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Burlington police seek help in finding catalytic converter thief/thieves

Burlington police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person or persons who may be responsible for a rash of catalytic converter...

Burlington woman charged with insurance fraud

A Burlington woman has been charged by the state insurance department with two counts of insurance fraud and one count of obtaining property by...

Elon dept. heads request 3 new staff members during annual retreat – looking for even more in years ahead

During their recent annual retreat, Elon’s aldermen received pitches for three new employees and hundreds of thousands in capital purchases and projects. Department heads proposed...

Mebane woman pleads guilty to her role in luring man she met on internet to her trailer where he was robbed, kidnapped, and beaten...

She had met him on the internet; her boyfriend and a friend ambushed him when he came to her Mebane trailer; meanwhile, children were...

Burlington mayor gets no traction with council members on suggestion to end city’s contract with auditing firm

Burlington’s mayor found himself out on a very deserted limb this week when he tried to persuade the rest of the city council to...

Elon board asked (again) to consider raising town’s property tax rate

Town grapples with how to pay for services when so much of municipality's land is owned by Elon University and three other non-profit organizations...

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Charges dismissed against protester who had been ejected from county commissioners’ meeting in August

Alamance County assistant district attorney Kevin Harrison, who has been assigned to prosecute all of the cases involving arrests made during a series of...

Protester with African-American flag found not guilty of Sept. 26 charges

Additional, earlier charges from July to be heard next week It apparently came down to a few seconds of video footage for the defendant in...

Protester in jail parking lot found guilty

Another protester did not fare as well as Maurice Wells, Jr., who was found not guilty of three charges associated with his actions during...

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Medical board suspends doctor’s license after DWI

The North Carolina Medical Board has indefinitely suspended the medical license for a doctor in Elon who admitted to abusing alcohol. The N.C. Medical Board...

Graham commends outgoing Alamance Arts director, new director announced

Graham’s city council passed a resolution, during its monthly meeting Tuesday night (held this month remotely by Zoom due to the coronavirus pandemic), praising...

Long-time Congressional caseworker recognized as December ‘Hero of the Month’

U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) has designated his Alamance County office caseworker Janine Osborne as his Sixth District Community Hero of the Month for...

New state Rep. Ricky Hurtado used to making ‘firsts’

Some origin stories are tailor-made for a career in politics. Take Abraham Lincoln’s youthful exploits as “the Ol’ Rail Splitter” or Bill Clinton’s humble...

Brothers honored for heroism for rescuing woman from burning vehicle

It may have been a long time in coming. But brothers Scott and Sean Soloman received some well-earned congratulations this week for their daring...
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Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Yield: 6 pint jars Hot Apple Pepper Jam is wonderful on toast or with cream cheese and crackers. Use...