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Monthly Archives: May 2022

Legal Notices, Thursday, May 19, 2022

Public Notice The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108-446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that Alamance-Burlington School System proposes for Federal funding for the 2022-2023 School Year. Interested persons are encouraged to review amendments...

THE PUBLIC ASKS: Has Virginia candidate withdrawn as future county attorney?

QUESTION: Has Floyd “Tripp” Isenhour III had a change of heart about his new job as Alamance County’s chief legal counsel? ANSWER: It seems that Tripp Isenhour’s stint as Alamance County’s attorney has, indeed, ended before it even really began. Isenhour, a private practitioner with the...

THE PUBLIC ASKS: What keeps the sheriff from enforcing Alamance County’s noise ordinance?

QUESTION: I want to know and understand how the Alamance County noise ordinance works. What does it take for the sheriff’s department to be able to enforce this ordinance? This past weekend my husband and I had to leave our home for three hours...

Officials cut ribbon for grand opening of Ann Petree Building in Burlington

Primary purpose is to hold Friendship Adult Day Services, where donor's sister had been prior to her death in 2018 All gripes and grievances were set aside Tuesday as county officials joined their counterparts from the nonprofit and medical sectors to celebrate the grand opening...

County’s Memorial Day tribute

Patriots from every corner of Alamance County converged on the county’s war memorial in Graham on Monday to mark the annual observance of Memorial Day. From poetry and prayer to a resonant rifle salute and the presentation of wreaths, this year’s event featured most of...

Fences, storage buildings: cities may have rules, or are considering them, that restrict what residents are allowed, or will be allowed, to have

Three local municipalities are considering various changes to their city ordinances with various revisions being considered on fences, storage buildings, and so-called feather flags, which also include “flailing arm tube men.” The first two categories – fences and outside storage buildings – are issues in...

Graham alone among local cities in thinking about allowing “feather flags” in commercial areas of city

Graham officials are reconsidering the city's ban on so-called "feather flags," tall lean banners that typically promote a business. The planning board passed along its recommendation, which originated with two city council members (Bobby Chin and Ricky Hall) earlier this spring. In previous comments at a...

Going, going, gone; former pharmacy bldg. razed to make way for convenience store & gas pumps

Workers are well along in tearing down and hauling off the remains of an old pharmacy at 2127 Chapel Hill Road that has stood vacant since its most recent occupant, the Rite-Aid pharmacy chain, was purchased by Walgreens. The pharmacy’s destruction follows the approval of...

School shooting in Texas likely to prompt ABSS to reevaluate budget priorities

The Alamance-Burlington school board is likely to revisit its funding priorities for the school system’s county budget request for the upcoming fiscal year in light of the shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday afternoon. Sandy...

Sheriff says latest shooting highlights need for SROs in ABSS schools

Representatives from the Alamance County sheriff’s office assured The Alamance News Wednesday that each of the 13 schools within its jurisdiction – six ABSS elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, and Clover Garden School, which is one of four charter schools –...

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