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45 min ago | Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Let the Show Begin

The Eli Whitney Ruritan Club will hold a country breakfast on Saturday from 6:30 to 10 a.m. at the Eli Whitney Community Building, 3917 E. Greensboro Chapel Hill Road, next to Ray's Quickstop.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Pittsboro, NC, Burlington, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Burlington Times News

Rezoning advised for proposed apartment complex

The Burlington Planning and Zoning Commission recommended land on the outskirts of Alamance County be rezoned for a 144-unit apartment complex Monday night pending the developer increasing the vegetative buffer from nearby townhouses and single-family homes and set aside one unit for a police substation.

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Burlington Times News

DWI

The following drivers have been charged with driving while impaired. Registering 0.08 or higher on an impairment test results in an automatic 30-day revocation of a driver's license.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Baltimore Ravens

North Carolina Ravens Fans Unite

I live in Charlotte but love the Ravens, Cam has nothing on Flacco's arm!!! Any other Ravens fans in the Tar-Heel state? I'm in Alamance County.

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Related Topix: Tar Heel, NC, Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens

Burlington Times News

Strong branches of a determined family tree

Dr. Danieley turns 90 today. He was given a lovely reception yesterday at the Elon Community Church.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC, Opinion

Burlington Times News

Great Clips patrons can help teachers with school supplies

Through Sept. 5, when customers download Great Clips' free online check-in app, Great Clips will donate to AdoptAClassroom.org, up to $20,000.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Mebane, NC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Burlington Times News

N.C. Medicaid deadline looming

County social services departments across the state continue to process a backlog of Medicaid applications ahead of an Aug. 31 deadline to get the job done.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Wake County, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC, Cumberland County, NC, Guilford County, NC

Burlington Times News

Serving the public and the child

Most of the cases District Court Judge Tom Lambeth heard in juvenile court Thursday were of the usual sort of trouble kids get into.

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Related Topix: Thomas Jane, Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Burlington Times News

Two charged with heroin trafficking after stop

A man and a woman were arrested Friday morning and charged with drug trafficking after deputies seized heroin during a traffic stop.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Burlington Times News

Decline in applicants to be teachers a concern

The Alamance-Burlington School System must have been as pleased to hire Kristin Henson as she was to get the job.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Education Etc.

Burlington Times News

Caswell solar farm to power 700 homes

Think Caswell County seems like an unlikely place to find a solar farm generating enough power to provide energy to nearly 700 homes? Chapel Hill-based Strata Solar constructed a solar farm last year on 40 acres off N.C. 62 near Blanch.

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Related Topix: Caswell County, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Blanch, NC, Efland, NC, Siler City, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: School and pet supplies drive

A fundraiser for Feed A Pet NC will be held Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Tractor Supply on garden road in Burlington.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Burlington, NC, Haw River, NC

Burlington Times News

Wos calls House Medicaid plan the correct one for the state

During a visit to Burlington on Thursday, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos called the Medicaid reform plan proposed by her department and endorsed by Gov. Pat McCrory the right one for the state to follow.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Burlington, NC, Medicine, Caswell County, NC

Burlington Times News

Baker named new county recreation director

Haw River Trails Coordinator Brian Baker was named the new Alamance County Recreation and Parks director on Thursday, filing the position vacated by Bryan Hagood.

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Related Topix: Haw River, NC, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Burlington Times News

Extended life: New recycling center should buy time for the landfill

Landfill Manager Greg Thomas said the facility will extend the life of the landfill and improve the recycling program's efficiency.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC

Burlington Times News

Talent competition winner could audition for - American Idol'

WPCM will present The Next Superstar Talent Competition from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 2, 9 and 23 at Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC

Burlington Times News

With GrayMatter, music runs in the family

Music to this band is a "Gray" matter. The Gray family - Bev Gray Gude and her brothers, Brad and Barry, grew up in Burlington and recall that "there was a lot of singing in our house."

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Appalachian State University, Mebane, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Burlington Times News

One injured in Graham stabbing over Facebook posts

One man was injured and another arrested after a disagreement over Facebook posts resulted in a stabbing late Wednesday afternoon.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Burlington Times News

Burlington man injured when car runs off road

A Burlington man was seriously injured Monday when he lost control of his car and it crashed on the side of Rogers Road in Graham.

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Related Topix: Gospel, The Gaithers

Burlington Times News

Johnson's Superior Court judge seat will be filled in November election

Outgoing Superior Court Judge Rob Johnson's vacant seat on the bench will be filled by election.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Pat McCrory, US Governors

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