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Ronald K. Graves, 59, of Byrd Road, Burlington, was charged Wednesday, March 12, 2014, by the Burlington Police Department with felony larceny by employee.
In the wake of the recent winter storm, which caused severe damage to personal property and businesses throughout Alamance County, the Office of Emergency Management offers the following information for its residents: Two groups have arrived in the county to assist with debris clean-up, mainly focusing on the elderly, the uninsured or those unable ... (more)
Ezra Dejesus Brent, 17, of Deer Run Trail, Burlington, was charged Wednesday, March 12, 2014, by the Alamance County Sheriff's Office with felony assault inflicting physical injury to law enforcement/probation/parole officer, misdemeanor resisting public officer and misdemeanor photographing self or other and preparing obscene film/photo/slide.
Doug Fincannon took the oath of office Tuesday to become the third member of the Alamance County Board of Elections.
The Alamance County Arts Council's 56th annual Visual Arts Competition for Young People, originally scheduled to open today, will open with a reception at 7 p.m. March 20 at the arts council, 213 S. Main St. The visual arts competition was one of the first arts council-sponsored programs when the group was founded 56 years ago and it has continued ... (more)
At least it was Wednesday night, when several Duke Energy customers throughout Alamance County experienced power outages in conjunction with a thunderstorm that passed through the area.
Alamance County is preparing to spend $150,000 in fiscal 2014-15 on Sheriff Terry Johnson's defense against a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit over allegations he and his department discriminated against Latinos.
Since our area is still recovering from the recent severe ice storm, the Hidden Treasures Antique & Collectibles Appraisal Fair is being rescheduled from this Saturday to Nov. 8. For more information, visit www.ShopBOV.com A meeting of the South Melville Democratic Precinct will be held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room of the Mebane ... (more)
NEW AT SIX TONIGHT THE CRIPPILING EFFECTS OF THIS WINTER STORM ARE STILL BEING SEEN.
County Solid Waste Director Greg Thomas said Tuesday that residents had dropped off 75 tons of ice storm-related debris so far at the landfill off Austin Quarter Road.
"Thanks to the winter weather, it seems we couldn't have picked a better time to plant an oak tree," Student Body President Welsford Bishopric said to the crowd.
Most visible traces of ice and sleet disappeared within 24 hours. The problems that tagged along with the Great Ice Storm of 2014, however, will be around for a while.
According to the Alamance County Sheriff's Office, at around 4 p.m. Monday, deputies along with Burlington police conducted a drug investigation in the area of the carwash on Graham-Hopedale Road.
Duke Energy plans to restore power by midnight Tuesday to 98 percent of all customers affected by the ice storm, the company said late Monday .
During the winter of 1865, when Burlington was still Company Shops, it was hit by a terrible ice storm, and there was another one that reportedly equaled it in severity during the early 1870s.