Week in Photos: Aug 18-24

8/18/14 - Burlington Police Department reserve officer Steve Black patrols through the Depot in downtown Burlington Monday August 18, 2014. photo Sam Roberts

8/18/14 - Royals' D.J. Burt steals second base as Bluefield Blue Jays' Aaron Attaway gets the late throw during a game Monday at Burlington Athletic Stadium. photo Sam Roberts

Members of the R Jordan Electric Company softball team play against the Moonshiners, a team not associated with a business, at the City Park fields Tuesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Eric Isley watches the game with his teammates on the Elite Cuts softball team at the City Park fields Tuesday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

8/19/14 - Burlington Police Department officer Emmanuel Walkerwhite assists Briahna Scott, 9, left, and Michael Steele, 9, right, during a fishing rodeo at Lake Mackintosh Park and Marina Tuesday August 19, 2014 in Burlington, N.C. (AP Photo/Burlington Times-News, Sam Roberts)

8/19/14 - Alaina Penland, 9, and Amber Olsen cool off at Northeast Park in Gibsonville Tuesday afternoon. photo Sam Roberts

8/20/14 - Volunteer Wayne Moore sorts books in preparation for the upcoming Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale at the basement at May Memorial Library Wednesday. photo Sam Roberts

The city of Burlington is considering a ban on the continuous tethering of dogs within city limits because of reported safety and health risks to the animals and community members. A public hearing on the matter is set for October. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

8/20/14 - Kitchen leader Randall Benton, left, and pizza maker Freddie Ortiz prepare dough for pizzas at Mellow Mushroom during their Way Back Wednesday Celebration marking 40 years in business Wednesday August 20, 2014 in Burlington, N.C. The event featured menu items priced as they were in 1974. (AP Photo/Burlington Times-News, Sam Roberts)

Gibsonville police chief Ron Parrish drives the training course with StreetSafe instructor John Hodge during a demonstration at the Burlington Police/Fire Training Center in Haw River Thursday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

8/21/14 - Sammy McKinney owner of T.N. Boone Tuxedos on South Church Street in Burlington is celebrating the company's 100th year in business. photo Sam Roberts

8/22/14 - Alec Redler and his mother Dara of Atlanta, Ga. gather his stuff to move into Staley Hall during freshman move-in day at Elon University in Elon, N.C. Friday August 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Burlington Times-News, Sam Roberts)

8/22/14 - Upper classmen welcome new students during freshman move-in day at Elon University in Elon, N.C. Friday August 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Burlington Times-News, Sam Roberts)

8/22/14 - Grove Park Elementary fourth grade teacher Ann Gayle Thomas, left, and teacher assistant Debbie Francis, right, finish decorating their classroom Friday in preparation for the students to return Monday. photo Sam Roberts

8/22/14 - Kess Balentine, left, and Tanya Thomas, right, from North Graham Elementary gather with other faculty prior to the start of the Alamance-Burlington School System back to school celebration for faculty and staff Friday at Williams High School auditorium. photo Sam Roberts

Elon defensive back Miles Williams put his hip surgery to the test when charged by an elephant while on a safari in Africa this spring. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Elon defensive back Miles Williams put his hip surgery to the test when charged by an elephant while on a safari in Africa this spring. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Candidates and supporters talk during the Alamance County Republican Headquarters kickoff event at their facility in Burlington Saturday. Photo Scott Muthersbaugh.

Cousins Evan Sloan, 10, and Timmy Buchanan, 6, face off in a game of corn cob checkers during the Preserving Our Heritage festival at Cedarock Historical Farm in Burlington, N.C. Saturday, August 23, 2013. The annual event is "a way to bring history to life,” according to Vicki Wood, president of the Friends of Cedarock Historical Farm. (AP Photo/Burlington Times-News, Scott Muthersbaugh)

Demonstrator Peg Ladd creates a band of torchon lace during the Preserving Our Heritage festival at Cedarock Historical Farm in Burlington, N.C. Saturday, August 23, 2013. The annual event is "a way to bring history to life,” according to Vicki Wood, president of the Friends of Cedarock Historical Farm. (AP Photo/Burlington Times-News, Scott Muthersbaugh)

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