FCSO and NC Highway Patrol Support Officer with Cancer

Alina Mebane worked for the Forsyth County Detention Center for 15 years. She is well known for her generous spirit and outgoing personality. She says life was good until she felt her whole world was turned upside down in December when she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia. The Mebane are a family responsible for law enforcement. Alina is a detention officer for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and her husband is a sergeant with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Members of local law enforcement have joined forces to create an event to support Alina’s recovery. Wednesday March 31 at Agape Faith Church in Clemmons. There will be food trucks, an opportunity to donate and a Red Cross blood drive to support the Mebane family. “We try to support each other in any way we can and I think that’s just an extension of that. Just, how much we are dedicated to each other and the relationship we build, “said Chandler Byrd, Troop Captain, North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Mebane is expected to need months of recovery after receiving a stem cell transplant. , which forces her to take time away from the work she enjoys. But, despite the many challenges she faces, Mebane maintains a positive attitude. home with my family and you know, trying to get some normalcy back, so that’s what I’m looking forward to, ”Mebane said.

Alina Mebane worked for the Forsyth County Detention Center for 15 years. She is well known for her generous spirit and outgoing personality. She says life was good until she felt her whole world turned upside down in December when she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia.

The Mebane are a family of police officers. Alina is a detention officer for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and her husband is a sergeant with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Members of local law enforcement have joined forces to create an event to support Alina’s recovery.

The Meals for Mebane event will take place on Wednesday March 31 at Agape Faith Church in Clemmons. There will be food trucks, an opportunity to donate and a Red Cross blood drive to support the Mebane family.

“We try to support each other in any way we can and I think that’s just an extension of that. Just, how much we are dedicated to each other and the relationship we build, ”said Chandler Byrd, master trooper, North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Mebane is expected to need months of recovery after receiving a stem cell transplant, which requires her to take time off from the job she loves.

But, despite the many challenges she faces, Mebane maintains a positive attitude.

I’m moving forward and I’m, you know God willing I’ll survive this and you know come home to my family and you know try to get some normal that’s so what I’m looking forward to, ”Mebane said.