Alamance County http://wunc.org en Pre-Trial Motions In Case Against Alamance County Sheriff http://wunc.org/post/pre-trial-motions-case-against-alamance-county-sheriff <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Defense attorneys for Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson filed another pre-trial motion this week. The sheriff is accused by the federal government of illegally targeting Latino drivers as well as arresting and detaining people without probable cause.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:10:15 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 38309 at http://wunc.org Pre-Trial Motions In Case Against Alamance County Sheriff [VIDEO] Alamance County Dairy Farmer Has Innovative Idea That Might Save Farm http://wunc.org/post/video-alamance-county-dairy-farmer-has-innovative-idea-might-save-farm <p></p><p></p><p>Randy Lewis almost lost the family dairy farm in 2009. The price of milk had bottomed out, and costs for feed, fertilizer and fuel had gone sky-high.</p><p>"It was either find some other way to make money or sell the cows and quit," he says.</p><p>But Randy had an idea that might just save the farm. He's bottling milk right on-site. Of the 150 dairy farmers in the state, only five bottle their own milk. And Randy's figured out how to do it without shelling out a lot of money.</p><p>Watch the story here:</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:18:17 +0000 Carol Jackson 37828 at http://wunc.org [VIDEO] Alamance County Dairy Farmer Has Innovative Idea That Might Save Farm Paraplegic Man Saves Another Man's Life - Story Update http://wunc.org/post/paraplegic-man-saves-another-mans-life-story-update <p>One of our most viewed digital stories this year was titled, "Paraplegic Man Saves Another Man's Life; You Can Help Say Thanks." The story was a dramatic one that took place in Mebane, NC. Here's the original story. Don't miss the update at the end of the post.</p><p><strong>Our original story 4/15/2014</strong></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:46:00 +0000 Carol Jackson 33840 at http://wunc.org Paraplegic Man Saves Another Man's Life - Story Update More Alamance County Domestic Violence Victims Are Getting Protective Orders http://wunc.org/post/more-alamance-county-domestic-violence-victims-are-getting-protective-orders <p>A new electronic system allowing domestic violence victims to obtain protective orders quickly is already a success in Alamance County. It's the only system of its kind in the state.</p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 13:22:05 +0000 Jessica Jones 27926 at http://wunc.org More Alamance County Domestic Violence Victims Are Getting Protective Orders Walmart Creating Hundreds Of Jobs In Alamance County http://wunc.org/post/walmart-creating-hundreds-jobs-alamance-county <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The nation’s largest employer plans to add 450 workers at a new perishable grocery distribution center in </span>Mebane<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The facility will serve about 120 Walmart retail stores across the region and expand the company’s workforce in the state, which current stands at about 52-thousand people. State officials touted economic expansion at a Tuesday announcement.</span></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 05:14:15 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 27162 at http://wunc.org Walmart Creating Hundreds Of Jobs In Alamance County Alamance County Launches Effort To Protect Seniors From Abuse http://wunc.org/post/alamance-county-launches-effort-protect-seniors-abuse <p>The Alamance County D.A. has started an effort to protect senior citizens from being crime victims.&nbsp; Pat Nadolsli kicked off the 'Elder Abuse Initiative' Friday.&nbsp; He says Alamance County data showed more than 300 cases of elder abuse and exploitation from 2011 to 2012.&nbsp; Nadolski says the plan is to stop these crimes in the many forms they can take. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 08:30:22 +0000 Gurnal Scott 17390 at http://wunc.org Alamance County Launches Effort To Protect Seniors From Abuse Immigration Discrimination http://wunc.org/post/immigration-discrimination <p>A two-year Department of Justice investigation has concluded that the Alamance County Sheriff, Terry Johnson, and his department have been carrying on a routine of discrimination against Latinos. Johnson denies the allegations, and the Alamance County Board of Commissioners is asking the DOJ to present its evidence. Host Frank Stasio talks about immigration discrimination in Alamance County with WUNC Greensboro Bureau Chief <a href="http://wunc.org/portal_reporters_tool/jeff-tiberii">Jeff Tiberii</a>.</p><p></p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 14:10:00 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 3772 at http://wunc.org Alamance County To Respond To DOJ http://wunc.org/post/alamance-county-respond-doj <p><span>Alamance County is expected to respond to the US Department of justice today, following the findings of an investigation and alleged racial profiling by the Sheriff's Department.<br> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 1779 at http://wunc.org Alamance County Reacts To Racial Profiling Charge http://wunc.org/post/alamance-county-reacts-racial-profiling-charge <p>Last week, the US Department of Justice released findings following a two-year investigation into alleged racial profiling by the Alamance County Sheriff’s Department. The D-O-J says the department targeted Latino drivers, installed unnecessary checkpoints in Latino neighborhoods and abused its power as a county taking part in the controversial 287 (g) deportation program. Alamance has since been removed from the program, but the local Sheriff says these accusations are completely false.<br> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 10:30:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 1714 at http://wunc.org