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Alamance Arts welcome new director

Alamance Arts announces that Alamance County native Tammy Cobb has been appointed as the new executive director of Alamance Arts.  She took the reins on Monday, May 16. Her...

Future superintendent welcomed back home

Pictured from left to right are: Alamance-Burlington school board chairman Sandy Ellington-Graves, vice chairman Patsy Simpson, and the new ABSS superintendent, Dr. Dain Butler, at a reception that the...

Burlington hires Graham native, city resident as new Downtown Manager

Erin McClure Nettles has been hired to be Burlington’s next Downtown Manager. In this role, Nettles will be responsible for working with downtown merchants, property owners, and other stakeholders...

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...

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...

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...

Longtime staff member steps up to the plate as new elections director

Political campaigns are often likened to horse races. But to Dawn Hurdle, an 18-year veteran of the local elections office, the charged anticipation and building excitement of the electoral...

Alamance County’s longtime elections director set to retire

The political winds have changed more than once since Kathy Holland first joined Alamance County’s elections office as a voter registration coordinator in June of 1990. Over the coming 31...

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