Business Roundup: Salisbury attorney earns recognition as one of North Carolina’s best

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 15, 2015

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the performance of attorney James A. Davis, of Davis and Davis law firm in Salisbury, as one of 2015’s 10 Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction.

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the top 10 family law attorneys in each state. Attorneys who are selected to the “10 Best” list must pass a selection process based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research, and independent evaluation. The list was created to be used as a resource for clients during the attorney selection process.

One of the most significant aspects of the selection process involves attorneys’ relationships and reputation among his or her clients. As clients should be an attorney’s top priority, emphasis is placed on selecting lawyers who have achieved significant success in the field of family law without sacrificing the service and support they provide. Selection criteria focus on attorneys who demonstrate the highest standards of client satisfaction.

Farm Bureau agent honored

Jonathan McCullough, a Rowan County Agent for North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, was named among the top 10 Rookie Agents for 2014 by Steven D. Carroll, executive vice president and general manager of North Carolina Farm Bureau.

McCullough was selected based on his outstanding sales and service record for multi‑lines of insurance during 2014. North Carolina Farm Bureau Insurance Company has nearly 45 Rookie Agents across the state.

This announcement was made at the Annual Sales Conference of the Farm Bureau Insurance Companies held at the Sheraton Hotel Four Seasons/Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro March 8-9.

Salisbury Domino’s has new look

The Domino’s at 1601 W. Innes St., will inaugurate its newly remodeled store, featuring a “pizza theater” design, on Friday. Customers are invited to attend the ribbon cutting with Salisbury Mayor Paul Woodson at 11 a.m.  There will also be raffles, prizes and giveaways all week long.

The new store design allows flexibility for a number of elements otherwise unheard of when it comes to the “traditional” Domino’s store. Highlights include a comfortable lobby, open-area viewing of the food preparation process and the ability to track carryout orders electronically on a lobby screen. The store also features chalkboards to allow customers to express their creativity or to leave feedback for the store team members.

Salisbury Domino’s is offering 50 percent off all menu-priced pizza orders placed online for an entire week, this Monday through March 22.

“We are dedicated to the Salisbury area and are excited about the opportunity to offer residents a brand new pizza theater store and great deals on the food they love,” said Osman Qasim, Salisbury Domino’s franchise owner. “We hope everyone will come out to celebrate the grand opening, receive great deals and meet our fantastic team members. A lot has changed at Domino’s, and we want you to experience it for yourself.”

Qasim operates 38 stores in North Carolina and South Carolina, and has been with Domino’s since 1984.

Endodontist earns association’s top award

The American Association of Endodontists highest award will be presented this year to Dr. Sandra Madison. Madison is the first woman to ever receive the Coolidge Award.

Madison began her career as an educator, and served as the graduate program director in the department of endodontics at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and as the graduate program director and endodontic department chair at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. In 1992, she entered private practice in Asheville, while continuing as an associate professor at UNC. She maintained a successful private practice for 21 years before retiring in 2013.



Madison has several accomplishments in organized dentistry. She was the first female president of the AAE and is the only person to serve as president of the AAE, AAE Foundation, ABE and College of Diplomates. In addition, Madison has held leadership positions in the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, Tar Heel Endodontic Association, International Association for Dental Research and American Dental Education Association.

Madison has been working in Salisbury with endodontist Dr. Kathy Boyd.