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Monthly Archives: July 2022

County commissioner Pam Thompson squares off with board chairman John Paisley, listing grievances past and present

The past three weeks have marked the beginning of a new fiscal year at Alamance County’s headquarters – not to mention, the arrival of a new county manager to serve as the head of the county’s professional staff. Yet, this season of fresh starts doesn’t...

Planning board OK with single-family, townhouse projects, but opposes 268 apts. in downtown

Mebane's planning board heard three separate rezoning requests Monday night, readily endorsing two of them and equally unanimously recommending against the third, and largest, project – for 268 apartments in downtown off West Washington Street next to the rail line that cuts through the...

Man charged with rape of child in his custody

A man from Burlington has been charged with multiple sex crimes after he allegedly raped a child who had been in his custody at the time of the reported offense. Eric Ivan Guevara Requeno currently faces four separate felonies for his alleged indiscretions, which reportedly...

Complaints from public lead to drug arrest in Snow Camp

A woman from Snow Camp recently found herself behind bars after tips from the community implicated her in the sale of illegal narcotics. Amber Nicole Jones was ultimately taken into custody last Tuesday after sheriff’s deputies raided her residence at 5824 Chestnut Lane, Snow Camp,...

Police apprehend suspect in June night club shooting

Police in Burlington have announced the arrest of a man who was wanted for allegedly shooting two people at an area night club in June. According to the city’s police department, Kevin Eugene Beckham II was taken into custody last Wednesday for the attempted murders...

Alleged fire bug caught thanks to tips from public

A man suspected of setting fire to an area resident’s car has reportedly been captured thanks to tips from the community. Jacob Roger Duggins was ultimately taken into custody last Monday for the vehicular fire that he allegedly set in the early morning hours of...

Gibsonville police seek public’s help in identifying Wed. robber at Wade’s Jewelers

The Gibsonville police department is seeking the public’s help in locating an unidentified black male who stole an undetermined amount of jewelry from Wade's Jewelers at 101 East Main Street in Gibsonville at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 20. The police department asks that anyone who...

Mebane police dogs now on duty

Mebane has bought the two dogs needed to re-start its canine program and completed the training of the dogs and their two police handlers. Mebane police chief Terry Caldwell told The Alamance News that the canine units are now ready for service. Joining the force...

In unrelated grievance: Plaintiffs in federal suit demand Graham fire police officer

The plaintiffs in a federal civil suit against the city of Graham and Alamance County, over the use of pepper spray to terminate a “march to the polls” in October 2020, are vowing to turn out in force at the next Graham city council...

Honeycutt named new Burlington city manager

After two days of interviews with prospective city manager candidates, Burlington’s city council has formally named assistant city manager Craig Honeycutt to the city’s top staff level position. Honeycutt, who previously served as Alamance County’s manager, had held the comparable post in Wanye County when...

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