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Monthly Archives: October 2022

Eastern’s Emily Mathews wins state 3-A girls’ golf championship – for THIRD straight year

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News As much as Eastern Alamance’s Emily Mathews has been a part of the scene in Class 3-A girls’ golf the past few years, there’s still something about the state tournament that seems a tad awkward. “High school golf is...

Elon needs rapid reversal in CAA; next up: Delaware in Rhodes Stadium

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News It’s time for Elon’s football team to turn it around before it’s too late. The Phoenix might need to win its final three games of the regular season to land a spot in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. For coach...

Out-of-town couple’s argument ends in gunfire in restaurant parking lot

An argument between an out-of-town couple was cut short by gunshots outside a Burlington eatery on Tuesday. This burst of gunfire reportedly erupted in the parking lot of the Cracker Barrel at 850 Huffman Mill Road at about 2:30 p.m. According to Burlington’s police department, officers...

FRIDAY NIGHT RESULTS: Graham loses at home; other county teams roll on the road

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Andrew Carrouth’s second go-around as a high school football head coach has become rewarding. Now he has a conference championship associated with his name. Carrouth, a former Southern Alamance player and head coach, has directed North Moore to a Mid-Carolina...

County allows schools to tap reserves to cover ballooning construction costs

Alamance County’s commissioners have agreed to let the local school system draw just over $8 million from its own capital reserves to cover cost increases in maintenance projects that range from roadwork to roof replacements. The commissioners ultimately gave a unanimous nod to this withdrawal...

Early tax revaluation seemed like a good idea a year ago; commissioners debate whether it still is – or should they delay

With just a few months to go before the county’s next tax revaluation, some of Alamance County’s leaders seem to be ruing their decision to hasten this mass reassessment of property from its original implementation date in 2025. The county’s board of commissioners ultimately made...

Elon beats UNC in soccer

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News A good season for Elon’s men’s soccer team might be turning toward great. The latest example came with a 3-0 victory against visiting North Carolina in Tuesday night’s non-conference game at Rudd Field. It’s the first time Elon has defeated...

He tries to treat every kick as a potentially game-winning kick; Saturday night at Notre Dame, it was

Western graduate makes game-winning kick in Stanford upset of Notre Dame By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News ". . .trying to treat every kick with the same seriousness as a potentially game-winning kick.” –Western Alamance graduate and Stanford University kicker Joshua Karty Western Alamance graduate Joshua...

Eastern’s Emily Mathews wins golf regional

Emily Mathews of Eastern Alamance shot 3-over-par 74 to win the Class 3-A Central Regional for girls’ golf Monday at Country Club of Whispering Pines’ River Course in Whispering Pines. She finished two strokes better than Asheboro’s Salem Lee. Mathews will be among the entrants in...

Six candidates vie to fill three open seats on school board

Five of six candidates for the Alamance-Burlington board of education responded to the newspaper’s biennial issues questionnaire this week, revealing a number of points of general agreement, as well as some considerable divergences of opinion. Seeking the three available seats are former county commissioner and...

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