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Burlington man plans to use $10 million lottery prize to help family

BURLINGTON, N.C. — A truck driver from Burlington is planning to use his $10 million lottery prize to help his family. Howard Poole's good luck started when he stopped by the Sandy Cross Mart 2 on North Carolina Highway 49 in Burlington. He collected a $20 scratch-off prize and decided to try again with a $30 ticket.
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Man shot in Orange County Thursday dies at hospital

Mebane, N.C. — A man died after being shot in the abdomen in Orange County on Thursday. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to Alice Miller Road off Richmond Road in Efland this afternoon just before 5 p.m. in response to a call about a gunshot and discovered the man who had been shot. The man was transported to Duke Hospital, where he died.
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One deceased following shooting in Efland

Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to Alice Miller Road off Richmond Road in Efland Thursday afternoon just before 5:00 p.m. in response to a call about a gunshot. Deputies located a man suffering from a wound to the abdomen. He was transported to Duke Hospital where he died.

Open & Shut: Bright Penny Brewing Outpost coming to Tanger Outlets

A Mebane-based brewery will be coming to Tanger Outlets in July. Bright Penny Brewing Outpost, a secondary location for Bright Penny Brewing Co., will start serving beers, ciders, wines and snacks to shoppers in early July. An exact opening date has not been announced. “Craft beer is all about people....
Guilford County,

Guilford County Gets $23 Million Pleasant Surprise

In June 2020, when Guilford County adopted the budget, things looked bleak due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of that bleak outlook county staff and commissioners were highly conservative when they estimated revenue for the fiscal year. However, revenue streams from sales tax and property tax flowed much stronger than...
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High Point Enterprise

Work progresses on Jamestown Bypass

GUILFORD COUNTY — The N.C. Department of Transportation has added to the scope of work on the Jamestown Bypass, pushing the completion date from next year into 2023. The added work includes construction of a noise barrier wall, relocation of utilities and installation of a detour for Oakdale Road traffic.
Chapel Hill,

Chapel Hill Passes Short-Term Rentals Resolution

At Wednesday’s Chapel Hill Town Council meeting, a resolution was unanimously passed to help regulate short-term rentals and ensure safety for property owners. The regulations cover units listed on platforms like Airbnb and VRBO. A short-term rental, or STR, is a rental unit for a period of fewer than 30...
Alamance County, NCTimes-News

Alamance County mass vaccination site closing next month

Cone Health is closing its COVID-19 vaccination site in Alamance County and will move vaccinations to doctor's offices and mobile clinics. The mass vaccination site located at Burlington Manufacturers’ Outlet Center will close on July 31. The site will be offering first vaccinations through the closing date. Those who need a second vaccination after the site closes can schedule one at a mobile event or will be referred to another location to receive the second dose.

Habitat’s Women Build 2021 — Teams begin new home construction in Greensboro’s Willow Oaks neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro recently launched its biannual Women Build 2021 with 15 teams of women working side-by-side with future homeowner Tamieka Smith to construct her 1,200-square foot, three-bedroom, two-bath home. From footings to rooftop, teams of cement-pouring, hammer-wielding, wall raising-framing, landscaping, hard-working women clad in pink hardhats...
SportsAsheboro Courier-Tribune

Randleman ready to play for state championship

After surviving enough drama to last an entire season Wednesday night, Randleman is ready to play for the 2-A state championship this week. The Tigers will square off with Rutherfordton-Spindale Central in a best-of-three series beginning Friday at Burlington Athletic Stadium. Game 1 is Friday at 8 p.m. and Game 2 is Saturday at 2 p.m. Game 3, if necessary, will be on Saturday at 8 p.m.
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Grilling tips from the pros at Mac's Speed Shop

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Everyone loves food fresh off the grill but learning the nuances of a grill takes time. That's why our Eric Chilton went to the professionals at Mac's Speed Shop in Greensboro to get a few tips. "We cook our brisket low and slow. Usually at about 200-degrees...