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1 hr ago | 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

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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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Business Journal

New Truliant branches stretch credit union's reach

Truliant Federal Credit Union , the largest Triad-based credit union, is extending its physical reach with three new branches recently opened or in the works.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC, Winston-Salem, NC, Mebane, NC

Sun Aug 17, 2014

VDARE

North Carolina Sheriff on Trial for Enforcing Immigration Law

You can add Sheriff Terry Johnson of Alamance County North Carolina to the list of public officials who have been prosecuted for performing their jobs - most recently Texas Governor Rick Perry who was indicted for lawfully vetoing a budget item.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Criminal Defense Law, Law, North Carolina, Rick Perry, US Governors

The Wichita Eagle

Adam & Eve survives raids, protest to prosper

For years, it was always something - a government raid, obscenity charges, citizen protests.

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Related Topix: Carrboro, NC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

News Observer

Christensen: Gov. Scott and the Great Bull Calf Walk

This year marks the 60th anniversary of one of the most celebrated campaign stunts in North Carolina political history, the Great Bull Calf Walk.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, North Carolina, Wilmington, NC, Haw River, NC

Burlington Times News

Bicycle benefit ride held for Habitat for Humanity

Peter Ustach of Elon was among 70 bicyclists participating in a bike riding benefit for Habitat for Humanity of Alamance County on Saturday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Burlington Times News

Caswell site gets land conservancy grant

The Piedmont Land Conservancy has been awarded $314,000 to assist with the purchase of a perpetual conservation easement in Caswell County.

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Related Topix: Caswell County, NC, Yanceyville, NC, Agriculture, Science

Business Journal

Wal-Mart adding 60 jobs for Sam's Club distribution center

Plans for the new Wal-Mart distribution center in Alamance County are growing, thanks to the addition of a cross-dock facility for Sam's Club.

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Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Women's Club thrift store sale

The Burlington Woman's Club Thrift Shop will hold its semi-annual storewide clearance sale as follows: Aug. 19-30-half price on everything; Sept.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Burlington, NC

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