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Monthly Archives: December 2022

Bishop receives Duke nursing award

Dr. Connie B. Bishop of Gibsonville received the Duke School of Nursing Distinguished Alumna for Service this past Saturday. The award presentation noted that Bishop has dedicated nearly 50 years to the nursing profession as a nursing educator specializing in health information technology, Baldrige performance...

United Way volunteers honored

United Way recently honored and celebrated volunteers that were nominated for the 2022 Local Volunteer Awards. Each year, nominations are accepted for outstanding volunteer service in Alamance County. Five volunteers are chosen to receive a $1,000 donation to their nominating agency, courtesy of the Labcorp...

Elon council lets landowner build new home on fragment of site zoned industrial

Elon’s town council has approved a rezoning request that allows a local property owner to construct a new home on a small remnant of industrial land along University Drive. This zoning change, which was unanimously accepted by the council on Tuesday, confers a new, suburban...

Gibsonville aldermen approve 5-room addition to town’s fire station

By Charity L. Cohen Special to The Alamance News Gibsonville’s board of aldermen voted this week to award an $88,000 contract to W.C. Construction Company to build a five-room addition onto the town’s fire station along Piedmont Avenue. The preliminary plans for what Gibsonville officials have termed...

Western wrestler wins weight class championship among 17 teams at Eastern High School tournament

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Chazz May of Western Alamance had lots to consider after his championship weekend in the Eagle Invitational wrestling tournament. “It was awesome,” May said. “There was a lot of really good parts about it – getting up after I...

City council approves zoning for $100M project off Anthony Road

Burlington’s city council has approved a rezoning request that clears the way for an out-of-state developer to invest nearly $100 million into a light industrial project off of Anthony Road. During a regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday, the council voted 5-to-0 in favor of this “limited...

Eastern edges opponents in early season

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Eastern Alamance’s boys’ basketball team has been in a bunch of tight situations across the first few weeks of the season. The Eagles have turned out pretty good at evaluating how to deal with those. “When you’re challenged, you either...

Burlington’s bus system on pace for new ridership record

Burlington’s Link Transit bus system seems to be picking up momentum – and additional passengers – as it continues to emerge from the depths of the coronavirus pandemic. The bus system’s increasing ridership was ultimately one of the highpoints of a year-end report that Burlington’s...

SBI to school board: know the warning signs of potential school shooters

Tuesday afternoon – one day before the 10th anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, in which 20 first-graders and six adults shot and killed by Adam Lanza, who then took his own life, on December 14, 2012 – Alamance-Burlington school board members...

Elon University gets zoning approval for research farm in Burlington

Burlington’s city council has signed off on a rezoning request that will allow Elon University to maintain and expand a “research farm” that it currently operates on Burlington’s side of the border with Elon. The council unanimously voted in favor of this request on Tuesday...

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