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Four Burlington runners compete in New York marathon – for a cause

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News There were four runners with Burlington roots in the New York City Marathon earlier this month, but there were others giving encouragement along...

Burlington planning board chairman launches new career: author

Vladimir Nabokov once claimed that his purpose in writing was simply to “get rid of the book” that had been stewing inside him. This explanation may seem to lack a...

Teen who beat long medical odds among Burlington’s new Eagle Scouts

A newly-minted Eagle Scout would be enough to send the heart of any doting mother aflutter. But for area resident Marsha Slade, there was something particularly moving when her...

Father-son racing team from Burlington competing at North Wilkesboro Speedway Revival

Life sometimes takes the unlikeliest of turns. For Burlington resident Tony Edward, who co-owns Dark Horse Racing with his son Rusty Edward, his wife Christina was diagnosed with a rare...

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...

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