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The high cost of high school graduation in Graham - myfox8.com

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 22:58

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The high cost of high school graduation in Graham
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GRAHAM, N.C. — Students across the Triad are preparing for one of the most exciting times in their lives: high school graduation. It's a tradition ... Alamance-Burlington School System offers caps and gowns starting at around $50, if you order early ...

Tigers' run ends in finals - Chapel Hill News

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 22:18

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Tigers' run ends in finals
Chapel Hill News
The Tigers had used their 2012 loss to Burlington Williams in the N.C. High School Athletics Association regionals as a goad to push them farther this year. This time, they had made all the way to the state championship game. “They didn't get here by ...

Local churches announce Easter services - Burlington Times News

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 21:59

Local churches announce Easter services
Burlington Times News
Bellemont United Methodist Church, NC 49 South, Burlington: Children's Easter activities and egg hunt at 4 p.m., Sunday March 24; Maundy Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m., Foot Washing and Holy Communion; Good Friday, March 29 at 7 p.m., The Nails of the ...

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Prep boys track and field: Natrona County's Gillum happy to be back on track - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 21:43

Prep boys track and field: Natrona County's Gillum happy to be back on track
Casper Star-Tribune Online
... in the 400 meters and a third-place finish in the 110 high hurdles. BEN MANCUSO, Burlington: The Huskies senior won four events last year (100 meters, 200, high jump, long jump), has his sights set on breaking his own Class 1A high jump record (6 ...

Sweepstakes parlors closed – for good? - Burlington Times News

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 21:33

Sweepstakes parlors closed – for good?
Burlington Times News
The officer also delivered a memo from Alamance County District Attorney Pat Nadolski and a copy of the N.C. General Statute that details the state's ban on electronic machines and devices for sweepstakes. In a nutshell, all three pieces of ...

Rye's Michael Welsh Spends Spring Break Building Homes - The Daily Voice

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 20:37

Rye's Michael Welsh Spends Spring Break Building Homes
The Daily Voice
Welsh worked on a home project in Burlington, N.C.. Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization that builds and rehabilitates affordable houses in partnership with those in need ...

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Man robbed at gunpoint in home invasion in Burlington - myfox8.com

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 10:43

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Man robbed at gunpoint in home invasion in Burlington
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BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police are searching for two suspects after a man was robbed at gunpoint inside his Burlington home. Officers responded shortly before 10:45 p.m. Wednesday to the 1320 block of Kilby Street. The victim told police he was inside his ...

Joseph J. Gallagher - phillyBurbs.com

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 08:10

Joseph J. Gallagher
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Joe met his future bride, Jane (Rogers) at a USO dance in Greenville, N.C., and they married June 8, 1946. They moved to New Jersey ... An avid golfer, he was a 35 year member of Burlington Country Club and enjoyed playing often. As a member of the ...

The Military Industrial Complex Stimulus Program is Undeterred - The Real News Network

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 00:38

The Military Industrial Complex Stimulus Program is Undeterred
The Real News Network
Md.; Shaw AFB, S.C.; Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C.; Tyndall AFB, Fla.; Homestead AFB, Fla.; Elmendorf AFB, Alaska; Eielsen AFB, Alaska; Hickam AFB, Hawaii; Holloman AFB, N.M.; Laughlin AFB, Texas; Randolph AFB, Texas; Sheppard AFB, Texas; Vance AFB ...

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NC man gets 12½ years in Vt. cocaine case - Fox44abc22yourvoice

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 23:53

NC man gets 12½ years in Vt. cocaine case
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A North Carolina man is going to spend 12 ½ years in prison after being convicted of distributing cocaine in Vermont. The Vermont office of the United States Attorney says 35-year-old William Parker was sentenced earlier this week.

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College Basketball: Lentz giving Lenoir-Rhyne a good name - phillyBurbs.com

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 23:53

College Basketball: Lentz giving Lenoir-Rhyne a good name
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john lentz3.jpg. John Lentz, a John F. Kennedy of Willingboro graduate, is the men's basketball coach at Lenior-Rhyne University in North Carolina. Buy this photo ... In the vicinity of Hickory, N.C., John Lentz's name is synonymous with winning NCAA ...

Railroad safety enforcement in Alamance County - myfox8.com

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 23:03

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Railroad safety enforcement in Alamance County
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BURLINGTON, N.C.– Norfolk Southern Police and Alamance County law enforcement agencies are working together to reduce train accidents. Six Amtrak passenger trains and several freight trains travel across Alamance County daily, and though most pass ...

Buyer Beware: Tax Services - myfox8.com

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 22:06

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Buyer Beware: Tax Services
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The Better Business Bureau of Central North Carolina also received another complaint from a Burlington woman named Nancy Alvarez. By phone Alvarez said LBS had charged here between $900 and $1,000 as well. At the store, which is located in a strip ...

Funeral Notices for March 20 - The Randolph Guide

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 21:13

Funeral Notices for March 20
The Randolph Guide
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27220 or First United Methodist Church, 224 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, N.C. 27203. Emma Mosley ASHEBORO — Emma “Ann” L. Mosley, 69, died Tuesday, ...

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Three Burning Questions for Bay Hill - Yahoo! Sports

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 20:58

Three Burning Questions for Bay Hill
Yahoo! Sports
Mark McLaughlin has reported on the PGA Tour for FoxSports.com, the Greensboro News & Record, Burlington (N.C.) Times-News and New York Post. He is a past member of the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association. Follow him on Twitter @markmacduke.

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50 Cities Urge Obama to Act Against Climate Chaos - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 19:23

50 Cities Urge Obama to Act Against Climate Chaos
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... Richmond, San Francisco, San Leandro and Los Angeles, Calif.; Seattle, Wash.; Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and New Hope Borough, Pa.; Tucson, Ariz.; Boone, N.C.; Keene, N.H.; Portland, Maine; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Minneapolis, Minn.; Milwaukee and Madison ...

NC Man Sentenced For Assaulting a Police Officer & Selling Crack Cocaine in ... - Fox44abc22yourvoice

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 18:08

NC Man Sentenced For Assaulting a Police Officer & Selling Crack Cocaine in ...
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Inside a Burlington building Tuesday, Vermont's equally pay act took center stage. "This is going to be the first time a federal judge has interrupted what Vermont's equal pay statute means and how courtsMore >>. A decade ago Vermont lawmakers enacted ...

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Great NC state finals perfomances by Mecklenburg County athletes - Charlotte Observer

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 03:01

Great NC state finals perfomances by Mecklenburg County athletes
Charlotte Observer
Walter Davis, South Mecklenburg basketball, 1972: The future North Carolina star scored 22 points, on 9-of-14 shooting to lead the Sabres to a 59-57 win against Burlington Williams and future North Carolina star Jeff Crompton, a 7-footer who finished ...

Southern Middle Teacher Heather Stephan Chosen For Master Teacher Project - WFMY News 2

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 01:11

Southern Middle Teacher Heather Stephan Chosen For Master Teacher Project
WFMY News 2
Burlington, NC -- Teachers from around the nation will soon be able to learn a thing or two from Southern Middle's Teacher of the Year. Heather Stephan, with the Alamance-Burlington Schools is a teacher at Southern Middle. That's where she inspires her ...

NC man accused of abusing girl over 8-year span - Fox44abc22yourvoice

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 20:30

NC man accused of abusing girl over 8-year span
Fox44abc22yourvoice
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in Lincoln County accuse a Denver man with sexually abusing a family member over a period of 8 years. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says 58-year-old Jeffrey Marshall Sempler is charged with second-degree rape, ...

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