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School officials ask for Council full funding of project calls for


EDC board term limits


Gaskins, Williams to represent city council on county EDC committee

The man accused of killing a University of North Carolina student body president found shot to death in the middle of a street two years ago pleaded guilty Monday to federal crimes, avoiding the death penalty


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Students stroll out of classes in the math building on the campus of Lee County High School.


The U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team landed in a field in Silk Hope Saturday , during the town’s annual Farm Heritage Day festivities Page 3A


OKC BOMBING RECALLED 15 YEARS LATER It’s been 15 years since a terrorist’s bomb destroyed the Oklahoma City federal building, killing 168 people and injuring more than 600 others. The passage of time hasn’t made mourning any easier for many victims’ family members. Page 9A

STATE PERDUE TO CUT $1B FROM STATE BUDGET Gov. Beverly Perdue’s spending proposal for next year likely will contain aggressive efforts to improve North Carolina’s public education and mental health systems as well as spending cuts of around $1 billion to help pay for them Page 7A


An ex-aide to former North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley pleaded guilty Monday to one count of federal income tax evasion for failing to report a $30,000 investment return Page 8A

Vol. 80, No. 92 Serving Lee, Chatham, Harnett and Moore counties in the heart of North Carolina

More federal bonds likely to make up difference By BILLY BALL

SANFORD — Local school officials made their case for more dollars Monday. Now it’s up to county commissioners to determine how much more Lee County can afford to borrow to pay for long-sought renovations at aging Lee County High School. “At the end of the day when the dust settles, the question is how do we want to educate our students in this community?” said Lee County Schools Superintendent Jeff Moss. County commissioners and the board of education huddled Monday to discuss the possibility of seeking an additional $2.6 million in lowinterest Recovery Zone Economic Development bonds for work at the school. Commissioners have

Students wall the halls at Lee County High School. Although the county allotted $19.6 million for the renovation of the school, the lowest bid came in at nearly $1 million more. already approved $19.6 million in spending for the project, which includes renovations to the building, mechanical power grid, boiler and chiller, new construction and site

n The Lee County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 5 p.m. Thursday on the LCHS project in the Commissioners’ Room at the Lee County Government Center

See LCHS, Page 6A

SANFORD — Add the Sanford City Council to the list of parties who are apparently displeased with the Lee County Economic Development Corporation. The council discussed ways for revamping the county’s economic recruiting group in recession-wracked Lee. LCEDC has been a target of late for 2010 election candidates and current Lee County commissioners who say it has not been active enough. “It’s sad right now,” said Sanford Mayor Pro Tem Michael Stone. “... We’re losing the battle in the retail sector majorly.” City officials called for a restructuring of the LCEDC Economic Development Board, namely imposing two-term limits and seeking a more “diversified” roster, Stone said. Stone said the board is too homogeneous in terms of race and socio-economic background. “We have to represent more than one segment of the community,” he said. Sanford officials also focused on growing the county’s retail base, complaining that LCEDC focuses chiefly on industry recruitment and retention. Stone said surrounding communities have been able

See Council, Page 6A


Atkins: The teachers need a voice Political newcomer wants a more open board By CAITLIN MULLEN


SANFORD — Dana Wicker Atkins is not a political person and, until recently, didn’t have any desire to hold public office. But after talking with educators in Lee County and sharing her thoughts with her husband Brandon night after night, she decided to throw her hat into the ring for a seat on the Lee County Board of Education this May. “My main reason for running is because I got upset in talking with a lot of teachers in town,” she said. “Many felt they didn’t have a place to go if they didn’t agree with policy changes.” Atkins said she’s a firm believer in being able to speak her mind, and that goes for

HAPPENING TODAY n The Festival Singers of Lee County will rehearse at 7 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church choir room, 203 Hawkins Ave., Sanford. This community group welcomes new members to join and sing in our upcoming May 23 concert. For more information please call 774-4608.

Throughout the week, The Herald will profile (in alphabetical order) the seven candidates vying for three open seats on the Lee County Board of Education. The schedule: o April 18: Mark Akinosho o Today: Dana Wicker Atkins o Wednesday: John Bonardi o Thursday: Shannon Gurwitch o Friday: Kim Lilley o Saturday: Ellen Mangum o Sunday: Linda Smith

others as well. “That hit me,” she said. “From there, I started talking to parents. It was kind of

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Dana Atkins is seeking a seat on the Lee County Board of Education for the first time.

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Sanford: Betty Johnson, 79; Judy McQueen, 40; Edmon Morris; Annie Yow, 89 Cameron: Jimmy Sellers, 64 Carthage: Ruth Ross, 85

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GOOD MORNING Corrections The Herald is committed to accuracy and factual reporting. To report an error or request a clarification, e-mail Editor Billy Liggett at or Community Editor Jonathan Owens at or call (919) 718-1226.

On the Agenda Rundown of local meetings in the area:

TODAY n The Sanford City Council will meet at 7 p.m. at City Hall in Sanford. n The Southeast Chatham Citizens Advisory Council will meet at 7 p.m. at the Moncure Fire Department. The speaker will be Jason Hensley of FirstHealth EMS.

WEDNESDAY n The Lee County Voluntary Agriculture District Agriculture Advisory Board will meet at 4 p.m. in the Family and Consumer Sciences Laboratory at the McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center, 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford. n The Harnett County Board of Education will hold a work session/training session at 8:30 a.m. at the Superintendent’s Office in Lillington. n The Moore County Social Services board will meet at 3 p.m. at the DSS Board Room in Carthage. n The Lee County Board of Health will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Lee County Government Center in Sanford.



n The Southeast Chatham Citizens Advisory Council will meet at 7 p.m. at the Moncure Fire Department. The speaker will be Jason Hensley of FirstHealth EMS. n The Festival Singers of Lee County will rehearse at 7 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church choir room, 203 Hawkins Ave., Sanford. This community group welcomes new members to join and sing in our upcoming May 23 concert. For more information please call 774-4608 or 776-3624.

THURSDAY n The Lee County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 5 p.m. to consider entering into one or more installment financing agreements for the purpose of paying the costs of renovating and improving exiting facilities and constructing and equipping an addition to Lee County High School. The meeting will be held in the Commissioners’ Room, First Floor, Lee County Government Center, 106 Hillcrest Drive, Sanford. n The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance will hold its annual spring festival. The festival will feature more than 50 bands and performers on two big outdoor stages, a large dance tent and an intimate cabaret tent. Located on 72 farmland acres at 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road in Silk Hope just down the road from Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, Burlington and Greensboro. The festival also features local crafts, food, various children’s activities, environmental sustainability workshops and more. For more information and ticket prices, visit www.


Birthdays LOCAL: Best wishes are extended to everyone celebrating a birthday today, especially Bobby Ray Hall, Sharon O’Neil, Scottie Vodenhamer, William H. McLean, Tim McDougald, Elizabeth Ann Baber, Jeffrey Taylor Patterson, James Monroe Patterson, Leteta Verbal, Dianne B. Willett, Yowanda Swann, Luke Adam Matthews, Michael Paul Jones Jr., George Martinez, Ny’Heim Tay’shaun Abrams, Jack Alexander Holder, Pat Gaster, Delores Jacobs, Ashton McElveen, Virginia Brooks, J.D. Thomas, Chris Chezem, Lisa Hancock, Jenny Meadows, Lisa Pressley, Darcell Denice Watson, Anne Smith, Kaye Parker and Bonnie Lucas. CELEBRITIES: Actor George Takei is 73. Actress Jessica Lange is 61. Actress Veronica Cartwright is 61. Actor Clint Howard is 51. Actor Crispin Glover is 46. Actor Andy Serkis is 46. Actress Carmen Electra is 38. Reggae singer Stephen Marley is 38. Rock musician Marty Crandall (The Shins) is 35. Actor Joey Lawrence is 34.

Almanac Today is Tuesday, April 20, the 110th day of 2010. There are 255 days left in the year. This day in history: On April 20, 1980, Cuban President Fidel Castro invited any of his countrymen who wanted to leave their country to do so, sparking the massive Mariel Boatlift from Cuba to the United States. In 1812, the fourth vice president of the United States, George Clinton, died in Washington at age 72, becoming the first vice president to die while in office. In 1889, Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria. In 1945, during World War II, allied forces took control of the German cities of Nuremberg and Stuttgart. In 1968, Pierre Elliott Trudeau was sworn in as prime minister of Canada. In 1971, the Supreme Court, in Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, unanimously upheld the use of busing to achieve racial desegregation in schools. In 1972, the manned lunar module from Apollo 16 landed on the moon. In 1978, a Korean Air Lines Boeing 707 crash-landed in northwestern Russia after being fired on by a Soviet interceptor after entering Soviet airspace. Two passengers were killed. In 1999, the Columbine High School massacre took place in Colorado as two students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, shot and killed 12 classmates and one teacher before taking their own lives.

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n An International Photography show will be held in conjunction with ART3, the annual art walk and wine-tasting fundraiser for Temple Theatre. This year’s event will feature international wine and treats, art to enjoy and bid on, music and entertainment, all in downtown Sanford from 5:30 to 8 p.m. A contribution of $25 in advance or $30 at the door reserves a “glass passport.” For advance reservations, call the Temple Theatre at 774-4155. n Patrons are encouraged to bring lawn blankets and chairs, purchase dinner from a downtown restaurant and enjoy a movie under the stars every Friday night at Depot Park (106 Charlotte Avenue) this spring. These family-friendly movies are free and open to the public; movies start at 8 p.m. For further details please contact DSI at (919) 775-8332, e-mail or visit www.downtownsanford. com. This week’s movie is “The Cat from Outer Space.” n The Truck and Tractor Pull in Silk Hope begins at 5 p.m., and the pull starts at 7:30. n The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance will hold its annual spring festival. The festival will feature more than 50 bands and performers on two big outdoor stages, a large dance tent and an intimate cabaret tent. Located on 72


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Dr. John Cheeseborough (middle) and his physicians assistant Meridith Newton (right) were recently presented plaques by Marilyn Green, Executive Director at the Helping Hand Clinic, as a token of appreciation by the Helping Hand Clinic for their service to those in need in Lee County. If you have a calendar item you would like to add or if you have a feature story idea, contact The Herald by e-mail at or by phone at (919) 718-1225. farmland acres at 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road in Silk Hope just down the road from Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, Burlington and Greensboro. The festival also features local crafts, food, various children’s activities, environmental sustainability workshops and more. For more information and ticket prices, visit

SATURDAY n The Central Carolina Antique Power and Equipment Club will hold its fifth annual Plow Day and Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Thomas Farms, 3800 Lee Ave. in Sanford. Free event and free parking. See tractor, plow and antique vintage equipment demonstrations. Food and refreshments available. n The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance will hold its annual spring festival. The festival will feature more than 50 bands and performers on two big outdoor stages, a large dance tent and an intimate cabaret tent. Located on 72 farmland acres at 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road in Silk Hope just down the road from Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, Burlington and Greensboro. The festival also features local crafts, food, various children’s activities, environmental sustainability workshops and more. For more information and ticket prices, visit www. n The Deep River Park Bicycle and Canoe Event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Deep River Park. n Central Carolina Community College offers a High-Tech/High-Touch Bioprocessing Technology Workshop for middle

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school students and their parent/adult mentors. The workshop, sponsored by the college’s Engineering Department, takes place 9 a.m. to noon in Room 9221 of the Science Building on the Lee County Campus, 1105 Kelly Drive in Sanford. The workshop includes an overview of bioprocessing, extracting DNA from fruit and separating dyes from grape soda. Registration is $12 per pair. Reserve your space by calling Virginia Brown at (919) 718-7347. n The Chatham County NAACP Branch #5377 is holding its Mother of the Year Banquet starting at 4 p.m. at the Central Carolina Community College (CCCC), Pittsboro Campus, in the Multipurpose Room. Timothy Tyson, Ph.D., renowned author of Blood Done Sign My Name, will be at the banquet. For more information, contact Mary Nettles, Eastern Branch NAACP President, at (919) 542-7182. n A Latino Art Festival sponsored by the Lee County Arts Council will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at Depot Park. There will be continuous live entertainment, including the music of David Sovero and the Mariachi band “Mariachi de me Tierra,” dance performances from the Andes and Costa Rica, and Andean music. There will also be a wide variety of food and games and activities for children. n The Truck and Tractor Pull in Silk Hope begins at 5 p.m., and the pull starts at 7.

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SANFORD — U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington) will join the Lee County Sheriff’s Department at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center to dedicate the department’s new mobile command vehicle The vehicle was made possible with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Etheridge will be joined at the event by Lee County Sheriff Tracy Carter, N.C. Rep. Jimmy Love (D-Lee) and Sanford Mayor Cornelia Olive. After the dedication, the group will take a tour of the vehicle.

which was started by his grandfather, Radmer said. The thief or thieves also took a red bandana that belonged to Radmer’s grandmother and a 1988 $5 bill, a keepsake since it was withdrawn by his family when he was born, he said. “I can replace TVs, money and guns,� Radmer said. “Stuff like that is irreplaceable.� The intruder ransacked two rooms in the house, Radmer said. Also taken were flakes of gold that Radmer said he got from the Uwharrie Mountains. Radmer estimated the value of the gemstones and gold flakes at $20,000. Anyone with information should call the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office at 893-9111.

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$30k in property stolen from Spring Lake home

Bragg’s hospital commander reassigned

SPRING LAKE (MCT) — Someone broke into a home in Spring Lake on Thursday and stole property valued at $30,410, according to a Harnett County Sheriff’s Office report. It happened on the 500 block of Harger Lane at the home of Daniel Dennis Radmer and his stepfather, Boyce Jeff Sizemore. The stolen items included three shotguns, a rifle and two pistols, cash and a television. But it’s the theft of rocks and gemstones, including jewelry belonging to his late mother, that is most upsetting to Radmer. “They were family heirlooms,� he said. Some of the gemstones were given to him by his grandfather and his mother, who both were rock hounds, the 21-yearold Radmer said. He is part owner of R’s Gems & Rocks on Bragg Boulevard in Fayetteville,

FORT BRAGG (AP) — The commander of the hospital at a North Carolina Army post has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general. A statement from the Department of Defense on Monday said President Barack Obama nominated Col. Nadja West for appointment to brigadier general. West was scheduled to relinquish command of Womack Army Medical Center on Friday at a ceremony at Fort Bragg. She is being reassigned to Europe Regional Medical Command in Landstuhl, Germany. West took command of the hospital in July 2008. She attended West Point and graduated from the George Washington University School of Medicine. Womack Army Medical Center serves the largest beneficiary population in the Army with more than 160,000 soldiers, families and retirees.

Knights salute crash with jump By JUSTIN GOBLE Special to The Herald

SILK HOPE — March 8, 1973, will forever be a defining day in the history of both Silk Hope and the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team. In the early hours of that morning, a C-47 aircraft was heading from Fort Bragg to Overland, Kan., for the 14-man team’s first demonstration. At around 8:45 a.m., Silk Hope resident Janelle Newlin reported sounds of an explosion on her farm. Members of the Silk Hope Fire Department responded to the call, where they found that the C-47 had crashed. Every member of the team perished in the incident. Silk Hope Ruritan member Jack Johnson remembers it well. “When we got the word, we went straight there,� he said. “The fire marshal was already on the scene. There was only one more chance for us to go in before it got too bad. I remember coming up to the field and seeing the entire tail section resting on top of the trees.� The crash was the single biggest loss the Golden Knights had ever experienced, and the residents of Silk Hope did everything they could to accommodate the group while members investigated the incident. “We took one of the fire trucks out and let them use one of the four bays we had as a base of operations,� Johnson said. “They ended up operating out of there for two weeks while they investigated the crash.� After the incident, members of the Silk Hope Ruritan decided to honor both those who lost their lives and the fire department members who responded to the crash by installing a memorial plaque at the base of the SHFD flagpole. The memo-

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A member of the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team lands in a field near Silk Hope Saturday rial remained there until the building was recently torn down to make way for a new fire department/ community building. Instead of simply moving the memorial, Ruritan members decided to rededicate it at the new SHFD building. That’s when Johnson decided to ask the Golden Knights if they wanted to be involved in the ceremony. “We needed to move the memorial we had there to the new building,� Johnson said. “That’s what started the process. I had a meeting with the Golden Knights and asked them if they could come out for a rededication ceremony. They said that was something they could support and offered to do a jump.� That jump and rededication took part Saturday, April 17, during the town’s annual Farm Heritage Day festivities, where hundreds came out to witness the event. Dropping from a height of 12,500 feet, the eightman “Gold Team� demonstrated the precision that the Golden Knights are renowned for. After completing a maneuver in which to members remained in free fall while others kept

a circular formation, each person took turns landing a small strip of baseball field. “It’s like a human air traffic pattern,� Sgt. Dan Cook, the team’s narrator, said of the landing formation. “Each team member has to circle the field until the man before them lands.� Before the jump, team members said they were more than prepared for the day’s events. Sgt. 1st Class Dan Hewig said there “wasn’t much to it� when preparing for a jump. “We basically just do safety checks and what they call a ‘dirt dive,’ where we practice the maneuvers that we’re going to perform in the air on the ground. Other than that, we just jump out of the airplane� Sgt. 1st Class Angela Nichols said her main concern was the weather. Winds and cloud cover, along with a chance of rain, had members of the Golden Knights crew making adjustments right up to jump time. “The clouds, winds, it all plays a big part in how we do a jump,� she said. “Those things determine when you open the canopy, how high you jump from and whether you can jump

at all. Though concerned with the details of the event, both members were quick to point out that the team was heavily invested in the day’s jump and what it meant to the Golden Knights and the residents of Silk Hope. “We want to make sure we memorialize our fallen teammates,� Nichols said. “They will always be part of the team, even if they aren’t here and we never met them. That’s what today is all about.� “The team is what it is today because of those that came before us,� Hewig said. “When you see what they went through and what they had, it definitely influences who we are and what we do.� Johnson said he was happy that so many came out for the rededication and jump, since it ensures that the memory of the crash will live on. And for his part in making the jump possible, the Golden Knights recognized Johnson by presenting him with the flags team members flew during the jump.

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Editorial Board: Bill Horner III, Publisher • Billy Liggett, Editor • R.V. Hight, Special Projects Editor

Volcanic cloud causing problems worldwide Our View Issue: Volcanic ash cloud is wreaking havoc across the Earth.

Our stance: Mother Nature is having her way — and patience is what’s needed.


celand’s Eyjafjallajokull glacier may be unfamiliar to many people, but the volcanic ash that is spewing forth from it is having an affect across the Earth. As The Associated Press perhaps said it best in a recent story, “It left behind stranded travelers, grounded cargo flights, political confusion and even fears the cloud of grit settling on Earth will endanger the lungs of children, asthmatics and others with respirator ailments.” Reports have stated that the East Coast of the United States may be affected by the cloud. What is most apparent are the stranded travelers in Europe and

Asia as airline travel in parts of our world have come to a virtual standstill. Obviously, these travelers had no idea that their plans would be affected by a volcanic cloud. We are accustomed to life as normal. That includes being able to get into our vehicle and travel when we wish — or scheduling an airline flight and counting on that flight to travel on schedule. There are those who believe that airplanes would be fine to travel in the midst of the volcanic clouds. That’s a decision that would need to be made by people with far more expertise than an everyday observer. What is important to remem-

ber is that the vocanic clouds are not normal clouds. As the AP reports, “Scientists say because this volcano is located below a glacial ice cap, magma is being cooled quickly, causing explosions and plumes of grit that can be catastrophic to plane engines, depending on prevailing winds.” The AP noted how airplanes can be affected. “Ash and grit from volcanic eruptions can sabotage a plane in many ways: the abrasive ash can sandblast a jet’s windshield, block fuel nozzles, contaminate the oil system and electronics and plug the tubes that sense airspeed. But the most immediate danger is to the engines. Melted ash can then

congeal on the blades and block the normal flow of air, causing engines to shut down.” So, airline travel may be save in some areas. Perhaps not in other areas. The bottom line is that safety should be the foremost factor for one and all. A little inconvenience, even for a week or so, would seem to be much more preferable than taking a risk in the air that could prove deadly. Mother Nature is in control at this time — and it’s patience that we need. It may have a costly affect in our world’s economy, but that’s preferable to the risks in the air.

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hree weeks prior to the May primary, polls show nearly half of likely Democratic voters don’t know who they will choose to challenge incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Richard Burr. There’s an obvious reason for that indecision. Most voters have never heard of or only recently heard of all but one of the six Democrats running. The one exception is Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, the first woman ever elected to statewide office in North Carolina. Marshall, 64, holds a fairly obscure office. As secretary of state, her two biggest jobs are overseeing business filings and lobbying regulations. She has made a name for herself as a fairly blunt politician who speaks her mind. But that trait didn’t help her much in 2002, when she lost in the primary for U.S. Senate. Marshall also isn’t the favorite of the party establishment in Washington. That distinction belongs to WinstonSalem lawyer and former state Sen. Cal Cunningham. Those party regulars see 37-year-old Cunningham as the biggest threat to Burr. He’s articulate, telegenic and has a near-ideal resume for non-incumbent. He has some political experience but not a long track record that can be used against him. Cunningham also is an Army reservist lawyer who did a stint in Iraq in 2007. Those advantages helped him to raise enough money to recently go up on state airwaves with a biographical ad, something his opponents have yet to do. The big question for Cunningham is whether being the party’s establishment candidate carries more risk than reward. In public appearances, he’s seemed a bit over-coached and overrehearsed. Ken Lewis, a 48-year-old Chapel Hill lawyer, comes into the race having worked behind the scenes for several Democratic candidates, but never having held office himself. Lewis does have a strong professional background, having worked for two major law firms in state. He’s also a graduate of Harvard Law School. The field of Democrats also includes Lumberton lawyer Marcus Williams, Gastonia school teacher Ann Worthy and McDowell County photographer Susan Harris. Most pundits aren’t giving those three much of a chance. Williams, though, is a viable candidate, active in the State Bar Association, who will get some support come Election Day. In fact, no candidate is likely to get the 40 percent of the vote needed to avoid a run-off. The candidates aren’t simply struggling to become known to the electorate. The front-runners generally haven’t set themselves apart on major issues. All agree with health care reform plan passed by Congress. Only Marshall has criticized the troop buildup and continuing role of the United States in Afghanistan.

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n economics we often talk about markets. Markets are simply where buyers and sellers come together to trade. In the old days, these transactions occurred in a physical market. Today, they can also occur in electronic markets, where buyers and sellers don’t even see each other. Any economic market answers three questions: (1) What is produced and sold? (2) What is the price of the items sold? And (3) How much is sold? In an unconstrained, or free market, these questions are answered by the interactions between buyers and sellers and the competition among sellers. In determining what is sold, sellers have an incentive to provide what buyers want. Competition between alternative sellers keeps prices at levels that cover costs, compensates for risks and gives the seller a sufficient return to stay in an uncertain market. The resulting price is that which equates the amount sellers want to provide to the amount buyers want to purchase. With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — the health care bill — each of these three questions in the health care market will be directly influenced by the federal government. Here’s how. The legislation gives the federal secretary of Health and Human Services the power to set the provisions and coverage in health insurance plans. In other words, the HHS secretary will have a strong role in saying what is produced and sold in the health insurance market. The new bill also gives the HHS secretary some direct power over the prices (premiums) charged for health insurance policies. Specifically, the legislation says the secretary can review “unreasonable” increases in premiums for health insurance coverage. Finally, the new act mandates that everyone have health insurance, and if not (with a few exceptions), a penalty will be levied for not having coverage. This restriction obviously puts a floor on the third market question of how much is sold; now everyone must have at least some standard health insurance policy, where “standard” is defined by the secretary of HHS. These expanded powers of the federal government in the health care market are obviously controversial — some say they go too far, while others say they don’t go far enough. Rather than take sides, let me raise some issues and questions — some pros and cons — that might clarify the debate and help you decide where you stand. Giving the HHS secretary the power to say what health insurance policies will cover is based on the notion that everyone should be guaranteed some minimal level of health insurance protection. But left unsaid in the legislation is how the secretary will determine what’s in health insurance policies. Also, if changes are made to the standard policy over time, will those changes apply only to newly written policies or all policies — new and existing? We don’t know.

Dr. Mike Walden You Decide Dr. Mike Walden is a professor and economist at N.C. State University

The new power given to the HHS secretary over insurance premiums is in response to public displeasure with some of the increases in premiums that have occurred in recent years, although it should be pointed out that government data show health insurance prices have actually risen slower than the average of all consumer prices since 2005. Still, there are many unanswered questions related to this new authority. For example, how will the secretary define unreasonable premium increases? Will there be coordination between the allowable premium increases and the required insurance provisions, especially when new provisions are mandated? Like any private business, if insurers can’t recover their costs, they won’t remain in business. The mandate that everyone have health insurance has sparked some of the most heated debates about the new health care bill. Indeed, there may be a constitutional challenge to this requirement. Opponents say the federal government doesn’t have the power to require anyone to purchase a private product. Leaving this constitutional question to the lawyers, supporters of the mandate say it is necessary for two reasons. First, as a compassionate society, no one will ever be denied health care. Thus, without a mandate, there is the likelihood some individuals would simply not purchase health insurance and then rely on the free provision of care when needed. Second, one of the goals of the new health care bill is to moderate the increase in insurance premiums that can occur as an individual ages and uses the health care system more. However, to accomplish this objective, young and healthy individuals must be part of the health insurance pool. The young insured persons would pay somewhat higher premiums than their health condition would indicate. In essence, the payments for health insurance would be “front-loaded,” higher than needed when young but lower than needed when older. Health care and the new health care bill will continue to be discussed and debated. There remain many unanswered questions about implementation of the government’s new powers and effects of those powers that will have to be decided. How the bill is applied may be just as important what the bill does!

It seems to me it would be interesting to know if or how many of the “newly created jobs” released by the “authorities” includes the many new Census workers who were former members of Acorn. Just a thought to ponder over. Acorn was so helpful in the last presidential election. There are now more than 13 state government legal cases have been filed in their courts concerning voter fraud. The government set aside $7.8 billion to conduct the Census. The nation added 162,000 jobs in March; 48,000 of which were Census jobs, the Labor Department reported. The unemployment rate is stuck at 9.7 percent for the third month in a row, largely because more people entered the work force. The big boost in Census jobs anticipated in April and May could reduce the unemployment rate slightly, but those jobs are mostly part-time and last six to eight weeks, so the unemployment rate is likely to increase again in June without equivalent hiring from the private sector. Census workers accounted for nearly a third of the jobs added in March. Over the next two months, another 600,000 to 700,000 Census jobs will be added, putting $10 to $25 an hour into pockets of some desperate job seekers. Census jobs help temporarily, but it appears a new approach to private sector longer lasting jobs are needed. We certainly don’t need more government jobs. DOROTHY Q. BURSEY Sanford

No Kidding? COMPANY LINES Business Surprises 1. Twitter — only 50 people officially on staff 2. Boeing — makes about seven 777s a month 3. Gerber Baby logo — artist intended sketch as his rough 4. Legoland Park (Calif.) — 70 percent not owned by LEGO 5. Microsoft — once suggested to Apple they create a single OS Source: World Features Syndicate

Today’s Prayer Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised. (I Chronicles 16:25 KJV) PRAYER: O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is Your name in all the earth! We ask You to focus our attention on You and away from our material needs. Amen.

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The Sanford Herald / Tuesday, April 20, 2010 / 5A

Obituaries Betty Johnson

Judy McQueen

SANFORD — Betty Nelson Johnson, 79, died Sunday (4/18/10) at Central Carolina Hospital. She was born Aug. 10, 1930 in Cabarrus County, daughter of the late Herman Owen Nelson and Gladys Hyman Nelson. She served in the U.S. Air Force, was an active member at Jonesboro Heights Baptist Church and a longtime member of the choir. She was active in community activities such as meals on wheels and The Enrichment Center. She is survived by her husband, S.V. Johnson of the home; daughters, Karen Johnson Lamm of Broadway and Pat Johnson of Charlotte; and brothers, Lewis C. Nelson of Hudson, Fla. and Jerry Nelson of Taylors, S.C. A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. today at Carolina Memorial Park in Concord. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Jonesboro Heights Baptist Church with Dr. Mark Gaskins and the Rev. Gilbert McDowell officiating. The family will receive friends at the McDowell Hall following the memorial service. Condolences may be made at www.bridgescameronfuneralhome. com. Memorials may be made to Jonesboro Heights Baptist Church, 316 W. Main St., Sanford, N.C. 27332. Arrangements are by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc. of Sanford.

SANFORD — Judy Ann McQueen, 40, died Sunday (4/18/10) at Lee County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends at 1540 Winslow Drive, Sanford. Arrangements will be announced by Watson Mortuary, Inc. of Sanford.

Edmon Morris SANFORD — Funeral service for Edmon Harold Morris was held Sunday at Pocket Presbyterian Church in Sanford with the Rev. David Dudley presiding. Burial followed at Buffalo Cemetery. Pianist was Cindy Haye, soloist was David Almond and Carol Cox read a special Poem. Pallbearers were A.C. Morgan, Jimmy Davis, Ronald Poole, Darrell Burch, Tom McNeil, Paul McDonagh and Doug Preslar. Arrangements were by Miller-Boles Funeral Home of Sanford.

Jimmy Sellers CAMERON — Jimmy Sellers, 64, of 2659 Nicholson Road, died Sunday (4/18/10) at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. Arrangements will be announced by Knotts Funeral Home of Sanford.

was played during the service. Pallbearers were James George Jr., Terrance Miller, Dean Buchanan, Brad Dowdy, Jason Yow, Billy Hughes, Bob Hughes and Charlie Fallin. Arrangements were by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Inc. of Sanford.

Ruth Ross CARTHAGE — Ruth Ross, 85, died Monday (4/19/10) at Pinelake Health and Rehab in Carthage. Arrangements will be announced by Pugh and Smith Funeral Home of Carthage.

Kareem Fowler DURHAM — Kareem Latif Fowler, 33, of 1226 Sedgefield St., died Saturday (4/17/10) at Duke University Medical Center in Durham. He is the son of Alfred and Glenda Turner Fowler. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater Joy INternational Ministries in Durham with the Rev. R. Tiff McCarter officiating. The family will receive friends at the home. Condolences may be made at Arrangements are by C.E. Willie Funeral and Cremation Services of Pittsboro.

Lutton, 81, died Sunday (4/18/10) at Windsor Point in Fuquay Varina. Arrangements will be announced by RogersPickard Funeral Home of Sanford.

Yvonne Murphy SELMA — Yvonne R. Murphy, 39, of 1480 Riverrun Road, died Thursday (4/15/10) at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. She is survived by daughters, Alissa Murphy of the home and Halinah Murphy of Tampa, Fla.; sons, Brian Murphy, Derrick Murphy and Donyeah Wiggins, all of the home; finance, Levi Richardson of the home; mother, Barbara Murphy of Trenton, N.J.; three brothers and four grandsons. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Fellowship Baptist Church in Kenly with Pastor Hazel Woodard officiating. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. today at the church prior to the service. Viewing will begin at 10 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are by LHorton Community Funeral Home of Sanford.


Commissioners appoint members to new board PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Commissioners appointed members for the newly formed Transportation Advisory Board. The major purpose of the board is to identify and study issues and make recommendations to the county commissioners on transportation and related issues. The long-term goal is to have a sustainable transportation system that offers access to various modes of transportation for people and goods. County commissioners appointed eleven voting members from across the county, based on the recommendation of a three-member selection committee charged with reviewing all applications. The newly appointed voting members are appointed from across the county, representing all five county commissioner districts. The appointees are listed below, along with each person’s transporta-

tion interests: Delonda Alexander — Environment Mary Bastin — Social David Bordsen — Economic & Social Philip Bors — NonMotorized, Public Safety & Social Faythe Canson Clark — Public Transportation, Economic, Environment & Social Dale Chodorow — Personal Motor Vehicle, Public Transportation, Economic & Social Robin Emerson — Personal Motor Vehicle, Public Safety & Economic Claire Kane — NonMotorized, Public Transportation, Public Safety, Economic, Environment & Social, Commissioner District 2 Kimberly Sevy — NonMotorized, Public Transportation, Environment & Social Rosa Sutton — Social Willa Thompson — Public Transportation & Social — From staff reports

Annie Yow SANFORD — Funeral service for Annie Mae Hughes Yow, 89, of the Deep River Community, who died Thursday (4/15/10), was conducted Sunday at BridgesCameron Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Scott Yow officiating. Burial followed at Euphronia Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Pastor J. Scott Yow Jr. sang at the graveside. Recorded music

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to draw major retailers and restaurants, but Lee County is lagging. “You look at all the retailers out there, we’re not taking advantage,� he said, adding the influx of sales tax dollars stemming from retail operations increases muchneeded county revenue while avoiding unpopular property tax increases. “It’s a win-win,� he said. Council members J.D. Williams and Samuel Gaskins will relay the City Council’s conversation to county commissioners

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work and possibly work on McLeod Auditorium. The low bid offered by Sanford-based American South General Contractor earlier this month came in at nearly $20.5 million, almost $1 million mor e than anticipated. Commissioners will hold a public hearing Thursday on borrowing more money for the project, at which time the board could take action. Lee County voters have already approved a quarter-cent sales tax to

for further discussion. LCEDC Director Bob Heuts said he is happy to discuss changes to the non-profit group, which is funded through the county and muncipal governments of Sanford and Broadway. Heuts said the discussion thus far as been “generally very healthy,� although he did not attend Monday’s City Council session. He said the LCEDC typically focuses on manufacturing rather than retail because the former tends to have more of a “ripple effect throughout the community.� “We look at retail as an after-effect of the manufacturing jobs that are

here,� Heuts said. “That’s why we think it’s more of an economic driver in a community. The restaurants and retail will come as a result of people moving in or doing shopping.� Heuts said the LCEDC will assist retailers in settling, but it is more difficult to craft incentives for such businesses. Retailers and restaurant chains typically research a potential location and their research will either point to starting a location or not. Industrial manufacturers tend to have more options for where they can settle, making incentives more of a necessity, Heuts said.

fund improvements at Lee County High. Lee County Manager John Crumpton said the board needs to make a speedy decision in order for work to be completed in the summer months before students return in the fall. “This was a tight timetable to get it all done,� Crumpton said Monday. Some commissioners were soured by the additional cost of the bid on top of initial estimates, but others said it was merely a byproduct of improving times for contractors. “An estimate doesn’t mean a hill of beans,� said Commissioner James Kelly,

pointing out the price of construction materials often fluctuate on a daily basis. Moss said a construction estimate is always just a “snapshot� of the prices at the time of the estimate. “We hoped for the best and came in a little bit less than that,� said Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Hayes. Commissioner Amy Dalrymple said voters’ support of the sales tax last fall is an indicator of their where they stand on improvements at the school. “Our board has to respect the voters and what they chose,� Dalrymple said.

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Intellectually Gifted program and teacher assistants restored to their full potential. Floating teacher assistants could be a solution to the problem, she said. Right now, “I don’t think it’s fair to have an assistant in one classroom and not in the next,� she said. Atkins also would like to see changes made to the policy that allows high school students to opt out of exams. She understands that some students may not be good at taking tests, but they should be allowed to work toward extra credit, not be exempt from an exam. “I think taking exams away just to help our graduation rate is not a good idea in my opinion,� she said. Atkins wasn’t neces-

sarily bothered by the two Saturday school days used this past winter, but understands many parents were and thinks the board should have listened to their concerns. “They need to listen instead of just saying, this is the best way. If people are upset about it, I don’t think it’s a good policy,� she said. She and her husband would like their daughters Clarice, 6, and Evelyn, 4, to continue in public school if it works for them. If they aren’t happy with the public education, they are able to put their children in private school. But not all parents have that option, Atkins said. “That was another motivator for me. The school system should be great for all,� she said.

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Lawmaker: Expect $1B in cuts

RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Gov. Beverly Perdueâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s spending proposal for next year likely will contain aggressive efforts to improve North Carolinaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s public education and mental health systems as well as spending cuts of around $1 billion to help pay for them, legislative budgetwriters said Monday. Perdue, who is scheduled Tuesday to propose adjustments to the $19.6 billion budget already approved last summer and set to begin July 1, also wants changes to the personal care services program that has struggled with Medicaid overspending, according to a lawmaker who got a preview last week from Perdue and her staff. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s got an ambitious program,â&#x20AC;? said Rep. Mickey Michaux, D-Durham, senior co-chairman of the House Appropria-

enough of that already.â&#x20AC;? Unions have long pushed to allow card check, fearing that businesses can abuse secret ballot elections and tilt the scales against workers. Card check would allow workers to form a union by signing cards as an alternative to an election. Asked in an AP interview whether he would support that, Cunningham said: â&#x20AC;&#x153;I support elections. I think that what weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re about to see emerge from the Senate, if anything, protects elections as the sole way for there to be unions created. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s something that I would support.â&#x20AC;? Pressed on whether he would push to allow card check, Cunningham responded: â&#x20AC;&#x153;No, no, not the card check.â&#x20AC;? Later asked to clarify, Cunningham said he supports a compromise idea that would allow workers to use card check as a way to trigger an immediate secret-ballot election â&#x20AC;&#x201D; similar to what is allowed today. He said the idea of using card check as an alternative to elections is likely not going to pass in the U.S. Senate.

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tions Committee. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got to see how ambition works out.â&#x20AC;? Michaux and a Senate budget-writer interviewed Monday declined to discuss specifics about the health or education initiatives. The Democratic governor hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t provided many hints publicly about what she wants lawmakers to approve during this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s session save for a $17 million small business assistance package and ethics reforms. But Perdue has said her spending plan would include efforts to expand her â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ready Set Go!â&#x20AC;? program designed to ensure every child must graduate from high school with the skills to succeed in a career or attend a community college, university or technical training. Perdue spokeswoman Chrissy Pearson con-

firmed last week the budget proposal would have money to pay for hand-held devices teachers can use to make real-time diagnostic assessments of students to ensure they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t fall behind their classmates. Each device costs about $300, Pearson said. Perdue said in January she would shift money away from outdated or unnecessary state programs to find additional cash. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The bulk of the budget will be about trimming state government (and) finding ways to make state government leaner,â&#x20AC;? Pearson said Monday. Perdue also said in March she wanted to repay North Carolina state workers their lost wages for taking away 0.5 percent of their salaries last year to close a budget shortfall, at a cost of $65 million.


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Teamsters now split on Democratic Senate race

RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The suspect in the death of a North Carolina school board member has made his first appearance in court. Jason Keith Williford appeared briefly in a Wake County courtroom on Monday. The court appointed two lawyers to prepare his defense. The 30-year-old Raleigh man is charged with first-degree rape and murder in the death of 62-year-old Kathy Taft. Taft, who was from Greenville, died three days after being found badly beaten at the home of a friend. Members of Taftâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s family attended the court proceeding, but did not speak to the media. Williford is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on May 10. He is being held without bond. Calls to his lawyers were not immediately returned Monday.

RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Charlotte branch of the Teamsters union broke with its leadership Monday on a U.S. Senate endorsement, saying a candidate went back on his commitment to a pro-labor proposal. Teamsters Local 71 said it is endorsing Secretary of State Elaine Marshall for the May 4 Democratic primary. The local president, Ted Russell, said his members were concerned after candidate Cal Cunninghamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s comments in an interview with The Associated Press that he would not pursue a so-called â&#x20AC;&#x153;card checkâ&#x20AC;? plan to make it easier for unions to organize. Russell said he believed Cunningham, who won the endorsement of Teamsters leadership, recanted on a commitment to the idea. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t need that,â&#x20AC;? said Russell, whose unit has about 3,800 members. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We see

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8A / Tuesday, April 20, 2010 / The Sanford Herald UNC MURDER


Former aide pleads guilty in court Guilty plea in

Poole was indicted in January on charges including tax evasion, bribery and RALEIGH — An ex-aide money laundering. to former North Carolina Duffy said Wilson, who Gov. Mike Easley pleaded only had been identified guilty Monday to one count in the indictment as the of federal income tax eva“Wilmington financier,” sion for failing to report a would have been prepared $30,000 investment return to testify he paid for trips for on a coastal subdivision Poole to Costa Rica and New that government attorneys Orleans to curry favor with argue he received thanks to Easley’s office. a Wilmington developer’s Poole, who had been a favor. 20-year-old assistant serU.S. District Judge TerAP photo geant-at-arms in Legislature rence Boyle accepted the Ruffin Poole, a longtime aide to former Gov. Mike Easley, in 1992, had rocketed to plea agreement of Ruffin and his wife Kathryn head to a change of plea hearing the top of state government Poole, 38, just two weeks within 10 years, helping before U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle in Raleigh. before his trial on 57 corrupmake decisions on scores tion-related counts was set of plum political appoint“Without the permits, Easley, a Democrat who to begin. Poole had pleaded ments, Duffy told Boyle. you’re not going to develop left office after two terms in not guilty earlier this month “His rise, at this point, is the property,” Assistant U.S. January, 2009, hasn’t been but changed his mind Monabsolutely stunning,” Duffy Attorney Dennis Duffy told charged with a crime. Easley day. There was no reason said. Boyle, adding that Poole’s and his wife purchased a lot given. According to the indictinfluence “would at least get at Cannonsgate in late 2005 Poole, 38, acknowledged ment, Poole told Wilson the permit to the top of the and received a $137,000 in open court he didn’t put in March 2005 he wanted pile.” discount, according to the proceeds from his 30 The plea means Poole documents. An attorney for to invest in Cannonsgate percent return on the Canto make up for $17,000 in faces up to five years in Easley didn’t immediately nonsgate development in losses during the 2000 dotprison, a $250,000 fine and respond to a request for Beaufort County on his 2005 com bust. Poole attempted three years of supervised comment. tax return. to hide the $100,000 probation, but a sentencing Wilson, who also hasn’t At the same time he hearing wasn’t set. Poole, been charged, was prepared investment he made in the made the money during the once a special assistant and to testify for the government Cannonsgate financing by coastal land boom five years getting a check drawn from general counsel to Easley, at Poole’s trial, Duffy said. ago, Poole helped grease the agreed to testify and submit Poole’s plea, the first con- a family business instead wheels for the permitting of taking the money from to questioning by federal in- viction from the probe, is for Cannonsgate, which was $138,000 in his personal vestigators who have spent “an important step forward being financed by Lanny bank account, Duffy said. the past year looking closely in a very complex, continuWilson, a politically ally of “The defendant went to at activities surrounding ing investigation,” George Easley’s, a government atgreat lengths to conceal this Easley and his associates. Holding, the U.S. attorney torney said. investment,” Duffy told the for eastern North Carolina, judge. told reporters outside the Boyle quizzed Duffy for We’re Here for all Your Medical Needs Terry Sanford Federal Buldseveral minutes about the ing in Raleigh. “I trust that methods by which deDr. Parinaz B. Nasseri, MD Mr. Poole’s cooperation is velopers Gary and Randy going to be valuable and I Allen, along with Wilson can promise that we will use Primary Care & Preventive Medicine • High Blood Pressure • High Cholesterol • Lung Disease the information, we’ll follow sought to turn Cannons• Heart Disease • Thyroid Problems • Routine Physical gate into a quick moneythe evidence to wherever • Diabetes • Pap Smears • Arthritis maker as people bought up this investigation leads.” coastal lots in the middle of Board Certified in Internal Medicine Poole, who left with his the previous decade. Today, NEW PATIENTS WELCOME! wife, Kathryn, and attorney nearly all the sold lots sit Joe Zeszotarski, declined to (919) 776-4040 • 109 S. Vance St. empty as the land boom comment after the hearing. went bust at the start of the recession.

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press Writer

death of UNC student president By MIKE BAKER Associated Press Writer

RALEIGH — The man accused of killing a University of North Carolina student body president found shot to death in the middle of a street two years ago pleaded guilty Monday to federal crimes, avoiding the death penalty. Demario Atwater, 23, pleaded guilty to several charges, including carjacking resulting in death and kidnapping. Prosecutors agreed to drop their plan to pursue the death penalty and Atwater agreed to a life sentence. Eve Carson, 22, of Athens, Ga., was found shot to death in the middle of a Chapel Hill street in March 2008. She had been shot five times, including once in the head with a 12-gauge shotgun. “While we deplore the evil and negligence that led to Eve’s death, we agree with the U.S. attorney’s decision to accept the plea agreement,” Carson’s parents said in a statement released by prosecutors Monday. Atwater is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 23, and he still faces a murder charge in state court along with Laurence Lovette, who was only 17 at the time of the killing and is ineligible for the death penalty. Lovette does not face federal charges. Authorities believe Atwater and Lovette kidnapped Carson from outside her Chapel Hill home

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Demario Atwater arrives in Wake County court in Raleigh in 2008. just before 4 a.m., stole her sport utility vehicle and took her to several ATMs, eventually withdrawing $1,400. Carson’s killing shocked the university community in Chapel Hill, outraged state lawmakers and highlighted problems within North Carolina’s probation and parole system. A state investigation found that Atwater was never placed under intensive probation — which can include mandatory curfews, weekly contact and warrantless searches — despite two court orders to do so, the first dating to a February 2005 conviction on a pair of felony charges. When Atwater later told officials he was living in Durham, Wake County probation officers didn’t transfer his case there for more than two years. Lovette pleaded guilty to misdemeanor larceny and breaking and entering just two months before Carson’s death and received a two-year suspended sentence. He was then assigned to a Durham probation officer who said she was handling more than 120 cases even through she had yet to complete a basic training course. In the six weeks that followed, authorities in Durham arrested Lovette several times and charged him with nine crimes, including burglary, car theft, breaking and entering, and resisting arrest. He was released after each arrest. U.S. Attorney Anna Mills Wagoner said Monday that the plea avoids the uncertainty and pain of a drawn-out trial and endless appeals. “A life sentence in the federal criminal justice system means just that: life without the possibility of parole or early release,” Wagoner said in a statement. Federal executions are rare. Only three people, including Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, have been put to death by the federal government since it resumed executions in 2001 after a 38-year hiatus.


The Sanford Herald / Tuesday, April 20, 2010 / 9A



Families, colleagues marks 15 years By TIM TALLEY Associated Press Writer

OKLAHOMA CITY â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been 15 years since a terroristâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bomb destroyed the Oklahoma City federal building, killing 168 people and injuring more than 600 others. The passage of time hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t made mourning any easier for many victimsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; family members. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Time heals nothing,â&#x20AC;? said Debi Burkett Moore, whose brother, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development worker David Burkett, was killed. She and other family members placed flowers on an empty chair meant to honor her brother thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s among a field of chairs at the Oklahoma City National Memorial. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It makes it a little more bearable, but it heals nothing,â&#x20AC;? Moore said. About 2,000 people gathered at the memorial Monday to honor those killed and injured in the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. At the time, it was the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil. For many in attendance, a visit to the memorial is an annual rite â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a way to pause and remember a loved one, former colleague, friend or neighbor who died in the attack.

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Charlie Hanger, Noble County Sheriff, speaks during the memorial ceremony for the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing Monday in Oklahoma City. Hangar, is the Okahoma Highway Patrol trooper who stopped bomber Timothy McVeigh on the day of the blast because his 1977 Mercury Marquis did not have a license plate. Kathryn Burkett, the mother of David Burkett, said she grows sadder by his absence with each passing year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Why it is sadder? I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know why,â&#x20AC;? Burkett said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You just live with it.â&#x20AC;? Other victimsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; family members said they, too, still feel a deep sense of grief 15 years after the bombing. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make it here every year. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just too hard. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just like yesterday,â&#x20AC;? said Cornelius Lewis III, who wore a T-shirt and medallion that bore the portrait and nickname, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Puddin,â&#x20AC;? of his late sister, Social Security Administration employee Charlotte

Thomas. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In 15 years, I would never miss it,â&#x20AC;? said her mother, Bettie Lewis. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is part of our lives. I would never miss it.â&#x20AC;? Another of Thomasâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; brothers, Guy Lewis, said his sisterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life will never be forgotten thanks to new curriculum guidelines for Oklahoma students that mandate instruction about the Oklahoma City bombing and its aftermath. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be in the history books. Her memory is going to live forever,â&#x20AC;? he said. Vickie Lykins and her sister, Angela Richerson, placed a rose, an American flag and a colorful purple

ribbon on the chair honoring their mother, Norma â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jeanâ&#x20AC;? Johnson, a former Defense Security Service worker who was killed. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is our motherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s favorite color,â&#x20AC;? Lykins said as she solemnly secured the ribbon to the chair. Lykins said she misses her mother â&#x20AC;&#x153;very muchâ&#x20AC;? but preferred to keep her feelings about the bombing anniversary and her motherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s death to herself. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a lot of things we could say. But we wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t,â&#x20AC;? she said. During a ceremony for bombing victims and survivors, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s spirit in the wake of the tragedy served as an example to the nation. Napolitano also said the bombing anniversary was a reminder of â&#x20AC;&#x153;the continued need for vigilance against the violent ideologies that led to this attack, so that we can recognize their signs in our communities and stand together to defeat them.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;We cannot put a glass dome over our country. We cannot guarantee there will not be another attack. No one can,â&#x20AC;? Napolitano said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But we are a strong and resilient country. And we can resolve that even a successful attack will not defeat our way of life.â&#x20AC;?

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Gun rights advocates carry guns, rifles at rally ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Carrying loaded pistols and unloaded rifles, dozens of gun-rights activists got as close as they could Monday to the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s capital while still bearing arms and delivered what they said was a simple message: Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t tread on me. Hundreds of like-minded but unarmed counterparts carried out a separate rally in the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s capital. The gun-carrying protesters in Virginia rallied on national park land, which is legal thanks to a new law signed by President Barack Obama that allows guns in national parks. Organizers said itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the first armed rally in a national park since the law passed. The District of Columbiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s strict gun laws, however, generally make it illegal to carry a handgun, so rally participants there were unarmed. Daniel Almond, who organized the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Restore the Constitutionâ&#x20AC;? rally in Virginia, said he wanted to convene in a place where â&#x20AC;&#x153;we can exercise our rights.â&#x20AC;? He pointed in the direction of Washington and said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Over there, the Constitution is being violated in that we cannot bear arms.â&#x20AC;?

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Democrats use Goldman fraud suit to push regulations WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A fraud lawsuit against Goldman Sachs became a political weapon for Democrats Monday as they fought for Republican support for a sweeping financial regulatory bill. Republicans remained unswayed in opposition. Democrats argued that the legislation, aimed at avoiding a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis, would help prevent financial firms from misleading investors â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the charge made by the Securities and Exchange commission in a lawsuit against Goldman on Friday. But the legislation would have only an indirect affect, at best, on such activities. The proposed overhaul would change the way investors buy and sell derivatives â&#x20AC;&#x201D; complex products whose values are based on the values of other investments. At the heart of the Goldman charges were deals involving numerous derivatives.

Toytota hurries to recall Lexus SUVs, pay record fine WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Toyota hurriedly ordered recalls of nearly 10,000 Lexus SUVs for possible rollover dangers Monday and agreed to a record $16.4 million fine for a slow response in its broader earlier recall, scrambling to fix safety worries that threaten the Japanese auto giantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s reputation. The fine, the maximum under law, could hurt Toyota Motor Corp.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s image more than its financial bottom line: The penalty is the equivalent of a little more than $2 for every vehicle the company sold around the globe in 2009. And analysts said it would have little impact on dozens of private lawsuits, which have been combined before a federal judge in Santa Ana, Calif. Addressing new safety concerns, Toyota said it would recall all 9,400 of the 2010 Lexus GX 460s that went on sale in late December â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 5,600 that have been sold and 3,800 still at dealers or elsewhere in the distribution pipeline.


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BAGHDAD (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The U.S. and Iraq claimed a major victory against al-Qaida on Monday, saying their forces killed the terror groupâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s two top figures in this country in an air and ground assault on their safehouse near Saddam Husseinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hometown. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced the killings of Abu Omar al-Bagh-

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dadi and Abu Ayyub al-Masri at a news conference and showed photographs of their bloody corpses. U.S. military officials later confirmed the deaths, which Vice President Joe Biden called a â&#x20AC;&#x153;potentially devastating blowâ&#x20AC;? to al-Qaida in Iraq. The organization has proven resilient in the past, showing a remarkable ability to change tactics and adapt â&#x20AC;&#x201D; most notably after its brutal founder, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was killed nearly four years ago in a

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U.S. airstrike. Still, some analysts contend, the group was far stronger then and would likely have a harder time now replenishing its leadership and sticking to a timetable of attacks. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The death of these terrorists is potentially the most significant blow to al-Qaida in Iraq since the beginning of the insurgency,â&#x20AC;? Gen. Raymond Odierno, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, said in a statement. Al-Qaida in Iraq has remained a dangerous force as the U.S. prepares to withdraw most of its troops. The terror group has launched


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repeated attacks on civilian targets in Baghdad in an attempt to sow chaos and exploit political deadlock in the wake of the inconclusive March 7 parliamentary elections.

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the world stranded by ash from a volcano in Iceland. Three KLM passenger planes left Schiphol airport in Amsterdam on Monday evening during daylight under visual flight rules bound for New York, Dubai and Shanghai. An Associated Press photographer saw one jet taking off into a colorful sunset, which weather officials said was pinker than normal due to the ash. European Union transport ministers reached a deal during a crisis videoconference to divide northern European skies into three

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Stumblin’ Sox B.J. Upton and the Tampa Bay Rays complete a four-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox

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Denny Hamlin celebrates after winning the Samsung Mobile 500 auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth on Monday.

DURHAM — Duke’s Kyle Singler, the Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four, will return to school for his senior season. Singler announced his decision Monday night. He said in a statement that he didn’t want to miss out on all the great things to come in his senior season. Singler averaged 17.7 points and 7.0 rebounds while leading Duke to a 35-5 record and the school’s fourth national championship.

Hamlin holds off Johnson, wins again

running CHERUIYOT, SETS MARK, WINS BOSTON MARATHON BOSTON (AP) — Kenya’s Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot has won the Boston Marathon and broken the course record. That record was set in 2006 by four-time winner Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, who’s not related. Cheruiyot won this time in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 5 minutes, 52 seconds, finishing 91 seconds ahead of Ethiopian Tekeste Kebede. Defending champion Deriba Merga was third, followed by Americans Ryan Hall and Meb Keflezighi.

golf Cavs finish second in cfv conference match PINEHURST — The Southern Lee boys’ golf team finished in second place in a Cape Fear Valley Conference match on Monday at the National in Pinehurst. Union Pines won the match and finished with a 320 as a team. Jack Sauer was the medalist with a 75. The Cavaliers finished with a 355 and were led by Jack Radley’s 77. Zac Lewis had an 84. Billy Gordon finished with a 96. Chris Crissman had a 98. Jordan Thomas and Vincent Basstress each fired a 99. The finish puts the Cavaliers in a three-way tie with Gray’s Creek and Western Harnett for second place in the conference. The final conference match of the season will take place on Monday at the Sanford Golf Course.

Tennis lee’s HOLDEN keen shines IN LOSS APEX — The Lee County tennis team lost to Panther Creek 7-2 on Monday afternoon at Panther Creek. The lone bright spot for the Yellow Jackets was Holden Keen. Keen, along with doubles partner Hammy Jones, won the only doubles match of the afternoon for the Yellow Jackets. In singles action, Keen defeated his opponent 6-4, 6-4.

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Grace Christian’s Amanda Norris (7), shown in this file photo, holds off Lee Christian’s Makalia GIllum in the first meeting between the two rivals. The Crusaders defeated the Falcons 3-1 on Monday afternoon winning the season series. Norris had two goals in the victory.

Big second half lifts Crusaders to 3-1 victory over Falcons By RYAN SARDA

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SANFORD — It was a tale of two halves. The Lee Christian girls’ soccer team dominated the first half against the in-town rival Grace Christian. However, the Crusaders won the half that mattered most. Amanda Norris scored two of Grace Christian’s three goals in the second half to lift the Crusaders to a 3-1 victory over the Falcons. The goals give Norris 13 on the season, which is currently tied for 10th in the state. “This was a big win for us,” said Grace Christian head coach

n Amanda Norris scored two goals in the second half to lift the Grace Christian Lady Crusaders to a 3-1 victory over Lee Christian n Norris now has 13 goals in 13 games this season, which ties her for 10th in the state

Caleb Dickens. “We came out kind of sluggish in the first half and turned it on in the second half. These girls battled hard.”

Lee Christian’s Whitney O’Quinn (middle) shakes off Grace Christian’s Bri Brown (8) and Taylor Hilliard in this file photo. O’Quinn had an assist to Samantha Gautier in Monday’s 3-1 loss to the See Clash, Page 3B Crusaders.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Denny Hamlin went ahead in the closing 12-lap shootout for a victory at Texas Motor Speedway on Monday, holding off Jimmie Johnson at the end to win another rain-delayed race. Hamlin won for the second time in three races, both victories coming in races that were postponed by rain before being run on the first day of the week. It was the 10th career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory for Hamlin, who won a Monday race at Martinsville three weeks ago, then had surgery two days after for a torn ACL in his left knee. He ran every lap at Phoenix last week, and was still hurting in Texas. “I’m trying to get it straight right now,” said Hamlin, who gingerly climbed out of the car in Victory Lane. “I did it for the long run. Even though it was going to take some sacrifice, I knew once I came back I was going to be stronger.” Hamlin started 29th in his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota and never led until that final run, set up after a spectacular nine-car crash involving polesitter Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon, who had led a racehigh 124 laps and was trying to get back to the front. On the first lap after a restart with 18 laps left — following yellow-flag stops when Stewart was among the drivers who took only two tires and Gordon took four — they ended up three-wide with Gordon in the middle and Johnson on the inside coming out of Turn 4.


Wallace says Bobcats can’t let Howard be the ‘bully’ in series By ANTONIO GONZALEZ Associated Press Writer

ORLANDO, Fla. — Gerald Wallace spoke with a bit of feistiness and flavor Monday, fed up with the notion his Charlotte Bobcats might be intimidated by Dwight Howard’s presence in the paint. So this time Wallace sent an ever-so small shot back. “We’re not going to just let him think he’s the bully or that he’s a factor up under the basket,” Wallace said, “because he’s not.” Say this about the Bobcats: They still have some fight. Their offensive efficiency was a tale of two halves in their Game 1 loss to the Orlando Magic on Sunday. Charlotte turned into a perimeter shooting team when Howard swatted eight shots in the first — nine for the game — and

was pushed out of the paint. The Bobcats went down by 22 points, and sputtered until the reigning defensive player of the year hit foul trouble in the third quarter. To have any chance to even the best-of-seven series when it resumes Wednesday in Orlando, they know they have to score more around the rim. Even if that means on Howard. “He’s a shot blocker, and we’re a team that attacks the rim,” Wallace said. “You put those two together, and somebody has to win.” Score the first round for Orlando. But the Bobcats believe they have more than a puncher’s chance. Their attacking style in the

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Charlotte Bobcats forward Gerald Wallace (3) goes up for a layup in the second half of an NBA Playoff game against the Orlando Magic on Sunday in Orlando. The Magic won game one 98-89 and lead the series 1-0.

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Lady Cavaliers get big victory LILLINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Southern Lee girlsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; soccer team knocked off Cape Fear Valley Conference leader Western Harnett 2-1 on Monday night. Colleen Pisano had both goals for the Lady Cavaliers (4-6-2, 4-3). Teresa Monroy had the first assist and Jazmine Sotelo had the assist on the second goal. In the goal for Lady Cavaliers was freshman Amy Baker, who had 15 saves in the victory. Western Harnett falls to 4-2 in the conference. The Lady Cavaliers will host Grayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Creek on Wednesday night at Cavalier Stadium.

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The Falcons (2-12-1, 1-8-1) got on the board first in the first half. Samantha Gautier scored on an assist from Whitney Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Quinn in the 39th minute. The goal gave the Falcons a 1-0 lead at the half. At the half, Dickens stressed to his team the importance of coming out in the second half and taking control of the match. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I told them that this was pretty much their season,â&#x20AC;? said Dickens. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We needed this win to help us climb the ladder as far as playoff seedings are concerned. We needed to play well in the second half so we could stay in the hunt for a decent seeding and I think we did that. We gave up that late goal in the first half but really responded well.â&#x20AC;?


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second half nearly led them to an upset of the second-seeded and defending Eastern Conference champion Magic. Charlotte closed the gap to five points in the final minutes, driving to the basket with more pop that forced Howard into foul trouble. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s why he had a lot of blocks, because we were taking it in there,â&#x20AC;? Bobcats point guard Raymond Felton said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be intimated that heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to block our shots. We got him in foul trouble. He had nine blocks, but he also almost fouled out.â&#x20AC;? Monday also offered the Bobcats hope they could make a series turnaround. The nervousness players said they had in the franchiseâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first-ever playoff game was washed away, and playful joking and trick shots were back after practice. Felton, for instance, said the â&#x20AC;&#x153;chillsâ&#x20AC;? he felt before Game 1 were gone. Confidence that they were close started to take shape. â&#x20AC;&#x153;To know that youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re able to win this series, I think we got a chance. I like our chances. Granted, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re a great team. But so are we,â&#x20AC;? Felton said. Perhaps the best news of the day for Charlotte came with an MRI on Stephen Jacksonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hyperextended left knee that showed a small bone bruise but no structural damage. The Bobcats swingman sat out practice and had an ice wrap around his knee. He walked with a slight limp but expects to start in Game 2. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s real sore,â&#x20AC;? Jackson said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s way sorer than it was yesterday. But hopefully come Wednesday, the little swelling it has will go down.â&#x20AC;? Or as Bobcats coach Larry Brown put it, â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think if the MRI said he had an ACL (tear), heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d

The Sanford Herald / Tuesday, April 20, 2010 / 3B The Crusaders (6-8-1, 4-6-1) mustâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve gotten Dickensâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; message. Three minutes into the second half, Norris scored her first goal on an assist from Taylor Hilliard, which tied things up at 1. In the 59th minute, Hilliard scored off a pass from Medley Davis, which broke the tie and gave the Crusaders their first lead. Hilliard would find Norris again two minutes later for her second goal of the match. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Taylor played a great game with a goal and two assists,â&#x20AC;? said Dickens. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been kind of struggling lately and it was good to see Taylor come out and play like sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s capable of. Amanda was also huge for us. This is a big win for us.â&#x20AC;? The win moves the Crusaders into a three-way tie with Salem Baptist and Gospel Light for fourth place in the NCCSA 3-A West Conference. The Crusaders play anyway.â&#x20AC;? Now if only the entire team would play so fearless. Charlotteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s secondhalf scrappiness at least provided them with some confidence that the series might not be so lopsided. The pushing and pulling on Howard kept the All-Star center grounded offensively, holding him to five points and seven rebounds. While Orlandoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s center was frustrated offensively and played only 27 minutes because of foul trouble, his defense

can take sole possession of fourth place if Gospel Light loses to Alamance Christian. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We just need some things to go our way,â&#x20AC;? said Dickens. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think if we can get a decent seed in the playoffs, we can do pretty well. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got the talent to go pretty far, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just about playing the right way.â&#x20AC;? Lee Christian will travel to Gospel Light on Thursday and will wrap up conference play against Salem Baptist on Friday in Sanford. Falcons head coach Eric Davidson was disappointed in the final outcome of the match but was pleased with how the Falcons played in the first half. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We played very well in the first half and controlled much of the match,â&#x20AC;? said Davidson. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We just didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have anything for them in the second half.â&#x20AC;?

was enough of a force for Brown to call him the â&#x20AC;&#x153;most valuable playerâ&#x20AC;? of the game afterward. The Bobcatsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; approach is simple: drive at Howard even harder in Game 2, and live with the results. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to keep going at him, and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to keep attacking,â&#x20AC;? Wallace said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If he ends up with 20 blocks, he ends up with 20 blocks. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to have to work for his 20 blocks. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have anybody on this team thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s afraid to attack the basket.â&#x20AC;?

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Oakland Los Angeles Seattle Texas

W 9 6 6 5

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Philadelphia Florida Atlanta Washington New York

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AMERICAN LEAGUE Sunday’s Games Cleveland 7, Chicago White Sox 4 N.Y. Yankees 5, Texas 2 L.A. Angels 3, Toronto 1 Tampa Bay 7, Boston 1 Kansas City 10, Minnesota 5 Baltimore 8, Oakland 3 Detroit 4, Seattle 2 Monday’s Games Tampa Bay 8, Boston 2 Kansas City at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. WGN — Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Mets NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. NBATV — Playoffs, first round, game 2, Milwaukee at Atlanta 8 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, game 2, Miami at Boston 10 p.m. NBATV — Playoffs, first round, game 2, Portland at Phoenix 10:30 p.m.

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By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS—Optioned OF Michael Brantley to Columbus (IL). FOOTBALL National Football League PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Traded a 2010 fifth-round draft pick to Denver, who will send TE Tony Scheffler and a 2010 seventh-round draft pick to Detroit, who will send LB Ernie Sims to the Eagles. TENNIS ITF—Announced Wayne Odesnik has accepted a “voluntary provisional suspension” from all events after pleading guilty in March to importing human growth hormone into Australia.

TNT — Playoffs, first round, game 2, Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers NHL HOCKEY 7 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, Eastern Conference, quarterfinals, game 4, Pittsburgh at Ottawa 9:30 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, Western Conference, quarterfinals, game 3, Chicago at Nashville (joined in progress) 11:30 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, Western Conference, quarterfinals, game 4, San Jose at Colorado (joined in progress)

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Happy Birthday: This is a year of promise and opportunities that is based on what you do and how much you offer. Explore new avenues and travel. A change of heart regarding your work, future and the people in your life can be expected. It’s time to pursue your own personal and professional dreams. Your numbers are 4, 11, 15, 24, 29, 35, 42 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Refrain from spreading yourself too thin. You may think you can conquer the world but you need more time in order to do a good job. Focus on what’s important and keep a level head. 2 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Home, family and friends should be your focus but, be aware that someone you live with may not be happy sharing your time with others. Plan a vacation or trip that allows you to nurture important relationships. 4 stars GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t take chances. Be specific and ask the right questions if you don’t want to be left out or misguided. Stick close to home and take care of personal business. Expect a change and be prepared to reconstruct your plans. 3 stars CANCER (June 21-July 22): Lend a helping hand. The people you encounter while offering your services will enhance your life in many ways. You can make a professional change that will give you greater responsibility and more perks. 3 stars LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Clear up any matters you have with institutions or government agencies. The less you leave dangling, the easier it will be to move forward and get a foothold on your future. You can make an offer or negotiate a contract. 3 stars VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Let everyone know what you are up to and you will get all the help you need to not only reach your goals but surpass them. Doors are opening,


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DEAR ACHING HEART: If your “first kiss” broke up with you and had a new girlfriend the next day, what it shows about him is that he has a short attention span. I know you would like to get him back, but the word from here is: Don’t waste your time. While the end of a romance is painful, chalk it up to experience and a part of growing up. There is no growth without a little pain; and it only hurts for a little while. Trust me on that. Now a little advice woman-towoman: Once it’s over, all the note writing, phoning or conniving will not help your cause. Accept that it’s time to forget him. The longer you linger, the more foolish you will appear. So stand up straight, smile and move on. There are better days — and better boys — ahead. o DEAR ABBY: Would you please print this to educate your readers about something I witness every summer — parents encouraging

from a turtle swimming free in the lake. Please urge parents to stop being so thoughtless, or they may end up with a ticket or a missing digit. — WILDLIFE PRESERVER IN LAFAYETTE, COLO.

Abigail Van Buren Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

little kids to take native wildlife. I watched a 6-year-old girl show off the two palm-sized baby turtles her dad had “given” her from the lake, and put them into a plastic container to take home. Abby, they were snapping turtles! Mom won’t be pleased when those “pets” snap a finger. Then there was the mom who thought it would be fun for her 7year-old boy to play with a few frogs in their dry, dense, sun-drenched backyard. Within an hour, the amphibians had escaped and, best guess is, they died and became dehydrated, sun-dried critters or dog food. Abby, not only is it illegal to take wildlife on a whim, but it’s also selfish. At a time when we’re already damaging our planet for our recreational pastimes, we need to be teaching our kids that living beings are not toys, but rather a valuable part of natural ecosystems. It’s so much more fun to observe and learn

DEAR WILDLIFE PRESERVER: Well said. Children — and too many adults — act on impulse when they pick wild plants and flowers, or decide to “adopt” little feral creatures that are destined to die when taken from their natural habitat. Earth Day is April 22 — that’s Thursday — and it offers a chance for all of us to do something positive for the planet. Many parents use it as an opportunity to bond with their children, and some schools offer credit to students who participate. (Hint, hint.) o DEAR ABBY: How do you attract single women while on a budget? — GARY IN LONGWOOD, FLA. DEAR GARY: Matinees cost less for admission than late shows, and if there are any museums that are not too far away, check out free museum days. A picnic in the park or a day at the beach doesn’t cost a lot — and neither do outdoor activities such as biking or hiking. You really don’t have to have a lot of money to attract a nice woman. And anyone who makes you feel otherwise is someone you should run from.

ODDS AND ENDS Meatball crowned Beautiful Bulldog at Iowa pageant DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Dozens of slobbering bulldogs dressed in everything from tuxedos to tutus shuffled onto the blue carpet Monday to show their stuff. None were a match for Meatball, a brown and white pup crowned the winner of the 31st annual Beautiful Bulldog pageant in downtown Des Moines. Meatball beat out 49 tail-wagging wannabes who came from as far away as South Carolina to compete in the event and serve as the official mascot for the 101st annual Drake Relays track and field event. I’m speechless,” said Meatball’s coowner, Ryan Anderson of Des Moines. “He’s got a lot of character to him. He’s got a lot of personality and he likes playing with everyone else.” As winner, Meatball received a key to the city, a royal cape and crown. He will make numerous public appearances at Drake Relays events, which continue through Saturday. Meatball’s secret weapon - besides a perfectly wrinkled face and a proud potbelly- were the handful of supporters wearing blue “Team Meatball” T-shirts and cheering on the charismatic showman in his rookie appearance. Meatball was clad in a simple blue Drake University shirt, but others sported more outrageous outfits. One dog was dressed in pompoms, another wore a Superman cape and there were all kinds of pink. One pup, Butch from Eden Prairie, Minn., wore a doggy-sized version of


MY ANSWER Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson’s jersey and earned the title of Mr. Congeniality. “For me, the bulldog is the ugliest thing I can put my hands on. He’s got to have bloodshot eyes. The right kind of bloodshot eyes, like on a Friday night after you’ve been out socializing,” said Dolph Pulliam, the master of ceremonies for the event. “He’s got to have that drooling look on his face, and then a little slobber coming down. That is the most beautiful bulldog to me in the whole wide world.”

Mother of Wis. bride delivers passer-by’s baby MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin woman who went into labor on the way to a hospital got some help from the mother of a bride at a nearby wedding party. Ben Sherwood of New Berlin was driving his wife Kimberly to the hospital Saturday when she told him they wouldn’t make it. They saw a police officer by the Milwaukee Art Museum and flagged him down. Ben Sherwood tells WTMJ the officer had the same frightened look he had. So Ben turned to a nearby wedding party and starting yelling for a doctor. A woman in a peach dress and high heels ran over. It was Annette Soborowicz, an emergency-room nurse. A few pushes later and Soborowicz was holding little Lincoln Sherwood. Soborowicz says it was an amazing day - the Sherwoods had a son and she gained a wonderful son-in-law.

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The objective of the game is to fill all the blank squares in a game with the correct numbers. n Every row of 9 numbers must include all digits 1 through 9 in any order n Every column of 9 numbers must include all digits 1 through 9 in any order n Every 3 by 3 subsection of the 9 by 9 square must include all digits 1 through 9

Billy Graham Send your queries to “My Answer,” Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc., 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, N.C., 28201

God cares about every detail Q: I’ve wasted most of my life — drugs, alcohol, jail, pregnant at 17, you name it. But now I’ve given my life to Jesus and that’s all behind me. But I’ve still got bad health and a police record from my past, so I can’t get a decent job. Will God do something about these, or is it asking too much? — D.J. A: No, it’s not asking too much for God to help you with these problems. God loves you, and He is concerned about every detail of your life. The Bible says, “Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall” (Psalm 55:22). Does this mean all our problems vanish if we turn them over to God? I wish I could say “Yes” — but in all honesty, I can’t. Sometimes the problems we’ve created for ourselves stay with us, even when God has forgiven them. Decisions have consequences — and when we make bad decisions, the consequences also are bad. The Bible warns, “A man reaps what he sows. The one who sows to please his sinful nature... will reap destruction” (Galatians 6:7-8). Ask God to give you wisdom to deal with your problems. He may take some of them away — but even if He doesn’t, He wants to help you overcome them. If you need more education, for example, ask Him to open that door. Most of all, take steps to strengthen your faith — through prayer, reading God’s Word, and fellowship with other believers in a church which is focused on Christ. Don’t get discouraged, but remember Jesus’ promise: “I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

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Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance â&#x20AC;&#x153;AS IS WHERE IS.â&#x20AC;? 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 under001 signed, the current owner(s) of the propLegals erty is/are Edim 10 SP 71 Monterroso and wife, NOTICE OF FORE- Francisca MonterroCLOSURE SALE so. NORTH CAROLINA, LEE COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by EDIM A. MONTERROSO, A MARRIED PERSON AND FRANCISCA MONTERROSO to WILLIAM R. ECHOLS, Trustee(s), which was dated December 1, 2005 and recorded on December 1, 2005 in Book 01004 at Page 0448, Lee County Registry, North Carolina.

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 daysâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 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.

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 directIf the trustee is uned that the Deed of able to convey title to Trust be foreclosed, this property for any the undersigned Sub- reason, the sole remestitute Trustee will dy of the purchaser is offer for sale at the the return of the decourthouse door of posit. Reasons of the county court- such inability to conhouse where the vey include, but are property is located, or not limited to, the filthe usual and customing of a bankruptcy ary location at the petition prior to the county courthouse confirmation of the for conducting the sale and reinstatesale on April 21, 2010 ment of the loan at 10:00AM, and will withsell to the highest bid- out the knowledge of der for cash the folthe trustee. If the lowing described valproperty situated in idity of the sale is Lee County, North challenged by any Carolina, to wit: party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, Being all of Lot No. if they believe the 152 of St. Andrews, challenge to have Section Two and merit, may request Three according to the court to declare map by C. H. Blue, the sale to be void RLS, dated January and return the depos14, 1971, recorded in it. The purchaser Plat Cabinet 3, Slide will have no further 358, Lee County Regremedy. istry. Reference to said map is hereby made for greater certainty of description. Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior convey- By:__________________ ances of record. _________ (SEAL) Jeremy B. Wilkins, Said property is comNCSB No. 32346 monly known as 3927 5431 Oleander Drive Pine Line Drive, SanSuite 200 ford, NC 27332. Wilmington, NC 28403 Third party purchas- PHONE: (910) 392-4988 ers must pay the exFAX: (910) 392-8587 cise tax, and the court costs of Forty-Five File No.: 10-02510Cents (45¢) per One FC01 Hundred Dollars Enclosures ($100.00) pursuant to NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A IN THE GENERAL cash deposit (no personal checks) of five COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH percent (5%) of the CAROLINA purchase price, or SUPERIOR COURT Seven Hundred Fifty DIVISION Dollars ($750.00), LEE COUNTY whichever is greater, 10sp95 will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expira- IN THE MATTER OF tion of the statutory THE FORECLOSURE

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OF A DEED OF deed of trust, being TRUST EXECUTED foreclosed, nor the ofBY MARIA C. ficers, directors, atHAIGHT DATED torneys, employees, MARCH 11, 2004 AND agents or authorized RECORDED IN representative of eiBOOK 905 AT PAGE ther Trustee or the 991 IN THE LEE holder of the note COUNTY PUBLIC make any representaREGISTRY, NORTH tion or warranty reCAROLINA lating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or NOTICE OF SALE safety conditions existing in, on, at or reUnder and by virtue lating to the property of the power and aubeing offered for thority contained in sale. Any and all rethe above-referenced sponsibilities or liadeed of trust and be- bilities arising out of cause of default in or in any way relatthe ing to any such condipayment of the se- tion expressly are discured indebtedness claimed. This sale is and failure to permade subject to all form the stipulation prior liens and enand agreements cumbrances, and untherein contained paid taxes and assessand, pursuant to dements including but mand of the owner not limited to any and holder of the se- transfer tax associatcured debt, the undered with the foreclosigned substitute sure. A deposit of trustee will expose five percent (5%) of for sale at public auc- the amount of the bid tion to the highest or seven hundred fifbidder for cash at the ty dollars ($750.00), usual place of sale at whichever is greater, the county court- is required and must house of said county be tendered in the at 10:00 AM on April form of certified 30, 2010 the following funds at the time of described real estate the sale. This sale and any other im- will be held open ten provements which days for upset bids as may be situated required by law. Folthereon, in Lee Coun- lowing the expiration ty, North Carolina, of the statutory upset and being more par- period, all remaining ticularly described as amounts are IMMEfollows: DIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to FIRST TRACT: Being remit funds in a timeall of Lot 1708 accord- ly manner will result ing to the Map of Carin a Declaration of olina Trace, Laurel Default and any deThicket, Section III, posit will be frozen recorded in Plat Cabi- pending the outcome net 1, Slide 44, Lee of any re-sale. County Registry. SPECIAL NOTICE Subject to restrictive FOR LEASEHOLD covenants recorded TENANTS: If you are in Book 271, page 32, a tenant residing in Lee County Registry. the property, be advised that an Order SECOND TRACT: for Possession of the Beginning at an iron property may be ispipe found, control sued in favor of the corner as shown on purchaser. Also, if map to which referyour lease began or ence is hereinafter was renewed on or afmade, and also being ter October 1, 2007, be a common corner of advised that you may Lots 1708 and 1709 in terminate the rental the cul-de-sac of Chaagreement upon 10 teau Circle as shown days written notice to on map of Carolina the landlord. You Trace, Laurel Thick- may be liable for rent et, Section III, as due under the agreeshown on plat record- ment prorated to the ed in Plat Cabinet 1, effective date of the Slide 44, Lee County termination. Registry; thence as the common line beThe date of this Notween said lots, N 87 tice is April 9, 2010. degs. 59 mins. 58 secs. E 127.23 feet to an iron stake found; thence S 79 degs. 26 mins. 20 secs. W 60.02 feet to a point; thence N 84 degs. 30 mins. 06 05-76942 secs. W 68.46 feet to Grady Ingle the beginning, and Substitute Trustee being a small triangu8520 Cliff Cameron lar-shaped parcel Drive, Suite 300 from the southernCharlotte, NC 28269 most portion of Lot (704) 333-8107 1709 as shown on the http://shapiroattorabove-referenced map and further being shown as parcel NOTICE OF designated as "a-b-cFORECLOSURE a" on plat entitled, SALE NORTH "Combination/ReCAROLINA, LEE combination Property of Dorothy F. COUNTY 10 SP 79 UnGreen," dated Novem- der and by virtue of a Power of Sale conber 5, 2003, prepared by Hal T. Siler, PLS, tained in that certain recorded in Plat Cabi- Deed of Trust executnet 10, Slide 34G, Lee ed by Steve L. PatterCounty Registry. son and Janice Marie Patterson to Title Source, Inc., And Being more comTrustee(s), dated Janmonly known as: 1708 Chateau Cir, uary 15, 2008, and reSanford, NC 27332 corded in Book 01121, Page 0728, Lee County The record owner(s) Registry, North Carolina. Default having of the property, as reflected on the records been made in the payment of the note of the Register of thereby secured by Deeds, is/are Maria the said Deed of C. Haight. Trust The property to be of- and the undersigned, having been substifered pursuant to this tuted as Trustee in notice of sale is being offered for sale, trans- said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly fer and conveyance recorded in the Office "AS IS, WHERE IS." of the Register of Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the Deeds of Lee County, North Carolina, and note secured by the the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having diCheck out rected that the Deed of Trust be foreClassified Ads closed, the undersigned Substitute

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Trustees will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door in Lee County, North Carolina, at 11:45AM on May 04, 2010, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit: Tax ID Number(s): 964032-1491-00 Land situated in the County of Lee in the State of NC Being all of Lot No. 6, as shown on a plat thereof entitled "Final Plat for Nole Subdivision Phase 1" and recorded in Plat Cabinet 8, Slide 84-D, Lee County registry. Commonly known as: 2863 Minter School Rd, Sanford, NC 27332 Said property is commonly known as 2863 Minter School Road, Sanford, NC 27332. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105-228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, in the amount of Fortyfive Cents (45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof or Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), whichever is greater. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be tendered in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance AS IS WHERE IS. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Steven L. Patterson and Janice Marie Patterson. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, that tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. _____________________ ______________ Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. Substitute Trustee 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 Our File No.: 432.1002220NC Publication Dates: 04/20/2010 & 04/27/2010

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, LEE COUNTY 10 SP 78 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Jessica Sharpe to The law offices of Daniel A. Fulco, PLLC, Trustee(s), dated October 30, 2006, and recorded in Book 01055, Page 0668, Lee County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Lee County, North Carolina, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustees will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door in Lee County, North Carolina, at 11:45AM on May 04, 2010, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit: Being all of Lot 426, according to the map of California Trace, South Shore, Harbor Trace, recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Lee County in Map Book 12, Page 52. Reference to said map is hereby made for a more perfect description. (Now Plat Cabinet 3, Slide 346, Lee County Registry). Said property is commonly known as 426 Harbor Trace, Sanford, NC 27332. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105-228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, in the amount of Fortyfive Cents (45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof or Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), whichever is greater. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be tendered in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance AS IS WHERE IS. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Jessica Sharpe. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate Classified Advertising Call 718-1201 718-1204

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*Pets/Animals Policy: Three different (Pet) ads per household per year at the “Family Rate”. In excess of 3, billing will be at the “Business Rate”.

Angie’s Breakfast Barn CNC Mill Operator needs a full time prep cook Southeastern Tool & Die, with experience Long Hair Chihuahua Inc. is looking for a CNC 718-0539 3 Males 6 Weeks Old Mill Operator. We are continuing to grow Waitress needed. Apply at 1st Shots and De-Wormed $300 Each 356-8795 Tony’s Seafood, and looking for new talent 1919 S Horner Blvd to join our team. Yorkie-Poos Prime skills needed: Must 500 2 Small Black Adorable Febe18 years or older; high males- 6 Weeks Old Free Pets school diploma $300 each or GED; three years Call: 499-8662 experience in the set up 520 and operation of CNC Free Dogs 680 Mill machines; basic math skills; know how to read Farm Produce 5 month old puppy. Basset blueprints, Hound Mix. Free to good A New Supply Of Hammicro-meter, calipers and home. Good with kids. hocks & Side Meat! dial indicator and produce Inside/outside dog. Squash, Green Beans, precise hand work; write 258-6714 lve mes. Spring Onions, New Potasmall programs. Applicant tos, Turnip & Mustard 600 must be self-starter Greens.Come To The B&B with a positive attitude; Merchandise Market! 775-3032 good communicator and dependable, 240 601 and be team oriented. Spivey Farms 499-0807 Cars - General Bargain Bin/ Southeastern Tool & Die ofStrawberries Are Ready fers an excellent salary and •Tomatoes • Asparagus $250 or Less 2003 Saturn Vue full range of benefits, • Hoop Cheese V6 3.0 Litter 56,000 Miles *“Bargain Bin” ads are free for Mon-Sat: 8-6 • Sun 1-6 NADA Retail Value $9,375 including insurance, 401K, five consecutive days. Items must and profit sharing. asking $9,000. Great total $250 or less, and the price Interested candidates, 685 Condition. 910-695-6628 must be included in the ad. please send resume and Multiple items at a single price Building Materials cover letter to: (i.e., jars $1 each), and Automobile Policy: Three animals/pets do not qualify. Southeastern Antique Oak and Pine different automobile ads per One free “Bargain Bin” ad per Tool & Die, Inc.; Flooring. Wide Boards. household per year at the household per month. Attn: HR; “Family Rate”. In excess of 3, $7 - $10 a Sq. Ft. 105 Taylor Street; billing will be at the 919-542-4812 100 Boxed Recycled Golf “Business Rate”. Aberdeen, NC 28315 or Ball 695 fax to 910-944-1235. Max Fli, Top Flite Pinnacle. 255 Employer will Wanted to Buy $50 919-776-0353 perform drug test. Sport Utilities Looking to purchase 2 Bridal gowns, both white 2003 White Nissan Murasmall timber tracts. 1 size 12 and 1 size 14 Hampton Inn (Sanford) no SL AWD, 97K, Leather, Fully insured. Call $100,00 each. Seeks Front Desk Associate. Sunroof, Heated Seats, 919-499-8704 Call 718-1842 Part-Time Night Auditor/ Great Condition, $12,500. Part-Time Days. Experience 700 Call: 919-356-5602 Preferred But Not Necessa- Cannon G3 Powershot DigRentals ry. Apply In Person. No ital Camera. Excellent ConPhone Calls. CLASSIFIED DEADdition. All Accessories & 720 LINE: 2:00 PM Charger. Takes Pics/Movie Looking For Family For Rent - Houses DAY BEFORE Clips, Fold Out LCD Oriented Individuals To Screen. $125 Negotiable PUBLICATION. (2:00 Apply ASAP. 1, 2, 3 BR Rentals Avail. Call: 774-1066 Call: 919-721-3287 pm Friday for Adcock Rentals Sat/Sun ads). San- Movie Extras to stand in the Found small female dog off 774-6046 ford Herald, Classiof XCampbell road in backgrounds of a major Pittsboro . Please call fied Dept., film production. All looks 910-527-1934 to identify. needed. Earn up to 718-1201 or 108 Marina Rd. $150/day. Experience not $800/mo 3BD/2BA 718-1204 Kenmore Washer & Dryer required. Call Adcock Rentals $150 OBO 877-577-2952. 774-6046 270 Call: 919-353-2212

100 Announcements 110 Special Notices Junk Car Removal Service Guaranteed top price paid $225 and up. Buying Batteries as well. 499-3743


Foundations/Double Wide Repairs & Demolition Affordable Prices Call: 919-353-6359

340 Landscaping/ Gardening

WILL MOVE OLD JUNK CARS! BEST PRICES PAID. Call for complete car delivery price. McLeod’s Auto Crushing. Day 499-4911. Night 776-9274.

PePa’s Yard Work & Repair •Mowing •Hauling •Carpentry •Painting •Remodeling •Gutters 356-8502 478-9044

130 Lost

370 Home Repair

LOST BLACK DACHSHUND Answers to “Barney”. Lost around John Rosser, Dixie Farm & Cox Mill Rds. REWARD If found call: 919258-3568 or 770-0724

L.C Harrell Home Improvement Decks, Porches, Buildings Remodel/Repair, Electrical Pressure Washing Interior-Exterior Quality Work Affordable Prices No job Too Small No Job Too Large (919)770-3853

Lost: BLACK & WHITE CHIHUAHUA Lee County Line Road Area 919-258-6181

765 Commercial Rentals 5 Offices, Ample Parking, Convient Location 115 Carbonton Road. Ref/Dep Req. $600/mo Call 478-1081 Commercial Space 1250 Sq Ft Office/Workshop Jonesboro Are - $400/mo 774-8033 Commercial Space 3,000 Sq Ft - Retail/Office Downtown - Util Included $900/mo 774-8033 Commercial Space 5,000 Sq. Ft. Office/Warehouse/Retail Tramway/Hwy US 1 $2,000/Mo - 774-8033 Commercial Space 6,000 Sq. Ft. Warehouse/Office Tramway/Hwy US-1 $2,400/mo 774-8033 Retail Space Centrally Located Main Street $800/mo Call: 919-777-2826

800 Real Estate 820 Homes *Houses/Mobile Homes/Real Estate Policy: One (house) per household per year at the “Family Rate”.Consecutive different locations/addresses will be billed at the “Business Rate”.


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HAVING qualified as Executor of the estate Motorcycles of Faye Cline Cox, deceased, late of Lee 1200 Custom Sportster County, North CaroliHarley Davidson. With na, this is to notify all Trike Kit. Black. 6,570 persons having miles. Bought New. Can be seen locally. claims against the es910-612-9001 tate of said deceased to present them to the 280 undersigned within RVs/Campers three months from April 20, 2010 or this 2001/02 Wilderness, 26 notice will be pleaded Foot, Self Contained Slide in bar of their recov- Out, New Tires, Exc. Cond. ery. All persons in- w/ Drawbar & Levelers. debted to said estate $10,500. please make immedi- Also Available 2002 F250 ate payment. This 20, Ford Lariat w/7.3 Diesel, day of April, 2010. Extra Cab, Exc. Cond., Carol Cox Cline $16,500 or Both for 2119 S. Shoreline $25,000. Drive 919-498-0146 or 919Sanford, NC 273330 356-7809 Ronald Murray Cox 3012 Cardinal Place Lynchburge VA 24503 Executor/trix of the estate of Fay Cline Cox (April 20, 27, May 4, 11)

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Grading Equipment Operator Must have at least 5 years experience. Apply in person: 911 Rocky Fork Church Road Sanford 919-776-4338 EOE Drug testing required.

455 Help Wanted Trades Wanted: Qualified Brick Masons & Laborers to work in the Sanford an d surrounding areas. Apply in person at Rollins Masonry Corp. 1601 Wayne St. Sanford Mon-Thurs 10am-12

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605 Miscellaneous HAVING A YARD SALE?

DEADLINE for Ads is 2 P.M.



Classified Advertising Call 718-1201 718-1204

730 For Rent Apts/Condos Low Rents: 1 & 2 BR’s Equal Housing Opportunity Woodbridge Apartments 919-774-6125

Mobile Homes




Townhome For Rent 2BR, 2BA, LR, Kit Appliances - $725/mo 774-8033

740 For Rent - Mobile Homes

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2BR/1BA Mobile Home. Located off Hwy 421 10 Miles South of Sanford $300/mo. plus $300 dep. 919-639-9704. No Pets For Rent 3BR/2BA Mobile Home On Private Lot $500/month Call: 919-775-4963

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DRAINAGE WORK Do you have wetness or standing water under your house; mold, mildew, odor problems? Written guarantee, Insured. Locally owned. We go anywhere

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proudly serving Lee, Harnett, and Chatham Counties

Call anytime 1-800-523-2421 a local number Since 1968

(919) 777-8012




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Call 258-3594


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Hand arranged baskets for Easter and all other occasions Get your age appropriate baskets. Less Stuffing more Items for your cash


Larger and Loads Available Crush and Run also Available


Remove trees, Trim and top Trees, Lot clearing, stump grinding, backhoe work, hauling, bush hogging, plus we buy tracts of timber. We accept Visa and Mastercard. Free estimates and we are insured.

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5 tons of screened top soil delivered $100

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Roof Maintenance Company Phone: 919-352-0816

if no answer please leave message


Residential Repairs, reroofing Shingles Metal Roofing at its finest Get your Government energy tax rebate by going with a Metal roof (only certain colors apply)

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Structure Demolition Landscaping, Ponds, Lot Clearing, Property Line/Fence Clearing

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Sloan Hill Small Engine Repairs

316 Sloan Lane, Sanford NC 27330 919-258-6361 OR 919-770-0029 Greg Trogdon, Owner s,AWN-OWERS s7EED%ATERS s'ENERATORS s"LOWERS s#HAIN3AWS PickUp & Delivery Available Reasonable Rates Call Me For Your Service Needs !!!

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April 20, 2010  

The Sanford Herald