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On Saturday morning September 19, 2020 at 9:30 a.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Rogers Rd. at South Graham Park in Graham. 

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On the afternoon of Thursday, September 17, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina public schools can re-open under whatever guidelines they feel appropriate - including the possibility of reopening under relatively normal circumstances. 

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On Wednesday September 16, 2020, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit executed a search warrant in Hillsborough, N.C. with the assistance of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Homeland Security Investigations.

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In early July 2020, The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit opened an investigation of indecent liberties with a child which occurred in Alamance County. On September 8, 2020, investigators charged Larry Wayne Reams with 6 counts of indecent liberties with a child.

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In celebration of the first 2018 education bond project launch for a building and cafeteria expansion at South Mebane Elementary School, Alamance-Burlington Schools hosted a small groundbreaking ceremony at the campus on Tuesday, September 15. Members of the Alamance-Burlington Board of Educ…

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At an Alamance County Commissioners meeting earlier this month, County Attorney Clyde Albright clarified some details for the elected board regarding the Confederate Monument outside the Old Courthouse Square in downtown Graham. Much has been said this spring and summer about the Confederate…

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The Alamance County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the public in location Missing Person / Runaway Juvenile Justin Alexander Flores Samaro. Samara is a white male, 14 years of age, 5’6” tall, 115 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.

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On Friday September 4 at 3:07 p.m., Deputies received a report of a traffic accident in the area of Deep Creek Church Rd and Roney Lineberry Rd. north of Burlington. The driver reportedly got out of the crashed vehicle, fled the scene on foot and stole a truck and trailer from a nearby residence. 

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After nearly six full months, Mebane has its bowling alley back, as Buffaloe Lanes is re-opening its doors to the public on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 8. 

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The City of Mebane is moving forward with its plan to construct a Greenway that would connect the Mebane Arts and Community Center and Giles/Roosevelt Streets on the west end of town with Third Street to the east, as well as Holt Street to the north. But as the project is coming together, to…

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On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 1, Governor Roy Cooper today announced that North Carolina would move into Phase 2.5 starting this Friday, September 4th at 5:00 p.m.. Mask mandates and other prevention methods remain in effect and are even more important to contain the virus, Cooper said. 

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This FAQ provides guidance for the implementation of Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 163. Under the terms of that executive order, North Carolina moves into Phase 2.5 of easing restrictions, effective September 4, 2020, at 5 p.m.

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On Tuesday, August 25 at approximately 1:00 a.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of shots fired into a residence on Calhoun Place in the town of Green Level. 

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Over the past few years, the area around Lowe’s Boulevard, to the immediate south of the I-40/I-85 corridor, has emerged as a high-intensity area in Mebane in terms of traffic and pedestrian activity. 

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Retiring North Carolina State Senator Rick Gunn, who represents Mebane and Alamance County in N.C. Senate District 24, is the subject of an alienation of affection lawsuit filed against him by a man who suggests Gunn broke up his marriage.  

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On Wednesday August 26 at 10:00 p.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Maple Ave. at Gardner Holt Rd. south of Burlington, N.C. The vehicle, occupied by the driver and passenger, was stopped for an equipment violation.

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On Monday, August 24, 2020, the Alamance County Detention Facility reported five COVID- 19 positive cases. This information was reported from the Piedmont Correctional Institution when two inmates were transported last Friday and subsequently tested positive at state prison facilities. In ad…

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Earlier this month, the Mebane Planning Board recommended a rezoning request from Mebane NCTH, LLC for The Artisan at Mebane, a new townhome rental development on a 12-acre tract of a 50.89 acre property located at 4000 Arrowhead Blvd. 

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The Alamance County Commissioners honored Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Deputies David Gordon and Johnny Watkins at last week’s session. After receiving a letter of recommendation from Platoon Leader Lt. Larry Kernodle, the Commissioners honored Gordon and Watkins with their Lifesaving Aw…

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Alamance County Government will begin implementing the Facility Use Policy for the Historic Courthouse at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2020. These guidelines were developed to further support and encourage the free expression of ideas within a safe and protected environment.

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On Thursday August 20 at 10:13 a.m., the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit conducted a traffic stop on Swepsonville-Saxapahaw Rd near Crawford Rd.  During the stop, Deputies found probable cause to search the vehicle. The search resulted in the discovery of:

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During Monday night’s Alamance County Commissioner meeting, the elected board listened to multiple speakers discuss the Confederate Statue sitting outside the County Courthouse. One public speaker early in the meeting, Roger Owens, brought a petition with more than 700 signatures expressing …

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On Friday August 7, 2020 at 12:47 p.m., Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 2200 block of W. Webb Ave. in Burlington. Deputies noticed the vehicle displayed a fictitious license plate.

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Governor Roy Cooper announced on Wednesday, August 5 that North Carolina will remain paused in Safer At Home Phase 2 for another five weeks as students and staff return to schools, colleges and universities and the state doubles down on efforts to decrease COVID-19 numbers. 

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On Tuesday, August 4 at approximately 1:30 p.m., Deputies with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence near Western Alamance Middle School in reference to a residential break-in/home invasion.

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On July 23 at 2:58 a.m., the Chevrolet Silverado pictured above was involved in the larceny of catalytic converters from three Toyota Prius vehicles at A Cleaner Home located at 1061 S. Third Street in Mebane. 

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At the conclusion of Monday night’s City Council meeting, Mayor Ed Hooks announced the retirement of longtime City Manager David Cheek. Cheek will be retiring in February after a decade serving the residents of Mebane, and more than three decades serving the people of Alamance County. 

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On Tuesday morning August 4, 2020 at 11:13 a.m., Deputies conducted a routine traffic stop at Burch Bridge Rd. and Greenwood Dr. in Burlington, N.C. The vehicle was stopped for a registration violation.

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On Friday June, 19th 2020, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit (SVU), received a call-in reference to a sexual assault. While speaking with the victim, it was disclosed that the sexual assault occurred one year prior on or about June 1, 2020.

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Glen Raven Inc., a global provider of performance fabrics, announced today that its Glen Raven Technical Fabrics (GRTF) operating division has promoted eight executives to support the continued growth of its diverse business segments, particularly its GlenGuard® brand of high-performance fla…

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The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office is the recipient of a $375,000 grant, in which the agency will hire three new positions to continue its focus on slowing down human trafficking, prostitution, and crimes against children in the local area. Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson announced t…

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On the morning of Friday, July 31, Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson spoke with the media about his agency’s latest prostitution/human trafficking operation - known as “Operation Summer Heat.” In just a few hours, the Alamance Sheriff’s Office - in conjunction with the Mebane Police Depa…

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The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office and the Alamance County Clerk of Court, have obtained information from County residents who have received phone calls from individuals claiming to be with the Sheriff’s Office.

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An alert local resident brought to the attention of the City of Mebane last week a disturbing depiction on a Duke Energy transformer of a racist phrase. Although the graffiti wasn’t deemed to be new - it was actually something that happened years ago - Mebane town officials moved quickly to …

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A collection of local elected officials, including Mebane City Council member Sean Ewing, joined members of the Alamance Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Saturday morning at the Sesquicentennial Park in downtown Graham to protest the continued pres…

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On Wednesday July 22, 2020 at 12:46 p.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to First Horizon Bank in Graham along with Graham Police Department in reference to a report by the bank of possible fraud and extortion. 

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August 1st Downtown Graham will turn into an art exhibit with black southern stories being told through art. This is part of the Southern Arts Movement’s (SAM) first edition of their Silent No Longer series. Silent No Longer is a series of pop-up exhibits shown in business storefronts and sp…

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On Tuesday July 21, 2020 at 1:58 p.m., Deputies conducted a pedestrian stop on an individual who was walking in the middle of the southbound travel lane of Kimesville Rd. causing a hazard for oncoming traffic and the pedestrian.

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On Monday night July 20, 2020 at 11:12 p.m., Deputies responded to 1979 Mebane Oaks Rd in reference to a domestic assault. Once on scene, it was determined that the suspect had left the residence. The suspect was identified at Bryce Matthew Watson. 

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On Wednesday July 1, 2020, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Investigators took a report of possible financial card fraud believed to have occurred from April 6, 2020 thru June 12, 2020.

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Earlier this month, the City of Mebane welcomed Beatrice Hunter as the town’s new Human Resources Director. Hunter, a resident of Mebane, has been working for the past few years in Wake Forest. 

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On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, the Alamance County Special Victims Unit (SVU) received a report of sexual assault which occurred Monday July 12, 2020. The victim, from Charlotte, N.C., told investigators she was taken to a residence on Bonfire Dr. near Mebane. The victim stated she accompanied…

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Earlier this month, the Mebane City Council approved a rezoning request for five parcels of land along S. Fifth Street that has been affected by the completion of the segment of the N.C. Highway 119 bypass running around the I-40/I-85 freeway corridor. The elected board considered Dogwood Pr…

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In the second installment of Restoring History, the restoration of the windows and mortar is complete as part of the historic restoration work of Lofts on Haw River, the former Granite Mill Finishing plant. The repairs are necessary since the mortar has cracked and weathered, causing safety …