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GARNER MAYOR QUESTIONS HOW FORMER SPD CAPTAIN WAS HIRED EMS Chief resigns amid sex assault allegations; had troubles in Sanford, too

FLORIDA PASTOR SUSPENDS QURAN BURNING EVENT The anti-Muslim leader of a tiny Florida church suspended, but didn’t cancel, his threat to burn the Quran on the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 Full Story, Page 8A

Garner Mayor Ronnie Williams said town officials shouldn’t have learned this late of past events Frederick surrounding Bill Frederick, a former Sanford police captain who left 14 years ago


GARNER — A top Garner official expressed frustration Thursday that a disgraced former Sanford police officer wasn’t given a more “thorough” background check before he was hired to lead the town’s embattled emergency medical services and rescue team.

in a storm of allegations that he traded police leniency for sexual favors. Frederick was the chief at Garner EMS & Rescue having worked in the agency for 12 years, but he stepped down Tuesday in the wake of an ongoing sexual assault probe on an unidentified rescue employee. “It makes me think that

somebody did not do their job,” Williams said Thursday, two days after Frederick submitted his resignation. It is not known yet whether Frederick’s resignation is linked to reports of a Sept. 1 sexual assault by a Garner EMS employee.

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OPRAH BEGINS 25TH AND FINAL SEASON The 25th and final season of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” starts airing Monday and the talk show host says she plans to focus on the people she thinks are responsible for the show’s success: the viewers. Full Story, Page 11A


UNC QUARTERBACK OFF TO A GREAT START One strong performance might have won back some of fans that quarterback T.J. Yates lost during a struggle-filled junior season at North Carolina Full Story, Page 1B

OUR STATE FRIEND OF WOMAN LEFT IN HEARSE WANT REMAINS A friend of the woman whose decomposing body was left in a hearse for nine days says she’d like to claim the woman’s cremated remains and celebrate her life Full Story, Page 7A


Vol. 80, No. 211 Serving Lee, Chatham, Harnett and Moore counties in the heart of North Carolina

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Faye King (right) and her granddaughter Amber King enjoy lunch together during the annual Grandparent’s Day at Broadway Elementary School on Thursday afternoon.


Rock star helps 2 local dogs find better lives By ALEXA MILAN

SANFORD — Thanks to good timing, a little luck and a lot of love, two Sanford dogs are on their way to a better life. Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption helped Maggie and her puppy Mimi, a pair of pit bulls, journey from the streets of Sanford to New York, where they’ve made a famous friend

HAPPENING TODAY The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting for Second Glance Consignment Boutique at 148 South Steele St. in downtown Sanford. Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. CALENDAR, PAGE 2A

in Matchbox Twenty lead singer Rob Thomas. Abbey Lindauer of CARA said Maggie and Mimi came to her through rather exceptional circumstances. “To say that the stars were aligned for all of this to happen would be an understatement,” Lindauer said.

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Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas gets kisses from Maggie and Mimi, two CARA rescue dogs brought to New York for surgery (paid for by Thomas) and new homes.

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Sanford: Joel Jones, 70; William McDougald, 63 Carthage: Preston Frye Sr., 61; Joe Garner, 78

Less than a year from now, the tea partiers will get to see what a post-stimulus world looks like. Page 4A

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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: Sept. 13 n The Moore County Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. n The Lee County Partners for the Advancement of Gifted Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Lee County Arts Building auditorium, 507 N. Steele St., Sanford. n The Pittsboro Board of Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 635 East St., in Pittsboro. n The Siler City Planning Board will meet at 7 p.m. in Siler City. Sept. 14 n The Lee County Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. at the Lee County Government Center in Sanford. n The Moore County Airport Authority will meet at 10 a.m. at the Airport Terminal Building, Highway 22, Pinehurst. n The Chatham County Planning Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Dunlap Building Classroom in Pittsboro. n The Lillington Town Board will meet at 7 p.m. at the L.D. Burwell Public Safety Building in Lillington.

Birthdays LOCAL: Best wishes are extended to everyone celebrating a birthday today, especially Ricky Brown Jr., Jennifer Mickie-Cox, Kadijah French, Madison Brown, Quinten Cremeens, Jon’paul Michaud, Hunter Murphy, Seth Hoyle, Darrell Yarborough, Bobby Sharpe, Audney Terry, Chaquitta T. Spruell, Michael B. Weichelt, Tammy Buchanan, Terrence LeMarr Bland Jr., Tabatha Brown, Randi LeAn Donaldson and Jennifer Wilson. CELEBRITIES: Golfer Arnold Palmer is 81. Singer Jose Feliciano is 65. Political commentator Bill O’Reilly is 61. Rock musician Joe Perry (Aerosmith) is 60. Movie director Chris Columbus is 52. Actor Colin Firth is 50. MLB All-Star pitcher Randy Johnson is 47. Rapper Big Daddy Kane is 42. Movie director Guy Ritchie is 42. Olympic bronze medal figure skater Timothy Goebel is 30. Singer Sanjaya Malakar is 21

Almanac Today is Friday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2010. There are 112 days left in the year. This day in history: On Sept. 10, 1960, Hurricane Donna, a dangerous Category 4 storm, struck the Florida Keys. (In the days that followed, Donna crossed over the Florida Peninsula and headed northward, subjecting the East Coast to hurricane-force winds; the storm was blamed for 364 deaths.) In 1608, John Smith was elected president of the Jamestown colony council in Virginia. In 1813, an American naval force commanded by Oliver H. Perry defeated the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. In 1846, Elias Howe received a patent for his sewing machine. In 1919, New York City welcomed home Gen. John J. Pershing and 25,000 soldiers who’d served in the U.S. First Division during World War I. In 1935, Sen. Huey P. Long died in Baton Rouge two days after being shot in the Louisiana state Capitol, allegedly by Dr. Carl Weiss. In 1939, Canada declared war on Nazi Germany as Parliament acted at the behest of Prime Minister Wiliam Lyon Mackenzie King. In 1945, Vidkun Quisling was sentenced to death in Norway for collaborating with the Nazis (he was executed by firing squad in Oct. 1945). In 1963, twenty black students entered Alabama public schools following a standoff between federal authorities and Gov. George C. Wallace.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR TODAY ■ The Friends of the Lee County Library will meet at 10 a.m. at the library. The Friends will elect officers and set dues, as well as discuss the fall book sale, to be held Oct. 15-16. Contact the library for more information. ■ The Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting for Second Glance Consignment Boutique at 148 South Steele St. in downtown Sanford. Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. ■ The Terry Wicker benefit plate sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 203 Hawkins Ave. Plates are $7 and consist of barbecue, slaw and beans. A drawing will be held at 6 p.m.


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SATURDAY ■ The Greenwood/Tramway Optimist Club is sponsoring a fundraising event filled with fun, food and festivities at Greenwood Elementary School. At 9:30 a.m., the Lee County Scouts and the musical group Four Heart Harmony will open with a tribute to Sept. 11, 2001. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be crafters, antique cars, yard sale, face painting, buggy rides and games. Proceeds go to Greenwood and Tramway schools and other organizations in the county. ■ The Lee County Disc Golf monthly tournament begins at 10 a.m. (registration at 9) at the O.T. Sloan course. Cost to enter is $7 for novice, amateur, junior and women contestants and $12 for pros. Contact Ronnie Gardner at (919) 708-2869. ■ The Marching Cavs of Southern Lee High School will host their 6th annual Dinner and Auction. Dinner will be catered by Danny’s BBQ (from Cary) — choice of chicken or barbecue with sides and dessert. Meal tickets are $6. Take-out plates are available. Dinner served 5 to 6:30 p.m. Silent auction is 6 - 6:30 p.m. Live auction is at 7 p.m. ■ The Sandhills Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. has partnered with the Sister Soldier Project and will be hosting a packing party at First Calvary Baptist Church in Sanford. The chapter has committed to sending 75 care packages to the female servicewomen who are currently serving in the Middle East Theatre. An on-site collection for the event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walmart in Sanford. For more information, call (919) 478-9313. ■ The American Red Cross will offer an Adult, Child & Infant CPR with AED and Standard First Aid class 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 507 N. Steele St., Sanford. Call to register (919) 774-6857. ■ The Hearts and Hands ECA Quilt Guild will be offering another basic quilting course at the McSwain Extension Center. This course will consist of two sessions (the other on Sept. 25). Many choices of high-quality fabric and batting for different age groups will be provided and included in the class fee of $63. To sign up for this class, call Kay Morton at


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SEPT. 14 ■ The Lee Regional Agricultural Fair will be held at the Lions Club Fairgrounds in Sanford. ■ The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1:30 to 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Drive, Sanford. ■ The Heart of Carolina chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild will begin its 2010-11 year at 10 a.m. with a meeting at St. Luke Methodist Church. Membership is open to all stitchers with a love of needlepoint and a desire to learn more. For more information, contact Linda at (919) 718-4994.

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SEPT. 16 ■ The Lee Regional Agricultural Fair will be held at the Lions Club Fairgrounds in Sanford. ■ “Let’s Talk” with Mayor Cornelia Olive will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Enrichment Center in Sanford. ■ The Sanford Area Photographers Club will meet at 6 p.m. at the Enrichment Center in Sanford. ■ A “Lunch and Learn” will be hosted by the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the chamber’s office on Carthage Street. Speaker this month is Kelly Klug of Lighthouse Documentation and Training, who’ll present a seminar of productive networking. Cost is $10 for the lunch and seminar. RSVP at

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■ The Lee Regional Agricultural Fair will be held at the Lions Club Fairgrounds. ■ The Lee County Library staff will present a 20-minute program of stories, rhymes and activities geared toward children ages birth to 2 years beginning at 10 a.m. There is no charge for the programs and it is not necessary to register in advance. For more information, call Mrs. DeLisa Williams at (919) 718-4665 x. 5484.


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Bynum codgers turn on Dems in new political ad

RALEIGH (MCT) — Two years ago, the Democrats ran a now-famous TV ad that featured two old-timers in rocking chairs. The spot undercut Republican Sen. Elizabeth Dole’s re-election effort. Now, the same two old gents are back in their rockers and back on TV in an ad that begins airing today. But this time, instead of criticizing Republicans, they’re complaining about how things have gone downhill under the Democrats. In a new ad produced by Republican Sen. Richard Burr’s campaign, the two men rue the day they pulled the Democratic lever. “Boy, we sure got it wrong last election,� the first man says. “Some hope and change,� says the second man. “Bad economy, lost jobs.� The actors sit on a front porch, griping about out-ofcontrol government spending and a growing national debt. They are joined by a young woman, identified in the script as a granddaughter, who says she will end up paying the bill. She says she will support Burr because he will work to cut government and create jobs. Same actors, new porch The ad is a spinoff of a 2008 TV ad produced by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. That ad featured the same two old-timers talking about how Dole was 93rd in effectiveness and voted with President George W. Bush 92 percent of the time. They argued about whether Dole was 92 or 93 in what was seen as a sly allusion to Dole’s age. The ad, which ran during the summer of 2008, is often credited with damaging Dole’s re-election effort and helping elect Democrat Kay Hagan. The anti-Dole ad was filmed at the Bynum General Store in Chatham County. The new ad was shot at a private residence in Davie County. — Raleigh News & Observer


Country club vows to rebuild

ROCKINGHAM (MCT) — After two years, Richmond Pines Country Club is basically starting over. Two years of management problems has caused the board of directors to take over the operation and are working on improvements to the course and the entire country club. Wayne Barker, board member and the person who has stepped in to take on the overhaul, explains how important it is. “We currently have 70 members,� Barker said. “In two years we’ve lost approximately 90 members because the course became in troubled shape. The country club as a whole needs to show the residents of this county that we have a wonderful course that can be utilized.� The economic downturn has created a crisis for many of the nation’s 4,400 country clubs. At one time, Richmond Pines had close to 300 members and over the years it has fallen to some of the lowest numbers it has seen. Elite clubs like the Augusta National, Shinnecock Hills outside of New York City, and the Riviera Club in Los Angeles remain impervious to the downdraft. Many middle- and lower-tier courses are feeling the crunch and some are even in foreclosure. The National Golf Foundation (NGF) say as many as 15 percent are suffering serious financial problems.

Tax reforms enacted by Congress eliminated or reduced the ability to club members to continue their relationship with many of the clubs. That gave rise to a new breed of public upscale courses that some executives view as more suitable and a cheaper place to entertain clients. The NGF expect at least 400 clubs, possibly with numbers up to 1,000 to close, convert to public pay or be absorbed into healthier clubs. — Richmond County Journal


Prayer breakfast to mark Sept. 11 anniversary SANFORD — Veterans and their families are invited to observe the anniversary of 9-11 with a prayer breakfast Saturday. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5631, based in Sanford, is holding the commemoration from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. According to junior vice commander Denise Maguire, “It’s going to be a get together to commemorate the event,� as well as a tribute to past and present service members. The scheduled speaker is post commander Aubrey Hall, who said he will talk briefly about wars and conflicts in which America has been involved and “thank the troops for our freedom.� Post Chaplain Perry White will preside over the opening and closing prayers. The event will be held at the post, located at 1500 Webb St., and the meal is $5 per plate. For further information, contact the VFW at 919776-1432. — by Jennifer Gentile


Moncure plant has new chairman GREENWICH, Conn. — Wood Resources LLC, a member of the Atlas Holdings LLC group of companies and owner of Moncure Plywood in Moncure, announced that William R. Corbin, a former executive vice president of Weyerhaeuser Company, has been appointed chairman of the board. “Bill’s background in wood products, timber resources and business management has already had a tremendous impact on Wood Resources,� said Andrew M. Bursky, chairman of Atlas Holdings. “We are excited and privileged that Bill has agreed to serve as Chairman and we look forward to the contributions he will continue to make to our business.� — special to The Herald

‘Creative Retirement’ kicks off BY KATHERINE McDONALD Special to The Herald

SANFORD — Retirees and those nearing retirement age got a sample of fun and educational ways to spend some of their leisure time at Central Carolina Community College's kickoff for its new Center for Creative Retirement. Older community members gathered Wednesday at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center to hear about the college's programs geared to mature adults and how the Center will offer them opportunities for life-long learning. “What do you want to do?� college President Bud Marchant asked those attending. “That is what will make this Center what it will become.� Marchant said that he was previously involved with centers for creative retirement in both Beaufort and Charleston, S.C. They thrived by responding to the interests and needs of older members of their communities. The college's Department of Continuing Education operates the Center for Creative Retirement. The department already offers vocational, educational and enrichment programs and classes for children, youth and adults. The Center will focus on meeting the needs and interests of retirees and seniors in the college's service area of Chatham, Harnett and Lee counties in collaboration with agencies that also serve this population. Currently, the Center is the programs and activities offered, but the goal is to establish a physical facility as its offerings and community involvement grow. In Lee County alone, the U.S. Census 2009 estimated population was about 60,500, with an estimated 14,000 ages 55 and older, providing a large pool of potential users. “Sanford has a large and growing retirement community,� said Alice Beardsley, of Sanford, who attended the kickoff. “I'm

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Older community members got a taste of upcoming fun and educational seminars and activities at Central Carolina Community College’s Wednesday kickoff for its new Center for Creative Retirement. The event offered samples of the Center’s opportunities for life-long learning. Among the presenters was Cindy Horrell Ramsey, the college’s Lee County director of Continuing Education, who told stories from sailors on the USS North Carolina during World War II. really excited that the college is doing this.� Ed and Carolyn Parry, of Carolina Trace, came to learn what the CCR is all about. “We moved here from Maryland about a year ago, and we want to get involved in some programs,� Ed said. At the kickoff, visitors heard a preview of upcoming seminars on Lee County History by local photographer and historian Jimmy Haire and financial literacy by certified financial planner Dargan Moore. Dawn and Dave Nestor, real estate

broker, gave an overview of a tour of wineries planned for spring. Keynote presenter for the kickoff was Cindy Horrell Ramsey, CCCC Lee County director of Continuing Education, who shared personal stories of some of the sailors' featured in her book, “Boys of the Battleship North Carolina." Ramsey did extensive interviews with surviving crew members who served on the ship during World War II. Singer Vonda Reives, a 2009 Lee County Idol competitor, provided entertainment for the event.

Reives graduated from the college's Associate Degree in Nursing program and went on to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from Duke University. She serves as associate minister at Christian Provisions Ministries, in Sanford. “My six-year-old son said to me recently, 'Life is what you make it',� Stelfanie Williams, the college's vice president over the Economic & Community Development Division, told those in attendance. “The college wants to help improve the quality of life in our service area.�

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N.C. governor’s power needs limits Greensboro News & Record


ormer Gov. Mike Easley sparked a separation of powers dispute more than eight years ago when he shifted money from one fund to another. This week, the state Supreme Court heard arguments in the case that finally could resolve the conflict. The General Assembly sets the state’s budget, and the governor administers it. Those are basic functions of the legislative and executive branches, respectively, and one should not trespass on the other’s area of responsibility

-- except when revenues fall below planned levels. Then the state constitution requires the governor to “effect the necessary economies” to keep the budget in balance. During a 2001-02 budget crisis, Easley took strong actions to avoid a deficit. Among those was moving $80 million from the Highway Trust Fund to the General Fund. Bill Goldston, a former state senator from Eden who helped establish the Highway Trust Fund, and James Harrington, a former transportation secretary, sued the governor, contending he overstepped his

authority. The case moved up and down the court system as technical issues were argued and settled. Last year, a divided decision by the Court of Appeals sided with Goldston and Harrington on one key point: The governor cannot nullify legislative intent. The Supreme Court now takes up the same question. The legal contest focuses on the meaning of “effect the necessary economies.” It’s not clear, but it seems to say the governor should reduce spending when sufficient funds are not available to meet the budget. Shifting money

from one account to another really doesn’t save anything. Instead, it lets the governor rewrite a budget lawfully enacted by the legislature. There’s a lot at stake. In times of economic uncertainty, budget shortfalls are annual events. The governor can always find reason to “effect economies.” If that means he or she can redirect spending priorities, then the legislature’s budget authority is weakened. The court should decide this matter on the side of the legislature and not grant the governor more power.

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Stimulus buffer wearing thin


ALEIGH — Less than a year from now, the tea partiers and other conservatives who say the federal stimulus was too much, or even unneeded, will get to see what a poststimulus world looks like. One of the more intriguing aspects of state government over the past two years is that, subjected to an economy that was far worse than that of the last recession, cuts to state services were largely of the same magnitude. The reason: the more than $4 billion of federal stimulus money that poured into state coffers since the spring of 2009. It would be hard to argue that those cuts haven’t damaged some areas of state government, and in turn some folks who depend on government services. Both in 2001 — during the last recession — and in 2010, public universities dramatically increased tuition. Decadeold promises of reform to a state system of psychiatric hospitals and mental health services, once given short shrift by legislators, have only partially been kept because of financial woes then and now. Still, unless you depend on some specialized state services, you probably haven’t noticed much difference in the ways that state government touches your life. ... The roads and schools should still be there in 2011. But Gov. Beverly Perdue just served notice that cuts to state government are about to get worse. The stimulus buffer will soon disappear, and a still-sluggish economy means that a dip in tax collections won’t reverse itself anytime soon. Perdue notified state agency heads recently to prepare for budget cuts as high as $3.3. billion. A memo from her budget director, Charlie Perusse, ordered agency heads, university chancellors and community college officials to begin putting together cuts in the range of 5, 10 and 15 percent. Perdue spokeswoman Chrissy Pearson said state government was preparing for a surgical cut with a very large knife, and that the governor wasn’t looking for indiscriminate, across-the-board reductions. That rhetoric sounds pretty familiar. But in the past, across-the-board cuts, combined with tax hikes, have been the state’s main answer when the economy and tax collections faltered. Contrary to the stereotypes, one of the little secrets of state government is that some bureaucrats will welcome the significance of the level of spending reductions being discussed. Mostly working on the legislature’s permanent staff or in Perusse’s office, they know where waste in state government lurks. They also know that generating the political will to get rid of the pet program of a powerful politician or an entrenched interest requires the kind of cuts now being discussed. But no one should kid themselves. Cutting another 10 percent of state government might eliminate some waste. It will also mean fewer government services. This time around, many more of us will notice the difference.

The rosy promoter S AN ANTONIO — Julian Castro has a good story to tell. And I’m anxious to listen — even if it isn’t the one I came to

hear. I wanted to ask the mayor of San Antonio about the challenges of being one of the country’s most prominent local Latino officials at a time when the immigration debate is flaring and many Americans can’t decide whether having as many as 60 million Latinos Ruben Navarrette Jr. in the United States is something to be celColumnist ebrated or feared. Ruben Navarrette Jr. is a columnist with Castro has to put up with hate mail from the Washington Post Writers Group complete strangers who feel threatened by the browning of America, annoying questions phia and claim the No. 6 slot. from both supporters and detractors about No. 5 is Phoenix. It also has a story to tell, why his Spanish isn’t better, and the Obamalike paradox of being alternately criticized for one more rooted in fear than optimism. So much of what fuels the immigration wars being too ethnic and not ethnic enough. — in Arizona and elsewhere — isn’t a concern There are also high expectations. Castro, for law and order but a fear by the powers35, has “a very good chance of becoming the first Hispanic president of the United States,” that-be that Hispanics are taking over and will eventually take control. Texas-based Republican strategist Mark Just like in San Antonio. This is, as CasMcKinnon recently told The New York Times tro notes, the largest U.S. city (at about 1.4 Magazine. million) that is also majority-Hispanic (61 For a Latino columnist, any of this would percent). And, according to him, the bulk already be — as they say in the Lone Star State — enough to say grace over. But, during of those Hispanics — more than 90 percent — are U.S.-born. an interview in his office, Castro had other The fact that the vast majority of Hispanthings on his mind. He wanted to talk about ics who live in San Antonio are U.S. citizens “the story of the city” where he and his twin means these people aren’t brother, Joaquin, a state just residents but potenlegislator also on his way ‘It’s enough to give panic tial voters. It helps explain up, were born and raised. attacks to those nativists why the city has such a For those who look at who fret that long tradition of electing the Castro boys and see Latino leaders — one that Mexican-Americans are a pair of national leaders Mexican first, and that their includes sending Henry in the making, something B. Gonzales to Congress as simple as a birth date in 1961 and then re-electcan cause a buzz. Yankee ing him 17 times. Or why Doodle Dandy was born Hispanics hold a majority of the seats on the on the Fourth of July. But, right out of central City Council. casting, the Castro twins were born on Sept. But every coin has two sides. Hispan16, or Mexican Independence Day. ics outnumber whites in San Antonio by a It’s enough to give panic attacks to those margin of 2-to-1. But the white minority can nativists who fret that Mexican-Americans still raise a ruckus when it thinks the Latino are Mexican first, and that their loyalties majority is throwing its weight around and point south. focusing too much on ethnic differences. The elected official who has been dubbed So Castro and other Latino leaders admit “the Post-Hispanic Hispanic Politician” they have to walk a fine line. There’s always a doesn’t feel as if he has to choose and insists concern that they are not representing everythat he is Mexican and American. body, and only looking out for Hispanics. “The agenda of Hispanics is the agenda of As for focusing on ethnic differences, America,” he told me, “and that of all immiwhites in Texas did that for generations with grants — to work hard, to provide opportunipoll taxes, signs in restaurants that read “no ties for their children, and to have a brighter dogs or Mexicans allowed,” separate schools future.” and segregated movie theaters. San Antonio’s future looks bright. Along This ugly history isn’t worth repeating. with Houston and Dallas, economists conBut, if you don’t want to miss the irony, it’s sider the city almost recession-proof. worth remembering. “There’s an optimism here that surpasses what you see in most communities,” Castro said. “We’ve had years of leadership that tried to mend fences and calm tempers, and that But no man can tame the tongue. (James has made the political dynamic much better. 3:8) It’s not like in some of the Rust Belt cities PRAYER: Father, help me think before I where there is unease and worry.” act and speak, so I may not sin against You. Currently the nation’s seventh largest city, Amen. San Antonio could soon supplant Philadel-

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Letters to the Editor Employer vouches for resume of Lee County commissioner candidate To the Editor: I have received inquiries about the titles and responsibilities of Mr. James K. Womack — a candidate for Lee County Commissioner — related to his employment with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and more specifically with the Division of Information Resource Management within the Department. My departmental roles during the period of Mr. Womack’s employment were as the director of the Division of Information Resource Management and chief information officer for DHHS; however neither of these titles existed in the official state personnel job classification system. My official and administrative position was as a systems manager Level 88 (or close facsimile). The working titles of CIO and director were routinely associated with the official position I held. I personally approved hiring Mr. Womack from his position in the state of Washington, where he served in a similar capacity as an information technology manager and staff director. Mr. Womack joined the DHHS team in the summer of 1999, just in time to help our agency complete its Year 2000 preparations and to implement vital coding changes within the many legacy information systems supporting public health. Mr. Womack took on several roles in serving the state DHHS — including, but not limited to advocacy as a client account representative for the Public Health Division; team leader and staff manager for DIRM Team 53 (our newly formed public health application team); and application development manager, responsible for modernizing and maintaining more than a dozen computer systems for the state’s 86 county health departments and districts. Womack wore many hats in directing Team 53 staff and their work activity supporting all of our public health clients. In reviewing Mr. Womack’s resume and bio as published in The Herald and on his website, I find them to be accurate, properly conveying the roles he played during and after his tenure with DHHS. Mr. Womack used his abilities as an information system engineer to conceptualize and diagram an enterprise-class health information system that would serve multiple health agencies well into the 21st century. This was a HIPAA-compliant, statewide systems architecture, unparalleled anywhere in the U.S. Budget constraints and personnel deficiencies prevented us from pursuing the initiative at that time. Four years later and still committed to his vision for an enterprise health system, Mr. Womack responded with the winning proposal to a state request to implement a new health information system. His personal architectural expertise and knowledge of healthcare IT requirements enabled him to conceive a software solution and to forge a multi-vendor team that could meet the state’s needs. That system, valued in excess of $25 million, is now operational across the state. WILLIAM COX Former CIO and DIRM Director North Carolina DHHS

Bob Etheridge has changed his ways To the Editor: I have lived in Harnett County for 35 years. I have known Bob Etheridge for the 35 years I’ve lived here. I have always supported Bob — I supported him when he ran for superintendent of schools, N.C. state representative and U.S. congressman. I even supported him when he lost his bid for county commissioner. But since then, he has changed his ways. He has become so liberal in Washington that I can no longer support him. I have met Renee Ellmers and spoken with her on a couple of occasions. I believe Renee is more like the people of the 2nd District by far, much more so than Etheridge. Bob has really turned to back President Obama and his liberal ways, which are not the beliefs of the people in his district. This was apparent through his vote for health care, which our district did not approve of. Renee Ellmers is an intelligent woman, and I believe she will go far to represent us in Washington. JIM OSBORNE Sanford


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SANFORD — Joel Ellis Jones, 70, died Thursday (9/9/10). Arrangements will be announced by BridgesCameron Funeral Home.

William McDougald

SANFORD — Funeral service for William H. McDougald, 63, of 3317 Renee Drive, who died Friday (9/3/10), was conducted Thursday at Works For Christ Christian Center with Pastor Donald Altman officiating. Eulogist was Dr. Alice Hooker. Burial followed at Johnsonville Community Cemetery in Cameron. Soloist was Iesha F. McDougald. Pallbearers were his nephews. Arrangements were by Knotts Funeral Home of Sanford.

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CARTHAGE — Preston Harold Frye Sr., 61, died Thursday (9/10/10) at his residence. Arrangments will be announced by Pugh & Smith funeral of Carthage.

Joe Garner

CARTHAGE — Joe John Garner, 78, of Borden Road, died Wednesday (9/9/10) at Highsmith-Rainey Hospital in Fayetteville. A native of Moore County, he was a handyman. He was the son of the late John Early Garner and Maggie Clark Garner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Josh Garner, and a sister, Susie Sheffield. He is survived by sisters, Lucinda Garner of Carthage and Marinda Freeman of Robbins; a brother, Duncan Garner of Carthage; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 too 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. After the graveside service at Flint Hill, the family will receive friends at New Testament Baptist Church Fellowship Hall and other times at the home of Johnnie Owen Freeman, 283 Marley Road, Carthage. The funeral service

will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Testament Baptist Church with Pastor Darren Richardson and the Rev. Tom Horner officiating. Burial will follow at Flint Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be made at Arrangements are by Fry and Prickett Funeral Home.

Frances Hardister ROCKINGHAM — Frances Crouch Hardister, 86, died Wednesday (9/8/10) at Hospice Haven of Rockingham. She was born Aug. 20, 1924 in Richmond County, daughter of the late J.F. and Sara Alline Hines Crouch. She was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of McDonald Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Mack Hardister of the home; a son, Brian Gittins of Sanford; stepsons, Michael Hardister of Concord and Darrell Hardister of Asheville; a stepdaughter, Cheryl Lewis of Rockingham; two stepgrandchildren and one step great-granddaughter. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Mt. Gilead. Burial will follow at Sharon Cemetery. Condolences may be made at Memorials may be made to Hospice Haven of Rockingham, 1119 Hwy. 1 North, Rockingham, N.C. 28379. Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Mt. Gilead. â?? For more information on obituaries in The Herald, contact Kim Edwards at (919) 7181224 or e-mail obits@

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Garner police began investigating the case last week after a woman reported she was assaulted in Garner EMS’ former town offices. Garner Police Department Lt. Chris Hagwood said he doesn’t expect charges to be pressed this week in the assault case, although he confirmed the top suspect is an EMS worker. Williams said he was notified that Frederick cited a “personal matter� for his leaving, with some Garner EMS heads crediting him for his leadership. No other Garner EMS employees have reportedly been fired or resigned following the investigation. “In the eyes of the

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About two months ago, Lindauer received a phone call at about 8 p.m. from a man who found Maggie and Mimi wandering along Gulf Road. He wasn’t able to take the dogs home, but he sat with them for two hours trying to track down someone who could take them. “It was just by chance that I was able to go meet him,� Lindauer said. “Animal Control was closed. He literally called everyone he could think of.� Both dogs were emaciated. Maggie was covered in mange, and her teeth had worn down to nothing. She had wounds on her face and appeared to have been in a fight, possibly for food or trying to protect Mimi. Both dogs were also covered with fleas. Though CARA’s dog kennels are often full, that night there happened to be room at the shelter for Maggie and Mimi. Lindauer and the CARA staff bathed the dogs, fed them and vaccinated them. And despite the perception that pit bulls are overly aggressive, Maggie and Mimi were just grateful to have a place to stay. “They were both so

public, they’re putting together the fact that his resignation had something to do with the assault,� Williams said. “But I’ll say ‘innocent until proven guilty.’� Williams said town officials in the future will look to require background checks on nonprofit heads if agencies like Garner EMS accept government funding. Ralph Smith, chairman of the Garner EMS board of directors, could not be reached Thursday to comment on the extent and nature of any possible background checks imposed on Frederick or any other employees of the Wake County nonprofit. The agency has been troubled of late by pressing financial issues that led to Wake County medics taking over the EMS portion of the group’s job, although the Garner

“Sometimes there are dogs that just absolutely touch you and Maggie was one of those for me. Not that I don’t go the length for all of the dogs, but she kind of became my personal cause. Despite all she had been through, she still just wanted human attention and affection and love.� — ABBEY LINDAUER, CARA — sweet,� Angela Conway of CARA said. “They were great with kids. My girls just loved petting them in the recovery room.� Lindauer reported the dogs to Animal Control as found and took them to the vet the next day, and Maggie’s situation was worse than expected. She suffered from a painful condition in which her kneecaps came out of joint. In one of her back knees, the cartilage was completely gone. She needed knee replacements in both of her back knees, surgery that would cost around $5,000. CARA couldn’t afford the surgery, so Lindauer took it upon herself to ensure Maggie had somewhere to go, whether it was another shelter or a hospice-type environment. “Sometimes there are dogs that just absolutely touch you and Maggie was one of those for me,� Lindauer said. “Not that I don’t go the length for all of the dogs, but she kind of became my personal

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cause. Despite all she had been through, she still just wanted human attention and affection and love. I wanted her to have that chance to feel safe.â&#x20AC;? Lindauer contacted everyone she knew in animal welfare. Most people gave her the standard, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re sorry, but we canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t help you.â&#x20AC;? Because of their aggressive reputation, Lindauer said most organizations donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to take pit bulls because they canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t find homes for them. Finally, Pets Alive, a no-kill shelter in New York, agreed to take both Maggie and Mimi. Pets Alive frequently works with the Sidewalk Angels Foundation, a nonprofit started by Thomas and his wife, Marisol, that provides funds for a wide array of causes, including animal welfare. After sharing Maggieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s story with them, the Thomases agreed to pay for her surgery. Lindauer drove Maggie the 12 hours to New York herself. â&#x20AC;&#x153;As much as I knew

Sanford Police Chief Ronnie Yarborough, who headed the department at the time of Frederickâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s resignation, declined to comment on the Garner case. Department records show that Frederick worked with Sanford police from June 1980 to July 1996, heading up a city-county drug unit at the time of his departure. Williams said there was never any hint of improprieties from Frederick during his tenure at Garner. The mayor added that he spoke to Frederick on a weekly basis. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He came across as a true professional who seemed to provide good leadership,â&#x20AC;? Williams said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It somewhat put me in shock.â&#x20AC;? Frederick could not be reached for comment Thursday.



agency retained its rescue response team. Frederick was chief of that rescue response team until he submitted his resignation Tuesday, several days after the sexual assault investigation started. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I usually donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t like surprises unless itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s my birthday or Christmas,â&#x20AC;? Williams said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was very surprised in this situation involving Mr. Frederick.â&#x20AC;? According to Williams, Frederick began working for the rescue team two years after his resignation as a captain in the Sanford Police Department. Frederick stepped down in Sanford in summer 1996 following reports of sexual improprieties. He was eventually convicted by state investigators of obstructing justice and was sentenced to probation.

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Family: Soldier felt higher calling for service By EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press Writer

RALEIGH â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Watching U.S. soldiers coming and going through Charlotteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s airport where he worked as a baggage screener, James McClamrock believed he heard God telling him to go, too. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He wanted to be on the front line. He wanted to make a difference,â&#x20AC;? his mother, Susan McClamrock, said Thursday as she waited at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware for her sonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s body to be returned to the U.S. Pvt. McClamrock, 22, of Huntersville was one

of two U.S. soldiers killed Tuesday at a military base near the city of Tuz Khormato, about 130 miles (210 kilometers) north of Baghdad, when an Iraqi soldier opened fire. He and Sgt. Philip C. Jenkins, 26, of Decatur, Ind., were the first U.S. servicemen to die since President Barack Obama declared an end to combat operations in the country last week. McClamrock and Jenkins were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Advise and Assist Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, based in Schofield Bar-

racks in Hawaii. Nine other U.S. troops were wounded. The Iraqi Army soldier was killed. The shootings would not â&#x20AC;&#x153;affect our strong commitment to the mission of advising and assisting the Iraqi Security Forces,â&#x20AC;? the U.S. military in Iraq said in a statement. There are nearly 50,000 American troops in Iraq as of Aug. 31, down from a high of 170,000. Those remaining are training Iraqi security forces, providing security for some State Department missions and helping the Iraqi forces hunt down insurgent groups. But they

can be drawn into combat missions if Iraqi forces request their help. James McClamrock was shot as he and other members of his unit were about to leave for a mission with some of the Iraqi forces they had trained, the military told his father, Mark McClamrock, pastor of Concord Associate Reform Presbyterian Church in Concord. James, who was born in Columbia, S.C., took leave from his job working security for the federal Transportation Security Administration at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport to enlist in

shouldered a 60-pound backpack, and hit the road for a 10-mile run to keep from losing his physical edge, Susan McClamrock said. She said her family was leaning on their faith to carry them through the loss. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have no doubt in our mind at all that we will see him again and that heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in heaven. That doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make it any easier for us missing him here on Earth, but it does relieve a lot of our worry because we know heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s OK,â&#x20AC;? Susan McClamrock said.

the Army, his mother said. It was something heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d thought about doing at least since he met his wife four years ago. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d been married for two years. He enlisted a year ago. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s always had an interest in it as long as Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve known him. But heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d been praying about it and he was like, â&#x20AC;&#x2122;I really feel like this is what God wants me to do,â&#x20AC;?â&#x20AC;&#x2122; said his wife, Shannah, 23. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Who was I to stop that?â&#x20AC;? James was so gung-ho, when he was at home in May before shipping off to Iraq he awoke before dawn, laced up his boots,



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SANFORD â&#x2013; Bobby Covington reported larceny Wednesday at 212 W. Main St. â&#x2013;  Karen Yarborough Reid reported larceny Wednesday at 2301 Tramway Road. â&#x2013;  Chase Bowling reported credit card fraud Wednesday at 1400 S. Horner Blvd. â&#x2013;  Jorge Lopez Guzman reported a hit and run Wednesday at 1400 Broadway Road. â&#x2013;  Bennie Louis Wilkerson reported assault with a deadly weapon Wednesday at 102 E. Humber St. â&#x2013;  Jeffrey Eugene McCauley reported simple assault Thursday at 302 Wheel Hollow Trail. â&#x2013;  Kangaroo reported shoplifting Thursday at 809 Carthage St.

â&#x2013; First Presbyterian Church reported breaking and entering Thursday at 212 Hawkins Ave. â&#x2013;  Marquis Deshante Battle, 17, was charged Wednesday at 1811 Woodland Ave. with failure to appear. â&#x2013;  George Ira Keele, 42, was charged Wednesday at 302 Wheel Hollow Trail with simple assault. â&#x2013;  Arthur Lee Sexton, 35, was charged Wednesday at 200 North Ave. with failure to appear.

LEE COUNTY â&#x2013; Ricky Jordan Thomas, 20, of 2201 Cleveland Circle in Sanford, was arrested Wednesday for failing to appear in court; he was held under $500 secured bond. â&#x2013;  Christopher Lincoln

Smith, 25, of 304 Charlotte Ave. in Sanford, was arrested Wednesday for misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury; he was released under $500 unsecured bond.

HARNETT COUNTY â&#x2013; Michael Dawayne Corley, 22, of 74 Marks Road in Cameron, was charged Thursday with buying or receiving stolen property and possessing or concealing stolen property.

â&#x2013; Timothy Maurice Elliott, 24, of 66 Wood Croft in Sanford, was charged Sunday with assault on a female. â&#x2013;  Kimberly Dawn Wilson, 34, of 118 Luke Road in Broadway, was charged Sunday with simple assault. â&#x2013;  Ernest McDowell, 49, of 151 Bald Eagle Drive in Broadway, was charged Friday with injury to personal property and resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer.

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RALEIGH â&#x20AC;&#x201D; North Carolinaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most visible swing voters are back on television. Republican Sen. Richard Burr began airing an ad Thursday featuring two memorable men in rocking chairs â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the same two talkers who starred in a nearly identical spot credited for helping Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan to victory in 2008. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Boy, we sure got it wrong last election,â&#x20AC;? one of the white-haired men in plaid shirts says to start the scene. Adds the other: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Some hope and change: Bad economy, lost jobs.â&#x20AC;? They complain about government spending and debt while a granddaughter â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a new character introduced for the current version â&#x20AC;&#x201D; worries that sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to get stuck with the bill. A spokeswoman for Burrâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s campaign said one of the men featured in the ad approached Burr earlier this year, saying he wanted to help the campaign. Burrâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s campaign plans

to spend more than $300,000 airing the ad statewide, starting Thursday and going through the next two weeks. A Raleigh-based talent agency that represents the men declined to provide their identities or details on their political views. Two years ago, the men were featured in a television spot complaining about the ineffectiveness of Republican Sen. Elizabeth Dole and her ties to President George W. Bush. It was part of a multimillion dollar ad buy from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee that was credited with helping turn voters against the incumbent. Hagan, then a littleknown state senator, went on to win the race. Paul Shumaker, Burrâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s political consultant, said thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no doubt the DSCC ad from two years ago was effective. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We think what theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re doing for us will be effective as well,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s very reflective of buyerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s remorse.â&#x20AC;?

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STATE BRIEFS James Jordan murder case pulled from SBI report

RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Independent reviewers have removed the murder of Michael Jordanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s father from a list of cases mishandled by North Carolinaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s State Bureau of Investigation. Former FBI assistant director Chris Swecker said Thursday that the case was pulled after a second look at documents. Sweckerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s review had concluded last month that the SBI failed to disclose that it had done four inconclusive tests on blood evidence in the James Jordan case. But Swecker said Thursday that he missed language in which the SBI did report that â&#x20AC;&#x153;further analysisâ&#x20AC;? failed to give conclusive results. Defense attorneys for one man convicted in the case had argued the physical evidence was weak. The convictâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attorney says the SBIâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s handling of the case could still be significant.

Bomb threat call disrupts day at N.C. AGâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office

RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Authorities are investigating the source of a bomb threat that forced the temporary closure of the North Carolina attorney generalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office. North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety spokeswoman Patty McQuillan said the threat came in around 10 a.m. Thursday, prompting authorities to empty the building in downtown Raleigh and block nearby streets. Authorities searched the building before workers were allowed to return to the building shortly after 1 p.m. Attorney General Roy Cooper is the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top lawyer and oversees the State Bureau of Investigation, which has been going through turmoil after an inquiry found some 200 mishandled cases at the agencyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lab.

Senate candidates have 3 television debates ahead

RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Three television debates between candidates for U.S. Senate in North Carolina have been scheduled. The North Carolina Association of Broadcasters Educational Foundation announced Thursday debates will occur at 7 p.m. on Oct. 11 and Oct. 21 at the University of North Carolina Television studios in Research Triangle Park. The debates will air on other TV stations and on radio. Republican incumbent Richard Burr and Democrat Elaine Marshall have agreed to participate. It wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t clear if Libertarian candidate Michael Beitler had been invited. A foundation official didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t immediately return a

phone call. The League of Women Voters of North Carolina said Thursday all three candidates have accepted an invitation to a debate at 8 p.m. Oct. 13 at the WNCN-TV studios in Raleigh.

Shaw University introduces first female president RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A historically black college in North Carolinaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s capital city has named its first female president. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that Shaw University introduced Irma McClaurin (mih-CLAWâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;-rihn) as its new president to faculty and students Thursday morning. Board of Trustees Chairman Willie Gary announced the selection in a Sept. 6 letter to board members. McClaurin, who replaces interim president Dorothy Yancy, was associate vice president for system academic administration at the University of Minnesota, and executive director of the Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center in Minneapolis. Her hiring comes as the school struggles with debt which in the summer of 2009 was reported at $20 million. McClaurin said she would make fundraising one of her first priorities.

Top NC court hears arguments on 3rd party rules RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; North Carolinaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s highest court has heard arguments on whether laws restricting which political groups can field candidates are so burdensome they violate the rights of voters. The state Supreme Court on Thursday heard attorneys for Libertarians and Greens and for the state on the requirements to become a political party. The justices will rule later. A group must collect tens of thousands of signatures to get on the ballot. The group must start over if neither its candidate for governor nor president receive 2 percent of the vote in an election. The Court of Appeals ruled last year the requirements werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t illegal because the state has an interest to ensure a party has some small level of support. The third parties appealed, saying the thresholds require costly petition drives.

Governor picks new adjutant general RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Gov. Beverly Perdue on Thursday picked an officer who has served twice in Iraq to be the top leader of the North Carolina National Guard. Col. Gregory Lusk, commander of the guardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, will be appointed adjutant general starting Oct. 1 and be promoted to a generalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rank, officials said. The 31-year Guard veteran will replace Adjutant General William Ingram, who led the 12,000-member air and army guard in the state for nine years.

Lusk served in Iraq for about 18 months ending in April 2005 and 14 months ending this past April. In the latest tour, the 30th worked in part with the countryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s security forces. Lusk joined the guard in 1979. Outside of the Guard, he works as a financial adviser and owns a hardware store in Raleigh. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whether itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s helping respond to hurricanes here in North Carolina or defending our countryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s freedoms, the National Guard plays a vital role in our domestic and international security,â&#x20AC;?

Perdue said in a news release. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Col. Lusk is a strong leader and will carry on that proud tradition of being a citizen soldier.â&#x20AC;? Ingram has served in the guard since 1972 and was named adjutant general by then-Gov. Mike Easley two months before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, after which the guardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s involvement overseas increased dramatically. Ingram, a major general, isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t retiring from the guard, spokesman Maj. Matt Handley said. He couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t comment Thursday on what


Friend of woman left in hearse wants her remains RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A friend of the woman whose decomposing body was left in a hearse for nine days says sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d like to claim the womanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cremated remains and celebrate her life. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I would like nothing more than to be able to give her a nice service,â&#x20AC;? Teresa Painter of Carrboro told The News & Observer of Raleigh on Wednesday. Painter was speaking about Linda Walton, 37, of Carrboro, whose body was discovered Aug. 20 in a hearse behind the David B. Lawson Mortuary in Graham. Waltonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s body was cremated after it was taken from the hearse, police said. Carrboro police had found her body in her apartment Aug. 11, after she had been dead about a week. An investigation concluded she had a history of health problems and had died of natural causes. Her friends are struggling with feelings of guilt, remorse and helplessness. Painter was a former activity director at an assisted living center in Carrboro and got to know Walton there. She encouraged Walton to stay at the assisted living center because she thought it would be better for Walton, who needed

treatment for kidney disease. But Walton wanted more independence. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She was headstrong,â&#x20AC;? Painter said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If she was determined to do something, she did it. She was a survivor, and I think sometimes that survival instinct took place of her better judgment.â&#x20AC;? When Walton left the center, Painter gave her phone number to her friend. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Promise me two things,â&#x20AC;? Painter said she told Walton. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Never go hungry and never go cold.â&#x20AC;? Carrboro police had found a brother in Texas, but he wanted nothing to do with his sister, the newspaper said. Waltonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mother died in Whistler, Ala., according to investigators, and no other relatives could be found. Meanwhile, the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service voted Wednesday to hold a hearing to determine if the Lawson mortuary violated the law or the agencyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rules. Board director Paul Harris said the hearing likely will be held in a couple of months. If the board decides to discipline Lawson, punishments range from a warning to the loss of his license.

The Herald-Sun of Durham reported that Lawson told the agency he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have anywhere to store the body while he waited for permission from the Orange County Department of Social Services to cremate it. As part of the boardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s investigation, Harris contacted Orange County to try to find out what happened with Lawsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s call. He said he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get the information he requested so the county attorney is now handling the request for information. Nevertheless, the problem was not whether the procedure worked properly but that Lawson stored the body in the hearse for more than a couple of hours, Harris said.

Ingramâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new assignments may include. State law says the adjutant general serves at the pleasure of the governor, who is commander in chief of the state military, and is chosen in consultation with the crime control and public safety secretary. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Throughout his career, Major Gen. Ingram served the country and state with distinction,â&#x20AC;? said Crime Control Secretary Reuben Young. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are honored by his service and wish him the best in his future endeavors.â&#x20AC;?

Symphony names its interim president RALEIGH (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The North Carolina Symphony has named an interim president and chief executive officer who takes over next week. The symphony says Don K. Davis will take over his duties Monday. Davis is a retired member of the symphonyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Board of Trustees, where he served for seven years. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also a retired executive vice president with Progress Energy. The Fayetteville native replaces David Chambless Worters, whose last day is Friday. Worters is leaving to be president and CEO of the Van Cliburn Foundation in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Minister suspends controversial Quran burning

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The anti-Muslim leader of a tiny Florida church suspended, but didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t cancel, his threat to burn the Quran, defusing an international firestorm Thursday after he said he was promised that a planned Islamic center and mosque would be moved away from New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ground zero. The imam planning the center, however, quickly denied such a deal. The Rev. Terry Jones had been under intense pressure to abandon his plan to

burn the Quran on Saturday, the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, Jones terrorist attacks. President Barack Obama urged him to listen to â&#x20AC;&#x153;those better angelsâ&#x20AC;? and give up his â&#x20AC;&#x153;stunt,â&#x20AC;? saying it would endanger U.S. troops and give Islamic terrorists a recruiting tool. Defense Secretary Robert Gates

took the extraordinary step of calling Jones personally. Standing outside his 50-member Pentecostal church, the Dover Outreach Center, alongside Imam Muhammad Musri, the president of the Islamic Society of Central Florida, Jones said he relented when Musri assured him that the New York mosque will be moved. Jones had never invoked the mosque controversy as a reason for his planned protest. He cited his belief that the Quran is evil because it espouses some-

thing other than biblical truth and incites radical, violent behavior among Muslims. But he said Thursday that that he prayed about the decision and concluded that if the mosque was moved, it would be a sign from God to call off the Quran burning. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are, of course, now against any other group burning Qurans,â&#x20AC;? Jones said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We would right now ask no one to burn Qurans. We are absolutely strong on that. It is not the time to do it.â&#x20AC;?

Imam: No deal to move mosque GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A Florida imam says no deal has been reached to move the site of a mosque near ground zero in exchange for a Florida minister to call off plans to burn Qurans. Imam Muhammad Musri tells The Associated Press that what he offered was a meeting among the Rev. Terry Jones, the New York imam planning the Islamic center and himself to talk

about the mosque location. Musri is president of the Islamic Society of Central Florida. He says he told Jones that he does not believe the mosque should be built near the World Trade Center site and would do everything in his power to make sure it is moved. Jones says he believes a deal was reached to move the mosque and would fly to New York Saturday to discuss it.



Swimmers, motorists missing after floods

Highway deaths fall to lowest rate in years

SAN ANTONIO (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The death toll from flooding caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine could increase after authorities near San Antonio acknowledged Thursday that hopes were dim of finding alive two missing swimmers swept away by floodwaters. Authorities ended foot patrols along the swollen riverbanks and pulled back helicopters making aerial sweeps of the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels, about 30 miles north of San Antonio. The search went from rescue to recovery after the two men didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t turn up early Thursday, when the riverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s slowing current would likely have allowed them to climb the banks to safety, fire marshal Patrick Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connell said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We were hoping they wouldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been able to get to a phone by now,â&#x20AC;? Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connell said. The Hermine-fueled flooding caught much of Texas by surprise and forced more than 100 high-water rescues, though not all were successful. Flash flooding has killed at least two motorists and others are still missing. In the San Antonio area, authorities searched Thursday for a man who drove into a flooded road Wednesday. His wife and children were following in a separate car, and the wife called to tell him not to drive into the water, Bexar County spokeswoman Laura Jesse said. Two San Antonio televi-

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up in yards and against smashed fences. Some residents piled all of their possessions in the front yard, saying their water-logged homes would have to be gutted. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Maybe some bathtubs and commodes can be saved,â&#x20AC;? said Margaret Byrum, 50, who was helping clean out her elderly parentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; floodruined home. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is the worst itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ever been.â&#x20AC;? Perry told reporters that more than 1,200 people in the town of Holland, about 45 miles northeast of Austin, were without water because of storm damage. Authorities were trucking in bottled water, he said. The storm also spawned several tornadoes near Dallas and in southern Oklahoma. A series of tornadoes touched down outside of downtown Dallas, damaging warehouses in an area near Dallas Love Field. One twister slammed a tractor-trailer

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Neighborhoods once filled with million-dollar homes and scenic mountain cabins have become piles of smoking rubble. On one lot, all that survived was a tennis court. On others, all thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s left are crumbling, ashcovered foundations. They were among the nearly 170 homes destroyed by a Colorado wildfire that showed no signs of relenting Thursday as wind gusts of up to 60 mph threatened to drive the flames from the foothills to the west and into the heart of Boulder. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The wind event tonight, we could be off to the races,â&#x20AC;? said Rob Bozeman, field observer with the Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District. Authorities told residents on the west side of Boulder to be prepared to evacuate if the wildfire moves into town, urging people to remove lawn furniture, brush and propane tanks that could fuel the fire. The city is also mowing grass in open spaces to cut down on potential fuel, and telling residents to do the same. The city encouraged residents to gas up and park their cars pointed

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Charred ground and trees surround a home that survived the wildfire that moved through Boulder, Colo., Thursday. Over 150 homes have been destroyed by fires since Monday. toward the road for a speedy getaway, wet down yards and vegetation and pack up important documents, medication and other items in case they have to flee. Boulder is a city of about 100,000 people that is home to the University of Colorado and the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a federal laboratory best known for running the atomic clock thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s used to maintain the official U.S. time. Employees there were allowed to

leave work if they needed to go home to prepare of a possible evacuation, said spokesman James Burrus. Authorities said the biggest fire danger was on the northern portion of Broadway, one of Boulderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s main thoroughfares. The federal lab is on Broadway farther south, and the edge of the campus is on the eastern side. Many sorority and fraternity houses are on the western side of the road. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is absolutely a

precaution. But itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s an active fire. High winds are expected,â&#x20AC;? said emergency management team spokesman Dan Rowland. This isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t the first time that Boulder has faced a wildfire threat. The city has mountain parks and abundant public open space considered potential trouble spots when fires have started in the mountains. A January 2009 wildfire crept up to Boulderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s northern outer edges, but the city escaped unscathed.

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biking in to check on their homes, and an unknown number of people who got back into homes decided to stay and hunker down. An unknown number of people who were temporarily allowed back to their homes Thursday before winds picked up decided to hunker down and stay. Lee McCormack, referring to the area behind a ridge. Authorities are investigating whether a vehicle crashing into a propane tank started the fire. A recording of a 911 call and other communications released by the sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office chronicles reports of flames after the collision jumping to trees in the fire area. In steep canyons about five miles west of Boulder, firefighters were trying to secure fire lines. But the powerful wind gusts in the forecast could spread the fire beyond the 20-mile-long perimeter. Winslow Robertson, the operations chief for the fire, estimated firefighters have been able to contain 45 percent of the blaze. He said no more structures were lost Thursday.


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WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Job openings are rising modestly, a sign that employers may step up hiring soon. But rising openings in the past year havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t reduced unemployment, heightening concerns that the unemployed might lack the skills to fill the jobs that are coming available. If companies

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DIARY 254 218 36 508 21 4 73,921,124

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows Volume

1,388 1,180 166 2,734 74 38 1,673,135,109



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6.0 3.4 2.5 .3 1.8 17.3 2.5 3.7 1.8 ... ... 3.0 2.8 3.7 3.0 1.0 2.3 3.9 5.6 3.0 4.9 2.9 1.5 1.7 2.6 .7 5.9 4.6 ... 1.5 3.0 5.0 1.5 ... 1.5 5.5 3.2 2.9 3.5 2.1 2.3 3.6 2.0 3.0 4.2 2.2 ... 2.5 ...

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Stock Footnotes: g = Dividends and earnings in Canadian dollars. h = Does not meet continued-listing standards. lf = Late filing with SEC. n = New in past 52 weeks. pf = Preferred. rs = Stock has undergone a reverse stock split of at least 50 percent within the past year. rt = Right to buy security at a specified price. s = Stock has split by at least 20 percent within the last year. un = Units. vj = In bankruptcy or receivership. wd = When distributed. wi = When issued. wt = Warrants. Gainers and Losers must be worth at least $2 to be listed in tables at left. Most Actives must be worth at least $1. Volume in hundreds of shares. Source: The Associated Press. Sales figures are unofficial.

Dow Jones industrials


Close: 10,415.24 Change: 28.23 (0.3%)

10,200 9,880



11,200 10,800 10,400 10,000 9,600









Total Assets Obj ($Mlns) NAV

American Funds CapIncBuA m American Funds CpWldGrIA m American Funds EurPacGrA m American Funds GrthAmA m American Funds IncAmerA m American Funds InvCoAmA m Bridgeway UltSmCoMk d Bridgeway UltraSmCo Dodge & Cox IntlStk Dodge & Cox Stock Fidelity Contra Fidelity LevCoSt d Fidelity Advisor LeverA m Goldman Sachs LgCapValA m Hodges Hodges m


54,531 49,365 35,326 57,889 47,650 42,852 327 72 35,626 36,729 50,996 3,544 1,290 617 290

47.90 32.81 37.61 26.76 15.70 25.10 11.75 22.68 31.78 93.82 59.15 22.87 27.89 10.47 18.34

Total Return/Rank 4-wk 12-mo 5-year -0.2 -1.8 -1.6 -2.0 -0.4 -2.5 -5.9 -7.8 -2.1 -2.1 -0.5 -4.3 -4.0 -1.7 -4.9

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+3.3/C +3.8/A +4.9/A +0.6/B +2.8/B +0.3/B -4.4/E -2.2/D +3.4/A -2.3/D +2.9/A +0.3/C +0.7/C -0.9/C -2.2/E

Pct Load

Min Init Invt

5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 NL NL NL NL NL NL 5.75 5.50 NL

250 250 250 250 250 250 2,000 2,000 2,500 2,500 2,500 10,000 10,000 1,000 250

CA -Conservative Allocation, CI -Intermediate-Term Bond, ES -Europe Stock, FB -Foreign Large Blend, FG -Foreign LargeGrowth, FV -Foreign Large Value, IH -World Allocation, LB -Large Blend, LG -Large Growth, LV -Large Value, MA -Moderate Allocation, MB -Mid-Cap Blend, MV - Mid-Cap Value, SH -Specialty-heath, WS -World Stock, Total Return: Chng in NAV with dividends reinvested. Rank: How fund performed vs. others with same objective: A is in top 20%, E in bottom 20%. Min Init Invt: Minimum $ needed to invest in fund. Source: Morningstar.

PRECIOUS METALS Last Gold (troy oz) $1248.90 Silver (troy oz) $19.814 Copper (pound) $3.4335 Aluminum (pound) $0.9616 Platinum (troy oz) $1553.30

Spot nonferrous metals prices Pvs Day Pvs Wk $1255.60 $19.978 $3.4905 $0.9568 $1562.20

$1251.50 $19.638 $3.4880 $0.9336 $1551.50


Pvs Day Pvs Wk

Palladium (troy oz) $520.60 $525.50 $523.45 Lead (metric ton) $2149.00 $2125.50 $2088.00 Zinc, HG (pound) $0.9834 $0.9688 $0.9472


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Errant drone near D.C. almost met by fighter jet

12 states warned about faulty propane

WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The U.S. military almost launched fighter jets and discussed a possible shootdown when an errant Navy drone briefly veered into restricted airspace near the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s capital last month, a senior military official said Thursday. The incident underscores safety concerns with unmanned aircraft as defense officials campaign to use them more often during natural disasters and for homeland security. Navy Adm. James Winnefeld Jr., head of Northern Command, said Thursday that the August mishap could hamper the Pentagonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s push to have the Federal Aviation Administration ease procedures for drone use by the military in domestic skies. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It certainly doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t help our case any time thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) that wanders around a little bit outside of its controlled airspace,â&#x20AC;? said Winnefeld, who also is commander of the U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We realize the responsibility on our part to include the technical capability and proper procedures. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d just like to be able to get at it quicker.â&#x20AC;? Currently drones are used for patrols and surveillance along the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s southern border, and sometimes at the northern border. But the military wants to use them more during hurricanes and other disasters to evaluate damage or target rescue efforts. The FAA has been working for some time on new regulations governing the use of drones, but has yet to complete them. And the August incident brought one of the FAAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s key concerns to bear â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the prospect that remote operators can lose communications with the aircraft.

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Detroit firefighters battle a house fire in Detroit Thursday. Though the number of homes that burned in Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fires was large, on average about 35 homes â&#x20AC;&#x201D; mostly abandoned â&#x20AC;&#x201D; catch on fire daily in Detroit.

Residents asses damage caused by Detroit fires DETROIT (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Toni Booker considered herself fortunate on Thursday as she inspected the damage to her wooden bungalow caused by urban wildfires that swept through Detroit this week, destroying dozens of homes. Despite being in the middle of one of Tuesday nightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wind-fed fires, her home escaped the blazes with only a partially charred roof and heat-warped siding. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just put new windows in, and some more work was going to be done,â&#x20AC;? said Booker, a retired auto worker who was renting the home to a woman and her grandson at the time of the fire. No one was injured. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m trying to stick it out in Detroit.â&#x20AC;? At least 85 structures, some of them abandoned, were destroyed or scorched as flames from Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fires jumped from rooftop to rooftop, swelled by winds of up to 50 mph. The fires swept though several neighborhoods, including some that were well-tended and others filled with deteriorating vacant houses

and weed-filled lots. No injuries were reported, but Detroit Fire Commissioner James Mack has said it was the worst spate of fires since the 1980s, when firefighters regularly battled hundreds of arsons on the night before Halloween. Fire officials have said fires in eight parts of the city likely were caused by downed power lines, while two others were believed to be arson. On Thursday, they were trying to determine the extent of the damage. Data from firefighters who battled the fires was being collected. It is unclear how many of the 85 structures were occupied homes, vacant dwellings or garages, community relations Chief Katrina Butler said. Detroit is a city beset with its share of urban troubles. Nearly a third of working age adults are jobless. Foreclosure rates are high and so is crime. The city has wrestled for years with blighted neighborhoods filled with abandoned and ramshackle houses and trash-filled vacant lots overgrown with

weeds as tall as people. Though the number of homes that burned in Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fires was large, on average about 35 homes â&#x20AC;&#x201D; mostly abandoned â&#x20AC;&#x201D; catch on fire daily in Detroit. On Thursday, firefighters battled several blazes throughout the city, though officials said they would not know the exact number for a few days. Even before this weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fires, some streets, like the one that Bookerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s house is on the east side of the city, had more vacant houses and empty lots than occupied homes. About 33,000 vacant houses are believed to be in the city. Mayor Dave Bing has promised to tear down 3,000 this year and the same number in 2011. Booker hopes the now-burned house just to the east of her house and the half-dozen to the west will be torn down soon. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was here when all the houses were lived in. This was the first house I bought,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just want to know, will they leave it like this?â&#x20AC;?

BOSTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; An Illinois-based gas distributor has warned officials in at least 12 states that some propane deliveries may have lacked enough of a chemical that gives a distinctive smell to the normally odorless gas, enabling homeowners to detect possible leaks. Aux Sable Liquid Products said in a letter to public safety officials dated Sept. 8 and obtained by The Associated Press that the odorant is typically added at its Morris, Ill., plant. A company spokesman on Thursday confirmed the contents of the letter. He said the company was alerted to the potential problem by a customer who delivers the gas to smaller distribution centers. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We were made aware that there were possibly some retail deliveries that were not sufficiently odorized,â&#x20AC;? said Aux Sable spokesman Scott Seibert. He said the company is currently reviewing its propane odorization system. The company said the propane could have been shipped to Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia and Vermont.

Defense: Deal discussed in Detroit plane attack DETROIT (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Lawyers for a Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a plane near Detroit on Christmas said Thursday theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve talked to prosecutors about resolving the case with a deal. The disclosure was made in a court filing that seeks a new deadline to challenge evidence against Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab. The deadline to file motions is Friday. Abdulmutallab is accused of trying to set off a bomb hidden in his underwear aboard a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit last year with nearly 300 people aboard. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s due in federal court Monday for a pretrial hearing. In the court filing, defense lawyers said theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve met with prosecutors on â&#x20AC;&#x153;multiple

occasions, by phone and in person, to explore options for resolution of this case.â&#x20AC;? Abdulmutallabâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lead attorney, Miriam Siefer, declined to comment on the filing. A message seeking comment was left with the U.S. attorneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office. The defense team said prosecutors are opposed to extending Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s motion deadline.

N.Y. to seek info on cleanser contents

NEW YORK (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Consumers will get a newly detailed look at exactly whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in common household cleansers, as regulators plan to start enforcing a nearly 40-year-old state law that would force manufacturers to reveal their productsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; contents. The move comes amid growing scrutiny of the chemicals that make up consumer goods. Possibly the only measures of their kind in the country, the 1971 New York law and related regulations call for manufacturers to provide ingredient lists and research on the productsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; health and environmental effects. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Due to increased public interest in such information, I have decided to begin the process of implementing the departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s authority to requireâ&#x20AC;? the disclosures for all household and commercial cleaning products sold in New York, state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Alexander B. Grannis told the environmental law group Earthjustice in a Sept. 3 letter. The group and other environmental and health advocates unsuccessfully sued several cleanser manufacturers last year to try to get information under the venerable but little-used law. Some companies have voluntarily sent data to the DEC. But the agency historically hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t demanded the information, saying the law just allows â&#x20AC;&#x201D; not requires â&#x20AC;&#x201D; it to be collected and made publicly available. The format, timeframe and other details for the disclosures are yet to be determined. Grannis has asked environmental advocates, cleanser manufacturers and state officials to an Oct. 6 meeting to start discussing the details.


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Oprah to begin final season Monday

CHICAGO (AP) — The 25th and final season of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” starts airing Monday and the talk show host says she plans to focus on the people she thinks are responsible for the show’s success: the viewers. “This year you will see lots of surprises for other people, dreams coming true for other people, really honoring the essence of what has made this show work for the past 25 years and that’s the viewer,” Winfrey said in an interview with The Associated Press. “The last season is a celebration of the past 24 years. For me, it is about holding a place of reverence and honor for the people who made this possible for me: that would be the viewers.” Harpo Productions has released a schedule highlighting the first week of new shows, but Monday’s season premiere remains “top secret” with only hints of celebrity guests and a surprise musical performance. During the remainder of that first week, Winfrey will host country music stars The Judds and revisit the city of Williamson, West Virginia, where she filmed a town hall episode about AIDS in 1987. During a live Friday show, she will announce her

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Oprah Winfrey will begin the 25th and final season of her show Monday. first book club selection in nearly a year. So what else can fans and longtime watchers expect over this season? A-list celebrities? More makeovers? An outdoor extravaganza similar to Winfrey’s show that shut down Chicago’s Michigan Avenue last season? “I would anticipate that they’re going to pull out all the stops,” said Bill Carroll, an expert on the daytime television market for Katz Television in New York. “If any production team has that ability and certainly the Oprah folks, the folks at Harpo, have proved that over the years.” Winfrey’s departure from a daily talk show on broadcast television is akin to host Johnny Carson’s departure from “The To-

night Show,” Carroll said. “People of a certain era remember Johnny Carson’s last show,” Carroll said. “This generation is going to, in a bittersweet way, say goodbye to this chapter of Oprah’s story.” But this farewell isn’t a final goodbye. Winfrey is set to launch her Oprah Winfrey Network, or OWN, on cable Jan. 1. The end of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” will be featured on that network with “Behind the Scenes: Oprah’s 25th Season,” a one-hour series giving viewers a look at the making of the last season of Winfrey’s talk show. Winfrey describes her show, which is syndicated to 145 countries, as having a cultural impact on her viewers around the world. “I’m learning more

about that and being more accepting of what that has been as I look over these 25 years and prepare to go into the last season — hearing stories about how the show has affected people’s lives over the years,” Winfrey said. Jennifer Todd, 43, says she has watched Winfrey for at least the last 20 years. Todd expects Winfrey’s last season to be huge and filled with charity efforts. On her 19th season premiere in 2004, Winfrey gave a car to the nearly 300 people in her studio audience. It was a $7 million giveaway during which she famously exclaimed, “You get a car! You get a car! You get a car! Everybody gets a car!” “I think she’s going to be full of surprises this year,” Todd said after stopping in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood to snap photographs of Harpo Studios. “She’s such a giver. I think she’s going to use this as a last chance to give even bigger than before.” Janice Peck, author of “The Age of Oprah: Cultural Icon for the Neoliberal Era,” foresees Winfrey filling the season with giveaways, flashbacks and visits from past guests “who can come in and talk about how they’ve been affected by her.”

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Spears denies bodyguard harassment claims LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears denied a bodyguard’s accusations that she sexually harassed him and abused her children, saying Thursday in a statement on her website that authorities looked into his claims but found no reason to act. The statement said the pop singer and her attorney expect Fernando Flores’ sexual harassment and intentional infliction of emotional distress lawsuit to be dismissed. “This lawsuit is another unfortunate situation where someone is trying to take advantage of the Spears family and make a name for himself,” the statement read. “The Department of Children and Family Services conducted a proper investigation surrounding Mr. Flores’ accusations and have closed the case without further action.” Spears did not say when the investigation was conducted and the department doesn’t release details of its inquiries. Flores claimed in his lawsuit that Spears repeatedly exposed herself to him and made other unwanted sexual advances. He also claimed she used his belt to discipline her young sons, Sean Preston and Jayden James, and acted inappropriately in front of them. The bodyguard’s employment with Spears appeared to be brief — his court filings state he started working for her in February, and by June he was no longer on her security detail. Flores also sued his

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Jimmy Johnson becomes a ‘Survivor’ celebrity MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Johnson has become a “Survivor” celebrity, even though he has yet to appear on the show. Johnson says he knew the CBS reality series was popular, but lately he’s surprised to find himself talking more about his experience on “Survivor: Nicaragua” than about football. “I had a call from my stockbroker today,” Johnson said during a conference call Thursday. “He said, ‘Coach, my wife could care less if you won national championships or Super Bowls — and we live in Dallas. Could you send her an autographed picture? Because she’s a huge “Survivor” fan.’ “That’s the typical response I’m getting.” The premiere airs Wednesday, and the 67-year-old Johnson’s involvement has already received considerable attention since taping concluded this summer. The former coach of the Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins, University of Miami and Oklahoma State spent more than a month as one of 20 castaways. He was part of a team of 10 contestants over the age of 40 competing against a group 30 and under. The famous ex-coach and former psychology major said he got along well with the others. “They’re fans, and they enjoy talking football,” he said. “When things were kind of rough and we were lying on the bamboo at night, they’d say, ‘Jimmy, give us a football story.’ We really had a great relationship.”

Will and Jada’s daughter makes her record debut NEW YORK (AP) — Call her the Fresh Princess. Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s 9-year-old daughter, Willow Smith, is making her debut as a recording artist. She has signed a deal with Jay-Z’s label, Roc Nation. Her first song was released this week. It’s called “Whip My Hair.” Jay-Z says it’s rare to find an artist with such talent and creativity at Willow’s age. Will Smith first gained fame as a rapper, but unlike her father, Willow is singing on her record. Like her father, she’s a double threat: Willow appeared in the movie “I Am Legend,” with her dad.


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Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils Ping, a social network for music, at a news conference in San Francisco on Sept. 1. Ping, is a potentially useful addition to iTunes, letting you see what songs your friends are buying and where your favorite bands are playing next. mended some artists and people that I might be interested in following, which would then allow me to see what they are buying, recommending and commenting on. I found Pingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s suggestions simplistic at best, however. Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, U2, Taylor Swift and Dave Matthews Band came up, as if Ping merely picked the most popular artists, not ones related to music I liked. How about some obscure artists I wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have found on my own? I tried following a few artists that I liked, but not all were on the service yet. It will probably take a while for Ping to get populated with artists to the same degree as sites such as MySpace. Ping got a little more interesting when I looked at the recommendations beyond the artists. Ping

suggested I follow Rick Rubin, the co-president of Columbia Records; Jason Bentley, the music director at one of Los Angelesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; NPR stations, KCRW; and Alexandra Patsavas, a music supervisor who picks songs for TV shows and films. All three people are in the Los Angeles area, and I initially thought they came to me because of the location I specified in my profile. But colleagues in New York and Seattle got the same three recommendations. In any case, they are generally respected pickers of music, and they already had thousands of followers by the time I followed them. Refreshingly, Rubin didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t just pick artists signed by Columbia Records, although some of his picks were, including country singer David

Allan Coe. The â&#x20AC;&#x153;Recent Activityâ&#x20AC;? section of Ping shows what people and artists that you follow are buying, liking and commenting on. It looks a lot like Facebook, so it seems familiar and is easy to use. When someone you follow recommends a song, you can listen to a snippet without going to another page, much like Facebookâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s iLike application, which is nice. You can also buy the song right there. But the free preview is just a 30-second clip, not the full-length version available on MySpace and sometimes on Facebook, which is not nice â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 30 seconds is too short for me to make a buying decision. I still have to go elsewhere to catch full song streams. When I first checked

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LOS ANGELES â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Apple Inc.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new musicdiscovery feature, Ping, is a potentially useful addition to iTunes. With it, you can see what songs your friends are buying and recommend some of your favorites to them. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great that Apple is finally incorporating elements of, which offered similar social-discovery tools until Apple bought the startup in December and shut it down a few months later. And if people use Ping to honestly discuss music, it could be valuable to me as a consumer and help music sales, too. Ping is a good start, but I hold out hope for some improvement. To use Ping, you must install the newly released iTunes 10. It works fine on my Windows XP laptop, but requires Mac users to have at least the Mac OS X 10.5 operating system, or Leopard, which came out in 2007. Upgrading the operating system will cost about $90. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not likely worth the expense just for Ping, which itself is free, as is the iTunes software. Ping starts out by having you fill out a simple registration form. You can have Ping automatically display the music you like based on songs youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve already purchased. Or you can choose what to like and display, which is what I did; I put up such artists as Lily Allen, Owl City, Cowboy Junkies and Jewel. After that, Ping recom-


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out Ping, the comments section below the picks was a silly free-for-all. A lot of the comments I read were woefully irrelevant and sometimes offensive. Thankfully, the default setting is to hide all but the most recent comment, and it appears Apple has installed some filters to remove much of the junk as well. You can see upcoming concert listings if you click through to an artistâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s profile page, where you can also see who else is following the artist. But the concert listings donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t seem to take into account my location, and clicking to search for tickets takes me to or Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m sure this generates more page views and, yes, advertising revenue for Live Nation Entertainment Inc., which now owns both sites. But it would be nice if the entire transaction were handled within iTunes, which already has my credit card stored. The Ping charts, which show top albums and songs bought by people I follow, could prove more relevant if I were to follow more actual friends or industry people I genuinely find interesting. After all, if I follow only well-known, mainstream artists, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m bound to get recommendations for more mainstream music from well-known artists. Overall, Ping is one more tool to help sort through the noise, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a conveniently placed one, at the heart of the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest seller of music online.

Iran to free female American for holiday clemency TEHRAN, Iran (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Iran said Thursday it will free Sarah Shourd, one of three Americans jailed for more than 13 months, as an act of clemency to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The imprisonment of the Americans has deepened tensions between the U.S. and Iran, a relationship already strained over Washingtonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s suspicions that Tehran is trying to manufacture nuclear weapons â&#x20AC;&#x201D; something Iran denies. Bak Sahraei, the second counselor of Iranâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s UN mission sent an e-mail confirming the release of Shourd, following up an earlier text message from the Culture Ministry telling reporters them to come to a Tehran hotel on Saturday morning to witness the release. The site is the same one where the three were allowed the only meeting with their mothers since they were detained in July 2009. Iran claims they illegally crossed the border from Iraqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s northern Kurdish region and had threatened to put the three on trial for spying. Their families say they were hiking in the largely peaceful region of Iraq and that if they crossed the border, it was accidental.

Suicide car bombing in southern Russia kills 17 people

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin blamed extremists â&#x20AC;&#x153;without souls, without heartsâ&#x20AC;? for a suicide car bombing that killed 17 people Thursday in the crowded central market of a city in the North Caucasus. It was the fourth terrorist attack at the market in a decade, and while no one claimed responsibility, the Kremlin has been trying to contain Islamic militancy in the mountainous southern region of Russia. Nearly 140 were wounded in the bombing in Vladikavkaz, the capital of North Ossetia, with about a halfdozen hospitalized in very serious condition. Putin met with Russiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top Muslim cleric after the blast and said Russiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s estimated 20 million Muslims should play a key role in eradicating Islamic extremism in the nation. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The crimes like the one that was committed in the North Caucasus today are aimed at sowing enmity between our citizens. We mustnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t allow this,â&#x20AC;? Putin said in televised remarks at the meeting.

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Southern Lee’s Ashton Gaines runs upfield against Lee County last week.

Lee County’s Dequon Swann looks for positive yards against Southern Lee last week.

Cavs’ rough schedule continues this week

Jackets open conference play against Apex



SANFORD — No rest for the weary. Without even so much as a chance to catch their breath, Southern Lee’s gauntlet of a non-conference slate continues tonight as the Cavaliers host Fayetteville Seventy-First at Cavalier Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. The Falcons are Southern’s third-straight 4-A opponent on the year after opening up with a strong 3A team in South Johnston. The schedule has not been kind to the Cavs so far, as opponents have outscored them 152-41.

More inside Herald Hot Seat Herald staffers and a guest expert from the community make their picks on this week’s games

Page 3B And it doesn’t get any easier next week, as the 3-A Cavs go up against a strong 4-A Leesville Road team. Cavs first-year head coach Tom Paris said Thursday after practice he would never have made his first schedule at the school this tough early on had he been able to change it after arriving at the school over the summer.

“If our schedule is not the toughest in the state, then it is one of them,” Paris said. “We’re one or two years away from being able to compete with these teams. We can’t match up with them person-toperson, strength-wise. We have the speed, but we just have to get a lot stronger. “It’s like taking a knife to a gun fight right now,” he added. The Cavs will run up against a strong SeventyFirst team that pummeled Hoke County 44-13 last week. Conversely, Southern’s most stunning loss

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SANFORD — The Lee County Yellow Jackets were just 12 points away from making a serious run at winning the Tri-9 Conference last season. Instead, a four point loss to Apex, a four point loss to Holly Springs (106), a three point loss to Middle Creek (38-35) and a one point loss to Athens Drive (26-25) forced the Yellow Jackets to finish the season with a 3-8 overall record and a 2-6 conference mark. Even though the 2009 season is over, the results from last year’s confer-

ence performance still sting the Yellow Jackets today. The Yellow Jackets (2-1) are looking to do something about it as they travel to Apex to battle the Cougars in a rematch of last year’s Tri9 Conference opener at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Last year, the Cougars defeated the Yellow Jackets 17-13, in a game where Lee County shut the Cougars out in the second half. “This was one of those games involved in those 12 points,” said Lee County head coach Burton Cates. “Four points seems like a blowout

compared to our losses to Middle Creek and Athens Drive. We’ve got to be ready because Apex is a tough opponent.” The Cougars (1-2) are coming off a 34-14 loss at Leesville Road last week. The Cougars built a 14-7 lead before allowing the Pride to score 27 unanswered points. Leesville Road got off to a slow start against Apex, but the Pride scored 27 unanswered points to advance to an easy 34-14 win. The Yellow Jackets will have their hands full in trying to contain Apex

See Lee, Page 3B

Auto Racing

UNC Football

Mario Andretti to appear at tire store

Heels’ Yates off to Campbell opens play at strong start after home against Old Dominion tough ’09 season

HOLLY SPRINGS — Racing legend Mario Andretti will appear at the grand opening for a nearby tire store next week. Firestone Complete Auto Care in Holly Springs will welcome Andretti on Friday, Sept. 17, as it opens its newest location at 7200 GB Alford Hwy. Andretti will greet fans and sign autographs following the 11 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony until approximately 1 p.m. With Firestone tires under his car, Andretti won the Indy 500, Daytona 500, three of his Champ Car National Championships, three Sebring endurance races and several Formula One victories.

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College Football

From staff reports

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer

CHAPEL HILL — One strong performance might have won back some of fans that T.J. Yates lost during a struggle-filled junior season at North Carolina. A few more might help the Tar Heels fight through an ugly and embarrassing period in the program’s history. Coming off a career-high passing performance in the opener against No. 19 LSU, Yates is working through an early bye Yates week with a restored confidence that seemed shaken over the past year. That’s when his own fans booed him, threw things at him and even rooted for him to lose his starting job to a talented young-

See Yates, Page 4B

BUIES CREEK — Campbell’s football program plays its first home game of the year Saturday against Old Dominion. The game is scheduled for a 1 p.m. kickoff at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field. Campbell (1-0) defeated Virginia Wise in a thriller 20-16 on Saturday in the season opener. The Camels were able to score the game-winning touchdown in the final 10 seconds of regulation on redshirt senior Daniel Polk’s one-yard run. The touchdown run capped off a 13play and 84-yard drive and was Polk’s second touchdown run of the game. Redshirt junior Adam Willets gave the Camels the lead twice earlier in the game with his 21-yard and 47-yard field goals. The 47 yarder was a career-best effort and was his fifth kick of 40 plus yards the last three seasons. Redshirt


Campbell’s home opener against Old Dominion is scheduled for a 1 p.m. kickoff at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.

senior Lee Stanley set a new Campbell record with 14 tackles to lead the defense. Freshman defensive lineman Taurean Lynch made an immediate impact for Campbell and registered a pair of sacks. His two sacks currently rank him tied for third nationally and was only the second time in program’s history that a player has had a multiple sack performance. The win over UVA Wise raised Campbell’s record to 2-1 all-time on the opening day of the season. This is the second time that Campbell and Old Dominion have locked up

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Friday, Sept. 10 n Football Seventy-First at Southern Lee, 7:30 p.m. Lee County at Apex*, 7:30 p.m. Triton at Western Harnett, 7:30 p.m. Northwood at Chapel Hill, 7:30 p.m. Kestrel Heights at Chatham Central, 7:30 p.m. North Moore at Union Pines, 7:30 p.m. W. Montgomery at Jordan-Matthews, 7:30 p.m. Overhills at Harnett Central, 7:30 p.m. n Volleyball Grace Christian at Lee Christian, 5 p.m. n Soccer Grace Christian at Lee Christian, 5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 11 n Soccer The Sanford Area Soccer League will celebrate opening day with a full slate of games at the Lee County Fairgrounds.

Monday, Sept. 13 n Soccer Cape Fear Christian at Grace Christian, 5 p.m. Westover at Southern Lee, 7 p.m. Lee County at Middle Creek, 6:30 p.m. n Tennis Lee County at Panther Creek, 4 p.m. Southern Lee at Douglas Byrd, 4 p.m. n Volleyball Cape Fear Christian at Grace Christian, 5 p.m. Lee Christian at Vandalia Christian, 5 p.m. Southern Lee at Overhills, 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 13 n Soccer Lee Christian at Vandalia Christian, 5 p.m. Westover at Southern Lee, 7 p.m. n Tennis Southern Lee at Douglas Byrd, 4 p.m. n Volleyball Lee County at Panther Creek, 5:30 p.m. Lee Christian at Vandalia Christian, 5 p.m.

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on the gridiron. CU played the Monarchs well last season and held a 10-7 lead at the half before falling 28-17 on Oct. 17, 2009. The game was the first for Campbell against a scholarship Football Championship Series opponent and was played in front of the largest crowd to ever to witness a Campbell football game (19,782). The crowd was the second largest to ever witness a Campbell sporting event behind the 22,411 that saw the menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball team play against Kentucky on Dec. 29, 2004 at Rupp Arena.

Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neal School 7th grader Matthew Hutchens of Sanford. (captain) and Evan Davies both earned medals for placing 6th and 10th, respectively, at 19:30 and 20:14. The Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neal team score was rounded out by sophomore Ian

Polk had an outstanding game against ODU last season and set a career-high with 185 yards passing. He added 70 yards on the ground, accounted for 255 total yards of offense and a rushing touchdown. Fellow redshirt senior Mike Stryffeler also set a career best with his 70 yards receiving including a 39yard reception. Redshirt junior running back C.J. Oates was able to rip off a 34-yard carry for the Camels in the game. Old Dominion (0-1) is a young program that enters its second season of on-field play this season under head coach Bobby Wilder. ODU went 9-2 in its first season and ended the year on a six-game

Maynor (19th, 21:27), 8th grader Josh Hager (40th, 24:45), and sophomore Maxwell Winter (42nd, 25:02). The boysâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; team also saw improvements across the board for our up-and-coming pack of 7th graders: Sanfordâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Matt Hutchens and Tomi Lawal picked up the final scoring spots for the boysâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; team at 46th (25:22) and 49th (25:43) place. Evan Miles (25:46), John Anderson (29:36), Nick Manning (31:11), and Sanfordâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s TC Mann (33:27) followed in trail and established new personal records. The Falconsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; next race is Wednesday against Cape Fear Academy at Hugh Macrae Park in Wilmington.

winning streak. The Monarchs lost a 35-25 game to CUâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pioneer Football League rival Jacksonville last weekend to open 2010. Redshirt junior quarterback Thomas DeMarco had a career-high 344 yards through the air against the Dolphins. He completed 22 passes and added a pair of touchdown tosses. The mobile DeMarco also ran for 41 yards and another touchdown on the ground. The rushing touchdown was the 18th of his Old Dominion career. DeMarco is currently third nationally in total offense with an average of 374 yards a game. Redshirt sophomore receiver Nick Mayers lead the team against JU with seven catches for 89 yards. The Camels won their opening home game last season with a thrilling 4828 win over Methodist at home on Sept. 5, 2009. CU set several school records in the programâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s home opener including points in half (34 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1st half), points in a game (48), yards in a half (306 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1st half), quickest scoring drive (0:09 seconds â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 1st half twice), total yards (544), passing yards (283), touchdowns (6) and longest offensive play from scrimmage (85yard reception by sophomore Carl Blain).

Cross Country

Northwood sweeps Chatham meet

BEAR CREEK â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Northwood took the first three positions to best county rivals JordanMatthews and Chatham Central Thursday. Eric and Sam Willams finished 1st and 2nd in the meet, respectively, for the Chargers, while teammate Forrest Glossen finished 3rd. Chatham Centralâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tyler Tucker, Ethan Moody, Chris Jaeger and Jason Buchanan finished 4th through 7th. Max Griffin finished 8th for Norrthwood, and Zachary Pavon and Jordan Binkley rounded out the top 10. Jordan-Matthewsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; top finisher, Nathan Woolard, came in 11th. Northwood also won the girls meet over Chatham Central. Maria Vanderford, Kerri Snipes, Julia Sloane and Gaby Mehringer grabbed the first four slots. Chathamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Holly Gaines came in fifth. Kaitlyn Mattiace and Brittany Porterfield of Northwood came in 6th and 7th, Amanda Rodriguez and Anna Johnson of Chatham were 8th and 9th, and Jennifer Greenlee of Northwood rounded out the top 10.

Cross Country

Grace finishes fifth in Raleigh meet

RALEIGH â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Grace Christian boysâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; cross-country team finished in fifth place out of seven teams in Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s meet at Wake Christian. The Crusaders were led by Lolo Hernandez, Matthew Bolen, Elijah Buie and D.J. McEachin, who each had finishes in the top four. In girlsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; action, the Lady Crusaders finished in fifth place with Debbie Gibson, Elisa Carver, Paulina Druther and Kaycee Murr earning top four finishes. Murr improved her time by eight minutes, finishing with a time of 33 minutes and 53 seconds.


Lee Christian falls to Burlington

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quarterback Adam Nelson and receiver Gavin Locklear. Quincy Morgan has a lot of speed, too, as he returned an 84-yard kickoff for a touchdown last week. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t beaten them in 10 years,â&#x20AC;? said Cates. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got a lot of speed on their side. They run the football very well and do a lot of things well on defense. They play smart, too. Those guys are very well coached.â&#x20AC;? Coming off last weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 48-0 victory over county foe Southern Lee in Brick City Bowl V, the Yellow Jackets are looking to avoid a letdown early on against the Cougars, especially after playing as well as they did in the rivalry game. Last year after cruising to a 55-7 win over Southern Lee in Brick City Bowl IV, the Yellow Jackets came out flat and trailed the 17-0 at one point in the following game against Apex. The Yellow Jackets rallied back with 13 unanswered points,

but it wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t enough as Apex held on for the victory. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We talked a lot about that this week,â&#x20AC;? said Cates. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Usually after beating a rival, an average team will come out and play flat in the first quarter or so of the following game. If we want to prove that weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re a good team and not an average team, we cannot afford that. We canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be flat early on, not in conference.â&#x20AC;? Now that the nonconference part of the schedule is out of the way, the Yellow Jackets are just two wins away from qualifying for the 4-A state playoffs. A win against Apex in the conference opener will help move the Yellow Jackets one step closer to the postseason, which is somewhere they havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t been since 2006. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got to win four games,â&#x20AC;? said Cates. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s all it takes to qualify. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re looking to get those four wins as early as we can. After that, we want to continue winning so we can get a decent seed. We canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t do it without doing well in the conference.â&#x20AC;?






PITTSBORO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; After falling to Jordan-Matthews last week, Northwood head coach Bill Hall said that the Chargers would bounce back. Nowâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s their chance to do it. The young Chargers (1-2), who fell to their Chatham County rival 37-3, have to put that tough loss behind them and start focusing on beating Chapel Hill, a team coming off its first victory over Durham Riverside.

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of the season came last week in the Brick City Bowl against crosstown rivals Lee County, who cruised to a 48-0 win. Paris said he preaches to his team the importance of starting over each Monday, and doubts if the sting of that loss is still weighing on his guys.

Northwood, who has the majority of its veterans on the defensive side of the ball, must shut down Chapel Hillâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s R.J. Quick and Daniel Watson if the Chargers want to move back to .500 this season. In last weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 31-28 overtime win over Riverside, Quick, a wide receiver, had a 21-yard touchdown catch and a 76-yard punt return for a touchdown. Watson, the Tigersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; tailback, ran in two scores to help Chapel Hill build a 28-7 lead. If Northwood wants to get its second victory, they cannot allow the Tigers (1-

2) to have the same performance on the ground that Jordan-Matthews did. The Chargers were limited to just 112 yards of total offense, allowed 245 yards of rushing by the 3-0 Jets in last weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s loss.

Western Harnett vs. Triton

get any easier as the Eagles (0-3) battle the Triton Hawks (1-2) at 7:30 tonight in Lillington. The Eagles, who have struggled to move the ball on the ground offensively, might have to rely on its defense to help them earn their first win. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to have their hands full in stopping Triton, which is led by Derrick Smith at tailback and David Smith at quarterback. The Hawks, who also lost to Harnett Central 51-14 earlier this season, is coming off a 21-7 loss to Clinton.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Lee County was just bigger than we are,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are about 1-2 years away from being able to match up with them. They are a great measuring stick for us, but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best for us to put that game behind us.â&#x20AC;? The nonconference slate is tough, but he said his team will go into the game tonight looking for their first victory in over two years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get me wrong,

we are looking to win the game,â&#x20AC;? Paris said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But we are also going to celebrate successes where we have them. We want to improve across the board, and we focus on ourselves a lot.â&#x20AC;? And will the tough schedule benefit the Cavs down the road? Well, only time will tell. But Paris is thinks it will. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I know that no one has played the schedule we have,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re

going to be better because of that. Everyone likes to create immediate gratification and wants to see wins, but our goal is to get better every week.â&#x20AC;? As for next yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s schedule? Well, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t except four 4-A teams in a row anywhere on it. â&#x20AC;&#x153;All of our two-year contracts are up this season,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to play some tough teams again next year, but nothing like we got now.â&#x20AC;?

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Sports Review

US beats Russia, moves into semis at WBC


ISTANBUL (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Chauncey Billups made the promise. Kevin Durant made sure it was kept. And by beating Russia on Thursday, the Americans brought a little joy to one of the players who will never forget what happened against the Soviets exactly 38 years earlier. Durant scored 33 points to lead the United States to an 89-79 victory that moved it within two wins of its first world basketball championship since 1994. The victory came on the anniversary of the Soviet Unionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s win over the Americans for the 1972 Olympic gold medal, a game with an ending so controversial the U.S. players refused to accept their silver medals. No player on the young American team is old enough to remember that game â&#x20AC;&#x201D; many are barely old enough to remember the Cold War. But Mike Bantom, the NBAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s senior vice president of player development, played on that U.S. team and is in Turkey with the Americans. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I told him today, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;I know nothingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to bring that back, man, but at least weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll try to make you at least smile today,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; â&#x20AC;&#x153; Billups said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And he was like, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Yeah, thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be nice.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;? Durant ensured there would be no worries at the finish of this one, shooting 11 of 19 while just missing Carmelo Anthonyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s world championship team record of 35 points, set in 2006.

East Division W L Pct GB New York 87 53 .621 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Tampa Bay 84 55 .604 21â &#x201E;2 Boston 78 62 .557 9 Toronto 72 67 .518 141â &#x201E;2 Baltimore 53 87 .379 34 Central Division W L Pct GB Minnesota 83 57 .593 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Chicago 77 63 .550 6 Detroit 71 70 .504 121â &#x201E;2 Kansas City 57 82 .410 251â &#x201E;2 Cleveland 57 83 .407 26 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 76 63 .547 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Oakland 69 70 .496 7 Los Angeles 67 73 .479 91â &#x201E;2 Seattle 55 85 .393 211â &#x201E;2 Wednesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games N.Y. Yankees 3, Baltimore 2 Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 1 L.A. Angels 4, Cleveland 3, 16 innings Texas 8, Toronto 1 Boston 11, Tampa Bay 5 Minnesota 4, Kansas City 3 Oakland 4, Seattle 3 Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Detroit 6, Chicago White Sox 3 Texas at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Baltimore (Millwood 3-15) at Detroit (Galarraga 4-5), 7:05 p.m. Minnesota (Pavano 16-10) at Cleveland (Carmona 11-14), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (J.Shields 13-12) at Toronto (Cecil 12-7), 7:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Vazquez 10-9) at Texas (C.Wilson 14-6), 8:05 p.m. Kansas City (Chen 9-7) at Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 12-10), 8:10 p.m. Boston (C.Buchholz 15-6) at Oakland (Cahill 15-6), 10:05 p.m. Seattle (Pauley 2-7) at L.A. Angels (Jer.Weaver 11-11), 10:05 p.m.

Brady unhurt in wreck near home BOSTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was in a two-vehicle accident near his home Thursday morning but was unhurt and hours later practiced as usual with his team just days before the season opener. The crash, at an intersection in Bostonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Back Bay area, knocked over a light pole and sent a passenger in the minivan that collided with Bradyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s car to a hospital with injuries that were serious but not considered life-threatening, a police report said. A witness told The Associated Press that the two-time Super Bowl MVP was approaching the intersection on a green light when his black Audi sedan collided with the minivan. The 21-year-old driver of the Mercury Villager minivan, Ludgero Rodrigues, was cited Thursday for failing to stop at a red light, based on witnesses statements, police said. Two other people in the minivan were able to exit and had no visible injuries, they said. The police report, which did not name Brady, said the driver of the Audi had no visible injuries and was evaluated by Emergency Medical Services. It said a 49-year-old passenger had to be freed with the Jaws of Life and was taken to a hospital.

police seeking Mayweather in battery case LAS VEGAS (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Police sought boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. for questioning Thursday about a domestic battery report filed by an ex-girlfriend who recanted a similar claim in 2005, police and his lawyer said. No warrant was issued, and no charges were immediately filed. Mayweather, 33, is undefeated as a professional fighter. He goes by the nickname â&#x20AC;&#x153;Moneyâ&#x20AC;? and is considered one of the sportâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top performers. Mayweather has been arrested several times over the years on battery and assault allegations.

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ster in a training camp. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hard when people are criticizing you to bounce back, especially with a whole year of criticism and a whole offseason of criticism,â&#x20AC;? tight end Zack Pianalto said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;To come out there and prove people wrong, we knew he had it in him the whole time.â&#x20AC;? Yates finished with a Bowl Subdivision-best

412 yards to go with three touchdowns against the Tigers. But more importantly, he seemed completely in control in the fourth quarter while leading an offense missing its top two tailbacks and its top receiver due to an ongoing NCAA investigation into the program. He rallied the Tar Heels from a 20-point deficit and drove them all the way to the 6-yard line in the final seconds before falling short on two passes to Pianalto in the end zone that could

American League

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have won the game. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I really just felt completely comfortable out there on the field,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I knew exactly what I was seeing out there defensively.â&#x20AC;? Yates had shown flashes of that potential during his first three years as a starter. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s had plenty of frustrating moments, too. He needed shoulder surgery after his freshman year. He suffered a broken ankle that cost him several games the next year. Last season, he strug-

Milwaukee 65 74 .468 131â &#x201E;2 Chicago 60 80 .429 19 Pittsburgh 47 92 .338 311â &#x201E;2 West Division W L Pct GB San Diego 79 59 .572 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; San Fran. 78 62 .557 2 Colorado 76 64 .543 4 Los Angeles 69 71 .493 11 Arizona 57 83 .407 23 Wednesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games N.Y. Mets 3, Washington 2 Atlanta 9, Pittsburgh 3 Philadelphia 10, Florida 6 Houston 4, Chicago Cubs 0 Milwaukee 8, St. Louis 1 Colorado 9, Cincinnati 2 Arizona 3, San Francisco 1 San Diego 4, L.A. Dodgers 0 Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Colorado 6, Cincinnati 5 St. Louis at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Houston, 8:05 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Florida (Sanabia 3-2) at Washington (Lannan 7-6), 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Halladay 17-10) at N.Y. Mets (Mejia 0-3), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Maholm 7-14) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 3-3), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (C.Carpenter 15-5) at Atlanta (Minor 3-0), 7:35 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 10-12) at Houston (Happ 6-2), 8:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Zambrano 7-6) at Milwaukee (Bush 7-11), 8:10 p.m. Arizona (J.Saunders 2-4) at Colorado (De La Rosa 6-4), 9:10 p.m. San Francisco (J.Sanchez 10-8) at San Diego (Richard 12-6), 10:05 p.m.


BMW Championship By The Associated Press Thursday At Cog Hill Golf and Country Club, Dubsdread Course Lemont, Ill. Purse: $7.5 million Yardage: 7,616; Par: 71 (35-36) First Round Matt Kuchar 33-31 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 64 -7 Ryan Moore 36-29 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 65 -6 Ian Poulter 34-32 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 66 -5 Retief Goosen 33-34 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 67 -4 Charlie Wi 34-33 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 67 -4 Justin Rose 34-34 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 68 -3 Luke Donald 35-33 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 68 -3 D. Johnson 33-35 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 68 -3 Brian Gay 34-34 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 68 -3

gled playing behind an injury-depleted offensive line while throwing to inexperienced receivers. That led to the boos, which even greeted his appearance on a taped message played on a video board in the Smith Center during a menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball game. Yates, in the building that night, could only pull down the bill of his cap over his face. After redshirt freshman Bryn Renner outplayed Yates in the annual spring intrasquad scrimmage,

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coach Butch Davis said Yates would have to hold off Renner for the starting job through training camp. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s unclear whether Yates was in real danger of losing the job or if Davis was trying to motivate him, but Yates has responded and seemed far more at ease this week than he did leading up to the LSU game. While he said this week he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t pay much attention to the criticism, he also said minutes later that it was â&#x20AC;&#x153;a good feeling

knowing a lot of fans are behind me now.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;He kept his head up and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t let things get to him,â&#x20AC;? receiver Jheranie Boyd said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;A lot of people were talking about Bryn Renner â&#x20AC;&#x201D; â&#x20AC;&#x2122;Whenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bryn getting in?â&#x20AC;&#x2122; and Brynâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a great quarterback as well. But I feel like T.J. just took that as motivation, came in that game and just took over and became the leader that he was.â&#x20AC;? The Tar Heels are off until hosting No. 15 Georgia Tech on Sept. 18.


World Championship Quarterfinals At Istanbul Wednesday, Sept. 8 Serbia 92, Spain 89 Turkey 95, Slovenia 68 Thursday, Sept. 9 United States 89, Russia 79 Lithuania 104, Argentina 85 Classification Semifinals Friday, Sept. 10 Game 73 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Spain vs. Slovenia, 11 a.m. Game 74 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Russia vs. Argentina, 2 p.m. Semifinals Saturday, Sept. 11 Game 77 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; United States vs. Lithuania, Noon Game 76 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Serbia vs. Turkey, 2:30 p.m. Finals At Istanbul Sunday, Sept. 12 Gold Medal â&#x20AC;&#x201D; United StatesLithuania winner vs. Serbia-Turkey winner, 2:30 p.m.

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HOROSCOPES Universal Press Syndicate

Happy Birthday: Be ready to make whatever move is required to hold on to what you have and make the gains that will set you apart. End any questionable partnerships. Let the hard times and past experiences help you achieve now. Incorporate passion into everything you do personally and professionally and you will succeed. Your numbers are 3, 14, 17, 21, 27, 37, 44 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Stay calm and let things unfold naturally. Making a fuss will only set your plans back further. Relationship problems and emotional concerns will bring added responsibilities. Set boundaries. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Business connections can be made. Your ability to pick up information quickly and apply it to what’s expected of you will keep you in the running for an interesting position with plenty of opportunity. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Show a little emotion and you will capture attention, compassion and the help you require to get things done. Your serious attitude and request for assistance will pay off financially and professionally. Charm and intelligent banter will help you win favors. CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’ll take three steps forward and two steps back. Don’t let the lack of progress depress you. Sometimes having to wait or showing patience is a saving grace. Romance is in the stars; plan a special evening. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Friends, family and neighbors can help you with the changes you want to make to your home or property. Don’t let love get you down. Your positive response will impress anyone watching how you handle emotional situations. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Dedication, hard work and using your knowledge


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will work to your advantage. Plan to take time off to enjoy the company of someone you care for or learn a skill that will help you get ahead or achieve a lifelong goal. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Offer your services to the right people or organizations. Once you show people what you are capable of doing, the rest will be easy. Don’t let problems at home or with someone’s jealousy cause you to miss a life-altering opportunity. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put your differences aside and spend time with the people who have the most to offer you personally. There will be interest in your qualifications when you apply for a job. Be willing to be flexible about the hours. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): You may question the changes going on in your personal and home life, but you must get things under control instead of putting blame elsewhere. Put inevitable changes behind you so you can get back to working and making money. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): You have to stand your ground and offer what you can, not what someone else expects. You deserve better and more for what you have done in the past. A deal that you couldn’t complete in the past can be revitalized and can turn out to be your ticket to success. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Getting involved in a moneymaking venture or in turning a profit by selling something you possess will buy you the freedom you need to make lifealtering changes. Don’t let someone who wants to take advantage of you stand between you and your dreams. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t sell yourself short. A deal may look good but, once you realize how much you have to offer, you may want to reconsider or go it alone. Figure out what you need to run the show before you give a firm answer.

DEAR ABBY: “Pam” and I have been friends since childhood, when we attended preschool together. Our backgrounds are similar and we share the same religious views. About two months ago, Pam suddenly stopped speaking to me. I have wracked my brain and honestly have no idea why. I have called, e-mailed and sent her letters to which she tersely replied, “Leave me alone.” I’m sick over it and don’t know what to do. My kids love Pam and I adore her children and family. I cannot for the life of me imagine what would cause her to discard our friendship with no explanation. I heard through the neighborhood grapevine that people suspect there must have been some kind of infidelity involved — such as Pam’s husband hitting on me or mine on her. According to one neighbor, “It’s the only plausible reason” a friendship like ours would end so abruptly. I am beside myself. What should I do? — HAVEN’T A CLUE IN NEW YORK DEAR HAVEN’T A CLUE: I wish you had written me before soliciting advice from your neighbors because now you’ve got them talking. There may be something going on in your friend’s life having nothing to do with you that she’s not comfortable talking about right now — which could also account for her silence. Try not to internalize what has happened and allow her the space she’s asking for. The truth will come out eventually. It

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

always does ... o DEAR ABBY: I am a disabled man and I live with my 75-year-old mother. Most of the time we get along OK, but Mom is a “clutter bug.” I have never known her to throw anything away. There are newspapers and magazines stacked everywhere in our home dating back at least 10 years. Mom doesn’t want to invite anyone into the house. She says it’s “a mess,” but she won’t take advantage of any professional cleaning or organizing services. We haven’t entertained in 30 years! Could this be a sign of Alzheimer’s? What can I do about her? Please help. — BURIED ALIVE IN AKRON DEAR BURIED ALIVE: If your mother has been this way for 30 years, it’s not Alzheimer’s — she’s a compulsive hoarder. She may need psychological help and/or medication to overcome her anxiety about

letting anything go. If you have a social worker who helps with your disability, talk to that person about finding help for your mother. If you don’t, talk to her physician. The situation as you describe it indicates the house could be a safety hazard — possibly a fire trap. Please do not procrastinate any longer because your lives could depend upon it. o DEAR ABBY: Is it odd to eat with one hand in one’s lap? I didn’t realize that I did it until my fiance’s parents mentioned it to me at a dinner. When we subsequently ate with my family, I realized that every person in my family eats the same way. My future in-laws say they have never heard of such a thing. My grandmother says it is good table manners, and I have no intention of changing. (My fiance and I are both third-generation Americans.) What do we teach our (future) kids? — PROPERLY TAUGHT IN ARIZONA DEAR PROPERLY TAUGHT: Teach them the proper table manners that you were taught as a child. According to Emily Post, by the time a child is 12, he or she should have learned to “sit with good posture and feet firmly on the floor throughout the meal. (And) KEEP FREE HAND IN LAP WHEN NOT CUTTING FOOD OR PASSING ITEMS.” (The italics are mine.)

Odds and Ends Dogs cast DC mayoral vote by munching on treats WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Humane Society is conducting a “paw poll” to let dogs cast their votes for D.C. mayor. The poll was conducted Thursday morning at a dog park in northwest Washington. Bone-shaped biscuits marked with each of the two leading Democrats’ names were placed in front of the dogs, and they cast their vote by choosing which one to eat. Bones that represent Mayor Adrian Fenty were green with white polka dots while bones for his main challenger, Vincent Gray, were white with green polka dots. Spokeswoman Sabrina Fang says some owners didn’t agree with their dogs’ choice, and some dogs voted more than once because they were hungry. The winner will be revealed Friday on the 5th annual Walk for Animals website.

Study: Flamboyant male dancing attracts women best LONDON (AP) — John Travolta was onto something. Women are most attracted to male dancers who have big, flamboyant moves similar to the actor’s trademark style, British scientists say in a new study. Kris McCarty and colleagues at Northumbria University and the University of Gottingen in Germany asked 19 men aged 18 to 35 who were not professional dancers to dance in a laboratory for one minute to a basic drum rhythm. They filmed the men’s movements with a dozen cameras, and then turned those movements into computer-generated avatars so the study could focus on moves, not appearances.


My Answer Scientists then showed the dancing avatars to 37 women, who rated their skills on a scale of 1 to 7. According to the women, the best dancers were those who had a wide range of dance moves and focused on the head, neck and torso. The research was published this week in the journal, Biology Letters, a publication of Britain’s Royal Society. It was paid for by Northumbria University.

Abracadabra! Romania witches win tax fight for now BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Abracadabra, we’ll turn all of you into toads! That’s what Romanian senators may have been fearing when they rejected a proposal to tax witches and fortune tellers. Lawmakers Alin Popoviciu and Cristi Dugulescu of the ruling Democratic Liberal Party drafted a law where witches and fortune tellers would have to produce receipts, and would also be held liable for wrong predictions, a measure which was part of the government’s drive to increase revenue. Romania’s Senate voted down the proposal Tuesday. Popoviciu claimed lawmakers were frightened of being cursed. It’s unclear if Popoviciu and Dugulescu will try to redraft the law. Maria Campina, a well-known Romanian witch, told Realitatea TV Thursday it is difficult to tax thousands of fortune tellers and witches partly because of the erratic sums of money they receive. Romania is in a severe economic downturn and is trying to raise revenue from taxes. The government hiked sales tax from 19 to 24 percent, and slashed public sector wages by one-fourth. See answer, page 2A

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

Jesus lives in our hearts and heaven Q: If Jesus rose from the dead (which I gather Christians believe happened), then where is He now? Could He be living in some far corner of the world, and some day He’ll reveal Himself again? I don’t have a church background but I’ve always been curious about this. -- Mrs. D.N. A: No event in human history was as important as what took place during the final days of Jesus’ public ministry: His death on the cross and His resurrection from the dead. Why is this? The reason is because these two events -Jesus’ death and resurrection -- were God’s way of bringing salvation to the human race. By nature we are lost and separated from God because of our sin -- and no matter how hard we try, we can’t cleanse ourselves of our sins or make ourselves pure in God’s sight. But God loves us in spite of our sin, and on the cross all our sins were placed on Jesus -- the sinless Son of God -- and He took upon Himself the judgment we deserve. And by His resurrection He conquered sin and death and hell, and opened heaven’s doors for us. His disciples could say with boldness that “God has raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of the fact” (Acts 2:32). Where is Jesus now? Forty days after His resurrection, Jesus was taken up into heaven -- and now He sits at the right hand of God (i.e., in the place of authority and favor). And some day He will return to destroy all evil and establish His Kingdom. But Jesus also resides in the heart of every believer, by His Spirit.

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Church News Beaver Creek Baptist Church The Single Adult Ministry will meet at 7 p.m. today for bible study and fellowship. The church is located at 2280 Nicholson Road in Cameron.

Buffalo Presbyterian Church The Rev. Paul J. Shields will present the sermon â&#x20AC;?Look Whose Coming to Dinnerâ&#x20AC;? at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. The church is located at 1333 Carthage St. in Sanford.

Calvary Missionary Methodist Church The annual homecoming service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with a special singing from the church choir, church history recollection, dedication of a new extension to the fellowship hall, other special events and special singing from one of Southern Gospels great quartets â&#x20AC;&#x153;Brian Free and Assurance.â&#x20AC;? This group has been featured on the Gaither videos. No admission but a love offering will be taken. Following will be a covered dish lunch in the fellowship hall. For more information or directions, call Pastor Curtis Norris at (919) 356-2427.

Cameron Hill Presbyterian Church Harold Phipps family benefit barbecue plate sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church. Plates are $6. The Rev. Thomas Williams will speak at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service.

Church of Many Colors Elder Sylvester Quick will speak at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. The church is located at 2320 Pilson Road in Lemon Springs.

Divine Outreach Church of Christ Family and friends day will be observed at 3 p.m. Sunday with Pastor Myraette Pearson of St. James AME Church as guest speaker. Â

East Sanford Baptist Church The Rev. Robbie Gibson will speak at the 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday worship service. Public servant Sunday (Police, EMS and Firefighters) covered dish luncheon will be held at 12 noon. Awana Clubs kickoff at 5:20 p.m. The menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fellowship breakfast will be held at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday at Mrs. Wengerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Restaurant. Bible study and prayer meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday and the

childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s choir practice for Grades 1-6 will be held at 5 p.m. The church is located at 300 North Ave. in Sanford.

Ebenezer Gospel Assembly The annual womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s conference 2010 â&#x20AC;&#x153;Divine Fulfillmentâ&#x20AC;? will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Works for Christ Christian Center Fellowship Hall, 1395 Fire Tower Road, Sanford. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with a $10 fee which includes lunch. Door prizes will be given. Sister Deâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Lisa Osler of Raleigh will be the guest speaker. The service will reconvene at 10 a.m. Sunday at the church with Minister Yvette Barclay of Chicago, Ill. as guest speaker. The church is located at 396 S. Plank Road in Sanford.

Emmanuel Congregational Christian Church The 35th homecoming service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Bewey Shaver as guest speaker. There will also be recognition of charter members. A lunch will be served following the worship service. Bring a covered dish. The church is located at 1089 Wilkins Drive in Sanford.

Exousia Christian Fellowship, Inc. Pastor Steve L. Chesney will deliver the message at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. The church is located at 700 Bragg St. in Sanford.

Fair Promise AME Zion Church A senior citizen picnic dinner will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall with food, activities and fellowship. The Ushersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; anniversary service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church.

First Church of Christ Disciples of Christ Family and friends day will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday followed by a lunch. Dr. William E. Judd and choir of JMI Non-Denomination Worship Center will render the service at 3 p.m. at the church. The church is located at 10565 McDougald Road in Broadway.

First Presbyterian Church A combined worship service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday with Dr. Stuart Wilson speaking. The church is located at 203 Hawkins Ave. in Sanford.


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A fellowship meeting will be held at 7 p.m. today at the church. The Simpson Family will perform. For more information or directions, call Hobert Sheffield at (919) 721-6172. The church is located at 51 Arthur Maddox Road in Sanford.

Love Grove Church

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An appreciation service for Bishop Ted Lane and Missionary Director Bonnie Lane will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday with Minister Miranda Lane delivering the message. The Rev. Dorothy Stacker will deliver the message at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. The church is located at 522 John Garner Road in Sanford.

Bible study and prayer meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday with Minister Iras Jordan at 218 Simmons St., Sanford.

Grace Chapel Church Dr. Holland will be speak on â&#x20AC;&#x153;No Fear of Guiltâ&#x20AC;? at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. The church is located at 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy. in Sanford.

Gulf Presbyterian Church A buffet breakfast will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday with Domenick Rondello, guest instrumentalist providing music at breakfast and at the 11 a.m. worship. The Rev. Bentonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sermon will be â&#x20AC;&#x153;A Safe Placeâ&#x20AC;? from Psalm 46. The church is located at the intersection of Gulf Road and Fayetteville Road in the Village of Gulf.   

Hillmon Grove Baptist Church AWANA will begin the 201011 year at 5:30 p.m. Sunday with an â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ice Cream Blowout.â&#x20AC;? Sign up will be in the front of the sanctuary. For more information, see Adam Schagane or Glenda Randolph. Women on Mission will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the church fellowship hall. CARE Team â&#x20AC;&#x153;Aâ&#x20AC;? will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the church office with Bill and Marge Guy. The Baptist Men will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the church fellowship hall. The Library Committee will met at 7 p.m. in the church library.

Jonesboro Presbyterian Church Sermon title for the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service will be â&#x20AC;&#x153;Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t Mess with God.â&#x20AC;? The church is located at 2200 Woodland Ave. in Sanford.

Kingdom Builders of Christ Ministry A church yard sale and fish fry will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church. The church is located at 811 Chatham St. in Sanford.

Little Galilee Holiness Church A music appreciation program for Brother Justice Griffin and Evangelist Melvine Griffin will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday featuring The Lee Brothers, the Recovery Room Ministry Praise Team, New Hope Gospel Choir, Pineridge Gospel Choir and more. The church is located at

The Love Grove Senior Choir will observe their 81st anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday featuring the Heavenly Tones, The Mitchelettes, Mt. Olive Mass Choir, The All Stars and The Divine Choir.

Mission of Hope Independent Church

Mt. Carmel Pentecostal Holiness Assembly A musical program will be held at 7 p.m. today at the church. The annual Rainbow Tea will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday with Prophetess Anita Spencer as the speaker. The church is located at 744 Minter School Road in Sanford.

Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church Family and friends day will be observed at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. J.L. Johnson rendering the service. Dinner will be served following the service. Revival services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with the Rev. Matthew Rouse of Mt. Pisgah Missionar Baptist Church in Raeford as the speaker for the week. The church is located at 18318 Hwy. 24/27 West in Cameron.

Mt. Nebo Freewill Baptist Church Fall revival services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at the church. The church is located at 3292 Edwards Road in Lemon Springs.

Mt. Sinai-Gethsemane Holy Church The annual memorial service honoring the late Myrtle Spruill founder of the Mt. Sinai- Gethsemane Holy Church of Goldston will convene at 2:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Charles Chalmers rendering the service. The United Fellowship Choir and the Young Voices will render the music. The church is located at 243 Vernie Phillips Road in Goldston.

New Hope AME Zion Church The Trustee Board will sponsor a music program at 6 p.m. Sturday with many groups to appear. The church is located at 541 S. Plank Road in Sanford.

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church Revival services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. John McNeil of New Beginning for Christ as guest speaker and at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with the Rev. Kenneth Headen of Red Hill Baptist Church as the speaker. Music will be provided by the Gospel Echoes, Mt. Pisgah Lee Church and Red Hill Gospel Choir. The church is located at 3324 Truelove St. in Sanford.

Pilgrimsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Rest Church, Inc. Homecoming service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. James McGilberry speaking. The church is located at 181 Murchison Road in Olivia.

Poplar Springs AME Church The last meeting to finlize the reunion for the Richmond/McLean will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the church. The church is located at 1261 Blackstone Road in Sanford.

Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church Revival services will be held at 7 p.m. today through Sunday with the Rev. Jimmy Shirlen speaking. Homecoming service will be observed at 11 a.m. Sunday followed by a covered dish dinner. The church is located on Hwy. 42 in Goldston.

St. John Pentecostal Holy Ministries Sister to Sister Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fellowship presents â&#x20AC;&#x153;Women Battered, Bruised and Brokenâ&#x20AC;? at 10 a.m. Saturday with Lady Tina Moore, author of the newly released book â&#x20AC;&#x153;Shattered, but not Destroyed,â&#x20AC;? as the speaker. Guests will be from Haven.

St. Mark United Church of God Youth Day will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Sunday with Elder Bobby Clegg as the speaker. The church is located at 511 Church St. in Sanford.

St. Peterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Church The church will celebrate its 49th anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with Pastor Marilyn Cross as guest speaker. Music will be provided by the Mt. Carmel Choir. The church is located at 2243 Pilson Road in Lemon Springs.

St. Thomasâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Episcopal Church Services will be held at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday conducted by Fr. Craig J. Lister. Nursery is provided during the second service. The church will have an ice cream social following the second service to kick off the new Sunday school/Bible study season. The church is located at 312 N. Steele St. in Sanford.

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Delores Medley will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St., Sanford.

Shallow Well Church Rally Day will be held Sunday with a hot dog lunch, water activities, large bounce jumper, horseshoes, bubbles and bingo for adults. Dress Casual. The Day Circle will meet at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the fellowship building. The Circle of Hope will meet at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fellowship will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral. Weight Watchers will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the McFarland Hall. The church is located at 1220 Broadwa Road in Sanford.

Solid Rock Community Church Pastor Craig Dodson will speak on â&#x20AC;&#x153;Do You Care for Peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Soul?â&#x20AC;? at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. Nursery and childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s church provided. A light meal will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Transportation available, call 919-777-6579.  The church is located at 989 White Hill Road in Sanford.

Swann Station Baptist Church AWANA for children pre-kindergarten through fifth grade will begin with a kick-off supper at 4 p.m. Sunday. AWANA program will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Nursery for children under 2 years old will be provided. The church is located at 7592 Hwy. 87 South in Sanford.

Taylors Chapel Missionary Baptist Church The Spiritual Voices will be celebrating their 44th singing anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday featuring The Anointed Caravans of Roxboro, The Loving Sisters of Roxboro, The Traveling Sons of Pittsboro, The Divine Disciples and many more.

Try Jesus Ministries The Pastorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Aide will host a Greater Fellowship Empowerment Service beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday with Pastor Jay and Prophetess Kim Baker of Daylight Convent in Vass as guest speakers. Music will be provided by various choirs. The church is located at 311 Carthage St. in Sanford.

Vass United Methodist Church A fundraiser barbecue lunch and supper will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Plates are $7 and will consist of barbecue, baked beans, coleslaw, roll and dessert made by Jordanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Barbecue of West End. To order plates, call (910) 245-7665 or fax the order to (910) 245-1660. The church is located at 111 Alma St. in Vass.

White Hill Presbyterian Church Homecoming will be observed at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. A covered dish luncheon will follow in the fellowship hall.

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Appliance Repair - all brands. Free estimates. All work guaranteed. Call Mr. Paul anytime. 258-9165 Junk Car Removal Service Guaranteed top price paid Buying Batteries as well. 499-3743 Now Accepting Applications For Children 6 Weeks & Up. No Registration Fee For September. Register Now! Love And Learn Child Care 919-774-4186 Paying the top price for Junk Vehicles No Title/Keys No ProblemOld Batteries Paying. $2-$15 842-1606 WILL MOVE OLD JUNK CARS! BEST PRICES PAID. Call for complete car delivery price. McLeod始s Auto Crushing. Day 499-4911. Night 776-9274.





Outdoor Flea Market Spaces For Rent 6200 Edwards Rd. All New & Used Items 7am-Until (Thurs., Fri. & Sat.) Call: 499-9956 For Spaces *Also Looking For Building To Rent For An Auction House

Applications desired for a Benhaven Emergency Services District Chief. Requirements include, but not limited to: Must have a NC Driver's License; possession of Firefighter Level II or III certificate; meet minimum qualifications for position as established by the Department and State of North Carolina; Retirees encouraged to apply; references and serious inquires only; Salary $48,000 (negotiable), including retirement and medical benefits. Send resume to Personnel Chairperson, PO Box 36, Olivia, NC 28368.

Yard Sale 1701 Lord Ashley Drive 8am-12noon HH Items, Ladies Clothing, Scrub Tops, Ping Pong Table, Up Right Piano, Futon, Porcelain Dolls,TV/VCR and More. Yard Sale 8-Until Saturday 9-11-2010 2319 Jefferson Davis Hwy (Beside Pottery In Tramway) Curtains, Toys, Antiques, Christmas, Plus & Toddler Clothes. Don't Miss! Yard Sale Friday & Saturday 200 Jamestown Drive (near Brookhollow apts) Clothes, (men, women, plus size women, children, baby), Designer handbags, Pandora Jewelry, SS Jewelry, Hot wheels, Beanie Babies, Christmas Decorations, HH Items, and MORE !!!

White Fiest Mix Named "Max" Missing From 103 McLeod Ave. (Broadway). May Or May Not Be Wearing Underground Fence Collar. Call: 919-258-3521 or 919-498-4376.

Yard Sale Friday & Saturday 7am-Until 502 Queens Road Dresser w/ vanity mirror, Treadmill, Computer Desk, Dinning Room Table, Housewares, & Kids & Adult Clothes.


Yard Sale Saturday 8am-Until 1608 Owles Nest Road HH Items, Baby Items, Toys, Christmas Items, Books, and More.


0151 3 Family Yard Sale 8:00-Until Saturday, Sept. 11th 1098 Frank Wicker Rd. (Across From Carolina Trace) Too Much To List! 3 Family Yard Sale Saturday 7-12 372 Laws Rd. (Lemon Springs) 6 Family Yard Sale 904 Colon Road Wed 8-5 Thurs 8-5 Fri 8-5 Lots of HH & Baby Items, Play Pens, Highchairs, Lots of Clothes (Mostly New), Dog Houses (Lg. & Small), Pet Carriers, Toys, Too Much To Mention! 8 Family Yard Sale Saturday 9/11 510 N. 7th Street Colon Road Across From Fairground. 7am-Until Big 3 Family Yard Sale Saturday 7-Until 238 Palace Green Ln. Lots Of Stuff! Big Big Sale Thur., Fri., Sat. All Day 1281 Indian Crk. Estate Carbonton off 42 W. Rain Or Shine Family Yard Sale Saturday Sept. 11th 8am-1pm 610 E. Main Street New Box Springs & Mattress, Clothes, Christmas Decor, Furniture, HH & Decorative Items, and LOTS MORE. Family Yard Sale 2718 Cox Mill Rd. Saturday 7:00-1:00 Fundraiser Church Wide Yard Sale- Hillview Christian Assembly. Saturday 7-12 Rain Or Shine. 3217 Lemon Springs Rd. Boy's 18in. Bicycle, 6ft. Pre-lit Christmas Tree, Misc. Christmas Items, Exercise Machine, Home Interior, Misc. HH Items & More! Got stuff leftover from your yard sale or items in your house that you don始t want? Call us and we will haul it away for free. 270-8788 or 356-2333 HH Goods, AC, Dehumidifier, Computer Items, Microwave. Eclectic Book Collection. 140 North Steele Street Above San Lee Cleaners Saturday 8:30am-1pm Home Modification Sale Saturday September 11th Time: 9am-Until Hand Carved Bathroom Shelves fit over toilet (2). Lady Shoes 7-10, HH items, Clothing Size 8-12, Teen, Misses, King Size Bed Headboard with rails and bed linen Best Offer. There will be many other items. Hope to see you Saturday. Huge Yard Sale Highway 1 North Sure Temp Parking Lot Saturday 7-Until Grill, HH, Christmas, Etc. Large Flea Market! 1000's of Items. 1218 Bus. Hwy 1 Cameron. Bargains! Bargains! Saturdays 9am-5pm 910-245-4896 Moving/Yard Sale Saturday 7-Until On Highway 87 North At Douglas Strawberry Patch (Olivia) Furniture, Home Decor, Toys, HH Items, Etc. Multi Family Yard Sale Saturday 7am-Until Men, Women, and Kids Clothes, Shoes, Bar Stools, Swing Set, Computer Parts, and MUCH MUCH MORE. 5603 McDaniel Drive (across from Jackson Brothers) Yard Sale - 4 Families Sat. September 11, 2010 7:30 - 11:00 1900 Pendergrass Road

Yard Sale Saturday 9/11 7am-12pm 405 S. Franklin Drive Go past West Lee School, Take Left on S. Franklin house will be 1.5 Mile on left. Girls Clothes, Ladies Clothes, Misc, and LOTS MORE. Yard Sale Saturday 9/11 7am-UntilUtility Trailer, HH, Clothes, & Misc.Kuhns Cuttery on Ponderosa Road Yard Sale Saturday 9/11 7am-Until Men & Women Clothes, Toddler Boy Clothes, Danskos, Futon, Couch and HH Items. 817 Pendergrass Road

Yard Sale Saturday: 311 Edge Water Drive (Broadway) 7am-Until Clothes, Shoes, Pocket Books, and More. YARD SALE- SAT. 7-Until AT FAST STOP GRILL (Lemon Springs) Lot of fishing tackles-none over $1. 62 pc. Rose China, File Cabinet, 2 Floor Lamps, Lots Of Good Stuff, Everything Cheap, Mean's Large Clothes. Yard Sale- Sat. 8:30-1pm 602 Frazier Dr. Girl's Bicycles, Vintage Cola Bottles, Variety Of Items, Also, 1991 Accord Parts. For Parts Availability Call 842-3332 Yard Sale 8am-2pm 217 Hillcrest Dr. (Sanford) By Government Building & Big Lots Misc., Furniture, Small Ref., Bike, Clothes Yard Sale: 808 Park Avenue Saturday 9/11 7am-11am Tools, HH Items, Clothes, Toys, and MUCH, MUCH MORE. Everything Must Go. Yard Sale: Sat., Sept. 11th 7:00 AM- 11:00 AM 1000 West Landing Drive Girls & ladies clothing, 2-seater porch rocker, bedding/linens, beach theme Queen coverlet set (new), Christmas decor, 2-twin air mattresses, household items & more. Yard Sale Saturday 7-11 2621 Bristol Way Kid's Stuff, Women's & Men's Clothes, Toys, Etc. Yard Sale Saturday Sept. 11th 8am-11am 535 Bracken St. Size 16-18 Women's Size Clothes, & Other Items.



NC Concealed Carry Handgun Class. Next Class Saturday, September 18th. Only $59! Call Kevin Dodson at 919-356-4159 or register online at


Education/ Teaching

The primary function of a Cued Language Transliterator is to act as a facilitator of communication between the deaf and hard of hearing student, the educational staff, and hearing peers by providing cued English transliterating services in a school setting. We are looking for a contract person for 15 hours per week. If interested, please contact: Anne Sessoms, Director of Exceptional Children, Lee County Board of Education, 106 Gordon St., Sanford, NC, 919-774-6226.

General Help

Help Wanted To Work Carnival Games. Six Weeks Work In North Carolina. Must Be Neat In Appearance, Able To Pass Drug Tests & Background Check. Apply Tuesday Morning, 9am At The Lions Club Fairgrounds, Colon Road, Sanford. Call Clarence Taylor At 813-335-7781 For Questions. In need of people with experience in setup, maintenance and quality in machine lathes. Please send resume's to Must be able to work off or swing shifts. Manufacturer seeking take-charge individual to plan/schedule production and manage incoming materials. APICS certified. Minimum 5-7 years planning experience in manufacturing in MRP. Send resume and salary requirements to PT Cook needed for Weekends ONLY for skilled nursing facility. Apply in person to Lee Cty. Nursing & Rehab, 714Westover Drive, Sanford, NC SALES CONSULTANT CAREER OPPORTUNITY: We are looking for dynamic people who enjoy working with the public. If you are an energetic person with good communication and organizational skills, please consider joining our team. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Candidates should possess a high school diploma or equivalent with some sales experience. Company requires pre-employment drug testing. To apply visit our website or send resume to apply at: Farmers Home Furniture 521 East Main St. Sanford, NC 27332 Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE Sales positions avail. Salary+comm. Must have high energy and be self-motivated. Toyota of Sanford Call 919-895-6526 EOE DFW Show Oriented AQHA Horse/Barn/Farm Help Needed: Experience w/ Stallions HUGE PLUS. Terms Negotiable- Many Options Including Housing Available. Absolutely No Boozers Or Dope Heads! Pittsboro, 919-542-3704 (Leave Message Or Keep Trying) Terminix has an opening for a Secretary in our Broadway, NC office.Duties include: answering multiple phone lines, data entry,scheduling appointments and filing.401K, paid vacation and insurance are some of the benefitswe offer.For consideration, please email your resume to: TRUCK DRIVER Driver wanted to drive part-time for local distribution company. Need retired person or someone who can work flexible hours. CDL or tractor trailer driving experience necessary. Call Duane 919-776-0721 M-F 8-5. Well Drilling Laborer. Specialty Mechanical Construction Company seeking laborer to work on well drilling crew. Must have valid NC driver's license and must be able to lift 100 lbs. Knowledge of drilling industry/equipment and CDL's are a plus. Must be willing to work long hours in all weather conditions. Applicant must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and physical. Interested applicants may apply in person 8am-5pm, M-F only at 2189 Everett Dowdy Rd., Sanford, NC, (919) 775-2463. Wood Technology, a cabinet and furniture hardware wholesaler located in Pittsboro, is looking for a Warehouse Worker. Duties include: picking and packing orders, receiving inventory, packaging, and other warehouse duties. Must be able to lift 80 lbs and have light computer skills. Forklift experience required. Download an application at m/Employment.htm and email to or fax to 542-2727. No phone calls or walk-ins.

Restaurant Looking for Experienced Bar Tender. Apply in person at Elizabeth's Pizza. 919-774-6539


Child Care

Child Care Offered Nights, Evenings & Weekends. Reasonable Rates. With References. Call: Donna at 910-973-1642



Cats/Dogs/Pets 9 Week Old Puppies Australian Red & Blue Heeler Mix. $20 Rehoming Fee. 919-775-2396 6 Males 1 Female Free Kittens 12 Weeks Old Sweet Sociable and Cute Needing a good home. 919-776-9993




Farm Market

Get Your Last Peas For The Winter At The B&B Market! 775-3032 New Supply Scupadine Grapes, Greens, Peaches, Tomatoes, Okra, Etc! Richardson Vineyard- Purple & White Scyppernong Grapes. $.80lb You Pick. $1.25lb We Pick. 2513 Colon Rd. Sanford, N.C. 919-776-3619




Auction Sales

SOUTHERN SISTERS AUCTIONS ESTATE AUCTION SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 2010 10:00 AM 161 PINE LAKE DRIVE WHISPERING PINES, NC 28327 Southern Sisters Auctions has been commissioned to sell the estate of Col. Walter and Margaret Bridgers (deceased) of Whispering Pines, North Carolina. Outstanding collections. SCAL ~ 1981 NCAL ~ 7955 10% BP ~ Snack Bar will be set up on site. For more information call: 843-997-1869 or 843-457-1781 Visit us at ** A U C T I O N ** Siler Business Park September 21st 6 Lots "Shovel Ready" ** 55+ Acres Vacant Land ** ** House on 2 Acres ** Hickory Downs September 25th 29 Total Lots of 2 to 10 Acres Each (Only 2400 sq ft. min. to build!!!) Existing Barn & Brick Ranch Home Sold as Unit or Separate United Country - Rogers Auctioneers, Inc 919-545-0412 NCFL7360 Council's Auction 7pm Saturday 9/11 Peggy Deals Good New Merchandise Lakeview 910-245-7347 Lonnie Council #5665


Household Goods

A New Queen Pillowtop Set $150. New In Plastic, Must Sell! 910-691-8388

GE White Side By Side Refrigerator/Freezer. 4 Years Old. $450. Great Condition! 919-776-9907


Lawn & Garden Equipment


3,000 sq ft, 1.5 story 3BR, 3BA, family rm, DR, sunrm, porch. Lg kitchen. Heat pump. $1100. 777-3340 3BR/2BA 1300 Sq. Ft. Located In West Sanford In Quiet Country Setting $950/mo. No Pets Short Term Lease Considered. 919-774-5644 4BR/2BA 2000 sq. ft., 15 min. From Fort Bragg- Near Spout Springs. $785/mo $400/dep Private Pool In Development. Call Derrick: 304-671-9268 For Rent Houses 2 & 3 BR, Large Living Room $500-$850 Deposit Required 499-2479 or 499-8333 Sanford Home 3BR/2BA Fenced Yd 800/mo 650/deposit Military Welcome 919-770-2598

0635 Rooms for Rent Furnished Room & Bath. Third Street. Cable TV & All Utilities Included. Employed Person Preferred. $110/Weekly $100/Dep 776-0743





Misc. Items for Sale

Lighted Chine Cabinet $225, Store Shelving - Black all $3,000 or piece Call 919-775-1262




Unfurnished Apartments

Apartments Always Available Simpson & Simpson 919-774-6511

Sanford Gardens Age 62 and disabled under 62 who may qualify. Adcock Rentals 774-6046 EHO Wheel Hollow Town Homes 2BR/1.5BA $550/mo $550/dep 910-528-7505

0620 1, 2, 3 BR Rentals Avail. Adcock Rentals 774-6046

Business Places/ Offices

1200 sf Office or Retail space beside Insurance Office on Horner Blvd. Call 775-9782. Commercial Buildings * 1227 N. Horner 650 SqFt *1221 C N Horner Behind Angies Breakfast Barn *1229 N. Horner 2,800 SqFt Rowe 100 Full Size Jukebox All Lights & Bells Good Sound Call Reid at 775-2282 or 770-2445


Mobile Homes for Rent

3 BR, 1.5 BA, $400/mo $200/Sec. Dep. 919-775-2879

For Rent MH: Excellent Condition, Safe Location - No Pets. $400/Rent Security Deposit Required. Rental Application Required. 498-0376 or 499-4962

0685 13in. TV $15. New 2 Man Tree Stand $90. 6ft. Lighted Christmas Tree $25. Like New Genuine Coach Bag $75. Call: 919-770-1814 Cannon G3 Digital Camera. All Accessories & Charger. Take Pics/Movie Clips, Fold Out LCD Screen. R/R Warranty. $75 Call: 774-1066

Beautiful 1.5 Story Brick Home on 5 ac. 227 Allen Farms Rd. At 257,500. Loc. Near US 1. for slide show of property. Call Realtor 919-770-9688



2BR 2BA water included $600/dep $600/mo Call 910-528-7505


Lots & Acreage

For Rent MH Lot, Quiet, Good Security, No Pets, Application Required. 498-0376 or 499-4962 For Sale: 30 Acres Farm Land 20 Acres In Pasture (Moore County) Call Salmon Realty 910-215-2958 Mobile Home Lot For Rent 3 Miles From Sanford. $200 A Month. Please Call: 258-5462


Manufactured Homes for Sale

3 BED 2 BATH DW 28X56 1990 Thermal Payne Windows, Carpet, Paint replaced less than year ago T/O $29,900.00 call (910) 692-3334

FOR SALE BY OWNER 3 Bed 2 Bath DW with Land. Totally redone inside $74,000.00 or best offer call (910) 692-3334 97 D/W, good cond. 3BR/3BA66'x24', Cen H&A. $32,800. Must be moved. Some owner financing w/ $7500 down or own your lot. Owner may be able to assist with lot space. Call 775-9782 or 774-9582, lv msg. Also avail. 80'x14' SW $12,900.


Commercial/ Office

Licensed Massage Therapist to Share established Therapy Suite Downtown Sanford Area $150/mo Call Jan for info and or viewing. 919-770-9208




Boat Storage

Boat/RV or other storage-enclosed or in fenced area. Near Post Office. 775-9782 or 774-9782, leave message.


Recreational Vehicles

Couch & Chair $50. Entertainment Center $50. Call: 478-1921 after 4:00pm

2005 Easy Go Golf Cart End of Season Selling at Cost Regular $2100 Priced $1600 919-353-1480

Dell & Gateway Computers. W7 Available. Several Models Available Starting $100. Call 774-1066.

88 Winnabago Motorhome 31ft, New Tires, Refrig., Belts, Ready To Go. $8000 OBO. 919-499-1155 or 498-5646

Dodge Truck Rims with Michelin 235 / 70 R 16 Tires. Exc. Con. $250/obo Call 919-499-8719 Maytag Dishwasher white in box $200, Baby Crib $50, Call 919-775-1262 New 250 gallon charcoal pig cooker on stand w/ wheels. $250. Call: 919-478-1545 New Eddie Bauer Car Seat $50. Stereo w/ Turn Table, Tape & Am/FM Radio $25. Queen Size Headboard $35. King Size Coverlet w/ Shams & Matching Dust Ruffle $40. 1972 Little Debbie Doll $100. 919-770-0586 Pick Up Bed Cap 5ft. x 6ft. 4in. $75 Stereo System $25 Call 919-777-9363

Lowes 12 1/2 HP Riding Lawn Mower 38 Inch Deck Grass Catcher, Runs Well. $350 Call 776-0862



202 N. Second Street $475/mo Adcock Rentals 774-6046





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CREDITOR'S NOTICE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINACOUNTY OF LEE Having qualified on the 9th day of August, 2010 as Executor for the Estate of William M. Finch, deceased late of Lee County North Carolina this is to notify all persons firms, and corporations having claims against the Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before December 3rd, 2010, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate should make immediate payment. This the 3rd day of September, 2010. William J. Miller, Executor



Estate of William M. Finch, deceased 2910 Greenbriar Drive Sanford, NC 27330 W.W. Seymour, Jr., Attorney at Law, PAAttorney for EstatePO Box 3516Sanford, NC 27330 10 SP 239 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE North Carolina, Lee County Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Charles A Brown, a single person to John H Kornegay, Trustee(s), which was dated January 25, 1999 and recorded on January 29, 1999 in Book 662 at Page 676, Lee County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby se-



cured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Brock & Scott, PLLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on September 14, 2010 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Lee County, North Carolina, to wit: Being all of Tract B-1



as shown on that certain plat entitled "Survey for Gary F. Shaffer & L. F. Cheatham, Jr., by Bracken and Associates, dated June 13, 1988 and recorded in Plat Cabinet 7, Slide 8C, Lee County Registry. Reference to said plat is hereby made for a more perfect description of said tract. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 3226 Wicker Street Extension, Sanford, NC 27330. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, and the court costs of Forty-Five Cents (45¢) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) pursuant to NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal



checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance "AS IS WHERE IS." There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes,

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any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Charles A. Brown. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Jeremy B. Wilkins, NCSB No. 32346, 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No. 09-01822-FC02, 740815 9/3, 09/10/2010 Notice To Creditors Having duly qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Katherine B. Cameron, late of Lee County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 24th day of November 2010, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 26th day of August 2010 Alan B. Cameron PO Box 549 Sanford, NC 27330 (8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17) Executor Notice

Having qualified as Executor of the estate of Dona Brown, deceased, late of Lee County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the estate of said deceased to present them to the undersigned within three months from August 20, 2010 or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This 19, day of August, 2010. Dona Dian Brown 700 N. Steele Street Sanford, NC 27330 Executor/trix of the estate of Dona Brown August 20, 27, September 3, 10 10 SP 242 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

North Carolina, Lee County Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust



executed by Hiram Wesley and Betty Jean Wesley to David G Mattull, Trustee(s), which was dated October 22, 2003 and recorded on October 27, 2003 in Book 885 at Page 35, 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, Brock & Scott, PLLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on September 14, 2010 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Lee County, North Carolina, to wit: BEGINNING at an iron pipe set within the right-of-way line of NCSR 1542, the westernmost corner of the Faircloth parcel described in Deed Book 59, page 516, Lee County Registry, and running thence as the Faircloth line North 34 degrees 31 minutes East 150.00 feet to an iron pipe set within the right-of-way of NCSR 1542 (a new corner established for this conveyance); thence South 50 degrees 29 minutes East 48.59 feet to an iron pipe set in the southeastern right-of-way of NCSR 1542; thence continuing South 50 degrees 29 minutes East 241.81 feet to an iron pipe (a new corner established for this conveyance); thence South 35 degrees 57 minutes West 145.63 feet ton an iron pipe set in Wayne Kelly's line; thence as the Kelly line North 51 degrees 18 minutes West 234.89 feet to an axle set in the southeastern right-of-way line of NCSR 1542; thence continuing North 51 degrees 18 minutes, West 51.15 feet to the BEGINNING, containing 0.98 acres, more or less. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 6714 Bradley Road, Sanford, NC 27330. Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, and the court costs of Forty-Five Cents (45¢) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) pursuant to NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance "AS IS WHERE IS." There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Betty Jean Wesley. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of




the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy.




Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 10:00 AM on September 23, 2010 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Lee County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot No. 9, as shown on map entitled, "First Street Estates" recorded at Plat Cabinet 8, Slide 98-G, Lee County Registry. Reference to said map is hereby made for greater certainty of description.


And Being more commonly known as: 313 3rd St, Broadway, NC 27505


The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Marta R. Avalos aka Martha R. Avalos and Santana D. Cruz.



Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination.

The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance "AS IS, WHERE IS." Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale.


Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Jeremy B. Wilkins, NCSB No. 32346, 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No. 09-17962-FC02, 740921 9/3, 09/10/2010


The date of this Notice is September 2, 2010. 10-003130 Grady I. Ingle Or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 nc/

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