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Monthly Archives: December 2022

Clover Garden player hits 1,000-point milestone during holiday tournament

Quite a tournament performance for Clover Garden's Reagan Allison: she scores 1,000th career point, she's named MVP for tournament, team wins championship By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Reagan Allison set a goal when she began playing high school basketball for Clover Garden. She kept that...

County employee accused of stealing fentanyl from EMS

A long-time employee of Alamance County has been arrested for allegedly embezzling fentanyl from Emergency Medical Services. Paul Kyle Buckner was ultimately taken into custody on Thursday after a month-long investigation into the disappearance of this powerful opioid from the county’s EMS building. According to the...

Downtown Graham property, demolished by 2014 fire, now listed at just under $1 million

Former Graham city councilman Lee Kimrey has put his mixed-use property along West Elm Street in downtown Graham – currently home to a taproom, “Little Brothers Brewing Barrel & Bottle,” with an apartment above and attached garage in the rear – up for sale. Kimrey...

Western alum Darius Pinnix seeks more from football

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Darius Pinnix took an unplanned route during the latter part of his college football career, but he’s hoping that path leads to additional chances to play football. Pinnix, a Western Alamance alum, is gearing up to put himself in...

Western alum Oakley enters transfer portal

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Bradyn Oakley, a Western Alamance graduate and four-year member of the Davidson College football team, announced this week that he’s entering the transfer portal as a graduate transfer. Oakley, who primarily played the slot position, has a season of...

And they’re off. . . Cummings High School Band heading to New Orleans for Sugar Bowl

Cummings High School’s marching band left early Wednesday morning, headed to New Orleans to perform at the Sugar Bowl on Saturday.  Numerous community members and families braved below-freezing temperatures to see the students off. The marching band from Cummings is the only one from...

Graham Presbyterian Church breaks ground for Community Life Center

It has been some time in coming. But work is now underway on a proposed multi-use building that has long been in the offing at Graham Presbyterian Church. Steve Braswell, the pastor at Graham Presbyterian, acknowledged that his congregation’s vision for this new Community Life...

Burlington police seek public’s assistance in camera store break-in

Police in Burlington are looking for an individual who broke into an area camera shop in the small hours on Tuesday. According to the city’s police department, the suspect in this case smashed a window in order to access the Camera Corner retail store at...

County still considering purchase of former B.D. site for “EMS use”

Members of Alamance County’s staff are apparently still vetting a piece of industrial property in Burlington that they’ve previously identified as a potential new home for an ambulance base. Located at 780 Plantation Drive, a service road for I-85/40, this 7.14 acre site was once...

Mebane OKs warehouses; ‘absolutely no’ quid pro quo for developer donating land for city fire station

Mebane has approved the rezoning necessary for a Texas-based real estate and industrial developer to build three warehouses along Trollingwood-Hawfields Road and Senator Ralph Scott Parkway in the Hawfields-area industrial park. However, unlike all previous projects, the newest one approved earlier this month will have...

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