Thursday, February 29, 2024

114 West Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253
Ph: 336.228.7851

Monthly Archives: November 2021

Elections staff could move into new HQ in former bank bldg. next spring

It may not be ready in time for Christmas. But Alamance County’s elections staff is about to get a new home to replace its current abode at the corner of Maple and Pine streets in Graham. Last Monday, Debra Bechtel, the county’s interim attorney, informed...

Majority of commissioners not ready to allocate funds for mental health crisis and diversion center

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has declined to earmark $13.2 million in federal pandemic relief funds to set up a new mental health crisis center for people who may otherwise clog up the emergency room or end up languishing in Alamance County’s jail. The county’s...

Child hit by gunfire while asleep in Shaw Street home

Burlington police are now investigating the seemingly inadvertent shooting of a 10-year-old while asleep at his home on Shaw Street in east Burlington. Police report that earlier today, they learned that the child had been brought to a medical facility for attention to his injuries. Subsequently,...

Legal Notices, Thursday, November 25, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Graham, NC will hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers at Graham City Hall, 201 S Main Street, Graham NC 27253 on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 6:00...

Lighting of the Green in Gibsonville brings out residents

The kick-off of the Christmas season in Gibsonville is the traditional Lighting of the Green, held the Friday night before Thanksgiving. The 100 and 200 blocks of West Main Street are closed to traffic to allow residents to roam up and down the streets, many...

91-year-old charged with taking indecent liberties with a child

A 91-year-old Burlington man has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a child. According to the sheriff's office, an investigation began earlier this month, on November 1, when the department received a report from Child Protective Services regarding an indecent liberties case that happened...

Christmas events in Alamance County

Parades Mebane Christmas Parade. December 3 at 7:00 p.m. This is the county’s only night parade and features professional floats, local bands, handmade floats, and much more. Downtown Mebane, Clay Street, and Center Street/Highway 70. No pets. No alcohol. Graham Christmas Parade. December 4 at 10:00...

Graham gets decked out in Christmas attire

Folks from Graham's public works department faced a sprinkling of rain Monday morning (Nov. 22) as they began hanging the lights and decorations in downtown.  By afternoon, the sun was out and the misty conditions were gone. By Wednesday, all the decorations were up. Earlier, the...

Aviation parts company in Gibsonville accused of selling defective fuel pump that allegedly led to fatal plane crash

An aviation parts manufacturing and repair company in Gibsonville is being sued for allegedly selling a defective fuel pump and components which the plaintiffs blame for a “catastrophic engine failure” that they say caused severe and permanent injuries to the flight instructor and the...

School bus driver shortage a statewide problem

The Alamance-Burlington school system isn’t alone in struggling to fill job openings for school bus drivers, as the shortage of drivers appears to be a statewide problem (see related story). ABSS officials and other North Carolina public school officials have attributed the shortage of school...

CONNECT

10,685FansLike
2,072FollowersFollow

Recent News