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Monthly Archives: February 2022

Graham man arrested at Saturday Patriot Party rally

A Graham man was arrested Saturday during a rally at Alamance County's Historic Court House. The sheriff's office, which oversees the grounds of the courthouse, had granted a permit to the United Patriot Party of North Carolina to demonstrate from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. The...

Money, money, money – for everyone but the taxpayer

When this newspaper’s publisher was working in the national Capitol in the 1970’s and 1980’s, he was always impressed by the philosophy expressed by a framed dollar bill in the office of U.S. Senator Harry F. Byrd, Jr. of Virginia. The inscription read, “This is...

Legal Notices, The Alamance News, Thursday, February 24, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Graham, NC will hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers at Graham City Hall, 201 S. Main Street, Graham NC 27253 on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 6:00...

Create a Healthier Routine with a Better-for-You Favorite

(Family Features) Taking time to nurture your health and well-being starts with building healthier habits. As the seasons change, challenge yourself to make small yet consistent choices that help you and your family through transitions at school, the office or wherever your days take...

A day – and date – to remember: baby born 2/22/22 at 2:22 a.m.

It probably won't be difficult for Judah Grace Spear or her parents to remember her birth date. Burlington parents Hank and Aberli Spear welcomed their firstborn at 2:22 a.m. Tuesday morning, which just happened to be 2-22-22. And just to round out the 2's, the...

Graham police officer, former chief, and department sued for alleged wrongful death

The estate of a Graham man shot and killed by police in 2020 is suing the Graham police department, its former chief, and one of its officers for alleged wrongful death. The lawsuit follows two independent 2020 investigations into the death which cleared both the...

BREAKING TUESDAY AFTERNOON – ABSS: no more masks required; ABSS school board votes to lift mask mandate immediately

BREAKING TUES. AFTERNOON: ABSS school board lifts mask mandate. By a 6-1 vote, with only Patsy Simpson opposed, Alamance-Burlington school board members voted Tuesday afternoon to lift the mask mandate in the county's public schools. The change is to be immediate.  The new policy affects all...

Longtime staff member steps up to the plate as new elections director

Political campaigns are often likened to horse races. But to Dawn Hurdle, an 18-year veteran of the local elections office, the charged anticipation and building excitement of the electoral process have more in common with a game of baseball than anything on display at...

Two women killed in separate hit-and-runs on North NC 49

The lives of two women were recently cut short in two, separate hit-and-run accidents that occurred within days of each other along a two-mile stretch of NC 49 North between the towns of Haw River and Green Level. The first of these two motor-vehicle fatalities...

Special school board meeting set for Tues. afternoon to decide whether to continue mask mandate in ABSS schools

Alamance-Burlington school board members are scheduled to hold a special-called meeting at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday, February 22), to discuss and vote on whether to keep in place an existing policy that requires universal masking in all ABSS facilities and on school buses. During...

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