Alamance County Newswire (Page 6)

Alamance County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alamance County, NC. (Page 6)

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  1. Alamance County sheriff withdraws from running for U.S. MarshalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    For months, Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson has sat tight, awaiting word on whether he would be appointed to the post of U.S. marshal for the Middle District of North Carolina. After announcing in December that his name was in the running for the federal post - to which he would have to be appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate - Johnson said he experienced second thoughts.

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  2. Concerned citizens group makes regular visits to Walkera s officeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    At 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, a crowd of 20-plus constituents made their regular call at the Alamance County office of U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-6th, to talk about his recent vote on the health care bill. “The 293,900 people in District 6 with pre-existing conditions that aren't on Medicare will remember his vote,” said Trina Harrison, organizer of Indivisible: District 6. “We think his constituents - both those who voted for him and those who did not - will remember the allegiance seemed to be to party and not to people because the bill is so reprehensible - it is going to hurt so many people.” Tuesday morning was the group's 12th visit to Walker's office, Harrison said.

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  3. Habitat to dedicate Burlington house SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    A family will get its own home this weekend when Habitat for Humanity of Alamance County dedicates a new house in Burlington. Tashiba Whitsett and future Habitat partner families contributed “sweat equity” by working alongside volunteers to complete the house.

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  4. Bureau seeks public input on countya s assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... and culture, nature, food, shopping, entertainment and adventure. It asks how likely people are to recommend Alamance County as a place to visit and what Alamance County offers visitors that Greensboro or Durham cannot. And as far as identity goes, ...

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  5. Two charged with drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... ugh the news release didn't indicate which man was driving the Camry. Cohen and Best were each placed in the Alamance County jail under $100,000 bonds. Both are scheduled to make first appearances in Alamance County District Court at 2 p.m. today.

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  6. School board talks process for selecting new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... and Impact Alamance, the nonprofit associated with Cone Health, which has put a focus on improving Alamance County's educational system - for a total of $330,000, making him the highest paid superintendent in the state. Board Chair Steve Van Pelt ...

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  7. More info released in convenience store robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    The Alamance County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday offered a thorough description of the robber who struck the Graham Grocery, a convenience store on N.C. 54 between Graham and Saxapahaw, last Wednesday. The robber is described as a white man wearing a hooded sweatshirt, gray or khaki shorts, and what appeared to be work or hiking boots.

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  8. Alamance Reads picks a Animal, Vegetable, MiracleaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... will get to experience a working farm," said Jason Rogers, associate director of community relations for the Alamance County Public Libraries. "They will then get to take home the produce that they've picked - reaping the benefits of hard ...

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  9. Report a fugitive: Wanted by probation and paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... at 336-570-6826, ext. 106, or a local police department. Citizens also might earn cash rewards by contacting Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at 336-229-7100. Layla S. Yankle: wanted for misdemeanor probation violations, larceny and financial card ...

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  10. Superior Court roundup: Graham man may face second trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    The Alamance County District Attorney's Office will have to try again if it wants to convict a Graham man of cutting another man's face in 2015. The jury in Guadalupe Roberto Jimenez Sosa's trial for felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury deadlocked Wednesday with two of the 12 jurors voting not guilty and two others undecided.

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  11. Moving & having funRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    Lace up your tennis shoes and head to downtown Burlington on Saturday for the sixth annual Active City Streets event. Downtown streets will be closed at 6 a.m. Saturday in preparation for Active City Streets and Celebrate Sound, Alamance County Sertoma Club's 5K walk/run.

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  12. No tax hike seen in GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... rate of 45.5 cents. Overall the value of about two-thirds of the real property in Graham declined in the Alamance County tax office's assessment, and without the addition of the Lidl facility in the N.C. Commerce Park, which Graham and Mebane share, ...

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  13. Mayor of Mexican sister city pays first official visitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    Mayor Gilberto Hernandez-Villafuerte of Soledad, Burlington's Mexican sister city, arrived in Burlington for the first time Monday for a three-day tour of the city. At the City Park Friendship Fountain, one of two fountains Soledad has given to Alamance County during the 13-year-long partnership, he spoke Wednesday morning about his impressions of North Carolina.

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  14. 2 shot at Burlington Waffle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... with information to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500. For anonymous methods, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or text 8398 to 274637 for a text-a-tip method, both with possible cash rewards.

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  15. Burlington manager: Taxes must rise to cover same costsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    A decline in Burlington's property values means the tax rate would have to rise for the city to bring in the same revenue next year. Property values declined 1.62 percent in the 2017 revaluation, the largest impact to any Alamance County city, City Manager Hardin Watkins told the City Council on Monday.

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  16. School bus accident results in $1000 damageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... with information on the incident is asked to contact the Burlington Police Department at 336-229-3500, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at 336-229-7100, or text 8398 to 274637 for a text-a-tip method, both with possible cash rewards.

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  17. County budget: a Everybodya s going to be a little madaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    The county commissioners should see the proposed 201718 county budget May 15 and have their public budget hearing June 5, so the next month will be crunch time, and not all parties will get what they want. "Everybody's going to be a little mad," Chair Eddie Boswell said at the Alamance County Board of Commissioners' regular meeting Monday morning, "because that's what it takes to come up with a good budget where we come together and actually do what we're supposed to."

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  18. Around the Schools: Hawfields thinks NATO is neatoRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... exhibition. Pleasant Grove Elementary School fifth-graders graduated from the D.A.R.E. program April 21. Alamance County Sheriff's Deputy Kathy Edmonds instructed the students for 10 weeks. Sheriff Terry Johnson told the students at the ceremony ...

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  19. Police: Man stabbed to death in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... charged Clark Sunday with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. He is being held in the Alamance County jail without bond. Currie also said police aren't sure how long Paul had been dead before the 911 call was made. Investigators ...

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  20. Prosecutor switching sides a " againRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    For the past 10 years and four months, Craig Thompson has been a prosecutor with the Alamance County District Attorney's Office. On Friday, he retired.

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