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 sheriff, Gibsonville police endorse regional crime lab proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    Though few of the details have been determined, a group of regional and local law enforcement leaders announced Thursday that they're taking into their own hands the problem of long waits for DNA testing from the State Crime Lab. Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson and Gibsonville Police Chief Ron Parrish joined other sheriffs and police chiefs from around the Triad at a news conference, where they announced their plan to create a new regional crime laboratory that will drastically reduce the waiting time for forensic test results.

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  2. Letter: Community of firefighers truly has special bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Burlington Times News

    ... Fire Department, Faucette Fire Department, Pleasant Grove Fire Department and all of the surrounding Alamance County fire departments. The "brotherhood" that these firefighters have between one another is beyond what any words can describe. They ...

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  3. Editorial: Regional crime lab should improve investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Burlington Times News

    The devil, as always, will become more visible in the details but on balance an idea to create a regional alternative for law enforcement in order to speed up DNA testing is a good idea that should be pursued. Both Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson and Gibsonville Police Chief Ron Parrish are early backers of the proposal stemming from Guilford County Sheriff B.J. Barnes to find an alternative to the State Crime Lab - a frequent target for criticism over the past few years for myriad problems related to often extraordinary delays or in a few cases, incompetence and even malfeasance.

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  4. Alamance County BSA troops likely to notice little change after national voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Burlington Times News

    The Boy Scouts of America's recent lifting of its ban on openly gay adult employees may have a negligible impact on troops in Alamance County. Religion-based troops can continue to use religious beliefs to determine their selection of adult leaders, and the majority of Alamance County troops are sponsored by local churches.

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  5. SAFE Coalition NC will unleash a social media barrage on NC State Representaive LeoRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | PR Log

    ... family of Jonathan Ferrell? Who is going to explain that to the multitude of Latino drivers profiled by the Alamance County Sherriff Terry Johnson? Due to their failure to act, at 9am today SAFE Coalition NC will have our entire social reach of ...

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  6. Firefighters rescue man from portable toilet tank Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... p.m. Wright said firefighters had to cut the top off the tank to pull him out. They decontaminated him, and Alamance County EMS took him to Alamance Regional Medical Center. Wright said the man could not tell them much about how he got stuck other ...

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  7. Alamance sheriff warns of scammer identifying himself as department 'officer' Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    The Alamance County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a recent phone scam that caused at least one man to lose $950. The sheriff's office has received four reports of a man calling local residents identifying himself as "Officer Wright" with the agency, said Kirk Puckett, director of administration and community services.

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  8. The Alamance Scene: Library book sale needs donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    1121 at May Memorial Library. Gently used hardbacks, paperbacks, movies and music are needed, and will be accepted at any Alamance County Public Library branch.

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  9. Allied Churches hits goal in 'Stack the Plates' campaign Updated Jul 27, 2015 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    Allied Churches of Alamance County said Monday it has surpassed its $45,000 goal for its "Stack the Plates" campaign. The money is to pay for 15,000 meals for the needy during eight weeks while ACAC's kitchen is renovated.

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  10. Refurbished caboose offers glimpse into Gibsonville's railroad pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    The town that was once a hub of railroad activity has spruced up its long-retired caboose, and now it's open to the public. Town reps, including Mayor Lenny Williams, on Monday morning unveiled the refurbished caboose museum that has sat at Piedmont Avenue and Burke Street downtown since the 1990s.

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  11. Letter: Veterans assignment into a disappointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... extra nice of the Royals to invite Caswell County. The residents of Caswell County spend a lot of money in Alamance County and Burlington. Many were looking forward to attending the game. A couple of weeks prior I was in the Caswell County Chamber ...

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  12. Regrouping: Revamped gang task force will add school intervention to mission; neighborhood...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... gang members in the gang member category. Since staff shortages and operational issues led to the hiatus of Alamance County's gang task force earlier this summer, law enforcement is using the time away to reassess the unit's effectiveness and goals. ...

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  13. Man faces retrial on sex offense chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    Jury selection for the retrial of a Haw River man accused of sexual offenses against two girls began Monday in Alamance County Superior Court. Larry Anthony Bowes, 48, formerly of 2360 Freshwater Road, faces three counts of first-degree rape of a child, four counts of first-degree sex offense with a child, and two counts of indecent liberties with a child.

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  14. Confederate memorial rally draws 1,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    A crowd estimated at 1,500 rallied around the Confederate monument at the Alamance County Historic Courthouse Saturday afternoon through 90-degree heat and a passing thunderstorm. Court Square was thick with Confederate battle flags, and a few Confederate uniforms were among the shorts, blue jeans and T-shirts, many with the same flag.

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  15. Monument rally permit revoked, group told to seek one for a larger crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... timeframe listed to prepare for what realistically can be described as the unknown." A Facebook page called "Alamance County Taking Back Alamance County" organized a "Rally for Our Monument" from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the historic Alamance ...

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  16. Letter: Concerned citizens have their own misplaced prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... 12, the Times-News reported that Michael Graves, president of a local group called "Concerned Citizens of Alamance County," wants to remove the Confederate monument from the Graham courthouse. Really? As "Concerned Citizens of Alamance County," is ...

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  17. Editorial: Still staggering from the Great RecessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... were those that did not place undue burdens on business and industry. Whether in Washington, Raleigh, or in Alamance County and its cities and towns, it's up to elected officials to put - and keep - government on sound financial footing. The ...

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  18. Hundreds rally in support of Confederate monumentRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2015 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Petitions are circulating in Alamance County to keep the statue of a Confederate soldier on the grounds of the county courthouse in Graham. Local media outlets report about 1,500 people, many carrying Confederate flags, rallied at the courthouse Saturday to oppose calls to remove the monument that has stood for 101 years.

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  19. County commissioners to discuss performance goals, set hearing date for economic incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    GRAHAM The Alamance County Board of Commissioners will meet for the first time this month to discuss the county's performance goals, long-term planning and setting public hearings for economic development incentives. More information: Alamance Area Chamber of Commerce President Mac Williams plans to ask commissioners to set two public hearings for 9 a.m. Aug. 3 for two companies to receive economic development incentives.

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  20. Hundreds Rally In Support Of NC Confederate MonumentRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Petitions are circulating in Alamance County to keep the statue of a Confederate soldier on the grounds of the county courthouse in Graham. Local media outlets report about 1,500 people, many carrying Confederate flags, rallied at the courthouse Saturday to oppose calls to remove the monument that has stood for 101 years.

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