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5 min ago | Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Homefront History Hop

Habitat ReStore of Alamance County is partnering with Alamance Arts Family Fun on the Run program to sponsor Bottle Cap Art project in the parking lot of ReStore Saturday, Aug. 9. Children and parents will fill in artwork with recycled bottle caps, much like paint-by-the-number.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Haw River, NC

4 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

Methodists respond to border crisis with donations

The North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, which includes the Eastern half of the state, is collecting socks and underwear to send to the U.S./Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Methodist, Religion, North Carolina, Durham, NC, Durham County, NC

13 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Up in a flash: Habitat's blitz program yields a home in no time flat

At Habitat for Humanity, they call it a 10-day "blitz build." To those taking note each day since July 22 when construction began on the house at 408 N. Main St., Graham, it's going up like lightning.

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Related Topix: Graham, NC, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Burlington Times News

One-week filing period starts Friday for superior court judgeship

The State Board of Elections has set the filing period for three judicial seats, including that being vacated by Alamance County Superior Court Judge Robert Johnson.

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Chapel Hill News

Ex-racehorse trainer sentenced in saddle theft

Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Carl Fox gave Ronald D. Nixon Jr., 27, a suspended sentence of 14 to 26 months in prison for felony possession of stolen goods and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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Related Topix: Orange County, NC, Efland, NC

Burlington Times News

Defense motion seeks to separate sheriff from county attorney over lost evidence

The defense attorney for Sheriff Terry Johnson has filed a motion in federal court arguing that his client had no control over the recordings that were erased by central communications and shouldn't be held responsible for the destruction of evidence sought by the U.S. Justice Department.

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Burlington Times News

Drivers getting a break at the pump

Gas prices in Burlington continue to decline with the average price at the pump at $3.41 per gallon Tuesday, which is below the state average.

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Related Topix: Guilford County, NC, Caswell County, NC

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

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