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

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 “unneeded, unwise, expensive” and “absolutely of no value”

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, granted parole 37 years after murder

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 she’s not sure she can complete current term

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...
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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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School board member Patsy Simpson won’t seek re-election in 2024; says she’s not sure she can complete current term

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...

County Republicans dub Venezuelan native as party’s new chairman

He's seen the dangers of socialism firsthand; wants to warn his countrymen It might not be a move that will silence the critics, but the...

Mayor presses to eliminate city primaries

The state’s potential postponement of this year’s municipal vote wasn’t the only election-related issue that had members of Burlington’s city council talking last week. Another...

Council mulls whether to seek delay in 2021 elections, or urge they be held

State official had recommended all 2021 elections across state be postponed A state-level dilemma over the timing of this year’s municipal elections drew no shortage...

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THE PUBLIC ASKS

Why can’t parents attend school board meetings in person?

QUESTION: Why can’t parents of Alamance-Burlington students attend school board meetings in person? Why can we not ask question of the board face-to-face and...

COURTS

Graham activist convicted of resisting an officer and trespassing during...

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...

EDUCATION

Doi chosen as ABSS teacher of the year

Hawfields Middle School teacher Christopher Doi has been selected as the Alamance-Burlington school system’s 2021 teacher of the year. He teaches 6th grade English...

Recipes

Better-for-You Family Breakfasts

Making sure your family members get a nutritious start to the day is an important job, and by focusing on a few wholesome ingredients,...

Busy Season Solutions

In this edition: Egg Roll Bowl with Shrimp, Parmesan Crisps, Avocado Chocolate Mousse, Yogurt Parfait For those who are always on the go, it can...

A Sweet, Chocolaty Dessert

When it comes to dessert, it’s hard to beat chocolate as the main ingredient for dishes of all kinds. Add a twist to your...

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...