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Area man arrested for possession of rifle with illegal silencer

The office of Alamance County’s sheriff has arrested a rural Graham resident after a search of his property allegedly turned up a rifle equipped with an illegal silencer. According to...

Sheriff’s anti-prostitution sting nets 13 alleged ‘johns’

The office of Alamance County’s sheriff has arrested 13 men in a sting operation that zeroed in on people engaged in prostitution and similar offenses. The sheriff’s office announced the...

Fleeing Highway Patrol results in stop, multiple charges

A man stopped Wednesday (Feb. 24) after a pursuit by the N.C. State Highway Patrol in Graham has been charged with several drug-related offenses. M'Eir Unique Johnson, black, male, 18,...

Commissioners give sheriff the green light to keep renting out beds for holding federal...

Alamance County’s commissioners have agreed to continue funding a two-year-old arrangement that allows the federal government to house immigration detainees in Alamance County’s jail. During a regularly-scheduled meeting on Monday,...

Man charged with multiple drug crimes after his vehicle gets stuck near area...

A man who apparently got his pickup stuck in front of an area home has been arrested for the alleged possession of various controlled substances. According to the office of...

Arrest made in fatal overdose

A Greensboro resident has been arrested after he allegedly provided an area resident with a lethal combination of heroin and fentanyl last fall. According to the office of Alamance County’s...

Woman arrested for credit card fraud

A 39-year-old white woman has been arrested for financial card fraud after she allegedly ran up several charges on an area resident’s misappropriated credit card. Dottie Sumner Mann ultimately turned...

Teenager faces manslaughter charge after 19-year-old’s accidental shooting

A 15-year-old faces prosecution for involuntary manslaughter after the apparently unintentional shooting of an older teenager in the northern part of the county. This fatal accident occurred on Saturday evening...

County jail reports second outbreak of COVID

  Alamance County’s jail has reported its second coronavirus outbreak since the ongoing global pandemic reached North Carolina nearly a year ago. According to the office of Alamance County’s sheriff, the...

Critics skewer proposal to hire 17 new SROs as part of $50M ABSS...

"Defund the police" evolves to criticism of having school resource officers; specifically, five residents lobby ABSS not to increase number Alamance-Burlington school board members heard from five Alamance County residents...

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