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8 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

City, couple reach settlement in case where police barged into wrong house

The city of Burlington has reached a $25,000 settlement with a couple whose home was wrongly targeted during a drug raid this past spring.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC, Drugs

9 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Job landing series set

The Democratic Women of Alamance County will meet July 15, at 6 p.m. at Occasions Restaurant, 286 E. Front St., Burlington.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Burlington, NC

20 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Viewing the wrong side of the fence: Junior Police Academy gets inside look at the jail

Standing on the other side of the glass surrounding the cell blocks, a group of seventh- and eighth-graders caught a glimpse of men in confinement, inmates playing the waiting game for trial, inside the Alamance County Detention Center.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Criminal Defense Law, Law

Yesterday | Burlington Times News

Burlington men charged in marijuana grow operation

According to a Caswell County Sheriff's Office press release, investigators served a search warrant at 75 Rolling Hills Road, Burlington, after an investigation into illegal controlled substances being kept inside of the residence.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Burlington, NC, Caswell County, NC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Burlington Times News

Mebane man allegedly took photo up child's skirt

Aaron James Nishikawa, 36, of 1110 Torrey Pines Court, Mebane, was charged Thursday with taking indecent liberties with a child and a probation violation.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC

Burlington Times News

Juvenile held in shooting could be tried as an adult

The Alamance County District Attorney's Office plans to try a 14-year-old charged with shooting and beating a Burlington woman as an adult.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Burlington Times News

Who can vote in the second GOP primary?

"We have had quite a few visits and calls from voters who are confused about whether they can vote in Alamance County's second primary on Tuesday," said county elections director Kathy Holland.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard Coble

Burlington Times News

Raising the roof: Benevolence Farm plans getting to know us 'barn raising'

Benevolence Farm, an Alamance County farm that intends to provide transitional housing, employment and support for formerly incarcerated women, is inviting the public to a barnraising at its property at 4265 Thompson Mill Road, Graham.

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TheBlaze.com

Items Kept Vanishing From Their Infant Son's Gravesite, So...

Rebecca and Robert Trollinger lost their son, Rylee Mark, in February 2013 when he was only 3 months and 10 days old.

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Related Topix: High Point, NC, Alamance, NC, US Politics, US News

Burlington Times News

Ivan Parker returns for Gospel Sing fundraiser

Ivan Parker hopes those who attend Saturday's gospel music concert at the Paramount Theater in Burlington "will leave differently than the way they came."

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Related Topix: Gospel, Ivan Parker, Theater, Arts, Lee County, NC

Burlington Times News

Sheriff's Office: Sex offender failed to notify of address change

A Haw River man was arrested in Akron, Ohio, June 25 by the U.S. Marshal Service Fugitive Task Force for allegedly not being in compliance as a registered sex offender.

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Related Topix: Haw River, NC

Burlington Times News

Go back in time with Dixie Revival

Dixie Revival will make its Musical Chairs debut on Friday night at the Jimmy Combs Amphitheater at City Park in Burlington.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Blackberry Smoke, Snow Camp, NC, The Marshall Tucker Band, Country, Mebane, NC

Burlington Times News

Burning other buildings

Michael Gene High, 36, of 3166 Mount Willen Road, Haw River, was charged July 9 by Alamance County sheriff's deputies with burning other buildings.

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Related Topix: Haw River, NC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Burlington Times News

Fail to register as a sex offender

Victor Stewart, 49, of 2417 U.S. 70, Lot 39, Mebane, was charged July 9 with failure to report a new address as a sex offender.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC

Business Journal

State signs off on new $2.2M dialysis center in Graham

State regulators have approved a proposal for a new $2.2 million, 10,800-square-foot dialysis facility in Graham that will use treatment stations relocated from other Alamance County dialysis centers.

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Related Topix: Graham, NC

Burlington Times News

Argument over barking dog leads to assault charge

An argument over a barking dog Tuesday led to two people being taken to the hospital and one of them charged with assault.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Burlington Times News

Elon leaders OK, rename downtown plan

Town leaders unanimously approved their Downtown Elon Master Plan, opting now to call it the Downtown Elon Master Vision, Tuesday night during the board's regularly scheduled meeting.

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Burlington Times News

Police: Shooter left shoe behind in yard attack

Burlington police released a photo of a shoe that they believe was left behind by a man who shot a woman in her yard Monday morning.

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Burlington Times News

Possession of firearm by a felon

Thomas Leslie Willoughby, 19, of 4628 Meadowlark Court, Burlington, was charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Burlington Times News

Two charged after shots fired

Burlington police officers responded to the 2300 block of Park Road Extension shortly before 7:30 p.m. where Wilson "Earl" White, 33, of Burlington, reported getting into a verbal confrontation with two family members, Andre Jeffries, 46, and Michael Jeffries, 52, over an automobile, according to a Burlington police press release.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC

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