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Monthly Archives: November 2022

High school athletes sign to play sports at colleges across country

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Pitchers from Alamance County could be on the mounds in Southeastern Conference baseball in the next few years based on signings of national letters-of-intent this month. Those were just some of the highlights from several signings turned in from...

Southern, Western alums make marks in college football

Southern alum Hatfield returns kickoff for ECU touchdown; Stanford kicker Karty named finalist for nation’s top kicker honor By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Southern Alamance alum Jsi Hatfield returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown during East Carolina’s 49-46 victory against Temple on...

House fire in Burlington attributed to laundry hot from the dryer

That warm, toasty, fresh-from-the-dryer feeling can apparently have a treacherous side – as evident from one non-fatal house fire that broke out in Burlington early Tuesday morning. This destructive blaze reportedly erupted at 918 Herman Blue Court after the home’s resident had left for work...

Burlington daily newspaper sold (again) – for 5th time in decade

New ownership by Kentucky company to take effect Dec. 1 The daily newspaper in Burlington has been sold (again), the fifth change in ownership over the past decade. The newspaper trade publication Editor & Publisher first reported the sale earlier this month, with a focus on...

Cummings beats Williams in basketball opener

First game of basketball season: Johnniyus Sharpe quarterbacks basketball team – about like he did for football squad    By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News This was just the beginning, so imagine what might be in store for the Cummings boys’ basketball team. The Cavaliers were full...

Burlington School alum leads Radford in Sunday win over Elon

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News When Radford’s men’s basketball schedule came out, Josiah Jeffers took particular note of Sunday afternoon’s game. It was at Elon, so basically a hometown game in his final college season. “When I saw it, I got excited,” he said. He turned...

Shooting in Burlington leaves one dead, another wounded

Police in Burlington insist they have “strong leads” in a shooting that left one person dead and another hospitalized on the day before Thanksgiving. According to the city’s police department, this fatal burst of gunfire erupted last Wednesday evening along the 800 block of Avon...

Publisher objects to planned meeting between current and newly-elected school board members

A lunch meeting that had been planned for Friday between current and newly-elected Alamance-Burlington school board members was called off following strenuous objections from Alamance News publisher Tom Boney, Jr. Boney sent a sternly-worded warning to each of the seven sitting board members – and...

Legal Notices, Thursday, November 24, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The public will take notice that the City Council of the City of Mebane will hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers of the Glendel Stephenson Municipal Building located at 106 E. Washington Street, Mebane, NC 27302, on Monday, December...

Elderly man dies in single-car accident

An elderly driver in Burlington was killed last week when his SUV struck a tree and burst into flames. According to the city’s police department, 71-year-old Robert Miller, III of Haw River had been heading west along Morningside Drive last Wednesday afternoon when his Chevrolet...

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