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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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

Burlington Times News

When looks can't deceive

A shaggy-haired teenager makes his way to the back of a convenience store toward the refrigerated wall of beer.

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Related Topix: Beer, Alamance, NC, Burlington, NC

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Burlington Times News

Ups and Downs: Movie magic; hometown hire; and fido unchained

There are certainly times when it's necessary, but dogs kept on chains, lines or ropes, left out in the blazing sun or torrential downpour with nothing to do but whine and bark with empty food and water bowls nearby must come to an end.

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Related Topix: Weather, Alamance, NC, Snow Camp, NC, Opinion

Burlington Times News

Judges questions DOJ studies on trial's final day, no ruling expected for months

Attorneys made closing arguments and U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder questioned U.S. Department of Justice lawyers Friday in Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson's trial on allegations of discriminatory policing Schroeder said he had some concerns regarding how an expert the DOJ hired conducted a field study that showed the Sheriff's ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Recreational Vehicle, Citation, Mebane, NC, Alamance, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Aviation Development Task Force Members Announced

The aviation industry, both commercial and general, is directly responsible for over 100,000 jobs in North Carolina, and the industry's impact exceeds $25 billion in North Carolina annually.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robin Hayes, North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Wake County, NC

Burlington Times News

Police investigate robbery at Family Dollar Store

The incident occurred at around 9:50 p.m., police said. A man entered the Family Dollar Store at 2204 Maple Ave., pulled a semiautomatic handgun and demanded money from the clerk.

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PrawfsBlawg

Would "Pattern or Practice" Litigation Work in Ferguson?

Earlier this week, Howard wrote an interesting post about the possibility of DOJ intervention into the Ferguson Police Department under 42 U.S.C. A 14141.

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