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34 min ago | Burlington Times News

MurderAnn offers a unique brand of comedy

No matter how serious Phoenix Mangus and Soylentin "Soy" Apevitz tried to be as performers, people would always laugh.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Heavy-Metal, Phantom, Greensboro, NC

34 min ago | Burlington Times News

She's coming home: Local musician returns for concert with Army jazz band

For Liesl Sagartz Whitaker, returning to Alamance County next Thursday as part of the United States Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors concert at Williams High School will be like coming home.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Alamance, NC

34 min ago | Burlington Times News

Annual festival keeps local heritage, traditions alive

Imagine that you have 15 children to keep warm during the winter. What did many farm families do? They would throw a quilt over the beds of their children.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Burlington, NC

7 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Going the distance

Well, it was bound to happen. With normal population growth combined with the boom in cell phones and digital technology, it was telephone numbers game that was bound to run out sooner or later.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Burlington Times News

Four area students receive scholarships to study abroad at UNC

Four Alamance County natives are among 155 UNC-Chapel Hill students receiving more than $687,000 in study abroad support, the university says.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Jordan, World News, Saxapahaw, NC, Mebane, NC

Burlington Times News

Spanish teacher, ex-ICE agent, statistician testify for Johnson

The court continued to hear testimony Wednesday by witnesses called upon by Sheriff Terry Johnson's defense team as part of a trial brought by the U.S. Department of Justice's allegations of discriminatory policing.

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Related Topix: US News, Alamance, NC, Randleman, NC

Burlington Times News

Saunders is new county health director

Alamance County's interim health director will move into the position on a permanent basis, the county Board of Health announced Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Mebane, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

CS Carolina Doubling its Workforce in Alamance County

Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that CS Carolina, Inc. is expanding operations in Alamance County.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Burlington, NC, North Carolina, Swepsonville, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Eastern Wake News

Triangle Transit raises fares, adds Sunday bus service next week

Passengers ride the Durham-Raleigh Express TTA bus. A shift in the West Raleigh park-and-ride stop for the DRX from District Drive to Carter-Finley Stadium is among the route changes and fare hikes coming Monday.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Durham, NC, Orange County, NC, Hillsborough, NC

Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Have antique or vintage dolls appraised

Bring your antique and vintage dolls to Gibsonville Antiques & Collectibles, 106 E Railroad Ave., Gibsonville, behind the red caboose in downtown Gibsonville, for appraisals by Bradley Justice of the Swell Doll Shop and Billye Harris of Ashley's Dolls.

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Related Topix: Gibsonville, NC, Alamance, NC, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Burlington Times News

Sheriff's defense case begins

Sandra McCollum, the clerk for Green Level, described the town's ongoing agreement with Johnson to crack down on drugs and other crime in the area, and said the is as happy as it could be with Johnson.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News, Drug Enforcement Administration

Burlington Times News

3 checkpoints yield 4 arrests, 32 citations

Three checkpoints Friday night in Burlington resulted in four arrests and 32 charges filed against drivers, the Alamance County Sheriff's Office says.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Graham, NC, Elon, NC, Drugs

Burlington Times News

The government war on freedom

When I grew up people that stuck their noses where it didn't belong were generally thought of as offensive and called "busy bodies."

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Alamance, NC, Guilford County, NC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Woman's Club Thrift Store sale

Alamance County voters can meet and hear from the candidates as they begin to consider options for the upcoming elections.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Burlington, NC, Haw River, NC, Haiti, World News

Burlington Times News

Board Chooses Search Firm

What started as a familiar 4-3 school board vote ended with a change of heart and a show of near unity.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Burlington Times News

Wal-Mart required to hire 450 by 2019 under new agreement

Wal-Mart now has until 2019 for 450 employees to be hired at the Alamance County distribution center, giving the company an additional year over what was reflected in an incorrect agreement signed in December.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Burlington Times News

Elon professor testifies she felted threatened by ACSO

An Elon University professor and member of a group advocating for better treatment of Hispanics by law enforcement moved her family out of Alamance County in 2011 because she believed the Sheriff's Office was threatening her.

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Related Topix: Elon University, US News, Alamance, NC

Burlington Times News

Altered reality: Hollywood know-how gives area rescuers training experience

The sounds of crackling fire and screams of the injured resonated Saturday from a house in Snow Camp off Bass Mountain Road.

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Related Topix: Fire, Snow Camp, NC, Train Disaster

Burlington Times News

County has four reported rabies case

Three dogs fought with a raccoon Friday on Pleasant Hill Church Road near Chatham County.

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Related Topix: Chatham County, NC, Vaccinations, Health

ImmigrationProf Blog

Obama Should Stop Racial Profiling and Family Separation in Immigration Enforcement

From the NY Times: There is another task for the administration, just as urgent: to bring immigration policy in line with lawfulness and common sense.

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