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Monthly Archives: November 2022

Vacancies at Broadview so hard to fill, school board OKs contract to hire online teachers

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted unanimously, 7-0, during their latest meeting to approve a $268,800 contract with an online education staffing company to hire “virtual” teachers at Broadview Middle School, which has been unable to fill teaching vacancies in core subjects this school year. ABSS...

Former assistant city manager to resume her old job in Burlington

The passage of a year and some change was all but forgotten on Monday as the city of Burlington welcomed back one former staff member to the same top-level position she left in the summer of 2021. There was certainly no dearth of handshakes and...

Commissioners seem to favor going forward with 2023 revaluation

A public hearing about Alamance County’s next property tax revaluation ended with the county’s governing board seemingly recommitted to the idea of holding this state-mandated mass reassessment next year. The board of commissioners had originally scheduled the reval for 2023 well over a year ago...

Elon takes FCS playoff spot, will head to Furman next Sat.

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Elon is in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs as an at-large selection and assigned a road game against Furman to begin the national tournament. The Phoenix (8-3) will carry a three-game winning streak into the game at noon Saturday...

Third-round defeats end seasons for remaining county football teams

Turnovers haunt Eagles, Patriots; Paylor scores 7 TDs in Cummings’ loss By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Eastern Alamance’s season ended under an avalanche of turnovers Friday night in Mebane. The Eagles were bounced from the Class 3-A state playoffs by visiting Fayetteville Sanford, which started...

Elon to play home game Thurs. in first round of NCAA soccer tournament

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News The Elon men’s soccer team didn’t reel in the big prize in the Colonial Athletic Association. By Monday afternoon, the Phoenix was plenty pleased with the latest turn in its season. Elon was selected for an at-large bid into the...

4A Playoffs, 3rd Round: Southern, 9-3, advancing farther than in more than decade

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Southern Alamance football has been causing a stir in the Class 4-A state playoffs. “Now nobody can forget us,” running back/linebacker Logan Foust said in an interview with The Alamance News. “We’re doing something big for Southern.” The Patriots (9-3),...

3A Playoffs, 3rd Round: Eastern (11-1) highly rated, gets to play at home

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News This is no time for a football hangover for Eastern Alamance. The Eagles have more to accomplish, so they can’t dwell on the past. “Coach (John) Kirby really gets us straight,” quarterback Jason Ball said in an interview with The...

2A Playoffs, 3rd Round: Cummings, 8-3, still a contender for championship

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Jonathan Paylor of Cummings is on the national scene as a much-evaluated recruit. In terms of scoring credentials, the multi-purpose back might be overshadowed going into the third round of the Class 2-A state playoffs. Cummings (8-3), the No. 8...

Elon women find formula for season’s first win Sun. night at Schar Center

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Suddenly in a critical situation, Elon’s women’s basketball team found the right solution Sunday night. “Wide open on the wing,” forward Ajia James said. “We executed the play well.” That’s where James took a shot that beat High Point 60-57...

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