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Christmas parades set for Fri. night, Sat. morning in Mebane, Graham

Mebane’s Christmas Parade steps off Friday night at 7:00 p.m. This is the county’s only night parade and features professional floats, local bands, handmade...

New pedestrian bridge now open at Haw River Trail Boyd’s Creek Crossing

A new steel bridge has been opened along the Haw River Trail.  Alamance Parks recently completed a 60-foot steel bridge at the Boyd’s Creek...

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Mayor-elect wants to move beyond politics, get “back to reality”

It isn’t unusual for political leaders to claim a disinterest in the trappings of power. But this common political trope seems to have a...

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First day of candidate filing interrupted by court’s delay of federal & state legislative candidacies

Being the early bird didn’t exactly help state senator Amy Scott Galey secure the proverbial worm on Monday when candidate registration for next year’s...

Local Government

Mebane city council welcomes two newcomers, says goodbye to two veteran members

Most of Mebane city council's Monday night monthly meeting was taken up by the formal certification of election results and swearing in of one...

Elon alderman prepares to become mayor in her adopted hometown

Most with aspirations as large as Elon mayor-elect Emily Sharpe’s would be noted as having big-city ambition, but that’s not where her sights are...

Mayor-elect wants to move beyond politics, get “back to reality”

It isn’t unusual for political leaders to claim a disinterest in the trappings of power. But this common political trope seems to have a...

New state budget contains $53.2M in allocations for Alamance County agencies and non-profits

See complete list below. One of the longest state budget battles in living memory ended last Thursday (Nov. 18) when Governor Roy Cooper formally signed...

Majority of commissioners not ready to allocate funds for mental health crisis and diversion center

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has declined to earmark $13.2 million in federal pandemic relief funds to set up a new mental health crisis...