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Monthly Archives: May 2023

BREAKING SAT.: Eastern girls WIN state soccer championship

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News UPDATE SAT. P.M.: EASTERN WINS SOCCER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.  Check back for game details. A light drizzle fell on Eastern Alamance’s stadium shortly after the end of the Class 3-A East Region final for girls’ soccer Tuesday night. No worries, nothing...

A-O teacher named state D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year

Veteran teacher Erika Kennedy surprised by announcement during class Tues. morning Altamahaw-Ossippee Elementary School 5th grade teacher Erika Kennedy has been named the North Carolina D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year. In a surprise ceremony Tuesday morning, A-O principal Erin Millspaugh, ACSO D.A.R.E. Instructor Sgt. Chad...

Elon falls as baseball season closes in CAA Tournament

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Elon’s once-promising baseball season ended during the weekend in the rain-interrupted Colonial Athletic Association Tournament at Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. The Phoenix finished the season with a 33-22 record. The last game turned out to come Sunday afternoon when Elon...

Patsy Simpson’s send-off from school board

Alamance-Burlington school board members honored retiring board member Patsy Simpson for her 15 years of service to ABSS during their meeting Monday night. Simpson was presented with a commemorative plaque and a North Carolina flag that was flown over the state capitol in recognition of...

Burlington police arrest seven in connection with Williams High School vandalism

UPDATED WITH COURT FILE AND SCHOOL ENROLLMENT INFORMATION Burlington police have arrested five 18-year-olds and two juveniles (under the age of 18) in connection with Memorial Day weekend vandalism at Williams High School. When Burlington police officers arrived shortly before midnight last Thursday night, a group...

Elon increases fines for violating time limits for on-street parking

Elon’s town council has agreed to jack up the town’s parking fines in the hope that this increase will deter drivers from monopolizing the coveted on-street spaces in the downtown area. During a regularly-scheduled meeting on Monday, the town council voted to hike the base...

Vandals – probably high school seniors – leave thousands in property damage at Williams, other ABSS high schools

"Senior pranks" prove costly to school system, taxpayers Alamance-Burlington school system officials are working with local law enforcement to identify the perpetrators who broke into and left thousands of dollars in property damage last Thursday night to Williams High School, as well as other ABSS...

Legal Notices, Thursday, May 25, 2023

Public Notice The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that Alamance Burlington School System proposes for Federal funding for the 2023-2024 School Year. Interested persons are encouraged to review...

Eastern girls’ soccer playoff site changed – again: Back at Eastern tonight

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News The Class 3-A East Region final for girls’ soccer between top-seeded Eastern Alamance and second-seeded Jacksonville will be back at its original site after all. Information coming from Eastern Alamance late Tuesday morning announced that Tuesday night’s game will...

BCA boys’ track and field team secures first title in any sport for school

Twice previously a runner up, now state champs By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News The boys’ track and field team at Burlington Christian Academy made history. The Royals secured the school's first state team championship by winning the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association’s Division III...

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