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2 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Elon makes list of top 10 safest cities in N.C.

According to Safewise .com, the Alamance County town comes in at No. 3. Pinehurst is the safest city in the state, followed by Holly Springs.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Burlington Times News

Alamance first-of-its kind court program wins national honor

An electronic system developed in Alamance County to make it easier for victims of domestic abuse to obtain court-ordered protection is among the winners of a national competition for government technology.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Military, US Navy

Burlington Times News

Refresher course: StreetSafe offers young drivers a route to safe practices

If you have to take a driving course for receiving a traffic citation, it should at least be fun while you learn something.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Johnston County, NC, Gibsonville, NC

Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Spaghetti supper benefits fire victim

A Spaghetti Supper Benefit for June Walker, who lost her home in a fire, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Freebirds Tavern, 5049 Snow Camp Road, Graham.

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

Burlington Times News

Missing Burlington teen found

According to police, Jacqueline Ann Tart, 15, of 433 Overman Drive, was located by the Alamance County Sheriff's Office on Mount Herman-Rock Creek Dairy Road.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC

Burlington Times News

She Bop likes bopping to '80s music

"She Bop," the title for Cyndi Lauper's 1984 song, seemed like the perfect name for a band interested in playing '80s music.

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

Burlington Times News

MurderAnn offers a unique brand of comedy

No matter how serious Phoenix Mangus and Soylentin "Soy" Apevitz tried to be as performers, people would always laugh.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Heavy-Metal, Phantom, Greensboro, NC

Burlington Times News

She's coming home: Local musician returns for concert with Army jazz band

For Liesl Sagartz Whitaker, returning to Alamance County next Thursday as part of the United States Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors concert at Williams High School will be like coming home.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Alamance, NC

Burlington Times News

Annual festival keeps local heritage, traditions alive

Imagine that you have 15 children to keep warm during the winter. What did many farm families do? They would throw a quilt over the beds of their children.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Burlington, NC

Burlington Times News

Going the distance

Well, it was bound to happen. With normal population growth combined with the boom in cell phones and digital technology, it was telephone numbers game that was bound to run out sooner or later.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Burlington Times News

Four area students receive scholarships to study abroad at UNC

Four Alamance County natives are among 155 UNC-Chapel Hill students receiving more than $687,000 in study abroad support, the university says.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Jordan, World News, Saxapahaw, NC, Mebane, NC

Burlington Times News

Spanish teacher, ex-ICE agent, statistician testify for Johnson

The court continued to hear testimony Wednesday by witnesses called upon by Sheriff Terry Johnson's defense team as part of a trial brought by the U.S. Department of Justice's allegations of discriminatory policing.

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Related Topix: US News, Alamance, NC, Randleman, NC

Burlington Times News

Saunders is new county health director

Alamance County's interim health director will move into the position on a permanent basis, the county Board of Health announced Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Mebane, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

CS Carolina Doubling its Workforce in Alamance County

Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that CS Carolina, Inc. is expanding operations in Alamance County.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Burlington, NC, North Carolina, Swepsonville, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Eastern Wake News

Triangle Transit raises fares, adds Sunday bus service next week

Passengers ride the Durham-Raleigh Express TTA bus. A shift in the West Raleigh park-and-ride stop for the DRX from District Drive to Carter-Finley Stadium is among the route changes and fare hikes coming Monday.

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Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Have antique or vintage dolls appraised

Bring your antique and vintage dolls to Gibsonville Antiques & Collectibles, 106 E Railroad Ave., Gibsonville, behind the red caboose in downtown Gibsonville, for appraisals by Bradley Justice of the Swell Doll Shop and Billye Harris of Ashley's Dolls.

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Related Topix: Gibsonville, NC, Alamance, NC, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

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