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Monthly Archives: November 2023

Meet the candidates for Elon town council

ELON TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATES (Voters may select 3) Monti Allison Full name: Monti P. Allison. Nickname: — Born: Date of birth: March 31, 1961. Place of birth: Asheboro, Randolph County. Education: Western Alamance High School (1979); NC State University, B.S. in Textile Management (1983); The American College – CLU &...

Activists seek to organize class action lawsuit against law enforcement response to march in 2020

Two racial justice activists are trying to bring a federal class action lawsuit against numerous local law enforcement officials over their allegedly heavy-handed response to a voting rights march that took place in Graham three years ago. Kani Adon Bermudez-Bey and Regis Kishon Green filed...

Graham has four candidates for two city council seats

Graham’s city council race pits two veteran councilmen (one a four-year incumbent the other a 12-year former member) against an appointee named last year after then-councilman Jennifer Talley was elevated to the mayor’s office, and a newcomer, both to Graham and to electoral politics. Seeking...

Meet the candidates for Graham city council

GRAHAM CITY COUNCIL  CANDIDATES (Voters may select 2) Ricky Hall Full name: Ricky C Hall. Nickname: Ricky. Born: Date of birth: May 25 1959 Place of birth: Martinsville, Virginia. Education: Patrick Henry Community College, Certificate of Completion in Welding Technology, 1986-1989; Patrick Henry Community College, 1989-1992, Certificate of Completion in...

Phoenix senses big stakes at Delaware for Saturday game

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News This seems like a championship game for Elon’s football team this week. The Phoenix would like to get used to that. “We know what’s at stake,” linebacker Marco Paterno said. Elon (4-4 overall, 4-1 Coastal Athletic Conference) visits No. 5...

Six of seven county football teams make playoffs; four to start on home turf Fri. night

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Four Alamance County football teams are among the top 17 seeds in the Class 3-A East Region. Plus, two Class 2-A teams from the county could meet in the second round. Four of the six county teams that made the...

At Western football games, fans aren’t seeing double; there really are lookalike players: the May twins

Which is which?  Sometimes even their coaches can't tell "the Bash Brothers" apart. Just list it as "a May brother."  By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Chazz May and Zeke May make all sorts of noise on the football field. The Western Alamance senior twins...

What are the implications of Burlington’s ban on parking on front lawns?

QUESTION: Does a raft of newly-approved changes to Burlington’s unified development ordinance prohibit people from parking on the front lawns of residential properties? How does this rule affect owners of rental properties? Do they have to tow their tenants’ vehicles if they fail to...

Eastern High School has multiple roof leaks – and problems with a new roof installed in 2021

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted 6-0 Monday night to ask Alamance County commissioners to allocate $302,681 in capital reserve funding for roofing design work and engineering services in order to repair leaks at Eastern High and Graham Middle schools. The capital reserve funding for those...

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