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9 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Taste of Alamance returns downtown on Monday

What: Taste of Alamance When: 6-8 p.m. Monday Where: Front Street, Burlington, between Lexington Avenue and Spring Street How much? $25 in advance and $35 at the door The ticketed event, which allows attendees to sample some of Alamance County's finest cuisine and beverages, will take place from 6 -8 p.m. Monday in downtown Burlington along Front ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

County memorializes one who loved Alamance well

One of Alamance County's biggest cheerleaders - the late historian, journalist and cultural preservationist Pat Bailey - was officially recognized Monday by the county she worked so hard for.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Life, Quilting, Hobbies, Snow Camp, NC

13 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Burlington officer on scene, but trailed, as deputies barged into wrong house

The Burlington police officer who obtained a search warrant for the wrong house in a drug investigation was present when the warrant was executed, but wasn't able to stop deputies before they entered the house, police officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mebane, NC

14 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

SBI investigation into nude student photos spreads to other counties, including Alamance

An investigation into nude photos of Wake County students on the photo-sharing site Instagram has spread to Alamance County.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Alamance, NC, Education Etc.

14 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Chamber seeks help cleaning up graffiti on Alamance Beautification Day

What: Alamance County Beautification Day When: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday Where: 610 S. Lexington Ave., Burlington More information: Volunteer time or paint supplies to remove graffiti from area businesses.

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21 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Drugs in jail

Michael L. Bagley, 27, of 406 Carrie Court, Burlington, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance in jail and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Burlington Times News

Filling a special need: TOPSoccer program thrives in Burlington

At 6 p.m., the players gather on a blue line marked in the grass of the soccer field at Fairchild Park.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Alamance, NC

Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Open Farm

The American Business Women's Graham Charter Chapter will meet April 24 at the Ramada Inn starting at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Henry Hilgartner, an entrepreneurial advocate, promoter of small business, and believer in the overwhelming power that small and micro business have on the economy of this country.

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SFGate

Former students recall blacks-only Graham schools

There is one Graham High School now, but it is not the first one, and for a time there was more than one school going by the name.

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Related Topix: Graham, NC, Burlington, NC, Family, Teenagers, Saxapahaw, NC, Haw River, NC

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Burlington Times News

County discussions on boundary line continue

The Alamance County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Monday to discuss proposed adjustments to the Alamance and Guilford counties' boundary line.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Burlington Times News

Debate continues of legalization of marijuana issue

For pot smokers, April 20 has, for years, been a day to light up and celebrate the cannabis counterculture.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, North Carolina, North Carolina Government, Elon University

Burlington Times News

Chamber of Commerce celebrates 100 years

Our Chamber of Commerce was 100 years old this past Monday, and a number of those who have been at the helm of that organization over the years gathered to recognize the anniversary.

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Burlington Times News

Samaritan's Purse assists with debris clean up

Glenn Farrell remains grateful for what Samaritan's Purse did for him last month removing storm debris from around his Dixon Road home in Graham.

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Related Topix: Graham, NC, North Wilkesboro, NC, Burlington, NC

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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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

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

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

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