Week in Photos: Oct. 6-12

10/6/14 - Volunteer Dianna Kennedy walks Danny around the Burlington Pet Adoption Center in Haw River Monday afternoon. Kennedy has volunteered at the facility for 2 years and makes an effort to go to the facility atleast three days a week if not more to walk the dogs and help clean the shelter. photo Sam Roberts

Alamance County dignitaries listen to Retiring U.S. Rep Howard Coble, right, at Monday's county commissioners meeting. Photo by Chris Lavender / Times-News

10/6/14 - Graham's Roberto Galvan, center, attempts to score against Jordan Matthews goalkeeper Jose Gutierrez, left, during a game at Graham High School Monday. photo Sam Roberts

10/6/14 - Graham's Osvaldo Antunes, right, and Jordan Matthews' Britt Lehman, left, sprint for possession of the ball during a game at Graham High School Monday. photo Sam Roberts

10/6/14 - Graham's Roberto Galvan, left, shoots as Jordan Matthews' Bryan Guerrero, right, defends during a game at Graham High School Monday. photo Sam Roberts

10/7/14 - The Gianzanti's front yard at 1202 West Front Street in Burlington is filled with horrific Halloween displays. 600 plus people come to check it out on Halloween every year. photo Sam Roberts

10/7/14 - The Gianzanti's front yard at 1202 West Front Street in Burlington is filled with horrific Halloween displays. 600 plus people come to check it out on Halloween every year. photo Sam Roberts

10/7/14 - The Gianzanti's front yard at 1202 West Front Street in Burlington is filled with horrific Halloween displays. 600 plus people come to check it out on Halloween every year. photo Sam Roberts

10/7/14 - The Gianzanti's front yard at 1202 West Front Street in Burlington is filled with horrific Halloween displays. 600 plus people come to check it out on Halloween every year. photo Sam Roberts

10/7/14 - The Gianzanti's front yard at 1202 West Front Street in Burlington is filled with horrific Halloween displays. 600 plus people come to check it out on Halloween every year. photo Sam Roberts

Mayor Ronnie Wall presents retiring city attorney Charles Bateman with a key to the city during the city council meeting at the Burlington Municipal Building Tuesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Cummings High School student Fatima Hercules works on making a Christmas Ball Light during the Multi-Handicapped class at the school Tuesday. The class is stlling the lights for $20 each as a fundraiser. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Cummings High School student AJ Albright tests a Christmas Ball Light during the Multi-Handicapped class at the school Tuesday. The class is stlling the lights for $20 each as a fundraiser. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at the corner of the railroad bridge spanning the Haw River in the town of Haw River Tuesday afternoon. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Julie Rivers, a teacher at Woodlawn Middle School, tests out her balloon race car during a workshop conducted by Carolina Biological at the Children's Museum in Graham Tuesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Tracy Abbatecola, left, and Sheila Langley, both teachers at Western Middle School, see how many pennies they can add to a tin foil boat before it sinks during a workshop conducted by Carolina Biological at the Children's Museum in Graham Tuesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Burlington Police officers responded to the DP Mini Mart at the corner of Rauhut and Shepherd streets in Burlington just after 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Cummings' Eduardo Cruz battles for the ball with Bartlett Yancey's Robert Bengsten during the game at Cummings Wednesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

10/9/14 - The Graham Rotary Club holds their weekly meeting at the Graham Civic Center Thursday. photo Sam Roberts

10/9/14 - The Graham Rotary Club member buttons during their weekly meeting at the Graham Civic Center Thursday. photo Sam Roberts

202 and 206 West Haggard Avenue, Elon. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Three and four-year-olds in lead tracher Laskesha Degraffenreidt's class participate in a rousing version of "Ring around the Rosie" at Lawson's Preschool on Elm Street in Graham Friday afternoon. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Julia Bell is a longtime election official. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Zombies, evil clowns and other terrifying creatures haunt the Hawfields Haunted Forest behind Hawfields Presbyterian Church on Highway 119 in Mebane. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Zombies, evil clowns and other terrifying creatures haunt the Hawfields Haunted Forest behind Hawfields Presbyterian Church on Highway 119 in Mebane. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Zombies, evil clowns and other terrifying creatures haunt the Hawfields Haunted Forest behind Hawfields Presbyterian Church on Highway 119 in Mebane. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Painted pumpkins watch over the Fall Festival in Downtown Gibsonville Saturday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

David May, left, and Sir Josh Albert perform a lightsaber battle during the Star Wars Reads Day at the Barnes & Noble in Burlington Saturday. The pair are a part of the European Medieval Arts of Arms based in Raleigh. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Roman Newton, 6, becomes upset as his mother, Megan Smith, offers him his Darth Vader mask during the Star Wars Reads Day at the Barnes & Noble in Burlington Saturday. Newton said that the helmet hurt his head so he elected not to wear it during the event. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Burlington Police Assistant Chief Chris Verdeck serves patrons of the Red Robin at Alamance Crossing as part of a the department’s annual Tip a Cop event Saturday, which is a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

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