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Monthly Archives: June 2022

“Lyft” driver from Mebane accused of indecent liberties with 11-year-old passenger

A driver with the “Lyft” ride-hailing service has been arrested after he allegedly took indecent liberties with a minor on the way to a destination in Alamance County. Miguel Angel Rodriguez was taken into custody on Thursday after the county’s 9-1-1 center received an emergency...

What’s the construction underway at the corner of North Church Street and Graham-Hopedale Road?

Despite the provocatively concealed signs, there’s really no “McMystery” about what’s coming together at the southwest corner of North Church Street and Graham-Hopedale Road. According to county tax records, the McDonald’s restaurant chain purchased the corner lot in April, clearing the way for the demolition...

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Mebane Dunkin’ Donuts getting closer

Work continues on a strip center along NC 119 south of I-85/40 in Mebane, which will be anchored by a Dunkin' Donuts. Workmen are putting the finishing touches on the outside, as work turns to the insides of the storefronts. See progress in photo collage below: OCTOBER...

Area man arrested for domestic assault

A man from the southern part of the county has been arrested after he allegedly beat up his girlfriend during a mid-morning row within their camper. Bryan Robert Burke was ultimately taken into custody after deputies were called out to investigate a domestic disturbance inside...

New owner takes over “Zack’s” in Burlington

The heir to one local culinary dynasty has officially turned over the keys to a restaurant that his grandfather founded in Burlington nearly a century ago. Zack Touloupas, the third-generation proprietor of Zack’s Hot Dogs, formally signed over the deed to the family-owned eatery on...

Second Mebane co. to close operations this summer

Prescient in Hawfields area industrial park to close July 9; 83 to lose jobs  The Prescient Company has notified the state Department of Commerce that the company will close its facility at the North Carolina Commerce Park, in the Hawfields community between Mebane and Graham,...

County, cities very optimistic about sales tax income for 2022-2023; they range from 15 to almost 30 percent

The recent talk of an economic downturn doesn’t seem to have tamped down the expectations of local government administrators – particularly not when it comes to their forecasts for sales tax receipts in the new fiscal year. During the first week of May, officials in...

Legal Notices, Thursday, June 2, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Graham, NC will hold a public hearing in the Council Chamber at Graham City Hall, 201 S. Main Street, Graham NC 27253 on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 6:00...

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Work on new Mebane ABC store well underway

Construction behind the current Orange County ABC Store on U.S. 70 on a new Mebane store is proceeding. Steel beams and trusses are now up. Plan is to demolish the current store when the new one is finished. See progress in photos below: IN MARCH, SHORTLY AFTER CONSTRUCTION...

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