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Perfunctory hearing elicits critiques of community development program

A pro forma hearing on Burlington’s community development program drew some rather frank feedback from two area residents with concerns about the public’s lack...

Commissioners endorse proposals for opioid settlement that include revival of specialized drug court

Alamance County’s commissioners have signed off on some proposed uses for the roughly $2.9 million that the county has, so far, received from a...

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Perfunctory hearing elicits critiques of community development program

A pro forma hearing on Burlington’s community development program drew some rather frank feedback from two area residents with concerns about the public’s lack...

SPORTS

Stories should flow for next Graham Sports Hall of Fame induction

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News There will be plenty of stories to tell and retell when the next edition of inductions for the...

Second summer college team added at Burlington’s stadium

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News An additional baseball team will be a tenant in the coming months at Burlington Athletic Stadium, giving the...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Bulldogs go on baseball roll

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Williams rang up a four-game baseball winning streak by mid-week with some notable recent results. Senior pitcher Tate Jones...

Western football trio sets college plans

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Western Alamance’s Evan Kuehnel said he found the right fit in choosing to continue his football pursuits at...

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Scramble on for parties to decide judicial nominees for Nov. ballot after Allen’s sudden retirement

The competition to replace former district court judge Brad Allen has become a “race” in more ways than one – as Allen’s would-be successors...

Local Government

County manager debuts budget for proposed capital improvements

Alamance County’s manager has unfurled a proposed capital improvement plan for the next fiscal year that calls for just over $22.5 million in outlays...

Sluggish year-end sales tax receipts worried one commissioner, but up overall – so far in fiscal year

One factor that consistently enables local governments to replenish their savings is the general tendency for tax revenues to come in over and above...

Commissioners endorse proposals for opioid settlement that include revival of specialized drug court

Alamance County’s commissioners have signed off on some proposed uses for the roughly $2.9 million that the county has, so far, received from a...

County, municipalities vary in their use, calculation of “fund balance,” i.e. savings

A bursting municipal savings account has provided Elon’s town manager with a ready source of cash for the proposed budget he presented to the...

Commissioners explore alternatives to proposed courthouse expansion

Alamance County’s commissioners have decided to go back to the drawing board with a much-deliberated proposal to expand the county’s largest criminal courts building...