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Monthly Archives: December 2020

It’s official: Gov. confirms that Chick-fil-A will build distribution center in Mebane

Gov. Roy Cooper has announced Tuesday that Chick-fil-A has selected Mebane for the location of a major distribution center, one estimated to represent a $52 million investment by the company and add 160 jobs. The company plans to build a distribution center with 182,625 square...

County commissioners pay tribute to late colleague William H. “Bill” Lashley

The mood at Alamance County’s headquarters was bittersweet Monday morning as the county’s board of commissioners welcomed three new members after bidding farewell to a trio of long-time commissioners, including the late William H. Lashley. Lashley, who was known universally as “Bill,” had already planned...

THE PUBLIC ASKS: Did sheriff actually tell a group of local pastors that he favored removal of the Confederate statue in front of the Historic Court House?

QUESTION: Is it true that Alamance County sheriff Terry Johnson recently told a group of Alamance County pastors that he “does not want the Confederate monument” at the county’s historic courthouse? ANSWER: No, Johnson never said that during a meeting with a group of Alamance...

How seriously should law enforcement take comments overheard on an open mic before Dec. 2 press conference; sheriff’s office believes seriously

Alamance County sheriff's office put out a statement Thursday afternoon expressing concerns about remarks caught on an open mic before a press conference held in front of the Judge J.B. Allen, Jr. Court House on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Several television stations recorded the comments as...

Construction for Truliant Credit Union in Graham now underway; to open summer 2021

The Alamance News has confirmed that Truliant Federal Credit Union is building a branch at 915 South Main Street in Graham, which was once home to a Sonic Drive-In restaurant. Story continues below photograph. The Graham location is scheduled to open in the summer of 2021,...

Alamance News publisher fails to persuade judge to keep Drumwright courtroom open

  Alamance News publisher Tom Boney, Jr. was unsuccessful Wednesday in getting a visiting district court judge to open the courtroom where he held a hearing on changing the conditions of Rev. Gregory Drumwright’s bond.  Instead, the proceeding was closed to only Drumwright, his attorneys...

Speedway’s co-owner enters race for soon-to-be vacant commissioner’s seat

The proprietor of ACE Speedway is the latest contender to thunder into the race to succeed incoming state senator Amy Scott Galey on Alamance County’s board of commissioners. Robert Turner, who owns ACE with his son Jason, has told The Alamance News that he intends...

Outgoing county commissioner dies after more than 20 years on the dais

Two sporadic defeats didn't keep commissioner off board for long Alamance County will bid farewell to a lion of local politics this week when it lays to rest county commissioner William H. Lashley after his death from a cerebral hemorrhage on Saturday after he suffered...

Ellington-Graves wins seat in 1st campaign for school board

by Kristy Bailey, Alamance News Staff Writer Most people would’ve stayed with the relative security of a state job amid a shaky economy in the post-9/11 world, and an already uncertain local economy that remained after many of Alamance County’s manufacturing companies moved their operations...

For Bowden, the second time is the charm for school board service

by Kristy Bailey, Alamance News Staff Writer As a professional firefighter with 20 years’ experience, Ryan Bowden has a mindset of serving others that he believes will serve him well as a member of the Alamance-Burlington school board. One of three newly-elected members of the Alamance-Burlington...

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