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Monthly Archives: June 2021

Burlington losing one of three asst. city managers

Burlington’s leaders were recently reminded of the problem with people who make themselves indispensible when they bid adieu to one city staff member who has become especially crucial to the municipality’s operations over the past decade. It was ultimately a bittersweet moment on Tuesday when...

Reader applauds pay raises for sheriff’s officers

Dear Editor: I read with interest the recent article entitled, “Sheriff offers grim stats on turnover to prime the pump for proposed raises” . See original story here: https://alamancenews.com/sheriff-offers-grim-stats-on-turnover-to-prime-the-pump-for-proposed-raises/   Those who know me would likely say that I am a fiscal conservative. Certainly, that is a true...

Trailhead Church to hold grand opening in restored Graham textile mill on Sunday

Trailhead Church will host the grand opening of its’ new church facility at 615 West Harden Street in Graham next Sunday, June 6, at 11:00 a.m. The grand opening event is open to the public and will feature live music, a worship service, free catering...

Is the publisher offering refund to those who found the SHS yearbook offensive?

QUESTION: Is it true that the publisher of Southern High School’s yearbook for 2020-21 is offering to refund the purchase price to buyers who find it objectionable? How many people have asked for refunds? ANSWER: The publisher is not offering to refund the purchase price...

ABSS increases starting pay for cafeteria workers to $14 an hour

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted unanimously, 7-0, Wednesday to increase the starting pay for cafeteria workers to $14 an hour, from the current starting pay rate of $11.86 per hour. ABSS officials say the raise will make it easier to compete against private-sector employers that...

Haw River mgr.’s budget proposes no tax increase, no new employees

Haw River’s town manager proposed no tax increase, but a hike in some of the town’s fees, when he presented his budget for the upcoming fiscal year to the town council last week. Manager Sean Tencer suggested to council members on May 24 that the...

School board approves $1.8M in contracts for SROs

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted 7-0 Wednesday to approve $1.8 million in annual contracts for school resource officers – absent any of the controversy that prompted them to adjourn early last week, or any of the calls to “defund” the SROs they fielded in...

Scenes from 2021 Memorial Day Ceremony in Graham

Although the turnout was a bit modest, there were still plenty of boots on the ground Monday when Alamance County staged its annual Memorial Day ceremony for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Held, as per norm, in front of the...

A true public servant has passed; it’s not such a great day in Mebane this week

Over his 35 years as mayor of Mebane, Glendel Stephenson became famous, for among other things, his trademark comments at almost every groundbreaking, ribbon cutting, or other celebration in Mebane at which he was, inevitably, asked to make a few remarks. “It’s a great day...

Legal Notices, Thursday, June 3, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Graham, NC will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 6:00 pm. Meeting details may be found at https://www.cityofgraham.com/agendas-minutes/. The Council will consider the following proposed...

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