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A Burlington man is in custody after, the Sheriff's Office says, he sent a child porn video to a detective. Willard Ty Cobb, 69, of 189 Coveside Trail is charged with one count of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, and six counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Second-degree sexual ...

Ellis Merant, 28, of 704 Huffman Mill Road, Apt. B14, Burlington, was charged Wednesday with possession of a weapon by a prisoner. According to the Sheriff's Office, Merant ... Steven Pearce, 60, of 1047 N.C. 87, Elon, was charged Wednesday with communicating threats. According to Burlington police, ...
Alamance County will get to meet Alamance-Burlington Schools Superintendent Bill Harrison's successor Monday afternoon. The Board of Education has scheduled a meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, March 26, to announce and introduce the new superintendent, who will take office upon Harrison's retirement ...
While still below the national average, gas prices in Alamance County and North Carolina are way up over last March, AAA Carolinas said this week, and no relief is in sight. The average price of a gallon of gas in North Carliona is $2.43 — up 5 cents from a week ago and 26 cents more than a year ago.
“It is important for you to know that the unemployment system of North Carolina gets no money from the General Assembly and gets no money from Congress ... N.C. Sen. Rick Gunn, N.C. Reps. Stephen Ross and Dennis Riddell addressed the group along with county commissioners candidates Amy Galey, ...

To apply, residents should complete applications at www.burlingtonnc.gov/Boards, and then submit them to the Office of Public Information by email at rkelly@burlingtonNC.gov, by mail to Attention: Rachel Kelly, P.O. Box 1358, Burlington, N.C. 27216, or in person at 425 S. Lexington Ave. The deadline is ...
The Trump administration has been hosting local officials, Galey said, and last week, March 14, she and her daughter Mary joined close to 200 North Carolina county commissioners and their guests in a White House tour and talk with administration officials. Galey said she paid her own way to the N.C. ...
BURLINGTON, N.C. – 'Bobcats Believe' is the name of a new mentorship initiative at Broadview Middle School in partnership with the Burlington Police Department. The program, conducted by the School Resource Officer Drew Barker, is the first of its kind intended to provide leadership and self-discipline ...
Daniel said 24 North Carolina counties were working with his group, including most of the counties neighboring Alamance. The commissioners voted to adopt a resolution giving County Attorney Clyde Albright the authority to move forward, but the next step will be for the commissioners to meet in closed ...
Burlington police are looking for a man they say broke into a woman's home and assaulted her late Sunday, Feb. 18. Demetris Remond Woods, 31, of 619-1 Avon Ave., Burlington, is wanted on charges of first-degree burglary, second-degree kidnapping, second-degree attempted rape, and communicating ...
The academy will meet on Tuesday nights starting March 6 at the department, 267 W. Front St. The classes will start at 6:30 p.m. and end at 9:30 p.m.. Citizens are invited to participate and learn about what the Burlington police do in the community. During the 10-week program, participants will be educated ...
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 ...
Willie Justin Moore, 27, of 359 Fitch Drive, Mebane, was charged Friday, Feb. 16, with felony possession of a firearm by a felon, and misdemeanor assault on a female. According to the Alamance County Sheriff's Office, on Friday, Moore struck a woman in the face and was found with a shotgun, having ...
Ramonya and Quincey Myers decided in June 2016 to renovate a bus as their new home on wheels so they can travel around North Carolina to provide a hot breakfast for the homeless. Even with permission from Integrity Church, where they are currently parked, they are having issues with Burlington ...
Jobs · Cars · ThriveHive. © Copyright 2006-2018 GateHouse Media, LLC. All rights reserved • GateHouse News. Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where noted. The Times-News ~ 707 S Main St, Burlington, NC 27215 ~ Privacy Policy ~ Terms Of ...
When I played football on our undefeated junior high school team, the coach liked to run us through a drill called the “meat grinder.” He would lay two blocking dummies on the ground about three feet apart. Then he would call out two names. Those two boys would stand on either end of the dummies, about ...

Alyssa Lynn Parsons, 14, was reported missing Friday evening. She was last seen around 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Parsons is 5 feet 1 inches tall, weighs around 90 pounds, and has brown, shoulder-length hair. The teen was last seen wearing multi-colored leggings, black Nike shoes, and a burgundy shirt.
A Burlington man died from exposure to the cold while walking to a downtown church Monday night, Jan. 1, Burlington police said Friday, Jan. 5. ... Investigators are awaiting results of an autopsy and toxicology examination by the N.C. Medical Examiner's Office. Those tests usually take several weeks to ...
RALEIGH— Coastal North Carolina counties unaccustomed to snow were walloped by a storm that dumped more than 6 inches in some places and caused three traffic deaths around the state. Gov. Roy Cooper said state troopers responded to 900 crashes after the storm blew in Wednesday, blanketing a ...
A Burlington man died from exposure to the cold while walking to a downtown church Monday night, Jan. 1, Burlington police said Friday, Jan. 5. Franklin Roosevelt Kirby ... Investigators are awaiting results of an autopsy and toxicology examination by the N.C. Medical Examiner's Office. Those tests usually ...
Joshua Allen McKinney, 39, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 160 pounds, charged with larceny from the person, simple assault, and resisting a public officer. Still on the list are: Aspen Laquan Cheek, 25, unknown height and weight, charged with possession of a stolen firearm, accessory after the fact of felony, and ...
Burlington police responded to about 60 crashes overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning. Cars were still being ... The N.C. Department of Transportation's cameras showed sections of Interstate 40/85 largely clear of snow, though shoulders and areas outside heavy travel remained snowy. Sections of ...
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman sued special counsel Robert Mueller and the Justice Department on Wednesday, saying prosecutors had overstepped their bounds by charging him for conduct that he says is unrelated to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential ...
GREENSBORO — The State Bureau of Investigation arrested 10 people on drug and trafficking charges after searching suspects' homes and vehicles Dec. 14 and 15 in Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem and Lexington. “This investigation disrupted and dismantled a major drug trafficking organization ...
Alamance-Burlington Schools officials were monitoring weather Wednesday night but had not issued a two-hour delay, spokeswoman Jenny Faulkner said. ... Instead of sandy shores and sunny skies, coastal North Carolina was bracing Wednesday for a winter storm that could coat beaches with snow and ...
A Burlington man faces drug trafficking charges after a search of his car Tuesday, Jan. 2, yielded liquid methamphetamine, crystal methamphetamine and cocaine. Walter Darrell Hensley, 43, of 3449 King Family Trail, Burlington, was driving a 1991 Honda Accord on Maple Avenue near Interstate 40/85 ...
More than four months have passed since Harvey struck Houston and much of southeastern Texas. As people and businesses attempt to rebuild, petty political squabbling is taking over when state officials should be planning what to do with relief funds. The House recently approved $81 billion in aid for ...
RALEIGH — Will we get above freezing this week? If we do, our best chance is Wednesday, Jan. 3, forecasters with the National Weather Service predict. It is bitterly cold across North Carolina and forecasters say snow could be coming to the eastern part of the state later this week. The National Weather ...
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 ...
According to an ACSO news release, Special Operations Unit deputies pulled over a truck that Abigail Jean Wilson of 138 N. State St., Haw River, was driving on Avon Avenue at Kilby Street in Burlington for a “motor vehicle violation.” The Sheriff's Office didn't specify the alleged traffic offense. Wilson was ...
A Burlington restaurant was damaged Monday night, Jan. 1, when a Jeep crashed into the side of the building. At 7:41 p.m., a Jeep driven by Earl Lee Garland, 66, 137 N. Ireland St., Burlington, drove from the McDonald's parking lot at 1829 N. Church St., through bushes, into the east wall of Fresh Seafood ...
Nikolas Johnson, 20, of 2000 Paisley Drive, Trailer 123, Haw River, was charged Sunday, Dec. 31, with second-degree kidnapping and assault on a female. According to Burlington police, Johnson grabbed a woman with both arms and threw her to the floor, restraining her against her will. No bond was set.
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Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 2, 1893, the U.S. Postal Service issued its first-ever set of commemorative stamps to honor the upcoming World's Columbian Expedition in Chicago as well as the quadricentennial of Christopher Columbus' voyage. On this date: In 1788, Georgia became the fourth state ...
The state senator from Southport has been joining his Republican cronies in Raleigh with some very naughty behavior, sabotaging North Carolina's court system for ... The Republicans have already shrunk the size of the N.C. Court of Appeals from 15 judges to 12, in a transparent effort to ensure that Gov.
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 ...
WILMINGTON — Authorities in eastern North Carolina say they've removed about 150 ducks and a dozen cats from a woman's home. Lt. Jerry Brewer of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office tells WECT-TV that authorities seized the animals from Cynthia Huber's home south of Wilmington on Dec. 20.
Litego Dariyonta Marshall, 40, of 2415 Phillips Ave., Apt. G, Greensboro was charged Thursday, Dec. 28, with felony obstruction of justice as well as driving with a revoked license. According to Burlington police, Marshall obstructed the investigation into the death of Leonidas Brown, 32, of Chesterville, Va., ...
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16 a few miles from the Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport. “My unconfirmed understanding is that on Saturday, December 16, 2017, two aircraft that had departed the Burlington Alamance Regional airport were flying in an area approximately 5 to 10 nautical miles north of the Burlington Alamance ...
A Burlington resident was displaced by a fire Wednesday night, Dec. 28. The Fire Department responded about 8:45 p.m. to 801 Wicker St., where a neighbor had noticed smoke. The 15 firefighters on scene had the fire under control by 9:15 p.m. Duke Energy, Alamance EMS and the Police Department ...
Burlington police are searching for a man accused of robbing a Food Lion while he was checking out. On Thursday, officers responded to a robbery at located 2660 Ramada Road. Officers said a black male made a small purchase and once the register was open, he jumped the counter, assaulted the ...
HILLSBOROUGH — U.S. marshals on Monday, Dec. 11, arrested a man suspected in the fatal stabbing Saturday, Dec. 9, in Cedar Grove. About 4:30 p.m. Monday, the marshals' Joint Fugitive Task Force arrested Mori Farrell Jr. of 221 Sawmill Road, Cedar Grove, in a Burlington hotel. Farrell is charged ...
The Mebane Planning Board approved a developer's request Monday, Dec. 11, to build a new subdivision called Cambridge Park that would have 600 single-family homes and 131 townhouses. The board voted to approve the zoning of 238 acres for the development and the issuance of a special use ...
Jobs · Cars · ThriveHive. © Copyright 2006-2017 GateHouse Media, LLC. All rights reserved • GateHouse News. Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where noted. The Times-News ~ 707 S Main St, Burlington, NC 27215 ~ Privacy Policy ~ Terms Of ...
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 ...
Just after 7:30 p.m., Burlington police received a call reporting a disturbance at a residence on the 700 block of Lee Drive. ... According to the N.C. Department of Public Safety website, Holt has several convictions for stealing cars, as well as fleeing to elude arrest and a number of vehicle break-ins dating ...


 

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