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Monthly Archives: March 2024

Alice Gregg Winn Pappendick Sullivan

Alice Gregg Winn Pappendick Sullivan was gifted to this world on November 13, 1934. She grew up in Troy, NC with her parents C.B. and Nita Winn and her brother Charlie Winn. She was lucky enough to be able to marry two wonderful men...

Butler OUT as ABSS superintendent

The Alamance-Burlington school board has agreed to accept the resignation of superintendent Dr. Dain Butler after less than two years at the helm, following a particularly tumultuous eight months since last June, as he started his second year. The board voted today to pay Butler...

Western girls forge ahead in best postseason in two decades; next playoff game is Fri. night

Western is on an 18-game winning streak as playoffs continue By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News The Western Alamance girls’ basketball racked up another accomplishment Tuesday night. The Warriors don’t want to stop there after knocking off visiting Franklinton 66-59 in the third round of the...

Gail Elder Harden

Gail Elder Harden, 85, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 1, 2024, at her home near New Canaan, CT. Gail (“Lucy” to her grandchildren) was born on September 3, 1938, in Greensboro, NC, to Walter Clifton Elder and Elizabeth Cheek Elder and grew up in...

Season ends for Southeast boys with playoff loss Tues. night

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News The first season turned out special for Southeast Alamance’s boys’ basketball team even though it ended in defeat against a fellow league member. Northwood took down the upset-minded Stallions 75-52 on Tuesday night in the third round of the...

Mebane city manager Chris Rollins to retire

Mebane city manager Chris Rollins, who has worked in Mebane for the past 11 years as assistant manager and city manager – and before that in Graham, also as assistant manager and city manager there – has announced his retirement. Rollins told members of the...

Doug Green sworn in as newest district court judge

Local attorneys, friends, family, and local judges gathered in the courtroom of the Alamance County Historic Court House Friday afternoon for the swearing in of Clifton Douglas "Doug" Green as the county's newest district court judge. Green was named three weeks ago by Governor Roy...

Primary Day Voting underway; polls close at 7:30 p.m.

Anita Sartin signs in to vote at the First Presbyterian Church on West Davis Street. This historic Burlington church was one 39 polling sites across Alamance County that were mobilized for Tuesday’s partisan primaries. In addition to some closely-watched national and statewide contests, this year’s primaries...

Fri. playoff action: Western girls rack up big points to advance; Southeast boys spring upset

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News With the offense cranked up, the Western Alamance girls’ basketball team put itself in a good position in the second half of Friday night’s 92-77 victory against Fayetteville Smith in the second round of the Class 3-A state...

Western High School on lock down Mon. morning; but it’s just a drill

Western High School is on lock down Monday morning, but "it's just a drill," ABSS chief operations officer Greg Hook confirmed for The Alamance News Monday morning. Chief academic officer Revonda Johnson said the lock down drill is conducted twice a year, once per semester.

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