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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...

Owners of shooting range fire back at neighbor’s complaints to commissioners

A resident’s public complaints about an area shooting range have drawn some return fire from the proprietors of this firearms training and practice facility in the northern part of...

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...

School board stalls on awarding new custodial contract

Alamance-Burlington school board members stalled this week on awarding a contract for custodial services currently provided by The Budd Group of Winston-Salem, whose work has drawn repeated complaints from...

Drumwright, other protesters’ cell phones lost or destroyed, according to city’s atty.

Devices turned up missing after city, county lawyers sought information during discovery phase of lawsuit  The city of Graham defendants in a pending federal suit over the ill-fated march in...

Semi-annual book sale begins Friday

Karen Garrison, a volunteer with the Friends of the Library, scans the shelves for mislaid books ahead of the group’s upcoming spring book sale. This season’s sale is slated to...

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...

Fraudulent documents exposed during board of adjustment hearing on boarding house

A seemingly mundane hearing on the legal status of a Burlington boarding house took a dramatic turn this week when attorneys for the city made the shattering claim that...

A day – and date – to remember: baby born 2/22/22 at 2:22 a.m.

It probably won't be difficult for Judah Grace Spear or her parents to remember her birth date. Burlington parents Hank and Aberli Spear welcomed their firstborn at 2:22 a.m. Tuesday...

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...

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