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Courts & Crime

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...

Advocacy group announces new legal challenge against state permit for quarry in Snow Camp

An environmental advocacy group has announced it’s taking legal action in response to a mining permit that state officials have granted to a controversial...

Police

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...

WANTED: Burlington Police Dept. seeks public’s help in locating 9 suspects

Burlington's police department is asking for the public's help in locating nine individuals wanted for various crimes, three of them for felony charges.  Meanwhile...

What was man doing putting girl in trunk of car?

Burlington police are asking for the public's help in addressing a suspicious sighting Thursday afternoon. Officers responded around 1:10 p.m. to what was termed a...

Elon University names new police chief for campus

Elon University has selected Joseph LeMire, a career law enforcement officer with more than 28 years of experience, as its new chief of Campus...

Sheriff

Opinion

Let the school board vote on its own raise

We thought it was apropos that the county commissioners last week avoided being suckers for the school board. School board members ducked their own decision-making...

Beware rural zoning

County commissioners and some of the Snow Camp residents who are pushing them in this direction may want to take a deep breath and...

Budget deliberations should always be open

Readers of this page will not be surprised that The Alamance News doesn’t cotton much to secrecy – not in courtrooms, not among municipal...

COVID delusion syndrome

It seems to us that some local governments are suffering a severe case of COVID delusion syndrome. That’s not an officially recognized disorder, yet, but...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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