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Cleaning service employee accused of theft from clients

Police in Gibsonville have arrested an employee of a local cleaning service who allegedly pilfered a firearm and some jewelry from two of the...


Mebane man travels to Stockholm to compete for Food Planet Prize

The Food Planet Prize isn’t Sweden’s best-known award. That honor undoubtedly belongs to the vaunted Nobel. Yet, with an applicant pool of roughly 1,000...

Mebane city manager Chris Rollins honored at council meeting, given Order of the Long Leaf Pine LONG LEAF PINE

Mebane city council members honored retiring city manager Chris Rollins at their latest meeting Monday night. Rollins was also bestowed with the Order of the...


Cities & Towns


Southern grad Bri Gallagher carries softball success to Catawba

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Bri Gallagher’s sophomore season with the Catawba College softball team came with superlatives on offense and defense. The Southern...

Western Alamance alum Henderson embraces U.S. trials, will head to Olympics as interested spectator

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News For Noah Henderson, participating in the U.S. Olympic trials marked a special time in his swimming career that...

Area athletes set college destinations

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Here’s a rundown of some college commitments from members of the Class of 2024:   Baseball Several Southern Alamance baseball players...

Softball players part of silver medal in State Games; baseball team gets bronze

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Area softball players and coaches were part of the team that claimed the silver medal in the high...





Local Government

Commissioner candidates and the law: criminal, civil court records reveal past infractions, cases

State court records don’t contain a whole lot to write home about for the six candidates who are competing for Alamance County’s board of...

Turner, Carter, Thompson push through new budget with 3.66-cent property tax rate hike, 3-2

Dissenters Paisley, Lashley tried for smaller, 2-cent property rate hike, but were defeated 2-3 Alamance County's commissioners have narrowly approved a budget for the new...

How did proposed policy change on incentives get added to budget?

The issues of school funding and property taxes seemed to dominate the debate over Alamance County’s newly-approved budget. But the conversation about this new...

Commissioner chairman chides interim supt. for dismissive response to legislative investigative report

Does ABSS live in financial 'fantasyland'? County commissioner chairman John Paisley, Jr. lambasted the head of the Alamance-Burlington school system on Friday over his dismissive...

After fourth special budget meeting, commissioners still undecided on how to resolve remaining budget issues

A special meeting on Friday has failed to bring Alamance County’s board of commissioners any closer to a consensus on the county’s next annual...