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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Former commissioner rides back into office on a favorable wind

Slow, cumbersome, and operable only in fair weather, hot air balloons aren’t the sort of conveyance one would naturally choose to go from Point A to Point B. But when the skies are clear and the wind blows just right, the humble balloon basket...

Son of outgoing commissioner ready to blaze his own path on county board

“My father told me to never do this. But it’s so incredibly interesting…It’s fascinating to see five people come together to get things done. My father made it look easy. But now that I’m seeing the sausage being made, I know this job is...

Outgoing school board member prepares for her next test as county commissioner

Before Pamela Thompson made her first bid for the Alamance-Burlington school board, she decided to sound out then-superintendent Randy Bridges, whom she had gotten to know through her work as an advocate for victims of domestic abuse. “Dr. Bridges was really good to me,” Thompson...

Drumwright’s boycott plans very misguided

There are a number of famous quotations – or the same quotation with different supposed authors – all to the same effect about needing to know, and learn from, history: “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” And so it...

The Alamance News has a long-standing history of fairness and equal treatment toward the local black community

Of all the rhetorical flourishes, exaggerations, and even falsehoods that Rev. Greg Drumwright of Greensboro has pronounced, none is as offensive, wrong-headed, or without any basis in fact as his unsubstantiated claim that this newspaper is one “that disparages people of color,” as he...

Just covering the news, and organizer makes plenty of it

We at this newspaper didn’t start out trying to find flaws or shortcomings with Rev. Greg Drumwright of Greensboro. We started simply by trying to cover him, the marches and rallies he led, and his actions, in order to provide comprehensive news coverage – with...

Burlington city council approves charter for police advisory board

After two months of hemming and hawing, Burlington’s city council has approved a set of parameters for a citizen advisory board to weigh in on the policies of the city’s police department. The council unanimously signed off on the charter for this so-called “Community Police...

County’s newest judge aims to ‘do justly and love mercy’

  Rick Champion will seek Divine guidance as he begins his newest role as an Alamance County district court judge in January, when he will replace retiring district court judge Steve Messick, a Republican who opted not to seek reelection this year. Champion, a Republican, defeated...

Public’s help sought to find suspect in Green Level murder

Reward Increased to $3,500 In Search For Murder Suspect Lloyd Carvon Gillis, Jr. The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday, November 25 an additional $1,000 has been added to the reward for information leading to the whereabouts and arrest of Lloyd Carvon Gillis, bringing the...

Trials for three teens charged with July vandalism of Saxapahaw church transferred to superior court

A.N. EXCLUSIVE/BREAKING TUESDAY: Each of the three teenagers accused of vandalizing Moore’s Chapel Baptist Church in Saxapahaw in July will now be tried as adults in superior court. Chief district court judge Brad Allen decided Tuesday that the two suspects who were 15 at the...

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