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Mebane escape room offers quite a diversion

When Jack Mays and his wife, Pamela Henry-Mays, were looking for a space to open their brand-new business, MindGames of Mebane, their search stretched from the Triad to the Triangle. "We looked in Greensboro, we looked in Durham," Henry-Mays said. "But we really just like Mebane." Their search culmi

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-17 15:30:00

Triad woman dies from drowning at Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach police said a 55-year-old woman from the Triad died as a result of a weekend drowning accident. Rescuers were called to the beach strand near the Pelican Lane beach access on Friday after witnesses found Diane Currie, of Graham, not breathing in the surf. Witnesses told authorities t

WXII 12 - 2017-09-19 18:29:00

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

Teachers strike leaves parents scrambling for child care

Students from Burlington, Vt., schools play pool at the Pomerleau Family Boys & Girls Club, in Burlington, during the third day of a teachers' strike. Thousands of students in Vermont's largest city are getting extra time off and parents are scrambling to find care for their children as a teachers'

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 00:25:00

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

Get To Know Your City On A Food Tour

This week, we are introducing Taheshah Moise to the Triad. We've asked you for your input on best places to visit and restaurants to try. You can make your suggestions on her Facebook page! Viewers already gave her great insight on places to see -- From Stone Mountain to the Tanger Outlets in Meban

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 23:54:43

Haw River store robber sought

Haw River police are looking for the man who held up the Fairway One Stop convenience store, 515 E. Main St., on Monday, Sept. 18. The robber is described as white, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds, with a thin build and wearing a dark black coat with good, dark bl

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:26:59

Graham's $15.6 million Oneida Mill Lofts opens

Graham's $15.6 million Oneida Mill Lofts renovation is complete, and low-income apartment hunters will be pleased with the prices. Tom Anderson, managing director of Cohen-Esrey Development Group, led a grand opening ceremony for the 133-unit complex at 219 W. Harden St., Graham, on Tuesday, Sept. 1

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:41:18

Habitat Restore broken into for fifth time this year

The Habitat Restore at 1175 N. Church St. was broken into last week for the fifth time this year. The donation coordinator noticed the side metal door had a piece of metal bent back and the lock on the ground, and he called store manager Lily Miles. "What they did was pry that door open and came int

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:21:40

Alcohol operation snares 8 stores

Eight out of 17 locations were cited for selling to an underage buyer when Burlington police conducted an alcohol compliance operation Friday, Sept. 15. "We were disappointed with the number of retailers that failed. Our goal is to have 100 percent compliance with these operations," Lt. J.T. Long sa

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:47:19

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

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

The Syllabus: September's speakers (mid-month update)

Author Margot Shetterly (from left), Nobel Prize winner John Mather and novelist Emily Giffin are among the speakers scheduled to appear in late September at universities in the area. It's starting to get closer to the end of September than the middle of September, so it's time for the mid-month upd

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-19 18:15:00

Car break-ins hit southern Alamance County

The Alamance County Sheriff's Office seeks help from the community on a spate of breaking and entering cases. During the first two weeks of September, the office has received numerous reports of motor vehicle break-ins in the southern part of the county. Heritage Glen community off N.C. 62 and the O

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:32:17

Alamance Scene: Local Events

Send announcements of community events to tjones@thetimesnews.com. Include complete information. Items also can be mailed to Times-News, Attn.: Alamance Scene, P.O. Box 481, Burlington NC 27216; or dropped off at our office, 707 S. Main St., Burlington. Items are published once in appropriate proxim

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:44:19

Alamance County Sheriff's Office Warns of Car Break-Ins

Lock your cars or you could be the next victim. That's the message the Alamance County Sheriff's office is sending to you. The department said Tuesday morning that they received a number of break-ins in the southern part of the county. They specifically mentioned the Heritage Glen community of NC Hw

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 15:38:19

Elon panel talks DACA rescission

ELON - Carla Mena was born in Peru and came to the United States illegally when she was 11. The Meredith College alumna and Raleigh resident now finds herself among a group of 700,000 people unsure whether they will be allowed to stay in the country they have long called home. President Donald Trump

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:53:54

This fine-dining restaurant is trading its old home for downtown Carrboro

Oakleaf, one of the Triangle dining scene's most far-flung stars, is on the move. The 5-year-old fine-dining restaurant will leave behind its elegant light-drenched dining room in the old Chatham Mills in Pittsboro and make its new home on Main Street in Carrboro, in the same building as the Cat's

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 15:42:00

A painter of all seasons - and subjects

Durham artist Freeman Beard grew up in rural North Carolina, an influence you can see in his paintings, which are on display and for sale at the Mebane Arts & Community Center until Nov. 7. From a country store, to a rural mail route, to a barn's interior and its miscellaneous "pieces and parts," Be

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-17 07:01:00

Burlington man faces murder charges after Greensboro man dies from overdose

A Burlington man is facing murder charges after a 21-year-old Greensboro man died from a drug overdose. Robert Williams, 63, was charged on Thursday with felony second-degree murder after Reese Grant died on March 30. Investigators said Grant came to Caswell County where he purchased heroin from Wil

WXII 12 - 2017-09-18 14:14:00