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Courts & Crime

2nd former fireman files federal lawsuit against city, mgr., fire dept. superiors, alleging retaliation

A second federal lawsuit has been filed against the city of Graham, the city manager, and two high-ranking officials in the Graham fire department,...

Gov. names Norris to Alamance County district court bench

Governor Roy Cooper has tapped a second-generation attorney from Burlington to fill a vacant judgeship that emerged earlier this year when former district court...

State’s chief justice visits Alamance to see how rollout of eCourts is going

North Carolina Chief Justice Paul Newby visited Alamance County’s courts Tuesday afternoon to discuss the implementation of the state’s new online courts records management...

Clerk of court: expect slow start to electronic court records beginning Monday

There’s an old adage that says the wheels of justice turn slowly.  Soon, that pace will probably seem more like a stone wheel on...

Police

School board member charged with driving without a license, speeding

Alamance-Burlington school board member Charles (“Chuck”) Douglas Marsh, 54, white, male, of 2509 Elon Ossippee Road, Elon, has been charged with driving without a...

Local anti-drug task force receives federal recognition

An anti-narcotics task force in Alamance County has turned the heads of federal authorities for its role in a joint investigation that has reportedly...

Police seek robbery suspect who passed himself off as officer

Police in Burlington are looking for a man who allegedly impersonated one of their own in order to apprehend some cash from an unsuspecting...

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...

Sheriff

Opinion

ABSS: More mediocrity, guaranteed

Well, we see that the current members of the Alamance-Burlington school board are just as committed to mediocrity as their predecessors had been. The first...

Just how gullible does Burlington’s council think Burlington voters are?

Burlington voters must be collectively scratching their heads, wondering just how gullible Burlington’s city council thinks they are. The council seems to be plowing ahead...

Making zoning applicants lie in order to have their requests approved

We don’t often offer much commentary on zoning issues within local municipalities, but several recent cases in Burlington have piqued our concern. The latest fad,...

No reason public meetings shouldn’t be broadcast; they should at least be recorded

We don’t know what must be in the water that appears to be causing grown adults who are ostensibly “public officials” to think they...
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Cummings Cavaliers girls’ track & field team soars to state title...

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News No hurdle was too high for the Cummings girls’ track and field team in the Class 2-A state...

One more title before Cummings’ Paylor sprints away to collegiate football

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News A day of agitation, speed, and reflection came for Jonathan Paylor of Cummings in the Class 2-A track...

Elon town council moves forward with $295K skatepark

After some reluctance, council members unanimously endorse project Skateboarding enthusiasts were practically doing backflips in Elon this week as the town’s elected leaders agreed to...

County’s new behavior health center nears completion in Burlington

Contractors are wrapping up work on a much-anticipated facility in Burlington that promises to revolutionize the services available to residents of Alamance County who...

School board wants 27% hike in county spending

Alamance-Burlington school board members have approved a county budget request for the 2024-25 that school officials described Tuesday afternoon as “very, very difficult” and...

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