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Monthly Archives: February 2023

Western alum Noah Henderson gains golds in Atlantic Coast Conference swim meet; Lauryn Carlton sets Elon throwing record

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Western Alamance alum Noah Henderson took part in two championship relays as part of North Carolina State’s record-setting performance in men’s swimming last week in the Atlantic Coast Conference championships. Henderson was part of N.C. State’s first-place efforts in...

Health dept. debuts fees for Covid vaccinations

Anyone who visits the local health department next month for a Covid vaccine may get stuck with something more than a needle – namely a bill for the vaccine’s administration. Beginning March 1, Alamance County’s health department will levy a service charge of $65 for...

BREAKING THURS. NIGHT: TBS boys advance to state final; Western girls pull upset in overtime

Three other local girls teams – from Clover Garden, Southern, and Williams – fall in 2nd round of playoff games Thursday night By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News The boys’ basketball team from The Burlington School is heading back to the championship game of the...

ABSS retiring COO assures: new high school still on time

The departing chief operations officer for the Alamance-Burlington school system gave his final, parting assurances to school board members that construction of Southeast High School will be completed in time to open for the 2023-24 school year. ABSS chief operations officer Dr. Todd Thorpe’s last...

Commissioners sign off on new ‘stump dump’ in Snow Camp

Another landfill approved for Snow Camp area Alamance County’s governing board has given an area resident the all-clear to establish a new landfill for tree stumps and other inert debris in the unincorporated community of Snow Camp. During a regularly-scheduled meeting on Monday, the county’s board...

Former ‘body sculpting’ studio in Graham sued for defaulting on lease

The owner of a body sculpting business that had been located at 904 Washington Street in Graham is being sued for allegedly defaulting on a five-year lease one year after signing it. Carreno Developers LLC has filed suit against Tylicia Renae Jones and Bodied by...

Four county girls’ teams, TBS boys advance in state playoffs

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Four girls’ basketball teams from Alamance County won first-round games in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state playoffs Tuesday night. Southern Alamance, Western Alamance, Williams, and Clover Garden advanced. The Burlington School kept its hopes alive for a...

Elections board chairman, civil rights leader Dorothy Yarborough has died

Dorothy Yarborough, head of the Alamance County Board of Elections and a long-time local civil rights leader, has died. Yarborough, 74, had been in declining health since around last November, when she missed a number of meetings of the board of elections which she chaired...

City council, commissioners go behind closed doors for economic development projects

While Burlington’s city council took action in an open meeting, and after a public hearing, on the LabCorp $71 million project at the Burlington-Alamance Airport – code-named “Project Sky King” – the council also went behind closed doors Tuesday night for another, unspecified economic...

STATE BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS SET: Cummings boys win league tourney, but must travel for states; Williams also on the road

GIRLS: Southern, Western, Williams, Clover Garden to open at home   By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News The Cummings boys’ basketball team, fresh off a conference championship, will take the No. 18 seed in the East Region into the Class 2-A state playoffs for boys’ basketball;...

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