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Local transplant recipient puts his heart into biennial games

The Transplant Games of America may not have the prestige of the Olympics, the rigor of the New York Marathon, or the global viewership of the World Cup. But these...

Elon man finds fountain of youth. . . at least for his 1951 Ford

Being the same make and model as the 1951 Ford they used to drive in when dating, Elon resident William Terrell and wife Janice could almost re-live the nostalgia...

Patience is greatest lesson learned from restoring four antique cars

With four vehicles produced across four decades and collected over the course of 40 years, Barry Huff’s accumulation and renovation of antique cars may appear like a slow burn. But,...

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...

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