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Courts & Crime

Doug Green sworn in as newest district court judge

Local attorneys, friends, family, and local judges gathered in the courtroom of the Alamance County Historic Court House Friday afternoon for the swearing in...

Bar association forwards three recommendations to governor for temporary appointment to replace Brad Allen until November election

The local bar association has made its recommendations of three local attorneys who the governor should consider to fill the 10 months remaining before...

Pittsboro threatens to sue Burlington company over hazardous discharge

The town of Pittsboro has decided to take legal action against a Burlington-based company that’s already in hot water with the city of Burlington...

Governor taps Doug Green for district court judgeship

Attorney Doug Green has been appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to fill the remaining 10 months in the term of district court judge Rick...

Police

Police seek suspects in early Thursday morning holdup

Police in Burlington are looking for three men who reportedly robbed two individuals at gunpoint in the small hours of the morning on Thursday. The...

Police forced to rearrest teen pizza bandits after they slip from state agency’s grasp

Police in Burlington have arrested two teenagers who allegedly held up a pizza delivery driver and made off with the pies he was trying...

Burlington police arrest suspect in hit-and-run accident with moped

Burlington’s police department has announced the arrest of a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred between a van and a moped on...

Man allegedly steals victim’s car after assaulting him with cane

A man from Burlington has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted another man with a cane and hightailed it out of town in the...

Sheriff

Opinion

Public engagement? Yeah, right

One of the most sure-fire ways to know that government consultants and bureaucrats are trying to pull one over on the taxpaying public is...

ABSS and the Keystone Cops

More than a 100 years ago, as the new genre of “moving pictures” began to unroll, one of the first categories of popular “movies”...

Taxpayers: Follow the commissioners’ shell game carefully, because it’s going to cost you more money

We’re convinced that sometimes public boards deliberately try to make information revealed at their meetings complicated – to obfuscate, obscure, and confuse – so...

Graham’s street festivals: what’s the point?

Four brave Graham businesswomen came forward at last week’s Graham city council meet to question the city’s policy of closing downtown streets for occasional...
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Politics

Latest articles

BREAKING MON.: Butler OUT as ABSS superintendent

The Alamance-Burlington school board has agreed to accept the resignation of superintendent Dr. Dain Butler after less than two years at the helm, following...

Burlington native Thomas Ryan pays homage to modernist master architect Frank...

Burlington native, now a Californian, making quite an impression with architectural designs By Charity L. Cohen Special to The Alamance News Not many can say they accomplished...

Mebane city manager Chris Rollins to retire

Mebane city manager Chris Rollins, who has worked in Mebane for the past 11 years as assistant manager and city manager – and before...

Doug Green sworn in as newest district court judge

Local attorneys, friends, family, and local judges gathered in the courtroom of the Alamance County Historic Court House Friday afternoon for the swearing in...

Fri. playoff action: Western girls rack up big points to advance;...

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News With the offense cranked up, the Western Alamance girls’ basketball team put itself in a good position in...

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