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Nonprofits struggle, sometimes differ, on best ways to help Burlington homeless

Many area residents have beaten a path to the thermostat this spring as sudden blasts of cold weather have repeatedly elbowed their way into the forecast. But for those without...

Veterans’ group seeks free use of park for balloon festival

A local advocacy group for veterans seemed to aim for the stratosphere this week when it appeared before the county’s board of commissioners to promote its annual balloon festival. The...

Perfunctory hearing elicits critiques of community development program

A pro forma hearing on Burlington’s community development program drew some rather frank feedback from two area residents with concerns about the public’s lack of familiarity with this federally-funded...

Commissioners endorse proposals for opioid settlement that include revival of specialized drug court

Alamance County’s commissioners have signed off on some proposed uses for the roughly $2.9 million that the county has, so far, received from a class action settlement with the...

Burlington seeks lay people to join arboretum’s advisory board

The city of Burlington is looking for a few good men or women to serve as community representatives on the technical advisory board that helps oversee the municipal arboretum...

Ellison receives quilting award

Mrs. Lillian Ellison was given the inaugural award in her name, “Lillian Ellison Award for the Preservation of the Art of Quilting,” at the Art Feeds the Soul Quilt...

Weapons detection system installed at Alamance Regional

Cone Health has installed advanced weapons detection systems in Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington and other of its hospitals. They are being used in the hospital’s emergency department...

Spring book sale underway at May Memorial Library

Volunteers Debbie Gunyan and Pat Shoffner rush to make final preparations before Friday’s kickoff to the upcoming spring book sale at Burlington’s May Memorial Library. Sponsored by the Friends of...

ATTENTION Eastern Seniors: Hooks STEM scholarship applications due March 15

The Theresa Hooks Memorial STEM Scholarship is an annual award of $2500 given to a graduating senior at Eastern Alamance High School that is pursuing a STEM field of...

Miss Southern pageant to be held on Saturday

Southern Alamance High School will hold its Miss Southern Scholarship Pageant for 2023-2024 on Saturday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m. in the School’s auditorium, 631 Southern High School Road...

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