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Monthly Archives: April 2021

Graham planning board hears rezoning requests for more houses, townhouses, apartments

Graham’s planning board heard from three different developers Tuesday night about projects that envision bringing new residential developments to the city. Each received a favorable recommendation and will be heard by city council members at their May 12 meeting. 95 new single-family homes planned along...

Gibsonville aldermen’s encore vote on townhouses same as first: expansion denied

Board sticks with 55 approved in 2018; rejects request to add 26 more Gibsonville’s board of aldermen again denied a developer’s request to build 81 townhomes rather than the 55 approved in 2018 when they held another vote this week amid the threat of a...

NAACP, county reach settlement in one of 2020 protest lawsuits

A federal district court judge has signed off on a settlement that the local chapter of the NAACP has reached with Alamance County’s top-ranking leaders over the law enforcement response to the demonstrators who’ve repeatedly converged on the county’s historic courthouse during the past...

Eastern girls shut down Western in 5-0 softball win 

Reigning state champs triumph in intra-county rivalry BY JACOB KISAMORE Special to The Alamance News The girls from Eastern Alamance Eagles shut down the Western Alamance Warriors Tuesday night for a 5-0 win to improve to 10-1 on the season in softball. Eagles coach Danny Way said the...

Neighbors object to proposed industrial zoning along Maple Avenue (NC 49)

Burlington's city council considered a request from Christopher Powell for light industrial zoning on three residential parcels along Maple Avenue during its semi-monthly meeting Monday night.  They heard the developer's plans and neighborhood opposition; the council did not make a final decision, but scheduled...

No comments on zoning to facilitate rental development already in progress

Burlington's city heard a request Tuesday night that would allow developer Dennis Euliss to 108 rental apartments that he already has in the works on 5.6 acres at the northeast corner of Kirkpatrick Road and Grand Oaks Boulevard. The developer’s request will effectively enable Euliss...

Eric Kerns to serve as interim Burlington Police Dept. chief

City manager Hardin Watkins has announced the appointment of an interim police chief to serve alongside retiring police chief Jeff Smythe for 10 days during a transition period next month. Former assistant police chief Eric Kerns, who retired in 2018 after 30 years with the...

Legal Notices, Thursday, April 22, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The public will take notice that the City Council of the City of Mebane will hold a legislative public hearing in the Council Chambers of the Glendel Stephenson Municipal Building located at 106 E. Washington Street, Mebane on Monday, May 3,...

Sheriff: Teacher, cartel member killed in attempt to steal narcotics stash

A well-liked school teacher teams up with a less-reputable acquaintance to rob a stash house belonging to a notorious narcotics cartel. Their plan nevertheless backfires; a shootout erupts; and by the time the smoke settles, the school teacher is dead, while an alleged member...

Windsor building rumored for manufacturing or distribution center

A flurry of speculation is afoot about another industrial project, this one on the Graham side of the Hawfields-area industrial park. Over the past two years, Windsor Commercial has built a 300,000 square foot shell building along Governor Scott Farm Road on the far western...

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