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Population to hit 150K by 2015


Number of county residents could rise 5 percent in five years BY KARISSA MINN


Mary Moose sets a table setting in the former garage of China Grove’s long time doctor G. Clyde Shinn and his wife Opal. The garage is now closed in and has been made into a multi-purpose room. In 1947, he and his wife built what was then a ‘cutting-edge modern home,’ according to present owner Mary Moose, president of Victory Wealth Management Inc. whose offices now occupy the solid concrete residence. The home is part of the annual Christmas tour of homes.

Rowan County’s population is projected to hit 150,000 in 2015, rising nearly 5 percent in five years, which a local economic development official says may signal a growing county economy. Business First magazine projects the county’s population will reach 143,000 by Jan. 16 and 150,000 by Oct. 20, 2015. The current estimated population as of Nov. 15 is 142,755, earning the Salisbury micropolitan area a rank of 293 out of 940 metropolitan and micropolitan areas analyzed. Robert Van Geons, director of economic development agency RowanWorks, said micropolitan areas are typically defined by the surrounding county borders. The Salisbury micropolitan area would include all of Rowan County. He said the Business First numbers are very similar to those he has seen from other sources, and the projected growth is a good sign. “Moderate population growth is a sign of a strong local economy,” Van Geons said. Growth in the population means more people will buy goods, services and homes, and it “stimulates the local economy and the housing market.” Too much growth too fast, though, can cause problems. Van Geons said during the first part of the latest recession, some of this region’s high un-


Homes open for annual China Grove Christmas Tour BY WENDY WILSON For the Salisbury Post

CHINA GROVE — The organizers of China Grove’s annual Christmas tour of homes take pride that their event is distinctive: the tour is a joyous experience that also offers food, frivolity, song and storytelling, in addition to a close look at holiday decorations in some of the town’s most beautiful homes. The tour takes place Saturday and the fun begins when participants meet at the Historic Roller Mill for a variety of hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages, plus a private viewing of the museum’s artifacts. Established by five Christian farmers in 1895, the mill was closed 100 years later, only to be purchased by the Historical Society of South Rowan after a whirlwind 5½week fundraising effort. In May of this year, the Roller Mill came full circle when a farmer’s market took root there; according to Barbara

The remodeled walk-in kitchen is part of the tour.

“There isn’t an inch of this place, ground floor or underneath, that I haven’t touched.” MARY MOOSE on the remodeled Shinn home

Doby, president of the Historical Society, some of those local growers are descendants of the mill’s founders. From the mill, participants board a comfortable

tour bus to begin their exploration of Christmas lights and decorations throughout the town. Because so many people begin their holiday season each year by going on

this particular tour, it is “always like a family reunion,” Doby said. “We may only see each other at this time, but we all greet each other like old friends … and welcome any first-timers as if they were long-lost cousins.” Each bus has its own guide who not only provides a lively commentary about historic landmarks and homes, but also leads the singing of Christmas carols. The result may resemble a joyful noise more than the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, but the spirit of the season is contagious. The first stop is the former home of Dr. G. Clyde Shinn and his wife Opal. Shinn practiced medicine for more than half a century in Rowan County. In 1947, he and his wife built what was then a “cutting-edge modern home,” according to present owner Mary Moose, president of Victory Wealth Management Inc. whose offices now occupy the solid con-

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RCCC adds 500 new computers to campus BY SARAH CAMPBELL scampbell@salisburypost.cfom

KANNAPOLIS — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has spent about $250,000 adding 500 “thin client” computers to its campuses. “They’re very, very small computers that in our case have all the horsepower of a regular computer,” RCCC CIO Jeremy Campbell said. Campbell said size isn’t the only advantage. The smaller computers cost about $500 each and draws about an eighth of the energy a typical computer uses. “They are very green,” he said. The small computers also have no moving parts, allowing them to operate silently, which helps classroom instruction. Campbell said syncing the machines with a network is also a breeze. “When you edit one computer, the change is instantly pushed to all computers,” he said. Campbell presented an update on the college’s information-technology services during a presentation at the college’s board of trustees meeting on Monday. Since taking the post as RCCC’s leading information technology official in May, Campbell has worked on an overhaul of the technology.

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$10,000 gift added to Christmas Happiness Suspect arrested minutes after Cleveland break-in BY KARISSA MINN

The only gifts Janet Carroll got for Christmas one year were toothpaste and a toothbrush. Her husband Keith remembers not having enough to eat growing up. Today, the couple gives thousands of dollars each year to help other children who are going through what they did. This year, $10,000 went to the Christmas Happiness Fund. “I was dirt poor, and my husband was dirt poor, so we know what it’s like not to have anything,” Janet said. “We didn’t forget where we came from.” Keith and Janet, who live outside China Grove, say they’re “not rich by any means.” Janet lost her job last year after 26 years of working with Philip Morris in Concord. She now helps take care of her stepgranddaughter — the child of Keith’s daughter, Karyn CarrollRamey. Keith is a builder who isn’t finding work, and he is set to undergo back surgery this week.

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But they both say they’re fortunate enough to not need or want for anything. Keith and Janet have given to various other organizations in past years, both separately and together since they met seven years ago. In 2008, the couple donated $12,500 to Christmas Happiness in honor of Janet’s son, J.P. Richardson, who returned last December from serving in Iraq with the U.S. Army. They gave a similar amount to Main Street Mission, which runs a food pantry, in China Grove. Janet said when she first gave to the food pantry, she was struck by how little was given compared to her fully-stocked pantry at home. For Keith, seeing children there waiting eagerly for a peanut butter sandwich made him remember just how good he has it. “When you grow up dirt poor, and you look around and you see people eating like you used to eat, it kind of touches you a little bit and reminds you of where you were,” he said. “If I can make a little kid smile or keep somebody from going hungry — that’s why I do it.” The couple donated exclusively

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to Main Street Mission in 2009, but this year they’re once again giving to both after selling their house this fall for a profit. “My husband prayed to the good Lord that if we sell it, we’ll make sure that we give a donation to feed the hungry and give kids gifts for Christmas,” Janet said. “We sold it in three weeks, so we’ve got to keep our promise.” This year, the couple’s donation to Christmas Happiness was made “in honor of Jesus Christ Our Savior.” Janet said she and Keith both

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CLEVELAND - Officers arrested a suspect in a breaking and entering moments after it occurred early Monday morning. According to authorities, Rowan County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Dixon was patrolling in Cleveland about 4 a.m. when he noticed a car backed up to HELLARD Steele Jones Store, 6420 Chenault Road. When he approached the car, no one was inside. The officer found a driver’s license belonging to Adam Fredrick Hellard, a 20year-old who lives nearby. Dixon noticed signs of a forced entry on the front door and a window. Hellard’s car was filled with merchandise that appeared to be taken from the store. Deputy Pete Miller happened to stop a suspicious vehicle that was driving down Cool Springs


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Road and Beehive Lane nearby. The driver’s name happened to match up to the mysterious driver’s license found in the abandoned car at Steele Jones Store. Hellard, of 225 Backside Drive, was arrested for felony breaking and entering, felony larceny after breaking and entering, felony larceny of a firearm, and more charges are pending. He was given a $100,000 secured bond. A convicted felon, Hellard could also face a charge of possession of a firearm by a felon. Authorities said Hellard most likely ran to his residence when he saw the officer and grabbed another car, but was caught when he tried to watch the officer in the distance. Authorities said Hellard also had stolen merchandise in the second car. Total merchandise taken included cigars, chewing tobacco, cigarettes, knives, three 12-packs of Budweiser and Bud Light, a pair of handcuffs, soft drinks and a 9mm handgun.

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POPULATION FROM 1a employment rates were caused by population growth that outpaced job growth. “The total number of jobs actually continued to increase, but unemployment went up because of people moving here,” he said. Then, a larger toll was taken when the region began losing jobs and unemployment rose sharply. People aren’t moving around very much now, Van Geons said, but when they do, they’re moving to areas where there are more job opportunities. Rowan County has been slowly adding more jobs and attracting and growing more businesses. “Steady, continued population growth is a good thing,” Van Geons said. “Especially if people are coming for employment opportunities, that is the result of our economy being better than some other places. It represents workforce growth.” Business First produces weekly population estimates for states, metros, micros, counties, towns, cities and villages. Results are published

in the “Numbers” section of each week’s print edition. Projected populations are generated by a computer formula that Business First developed in 2000 and recalibrates annually. The formula uses a decade of U.S. Census Bureau data to extrapolate growth trends. A representative with the Census Bureau said the first population counts from the 2010 Census, which will be used in redistricting, will be available in February or March of 2011. Demographic data and more detailed counts will be available in the next couple of years. Business First ranked the Lexington-Thomasville micropolitan area at 257, with an estimated current population of 160,245. StatesvilleMooresville is ranked at 249 with a population of 163,931. The Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord metropolitan area is number 33, and its estimated population of 1.8 million is the highest of ranked areas in North Carolina. The full Business First list can be found at Contact Karissa Minn at 704-797-4222.


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Prime poster Erwin Middle School student wins statewide competition BY SARAH CAMPBELL

It took Madison Eaton about two class periods to draw, color and complete the poster that took home first place in the exceptional children’s division of the North Carolina School Bus Safety Poster Contest. Now, Eaton, a sixth-grader at Erwin Middle School, is waiting to find out whether or not her poster will claim the national title. The winning poster will be used to promote Bus Safety Week in 2011, with the artist receiving a $1,000 savings bond. Eaton designed her poster, using colored pencils and markers, while in the fifth grade at Morgan Elementary School. She was given a plaque, certificate, letter from the state and an MP3 player during a ceremony at Erwin Middle on Monday. Dr. Jim Emerson, chairman of the RowanSalisbury Board of Education, Judy Burris, the school system’s director of transportation, Morgan Elementary Principal Susan Sigmon, Erwin Principal Kristi Rhone and Morgan art teacher Crystle Lineberger congratulated Eaton. “She did a really good job,” Lineberger said. “She always seemed to enjoy art ... sometimes she wasn’t sure about something when she started it, but once she got started she did some really good work.” Lineberger said she’s had students entering the poster contest since she started teaching art about a decade ago. “I try to teach my students that you can take something and fix it, that it doesn’t always have to look the way you think it should in order for everyone else to like it,” she said. Although every student can’t win, Lineberger said contests like this encourage students to do their best. “Sometimes they just need to know that somebody else is going to

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Morgan Elementary Principal Susan Sigmon watches as Madison Eaton, a former Morgan student, opens an MP3 player she received for her first place win in the North Carolina bus Safety Poster Contest. see their artwork,” she said. Katherine Eaton said she is proud to see her daughter take home an award for a hobby she enjoys. “It think it’s pretty cool because she struggles a lot in school,” she said. “I tell her to focus on something and she can make whatever she wants out of it.” Although Eaton has been drawing most of her life, this is the first competition she has entered. “I was surprised when I found out I won,” she said. Katherine Eaton said her daugh-

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ter’s plaque will hang on in the hallway of their home, joining accolades earned by her children over time. Eaton wasn’t the only Rowan-Salisbury student to place in the state contest. Maria Delgado-Tinajero, a student at Southeast Middle, claimed second place in the sixth- through eight- grade division and Christian Lemly, a sixth-grader at West Rowan Middle, took home third place for third-through fifth-grade division. Lemly created her poster while attending Cleveland Elementary.

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The Salisbury Police Department is gearing up for the Eighth Annual Gerry Wood Bicycle Event. Applications for the program are due by Friday. Since 2002, Salisbury Police officers have donated their time and energy to provide happiness to underprivileged children in the city of Salisbury. This year 115 bicycles and helmets will be distributed along with 85 teddy bears and thousands of candy canes. The Salisbury Police Department volunteers will be out in force on Dec. 22 and with help from Gerry Wood, those involved will make Christmas come early for hundreds of children throughout the city. Gerry Wood Auto Group and former Police Chief Mark Wilhelm began the program to help at-risk children interact with officers in a positive light. This yearly event gives police officers and Gerry Wood employees a chance to brighten a child’s Christmas. Some of the children receiving the bikes have younger siblings at home and they each receive a teddy bear. When neighborhood children gather to watch the police cruisers and other vehicles deliver the bikes they are given bags of candy canes. A special thanks goes out to Walmart for a large donation toward the price of the helmets. Applications are available at the Salisbury Police Department, 130 E. Liberty St., and must be turned in by Friday. Fore more information, call the department at 704-6385333.

Lavender plants stolen from yard BY SHELLEY SMITH

Ban on sweepstakes games set to proceed Traffic “There is a lot of ambicrackdown guity still in the marketplace and that needs to yields charges be addressed.” CHASE BROOKS Internet-Based Sweepstakes Organization

not gambling. Consumers who visit sweepstakes parlors or convenience stores buy a product that gives them the opportunity to uncover potential cash and prizes with a few mouse clicks on a computer screen that resembles a casinostyle game. Retailers or standalone parlors make the payouts. Opponents argue players waste their money and get addicted to the experience. Ridgeway also lifted an injunction preventing state agents and police from seizing the machines under a 2008 law designed to close a loophole in the 2007 ban of traditional video poker machines. But Guilford County Superior Court Judge John Craig said last week a portion of the sweepstakes ban was too broad and violates free-

speech protections in the First Amendment. He suggested games specifically identified and designed to look like video poker, craps, keno or other games were subject to the Dec. 1 ban, but others designed to be nabbed in a catchall provision might not be. Chase Brooks, president of the Internet-Based Sweepstakes Organization, which represents video and Internet-based sweepstakes operators, focused on Craig’s decision. The group wants the General Assembly and Gov. Beverly Perdue to legalize video poker machines again and regulate them, reaping hundreds of millions of dollars for the state. Some operators argue they’ll find technical ways to get around the new law. “There is a lot of ambiguity still in the marketplace and that needs to be addressed. Many Internet sweepstakes owners believe they will continue to be operational and continuing business on Dec. 1,” said Brooks, who runs sweepstakes parlors. Sen. Josh Stein, D-Wake, who shepherded the ban through the Senate this year, praised Ridge-

Fifty potted lavender plants were stolen from the backyard of a home on East Liberty Street over the weekend. Wayne Allen said he found two plants dropped in his driveway Friday evening, as if someone had hastily left not long ago. “I think they thought they were something else,” Allen said, implying the thieves may have been looking for some other plant with mood-altering abilities. “Unless you’ve got a market for lavender and got connections, they’re pretty much useless. “They really stole a dead duck so to speak.” The plants, valued at $200, bloom once a year. They were a gift for his wife, who was going to plant them in the yard. “It’s only once a year you’ve got any good out of them anyway,” he said, but it took about a year of grooming. He still has about 40 plants left. He also fenced in his yard on Saturday. Other crimes reported to the Salisbury Police Depart-


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A multi-agency traffic enforcement project last Tuesday yielded 127 violations, Salisbury Police Chief Rory Collins said. Collins said the project was part of the Governor’s Highway Safety campaign, “No Need 2 Speed,” and involved the N.C. State Highway Patrol, Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, China Grove, Landis and Rockwell police departments. The following charges resulted from last week’s joint efforts: • 88 speeding violations. • Four charges of driving while license revoked. • Three charges of driving without a license. • Sixteen charges of expired registrations. • Nine expired-inspection violations. • Three seat-belt violations. • Two equipment violations. • One charge of failing to notify the DMV of an address change. Collins said the goal of the project was to “slow drivers down in order to help save lives and to protect the motoring public.”

RALEIGH (AP) — Two trial court rulings have left a ban on electronic and computer-based sweepstakes machines in North Carolina largely intact, meaning games that have the look and feel of video poker and other casino games will have to be unplugged by Wednesday. Some operators of sweepstakes parlors, however, say one ruling left the door slightly ajar for them to continue offering a version of the games, and legal appeals may be ahead. It wasn’t immediately clear how the law, one of nearly a dozen taking effect Dec. 1, will be enforced. On Monday, Wake County Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway dismissed a lawsuit filed by an amusement machine company and upheld a law passed by the General Assembly in July designed to eliminate video and Internet-based sweepstakes games. Lawmakers argued the games were illegal gambling even though customers buy Internet or phone time or office services first before playing games on a computer that reveals potential prizes on a monitor. Sweepstakes machine operators argue the games are entertainment,

Officials urge residents to plan for winter This week is Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina, and Rowan County Emergency Services is reminding residents, businesses and schools to prepare now to stay safe and warm if debilitating winter storms strike. “We’ve had a very warm and pleasant fall, but we know it may not last,” N.C. Crime Control and Public Safety Secretary Reuben Young said. “Many parts of our states saw several snowfalls last year and our mountains and foothills were especially hard hit in December and January.” Jeff Orrock, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said the forecasts are calling for a drier than normal winter due to La Nina. But he cautions that a big storm or two is not out of the question. The record heavy snow that struck much of the state in January 2000 occurred during a La Nina cycle. La Nina cycles can also mean an increase in freezing rain and wintry mixes due to the warmer temperatures. Rowan Emergency Services says Rowan residents should monitor changing weather conditions and storm watches or warnings, which are available through NOAA Weather Radio as well as local radio and television stations. When winter weather warnings are issued, the public should be prepared for possible power outages or roads made impassable by snow or ice. Residents are encouraged to practice the following winter safety tips: • Keep alternative heating sources prepared. If you have a fireplace, store a good supply of dry, seasoned wood. Keep fire extinguishers on hand, and make sure your family knows how to use them. • Properly vent kerosene heaters and keep any electric generators outside and away from any open windows or doors to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Also, do not burn charcoal indoors. Carbon monoxide poisoning can result from charcoal fumes indoors. • Keep fresh batteries on

hand to use with flashlights and weather radios. • Always keep at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food in your home. • Wear multiple layers of thin clothing instead of a single layer of thick clothing to stay warm. You will be warmer and, as the temperature changes, you can easily remove layers to remain comfortable. • If you must travel during a winter storm, store an emergency kit in your vehicle that includes: blankets; a batterypowered radio with extra batteries; a first-aid kit; a flashlight with extra batteries; battery booster cables and flares; a tire repair kit and pump; a road map; a sack of cat litter (for tire traction); a tow rope; bottled water and non-perishable high-energy foods such as granola bars; extra clothing to keep dry; and a windshield scraper and brush. • If driving on snow- or ice-covered roadways, reduce your speed. Driving at the regular speed limit will reduce your ability to control the car if you begin to slide. Leave plenty of room between you and other vehicles. • If conditions worsen and you can no longer drive safely, pull off the highway. Stay calm and remain in your vehicle. Do not set out on foot unless you can see a building close by where you know you can take shelter. Caution should always be exercised during significant winter weather events, since most deaths attributed to winter storms result from indirect dangers such as traffic accidents, falling trees, downed power lines, house fires and carbon monoxide poisoning resulting from improper use of space heaters, grills and stoves. Rowan County's public safety agencies work closely with local Emergency Management, and the National Weather Service to provide citizens with up-to-date and accurate weather and safety information to help citizens take the proper measures to protect themselves and their loved ones from the effects of dangerous winter storms. For more information on how to prepare for winter storms, visit

Airport board meeting set for Thursday The Rowan County Airport Advisory Board will meet at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. The meeting will be held in the Airport Conference Room of the Rowan County Airport, 3670 Airport Loop Road in Salisbury.

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though repeat offenders could face felonies and prison time. Lawyers representing the state said Monday in court the law doesn’t apply to arcade games and marketing games by retailers that require the consumer to type in a code at a company’s website because they don’t fit the definition for electronic sweepstakes games. Other laws taking effect Wednesday will: • Beef up penalties for someone convicted of torturing, starving or killing an animal by giving the judge the option of sentencing the offender to up to eight months behind bars. Susie’s Law was named for an 8-week-old puppy burned, beaten and left for dead by her owner. • Allow authorities to penalize car owners up to $100 if their license plate frame or cover makes reading identifying information on the plate illegible. • End an extra $1 fee that owners of nearly a million cars pay annually to renew their annual vehicle registration by mail. • Make it a felony for a person named in a domestic violence court order to trespass at a safe house or shelter. • Make it a felony, up from a misdemeanor, to give $10,000 or more in illegal campaign contributions in a single election.

FROM 3a way’s ruling and said hundreds of outlets statewide better stop offering the games come Wednesday or face criminal sanctions. “The Legislature spoke loudly and clear that North Carolina does not tolerate Internet sweepstakes casinos,” Stein said. “What these casinos offer is a form of video poker.” Richard Frye, owner of Sandhill Amusements, which sued in Wake County court, sets up sweepstakes machines in convenience stores and bars as a way to market sales of long-distance phone cards. He said Monday he expects to file an appeal but for now is preparing to turn off his machines by Wednesday’s deadline. “The rest of this day and tomorrow my crew will be shutting down our route,” he said. Noelle Talley, a spokeswoman for Attorney General Roy Cooper, said state attorneys had yet to receive Craig’s ruling in writing and couldn’t say how the state would advise local and state officers on enforcing the law. Cooper has supported the sweepstakes ban, Talley said. The measure now would make it a misdemeanor for anyone to operate a game, al-



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SALISBURY — Margie Abernethy Hoffman, 89, of Salisbury, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at her home. Born Oct. 17, 1921, in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late Minnie Amanda Wallace Abernethy and William Turner Abernethy. She was educated in Rowan County schools and graduated from Spencer High School. Mrs. Hoffman was employed for N.C. Finishing Company, the Diana Shop, Efirds and was a distributor for Shaklee Products for 20 years. She was a member of New Hope Independent Baptist Church. Her husband, Karl Gilbert Hoffman, preceded her in death on Aug. 9, 2003. Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Gwen H. Crowe ( Doyle) of Salisbury; sons Terry M. Hoffman (Carol) of Jacksonville and Darryl L. Hoffman (Betty) of Salisbury; brother Arnold F. Abernethy (Billie) of Salisbury; grandchildren Robin Boone (Scott) of Salisbury, Michael Hoffman of Charlotte, Bryan Hoffman of Jacksonville, Jodie Wilson (Kevin) of Mount Holly; great-grandchildren Tristen Chavis (Colby) of El Paso, Texas, Coleton Boone of Salisbury, Eva, Zoe, Mia Wilson, all of Mount Holly; great great-grandchild Kailyn Chavis of El Paso, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews; and special mention to the Brown family that lived with the Hoffmans for eight years, Betty, Robbie, Ricky and Terri Louise. Service: Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday at New Hope Independent Baptist Church with the Rev. Darrell Worley and the Rev. Ricky Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Rowan Memorial Park. Visitation: The family will receive friends 12-1 p.m. Wednesday at New Hope Independent Baptist Church, and at other times, the family will be at the residence. Memorials: May be made to New Hope Independent Baptist Church, 830 Choate Rd., Salisbury, NC 28146; or Rowan Regional Hospice, 720 Grove St., Salisbury, NC 28144. Summersett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

SALISBURY — Ms. Linda Darlette Peeler, 69, of Salisbury, passed away Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast in Concord. Ms. Peeler was born Sept. 6, 1941, in Rowan County, daughter of the late Luther Martin Peeler and Allene McDaniel Peeler. She was a 1960 graduate of Landis High School, where she was an outstanding basketball player and lettered in tennis. She retired from Amp Inc. in 1998 as a Set-Up Adjuster. Ms. Peeler was a member of Mount Zion United Church of Christ in China Grove. She enjoyed gardening and fishing. In addition to her parents, Ms. Peeler was preceded in death by nephew Christopher Peeler. She is survived by her brother, Mr. Gary Martin Peeler of Salisbury; nieces Ashleigh and Angel Kuecht; and nephew Austin Kuecht of Landis. Service: The funeral is at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 at Powles Funeral Home Chapel in Rockwell conducted by Rev. Jerry Moore, interim pastor of Mount Zion United Church of Christ in China Grove. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park in Concord. Visitation: The family is receiving friends at Powles Funeral Home Thursday, Dec. 2 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Memorials: May be made to American Cancer Society, 6000 Fairview Road, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28210. Powles Funeral Home is assisting the Peeler family. Online condolences may be made at

SALISBURY — Mr. Garland Ray Leazer, 70, of Salisbury, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at Select Specialty of Forsyth Medical Center, WinstonSalem. Born Nov. 14, 1940, in Rowan County, he was the son of the late Nina Lucille Leazer and Dewey George Leazer. Mr. Leazer was educated in the Rowan County School System. He was employed as a service station mechanic for many years. He was also a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Mr. Leazer was preceded in death by his brother, Lewis Henry Leazer, Sr.; and sister Linnie Shehan. Those left to cherish his memory are his brothers, Jerry Leazer of Salisbury, Bob Leazer of Lexington; sisters Essie Leazer of Lexington and Pansy East, Rockingham. Visitation and Service: Visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 30 from 7-8 p.m. at Summersett Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 at Chestnut Hill Cemetery. Memorials: May be made to Faithful Friends, P.O. Box 3097, Salisbury, NC 28145. Funeral Summersett Home is serving the Leazer family. Online condolences may be made at

ROCKWELL — Betty Franklin Shinn, 71, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at the Bob & Carolyn Tucker Hospice House following a nine-year illness. Mrs. Shinn was born Nov. 3, 1939, in Madison County, Ga., a daughter of the late Clinton and Eula Mae Hughes Franklin. Mrs. Shinn was employed by Time Warner Cable as a customer service representative from 1989 to 2002. Survivors include her husband, Bobby P. Shinn; a son, Steve Shinn of Monroe; a daughter, Dawn Walker of Rockwell; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mildred Barnette of Landis. Service and Visitation: A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at Whitley's Funeral Home Main Chapel with Chaplin Edward Scott officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday prior to the services at the funeral home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081. Online condolences may be left at

Nancy Shives Lomax MONROE — Nancy Shives Lomax, 78, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010. Born in Rowan County Aug. 1, 1932. Survivors include brother Bill Shives of Salisbury. Graveside Service was held Nov 28 at Lakeland Memorial Park. Memorials: First Presbyterian Church, 302 E. Windsor St. Monroe, NC 28112. Gordon Funeral Service & Crematory handled arrangements.

Alene A. Hughes SALISBURY — Mrs. Alene Anderson Hughes, 82, of Salisbury, formerly of Andrews, went to be with her Lord on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Summersett Funeral Home serving the Hughes family.

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Mr. Garland Ray Leazer 2:00 PM Wednesday Chestnut Hill Cemetery Visitation: 7-8 PM Tuesday ——

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Authorities searching for sex offender A registered sex offender is wanted by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on an allegation of having a Facebook account, authorities said Monday. Anyone with information about the location of Tyrone Dejonas Vinson, 29, of 106 Hemlock Drive, Salisbury, can contact authorities. Vinson’s DEJONAS account on the social-media network was found by a probation and parole officer, who then asked a Rowan County Sheriff’s Office detective to investigate. A letter was sent to Facebook requesting that all of Vinson’s information and activity on Facebook be recorded. A warrant was issued for Vinson’s arrest last Tuesday on a charge of being a sex offender using social website. Anyone with information about Vinson can call the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office at 704-216-8700 or Crimestoppers at 866-6395245.

Victory Street home Nov. 26. • Med Express Pharmacy reported that someone broke into a vacant building on West Innes Street between Thursday and Friday of last week, taking computer equipment, construction tools, an electric sander, microwave and refrigerator. • Norman Bryant reported that someone broke the passenger-side rear window out of his Lexus and took his briefcase.


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A woman was arrested after she threw a liquor bottle at a neighbor’s child Friday afternoon, authorities said. Maggie Elizabeth Clinding of 1113 Crosby St. was charged with misdemeanor assault on a child or minor and released on a promise to appear in court. Police said she was arrested about 5 p.m. on a warrant. Deputy Police Chief Steve Whitley said the warrant was likely a private warrant, which appeared to be taken out by the parent of the child. The child was under the age of 12. No serious injuries were noted in the report.


Earlier this month, the state’s high court granted West a temporary stay so that the Davidson County Chancery Court could consider his lawsuit claiming prisoners executed by lethal injection experience unconstitutionally severe pain. The lawsuit claimed the first drug in the three-drug injection protocol does not adequately anesthetize prisoners, violating the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual pun-


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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court on Monday halted the executions of four death row inmates to allow a trial court to examine the constitutionality of the state’s new lethal injection procedure. Convicted killer Stephen Michael West was set to die by lethal injection at 10 p.m. today for the 1986 stabbing deaths of a woman and her 15-year-old daughter.


A man snatched a $1 bill from the pocket of an employee at Rowan Helping Ministries Saturday afternoon, police said. The employee, Antonio Jackson, told the man to give him the money back, but Bobby Ray Forbes, 57, pulled out a kitchen knife, police said Monday. FORBES Jackson told Forbes he could keep the money, and then he called police. The robbery happened in the charity’s parking lot at 226 N. Long St. Officers found Forbes walking on North Long Street. Forbes was charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon. Bond was set at $20,000. Forbes listed the shelter address as his home address.

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Afghan police officer opens fire on troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan border policeman killed six American servicemen during a training

mission Monday, underscoring one of the risks in a U.S.led program to educate enough recruits to turn over the lead for security to Afghan forces by 2014. The shooting in a remote area near the Pakistani border appeared to be the deadliest attack of its kind in at least two years. Attacks on NATO troops by Afghan policemen or soldiers, although still rare, have increased as the coalition has accelerated the program. Other problems with the rapidly growing security forces include drug use, widespread illiteracy and high rates of attrition. The Taliban claimed responsibility, saying the gunman joined the border police to kill foreign soldiers.

State Democratic pols defect to the GOP ATLANTA (AP) — Staggering Election Day losses are not the Democratic Party’s final indignity this year. At least 13 state lawmakers in five


WASHINGTON (AP) — Striking back, the Obama administration branded the leak of more than a quarter-million classified files an attack on the United States Monday and raised the prospect of criminal prosecution against the online site WikiLeaks. The Pentagon detailed new security safeguards, including restraints on small computer flash drives, to make it harder for any one person to copy and reveal so many secrets. The young Army Pfc. suspected of stealing the diplomatic memos and feeding them to WikiLeaks may have defeated Pentagon security systems using little more than a Lady Gaga CD and a portable computer memory stick. The soldier, Bradley Manning has not been charged in the latest release of internal U.S. government documents, but officials said he is the prime suspect partly because of his own description of how he pulled off a staggering heist of classified and restricted material. “No one suspected a thing,” Manning told a confidant afterward, according to a log of his computer chat published by “I didn’t even have to hide anything.” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton asserted Monday that WikiLeaks acted illegally in posting the material. She said the administration was taking “aggressive steps to hold responsible those who stole this information.”

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey owes the federal government more than $271 million after canceling a rail tunnel connecting the state with New York, according to a debt notice obtained Monday by The Associated Press. The letter from the Federal Transit Administration’s chief financial officer to NJ Transit’s executive director demands payment of $271,101,291 by Dec. 24.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday proposed a two-year freeze of the salaries of some 2 million federal workers, trying to seize the deficit-cutting initiative from Republicans with a sudden, dramatic stroke. Though signaling White House concern over record deficits, the freeze would make only a tiny dent in annual deficits or the nation’s $14 trillion debt. “Small businesses and families are tightening their belts,” Obama said in brief remarks at the White House. “The government should, too.” The administration said the plan was designed to save more than $5 billion over the first two years. The proposal, which must be approved by Congress, would not apply to the military, but it would affect all others on the Executive Branch payroll. It would not affect members of Congress or their staffs, defense contractors, postal workers or federal court judges and workers. Obama’s move was an attempt to get in front of Republican plans to slash federal pay and the workforce next year, when they will flex more legislative muscle than now. It came a day ahead of Obama’s meeting at the White House with both Republicans and Democratic leaders — his first with Republicans since the midterm elections — and two days before the deadline for recommendations by his deficit-reduction commission.

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Hunting pressure and big bucks Learning more about how and why a deer reacts to hunting pressure will help hunters bag bucks more effectively. As Dr. Keith Causey, retired professor of wildlife science at Auburn University, explains, “Deer learn to fear man just like any other animal learns to fear man. Man’s been a predator, and deer have been a prey species for thousands of years. The deer that don’t fear man have been weeded-out of the population. Fear by prey of a predator comes from experience and from being taught by the more mature members of the population.” Dr. Robert Sheppard, a master bowhunter who teaches in bowhunting and blackpowder schools, also is a cardiologist who must pay close attention to even the smallest detail when practicing medicine. This trait of his also applies to his deer hunting. “Most hunters believe deer learn to flee from hunters when the animals see men, and that deer associate sighting a man with the knowledge that man is a predator,” Dr. Sheppard reports. “However, I tend to believe deer learn to fear first the odor man gives off. Then at some time during the deer’s development, the animal associates that odor with a visual sighting of man. As you walk through the woods, your body produces odor that smells much stronger to the deer than to you. I’m convinced deer recognize that human odor as a dangerous smell and do all they can to avoid it.” Brad Harris, videographer and well-known deer authority, says, “In the woods, deer are aware of all the sights, the smells and the sounds of the forest. When man comes into the forest, man presents an unfamiliar sight, sound and smell. Because the deer’s natural instincts teach him to avoid anything not native to his environment, this may explain how deer learn to dodge hunters.” Also, we know from biologists spending thousands of

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Deer start sensing trouble from humans from a young age. hours watching deer in the wild that a tremendous amount of information is transferred from the doe to the fawn during that first year of life. If you’ve watched young fawns with a doe, she’ll communicate danger, caution, fear and calmness to her offspring. Bob Foulkrod, a professional hunter and guide, suggests that, “Deer learn to run from man almost immediately after they’re born, because their mothers teach them to flee from that potential danger.” According to Dr. Causey, “Scientists have observed that fawns initially use a strategy of freezing to hide from danger until they reach 5- to 7-days old. After that time, they flee from man or any other predator or animal that approaches them.” Dr. Sheppard says fawns fear man, particularly in the South, because, “Bow season starts early in the fall, often from mid-August to mid-October. In most of the areas where hunting pressure is heavy, by the time gun season arrives in November, many of the fawns, even those still with spots, have had enough encounters with human odor

in the company of their mothers to recognize the smell as a danger signal. They’ve learned from their mothers while walking through the woods and seeing their mothers’ reactions when they encounter human smell. The doe will jerk her head up, snort and run off when she and the fawn smell humans. The next time the fawns encounter the smell, they know it means danger.” Many hunters believe the more a deer sees or smells humans, the less likely that animal is to appear in the woods during daylight hours. However, Foulkrod believes the intent of the human determines the fear factor of the buck. “If a buck’s in a nonpressure situation where he sees hikers, blueberry pickers or photographers during the summer months, he may run on first sighting the human before turning to see if he’s being pursued,” Foulkrod mentions. “When he realizes he isn’t being chased or shot at, he can take a lot of human pressure. But after hunting season opens, and the bucks realize that every time they come in contact with humans, they’ll be pursued. … He’ll cease his daytime activities.”

Every angler dreams of participating in a fishing tournament, and it’s not as difficult to participate as you might think. Sometimes, the only requirement is to pay the entry fee and fish from the back seat of someone else’s boat. Winning is different. That involves lots of skill, knowledge, practice and of course, just plain luck. If you’re interested in fishing a bass, crappie, striper or catfish tournament, the following tips could help put you on the leader board. • Join a fishing club. Not only will you learn a lot about tournament fishing, but most clubs have scheduled events that allow you to hone your skills. • Begin tournament fishing on a familiar body of water and partner with someone who has competition experience. • Study and understand the tournament rules. • If the tournament is out of town, reserve lodging with access to electrical connections to charge boat batteries. Also, consider a place in close proximity to the official tournament launch site. • Assure that the boat, motor, trailer, electronics, rods, reels and tackle are in tiptop condition. • If live or cut baits are permitted, catch or purchase before the tournament begins. Don’t wait until the last minute. Sometimes getting bait is harder than catching fish. • Tournament day can be very tiring, so get plenty of rest the night before and eat a big breakfast. • Arrive at the boat ramp early enough to allow ample time for launching. • Have as many rods onboard as tournament rules allow, and have them rigged and ready to fish. Remember, it’s faster to switch from rod to rod than it is to tie and re-tie lures over and over again throughout the day. • Use maps, charts, practice rounds and information from tackle shop owners, guides, media and local anglers to learn about the water you will be fishing. • Pre-fish to find patterns that will produce a winning stringer on tournament day. • Develop a primary and secondary tournament day game plan. Example: Fish shallow banks early, deep points at mid-day and boat docks the last two hours. • Adjust to conditions, but remember that the fish you found during the practice rounds might still be in the same general area. • Keep a cool demeanor, particularly if the bite is slow. Don’t fish faster than normal just because you’re fishing in a tournament. For conservation reasons, the majority of bass, catfish and striper tournaments require that the fish be brought to the weigh-

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Jim Clark of Davidson holds a trophy spotted bass caught on a chilly november afternoon. in alive. Knowing this, proper fish handling techniques and the right live well equipment is necessary. Be on time for the weigh-in. Tardiness can result in disqualification or a loss of points. Fishermen tend to tell more about how and where they caught fish at the end of the tournament. Hang around and listen to what they are saying. You might hear some tidbits that will help you place higher the next time. Win, lose or draw — enjoy the tournament experience and learn from it. Just because the water temperature is cooling down, don’t overlook fishing for catfish. Channel, blues and flatheads will bite throughout the fall and winter months. The key is to use small baits and fish slowly. Upcoming Events: Free Safe Boating Class – “How to Navigate Lake Norman Day or Night” will be held at North Point Watersports Exit 36, Mooresville, on Thursday from 6:30- 8 p.m. Topics will include, “Understanding LKN’s Channel Marker and Buoy System,” “Identifying and Learning How to Avoid the Ten Most Dangerous Spots” and “Interpreting Lake Maps.” For more information call Capt. Gus: 704-617-6812 or e-mail Hot spots: Perch and catfish are biting in most major creek runs on either side of the Highway 150 Bridge. Striper fishing is still fair. The best bet is spotted bass, they are being caught on live and artificials at the lower end of Lake Norman. The lake level is 95.9 or 4.1 feet below full pond. The water surface temperature is in the 50s and 60s depending on location. 

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Outdoors roundup: Conservation groups focused on off-road vehicles at Cape Hatteras After a record-breaking year for wildlife at Cape Hatteras National Seashore and visitor occupancy in Dare County, conservation groups are studying the Final Environmental Impact Statement released by the National Park Service. It is part of the process of establishing rules for managing beach driving within the seashore. Officials with the Southern Environmental Law Center say the preferred alternative falls short of the U.S. Department of Interior’s own scientists’ recommendations regarding the measures needed to protect wildlife within the national park.

As a unit of the National Park System, Cape Hatteras has been required for decades under federal law to establish guidelines for the use of off-road vehicles in the seashore to minimize harm to the natural resources of the seashore in accordance with the best available science. “The park service’s final rules must provide adequate vehicle-free space and protections for both pedestrians and wildlife, while still allowing responsible beach driving in some areas,” said Julie Youngman, senior attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center. “We look

forward to working with the park service to build on the success of this record-breaking year.” The park service’s preferred plan allows vehicle use on the majority of the seashore. Twenty-eight of the seashore’s 67 miles are set aside as year-round routes, with only 26 miles designated as year-round vehicle-free areas for pedestrians, families, and wildlife. The remaining 13 miles of seashore are seasonally open. The plan also proposes new parking facilities, ramps and water shuttles to increase visitor access. “As demonstrated by record

numbers of visitors and wildlife this year, it is entirely possible for Cape Hatteras to be responsibly shared and enjoyed,” said Jason Rylander, attorney for Defenders of Wildlife. “We hope the park service’s final plan will strike an appropriate balance that meets the needs of the Seashore’s many users.” ••• The Safe Haven Equine Rescue & Retirement nonprofit organization’s Holiday Bonfire & Chili Dinner fundraiser, will be Saturday from 5:30–8:30 p.m. hosted by Anderson

Farms, 309 Craven Drive (off Jacobs Streeet ext.) in Thomasville. Safe Haven Equine Rescue & Retirement (SHERR) helps abused and neglected horses in the Triad and surrounding areas. The bonfire and chili dinner will help raise funds for continued rescue efforts for the animals. A variety of homemade chilies, including vegetarian, will be offered along with cornbread, home baked desserts, hot chocolate, hot apple cider and marshmallows. Cost is $5. For more information, visit

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michael huffman bagged this 11-pointer with a 17-3/4 inch spread in stanly County.

nine-year-old Cameron Graham shot this 4point buck on nov. 20.

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Casey brooke thomason, 18, shot this doe in Davidson County using a mathew bow earlier this year. she got a second deer next to the Virginia state line later in the season.



CHRISTMAS FROM 1a believe that God blessed them with what they have, and they feel they must give in order to receive. “I’m not one that goes to church, and I’m probably the worst excuse for a Christian you’d ever want to meet,� Keith said, “but I know who butters my bread.� Applications for Christmas Happiness are available on the Rowan County Department of Social Services website. Completed forms may be turned in at Social Services or mailed now through Dec. 6. Eligible families will receive a $25 voucher per child, with a maximum of $100 per family. Last year, 2,857 children received gifts this way. Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are exhausted. For questions about the application process, call Social Services at 704216-8330. Contributions to the Christmas Happiness Fund may be brought to the Salisbury Post, 131 W. Innes St., between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays or mailed to The Salisbury Post Christmas Happiness Fund, P.O. Box 4639 Salisbury, NC 28144. Please make checks payable to the Christmas Happiness Fund and indicate how you want your donation listed. Beginning balance....$6,410 In memory of Margaret S. Allison and in honor of the Jim and Lee Ann Christy Family by John Allison ............................$200 In memory of James A. Johnson and Tryphina White by Jean Johnson............................$75 In memory of P.J. and Geneva Kirk and Pearl and Dallas Simmons by Phil and Margaret Kirk ........................................$25 Anonymous...................$35 In memory of Alicia Catherine Sienerth and Marshall Anthony Sr. Love and miss you both and in honor of Granny by Mary Anthony.....................................$20 In memory of John Ervin Young by Patsy Young and Family .$25 Norman and Rita Dufresne ........................................$20 Charles Buckley ..........$100 In memory of John E. Bame by Sarah Bame......................$25 In honor of my eight grandchildren Michael, Jessie, Nathan, Dylan, Cory, Aubrey, Lucas and Justin by Carol Pomeroy ...$100 In memory of Melvin K. Morgan by Betty Morgan and Family ......................................$100 In loving memory of Ben B. Wagoner and W. Ralph Peeler by Irene Peeler ......................$50 In honor of Jesus Christ Our Savior by Keith and Janet Carroll .................................$10,000 Robin and Robert Samuel Powell ..................................$200 Bob and Candy Snider .$500 Daily total..............$11,475 Running total .........$17,835

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fifth Senate term. A Senate GOP spokesman also confirmed that Bill Rabon of Brunswick County will be leader of the freshmen Senate Republicans.



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the North Carolina Senate in the next session. Senate GOP leader Phil Berger announced Monday that Sen. Tom Apodaca of Hendersonville would lead the Senate Rules Committee in 2011. His appointment is contingent on Berger being elected president pro tempore in January. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s expected after Republicans won a majority in the chamber on Election Day for the first time in more than a century. The rules chairman historically has controlled the flow of legislation and helped generate rules for how the Senate operates. Apodaca is entering his



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Preservation on the table Easley, Hunt and TR istoric preservation can provoke intense passions and debate in Salisbury, with the fate of old buildings, old bridges and other local landmarks often hanging in the balance. If you could shape the city’s historic preservation efforts, what would you do differently? Where would you channel future preservation efforts and resources to help maintain and enhance Salisbury’s reputation as a city that dotes on history and its treasures? How would you balance preservation with the city’s need to grow and expand its business base, protect the property rights and interests of individual institutions and promote a vibrant community? This is your chance to weigh in on such questions as the city works on its Historic Preservation Master Plan. A public discussion of the plan will be held this evening, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. The meeting will provide an overview of the city’s preservation efforts, along with a summary of how the master plan will work. Those with a passion for historic preservation no doubt have long had this meeting on their calendar. But for the city’s plan to be fully effective, it needs to reflect the perspectives of others in the community as well. This is your chance to have a voice in the preservation process, and those working on the master plan are eager to hear what you have to say.


Those pesky reporters Before we close the book on the Mike Easley saga, let’s take a moment to remember how the story began. Nosy journalists were the first to ask questions about the former governor’s land deals and campaign flights. U.S. Attorney George Holding, the federal prosecutor in the case, acknowledged as much in Monday’s online edition of Carolina Journal, published by the John Locke Foundation. “The case (against Easley) began after credible allegations of misconduct were presented in the news media,” Holding said. “Without investigative journalists here in the capital, much misconduct would not have come to light.” The CJ article includes a timeline of Easley investigative stories published by itself, the News & Observer of Raleigh and the Charlotte Observer, beginning in 2006. Those articles were accompanied by a drumbeat of editorials in N.C. newspapers, including the Salisbury Post. As others have noted, the Easley case has revealed lingering loopholes in the state’s ethics laws. It also affirms the enduring value of a vigorous, watchdog press that stubbornly seeks answers and digs for the facts, without fear or favor.

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hen Governor Perdue asked state agencies to prepare budgets reflecting 5, 10 and 15 percent reductions from current spending, we were hopeful agency leaders would make good faith efforts to comply. The response to date has been disappointing in many instances, ranging from outright refusal to TOM CAMPBELL gamesmanship. We are weary of threats we will have to close a statesupported university, lay off thousands of teachers, shut down programs and deny thousands of children the care they need. Yes, there is the real likelihood people will lose jobs and programs will be eliminated, but those projecting worst case, doomsday scenarios often do so in anticipation that interest groups, employees or constituents will be sufficiently frightened as to flood leaders with demands their pet program be spared. We assume those making these claims are well intentioned, but they are serving neither their constituents nor the public well. This is no time for budget games. It is a time for our leaders and our citizens to face the reality of 2011. We are still suffering from The Great Recession, and all economic projections indicate our state is unlikely to rebound strongly next year. Without the federal bailout and revenues from the expiration of the temporary sales and income tax increases, our state budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 will be at least $3.2 billion from being balanced. Our new legislative leadership has made no secret they plan to balance the budget by cutting spending instead of raising taxes, resulting in a 15 percent reduction from current spending levels. Governor Perdue has correctly asked those who run agencies and who know their programs best to provide their good-faith efforts in establishing spending and service priorities. It is unrealistic to expect parttime legislators to be intimately familiar with every agency’s programs and their effectiveness. When elected or appointed leaders refuse to seriously participate in budget reductions or prioritization of services, the resultant action is often across-the-board budget cuts, a terrible choice that assumes every program has the same level of priority. A case can be made that our state budget has grown too large over the past two decades and is long overdue an overhaul. Many are not excited about facing such a monumental budget cut. If tax increases are off the table, we have but two choices: either view our current situation as doom and gloom or recognize it as an opportunity to reestablish the mission and priorities for our state. We hope our leaders choose the latter option, recognizing the need for cooperation and measured decision making. We further hope one of those decisions will be to institute zerobased budgeting so that North Carolina will not continue to face these boom and bust budget cycles. Leaders do not often have the luxury of choosing the times in which they serve. They do, however choose the course they will take in those times. Opting out and refusing to participate is not the course of a true leader. Neither is the demagoguery of exaggerated threats of beloved programs. Now is the time for statesmanship not gamesmanship. • • • Tom Campbell moderates the talk show “NC Spin” and is a former assistant treasurer for North Carolina.


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A ‘relaxed pace’ vs. two energetic agendas he sad resolution of the Mike Easley affair last week provoked a debate about the penalty (a $1,000 fine and a felony conviction). Was it a mere “slap on the wrist”? Or was it much too severe punishment for his campaign staff omitting to report the value of air transportation? The conclusion of the D.G. criminal invesMARTIN tigation is a stark reminder of the real tragedy of the Easley governorship: Easley’s failure to put the full measure of his great charm and popularity to work for the people who twice elected him their governor. Easley recruited good people to work in his administration and, by and large, they performed well. But he resisted all calls to take an active and vigorous role in developing and promoting an agenda to make his state better. In this regard he suffers in comparison to his predecessor, Jim Hunt, whose work ethic and audacious generation of ideas are legendary. It must have been painful for Hunt to keep silent while his successor relaxed the fast pace he had made the standard for a North Carolina governor. Ironically, during the same week that the Easley criminal case concluded, a new book about Theodore Roosevelt


showed another contrast between a vigorous leader and the laid back style of a successor. “Colonel Roosevelt” is the third and final volume of Edmund Morris’ biography. The first, “The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt,” won the Pulitzer Prize. “Theodore Rex” covers the White House years. The new book follows Roosevelt from the end of his presidency in early 1909 until his death in 1919. Legendary are Roosevelt’s ambition and active life leading up to his presidency, the charge at San Juan Hill for instance. So is his whirlwind time in office, Panama Canal, trust-busting, and protection of the nation’s natural areas. Freed from the day-to-day responsibilities of office, his post-presidency activities were also amazing. Two months after his chosen successor, William Howard Taft, took office, Roosevelt went to Kenya on safari, tracking, killing, and almost being killed by Africa’s largest animals. He wrote it all up for publication under a lucrative contract with a prominent publishing house. It would be just one of his more than 40 published books. On the way back home, he stopped in Khartoum, Cairo, Paris, Vienna, Rome, Brussels, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Berlin, and London. Kings, emperors, parliamentarians, scientists, and academicians sought his advice and support. When Roosevelt returned in June 1910, he came to believe that President Taft had lost

LETTERS Recycled trees add glitter in Spencer The Spencer Hometown Holidays committee would like to thank those who donated their unwanted artificial Christmas trees. We recycled them and really put them to good use. With the help of many volunteers, they have now been refashioned into Christmas kissing balls and are hanging along Salisbury Avenue. Again, thank you so much. Because of your kindness, we were able to add a little extra touch of Christmas to our downtown area. We invite everyone to come and see what our committee has been up to. In addition to


his way, playing golf most days and abandoning Roosevelt’s progressive programs. If Jim Hunt was disappointed with Mike Easley’s low-key approach to governance, he kept it to himself and focused his boundless energy on the promotion of initiatives that did not confront his successor. But Roosevelt could not hold back his criticism. His ultimate break with Taft led to an effort to win a third term, first competing unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination in 1912. Failing that, he secured the nomination of the Progressive or “Bull Moose” Party, ultimately losing to Woodrow Wilson, but gaining more votes than Taft. After a season of exploration on an uncharted river in Brazil nearly killed him, Roosevelt returned home in 1914. He launched a series of attacks on President Wilson’s cautious response to the First World War and volunteered to raise and lead a division of volunteers to fight wherever needed. By maintaining a vigorous and financially rewarding program of writing and making speeches across the country, Roosevelt remained a possible “next president” until his death. As Edmund Morris vividly explains in “Colonel Roosevelt,” the life of a former president can be just as challenging, complex, and interesting as the time in office. • • • D.G. Martin hosts UNC-TV’s “North Carolina Bookwatch.”


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the Christmas kissing balls, you can enjoy the holiday flags, large ornaments and holiday lighting. Our first holiday event, “Christmas in the Park,” will take place this Friday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. in Library Park. You’re sure to enjoy Santa, food, local entertainment, 500 luminaries and

our official tree lighting ceremony. Visit for more details on other events. Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas! — Spencer Hometown Holidays Committee Spencer

A chance to bring real change to Raleigh From a column by Damon Circosta, executive director of the N.C. Center for Voter Education:

boundaries after the census. Having lawmakers draw their own districts is a recipe for shady dealing. For years the Republicans Republicans could read their have called for an independent victory as a mandate for cercommission to draw these lines. tain policies. To some extent, all Now that they are in power elections are about ratification they can make it happen. Doing of policy proposals. But what so would show everyone that all happened in November was of the campaign talk about domuch more than just a preing things differently wasn’t scription for legislation. just rhetoric. Voters want to see real Second, make change, but change in how things are done don’t make wholesale changes in Raleigh. The Republicans to the legislative staff. With Depromised big on this front and mocrats being in charge for so there are several things they long, every staffer in the buildcould do to live up to that prom- ing got there under a Demoise. cratic regime, but the vast maFirst, take the redistricting jority of legislative staff serves process out of the hands of the in a nonpartisan capacity. legislature. This historic elecThere is a lot of institutional tion occurred just before lawmemory that could be lost with makers must redraw political changeover in staff. Even if

their goal is to rethink how the legislature works, Republicans need some people around who have the experience to make that happen. Third, and most importantly, Republicans need to remember what it is like to be in the minority. The wild electoral swings from 2008 to 2010 are evidence that the days of 100year control by any political party are over. The way they treat the minority party today could spark a change that could prove useful sometime down the road. Voters tend to reward those who live up to their campaign promises. While we might never again see any one party in charge for a century, by living up to their pledges to fix the process, the Republicans might be around for quite some time.


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crete residence. “There were wrap-around windows at the corner, and a large eat-in kitchen.” Shinn was a man of faith whose actions spoke louder than his words, although much of the good he did was behind the scenes. According to Doby, he delivered 1,000 babies during his career and made numerous house calls, whether or not a patient could afford to pay his bill. “He was trustworthy,” reminisces Doby, who still lives down the street from his house, “and didn’t care for the spotlight. And he represented the best of China Grove: giving and receiving.” Shinn’s home also housed his office. There was one examining room; a patient often spent a good deal of his or her appointment sitting there fully clothed and talking to the doctor, who was an excellent listener and diagnostician. After the Shinns moved out, the house sat empty for several years. Moose, who was then a banker, would drive by and wonder about the physician who delivered her mother-inlaw, Dolly Moose, and the home he built. Eventually, the house came on the market, first as a residence, and then as commercial property. One of Shinns’ sons had a yard sale, and Mary stopped to ask if anyone knew about the house. The son offered to give her a personal tour, and “it was love at first sight,” Mary said. “I negotiated, and the rest is history.” It took Moose and a crew of workers six months to turn the abandoned residence into the home for her new business, Victory Wealth Management. “I tried to maintain the character of the house to be a functional working office,” Moose said. Then she wryly added, “Dr. Shinn Scotch-taped cracks in the ceiling and painted over them. The entire house — rugs, floors, everything, was blue.” As a result, “There isn’t an inch in this place, ground floor or underneath, that I haven’t touched.” A series of before-and-after photos will be available during the tour, as well as a display that includes Shinn’s medical


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Pack out of poll time this season. The Broncos dropped six spots to No. 9 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday after having its 24game winning streak snapped. For the third straight week, No. 1 Oregon and Auburn held the top two spots in the rankings. No. 3 TCU moved up one spot. The gap between the Ducks and Tigers shrank to 29 points. The Ducks received 36 firstplace votes and 1,475 points, while Auburn got 23 and 1,456 from the media panel. TCU also received a firstplace vote. Wisconsin was fourth, followed by Stanford, Ohio State, Michigan State and Arkansas. Oklahoma moved up four


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NEW YORK — It was all there for North Carolina State. If the Wolfpack beat Maryland on Saturday, it would probably move up in the national poll and reserve a seat in the ACC championship game. Didn’t happen. Russell Wilson and his teammates lost to the Terps 38-31. N.C. State will go to a bowl, just not the one it envisioned. It’s 8-4 record wasn’t good enough to keep in in the national poll, either. It fell out, along with Arizona and Iowa. As bad as the Wolfpack felt, it was nothing like the downfall of Boise State. Boise said goodbye to its top-five ranking for the first

TUESDAY November 30, 2010

Now, even college presidents are talking trash that teams from outside the six BCS conferences didn’t deserve to play for the national championship after padding their reCOLUMBUS, Ohio — More trash-talksumes against opponents the caliber of the ing by university presidents could be just “Little Sisters of the Poor.” what college football needs. His pre-emptive strike was aimed at After all, we’ve become immune to their Boise State, everybody’s darling to run the coaches shredding what little of the sport’s table yet again and finally loosen the BCS credibility remains at the end of each year conferences’ stranglehold on the title by shamelessly lobbying for slots in the game. But a funny thing happened to the Bowl Championship Series’ five big-payout No. 3-ranked Broncos late Friday against games. Ever since the BCS hijacked the Nevada; up 17 points by intermission, they postseason, that whining has become a rite got beat in overtime. of autumn, like rivalry games and falling Coupled with comeback wins earlier the leaves. same day by BCS front-runners and unBut this year promised a particularly beatens Auburn and Oregon, the debate nasty debate — and that was before Ohio might have ended then and there. But State’s clueless president, Gordon Gee, there’s still the problem of what to do with volunteered his two cents on why the game See TRASH TALK, 4B doesn’t need a playoff. He said last week BY JIM LITKE Associated Press

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Associated Press CONCORD— Richard Petty will once again run his race team and participate in day-to-day operations as chairman of the new ownership group that was announced Monday. The assets of Richard Petty Motorsports have been sold from George Gillett Jr. to an investment group that consists of Petty, Medallion Financial Corp., and DGP Investments. “Today is a great day for me, my family, our fans and our wonderful sponsors,” Petty said in a statement that listed 10 partners that “have supported me through thick and thin and I thank them from the bottom of my heart.” RPM will field cars for AJ Allmendinger and Marcos Ambrose in 2011. The transfer of assets has been in the works for several weeks because of Gillett’s ongoing financial problems. Debt-laden English soccer club Liverpool recently was sold despite the objection of Gillett and business partner Tom Hicks. And a U.S. hedge fund is suing Gillett over what the firm says is more than $117 million in debt he racked up investing in Liverpool. Petty owned just a small take in the organization during Gillett’s two-year ownership run of RPM. The seven-time NASCAR champion seemed at times to be nothing but a figurehead, while the Gillett family ran the team. But Petty worked the final two months of the season to regain control of the team, and the new ownership group was revealed Monday. Medallion Financial is a publicly traded investment company that has Hank Aaron among its key board members. “We could not be happier to be able to acquire these assets together,” said Andrew Murstein, president of Medallion. “Richard is one of the greatest names, not only in NASCAR, but in all sports. His name and image are a world recognized brand with unlimited potential to grow and expand in racing. “Ample working capital has been invested in the company to ensure this great team and legend will not only continue to perform, but will thrive and be back in the winner’s circle.” DGB Investments is a company owned by Douglas Bergeron, the CEO of


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West Rowan coach Scott Young wants more fans in the stands. So does Salisbury coach Joe Pinyan. “The kids deserve it,” Young told us. Surely, the schools will see the bleachers packed this Friday when both go for a shot at a state championship berth. West is playing host to Hibriten in 3A while Salisbury is welcoming Shelby in 2AA.

They’ve both been here before. Last year, everyone was prepared for a West-Hibriten matchup in the Western final. But Hibriten was upset by Tuscola in the third round. This year, that dream matchup finally becomes a reality. Salisbury came up one foot short in a loss to Newton-Conover. A season later, we’ve come full circle. The same two teams on the same Western final stage. Football fans are now bundling up,

trying to stay warm. It doesn’t seem that long ago that Livingstone was playing a 1 p.m. game in 95-degree weather. This Friday, it will be in the 30s. • There have been some neat stories throughout the county this season. How many kickers in North Carolina were like Carson’s Caleb Lippard? He never went to the locker room with the team at halftime. Instead, he joined the band to play the trumpet, as seen

in the photo above. West’s student section always showed up, everyone wearing the same color. Salisbury’s students would come out of the stands to do the Thunder Dance. Catawba students painted their faces. There seemed to be something for everyone. And thanks to a couple of pretty good football teams at West and Salisbury, the fun isn’t over. • More Fan-tastic photos on page 3B.

Westbrook, 49ers dominate GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Brian Westbrook’s big games weren’t all in his rearview mirror after all. The 31-year-old running 49ers 27 back rushed for 136 yards Cardinals 6 and a touchdown in place of the injured Frank Gore and the San Francisco 49ers sent punchless Arizona to its sixth straight loss, 27-6 Monday night in a shower of boos from the Cardinals home crowd. Westbrook, who had 9 yards on five carries all season, ran 23 times in his 21st career 100yard game, but first since Dec. 7, 2008, for Philadelphia against the New York Giants. San Francisco (4-7), beaten at home by Tampa Bay 21-0 last week, improved to 3-1 since Troy Smith became starting quarterback and AssociAted Press pulled within a game of co-leaders St. Louis san Francisco’s Anthony dixon celebrates his touchdown on and Seattle in the anemic NFC West. Monday night against the Arizona cardinals. Arizona (3-8), two-time defending division

champion, has not lost this many in a row since dropping eight straight in 2006, Dennis Green’s final season as coach. The 49ers rushed for 261 yards, by far their season high and the most allowed by the Cardinals this season. Westbrook, who led the league in rushing in 2007, was released a year ago after eight, often-spectacular seasons with Philadelphia, a move caused by a combination of his age and injury history as well as the $7.5 million he would have been due this season. He signed with San Francisco on Aug. 16, but had hardly played at all until Gore went down on Monday. The Arizona defense provided scant resistance as San Francisco pushed around the home team at the line of scrimmage from the start. Gore injured a hip in the first quarter and briefly tried to come back before going out for good in the second period.


TV Sports Tuesday, Nov. 30 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Georgia Tech at Northwestern 7:30 p.m. ESPN — Ohio St. at Florida St. 9 p.m. ESPN2 — Michigan at Clemson 9:30 p.m. ESPN — North Carolina at Illinois NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. VERSUS — St. Louis at Chicago

Area schedule Tuesday, November 30 PREP BASKETBALL 6 p.m. South Stanly at North Rowan 6:30 p.m. Concord at East Rowan South Rowan at A.L. Brown Robinson at Carson Davie at North Iredell PREP BOYS BASKETBALL 7 p.m. Comenius at North Hills PREP WRESTLING 7 p.m. Carson at Salisbury PREP SWIMMING 4 p.m. East Rowan, West Rowan at Statesville 4:30 p.m. Carson at South Rowan North Iredell at South Rowan COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL 7:30 p.m. Catawba at Queens COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL 6 p.m. Livingstone at Bennett

Prep football West’s B.J. Sherrill has thrown 64 TD passes, one short of Mario Sturdivant’s county record. Sherrill’s TD passes are listed, along with the receiver, yardage on the play, and the opponent.

2008 1. Brantley Horton, 41 vs. North Rowan 2. Horton, 7 vs. Davie County 3. Horton, 24 vs. North Iredell 4. Horton, 10 vs. Statesville 5. Johnathan Hill, 19 vs. Statesville 6. Horton, 37 vs. Statesville 7. Horton, 5 vs. Carson 8. Jon Crucitti, 28 vs. East Rowan 9. Horton, 30 vs. South Rowan 10. Horton, 66 vs. South Rowan 11. Crucitti, 60 vs. Mooresville 12. Hill, 15 vs. Franklin 13. Crucitti, 15 vs. Franklin 14. Hill, 9 vs. Franklin 15. Crucitti, 39 vs. Statesville


16. Crucitti, 6 vs. NW Cabarrus 17. KaJuan Phillips, 11 vs. NWC 18. Phillips, 20 vs. Davie 19. Crucitti, 44 vs. Mooresville 20. Phillips, 27 vs. Mooresville 21. Crucitti, 36 vs. Mooresville 22. Crucitti, 65 vs. South Rowan 23. Crucitti, 24 vs. Carson 24. Patrick Hampton, 18 vs. Carson 25. Crucitti, 6 vs. Carson 26. Phillips, 16 vs. Statesville 27. Crucitti, 10 vs. East Rowan 28. Phillips, 15 vs. East Rowan 29. Hampton, 33 vs. North Iredell 30. Crucitti, 25 vs. North Iredell 31. Crucitti, 14 vs. Freedom 32. Crucitti, 39 vs. Freedom 33. Phillips, 19 vs. Freedom 34. Hampton, 5 vs. R-S Central 35. Hampton, 27 vs. R-S Central


36. Daishion Barger, 61 vs. C. Cab. 37. Hampton, 65 vs. NW Cabarrus 38. Hampton, 21 vs. NW Cabarrus 39. Barger, 9 vs. Salisbury 40. Hampton, 5 vs. Salisbury 41. Barger, 77 vs. Mooresville 42. Barger, 32 vs. South Rowan 43. Jarvis Morgan, 20 vs. S. Rowan 44. Hampton, 15 vs. South Rowan 45. Desmond Jackson, 11 vs. W.Iredell 46. Hampton, 26 vs. Carson 47. Hampton, 25 vs. Carson 48. Louis Kraft, 12 vs. Statesville 49. Barger, 10 vs. Statesville 50. Taylor Garczynski, 46 vs. East 51. Morgan, 23 vs. East Rowan 52. Jamarian Mabry, 39 vs. East 53. Barger, 28 vs. North Iredell 54. Mabry, 74 vs. North Iredell 55. Hampton, 10 vs. North Iredell 56. Odell McBride, 21 vs. Harding 57. Mabry, 85 vs. NW Cabarrus 58. Hampton, 40 vs. NW Cabarrus 59. Mabry, 28 vs. NW Cabarrus 60. Barger, 39 vs. Concord 61. Mabry, 12 vs. Concord 62. Mabry, 8 vs. Concord 63. Morgan, 26 vs. Concord 64. Kraft, 5 vs. Concord

Semifinals Class 4AA East: (4) Cary Panther Creek (13-1) at (2) Wake Forest-Rolesville (13-1) West: (7) Charlotte Vance (12-2) at (3) Matthews Butler (14-0) Class 4A East: (2) New Bern (13-0) at (1) Durham Hillside (14-0) West: (10) Davie County (8-6) at (2) Indian Trail Porter Ridge (14-1) Class 3AA East: (7) Northern Guilford (12-2) at (1) Wilson Hunt (12-2) West: (6) Shelby Crest (10-3) at (2) Charlotte Catholic (14-0) Class 3A East: (8) Eastern Alamance (12-2) at (1) Havelock (12-3) West: No. 3 Lenoir Hibriten (12-2) at (1) West Rowan (14-0) Class 2AA East: (4) Hillsborough Cedar Ridge (12-2) at (1) Elizabeth City Northeastern (12-2) West: (6) Shelby (9-5) at (4) Salisbury (11-3) Class 2A East: (9) East Bladen (11-3) at (2) Tarboro (13-0) West: (4) Winston-Salem Carver (12-2) at (1) Lincolnton (14-0) Class 1AA East: (6) Pender (11-2) at (1) SW Onslow (13-1) West: (14) Mitchell (8-6) at (8) Albemarle (10-4) Class 1A East: (4) Plymouth (13-1) at (1) WallaceRose Hill (14-0) West: (5) Hobbton (10-4) at (1) Murphy (12-2)

Prep hoops Standings 1A Yadkin Valley Tuesday’s games South Stanly at North Rowan East Montgomery at Chatham Central South Davidson at West Montgomery

2A Central Carolina Tuesday’s games East Davidson at Trinity North Stanly at Central Davidson Wheatmore at West Davidson

3A North Piedmont Boys NPC Overall West Iredell 0-0 1-1 North Iredell 0-0 0-0 Statesville 0-0 0-0 Carson 0-0 0-1 South Rowan 0-0 0-1 West Rowan 0-0 0-1 East Rowan 0-0 0-2 Monday’s game Robinson 67, East Rowan 35 Girls NPC Overall South Rowan 0-0 1-0 West Rowan 0-0 1-0 Statesville 0-0 0-0 North Iredell 0-0 0-1 Carson 0-0 0-1 West Iredell 0-0 0-1 East Rowan 0-0 0-2 Monday’s game Robinson 70, East Rowan 41 Tuesday’s games Robinson at Carson

South Rowan at A.L. Brown Concord at East Rowan Statesville at Lake Norman Davie at North Iredell South Iredell at West Iredell

4A Central Piedmont Tuesday’s games Davie at North Iredell North Forsyth at Reagan Ledford at North Davidson West Forsyth at Atkins

College hoops AP Top 25 Record Pts Pvs 1. Duke (65) 6-0 1,625 1 5-0 1,530 3 2. Ohio St. 3. Pittsburgh 7-0 1,488 5 4. Kansas 6-0 1,402 6 5-1 1,263 4 5. Kansas St. 6. Michigan St. 5-1 1,250 2 7. Connecticut 5-0 1,188 — 6-0 1,085 9 8. Syracuse 9. Missouri 5-0 984 11 10. Kentucky 4-1 890 8 4-0 844 12 11. Baylor 12. Villanova 5-1 807 7 13. Tennessee 5-0 779 24 5-0 758 14 14. Memphis 15. Minnesota 6-0 754 15 16. Georgetown 6-0 701 16 5-0 594 18 17. San Diego St. 18. Florida 5-1 553 16 19. Texas 5-1 484 20 6-1 435 19 20. Illinois 21. BYU 6-0 369 23 22. Purdue 5-1 318 10 2-2 270 13 23. Washington 24. UNLV 6-0 255 — 25. Notre Dame 7-0 126 — Others receiving votes: West Virginia 95, Louisville 94, Gonzaga 51, North Carolina 41, Vanderbilt 25, Richmond 24, Virginia Tech 8, Arizona 6, Saint Mary’s, Calif. 6, Texas A&M 6, Old Dominion 5, Cincinnati 3, Va. Commonwealth 3, Wichita St. 3, Iowa St. 2, Cleveland St. 1.

USA Today Top 25 Record Pts Pvs 1. Duke (31) 6-0 775 1 5-0 728 3 2. Ohio State 3. Pittsburgh 7-0 712 5 4. Kansas 6-0 683 6 5-1 588 4 5. Kansas State 6. Michigan State 5-1 583 2 7. Syracuse 6-0 571 10 5-0 464 12 8. Missouri 9. Connecticut 5-0 428 — 10. Baylor 4-0 405 13 4-1 403 9 11. Kentucky 12. Villanova 5-1 377 7 13. Minnesota 6-0 372 17 6-0 351 16 14. Georgetown 15. Memphis 5-0 318 15 16. Florida 5-1 316 14 5-0 314 24 17. Tennessee 18. Purdue 5-1 252 8 19. San Diego State 6-0 229 22 5-1 216 21 20. Texas 21. Illinois 6-1 203 19 22. Washington 3-2 195 11 6-0 122 — 23. UNLV 24. Gonzaga 3-2 110 18 25. BYU 6-0 103 — Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 61, North Carolina 39, West Virginia 35, Louisville 25, Virginia Tech 23, Vanderbilt 12, Wisconsin 10, New Mexico 9, Richmond 9, Butler 8, Northwestern 5, Temple 5, Arizona 4, Mississippi State 3, Saint Mary’s, Calif. 3, Cincinnati 2, Wichita State 2, Old Dominion 1, Utah State 1.

Standings SAC SAC Overall Lincoln Memorial 0-0 5-0 Wingate 0-0 3-2 0-0 3-2 Mars Hill Newberry 0-0 3-2 Anderson 0-0 3-3 0-0 2-2 Catawba Tusculum 0-0 2-5 Brevard 0-0 1-2 Lenoir-Rhyne 0-0 1-3 0-0 1-4 Carson-Newman Monday’s game Brevard 76, Lees-McRae 68 Tuesday’s games Catawba at Queens, 7 p.m. Anderson at Erksine UNC Pembroke at Wingate

CIAA Northern CIAA Overall 0-0 4-0 Elizabeth City State Bowie State 0-0 4-0 Virginia Union 0-0 1-0 0-0 2-2 St. Paul’s Virginia State 0-0 1-3 Chowan 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-3 Lincoln Southern CIAA Overall Winston-Salem State 0-0 2-0 0-0 2-1 Shaw Johnson C. Smith 0-0 2-2 Fayetteville State 0-0 2-2 0-0 1-1 Livingstone St. Augustine’s 0-0 1-2 Monday’s game Campbell 77, Johnson C. Smith 64 Wednesday’s games Shaw at Lenoir-Rhyne Fayetteville State at Johnson & Wales

ACC ACC Overall Duke 0-0 6-0 Florida State 0-0 5-1 0-0 5-1 Clemson N.C. State 0-0 4-1 Maryland 0-0 5-2 0-0 4-2 Georgia Tech Boston College 0-0 4-2 North Carolina 0-0 4-2 0-0 4-2 Virginia Tech Miami 0-0 3-2 Virginia 0-0 4-3 0-0 3-3 Wake Forest Monday’s games Virginia 87, Minnesota 79 Tuesday’s games Mississippi at Miami, 7 p.m., NESN Georgia Tech at Northwestern, 7 p.m., ESPN2 Iowa at Wake Forest, 7 p.m., ESPNU Ohio State at Florida State, 7:30 p.m., ESPN Michigan at Clemson, 9 p.m., ESPN North Carolina at Illinois, 9:30 p.m., ESPN

Other scores EAST Hofstra 58, Rider 48 La Salle 65, Delaware St. 61 Navy 81, Mount St. Mary's, Md. 68 Providence 92, Cent. Conn. St. 57 Seton Hall 69, St. Peter's 49 UNC Wilmington 73, G. Washington 69 Wagner 77, Bucknell 73 SOUTH Apprentice 82, St. Andrews 78 Davidson 69, Monmouth, N.J. 53 Marshall 88, Fla. International 79 S.C.-Upstate 93, UNC Asheville 91, OT UAB 78, Troy 57 UNC Greensboro 82, N. C. A&T 70 VMI 151, Cent. Pennsylvania 92 MIDWEST Boise St. 80, N. Illinois 51 Cleveland St. 58, Robert Morris 53 Kansas St. 85, Emporia St. 61 Wichita St. 71, UMKC 52 SOUTHWEST Baylor 90, Prairie View 45 TCU 81, Southern Cal 69 FAR WEST Idaho St. 69, Montana Tech 57

Notable boxes Virginia 87, Minnesota 79 VIRGINIA (4-3) Sherrill 2-4 0-0 6, Scott 6-15 5-6 17, Harris 8-12 4-4 24, Harrell 1-5 5-6 7, Evans 12 1-2 3, Farrakhan 8-14 3-4 23, Sene 0-1 7-8 7, Baron 0-2 0-0 0, Regan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-55 25-30 87. MINNESOTA (6-1) Hollins 2-3 2-2 6, Mbakwe 6-10 6-8 18, Sampson III 1-2 0-0 2, Hoffarber 7-14 0-1 19, Ahanmisi 1-2 0-0 2, Williams 1-1 0-0 2, Iverson 2-6 1-2 5, Armelin 3-7 0-2 7, Joseph 5-12 3-5 16, Walker 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 29-58 12-20 79. Halftime—Minnesota 39-29. 3-Point Goals—Virginia 10-13 (Farrakhan 4-5, Harris 4-6, Sherrill 2-2), Minnesota 9-22 (Hoffarber 5-11, Joseph 3-8, Armelin 1-3). Fouled


SCOREBOARD Out—Armelin, Mbakwe. Rebounds—Virginia 36 (Scott 12), Minnesota 31 (Mbakwe 11). Assists—Virginia 19 (Evans 5), Minnesota 15 (Hoffarber 5). Total Fouls—Virginia 18, Minnesota 22. A—12,089.

Davidson 69, Monmouth 53 MONMOUTH, N.J. (1-3) Myers Keitt 2-4 0-0 4, Waite 6-10 2-2 15, DelTufo 1-2 0-0 3, Hett 1-2 1-2 4, Rutledge 2-5 1-2 5, Campbell 4-12 3-4 12, Davis 1-4 1-2 4, Pritchett 0-1 0-0 0, Ware 1-6 1-2 3, Cox 1-4 1-2 3, Wait 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 19-53 10-16 53. DAVIDSON (3-3) Cohen 5-9 0-0 10, Mann 4-6 0-0 8, McKillop 6-11 0-0 17, Kuhlman 2-6 6-7 11, Droney 1-4 2-2 4, Cochran 1-5 0-0 3, Tormey 0-0 00 0, Atkinson 0-0 0-0 0, Downing 3-8 2-2 9, Ben-Eze 2-3 1-2 5, Allison 0-2 2-4 2. Totals 24-54 13-17 69. Halftime—Davidson 39-29. 3-Point Goals—Monmouth, N.J. 5-13 (Hett 1-1, DelTufo 1-1, Davis 1-2, Campbell 1-3, Waite 1-3, Rutledge 0-1, Cox 0-1, Pritchett 0-1), Davidson 8-21 (McKillop 5-10, Downing 12, Kuhlman 1-3, Cochran 1-4, Droney 0-1, Allison 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Monmouth, N.J. 33 (Waite 8), Davidson 34 (Cohen 9). Assists—Monmouth, N.J. 7 (Waite 3), Davidson 16 (Kuhlman 6). Total Fouls— Monmouth, N.J. 19, Davidson 16. Technical—DelTufo. A—3,106.

College football All-ACC FIRST TEAM Offense QB—Tyrod Taylor, Virginia Tech (77) RB—Montel Harris, BC (122) RB—Anthony Allen, Georgia Tech (108) WR—Leonard Hankerson, Miami (118) WR—Torrey Smith, Maryland (96) TE—George Bryan, N.C. State (92) OT—Anthony Castonzo, BC (79) OT—Chris Hairston, Clemson (69) OG—Rodney Hudson, FSU (116) OG—Brandon Washington, Miami (50) C—Sean Bedford, Georgia Tech (91) K—Chris Hazley, Virginia Tech (100) Spc.—Tony Logan, Maryland (69) Defense DE—Da’Quan Bowers, Clemson (120) DE—Brandon Jenkins, FSU(101) DT—Quinton Coples, UNC (101) DT—Jarvis Jenkins, Clemson (63) LB—Luke Kuechly, Boston College (112) LB—Nate Irving, N.C. State (105) LB—Alex Wujciak, Maryland (78) CB—Jayron Hosley, Virginia Tech (112) CB—Chase Minnifield, Virginia (57) S—DeAndre McDaniel, Clemson (99) S—Kenny Tate, Maryland (78) P—Matt Bosher, Miami SECOND TEAM Offense QB—Russell Wilson, N.C. State (75) RB—Damien Berry, Miami (37) RB—Keith Payne, Virginia (30) WR—Conner Vernon, Duke (70) WR—Owen Spencer, N.C. State (41) TE—Dwayne Allen, Clemson (31) OT—Orlando Franklin, Miami (65) OT—Blake DeChristopher, Va. Tech (39) OG—Jaymes Brooks, Virginia Tech (41) OG—Omoregie Uzzi, Georgia Tech (35) OG—Jonathan Cooper, UNC (35) C—Ryan McMahon, Florida State (47) K—Will Snyderwine, Duke (38) Spc.—David Wilson, Virginia Tech (61) Defense DE—Allen Bailey, Miami (51) DE—Steven Friday, Virginia Tech (42) DT—John Graves, Virginia Tech (46) DT—Joe Vellano, Maryland (33) LB—Bruce Carter, North Carolina (43) LB—Bruce Taylor, Virginia Tech (41) LB—Sean Spence, Miami (37) CB—Xavier Rhodes, Florida State (49) CB—Brandon Harris, Miami (45) S—Davon Morgan, Virginia Tech (48) S—Ray-Ray Armstrong, Miami (25) P—Brian Saunders, Virginia Tech (48)

D-II playoffs Quarterfinals Saturday, Dec. 4 Delta State (9-3) vs. Albany State, Ga. (11-0), Noon Augustana, S.D. (11-1) at MinnesotaDuluth (12-0), 1 p.m. Central Missouri (11-2) at Northwest Missouri State (11-1), 2 p.m. Shepherd (11-1) at Mercyhurst (10-2), TBA

FCS playoffs Second Round Saturday, Dec. 4 Western Illinois (8-4) at Appalachian State (9-2), Noon Wofford (9-2) at Jacks. State (9-2), Noon Lehigh (10-2) at Delaware (9-2), Noon New Hampshire (7-4) at Bethune-Cookman (10-1), 1 p.m. Georgia Southern (8-4) at William & Mary (8-3), 1:30 p.m. North Dakota State (8-4) at Montana State (9-2), 2 p.m. Villanova (7-4) at Stephen F. Austin (92), 3:30 p.m. Southeast Missouri State (9-2) at Eastern Washington (9-2), 4 p.m.

Schedule Thursday, Dec. 2 FAR WEST Arizona St. at Arizona, 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 MIDWEST MAC Championship, N. Illinois vs. Miami (Ohio), at Detroit, 7 p.m. FAR WEST Illinois at Fresno St., 10:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 EAST Rutgers at West Virginia, Noon SOUTH CUSA Championship, SMU at UCF, Noon Troy at Florida Atlantic, 2 p.m. Nevada at Louisiana Tech, 3 p.m. SEC Championship, Auburn vs. South Carolina, at Atlanta, 4 p.m. Middle Tennessee at Fla. International, 6 p.m. ACC Championship, Virginia Tech vs. Florida St., at Charlotte, 7:45 p.m. Connecticut at South Florida, 8 p.m. MIDWEST Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Noon SOUTHWEST Big 12 Championship, Oklahoma vs. Nebraska at Arlington, Texas, 8 p.m. FAR WEST Utah St. at Boise St., 3 p.m. Oregon at Oregon St., 3:30 p.m. San Jose St. at Idaho, 5 p.m. Washington at Washington St., 7 p.m. UNLV at Hawaii, 10:30 p.m. Southern Cal at UCLA, 10:30 p.m.

NHL Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF Philadelphia 25 15 6 4 34 87 Pittsburgh 26 16 8 2 34 79 N.Y. Rangers 26 14 11 1 29 74 New Jersey 24 8 14 2 18 45 N.Y. Islanders22 5 12 5 15 46 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF Montreal 24 15 8 1 31 60 Boston 22 12 8 2 26 59 25 11 13 1 23 58 Ottawa Buffalo 25 9 13 3 21 62 Toronto 22 8 11 3 19 48 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF Washington 25 17 6 2 36 86 Tampa Bay 24 13 8 3 29 73 Atlanta 24 12 9 3 27 77 Carolina 24 10 11 3 23 71 22 10 12 0 20 57 Florida WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF Detroit 21 15 4 2 32 73 Columbus 22 14 8 0 28 62 26 13 11 2 28 79 Chicago St. Louis 22 12 7 3 27 57 Nashville 22 9 8 5 23 51 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF Vancouver 22 12 7 3 27 68 Colorado 23 13 9 1 27 83 Minnesota 23 11 10 2 24 56 Calgary 24 10 12 2 22 67 Edmonton 23 7 12 4 18 59 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF Dallas 23 14 8 1 29 68 22 11 6 5 27 66 Phoenix Los Angeles 22 13 9 0 26 63 San Jose 22 11 7 4 26 65 Anaheim 25 11 11 3 25 64 Monday’s Games Pittsburgh 3, N.Y. Rangers 1 Dallas 4, Carolina 1 Edmonton 4, Ottawa 1 Calgary 3, Minnesota 0 Los Angeles at Anaheim, late Tuesday’s Games Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Nashville, 8 p.m. St. Louis at Chicago, 8 p.m. Atlanta at Colorado, 10 p.m. Detroit at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

GA 61 62 69 69 72 GA 47 46 75 73 61 GA 68 78 72 78 57 GA 56 53 74 57 60 GA 59 71 65 69 89 GA 62 65 55 63 77

NFL Standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 9 2 0 .818 334 266 9 2 0 .818 264 187 N.Y. Jets Miami 6 5 0 .545 205 225 Buffalo 2 9 0 .182 229 295 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 6 5 0 .545 282 252 Jacksonville 6 5 0 .545 240 294 Houston 5 6 0 .455 264 287 5 6 0 .455 257 218 Tennessee North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 8 3 0 .727 250 188 8 3 0 .727 254 181 Pittsburgh Cleveland 4 7 0 .364 216 229 Cincinnati 2 9 0 .182 225 288 West W L T Pct PF PA Kansas City 7 4 0 .636 285 231 6 5 0 .545 310 225 San Diego Oakland 5 6 0 .455 255 256 Denver 3 8 0 .273 250 323 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Giants 7 4 0 .636 277 240 Philadelphia 7 4 0 .636 310 257 Washington 5 6 0 .455 215 262 Dallas 3 8 0 .273 256 301 South W L T Pct PF PA Atlanta 9 2 0 .818 276 209 New Orleans 8 3 0 .727 265 197 7 4 0 .636 219 223 Tampa Bay CAROLINA 1 10 0 .091 140 276 North W L T Pct PF PA Chicago 8 3 0 .727 222 172 7 4 0 .636 269 166 Green Bay Minnesota 4 7 0 .364 189 239 Detroit 2 9 0 .182 258 282 West W L T Pct PF PA Seattle 5 6 0 .455 209 275 5 6 0 .455 213 231 St. Louis San Francisco 4 7 0 .364 187 225 Arizona 3 8 0 .273 194 319 Sunday’s Games Houston 20, Tennessee 0 Atlanta 20, Green Bay 17 Minnesota 17, Washington 13 N.Y. Giants 24, Jacksonville 20 Pittsburgh 19, Buffalo 16, OT Cleveland 24, CAROLINA 23 Kansas City 42, Seattle 24 Miami 33, Oakland 17 St. Louis 36, Denver 33 Chicago 31, Philadelphia 26 Baltimore 17, Tampa Bay 10 San Diego 36, Indianapolis 14 Monday’s Game San Francisco 27, Arizona 6 Thursday, Dec. 2 Houston at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 San Francisco at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Denver at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Miami, 1 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 1 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Oakland at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. CAROLINA at Seattle, 4:15 p.m. St. Louis at Arizona, 4:15 p.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 4:15 p.m. Dallas at Indianapolis, 4:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at Baltimore, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6 N.Y. Jets at New England, 8:30 p.m.

Monday’s sum


49ers 27, Cardinals 6

Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct Boston 12 4 .750 New York 9 9 .500 New Jersey 6 11 .353 Toronto 6 11 .353 Philadelphia 4 13 .235 Southeast Division W L Pct Orlando 12 4 .750 Atlanta 11 7 .611 Miami 10 8 .556 CHARLOTTE 6 11 .353 Washington 5 11 .313 Central Division W L Pct Chicago 9 6 .600 Indiana 8 7 .533 Cleveland 7 9 .438 Detroit 6 11 .353 Milwaukee 6 11 .353 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct San Antonio 14 2 .875 Dallas 13 4 .765 New Orleans 12 5 .706 Memphis 7 10 .412 Houston 5 12 .294 Northwest Division W L Pct Utah 14 5 .737 Oklahoma City 12 6 .667 Denver 10 6 .625 Portland 8 8 .500 Minnesota 4 13 .235 Pacific Division W L Pct L.A. Lakers 13 4 .765

Golden State 8 9 .471 5 Phoenix 8 9 .471 5 4 11 .267 8 Sacramento L.A. Clippers 3 15 .167 101⁄2 Monday’s Games Miami 105, Washington 94 Oklahoma City 95, New Orleans 89 Dallas 101, Houston 91 Utah 109, Milwaukee 88 Tuesday’s Games Boston at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Detroit at Orlando, 7 p.m. Portland at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. New Jersey at New York, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Memphis, 8 p.m. Indiana at Sacramento, 10 p.m. San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

GB — 4 61⁄2 1 6 ⁄2 81⁄2 GB — 2 3 1 6 ⁄2 7 GB — 1 21⁄2 4 4 GB — 11⁄2 21⁄2 71⁄2 91⁄2 GB — 11⁄2 21⁄2 41⁄2 9 GB —

San Francisco 14 7 3 3 — 27 Arizona 3 3 0 0— 6 First Quarter SF—Crabtree 38 pass from T.Smith (Andrus kick), 9:35. Ari—FG Feely 31, 5:56. SF—Dixon 1 run (Andrus kick), :29. Second Quarter SF—Westbrook 8 run (Andrus kick), 7:23. Ari—FG Feely 39, 2:16. Third Quarter SF—FG Andrus 38, 2:38. Fourth Quarter SF—FG Andrus 26, 12:43. A—62,308. SF Ari First downs 26 8 Total Net Yards 386 203 Rushes-yards 47-261 11-13 Passing 125 190 Punt Returns 2-54 2-5 Kickoff Returns 2-62 6-133 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 1-0 Comp-Att-Int 11-23-1 16-35-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-4 1-6 Punts 2-53.0 6-47.2 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 6-40 6-61 Time of Possession 39:01 20:59 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—San Francisco, Westbrook 23-136, Dixon 14-54, Gore 5-52, Morgan 113, T.Smith 3-6, Norris 1-0. Arizona. PASSING—San Francisco, T.Smith 1123-1-129. Arizona, Anderson 16-35-1-196. RECEIVING—San Francisco, Morgan 328, Crabtree 2-48, V.Davis 2-32, Ginn Jr. 111, Zeigler 1-10, Norris 1-5. Arizona, Doucet 5-60, Fitzgerald 4-37, Breaston 2-22, Roberts 2-21, Stephens-Howling 2-13, Wells 1-43. MISSED FIELD GOALS—San Francisco, Andrus 47 (WR), 37 (BK).

Bulldogs sweep East From staff reports

East Rowan’s basketball teams were beaten on Monday night at Jay M. Robinson. Robinson’s boys raced to a 26-5 lead after the first quarter, and the Mustangs (0-2) were never able to get back into it. “They were very disciplined on defense and they just pressed us relentlessly in the first quarter,” East coach Trey Ledbetter said. “They were hot. They knocked down a bunch of 3s.” HOUGH Jared Hough and Jordan Shepherd led the Mustangs with seven points each. Ethan Curlee added six. Senior guard Ross Gadd scored 20 to lead the Bulldogs (2-0), while junior guard Sean Smith had 18. “The situation is we’ve got a lot of young guys who have to get used to the speed of varsity competition,” Ledbetter said. “But there’s nothing we can do about this one now except put it behind us.” East’s girls trailed 29-20 at halftime but fell to Robinson 7041. A 3-point spree by Robinson star Kelsee Cheek extended the Bulldogs’ lead to double digits early in the second half. WIKE “We went to a diamond-and-one and slowed her her down some, but they’ve got a lot of good players and they had others start scoring,” East coach Danielle Porter said. Robinson was 21-5 last season and has five of its top players back, including Cheek, a 1,000-point scorer who has signed with Chattanooga. Cheek finished with 22 points, while defensive ace Chartea Peay had 12. The bright spot for East (0-2) definitely was freshman Karleigh Wike’s 12 points and 14 rebounds. Olivia Sabo added nine points, while Sydney Poole scored seven. “Karleigh’s play was the silver lining,” Porter said. “We’re just really young, while Robinson is very experienced.” East faces another tough assignment tonight against a pair of strong Concord teams. Girls EAST ROWAN (41) — Wike 12, Sabo 9, Poole 7, Drew 4, Honeycutt 4, B. Boling 3, Goins 2, Lowe, Rummage, Sides. ROBINSON (70) — Cheek 22, Peay 12, Gray 9, Zeiler 8, Bernal 8, Trammell 5, Lloyd 2, Leftwich 2, Toppings 2. East 6 Robinson 12

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Boys EAST ROWAN (37) — Hough 7, Shepherd 7, Curlee 6, Gobble 4, Driver 4, W. Rogers 3, Gittens 2, Oglesby 2, Galloway 1, A. Rogers 1. ROBINSON (65) — Gadd 20, Smith 18, Muhirwa 6, Woody 6, Boswell 4, Koerner 4, Anzenberger 3, Bostick 2, Boyce 2. East 5 Robinson 26

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 Prep basketball The prep basketball season picks up tonight with the area’s first conference doubleheader — South Stanly at North Rowan in the YVC. It will be coach Andrew Mitchell’s first game at the helm of the Cavaliers. In non-conference action, Concord is at East Rowan, South Rowan is at A.L. Brown, Robinson is at Carson, and Davie is at North Iredell.

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softball program during the early signing period. Harriss is a two-time All-State and all-conference player and was Cannon’s offensive MVP last spring and defensive MVP her sophomore year. She hit two homers in a game against Jay M. Robinson last spring. Harriss competes in cross country and is one of the Cougars’ top basketball players. She plans to enroll in the College of Education and Human Development and study athletic training at Radford. “Julie has really come into her own working hard on being a top-notch catcher and we have seen her power numbers really soar,” Radford coach Mickey Dean said in a press release. Radford has won back-to-back Big South regular season and tournament championships.

 Local golf Forty-five GARS members played at Crescent Golf Club on Monday. Low ‘A’ flight player was Allen Hammill with a net of 65.85. Low ‘B’ flight player with a net of 71.37 was Ron Ervin. Low ‘C’ flight player was Paul Dombrowski with a net of 70.53. Low ‘D’ flight player with a net of 66.91 was David Lee.

 College men’s basketball Catawba’s men’s basketball team returns to the floor tonight in Charlotte with a game against Queens. Queens is 1-4, but it’s played a tough early schedule, including a loss to Division I Winthrop. The Royals lost by three points to Wingate and beat Lenoir-Rhyne by a convincing margin. Catawba, led by point guard Dominick Reid, is 2-2. The Indians lost to Livingstone and Winston-Salem State, but they beat Urbana and Pfeiffer. Catawba hasn’t played since it beat Pfeiffer on Nov. 21. Freshman Keon Moore scored 21 points in that game.  Drew Absher, a freshman invited walk-on at VMI, scored 18 points in 16 minutes in a 151-92 romp against Central Pennsylvania on Monday. Absher, who starred at Davie County, was 6-for-7 from the field, including 3-for-4 on 3pointers.  Brevard’s Dar- MOOSE ius Moose (Carson) scored eight points in a 76-68 win against Lees-McRae on Monday.  Wingate’s Odell Turner was honored as the SAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. The talented sophomore’s week included a 30-point night on 11-for-12 shooting.

 College women’s hoops Rashonda Mayfield (West Rowan) is averaging 13.8 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 3.0 steals per game for Voorhees. Mayfield hit both her 3point attempts and scored 17 points in her most recent outing against St. Andrews.  De’Rya Wylie (Salisbury) had three points and two rebounds as Elizabeth City beat Saginaw Valley 65-59.  Mars Hill’s Brittini Young has averaged 21.0 points a game in the Lions’ first five outings. Young, who began her prep career at East Rowan, has been on fire from the 3-point line. She’s 18-for-31.  Appalachian State’s Anna Freeman (East Davidson) scored 26 points to lead the Mountaineers to a 100-67 win against Elon on Monday.  Tusculum’s Jasmine Gunn was named SAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. The senior guard scored 51 points in leading the Pioneers to two wins.

West Rowan’s football team is ranked 95th nationally by  Pro basketball The other North Carolina teams Bryan McCullough (North Rowan) ranked in the top 100 are 4A schools — No. 19 Matthews Butler and No. 85 scored 16 points for his team in Romania on Saturday. Durham Hillside.  Donald Rutherford (Catawba) had 19 points and six rebounds in De Prep softball mark on Sunday. He’s averaging 11. Salisbury native Julie Harriss, a 5 points per game.  Caros Dixon (South Rowan) is power-hitting senior catcher at Concord’s Cannon School, signed a Na- averaging 13.5 points a game in Okitional Letter of Intent with Radford’s nawa. He scored 13 on Sunday.

Virginia knocks off No. 15 Gophers Associated Press College basketball ... MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota rolled into Williams Arena on Monday night with a No. 15 ranking, its highest ever under coach Tubby Smith. Mustapha Farrakhan scored a career-high 23 points and Mike Scott had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead Virginia to an 87-79 victory over the Golden Gophers on Monday night. Joe Harris scored 24 points and the Cavaliers (4-3) made 10 of 13 3-pointers to erase a 13-point first-half deficit and hand the Gophers (6-1) their first loss of the season. “I think everybody thought we’d

come in here and get blown out of the gym,” Scott said. “ It was a deflating loss for the Gophers, who beat North Carolina and West Virginia last week en route to a surprising victory at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off and could have continued their climb up the rankings with a win in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. No. 11 Baylor 90, Prairie View 45 WACO, Texas — LaceDarius Dunn hit a 3-pointer on the opening shot of the game, and 11th-ranked Baylor never trailed. Davidson 69, Monmouth 53 DAVIDSON — Brendan McKillop scored 17 points on 5-of-10 shooting from behind the arc as Davidson held off Monmouth.


Ronnie Gallagher, Sports Editor, 704-797-4287

TUESDAY November 30, 2010



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There was plenty of sunshine and plenty of people in Alumni Stadium when Livingstone played its 2010 Homecoming game.

Area football It’s Fan-tastic

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Catawba students turned out for the Indians wearing the school colors — on their face.

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Carson fans were excited in the early going against Concord.

North Rowan fans had to bundle up for the Cavaliers’ playoff game against West Montgomery.

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This West Rowan fan is happy.

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On a cold, damp night for football, Hornet Otoniel Luna keeps his head warm.

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Fans tried to keep those babies warm during Salisbury’s win against Berry.

Salisbury's Andrew Hargon had new head gear for the cold.


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The NHL roundup ... NEW YORK — Sidney Crosby extended his point streak to 13 games and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their seventh straight by beating the New York Rangers 3-1 on Monday night. The Penguins, 9-0-1 in their past 10, haven’t lost since falling to the Rangers at home in overtime on Nov. 15. Their previous loss in regulation was Nov. 11 against Boston.

TRASH TALK FroM 1B TCU — which inherited Boise State’s No. 3 slot in the latest BCS rankings and finished the regular season 12-0 at New Mexico — especially if Auburn and Oregon stumble next weekend in their remaining games. Plenty of self-proclaimed experts, more than a few drawing paychecks from that very same BCS, contend that shouldn’t matter. In their eyes, a one-loss Auburn or Oregon team, or Stanford, Wisconsin, Ohio State or Arkansas for that matter, is more deserving than TCU. The Horned Frogs’ last chance to state their case

It is the Penguins’ longest winning streak since another seven-game run in October 2009. Stars 4, Hurricanes 1 RALEIGH — James Neal scored twice and Kari Lehtonen made 27 saves to lift the surging Stars over Carolina. Jamie Benn had a goal and an assist while Steve Ott had the other goal for the Stars, who have won four in a row. They’ve earned points in seven of their last eight games to move into first place in the Pa-

cific Division. It was Dallas’ second win ever in Raleigh. Oilers 4, Senators 1 OTTAWA — Andrew Cogliano and Gilbert Brule each had a goal and an assist in the third period to lead Edmonton past Ottawa. Martin Gerber made 22 saves to win for the second time in two starts for Edmonton. Tom Gilbert scored a power-play goal late in the second to draw the Oilers even at 1.

would have been running up the score Saturday against the lowly Lobos. And they wound up beating New Mexico 66-17. But that was with quarterback Andy Dalton benched in the second half after a sack left his right elbow numb. There’s no telling how many points TCU could have put up if it was trying. “We ran the ball the last quarter and a half and we didn’t throw a pass,” coach Gary Patterson said. “I’m not going to quit doing what was right. They knew I wasn’t going to quit doing what’s right for the sake of a national championship.” If only the people in charge of the BCS cartel and their hired help had the same scruples. They began piling on Boise State almost

from the moment the Broncos turned up near the top of the preseason rankings, and didn’t let up until they lost. And if either Auburn or Oregon lose next weekend — the former against South Carolina in the SEC Championship; the latter against Oregon State in the annual “Civil War” — just watch how quickly they refocus their sights on TCU. The Horned Frogs are a much easier target in some respects. Boise State boasted the pedigree of a Fiesta Bowl win last season (against TCU, no less), beat a very good Virginia Tech team in the season opener, won nine straight by double digits, and ranked in the Top 10 in more than two-thirds of the offensive and defensive

statistical gauges the NCAA tracks. TCU, on the other hand, posted its best win was against a fast-fading Utah team, wasn’t quite as dominant as the Broncos week-in and out, and struggled to beat SMU and San Diego State. For all that, the voters in the two human polls as well as the computers ranked the Horned Frogs at No. 3 this week. And if either of the two teams ahead of them — or both — lose, it’s going to be difficult to make the case that they shouldn’t move into the national championship picture. But not impossible. That’s what the BCS machinations, rationalizations and tweaks are for.

The move from the Mountain West Conference becomes official July 1, 2012. ROSES FOR WISCONSIN? Wisconsin is on the verge of its first trip to the Rose Bowl since January 2000 after the Badgers remained ahead of Ohio State and Michigan State in the latest BCS standings. Those three teams tied for the Big Ten title, and the BCS standings are used to break that deadlock. Wisconsin was No. 5 Sunday, with Ohio State one spot behind and Michigan State No. 8. MICHIGAN ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon says he’s not letting speculation about Rich Rodriguez’s future change his timetable to evaluate the football coach. He helped the Wolverines qualify for a bowl — possibly the Insight Bowl on Dec. 28 — for the first time in his three seasons. The situation swirling around Rodriguez’s status might turn into a circus at the team’s banquet Thursday night because Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh plans to be there to be honored along with his 1985 teammates.

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the Mavericks stretched their winning streak to six games with a victory over the Rockets. Dallas used a 17-6 thirdquarter spurt capped by 11 straight from Butler to expand a seven-point halftime edge to 77-59. The Mavs carried an 83-71 lead into the final quarter.


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The college football roundup ... BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — South Carolina's Spencer Lanning, whose family has roots in Spencer, claimed the SEC’s special teams award after kicking three field goals and averaging 42.7 yards per punt against Clemson. Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is the SEC offensive player of the week for the fifth time. Newton passed for 216 yards and three touchdowns and ran for a fourth score to lead the Tigers’ come-from-behind 28-27 win over Alabama. Arkansas linebacker Jerico Nelson won defensive honors after making 11 tackles in a win over LSU, including a sack. BOWDEN ON SHANNON CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Even Bobby Bowden was surprised by Miami’s decision to fire Randy Shannon, and the legendary former Florida State coach says the Hurricanes should have given him at least one more season. Bowden tells The Associated Press that he watched a few of Miami’s games this season, noting the Hurricanes were “up and down, like teams are.” But he also said Shannon was having enough success in recruiting and with his team’s academic standing to merit a fifth season at the school. Miami fired Shannon on Saturday night, hours after the Hurricanes finished a 7-5 regular season. Shannon was 28-22 in his four seasons, without an ACC title or bowl victory. Head-to-head, Shannon won two of the three games he coached against Bowden’s Seminoles. TCU TO BIG EAST FORT WORTH, Texas — TCU is moving to the Big East Conference, where the Horned Frogs would be BCS busters no more. TCU’s board of trustees unanimously approved an invitation Monday to join the Big East in football and all other sports.


The NBA roundup ... MIAMI — LeBron James scored 30 points, Dwyane Wade added 26 and the Miami Heat pulled away steadily to beat Washington 105-94 on Monday night, keeping the Wizards winless away from home this season. Chris Bosh finished with 20 for the Heat, who won for just the second time in their past six games. James got Miami going with 20 in the first half, Wade then helped seal the win with 22 in the second half. It was the 100th regularseason win for Heat coach Erik Spoelstra, in his 182nd game. Andray Blatche scored 26 points and had nine rebounds for Washington, which is 0-8 on the road. Gilbert Arenas added 23 for Washington.

The Wizards were without No. 1 draft pick John Wall, who missed his second straight game with a bruised right knee. Thunder 95, Hornets 89 OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook scored 12 of his 25 points during a decisive 14-0 run late in the fourth quarter and also had 11 assists as the Thunder rallied to beat the Hornets. Westbrook scored six in a row to tie the game, then kept going with a driving layup and a 3-pointer that put the Thunder up 88-81 with 1:38 to play. After the 3-pointer, he mocked slamming guns down into holsters at his side. Mavericks 101, Rockets 91 DALLAS — Caron Butler scored 13 of his 19 points during a decisive third-quarter run, Dirk Nowitzki had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and

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No. 60806 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE North Carolina, Rowan County - 10 SP 952 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Jeanna Tinsley dated August 7, 2007 to Robert M. Landrum, Jr., Trustee for First Flight Federal Credit Union, recorded in Book 1101, Page 180, Rowan County Registry; default having been made in payment of the indebtedness thereby secured; and the necessary findings to permit foreclosure having been made by the Clerk of Superior Court of Rowan County, North Carolina; the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, the property conveyed in said deed of trust, the same lying and being in the County of Rowan and State of North Carolina, and more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number 9 of Grand Oaks Subdivision as shown on a plat map recorded in Book of Maps 9995, at Page 5109, in the Rowan County Registry, and said plat being incorporated by reference as if fully set out herein. Property Address: 1063 Holland Oaks, China Grove, NC 28023 Date of Sale: December 9, 2010 at 10:30AM Location of Sale: Rowan County Courthouse Record Owner(s): Jeanna Tinsley TERMS OF THE SALE: (1) This sale will be made subject to: (a) all prior liens, encumbrances, easements, right-of-ways, restrictive covenants or other restrictions of record affecting the property; (b) property taxes and assessments for the year in which the sale occurs, as well as any prior years; (c) federal tax liens with respect to which proper notice was not given to the Internal Revenue Service; and (d) federal tax liens to which proper notice was given to the Internal Revenue Service and to which the right of redemption applies. (2) The property is being sold "as is". Neither the beneficiary of the deed of trust, nor the undersigned Substitute Trustee, makes any warranties or representations concerning the property, including but not limited to, the physical or environmental condition of the property. Further, the undersigned Substitute Trustee makes no title warranties with respect to the title to the property. (3) The highest bidder will be responsible for the payment of revenue stamps payable to the Register of Deeds and any final court and/or auditing fees payable to the Clerk of Superior Court which are assessed on the high bid resulting from this foreclosure sale. (4) At the time of the sale, the highest bidder will be required to make a cash deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or $750.00, whichever is greater, with the remaining balance of the bid amount to be paid on the day following the expiration of the applicable ten (10) day upset bid period. (5) Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. (6) An order for possession of the property being sold may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. 4521.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession, by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. SMITH DEBNAM NARRON DRAKE SAINTSING & MYERS, L.L.P. Adam M. Gottsegen, Substitute Trustee P. O. Box 26268 Raleigh, NC 27611-6268 (919) 250-2000 For more information visit File No. CBM 95662447, 768517 11/30, 12/07/2010

No. 60780




In the Matter of the Foreclosure of Land Covered by a Certain Deed of Trust Given by Bijan Hashemzadeh and Crystal Hashemzadeh To John L. Holshouser, Jr., Trustee Trustee for Farmers & Merchants Bank of Granite Quarry, North Carolina, (Book 0966, Page 0295, Rowan County Registry) UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by BIJAN HASHEMZADEN and CRYSTAL HASHEMZADEH to John L. Holshouser, Jr., Trustee for Farmers & Merchants Bank, which Deed of Trust is dated February 28, 2003, recorded in Book 0966, Page 0295, Rowan County Registry; as modified in Modification and Extension of Deed of Trust dated April 3, 2006, recorded in Book 1062, Page 236, Rowan County Registry; and as modified in Modification and Extension of Deed of Trust dated June 10, 2008, and Donald D. Sayers having been named Substitute Trustee in document recorded in Book 1082, Page 987, Rowan County Registry, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the said Deed of Trust; and the Clerk of Superior Court granting permission for the foreclosure, said Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the land and property hereinafter described in the manner and upon the terms and conditions as hereinafter stated: 1. This foreclosure sale is and shall be conducted pursuant to the terms and provisions of that certain Deed of Trust described above. 2. The foreclosure sale will be conducted by the undersigned at 11:00AM, Tuesday, December 7, 2010, in the lobby of the Rowan County Courthouse, adjacent to the Clerk of Court, Salisbury, North Carolina. 3. The real property together with all buildings, improvements and fixtures of every kind and description erected or placed thereon, attached to or used in connection with the real property which will be sold pursuant to the Deed of Trust at the foreclosure sale is located in Rowan County, North Carolina, being more particularly described as follows: That certain 4.879 acre tract as shown on map recorded in Book of Maps 9995 at Page 3023 in the Rowan County Registry. There is excepted from the above tract that property described in North Carolina Deed of Release recorded in Book 1065, Page 785, in the Rowan County Registry. The address of the above described property is: 215 Forbes Avenue, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

No. 60804 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S FORECLOSURE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY – 10-SP-941 - 5310 UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Jackie S. Sanders and Kimberly R. Sanders, dated August 21, 2002 and recorded on September 3, 2002, in Book No. 949, at Page 965 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Rowan County, North Carolina; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury, North Carolina on December 8, 2010 at 1:00 PM that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Salisbury, County of Rowan, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. Address of property: 235 Independence Drive, Salisbury, NC 28147 Tax Parcel ID: 451D013 Present Record Owners: Jackie S. Sanders The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. In the event that the Owner and Holder or its intended assignee is exempt from paying the same, the successful bidder shall be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee's Deed, and any Land Transfer Tax. The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale "AS IS, WHERE IS" and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee, in its sole discretion, if it believes the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy may have additional rights pursuant to Title VII of 5.896 - Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which became effective on May 20, 2009. Dated: November 15, 2010 David A. Simpson, P.C., Substitute Trustee, Attorney at Law Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC Attorneys for David A. Simpson, P.C., Substitute Trustee 2550 West Tyvola Road, Suite 520, Charlotte, NC 28217 (704) 697-5809 No. 60805 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S FORECLOSURE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY – 5351 - 10-SP-946 UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Bobby B. Bramblett a/k/a Bobby Bramblett and Crystal Bramblett, dated November 13, 2000 and recorded on November 14, 2000, in Book No. 894, at Page 73 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Rowan County, North Carolina; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury, North Carolina on December 8, 2010 at 1:00 PM that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Rockwell, County of Rowan, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. Address of property: 265 Waycross, Rockwell, NC 28138 Tax Parcel ID: 434047 Present Record Owners: Bobby B. Bramblett a/k/a Bobby Bramblett and Crystal Bramblett The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. In the event that the Owner and Holder or its intended assignee is exempt from paying the same, the successful bidder shall be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee's Deed, and any Land Transfer Tax. The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale "AS IS, WHERE IS" and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee, in its sole discretion, if it believes the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 4521.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy may have additional rights pursuant to Title VII of 5.896 - Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which became effective on May 20, 2009.

4. The property hereinabove described shall be sold for cash to the highest bidder. A cash deposit equal in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the first One Thousand Dollars and no/100 ($1,000.00) plus five percent (5%) of the remaining balance of the bid may be required at the time of the sale. 5. The property hereinabove described shall be sold "where is and as is" and subject to the lien of all outstanding and unpaid taxes, assessments, and other encumbrances which may have a priority over the Deed of Trust herein referred to and is subject to all conditions, reservations, restrictions, easements and rights of way appearing in the chain of title, if any, affecting the above-described property. 6. This Notice of Sale shall be posted and advertised as required by the said Deed of Trust and as required by law, and after the sale, a Report of Sale will be entered immediately following the conclusion of the sale, and such sale shall remain open for raised or upset bid as by law permitted and required. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in or on this property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupied the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the Notice of Sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated in to the effective date of the termination. This 23rd day of November, 2010. Donald D. Sayers, Substitute Trustee WOODSON, SAYERS, LAWTHER, SHORT, PARROTT, WALKER & ABRAMSON, LL, 225 North Main Street - Suite 200, P. O. Box 829, Salisbury, North Carolina 28145-0829, Telephone: 704-633-5000, State Bar No.: 3868

No. 60782 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE 10-SP-980 UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Stacy C. Dassow and Jennifer L. Dassow, Husband and Wife, dated the 14th day of May, 2007, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Rowan County, North Carolina, in Book 1094 at Page 791 and modified by Loan Modification Agreement dated January 6, 2009 and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale in the County Courthouse of Rowan County, in the city of Salisbury, North Carolina, at 11:00 AM on the 7th day of December, 2010, all that certain parcel of land, more particularly described as follows: IMPROVEMENTS: House and lot/Condominium/or Lot LEGAL DESCRIPTION: BEING all of Lot 38 as shown on map of GARLAND PLACE recorded in Book of Maps at Page 2001 in the office of the Register for Rowan County, North Carolina. This is being the same property conveyed on 11/02/2001 in Book 922 Page 699. FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY: 616 East Campbell Avenue, Salisbury, NC 28146 PARCEL ID: 403C140 ADDITIONAL POSSIBLE STREET ADDRESS FOR REFERENCE PURPOSES ONLY: 616 E. Campbell Avenue, Salisbury, NC 28146 Notice & Disclaimer: The listed street address may be incorrect and is stated hereby for informational and reference purposes only. The Substitute Trustee makes no certifications or warranties that said street address is accurate or correct. It is each potential bidder's duty to determine with his/her own title examination that said street address is correct and matches the above legal description. The above legal description describes the property being sold and shall be controlling. PRESENT RECORD OWNERS as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds not more than 10 days prior to posting the notice are Stacy C. Dassow and Jennifer L. Dassow Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS 45-21.23. In the event that this sale is one of residential real property with less than 15 rental units, an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to NCGS 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. That upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of forty-five (45) cents per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS 7A-308 (a)(1). This sale is also subject to any applicable county and/or state land transfer and/or revenue tax, and the successful third party bidder shall be required to make payment for such tax. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance "AS IS, WHERE IS". Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the Deed of Trust/Security Instrument, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee of the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, encumbrances of record, including prior Deeds of Trust. The Substitute Trustee reserves the right to require a cash deposit or certified check made payable to the Substitute Trustee (no personal checks) for five percent (5%) of the purchase price or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, at the time of the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all remaining amounts are due immediately. If the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, EXCEPT AS STATED BELOW IN THE INSTANCE OF BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This the 16th day of November, 2010.

Dated: November 15, 2010 David A. Simpson, P.C., Substitute Trustee, By: Attorney at Law, Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC Attorneys for David A. Simpson, P.C., Substitute Trustee 2550 West Tyvola Road, Suite 520, Charlotte, NC 28217 (704) 697-5809



The Caudle Law Firm, P.A., Substitute Trustee By: David R. Caudle, President & Attorney at Law, State Bar Number 6075 2101 Rexford Road, Suite 165W, Charlotte, North Carolina 28211

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, ROWAN COUNTY - 10 SP 724 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Roberta J. Hawkins to Walter F. Jones, Trustee(s), dated January 29, 2008, and recorded in Book 1114, Page 207, Rowan County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Rowan County, North Carolina, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door in Rowan County, North Carolina, at 10:00AM on December 14, 2010, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit: All that certain lot or parcel of land situated in Rowan County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot 26 of Greenleigh, Section One, as shown upon a map prepared by Hudson & Almond Surveying, Mapping & Engineering, February-March-June-July, 1965, and recorded in Map Book Page 1035, in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Rowan County, North Carolina to which map reference is hereby made for a more particular description. Said property is commonly known as 220 Pinecrest Street, Salisbury, NC 28147. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105-228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, in the amount of Forty-five Cents (45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof or Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), whichever is greater. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be tendered in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance AS IS WHERE IS. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Roberta J Hawkins. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, that tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. ___________________________________ Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. Substitute Trustee 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 Our File No.: 432.1016235NC /NW Publication Dates: 11/30/2010 & 12/07/2010

No. 60807 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COUNTY OF ROWAN BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO: 10 SP 953 In the Matter of the Foreclosure of Deed of Trust executed by Salisbury Mall Associates, LLC, Grantor in Deed of Trust Recorded in Book 1097, at Page 915, Rowan County Registry, to Stewart Title of North Carolina, Inc., as Trustee [Kevin C. Donaldson, Substitute Trustee Under Instrument Recorded in Book 1167, Page 822] Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust and Security Agreement (hereinafter called "Deed of Trust") executed and delivered by Salisbury Mall Associates, LLC, dated June 27, 2007, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Rowan County, North Carolina, in Book 1097 at Page 915, and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and failure to carry out or perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained and pursuant to the demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court for Rowan County, North Carolina, entered in this foreclosure proceeding, the undersigned, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on the 14th day of December, 2010, at 2:00 P.M. At the usual place for foreclosure sales at the Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury, North Carolina, the following described real property (including any improvements thereon): PARCEL I: Commencing at N.C.G.S. Monument “McDonalds” (N. 710.839.0704', E.1,550,734.3001') and runs thence N 70 17'51” W – 216.46' to an existing iron pin, the point of beginning, said iron pin being the northernmost property corner of the Hotel Group of Salisbury, Inc. (McDonalds) (D.B. 1083 pg. 638), thence five lines with the Hotel Group of Salisbury, Inc. (McDonalds) as follows: (1) S 16 42'16”W – 149.77' to an existing iron pin, (2) S 28 43'03” E – 272.81' to an existing iron pin, (3) S 03 58'35” W – 37.73' to an existing p.k. Nail, (4) S 17 29'01” E – 100.45' to an existing iron pin, (5) N 67 26'55” E – 64.11' to an existing iron pin in the rear line of Timberlake Properties, LLC (D.B. 879 pg. 591), thence two lines with Timberlake Properties, LLC as follows: (1) S 17 24'36” E – 72.50' to an existing iron pin, (2) N 72 14'49” E – 178.62' to a new iron pin on the western right of way of Jake Alexander Boulevard West, thence four lines with the western right of way line of Jake Alexander Boulevard West as follows: (1) S 17 10 27” - E 85.00' to a new iron pin, (2) S 20 57'37” E – 66.12' to a new iron pin, (3) S 16 36'56” E – 21.32' to a new iron pin, (4) a curve to the left, said curve having a radius of 5,789.70' and an arc length of 101.38', said curve also having a chord bearing of S 18 08'52” E – 101.38' to a new iron pin, said iron pin being the northeastern property corner of Salisbury Commons Office Condominium, thence two lines with Salisbury Commons Office Condominium as follows: (1) S 60 40'26”W – 187.40' to an existing iron pin, (2) S 17 25'45” E – 49.98' to an existing iron pin, thence with the common rear lines of Salisbury Commons Office Condominium and John V. Redden (D.B. 1061 Pg. 298) S 21 58'18” E – 245.51' to an existing iron pin in the northern property line of the Frazier Realty Corp. Property (Auto Zone) (D.B. 977 Pg. 752), thence four lines with the Frazier Realty Corp. Property (Auto Zone) (D.B. 977 Pg. 752) as follows: (1) S 60 41'13” W – 19.17” to an existing iron pin, (2) S 21 56'32” E – 149.36' to an existing iron pin, (3) S 81 59' 26” E – 72.00' to an existing P.K. Nail, (4) N 64 38'31” E – 135.00' to an existing iron pin on the western right of way of Jake Alexander Boulevard West, thence with the western right of way of Jake Alexander Boulevard West with a curve to the left, said curve having a radius of 5,789.70' and an arc length of 80.48', said curve also having a chord bearing of S 23 20'26” E – 80.48' to a new iron pin, said iron pin being the northeastern property corner of Ramona H. Mowery et al (D.B. 454 Pg. 27), thence with Mowery, S 64 38'12” W 180.47' to an existing iron pin, said iron pin being the northeastern property corner of Clancy Hills Ltd. Partnership (D.B. 641 Pg. 336), thence with Clancy Hills Ltd. Partnership S 72 40'00” W – 938.54' to a new iron pin in the rear line of Cornelio Aguirre-Castro (D.B. 881 Pg. 483), thence with the common rear property lines of Aguirre-Castro and A.H., Inc. (D.B. 710 Pg. 428) N 00 43' 43” E – 450.64' to an existing iron pin, said iron pin being the southeastern property corner of the Hotel Group of Salisbury, Inc. (D.B. 1082 Pg. 638), thence four lines with the Hotel Group of Salisbury, Inc. as follows: (1) N 43 50' 00” W – 426.51' to an existing iron pin, (2) S 89 29'48” W – 128.73' to an existing iron pin, (3) N 40 57'26” W 457.37' to an existing iron pin, (4) N 16 25'58” E – 854.56' to a new iron pin on the southern right of way of Statesville Boulevard (U.S. Hwy. 70), thence with the southern right of way line of Statesville Boulevard (U.S. Hwy. 70), S. 73 23'45” E – 80.00' to a new iron pin, said iron pin being the northwestern property corner of Fidelity Bank #192 (D.B. 841 Pg. 145), thence three lines with Fidelity Bank #192 as follows: (1) S 16 23'23” W – 126.94' to a new P.K. Nail, (2) S 11 58'48” E – 118.01' to an existing iron pin, (3) N 81 56'48” E – 119.46' to an existing iron pin, said iron pin being the southwestern property corner of Sabrina/Samantha Corp. (D.B. 965 Pg. 271), thence five lines with Sabrina/Samantha Corp. as follows: (1) N 82 01'33” E – 46.32' to a new iron pin, (2) S 87 38'50” E – 99.84' to a new iron pin, (3) S 73 30'01” E – 150.00' to a new iron pin, (4) N 75 32'09” E – 29.15' to a new iron pin, (5) N 16 29'59” E – 123.00' to a new P.K. Nail on the southern right of way of Statesville Boulevard (U.S. Hwy. 70), thence with the southern right of way of Statesville Boulevard (U.S. Hwy. 70), S 73 38'32” E – 75.26' to an existing iron pin, said iron pin being the northwestern property corner of Kelly & Cohen Appliances, Inc. (D.B. 735 Pg. 666), thence four lines with the property of Kelly & Cohen Appliances, Inc. as follows: (1) S 16 21'06” W – 210.00' to a new iron pin, (2) S 28 59'00” E – 210.74' to an existing iron pin, (3) N 15 59'07” E – 16.35' to an existing iron pin, (4) N. 16 19'56” E – 341.66' to an existing iron pin on the southern right of way of Statesville Boulevard (U.S. Hwy. 70), thence with the southern right of way line of Statesville Boulevard (U.S. Hwy. 70), S 73 32'54” E 127.90' to the point of beginning. Parcel II: Together with: Those easements and rights set forth set forth in the Declaration of Rights, Restrictions and Easements recorded in Book 631, Page 984, as affected by the Approval Agreement recorded in Book 959, Page 898, Rowan County Registry. Together with the easements, rights, privileges and benefits appurtenant to said property as set forth and described in that certain Agreement between 601-70 Development Corporation and Salisbury Mall LTD recorded in Book 622, Page 925, Rowan County Registry. Together with the easements, rights, privileges and benefits appurtenant to said property as set forth and described in that certain License Agreement between Hotel Group of Salisbury, Incorporated and Sabrina/Samantha Corp. recorded in Book 1095, Page 800, Rowan County Registry, subject to the termination provisions therein. The address for the property is 1925, 1935 and 1939 Jake Alexander Boulevard West and 1951 Statesville Boulevard, Salisbury, North Carolina. The sale will be made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, restrictions and easements of record and assessments, if any. The record owner of the above-described real property as reflected on the records of the Rowan County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice is Salisbury Mall Associates, LLC. Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 45-21.10(b), and the terms of the Deed of Trust, any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Substitute Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of ten (10%) percent of the bid up to and including $1,000.00 plus five (5%) percent of any excess over $1,000.00. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance purchase price so bid at that time, he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in North Carolina General Statue 45-21.30(d) and (e). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. This the 9th day of November, 2010. Kevin C. Donaldson, JONES, CHILDERS, McLURKIN & DONALDSON, PLLC P. O. Box 3010, Mooresville, NC 28117 (704) 664-1127 POSTED AT THE ROWAN COUNTY COURTHOUSE ON THIS 9TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2010.


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Misc For Sale STEEL, Channel, Angle, Flat Bars, Pipe Orders Cut to Length. Mobile Home Truss- $6 ea.; Vinyl floor covering- $4.89 yd.; Carpet- $5.75 yd.; Masonite Siding 4x8- $14; 12”x16' lap siding at $6.95 ea. School Desks - $7.50 ea. RECYCLING, Top prices paid for Aluminum cans, Copper, Brass, Radiators, Aluminum. Davis Enterprises Inc. 7585 Sherrills Ford Rd. Salisbury, NC 28147 704-636-9821


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All Coin Collections Silver, gold & copper. Will buy foreign & scrap gold. 704-636-8123 Railroad Pocket Watches, Double Barrel Shotguns, Antique Jewelry, Silver Flatware, For Cash 704-633-5177 Timber wanted - Pine or hardwood. 5 acres or more select or clear cut. Shaver Wood Products, Inc. Call 704-278-9291. Watches – and scrap gold jewelry. 704-636-9277 or cell 704-239-9298

Send Us Photos Of You with your Salisbury Post to: Lawn mower, Craftsman. 7 hp. $55. RCA TV, 19 inch. $40. Call 704433-0651 for more info. Mulcher- Simplicity $175 cash only. Please call 704-279-1493

Refrigerator $150; Air conditioner $50; 2 bar stools $20 each, and two kerosene heaters $40 each. 704-310-8289



Music Sales & Service Piano. Antique, upright. Stool. Good condition. $500. Call 704-754-8837 after 10am.

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China Grove

3BR/2BA D/W on 1.07 acres, new roof and HVAC. New Price! $89,000. MLS 982148

Carson Area - Lease Option available Very nice 3 BR, 2 BA home with 2 car garage. Call Mi Casa Real Estate (704) 202-8195

Found dog. Beagle on Road area. Majolica Please call to identify. 704-647-2848.

China Grove. 289 Forest Abbey. (off Hwy 152).Great 2-story with basement. Lots of room, mountain-like views. Come for a warm cup of cider! $248,900. Carolina Central Homes 980-521-7816

Found dog. Small female on Flowering Tree Lane, Rockwell, black and brown. Call to identify. 704-279-3293 Found dog. Young Lab mix. Male. Jet black. Long Ferry Rd. area. Call 704-633-5378 to ID.

Granite Quarry-Garland Place, 3 BR, 2 BA, triple attached garage, single detached garage, whole house generator. Nice yard. R50640 $164,900 B&R Realty 704.633.2394

Salisbury, Henderson Estates, 3 BR, 2.5 BA, Basement, Double Attached Carport, R48766 $149,900 Monica Poole 704.245.4628 B&R Realty

No. 60777 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S FORECLOSURE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY - 10-SP-814 - 3592 UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by LeighAnn G. Williams and Joel T. Williams, dated October 31, 2007 and recorded on November 5, 2007, in Book No. 1108, at Page 151 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Rowan County, North Carolina; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury, North Carolina on December 1, 2010 at 1:00 PM that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Salisbury, County of Rowan, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. Address of property: 6350 Yount Drive, Salisbury, NC 28147 Tax Parcel ID: 755 048 Present Record Owners: LeighAnn G. Williams and Joel T. Williams The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. In the event that the Owner and Holder or its intended assignee is exempt from paying the same, the successful bidder shall be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee's Deed, and any Land Transfer Tax. The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale "AS IS, WHERE IS" and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee, in its sole discretion, if it believes the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy may have additional rights pursuant to Title VII of 5.896 - Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which became effective on May 20, 2009. Dated: October 4, 2010 David A. Simpson, P.C., Substitute Trustee, Attorney at Law Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC Attorneys for David A. Simpson, P.C., Substitute Trustee 2550 West Tyvola Road, Suite 520, Charlotte, NC 28217 (704) 697-5809 No. 60781 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, ROWAN COUNTY - 10 SP 943 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Margaret C. Shenk to PBRE, Inc., Trustee(s), dated December 15, 2008, and recorded in Book 1134, Page 647, Rowan County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Rowan County, North Carolina, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door in Rowan County, North Carolina, at 10:00AM on December 07, 2010, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit: Lying about two miles Southeast from Salisbury and on the North side of public highway leading from Old Concord Road to the Faith Highway along the Yadkin Railroad: Beginning at a stake in the public highway, a new line, and running thence with said new line, Northeast 440 feet to an iron stake; thence North 87 degrees 30 minutes West 35 feet to a stake, H. B. Corriher's corner; thence with H. B. Corriher's line, South 12 1/2 degrees West 429 feet to a stake in the public highway, H. B. Corriher's corner; thence with said highway in a Southeast direction 35 feet to the beginning, and being a part of the property described in Tract 1 in Deed Book 281, Page 151, in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Rowan County, North Carolina. Together with a perpetual right of ingress, egress, and regress over and upon that property owned by the grantors as recorded in Deed Book 379, Page 505, equivalent to a 15-foot radius extending from the Easternmost corner of the dwelling house located on the property as hereinabove described, it being the intention of this easement that the grantees shall have a right of access around the corner of the dwelling as noted upon a sketch attached herewith and incorporated herein. Said property is commonly known as 418 Morlan Park Road, Salisbury, NC 28146. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105-228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, in the amount of Forty-five Cents (45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof or Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), whichever is greater. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be tendered in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance AS IS WHERE IS. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Peggy Ann Pinyan and Jerry Wayne Crews, heirs to the estate of Margaret Crews Shenk. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, that tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. ___________________________________ Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. Substitute Trustee 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 Our File No.: 900.1018181NC /NW Publication Dates: 11/23/2010 & 11/30/2010

Lost 1 year old female cat. Tortoise shell (black with orange spots) Hwy 601 & Gheen Rd area. Please call if seen or found 704-202-7874 LOST AKITA PUPPY, she belonged to my 6 month old and 2 yr. Old. She's 7 weeks old, lost on Celtic Circle near Harrison Blvd. 704 762 9111 Travis Lost cell phone. Red Nokia. Possibly near mall Tractor Supply. or Around 11/18. Please call 704-642-1205

Western Rowan County. Knox Farm Subdivision. Beautiful lots available now starting at $19,900. B&R Realty 704.633.2394

Faith. 1145 Long Creek. 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2 Bonus Rooms. Master on main, Hardwood and ceramic tile floors. Storage everywhere. $199,900. Kerry, Key Real Estate 704-857-0539 or 704-433-7372. Directions: Faith Rd to L on Rainey. R into Shady Creek.


3 BR, 2 BA, newer kitchen, large dining room, split bedrooms, nice porches, huge detached garage, concrete drives. R51548 $99,000. Monica Poole 704-245-4628 B&R Realty

Rockwell. 2 BR, 1 BA, hardwood floors, detached carport, handicap ramp. $99,900 R47208 B&R Realty 704.633.2394 Rockwell


West Rowan – Country Club living in the country. Builder's custom brick home has 4 BR, 3 ½ BA w/main floor master suite. 3300 sqft. + partially finished bonus room. Lots of ceramic and granite. 2 fireplaces with gas logs. 6.5 very private wooded acres. Priced at $399,000. Reduced to sell! $389,000. Call for appt. 704-431-3267 Salisbury

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3 BR, 2 BA, Attached carport, Rocking Chair front porch, nice yard. R50846 $119,900 Monica Poole 704.245.4628 B&R Realty

PRICE REDUCED $27K – 365 D. Earnhardt Rd. East Rowan. 3BR, 2BA. Located on 3.11 acres, Large rooms with great closet/storage space, oversized garage. A definite must see!! Priced in the $200's!! MLS #50302 Teresa Rufty, TMR Realty, Inc. (704) 433-2582


Manufactured Home Sales $500 Down moves you in. Call and ask me how? Please call (704) 225-8850 American Homes of Rockwell Oldest Dealer in Rowan County. Best prices anywhere. 704-279-7997 Salisbury Area 3 or 4 bedroom, 2 baths, $500 down under $700 per month. 704-225-8850

1224 Gracebrook Dr. Very nice, well maintained home, large master suite with walk in closet. Great lot with 12x14 deck with Sun Setter Retractable awning. This one is special--Only $164,500 Key Real Estate Inc. Jim: 704-223-0459


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MUST Sell! Beautiful True Modular Display. 3 BR, 2 BA, Marsh Oak Cabinets™. Many features, porch included. Save over $10,000. Only $115,900. Includes setup and foundation, 50 mile radius of Richfield, NC. Call 704463-1516

E. Spencer

Southwestern Rowan County, Barnhardt Meadows. Quality home sites in country setting, restricted, pool and pool House complete. Use your builder or let us build for you. Lots start at $24,900. B&R Realty 704-633-2394


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New Listing Lost cat. Last seen off Old Mocksville Road, Saturday, November 13, male, shiny fur, solid black, with green eyes. Friendly, walks with tail straight up. We love and miss him. If found call 704-636-5329


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

Lots for Sale

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

Salisbury. 925 Agner Rd. Below tax and appraisal value at $399,000. 3 BR/2BA brick home w/sunroom and 2 car garage sits in the middle of this beautiful property. Open and wooded pasture areas w/barn. 704-603-8244 or 704-209-1405

Country Club Area

Found dog. Black lab mix, male, found in Belk parking lot, Nov. 22, blue collar. Call to identify. 704-633-6810 or 704433-8877

Homes for Sale


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Homes for Sale Genesis Realty 704-933-5000 Foreclosure Experts

Huge Price Reduction!

Jane Urban Allen Tate Realty 704-650-6075

Lost & Found Business Opportunities

Homes for Sale

For Sale By Owner House and 6+ Acres with Stream

Real Estate Services Allen Tate Realtors Daniel Almazan, Broker 704-202-0091 Arey RealtyREAL Service in Real Estate 704-633-5334 B & R REALTY 704-633-2394

Lost Mixed Siamese adult female. cat, Country Club Hills area. Missing since Oct. 30th. Please call 704-637-0874

Monument & Cemetery Lots

Great home priced 33k below tax value! Builder says bring all offers! Make lower interest rates work for you! Walk into your brand new home w/ equity! 3,112 sf 4BR, 4BA on .918 ac. Quality built w/lots of custom features. Central to Salis., Mooresville, Concord. MLS #50008 Teresa Rufty TMR Realty (704) 433-2582

Very nice 2 BR 2.5 BA condo overlooking golf course and pool! Great views, freshly decorated, screened in porch at rear. T51378. $103,900 Monica Poole B&R Realty 704-245-4628 Salisbury


Cemetery plots, 4 avail. In Brookhill Gardens. $1,800 ea. 704-637-2276 Leave message. Westlawn Memorial Pk. Two plots, Section Myrtle 2, Lot 271, $3,000 + $250 deed transfer for both. 704-857-7594

HERNIA REPAIR? Did you receive a Composix Kugel mesh patch between 1999-2007? If patch was removed due to complications of bowel perforation, abdominal wall tears, puncture of abdominal organs or intestinal fistulae, you may be entitled to compensation. Attorney Charles Johnson, 1-800535-5727.

Homes for Sale

Alexander Place

China Grove, 2 new homes under construction ... buy now and pick your own colors. Priced at only $114,900 and comes with a stove and dishwasher. B&R Realty 704-633-2394 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.

3-BR, 2-BA house at end of long, winding drive on 6plus acres on U.S. Highway 64 W in Davie County. 1,281 sq. ft. Two-car garage, 21-by-42 heated basement (outside entrance only), cottage-type outbuilding, and 10-by-42 covered back porch offers place to entertain, relax and enjoy a beautiful mountain view. Fence and row of Leyland cypresses provide privacy. Stream at back of property makes great picnic area. Call 336-407-3981, $175,000 - price negotiable.

Homes for Sale Lot for sale, 50 by 150, with brick structure house present. Needs lots of work. $4800. Priced for quick sale. Call today (336)431-5092 or if no answer (336)803-2104.

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

Lovely Home

3BR, 2BA. Wonderful location, new hardwoods in master BR and living room. Lovely kitchen with new stainless appliances. Deck, private back yard. R51492 $124,900 Monica Poole B&R Realty 704-245-4628

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Land for Sale

Forest Glen Realty Darlene Blount, Broker 704-633-8867 KEY REAL ESTATE, INC. 1755 U.S. HWY 29. South China Grove, NC 28023 704-857-0539 Rebecca Jones Realty 610 E. Liberty St, China Grove 704-857-SELL

********************** Front St. 3.37 acres, almost completed 50' x100' building. 704-636-1477

Rowan Realty, Professional, Accountable, Personable . 704-633-1071 William R. Kennedy Realty 428 E. Fisher Street 704-638-0673


Great Home! West Rowan - 401 Primrose - Perfect for that growing family!! 3,700+sf, .8 acres, 6 BR, 4½ BA, large rooms, lots of storage, tile throughout. Priced in the $200's. Motivated Seller! Bring Offer! USDA 100% Financing still available - MLS #49584 Teresa Rufty, TMR Realty, Inc. (704) 433-2582

New Home

Salisbury. Forest Creek. 3 Bedroom, 1.5 bath. New home priced at only $98,900. R48764 B&R Realty 704.633.2394

New Listing

2604 Stokes Ferry. Lovely 3BR/2BA Brick Ranch in Great Location. Hardwood Floors, Large Rooms, SunPorch, Attached Garage, Big Fenced Backyard. $129,900 MLS#976913 For Details 704-202-0091 Salisbury



New Listing

Salisbury, 3 BR, 2.5 BA, wonderful home on over 2 acres, horses allowed, partially fenced back yard, storage building. $164,900 R51465 B&R Realty 704.633.2394

3BR, 2BA. New stainless appliances, open floor plan, wonderful location close to hospital, still time to choose colors. R51547 $99,900. Monica Poole 704.245.4628 B&R Realty

Salisbury, 3 BR, 2 BA Well established neighborhood. All brick home with large deck. Large 2 car garage. R50188 $163,900 B&R Realty 704.633.2394

Real Estate Commercial Downtown Salis, 2300 sf office space, remodeled, off street pking. 633-7300

East Rowan. 10 acres. 160 ft. road frontage on Gold Knob Rd. Wooded. Paved road. Near East Rowan High School $94,500. 704-279-4629 W. Rowan 1.19 acs. Old Stony Knob Rd. Possible owner financing. Reduced $19,900. 704-640-3222

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25 Acres Beautiful Land for Sale by Owner 1 Hr to/from Charlotte, NC near Cleveland & Woodleaf & 3 Interstates: I-40, I-77, I-85. Restricted, no mobile or mod. Very rural, mostly wooded. Good hunting, deer, small game. Frontage on Hobson Rd., 2nd gravel driveway beside 2075 Hobson Rd mailbox. GPS zip code 27013. Safe distance from cities. Need sale this year. No reasonable offer refused. Owner phone: 336-766-6779, or Email to: See photos and directions:

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3 BR, 2 BA. Well cared for, kitchen with granite, eat at bar, dining area, large living room, mature trees, garden spot, 2 car garage plus storage bldgs. $154,900. Monica Poole 704.245.4628 B&R Realty

Beautiful 16.17 acre tract bordering the South Yadkin River. Great hunting land. Property is located off Foxwood Ln. off Potneck Rd. $79,900. 704-213-1201

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Land for Sale 2BR, 1BA. Cute home in city on corner lot. Easy access to shopping, great investment or for first time home buyer. R50827 $49,900 704.633.2394 B&R Realty

New Construction

Rockwell 3 BR, 2 BA in Hunters Pointe. Above ground pool, garage, huge area that could easily finished upstairs. R51150A. $179,900. B&R Realty 704-633-2394

Salisbury, 3 BR, 1 BA Full Unfinished Basement. Sunroom with fireplace. Double garage. R50828 $89,900 B & R Realty 704.633.2394

West Schools. 3BR, 2BA. Kitchen with appliances, laundry room, living & dining room, fireplace with gas logs. 2 car detached garage. Central heat & air. House built in 2003. Large lot. $134,000 Reduced $126,500 or make offer. Please call 704-633-0229

PRICED TO SELL!! BRING OFFERS!! Take advantage of lower land costs and interest rates! Six 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.

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

1, 2, & 3 BR Huge Apartments, very nice. $375 & up. 704-890-4587 1BR/1BA duplex fully furnished. TV, BR suite, LR furniture, refrig., washer / dryer, Sect. 8 approved. Heat, air, electricity & water incl'd. $750/mo + $500 dep. 704-636-1850 2 BR, 1 BA at Willow Oaks on Old Concord Rd. Has refrigerator & stove. All elect. Rent $425, Dep. $400. Rowan Properties 704-633-0446 2BR brick duplex with carport, convenient to hospita. $450 per month. 704-637-1020


Auctions (8) Investment Properties. Bank-owned residential & commercial real estate selling without Absolute reserve. Auction: Friday, December 10, 12pm. Preview properties online! (434) 525-2991 (VAAF93) Americana AuctionSATURDAY, DECEMBER 11 @ 10am. Kernersville, NC: 400+ Lots! See ID#3733. Preview TH-F 10-5. 336-996-2044 #5098 JCPEGG. NO BUYERS PREMIUM. Cash/CC/Cks. AUCTION- Construction Equipment & Trucks, December 10, 9 a.m. Richmond, VA. Excavators, Dozers, Dumps & More. Accepting Items Daily. Motley's Auction & Realty Group, 804-232-3300, ns. VAAL#16 AUCTIONFriday, December 10 - 10:00AM. 2141 Moir Mill Road, Reidsville. LOGGING EQUIPMENT: Skidders, Dozers, Log Loaders & Trailers & Lots More. John Pait & Associates, 336-299-1186. Inc. NCAL#1064. NCFL#5461. DEALERSHIP LIQUIDATION AUCTION, Stearns Jeep Chrysler and Stearns Chevrolet, 105 Auto Park Drive, Graham, NC, Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 9 a.m. Inspection date: Friday, December 3 at 9 a.m. until. Shop/Office equipment, furniture, safes, 14 above ground lifts, SPX State air Inspection, special compressors, tools, parts and on. See our website www.parkauctionrealty.c om or www.auctionzip ID#14226 or call 336263-3957. NCFAL#8834

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KEN WEDDINGTON Total Auctioneering Services 140 Eastside Dr., China Grove 704-8577458 License 392

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

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

Heritage Auction Co. Glenn M.Hester NC#4453 Salisbury (704)636-9277 INDUSTRIAL AUCTIONSaturday, December 11 9 a.m. 110E at Road, Meadowview Greensboro, NC. Selling Top Quality Industrial Supplies and Contractor Tools. All Items are New, In Box, Surplus. Dewalt, Husqvarna, Delta, Greenlee, Peco, Irwin, Ridge, Milwaukee, Bosch. m 704-791-8825. ncaf5479

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

TAX SEIZURE AUCTIONRestaurant Equipment, Wednesday, December 8 at 10 a.m. 196 Crawford Road, Statesville, NC. Selling Seized Restaurant Equipment for the NC Department of Revenue for Unpaid Taxes. Hundreds of Items, Gas Equipment, Refrigeration, Seating, more. m 704-791-8825. ncaf5479

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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 ~

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Cleaning Services Christian mom for cleaning jobs & ironing. Great rates. 704-932-1069 or 704791-9185



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

HMC Handyman Services. Any job around the house. Please call 704-239-4883

Home Improvement

Junk Removal

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

Anthony's Scrap Metal Service. Top prices paid for any type of metal or batteries. Free haul away. 704-433-1951

Around the House Repairs Carpentry. Electrical. Plumbing. H & H Construction 704-633-2219


ConstructionBrowning Structural repair, flooring installations, additions, decks, garages. 704-637-1578 LGC

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

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

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

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

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


Home Improvement


Home Improvement

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

Heating and Air Conditioning

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

Since 1955

Chimney Sweep & Fireplace



Job Seeker meeting at 112 E. Main St., Rockwell. 6:30pm Mons. Rachel Corl, Auctioneer. 704-279-3596 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

WOW! Clean Again! November Special! Lowest Prices in Town, Senior Citizens Discount, Residential/Commercial References available upon request. For more info. call 704-762-1402

Drywall Services

Carport and Garages



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

704-633-9295 Licensed, bonded and insured. Since 1985.

Buying Vehicles, Junk or Not, with or without titles. Any/ All. 704-239-6356

Lawn Maint. & Landscaping

Painting and Decorating

Roofing and Guttering

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

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

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

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

WILL BUY OLD CARS Complete with keys and title, $175 and up. (Salisbury area only) R.C.'s Garage & Salvage 704-636-8130 704-267-4163

The Floor Doctor Complete crawlspace work, Wood floor leveling, jacks installed, rotten wood replaced due to water or termites, brick/block/tile work, foundations, etc. 704-933-3494

Quality work at affordable prices NC G.C. #17608 NC Home Inspector #107. Complete contracting service, under home repairs, foundation and masonry repairs, light tractor work and property maintenence. 36 Years Exp. We accept Visa/MC. 704-633-3584 Duke C. Brown Sr. Owner

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

Don’t take chances with your hard earned money. Run your ad where it will pay for itself. Daily exposure brings fast results.

Lawn Maint. & Landscaping

~ 704-633-5033 ~

Tree Service A-1 Tree Service

Stoner Painting Contractor

3Established since 1978 3Reliable & Reasonable 3Insured Free Estimates!

~ 704-202-8881~

Professional Services Unlimited


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

Lawn Equipment Repair Services

Manufactured Home Services

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

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

Lawn Maint. & Landscaping

Moving and Storage

Earl's Lawn Care

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

3Mowing 3Yard Cleanup 3Trimming Bushes 3Leaf Removal 3Gutter Cleaning 3Core Aeration 3Fertilizing

FREE Estimates

Painting and Decorating

704-636-3415 704-640-3842

Bowen Painting Interior and Exterior Painting 704-630-6976.

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

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

Roofing and Guttering

Recognized by the Salisbury Tree Board

Graham's Tree Service Free estimates, reasonable rates. Licensed, Insured, Bonded. 704-633-9304 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 TREE WORKS by Jonathan Keener. Insured – Free estimates! Please call 704-636-0954.

We asked for your help,

and wow, did you answer! over 1,000 lbs of food!

In just a couple weeks, you brought in

Your contributions were divided between Rowan Helping Ministries and the Salvation Army - and since contributions are still coming in, we thought weʼd continue it through Christmas! And we also wanted to say

Thank You!




Houses for Rent

519/521 E. Cemetary St. 1 BR, $330; 2 BR $350. No pets. Deposit req. Call Jamie at 704-507-3915.

AAA+ Apartments $425-$950/mo. Chambers Realty 704-637-1020

Rockwell. 2BR, 1BA. Appl., gas heat. Storage bldg. $450/mo. 704-279-6850 or 704-798-3035

Airport Rd. Duplex. 2BR, 2BA. $575/mo. 2BR, 1BA $550/mo., lease + dep., water furnished. No pets. Call 704-637-0370

Moving to Town? Need a home or Apartment? We manage rental homes & apartments. Call and let us help you. Waggoner Realty Co. 704-633-0462

Salisbury 2BR. $525 and up. GOODMAN RENTALS 704-633-4802

Airport Rd., 1BR with stove, refrig., garbage pickup & water incl. Month-month lease. No pets. $400/mo+$300 deposit. Furnished $425/mo. 704-279-3808

BEST VALUE Quiet & Convenient, 2 bedroom town house, 1½ baths. All Electric, Central heat/air, no pets, pool. $550/mo. Includes water & basic cable.

West Side Manor Robert Cobb Rentals 2345 Statesville Blvd. Near Salisbury Mall

704-633-1234 China Grove 2BR, 1½ BA $450/month, deposit req. Approx. 1000 sqft. Call 704-798-9495. China Grove. 2BR, 2BA. All electric. Clean & safe. No pets. $575/month + deposit. 704-202-0605 China Grove. One room eff. w/ private bathroom & kitchenette. All utilities incl'd. $379/mo. + $100 deposit. 704-857-8112 CLANCY HILLS APARTMENTS 1, 2 & 3 BR, conveniently located in Salisbury. Handicap accessible units available. Section 8 assistance available. 704-6366408. Office Hours: M–F 9:00-12:00. TDD Relay 1-800-735-2962 Equal Housing Opportunity.

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


North Rowan. 1-2BR apt with washer/dryer. Central heat & air. $450/mo. + dep. 704-603-4199 Lv. msg. Rockwell Area. Apt. & Duplexes. $500-$600. 2BR Quiet Community. Marie Leonard-Hartsell at Wallace Realty 704-239-3096 S. Fulton St. Very nice 1500 sq ft 3 BR 2.5BA town house apartment. All elec., central heat/AC. Water incl., stove, refrig., dishwasher furnished. Outside storage. No pets. 1 yr lease. $625/mo. & $500 dep. 704-279-3808 Salisbury city. 2BR, 1BA duplex. VA convenient. Remodeled. Cent. air/heat. $475 + dep. 704-640-5750 Salisbury City. 2BR, 1BA. Very large 1,000 sq. ft. Central heat/air, $450 + dep. 704-640-5750 WELCOME HOME TO DEER PARK APTS. We have immediate openings for 1 & 2 BR apts. Call or come by and ask about our move-in specials. 704-278-4340 for info. For immediate info call 1-828-442-7116

Welcome Home!

Salisbury, 503 Walton Rd, 2 BRs. Central heat & air, new paint & carpet, well maintained, water furnished, no pets, $450 per month + $450 deposit. References & background check required. 704-6362486

Condos and Townhomes SALISBURY


3 BR, 2 BA, West/Hurley Schools. Quiet, private location in nice subdivision. 3 miles to mall. Central heat/air, appliances, dishwasher, wired storage building, concrete drive. $800 plus deposit. 704-279-0476

Duplex for Rent

Great Location! 2BR/2BA spacious condo, 2nd floor. Must see!!! Call 704-436-8159 for details and showings Wiltshire Village Condo for Rent, $700. 2nd floor. Looking for 2BR, 2BA in a quiet community setting? Call Bryce, Wallace Realty 704-2021319

Houses for Rent 407 S. Carolina Ave. 1 BR, 1 BA, very spacious, washer & dryer hookup, gas heat, water included. 704-340-8032 Eaman Park Apts. 2BR, 1BA. Near Salisbury High. $375/mo. Newly renovated. No pets. 704-798-3896

East Rowan. 2 bedrooms, 1bath townhouse with partial basement. Stove and refrigerator furnished, Washer / Dryer connections. Located across from Granite Quarry Elem. School, close to I-85 and shopping. $450 per month. Flowe Realty & Development. Call 704-2797848 or 704-640-6869

2 to 5 BR. HUD Section 8. Nice homes, nice st areas. Call us 1 . 704-630-0695 3 Homes. 2-East district, 1Carson district. 3 BR, 2 BA. $800-$1050. Lease, dep. & ref. req. 704.798.7233 3BR/1BA RENT TO OWN! Nice. $8,400 dn. NO MTHLY PAYMENTS! 1st Yr. 704-630-0695 4 BR, 1 BA on Jackson St. Refrigerator & stove furnished. Gas heat. Ren $675, Dep. $600. Rowan Properties, 704-633-0446 4 BR, 2 BA on W. Henderson. Large w/double car garage. Has refrigerator, stove & dishwasher. Has gas heat. $750 rent, $700 dep. Rowan Properties, 704-633-0446

Attn. Landlords East Rowan. Large 2BR, 1½BA duplex, in the country. Completely remodeled, ceramic tile / hardwood, large yard, dishwasher, ice maker, garbage, lawn care, & water furnished. Pets negotiable. Seniors welcome. Handicap ramp available on request. $600/month + $600 dep. 843-992-8845 or 704-279-5555

EXTRA NICE! Spencer. 1BR duplex $400/mo & 2BR unfurn'd + dep. Water & garbage P/U incl'd. 336-596-6726

Fabulous Loft!

Downtown Salisbury 2nd floor loft. All appliances. $970 plus. Free parking 704-637-0855 days 704636-6240 evenings Holly Leaf Apts. 2BR, 1½BA. $555. Kitchen appliances, W/D connection, cable ready. 704-637-5588 Kannapolis - 1 BR. $430 per month + $400 deposit. References required. 704-933-3330 or 704-939-6915 Kannapolis. Cute little duplex completely furnished $500 dep, $500/mo, no pets and 2 max. 704-782-1881

Lovely Duplex Rowan Hospital area. 2BR, 1BA. Heat, air, water, appl. incl. $675. 704-633-3997 Moreland Pk area. 2BR all appliances furnished. $495-$595/mo. Deposit negotiable. Section 8 welcome. 336-247-2593

House Apple Realty has a 10 year / 95+% occupancy rate on prop's we've managed. 704-633-5067

Don't Pay Rent! 3BR, 2BA homes at 108 John Michael Lane & Crescent Heights. Call 704-239-3690 for info. E. Spencer, 306 E. Torbush, 3BR/1½ BA, fully furnished: 2 large TVs, 3 BR suites, LR furniture, dish washer, refrig., washer / dryer, central heat/air. Sect. 8 approved. $875/mo + $500 dep. 704-636-1850 Faith/Carson district. 3BR / 2BA, no smoking, no pets. $650/mo + dep + refs. 704-279-8428 Fulton St. 3 BR, 1 ½ BA. Refrigerator, stove furnished. Rent $725, Dep., $700. Call Rowan Properties 704-633-0446 Heilig Ave. 2BR, 1BA. ALL ELECTRIC Home. Nicely updated, avail Dec. 1. $600. TeriJon Props. 704-490-1121 Houses: 3BRs, 1BA. Apartments: 2 & 3 BR's, 1BA Deposit required. Faith Realty 704-630-9650 Inside city limits. 2BR & 3BR units. Central HVAC. $575-$700/mo. 704-239-4883 Broker Kannapolis, 315 Tara Elizabeth Pl. 3 BR, 2 BA, $825 monthly; 1902 Mission Oaks 3 BR, 2.5 BA, $925 monthly. KREA 704-933-2231 Miller Chapel Rd. 2BR. Office, appl., Large yard. Limit 2. No pets. $650/mo + dep. 704-855-7720 Rockwell 3BR, 2BA Central HVAC, appls. Storage bldg. $700/mo. All electric, 704279-6850/704-798-3035 Rockwell. 2BR, 1½BA. Brick home with garage, deck. All appliances + dishwasher. $725/mo. + deposit. References. Call 704-636-5992.

Office and Commercial Rental China Grove. 1200 sq ft. $800/mo + deposit. Call 704-855-2100 Furnished Key Man Office Suites - $250-350. Jake & 150. Util & internet incl. 704-721-6831 Granite Quarry Special Commercial Metal Buildings for Small Trade Business, hobby shop space or storage. Units avail up to 1800 sq ft w/ office area. Video surveillance and ample parking. 704-279-4422

Manufactured Home for Rent

Salisbury 3/4BR/2BA, attached double garage, open floor plan, all electric with new heat pump, private wooded 2 acre lot on Cauble Rd. Available December with one year lease required. No Section 8. $990/mo + $990 security deposit + credit check. Conditional pet policy with fee. 704633-8670 Salisbury 4BR/2BA, brick ranch, basement, 2,000 SF, garage, nice area. $1,195/mo. 704-630-0695 Salisbury area, quite neighborhood, 3 BR, 1.5 BA, hardwood floors, gas heat, central A/C. $700 per month + $700. Deposit. 704 278-9281 Salisbury

City Privacy


Statesville Blvd. 2BR, 1BA. Appls, water, sewer incl. Pets OK. $450/mo. + $450 dep. 704-279-7463 West & South Rowan. 2 & 3 BR. No pets. Perfect for 3. Water included. Please call 704-857-6951

Roommate Wanted Large home, full kitchen access, OTR truck driver usually not home. Owner pays power, water, sewer, trash and gas. $400/mo. 704-754-2108


Transportation Financing

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

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

Trucks, SUVs & Vans Mercedes S320, 1999 Black on Grey leather interior, 3.2, V6, auto trans, LOADED, all power ops, low miles, SUNROOF, chrome rims good tires BULLET PROOF WINDOWS, extra clean MUST SEE! 704-603-4255

For Sale or Lease!

Acura MDX, 2002 Touring Red with Tan leather interior, 3.5, V6, auto trans., am, fm, cd changer, tape, NAVIGATION, all power ops, alloy rims, SUNROOF, chrome step bars, FULLY LOADED MUST SEE!!!! 704-603-4255

Rooms for Rent

Kannapolis area. 2,500 s.f. church complete with pews, 10 yrs old, heat & AC on 3.5 acres, lots of parking. Can be used for office space, shop or $1,100/mo. warehouse 704-791-6750

Nissan 350, 2004 Conv Silver with Black leather interior, 3.5, V6, auto tiptronic trans, Bose am, fm, cd, tape sound system, FUN FOR THOSE NICE DAYS!!!!! 704-603-4255


Office Space

Salisbury. We have office suites available in the Executive Center. First Month Free with No Deposit! With all utilities from $150 and up. Lots of amenities. Call Karen Rufty at B & R Realty 704-202-6041

Chevrolet, 2005, Colorado 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! 1330 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

want your We vehicle! 1999 to 2011 under 150,000 miles. Please call for 704-216-2663 your cash offer.

BMW, 2005 325i Midnight Black on tan leather 2.5 V6 auto trans, am, fm, cd, sunroof, dual seat warmers, all power, duel power seats, RUNS & DRIVES NICELY!! 704-603-4255

Weekly Special Only $14,995

Salisbury City, Near Hospital. 4BR/2½BA, 2,250 Sq. Ft., Two Car Garage, Fenced Backyard. $1500/month + $1500 deposit. Call Lauren 704-232-0823. Salisbury N. Fulton St., 2BR/1BA Duplex, limit 3, no pets, $525/month + deposit. 704-855-2100 Salisbury, 1314 Lincolnton Rd., 2 BR, 1 BA brick house. Hardwood floors throughout, close to Jake Alexander Blvd. Wallace Realty 704-636-2021 Salisbury, 3BR, 1BA Duplex. All electric, central air/heat, appliances, hookups. Near VA. $525. 704-636-3307 Salisbury, in country. 3BR, 2BA. With in-law apartment. $1000/mo. No pets. Deposit & ref. 704855-2100 Salisbury. 3 & 2 Bedroom Houses. $500-$1,000. Also, Duplex Apartments. 704636-6100 or 704-633-8263 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 Salisbury. 3BR, 401 Heilig Ave. $575/mo. Or will finance to purchase. 704-202-5879 Salisbury. Elizabeth Ave. 3BR, 1½BA. All electric. Free water and sewer. $645/mo. Section 8 OK. 704-633-6035 Salisbury/E. Spencer 2 BR, 1 BA. $425. 704-2482520. Sect. 8 OK. CarolinaPiedmont Properties Salisbury/Spencer 2, 4 & 5 BR $450-$850/mo. 704202-3644 or leave message. No calls after 7pm Spencer. 3BRs & 2BAs. Remodeled. Great area! Owner financing available. 704-202-2696 W Rowan/Woodleaf school dist. 2BR/1BA house. Taking applications. No pets. $425/mo. 704-754-7421 West Rowan area. Big home. 20 acres. $895/ month. Please call 704239-0691

Office and Commercial Rental

1st Month Free Rent! Salisbury, Kent Executive Park office suites, $100 & up. Utilities paid. Conference room, internet access, break room, ample parking. 704-202-5879 450 to 1,000 sq. ft. of Warehouse Space off Jake Alexander Blvd. Call 704279-8377 or 704-279-6882

5,000, 10,000 & 20,000 sqft. Buildings available with loading docks and offices. Call Bradshaw Real Estate 704-633-9011

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

Cadillac Catera, 2000. Satin Black on Tan leather interior, 3.0, V6, trans., BOSE auto am,fm,cd, steering wheel controls, SUNROOF , all power, alloy rims, LOADED !!! 704-603-4255

Jaguar S-Type, 2005. Black with black leather interior, 6 speed auto trans, 4.2L V8 Engine, AM/FM/CD Changer, Premium Sound. Call Steve today! 704-603-4255 Chevy Silverado 1500 Extended Cab, 2001. 4x4. Summit White with Gray Leather Interior, 5.3L, V8 (Vortec) Engine. 4 speed electronic auto trans. 704-603-4255

Chevrolet, 1997, Lumina. V-6. One owner. Needs head gasket. $500 obo. Call 704-642-1501

Jeep, 2006, Grand Cherokee LAR/COL/FR. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! 1330 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

Warehouse space / manufacturing as low as $1.25/sq. ft./yr. Deposit. Call 704-431-8636


Beautiful large lots ready for your single wide 97 or newer mobile home. Established quiet community and infrastructure includes paved roads, individual septic tanks, weekly trash collection and 2 vehicle parking spaces. $185/ month, near exit 83 from I85. Call after 1pm for details. 704-210-8176 East Salisbury mobile home lot. Water & electric ready for hook-up. Not in park. Call 704-638-0108

Dodge, 2006, Magnum R/T. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock!


Financing Available!

Chrysler '97 LHS 130K, V-6, rebuilt trans. All options, alloy rims, $1800 OBO. Toyota '92 Celica 1.6L, 5 speed, good tires, $600 OBO. 704-431-4209

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

Oldsmobile, 1998, Intrigue GL. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock!

Between Salis. & China Grove. 2BR. No pets. Appl. & trash pickup incl. $475/ mo + dep. 704-855-7720

Faith–2 BR, 1 BA. $350/mo. + dep. 2 BR, 1 BA, $425/mo. + dep. Near Carson High. 704239-2833

Honda Accord, 2006 . Graphite Pearl with gray cloth interior. 5 speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Dual front airbags. 704-603-4255

Hyundai, 2006, Sonata GLS/LX. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock!

Dodge Dakota 1991, V8, 2WD, 218,300 miles, currently on the road, runs fine. Can be used as a work, farm or hunting truck. $725. Call 704637-7280

Ford Expedition XLT, 2004, Blue with Grey cloth interior 4.6 back with auto trans, all power ops, 4X4 with towing pkg, rear air and audio, 3rd seat, lighted running boards PERFECT FOR THE FAMILY!!!! 704603-4255 $5 off with ad

Transportation Dealerships

Ford, 2001, Ranger. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock!

Jeep, 2007, Compass Sport. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock!

Mazda, 2006, MPV Wagon. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! 1330 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

Mercedes ML320, 1998 Onyx Black, Dk Grey interior, 3.2 V6 auto trans, all power, DUAL HEATED LEATHER SEATS, alloy rims wrapped in good tires, SUNROOF, runs & drives awesome!! 704603-4255


Transportation Financing

Tim Marburger Honda 1309 N First St. (Hwy 52) Albemarle NC 704-983-4107 Troutman Motor Co. Highway 29 South, Concord, NC 704-782-3105

Transportation Financing

Ford, 2003, Explorer. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! 1330 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

Toyota 4 Runner, 1997 Limited Forest Green on Tan Leather interior V6 auto trans, am, fm, cd, tape, SUNROOF, alloy rims, good tires, CHEAP TRANSPORTATION!!!! 704-603-4255

Looking Good!

S. Rowan area. Nice, 3BR/1BA S/W, garage, fenced bk yd, trash & lawn svc, $650/mo + dep. 704640-5496 or 704-639-1318 South area. 2BR mobile home, remodel w/ A/C. $90/wk., $200 deposit. No pets. 704-857-2649

Chevy Suburban 2007 Dark Blue metallic with tan leather interior, 4 speed auto trans, am, fm, cd premium sound. Third row seating. 704-6034255

If it's a battery, we sell it! We Buy Old Batteries! Faith Rd. to Hwy 152 Store across from Sifford's Marathon 704-213-1005

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

Toyota, 2005 Camry, LE/XLE/SE. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! 1330 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

Near Faith. SW on private, wooded lot. No pets. Max. occupancy 3. Credit check & deposit req. $400/mo. 704-279-4838

Rockwell 2BR/1BA, W/D, stove & refrig, includes water & trash. No pets or smoking. $450/mo, $400 dep. 704-279-8880

Wholesale Not Retail

Pontiac, 2006, G6 GTP. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! 1330 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

Linwood 2BR/1BA, S/W private lot, $425/mo + deposit required, no pets. Call 704-633-9712

Near I-85. 3BR/2BA D/W , F/P, covered back porch. 1,800 sq. ft. 1 ac lot, nice n'hood. Lg rooms. $700/mo. + $700 dep. 704-245-0172

Authorized EZGO Dealer. 30 years selling, servicing GOLF CARS Golf Car Batteries 6 volt, 8 volt. Golf car utility sales. US 52, 5 miles south of Salisbury. Beside East Rowan HS & Old Stone Winery. Look for EZGO sign. All batteries brand new, not reconditioned or refurbished (definition: weak or old batteries washed out). Buy 6 batteries & receive $10 gift receipt for purchase of a bottle of OLD STONE Wine. Coupon good until 11/30/10. 704-245-3660

BATTERY-R-US Ford, 2006 Fusion SE. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! 1330 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

Gold Hill, 2 bedroom, trash and lawn service included. No pets. $450 month. 704-433-1255

Landis. 3BR, 2 full BA. Laminate hardwood, fireplace, Jacuzzi tub. $575. + dep. 704-202-3790

Service & Parts

Faith. 2BR, 1BA. Water, trash, lawn maint. incl. No pets. Ref. $425. 704-2794282 or 704-202-3876

Hurley School Rd. 2 BR, 2 BA. Nice yard, subdivision. Central air/ heat. $460/mo. + dep. 704-640-5750

Used Cars Needed Will Buy Used Cars (any make) No Purchase Necessary! See Gary Sloan – Sales Manager 704-216-2662

Manufactured Home for Rent

East Area. 2BR, water, trash. Limit 2. Dep. req. No pets. Call 704-6367531 or 704-202-4991

Honda Pilot EXL, 2005 Burgandy Red on Tan leather interior, 3.5, V6, auto trans, 4X4, LOADED, all power, SUNam,fm,cd,tape, ROOF, DUAL HEATED SEATS, steering wheel controls, MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE!!!!! 704-603-4255

Jeep Wrangler, 2005. Bright silver metallic with black cloth interior. 6 speed manual trans. AM, FM, CD Player, rollover protection system. 704603-4255

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

Manufactured Home Lot Rentals

GMC, 2000. Yukon/Denali 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! 1330 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

Chevrolet, 2006, Equinox LT. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! 1330 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

Brick 3BR, 1.5BA. Appliances, including dishwasher and microwave, carport, storage building, back porch. New carpet. Lease, decredit check. posit, $800/mo. 704-782-5037

Ford, 2007, Ranger. 4 cylinder, 5 speed, AM/ FM radio, cruise control. 103,000 miles, $5,800. Please call 704-647-0881

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


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

Trucks, SUVs & Vans

Volkswagen Jetta Ecodiesel turbo, 1992, 5 speed, 48+ mpg, 192K miles, $2700 or best offer. 704-223-0603


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

Colonial Village Apts. “A Good Place to Live” 1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms Affordable & Spacious Water Included 704-636-8385



Mercury 1995 Sable, very good condition, looks good, runs good, 160K miles, $1,500. 704633-9044

We are the area's largest selection of quality preowned autos. Financing avail. to suit a variety of needs. Carfax avail. No Gimmicks – We take pride in giving excellent service to all our customers.

Call Steve today! 704-603-4255

Ford, 2004, F150. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! 1330 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.

Toyota Tundra Sr5, 2007, crew cab 2WD. Silver sky metallic w/grey cloth int., 4.7, V8, auto trans. AM/FM/CD, all power, towing pkg, non smoker, low mile, Extra Clean! 704603-4255

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For Better or For Worse/Lynn Johnston

Frank & Ernest/Bob Thaves

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Muscle spasms linked to vitamin D usage Dear Dr. Gott: I read your article on severe cramping and muscle spasms. I took 1,000 IU of vitamin D with my calcium for 10 months. I was up from 10 to 20 times a night with severe, excruciating cramps. Then I ran out of vitamin D and didn’t take it for a couple of days. I had no cramps during this time. I tried a lower dose of D two more times. The cramps started immediately. I stopped the D again and am f i n a l l y cramp-free. I t ’ s strange but People DR. PETER true. should look GOTT into their meds, even if cramps and spasms aren’t listed as a side effect. Also, if I get my vitamin D naturally, why do I need a supplement to help absorb calcium? Dear Reader: That’s a great question. Calcium is vital for the formation and maintenance of strong bones and for normal bodily func-

tions such as the development and maintenance of strong teeth. It is required for the contraction and expansion of blood vessels, the secretion of enzymes and hormones, and the transmission of impulses of the nervous system. Vitamin D is equally important for the absorption of calcium from the intestines. The combination is most often used to prevent deficiency and to treat it in those who are calcium deficient. An adequate daily calcium intake is 1,000 milligrams for people between the ages of 19 and 50; and 1,200 for those 50 and older. Food sources include milk, cheese, yogurt, tofu, salmon, fortified cereals and instant breakfast drinks. An adequate daily intake for vitamin D is 200 IU for people between the ages of 19 and 50; 400 IU for those between the ages of 51 and 70; and 600 IU for those 71 and older. This fat-soluble vitamin is found in fortified milk products and cereals, egg yolks, butter, salmon, sardines, herring and beef liver. Aside from food sources, sunlight exposure

for about 15 minutes a day is reported to provide the necessary amount, but don’t get too much sun. Side effects of too much calcium with D include drowsiness, weakness, dry mouth, irregular heartbeat, difficulty breathing, nausea or vomiting and constipation, but the list goes on and on. If any of these symptoms are experienced, a user should contact his or her physician promptly. You don’t indicate your age, so I am unsure whether you have issues with such disorders as osteoporosis; however, if your diet is adequate, I don’t believe you require a supplement, but this can be determined by a blood test. You will continue to receive some benefit from the calcium you take, even if you discontinue the D. Perhaps the answer is to take a good one-a-day vitamin. Speak with your doctor regarding his or her views on the subject. In the interim, read labels at your local grocery store when selecting foods. That way, you can determine whether you satisfy the recommended requirements through diet

alone. If not, the next step might be to select some of the foods recommended so you can increase your intake naturally. To provide related information, I am sending you a copy of my Health Report “Vitamins & Minerals.” Other readers who would like a copy should send a self-addressed stamped No. 10 envelope and a $2 check or money order made payable to Newsletter and mailed to Newsletter, P.O. Box 167, Wickliffe, OH 44092-0167. Be sure to mention the title or print an order form off my website at www.AskDrGottMD .com. Dr. Peter H. Gott is a retired physician and the author of several books, including “Live Longer, Live Better,” “Dr. Gott’s No Flour, No Sugar Diet” and “Dr. Gott’s No Flour, No Sugar Cookbook,” which are available at most bookstores or online. His website is United FeatUre Syndicate

Faith Evans pleads no contest to reckless driving LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say Faith Evans has pleaded no contest to reckless driving after being arrested in August for investigation of drunken driving. Los Angeles city attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan

says the Grammy-winning singer entered the plea Monday and was sentenced to three years of informal probation. Police say the 37-year-old Evans was arrested after being stopped at a DUI check-

point in Marina del Rey. She is the widow of rapper Christopher Wallace, also known as the Notorious B.I.G. Evans won a Grammy in 1998 for the song “I’ll Be Missing You.” It was not immediately

clear whether she was represented by an attorney. A phone message left with her agent, Marc Gerald, was not immediately returned. Evans’ plea was first reported by celebrity website TMZ.

Tuesday, Nov. 30 There are strong indications that you will be far luckier than usual in the coming months, both socially and in your business affairs. Numerous opportunities will become available to you in each area, so make the most of them. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — If you need some kind of specific favor that can only be granted from someone who has the wherewithal, go directly to an individual who fits this need. Don’t use an intermediary. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Your chances for being able to overcome an adversarial arrangement look extremely encouraging. However, you’ll be most effective if you play your trump cards last. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)— You are likely to find out that there is plenty of justification for feeling hopeful about a new endeavor in which you’re involved. It may prove to have a bit more potential than you think. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — The reason why your chances for success look good is because your emotions and ambitious objectives are in sync. Each force will serve to fuel the other when needed. Aries (March 21-April 19) — When it comes to something for which you need help, first ask someone who would be a competent assistant, and second make sure this person will benefit in some way for his/her help. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — It isn’t like (April 20-May 20) - Your financial affairs can benefit from your usual sources as well as from an occasional asset you’ve used before. If you’re hoping to advance your holdings, go to all wellsprings. Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Don’t hesitate to ask for the assistance of someone you know who might be the perfect person to help you swing something important that you’ve been trying to initiate. Chances are s/he’ll comply. Cancer (June 21-July 22) — The only way a matter that is quite meaningful to you materially can be concluded is if you put all else aside and make it your top priority. You’ve got to risk it to get the biscuit. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Something positive could come about through a pal who knows how to ignite your ambitions. This person may be someone you rarely see but who pops up when something of interest is at stake. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Your luck usually tends to come about through situations that can produce material gains through traditional channels, not speculative ones. Don’t waste your time looking elsewhere. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — The major reason that several important objectives will be achieved is because you’re not likely to be too easily discouraged, regardless of the obstacles you might face. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Attitude will be extremely important when it comes to your commercial dealings. Be careful not to anticipate any kind of rejection or negative development. Believe to achieve! United FeatUre Syndicate

Today’s celebrity birthdays Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. is 92. Actor Robert Guillaume is 83. TV personality-producer Dick Clark is 81. Country singer-record company executive Jimmy Bowen is 73. Director Ridley Scott is 73. Singer Rob Grill of the Grass Roots is 67. Bassist Roger Glover of Deep Purple is 65. Actress Margaret Whitton is 60. Singer-actor Mandy Patinkin is 58. Guitarist Shuggie Otis is 57. Country singer Jeannie Kendall of The Kendalls is 56. Singer Billy Idol is 55. Guitarist John Ashton of Psychedelic Furs is 53. Comedian Colin Mochrie (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?”) is 53. Rapper Jalil of Whodini is 47. Actor-director Ben Stiller is 45. Actress Sandra Oh is 40.

For your partner, who needs it! BY PHILLIP ALDER United Feature Syndicate

The Bridge World monthly magazine aims primarily at serious tournament players, but has a section called Bridgeworks, which is specifically for those hoping to become one of the strongest in their club. It would be very useful for your partner! In this declarer-play problem from the magazine, how would you try to make four hearts after West leads the trump jack? The bidding had a modern ring to it. North’s two-diamond reverse was forcing for one round, showing fiveplus clubs, shorter diamonds, fewer than four hearts and four spades, and usually 17plus points. Your two-spade rebid was artificial, showing a weak hand and denying five hearts. (Any rebid higher than two spades would have been natural and game-forcing.) But when North described a powerful 1-3-4-5 hand, you went for game in the 4-3 fit. (Afterward, you will assure partner that East would have led a low trump, the only start to defeat the excellent six-club contract.) Assuming there are no very bad breaks, you have at least 10 tricks: three hearts, two diamonds and five clubs. However, you must be able to draw trumps before you can run the clubs. Here, if you immediately

take your three top hearts and turn to clubs, West will ruff the third club and the defenders will take four spade tricks for down two. Instead, accept one trump loser. Duck the first trick, or win with dummy’s ace and duck the second round of hearts. Then everything is under control. Details are at


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Data from Salisbury through ough 6 p.m. yest. Temperature

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Today Hi Lo W 30 19 pc 48 24 s 82 62 pc 26 10 cd 75 60 cd 32 13 pc 35 28 sn

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Tomorrow Hi Lo W 47 29 pc 59 33 t 56 32 sh 36 17 pc 56 41 r 30 20 cd 36 26 fl 62 39 pc 51 23 pc 37 28 fl -8 -27 pc 33 21 cd

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