Rep. Paul Ryan waves to the crowd with his family: son Charlie, 8, son Sam, 7, daughter Liza, 10, wife Janna and mother Betty Douglas, at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Wednesday, August 29, 2012. (Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times/MCT)
William “Buster” Butler, an Elon alumnus, former staff member and recipient of Elon University’s highest honor, the Elon Medallion, died at age 98 on Aug. 4. Butler received the Elon Medallion in 1996 from then-President Fred Young for his employee service to Elon.
Lummy Barnes, past president of Alamance Arts, said through tears, the Alamance County community will forever be indebted to Wiley Wooten — the donation made by the Wooten Foundation in his honor was what made the “Embracing Peace” exhibit possible.