The Burlington Times-News reports that former state Rep. Cary Allred of Alamance County has died.
Allred died Friday night after a brief illness.
During his political career, Allred was a state senator, state representative and an Alamance County commissioner. He was a Republican and was a former chairman of the Alamance County Republican Party. After resigning his seat in 2009 following a sergeant-at-arms report, Allred switched his registration to unaffiliated. He mounted an unsuccessful write-in campaign for Alamance County commissioner last year.