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Female shot twice Wednesday morning in Burlington

BURLINGTON - A Wednesday morning shooting left one person injured. At 5:44 a.m., officers went to the area of Morningside Drive in reference to shots being heard. While checking the area, officers were notified that a shooting victim was located in the 1300-block of Beaumont Avenue near Beaumont Apa

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-20 18:38:00

Co-Hops beer fest kicks off fall in downtown Burlington

Tickets to the Company Shops Market's annual festival are $35 Want to Downward Dog and then down a beer? You can Saturday, Sept. 23. The annual Co-Hops Beer Festival, "Pints & Poses," at the Company Shops Market, 268 E. Front St., Burlington, will feature 40 beers, burgers, ice cream - and yoga. D

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:56:40

Burlington Habitat Restore Broken Into 5 Times This Year

BURLINGTON, NC -- A non-profit organization known for helping others has become a recent target for criminals in Alamance County. The Habitat for Humanity Restore in Burlington has been broken into five times this year. The latest burglary was last week. The thieves actually took money from the stor

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-21 00:58:40

Woman injured in drive-by shooting in Burlington

Burlington police don't believe the shooting was random A woman was shot in a drive-by shooting early Wednesday on Morningside Drive in Burlington, police say. Officers were dispatched at 5:44 a.m. and found a woman who had been shot in the left arm and leg on the 1300 block of Morningside Drive.

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:36:21

Burlington mother hopes her son's death will encourage people to get a flu shot

BURLINGTON, N.C. - A Burlington mom hopes her son's death will encourage people to get a flu shot. "In January, it will be four years and it's still hard," Tonya Jenkins said. In January 2014, her son Robert Tate was just 16 when he passed away from flu-related complications. Jenkins says he was ini

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-22 00:19:22

Woman injured during drive-by shooting in Burlington

(Stock image) BURLINGTON, N.C. - A woman was injured during a drive-by shooting in Burlington Wednesday morning, according to a press release. At about 5:44 a.m., officers went to the area of Morningside Drive in reference to a shooting. While in the area, they were told that a shooting victim was l

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-20 16:52:59

Burlington police seek 2 in armed robbery

Two armed men robbed the Family Dollar store on West Webb Avenue late Tuesday night, Burlington police report. Officers responded to the store at 2206 W. Webb Ave. just after 10 p.m. Two men entered the store, one brandishing a handgun, and demanded clerks open the safe. The suspects left with an u

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:25:15

Burlington man accused of robbing man, breaking into his home

Ellis Christopher Merant, 27. BURLINGTON, N.C. - A Burlington man is behind bars after he allegedly robbed another man and broke into his home. Deputies went to a home in the 4000 block of Rural Retreat Road in Burlington on Sept. 10 in reference to an armed robbery, according to a press release. Up

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-19 13:38:20

Burlington plans for downtown public bathrooms

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Holly Treadwell sees a lot of folks walking in and out of The Blend & Co. in Burlington, but not everyone comes in just for the coffee. "The only time I think it's an inconvenience is when I have customers waiting to use the restrooms, and large events, it can get a little confus

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-19 22:35:52

Burlington OKs 3 rezonings, including a church daycare

The Burlington City Council opened five public hearings Tuesday night, only one of which draw any citizen comments. The council set a public hearing to consider an application to rezone from R-9 Residential and I-1 Planned Industrial to CR Conditional Residential for the use of an existing church wi

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-20 02:07:06

IWW members miss Graham court date

GRAHAM - Two men charged with assaulting law-enforcement officers - including the sheriff - while protesting a Confederate Memorial Day rally in May missed their date in Superior Court on Wednesday. Rann Baron, 37, of 201 N. Drive St., Durham, and William Anthony Hood, 34, of 145 Kingsbury Drive, Ch

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:05:43

2 charged with assaulting officers during Alamance County protest miss court

Two men charged with assaulting law enforcement officers while protesting a Confederate Memorial Day rally missed their court date, in an apparent miscommunication. The Times-News of Burlington reports 37-year-old Rann Baron and 34-year-old William Anthony Hood missed their court date Wednesday. The

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-21 14:00:00

Friends of the Library book sale "very successful," 50K+ books sold

After selling thousands upon thousands of books over the course of 11 days, the Friends of the Library received more than $26,000. "It was very successful," treasurer Debbie Gunyan said. Every year, the group holds two sales in the basement of the May Memorial Library, 342 S. Spring St., Burlington.

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-21 21:53:02

Van's Weather Kids: Jarrett Waldron

Today's Weather Kid is Jarrett Waldron, a 12-year-old from Graham who attends Southern Middle School. Jarrett wants to be a software engineer when he grows up. Those interested in being a Van's Weather Kid must send a letter saying why they want to be a Weather Kid with a copy of their address, phon

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-21 21:26:10

Personal Adds: Even Calvin Coolidge's grave demonstrates humility

The autumnal equinox has passed, and summer is done. Time to reflect on the past months of warmth. It was a summer of travel for me, heading westward ho from Vermont, to Montana and back home through Canada. There was a lot to see and do, but one thing towered over the Rockies and gave more pause th

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-21 17:02:00

South Graham Elementary Uses Dancing As Global Approach For Learning

GRAHAM, N.C. - South Graham Elementary held their annual SPLASH Showcase, a big production where dual immersion students and teachers can incorporate global learning and dancing to their fellow classmates. SPLASH is the name of the Spanish immersion program offered at the school where students at ev

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-21 21:56:06

Graham veterans parade now accepting participants

The county's fourth annual Veterans Day Parade begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in Graham. This year, it will be followed immediately with a street festival featuring local vendors and the Magnificents and Mason Lovette bands. All veterans are welcome to walk and/or ride in the parade. Those who

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-21 21:39:49

Planning for the weekend? Local farms are opening their doors and you're invited

Don't have plans this weekend? Try touring some local farms. Visitors can get a tour of 26 local "sustainable" farms during the 11th annual Eastern Triangle Farm Tour Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-24 from 1 to 5 p.m. each day. Visitors may bring coolers and take home some of the products that will

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 17:01:00

Alamance County man wins $100K after playing scratch-off ticket

An Alamance County man won $100,000 after playing scratch-off ticket he purchased. Alexander Dove, of Mebane, is the first player to win a big prize playing the new $4 million Diamond Dazzler game from the North Carolina Education Lottery. Dove won after he played a $20 scratch-off ticket that he p

WXII 12 - 2017-09-19 21:03:00

People moving into Graham's Lofts at Oneida Mill

GRAHAM, N.C. -- It's a feeling of comfort for Bob Calhaun as he walks into his new house. He was recently the sixth person to move into The Lofts at Oneida Mill. "This just makes me feel good," Calhaun said. "I'm happy, man". He lives in what used to be a cotton mill. That is until a group of invest

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-20 22:37:51