Week in Photos: Jan. 12-18

1/12/15 - Burlington Fire Department captain Lawrence Alvis, left, and engineer Kevin Smith prepare a salad for lunch at Burlington Fire Station 3 in Burlington Monday. photo Sam Roberts

1/12/15 - Burlington Police Officer Roberto Davila's wife Giuliana pins his badge to his uniform during his swearing in ceremony Monday at the Burlington Police Department. Their daughters were on hand to witness the ceremony from left to right Gabriela, Givlissa, and Giovanna(not pictured). photo Sam Roberts

1/13/15 - City of Burlington employees work to fix a water main break on Maple Avenue adjacent to the Burger King Tuesday morning. The water is off from Chapel Hill Road to Plantation Drive while the repairs take place. Only one lane of northbound traffic on Maple Avenue will be open for vehicles. All Maple Avenue southbound traffic will be detoured until the repair is complete. photo Sam Roberts

BCA's Josh Stewart is surrounded by Trinity's Aaron Teal, left, and Paul Dunlap during the game at BCA Tuesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

BCA's Patrick Terrell drives to the hoop while guarded by Trinity's Mikael Koeneke during the game at BCA Tuesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

BCA's Kristin Fuller shoots over Trinity's Lina Habib, left, and Rachel Hand during the game at BCA Tuesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

BCA's Haley Stokes shoots over Trinity'sCaroline Barnette during the game at BCA Tuesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Dr. Robert Ricks laughs while sitting in one of the dental chairs at his practice in downtown Burlington. He just returned from running four races in Florida, a 5k, 10k, half-marathon, and a full marathon, over the course of four consecutive days. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

A Burlington firefighter works to extinguish a house fire at 718 Dailey Street Wednesday afternoon. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Burlington firefighters work to extinguish a house fire at 718 Dailey Street Wednesday afternoon. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

1/14/15 - Vehicles travel along South Main Street in Graham Wednesday afternoon. photo Sam Roberts

1/14/15 - The Family Fare at 301 South Main Street in Graham is selling regular gas for $1.93 per gallon on Wednesday afternoon. photo Sam Roberts

Elon's Kevin Blake drives to the hoop under College of Charleston's Terrance O'Donohue during the game at Elon Wednesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Elon's Elijah Bryant shoots over College of Charleston's Cameron Johnson during the game at Elon Wednesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Craig Edwards sits with his wife Bethany in their Burlington home Thursday. Craig is in need of an immediate liver transplant because of a genetic condition. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Special Agent David Ashley with North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement, a branch of the State Bureau of Investigation, carries a sweepstakes machine out of C&C Internet Sweepstakes on Lewis Street in downtown Gibsonville, N.C. on January 15 2015. In November of last year, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued an opinion upholding the state’s ban on electronic sweepstakes. Today, officers from Alcohol Law Enforcement, the Gibsonville Police Department, the Guilford County Sherriff’s Department and other State Bureau of Investigation agents raided four sweepstakes parlors in Gibsonville and confiscated all of the gaming equipment. (AP Photo/Burlington Times-News, Scott Muthersbaugh)

Computer gaming equipment is catalogued as evidence after a raid of C&C Internet Sweepstakes on Lewis Street in downtown Gibsonville, N.C. on January 15 2015. In November of last year, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued an opinion upholding the state’s ban on electronic sweepstakes. Today, officers from Alcohol Law Enforcement, the Gibsonville Police Department, the Guilford County Sherriff’s Department and other State Bureau of Investigation agents raided four sweepstakes parlors in Gibsonville and confiscated all of the gaming equipment. (AP Photo/Burlington Times-News, Scott Muthersbaugh)

1/15/15 - Caleb Flecther, left, and Michaela Bateman learn how to estimate masses in Chemistry I class at Alamance-Burlington Middle College within Alamance Community College Thursday. photo Sam Roberts

1/15/15 - English III teacher Jenny Fisher assists a student during her class at Alamance-Burlington Middle College within Alamance Community College Thursday. photo Sam Roberts

Elon's Malaya Johnson tries to keep the ball away from the approaching mob of players during the game at Elon Thursday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Elon's Malaya Johnson drives to the hoop while guarded by James Madison University's Toia Giggetts during the game at Elon Thursday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Elon's Sam Coffer can't grab the ball away from James Madison University's Lauren Okafor during the game at Elon Thursday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Elon's Shay Burnett takes an arm to the face from James Madison University's Precious Hall during the game at Elon Thursday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

1/16/15 - The Automotive Technologies area at Alamance Community College was damaged by a fire Thursday evening. photo Sam Roberts

Dr. Melissa Bame Massey recently closed her veterinary practice, the Alamance Animal Emergency Hospital, in order to open a mobile clinic that makes house calls for small animals as well as large. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Cummings' Marquez Johnson fights to the hoop while guarded by Bartlett Yancey's Marquis Holloway, top, and Keontae Rasheed during the game at Cummings Friday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Cummings' Jo'Vantae Millner shoots while guarded by Bartlett Yancey's Greg Budd during the game at Cummings Friday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Cummings' Alexis Jeffers fights for the ball with Bartlett Yancey's Bianca Rogers, left, and Kiyana Brown during the double-overtime game at Cummings Friday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Cummings' Sakieya Timmons has her shot blocked by Bartlett Yancey's Bianca Rogers during the double-overtime game at Cummings Friday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Tim Laverty, left, from Graham, competes against Grand Master Alex Moiseyev, from Dublin, Ohio, in the 11-Man Checkers World Title Ballot Match on Saturday. The showdown will consist of 16 games played at the Econo Lodge on Hanford Road between Friday the 16th and Monday the 20th. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Tim Laverty, from Graham, laughs as he recaps strategy from the previous round with Alex Moiseyev, from Dublin, Ohio, during the 11-Man Checkers World Title Ballot Match on Saturday. The showdown will consist of 16 games played at the Econo Lodge on Hanford Road between Friday the 16th and Monday the 20th. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Alex Moiseyev, from Dublin, Ohio, focuses on the board while playing against Tim Laverty, from Graham, during the 11-Man Checkers World Title Ballot Match on Saturday. The showdown will consist of 16 games played at the Econo Lodge on Hanford Road between Friday the 16th and Monday the 20th. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

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