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Monthly Archives: December 2022

Burlington apt. boom continued in 2022

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission closed out the current calendar year with a brief, eight-minute meeting last week that featured a single rezoning request for multi-family housing. Submitted by Asheboro-based Lucas Development, this particular request keys in on a relatively small, 1.43-acre tract that the...

Former student says Hawbridge charter school scotched his chance at Ivy League

A former student has filed a lawsuit against The Hawbridge School in Saxapahaw – one of the four public charter schools in Alamance County – alleging that an English teacher and several school officials discriminated against him, “unilaterally reduced” his grade point average, and...

Southeast High School on target to open for 2023-2024 school year

Construction on the seventh Alamance-Burlington high school, Southeast Alamance High School, is continuing on schedule for completion in the spring of 2023, according to ABSS officials. Pictured is the main entrance into Southeast High School, which is located on 96 acres at 3368 South N.C....

Arctic cold impact: frozen water pipes burst at three schools

The arctic temperatures, rain, and wind that gripped most of the state late last week and through the Christmas holiday caused water pipes to burst at three Alamance-Burlington schools, ABSS confirmed for The Alamance News. Crews from the school system’s facilities department were out inspecting...

Appeals court sides, 2-1, with Graham, overturns judge’s order to release body cam footage from Oct. 31, 2020 protest

News organizations had sought all law enforcement footage from Halloween Day march and protest demonstration from 2020; the protest ended when law enforcement agencies used pepper spray to disperse the crowd The state’s second-highest court has overturned an order entered by Alamance County superior court...

ABSS chief operations officer will hang up his hard hat for good in February

One of the top-ranking administrators for the Alamance-Burlington school system plans to hang up his hard hat for good early next year. The school system’s chief operations officer, Dr. Todd Thorpe – who has spent the past eight of his 12 years with ABSS overseeing...

Williams makes progress in Eastern Guilford tourney but falls short in championship game

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News The Williams boys’ basketball team didn’t take the big prize in the Eastern Guilford Holiday Tournament but the Bulldogs made some headway anyway across the three-day tournament. “We showed that we can work as a team and make it...

First Baptist’s music minister to retire after 36 years

By Charity L. Cohen Special to The Alamance News “It’s just a journey that is part of the process of going through life, and using the gifts that God gave you to help other people. I’ve always wanted to help people and help them grow musically...

Southern High renovations and construction nearing completion

The construction schedule for the new addition and renovations at Southern High School is on target for completion by the end of this month. The new wing, which fronts Southern High School Road, will add 400 seats for students, increasing the high school’s capacity from...

Legal Notices, Thursday, December 29, 2022

RESOLUTION DECLARING THE INTENTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAHAM TO CONSIDER THE PERMANENT CLOSING OF LEONARD DRIVE AND SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING WHEREAS, the City of Graham has received a petition from adjoining property owners seeking the permanent closure of unconstructed Leonard Drive,...

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