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Triangle Grading and Paving to Construct Phase II of Fort Mill, S.C. Southern ... - PR.com (press release)

Sun, 03/31/2013 - 07:10

Triangle Grading and Paving to Construct Phase II of Fort Mill, S.C. Southern ...
PR.com (press release)
Burlington, NC, March 31, 2013 --(PR.com)-- R. “Gray” Kirkpatrick, vice president of Triangle Grading And Paving, Inc. (http://www.trianglegradingpaving.com) has announced that the company has been awarded an $8.57 million contract from the York County ...

Adams Makes Move In Second Round Of BNC - UNCWsports.com

Sun, 03/31/2013 - 00:20

Adams Makes Move In Second Round Of BNC
UNCWsports.com
Adams' one-under result, her sixth round of par or lower this season, moved the Burlington, N.C., product into a three-way tie for ninth with a 36-hole result of one-over-par (74-71=145). Sophomore Mattie Tobey is tied for 61st at 12-over-par 155 (76 ...

Popular newspaper seller remembered in memorial - Burlington Times News

Sat, 03/30/2013 - 19:35

Popular newspaper seller remembered in memorial
Burlington Times News
Anyone wishing to make a donation in Parker's honor can send the check to: Melissa Parker, 1024 Rainey St., Burlington, NC, 27217. All rights reserved. This copyrighted material may not be re-published without permission. Links are encouraged.

Unidentified body found on Alamance County farm - News & Observer

Sat, 03/30/2013 - 16:48

Unidentified body found on Alamance County farm
News & Observer
BURLINGTON, N.C. — Investigators are trying to figure out the identity of a man found dead behind an abandoned home in Alamance County. Deputies say someone checking on his farmland north of Burlington saw what he first thought was a mannequin ...

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Young, adult: Tips for raising responsible teens - Burlington Union

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 22:13

Young, adult: Tips for raising responsible teens
Burlington Union
Amy Stewart Wright of Granite Quarry, N.C., says her teenage son usually does his homework and after-school chores on time. But lately, Bret, 13, has been putting things off until too late. “So we've been talking a lot about why it's important to get ...

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N.C. adds construction jobs, Triad down 4% - The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 20:42

N.C. adds construction jobs, Triad down 4%
The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
This January, the Greensboro-High Point area had 12,400 construction, mining and logging jobs, down 7 percent from 13,400 jobs last January. Winston-Salem's 6,900 positions were off 1 percent from 7,000 jobs the year earlier, while Burlington's 2,300 ...

Son of pro wrestler Ric Flair found dead - Fox44abc22yourvoice

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 20:38

Son of pro wrestler Ric Flair found dead
Fox44abc22yourvoice
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say the son of professional wrestler Ric Flair has been found dead in a North Carolina hotel room. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police says officers were called to a hotel on the city's south side around 10:30 a.m. Friday.

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The Alamance Scene: Easter eggs and patriot's pens - Burlington Times News

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 19:44

The Alamance Scene: Easter eggs and patriot's pens
Burlington Times News
The event will be held at the home of Therrel and Marie Brown, 6236 N.C. 87 North in Caswell County, between Burlington and Reidsville. There will be hay rides, horseback riding, moonwalks, live bands, inflated slide, trampoline and lots of food. RSVP ...

Fairway One Stop In Burlington Robbed - WFMY News 2

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 16:12

WFMY News 2

Fairway One Stop In Burlington Robbed
WFMY News 2
Burlington, NC-- Customers who were at a convenience store Thursday night became part of a crime scene. Police in Burlington said that around 11:03 p.m., three men came into the Fairway One Stop on Chapel Hill Road and robbed the business.

Men Try To Rob Burlington Store At Closing Time, Find Doors Already Locked - WFMY News 2

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 16:12

WFMY News 2

Men Try To Rob Burlington Store At Closing Time, Find Doors Already Locked
WFMY News 2
Burlington, NC-- Police in Burlington said alleged intentions to rob a store were foiled because of timing. On Thursday around 11:30 p.m., officers were called to Tommy's Mini Mart on North Church St. for an attempted robbery. The store clerk told ...
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Police: Men Rob Store At Gunpoint While Customers Inside - WFMY News 2

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 16:04

Police: Men Rob Store At Gunpoint While Customers Inside
WFMY News 2
Burlington, NC-- Customers who were at a convenience store Thursday night became part of a crime scene. Police in Burlington said that around 11:03 p.m., three men came into the Fairway One Stop on Chapel Hill Road and robbed the business.

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The Alamance Scene: breast cancer support and fundraiser - Burlington Times News

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 07:50

The Alamance Scene: breast cancer support and fundraiser
Burlington Times News
They can also be obtained by mailing a check to ACDP, Box 1607, Burlington NC 27216. A benefit event for the Steve Cosner family will be held at 7 p.m. April 12 at Hooters. Donations to The Good Samaritan Fund, Fidelity Bank, 237 E. Main St ...

9 Investigates: Richmond Co. major suspended pending SBI investigation into ... - WSOC Charlotte

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 22:03

9 Investigates: Richmond Co. major suspended pending SBI investigation into ...
WSOC Charlotte
The sheriff said the alleged victim, who works for Collateral Recovery Service, a company based out of Burlington, N.C., filed a complaint with the department. The man, who was in the process of repossessing Rush's vehicle, said Rush confronted him ...

American Tire Distributors, Inc. Expands Its Presence in Canada - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 20:52

American Tire Distributors, Inc. Expands Its Presence in Canada
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — American Tire Distributors Holdings Inc. (“ATD”) announced today that an agreement has been reached whereby TriCan Tire Distributors Inc. (“TriCan”), its wholly owned subsidiary, entered into an agreement to purchase all outstanding ...

McCrory names NC law enforcement chiefs - WRAL.com

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 14:18

WRAL.com

McCrory names NC law enforcement chiefs
WRAL.com
Billy Clayton, 46, of Burlington. Bell served as the patrol's acting commander since January, when Col. Michael Gilchrist retired. McCrory said Baker and Allen need to finish up at their current jobs before they can be sworn in for their new positions ...

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Lawrence T. Hendrickson - phillyBurbs.com

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 08:08

Lawrence T. Hendrickson
phillyBurbs.com
Lawrence 'Larry' T. Hendrickson of Saint Pauls, N.C. died March 19, 2013 at his home. He was 64. Born in Trenton, N.J., he formerly resided in Burlington County before moving to Saint Pauls. Larry was preceded in death by his father Delmar G. Hendrickson.

Pack end Seahawks streak, UNCW earns draw against Hammerheads - Port City Daily

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 02:54

Pack end Seahawks streak, UNCW earns draw against Hammerheads
Port City Daily
A native of Burlington, N.C., Adams has earned the league's weekly award a total of five times this season. She has already been honored three times in the spring (Feb. 28, March 13 and March 27) and was recognized twice during the fall portion of UNCW ...

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Woman has close call with train in Gibsonville - myfox8.com

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 02:25

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Woman has close call with train in Gibsonville
myfox8.com
GIBSONVILLE, N.C.– A Gibsonville woman barely missed being hit by a train on Wednesday afternoon as she was crossing the train tracks on Burke St. Denise Smith ... The Amtrack train was heading towards Burlington and going about 70 mph. Smith's car ...

Adams Earns CAA Honor For Fifth Time - UNCWsports.com

Wed, 03/27/2013 - 18:54

Adams Earns CAA Honor For Fifth Time
UNCWsports.com
WILMINGTON, North Carolina –UNCW junior Lori Beth Adams was recognized as the Colonial Athletic Association's Women's Golfer-of-the-Week for the fifth time this season, league officials announced on Wednesday. A native of Burlington, N.C., Adams has ...

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Is early baldness in blacks a clue to prostate cancer? - Fox44abc22yourvoice

Wed, 03/27/2013 - 16:36

Is early baldness in blacks a clue to prostate cancer?
Fox44abc22yourvoice
Another expert, Dr. Lionel Banez, a research investigator at Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Durham, N.C., said the new findings are important "because this is the largest cohort of purely African-American men published which examines the ...

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