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Student writers selected for awards

The Burlington Writers Club annually sponsors the Student Writing Contest to recognize exceptional student writers in Alamance County. An award ceremony was recently held at Alamance Community College. A total...

First Baptist Burlington to install new pastor Sunday

Reverend Chase Robinson will be installed as Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church of Burlington, 400 South Broad Street in Burlington, on Sunday, May 1, at the 11:00 a.m....

A new place to vote early in Graham; early voting begins Thursday

Debbie Riggs posts signs inside of the Graham Recreation Center on Monday in preparation for the first day of early voting later this week. The local elections office has commandeered...

Audience member offers spontaneous donation after board balks at nonprofit’s plea for bailout

A spontaneous pledge from an audience member spared Alamance County’s governing board from having to deny a financial lifeline to a local nonprofit group that has found itself battered...

Area students earn honors in Piedmont Regional Youth Cattle Working Contest

Twenty-seven students recently competed in the Piedmont Regional Youth Cattle Working Contest that was held at the Alamance County Cattlemen’s Association Livestock Facility in Snow Camp. Nine teams of 4-H...

Graham twins sign letter of intent to play soccer at Chowan University

Twins Rayn and Gracie Ross of Graham signed national letters of intent to play soccer at Chowan University, a Division II university located in Murfreesboro. The girls are the daughters...

Planning board OKs expansion of Brassfield Meadows subdivision

New form of zoning – for "limited" uses – makes debut at monthly planning board meeting   Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a relatively new form of zoning to...

Semi-annual book sale begins Friday

Karen Garrison, a volunteer with the Friends of the Library, scans the shelves for mislaid books ahead of the group’s upcoming spring book sale. This season’s sale is slated to...

Hugh Webster, former state senator and register of deeds, dies at 78

Former state senator and Alamance County Register of Deeds Hugh Webster, 78, passed away Friday following a period of declining health. A Republican and a Caswell County native, Webster represented...

Burlington council names former Mebane city mgr. David Cheek as interim for Burlington while...

Cheek retired one year ago in Mebane; he'll take reins from Hardin Watkins, who retired from Burlington post last month (effective March 6)           Burlington's city council has tapped retired...

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