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Vol. 131, Issue 090 $.50 INDEX Obits ... page 3 Opinions ... page 4 Business ... page 5 Sports ... page 6-7 Chance of Showers Classifieds ... page 8-9 Serving Surry County since 1880. High Low B e a rs d o m i n a t e S a u r a s p ag e 6 For subscriptions, call 786-4141. 51 36 The Mount Airy News w w w. m t a i r y n e w s . c o m Printed on recycled newspaper Thursday, March 31, 2011 Backer: Study too ‘conservative’ TOM JOYCE sioners said Wednesday. year could be realized in the com- that would be spent for food talk much about the food money STAFF REPORTER Harris has been the chief pro- munity as a direct result of the when you were here for an spent specifically for an ponent of a plan to develop a sports tournaments. This includes overnight situation,” Harris said. overnight (visit),” Harris said of nine-field sports complex on city- lodging revenues; food, beverage Overall, the Small Business the SCC report. While calling a recent study to owned property to lure showcase, and dining expenditures; gro- Center estimates total food/bev- In pursuing a sports complex, gauge the economic impact of a or major softball, soccer and oth- ceries; shopping expenditures; erage/dining expenses of the goal all along has been to host proposed sports complex in er tournaments as a way to boost and “other” spending. $619,688 annually. That is based tournaments “that would facili- Mount Airy “fairly conservative,” the local tourism industry. “As I look at it, I think it is a on 18 total tournaments of at least tate people staying here for at the project’s main backer be- As part of the planning, the fairly conservative number,” Har- two days each, and 124 teams least one night and maybe multi- lieves the annual $3.7 million it Small Business Center of Surry ris said of the total revenues fore- with an average of 15 members ple nights,” Harris added. does forecast justifies further re- Community College recently cast per year. But one area he per roster. He also thinks the study view. conducted the economic-impact thinks might be understated is the Harris believes the figure for might not fully reflect what peo- “Almost four million dollars study to provide municipal offi- money that would be reaped by tournaments requiring overnight ple would fork over for inciden- in economic impact, that’s a se- cials an idea of whether the rev- local restaurants from tournament stays would actually be higher, tals at drug stores or department rious amount of money,” Com- enues generated justify pursuing visitors. based on people eating at least stores “to pick up the things you missioner Todd Harris of the the project. “It didn’t seem much alluded two meals a day at restaurants Mount Airy Board of Commis- It shows that $3.7 million per to in the study about the money while here. “It doesn’t seem to See STUDY, page 2 Stabbing victims apparently released STAFF REPORT Two teenagers who were sent to Wake Forest Baptist Health Sunday with knife wounds have apparently been released from the hospital. Mount Airy residents Russell Enriq Spivey and Joseph Vaughn Brannock, both age 17, were hospitalized with knife wounds Sunday as a result of a confrontation with two other people on Shoals Road. An employee answering the Wake Forest Baptist Health patient information line did not have any records Wednesday evening of patients with those names still being treated there. Sheriff Graham Atkinson said officers were called to Northern Hospital of Surry County shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday when Brannock and Spivey were admitted to the hospital with knife wounds. The sheriff’s office is called whenever patients come in with gun shot or knife wounds. Brannock was sent to Wake Forest Baptist Health by Air- Care with a serious injury to his arm, according to Atkin- son. He said Spivey suffered knife wounds to his arm and chest and was sent to Baptist hospital by ground transport. The sheriff said Wednesday that no charges had been filed in the case, though officers are still investigating to determine what happened in the wounding incident and if any charges should be filed. MONDEE TILLEY/THE NEWS New house is goal (Above) Tanner Flippin, a horticulture II student at North Surry High School, waters plants in the greenhouse while his fellow classmates observe, in of ‘Operation Katie’ T OM J OYCE order to get ready for the annual plant sale that be- S TAFF R EPORTER gins this Friday. DOBSON — Katie NORTH SURRY Bledsoe’s life took a tragic turn at age 3 when she was involved in a car accident that left her with chronic brain damage. PLANT SALE TO But now a group of friends is hoping to give the wreck victim’s story a BEGIN FRIDAY happier ending, through a special kind of construc- tion effort. “It’s just a group of MONDEE TILLEY Katie Bledsoe friends — seven of us — STAFF REPORTER that decided to build (her) on her mom and dad family a handicapped-ac- (Randy and Sharon) to It’s that time of year again, when all of the hard cessible house at no cost to work put in by students in the horticulture class at take care of her every the family,” Casey need,” said Mitchell, who North Surry High School pays off with the start of Mitchell of Dobson ex- has known the Bledsoes their third annual plant sale that begins this Friday. plained Wednesday. for years. They now live in Aaron Tompkins’ students have nurtured not only Now a young woman, a mobile home in the vegetables plants, but herbs and flowering plants. Katie is still suffering from Fairview community This year the students have prepared more hanging the effects of that accident which is inadequate given baskets than in years past because of a new drip irri- years ago, which included their daughter’s situation. gation system that was recently added to the green- MONDEE TILLEY/THE NEWS a major stroke affecting The Bledsoes have house. the right side of her body. managed as best they Clayton Shelton replants parsley seedlings in the She now spends most of All of the money raised in the sale goes to pay for greenhouse at North Surry High School on Wednes- her time in a wheelchair. See PLANT, page 2 day morning. “She basically depends See HOUSE, page 5 Students succeed at state science fair MORGAN WALL er at Mountain Park Ele- STAFF REPORTER mentary School, won a Special Young Naturalist Award in the elementary RALEIGH — Four Sur- division for her project on ry County students brought “The Greener Cleaner.” home awards from Satur- She experimented with dif- day’s NC Science and En- ferent products to see gineering Fair held at which would clean up oil Meredith College. spills more efficiently More than 300 students without harming the ani- MORGAN WALL/THE NEWS in grades three through 12 mals living nearby. She presented their science tested sawdust, hair and At the NC Science and Engineering Fair, Millennium projects to panels of judges feathers and determined MORGAN WALL/THE NEWS Charter Academy eighth-grader Mary Beth Brown re- which included professors. feathers were the most effi- ceived the divisional first-place award in technology They were competing for cient cleaner. Nixon said Luke Merritt received honorable mention in the sen- and engineering, the first-place Stockholm Water more than 70 awards from she had fun in her first trip ior biological sciences division at the NC Science and education, government and to the state level competi- Engineering Fair over the Works award, the US Navy award and the Broadcom business partners. Masters certificate and invitation. weekend. Edi Nixon, a fifth-grad- See FAIR, page 5 2 Thursday, March 31, 2011 The Mount Airy News, Mount Airy, N.C. www.mtairynews.com STUDY: Enough Attractions? Harris also referred to another part of the study questioning whether Mount by resources, such as the Blue Ridge Parkway, “we have a lot to offer,” Harris said. recommends that a more thorough evaluation of the revenue potential be con- ducted, a feasibility study sufficient for the concept to be explored further. The date of the com- mittee meeting hasn’t Continued from 1 Airy has a strong enough “I think that is one of the and cost-benefit analysis to been finalized, but it will “visitor infrastructure” to things that enticed me to determine the viability of be sometime in early both attract and host large- begin with,” he added of the sports complex. April. That group’s deci- need or forgot (to pack).” from doing it again with scale tournaments. the tournament concept, Harris said the issue of sion is expected to lead to Harris said part of his my daughter in college.” “The Mayberry connec- “because we have been to whether to seek a more in- a recommendation to the insight into spending habits She plays softball for tion isn’t Walt Disney so many places that don’t depth analysis will be dis- city commissioners to ei- comes from attending tour- Wellesley College, which World by any means — have much to do.” cussed at the next meeting ther continue with or naments in various venues just participated in a tour- nevertheless, there is an at- Harris specifically men- of the Mount Airy Sports scrap the sports complex across the country. “I’ve nament in Florida, where traction to it,” the city com- tioned Rock Hill, S.C., Development Committee, a idea. lived this for probably 10 Harris and his wife spent missioner said. And when which hosts major tourna- group created last April to It is estimated that the years and I just got back eight days. combined with other near- ments but lacks other visi- explore the project. proposed facility would tor enticements with the “I think that’s exactly cost $4.8 million to $7.6 exception of Carowinds. what the committee needs million to build. This possi- to decide,” Harris said of bly would be financed Next Step any additional research. He through a bond referen- Statements in the SCC does not know how much dum, based on previous re- economic study, done at no that would cost. ports. cost, indicate that it was Yet in Harris’ view the Contact Tom Joyce at performed with limited $3.7 million figure, though email@example.com time and other resources. It considered conservative, is or at 719-1924. PLANT: This year, vegetable four-packs are $1. Flower four-packs are $2. Gerani- ums, red and pink, and Continued from 1 Hyacinths in six-inch pots are $2. Hanging baskets are $10 apiece. students to attend region- Flippin’s third year of par- The sale starts this Fri- al, state and national FFA ticipating in the sale. He day from 3 to 5 p.m. On conventions. said he enjoys growing Saturday, students will be The students started tomato plants from the selling plants from 9 a.m. with just seeds and dirt the sale at home, but ends up to 1 p.m. The sale contin- first week of January, and giving them away because ues on April 8, 9, 15, 16, through the sale, they are he doesn’t eat tomatoes. 20, 23, 24, 29 and 30. On learning greenhouse man- “I’ve been doing this all Fridays, the sale will be agement. three years and each year it from 3 to 5 p.m. and on “This didn’t happen has improved. We’ve got a Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 overnight. For the kids to whole lot more this year p.m. be able to do this, it took a because of the new irriga- Those who want to pur- lot of work for these tion system. We don’t have chase plants should come to be up here every week- plants to develop and to be end and four and five times to the greenhouse behind a good product,” Tomp- a day watering. Watering the school during the time kins said. takes less time, so we get to of the sale. He also pointed out that plant more,” said Flippin. For more information, several of his students Student Brady Payne contact Aaron Tompkins competed in the state agri- said he likes working in at 789-5055. $20.00 Worth of Merchandise for culture sales contest and placed first in their region. the greenhouse because he’s learning how to grow Contact Mondee Tilley at firstname.lastname@example.org $10.00 This is student Tanner plants. or at 719-1930. Animal Control to hold public hearing on dog severity of his wounds were not released. March 31, 2011 STAFF REPORT According to a Surry County Animal DOBSON — The Surry County Ani- Control report, the attack was unpro- mal Control Committee will hold a pub- voked. Animal control officials picked lic hearing tonight on a potentially dan- up the dog, which belongs to John Reid gerous dog. of Forest Drive, the next day and the ani- The hearing is to discuss the fate of a mal has been quarantined since at the pit bull responsible for biting a 3-year- county animal shelter. The dog’s rabies old in the face on March 15 at the child’s vaccinations were current and the dog is residence on Forest Drive. The child, not considered vicious, the report stated. whose name was not released by the Sur- The hearing will be held in the Health ry County Health and Nutrition Center, and Nutrition Center classroom, which is was treated at Northern Hospital of Sur- located in the Surry County Government ry County. Information regarding the Center at 118 Hamby Road, Dobson. Saturday, April 30 Elkin High School Auditorium 1 PM Cooking School Doors Open 11am Visit our Vendor Booths $ 12 General Admission $ 35 VIP Seating (Limited) (VIP Seating includes $27 Taste of Home’s latest cookbook) Get Your Ticket Now! Evan Barnard, 2nd grade Franklin Elementary Show Will Sell Out! www.elkintribune.com Call 336.835.1513 www.mtairynews.com The Mount Airy News, Mount Airy, N.C. Thursday, March 31, 2011 3 OBITUARIES LOCAL ical Center in Winston- April 2, 2011, conduct- “Polly” Bowman Mar- at Skyline Memory Michelin for 27 years Salem. He was born ed by Elder Gleason tin. She was a home- Gardens. The family and was a member of June 5, 1931, in Surry Worrell. Burial will fol- maker and a member of will receive friends New Hope Baptist BELTON, Elder County to the late John low in Skyline Memory New Charity Baptist Thursday from 6 to 8 Church, Dobson, N.C. John D. (J.D.), 79, of Henry and Lelia Alice Gardens. Full military Church. She is survived p.m. at the funeral Surviving are two Mount Airy, husband of Flippin Belton. He was rites will be conducted by three daughters, home. Flowers will be daughters, Christy Cok- Lena Delores Jones Bel- a retired automobile at the graveside by the Mary Katherine Mabe accepted, or memorial er and her husband, ton. mechanic and was a Memorial Honor and Paula Ann Mabe, contributions may be Charlie, and Jessica Pe- veteran of the U.S. Guard, VFW Post 2019, both of the home, and made to Mountain Val- tersen, both of Greer; MABE, Mrs. Army having served Mount Airy and VFW Nancy Leverette of ley Hospice and Pallia- two brothers, Johnny Maretha Belle Martin, during the Korean War. Post 9436, Pilot Moun- Smithfield; two sons, tive Care, 401 Technol- Johnson of Dobson and 90, of Mount Airy, wid- Elder Belton was a tain. The family will re- James Beasley Mabe of ogy Lane, Suite 200, George Johnson of ow of Paul Persian Mabe. member of Love’s ceive friends from 6 to Atlanta, Ga., and Mount Airy, NC 27030. Mount Airy; a sister, Grove Primitive Baptist 8 p.m. Friday at Moody Thomas Wayne Mabe The family would like Alma Johnson Danley AREA Church and was Funeral Home of Mount of Greer, S.C.; 16 to express its sincere of Mount Airy; three presently serving as Airy. In lieu of flowers, grandchildren; 27 great- gratitude to the staff of grandchildren; and two GILLIE, Mrs. Re- pastor of both Love’s memorials may be grandchildren; 13 great- Mountain Valley Hos- great-grandchildren. monia Laris, 75, of Dan- Grove Primitive Baptist made to the great-grandchildren; pice and Palliative Ms. Wilson was preced- bury, widow of John Church and Stuart Alzheimer’s Associa- and a host of nieces and Care, especially Tina ed in death by one Gillie. Primitive Baptist tion, 3800 Shamrock nephews. In addition to Leonard and Wanda daughter, Angelia John- Church. Surviving are Drive, Suite 999, Char- her parents, Mrs. Mabe Holt, for their loving son; one brother, Jimmy NATION his wife, Lena (Delores) lotte, NC 28215-3220. was preceded in death care and support during Johnson; and one Jones Belton of the Online condolences by her husband, Paul Maretha’s illness and granddaughter, Megan home; a son and daugh- may be made at Persian Mabe; a son, since her passing. On- Johnson. Visitation will WILSON, Martha ter-in-law, John Keith www.moodyfuneralser- Paul Donald Mabe Sr.; line condolences may be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Ann Johnson, 62, of and Katrina Belton of vices.com. two sisters, Effie Hor- be made at Wednesday at The Greer, S.C., sister of Tobaccoville; three ton and Sarah Snow; www.moodyfuneralser- Wood Mortuary, in Alma Johnson Danley. grandchildren and MABE and four brothers, John vices.com. Greer. Funeral services spouse, Kristy B. Hurst MOUNT AIRY — Mrs. Martin, Jack Martin, will be held at 2 p.m. BELTON and Steven of Jack- Maretha Belle Martin Emmitt Martin and WILSON Friday, April 1, 2011, at sonville, Fla., and Mabe, 90, of 481 White Clint Martin. The funer- GREER, S.C. — New Hope Baptist MOUNT AIRY — El- Kameryn Belton and al service will be held Church, Dobson, N.C., der John D. (J.D.) Bel- Pines Country Club Martha Ann Johnson Katelyn Belton, both of Road, Mount Airy, on Friday, April 1, Wilson, 62, of 108 Irv- with burial to follow in ton, 79, of 123 Bank Tobaccoville; and four 2011, at 11 a.m. at the church cemetery. St., Mount Airy, hus- passed away Tuesday, ing St., Greer, died Sun- great-grandchildren, March 29, 2011, at her Moody Funeral Home day March 27, 2011. A Online condolences band of Mrs. Lena De- Shyanne Miranda and Chapel in Mount Airy, may be made by lores Jones Belton, home. Mrs. Mabe was native of Surry County, Brock Miranda, Tori born Sept. 29, 1920, in with the Rev. Hank N.C., daughter of the www.thewoodmortu- passed away Wednes- Hurst and Taylor Hurst. Robertson and the Rev. ary.com and also to day morning, March 30, Surry County, daughter late Robert and Juanita Funeral services will be of the late James Tommy Floyd officiat- Reeves Johnson, she www.moodyfuneralser- 2011, at Forsyth Med- held at 2 p.m. Saturday, ing. Burial will follow vices.com. Franklin and Mary Jane was employed by NC board yanks dentist’s . . license over Medicaid KING (AP) — A den- Medicaid to help cover 19,000 times between tist in the Stokes County purchases including a 2003 and 2009. town of King is having house worth nearly $1 Bassiri’s lawyer says his license revoked by a million and a condo in his client made mistakes state panel because of a Myrtle Beach, S.C. The and plans to repay Med- report that says he over- report claims Bassiri used icaid. Steven Shaber says billed Medicaid to help incorrect Medicaid reim- Bassiri hasn’t decided fund an opulent lifestyle. bursement codes about whether to appeal. The state Board of BOTTOMLEY’S Dental Examiners has or- dered Sassan Bassiri to surrender his license by EVERGREENS & FARMS, INC April 18, according to media reports. NOW LEASING LAND! A report by board in- vestigators claims that for Frazier Fir Christmas trees in the Grayson County area. Will offer top dollar for land leased in this area. Creative Sewing Machines We are also leasing land in this area for the purpose of Bassiri sent false bills to planting and growing White Pine trees for tipping HOME HOME TECHNOLOGY www.creativesewing.com rights. Later the land owner has trees for timber. IMPROVEMENT 274 N. Main We have many land lease options available for land DECOR Ready Your MT. Airy NC 27030 Pre-Market Sale owners with a sincere interest in earning more money from this land now and in the future. Carpet Options Make Roofing Home For 336-786-7074 March 27 - April 2 Also, Interested in Purchasing Any Trees Already Planted! Abound For Color Choices The Coming 336-657-3347 • 657-3161 With Confidence WEBB INTERIORS or 1-800-504-3347 Floor-Focused Allergy Season 119 W. Lebanon Street 5071 GLAD VALLEY ROAD • ENNICE, NC 786-8745 Mitchell: 336-200-2008; Blan: 336-200-2009 Homeowners Pancake Dinner Dinner and The Fountain Chicken Annual MCA Athletic Boosters presents Basket and Breakfast Music Ministry 154 Cornerstone Lane, Mt. Airy Food Ministry Thirty-One Bingo Friday, April 11 Saturday, April 2 Dinner 5 pm to 6:30 pm Our hours are changing in April! BBQ BINGO Sat., April 2 at 5 pm 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each Saturday, April 2nd Friday, April 1st Singing will begin at 4 pm Music Ministry 6:30 pm month from 1-3pm Saturday, April 2 The 4th Tuesday we are open 10:30 am - until 6:30 pm Bingo between 6:30-7pm Salem United Methodist Church Old Beulah School, at 5:30 am from 4-6 Skull Camp Fire Dept Doors open 5:30 Hwy 89 West 2591 Wards Gap Road In case of an emergency outside of operating Woodland Baptist Church Music ministry of Thelma Allen Hwy 89 West Pinto bean dinner hours please call for appointment. $7.00 per plate Millennium Charter Academy Gym Cost: Donation Chicken pie, green peas, baked This is an outreach of 500 Old Springs Rd. Contact Janet Sumner Come support our Youth apples, rolls & dessert Includes: BBQ chicken, potatoes, The Fountain of Life Worship Center @ 276-251-5414 Fundraiser for Vacation Bible All proceeds go to the church slaw, roll, drink & dessert Proceeds will be used to support www.fountainoflifefwc.org Proceeds to support Summer School (VBC) building fund Proceeds go to Skull Camp Fire Dept. our middle school athletic program Youth Program 336-789-0400 Gospel/Bluegrass Grigg’s Relay FREEDOM Relay for Life The Ministers and Deacons Alliance of Surry and Stokes PANCAKE Singing for Life FRIDAYS Fundraiser Counties invite you to their BREAKFAST Saturday, April 2 6 pm Fundraiser Fourth Fridays @ the “old” Jones Auditorium April 22 • May 27 Sat., April 2 Spaghetti Dinner 1st Anniversary Saturday, April 2 Picture Perfect Photo Celebrating 14 years of 8 am - 10 am Copeland Ruritan Building Begins 6 pm 5-7 pm Sculptures community service Flat Rock Pentecostal $10 admission Photo Date Line Dance 7 and 9 pm Red Barn Ruritan Club of Includes hot dog supper and Saturday, April 9 from 1 till 4 pm $5 per person Come and enjoy music from the 40’s, Claudville, Va April 3rd - 4 pm Holiness Church homemade desserts Proof Date Eat-in or take-out Hwy 103, Mt. Airy Sponsored by the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Zion Baptist Church Monday, April 11 from 4 till 6 pm For more info, 276-251-5907 South St, Mt. Airy For more info: 336-789-2312 Copeland Ruritan Club Bring your pets too! call 336-789-2011 All proceeds go to building For appointment call Donna’s All proceeds benefit the building Bake Auction and Sale Proceeds will benefit the MDA Proceeds go to Flat Rock Pentecostal improvements In memory of Jack Hetrick College Scholarship fund Holiness Church Barber Shop @ 336-789-8855 restoration and maintenance of the stage. Visit us online at www.mtairynews.com 4 Thursday, March 31, 2011 The Mount Airy News, Mount Airy, N.C. www.mtairynews.com SURRY COUNTY’S OLDEST NEWSPAPER ● ESTABLISHED IN 1880 ● The Mount Airy News “Were it left to me to decide whether Gary Lawrence, publisher we should have a government without email@example.com newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a John Peters, editor moment to prefer the latter.” firstname.lastname@example.org — Thomas Jefferson www.mtairynews.com/opinion Printed on Wendy Byerly Wood, associate editor recycled newspaper email@example.com 319 N. Renfro St. Mount Airy, NC 27030-3838 OPINION Phone: (336) 786-4141 Fax: (336) 789-2816 Editorial A dollar can make such a difference As many of you have museum hosts its Easter hat and when Opie and one of his Report is right: New probably noticed as you are out and about, there are White Liquor and Dirt Tracks bonnet workshop for children on friends were actually look- ing at a copy of The Times these containers at many exhibit, and since April 10. and his column and decided report needed businesses that are there to remind you to give “Just a I grew up sur- rounded by rac- The museum is also near and to do a similar style news- paper and gossip column. Dollar” to the Mount Airy ing, it means a dear to my heart It’s treasures such as this A recent economic impact study by the Small Business Museum of Regional Histo- lot to me to see Center of Surry Community College found what it be- because my that are what keep me fasci- ry. I think the campaign is a all they have on mother used to nated with the museum and lieves would be roughly $3.7 million in annual economic great idea to help keep the display. benefits for the region if the city were to build a sports volunteer there. why I think the community museum’s programs thriv- By giving just She loved being should try to support it in complex. ing. a dollar, you will able to interact The writers of the study, which more or less questioned anyway it can. I remember the very first help support pro- with the kids. As Of course the big thing the wisdom behind building the complex, acknowledged time I went in the museum grams for youth, a retired teacher, the limitations of the findings in that the study was done for me now is trying to help and couldn’t believe my which is so im- she just wanted the museum raise funds to with limited time and resources, at no cost to the city, and eyes. It’s an amazing dis- portant because to find a way to that Mount Airy should proceed with a more in-depth look continue programming play of the history of Surry our young people Mondee Tilley continue helping through their “Just a Dollar” at what such a complex could do for the region. County and surrounding ar- need to see kids learn about City Commissioner Todd Harris, perhaps the biggest program that ends on April eas. The little saying I made where we came history. She was 18. I have put my $1 into a proponent of the complex, agrees, stating he would like to up about it all those years from to appreci- also passionate see a committee appointed by the commission ask for a jar and got the sticker for ago was, “It’s like walking ate where they are going. about history and genealo- my car. I have already more formal study, even if it costs the city money. off the streets of Mount One of the programs is the gy, which can benefit us all We agree, a more detailed analysis needs to be done. Airy and into a museum or Tar Heel Junior Historian to know about where we placed it on my back wind- Harris said he believes the $3.7 million in projected annu- gallery in a big city.” program which is teaching came from. shield and I’m hoping to see al economic benefited may be lower than what would kids to appreciate the histo- more of those stickers in the Over the years, I have One day when I was at coming days. I’m going to eventually be realized. seen the museum’s displays ry of Surry County. One the museum, I was delight- We’re not sure if that is correct or not, but given the get bigger and better, like day, I got to meet with them ed to learn that they have be on the lookout. It’s like fact that the free study acknowledges it gives an incom- when they added the Donna at the graveyard to learn old copies of The Mount Matt Edwards, the execu- plete picture, and even then projects the city could still Fargo exhibit in 2009. An- about our ancestors buried Airy News and The Mount tive director of the museum, reap nearly $4 million annual benefits, the case for a paid other one of my favorite ex- in Oakdale Cemetery. I Airy Times. For some time said, if everyone in Surry analysis is too strong to be ignored. hibits is the display of local learned quite a bit myself now, I’ve been trying to find County gave just $1, that fire trucks in the lower lev- that day. For example, many a popular feature written by would go so far to help keep Notable Quotes el. I actually got the pleas- ure of going there with a fireman friend who pointed of the early grave markers the late newspaper reporter, were carved by immigrants R.J. Berrier called “Mount who came to this area to Airy After Midnight.” That museum programming alive and well. If you haven’t been to “Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and out that his father is in a pic- work at the granite quarry. series that ran in The Times the Mount Airy Museum of ture in the exhibit that At The News, one of my and featured stories from Regional History, please go. as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is showed the firemen in the beats is to cover activities at the nights when he would You will be amazed at what the other.” old fire station. It was like the museum, so I’m con- ride around in a patrol car, you’ve been missing. looking back in time. stantly looking forward to then write that up for the Mondee Tilley is a re- —Francis Bacon I have also enjoyed the the next big thing. The next next weekly edition. porter with The Mount Airy increase in programming event is the Tartan Day and R.J.’s column was even News. She can be reached offered there. Every year, I Scottish Tea on April 6. Af- featured on an episode of at firstname.lastname@example.org Write your representatives work the weekend when the ter that, there will be an “The Andy Griffith Show” or at 719-1930. Dobson Commissioners Mayor Ricky K. Draughn, P.O. Box 1021, Dobson, NC 27017, 356-8201 (business), 356-4462 (home) A so-so presidental speech Lana Brendle, 223 Windsor Park Drive, P.O. Box 796, 356-9091 (business), 356-8508 (home) If President Obama’s appears not to Middle East. dency thus far has been at John D. Lawson, 423 S. Main St., 356-8555 address to the nation the understand that Like it nor not, the very least confused, es- other night was meant to wanting to oust we would have pecially in connection with Gerri Martíne, 607 Blessing Drive, 386-4178 (home) keep the American people Gadhafi from to find some his Middle East policy. He Wayne Atkins, P.O. Box 351, 356-8962 up-to-date on the situation power in Libya way of co-exist- does not seem to grasp the Mount Airy Commissioners in the Middle East, it is the same as ing with him just realities of our situation Mayor Deborah Cochran, P.O. Box 611, 710-0485 missed its mark, leaving us wanting to effect as we co-existed vis-à-vis Libya. He seems Steve Yokeley, 132 Greystone Lane, 710-0472; syoke- in a state of confusion. regime change with the Soviet to lack any long-range un- email@example.com For starters, the presi- there. evil empire until derstanding of how our dent implicitly limited We might it collapsed. muddled policy there will William Todd Harris, 403 W. Pine St., 719-0686 America’s proven excep- wonder what U.S. planes turn out. Most disturbing Dean Brown, 380 Folly Farms Road, 789-1979 (home) tionalism. We may be ex- would happen if have been has been the apparent Jon Cawley, 508 Country Club Road, 786-7657 ceptional, he admits, but — despite all bombing Gad- change in our relationship Teresa D. Lewis, 538 Montclaire Drive, 371-0344 not in his opinion nearly our efforts in hafi’s forces. We with Israel, which faces a Pilot Mountain Commissioners enough to maintain our bombing targets are giving arms whole new set of threats lead position as protectors in Libya and Michael to the rebels Mayor Earl Sheppard, 817 Sunset Drive, 368-4958 since the revolt in Egypt of the rights of all people arming the Reagan seeking to oust and the change of leader- Carolyn S. Boyles, 135 Lynchburg Road, 368-2556 everywhere. rebels seeking to him from power, Sam Rule, 122 Northview Drive, 710-5504 ship there. Why not? Why can’t we oust him — ignoring the fact Gadhafi man- As I have said previous- Linda Needham, 508 W. Main St., 368-5908 remain the world’s num- ber-one champion and pro- ages to remain in many of Syndicated that rebels are these ly, Gadhafi must go. But to Andrew French, 604 W. Main St., 368-9003 make that happen in a way Surry County Commissioners tector of all mankind’s power. He’s Columnist the same people right to be free? Why can’t proven pretty who have been that will benefit America, Chairman Paul M. Johnson, Pilot Mountain, 351-5526 we challenge leaders in adept in hanging on to the fighting and killing mem- President Obama needs to (home); firstname.lastname@example.org such nations as Syria, reins of power in the past, bers of our armed forces in have a coherent plan, and Vice Chairman R.F. “Buck” Golding, Lowgap, 352- Yemen and Bahrain and and it is reasonable to ask Iraq. They are not our he must be able to commu- 3200 (home); 919-667-5715 (cell); demand that they recog- why we should not expect friends. They are our nicate the “big picture” to nize the natural rights of him to do so now. sworn enemies. And we’re the American people. email@example.com One is forced to wonder their citizens? And should he do so, arming them and hoping Jimmy W. Miller, Mt. Airy, 786-6829 (home) Mr. Obama can’t seem what would be U.S. policy that they will achieve pow- if this nation can survive Eddie Harris, State Road, 366-7233 (cell); to make up his mind about in dealing with the leader er in Libya despite their intact for the final two firstname.lastname@example.org our ultimate goal in Libya. of this moderately oil-rich proven hostility to the years of his term in office. Garry Scearce, Mt. Airy, 401-1345 (cell); 789-6405 He insists that we are not nation? Surely we couldn’t United States. 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Renfro Street, 3 months - $32.00 Mount Airy, NC 27030-0808 6 months - $60.00 12 months - $112.50 www.mtairynews.com y The Mount Airy News, Mount Airy, N.C. y , y, Thursday, March 31, 2011 5 y, , Mitchell pointed out that the In recent months, much time by five bluegrass and gospel as possible, but no target date for HOUSE: idea to help the family originated about a year ago with a small Bible study group. “This sort of has been devoted to trying to achieve tax-deductible status for contributions, which Mitchell groups, headlined by Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice. Its album, “Heartaches and Dreams,” held that has been set at this point. More information about “Op- eration Katie” is available from Continued from 1 emerged from that Bible study,” said finally led to partnering with the No. 1 spot for four straight Mitchell at (704) 363-9175, Josh he added of the effort that has the North Carolina Baptist Men months last year on Bluegrass Comer at (336) 572-2929 or since been dubbed “Operation for that purpose. Unlimited magazine’s National Wayne Ramey at 325-5641. Katie.” Bluegrass Survey Chart. Persons wishing to help also without asking for help in the The group has spent months Benefit Event Planned “Katie’s Day” also will feature can call 356-CARE, a voice-mail matter. “The family didn’t come properly planning for the project Organizers hope to get a big a cruise-in, silent auction, activi- number for the project, or send an to us with the idea,” Mitchell said and now is set to generate money boost for their efforts with an ties for children including bounce email to operationkatie@hot- of the building project. for the house, with a goal of event next month at Fisher River houses and food. “All proceeds mail.com. A Facebook page is de- Its goal is to have a house con- $125,000 in cash. “We have just a Park. “Katie’s Day” will be held will go to Operation Katie,” voted to the effort as well, structed right beside the family’s little bit raised,” Mitchell said, on April 23 from 1 to 9 p.m. at Mitchell said. Mitchell said. present home, which will avoid adding that the plans envision the amphitheater of the park lo- He added that the group of Contact Tom Joyce at uprooting the Bledsoes and sub- getting a “big portion” of the cated just outside Dobson. friends is hoping to get the Bled- firstname.lastname@example.org or at jecting them to a long move. building materials donated. It will include performances soes’ house constructed as soon 719-1924. FAIR: boxes for bird seed, leaving one its natural wood color, spray painting one yellow and spray painting one dark blue. Continued from 1 After testing the boxes for two weeks, one week around Thanksgiving and one week around Christmas, he discov- had a lot of fun up there.” ered the birds near his house, In addition to receiving a mostly cardinals and bluejays, certificate, Nixon also got preferred the yellow box. some ideas for next year’s sci- This was the first time he Arrests ence fair where she will com- has competed on the state lev- I Catherine Spainhour, 21, of 117 Idaho Lane, pete at the middle school lev- el and admitted he was nerv- Mount Airy, was arrested on March 16 and charged el. There is a time set aside ous before the competition. with two counts of misdemeanor child abuse after offi- during the day where contest- He was competing against cers noticed bruising on her 3-month-old child while ants can look at other projects mostly juniors and seniors. responding to a domestic disturbance call. Her 19- and ask questions. “It was different. In a way month-old also exhibited bruising. Spainhour was ar- “I got a lot of ideas,” she I was kind of nervous. There said. “There was one that rested and her children were placed with the Depart- were all these kids there and ment of Social Services. looked at does your cereal for half of them their whole box tell the truth about nutri- life is about science. There I Dillard Deaton Hiatt, 51, of 354 Lovers Lane, tion information and another were titles bigger than my Mount Airy, was arrested on March 23 and charged was about which toy would whole project,” he said. “At with felony burning certain buildings. Hiatt reportedly win or lose in a battle. regionals and at the county, set fire to a shed. Bond is $10,000 secured. Trial date is “You learn a lot from just you just talk to one set of April 11. looking at the projects. It’s re- judges. At the state, you had I Michell Dwayne Robertson, 38, of 477 Casper ally exciting and I think a lot eight or nine judges ask you Stewart Road, Lowgap, was arrested on March 26 and of people would enjoy it.” questions and some of them charged with fugitive from justice and felony posses- Mary Beth Browne, an were professors. It was just sion of stolen goods or property. Bond is $100,000. eighth-grader at Millennium different.” MORGAN WALL/THE NEWS Trial date is May 17. Charter Academy, walked away with several awards for While science is not a hob- Edi Nixon won the Young Naturalist Award at the NC I Jeanette Joan Hayes, 56, of 1820 Fancy Gap by, Merritt does hope to con- Road, Mount Airy, was arrested on March 26 and her project on “Water for the tinue doing projects in the fu- Science and Engineering Fair over the weekend. World: Is Solar Distillation an ture for competition. He said a charged with felony larceny of a firearm. She was re- Effective Means of Potable judge told him that if he leased on a written promise with a trial date of April Water Production?” Her would continue this particular 11. homemade solar distiller, project next year it would Incidents made from a discarded radia- look good. I Criminal damage to property was reported on tor, won first place in the tech- “You have to know your March 25 at 133 White Pines Country Club Road, nology and engineering junior project. Don’t just let your Mount Airy, when suspect busted vehicle windows, division, first place in the parents do it. The questions causing $800 damage. Stockholm Water Works Award, the US Navy/Marine are all you either know it or I Burglary by forcible entry was reported on you don’t. They go into depth March 25 at 834 Twin Oaks Road, Elkin, when suspect Corps Award for the junior di- at the state level,” he said as vision and the Broadcom kicked door open, causing $200 damage. Masters Certificate and Invi- advice for future science fair I Larceny was reported on March 25 at 2516 Red tation. participants. Brush Road, Mount Airy, when jewelry worth a total of “Personally I like the sci- Isabella Gillespie, a junior $5,605 was stolen. ence fair better, I guess be- at North Surry High School, I Criminal damage to property was reported on cause I’ve done it longer,” reached the state competition March 25 at 1706 Old Highway 601, Mount Airy, when said Browne, who also com- for the fifth year with a proj- $200 damage was done to yard. peted in the NC Student ect on “What Are the Effects I Larceny of a motor vehicle was reported on Academy of Sciences re- of Human Chorionic Go- nadotropin on the Growth and March 25 at 241 Johnny Ayers Road, Pinnacle, when search competition. “The $3,500 Honda Accord was stolen. A license plate also only time I get nervous is Productivity of Capsicum An- num and Solanum Tubero- was reported stolen from a vehicle at the address. when they’re calling out the I Larceny and criminal damage to property were awards.” sum?” She received the Browne, who has partici- Meredith College Scholarship reported on March 26 at 1070 Linville Road, Mount pated in the science fair for in Sciences Award, a $10,000 MORGAN WALL/THE NEWS Airy, when $10,000 AC unit was stolen from Flat Rock several years, is excited to re- educational scholarship give Ruritan Club. Isabella Gillespie won the Meredith College Scholar- I Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and property turn next year to compete in to the female students Mered- the senior division. ith College would most like to ship in Sciences Award at the NC Science and Engi- damage were reported on March 26 at 1476 Edgewood “I told all the judges ‘so invite to attend their school. neering Fair over the weekend. Drive, Mount Airy, when $800 damage was done to ve- next year when I do this...’ I “It was a lot of fun,” she hicle. will definitely do this again,” said of the state level competi- ship, she is not ruling out can help you find jobs.” I Breaking and entering and larceny from a motor she said. “I have ideas jotted tion. “The level of projects Meredith as an option. All four winners agreed vehicle were reported on March 27 at 884 Copeland down already. Next year I’m there is just phenomenal. You She sees the science fair as that it was a long day, starting School Road, Dobson, when $100 flash drive, $150 going to add polluted water get to meet a lot of people you a valuable experience that has with registration at 7 a.m. The GPS and $50 cash were stolen from vehicle. and take water from different will probably work with in allowed her to nurture a num- awards ceremony did not end parts of Surry County.” the future if you go into sci- ber of skills. until 6:30 p.m. and students Luke Merritt, a freshman ence. And you can get ideas “I get an experience that were on their feet most of that at East Surry High School, re- ceived honorable mention in the senior biological science for future projects.” Because Gillespie hopes to one day be a surgeon, she helps me in my career. Be- ing able to interview will be helpful through my en- time. Still, they all agreed it was a good experience, one they hope to repeat next year. STOCK MARKET A division for his project on would like to go to a college tire career,” she said. “Also Contact Morgan Wall at “What Colors Attract Birds?” Merritt created three identical that has a medical program. However, with the scholar- with communication and being able to network. That email@example.com or 719-1929. REVIEW BUSINESS NYSE Dow 8416.69 12,350.61 Livestock Report Sales totaled 488 head, including and up, $85-$98.50. frame) $97-$131; 600-700 pounds, +71.31 +71.60 cattle (444), goats (31) , sheep (9) and I Stock cows: too few. (M1) $120-$132.50; 700 pounds and hogs (4) during Tuesday’s sales at I Cow/calf pairs: $610-$1,070. up, (M1) $117-$123. Mount Airy Stockyards Inc. I Baby calves: too few. 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Phone: 719-1920, or 719-1921 For local sports visit our web- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org site at www.mtairynews.com Fax: 789-2816 Thursday, March 31, 2011 Bears dominate tennis with South Stokes JEFF LINVILLE STAFF REPORTER Mount Airy dominated the first four matches on its way to a commanding 8-1 tennis victory over South Stokes Tuesday. The Bears won all six singles matches and two of three doubles matches. In the first four seeds, the Bears won all eight sets by a combined score of 48-7. Top seed Matt Kessler blanked Brent Morse 6-0, 6-0. Mitch Kessler won 6- 2, 6-2 over Matt Childers. Third-seed Eric Belton won 6-1, 6-0, while fourth-seed Jordan Law- son won 6-0, 6-2. While those four matches were important, Coach Jim Reeves said he was most pleased with the wins posted by the other two starters. Robert Blizard and Blake Hens- ley have worked hard the past few weeks to im- prove their games, he said. Blizard won the fifth- seed match with a strong third-set tiebreaker. He JEFF LINVILLE/THE NEWS won the first set 6-4, but Mount Airy’s Matt Kessler pounces on a volley during doubles play with Eric Belton. South Stokes’ Ephraim Harrell is seen in the back- See BEARS, page 7 ground. PROCEEDS RAISED FOR MOUNT AIRY HIGH SCHOOL SCC baseball improves to 21-7 on season Saturday STAFF REPORT SCC won both games DOBSON — Surry with Danville, going 5-1 in Community College took the first and 7-0 in the three of four baseball nightcap. games over a weekend Former Surry Central home stand to improve its standout Austin McLamb season mark to 21-7. improved his record to 2-1 The Knights swept a by holding Danville to one doubleheader with Danville run in five innings before Community College on Nick Rhodes came in to Saturday, then split with pitch the sixth and seventh Wake Technical College on innings. Blain Turner and Wesley Sunday. Maynor each had two hits, The three wins came by and Maynor scored twice. a combined score of 17-3, Shane Johnson went 1-3 while the lone loss was a with an RBI. slim 3-2 game where the In the second game, it home team almost pulled was Taylor Hull (2-1) giv- out a victory in the last at- ing the Knights a strong bat. pitching performance. He The loss snapped a six- shut out Danville into the game winning streak and fifth inning before giving eight of nine since drop- way to relievers Robert ping two games to Catawba Balsley and Tyler Howard. Valley College on March Brandon Harrison was SUBMITTED PHOTO 12. 3-4 with a run and RBI. Mount Airy High School recently received a check from the Mount Airy Youth Foundation. John Moore, The Knights were just 3- Daniel Whitecavage was 2- 3 in Region X play, but the 3 with three RBIs. right, a member of the foundation board, hands Athletic Director Donald Price the $10,000 check from home stand improves that proceeds raised from season ticket sales. mark to 6-4. See SCC, page 7 ECU pitcher Simmons breaks school save record STAFF REPORT Airy residents Bill and Luveina been a big part of that, keeping over a nine-inning game, his ca- he had racked up 20 strikeouts in Simmons and Evelyn Nowlin. On runners from scoring while rack- reer average was 10.82 strikeouts 12 2/3 innings (a whopping 14.2 GREENVILLE — A baseball March 19, the 5-foot-9 ing up strikeouts. per game — better than MLB average), which has lifted him righthander recorded his 24th The senior is on pace to set an- legend Randy Johnson. That into first place for his career. pitcher with ties to the area has save for East Carolina University. other career mark for highest ranked him third all-time behind By comparison, Trevor Hoff- broken his college’s all-time save As of Monday, ECU was lead- strikeout ratio. 10.93 K’s by Hal Baird and Greg man has the highest strikeout ra- record. ing all Division I teams in earned For his first three seasons, Bunn. tio of any relief pitcher in MLB Seth Simmons of Winston- run average at 1.67, just ahead of Seth was striking out more than This season, Simmons has Salem is the grandson of Mount Texas A&M and UCLA. Seth has one batter per inning. Figured out been even better. As of this week, See ECU, page 7 Smart’s rise no shock to those who know him best THE ASSOCIATED PRESS There is substance behind that stylish name, however — a maturity, perspective When Shaka Smart found out his social and vision that are trademarks of the studies teacher was also a basketball game’s greatest coaches. coach, the seventh-grader would hang If Smart and Butler’s Brad Stevens are around his desk every day, talking about the cornerstones of the future, their genera- Magic Johnson or the latest move he was tion’s Dean Smiths or Coach Ks, Smart’s perfecting on the playground. friends and mentors say the game will be “He was this effervescent, bubbly, in good hands. The young coaches face bouncy, chattery little guy,” Kevin Bavery each other Saturday night, when VCU remembered Tuesday. “He was clearly dif- plays Butler in the most unlikely of nation- ferent and driven and passionate.” al semifinals, a matchup of mid-majors in Still is. a game usually reserved for powerhouses. By taking VCU, a team many didn’t “Shaka and Brad are two young guys CHRIS SWEDA/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/MCT even think belonged in the NCAA tourna- who were given an opportunity, and Virginia Commonwealth head coach Shaka Smart, middle, has a laugh with his ment, to the Final Four at just 33, Smart they’ve absolutely ran with it,” Michigan has become the coach of the moment, the team during a timeout while playing Georgetown in the NCAA Tournament. VCU is prospect at the top of everyone’s wish list. See SMART, page 7 this year’s Cinderella team of the Final Four. www.mtairynews.com The Mount Airy News, Mount Airy, N.C. Thursday, March 31, 2011 7 SCC: other former Golden Eagle — had a single, double and two runs scored. Whitecav- seventh, but couldn’t tie the game. Despite pitching well, age had a double and was Fleshman took the loss to Continued from 6 hit by a pitch. drop to 4-2. Keaton Kondor went 3- Jerry Skeens had a sin- 4 with two RBIs for Wake gle and double in four at- Sunday Tech. bats. Hernando Roa went In the first game In the second game, 2-3 with an RBI. against Wake Tech, SCC Wake Tech put two runs up Rafael Gonzalez had a took a 2-1 lead in the sec- in the third inning on Zach double, and the coaching ond inning. Fleshman. staff is hopeful he gets back After Wake tied it in SCC made it a one-run to the hot hitting he had the third, SCC went back game with a score in the earlier in the season. After out front with two runs in fifth. being the team’s leading the fifth and one in the Fleshman gave way to hitter at one point, he has sixth for a 5-2 win. Garrett Hickman in the cooled off to .387. Seth Mahaffey (4-2) seventh when Wake added Gonzalez still leads the went six innings before an insurance run to go up team in runs, RBIs and Keith Prowse closed out 3-1. homers. He also has the the seventh for his first The visitors would need lowest strikeout ratio on save of the year. that run as the Knights the team with one K for Shane Johnson — an- scored in the bottom of the every 25 at-bats. ECU: pitches. He has a fastball that is consistent- ly 88 to 92 mph and has hit 94 before. Then he has two variations of his slider. One is a hard slider in the low- to mid-80s Continued from 6 that breaks left away from righthanded hit- ters and in on the handle of lefties. The second he says is more of a “slurve” in that history at 9.36 (minimum 1,000 innings). it is slower (mid- to upper 70s) and drops According to ECU’s stats, Seth has ap- off like some guys’ curveballs. peared in 12 games and hasn’t allowed a The two sliders are his best options for single runner to score. And not just runners getting batters out, he said. “The slider is my go-to pitch,” he said. JEFF LINVILLE/THE NEWS scoring on hits, he hasn’t allowed a runner home on a wild pitch, passed ball or field- “At any point in time, I can throw it and Mount Airy’s Jordan Lawson hits a serve during doubles play with Mitch Kessler. ing error. get guys out.” The Bears dominated their match with South Stokes Tuesday. He has given up only four hits with op- Simmons was pretty good for his first ponents batting an atrocious .100 average against him. Some strikeout pitchers are wild, but Simmons has only walked six three years, but his numbers this season are spectacular. Asked about the change, he said it has a lot to do with his mental ap- BEARS: uled to host West Stokes this afternoon, weather permitting. Next week, the Bears travel to North batters in 12 innings. That gives him a stel- proach before and during games. He felt like he didn’t perform as well as Continued from 6 Surry on Tuesday and host lar 3.3-to-1 ratio of strikeouts to walks. Even before this remarkable season, a junior as he did his sophomore season. Bishop McGuinness the Simmons was on the short list of college He had to earn the starter’s job as a sopho- following Thursday. baseball’s best closers. more and was worried about losing his Matt Chilton came back three straight games be- Contact Jeff Linville at In February, the National Collegiate spot. Maybe last year he took it a little bit to edge him out in the fore losing 8-3. email@example.com Baseball Writers Association named him for granted. So this season, he is trying to second 7-6. In the third The Bears are sched- m or 719-1920. one of 45 relief pitchers on the watch list make sure he takes advantage of every op- set, Blizard won easily for its Stopper of the Year award to be an- portunity. 10-2. nounced June 18. The pitching coach, too, has worked Hensley clinched the At the end of the regular season, the with him on improving his thoughts during final singles match with a NCBWA will narrow down the 45 players games. The coach said that no one at the plate 6-4, 6-1 win over Zane Washburn. North Carolina Press Services to five finalists. Breaking ECU’s career saves mark is as good as the man on the mound, and Because his match might help get him more national attention Simmons has latched on to that philoso- went so long, Blizard had for making the finals. phy. little time to recover be- It is pretty commonplace in pro baseball Rather than thinking “I don’t want to fore starting doubles play. Your one-stop shop for statewide to see a reliever get 30 saves in a year. That miss with this fastball,” he is thinking “I’m He and Hensley were is almost impossible in college ball. beaten 4-8 by Chilton and and nationwide newspaper advertising. going to make this pitch.” Not only are the seasons drastically Washburn. Before this season, Simmons said he shorter, but saves are only given out in Matt Kessler and Eric had been contacted by scouts from the Belton won their doubles close games. If a team is talented and wins Rangers, Braves, A’s and some other by large margins, no save is given out. match over Morse and teams, but during the season they usually Harrell 8-2. They were Simmons saved nine games in both his leave players alone. Right now, he said he sophomore and junior years, which are tied leading just 5-2 when is just worrying about playing well. they ran off the last three for the fourth-most in school history. De- spite being nearly unhittable this year, his If a major-league team drafts him, he games for the win. 12 appearances have only resulted in four said he would be happy to sign a contract Mitch Kessler and DISPLAY ADS ONLINE ADS CLASSIFIEDS PRESS RELEASES save opportunities, and he capitalized on and go wherever they want him to go in Lawson jumped on them all. His latest save gave him 24 for the minor leagues. Childers and Marshall his career, passing Cory Scott (1999- His parents, Suzanne and Randy Sim- quickly and were leading One order, one bill, no worries. 2000). mons, are just proud of all he has accom- 7-0. The South Stokes Simmons said he primarily uses three plished. coach called the players 5171 Glenwood Ave, Suite 364, over and gave them a pep Raleigh, NC 27612 | 919.787.7443 talk. Childers and Mar- SMART: breaks to get water, eat lunch or even just rest for a few minutes, Smart would stay out on the court, work- shall responded and won www.ncpress.com | www.ncadsonline.com Continued from 6 ing on his game, and the campers would soon join him. State coach Tom Izzo said. year, had told Smart there “Pretty soon, you’d lit- “I think it’s good for our would always be a job open erally see the entire gym, game because they’re good on his staff, and Smart 35 to 40 campers chasing guys who are good coach- couldn’t pass up the oppor- him all over the gym,” es.” tunity. After graduating Bavery said. “It was like Smart grew up in Ore- from Kenyon, Smart joined the Pied Piper. That was gon, Wis., a village of few- Brown as an assistant at where you could really see er than 10,000 people about California (Pa.) University. his high-level passion for 10 miles south of Madison. “I believe he sees coach- the game.” His father, who named him ing as the way I see teach- Smart spent two years at after 19th-century African ing, which is a way to reach California, working camps warrior Shaka Zulu, left the kids and to make a differ- in his free time. It was at family early, and he was ence in their lives,” said one of those camps that he raised by his mother. She Peter Rutkoff, an American caught the eye of Dayton didn’t have many rules, but studies professor at Keny- coach Oliver Purnell, who her sons knew better than on who served as Smart’s offered him a job as direc- to bring home a bad grade. adviser and directed his tor of basketball opera- “And sometimes a bad senior honors project. “The tions. grade was as high as a B,” coaching thing really Two years later, Smart Smart recalled. “So I had to grabbed him in a way that was hired as an assistant at excel in the classroom. I was undeniable.” Akron by Keith Dambrot, didn’t really have a That was no surprise to LeBron James’ high school choice.” Bavery, the social studies coach. Smart’s love for basket- teacher who would coach On Smart’s first day, ball began with his grand- Smart at Oregon High Dambrot put him in charge father, Walter King, who School. of James’ workout — no lived in Chicago and would His former players often small task considering that send Smart packages of worked his youth camps. was the summer James got basketball-related articles. When they used their drafted. King died early Tuesday at 90. A standout point guard — he set the Oregon record with 458 career assists from 1991-95 — Smart dreamed of playing Divi- sion I basketball, maybe getting a shot at the NBA. After a few trips to all-star shootouts in Chicago, how- ever, he realized he likely would get very little play- ing time, and would proba- bly be better off at a Divi- sion III program. Accepted at Harvard, Yale and Brown, Smart in- stead chose to take an aca- demic scholarship at Keny- on College, a small private school in Gambier, Ohio, and play for Bill Brown. “Bill Brown is probably the closest I had, definitely the closest I had to a father figure in my life,” Smart said. “Going to Kenyon was an easy decision.” Academically, Smart did so well at Kenyon — he graduated magna cum laude — that his adviser suggested he pursue a Ph.D. But Brown, who left 00381447 after Smart’s freshman 8 Thursday, March 31, 2011 The Mount Airy News, Mount Airy, N.C. www.mtairynews.com OFFICE HOURS: The Mount Airy News Week Days 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Call 786-4141 DEADLINES: To Place your Ad Classified Sunday: 10 am Friday Monday: 11 am Friday CHARGE IT! 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Home Improvements 100 Legals 100 Legals 100 Legals 100 Legals 100 Legals * Tom's Home Improvements Public Auction Deed of Trust and the under- ceiving the notice of sale, termi- Fulco, PLLC, Trustee(s), dated amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per Seamless Gutters & Odd Jobs. Vi- 336-789-4457 signed, Trustee Services of Caro- nate the rental agreement upon 10 May 27, 2008, and recorded in each Five Hundred Dollars nyl Siding, Painting, Additions, Tile 52/103 Mini Storage 1206 East lina, LLC, having been substituted days’ written notice to the landlord. Book 1247, Page 682, Surry ($500.00) or fractional part Work 336-325-9966 Pine Street Mt. Airy, NC 27030 as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, The notice shall also state that County Registry, North Carolina. thereof, and the Clerk of Courts Saturday April 2nd, and the holder of the note evi- upon termination of a rental agree- Default having been made in the fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-308, 2011-----10:00a.m. 52/103 Mini dencing said default having di- ment, the tenant is liable for rent payment of the note thereby se- in the amount of Forty-five Cents Storage Various items of personal rected that the Deed of Trust be due under the rental agreement cured by the said Deed of Trust (45) per each One Hundred Dol- foreclosed, the undersigned Sub- prorated to the effective date of and the undersigned, having been lars ($100.00) or fractional part Attention Home Owners Gen- property are being sold pursuant try’s Painting and Carpentry, Int to the lien for Rental at Self stor- stitute Trustee will offer for sale at the termination. substituted as Trustee in said thereof or Five Hundred Dollars the courthouse door of the county Deed of Trust by an instrument ($500.00), whichever is greater. A and Ext Remodeling, for Free age. Est & Lowest Rates 786-6114 or Scheduled units for auction: courthouse where the property is If the trustee is unable to convey duly recorded in the Office of the deposit of five percent (5%) of the located, or the usual and custom- title to this property for any reason, Register of Deeds of Surry bid, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dol- 366-4582. 52/103 Mini Storage 103 ary location at the county court- the sole remedy of the purchaser County, North Carolina, and the lars ($750.00), whichever is D-23-M. Wright house for conducting the sale on is the return of the deposit. Rea- holder of the note evidencing said greater, will be required at the time Father & Son Handyman Services D-17-R. Holt April 6, 2011 at 2:30PM, and will sons of such inability to convey in- indebtedness having directed that of the sale and must be tendered Carpentry, metal & Shingle roofs, D-25-T. Childress sell to the highest bidder for cash clude, but are not limited to, the fil- the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, in the form of certified funds. Fol- barn repairs etc. 276-619-1543 D-7-B. Montgomery the following described property ing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the undersigned Substitute Trus- lowing the expiration of the statu- E-7-A. Hargrave situated in Surry County, North the confirmation of the sale and tees will offer for sale at the Court- tory upset bid period, all the re- Carolina, to wit: reinstatement of the loan without house Door in Surry County, North maining amounts will be immedi- 52 the knowledge of the trustee. If Carolina, at 10:00AM on April 13, ately due and owing. Said property TRACT: 1: Being lots numbers the validity of the sale is chal- 2011, and will sell to the highest to be offered pursuant to this No- Snider’s Home Improvement. Vinyl A-28-B. Blick siding, roofs, etc. free est. A-22-B. Hayes 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28 located on lenged by any party, the trustee, in bidder for cash the following de- tice of Sale is being offered for Merritt Drive in the New Granite their sole discretion, if they believe scribed property, to wit: Lying and sale, transfer and conveyance AS 374-2446 or 325-8903 A-38-C. Cox Jr. Hill Development as platted by Bill the challenge to have merit, may being in Franklin Township, Surry IS WHERE IS. There are no repre- Publish March 31, 2011 Miller, surveyor, on April 2, 1937. request the court to declare the County, North Carolina, and being sentations of warranty relating to A plat of same is recorded in the sale to be void and return the de- more particularly described as fol- the title or any physical, environ- Lawn Service Office of the Register of Deeds of posit. The purchaser will have no lows: Beginning at a new iron pin mental, health or safety conditions Surry County, North Carolina. further remedy. in common line with Robert M. existing in, on, at, or relating to the Call 356-8268 for lawn mowing, Lowe, said iron lying South 84 de- property being offered for sale. dependable service with reason- NOTICE See plat book 1 page 174. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC grees 08 minutes 06 seconds East This sale is made subject to all able rates & free estimates. Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, 122.67 feet from a found iron pin prior liens, unpaid taxes, special Being the same property de- PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Serv- in Robert M. Lowe's corner and assessments, land transfer taxes, Other Services COUNTY OF SURRY Notice of scribed in Deed recorded in Book ices of Carolina, LLC 5431 Olean- corner of property retained by if any, and encumbrances of re- Rezoning Request, at 6:00 p.m., 186 Page 94, Surry County Regis- der Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, Daniel Wayne Dollar, et al, and cord. To the best of the knowledge Monday, April 18, 2011, the Surry try. NC 28403 PHONE: (910) running thence from said begin- and belief of the undersigned, the DirecTV County Board of Commissioners Limited Time Offer! 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 ning point South 84 degrees 08 current owner(s) of the property will conduct a public hearing at the Free HD for Life TRACT 2: Being Lot #23 in the minutes 06 seconds East 625.16 is/are Joe Anna Cochrane. Surry County Government Center, 118 Hamby Road, Commissioners New Granite Hill Development, ac- File No.: 10-34238-FC01 feet to a found iron pin; thence PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order Ask how by calling cording to a survey and plat made leaving Lowe's line and running for possession of the property may DirecTV today! Meeting Room, Dobson, NC, to by Bill Miller on April 2, 1937, and Publish: March 24 & 31, 2011 five new lines South 03 degrees be issued pursuant to G.S. Packages start at $29.99 consider the rezoning request the plat on the same being of re- 49 minutes 49 seconds West 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser 1-888-516-4516 from: cord in the Office of the Register 380.70 feet to a new iron pin; and against the party or parties in of Deeds for Surry County, N.C., thence South 28 degrees 41 min- possession by the clerk of superior Rezoning Application ZCR1077: and to which express reference is utes 30 seconds West 225.81 feet court of the county in which the Zane Creed and Wade C. Haynes hereby made for a particular de- to a new iron pin; thence South 00 property is sold. Any person who request that property identified as scription of the within conveyed degrees 04 minutes 08 seconds occupies the property pursuant to Dish Network Tax Map ID Number lot. Express reference is likewise East 609.64 feet to a new iron pin; a rental agreement entered into or 5909-01-17-8665, located on the It's Finally FREE! made to the following deeds also thence North 83 degrees 59 min- renewed on or after October 1, east side of Red Brush Road, 0.25 Free HD for Life* recorded in the Surry County Pub- utes 44 seconds West 145.85 feet 2007, may, after receiving the no- miles north of Interstate 74, be CREDITORS NOTICE and over 120 channels lic Registry: Deed Book 150 Page to a new iron pin; thence North 15 tice of sale, terminate the rental REZONED from RA (Rural Agri- only $24.99/mo.* 205: Deed Book 169 Page 248; degrees 32 minutes 21 seconds agreement upon 10 days' written cultural) to RB (Rural Business) or a more restrictive zoning district. Deed Book 176 Page 36; and West 1283.10 feet to a new iron notice to the landlord. The notice *conditions apply, promo Deed Book 176 Page 1. Having qualified as Executor of pin, the point of beginning, con- shall also state that upon termina- code MB45 the Estate of JEANETTE A. HOW- taining 10.045 acres as shown on tion of a rental agreement, that Call Dish Network Now This property is located within the ARD, deceased, late of Surry Being the same property de- plat by Benjamin A. Rardin, tenant is liable for rent due under 1-877-464-3619 jurisdiction of Surry County. The County, North Carolina, this is to scribed in Deed recorded in Book L-3200, dated February 3, 1992, the rental agreement prorated to Surry County Planning Board will notify all persons having claims 197 Page 36, Surry County Regis- and being a survey of a portion of the effective date of the termina- hear the Request at 6:00 p.m., against the estate of said de- try. that property described on deed t i o n . Monday, April 11, 2011, and will ceased to present them on or be- recorded in Book 491, Page 1395, ___________________________ make recommendations of ap- fore JULY 7TH, 2011, or this no- Tax Relief Save and except any releases, Surry County Registry. Also con- ________ Nationwide Trustee proval or disapproval to the Board tice will be pleaded in bar of their deeds of release or prior convey- veyed herewith is a mutual, Services, Inc. Substitute Trustee Make Tax of Commissioners. The public is recovery. All persons indebted to ances of record. non-exclusive, perpetual right of 1587 Northeast Expressway At- Problems a Thing invited to attend the meeting and said estate please make immedi- way end access easement for in- lanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 of the Past! may make oral or written com- ate payments. Said property is commonly known gress, egress and regress, from Our File No.: 432.1004460NC Call for your ments in favor or opposing the re- as 170 Merritt Drive, Mount Airy, Ramey Creek Road to the /LMS FREE Consultation zoning request. The decision to This the 31 Day of March 2011 NC 27030. above-described property, said 1-888-646-4792 grant or deny any rezoning re- right of way and access easement Publication Dates: 3/31/11 & quest is based upon legal merits For the Estate of JEANETTE A. Third party purchasers must pay being more particularly described 4/7/11 of the case, and cannot, by law, HOWARD the excise tax, and the court costs as follows: Beginning at a point in be decided upon public sentiment of Forty-Five Cents (45¢) per One the Northern 60 degrees right of alone. Nevertheless, the Planning Hundred Dollars ($100.00) pursu- Executor info: way line for Ramey Creek Road, Vonage Board and the Board of Commis- DIANE H. KYLER No Annual Contract! ant to NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A said point lying North 15 degrees sioners will consider evidence or 10 AVE. B No Commitment! cash deposit (no personal checks) 49 minutes 30 seconds East 15.06 material comments from con- TABERNACALE, NJ 08088 Free Activation! of five percent (5%) of the pur- feet from a found iron within said cerned individuals. Applications only pay $14.99/Month chase price, or Seven Hundred right of way, and running thence are on file at the Department of Publish: March 31, April 7, 14, for home phone service Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever from said beginning point North 39 Planning and Development, Surry and 21, 2011 for the first 3 months, is greater, will be required at the degrees 19 minutes 29 seconds 200 County Government, 122 Hamby Announcements then pay only $25.99/month time of the sale. Following the ex- West 71.09 feet to a point; thence Road, Dobson, NC or you may call Call today! piration of the statutory upset bid North 30 degrees 30 minutes 42 (336) 401-8350. 1-866-798-0692 period, all the remaining amounts seconds West 159.14 feet; thence are immediately due and owing. North 26 degrees 48 minutes 20 Lost & Found Kim BatesPlanning seconds West 194.73 feet; thence BoardDirector/Secretary Lost blk lab, white ft, last seen at Said property to be offered pursu- North 18 degrees 58 minutes 40 ant to this Notice of Sale is being seconds West 47.74 feet; thence Pine Ridge golf course 320-3947 400 Financial Any persons needing special ac- offered for sale, transfer and con- North 3 degrees 55 minutes 34 commodations at the meeting veyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” seconds West 30.97 feet; thence please call (336) 401-8350 before There are no representations of North 15 degrees 22 minutes 00 noon on the meeting dates. NOTICE TO CREDITORS warranty relating to the title or any seconds East 52.08 feet; thence 500 physical, environmental, health or North 21 degrees 39 minutes 48 Education Publish: Thursday, March 24 Having qualified as Executor of Missing Dachshund on Sheep safety conditions existing in, on, seconds East 52.27 feet; thence Farm Rd. Call 336-374-3339 and Thursday, March 31, 2011. the Estate of Theodore D. at, or relating to the property being North 13 degrees 38 minutes 44 offered for sale. This sale is made Younger, this is to notify all per- seconds East 80.83 feet to a point subject to all prior liens, unpaid sons, firms and corporations hav- in the Southern boundary line of 600 Animals taxes, any unpaid land transfer ing claims against the decedent to the above-described 10.046 acres NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE taxes, special assessments, ease- exhibit same duly verified to the tract; thence running with the TOY POODLES SALE ments, rights of way, deeds of re- undersigned Executor at the law Southern boundary line of said 300 Services office of Gardner, Gardner & $230 Call after 3pm 336-429-2187 10 SP 419 lease, and any other encum- tract South 83 degrees 59 minutes brances or exceptions of record. Campbell, PLLC, 304 Franklin 44 seconds East 30.06 feet to a Street Mount Airy, NC 27030, at- Pets NORTH CAROLINA, SURRY To the best of the knowledge and point; thence leaving said tract COUNTY belief of the undersigned, the cur- torneys for the estate, on or be- and running South 13 degrees 33 Automotive rent owner(s) of the property is/are fore June 17, 2011, or this notice minutes 15 seconds West 86.91 6 full blooded Doberman puppies Ronnie Gray Jessup and wife, De- will be pled in bar of recovery. All feet; thence South 21 degrees 37 9 wks old 1st shots & wormed Under and by virtue of a Power of We buy Junk Cars for $175-$275 $100, black & rust call Sale contained in that certain brah H. Jessup. persons, firms and corporations in- minutes 42 seconds West 52.79 debted to the estate should make complete 336-352-3512 or 336-648-9000 Deed of Trust executed by RON- feet; thence South 15 degrees 50 prompt payment. 336-401-0401 NIE G. JESSUP AND WIFE, An Order for possession of the minutes 20 seconds West 45.37 DEBORAH H. JESSUP to RON- property may be issued pursuant feet; thence South 04 degrees 20 ALD H DAVIS C/O WILLIAM to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the THIS the 17th day of March, minutes 21 seconds East 21.93 WALT PETTIT, Trustee(s), which purchaser and against the party or 2011. feet; thence South 19 degrees 13 Child / Elderly Care Full blooded Boxer pups $250 ea, was dated July 2, 2003 and re- parties in possession by the clerk minutes 11 seconds East 41.80 90% white 336-918-5973 corded on July 8, 2003 in Book of superior court of the county in Theodore D. Younger, Deceased feet, thence South 26 degrees 48 955 at Page 776, Surry County which the property is sold. Any Trent Younger, Executor, minutes 25 seconds East 190.76 Full Time Nanny Needed Registry, North Carolina. person who occupies the property feet, thence South 30 degrees 30 Full Time Nanny needed to pursuant to a rental agreement en- Gardner, Gardner & Campbell, minutes 42 seconds East 159.14 care for 2 children. Qualifi- tered into or renewed on or after PLLC Attorneys at Law Post Office feet; thence South 39 degrees 30 700 Agriculture Default having been made of the cations: Valid Drivers Li- note thereby secured by the said October 1, 2007, may, after re- Box 866 Mount Airy, NC 27030 minutes 12 seconds East 74.94 (336) 789-5502 cense Reliable transporta- feet to a point in the Northern 60 tion Non-Smoker CPR cer- feet right of way line for Ramey tified Paid Vacations and Farm Equipment Publish: March 17, 24, 31 and Creek Road; thence running with Pets Pets April 7, 2011 said right of way line South 66 de- Holidays Please apply by sending an email and or 1951 Farmall Super A, new en- grees 27 minutes 21 seconds gine, cultivators, lots of new parts West 31.05 feet to a point, the resume to $6,900 OBO 336-325-2764 firstname.lastname@example.org Carolina Canine Rescue We sell point of beginning as shown on plat by Benjamin A. Hardin, Pet Clothing, L-3200, dated February 3, 1992. Garden & Produce Shampoos, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE The above-described tract is all Domestics / Janitorial Green House Tomatoes $2.00 per that property described on deed Gourmet SALE recorded in Book 583 at Page lb call 336-320-2771 or 401-5670 Low Cost Spay Neuter Program Treats, NORTH CAROLINA, SURRY 704, Surry County Registry. Said Residential & Commercial Rescue/Foster/Adopt COUNTY 10 SP 136 Under and property is commonly known as Cleaning. "No Job to Small" We (336) 786-5256 Pet Etc. by virtue of a Power of Sale con- 246 Eagles Nest Road, Lowgap, clean in Stokes & Surry County. tained in that certain Deed of Trust NC 27024. Third party purchasers References available. Great executed by Joe Anna Cochrane price for a great job. 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AA/EOE 00395527 10 Thursday, March 31, 2011 The Mount Airy News, Mount Airy, N.C. www.mtairynews.com COMICS Enjoy reading The Mount Airy News THANK YOU The Mount Airy News www.mtairynews.com The Mount Airy News, Mount Airy, N.C. Thursday, March 31, 2011 11 Woman was right to stop husband, woman’s interaction Dear Annie: I desper- When I was dressed in tight my husband tells me I’m had to borrow. With med- then the person whose ately need someone to tell ready to build up miniskirts and crazy. My son thinks Jen- ical costs going up, how birthday comes after yours me whether or not I am my stamina, I revealing tops. nifer was playing games can we get her to stop rely- brings the cake on your crazy. told my husband I told my with his father. Should I ing on us financially? — birthday. We have a chart My husband and I live I wanted to walk husband this have handled it different- Drained Dry with everyone’s birthdays in an upscale neighbor- with him. I led was too much ly? — Kentucky Dear Drained: You and their “cake baker’s hood. He has met most of him in a direc- and that the e- Dear Kentucky: Jen- must close the Bank of name” so no one has the the neighbors by walking tion that did not mailing had to nifer was flirting with your Mom and Dad. Tell your chance to forget. It has our dog. Last year, a go past Jen- stop. His initial husband, who was flat- daughter you are so sorry, worked out perfectly. — neighbor moved out and nifer’s house, reaction was to tered and infatuated. It but you cannot afford to Never Forgotten rented his home to a cou- but he steered open a new, pri- may not have gone any give her any more money. Annie’s Mailbox is writ- ple with two little children me the other vate e-mail ac- further, but your aggrava- She will learn to take care ten by Kathy Mitchell and and two dogs. As my hus- way. She came count. I finally tion levels would have of her own finances only Marcy Sugar, longtime ed- band walked our dog, the running out and gave him a shot through the roof. We when she is forced to. itors of the Ann Landers woman came out with said, “Thank piece of my think you handled it just There is no reward for put- column. Please e-mail hers, and the dogs played you for the e- mind, and he fine. ting yourselves in the poor your questions to annies- while my husband and mail. It made my promised not to Dear Annie: My hus- house so she can remain email@example.com, or “Jennifer” got acquainted. day.” They Annie’s walk by Jen- band and I are in our 70s, irresponsible. write to: Annie’s Mailbox, He is 71, and she is 46. talked as if I nifer’s house retired and on an extreme- Dear Annie: I have a c/o Creators Syndicate, I am recovering from weren’t there, Mailbox again. Apparent- ly low fixed income. We simple solution for “For- 5777 W. Century Blvd., breast cancer and at that and it was appar- ly, he kept his have no savings. We bare- gotten in California,” Ste. 700, Los Angeles, CA time was so weak from ent that my hus- word, because ly have enough money for whose co-workers forgot 90045. To find out more chemo and radiation that I band had a huge Advice she asked where food and medicine. her birthday when she re- about Annie’s Mailbox and could barely walk to the crush on her. He been. I Columnists he’s she wastold Our daughter is a pro- turned from vacation. In read features by other Cre- bathroom. But I did notice started shower- her to fessional who earns more our office, we all take ators Syndicate writers that my husband was now ing, putting on fresh have no further contact than double what we turns with this responsibil- and cartoonists, visit the walking our dog 20 times clothes and combing his and threatened to speak to make. However, every ity. Creators Syndicate Web a day. I suspected it was to hair before taking the dog her husband about it. month, we have to help It works like this: You page at see Jennifer, but I’m not for a walk. As soon as Jen- We have heard no more with her utilities. In the must get the card and cake www.creators.com. the jealous type and said nifer saw him, she’d come from her. I think I nipped past, we’ve given her large for the person whose birth- COPYRIGHT 2011 nothing. running out of her house, something in the bud, but sums of money that we day falls before yours, and CREATORS.COM God values the Las Vegas embraces its mob roots CRISTINA SILVA hours has long celebrated its Visitors are greeted by life- ber chair where hit man Al- contributions of all ASSOCIATED PRESS reputation as a haven of vice, but its relationship with the mob has taken a size holograms of chatty gangsters and a chance to get “made.” bert Anastasia’s life came to an end in a 1957 New York murder. LAS VEGAS — to support His work Speakeasies, bootleggers, gun-wielding crime bosses and tough-guy accents pay few hits in recent years. The city that once proudly boast- ed of its ties to organized The publicly-funded mob museum, meanwhile, is slat- ed to open in December at a “This isn’t some lam- poon,” Goodman said. “It’s not a gimmick. This is go- Dear Dr. of our lives — a homage to Las Vegas’ mob crime —Goodman played downtown Las Vegas court- ing to be a real museum.” Graham: I al- place that be- roots in a pair of new attrac- himself in the 1995 mob house where a detailed mob The museum will high- ways prayed I’d longs only to tions showcasing Sin City’s movie “Casino”— has in- hearing that helped expose light money laundering become wealthy God. In addi- criminal history. stead promoted its family- organized crime to ordinary schemes, mob violence and so I could give tion, greed can An interactive attraction friendly restaurants and Americans was held in the role organized crime lots of money to creep into our featuring gangster memora- Broadway shows for the 1950. played in Las Vegas and our church and lives (even as bilia and commentary from past decade. The $42 million museum other cities. film mobsters James Caan, No more. started as an effort to save Both Las Vegas attrac- to missionaries, Christians), The Tropicana casino but God hasn’t overwhelming Mickey Rourke and Frank one of Las Vegas’ few his- tions expect to lure hun- Vincent opens Wednesday and hotel, a one-time hang- toric buildings. It’s amassed dreds of thousands of visi- let it happen. us and tempting out for organized crime now a wide collection of gangster tors each year driven, at Why do you us into paths we on the Las Vegas Strip. And Las Vegas Mayor Oscar more known for its bargain- artifacts, including the wall least in part, by the nation’s think He’s done shouldn’t fol- Goodman, a former mob de- counter room rates, celebrat- from Chicago’s St. Valen- unquenched fascination this? Doesn’t low. Jesus fense lawyer, plans to ed its new “Mob Experi- tine’s Day massacre, the with the silver screen mob God need warned, “No launch his Las Vegas Muse- ence” attraction Tuesday only gun recovered at the bosses of “Goodfellas” and wealthy people one can serve um of Organized Crime and night with a red carpet party mass shooting and the bar- “The Godfather.” to support His two masters.... Law Enforcement later this attended by “Baywatch” work? — G.N. 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Movie d u e e 350 520 12 Thursday, March 31, 2011 The Mount Airy News, Mount Airy, N.C. www.mtairynews.com Students reap rewards are just required to go more you’ll run into later if MORGAN WALL STAFF REPORTER in-depth for the paper. you’re pursuing something Isabella Gillespie, a jun- in science.” ior at North Surry High Millennium Charter Thirteen area students School, placed second in Academy is the home placed in the NC Student the senior biological science school of the other 12 win- Academy of Sciences re- division at the research ners. Rob Halpern, science search paper competition competition. She presented teacher, encourages the stu- held at the NC School of on her project “What Are dents to participate in both Science and Math. the Effects of Human the research portion and the For the research portion Chorionic Gonadotropin on science fair. of the competition, students the Growth and Productivi- Laura Browne finished are required to write a paper ty of Capsicum Annum and in first place in the behav- and present it using a Pow- Solanum Tuberosum?” ioral science division. erPoint presentation. This “If you have a science Browne chose to research differs from the regular sci- fair project, it’s all together whether or not the presence MORGAN WALL/THE NEWS ence fair where students already,” she said of why of a proctor affects stan- present the information on Millennium Charter Academy’s middle school did well at the NC Student Academy students should participate dardized test scores in stu- their experiment only on a in the research competition dents and in adults. She of Sciences research paper competition held over the weekend in Raleigh. display board. Students will as well. “It’s an opportunity placed groups of five in a complete the same project to learn from others you’re I’m presenting to. without thrust,” he said. “I said Spencer. “It was a real- classroom both with a proc- “It’s really fun. It’s not enjoyed (the competition) ly good experience.” for the science fair portion competing against and from tor who sat at a desk the of the competition as for the the judges as well as profes- all awful. You get to meet because I got to talk about “We learned a lot from whole time and with a proc- new people so the awards something I love. It was in- it,” said Terry. research paper portion, they sors. These are people tor who moved around the aren’t the only good part. credibly interesting to hear “It was nerve wracking room looking over their what other people did their before, then when we got shoulders and asked the The US seems to be falling behind in math and science projects on and why. Learn- up, it was better,” said Hu- subjects to complete a math ing something new is more son. test and a spelling test. so I think doing this helps by doing your part a little interesting than sitting at Mary Beth Browne fin- Browne determined that home watching television.” ished in third place in the having a proctor move bit at a time.” Ian Owens received first Janet Snow placed first environmental division for around the room did in- in the environmental, air her project on solar distilla- crease the stress level in place in the technology in and soil division with a tion as a viable means of adults, but that those adults flight division. He tested project on water erosion. creating a potable water also scored better on the glider designs and configu- She decided to test the abili- source. She built her own tests, proving that not all rations on the same fuselage ty of different types of soil solar distiller from a dis- stress is bad. She said there to measure efficiency and to erode as a continuation of carded radiator. was little difference in the longest gliding distance. a previous erosion project. “The research competi- student scores. According to Owens, the Snow discovered that soil tion lets you go more in- Browne said she would swept dihedral wing pro- with smaller particles depth in your topic,” said prefer to write a research vides the longest gliding erodes less, but also had Browne, who also compet- paper than just do a science distance and was also the more problems dealing with ed and placed in the NC project and present it. most consistent. humidity. Science and Engineering “I really like it,” she said “I’ve been interested in “This was a continuation Fair with the same project. MORGAN WALL/THE NEWS of the competition. “I like gliders and flight since I of a project I had run in Ian Nelson received the writing and talking and ex- was little. I wanted to know sixth grade with a few mod- third-place award for the Emi Cassell is the new president-elect of the NC Stu- plaining things. I also like what kept them aloft and ifications. I found a 20-foot math and computers divi- dent Academy of Science. being closer to the people how they can fly so long cliff on a creek three feet sion. He did a project based wide and wanted to know on John Conway’s Game of what caused it,” said Snow. Life computer program. To “It’s really fun. It was a nice complete the project, he time to see what else is out filled in cells in a computer there and meet new people. program to represent people It was a really fun, good ex- in a neighborhood and then perience.” ran the program to see if life Snow, Browne and would continue throughout Owens also were invited to the program’s run or if it the NC Science, Math and would stop mid-way Technology Education Cen- through because the people ter consortium banquet in died. Cary in April. “I hadn’t realized how Peter Balogh received robust the program was un- second place in the chem- til I started,” he said. “It’s istry division for his project kind of fun. In the computer about corrosion to deter- science category, there were mine which metal will cor- not many people. The proj- rode the most in a solution. ects were much more com- Balogh determined that plex than mine. I probably vinegar causes the most cor- won’t do another computer rosion, followed by salt wa- science project.” ter and then tap water. Wesley Lima received “Corrosion interests me the third-place award in the and I really thought I could environment, air and soil di- learn something from this vision for his project on air project,” he said. “The com- pollution. Lima set up note petition is really fun. It’s a cards covered in Vaseline time when some friends are next to a road, in the woods there and you can talk and and in a backyard to see win awards.” which would collect the Dana Erickson received most pollutants. second place in the environ- “I had done another proj- mental, air and soil division. ect on pollution last year so Her project focused on how this was a follow-up,” he pollutants and run-off said. “I’ll probably continue would affect grass germina- it next year. It was worth it.” tion. “I have a lot of neighbors Two students who are always out working serving as officers on their lawns. They said In addition to participat- when oils from cars wash ing in the competitions, over their grass, it kills it,” Gillespie and Emi Cassell said Erickson of the inspira- are now officers for the NC tion for her project. “I Student Academy of Sci- thought it was really fun. I ences. don’t typically think of my- Gillespie is the president self as a science student, but of the organization for stu- I would do it again.” dents this year and will be Griffin Spencer, Gentry until she graduates in 2012 Williamson, Josh Huson after serving as the presi- and Thomas Terry teamed dent-elect last year. up to finish in third place in “What I’m hoping to do the technology in flight di- is get together a regional vision. They worked to try competition,” said Gillespie to figure out the best design of her goals while president. for a glider using balsa She noted that region 7, wood gliders and shoebox which includes Surry Coun- 423 S. South Street • Suite 201 • Mount Airy, NC 27030 gliders. “We would test them ty, is the only region in the state that does not have a re- three times and then switch gional competition for the the design to something research projects. “Maybe else. We would measure more students will be a little distance and glide slope,” more aware of the competi- tion. It’s a disadvantage for those coming from Surry County. I want to help the surrounding counties be- come more experienced in Country research so they can go to college more prepared.” Cassell is the president- elect for the coming year Mossin Nagant 9130 with accessories Ham Breakfast and will serve as president after Gillespie’s term. It took three run-off elections for students to come to a $99.99 Saturday, April 9, 2011 consensus on who the presi- dent-elect should be and AT THE MASONIC TEMPLE Cassell won as a write-in candidate. She will attend board meetings of the NCSAS and 212 FRANKLIN STREET, MT. AIRY, NC help with next year’s re- search competition. Ruger LCP RENFRO LODGE #691, A.F. & A.M. “I was excited because I really like the research com- petition. The experiments SERVING (OR CARRY-OUTS) are more in-depth with the $99.99 FROM 5:30 TO 10:00AM research competition so I thought it would be fun,” she said. “I talked about running before but I didn’t know if I really wanted to FOR THE BENEFIT OF: do it. Then when I got there THE MASONIC CHARITIES it seemed like a good expe- rience so I went up on stage and introduced myself.” $6.00 PER PERSON Contact Morgan Wall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719-1929.
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