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Donating to the Christmas Happiness Fund has become a tradition for the Saints and Sinners Sunday school class at Organ Lutheran Church. “It’s just something we always do,” said treasurer Darrell Simpson. “We’ve always thought it was a good cause.” The fund, which will help provide needy families with Christmas presents, is nearing the $20,000 mark, but is still far from last year’s total of $62,000. Simpson said there are several educators in the class who have witnessed the need first hand and wanted to contribute. “We really wanted to try to help kids get toys or whatever else they need,” he said. “I hope it makes them have a happier Christmas.” The group recognized that need has grown due to the recession’s toll on families. Simpson said their original donation of $25 about 20 years ago has increased to $100 in recent years. “I hope we can help people who really need help,” Simpson said. Applications for Christmas Happiness are available on the Rowan County Department of Social Services website. Completed forms must be received by Social Services by 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. Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds are exhausted. For questions about the application process, call Social Services at 704-216-8330. Contributions to the Christmas Happiness Fund can 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. Make checks payable to the Christmas Happiness Fund and indicate how you want your donation listed. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 24. • In honor of our great grandsons Mason and Porter by Bob and Katie..$50 • In honor of Rowan County DSS foster parents by Carla and Jim Mallinson ..................................................$50


Local officials fear state budget woes may hurt town BY EMILY FORD


The Golden Nuggett Internet cafe and sweepstakes business in the Salisbury Shopping Center off South Arlington Street was still closed an hour after the posted opening time Tuesday.

Ban affects Internet cafes, gaming businesses BY KARISSA MINN

A new state law is forcing many local sweepstakes cafes to shut their doors — at least for several hours today — but managers, owners and state officials still aren’t sure how the law will be enforced. The law, which bans electronic sweepstakes games, is one of several in North Carolina to take effect today. It is now a misdemeanor “for any person to operate, or place into operation, an electronic machine or device to... conduct a sweepstakes through the use of an entertaining display, including the entry process or the reveal of a prize.” “Entertaining display” is defined in the law as “visual information, capable of being seen by a sweepstakes entrant, that takes the form of actual game play, or simulated game play.” Lawmakers have argued that the games are effectively illegal 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 casino-style game. Retailers or standalone parlors make the payouts. Sweepstakes machine operators argue the games are entertainment, not gambling. Cus-

D& manager Linda Walker helps a customer sign in before playing games on one of the computers. tomers are given a pre-determined sweepstakes entry when they purchase Internet or phone time, and the games are simply a fun way to reveal whether or not someone is a winner. Linda Walker, manager of D& off of Jake Alexander Boulevard in Salisbury, said Tuesday she doesn’t know much about the new law. As far as she knew, she also would be back in operation today. She pointed to a message from VS2 Marketing Group, who makes the sweepstakes games D& uses, telling North Carolina cafes to close by midnight Tuesday until they are contacted with more information by 10 a.m. today.

Other than that, Walker said, she doesn’t know what to expect. “I’m waiting on the news to tell me,” she said. “One guy said something about confiscating cafe equipment tomorrow ... but Rowan County ain’t said nothing about it.” She said people like her just want to know whether or not they will be able to reopen their stores and keep their jobs. “It’s Christmastime,” Walker said. “I’ve got grandkids, you know?” According to the law, prohibited displays include video ver-

SPENCER — The N.C. Transportation Museum, one of the largest tourist attractions in Rowan County, would have to charge admission if the state cuts $1.12 million in funding. Faced with a projected $3.5 billion budget shortfall next year, Gov. Bev Perdue’s administration is considering deep cuts proposed by various state agencies. One proposal would eliminate state funding for the N.C. Transportation Museum, forcing the free attraction to become self-sustaining. “We would have to raise that money on our own,” said Mark Brown, public information officer. The loss of state funding would mean admission fees and other changes at the museum, Brown said. State legislators would have to work out the details, he said. “There are still a lot of maybes and possibilities that are involved,” he said. “Nothing is in any way set in stone.” The proposed cuts are the first step in a lengthy process that will culminate sometime next summer when the new Republican legislature passes a budget. Although the museum has run preliminary numbers, Brown said he could not speculate on how much admission might cost. It would take time for visitors to accept the idea of paid admission, he said. “The expectation of locals is that it’s a free museum,” Brown said. But others are already willing to pay to visit the museum, which features an authentic train depot, antique automobiles and 37-bay roundhouse with 25 locomotives, dozens of rail cars and other exhibits. “Every day, we also have people coming to the museum, reaching for their wallets and asking what the admission is with an expectation to pay,” Brown said. Each year, about 100,000 people visit the museum, including 30,000 who come to see Thomas the Tank Engine. While entrance to exhibits is al-


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Local advocates are putting art under a shroud to cast a spotlight on AIDS. For World AIDS Day today, the Rowan County AIDS Task Force is working to acknowledge those living with AIDS in Rowan County. The task force has borrowed an idea pioneered in the country’s major cities. Hundreds of artists, designers and entertainers died of AIDS in America’s cities in the late 1980s. As a memorial, many nationally prominent museums and galleries shrouded art works on World AIDS Day for a Day Without Art. With the cooperation of the city of Salisbury, the AIDS Task Force is planning its own statement. Art objects included in the 2010 Salisbury

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munity who live with HIV/AIDS every day and those who have died of the devastating disease.” With HIV/AIDS no longer in the daily headlines, the Task Force says, many assume the disease has been conquered. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) has not been cured. But like diabetes, it is now controlled with medications. Today, more people in the United States are living with AIDS than dying from it. In other parts of the world, the situation is not as encouraging. Less than half of those needing treatment in sub-Saharan Africa receive it. In Rowan County, 101 people receive case management services for HIV/AIDS. A total of 215 people in



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ways free, special events like Thomas cost extra. Brown said that money goes to the N.C. Transportation Museum Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides development and support for the museum. If the museum loses state funding, it’s not clear whether revenue from special events would continue to go to the foundation or help pay operating expenses for the museum, Brown said. “Those are some of the details that will be have to worked out,� he said. “There is no clear answer.� Spencer Mayor Jody Everhart said charging admission to museum would have repercussions. “Attendance will go down,� Everhart said. “If tourists don’t come to the museum, it will hurt businesses in Spencer and Rowan County.� The museum shouldn’t have to suffer for budget problems that state legislators created themselves, he said. A nominal admission fee of a few dollars is acceptable, but nothing more, Everhart said. “The ones that lost their jobs won’t be able to come,� he said. Everhart said he plans to ask state senators and representatives to keep the museum free or at least affordable for families. The museum takes the


Companies in specific industries that locate in Rowan County in 2011 could be eligible for tax credits of $5,000 per job created and 5 percent of capital expenses. The N.C. Department of Commerce announced the latest economic development ‘tier’ designations for all 100 counties Tuesday. Mandated by state law, the designations determine eligibility for a variety of state funding to assist in economic development. “Our goal is to encourage economic development statewide so all of our residents can find sustainable, well-paying jobs regardless of their location,� said N.C. Commerce Secretary Keith Crisco. “The tier designations provide strong tools to help make our less prosperous counties more attractive to businesses looking to relocate or expand.� Using a statutory formula created in 2006, the Department of Commerce assembles statistics for each of North Carolina’s counties, applies the formula and assigns a tier designation ranking from 1 to 3. The law calls for the 40 most economically dis-

tressed counties to become Tier 1 counties, the next 40 counties to be designated as Tier 2 and the 20 most prosperous counties to become Tier 3 counties. Rowan County is a Tier 2 county, its status unchanged from last year. Cabarrus is also unchanged with a Tier 3 designation. The rankings are based on an assessment of each county’s unemployment rate, median household income, population growth, and assessed property value per capita. In addition, any county with a population of less than 12,000 or a county with a population of fewer than 50,000 residents with 19 percent or more of those people living below the federal poverty level automatically are designated as among the most distressed counties. Tier designations determine the available amount of tax credits for job creation and business property investment in a list of eligible industries. They include manufacturing, motorsports, aircraft maintenance and repair, air courier services, warehousing, customer service call centers, research and development,


biggest hit in cuts proposed by the Department of Cultural Resources, Brown said. The museum was singled out because it has the facilities, special events and staff necessary to become self-sustaining, he said. “We have been moving toward this direction for some time,� he said. Other museums under the Department of Cultural Resources charge admission, including the USS North Carolina battleship exhibit in Wilmington. “This is not a new concept in any way, shape or form,� Brown said. “There is a template that we could use to make this as painless a process as possible.� The decision is months away. “Either way, we are going to be fine,� Brown said. Contact Emily Ford at 704797-4264.



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Historic preservation doesn’t just mean saving old buildings, advocates say. It also means saving a way of life. About 50 people attended a public kickoff Tuesday night for the city’s Historic Preservation Master Plan, the first step toward creating a comprehensive strategic planning document that could guide Salisbury decision-makers for years to come. “We need to preserve our sense of place, our sense of community spirit,” Maupin Avenue resident Christine Wilson said. Prompted during the 90-minute discussion by consultant Aaron Arnett, participants said they want to save old houses and architectural gems — traditional darlings of the historic preservation movement that helped put Salisbury on the map. But they gave preservation a broader definition that included infrastructure like roads, bridges and sidewalks, as well as businesses like Cheerwine and Food Lion. They want entire neighborhoods preserved. Open spaces, trees and churches all deserve protection, they said. The master plan should serve as “an all-encompassing, comprehensive way to preserve the culture here, not just the buildings,” said Sue McHugh, president of the Historic Neighborhood Alliance. Arnett, who conducted two days of interviews with stakeholders prior to Tuesday’s meeting, said preserving the fabric of life in Salisbury emerged as a common theme. “Anything authentic — we need to keep it,” said Gwen Matthews, director of historic properties for the Historic Salisbury Foundation. “We are a country that likes to reproduce stuff, and we don’t need


Toys for Tots collecting gifts BY SHAVONNE POTTS

All year long, Raul “Arbe” Arbelaez and his wife, Ann, collect toys for their children. The toys they’ve collected are in the thousands and “their” children are the more than 1,200 in Rowan County who will receive Christmas presents through Toys for Tots. Arbe is the Rowan County Toys for Tots Foundation coordinator and Ann is assistant coordinator. Thus far the Foundation and the community have donated nearly 100 individual toys. They need more, the couple said. The Foundation provides many toys and gifts, but the organizations still relies on the community for support. “We have not collected as much as last year because of the economy. We are getting a lot more requests,” Ann said. Toys for Tots is the fundraising, funding and support organization for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. All donations made to Toys for Tots must be new, unwrapped toys for children up to 13 years old. If someone requests help from Toys for Tots they can’t receive help from other similar programs such as the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree.


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Crews worked through the night Tuesday in hopes of returning traffic lights to the intersection of Jake Alexander Boulevard and Mooresville Road — one of the busiest intersections in Rowan County — after a tractor-trailer hit a utility pole and traffic-signal control box. The six men working Tuesday night in the rain and under the threat of bad weather said the lights should be working by this morning, and if not completely back to normal, will at least be flashing. The N.C. Department of Transportation set up road blocks and signs to help motorists. Drivers headed toward Jake Alexander Boulevard on Mooresville Road/N.C. 150

A truck veered to miss hitting a car, but due to slick road conditions, it hit the telephone pole and the traffic light control box. could only make right turns, and had to stop for the temporary stop signs. Those traveling north or south on Jake Alexander were not supposed to make left turns.

But some drivers heading The driver of the tractornorth on Jake Alexander Boule- trailer, Mike Easley, 46, of vard risked the left turn onto Maryland, was on his way to Mooresville Road anyway, and Clemmons when he ran off the several near-misses occurred See TRUCK, 7A Tuesday night.

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Drunk man relieves himself on patrol car Police say a drunk man urinated on a patrol car after wrecking his truck Saturday night. Donato Cortes-Bernabe, 32, of 6633 Clearwater Drive, Oxford, remained in the Rowan County jail Tuesday under $2,500 bond. He is charged with driving while impaired and driving without an operator’s license. According to a Salisbury Police Department report, officers responded to a two-vehicle wreck late Saturday at the intersection of Airport Road and Tall Oaks Circle. No one was injured, the report said, but Cortes-Bernabe, driving a green Chevrolet, was obviously impaired. When getting out of his truck, CORTES-BERNABE police reported, Cortes-Bernabe nearly fell onto the road. Police could not get an accurate blood-alcohol reading in a preliminary breath test because Cortes-Bernabe did not follow instructions, the report said. The sample collected, however, was above the legal limit of .08. After Cortes-Bernabe urinated on the patrol car, officers handcuffed him and drove him to the Salisbury Police Department, where tests showed his blood-alcohol level was .22, the report said. At the magistrate’s office, Cortes-Bernabe also refused to sign his fingerprint cards. He also told police he had no telephone number and no relatives. Cortes-Bernabe’s first appearance in court is scheduled for Jan. 21.


Miller’s Ferry firefighters clean up the debris after two vehicles collided on Long Ferry Road Tuesday afternoon.

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Two 15-year-olds in a Nissan minivan — with a girl behind the wheel, and a male passenger with an open alcoholic drink — hit a Dodge Durango head-on Tuesday afternoon about 2:50, totaling both vehicles and sending the two men in the Durango to the hospital. The two teenagers were on their way to a party, said Trooper C.J. Doty of the State High-

way Patrol. Passenger in the Durango, Jason VanBuren, 35, suffered more serious injuries, including a concussion and gashes to his head. Tests were being run Tuesday night on VanBuren and the driver, Jason Nicholas, 38. Nicholas said he might have a broken rib and broken foot. The two men refused treatment at first, but later realized their injuries were worse than first thought, and they were taken to Rowan Regional Medical Center by family members. VanBuren said the only thing he remembered was the van sliding down the road toward them, and then the Duran-

go flipping onto the passenger side. Responders first thought Nicholas was trapped in the vehicle, but Nicholas’ pocket knife came in handy. “I had to cut myself out of the seatbelt with my knife,” he said. The front driver’s side of the van hit the driver’s side of the Durango, and Doty said both cars were traveling at 45 mph, the speed limit for that stretch of road. The van hit so hard that the front left wheel of the Durango fell off, the hood popped open and the battery fell out. Doty said the van was westbound on Long Ferry Road. The

Durango was eastbound. As the driver of the van entered a curve, she lost control and ran off the right side of the road, jerked the wheel to the left, lost control and went across the center line and struck the Durango, Doty said. Tuesday night, a family member of VanBuren and Nicholas said the two were doing a lot better than they were immediately after the wreck. The two juveniles were not injured, and neither had identification on them, Doty said. The female driver was cited for driving without a license and driving left of center. The van was insured.


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A Chandler Concrete truck overturned, spilling 70 gallons of diesel fuel and hydraulic fluid.

Concrete truck overturns HAZMAT called after diesel fuel, hydraulic fluid spill A Chandler Concrete truck overturned into a drainage ditch Monday afternoon, spilling 70 gallons of diesel fuel and hydraulic fluid. Fire departments and the HAZMAT team were on the scene until 10 p.m. Monday night making sure all fluids were contained, and getting the truck — filled with concrete — out of the ditch. Some concrete did spill, but

was quickly cleaned up. The spill happened around 2 p.m. while the truck backed into the driveway of 1099 Ridgeview Court, the gravel driveway to a home under construction near the RowanCabarrus county line. Emergency Management Services Director Frank Thomason said the fluids were contained in the immediate area where the truck overturned and there was no

runoff. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries and was treated at Rowan Regional Medical Center. The name of the driver was not released. Responding were Atwell and Enochville fire departments, Rowan County Emergency Services, the N.C. Highway Patrol, Rowan County Sheriff's Office and the city of Concord's HAZMAT team.

Gifts collected for Cabarrus children Over 16,500 colorful shoe boxes filled with toys, school supplies, and other items were dropped off at local churches and other locations around Cabarrus County last week during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week. In the coming weeks, each of these shoe box gifts — along with millions of others from around the U.S. — will then be processed and prepared to be transported to children living in desperate situations all over the world. Even though National Collection Week is over, it’s not too late to pack a shoe box. Operation Christmas Child has launched “Build A Box,” an online tool offering a personalized and convenient way to send Christmas gifts to even more children. “One more shoe box means one more child — one

more life that can have hope and joy this Christmas,” said Cabarrus County’s Buddy and Gail Ervin, who act as year-round volunteers for Operation Christmas Child. “The power of a simple shoe box gift is incredible.” The “Build A Box” process is a new, simple way to give: At www.samaritanspurse. org/occ, donors select a child’s age and gender; shop through an online selection of toys, necessity items and school supplies; and finish it off with a personalized note of encouragement. The gift boxes will be assembled by volunteers at Operation Christmas Child’s Processing Center in Cabarrus County. N.C. Through tracking technology, donors can “follow the box” to find out where it will be delivered. “In just minutes, you can

highly customize your gifts to bring hope to a child in a desperate situation,” said Jim Harrelson, vice president of Operation Christmas Child. “This process is unlike anything we’ve ever done, and it will allow even more children to receive gift-filled shoe boxes. We want each of these children to know the true meaning of Christmas.” Operation Christmas Child—the world’s largest Christmas project—is part of the international Christian relief and evangelism organization Samaritan’s Purse. Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child has delivered more than 77 million gift-filled shoe boxes to needy children in more than 130 countries. For information on Operation Christmas Child, call 704-583-1463 or visit

Emergency services names new training officer Rowan County Emergency Services Chief Frank Thomason announced today that Bradley Dean will become the department’s training officer effective Dec. 13. He was seDEAN lected from among six finalists who consisted of internal and external candidates, who participated in an assess-

ment process earlier this month. Dean currently serves as the Assistant Regional Emergency Response Coordinator for Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, where he directs the development and management of the regions’ state medical response system and preparedness program. Prior to his current position, he served as Training Officer for Davidson County Emergency Services for 5 years. Dean holds a bachelors degree in business administra-

tion along with multiple management and special operations certificates from the National Fire Academy, North Carolina Rescue College and is a certified paramedic. “We were extremely fortunate to have such a qualified group of individuals apply for this important position”, Thomason said. “We look forward to Mr. Dean’s expertise to further advance the department’s training programs and goals for our Emergency Management, Fire and EMS Divisions.”

Bowman Gray IV to appear at Literary Bookpost Winston-Salem native and photographer Bowman Gray IV will be at Literary Bookpost on Saturday, 1:30-3:30 p.m., signing copies of his new coffee table book of photographs, “As A Man Thinketh.” The text of the book derives from the James Allen work “As a Man Thinketh,” originally published in 1902, which is now considered a classic book on self-examination. Through Allen’s succinct and eloquent prose, he conveyed the thesis that it is up to the individual to form his own character and create his own happiness. Over the 100-plus years “As a Man Thinketh” has been in publication, the text has evolved through numerous standard and gift editions. This new edition, with the color photographs of Bowman Gray, may be one of the most beautiful. Bowman Gray’s father died of a heart attack in 1985 when Gray was 15. Later that year, his mother gave him a copy of Allen’s “As a Man Thinketh” and a 35 mm camera. Over the years, the two gifts came together to begin fostering Gray’s direction in life, culminating in publication of his own edition of the Allen work joined with his photographs. Bowman Gray entered the brokerage business in 1996, and over time began using his



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SALISBURY — Alene Anderson Hughes, 82, of Salisbury, formerly of Andrews, went to be with her Lord on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at her residence. Born Aug. 24, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Harve and Stella Anderson of Andrews. She was educated in Cherokee County Schools. Mrs. Hughes was a homemaker and loving mother. She was an active member of Sherrills Ford Road Baptist Church. She will be greatly missed by her friends, children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Mrs. Hughes was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters, Rosa Barton, Myrtle Anderson, Azalea Anderson, Winnie Painter and Joyce Lunsford; and five brothers, Gwin, Glen, Lester, Grady and Everett Anderson. She is survived by her loving husband and best friend of 65 years, Pastor Harold D. Hughes; daughters Shirley Fischer and husband John, Angel Deal; sons Danny Hughes and wife Linda, Randy Hughes and Philip Hughes, all of Salisbury; grandchildren Michael Hughes, Sr. and wife Sabrena, Justin Hughes, Jordan Hughes, Jaylea Hughes, Chris Hughes, Eddie Fuller, all of Salisbury, Terri Smith of Lexington, Tricia Miller and husband Barry of Columbia, S.C.; great-grandchildren Brandon Hughes, Michael Hughes, Jr., Caleb Hughes, Stephen Hughes, all of Salisbury, Logan Smith of Lexington, Ricky Miller of Columbia, S.C.; one brother, Donald Anderson and wife Helen of Asheville; special niece Terry Lunsford of Salisbury; and numerous nieces and nephews.. Service: Funeral services will be 1:45 p.m. Friday at Sherrills Ford Road Baptist Church with the Pastor John D. O'Cain, Jr., officiating. Interment will follow at Sherrills Ford Road Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation: The family will receive friends 12-1:30 p.m. Friday at the church and the family will be at the residence at other times. Memorials: May be made to Sherrills Ford Road, Baptist Church, 6455 Sherrills Ford Road, Salisbury, NC 28147. Summersett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

SALISBURY — Mr. Milton Sides Ruble, 91, of Salisbury, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at his residence. Born June 5, 1919, in Salisbury to the late Juanita Sides Ruble William and Milton Ruble, he was a graduate of Boyden High School, Class of 1938, where he played on the football team. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Army Reserve following the war. Mr. Ruble was employed with Norfolk/Southern Railroad from 1937 until his retirement at 47 years. He was supervisor at Spencer Shops. Mr. Ruble was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Friendship Sunday school class. He was also a member of the HudsonMiller-Tatum VFW Post 3006 and the Rockwell Masonic Lodge. He volunteered with Meals on Wheels and was instrumental in the renovation of the 604 Steam Engine at the Spencer Shops. Mr. Ruble is survived by his wife, Ruth Lloyd Ruble; two sons, William Milton Ruble and wife Shirley of Rockwell and Dan L. Ruble and wife Manda of Rockwell; daughter Amy Allison and husband Gary of Rockwell; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 1) at Summersett Funeral Home. Service: A Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 2) at First United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Stephen D. Haines and Rev. Julie E. O'Neal. Burial will be before the service at 10 a.m. at Rowan Memorial Park. Memorials: May be made to First United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 217 S. Church St., Salisbury, NC 28144. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Ruble family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.

SALISBURY — Miss Ramona Carol Clay, 45, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast in Concord. Miss Clay was born Aug. 25, 1965, in Cabarrus County, the daughter of Carol Goodnight and the late William Clay. She worked for the North Carolina Department of Corrections as an officer. Miss Clay, in addition to her mother, is survived by two brothers, Terry Bowlin and Jerry Bowlin, both of Salisbury; half sister Deb Menius of Kannapolis; and fiance Tony Grillo of Landis. Service: A memorial service is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 at Lady's Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Keith Mason will officiate. Visitation: The family will receive friends prior to the service from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Lady's Funeral Home. Remembrances may be made to the family at Lady's Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family of Miss Clay.

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interest in photography as an outlet for the pressures of business. Encouraged by his wife, Karen, he accepted his first unpaid assignment of photographing historic sights in Bethania for the Beverly Hamel book, “Bethania: The Village by the Black Walnut Bottom.” After that unpaid venture in 2009, Gray began to display and sell his photographs. Gray continues to live in WinstonSalem with his wife Karen and his family. Literary Bookpost is located at 110 S. Main St., downtown Salisbury. For additional information about this event, call 704 630-9788 or visit

Mrs. Margie Abernethy Hoffman 1:00 PM Wednesday New Hope Baptist Church Visitation: 1-2:00 PM Wednesday ——

Mr. Garland Ray Leazer 2:00 PM Wednesday Chestnut Hill Cemetery ——

Mrs. Alene Anderson Hughes 1:45 PM Friday Sherrills Ford Road Baptist Church Visitation: 12-1:30 PM Friday At the church ——

Mr. Milton Sides Ruble Burial: 10:00 AM Thursday Rowan Memorial Park Service: 11:00 AM Thursday First United Methodist Ch. Visitation: 6-7:30 PM Wednesday

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Christmas morning. “We do this because who else will do it,� Arbe said. “To everybody who helped us out in the last three years, it’s greatly appreciated and without them we couldn’t serve these kids,� Arbe said. Ann said there is a need for older boys’ items. The General Allan Hal Turnage Det No. 1096 Marine Corps League coordinates for not only Rowan, but Forsyth, part of Stanly and Davie counties. “We do this as a joint venture so we could affect more kids this way,� Arbe said. He said although he and the other volunteers work across other counties, all of the items collected

in Rowan, stays in the county. Tom “Ski� Kopetzky, the Davie County coordinator, has been helping in not only Davie, but Rowan County for the past three years. He volunteered for three years while living in Montana in the early 1980s. “The kids can’t control their destiny. The kids don’t understand unemployment. There are kids out there who don’t have anything,� Kopetzky said. He encouraged people to give. “You can help us help the kids. It’s about the kids,� Kopetzky said. In Davie County, names are submitted through the school system. For more information about the Mocksville area Toys for Tots, go to The following are upcoming Toys

for Tots fundraisers: • A wrestling event, sponsored by Classic Championship Wrestling, 8 p.m. Saturday, Salisbury National Guard Armory, 495 National Guard Road. The cost is $10 per person, or $5 with a new, unwrapped toy, children five years old and younger are free. The main event is Sweet Dreamz versus Wildman Wolf, Hot Boy Jason Morton versus Rufneck, also appearing are Cruel Connection 1 and 2 versus Dixie Express. For more information, call 704738-3399. • Woodleaf Lanes, 1811 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury, is looking to form 24 teams of five people per team with part of the proceeds to go to Toys for tots. The cost to participate is $15 per person per month, which covers two games, $5 of that amount goes to Toys for Tots. The teams will play one Monday a month and on the fifth Monday of the month, the cost is $10 for the night plus a new, unwrapped toy. The teams will bowl from January to November. For more information about the forming a team/league, contact

West Henderson Street resident Frank Justin said the controversial Shober Bridge is worth saving because African American children walked over it to go to school. “It’s the feel of the city,� he said. Salisbury has a unique and multifaceted history, said Arnett, who worked as a city planner 10 years ago. “Salisbury’s the real deal as far as history goes,� he said. Yet the city must welcome new ideas and invite business, participants said.

Historic preservation rules should allow the use of some modern materials, McHugh said. The plan should include an educational component to give residents a better understanding of Salisbury and the economic, cultural and social benefits of historic preservation said Ed Clement, longtime preservation leader. “The value of history is how it benefits people who are here today,� he said. The master plan should serve as a blueprint for making historic

preservation sustainable over the next decade, city planner Lynn Raker said. Salisbury is blessed and cursed with an abundance of big, old houses that are beautiful but expensive to maintain, she said. Crime and traffic concerns can have an impact on historic preservation, participants said. If neighborhoods are not safe, people will not move in to restore and maintain old homes, they said. Neighborhoods need traffic calming measures to slow down drivers,

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TOYS FROM 3a Some of the people who’ve received help in the past are now volunteers. “It’s about paying it forward,� Arbe said. The couple spend months of collecting and organizing for the giveaway. “This is our Christmas,� Ann said. Every six hours in a given day, the couple receive about a dozen phone calls, requesting help. Last year a family received toys and were robbed, and Toys for Tots was able to replace what was stolen before the children woke that

RESIDENTS FROM 3a to do that here.� The master plan, paid for with a $15,000 federal grant and $8,000 in local matching funds, will serve as a policy road map for a variety of organizations that deal with historic preservation, Arnett said. Salisbury has an abundance of historic properties, but often the stories behind them are as important as the structures themselves.

Woodleaf Lanes at 704-633-5342. • China Grove Police, Dec. 11, Toy Drive. For more information, contact Officer Nina Stillwell, 704857-7755. • Krispy Kreme, Dec. 10-12, Salisbury Police/Salisbury Fire departments Toys for Tots toy drive. Collections will be Friday beginning at 6 a.m. through 3 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers will be on the roof of Krispy Kreme, 1428 W. Innes St., rain or shine. Krispy Kreme will remain open 24 hours on both Friday and Saturday in support of the toy drive. • Castaways, 119 N. Link Ave., Poker Run, Dec. 11. The run begins at noon and will end at the Carriage Room, 2141 Statesville Blvd., with a chili cook-off. All proceeds benefit Toys for Tots. Organizers will also accept new, unwrapped toys. There are a number of toy dropoff sites throughout the county, for a complete list or for a location near you, go to For more information about the Rowan County Toys for Tots fundraising events, contact Arbe Arbelaez at 704-244-9675.

and homeowners must feel safe walking down the sidewalk, some said. “There are real problems in this community and I don’t think they are always acknowledged,� Nancy Clement said. Arnett will hold three additional public meetings during the next year. He and his firm have launched a website to hold online forums and solicit more public input. Anyone can visit and leave a comment. Contact Emily Ford at 704-7974264.

Your Holiday Tradition Begins Here... in Historic Downtown Salisbury The Arc Festival of Trees Friday, Dec. 3rd, 7 – 9 p.m. • Saturday, Dec. 4th, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5th, 1 – 5 p.m. F&M Trolley Barn, 125 E. Liberty Street Free Event. The F&M Trolley Barn will be filled with decorated, lighted Christmas trees. Christmas music, special entertainment, raffles, hot cocoa. All proceeds support mission of the Arc, to improve quality of life of people with developmental disabilities. Call The Arc of Rowan County, 704-637-1521 for more information.

Santa & the Grinch Fire Trucks Saturday, Dec. 11th, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Board at 126 E. Innes Street

Free Event. Ride on an antique fire truck with Santa and the Grinch (fair weather permitting). Rides on a first come basis; last boarding at 1 p.m. Refreshments will also be served. Call Downtown Salisbury, Inc. 704-637 -7814 for more information. Sponsored by First Bank.

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AREA BRIEFS Soldiers Memorial AME Zion Church Young Adult Missionary Society (YAMS) will have a Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebee’s on Saturday. All proceeds will be used for missionary work with families dealing with AIDS. The Flapjack Fundraiser will be hosted by the Applebee’s restaurant at 205 Faith Road, starting at 8 a.m. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased by contacting Wendy Baskins at 704-2676054. Breakfast includes a short stack of pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. Applebee’s will work with any local nonprofit organization to raise money for their cause. From ticket sales to event-day staff, the breakfasts are managed by the nonprofit organization with the assistance of Applebee’s employee volunteers. Breakfasts can be held on Saturday or Sunday morning, and cost the organization about $2 a meal.

No-limit fishing at Frank Liske Park Local anglers have an opportunity to take home a large catch of bass, carp and catfish. Now through December 31, no-limit fishing is available at the 10-acre pond at Frank Liske Park. So anglers who drop a line in the water are able to take home everything they catch, regardless of fish size or the amount of fish caught. This temporary waiver of N.C. Wildlife Commission fishing regulations is designed to help remove as many fish as possible before the pond must be drained in order to repair the dam. Tree roots are compromising the structural integrity of the pond’s dam, which was built around 1940. In order to repair the dam, most of the pond will be drained. Once pond draining begins in January, any remaining fish will be transplanted to the ponds at Camp T.N. Spencer Park. Currently, there is an estimated 1,000 pounds of fish in the pond at Frank Liske Park. After December, the pond at Frank Liske Park will be closed for several months. There is no spring feeding water to the pond, so the pond will have to refill gradually with rain water. The pond will be restocked with fish once water levels regain an appropriate level.

Commissioners to be honored Monday A reception will be held to honor the retiring and newly elected Rowan County Commissioners at 3:30 p.m. Monday. The event will take place in the first floor lobby of the J. Newton Cohen Sr. Rowan

County Administration Building, 130 W. Innes St., Salisbury. No Rowan County business will be conducted.

LandTrust to make edible ornaments for wildlife The LandTrust for Central North Carolina will host an ornament making party at the Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave. in Spencer, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Children will make environmentally friendly ornaments that provide food to wildlife to hang in their own yards. Treats will be served. This event is free and open to the public of all ages. No RSVP is required. “The LandTrust’s annual ornament making party is a wonderful way to celebrate the gift of nature during the holiday season,” says Jason Walser, executive director at The LandTrust. “Over the past several years, this event has become a favorite for many of our supporters and their families. Everyone enjoys making the ornaments, and the reward is watching the birds and other wildlife in your yard participate in the holiday spirit.” Wildlife friendly materials such as bird seed, bread, peanut butter and pine cones will be available for children, young and old, to make ornaments. For more information about the event, please contact Andrew Waters at 704-6470302 or andrew@landtrustcnc. org.

Sorority to host meeting The Lambda Epsilon Sigma Salisbury Alumnae of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc will host their informational meeting for the sorority and their affiliate organization, The Philo club. Potential graduate members of Sigma must hold a degree from a four-year accredited educational institution. Since its inception, Sigma Gamma Rho has promoted unity among women and for years many alumnae chapters worked with individuals who were not members of Greeklettered organizations. The Philos were organized into auxiliaries that had various names until 1954 when the sorority officially approved the organized affiliate group and accepted the name of "Philo"(meaning Friend) as their official name. The Philos has grown to represent hundreds of women organized on a regional and national level as well. The Philos have contributed countless hours of community service and thousands of dollars to aid Sigma Gamma Rho's aim to enhance the quality of life within every community. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority's aim is to enhance the quality of life within the com-

Taxi driver charged with stealing money LANDIS — Authorities have charged a taxi driver they say stole money from her employer then filed a false robbery report. Kadett Wilson, 35, of 714 S. Franklin St, China Grove, is charged with felonious larceny by employee and WILSON filing a false police report. Officer Shane Safrit of the Landis Police Department responded to the reported robbery just before 5 a.m. Monday, a press release said. Wilson, who works for TJ’s Taxi, told Safrit a customer she was driving from

Landis to Kannapolis pointed a handgun at her and stole $150 in fares near the 200 block of South Beaver Street. Officers from the China Grove Police Department and Rowan County Sheriff’s Office responded and assisted in searching the area. As Safrit took the report, he became increasingly suspicious of discrepancies in Wilson’s statement and notified investigators, the press release said. During a subsequent interview Monday evening, according to the press release, Wilson admitted she had not been robbed and had stolen the money herself. Wilson was jailed under a $1,000 bond. She was not listed Tuesday evening among the inmates at the Rowan County Detention Center.

Memorial service for Zahra Baker postponed HICKORY (AP) — The family of a 10-year-old disabled North Carolina girl police say was dismembered after she died has postponed an upcoming memorial service. The family had planned a public memorial service on Thursday for Zahra Baker, but Drum Funeral Home in Hickory says it has decided to make the service private and hold it at a later date.

The funeral home will allow guests to stop by and sign a register book and view a tribute with photographs of the girl Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Burial plans for Baker have not been determined. The girl’s father, Adam Baker, has said he wants to take her body home to their native Australia and bury her there.

TRUCK munity. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmark of the organization's programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically. Lambda Epsilon Sigma Alumnae Chapter will have an informational for interested professional women on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 12:30pm at the Rowan County Library at 201 West Fisher Street, Salisbury, NC 28144-4935. The organization service areas covers Rowan & surrounding counties. For more details, contact the Philo Coordinator: Zaria DavisHumphries or for Sigma Membership Chairperson: Zellua Sistrunk-Moore, calling 704-904-1194, visiting the website: or via email at

Stanly agri center elects officers The Board of Directors for the Friends of the AgriCivic Center elected officers at the regularly-scheduled meeting on November 2. All members of the inaugural Executive Committee for the non-profit organization were elected unanimously. These individuals are highly qualified and motivated professionals who possess superior leadership skills and decades of fiscal management in the public and private sectors. The Executive Committee is comprised of the following: Reggie Medlin - President; Christy Stoner - Vice President; Vicki Coggins - Secretary; and Stan Bowers Treasurer. President Medlin is pleased with the leadership and dedication of the Board of Directors and challenges other Stanly County citizens to get involved. “I am honored and humbled to be the first President of the Friends of the Agri Civic Center. We have an outstanding team on the Board of Directors and they have all indicated their willingness to give of their most valuable asset; their time. I encourage the citizens of Stanly and surrounding counties to join us in our endeavors to raise the funds needed to make the much needed repairs and renovations to this great facility. It’s really the future generations that will benefit most from our efforts.” The Friends of the AgriCivic Center will begin fundraising activities with a membership drive in January 2011. Donations to the Friends of the Agri-Civic Center will be tax deductible. For more information about the Friends of the Agri-Civic Center contact staff at (704)986-3666, or visit the website:

FROM 3a road. “As we came over the rise, (traffic) was still rolling,” he said. Then the traffic light changed, and drivers slammed on their brakes, he said. “I had my foot on the brake, but I was still rolling,” he said. “I kept pumping the brakes, but I started getting too close to cars that were stopped,

so I tried to go around them. “I couldn’t get past the pole. It was either the curb or a car.” Easley said in the 14 years he’s been driving he’s never had an accident. The company he drove for, Abilene Motor Express, sent another truck and he said doubted he’d pick up the load in Clemmons on time. More than nine Salisbury police officers directed traffic for several

hours at the intersection, and the DOT signs guided drivers after the rush hour. In case the lights are not working this morning, Salisbury Police Chief Rory Collins said drivers should avoid the intersection. “That is a major intersection where we have a lot of crashes,” he said. “I hope that folks will go around that intersection and utilize another one to get through.”

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Hot Cocoa Saffron vanilla hot cocoa. Without too much extra effort, a glass of homemade hot cocoa will have a unique and satisfying taste you will embrace.

Making drink yourself is worth the effort

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Admittedly, crafting your own hot cocoa is slightly more work than popping open a can of powder and mixing it with hot milk (or worse... water). But it is so worth the effort. If nothing else, at least doctor the powdered stuff with a dash of cinnamon, a spoonful of marshmallow Fluff, a spoonful of whipped cream or a quick grate of nutmeg (or ever better, all of them). If you are willing to go to a bit extra trouble, there are numerous ways to crank out a fantastic cocoa that will still have you snuggled in front of the fire in no time.

Nutella Cinnamon Hot Cocoa Start to finish: 5 minutes Servings: 1 1 C. whole milk 1 ⁄3 C. Nutella Pinch cinnamon Pinch salt

Five-Spice Ginger Hot Cocoa Start to finish: 5 minutes Servings: 1 1 C. whole milk 2 Tbsp. honey 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder 1 ⁄4 tsp. ground ginger Pinch five-spice powder In a small saucepan over medium, heat the milk until hot but not boiling. Whisk in the honey, cocoa powder, ginger and five-spice powder. Whisk until completely smooth. • • •

White Peppermint Hot Cocoa Start to finish: 5 minutes Servings: 1 1 C. whole milk 1 ⁄2 C. white chocolate chips 1 ⁄2 tsp. peppermint extract

In a small saucepan over medium, heat the milk until hot but not boiling. Whisk in the Nutella, cinnamon and salt. Whisk until the Nutella is completely melted.

In a small saucepan over medium, heat the milk until hot but not boiling. Whisk in the chocolate chips and peppermint extract. Whisk until completely smooth.

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Fluffernutter Hot Cocoa Start to finish: 5 minutes Servings: 1 1 C. whole milk 1 ⁄4 C. Fluff (marshmallow sandwich spread), plus extra for topping 1 ⁄3 C. chocolate chips 1 ⁄3 C. peanut butter chips In a small saucepan over medium, heat the milk until hot but not boiling. Whisk in the Fluff, chocolate chips and peanut butter chips. Whisk until completely melted and smooth. To serve, top with additional Fluff.

Saffron Vanilla Hot Cocoa Start to finish: 5 minutes Servings: 1 1 C. whole milk Pinch saffron threads 1 ⁄2 C. dark chocolate chips 1 ⁄2 tsp. vanilla extract In a small saucepan over medium, heat the milk and saffron until hot but not boiling. Whisk in the chocolate chips and vanilla extract. Whisk until completely smooth. Additional recipe development by Alison Ladman.

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It’s not hard to combine the dry ingredients for a cocoa mix.

Making dry cocoa mix BY KATIE SCARVEY

I’m not a huge fan of those convenient hot chocolate packets that you can buy in stores. If you read the ingredient list, you’ll find that a lot of them include hydrogenated oils, and like a lot of people, I’d rather avoid those when I can. If you make your own dry cocoa mix, you can choose a recipe that doesn’t include anything — like non-dairy creamer — with hydrogenated oils. This cocoa mix recipe from the Food Network website was the best-reviewed I could find, it doesn’t have any hydrogenated oils, and it’s simple to make. It’s from Alton Brown, and it received an average five out of five stars from 145 reviewers. I could not make the recipe exactly because I couldn’t find whole milk powder (though I only had time to try one store) so my version was low-fat, making it less rich (but healthier) than Brown’s version. You might be tempted to leave out the cayenne pepper, but it really does enhance the flavor of the chocolate. If you’re not sure about it, just use a light hand to be-

gin with. Or leave it out and those who want the cayenne kick can add it to their own mugs. Put your mix in a pretty jar, wrap a ribbon around it, and you’ve got a nice teacher gift, or a wonderful addition to a gift basket.

Dry cocoa mix 2 C. powdered sugar 1 cup cocoa (Dutch-process preferred) 21⁄2 C. powdered milk (whole is preferred) 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. cornstarch 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or more to taste — Yields 5 1⁄2 cups mix Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and seal in an airtight container; keeps indefinitely in the pantry. To make a mug of cocoa, fill a mug a quarter to half full with the dry mixture. (Brown suggests filling it halfway up, but that will produce a richer, sweeter cocoa than some people will want. It’s probably best to start with less and then add more to taste.)




Teacher provides a teachable moment Cheapskate: How which is to teach children. — Not So Tired Teacher Dear Teacher: I have had an abundance of mail in response to the letter from the teacher who didn’t know how to respond to the demands of parents who expected an instant response to their e-mail queries and demands. Your ideas are great, and speaking as someone who deals with a great volume of e-mail, your suggestion to “avoid being defensive and to stay calm” is the best way to respond to just about any negative contact. I’d also like to recommend an informative (and very sweet) book detailing the sometimes tricky relationship between parents and a child’s teacher: “Between Home and School: Letters, Notes and Emails,” by Bill Harley (2010, Round River Productions). This might be a good holiday gift for a special teacher in your child’s life. Dear Amy: Recently I threw a baby shower luncheon for my sister-in-law. One guest called to tell me that she is a vegetarian, and another guest called to “inform me” that she is on a strict gluten-free diet. I didn’t mind their giving me this information, but what upset me was their “you

need to accommodate me” attitude. I didn’t know either lady and neither offered to bring a dish that would suit her needs. It took a lot of extra work for me to make the dishes to satisfy their diets. My mother-in-law told me that I should have stuck to my original menu and then let the “special” guests worry about their own needs. What do you think is proper? — Hostess Who Gave the Mostest Dear Hostess: Sometimes you just can’t win. If guests with special diets can’t consume the offerings at a meal, hosts feel frustrated and wish they had been informed ahead of time. If people contact you before an event informing you of their special dietary needs, it is kind of you to extend your generosity by trying to provide whatever food they can eat. You could easily cover both the vegetarian and the gluten-free diet by providing a vegetable and a fruit salad. I agree with you that preparing for special diets stretches your hospitality; you might have prompted these women to adjust their attitudes and also assist you by asking, “Could you give me some suggestions about specific dishes you can eat?”

If a suggestion is beyond your ability to provide, you should be honest and say so. Dear Amy: “Almost Wife” said her longtime boyfriend didn’t want to include her children in their lives. In this day and age when divorce is more common, you have to know that when you get involved with a woman or man who has children that they are part of the package in the relationship. My fiancee is a divorced woman with a 4-year-old daughter whom I quite simply adore and look at as if she were my own. If this guy cannot accept her children as family, then he truly does not care about her, since they are in fact a part of her. She should cut her losses. — Love Her and Her Kid Dear Love: Lucky you! Lucky her! And very lucky kid! Send questions via e-mail to or by mail to Ask Amy, Chicago Tribune, TT500, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. Amy Dickinson’s memoir, “The Mighty Queens of Freeville: A Mother, a Daughter and the Town that Raised Them” (Hyperion), is available in bookstores. TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES

Nintendo says Wii sales got boost on Black Friday NEW YORK (AP) — In a told-you-so moment for Nintendo, sales of the Wii console are picking up, with 600,000 of them sold in the U.S. last week, according to the company. Nintendo Co. said Tuesday it sold 900,000 units of the DS handheld gaming system during that time. Put another way, the Japanese video game company said U.S. shoppers bought about 9,000 Nintendo systems every hour during the week of Black Friday. It did not provide international sales figures. Sales of the Wii have dropped this year as shoppers opted for high-defini-

tion consoles from Sony Corp. and Microsoft Corp. And the yen’s strength against the dollar cut into the company’s bottom line. But Nintendo has maintained it will do well during the holidays, as it always does. Nintendo’s products are geared less toward hardcore gamers and more toward family customers, who will spend a bigger chunk of their discretionary budget at Christmas, Hudson Square analyst Daniel Ernst said. Sony, meanwhile, said it has sold 4.1 million units of the Move motion controller worldwide since it went on sale

in the U.S. in September for most regions except Japan, where it hit store shelves in October. But these numbers don’t reflect retail sales to individual consumers — only to retailers. And Microsoft said Monday that it sold 2.5 million Kinect gaming sensors since Nov. 4. The company did not say how many of these were sold as standalone units as opposed to bundles with the Xbox 360 video game console. Microsoft is hoping that the Kinect, which lets players control games using their bodies, hand gestures and voices, will broaden the reach of the Xbox.

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I don't know about you, but sometimes my refrigerator resembles a black hole. Things get pushed to the back, and small containers get hidden behind larger And items. now that the fridge is filled to capacity with all of our holiday food, I began to wonder whether MARY perhaps the HUNT only solution was to get a second refrigerator. (It wasn't!) Enter the following great reader tip to save my wallet and my sanity. Thank you, Pat! • Fridge finder. The items in the back of my refrigerator are sometimes hard to reach, and often I forget what's back there. I purchased small Lazy Susan-style turntables and placed all the small jars and containers (jellies, mayonnaise, salad dressings) on them. Now it's easier to find what I need. — Pat,

• Kool play dough. When I make play dough, I color it by adding a packet of unsweetened drink mix, e.g., Kool-Aid, instead of food coloring. The colors are vivid, and it has a fun smell. The kids love it! Just put it into the dry ingredients when you are mixing and let the fun begin. — Mary,



• Quick labeling. With all the various sizes of plastic containers these days, the lids rarely fit all containers, even if they appear to be the same size and from the same manufacturer. I found that if I put a dot of fingernail polish on the lid and bottom of the matching container, it saves me lots of time and frustration. On one set, I put one dot; on another, I put two dots, etc. — Reader in Texas

• Windex kills ants. Don't use ant spray to kill ants. The fumes are terrible and can be very harmful. A much better alternative — and one that works like a charm — is Windex. — Mary,

• Shampoo for hair spray. I tried several household cleaners on the hair spray residue left on the bathroom tile, without any success. It then occurred to me that if shampoo gets hair spray out of my hair, why not off the floor, too? Just a few dots of shampoo on a wet rag removes all that sticky residue. — Brenda,

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• Quick cake decorating. My favorite way to decorate a frosted cake quickly is to take a cookie cutter, place it on top of the frosting and pour sprinkles inside the cookie cutter. When you lift the cutter off, you will have a perfectly sprinkled design. — Nancy, e-mail

• Greasing zippers. If the zipper won't zip on one of your jackets after it has gone through the wash, spray the end with a little cooking spray. With a little lubrication, the zipper catches and then glides easily. — Cathy,


• Laundry soap gifts. When I made Mary's homemade powdered laundry soap, I realized just how pretty it is. So my husband and I are making up a few batches for Christmas gifts. We're putting them in wide-mouth glass jars, and I'm making cards from grocery bags with the directions for how to use and make the soap. — Karen, e-mail CREATORS.COM

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Dear Amy: You ran a letter from “Tired Teacher” in your column. Tired was asking how to manage the near-constant email contact from parents demanding instant responses. As someone in the education field who has experienced this, I have found the best way to handle these folks is to avoid being ASK defensive AMY and to stay calm. You can respond back via e-mail first; then progress to a phone call and then a meeting, if that doesn’t work. It helps to keep in mind that parents usually want what is best for their child and your job is to help them see that what you are doing is for the good of their child in the long run. If you always respond professionally and politely to e-mails, even when they are nasty, eventually the majority of parents will come to trust you. Unless it’s an emergency, any communication with parents should wait for planning periods and after school, to keep the teacher focused on his or her primary job —

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A little glitter amid litter he state has uncovered another reason not to throw litter on the roadside; you may throw away something valuable. Like a diamond ring. Joseph Scottins of Wendell won first place in the state’s Most Unusual Litter Contest when, participating in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Litter Sweep this fall, he found a diamond ring in a box. One careless person’s trash — or one angry woman’s rejection — is another man’s treasure. Other prize-worthy items found during the sweep included a complete door knob set and a 20-inch chrome wheel and tire. An Elkin woman created a “litter boy” from clothing, shoes, a hat, gloves and a water bottle she found strewn on the streets to downtown Elkin. Humorous? Yes, but also costly. In 2009, the state spent more than $19 million to remove 446,964 bags of litter from roadsides with temporary workers and prison inmates. People serving out community-service orders and volunteers picked up thousands more bags of trash. Certainly the state has better uses for its money, and volunteers have other projects they could tackle. Then there are the 4,572 people charged with littering in 2009. No doubt they considered the subsequent fines a waste of their hard-earned resources. That’s $250 for intentional littering and $50 for unintentional littering, plus community service. Now that government is tightening budgets, it makes even more sense for people to refrain from littering. Why pay someone to pick up something that never should have been thrown down to begin with? You may think keeping the roadsides free of litter is not your responsibility, but in fact your tax dollars are used to clean them up. And once you throw down litter, you’re inviting more, according to Keep America Beautiful. Litter begets litter. But a clean community discourages littering and improves overall community quality of life. Litter can be dangerous as well. Even an obviously biodegradable apple core or banana peel can pose a danger by attracting animals that may cause accidents. How can you help fight litter? • Start by refraining from throwing trash on the roadsides. Keep a litter bag in your vehicle and use it. • Report litterers or trash blowing from an open bed truck. Be sure to record the vehicle’s license plate number, type of littering offense, date, time and location. You can report it later on the state’s Online Swat-A-Litterbug site or by calling 877DOT4YOU. If the offender is causing dangerous driving conditions, don’t wait; call the Highway Patrol right away. • Volunteer for the state’s twice-a-year litter sweeps or the Adopt-A-Highway program. You never know what kind of trash — or treasure — you might find.


Common sense

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Football incorporates the two worst elements of American society: violence punctuated by committee meetings. — George Will

Moderately confused



Needed: A part-time Congress I wanted the music to play on forever. Have I stayed too long at the fair? — Barbra Streisand lyric he finding by the bipartisan House Ethics Committee that Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) is guilty of financial misconduct and the conviction of former Texas Republican Rep. Tom DeLay by a jury in Austin, Texas on charges of political money laundering brings a question: Are we getting the Congress we're paying for? I'm with Louisiana Republican Governor Bobby Jindal, who told Human Events last week, “Make them part time; give them term limits. Don’t let them become lobbyists. When CAL they have to live under the THOMAS same rules and laws they pass for the rest of us, maybe you’d see some more common sense coming out of Washington.” Jindal, a former congressman, said once elected, too many lawmakers become entrenched in Washington and are transformed into the very people they campaigned against. I've seen no polling on this question, but I would bet most Americans are not clamoring for Congress to pass more laws. Several states have part-time legislatures that meet every two years to consider a budget and other truly important matters. At other times, the part-time legislature is on-call should anything momentous occur. Should Congress follow suit? Maybe if it did we would be better


off. A part-time Congress might reduce the temptations exemplified by Rangel and DeLay. Serving in Congress should be seen as just that: service, which is distinct from self-service. It ought to be considered a privilege, not a profession. The Founders were keenly aware of the danger of a Congress divorced from the realities of the rest of the country. During the Constitutional Convention in 1787, Roger Sherman of Connecticut wrote, “Representatives ought to return home and mix with the people. By remaining at the seat of government, they would acquire the habits of the place, which might differ from those of their constituents.” Returning home shouldn’t mean flying home for long weekends and then coming back to Washington. It should mean returning to a real job where the member can’t raise his own pay, receive top medical care at reduced or no cost, print and spend other people’s money or count on others to pay into his retirement fund. If he owned a business, he would have to meet a payroll and balance the budget. The member would also have to rely on Social Security, like other Americans. Some states are getting as bad as Congress in their cost and ineffectiveness. The Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives writes of Pennsylvania’s legislature: “With a price tag that’s grown to $300 million, Pennsylvania’s 253-member General Assembly is the most expensive (and second largest) state legislature in the country. It’s also among the four ‘most professionalized’ in

the nation with staff totaling nearly 3,000. For perspective, the legislatures of Illinois and Ohio — the states closest in population to Pennsylvania — have 1,023 and 465 staff, respectively." Only 16 percent of Pennsylvania voters think the state legislature is doing a “good” job. Congressional job approval is also pathetically low. Would congressional term limits work? They seem to in states that have tried them, opening opportunities to people, including women, who might not otherwise have been able to challenge entrenched and well-funded incumbents. Opinion is clearly on the side of abbreviated terms. In September, a Fox News poll found that 78 percent of voters favored term limits for Congress. Former Missouri Republican Sen. John Danforth has said, “I have never seen more senators express discontent with their jobs. I think the major cause is that, deep down in our hearts, we have been accomplices to doing something terrible and unforgivable to this wonderful country ... we know that we have bankrupted America and that we have given our children a legacy of bankruptcy. ... We have defrauded our country to get ourselves elected.” That's because too many have stayed too long at the fair. Limiting their terms would be good for them, good for the rest of us, and the best thing to do for America. • • • Contact Cal Thomas at

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR You can help others avoid Zahra’s fate

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e are gathered here today to mourn the loss of America’s mind. It was last seen last month in Oklahoma. There, voters gave emphatic approval to a measure outlawing the use of Sharia law — a strict and often brutal interpretation of Islamic religious strictures — in state courts. Sharia is not known to be a problem in Oklahoma, or, for that matter, anywhere else in the United States, something even the bill’s backers concede. But, said the initiative’s sponsor, then-Republican state Rep. Rex Duncan, why wait? Of course, by that reasoning, one can also justify laws regulating time travel, flying cars and pink unicorns pooping in LEONARD public parks. Should we assume PITTS Oklahoma legislators are hard at work on laws to restrict these and other non-existent troubles? Probably not. After all, unlike other purely fictional problems, the Sharia “issue” allows a demagogue to exploit a tender spot in the American psyche: our growing fear of all things Muslim. On Monday, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction banning implementation of the new law. The ruling came in response to a suit filed by Muneer Awad, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Oklahoma, alleging that the law would violate his First Amendment rights. Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange appeared to find that argument compelling. “Plaintiff,” she wrote, “has sufficiently set forth a personal stake in this action by alleging that he lives in Oklahoma, is a Muslim, that the amendment conveys an official government message of disapproval and hostility toward his religious beliefs that sends a clear message he is an outsider, not a full member of the political community, thereby chilling his access to the government and forcing him to curtail his political and religious activities.”

But even if Awad ultimately prevails, it would not address the underlying problem. Meaning, the loss of America’s mind. That loss has occurred with distressing frequency over the years, often coming in times of hysteria and fear, often involving the demonization of some American subset for the actions of those with whom they share some cultural, racial or religious trait. For instance, Americans of German descent were bullied and beset during the First World War in a nation that found it necessary to rename sauerkraut “Liberty Cabbage.” Americans of Japanese descent were imprisoned during the Second World War, many of them losing their homes and livelihoods. You’d think that sordid history would make us wary of entreatments to blindly castigate our fellow Americans. And you would be mistaken. To his credit, President George W. Bush explicitly rejected the reflexive fear of all things Muslim in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks. But to its discredit, his party nonetheless chose to embrace that fear, to exploit and campaign on it throughout the decade. Here, now, is the result. We move through a perilous time that demands serious consideration of serious issues — airline security, energy dependence, the radicalization of American citizens — but we, profoundly unserious people that we are, fret instead about saving Oklahoma from Sharia law, solving a problem we do not and will not have. Thoughtful people ought to be alarmed. The goal of terrorism, you see, is not to make a nation bleed but to make it fear. Oklahoma’s nonsensical law suggests our enemies have been successful in that. One recalls how Bush stood beneath a banner that crowed of a victory against terrorism. But to the degree Oklahoma accurately reflects our national mindset, it is the terrorists who deserve to hoist that banner. America is scared stupid. Mission accomplished. • • • Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald. E-mail:

Disemboweling the budget through earmarks From Republican political consultant Carter Wrenn, blogging at Last week in Washington Republicans voted to ban “earmarks.” Then a few days later the press asked Minnesota Rep. Michelle Bachman (a heroine of the Tea Party) about the new transportation bill — a traditional source of earmarks for congressmen — and Bachman said she could see allowing some local transportation projects to “get through.” Of course, the press pounced. Because Re-

publicans didn’t run against “bad earmarks” and for “good earmarks” — they ran against earmarks period. Beyond that, the problem with earmarks is they’re the currency of congressional vote buying: Congressman Jones wants to pass a budget busting transportation bill so he says to Congressman Smith, “I’ll put an ‘earmark’ for you in it — in exchange for your vote.” Then he says the same thing to 433 other congressmen, and in the blink of an eye “earmarks” turn into a form of fiscal hari-kari.

We all watched, waited, and hoped that Zahra Baker would be found alive. Sadly, the story did not end the way we wanted it to; the way it should have. When tragedies occur so close by, we are prompted to think about what we can do in our own community and our own personal lives to help. First, if you suspect any form of abuse or neglect, report it to the Department of Social Services immediately. Reports can be anonymous if you do not want to provide your name. Also, you can volunteer … the guardian ad litem program is a great way to help. Guardians ad litem advocate for abused and neglected children who are involved with the Department of Social Services. They are the voice for a child, sharing the child’s needs and desires with the judge presiding over their case. As a guardian, you spend time with the child and speak to everyone who plays a part in that child’s life. Then you provide recommendations to the court based on what you have learned to ensure all the child’s needs are met. Also, you help secure a safe, permanent home for a child. Do you have a sincere desire to help children? Call the guardian ad litem office at 704-639-7517. Let’s all become better for knowing Zahra. Let’s not forget her sweet, smiling face. Let’s not let another child’s story end the way Zahra’s did. — Christy Sheets Salisbury

Thanks for aid I would like to thank the kind people who helped my daughter on Saturday, Nov. 27, when she was involved in an auto accident at West Innes and Fulton streets at about 3 p.m. If you could contact me at, you may be able to provide some information that would be very helpful and much appreciated. Again, thank you, and our family wishes you many blessings during this special season. — Lisa Brown Cleveland

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New deficit plan would trim Social Security benefits, raise age WASHINGTON (AP) — The co-chairmen of President Barack Obama’s deficit commission are sticking with politically explosive proposals to raise the Social Security retirement age and curb benefit increases in a revised plan to wrestle the deficit under control. The new plan by Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, to be publicly unveiled today, faces an uphill slog because of proposals to curb Social Security and Medicare costs, curtail a huge assortment of tax breaks like the deduction for mortgage interest and almost double the federal tax on a gallon of gas. Though the ban appears unlikely to win enough bipartisan support from the panel

to be approved, Bowles declared victory on Tuesday, saying that he and Simpson have at least succeeded in initiating an “adult conversation” about the political pain it will take to cut the deficit. Bowles acknowledged the plan faces resistance from the 18 deficit commission members. Obama named the commission in hopes of bringing a deficit-fighting plan up for a vote in Congress this year, but it appears to be falling well short of the 14-vote bipartisan supermajority needed. A new version of the plan, obtained by The Associated Press, makes mostly minor changes to a draft that whipped up enormous controversy when unveiled earlier this month. Some domestic

spending cuts are modestly higher than previously proposed, and health care savings from overhauling the medical malpractice system would reap less than proposed earlier this month. Unlike their original proposal, Bowles and Simpson stop short of calling for caps on medical malpractice awards. Instead they recommend changes in how awards are made. But other proposals remain the same. Among them are a gradual increase in the Social Security retirement age to 68 by 2050 and 69 by 2075, using a less generous cost-of-living adjustment for the programs and increasing the cap on income subject to Social Security taxes.

The plan also retains a 15cents-per-gallon increase on gasoline, a three-year freeze on federal worker pay and cutting 200,000 workers from the federal payroll through attrition. The proposal obtained by the Associated Press was a draft that was still undergoing changes Tuesday evening. Other recommendations: • Eliminate congressional pet spending projects, known as “earmarks.” • Reduce the corporate income tax rate to 28 percent from 35 percent, and stop taxing the overseas profits of U.S.-based multinational corporations. • Overhaul individual income taxes and corporate taxes. Gives Congress the choice of reducing the top rate to as

low as 23 percent and no higher than 29 percent. The lower the rate, the fewer the tax credits and deductions available to taxpayers. Under one scenario proposed by Bowles and Simpson, taxpayers would face three tax brackets of 12 percent, 21 percent and 28 percent. Taxpayers would still be able to claim an earned income tax credit and child tax credit as well as all standard deductions and exemptions. Capital

gains and dividends would be taxed at ordinary income tax rates. Taxpayers could claim a mortgage interest deduction up to $500,000 and only on their primary residence. If Congress does not undertake a comprehensive overhaul of the tax system by 2013, the plan calls for a “fail-safe” provision that would trigger across-the-board reductions in tax breaks, designed to raise revenue by $80 billion in 2015 and $180 billion in 2020.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Even so, there was little or Heralding a new era of divid- no attempt to minimize the ed government, President differences that divided the Barack Obama and congres- parties during the election sional Republicans pledged campaign, including a diswarily to seek common agreement on legislation to ground on tax cuts and re- extend Bush-era tax cuts due duced spending Tuesday in to expire at year’s end. their first meeting since tu“It is the view of 100 permultuous midterm elections. cent of Senate Republicans, Obama also made a strong and a number of Senate Deplea to Senate Republicans to mocrats as well ... that we permit ratification of a new ought to treat all taxpayers arms control treaty with Rus- the same,” McConnell told resia by year’s end, raising the porters. issue first in a session in the Obama and most DemocWhite House’s Roosevelt rats, by contrast, want to exRoom and then in a follow-up tend existing tax cuts to all meeting without aides pres- workers with family incomes ent, officials said. under $250,000 but allow them No substantive agreements to expire for those at higher on essential year-end legisla- levels. tion emerged In a sign of from the sesurgency, Obama sion, and none and leaders of had been expectboth parties aped. Instead, the pointed a small meeting was a group to begin classic capital talks immediBARACK OBAMA blend of subately on resolvPresident stance and style, ing the issue so offering a lawmakers can chance for Obama, House approve a compromise before Speaker-in-waiting John wrapping up their work. Boehner and Senate GOP One possible compromise leader Mitch McConnell to be- is for Democrats to agree to come more comfortable in one extend the tax cuts for all, and another’s presence despite for Republicans to drop their their obvious policy differ- insistence that the lower tax ences and history of mutual rates be made permanent. An distrust. extension for a few years “The American people did would allow both sides to not vote for gridlock. They claim victory while limiting didn’t vote for unyielding par- the cost to the government at tisanship. They’re demanding a time when deficit reduction cooperation and they’re de- is a major priority of both parmanding progress,” the pres- ties. ident told reporters, referring Officials said there was relto elections that gave the GOP atively little discussion of ancontrol of the House and a other major issue confronting stronger say in the Senate. lawmakers in the current Back at the Capitol after postelection session, the need the meeting, Boehner said, “I for a new spending bill so the think that spending more time government can run without will help us find some com- interruption. mon ground,” and he credited Current spending authoriObama with opening the ses- ty expires on Dec. 3, and masion by saying he had not jority Democrats intend to exreached out enough in the past tend that to Dec. 17. to Republican leaders. The next steps are unclear,

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WikiLeaks fallout continues WASHINGTON (AP) — The government scrambled Tuesday to prevent future spills of U.S. secrets like the embarrassing WikiLeaks’ disclosures, while officials pondered possible criminal prosecutions and Interpol in Europe sent out a “red notice” for nations to be on the lookout for the website’s founder. Interpol placed Julian Assange on its mostwanted list after Sweden issued an arrest warrant against him as part of a drawn-out rape probe — involving allegations Assange has denied. The Interpol alert is likely to make international travel more difficult for Assange, whose whereabouts are publicly unknown. In Washington, the State Department severed its computer files from the government’s classified network, officials said, as U.S. and world leaders tried to clean up from the leak that sent America’s sensitive documents onto computer screens around the globe. By temporarily pulling the plug, the U.S. significantly reduced the number of government employees who can read important diplomatic messages. It was an extraordinary hunkering down, prompted by the disclosure of hundreds of thousands of those messages this week by WikiLeaks, the self-styled whistleblower organization. The documents revealed that the U.S. is still confounded about North Korea’s nuclear military ambitions, that Iran is believed to have received advanced missiles capable of targeting Western Europe and — perhaps most damaging to the U.S. — that the State Department asked its diplomats to collect DNA samples and other personal information about foreign leaders. While Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, taunted the U.S. from afar on Tuesday, lawyers from across the government were investigating whether it could prosecute him for espionage, a senior defense official said. The official, not authorized to comment publicly, spoke only on condition of anonymity. There have been suggestions that Assange or others involved in the leaks could be pros-

ecuted under the Espionage Act, but the question could be complicated. Who and what is he and his website? He has portrayed himself as a crusading journalist, and the Justice Department has steered clear of prosecuting journalists for publishing leaked secrets. Meanwhile, State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley sought to reassure the world that U.S. diplomats were not spies, even as he sidestepped questions about why they were asked to provide DNA samples, iris scans, credit card numbers, fingerprints and other deeply personal information about leaders at the United Nations and in foreign capitals. Diplomats in the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion, for instance, were asked in a secret March 2008 cable to provide “biometric data, to include fingerprints, facial images, iris scans, and DNA” for numerous prominent politicians. They were also asked to send “identities information” on terrorist suspects, including “fingerprints, arrest photos, DNA and iris scans.” In Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo the requests included information about political, military and intelligence leaders. “Data should include e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers, fingerprints, facial images, DNA, and iris scans,” the cable said. Every year, the intelligence community asks the State Department for help collecting routine information such as biographical data and other “open source” data. DNA, fingerprint and other information was included in the request because, in some countries, foreigners must provide that information to the U.S. before entering an embassy or military base, a U.S. official said, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence matters. The possibility that American diplomats pressed for more than “open source” information has drawn criticism at the U.N. and in other diplomatic circles over whether U.S. information-gathering blurred the line between diplomacy and espionage.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — By a sizable — but dwindling — margin, the Senate on Tuesday voted in favor of allowing lawmakers to keep stocking bills with home-state projects like roads, grants to local police departments and cleanwater projects. But with the House set to tumble into GOP hands and anti-earmark reinforcements coming to the Senate in January, the window seems to be closing on the practice. Tuesday’s 39-56 tally rejected a GOP bid to ban the practice of loading spending bills with so-called earmarks — those parochial provisions that lawmakers deliver to their states — but it appears the curtain is coming down on the practice. Most Democrats and a handful of Republicans combined to defeat the effort, which would have effectively prohibited the Senate from considering legislation containing earmarks like road and bridge projects, community development funding, grants to local police departments and special-interest tax breaks.

All US-bound airlines on board with checks WASHINGTON (AP) — All 197 airlines that fly to the U.S. are now collecting names, genders and birth dates of passengers so the government can check them against terror watch lists before they fly, the Obama administration announced Tuesday. Getting all air carriers that travel to or through the U.S. to provide this information marks a milestone in the government’s counterterrorism efforts and completes one of the 9/11 Commission’s recommendations. The program, called Secure Flight, has been delayed for years because of privacy concerns and went through three versions before it was approved. It’s designed to give U.S. authorities more time to identify and remove suspected terrorists from flights and reduce instances when passengers are mistaken for people on terror watch lists. Misidentification of passengers has been one of the biggest inconveniences in post-Sept. 11 air travel, and widely known for putting thousands of innocent travelers and well-known figures like former Sen. Ted Kennedy, through extensive searching and questioning before they were allowed to fly. Previously, airlines have been responsible for checking the passenger lists against terror watch lists. But the airlines did not have any information other than a name. Now the screening is done by the Transportation Security Administration. The more information available about a passenger, the less likely a passenger will be mistaken for someone on a watch list.

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Police say outlook is grim for missing boys MORENCI, Mich. (AP) — The father of three young brothers who have been missing since Thanksgiving was charged with their kidnapping on Tuesday, hours after police said it’s unlikely the boys will be found alive. John Skelton, 39, was arrested by FBI agents after his release from a medical facility in Lucas County, Ohio, where he had been treated since attempting to hang himself on Friday. Skelton was charged in Lenawee County, Mich., across the state border, with three counts of parental kidnapping, Morenci Police Chief Larry Weeks said during a brief news conference. Skelton was being held at the Lucas County jail and would be extradited back to Michigan, Weeks said. Andrew, 9, Alexander, 7, and Tanner Skelton, 5, have not been seen since Thanksgiving, when they were with their father in Morenci.

FBI reviews Idaho prison after video shows inmate attack BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The surveillance video from the overhead cameras shows Hanni Elabed being beaten by a fellow inmate in an Idaho prison, managing to bang on a prison guard station window, pleading for help. Behind the glass, correctional officers look on, but no one intervenes when Elabed is knocked unconscious. No one steps into the cellblock when the attacker sits down to rest, and no one stops him when he resumes the beating. Videos of the attack obtained by the Associated Press show officers watching the beating for several minutes. The footage is a key piece of evidence for critics who claim the privately run Idaho Correctional Center uses inmateon-inmate violence to force prisoners to snitch on their cellmates or risk being moved to extremely violent units. On Tuesday, hours after the AP published the video, the top federal prosecutor in Idaho told the AP that the FBI has been investigating whether guards violated the civil rights of inmates at the prison, which is run by the Corrections Corporation of America. The investigation concerns the prison’s rate of violence and covers multiple assaults between inmates, including the attack on Elabed, U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson said.

Student hold class hostage, shoots self MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) — A 15-year-old student who held about two dozen students and a teacher hostage for several hours in a classroom at a Wisconsin high school died Tuesday at a hospital from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said. Sophomore Samuel Hengel shot himself after police stormed a classroom at Marinette High School on Monday night, said police chief Jeff Skorik. Hengel, of Porterfield, had been holding most of the students and their social studies teacher hostage for several hours. No one else was wounded. The teenager allowed one of his hostages free a short time after he took over the classroom after the girl’s mother tried to call her daughter and couldn’t reach her, said Principal Corry Lambie. Five more of his hostages

were let out after about six and a half hours, and finally the other students and their teacher Valerie Burd emerged unharmed. The terrified high schoolers trapped in the classroom worked desperately to keep their captor calm by chatting and laughing with him about hunting and fishing. Student hostage Zach Campbell said the gunman seemed depressed, but he didn’t think he meant his classmates any harm. “I didn’t know really what to think. I was just hoping to get out alive,” Campbell said Tuesday on CBS’ “Early Show.” “He didn’t want to shoot any of us.”

BRUSSELS (AP) — European regulators are tackling a puzzle that could shift the balance of power on the Internet: Is Google stifling competition by juicing its search results to favor its services over its rivals? Hoping to find an answer, regulators announced an investigation Tuesday that will take the first major look into the heart of Google Inc., focusing on the very thing that corporations from Coca-Cola to KFC go to enormous lengths to keep secret. In Google’s case, the mathematical formulas that determine its search engine’s prized recommendations. The rankings of Google’s results can make or break a these days, business whether it is a blogger or a multibillion dollar company. Knowing how Google makes its decisions, or persuading

regulators to dictate changes, could be of enormous value to competitors. Word of the investigation caused Google’s stock to tumble $26.40, or 4.5 percent, to close at $555.71. It was the largest one-day drop in the company’s shares since midJuly. The company is also dealing with national antitrust probes in Germany, Italy and France. The inquiry’s timing also threatens to complicate

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Toddler thrown to her death off walkway McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia grandmother threw her 21⁄2-year-old granddaughter several stories to her death from a walkway at a shopping mall after a family outing, police said Tuesday. Carmela Dela Rosa, 50, of Fairfax was arrested and charged Tuesday with murder, said prosecutor Ian Rodway, the chief deputy Commonwealth’s attorney. The child, Angelyn Ogdoc, died in a hospital after plunging to the pavement Monday night. She fell from a walkway linking the mall’s third floor to the parking garage’s sixth floor at Tysons Corner Center in Fairfax, a Washington suburb in Virginia. Investigators believe Dela Rosa threw the child over a railing but do not yet know why, Fairfax County police spokeswoman Tawny Wright said. Wright said the toddler and Dela Rosa were leaving the mall with family at the time. Dela Rosa was being held without bond, and a preliminary hearing in the case was set for Jan. 4, Rodway said. A public defender will be assigned to the case.






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Survey says gays will not affect military WASHINGTON (AP) — Gay troops can serve openly in the armed forces without harming the military’s ability to fight, the Pentagon’s top leaders said Tuesday, declaring the 17-year-old “don’t ask, don’t tell law” should be scrapped and pointing to a new survey to show most troops won’t mind. President Barack Obama, citing the troop poll, urged the Senate to repeal the ban before adjourning in the next few weeks, but there is still no indication GOP objections can be overcome with just a few weeks left in the postelection lame-duck session. Still, the survey did put new pressure on Republican opponents, led by Sen. John McCain, who say efforts to repeal the law are politically motivated and dangerous at a time of two wars. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the ban on openly gay military service “requires people to lie,” and he called for quick Senate action. “We spend a lot of time in the military talking about integrity and honor and values. Telling the truth is a pretty important value in that scale,” Gates said as he released the Pentagon study showing that most people currently in uniform don’t care about the ban. Senate Democrats plan to force a vote in December. Senate Republicans were generally silent following release of the Pentagon recommendations for repealing the ban.


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Televangelist says 3 tried to extort him NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent televangelist appeared before a worldwide television audience Tuesday to admit that he had an affair with a woman years ago — and to allege that three people had tried to extort millions of dollars from him to stay quiet about his infidelity. The Rev. Marcus Lamb, who created DayStar Television Network with his wife Joni, said he and his wife had healed their marriage and had hoped to keep his adultery private, but went public because they would not pay extortionists. The three people demanded $7.5 million, he said. “They’re trying to take our pain and turn it to their gain,” said Lamb, during a one-hour live broadcast with his wife by his side and supporters surrounding him. “We’re not going to take God’s money to keep from being humiliated.” A spokesman for the Lambs, Larry Ross, said they went to authorities with their allegations, but he said he could not discuss specifics for fear of interfering with any investigation. He said the extortion attempt was made within the past few weeks. DayStar, based in Dallas, airs some of the highest-profile evangelists in the world, including Joel Osteen, T.D. Jakes, Benny Hinn, Kenneth Copeland, Creflo Dollar and Joyce Meyers.

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Wake nips Iowa BY AARON BEARD

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Mike D a v i s Illinois 79 scored 20 UNC 67 points and No. 20 Illinois had five players finish in double figures in a 79-67 victory over North Carolina on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Demetri McCamey had 17 points for the Illini (7-1) while Mike Tisdale had 14, Jereme Richmond 12 and D.J. Richardson 11. North Carolina center Tyler Zeller picked up three early fouls and spent more than 9 minutes of the first half on the bench while the Illini built a 37-30 halftime lead. John Henson led the Tar Heels (4-3) with 16 points



while Zeller finished with 10. Illinois opened the second half with a thud of a dunk by Davis, a short basket by Richmond and two points from Tisdale to stretch what had been a seven-point halftime lead to 43-32 less than 2 minutes into the second half. A 3-pointer by Bill Cole, playing off the bench for the first time this season, upped Illinois’ lead to 56-43 with 13:19 to play. Freshman center Meyers Leonard followed that less than a minute later with a dunk off a nice dribble into the lane and feed from Richardson that stretched Illinois’ lead to 58-43. The Tar Heels shaved what had been a 16-point lead to 6655 with a 3-pointer by Justin

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WINSTON-SALEM — J.T. TerW. Forest 76 rell has Iowa 73 n e v e r b e e n afraid to shoot the ball. He certainly didn’t hesitate in the final seconds of a tie game, either. The freshman scored a season-high 32 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left to help Wake Forest beat Iowa 76-73 on Tuesday night, keeping it unbeaten at home in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Terrell’s 32 points are the most by an Atlantic Coast Conference freshman this season and the most by a Wake Forest freshman in more than two decades. And the Demon Deacons (4-3)

needed every one of them, too, as they fell behind by 18 points late in the first half before rallying to set up the thrilling finish. The win will help the confidence of a young team that has suffered ugly home losses to Stetson, VCU and Winthrop to start coach Jeff Bzdelik’s first season, even though it also blew a 10-point lead midway through the second half before holding off the Hawkeyes (3-4). The Demon Deacons improved to 9-2 in the series between the two conferences, including 6-0 at home. “It’s one thing as a coaching staff to breathe confidence in them on a daily basis and stay positive, but it’s another thing to actually feel it after a ball game,” Bzde-

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SPENCER — First impresN. Rowan 86 s i o n s S. Stanly 22 can be a tricky business — unless, of course, your name is Andrew Mitchell. North Rowan’s firstyear boys basketball coach made a splashy debut Tuesday night and simultaneously found a cure for his recent insomnia. “I’ve haven’t slept at all the last f e w nights,” Mitchell said after the Cavs opened MITCHELL their season with an 86-22 YVC win over visiting South Stanly. “I guess I’ve been anticipating this night and couldn’t really relax. This really exceded what I thought we could do.” It took less than a quarter to settle Mitchell’s nerves. N o r t h was too fast, too strong STARKS and too s h a r p from the field as it raced to a 24-0 lead, then extended it when Sam Starks nailed a 3-pointer from the right side early in the second period. “We were shellshocked from minute one,” said fifth-year South coach Sean Whitley. “We weren’t prepared for their pace or their athleticism. It’s a good thing this is Game 1 and not Game 24.” Mitchell, a North graduate who guided Salisbury’s girls team to 2A state championships the past two seasons, seemingly pressed all the right buttons. “We knew all about that,” North senior Javon Hargrave said after contributing 18 points and eight rebounds. “But we didn’t think our first game would be like this. We just wanted to come out aggressive, come out strong. We wanted to make a good impression.” Hargrave certainly did. He set up residency under the basket and scored



KANNAPOLIS — A.L. Brown guard Teven Jones is going to A.L. Brown 55 be in headlines all seaS. Rowan 51 son, but he was thrilled to share scoring honors with bruiser Parish Smith on Tuesday. Jones and Smith are guys with common surnames, but uncommon games. The outside-inside combo produced 18 points each to spark a 55-51 win against South Rowan at Bullock Gym. “Smith’s been telling me that I wouldn’t have to do all the scoring by myself,” said Jones, a smooth All-SPC performer. “He’s been telling me he’d have my back, and I was very happy to see him live up to that.” The Wonders survived a career-best 18 points by South guard Johnathan Gaddy to open the season with a victory. “We’re a work in progress,” disappointed South coach John Davis said. “But it’s not like we’re a bad basketball team. Guys are playing as hard as any team I’ve had.” Smith, who is about 6-foot-3, provided the game’s pivotal play. Gaddy knocked down a heavily contested fallaway jumper from the key with 47 seconds left to cut Brown’s lead to 52-51. South had to foul but avoided sending Jones to the line. Instead it was springy Michael Carr, who stepped to the stripe for the Wonders with a one-and-one with 21 seconds remaining. Carr made his first free throw for a 53-51 lead. He missed the second, but Smith came down with a huge tyler buckwell/sALisBUrY Post

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Wonder Keeon Johnson (15) tries to block a shot by south rowan’s Josh Medlin (21).

Carson boys Cougars’ rally falls short against Robinson as shots won’t go down BY RONNIE GALLAGHER

CHINA GROVE — Carson had not shot Robinson 68 well. It had Carson 51 not defended well. But there the Cougars were, making a fourth-quarter run, easing their way back into a game that had been controlled by a talented Robinson Bulldog team. But two clean looks turned into misses and a dunk on the other end allowed the Bull-

dogs to escape China Grove with a 68-51 victory. After Cody Clanton (21 points) and Rik Heggins (10) made good moves inside, Carson had cut a double-digit lead to 53-46 with seven minutes left. That’s when Nick Houston found himself wide open in the corner, right in front of the Carson Crazies student section. The Crazies were poised to scream and Robinson coach Joe Pike was holding his breath. This was Houston’s bread

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and butter shot. “If Houston nails that three, that might have really switched the tide,” Pike said. But on a night of many missed opportunities, it fell off the rim. Devon Heggins had his chance next but a missed layup led to a flashy fast-break dunk by Leonard Woody. “And that was it,” Pike said. Robinson hit 7 of 8 free throws down the stretch and


CHINA GROVE — Robinson coach Robinson 59 Lin SmithCarson 57 son had j u s t watched Carson gunner Kelly Dulkoski loft a jumper that almost hit the ceiling. She also watched it swish through the net. That 3-ball gave Carson a 19-16 lead over the unbeaten Bulldogs and Dulkoski had 14 of the points. Smithson called timeout. Enough was enough. “Let me tell you a secret,” she told her team. “No. 4 can hit the basket.” But Smithson knew how

to stop the raining threes. She put 5-foot-11 star Kelsee Cheek, a Chattanooga signee, on Dulkoski. The Carson sophomore scored only two more points and it was a key to Robinson’s 59-57 win. “With Kelsee’s long arms, she’s a good defender,” Smithson said. Even without Dulkoski’s bombs, she still played defense. She still dished out assists. And that’s why the Cougars had a shot at winning late in the game. Two other sophomores helped Carson keep it close with Robinson (3-0). Tyesha Phillips scored four straight


2B • WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010 3A South Piedmont

TV Sports Wednesday, Dec. 1 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. FSN — Florida vs. UCF, at Orlando, Fla. 7:15 p.m. ESPN2 — N.C. State at Wisconsin 7:30 p.m. ESPN — Purdue at Virginia Tech 9:15 p.m. ESPN2 — Maryland at Penn St. 9:30 p.m. ESPN — Michigan St. at Duke

Area schedule Wednesday, December 1 PREP BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. Hickory Ridge at East Rowan Carson at Davie West Rowan at Central Cabarrus A.L. Brown at Mooresville PREP WRESTLING 6 p.m. Davie at West Rowan 6:30 p.m. East Rowan at Central Davidson COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL 5:30 p.m. Catawba at Livingstone Pfeiffer at Lees-McRae COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL 7:30 p.m. Pfeiffer at Lees-McRae

Prep football 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)

Championships 1A — Noon, Saturday, Dec.11, UNC 1AA — 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 10, UNCl 2A — 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, Wake Forest 2AA — 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, Wake Forest 3A — 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, N.C. State 3AA — 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, N.C. State 4A — 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, Wake Forest 4AA — 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, N.C. State

Prep hoops Standings 1A Yadkin Valley Boys YVC Overall North Rowan 1-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 North Moore Gray Stone 0-0 1-1 Chatham Central 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 Albemarle West Montgomery 0-0 0-0 South Davidson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 East Montgomery South Stanly 0-1 0-1 Tuesday’s games North Rowan 86, South Stanly 22 East Montgomery at Chatham Central South Davidson at West Montgomery YVC Overall Girls South Stanly 1-0 1-0 0-0 1-1 Gray Stone Chatham Central 0-0 0-0 Albemarle 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 West Montgomery South Davidson 0-0 0-0 East Montgomery 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 North Moore North Rowan 0-1 0-1 Tuesday’s games South Stanly 38, North Rowan 35 East Montgomery at Chatham Central South Davidson at West Montgomery Wednesday’s games Gray Stone at Mount Pleasant Jordan-Matthews at Chatham Central West Montgomery at Union Pines North Rowan at Salisbury

2A Central Carolina Boys CCC Overall Thomasville 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 Central Davidson West Davidson 0-0 0-0 Salisbury 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 Lexington East Davidson 0-0 0-1 Tuesday’s games East Davidson at Trinity North Stanly at Central Davidson Wheatmore at West Davidson CCC Overall Girls East Davidson 0-0 1-0 Lexington 0-0 1-0 Salisbury 0-0 1-1 Thomasville 0-0 0-0 Central Davidson 0-0 0-0 West Davidson 0-0 0-0 Tuesday’s games East Davidson at Trinity North Stanly at Central Davidson Wheatmore at West Davidson Wednesday’s games North Davidson at East Davidson Thomasville at McGuinness North Rowan at Salisbury

3A North Piedmont Boys NPC Overall West Iredell 0-0 1-1 Statesville 0-0 0-0 West Rowan 0-0 0-1 North Iredell 0-0 0-2 Carson 0-0 0-2 South Rowan 0-0 0-2 East Rowan 0-0 0-3 Tuesday’s games A.L. Brown 55, South Rowan 51 Concord 84, East Rowan 63 Davie 61, North Iredell 38 Robinson 68, Carson 51 Statesville at Lake Norman South Iredell at West Iredell NPC Overall Girls West Rowan 0-0 1-0 South Rowan 0-0 1-1 Statesville 0-0 0-0 North Iredell 0-0 0-1 West Iredell 0-0 0-1 Carson 0-0 0-2 East Rowan 0-0 0-3 Tuesday’s games Robinson 59, Carson 57 A.L. Brown 58, South Rowan 53 Concord 71, East Rowan 39 Statesville at Lake Norman Davie at North Iredell South Iredell at West Iredell Wednesday’s games Carson at Davie West Rowan at Central Cabarrus Statesville at Bandys Hickory Ridge at East Rowan

Overall Boys SPC Robinson 0-0 3-0 A.L. Brown 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 Central Cabarrus Hickory Ridge 0-0 1-0 Mount Pleasant 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-1 Concord NW Cabarrus 0-0 0-1 Cox Mill 0-0 0-1 Tuesday’s games Concord 84, East Rowan 63 Robinson 68, Carson 51 A.L. Brown 55, South Rowan 51 Cox Mill at North Meck Girls SPC Overall 0-0 3-0 Robinson Cox Mill 0-0 1-0 Hickory Ridge 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 A.L. Brown Concord 0-0 1-1 Mount Pleasant 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 Central Cabarrus NW Cabarrus 0-0 0-1 Tuesday’s games Concord 71, East Rowan 39 Robinson 59, Carson 57 A.L. Brown 58, South Rowan 53 Cox Mill at North Meck Wednesday’s games West Rowan at Central Cabarrus Anson at Cox Mill Hickory Ridge at East Rowan A.L. Brown at Mooresville Gray Stone at Mount Pleasant

4A Central Piedmont Boys CPC 0-0 Mount Tabor Davie County 0-0 Reagan 0-0 0-0 North Davidson R.J. Reynolds 0-0 West Forsyth 0-0 Tuesday’s games Davie 61, North Iredell 38 North Forsyth at Reagan Ledford at North Davidson West Forsyth at Atkins

Overall 4-0 2-0 1-0 0-0 0-1 0-1

CPC Overall Girls 0-0 2-1 Mount Tabor West Forsyth 0-0 1-0 Davie County 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-1 Reagan North Davidson 0-0 0-0 R.J. Reynolds 0-0 0-1 Tuesday’s games Davie at North Iredell North Forsyth at Reagan Ledford at North Davidson West Forsyth at Atkins Wednesday’s games Carson at Davie Carver at Mount Tabor Reagan at Page North Davidson at East Davidson

College hoops Standings SAC SAC Overall 0-0 5-0 Lincoln Memorial Mars Hill 0-0 3-2 Newberry 0-0 3-2 0-0 4-3 Anderson Wingate 0-0 3-3 Catawba 0-0 2-3 0-0 1-2 Brevard Tusculum 0-0 2-5 Lenoir-Rhyne 0-0 1-3 0-0 1-4 Carson-Newman Tuesday’s games Queens 84, Catawba 77 UNC Pembroke 94, Wingate 72 Anderson 67, Erksine 52 Wednesday’s games Shaw at Lenoir-Rhyne Maryville at Carson-Newman Southern Wesleyan at Anderson

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

Conference Carolinas CC Overall Mount Olive 1-0 4-0 Pfeiffer 1-0 3-3 1-1 4-3 Barton Limestone 0-0 3-1 Lees-McRae 0-0 3-2 0-0 2-4 Queens St. Andrews 0-0 1-4 Coker 0-0 1-4 0-1 3-2 Belmont Abbey Erskine 0-1 0-5 Tuesday’s games Mount Olive 71, Barton 66 Anderson 67, Erskine 52 Queens 84, Catawba 77 Wednesday’s games St. Andrews at Limestone Pfeiffer at Lees-McRae

ACC ACC Overall 0-0 6-0 Duke N.C. State 0-0 4-1 Maryland 0-0 5-2 0-0 5-2 Florida State Clemson 0-0 5-2 Boston College 0-0 4-2 0-0 4-2 Virginia Tech Miami 0-0 4-2 North Carolina 0-0 4-3 0-0 4-3 Virginia Georgia Tech 0-0 4-3 Wake Forest 0-0 4-3 Tuesday’s games Miami 86, Mississippi 73 Northwestern 91, Georgia Tech 71 Wake Forest 76, Iowa 73 Ohio State 58, Florida State 44 Michigan 86, Clemson 73 Illinois 79, North Carolina 67 Wednesday’s games N.C. State at Wisconsin, 7:15 p.m., ESPN2 Indiana at Boston College, 7:15 p.m., ESPNU Purdue at Virginia Tech, 7:30 p.m., ESPN Maryland at Penn State, 9:15 p.m, ESPN2 Michigan State at Duke, 9:30 p.m., ESPN

Other scores EAST Canisius 55, Binghamton 45 Connecticut 62, New Hampshire 55 Penn 71, UMBC 59 Princeton 82, Lafayette 64 Syracuse 78, Cornell 58 Yale 81, Hartford 76 SOUTH Auburn 78, Ga. Southwestern 50 Florida Atlantic 61, Mississippi St. 59 Hampton 60, Georgia St. 56, OT Iona 73, Norfolk St. 64 Kentucky 91, Boston U. 57 LSU 73, Houston 57 S. Carolina St. 68, Allen 56 Tennessee 86, Middle Tennessee 56 Tulane 84, Alabama St. 69 W. Carolina 66, Bradley 65 MIDWEST Georgetown 111, Missouri 102, OT NNotre Dame 81, Indiana St. 72 S. Dakota St. 82, Nevada 65 SOUTHWEST Texas Tech 86, Oral Roberts 82 FAR WEST Colorado 83, Texas-Pan American 64 Gonzaga 86, E. Washington 57 Montana 75, Cal St.-Fullerton 67 Portland 69, Saint Louis 60 UTEP 74, New Mexico St. 72 Utah 76, Fresno St. 63 Washington St. 84, Sacramento St. 36

Notable boxes N’western 91, Ga. Tech 71 GEORGIA TECH (4-3)


SCOREBOARD Oliver 1-9 0-0 3, D. Miller 1-1 0-0 2, Udofia 3-7 0-2 7, Shumpert 5-14 0-0 11, Rice Jr. 7-10 1-3 16, Storrs 1-4 2-2 5, Moore 0-0 0-0 0, Morris 3-5 3-3 9, Holsey 1-1 0-0 2, M. Miller 3-6 4-4 11, Foreman 0-0 0-0 0, Hicks 1-2 3-5 5. Totals 26-59 13-19 71. NORTHWESTERN (5-0) Crawford 8-11 0-1 19, Shurna 7-8 3-6 21, Mirkovic 4-6 3-7 11, Thompson 4-7 5-6 14, Cobb 4-8 1-2 10, Nichols 0-0 0-0 0, Hearn 0-1 0-0 0, Fruendt 0-0 0-0 0, Peljusic 0-0 00 0, Capocci 0-0 0-0 0, Curletti 0-0 1-3 1, Marcotullio 4-7 2-3 13, Ryan 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 31-48 17-30 91. Halftime—Northwestern 55-37. 3-Point Goals—Georgia Tech 6-22 (Udofia 1-2, Rice Jr. 1-2, M. Miller 1-3, Storrs 1-3, Shumpert 1-5, Oliver 1-7), Northwestern 12-19 (Shurna 4-4, Crawford 3-5, Marcotullio 3-5, Cobb 1-2, Thompson 1-2, Hearn 0-1). Fouled Out—Shumpert. Rebounds—Georgia Tech 28 (Rice Jr. 6), Northwestern 32 (Mirkovic 8). Assists—Georgia Tech 14 (Rice Jr. 4), Northwestern 20 (Mirkovic 7). Total Fouls— Georgia Tech 29, Northwestern 18. Technical—Georgia Tech Bench. A—4,455.

Wake Forest 76, Iowa 73 IOWA (3-4) Basabe 6-9 1-1 13, May 8-13 1-1 17, Cole 2-4 0-0 4, Gatens 2-9 0-0 6, Cartwright 510 2-2 13, Stoermer 0-2 0-0 0, Marble 5-10 1-3 11, McCabe 3-12 2-3 9, Brommer 0-2 00 0, Stubbs 0-0 0-0 0, Archie 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-71 7-10 73. WAKE FOREST (4-3) Stewart 5-11 0-0 10, McKie 0-3 5-6 5, Walker 3-5 2-2 8, Terrell 9-16 7-8 32, Harris 3-5 5-6 12, Clark 1-2 1-2 3, Desrosiers 3-4 0-1 6, Godwin 0-0 0-0 0, Ingle 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-46 20-25 76. Halftime—Iowa 39-27. 3-Point Goals— Iowa 4-19 (Gatens 2-6, Cartwright 1-3, McCabe 1-6, Stoermer 0-2, Marble 0-2), Wake Forest 8-17 (Terrell 7-11, Harris 1-1, McKie 0-1, Stewart 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Iowa 38 (Basabe, McCabe 8), Wake Forest 28 (Walker 8). Assists—Iowa 15 (Cartwright 5), Wake Forest 14 (Clark, McKie 4). Total Fouls—Iowa 21, Wake Forest 18. A—9,086.

Ohio St. 58, FSU 44 OHIO ST. (6-0) Sullinger 3-9 5-8 11, Lauderdale 2-3 3-4 7, Lighty 4-14 2-2 10, Diebler 3-12 4-5 12, Buford 4-12 0-0 9, Thomas 2-4 0-0 4, Sibert 0-0 0-0 0, Craft 1-5 2-2 5. Totals 19-59 16-21 58. FLORIDA ST. (5-2) Gibson 1-3 0-1 2, Singleton 2-9 4-6 8, Dulkys 1-5 0-0 3, Snaer 1-6 0-0 2, Kitchen 5-9 0-0 10, Loucks 2-4 0-0 4, James 0-2 00 0, White 2-3 0-0 4, Shannon 0-0 0-0 0, Miller 3-7 3-3 11. Totals 17-48 7-10 44. Halftime—Ohio St. 28-17. 3-Point Goals— Ohio St. 4-20 (Diebler 2-10, Craft 1-2, Buford 1-3, Thomas 0-2, Lighty 0-3), Florida St. 3-17 (Miller 2-3, Dulkys 1-4, Singleton 0-1, Gibson 0-1, Loucks 0-2, Snaer 0-2, Kitchen 0-4). Fouled Out—Buford, Dulkys. Rebounds— Ohio St. 42 (Sullinger 13), Florida St. 33 (Singleton 7). Assists—Ohio St. 6 (Buford, Lighty 2), Florida St. 6 (Snaer 3). Total Fouls—Ohio St. 15, Florida St. 17. A—10,457.

Michigan 69, Clemson 61 MICHIGAN (4-2) Smotrycz 6-7 4-5 18, Morgan 4-6 0-0 8, Novak 3-8 1-4 9, Morris 3-9 7-8 13, Hardaway Jr. 3-8 7-9 15, Douglass 1-4 0-2 2, Vogrich 1-4 0-0 2, Horford 1-2 0-0 2, McLimans 0-1 0-0 0, Christian 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-49 19-28 69. CLEMSON (5-2) Booker 1-5 0-0 2, Grant 3-8 3-4 9, Stitt 414 2-4 11, Smith 1-7 0-0 2, Young 5-9 0-0 14, Johnson 2-5 0-0 6, Anderson 0-0 0-0 0, Stanton 4-7 1-2 9, Narcisse 0-1 0-0 0, Jennings 3-7 2-3 8. Totals 23-63 8-13 61. Halftime—Michigan 40-24. 3-Point Goals—Michigan 6-20 (Smotrycz 2-2, Novak 2-6, Hardaway Jr. 2-6, Horford 0-1, McLimans 0-1, Morris 0-2, Vogrich 0-2), Clemson 7-29 (Young 4-7, Johnson 2-4, Stitt 17, Narcisse 0-1, Booker 0-1, Stanton 0-2, Jennings 0-2, Smith 0-5). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Michigan 35 (Morris 7), Clemson 38 (Grant 11). Assists—Michigan 13 (Morris 8), Clemson 9 (Stitt 3). Total Fouls—Michigan 18, Clemson 21. A—7,237.

Illinois 79, UNC 67 NORTH CAROLINA (4-3) Henson 8-11 0-3 16, Barnes 2-9 3-3 8, Zeller 5-9 0-3 10, Strickland 2-9 3-5 7, Drew II 0-2 2-2 2, McDonald 2-3 0-0 5, Marshall 1-3 0-0 3, Watts 1-3 0-0 3, Knox 4-5 0-0 8, Bullock 2-4 0-1 5. Totals 27-58 8-17 67. ILLINOIS (7-1) Davis 8-14 4-5 20, Cole 1-2 0-0 3, Tisdale 6-10 1-1 14, Richardson 4-7 0-0 11, McCamey 6-12 2-2 17, Paul 0-3 0-0 0, Leonard 1-3 0-1 2, Richmond 6-12 0-0 12, Griffey 00 0-0 0. Totals 32-63 7-9 79. Halftime—Illinois 37-30. 3-Point Goals— North Carolina 5-15 (McDonald 1-1, Watts 12, Marshall 1-2, Bullock 1-3, Barnes 1-4, Strickland 0-1, Drew II 0-2), Illinois 8-12 (Richardson 3-3, McCamey 3-4, Tisdale 1-1, Cole 1-2, Paul 0-2). Fouled Out—Tisdale. Rebounds— North Carolina 34 (Knox 7), Illinois 35 (Davis 10). Assists—North Carolina 15 (Drew II 7), Illinois 19 (McCamey 8). Total Fouls—North Carolina 15, Illinois 17. A—16,618.

College football 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.

NBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB

Boston 13 4 .765 — New York 10 9 .526 4 6 11 .353 7 Toronto New Jersey 6 12 .333 71⁄2 Philadelphia 5 13 .278 81⁄2 Southeast Division L Pct GB W Orlando 13 4 .765 — Atlanta 11 7 .611 21⁄2 10 8 .556 31⁄2 Miami CHARLOTTE 6 11 .353 7 Washington 5 11 .313 71⁄2 Central Division L Pct GB W Chicago 9 6 .600 — 1 ⁄2 Indiana 9 7 .563 7 10 .412 3 Cleveland Milwaukee 6 11 .353 4 Detroit 6 12 .333 41⁄2 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division L Pct GB W San Antonio 15 2 .882 — Dallas 13 4 .765 2 12 5 .706 3 New Orleans Memphis 8 10 .444 71⁄2 Houston 5 12 .294 10 Northwest Division L Pct GB W Utah 14 5 .737 — Oklahoma City 12 6 .667 11⁄2 10 6 .625 21⁄2 Denver Portland 8 9 .471 5 Minnesota 4 13 .235 9 Pacific Division L Pct GB W L.A. Lakers 13 5 .722 — Phoenix 8 9 .471 41⁄2 8 10 .444 5 Golden State Sacramento 4 12 .250 8 L.A. Clippers 3 15 .167 10 Tuesday’s Games Boston 106, Cleveland 87 Orlando 90, Detroit 79 Philadelphia 88, Portland 79 New York 111, New Jersey 100 Memphis 98, L.A. Lakers 96 Indiana 107, Sacramento 98 San Antonio 118, Golden State 98 Wednesday’s Games Memphis at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Washington at Toronto, 7 p.m. Portland at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Orlando at Chicago, 8 p.m. CHARLOTTE at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Houston, 8:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Denver, 9 p.m. Indiana at Utah, 9 p.m. San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

North girls fall BY DAVID SHAW

SPENCER — North Rowan girls basketball coach S. Stanly 38 Tony Hillian had a N. Rowan 35 broad smile pasted to his face after the Cavaliers kicked off their YVC season with a 38-35 loss to South Stanly Tuesday night. “I feel great,” the third-year coach explained. “I know we came up short, but my main thing tonight is we didn’t quit. They had us up by 13 or 14 and we hung with them. I asked the girls to give me 120 percent and they did — so we come out with our heads held high.” First-year South coach Sean Whitley, whose team used a 14-0 run to mount a 26-15 lead in the third quarter, felt like the Rowdy Rebel Bulls escaped through the rear door. “They had us back-pedaling in the end,” he said after prevailing in his debut. “It wasn’t the prettiest win. But you never really know what you have until you get out on the floor.” South used a layup and free throw by Tayller Shankle to forge a 15-15 halftime tie, then lured the Cavs into a lazy defensive spell in the third period. “I think maybe we got a little tired,” said junior Tiffany Brown. Whitley said South’s third-period

charge had something to do with making one extra pass on offense. “That put us 10 feet closer to the basket,” he said. “Instead of getting 15-footers, we were getting 5-footers and knocking them down.” North, meanwhile, was limited to baskets by Taylor Sells and Teaunna Cuthbertson and trailed 29-19 entering the fourth quarter. “In the third quarter we stopped shooting and started settling for shots,” Hillian said. “We couldn’t make layups and our outside game went cold. On defense, we got laidback and confused at times as far what we were running.” An exciting fourth quarter more than made up for it. Cuthbertson scored 11 of her game-best 17 points in the final period, including a clutch 3-pointer from the right side that trimmed the deficit to 37-35 with 35 seconds remaining. “Just thinking about scoring,” said Cuthbertson, still nursing a right knee injury. “I went out there and wanted to pump the team up, win or lose. We just came up a little short.” SOUTH STANLY (38) — Greene 13, Shankle 9, Johnson 5, Gaines 5, Allen 4, Poplin 2. NORTH ROWAN (35) — Cuthbertson 17, Brown 8, Berry 4, Carby 2, Bradley 2, Sells 2, Vann. S. Stanly N. Rowan

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NHL Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 25 15 6 4 34 87 61 Pittsburgh 26 16 8 2 34 79 62 N.Y. Rangers 26 14 11 1 29 74 69 New Jersey 24 8 14 2 18 45 69 N.Y. Islanders22 5 12 5 15 46 72 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 24 15 8 1 31 60 47 Boston 22 12 8 2 26 59 46 25 11 13 1 23 58 75 Ottawa Buffalo 25 9 13 3 21 62 73 Toronto 23 8 11 4 20 51 65 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 25 17 6 2 36 86 68 Tampa Bay 25 14 8 3 31 77 81 Atlanta 25 13 9 3 29 80 74 24 10 11 3 23 71 78 Carolina Florida 22 10 12 0 20 57 57 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 22 16 4 2 34 78 59 Chicago 27 14 11 2 30 86 79 Columbus 22 14 8 0 28 62 53 St. Louis 23 12 8 3 27 62 64 Nashville 23 10 8 5 25 54 60 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Colorado 24 13 9 2 28 85 74 Vancouver 22 12 7 3 27 68 59 Minnesota 23 11 10 2 24 56 65 Calgary 24 10 12 2 22 67 69 Edmonton 23 7 12 4 18 59 89 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 23 14 8 1 29 68 62 23 11 7 5 27 66 68 Phoenix Anaheim 26 12 11 3 27 66 77 Los Angeles 23 13 10 0 26 63 57 23 11 8 4 26 68 68 San Jose NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesday’s Games Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 3, OT Nashville 3, Phoenix 0 Chicago 7, St. Louis 5 Atlanta 3, Colorado 2, OT Detroit 5, San Jose 3 Wednesday’s Games Edmonton at Montreal, 7 p.m. Boston at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Nashville at Columbus, 7 p.m. Washington at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Vancouver at Calgary, 9:30 p.m. Florida at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

NFL Standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 9 2 0 .818 334 266 N.Y. Jets 9 2 0 .818 264 187 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 5 6 0 .455 264 287 Houston Tennessee 5 6 0 .455 257 218 North W L T Pct PF PA 8 3 0 .727 250 188 Baltimore Pittsburgh 8 3 0 .727 254 181 Cleveland 4 7 0 .364 216 229 2 9 0 .182 225 288 Cincinnati 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 Tampa Bay 7 4 0 .636 219 223 CAROLINA 1 10 0 .091 140 276 North W L T Pct PF PA Chicago 8 3 0 .727 222 172 Green Bay 7 4 0 .636 269 166 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 St. Louis 5 6 0 .455 213 231 San Francisco 4 7 0 .364 187 225 Arizona 3 8 0 .273 194 319 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.

Transactions BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX—Announced 3B Adrian Beltre and INF Felipe Lopez have declined salary arbitration. TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Yoshinori Tateyama on a oneyear contract.

Indians lose to hot squad From staff reports

Catawba’s men’s basketball team lost 84-77 at Queens on Tuesday night. The Indians (2-3) were led by Dominick Reid with 21 points and Keon Moore with 19 . Queens (2-4) was paced by Daniel Bailey’s 18 points. Queens was unbelievably hot in the second half, shooting 84 percent (16-for-19) to overcome a 44-37 halftime deficit. Cameron Lovelace and Stuart Thomson added 10 points each for the Indians.

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Girls CONCORD (71) — DeBerry 20, Edwards 10, Ford 10, E. Black 6, Neels 6, Briggs 6, M. Black 6, Lynch 5, Arthur 2. EAST ROWAN (39) — Goins 11, Sabo 10, Drew 7, Rummage 4, Honeycutt 3, Poole 2, Wike 2, Fry, Sides, Moore, B. Boling, Phillips. Boys CONCORD (84) — Beasley 16, Black 15, Burchfield 14, Vanderburg 11, Piggot 8, Knorr 7, J. Moore 6, Wall 5, Jenkins 2. EAST ROWAN (63) — A. Rogers 23, Shepherd 19, Curlee 7, Hough 7, Gittens 4, Gobble 2, Driver 1, Holmes, W. Rogers. Concord





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Livingstone’s women’s basketball E. Rowan 5 17 22 19 — 63 team defeated Bennett 88-45 on Tuesday as four Blue Bears hit double fig-  Davie boys win ures. Jasmine Murray scored 17, Davie County’s boys beat North Rashida Elbourne had 13, and Montiya Harrison and Brittany Wright Iredell in Olin on Monday to improve to 2-0. Leading the War Eagles was had 10 apiece. Nate Jones with 21 points. Shannon Dillard added 12 points, and Raheem  Pfeiffer basketball Martin had a big night with eight Pfeiffer’s Josh Humphrey was points, 11 boards and four assists. named Conference Carolinas Player Davie 20 15 11 15 — 61 of the Week. N. Iredell 10 7 11 10 — 38 Humphrey had a double-double against Erskine and shot 5-for-7 on 3pointers.  North Hills cruises

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North Hills ripped Comenius 8535 on Tuesday night as Rashawn Joshua and Oshon West scored 18 points each. Moussa Doucara added 11 points. Tony Nunn grabbed 11 rebounds for the Eagles (3-4). Buster Hillie dished out five assists.

Pre-sale tickets for the West Rowan-Hibriten football game will be available at West for $8 on Thursday and Friday. Gates will open at $5. Tickets at the game also will be $8. The NCHSAA is providing 3A championship game tickets to be sold  Moir tournament at West following the game, regardThe 39th Annual Sam Moir Christless of which team wins. Those tickets will be $9. Cost at the mas Classic will be held Dec. 28-30 at gate will be $10. The championship Catawba’s Goodman Gym. Boys and girls basketball teams game is Dec. 11 in Raleigh at 3 p.m. from the six Rowan public schools and Davie will be participating. There  Schedule changes will be six games each day, beginning The Salisbury-West Rowan basket- at noon. ball game scheduled for Friday has The tournament culminates with been postponed until Jan. 5 because championship games at 6:30 p.m. and of both schools’ involvement in the 8 p.m. on Dec. 30. football playoffs. Seeds and pairings will be deter Tonight’s scheduled North mined by winning percentage prior Rowan-Salisbury game has been to Christmas. pushed back to Jan. 3. Admission is $6 per day; $3 for ages 5-12. Passes honored are NCHSAA,  East teams fall Gold Card, and N.C. Official. East Rowan’s basketball teams were swept at home by Concord on  Prep wrestling Tuesday night. The Rowan County Meet will be The boys fell 84-63, while the girls held on Dec. 18 at South Rowan. suffered a 71-39 loss. Wrestling in the first round of the East’s boys coach Trey Ledbetter said the final score didn’t indicate championship bracket begins at 9 how well the Mustangs a.m. Championship finals and conso(0-3) played. After falling behind19- lation finals will be held at 3 p.m. Coaches will vote on the most out5 after one quarter, Avery Rogers and Jordan Shepherd got hot, cutting the standing wrestler for the event. Admission for the day is $5. margin to 31-22 at halftime. Only coaches and principals pass“Avery and Jordan just took over,” Ledbetter said. “We were hitting our es will be accepted. backdoor cuts and we hit some 3pointers. We came out in the third and  Youth football were still pretty hot.” The Salisbury 49ers 10-under footSo hot the Mustangs stunned Scott Brewer’s club by taking a two-point ball team competed in the North American Youth Football Tournalead. “We played hard, but we just ran ment, played six games in three days out of gas,” Ledbetter said. “That was and finished third. The 49ers won their last game on the quickest team we’ve played.” Rogers led East with 23 points, and Sunday 52-6 against the Steelers from Martinsville, Va. Shepherd finished with 19.  East girls coach Danielle Porter summed her game up with one sen-  College tennis tence: “Another rough night.” The 2010-11 Catawba men’s and Ashley Goins led the Mustangs with 11 points, and Olivia Sabo fin- women’s tennis media guide is now available on the school’s athletics ished with 10 and nine rebounds. Freshman Karleigh Wike scored website. This is the first of Catawba’s only two points but was a force in the guides made strictly for the website paint, grabbing seven rebounds and and is an expanded version of those in past years. blocking nine shots.





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South’s Maria Gaddy drives on A.L. Brown’s Jayana Lott.

eight points on layups in the first quarter. “Our big man was in the post, moving around,” said teammate Michael Bowman, one of two freshmen who played well for the Cavs. “It was a great start.” “Hargrave was a monster,” Whitley added. South’s first basket came when high-scorer Corey Craig gathered a deflected pass and hit a BOWMAN layup with 6:43 remaining in the first half. The guests had only two field goals by halftime and found themselves trailing 44-8. The barage continued in the third quarter when 6-foot-7 sophomore Malik Ford — who blocked five shots — scored a few easy layups, including an over-and-under bucket that gave North a 62-12 lead late in the period. The Cavs’ widest margin was 86-20, provided when Timothy Bates sank a 15-foot jumper with two minutes to play. “You can credit our defense,” said Starks, who also netted 18 points. “We all played our positions, did our assignments and it paid off.” Especially for Mitchell, who was visibly relieved afterward. “Now I can sleep,” he said. “It’s too bad the principal’s left. I was thinking about asking for (today) off.” • NOTES: Seven or eight members of Salisbury’s girls team attended the game, presumably to wish Mitchell well. .... North’s scheduled non-conference doubleheader at Salisbury today has been rescheduled for January 3.

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Chelsea McManus, left, tries to block Jasmine Parker’s attempt.

Raider girls fall to Wonders BY MIKE LONDON

KANNAPOLIS — A.L. Brown’s girls beat South Rowan 58-53 on Tuesday, but the game was oh-soclose to being deposited in the win column by the Raiders. South lost guard Lauren Miller in the third quarter when she banged her head on the floor but was still in prime position to win. South (0-2) led 40-35 at Bullock Gym with five minutes left, and the Wonders (1-0) were in desperate

foul trouble. Senior Jayana Lott, who stabilizes Brown, had picked up her fifth personal with 6:32 remaining, while pressuring South’s Maria Gaddy 70 feet from the hoop. When she tried to draw a charge against Nicole Barringer at midcourt, Brown’s tall post player Jasmine Parker was whistled for her fourth foul just 16 seconds after Lott exited, and the Wonders were on the ropes. “Probably if we score one more basket, we win this game,” South coach Jarrod Smith said. “We’re

good enough to win, but we haven’t learned how to win. We just haven’t learned patience.” South missed a layup that would have meant a seven-point cushion, and Brown guard Aaliyah Spears, who had 14 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter, drilled a key 3-pointer to pull her team back within two points. “Aaliyah is a sophomore, but sometimes age doesn’t matter and grade doesn’t matter,” Brown coach Tosha Robinson said. “She’s one of the best players around.”

Spears’ shot was followed by another big 3 by Zebresha Blakeney. That one put the Wonders ahead 41-40 with 4:10 left. Brown got a backbreaking, third-try stickback from Parker and led the rest of the way. SOUTH ROWAN (53) — M. Gaddy 10, Barringer 10, Miller 8, Goins 6, K. Corriher 5, Swartz 5, McManus 4, Jones 2, Register 2, Allison 1, L. Corriher. A.L. BROWN (58) — Spears 22, Parker 9, McGuine 8, Lott 8, Forrest 5, Blakeney 4, Tuttle 2, Phifer, Coffey, Cannon. 9 8 S. Rowan A.L. Brown 9 10

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A.L. Brown’s Chandler Reynolds (21) goes high on the jump ball at the start of the Wonders’ game with South Rowan on Tuesday night.

A.L. BROWN FROM 1B offensive rebound. Brown ran more clock, and Smith sealed victory by taking a pass from Chandler Reynolds for a layup. “It came down to us not being able to rebound the basketball right there, and that’s responsibility No. 1 in that situation.” South coach John Davis

said. “We get that rebound, we can tie with a 2 and win with a 3.” It was decent early-season basketball, with a minimum of helter-skelter. Football Wonders like Jones had minimal practice time, but Brown still shot 67 percent in the third quarter and led by as many as nine. Jones hit four 3s, and when Brown coach Shelwyn Klutz sent him to the scorer’s table in the third quarter with the instructions, “Go to work,” Jones put on his hard hat.

CARSON BOYS FROM 1B left Carson with a 3-0 record. Brian Perry’s club fell to 0-2. “That was obviously a big play,” Perry said of Houston’s three. “We knock that down and it might have given us some momentum.” Momentum was something Carson just couldn’t grab on this night. The Cougars were just out of sync on offense and defense. “We’re a long way from where we want to be right now,” Perry said. “I have to take some time and work out a rotation I like. And we need to get better defensively. We need to get better rebounding.” Robinson came in with one plan in mind — stop Carson’s 3-point shooters like Houston. “We knew their 3-point shooting would be a big factor,” Pike said. “We wanted to really get in their face. We wanted to run at them defensively and wear down their legs. It paid big dividends. They

It was physical. Smith started out in No. 34 but switched to No. 1 after his original jersey was bloodied. “Smith isn’t tall, but he’s strong and muscular,” Klutz said. “His finishes inside and his strong rebounds were the key to the game tonight.” Brown’s Damien Washington, who figures to be a solid scorer, will miss several weeks with a football injury. Mark McDaniel scored 13 points for South, which took a 26-25 halftime lead on a buzzer-beating, straight-on

looked short on a lot of shots in the fourth quarter.” Speaking of short shots, the Bulldogs lived under the basket. In the second quarter, they hit 11 buckets, all off rebounds and layups. HOUSTON “We gave up a lot of easy opportunities,” Perry said. “Defensively, we had a lot of breakdowns. If you’re playing any team and you don’t make them work for it, you’re going to have a hard time beating them.” Pike’s fears were realized early. Houston, Clanton and Heggins all hit firstquarter threes and Carson led 11-4. But the Cougars suddenly went cold and it was tied at 13 after one. Carson managed just two baskets in the second quarter and trailed at halftime 37-25. Seven different Bulldogs scored. Perry told his team to shove it inside in the third and that strategy worked. When Clanton scored twice, followed by a Rik Heggins layup, it was 45-41.

3-pointer by Gaddy. “We couldn’t quite do it tonight,” Gaddy said. “We didn’t get some rebounds and didn’t take some charges on Jones that we should have.” SOUTH ROWAN (51) — Gaddy 18, McDaniel 13, Medlin 5, Sharpe 5, Miller 3, Boulware 2, Lambert 2, Dowling 2, Akers 1, Tyler, Spry, Neal, Parker. A.L. BROWN (55) — Jones 18, Smith 18, Carr 8, Morrison 5, Copeland 2, Lott 2, Reynolds 2, Jackson, Johnson, Waddell. S. Rowan 15 11 A.L. Brown 13 12

“We just could never keep it going,” Perry said. Carson trailed 49-42 going into the fourth quarter. That’s when Clanton and Heggins got Carson what Perry thought was PERRY a little momentum. But Robinson was simply too clutch down the stretch. “We’ve got a lot of talent.” Pike said. “They look for one another and cheer for one another.” Perry didn’t talk too much about the lack of offense. He went home thinking about a lack of defense. “Robinson’s a good team,” he said, “but Robinson got a lot of pretty looks at the basket.” ROBINSON (68) — Gadd 14, Kerner 12, Murhrrwa 10, Woody 10, Bostick 7, Boyce 7, Smith 6, Cooks 2. CARSON (59) — Clanton 21, R. Heggins 10, Wagner 7, D. Heggins 5, Houston 5, Parker 2, Abbitt 1, Gilbert, Pressley, Raper, Eagle, Gardner, Love. Robinson Carson

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points and when Sarrah Holman swished a short jumper, Carson led 54-51. Holman then blocked a Cheek shot from behind. But two misses were just enough to keep Carson (0-2) from making a statement. Cougars coach Brooke Misenheimer was pleased nonetheless. Carson had lost a close game to Hickory Ridge last week in its opener. “We made tremendous improvement from last Monday,” she said. “We got a lot better. We’re disappointed we didn’t win. Our goal is to win every game.” Dulkoski did what she could early, hitting three 3s in the first quarter. “She obviously decided to put us on her back,” Misenheimer said. “She was on in the first quarter. She knows she has the green light.” Dulkoski finished with 16, while Chloe Monroe added 13. Cheek not only slowed Dulkoski down, but scored 24 points to lead all scorers. Smithson couldn’t say enough about how improved Carson’s team was. “We’ve played them the last three years,” she said, “and it’s hard to believe that’s the same team, even from last year. They’re scrappy. They execute down to the letter. I’d hate to have to play them down the road.” “This should prove to our girls that we can play with good teams,” Misenheimer said. ROBINSON (59) — Cheek 24, Bernal 17, Peay 8, Trammel 6, Gray 2, Clark 2. CARSON (57) — Dulkoski 16, Monroe 13, Phillips 10, Blackwell 8, Holman 6, White 3, Barringer 1, Clark. Robinson Carson

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Anderson storms out Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — Derek Anderson raised his voice and his eyes bulged wide. Looking directly at a reporter in the crowd, the Arizona Cardinals’ quarterback let loose. Taking exception to repeated questions about why he was laughing on the sideline late in a blowout loss to San Francisco, Anderson went on a profanity-laced tirade during a postgame news conference Monday night before abruptly walking out. “You think I was laughing about something?” Anderson said, his voice getting louder with nearly every word. “I take this serious! Real serious! I put my heart and soul into this every single week!” Anderson has taken plenty of blame for Arizona’s sixgame losing streak and had another pedestrian game in Monday night’s 27-6 loss to San Francisco, going 16 of 35 for 196 yards and an interception. Late in the loss to the 49ers, TV cameras showed Anderson sharing a laugh with guard Deuce Lutui on the sideline.

When initially asked about the exchange after the game, Anderson quietly said Lutui had told him something to keep them positive, and that they can hopefully get on the same page. Anderson calmly answered another question about a different topic, then started to lose his temper as the reporter came back to the shared laugh. “I’m telling you right now what I do every single week! Every single week I put my heart and soul into this!” Anderson yelled. “I don’t go out there and laugh. It’s not funny. Nothing’s funny to me. I don’t want go out there and get embarrassed on Monday Night Football in front of everybody.” The back-and-forth continued for a few more seconds, then Anderson walked out of the news conference, saying he was done. He marched quickly through Arizona’s locker room, then got his leg caught on a teammates’ pads before storming through a set of double doors. The outburst was reminiscent of a memorable 2006 postgame tirade by then-Cardinals coach Dennis Green,

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derek Anderson was seen laughing during Monday’s loss. who pounded the podium and yelled “The Bears are who we thought they were!” after a loss to Chicago. Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt said he didn’t see Anderson and Lutui smiling, and didn’t want to comment until he saw the tape. “I didn’t see that. I’d be disappointed if that was the case,” Whisenhunt said. “I didn’t sense from talking with Derek in the fourth quarter or talking with our offensive line that that was the case. Until I would see that, I would be hesitant to say anything about it.” Anderson, who once apologized for an outburst in Cleveland, has gone through a rough first season in the desert, Arizona’s first since

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A bad night for ACC

WAKE FroM 1B lik said. “That’s why a win like this was so vital to these young players who have really suffered a lot of challenges up to this point.” Of course, it’s not like Terrell has ever looked like he’s short on confidence. He hit seven 3-pointers, none bigger than when he took a pass from C.J. Harris with

Jeter, agent Casey Close and Yankees officials met Pocono Raceway exin Tampa, Fla., about two pects a safer track in 2011 weeks ago to start discusand beyond. sions. At that time, without The NASCAR track making any proposals, should be finished by the Close suggested Jeter was end of this year with signif- seeking a deal averaging icant safety upgrades that about $25 million for six include a soft-wall barrier years. and catch fence. Work on • NEW YORK — Susthe multimillion-dollar pected steroid users Rafael project started in October. Palmeiro and Juan GonzaThe new fence will run lez are on baseball's Hall of from the end of the front Fame ballot for the first stretch and connect with time and join Bert the existing catch fence in Blyleven and Roberto AloTurn 2. The 6,155-foot mar, both having fallen fence will now surround just short in last year's the entire 2.5-mile race vote. track. Former Most Valuable The SAFER barrier will Players Jeff Bagwell and run on the entire length of Larry Walker, and former the inside of the track from Rookies of the Year Benito the exit of Turn 1 to the en- Santiago and Raul Mondesi trance of Turn 3 for a total also will be on the 33-man. of 5,516 feet. Pocono Race• NEW YORK — Gil way already has soft-wall McDougald, an All-Star inbarriers at each of the fielder who helped the New track’s three turns. York Yankees win five Track president BranWorld Series champidon Igdalsky said the imonships during the 1950s, provements, especially the has died of prostate cancer. fence, were long overdue. He was 82. “The question was, ‘Why • ST. LOUIS — Faced don’t we have it out there?’ with a surplus of infielders, ” Igdalsky said by phone. the Los Angeles Dodgers “We couldn’t answer that. traded Ryan Theriot to the Let’s put it up. Let’s get it St. Louis Cardinals on up and get it out there.” Tuesday for pitcher Blake Hawksworth. GOLF • DENVER — Troy TuSYDNEY — Golf great lowitzki and the Colorado Fred Couples expects Tiger Rockies have agreed to a Woods to play better next new contract that guaranyear and revive interest in tees the All-Star shortstop the PGA Tour. an additional $132 million The 1992 Masters cham- over seven seasons through pion, in Sydney for this 2020. week’s Australian Open, • LOS ANGELES — Insaid “when Tiger gets gofielder Juan Uribe and the ing again our tour will get Los Angeles Dodgers have going at a better rate.” finalized a $21 million, threeCouples said the PGA year contract. Tour was “blessed” by NHL Woods’ arrival 12 years CHICAGO — Patrick ago, which boosted interest Kane and Jonathan Toews and sponsorship. He said each scored his second goal it’s only a matter of time of the game late in the before Woods overcomes his technical and emotional third period Tuesday night to shut off a St. Louis Blues issues and his play starts rally and send the Chicago improving. Blackhawks to a 7-5 victoCouples said Woods is ry. still the same golfer he Kane scored on a reused to be, he just isn’t playing as well for “a lot of bound off a shot by Viktor Stalberg with 6:18 left to reasons.” put the Blackhawks up 6-4 “One would be his golf game but another would be after they nearly let a 5-1 lead slip away. a lot of emotions going on, Lightning 4, Maple Leafs a lot of tough times,” Cou3, OT ples said. TORONTO — Simon Woods has gone more Gagne made an impressive than a year without winreturn to the Tampa Bay ning a tournament. lineup, scoring 1:15 into BASEBALL overtime against Toronto. NEW YORK — Derek Predators 3, Coyotes 0 Jeter and the Yankees NASHVILLE, Tenn. — haven't held contract talks Shea Weber and Cal O’Reilin more than a week and ly each scored a powerthe shortstop's agent has play goal, and Pekka Rinne yet to make a formal promade 33 saves for his third posal. shutout of the season. Associated Press

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The Challenge roundup ... EVANSTON, Ill. — When they're sizzling in practice, Luka Mirkovic figures Northwestern's best shooters will make about 70 percent of their 3-pointers. In a game? This is about as good as it gets. John Shurna scored 21 points, Drew Crawford added 19 and Northwestern hit a blistering 12 of 19 3s in a 91-71 victory over Georgia Tech in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge on Tuesday night. Michigan 69, Clemson 61 CLEMSON, S.C. — Evan Smotrycz had a few surprises for Clemson and his Michigan teammates. Smotrycz scored a careerhigh 18 points in the Wolverines 69-61 victory at Clemson in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The 6-foot-9 freshman had come in with only one double-digit scoring game in his first five Michigan contests. Against the Tigers, Smotrycz showed power inside with two three-point plays and a silky scoring touch outside with a pair of 3-pointers. No. 2 Ohio St. 58, Florida St. 44 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Ohio State freshman Jared Sullinger was a load for Florida State to handle. In just his sixth collegiate game, the 6-foot-9 widebody out of Columbus, Ohio, muscled his way to the third double-double of his blossoming career with 11 points and 13 rebounds to lead the secondranked Buckeyes to a 58-44 victory in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Tuesday night. Sullinger defended Chris Singleton, FSU”s top scorer, for part of the game. Singleton was held to eight points, half his season average.

star quarterback Kurt Warner retired. The former Pro Bowler earned the starting job late in training camp over Matt Leinart, then was replaced by rookie Max Hall in a blowout loss to San Diego on Oct. 3. Anderson went back under center after Hall sustained a concussion against Seattle on Oct. 24, then took over the job full-time again the following week when Hall threw two interceptions in the first quarter against Tampa Bay. The Cardinals haven’t been able to win no matter who has played quarterback, and Anderson has taken much of the criticism for being at the helm of one of the NFL’s worst offenses.

State cornerback Xavier Rhodes was the ACC's deThe college football note- fensive rookie of the year. book ... FIRED GREENVILLE — East GREENSBORO — North Carolina is headed to the Carolina A&T has fired Military Bowl. Alonzo Lee as its football The school said Tuesday coach after his team finthat it had accepted an inished the season with a 1-10 vitation to play in the record. Washington, D.C.-based NO BOWL bowl game on Dec. 29 AUSTIN, Texas — Just against an ACC opponent. like other college football “An opportunity to play fans, Mack Brown can kick in the Military Bowl is exback, turn on the television citing for the Pirate Nation and spend the next several and for team members due weeks channel surfing beto its proximity for fans tween bowl games. and families of the team, as He's got the time. well as the opportunity to For the first time in play another ACC opponent nearly 20 years, Brown isthis year,” athletic director n't coaching in a bowl beTerry Holland said. cause his Texas Longhorns The Pirates (6-6, 5-3 finished 5-7 and didn't qualConference USA) went 1-2 ify for one. against the ACC this seaARMY son, beating North Carolina DALLAS — Army is State and losing to North headed to its first bowl Carolina and Virginia Tech. game in 14 years. ECU is making its fifth Former West Rowan straight bowl trip, the star Jon Crucitti is a memlongest streak in school ber on Army’s team. history. BAD TASTE ACC ROOKIES TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — GREENSBORO — DanAlabama has fired an emny O'Brien has become ployee who played songs Maryland's first ACC rook- aimed at Auburn quarterie of the year. back Cam Newton before The freshman quarterthe Iron Bowl. back on Tuesday was The part-time staffer named the league's overall was fired for the unauthorookie of the year as well rized songs. "Take the Monas its top offensive newey and Run" and "Son of a comer following a vote of Preacher Man" were played the Atlantic Coast Sports while Newton and the Media Association. Florida Tigers warmed up.

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illinois forward Jereme richmond, left, guards North carolina forward Harrison Barnes (40).

UNC FroM 1B Watts and two points inside by Henson with 7:21 to play. But McCamey and Davis pushed the lead to 70-55 on the next two possessions. McCamey hit a short jump shot and Davis made two of three free throws. Early, it looked like Zeller would dominate the Illini. He opened the game with an easy dunk and a long, smooth jump shot in the game’s first 2:11. But the fouls came quickly, and without him in the game Richmond, Tisdale and Davis piled up first-half points and rebounds, combining for 16 points and 11

only a handful of seconds left and lofted a shot over Bryce Cartwright from several steps beyond the arc. “I took a couple of dribbles and I had seen that he had his hands down,” Terrell said. “I just let it go, and when I let it go, I just prayed that it went in.” By the time the ball dropped cleanly through the net and Iowa called a quick timeout, Terrell had backpedaled almost the entire length of the court and was

boards among them in the first 20 minutes. The Illini took the lead for good at 16-14 just short of 11 minutes into the game on a 3-pointer by McCamey. Illinois went into the half with a 37-30 lead off a 3 at the buzzer by Richardson, his third of the first half. He trotted off the court to the kind of congratulations from teammates and the thunderous sellout crowd that are normally reserved for a victory. Richardson’s 3s and 12 first-half points from McCamey — six on 3s — drove the Illini while the Tar Heels struggled with Zeller, who picked up his third foul with 9:02 to play in the half, out. He didn’t return until the second half.

pounding his chest in front of a roaring home crowd. Terrell said he didn’t know if the shot was good when he let it go. Neither did teammate Ari Stewart. “To be honest with you, I actually went to the glass because I thought he was going to miss it,” Stewart said. “If you were to look back at the tape right now, when the shot went in the basket, I just stopped and my mouth was open. It was like, ‘Oh, man.’ ”

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The NBA roundup ... CLEVELAND — Rajon Rondo scored a seasonhigh 23 points with 12 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to their fourth straight win, 106-87 on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who can now start concentrating on LeBron James’ upcoming visit. Rondo missed his first three shots before hitting 11 of his next 14 to help the Celtics build a 20point lead in the fourth. Grizzlies 98, Lakers 96 MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mike Conley scored 10 of his season-high 28 points in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Lakers, sending the defending champs to their third straight loss. Knicks 111, Nets 100 NEW YORK — Amare Stoudemire scored 35 points and the New York Knicks broke open a close game right after New Jersey lost point guard Devin Harris to injury, beating the Nets. Magic 90, Pistons 79 ORLANDO, Fla. — Mickael Pietrus scored 13 points, J.J. Redick had 10 points and the two reserves combined to help the Magic pull away from the Pistons. Rashard Lewis had 20 points, and Vince Carter added 13 in a win against a Detroit franchise that has caused Orlando headaches for years. The Magic have won seven of their past eight games. 76ers 88, Trail Blazers 79 PHILADELPHIA — Elton Brand scored 18 points while Jrue Holiday and Andres Nocioni added 11 each to help the 76ers beat the Trail Blazers.











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Sofa, Klaussner furniture. Cream color. Great condition. $175. Please call 704-232-2705

Boots. New size 8 ladies authentic Ugg brown boots still in box $150 704-245-8843

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Washer & dryer, white. Very good condition. Plus 5 jugs of detergent. $255. Call 704-647-0594

Computer desk with chair. $40. Call for more or leave information message 704-856-1653

Washer & dryer. Maytag Neptune. Good condition. $400 obo. Call 704-8552108 for more info.

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Day bed, white, good condition, no mattress $50. Salisbury. 704-6370058 Dinette Table, small, maple, with 4 chairs. Also, 2 maple bar stools. $50. 704-699-5592

Firewood - Hickory and Oak. Long Bed Pickup Delivery - $80, Dump Truck Delivery - $240. 704-239-1955 Firewood – Split, dried, Oak. $50 per pick-up truck load. Will deliver to China Grove, Salisbury area. 704-857-9254

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Wood. 3½ cords good quality seasoned hardwood. $250. Will deliver in Rowan & surrounding counties. Call Jerry at 704-638-0099

Sectional couch, 2 piece, for sale. Bought new. Will sell for $450. Call 704-633-7822, No Calls After 9pm.

China Hutch. Glass trophy type case over dresser with drawers. $250.336-248-4651

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36'' Leyland Cypress or Green Giant Trees. Makes a beautiful property line boundary or privacy screen. $10 per tree. Varieties of Gardenias, Nandina, Juniper, Holly, Ligustrum, Burning Bush, Hosta, Viburnum, Gold Mop, Camelias, Forsythia, Arborvitae, Azaleas AND MORE! $6. All of the above include delivery & installation! 704-274-0569

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Glider rocker w/ottoman $150; antique rocker $200. Please call 704-642-0497 Med brown lift top table w/storage $150. 336752-4076 or Mixer - Beige KitchenAid 4.5 qt. mixer w/bowl, beater & cover. Good condition & works well. $100 cash 336-752-4076 or email

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Lawn and Garden Edger. 3.5 hp Craftsman drive edger like new $125 OBO. Call 904-6409877 Holshouser Cycle Shop Lawn mower repairs and trimmer sharpening. Pick up & delivery. (704)637-2856 Saws. 2 Craftsman chain saws. One like new $100, one runs good $50. 16” 704-640-9877

Christmas Tree – 9 ft. Spruce, extra wide, unlit. Looks like a real tree. Includes stand. $25 704-699-5592

26 Light Sunbed, new bulbs. $800 Firm. Please Call 704-939-6915

Refrigerator – Whirlpool, 20cubic inches with icemaker. Runs good. $50. 704-699-5592

ANDERSON'S SEW & SO, Husqvarna, Viking Sewing Machines. Patterns, Notions, Fabrics. 10104 Old Beatty Ford Rd., Rockwell. 704-279-3647

Sofa and loveseat still in plastic. Must sell. $299. Please call Leon at 336-392-3349

Basketball Hoop, good condition, full size. $50 Please call Shelley 704210-2944

Lawn mower, Craftsman. 7 hp. $55. RCA TV, 19 inch. $40. Call 704433-0651 for more info.

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Christmas Tree, 7.5 ft. artificial, blue spruce, $50; 2 TV tables $35 each, 6.5 ft. floor lamp $35. All in good condition. 704-638-8965 Diamond Ring. 1/2 ct Brilliant shine, 3 stone flower design. $475. Call Shelley 704-210-2944 Edmann 4 wheel self propelled 8 HP, not running, 60's model. $125. 704-640-9877 Kerosene heaters, 4. $20-40 each. Good condition. Please call 704-699-5592. METAL: Angle, Channel, Pipe, Sheet & Plate Shear Fabrication & Welding FAB DESIGNS 2231 Old Wilkesboro Rd Open Mon-Fri 7-3:30 704-636-2349

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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 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 cell phone. Red Nokia. Possibly near mall or Tractor Supply. Around 11/18. Please call 704-642-1205 Lost dog. Black & brown miniature dachshund. If found, please call 704213-0017


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Sporting Goods Bow. Bear Whitetail Compound bow with bowcase. $130. Please call 336-248-4651

Found dog. Small female on Flowering Tree Lane, Rockwell, black and brown. Call to identify. 704-279-3293

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

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Cemetery plots, 4 avail. In Brookhill Gardens. $1,800 ea. 704-637-2276 Leave message.

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


Bed, toddlers, white, without mattress, good condition. $30. Salisbury 704-637-0058.

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Puppies. Bassett Hound mix, 7 weeks old, male and female, dewormed and 1st shots, very loving. To home with fence. 704-279-8602

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Puppies, American Blue Pitbulls. 7 weeks old. With papers. $350 or Make an Offer. Please call 704-738-5118

Puppy. 4½ mo. Papillon, all shots, wormed, registered, black and white male, beautiful. $175. 704279-0924 after 3:30 pm. Puppy. Mini Greyhound mix, male, dewormed, 2 months old, tan and grey, very playful. 704-2798602

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Puppies. Yorkies, CKC. 2 females left. 1st shots and worming. $400. ea. 1 Peekapooh (male). 1st shots & worming. $150. Great holiday gift 704636-9867

Josh is living proof that she is. Puppies. German Shepherd, pure bred. AKC registered. Parents on site. 5 left. Ready for new home Nov. 25! Taking deposits now for your choice. 704-762-0223 or 704-2794007.

LOST DOG Chihuahua, fawn color, weighs 5 pounds. She needs medication. 1600 block Highway 601 South Cell 336-813-6984

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Yorki-Poos Rockwell, NC. High quality, home raised puppies, registered. Call 704-2249692. Check the website for pricing and information.

Puppies. AKC Chow pups. Ready now. 2 males, 3 females. Beautiful markings! Parents on site. 980-234-0440 or 704-8552520. Leave message.

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Wheel Alignment Technician Immediate opening for experienced technician with knowledge of four wheel alignment and tools, Hunter Lazer Equip. Very good benefits & pay package. Jerry's Shell 600 Jake Alexander Blvd. Salisbury, NC Other

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Free dog, Schnauzer, solid white, 3 yrs old, male, neutered, up to date on shots. Good around children and other animals. 704-279-0451



Puppies, Yorkies. 6 wks. AKC/CKC registered. $650. Ready now! 2 left male & female. Parents on site. 704-224-9903


Puppies. Beautiful Boston Terriers. 9 weeks old, full blooded, no papers, 1st shots and wormed, parents on site. $300 cash. 704-431-4569

Rabies Clinic Sat. Nov. 20th, 8am-noon. $10/vaccine. Salisbury Animal Hospital 1500 E. Innes St. 704-637-0227

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No. 60727 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor for the Estate of Henry E. Rufty, 1424 Old Mocksville Rd., Salisbury, NC 28144. This is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 15th day of February, 2011, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 4th day of November, 2010. Marie T. Rufty, Executor of the estate of Henry E. Rufty, File #10E518, 1424 Old Mocksville Rd., Salisbury, NC 28144 No. 60793 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Sarah Castor Wallace, 620 Playground Lane, Salisbury, NC 28146, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 1st day of March, 2011, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 19th day of November, 2010. John T. Hudson, Attorney at Law, as Executor for the estate of Sarah Castor Wallace, deceased, File 10E0704, 122 N. Lee St., Salisbury, NC 28144 No. 60794 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor for the Estate of Gary Wayne Basinger, 325 Victoria St., Salisbury, NC 28147. This is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 21st day of January, 2011, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 14th day of October, 2010. Deborah Thompson Barnhardt (Basinger), Executor of the estate of Gary Wayne Basinger, file#10E966, PO Box 224, Spencer, NC 28159 No. 60797 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor for the Estate of Mary Elizabeth Talley, 3315 Earnhardt Rd., Rockwell, NC 28138. This is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 1st day of March, 2011, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 22nd day of November, 2010. Mary Elizabeth Talley, deceased, Rowan County File #2010E1141, Mary Alice Lyerly, 150 West Park Dr., Rockwell, NC 28138

No. 60788 AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 08 SP 245 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Marcus White to Brock, Scott and Ingersoll, Trustee(s), dated the 24th day of October, 2005, and recorded in Book 1049, Page 685, in 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, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. 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 Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 2:00 PM on December 9, 2010 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Rowan, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of lot 34 of the Property of J.L. and Kenneth Hope as shown in Book of Maps 9995, Page 1091, Rowan County Registry. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 107 Brookwood Circle, China Grove, North Carolina, formerly known as 103 Brookwood Circle, China Grove, North Carolina. Trustee may, in the Trustee's sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS 45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). 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 agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or 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. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier's check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. 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. 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 18th day of November, 2010. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE BY: Attorney at Law The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A. Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028, 4317 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311, Case No: 520.129582

No. 60790


Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of SARA FRANCES WATSON JONES, deceased, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 28th day of February, 2011, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporation indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 22nd day of November, 2010. FARRAR GRIGGS, JR., Attorney at Law, 601 Coach St., Kannapolis, NC 28083

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor for the Estate of Kathleen M. Cauble aka Kathryn M. Cauble, 12635 Hwy. 52, Gold Hill, NC 28071, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 21st day of February, 2011, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 10th day of November, 2010. Ronald Cauble, Executor of the estate of Kathleen M. Cauble, File #10E1086, 155 St. Peters Church Rd., Gold Hill, NC 28071 Attorney at Law, S. Edward Parrott, P.O. Box 829, Salisbury, NC 28145-0829 No. 60792

No. 60811 NOTICE OF SALE IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION - ROWAN COUNTY - 10sp1028 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY BEVERLY KNOX DATED MARCH 1, 2005 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 1031 AT PAGE 552 IN THE ROWAN COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 2:00 PM on December 13, 2010 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Rowan County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows:

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having Qualified as Executor for the estate of Key Jennings Waggoner, Jr., 908 Brookdale St., Kannapolis, NC 28083, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporation having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 25th day of February, 2011 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 18th day of November, 2010. Lisa W. Roseman, Executor of the estate of Key Jennings Waggoner, Jr., File #10E1142, 1325 Duffer Blvd., NE, Leland, NC 28451 Attorney at Law, Richard D. Locklear, P.O. Box 56, Landis, NC 28088 No. 60814 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor for the Estate of Gaynelle M. Gibbons, 523 Faith Rd., Salisbury, NC 28146. This is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 29th day of February, 2011, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 22nd day of November, 2010. Carolyn L. Paris, Executor of the estate of Gaynelle M. Gibbons, File #10E1151, 1501 Glover Rd., Salisbury, NC 28146 Attorney at Law, Douglas Todd Paris, 113-A East Council St., Salisbury, NC 28144 No. 60791

TRACT 1: BEGINNING AT A STAKE IN THE SOUTHERN MARGIN OF ALBRECHT AVENUE IN FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, ROWAN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, SAID STAKE BEING SOUTH 58 DEGREES 12 MINUTES WEST 301.1 FEET FROM THE SOUTHWEST INTERSECTION OF WEST COLONIAL DRIVE AND SIAD ALBRECHT AVENUE AND RUNNING THENCE SOUTH 27 DEGREES 20 MIJNUTES EAST 258.4 FEET TO A STAKE; THENCE SOUTH 61 DEGREES 44 MINUTES WEST 75 FEET TO A STAKE; THENCE NORTH 27 DEGREES 18 MINUTES WEST 253.6 FEET TO A STAKE IN THE SOUTHERN MARGIN OF SAID ALBRECHT AVENUE; THENCE NORTH 58 DEGREES 12 MINUTES EAST WITH THE SOUTHERN MARGIN OF SAID ALBRECHT AVENUE 75 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TRACT II: BEGINNING AT A STAKE IN THE SOUTHERN MARGIN OF ALBRECHT AVENUE IN FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, ROWAN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, SAID STAKE BEING SOUTH 58 DEGREES 12 MINUTES WEST 376.1 FEET FROM THE SOUTHWEST INTERSECTION OF WEST COLONIAL DRIVE AND SAID ALBRECHT AVENUE, AND RUNNING THENCE SOUTH 27 DEGREES 18 MINUTES EAST 253.6 FEET TO A STAKE; THENCE SOUTH 61 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 75 FEET TO A STAKE; THENCE NORTH 27 DEGREES 16 MINUTES WEST 248.9 FEET TO A STAKE IN THE SOUTHERN MARGIN OF SAID ALBRECHT AVENUE; THENCE NORTH 58 DEGREES 12 MINUTES EAST WITH THE SOUTHERN MARGIN OF SAID ALBRECHT AVENUE 75 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALBRECHT AVENUE AS NOTED IN THE ABOVE TRACTS IS KNOWN AS SPRING DRIVE. And Being more commonly known as: 111 Spring Dr, Salisbury, NC 28144 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Beverly Knox. 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, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or 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. 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 and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. 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. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is November 22, 2010. Grady I. Ingle Or Elizabeth B. Ells, Substitute Trustee - 07-93625 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107




NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Mae F. Swing, 234 Northdale Avenue, Kannapolis, NC 28081. This is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 27th day of February, 2011, or this will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 19th day of November, 2010. Paula M. Starnes, Executor for the estate of Mae F. Swing, deceased, File 10E1148, 8629 Overcash Road, Concord, NC 28027 Attorney at Law, Reginald K. Smith, PO Box 24, Kannapolis, NC 28082 No. 60809 NOTICE TO CREDITORS James Elliott Mathis, Jr., having qualified as Executor for the Estate of Mary Ida Mathis, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 1st day of March, 2011. This notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 29th day of November, 2010. James Elliott Mathis, Jr., Executor for the estate of Mary Ida Mathis, deceased, File 10E1110, P.O. Box 379, Granite Quarry, NC 28072 Attorney at Law, Glenn E. Ketner, Jr., Ketner & Dees, P.A., P.O. Box 1308, Salisbury, NC 28145-1308 No. 60766 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Naomi M. Morgan, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 23rd day of February, 2011, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are notified to make immediate payment. This the 12th day of November, 2010. Arthur Gerald Morgan, Executor of the estate of Naomi M. Morgan, 3345 St. Peters Church Road, Salisbury, NC 28146 John T. Hudson, Attorney at Law, Doran, Shelby, Pethel & Hudson, PA, 122 N. Lee St., Salisbury, NC 28144



Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. successor by merger to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc., Plaintiff, vs. Jeffrey W. Trexler, Elizabeth G. Trexler, Jonathan David Love, Melissa Renee Love, Vanderbilt Mortgage & Finance, Inc., North Carolina Department of Transportation-Division of Motor Vehicles, Lisa S. Campbell, Substitute Trustee, Defendant(s). NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Order Granting Summary Judgment entered in the above-captioned case on November 1, 2010 ("Order"), whereby the undersigned Jeremy B. Wilkins, has been appointed as Commissioner in said judgment to sell the property commonly known as 1825 Barger Road and 3.3 acres, adjacent to 1825 Barger Road, Salisbury, NC 28146 ("Property"). Said Property is secured by the Deed of Trust executed by ELIZABETH G TREXLER AND JEFFREY W TREXLER WIFE AND HUSBAND, dated May 1, 2006 and recorded on May 2, 2006 in Book 1064 at Page 570 of the Rowan County, North Carolina Registry, together with improvements located thereon, towards satisfaction of the debt due by ELIZABETH G TREXLER AND JEFFREY W TREXLER WIFE AND HUSBAND, and secured by the lien against such property in favor of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. successor by merger to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc.. The undersigned Commissioner, will offer for sale to the highest bidder for case at a public auction on December 9, 2010 at 10:00AM at the Courthouse Door, or at its usual and customary location, of the Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury, North Carolina, the following described real property (including all improvements thereon) located in Rowan County, North Carolina and described as follows: Tract 1: BEGINNING at a stake in the centerline of Barger Road, said stake also being in the centerline of a 60 foot road easement and a corner on Lots 2 and 3, and running thence with the centerline of said road easement South 80 degrees 24 minutes 44 seconds East 570.47 feet to a stake, corner of Lots 9 and 13; thence with the line of Lot 13 South 09 degrees 16 minutes 20 seconds East 239.43 feet to a stake, corner of Lot 8; thence with the line of Lot 8 North 81 degrees 09 minutes 21 seconds West 673.35 feet to a stake in the centerline of Barger Road; thence with the centerline of Barger Road North 15 degrees 45 minutes 14 seconds East 236.68 feet to the point of BEGINNING and containing 3.300 acres and being Lot 7 as shown on survey entitled "Division of the Charles F. Cauble Estate" prepared by Shulenburger Surveying Company and dated January 21, 1981.






The above described property is subject to a road easement along the Northern line, the total width of road easement being 60 feet, 30 feet of which is located on the above-described property.

NORTH CAROLINA, ROWAN COUNTY - 09 SP 629 As recorded in Deed of Trust Book 1046, Page 287, Rowan County Registry. Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by PATRICK N PATTY, JANET Y PATTY, HUSBAND AND WIFE. to JACKIE MILLER, Trustee(s), which was dated March 2, 2007 and recorded on March 8, 2007 in Book 1088 at Page 808, 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, Lisa S. Campbell, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on December 7, 2010 at 10:00AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Rowan County, North Carolina, to wit: BEING all of that certain Lot or parcel of land situated in City of China Grove, Rowan County, North Carolina and being more particularly described as follows: BEING all of Lot 10 as shown upon the map of WELLINGTON ESTATES, recorded in Book of Maps at Page 5320, in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Rowan County, North Carolina. PIN#: Parcel ID: 138B010 Property Address: 425 Wellington Estates Drive, China Grove, NC 28023 D&G File No: 2007024811 Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 425 Wellington Estates Drive, China Grove, NC 28023. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, and the court costs of Forty-Five Cents (45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) pursuant to NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are 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, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Patrick N. Patty and wife, Janet Y. Patty. 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, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination.

See Substitution of Trustee as recorded in Deed Book 1168, Page 531, Rowan County Registry, appointing Richard J. Kania as Substitute Trustee. TO: Jackie L. Vanderburg 2128 Glenwood Street Kannapolis, NC 28083

Unknown Spouse of Jackie L. Vanderburg 2128 Glenwood Street Kannapolis, NC 28083

Occupant 419 Kimball Street Kannapolis, NC 28081 Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain deed of trust executed and delivered by the above-named Grantors to Wachovia Bank, National Association, dated August 31, 2005, filed for record on September 18, 2005, securing indebtedness in the original principal amount of $13,292.30 as recorded in Deed of Trust Book 1046 at Page 287, Rowan County Registry (hereinafter, the "Deed of Trust"), and because of the default of in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the failure of 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 the 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, Richard J. Kania, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on December 15, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at the usual place of sale as designated by the Clerk of Court for foreclosure sales at the Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury, North Carolina, the real property in China Grove Township, Rowan County, North Carolina (including any improvements thereon), with the address of 419 Kimball Street, Kannapolis, NC 28081, and as described in the attached Exhibit A hereto. 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 County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice is: Jackie L. Vanderburg 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 County Clerk of Superior Court. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007 may, after receiving this notice of the 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. Pursuant to N.C.Gen.Stat. 45-21.10(b), and the terms of the Deed of Trust, any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of the greater of five per cent (5%) percent of the amount bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00). Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the 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 the time, he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C.Gen.Stat. 45-21.30 (d) and (e). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law.

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 confirmation of 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 request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy.

Richard J. Kania, Substitute Trustee 600-A Centrepark Drive, Asheville, North Carolina 28805 (828) 252-8010

Lisa S. Campbell, Attorney, Substitute Trustee PO Box 4006, Wilmington, NC 28406 PHONE: 910-392-4971, FAX: 910-392-8051 File No.: 09-14760-FC01

EXHIBIT A: BEING all of that parcel on Kimball Road, said parcel as described in a deed to Jackie L. Vanderburg, said deed dated 6-9-2005 and recorded in Book 1039, Page 1, Rowan County Registry. Reference to said deed is hereby made for a more perfect description.

This the 5th day of October, 2010.

Tract 2: BEGINNING at a stake in the centerline of Barger Road in the line of John Irvin Cauble's lot designated as "B" on map of Division of the Charles F. Cauble Estate and running thence South 81 degrees 09 minutes 21 seconds East 673.35 feet to a stake; thence South 09 degrees 16 minutes 20 seconds East 174.73 feet to a stake in C.T. Trexler's line; thence with the line of C.T. Trexler and Mrs. C.T. Trexler North 86 degrees 21 minutes 44 seconds West 759.29 feet to a stake in the centerline of Barger Road; thence with the centerline of Barger Road North 15 degrees 45 minutes 14 seconds East 236.68 feet to the point of BEGINNING, and containing 3.300 acres and being Lot #8 as shown on survey entitled, "Division of the Charles F. Cauble Estate," prepared by Shulenburger Surveying Company and dated January 21, 1981. The above described property will be sold, transferred and conveyed "AS IS, WHERE IS" subject to liens or encumbrances of record which are superior to such Deed of Trust, together with all unpaid taxes and assessments and any recorded releases. Neither the Commissioner nor the holder of the debt secured by such Deed of Trust, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Commissioner or the holder of the debt make any representation 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 and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such conditions expressly are disclaimed. The undersigned Commissioner shall convey title to the property by non-warranty deed, without any covenants or warranties, express or implied. 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, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current record owners of the property as reflected on the records of the ROWAN COUNTY Register of Deeds' office not more than ten (10) days prior to the date hereof are Jeffrey W. Trexler and Elizabeth G. Trexler. A cash deposit of five percent (5%) of the purchasing price will be required at the time of the sale. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price of bid in cash or certified check at the time the Commissioner 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 of bid at that time, he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for under North Carolina law. The sale will be reported to the court and will remain open for advance or upset bids for a period of ten (10) days as required by law. 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 confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the commissioner. 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 request the court to 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 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.

Publish: December 1, 2010, December 8, 2010 This the 11th day of November, 2010 By: Jeremy B. Wilkins, Commissioner 5431 Oleander Drive, Suite 200, Wilmington, NC 28403 (910) 202-2800 Phone, (888) 207-9353 Facsimile

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NORTH CAROLINA, ROWAN COUNTY - 10 SP 425 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by KEVIN D LEE, A SINGLE MAN to Lutzel, Broadway and Associates, PC, Trustee(s), which was dated March 19, 2008 and recorded on March 20, 2008 in Book 1117 at Page 502, 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, Brock & Scott, PLLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on December 9, 2010 at 10:00AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Rowan County, North Carolina, to wit: Lying and Being in China Grove Township and Being all of Lot Eight (8) of SUNSTONE SUBDIVISION as shown on plat recorded in Book of Maps 3944 in Rowan County Register of Deeds, Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 147 Sunstone Court, China Grove, NC 28023. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, and the court costs of Forty-Five Cents (45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) pursuant to NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are 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, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Kevin D. Lee. 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, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination.

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Duplex for Rent

KEY REAL ESTATE, INC. 1755 U.S. HWY 29. South China Grove, NC 28023 704-857-0539

407 S. Carolina Ave. 1 BR, 1 BA, very spacious, washer & dryer hookup, gas heat, water included. 704-340-8032

Rebecca Jones Realty 610 E. Liberty St, China Grove 704-857-SELL

Eaman Park Apts. 2BR, 1BA. Near Salisbury High. $375/mo. Newly renovated. No pets. 704-798-3896

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

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

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


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

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

Homes for Sale

Timber Run Subdivision, 4 BR, 2.5 BA, granite countertops, wood floors, rec room, screened porch, deck. R51603 $349,900 Dale Yontz 704.202.3663


Lots for Sale All Lots Reduced

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.

Homes for Sale

Homes for Sale

Western Rowan County


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

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

Manufactured Home Dealers

2BR brick duplex with carport, convenient to hospita. $450 per month. 704-637-1020

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

Airport Rd. area. 118-A Overbrook Rd. ½ rent for December. 2 story apt. $535/mo. Very nice. Daytime 704-637-0775

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

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

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

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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


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

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 407 Crestwood. 3BR/2BA. Ranch/Basement. $800/mo Broker Mgd #192185. Dbl. Garage. 704-490-1121

Attn. Landlords Downtown Salisbury 2nd floor loft. All appliances. $970 plus. Free parking 704-637-0855 days 704636-6240 evenings Fleming Heights Apartments 55 & older 704-636-5655 Mon.-Fri. 2pm-5pm. Call for more information. Equal Housing Opportunity. TDD Sect. 8 vouchers accepted. 800-735-2962 Kannapolis - 1 BR. $430 per month + $400 deposit. References required. 704-933-3330 or 704-939-6915

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 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

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

Apple House Realty has a 10 year / 95+% occupancy rate on prop's we've managed. 704-633-5067 Carson District, 3 BR, 1 BA, all elec., nice neighborhood, no smoking, no pets. $750/mo.+ dep. ref. req. Limit 3. 704-754-6363

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 East Rowan, across from ERHS. 3BR, 2BA. All electric. Energy efficient. 704-633-6035 $750/mo. 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


704-633-1234 China Grove 2BR, 1½ BA $450/month, deposit req. Approx. 1000 sqft. Call 704-798-9495.


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.

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

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

Fabulous Loft!

1, 2, & 3 BR Huge Apartments, very nice. $375 & up. 704-890-4587

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

Southwestern Rowan Co.

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

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

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 to 5 BR. HUD Section 8. Nice homes, nice st areas. Call us 1 . 704-630-0695



3 BR, 2.5 BA, nice wood floors. Range, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, washer, dryer, gas logs, outbuilding. 1 yr home warranty. $1,500 carpet allowances. R49933A $195,500 B&R Realty Dale Yontz 704.202.3663

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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

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:

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 confirmation of 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 request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Brock & Scott, PLLC, Substitute Trustee, By: Jeremy B. Wilkins, NCSB No. 32346 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200, Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988, FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 10-09161-FC01

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

Forest Glen Realty Darlene Blount, Broker 704-633-8867

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25 Acres Beautiful Land for Sale by Owner

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

Colonial Village Apts.

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

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Land for Sale

B & R REALTY 704-633-2394

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



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

Real Estate Services

Arey RealtyREAL Service in Real Estate 704-633-5334

Homes for Sale

Fulton Heights


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

Over 2 Acres

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House and 6+ Acres with Stream


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

Kannapolis. Cute little duplex completely furnished $500 dep, $500/mo, no pets and 2 max. 704-782-1881

Allen Tate Realtors

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

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

Homes for Sale

Daniel Almazan, Broker 704-202-0091

Rockwell China Grove

$500 Down moves you in. Call and ask me how? Please call (704) 225-8850

Bank Foreclosures & Distress Sales. These homes need work! For a FREE list:


Reduced Price

Homes for Sale

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

New Listing

East Area

Alexander Place


Genesis Realty 704-933-5000 Foreclosure Experts

Homes for Sale

E. Spencer

You can place an ad in our lost & found section FREE to try to find the owner!!

Manufactured Home Sales

Homes for Sale Rockwell

Westlawn Memorial Pk. Two plots, Section Myrtle 2, Lot 271, $3,000 + $250 deed transfer for both. 704-857-7594

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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.


Holiday Special 2BR ~ 1.5 BA Senior Discount

Water, Sewage & Garbage included

704-637-5588 WITH 12 MONTH LEASE

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




Auctions Auction Thursday 12pm 429 N. Lee St. Salisbury Antiques, Collectibles, Used Furniture 704-213-4101 Carolina's Auction Rod Poole, NCAL#2446 Salisbury (704)633-7369

Carport and Garages

Cleaning Services

Grading & Hauling

Home Improvement

Junk Removal

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

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

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

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

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

Drywall Services

Heating and Air Conditioning


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

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

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

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

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

Home Improvement

Since 1955

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

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

Chimney Sweep & Fireplace

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

3 Check for Cracks & Obstructions & Repair NC licensed

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

Cleaning Services

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

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

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

Financial Services

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

Cleaning Services


New Homes Additions & Repairs Small Commercial


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




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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

A HANDYMAN & MOORE Kitchen & Bath remodeling Quality Home Improvements Carpentry, Plumbing, Electric Clark Moore 704-213-4471 Around the House Repairs Carpentry. Electrical. Plumbing. H & H Construction 704-633-2219

Brisson - HandyMan Home Repair, Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, etc. Insured. 704-798-8199 ConstructionBrowning Structural repair, flooring installations, additions, decks, garages. 704-637-1578 LGC

The Floor Doctor

Lawn Equipment Repair Services

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

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

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

Stoner Painting Contractor

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

Lawn Maint. & Landscaping

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

Earl's Lawn Care Removal 3Gutter Cleaning 3Core Aeration 3Fertilizing

FREE Estimates

704-636-3415 704-640-3842 GAYLOR'S LAWNCARE For ALL your lawn care needs! *FREE ESTIMATES* 704-639-9925/ 704-640-0542

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

Roofing and Guttering

Moving and Storage

3Mowing 3Yard Cleanup 3Trimming Bushes 3Leaf

Junk Removal

Painting and Decorating

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

Professional Services Unlimited 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

Manufactured Home Services

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

Painting and Decorating

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

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

Roofing and Guttering

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

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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

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

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A-1 Tree Service 3Established since 1978 3Reliable & Reasonable 3Insured Free Estimates!

Pools and Supplies

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

Lawn Maint. & Landscaping

Tree Service

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.

1-BEDROOM APT. Move in tomorrow. Aff ordable monthly rent. Call Norma 555-3210. FOR RENT

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SALISBURY POST Houses for Rent 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. Rockwell. 2BR, 1BA. Appl., gas heat. Storage bldg. $450/mo. 704-279-6850 or 704-798-3035 Salisbury 2BR. $525 and up. GOODMAN RENTALS 704-633-4802

Office and Commercial Rental 450 to 1,000 sq. ft. of Warehouse Space off Jake Alexander Blvd. Call 704279-8377 or 704-279-6882

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 Holiday Special! Only 3 Units left! Move in by 12/31/10 & pay no rent until 3/1/2011! Commercial Metal Buildings perfect for contractor, video surveillance & parking. Call 704-279-4422 or 704-2323333 for more info. Kannapolis


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

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

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

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, 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


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

Rooms for Rent

Lexus, 2004, ES330. Loaded. 79,000. Lexus maintained. Perfect condition. $14,200. 704-633-4771

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

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 warehouse $1,100/mo. 704-791-6750

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

Weekly Special Only $14,995

Wholesale Not Retail 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

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

Trucks, SUVs & Vans

Trucks, SUVs & Vans

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 Jeep, 2007, Compass Sport. 100% Guaranteed Credit Approval! Over 100 Vehicles in Stock! $5 off with ad

Transportation Dealerships


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

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

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


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

CLONINGER FORD, INC. “Try us before you buy.” 511 Jake Alexander Blvd. 704-633-9321 TEAM CHEVROLET, CADILLAC, BUICK, GMC. 704-216-8000 Tim Marburger Honda 1309 N First St. (Hwy 52) Albemarle NC 704-983-4107

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

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

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

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

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


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

Trucks, SUVs & Vans


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

Transportation Financing

Transportation Financing

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

Chevy Suburban 2006 Dark Blue metallic w/tan leather interior, 4 speed auto trans, am, fm, cd premium sound. Third row seating, navigation, sunroof, DVD. 704-603-4255

GMC, 2000. Yukon/Denali 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

Salisbury. In town. Convenient location on S. Main Level access. Utilities paid. Parking lot. 704-638-0108 Salisbury. Six individual new central offices, 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 Spencer Shops Lease great retail space for as little as $750/mo for 2,000 sq ft at. 704-431-8636 Warehouse space / manufacturing as low as $1.25/sq. ft./yr. Deposit. Call 704-431-8636

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

Mercedes S320, 1999 Black on Grey leather interior, 3.2, V6, auto trans, LOADED, all power ops, low miles, SUNROOF, chrome rims good tires, extra clean MUST SEE! 704-6034255

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

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

Manufactured Home for Rent

CHINA GROVE 3 bedroom 2 bath, private lot, NO indoor pets $450 mth + dep 704-309-5017

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

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

East Area. 2BR, water, trash. Limit 2. Dep. req. No pets. Call 704-6367531 or 704-202-4991 Faith–2 BR, 1 BA. $350/mo. + dep. 2 BR, 1 BA, $425/mo. + dep. Near Carson High. 704239-2833 Faith. 2BR, 1BA. Water, trash, lawn maint. incl. No pets. Ref. $425. 704-2794282 or 704-202-3876 Gold Hill, 2 bedroom, trash and lawn service included. No pets. $450 month. 704-433-1255

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

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

Landis. 3BR, 2 full BA. Laminate hardwood, fireplace, Jacuzzi tub. $575. + dep. 704-202-3790 Linwood 2BR/1BA, S/W private lot, $425/mo + deposit required, no pets. Call 704-633-9712

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

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

South area. 2BR mobile home, remodel w/ A/C. $90/wk., $200 deposit. No pets. 704-857-2649 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

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

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

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

Service & Parts

Authorized EZGO Dealer. 30 years selling, servicing GOLF CARS Golf Car Batteries 6 volt, 8 volt. Golf car utility sales. US 52, 5 miles of Salisbury. south 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 12/31/10. 704-245-3660

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

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

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

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

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

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

SOLD! I sold my lawnmower before my ad ran out. M.W., Salisbury SOLD I had a lot of response and I sold my grill! J.C., Salisbury

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

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 2005. Bright silver metallic with black cloth interior. 6 speed manual trans. AM, FM, CD Player, rollover protection system. 29K miles. 704-603-4255

Jeep, 2006, Grand Cherokee LAR/COL/FR. 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

Toyota, 2002 Sienna XLE LOADED! Grey leather seats, 3.0 V6 back with auto trans, tape, cd changer, all pwr. Duel heated seats, sunroof low price what more could you ask for! 704-603-4255

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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

S. Salisbury 2BR/2BA, priv lot, $650/mo + dep. Also, garage apt for single $95/wk. 704-857-1854

Trucks, SUVs & Vans

FOUND Our beloved dog is home. Thanks to everyone who helped her get home. D.T., Salsbury

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

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Call Steve today! 704-603-4255

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

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

Financing Available!

Salisbury - 2100 sq. ft. Warehouse, close to I-85. $600 per month. Please Call 704-213-0459

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

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.


Industrial/ Warehouse

Office and Commercial Rental

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

Roommate Wanted

For Sale or Lease!

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

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






RENTED I must have had 50 calls on my ad. I have successfully found a new tenant. C.B., Chelsea, MA

RENTED I rented my house in about a week. Thanks! D.P., Salisbury SOLD We sold all 11 of our puppies within 7 days! J.S., Faith HIRED We had very good response to our ad with qualified applicants. We would choose your newspaper again to place our ads. ~ C.Y., Concord SOLD All nine of my puppies sold within three weeks thanks to my ad with a photo! ~ L.D., Salisbury RENTED Wow! I was amazed at the response. My home rented within a week. R.M., Salisbury

If you have an item to sell, property to rent, or just looking for that right employee... you’ll get results with a Salisbury Post classified ad.

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




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What is the reason for bad-breath problem? Dear Dr. Gott: For many years, I suffered with horrible breath, despite having had only one cavity in 40-plus years and brushing/flossing/ tongue scraping/gargling constantly. I read every article I could find on bad breath but not one ever mentioned cryptic tonsils. I finally ended up with a doctor who figured out what those occasional smelly lumps were and had my tonsils removed. End of problem. Please inform your readers who might be DR. PETER wearing out the enamel on GOTT their teeth, like me, trying to get rid of their bad breath that there may be another reason for it. Dear Reader: Thank you for mentioning involvement of the tonsils, whose role is to filter out germs and bacteria that enter the body through the mouth and nose. Healthy tonsils are areas of pinkish tissue located in the back of the throat. When infected, they turn yellow or white. When the folds in the tonsils trap food and dead bacteria, stones can form. If this occurs often, chronic cryptic tonsils may result. This can cause bad breath because of the debris collected. There is also a possibility of a sore throat. The important thing to remember, as your doctor may have pointed out, is that bad breath (halitosis) cannot be remedied through traditional oral-cleaning

processes. Some mild cases may not require any treatment at all. Others may respond to antibiotics or occasional removal of the stones and debris along with saltwater gargles. Severe cases, such as the one you had, might even require tonsillectomy. This is because once the tonsils are removed, there is no place for debris to collect. People with the condition should follow the advice of an ear-nose-and-throat specialist to determine which course of action is appropriate. To provide related information, I am sending you a copy of my Health Report “An Informed Approach to Surgery.” 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 Dear Dr. Gott: I’m confused as to why some consumers should no longer use products that are petroleum based or contain parabens. Is it unsafe to use Vaseline, petroleum jelly or Bag Balm on dry, cracked feet? Dear Reader: Because petroleum jelly is derived from oil, it must be refined. Some refining and production methods are said to have been shown to contain toxic, hazardous or carcinogenic components. Perhaps what you are referring to is the people

that use Vaseline for different reasons, such as putting it inside the nose to keep the nostrils moistened. The product can run down the back of the nose and be swallowed, leading to lipoid pneumonia, especially if used over an extended period of time. When it comes to rubbing Bag Balm on cracked feet and heels, I suppose it is possible for some of the product to enter the body and bloodstream. However, I can’t imagine it would be sufficient enough to be of concern. Parabens are widely used as preservatives in cosmetic products (including deodorants), foods and pharmaceutical products. They are absorbed through the skin, blood and GI tract. Concentrations large enough to be measured

from several different parabens have been identified in samples obtained for biopsy from breast tumors; however, as of May 2009, the Food and Drug Administration did not believe there should be any cause for concern by consumers using products that contain parabens. 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

Jackson wrongful death case refiled LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s father refiled a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday in state court against the doctor charged in his son’s death and added a Las Vegas pharmacy as a defendant. Joseph Jackson originally filed the suit in federal court, but a judge declined to hear the case and said it should be handled in Los Angeles Superior Court. The case accuses Dr. Conrad Murray of negligence in administering the anesthetic propofol to Jackson. It also names Applied

Pharmacy Services in Las Vegas, which court records show sold the drug to Murray nearly a month before the singer’s death in June 2009. Authorities have said the sale was legal. Authorities blamed propofol for the 50-yearold pop superstar’s death. Murray has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter. A phone message for a spokeswoman for Murray’s attorney, Miranda Sevcik, was not immediately returned. Applied Pharmacy Services declined comment through a receptionist who would not give her name.

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Today’s celebrity birthdays Actor-director Woody Allen is 75. Country bassist Casey Van Beek of The Tractors is 68. Singer-guitarist Eric Bloom of Blue Oyster Cult is 66. Drummer John Densmore of The Doors is 66. Actress-singer Bette Midler is 65. Singer Gilbert O’Sullivan is 64. Actor Treat Williams is 59. Country singer Kim Richey is 54. Actress Charlene Tilton is 52. Model-actress Carol Alt is 50. Actor Jeremy Northam (“Happy, Texas”) is 49. Actor Nestor Carbonell (“Lost,” “Suddenly Susan”) is 43. Comedian Sarah Silverman is 40. Singer Bart Millard of MercyMe is 38. Actor David Hornsby (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) is 35. Guitarist Brad Delson of Linkin Park is 33. Drummer Mika Fineo of Filter is 29. Actress Ashley Monique Clark (“The Hughleys”) is 22.

From England, the oldest magazine BY PHILLIP ALDER United Feature Syndicate

Bridge Magazine’s first issue was in May 1925. This predates The Bridge World by 41 months, although TBW has published more issues because it continued through World War II. Bridge Magazine aims at tournament players but also has several articles covering basics. Today’s deal comes from a quiz on opening leads. Look only at the West hand. What card would you choose against three no-trump? South sensibly added one point for the good five-card suit and opened one notrump, showing 15-17 points. North used Stayman, then wished she had not when partner denied a major. This was Board 31 of 64 from the women’s team final between China and England at the 1st World Mind Sports Games in Beijing two years ago. The “normal” lead is the spade two, fourth-highest from the longest and strongest. However, as you can see, that does not work well here. Declarer will win with her 10 and take four spades (finessing through West), four diamonds and one club. The better start is the heart ace. If the dummy suggests that this is not a fruitful attack, there will probably be time to shift to a spade. Here, though, East will signal enthusiastically for

hearts and the defenders will take the first five tricks in the suit. Nevena Senior for England did lead a heart, defeating the contract. At the other table Zhang Yalan led the spade two, so England gained 10 international match points. What was the match result? England won by one. Details are at


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