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Monthly Archives: June 2022

Pair Perfectly Grilled Steak with a Cool, Creamy Sidekick

(Family Features) Firing up the grill and watching tender cuts sizzle on the grates means a mouthwatering meal is on the way, but don’t forget about the dressings and toppings that make summertime dinners truly delicious. The next time you want to sear a juicy...

Burlington city council gives green light to 252-unit apt. complex near Mackintosh on the Lake

Burlington’s city council has given an out-of-town developer the all-clear to construct 252 apartments along Bonnar Bridge Parkway – a road that also serves as the primary entrance into the sprawling Mackintosh on Lake subdivision. During a regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday, the council unanimously agreed...

Majority of Williams High School’s top grads heading to Carolina this fall

Williams High School has announced its Top 10 students for the Class of 2022, which actually included 11 students due to an apparent tie in their final grades.  Four of the top-ranking students in the Class of 2022 received both their high school diploma...

Graham sets special meeting on higher water/sewer tap and development fees

Graham’s city council will hold a special public hearing Tuesday night to consider higher development fees, specifically higher water and sewer tap and system development fees. The proposed fee increases had been a part of the budget package that was on the city council’s agenda...

Next county manager makes pre-job appearance before county commissioners

Although she won’t officially be on the clock for another week, incoming county manager Heidi York still put in her hours on Monday when she showed up for the latest semimonthly meeting of Alamance County’s commissioners. York, who is just now wrapping up a 13-year-stint...

Appeals Court rules mother with history of drug abuse and felony record has right to visitation with son

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has remanded a case to Alamance County district court so that a visitation can be worked out for a mother who was denied the right to see her young son after she was sent to jail and custody...

Burlington fireworks set for next Friday, July 1

2022 has new location due to ongoing construction at City Park The City of Burlington’s annual July fireworks show will take place next Friday, July 1. The Independence Day celebration fireworks show will be shot from the Burlington Athletic Stadium, home of the Burlington Sock...

Commissioner proposes fund for cash donations to county

Want to give some extra money to the county? Commissioner establishes special account for donations. For most people, there’s a death-like inevitability about the payments they make to the government. But one county official has come up with an idea that he thinks could inject...

New and familiar names tapped for top posts at Central Office

Three existing Alamance-Burlington employees and three newcomers – including one who’s returning to ABSS after leaving in 2018 for a professorial post at High Point University – have been hired for six of the top positions at the school system’s Central Office in Burlington. School...

Commissioners cut tax rate 1¢; specify funding for extra SROs

Vote is 4-1, with commissioner Pam Thompson opposed Alamance County’s board of commissioners has signed off a new county budget that includes provisions for 14 new school resources officers as well as a 1 penny reduction in the county’s property tax rate. The tax rate...

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