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SMC wallops Connors State to stay in winners' bracket - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 02:34

SMC wallops Connors State to stay in winners' bracket
Spartanburg Herald Journal
SMC (47-13) has won 16 straight games, breezing through a couple of double-elimination tournaments, Region 10 in Burlington, N.C., and then the NJCAA Eastern District finals in Keyser, W.Va. The Pioneers, spraying line drives all over the parks, have ...

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Blind Charlotte hiker's 'senses' guide him on unprecedented trip - WCNC

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 23:54

WCNC

Blind Charlotte hiker's 'senses' guide him on unprecedented trip
WCNC
In 1990, Irwin, who then lived in Burlington, N.C., followed his guide dog Orient to become the first blind person to hike the Appalachian Trail. Protection from Tennille Here's how Thomas finds his way. A friend, Laine Walter of Charlotte, e-mails him ...

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Burlington-Graham Post 63 and Mocksville Post 54 split doubleheader - myfox8.com

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 20:50

Burlington-Graham Post 63 and Mocksville Post 54 split doubleheader
myfox8.com
MOCKSVILLE, N.C.Burlington-Graham Post 63 beat Mocksville Post 54 in the first game of an American Legion baseball doubleheader by 14-2 in five innings before falling 8-7 to a walkoff grand slam in the second game. The Burlington Times-News ...

Local insurance branch aims to protect children's educational futures - Burlington Times News

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 18:01

Local insurance branch aims to protect children's educational futures
Burlington Times News
In Burlington, MassMutual is partnering with Goodwill Industries of Central NC to host the public sign-up event in June, which will take place at the Burlington Community Resource Center adjacent to the retail store at 3740 S. Church Street, Burlington.

One dead after Sunday evening shooting - Burlington Times News

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 04:20

Burlington Times News

One dead after Sunday evening shooting
Burlington Times News
Additional deputies arrived and found Mike Pettiford, of Burlington, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. A suspect, Darius Nelson, of Mebane, had fled the scene. ... Officers from the Orange County Sheriff's Office, Mebane Police Department, Graham ...

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Golf Bag: Martin Tops Am Qualifier - Southern Pines Pilot

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 21:28

Golf Bag: Martin Tops Am Qualifier
Southern Pines Pilot
Zachary Martin, a member of the Pinecrest High School team and one of the top junior golfers in the state, shot 4-under-par 68 to lead the North Carolina Amateur Sectional Qualifier held at Pinewood Country Club in Asheboro. Martin was a stroke better ...

Marshall A. Moore - Martinsville Media

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 20:34

Marshall A. Moore
Martinsville Media
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Garnett Handy Moore of the residence; a sister, Arlene M. Hole and husband, Billy of Burlington, NC; a brother, U. T. Moore and wife, Carla of Simpsonville, SC and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral ...

NC OL Chooses Hoos Over FSU, Others - TheSabre.com

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 10:01

NC OL Chooses Hoos Over FSU, Others
TheSabre.com
The University of Virginia's football program has scored a verbal commitment from offensive lineman Will Richardson, a 6'6", 305-pound prospect out of Cummings High School in Burlington, North Carolina. The Cavaliers beat out several ACC rivals for the ...
Richardson Commits to UVaSuperPrep.com (subscription)
Virginia football gets commitment from sought-after offensive tackleRoanoke Times
Virginia scores ESPN 150 OG RichardsonESPN (blog)

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Alamance-Burlington Board of Education wants property taxes raised - myfox8.com

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 23:57

Alamance-Burlington Board of Education wants property taxes raised
myfox8.com
BURLINGTON, N.C. — The Alamance-Burlington Board of Education passed a resolution asking county commissioners to consider raising property taxes by 5 cents. The Burlington Times-News reported that county commissioners are already looking at ...

'Fourth Friday' draws crowd to downtown Burlington - myfox8.com

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 02:28

'Fourth Friday' draws crowd to downtown Burlington
myfox8.com
BURLINGTON, N.C.– Burlington started a new monthly tradition Friday night with “Fourth Friday,” an event geared towards attracting more people downtown. Hundreds enjoyed live music, art exhibitions and food as vendors set up along the street.

Emily Uckele Stole 16 Cats from a Shelter -- And Now She Won't Give Them Back - Catster (blog)

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 16:03

Emily Uckele Stole 16 Cats from a Shelter -- And Now She Won't Give Them Back
Catster (blog)
Authorities believe that earlier this month, Emily Uckele of Burlington, NC, wanted some cats, and she knew just where to get them: the Burlington Animal Shelter. But instead of doing the sane thing -- you know, visiting the shelter and filling out an ...

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19-year-old charged with statutory rape in Alamance County - myfox8.com

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 13:44

19-year-old charged with statutory rape in Alamance County
myfox8.com
Joseph Leonard Patrick. BURLINGTON, N.C. — Deputies say a 19-year-old from Burlington has been accused of statutory rape. According to the Alamance County Sheriff's Office, Joseph Leonard Patrick was arrested around 8 p.m. Thursday on Gerringer Mill ...

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Elon joins CAA in latest expansion move - Richmond Times Dispatch

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 18:30

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Elon joins CAA in latest expansion move
Richmond Times Dispatch
Elon, a private school of 5,357 undergraduates located near Burlington, N.C., will officially move in July of 2014. Elon becomes the CAA's 10th school for sports other than football. William and Mary and James Madison are the Virginia schools in the CAA.
Elon to join CAADaily Press

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Police: Man, woman caught breaking inside Burlington garage - myfox8.com

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 17:01

Police: Man, woman caught breaking inside Burlington garage
myfox8.com
BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police say a man and woman were arrested early Thursday after they were caught breaking inside a garage in Burlington. According to police, officers responded shortly before 1:45 a.m. to a report of a break-in in-progress at Walt's ...

Principal – Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (Burlington, NC) - DFW Catholic

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 15:43

Principal – Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (Burlington, NC)
DFW Catholic
Seeking a Catholic school principal beginning the 2013-14 school year. Blessed Sacrament School in Burlington, NC is an essential ministry of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Community, a large, dynamic, and culturally diverse Catholic community serving 4 ...

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Urban renewal? Big US cities showing strong growth - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 11:13

Urban renewal? Big US cities showing strong growth
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Cities with booming regional economies continue to see the biggest gains — from Seattle and San Francisco to Austin, Texas, Raleigh, N.C., and Washington, D.C., locales seeing a burst of new apartment construction. "Cities have become more appealing ...

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Revitalization project hopes to boost business in downtown Burlington - myfox8.com

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 22:51

Revitalization project hopes to boost business in downtown Burlington
myfox8.com
BURLINGTON, N.C.–The Downtown Burlington Corporation is launching a revitalization project designed to boost new business downtown and attract new customers. A group of business leaders, residents and Elon staff who are known the “Downtowners” ...

Elon to join CAA - Daily Press

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 20:33

Elon to join CAA
Daily Press
According to the Burlington (N.C.) Times News, Elon president Leo Lambert called Southern Conference commissioner John Iamarino Wednesday to inform him that the school will join the CAA. Elon is expected to join the CAA for the 2014-15 school year.

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Sheetz Sets July Groundbreaking for Second Distribution Center - CSNews Online

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 20:14

Sheetz Sets July Groundbreaking for Second Distribution Center
CSNews Online
BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Sheetz Inc. will break ground July 11 on its new distribution center -- earlier than the original timetable that had slated construction to begin in August. Measuring 250,000 square feet, the new distribution center will rise at ...

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The Alamance Scene: The Northwest Boychoir - Burlington Times News

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 19:59

The Alamance Scene: The Northwest Boychoir
Burlington Times News
The event will bring awareness and raise money for brain injury survivors with proceeds going to The Brain Injury Association of N.C. There will be giveaways, prizes, food, music, and special guests. The dealership is at 3860 Danbrook Road, Burlington.