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Hunts make $3 million estate gift to support Elon Univ. student scholarships

Elon Trustee Vicky Hunt and her husband, Sam Hunt, of Burlington have made a $3 million estate commitment that in the future will create an endowment to support student...

Court sessions to make their debut at Paramount Theater in Burlington

    Burlington’s city council has approved a proposal that could give new meaning to the concept of “courtroom theatrics.” During a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, the council signed off on...

Man faces multiple felonies After stabbing wife, police dog

A Burlington resident has been jailed on a long list of felonies after he allegedly choked and stabbed his wife before he turned his aggression on the police officers...

Suspect in surgical mask holds up convenience store

The coronavirus pandemic has all but eliminated the hint of suspiciousness that once hung on people who wore masks to the store. But this newfound complacency about masked shoppers...

Internal report notes violations of policy in police chases last year

Car chases and street brawls are a sure-fire source of excitement in many televised police dramas. But they’re a far more serious matter to real life police administrators, who...

Burlington man suing CBD distributor for allegedly defaulting on $300,000 loan

A Burlington man is suing a CBD oil distributor in Lake Lure that he claims defaulted on a $300,000 loan. CBD oil is derived from cannabidiol, a compound in marijuana...

Appeals Court splits over whether Burlington man convicted of murder in fatal crash should...

The North Carolina Court of Appeals issued a split opinion this week that upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a Burlington man who was involved in a car crash...

Burlington council visited by students from South Korea

They may not have been the latest K-Pop sensation. But a group of young people from South Korea nevertheless stole the show when they dropped by Burlington’s city hall...

Commissioners miffed that Graham wants to drop county’s 9-1-1 service for Burlington’s

The city of Burlington has accepted a proposal to provide emergency dispatch services to Graham that officials in both municipalities hail as a model of inter-jurisdictional cooperation. Yet, this budding...

Burlington’s city council reflects on escalating cost of retiree pensions

They may be gone from Burlington’s city hall. But the city’s retired staff members have not been forgotten – at least not by the municipal officials who’ve been tasked...

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