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Monthly Archives: September 2022

Hurricane Ian not the first to have an impact in Graham or Alamance County; old-timers remember Hurricane Hazel (1954)

As everyone "battens down the hatches" as the rain and wind from Hurricane, now Tropical Storm, Ian passes through Alamance County, it may be useful to remember that the area has known the impact of other previous hurricanes and storms. Here's an account from the...

Planning board has to delay votes after reporter points out rezoning signs not posted

A lapse in public notification didn’t prevent a standing-room only audience from piling into Burlington’s city hall on Monday for the latest meeting of the city’s planning and zoning commission. More than a dozen residents attended this advisory board meeting – notwithstanding the failure of...

IT TOOK DOUBLE OVERTIME before Eastern squeaks by Williams, 20-17

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Eastern Alamance needed one extra push to make it past Williams High School in Thursday night’s clash in Mebane. The Eagles found it in the second overtime session, pulling out a 20-17 victory when Josh Murray ran 4 yards...

Cummings improves to 3-2 with win over Bartlett Yancey, 32-14

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News At Burlington, Jonathan Paylor scored on a rushing play and a reception as Cummings opened its Mid-Carolina Conference schedule by winning on homecoming. “It’s great to know our offense is clicking,” Paylor said. As we noted before the season, Paylor...

Moving right along: Sheetz leveled; store to be rebuilt from scratch

Workmen are continuing to clear the lot where Mebane's Sheetz station used to stand, at 1237 Mebane Oaks Road just off I-85/40. The company had indicated it planned a "full remodel" of the location, but it is now clear that "remodeling" includes leveling the former...

The superintendent strikes again – with an emphasis on both pragmatism and academic achievement

Regular readers of this page will wonder, perhaps, if we’ve gone soft to find so many good things to say about the school system’s new superintendent – this week and in other recent editions. We just call them as we see them. And while we certainly...

Newest battleground in LGTBQ Culture War is right here

If anyone doubts that the national debate over inappropriate school library books and a sexualized agenda for public education has come to Alamance County, may we suggest you get online and watch the most recent ABSS school board meeting. Here are the two “sides,” first...

Legal Notices, Thursday, September 29, 2022

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION ALAMANCE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA The statewide general election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 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, October 20, 2022...

Cummings improves to 3-2 with win over Bartlett Yancey, 32-14

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News At Burlington Thursday night, Jonathan Paylor scored on a rushing play and a reception as Cummings opened its Mid-Carolina Conference schedule by winning on homecoming. “It’s great to know our offense is clicking,” Paylor said. As we noted before the...

“Hanging out” turns deadly; two teens stand accused of first degree murder of two other teens   

14- and 17-year-old teens remain in custody; future court dates set for Oct. 4 & 11 Two juveniles charged with first-degree murder will remain in secure custody, after two separate hearings in juvenile court Tuesday morning. Both are charged with two counts of first-degree murder...

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