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Courts & Crime

Graham activist convicted of resisting an officer and trespassing during November 2020 protest outside jail

Kristofer Wayne Loy, white male, 27, of 514 East Harden Street, Graham, was convicted Wednesday of misdemeanor second-degree trespass and resisting a public officer...

Clarification & Apology – for coverage in March 25, 2021 edition

In the March 25, 2021 edition of the newspaper, a story entitled “Protester who was found not guilty of Sept. charge found guilty of...

Charges against two more protesters dropped

The Alamance County district attorney’s office has dismissed charges against two additional defendants who were arrested at protests in downtown Graham during the second...

12 of 14 protest cases set for trial April 7 continued; two dismissed

Alamance County assistant district attorney Kevin Harrison agreed to dismiss an assault charge against Avery Markel Harvey, 30, black male, of 704 Larry Avenue...

Police

Mebane police chief reverses retirement announcement, will stay on – for at least...

Mebane police chief Terry Caldwell, who had announced his retirement on March 23 effective June 1, has decided, instead, to remain in his post...

Burlington police “wanted” list grows; 13 being sought

Burlington's police department is asking for the public's help in locating 13 individuals wanted for various crimes. The four newest suspects added to the list...

Police seek suspect in Mon. morning robbery of Burlington convenience store

Police in Burlington are looking for a man who held up an area convenience store in the small hours of Monday morning (April 26). According...

Eric Kerns to serve as interim Burlington Police Dept. chief

City manager Hardin Watkins has announced the appointment of an interim police chief to serve alongside retiring police chief Jeff Smythe for 10 days...

Sheriff

Opinion

Mebane faces a crossroads on what kind of city it will be: charming, or a bully and overbearing tyrant

The city of Mebane has a major test of its values on the horizon. The city, which has adopted the moniker “positively charming” to describe...

D.A.’s efforts in protest cases need shoring up

More of the court cases, stemming from demonstrations and protests last year around the Historic Court House, are scheduled to resume next week. We’re a...

Clarification & Apology – for coverage in March 25, 2021 edition

In the March 25, 2021 edition of the newspaper, a story entitled “Protester who was found not guilty of Sept. charge found guilty of...

School board majority: we don’t care what parents think!

We’ve often contended that some members of the Alamance-Burlington school board aren’t really interested in serving the needs of parents and students. Sometimes they represent...
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Politics

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After winning earlier in the week, Southern drops Friday baseball game...

By Jacob Kisamore Special to The Alamance News The Southern Alamance Patriots were unable to keep up with the Asheboro Blue Comets in an 8-5 loss...

City manager optimistic about greenway trail that former mayor says is...

Mebane’s city manager is still optimistic that everything will work out for the city to obtain an easement on the one missing parcel necessary...

Man sentenced first to death penalty, then life imprisonment at retrial,...

A former Alamance County man who was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death in June 1984 – and whose sentence was overturned...

School board member Patsy Simpson won’t seek re-election in 2024; says...

Patsy Simpson, who was just elected to her fourth term on the Alamance-Burlington school board in 2020, told The Alamance News this week that...

Commissioners take racial equity training as part of NAACP settlement

A court-ordered primer on racial equity was apparently one of the conversation topics on Monday when Alamance County’s commissioners huddled behind closed doors with...

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