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Monthly Archives: September 2021

Bookmobile set to launch Friday

A modern, up-to-date bookmobile – one that library officials prefer to call a mobile library – will launch on Friday. A kick-off celebration will be held at the Fairchild Community Center, 827 South /Graham-Hopedale Road in Burlington from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The newly-outfitted mobile unit...

Two murder victims found – one in Burlington, one in the county south of Graham

Law enforcement agencies have been called about two gunshot victims whose bodies were found in two seemingly unrelated incidents over the past five days. Earlier today, at 10:45 a.m., Burlington police were dispatched to the 800 block of Railroad Street, where they found the body...

Burlington police make two arrests, searching for two more in auto theft noticed by resident

Two juveniles were arrested Saturday night after an alert resident notified police that a group of juveniles had entered and were trying to steal a Honda Pilot in the 1500 block of Albright Avenue just off West Webb Avenue. When officers responded, they found the...

Mayoral, council candidates differ over police funding, gay rights ordinance, Covid vaccination mandate for city employees

Depending on which candidates are ultimately elected as mayor and city council members, Burlington could see some significant changes in policy in the coming years. Based on their answers to this newspaper’s candidate questions, some of the 11 candidates intend to inaugurate striking revisions in...

Another (fourth) COVID-19 cluster confirmed in an ABSS school

School officials announced Friday afternoon that the county’s health department has identified another school – the school system’s fourth this month – has a cluster of COVID-19 cases. Garrett Elementary School in Mebane was determined to have five positive cases (the minimum number for such...

Legal Notices, Thursday, September 30, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The public will take notice that the City of Mebane City Council 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, October 4, 2021 at...

Burlington’s plan for electric buses surges ahead toward public hearing

Burlington’s city council is seeking public input on some proposed vehicle purchases that could really charge up the motorfleet that serves the city’s Link Transit bus system. The council has agreed to hold a public hearing on October 5 to solicit feedback on a fleet...

Police continue to seek public’s help with gun violence in Burlington

Police in Burlington are once again turning to members of the public to help muzzle a series shootings that has rattled the city since the gunfire originally broke out in July. The city’s police department has acknowledged that this ongoing shooting spate reached something of...

Two county commissioners bounce back after contracting COVID-19

Two Alamance County commissioners were recently diagnosed with COVID-19 and were temporarily sidelined by their quarantine The latest coronavirus report from Alamance County’s health director had more than just academic appeal for two members of the county’s governing board, who had just survived their own...

Chamber veteran picked for new VP of Economic Development

The Alamance Chamber is pleased to announce that Andrea Fleming has been selected to be its new Vice President of Economic Development. Fleming has been promoted to the position after 14 years with the Alamance Chamber, and will begin her new role on October 4. Andrea...

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