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Statement from Graham Police Dept. on hiring of Douglas A. Strader, formerly with...

“We understand that there are some who have concerns about the recent hiring of Douglas Strader. “We want to assure our community that the City of Graham Police Department has...

Strader’s decision to shoot at fleeing vehicle gets him fired

The incident which resulted in the September 2020 firing of Greensboro corporal Douglas A. Strader happened in 2019, almost a year before his termination. On October 27, 2019, Strader was...

Death of Marcus Smith in Greensboro police custody tragic, but officers not implicated

In the first incident, which activists describe as eerily similar to the death of George Floyd last May in Minneapolis, Strader was one of eight Greensboro officers involved in...

Graham native Robyn Hadley to become vice president at UVA

Graham native and former Alamance-Burlington school system administrator Robyn S. Hadley will become the next vice president and chief student affairs officer at the University of Virginia this June. Hadley...

Graham woman turns 100

The City of Graham honored Mildred Whittemore Saunders, better known as “MiMi”, with a Proclamation and Key to the City in celebration of her 100th birthday this week. Born...

Graham planning board frowns on light industrial rezoning request along Cherry Lane

Graham's planning board members expressed hesitation about whether a proposal to rezone approximately 40 acres along Cherry Lane near I-85/40 was appropriate for what is now a largely residential...

Both felony charges dropped against organizer of Halloween march & rally

Felony charge for obstruction of justice dismissed, and grand jury won't indict for assault on officer against Rev. Gregory Drumwright; D.A. considering options. Two felony charges against the organizer of...

Nine protest cases scheduled for Wednesday postponed due to cancellation of criminal court...

Nine cases related to the 2020 protests in downtown Graham that were to be heard Wednesday in Alamance County district court will be rescheduled after multiple court employees tested...

Graham council forces member to sit out food truck debate

In a rare move among any local jurisdiction, Graham’s city council required council member Jennifer Talley to be removed from discussion and a vote on a proposed change to...

Fleeing Highway Patrol results in stop, multiple charges

A man stopped Wednesday (Feb. 24) after a pursuit by the N.C. State Highway Patrol in Graham has been charged with several drug-related offenses. M'Eir Unique Johnson, black, male, 18,...

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