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4 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Benevolence Farm ready to expand its Graham operation

Graham-based Benevolence Farm, a nonprofit organization that will provide housing, work and support to women leaving state prisons, has taken major steps in recent months.

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Related Topix: Graham, NC

8 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Privilege license change could have impact on Alamance cities, towns

Amounts Alamance County towns could lose annually if the state replaces the municipal privilege license tax with a flat fee of $100.

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

8 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Ashe tree borer; dried up grapes

Question: I was told by a tree service that I should be treating my ash tree for borers or it will die.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables, Mebane, NC, Home Gardening, Home, Opinion

21 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Quilt works on display at Paramount Theater

B.J. Eisel's "Shine," an exhibit of quilt works, is on display now through April 30 at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Alamance, NC, Life, Quilting, Hobbies

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Congressional candidate in area on Saturday

Mark Walker, Republican candidate for the office of U.S. Congress District 6 , will campaign with volunteers door-to-door in Alamance County on Saturday, seeking support in the May 6 election.

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

Burlington Times News

City police send deputies to wrong house for drug search

While executing a search warrant obtained by Burlington police, sheriff's deputies rammed the front door of and entered a residence allegedly containing a supply of marijuana - only to learn they had barged into the wrong house.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Burlington, NC, Mebane, NC

Burlington Times News

Sheriff fires jailer for 'improper use of force'

A detention officer has been fired from the Alamance County jail after alleged "improper use of force" on a teenager being held in the facility.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Burlington Times News

'Covert speed enforcement' ahead: Speeders have a long day in the area

Around 135 people in Burlington drove away from traffic stops with speeding tickets Thursday - some costing as much as $450.

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Related Topix: Speed, NC, Burlington, NC, Weather, Gibsonville, NC

Burlington Times News

Cambro makes Mebane selection official

Gov. Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced Thursday that the Huntington Beach, Calif.-based company, which makes plastics for the food industry, plans to create 100 jobs and invest more than $30.4 million over the next three years in Mebane.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Business Journal

Alamance commissioners upset over Chamber's ad + RiverRun attendance...

Some Alamance County Commissioners are contemplating whether funding for the Alamance County Chamber of Commerce should be cut after the organization took out an ad on education spending, calling attention to specific local and state races, the Burlington Times-News reports .

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Burlington Times News

Debbie Martz's ArtVenture exhibit comes to Mebane

"ArtVenture," an exhibit of works by Debbie Martz, is on display now through April 30 at the Mebane Arts & Community Center, 633 Corregidor St. Her artwork has been exhibited at various locations throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Connecticut, Indiana and her hometown of Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Mebane, NC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Burlington Times News

Commissioners threaten to cut chamber funding because of 'political' ad

In response to a full-page ad taken out in the Times-News by the Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce this month, several county commissioners said on Wednesday they want to have a discussion on whether to cut the chamber's funding for 2014-15.

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Burlington Times News

Alamance farmers monitor crops as late freeze continues to threaten

At Buttermilk Creek Farm, the irrigation system was running early Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alamance, NC, Weather

Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Golf tourney benefits Allied Churches

The Alamance County Branch of the NAACP will meet Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 4 p.m. at The Bynum Center, 331 East Morehead St. Burlington.

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

Burlington Times News

Stock up the home, garden at annual herb festival

The Women's Resource Center in Alamance County's largest fundraiser is called the Herb Festival, and while it has a variety of herbs for sale, it's a great chance to purchase vegetables, annuals and perennials as well.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Home Gardening, Home, Vegetables, Burlington, NC, Recipes

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Burlington Times News

Steak theft nets six-year sentence

A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing $133 in steaks from a Burlington grocer - fetching a six-and-a-half year prison sentence thanks to his lengthy record.

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Burlington Times News

Man charged with growing marijuana; plants seized

A Burlington man was arrested after deputies executed a search warrant on his house Monday to investigate a suspected marijuana growing operation.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Alamance woman arrested in friend's death

Angela Frazier has been arrested after the body of Deedra Washburn was found in a storage bin on the same day a house Frazier was renting from Washburn burned; David Jeannot reports.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC

Burlington Times News

Sheriff's Office releases name of victim found in plastic container

On Monday, The Alamance County Sheriff's Office released the identity of the woman whose body was found in a plastic container Friday in Graham.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

District 4-H competition held in Elkin

Grayce Dorn, 14, represents the Yadkin County 4-H Club in the talent show portion of the district activity day held at Elkin High School on Saturday.... Hattie Greer of Davidson County presents on healthy eating habits for teens in the presentation portion of Saturday's district 4-H event.

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Related Topix: Elkin, NC, Davidson County, NC, Granville County, NC, Surry County, NC, Wilkes County, NC

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