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Gov. names Burlington city councilman to ACC board of trustees

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has appointed veteran Burlington city councilman James B. “Jim” Butler to Alamance Community College’s board of trustees. Butler has served on Burlington’s city council since...

City’s new inspections director isn’t averse to working out in the field; in...

After two days on the job as Burlington’s inspections director, Russell Williams has yet to grace his new office with any of personalized clutter that tends to accumulate in...

City officials insist ‘political correctness’ had nothing to do with decision to remove ‘Indian’...

From high school gymnasiums to the gridiron of pro football, athletic venues across the U.S. have summarily ejected the Native American mascots and names that had once been so...

Footage catches auto break-in suspect on film trying to disable security camera

A suspect in a recent series of automobile break-ins apparently did the police a favor when he tried to disable a home security camera along Fountain Place in the...

County administers first coronavirus vaccines to public

The scene outside the CTEC Center in Burlington resembled a Black Friday blowout sale on Wednesday as the local health department kicked off the first day of coronavirus vaccination...

Burlington police seek public’s help in finding runaway teen

Burlington police are looking for a 13-year-old boy, who rode off from his home Wednesday afternoon on a bicycle and hasn’t been seen since, according to his mother. The youth,...

Burlington may drop the word ‘Indian’ from name of municipal golf course

Officials in Burlington are considering the elimination of "Indian" from the Indian Valley Golf Course, which has been owned and operated by the city for the better part of...

In Burlington. . . more building at Mackintosh on the Lake in 2021; final...

Developer Shawn Cummings told  this week that four new sections of Mackintosh on the Lake, with a total of 226 homes, are expected to be started during 2021. Cummings said...

Council ponders whether city should consider ward system for municipal elections; more discussion coming

And should council size be expanded beyond current five members? They may not include a new exercise regimen or a low-cholesterol diet. But the members of Burlington’s city council do...

Strip center in west Burlington could be open by March

A new commercial development has begun to take shape around a still-vacant lot at the corner of South Church Street and Westbrook Avenue that has previously been designated for...

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