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State approves permit for asphalt plant in Caswell Co. that it rejected a year ago

State regulators in Raleigh have given the all-clear to an asphalt plant in southern Caswell County that they had previously rejected over concerns that the...

ACC breaks ground on $6.7M student services center

Alamance Community College’s trustees held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday to kick off construction of the $6.7 million student services center that will be built...

Commissioners recognize rescue unit’s honor

Six members of Alamance County’s rescue unit recently went above the call of duty – in a very literal sense – and received first...

Whitsett loses its municipal administrator Ken Jacobs

Kenneth Edwin Jacobs, Sr., the municipal administrator for the town of Whitsett, passed away last week after a protracted struggle with cancer. Jacobs was...

ALCOVETS to hold ground-breaking ceremony for Chestnut Ridge retreat facility in Snow Camp

Alamance County’s veteran outreach organization, ALCOVETS, will be holding a ground-breaking ceremony for its Chestnut Ridge Campus on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at 1765...

Recycling rates to go up in 2022 for rural residents

Residents of Alamance County’s unincorporated areas will pay more for their curbside recycling in 2022, according to rate hike notifications that were shared with...

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Developer’s revised plan gets planning board reversal, unanimous approval

Two months ago, Graham’s planning board members were decidedly unimpressed with a developer’s proposal for 57 townhouses and 396 apartments to be built on...

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One incumbent, three challengers seek two Haw River town council seats

Voters in Haw River will fill one vacancy on the town council and a long-serving councilman is up for a re-election. In addition to...

Meet the candidates for Haw River town council

HAW RIVER TOWN COUNCIL (Voters may select two)   Cathy Bellamy Dickens Full name: Catherine Bellamy Dickens Nickname, if any: Cathy Born: Date of birth: April 18, 1969 Place of birth:...

Meet the candidates for Gibsonville board of aldermen

GIBSONVILLE BOARD OF ALDERMEN (Voters may select 2) Bryant Crisp   Paul Dean Full name: Paul Douglas Dean Nickname, if any: — Born: Date of birth: January 7, 1956 Place of birth:...

Local Government

State approves permit for asphalt plant in Caswell Co. that it rejected a year ago

State regulators in Raleigh have given the all-clear to an asphalt plant in southern Caswell County that they had previously rejected over concerns that the...

County to hold public forum next month on distribution of pandemic relief funds

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has decided to hold a public forum next month to let area residents weigh in on the distribution of...

Commissioners recognize rescue unit’s honor

Six members of Alamance County’s rescue unit recently went above the call of duty – in a very literal sense – and received first...

City of Mebane, former employee now candidate refuse to reveal terms of settlement

Neither Montreena Hadley, who served in the city’s planning department, nor current city officials will reveal what the terms were to a financial settlement...

Commissioners mum, but public records, other sources provide clues to firing

Alamance County’s commissioners have been mum about the reasons they dismissed their long-time attorney Clyde Albright. For his part, Albright has raised the specter that...