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Monthly Archives: November 2021

New proposal brings out same opponents as Buc’ee’s plan, new reasons for opposition

The 100-acre site for a proposed industrial park at 304 Mount Willing Road in Efland had been targeted late last year for the development of a mega- gas station and retail complex. Hoping to break into the North Carolina market, Texas-based Buc-ee’s filed an application...

Burlington Christmas Parade Watchers

Thousands lined Front, Worth, Davis, and Spring streets, Lexington and Maple avenues, and down a long stretch of South Main Street toward Burlington City Park for Saturday’s Christmas Parade in Burlington this past weekend. Perhaps relieved to have a resumed holiday atmosphere, on a cool,...

Sheriff’s deputy honored with life-saving award

Sheriff’s deputy Carley Swiggett got a hero’s welcome from Alamance County’s leaders last week after he provided some timely first aid to a stabbing victim in August. Last Monday (November15), the county’s board of commissioners invited Swiggett to the commissioners' meeting to receive a special...

Inmates cause flood at jail; $90,000+ worth of damage

QUESTION: Did inmates in Alamance County’s jail stop up their toilets, causing a torrential overflow that made its way into the administrative offices of the sheriff’s department? Is it true that the inundation got as far as the evidence room in the building’s basement? ANSWER:...

Graham police to get six more officers

The Graham police department has been awarded a $750,000 that will allow the department to hire six full-time officers. The funding comes from a federal grant through the U.S.  Department of Justice Office Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office). Historically, the last time the Graham Police...

IN the Burlington Christmas Parade

Among the floats, the bands, and the dancing troupes, here are some of the other parade participants – riding (on horses, bicycles, Amran cars, BMX bikes or on floats and trailers), marching, or walking.

Alamance County will be in a new congressional district for next year’s elections

New state house districts don’t propose much change except for two precincts A state-level redistricting plan based on the results of last year’s federal census includes a few noteworthy changes to the legislative districts in Alamance County. Under this plan, which was ratified on November 4,...

Clover Garden School Marching Grizzlies at the Burlington Christmas Parade

Clover Garden Marching Grizzlies in Burlington Christmas Parade, Sat., Nov. 20, 2021 - Photos and video (below)  

Eastern Alamance High School Marching Band in Burlington Christmas Parade

Eastern Alamance High School Marching Band in Burlington Christmas Parade, Sat., Nov. 20, 2021 - Photos and video (below) See other entries for Clover Garden, Graham High School, Turrentine Middle School, Western and Williams High Schools.  Video of Eastern below:

Graham High School Marching Band in Burlington Christmas Parade

Graham High School Marching Band in Burlington Christmas Parade, Sat., Nov. 20, 2021 - Photos and video (below)   For breaking news in between Thursday print editions, subscribe to AlamanceNews.com: MORE local news, MORE comprehensive coverage than any other source.  Use this special to get...

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