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Monthly Archives: April 2022

A new place to vote early in Graham; early voting begins Thursday

Debbie Riggs posts signs inside of the Graham Recreation Center on Monday in preparation for the first day of early voting later this week. The local elections office has commandeered part of this municipal facility at 311 College Street in lieu of a county government...

Could another warehouse project be in the works for Cherry Lane? If so, no rezoning required on property near I-85/40

Graham could be getting another industrial project along Cherry Lane.  This time, the property is already zoned for light industrial use, so it won't need planning board or city council approval to construct whatever the new owners envision (as long as it's consistent with...

Newest apartment complex near Mackintosh subdivision fails to win planning board endorsement

Planning board votes 3-2 against 252 more apartments near entrance to Mackintosh on the Lake and Highland Elementary School Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has narrowly voted not to endorse a 252-unit apartment complex near the entrance to Mackintosh on the Lake, which ranks as...

Western High grad wins top Economics honor at UNC-Chapel Hill

Western High School 2018 alumnus Brady Smith of Burlington has been awarded the 2022 Undergraduate Prize in Economics as he prepares to complete his senior year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC awards the Undergraduate Prize in Economics to one student...

Three arrested for trying to disrupt traffic stop at The Pines Apts. in Graham

Members of Graham’s police force arrested three people on Thursday after they allegedly tried to disrupt a traffic stop at the Pines apartments along Ivey Road. Christopher Lee Jordan, Matthew Jamal Cobb, and Wesley Alexander Cobb were reportedly part of a “small crowd” of residents...

Study: major new space needed for court system; Options: Renovate/expand, or raze criminal courts bldg.

Cost to renovate/expand or build brand new about the same: $88M to $100 M A consultant’s report on the Judge J.B. Allen, Jr. Court House has left the county’s elected leaders with some serious sticker shock at the potential cost to either expand or replace...

Gun range’s defenders take aim at neighbors’ noise complaints

A local gun range that has taken some flak from its neighbors was able to return fire this week when its owners appeared before Alamance County’s board of commissioners to lay out the case for their venue. The proprietors of Rad Range Training and Events...

County commissioners postpone decision on tougher spacing rules for heavy industry

A veritable ping pong game over land use in Snow Camp became tangled in the figurative net this week as the county’s governing board recoiled from some proposed changes to the rules for heavy industries outside the county’s cities and towns. In particular, the board...

Elderly victim dies after double hit-and-run in Burlington

A 94-year-old woman has died after being struck by two hit-and-run drivers who reportedly plowed through an intersection in Burlington on the afternoon of Palm Sunday. According to the city’s police department, Ethel Murray passed away Tuesday from the injuries she received in the successive...

Sheriff asking for public’s help in tracking down local contractor who allegedly took payment for work he didn’t finish

The Alamance County sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s helping in tracking down a Haw River man sought by multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Burlington police department and Person County sheriff’s office, for allegedly obtaining property by false pretenses and possession of...

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