Latest Alamance County, North Carolina Stories

2013-09-26 23:35:28

SVP Marketing, Erika Mangrum Of Okyanos Heart Institute, Selected To Serve As New Venture Planning Mentor For Elon University Students. Entrepreneurship Program Pairs Student-Led Venture Planning With Experienced Corporate Executives In A Softer “Shark Tank” Format FREEPORT, The Bahamas (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Matt Feshbach, ceo of Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using...

2011-05-27 13:47:00

BURLINGTON, Wash., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington is excited to announce that they have installed Level II chargers for electrical vehicles. Electric vehicle drivers will be able to top off their batteries while shopping at dozens of stores. The shopping center is the first business in Burlington, WA to install the chargers. This new service complements the state's role in the West Coast Green Highway partnership, a three-state effort to develop...

2008-08-25 21:00:19

BURLINGTON -- Mr. Gene Alfred Snipes, 55, of 5558 Byrd Road, passed away Friday, August 22, 2008. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, at Allen's Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Alamance Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. (c) 2008 Greensboro News Record. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-17 15:00:24

TELEPHONE AT&T, formerly BellSouth, is a large provider in the Piedmont Triad for local residential service, covering Greensboro, Winston- Salem and Burlington. (888) 757-6500, www.att.com North State Communications provides telephone service for High Point and neighboring towns. 886-3720, www.northstate.net Embarq, formerly Sprint, also offers service in several towns, largely in Rockingham County and rural Guilford County. (866) 304- 6820, www.embarq.com MebTel Communications...

2008-08-17 12:00:20

By Staff and Wire Reports GIBSONVILLE -- Parents, alumni and other school supporters are invited to a meeting Monday at Eastern Guilford High School that will cover the construction of the new school. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the media center, 415 Peeden Drive. Principal Travis Reeves will seek input on the redesign of the school seal and the future dedication ceremony. Guilford County Schools had to rebuild Eastern after the original school was destroyed by fire in...

2008-08-14 18:00:28

By JOHN NEWSOM SAXAPAHAW -- Fridays in Saxapahaw are pretty much like the other four days of the week. Residents of an old-cotton-mill-turned- apartments make the daily round trek to Durham or Greensboro. The Citgo station at the top of the hill sells gas. And the Haw River burbles over the rocks below the bridge that connects the town. On Saturdays in Saxapahaw, the joint is jumpin'. Farmers roll into town with their crops, a band cranks up some seriously old- school music, and kids...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.