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BCA swimmer wins state title

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Burlington Christian Academy boys’ swimmer Owen Nye won one championship and set a school record in another event...

Carolina Magic Allstars win national cheerleading competition

Carolina Magic Allstars, Odyssey team won National Champion honors at a recent cheerleading competition. The team is pictured, left to right: Brooklyn Sheets, Savannah Franklin,...

DAR gives Good Citizens awards

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Cities & Towns

Mebane planning board gives its OK to 89 townhouses in western Orange County area of city

Mebane’s planning board has given its stamp of approval to a new townhouse development off Bowman Road in western Orange County. The proposed development would...

SPORTS

Southeast wins its first baseball game

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News The first baseball game in Southeast Alamance’s history couldn’t have gone much better for the Stallions. Jerry Sims smacked...

Western, Southeast, Eastern girls still in state playoffs

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News A little history meant big things for the Southeast Alamance girls’ basketball team. The Stallions were participating in the...

Southeast only boys’ basketball team still in state playoffs, and it was a nail-biter

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Southeast Alamance’s boys’ basketball team had a thrilling first game in the state playoffs. The Stallions defeated host Roanoke...

Western alum Lauryn Carlton wins CAA title at indoor track and field championships for...

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Elon’s Lauryn Carlton won the team’s first individual title of the Coastal Athletic Association indoor track and field...

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POLITICS

Democrats to decide who will challenge Galey in November

Next month’s Democratic primary will allow voters to choose between two potential contenders for the state senate seat that’s currently held by Republican Amy...

Local Government

Sheriff calls on commissioners to raise taxes if needed to combat turnover in his ranks

Alamance County’s sheriff Terry Johnson didn’t exactly gussy things up when he appeared before the county’s board of commissioners on Monday to address his...

County seeks to wring $170M from $150M bond package to pay for school system’s top roofing, HVAC priorities

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has resolved to press ahead with a dozen high priority roofing and HVAC projects that a recent county-authorized survey...

School system’s budgetary crisis continues to cast pall over county’s fiscal discussions

Alamance County’s commissioners were nothing if amicable on Monday as they were formally introduced to Ken Ingle, the newly-installed president of Alamance Community College. The...

County leaders meet in joint session over ABSS funding crisis

The feuds and theatrics were in abeyance on Thursday as the Alamance-Burlington school board sat down for a long heart-to-heart with Alamance County’s commissioners...

COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF SUPT.’S CONTEMPLATED RIF

Comprehensive coverage of superintendent Dain Butler's plans for a reduction in force (RIF) of 54 school system employees. County commissioners give $250,000 in hopes...