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Monthly Archives: April 2023

Simpson wants to set criteria for her successor; board instead votes to suspend all discussion until vacancy actually exists

Alamance-Burlington school board member Patsy Simpson, who had recently announced her intention to step down May 22, told board members this week that she would not step down until she can be assured of what questions and criteria will be used to determine who...

Commissioner joins Burlington’s Vernon Law Firm

Alamance County commissioner Craig Turner has set off on a new path in his career as a lawyer that promises to bring him ever closer to the community he represents. Earlier this week, the Vernon Law Firm in Burlington announced that Turner had joined its...

Western, Williams trade wins on the road

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Tate Jones didn’t sense that he was in a groove, but it didn’t matter for the Williams baseball team. The junior right-hander had the right combinations to subdue host Western Alamance in Wednesday night’s 12-2 victory in the Central...

Popular security officer retires

Alamance County court and law enforcement officials held a retirement celebration Friday for longtime former deputy and court security officer Dwayne M. Janey, who has retired after more than 30 years of public service with the county. A 1979 graduate of Eastern High School, Janey...

Graham fireman accused of stalking

A Graham fireman is scheduled to appear in Alamance County civil court Monday morning for a hearing on a domestic violence protective order being sought by a Burlington woman who claims she once dated him but says she now fears he may harm her...

Legal Notices, Thursday, April 6, 2023

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Graham, NC will hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers at Graham City Hall, 201 S. Main Street, Graham NC 27253 on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at 6:00...

Mildred Guthrie has been at Uncle Eli’s Quilting Parties for over half of its 92 years; the famous quilting bee is today in Eli Whitney

By Charity L. Cohen Special to The Alamance News Today marks the 92nd annual gathering of Uncle Eli’s Quilting Party – also called the Quilting Bee. This valued event that celebrates the quilting tradition within the Eli Whitney community in the southern part of Alamance County...

Gun range critics, supporters face off as commissioners start consideration of regulations

Alamance County’s sheriff has persuaded the owner of an area gun range to lend his provisional support to a proposed firearms ordinance that was triggered, in part, by complaints which his own business has stirred among neighboring residents. Sheriff Terry Johnson announced this tentative arrangement...

Elon baseball team knocks off Wake Forest; big conference series ahead

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News In what shapes up as perhaps the biggest week of the season for Elon’s baseball team is off to a stellar start. The Phoenix upended No. 2 Wake Forest 5-3 on Tuesday night at Latham Park. Elon (20-9) beat a...

No, Patsy, you don’t get to decide who your replacement will be or how he/she will be chosen

We’re beginning to wonder whether our praise of school board member Patsy Simpson a few weeks ago when she announced her forthcoming resignation may have been premature, based on her odd and irrational behavior at the two most recent school board meetings. Last week, it...

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