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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...
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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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Politics

GOP official tapped to be new commissioner

Members of the Alamance County Republican Party Executive Committee turned to one of their own Thursday night (Jan. 21) as their selection to be...

GOP to decide on new county commissioner tonight

The county’s Republican Party leaders will gather electronically tonight – via a Zoom online conference call – to decide who should be the newest...

GOP to select new commissioner at virtual meeting next week

County's 45 top party officials will decide on Jan. 21 The stage has been set for the leadership of Alamance County’s Republican Party to meet...

Broadband Internet among items on Burlington’s wish list to state legislators

Authority for occupancy tax also desired; police chief doesn't want automatic release of body-cam footage More money and greater legal authority were the big asks...

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THE PUBLIC ASKS

ABSS scales back request for additional school resource officers

ABSS administration has decided to seek $260,000 for four more SROs, rather than $1.1 million for 17 new positions, as originally outlined to school...

COURTS

Charges dismissed against protester who had been ejected from county commissioners’...

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

EDUCATION

Burlington’s Blessed Sacrament School celebrates 100 days of in-person instruction

While ABSS public schools remain closed for in-person instruction (and have been since March 2020), Blessed Sacrament School, a private Catholic school in Burlington,...

Recipes

Hot Apple Pepper Jam

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...

Cheesy Baked Mushroom Chicken

INGREDIENTS: Nonstick cooking spray 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2 cup flour 4 tablespoons butter 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/4...

Easter Bunny Cupcakes

INGREDIENTS: · 1 2-layer size white cake mix · 1 tablespoon, plus 2 teaspoons, McCormick Pure Lemon Extract, divided · 1 tablespoon McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract · 3/4...

PB & J Oatmeal Bar

INGREDIENTS: ¾ cup Peanut Delight Creamy Peanut Butter 3 tablespoons Simply Nature Organic Coconut Oil 2 tablespoons Baker’s Corner Brown Sugar 1 tablespoon Simply...

Grilled Herb Chicken Skewers

Ingredients • 4 Kirkwood Chicken Breasts, cut into chunks• 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon Carlini Pure Olive Oil, divided• 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped rosemary• 1...