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Local pastor authors book with millenial spin on Biblical love story

When the biblical prophet Hosea sat down in the 8th century B.C. to pen a prophecy of the relationship between the Israelites and God, his self-named book didn’t exactly...

Burlington woman to celebrate 102nd Christmas

Sarah Lacy Butler of Burlington is looking forward to celebrating her 102nd Christmas this weekend. “Maw-Maw” Butler worked as a sales clerk at Bell’s on Davis Street in Burlington. The centenarian...

Elon alderman prepares to become mayor in her adopted hometown

Most with aspirations as large as Elon mayor-elect Emily Sharpe’s would be noted as having big-city ambition, but that’s not where her sights are set. “Even four years ago, people...

Elon fire chief retiring after 45-year career

With his retirement at the end of this month, Elon fire chief Alva Sizemore, 61, has been pondering the countless changes he’s seen in the town’s fire department –...

New police chief is home grown

Brian Long didn’t initially join the queue of job applicants who hoped to succeed the city’s former police chief Jeff Smythe when he retired from his position this spring. Although...

ALCOVETS continues to fight the good fight on behalf of local veterans

The coronavirus pandemic has been a hard slog for many nonprofit groups, which have found it harder to raise funds and recruit volunteers during the spread of this deadly...

Raleigh native restoring, moving into 125-year-old Haw River church

It wasn’t initially the quaint feel of Haw River that drew Raleigh native Andrew Leager to town. Rather, it was the long-empty, nearly 125-year-old chapel overlooking the town on...

Alamance Arts Council’s director to retire at end of year

Setting up the Alamance Arts Council’s annual Christmas exhibition hasn’t left the council’s director, Cary Worthy, much time to reflect on his final holiday season at the helm. The planning,...

If anyone knows what time it is, Bud Coleman does!

After almost three decades repairing and collecting antique clocks, Burlington businessman Bud Coleman is ready to sell off his expansive stock. For his first 30 years in the roofing business...

Graham without a Crissman family doctor for first time in 75 years

  by Kristy Bailey, Alamance News Staff Writer For the first time in 75 years, Graham will be without a Crissman family doctor. Dr. Mark Crissman – whose father, Dr. Clinton Crissman,...

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