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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...

VIRTUAL Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration set for Dec. 6

Sunday, December 6, at 6:30 p.m. Join the City of Graham for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting tradition at City Hall as we go VIRTUAL for 2020. The tree...

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...

Morgantown Baptist meeting was combination pep rally, strategy session, rehash of what went wrong

A.N. EXCLUSIVE – Last week's meeting at Morgantown Baptist Church, where Rev. Greg Drumwright announced his newest plans for a march in Graham, was also an opportunity for other...

Elon University continues to have outsized impact on county’s coronavirus stats

    Alamance County has seen a bump in new coronavirus cases over the past few weeks due, in part, to the spread of COVID-19 at Elon University. But the mass testing...

Whitsett industrial park lands Canadian furniture maker

A Canadian rival of Ikea has announced plans for a new furniture factory near Whitsett that seems to dovetail quite well with the hopes which local officials have long...

Police make arrest of teen who broke into cars at city hall, stole gun,...

Graham police have arrested a Graham teen who allegedly waited behind the police station on South Maple Street for an hour before sunrise last Thursday morning, intending to use...

Politicians, businessmen, Elon officials support removal of Confederate monument

A temporary ban on all protests and rallies in front of Alamance County’s Historic Court House hasn’t done much to temper the heated public debate over a Confederate monument...

City manager’s $28M budget would keep property tax rate at 45½ cents

Graham city manager Frankie Maness is recommending a $28 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year that would keep the city’s property tax rate at its current level, 45.5...

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...

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