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One suspect in custody, another at large after robbery and bomb hoax at Burlington...

Police in Burlington have arrested one suspect and are still on the lookout for another after a bank robbery last week in which a counterfeit “bomb” was used to...

Burlington touts joint venture with advocacy group to monitor industrial discharges into the sewers

The city of Burlington has announced a new, “one-of-a-kind” deal with an environmental advocacy group to jointly monitor certain categories of chemicals that local industries have released into the...

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...

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...

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...

Planning board OKs rezoning request for LabCorp’s new hangar at airport

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has given its clearance to a new corporate hangar at the Burlington Alamance Regional Airport that’s intended to serve one of the community’s most...

Burlington police search for suspect after “bomb” used in Mon. Select Bank holdup is...

Police in Burlington are reportedly pursuing some promising leads in their search for a man who used a fictitious bomb to hold up an area bank branch earlier this...

Select Bank in Burlington robbed, subjected to bomb threat Mon. morning

Burlington's My Select Bank, at 166 Huffman Mill Road, was subject to an armed robbery that included a bomb threat Monday morning. A male suspect entered the bank and demanded...

Burlington city council votes to reinstate Link Transit $1 ridership fares

After nearly three years of pro bono bus service, it appears that free ride is about to end for fans of Burlington’s Link Transit bus system. During a regularly-scheduled meeting...

Burlington’s city council hears pitch for downtown social drinking district

Burlington’s elected leaders have been asked to pop the tab on a new downtown district where people could walk about freely with alcoholic beverages they’ve ordered from this area’s...

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