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Rogers ready for school board service, sworn in Mon.

“To me, our school system is not about politics; it is about doing what is best for our students and our staff.   We are...

Mebane hires new fire chief who already lives in city, volunteers with fire dept.

The city of Mebane has hired John Wellons as the city’s new fire chief, succeeding veteran fire chief Robert “Bob” J. Louis, whose retirement...


Cities & Towns


Girls’ basketball to be featured in Central City Classic Williams

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Williams coach Jason Cheek envisioned making a bigger deal of some intriguing girls’ basketball matchups last season. From that,...

Southern High loyalists press for reinstatement of fired football coach

The latest meeting of the Alamance-Burlington school board drew an unprecedented squatting-room-only crowd and more than four dozen speakers who pleaded – at times,...

Closure of Burlington aquatic center sends teams scrambling for practice, swim meet locations

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Five high school swimming teams have been in need of new home facilities after last week’s closing of...

Southeast boys notch first basketball victory

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Southeast Alamance secured the school’s first victory in a boys’ basketball game by defeating visiting Southern Alamance 68-52...





Incumbents, commissioner challengers, judicial candidates first to file for 2024

Alamance County’s incumbent state legislative delegation – state senator Amy Galey, and state representatives Steve Ross and Dennis Riddell, all Republicans – were among...

Local Government

School system gets part of $8.5M bailout despite friction with county commissioners

Alamance County’s commissioners rekindled an on-and-off feud with the Alamance-Burlington school system this week as they revisited a plea for a financial lifeline that...

EEOC takes up former county attorney’s age discrimination case; commissioners begin depositions

Their unamicable separation with their former legal counsel some two years ago seems to have come back to haunt the members of Alamance County’s...

Activist files federal suit over allegedly brutal treatment by deputies after commissioners meeting in 2020

A racial justice activist who had been prominent in the mass demonstrations of 2020 has filed a federal lawsuit against Alamance County’s sheriff and...

Commissioners agree to roof repairs; postpone decision on additional requests

The top brass from the Alamance-Burlington school system may not have been feeling entirely thankful last week after their latest heart-to-heart with the county’s...

County beefs up DSS staffing ahead of Medicaid expansion

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has decided to pare down the size of the county’s planning board and create a new county-level board of...