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Monthly Archives: February 2022

City to raze neglected storefronts on North Main Street in Burlington

Burlington’s city council has cleared the way for the demolition of two abandoned buildings along the 100 block of North Main Street that were once home to businesses that folded many years ago. Located at 169 and 171 North Main Street, these two edifices were...

Burlington city manager Hardin Watkins to retire next month

After six years at the helm of Burlington’s municipal government, city manager Hardin Watkins has announced his plans to retire from the business of local government administration. Watkins formally announced his decision to retire on Tuesday after he, first, broke the news to Burlington’s city...

Passenger allegedly steals car when driver makes a stop

A woman from Burlington got a free ride to the county jail on Friday after she allegedly stole the car of an acquaintance who was chauffeuring her around in his vehicle. According to the office of Alamance County’s sheriff, Kristina Renee White got behind the...

Car dealership employee arrested for $5K in unauthorized gas purchases

An employee at a Burlington car dealership has been arrested after he allegedly used a company credit card to make thousands of dollars in unauthorized gas purchases. Jamison Antwan Jeffers was ultimately taken into custody last Thursday after the Cox Dodge dealership reported his alleged...

1991 rapist paroled

The North Carolina Parole Commission has paroled Jesse Ernest Handy, Sr., 68, white male, who was living at the Shady Grove Mobile Home Park along U.S. Highway 70 in Mebane when he was charged with first-degree rape in October 1991. Handy was subsequently convicted of...

Legal Notices, Thursday, February 3, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The public will take notice that the City Council of the City of Mebane will hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers of the Glendel Stephenson Municipal Building located at 106 E. Washington Street, Mebane on Monday, February 7, 2022,...

Five more applicants, now 11 total, apply to fill Graham city council vacancy

Council could decide next week on fifth council member        Five more residents, bringing the total to 11, have filed their interest in being appointed to the city council seat left vacant by the voters’ November elevation of Jennifer Talley to the mayor’s chair. The new...

Tripled monthly recycling charges for Burlington residents to be formalized Tuesday by city council

Burlington’s elected leaders are poised to approve a new contract with the city’s long-time recycling hauler that will effectively triple the rates that residents currently pay for curbside collection. During a monthly work session on Monday, Burlington’s city council gave its tentative nod to this...

Campaign against nukes bombs with Burlington’s city council

It wasn’t nuclear proliferation so much as the spread of political powder kegs that haunted Burlington’s city council this week as its members contemplated a proposed resolution in support of nuclear disarmament. In the end, a majority of the council decided to wait until March...

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