Wednesday, April 17, 2024

114 West Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253
Ph: 336.228.7851

Monthly Archives: July 2023

Graham Police: Monday afternoon gunshot victim at Bojangle’s in Graham

One person was injured by a gunshot wound at or near the Graham Bojangles at 807 South Main Street on Monday afternoon. Graham police responded at 1:37 p.m. to find an injured man with a gunshot wound; he was taken to the hospital due to...

Western alum Bradyn Oakley to take fifth year on the football field in South Dakota

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Bradyn Oakley remains determined that football will take him places. So much so that it has him in South Dakota gearing up for a final season of college football. The former Western Alamance athlete had a distinguished four-year career at...

Burlington residents, mayor rail against new Amtrak schedule that reduces train stops in city

Commuters in Burlington and other parts of central North Carolina are apparently not “all aboard” with a new train schedule that the state’s transportation department has rolled out for Amtrak’s passenger service. The N.C. DOT’s rail division recently debuted this adjusted schedule in order to...

School board to keep vacant seat open – at least for now

Alamance-Burlington school board members agreed by consensus Wednesday afternoon to keep a vacant seat open for the foreseeable future. The vacancy was created by the resignation of four-term school board member Patsy Simpson in late April of this year.  Simpson had announced in mid-March her...

Most of Graham High’s top grads have double degrees; majority heading to UNC-Chapel Hill and Elon University

Eight of the Top 10 students in Graham High School’s Class of 2023 got to graduate twice: once with their peers at Graham High School and also from Alamance Community College, simultaneously earning an Associate of Arts degree along with their high school diplomas. Six...

New high school ready for students for 2023-24 school year

Alamance-Burlington school board members got a sneak peek Wednesday morning at the county’s newest high school, Southeast High School, which is nearing completion along South N.C. Highway 119. Southeast High School is located at 3368 South N.C. Highway 119, near the Honda Power in Swepsonville....

Burlington names interim fire chief

Burlington city manager Craig Honeycutt has named a longtime fire chief as the city's interim fire chief, while the city searches for a permanent replacement. Ken Briscoe, who formerly headed the Lenoirfire department for 15 years, retiring in 2018, has been designated as the interim...

Burlington planning commission gets new chairman

The chairmanship of Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has amicably passed to a senior member who, a year ago, made an unsuccessful bid to oust the group’s previous chairman from power. During a regular monthly meeting on Monday, the commission’s members unanimously voted to bestow...

Mebane man, girlfriend arrested for spate of Eastern High School break-ins, thefts

Alamance County's sheriff's office has made two arrests in connection with a spate of thefts at Eastern High School in Mebane. For three weeks in July (July 7 to 24), the high school was the target for three break-ins on the school's campus near the...

Caregiver charged with taking indecent liberties with a child

Deputies with the Alamance County sheriff's office have arrested a man in northern Alamance County who has been charged with committing indecent liberties with a child. The case first arose earlier this year on Sunday, May 21, when investigators with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office...

CONNECT

10,685FansLike
2,072FollowersFollow

Recent News