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Monthly Archives: April 2022

Legal Notices, Thursday, April 28, 2022

NOTICE OF BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING The public will take notice that the City of Mebane Board of Adjustment will hold an evidentiary public hearing in the Council Chambers of the Glendel Stephenson Municipal Building located at 106 E. Washington Street, Mebane on Monday, May...

Legal Notices, Thursday, April 14, 2022

NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION ALAMANCE, NORTH CAROLINA The statewide primary election will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. One-stop early voting will be held at the following locations from Thursday, April 28, 2022, to...

Downtown bank, business to swap locations

A branch of First Horizon Bank is preparing to move to a new location within Burlington’s downtown business district in order to make way for the expansion of a home-grown telecommunications service provider. The Alamance News has learned that First Horizon’s branch at 445 South...

Planning board sides with neighbors against townhouse developer’s project in single-family area of Gibsonville

Neighbors turned out in force Thursday night to demonstrate their opposition to a proposed townhouse development along Cook Road on the edge of Gibsonville. The 5.74-acre lot is currently in the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ), thus within Gibsonville's planning and zoning area but not yet within...

Council adopts expedited water/sewer budget with May 1 rate increases

Graham’s city council held a special meeting Monday night, in order to expedite consideration of city manager Megan Garner’s water and sewer fund budget, including significant water and sewer rate hikes. While the budget itself will take effect at the beginning of the next fiscal...

Mayor hopes company will help prevent recycling “sticker shock” from higher rates

Graham city council members were hit with the same increased rate proposal for recycling that was presented to Burlington’s city council earlier this year. The contractor, GFL, had a provision in its Burlington contract that allows other local municipalities to piggyback onto the same rates...

Some charged at The Pines have long prior records

One of the individuals charged in connection with allegedly interfering with the traffic stop at The Pines on Ivey Road last Thursday afternoon, Matthew Jamal Cobb, had been convicted in Alamance County superior court in February 2022 of felony possession with a firearm by...

Other violent crimes at The Pines

Among one of the most significant and violent crimes alleged to have occurred at The Pines Apartments at 700 Ivey Road was an attempted murder on January 6, 2020. The victim, James Blackwell, a 19-year-old black male, was reportedly shot in the head and...

A model for Graham

Graham police chief Kristi Cole said this week that her department has been analyzing call data and “drilling down to types of calls,” particularly those involving “significant crimes” and “crimes against persons” occurring in specific areas of the city (see related story, this edition). Analyzing...

Evictions moratorium made it harder to get rid of ‘bad actors’

The Graham police department has reached out to the owner of The Pines Apartments along Ivey Road, , R.D. Smith, II, to try and curb violence and illegal activities that have been reported at the complex during the last two years. “We have reached out...

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