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Monthly Archives: April 2023

Cummings, Graham end baseball droughts – with wins against each other

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Cummings won a baseball game for the first time in more than seven years this week and Graham ended up with something as well. Neither team had won a game this season, but that changed by the end of...

Ballfield upgrades top county’s new capital improvement plan

As a prelude to the county’s next annual budget, Alamance County’s commissioners have signed off on a new capital improvement plan that lays out the county’s facilities-related priorities for the fiscal year that begins in July. Included in this plan, which the commissioners unanimously adopted...

Western wallops traditional powerhouse Eastern in softball showdown

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Western Alamance hasn’t just eased to the top spot in Central 3-A Conference softball. The Warriors have taken it by storm, with the most convincing evidence on display Thursday night. Western wiped out host Eastern Alamance 14-0 in a game...

Posthumous N.C. Sports Hall of Fame inductee Ellen Griffin holds connection to Snow Camp

Ellen Griffin will be inducted posthumously into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame on Friday night at Raleigh Convention Center. There’s a connection to Alamance County. Griffin, who became renowned as a golf instructor, is buried in Snow Camp on the grounds of Cane Creek...

Teacher of the year finalists announced

The Alamance-Burlington school system has announced the nominees and seven finalists for the 2022-23 Teacher of the Year, the winner of which will be announced next Thursday night during a ceremony at Southern High School. ABSS will also honor 18 high school students who have...

Elon planning board delays decision on proposed 129-home subdivision Parc East on edge of town

Residents in a largely-rural community on the edge of Elon continued to express their concerns about a new, 129-home development being proposed on 32 acres in the midst of their quiet neighborhood. Elon’s town council recently finalized plans for GreenHawk’s Parc Northwest, a large development...

Former legislative candidate Ed Priola launches bid for county commissioner

Mebane resident Ed Priola is announcing his plans to run as a Republican for one of the three seats on Alamance County’s board of commissioners that will be up for grabs in 2024. A long-time advocate of conservative causes, who traces his political involvement back...

Council consensus: $3.6M astroturf for 3 soccer fields

Burlington’s elected leaders have decided to go for a hat trick, of sorts, as the city prepares to introduce artificial ground cover to the athletic fields at one of its more popular municipal parks. Rather than start cautiously with one or two fields, the council...

Legal Notices, Thursday, April 20, 2023

NOTICE OF LEGISLATIVE HEARING Please take notice that the Alamance County Board of County Commissioners will hold legislative hearings on Monday, May 1st, 2023, at 9:30 AM to consider recommendations by the Alamance County Planning Board to the Unified Development Ordinance: 1. Article 8 Appendix A-...

Eastern holds off Western in girls’ soccer rematch Wed. night

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Eastern Alamance cranked up its production and efficiency in the second half in its most important game of the season to date in Central 3-A Conference girls’ soccer Wednesday night. The result was familiar with a 2-0 victory against...

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