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Monthly Archives: December 2021

Defunct pharmacy could be rezoned for medical offices

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a rezoning request that would restore a healthcare-related use to a defunct pharmacy along Harden Street that the county is currently leasing for the storage of election equipment. A majority of the commission extended its blessing to this...

Planning board seeks delay in 41-acre residential project near former BMOC

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has postponed its decision on a rezoning request that, if approved, would allow a high-density residential development to go up on 41 acres just north of Interstate-85/40. The commission’s members chose to put off their discussion until December to give...

N.C. Forest Service issues no-burn rule statewide

Area residents who had planned to burn their raked leaves will have to find another way to dispose of this year’s fallen foliage due to a recent state ban on controlled outdoor fires. On Monday, the N.C. Forest Service enacted a statewide prohibition on all...

More open, more competent search for next supt. badly needed

School board members are scheduled to resume their discussion about beginning the search for the school system’s next superintendent next week. We suggest that they take a more open approach that other government agencies have taken in recent years. It is an increasing, and welcome, pattern...

Legal Notices, Thursday, December 2, 2021

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMISSION POSITIONS The City of Mebane requests interested residents of the City and Orange County extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) apply for two positions on its Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) no later than Tuesday, January 18, 2022. The City seeks...

The wisdom of the need for more methodical deliberation by Graham’s city council demonstrated by a significant error in its recent haste

Two weeks ago (in our November 18 edition), we lamented the undue haste and lack of deliberation which Graham’s city council demonstrated in agreeing, spontaneously, to mayor-elect Jennifer Talley’s proposal at the end of an otherwise uneventful monthly meeting to make Veterans Day a...

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