & single garage. Screened porch opening to a terrace with slate flooring overlooking a beautiful flowering backyard. Custom features throughout including wood flooring except in master bedroom, french doors, insulated windows, two fireplaces. A real jewel! MLS#50461 GAIL SWAN 704 636-1419.

121 RIDGE CREEK COURT - What a beautiful house and it sits on 1.23 acres! 4 bedrooms, 3 walk-in closets. Den has fireplace with gas logs. Kitchen has smooth top range, dishwasher, refrigerator. House is decorated beautifully. Wrap around covered front porch, nice deck overlooking the big private back yard. Storage building. Call THE DOVER TEAM AT 704-633-1111 OR 704-239-3010 MLS# 50388

NEW PRICE – This 2005 home is AS GOOD AS NEW! From the hardwood floors to the granite counters and stainless appliances, this home is in move in condition. All New Appliances will stay with the home. Large Bonus Room for kids and overflow guests. Convenient location in Meadowbrook . Priced affordable at $229,900. CALL MARIE LEONARD-HARTSELL for an Appointment. MLS#50327

115 TRAPPERS RIDGE DRIVE – Beautiful Hunter’s Glen Neighborhood in EAST ROWAN Custom built and designed, 4 brs, 3.5 baths, huge updated kitchen, double French Doors open to Brick Patio and Entertaining area. Well Landscaped yard with privacy and a place to relax. Triple Garage for toys and cars! Priced to SELL and in MOVE IN conditions. Call MARIE LEONARD-HARTSELL - $312,000. MLS#50466

Puppies. Standard Poodles. Rare & beautiful (Phantom markings), AKC, UTD shots. $800. 704-8577522

Other Pets

1560 HWY. 152 EAST - You will be amazed at the amount of square footage this home has to offer. Located on 5.3 acres in a private location convenient to I-85. Unfinished bonus room, three bedrooms, 2 baths this home offers hardwood and tile floors throughout. The kitchen with custom cabinet feature granite counters and stainless appliances. Master suite is 21x19 with a private bath, whirlpool tub and tile shower. Two fireplaces complete the package. MLS#50471 704 756 6930/ 704 905 6651

3029 KERN DRIVE SADDLE BROOK - Low Country ranch with split bedroom design, large greatroom with masonry fireplace, formal dining room with hardwood floors, large kitchen with dining area & bay window, 3 bedrooms, two full baths, double garage & deck. Beautiful neighborhood close to Crescent Golf Course, hospitals, & shopping. Freshly painted inside & outside, easy yard to maintain. Priced to sell quickly at only $185,000. Call GAIL SWAN 704 636-1419 for details & showings MLS#50457

QUALITY BUILT BRICK HOME. Formal living and dining room, large family room with built-ins and fireplace with gas logs, whirlpool tub and separate shower in master bath. This home offers approximately 2400 heated sq. feet. Screened back porch overlooking beautifully landscaped back yard. Plus, inside permanent walkup stairs to (11'9 x 32) attic storage. Spacious workshop off garage and an outside storage building. Owner says sell - Call BARBARA 704-213-3007 $239,500 MLS 50364 / 932461

$ $ $ $ $ $ $ Back by popular demand! 20% off dentals during the month of April Must be current on vaccines. Rowan Animal Clinic. 704-636-3408 for appointment.

Puppies. Toy poodles. AKC. Very smart, very cute! 2 males. Chocolate, & Cafe Au Lait. All shots & wormed. Parents on site. Champion blood lines. $430 ea. 704-278-4609

Supplies and Services

Time to Get Your Own Place? Puppies. Alaskan Malamutes. 3 males, 5 females. Ready for new homes. $350 each. Call David 704-492-7901


Puppy Love

Beagle Puppies. Champion bloodline. Will make excellent hunting stock or pets. Parents on site. $75. 704-278-1830 Free puppies, Lab/Austrailian Shepherd/Boxer mix. 1 male left. 12 weeks. UTD on shots, wormed. Please call 336998-4434 or 336-6553157.




2005 Jeep Liberty V6 4x4 3.5L Blk w/Tan int., 4 cyl., all power, AM/FM, C/D, low miles, chrome rims w/like new tires, Extra Clean Gas Saver !!!! 704-603-4255

Free to good home, female brown and white puppy. She needs someone who has the time and space to spend with her. 704-239-5468

Little Beauties!

Dogs AKC Yellow Labs. 1 Male, 1 Female. 7 weeks old. Parents on site. $300. Call 336-413-1538

Pit bull. Female, 1 year old. Free to a good home. Call 704-431-3340 for more information.

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CRESCENT Jeep, 2002 Liberty Sport SUV. $7,945 1-800-542-9758

Ford, 2003 Explorer XLT Green w/ gray leather interior AM, FM, CD changer, all pwr, sunroof, running boards, V6, auto trans, alloy wheels,like new tires. Great SUV! 704-603-4255


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Free puppy. Chow & Austrailian Shepherd mix. To good home only. Call 704-603-4729

Free kittens and cats need home. For more information call 336-4694856

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Chevy, 2005 Tahoe LS white w/ tan cloth interior 5.3 V8 auto trans, all pwr options, am, fm, tape, cd, 3rd seat, duel pwr seats, clean, cruise, alloy rims, drives great. ready for retail! 704-603-4255


Rabies Clinic Sat. May 8th 8am-12pm. Vaccines $10 ea. Salisbury Animal Hospital 1500 E. Innes St. 704-637-0227

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AFFORDABLE LUXURY LIVING 2-bedroom apa rtment, very clean, immedia te availability, great location. Call John Doe 123-4567.