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Historic McCray school to get a face-lift after ABSS go-ahead

The McCray School, a one-room schoolhouse on the outskirts of east Burlington that Samuel Bradshaw built in 1915 to educate the community’s black children,...

Burlington’s leaders continue to mull appointments to police advisory board; 55 people have applied (for maximum of 20 slots)

Officials in Burlington have managed to pare down a list of 55 applicants for a new police advisory board to a somewhat more manageable...

Medical board suspends doctor’s license after DWI

The North Carolina Medical Board has indefinitely suspended the medical license for a doctor in Elon who admitted to abusing alcohol. The N.C. Medical Board...

Veterans Memorial to be part of Burlington Arboretum

Land where former American Legion hut stood in Burlington will be used as memorial to veterans It may not be much to look at right...

Graham’s Historic Providence Church welcomes new pastor

As the one of the oldest churches in Alamance County, Historic Providence Christian Church in Graham has seen a long line of pastors since...

Pastor of county’s oldest church retiring after 41 years

  It only took Darryl Peebles a few decades to find a name that could cover the many roles he’s held over a long and...

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GOP official tapped to be new commissioner

Members of the Alamance County Republican Party Executive Committee turned to one of their own Thursday night (Jan. 21) as their selection to be...

GOP to decide on new county commissioner tonight

The county’s Republican Party leaders will gather electronically tonight – via a Zoom online conference call – to decide who should be the newest...

GOP to select new commissioner at virtual meeting next week

County's 45 top party officials will decide on Jan. 21 The stage has been set for the leadership of Alamance County’s Republican Party to meet...

Local Government

Commissioners adopt 12-month moratorium on new heavy industrial development in Snow Camp

Moratorium is viewed as prelude to future zoning in southwest corner of county Alamance County’s commissioners have agreed to place a twelve-month moratorium on new...

Commissioners give sheriff the green light to keep renting out beds for holding federal immigration detainees

Alamance County’s commissioners have agreed to continue funding a two-year-old arrangement that allows the federal government to house immigration detainees in Alamance County’s jail. During...

Commissioners sign off on funds to rehouse community college’s EMS training facilities

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has agreed to allow Alamance Community College to dip into a county-controlled fund in order to expand and upgrade...

Mayor, aldermen rank dept. head needs & wants: two fire dept. requests highest; walking trail, new police station, economic developer lowest

Gibsonville’s town department heads told the board that they will need to expend tens of thousands of dollars — sometimes hundreds of thousands —...

County leases vacant retail building to move COVID vaccination indoors

Alamance County’s commissioners have approved a deal that will ultimately enable the county’s health department to bring its coronavirus vaccination efforts out of the...