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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA

No. 287A02

FILED: 22 NOVEMBER 2002

ANDREW H. AUSLEY, d/b/a AUSLEY APPRAISAL SERVICES

    v.

BRYAN M. BISHOP

    Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S.§ 7A-30(2) from the decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, 150 N.C. App. 56, 564 S.E.2d 252 (2002), affirming in part and vacating in part a judgment entered 14 March 2000 by DeRamus, J.; reversing and remanding an order entered 1 August 2000 by Burke, J.; reversing in part and remanding an order entered 4 August 2000 by DeRamus, J., all in Superior Court, Forsyth County. Heard in the Supreme Court 17 October 2002.
    Haywood, Denny & Miller, L.L.P. by John R. Kincaid for plaintiff-appellee.

    Randolf M. James for defendant-appellant.

    PER CURIAM.

    The decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed for the reasons stated in the dissenting opinion.

    REVERSED.

    Justice EDMUNDS did not participate in the consideration or decision of this case.

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