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3 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Commissioners threaten to cut chamber funding because of 'political' ad

In response to a full-page ad taken out in the Times-News by the Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce this month, several county commissioners said on Wednesday they want to have a discussion on whether to cut the chamber's funding for 2014-15.

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7 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Alamance farmers monitor crops as late freeze continues to threaten

At Buttermilk Creek Farm, the irrigation system was running early Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alamance, NC, Weather

11 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Golf tourney benefits Allied Churches

The Alamance County Branch of the NAACP will meet Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 4 p.m. at The Bynum Center, 331 East Morehead St. Burlington.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Burlington, NC, Mebane, NC, Swepsonville, NC

22 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Stock up the home, garden at annual herb festival

The Women's Resource Center in Alamance County's largest fundraiser is called the Herb Festival, and while it has a variety of herbs for sale, it's a great chance to purchase vegetables, annuals and perennials as well.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Home Gardening, Home, Vegetables, Burlington, NC, Recipes

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Burlington Times News

Steak theft nets six-year sentence

A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing $133 in steaks from a Burlington grocer - fetching a six-and-a-half year prison sentence thanks to his lengthy record.

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Burlington Times News

Man charged with growing marijuana; plants seized

A Burlington man was arrested after deputies executed a search warrant on his house Monday to investigate a suspected marijuana growing operation.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Alamance woman arrested in friend's death

Angela Frazier has been arrested after the body of Deedra Washburn was found in a storage bin on the same day a house Frazier was renting from Washburn burned; David Jeannot reports.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC

Burlington Times News

Sheriff's Office releases name of victim found in plastic container

On Monday, The Alamance County Sheriff's Office released the identity of the woman whose body was found in a plastic container Friday in Graham.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

District 4-H competition held in Elkin

Grayce Dorn, 14, represents the Yadkin County 4-H Club in the talent show portion of the district activity day held at Elkin High School on Saturday.... Hattie Greer of Davidson County presents on healthy eating habits for teens in the presentation portion of Saturday's district 4-H event.

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Related Topix: Elkin, NC, Davidson County, NC, Granville County, NC, Surry County, NC, Wilkes County, NC

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Arrest Linked To Arson in Alamance County

Police have made an arrest in connection to a body found in Alamance County in which authorities also believe is connected to a recent arson case..

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Related Topix: Fire

Burlington Times News

Crash damages Allied Churches shelter

A car crashed into the Allied Churches of Alamance County's shelter Sunday after the driver suffered from a medical condition and lost control of the wheel.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC

WLOS

Cops check for link between body in bin and fire

Investigators in Alamance County are trying to figure out if a woman found dead in a plastic storage bin is linked to a suspicious fire at a Burlington home.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Burlington Times News

In this corner: Candidates for DA's race primary square off

Voters in the Democratic primary on May 6 will have a preview of and will help decide what could be one of the most dramatic races in this year's general election.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, East Carolina University

Burlington Times News

Fire brings more questions in found-body investigation

A day after a woman's body was found in a plastic storage container south of Graham, investigators are working to determine if that discovery is linked to a suspicious house fire Friday morning in Burlington.

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Related Topix: Fire, Burlington, NC

Rocky Mount Telegram

Partially decomposed body found in Alamance County

Authorities are trying to determine the identity of a woman whose partially decomposed body was found inside a storage container in Alamance County south of the town of Graham.

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Related Topix: Graham, NC

Burlington Times News

Public hearing on ABSS budget is Monday

The Alamance-Burlington Board of Education will take public comment on the superintendent's proposed budget for the 2014-15 school year.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Burlington Times News

Woman's body found in storage container near Southern High School

Investigators are searching for answers after a highway maintenance worker discovered a woman's body stuffed into a plastic container near Southern Alamance High School on Friday morning.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Burlington Times News

Global Youth Service Day activities in Burlington Saturday

Hundreds of North Carolina's young people will join together Saturday for Global Youth Service Day.

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Burlington Times News

Both sides question experts in DOJ case

Defense attorney Chuck Kitchen and the DOJ over the past week filed responses to motions requesting summary judgment from a federal court in a lawsuit filed against Johnson over accusations that he and his department have discriminated against Latinos.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Mebane, NC

Burlington Times News

Rockin' for Research showcases local bands

Whether you enjoy listening to country or rock, there will be something for you at the second annual Rockin' For Research concert benefit this weekend in downtown Burlington.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Medicine, Diabetes, Health

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