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15 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Mistake on Sonic sign leads to big donation to church

A mistake on a Sonic Drive-In sign has turned into a miracle for a non-profit that feeds the homeless.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC

19 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Three hurt in Mebane Street accident

Three people went to Alamance Regional Medical Center with minor injuries after a car accident in the 1000 block of Mebane Street.

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Related Topix: Alamance Regional Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Mount Airy, NC, Burlington, NC, Alamance, NC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Burlington Times News

Meowt: Library cats facing eviction by city

For the eight months they've made the offices at May Memorial Library home, Allie, Libbie and George have kept to themselves.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Burlington Times News

Graham woman charged with having heroin on jail premises

According to the Alamance County Sheriff's Office, a small quantity of heroin was found on Tisha Marie Childress, 30, of Thompson Mill Road, after she was booked into the Alamance County Detention Center.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Burlington Times News

Pizazz Band plans a high-energy Musical Chairs show

"If you can't dance to it, then we don't play it," Kent Zimmerman, frontman of The Pizazz Band, said in a recent interview.

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

Burlington Times News

Alamance Studio Tour will be two weekends this year

The fifth annual Alamance Studio Tour will be held on two weekends this year - Oct. 11-12 and 18-19 at various locations throughout Alamance County.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Graham High historical marker to be unveiled

A reunion will be hosted by the grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Thomas Ellis and Mary Francis Mally Jeffries Liggins from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Burlington, NC

Burlington Times News

Woman barred from courthouse charged with assaulting bailiff

A woman banned from being at the Alamance County Criminal Courts Building unless she has official business there earned her entrance into that building Wednesday after allegedly assaulting a bailiff.

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Burlington Times News

Some traffic violators may be eligible for reduction to non-moving violations

Alamance County drivers cited for traffic violations can now have the citations reduced to improper equipment violations - with some strings attached.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC

Burlington Times News

Man gets 21 years for sexually assaulting Burlington woman

A Burlington man pleaded guilty Wednesday to forcing his way into a woman's apartment and sexually assaulting her in 2013.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Burlington Times News

County unemployment rate grew in July

Unemployment rose in Burlington and Alamance County in July, according to preliminary data from the N.C. Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, North Carolina, Guilford County, NC, Currituck County, NC, Currituck, NC

Business Journal

Triad unemployment goes up in July, down from last year

The Triad's unemployment rate was 7 percent in July, up from 6.5 percent in June but down from 8.6 percent a year prior.

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Burlington Times News

Armed robber takes money from Burlington restaurant

Officers responded about 11:01 p.m.to the restaurant at 3446 S. Church St. in reference to an armed robbery.

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Burlington Times News

Comedy show will raise funds for Laws for Paws

If you watched "real" cartoons, "Dukes of Hazzard," wore parachute pants or played Atari, well, Herb McCandless Jr. said his brand of comedy is for you.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Burlington Times News

Fail to report change of address as sex offender

Roger Lane King, 46, of 4512 N. N.C. 62, Burlington, was charged Aug. 26 with failing to report a change of address by a sex offender.

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Burlington Times News

Labor Day will alter some schedules

City and county offices in Alamance County will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Gibsonville, NC

Burlington Times News

Farmers may apply to terminate acreage contracts under Farm Bill

Farmers with acreage under contract through the Conservation Reserve Program can apply for early contract termination under the 2014 Farm Bill.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Burlington Times News

Cost of Johnson trial continues to grow

The cost of Sheriff Terry Johnson's legal defense against a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit has reached $448,554.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Burlington Times News

Making neighbors of strangers

When the Burlington Police Department recently accepted a young Latina into its Explorers program, some people in her community wondered whether she would fit in.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Alamance, NC

Burlington Times News

Career criminal gets federal time

A Burlington man will spend 17 years in federal prison after a jury found him guilty of possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Burlington, NC, Federal Prisons

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