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Monthly Archives: April 2023

BREAKING TUES. P.M.:Patsy Simpson threatens not to step down until “rubric” in place to decide criteria for her replacement

School board member Patsy Simpson, who had recently announced her intention to step down May 22, told board members this week that she would not step down until she can be assured of the questions and criteria that will determine who the remaining board...

Waste of time, Part II

About 13 months ago, we wrote on this page about the ridiculous waste of time by Burlington’s city council entertaining proponents of a supposed United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons who wanted to pontificate on their desire for world peace and...

Mebane fire chief Bob Louis to retire at end of year

          In what was clearly not a surprise, long-time Mebane fire chief Bob Louis announced at the beginning of Monday night's city council meeting that he plans to retire at the end of the year. The retirement item had been added to the previously circulated...

Rezoning for Tractor Supply Ok’d by Mebane city council

Mebane's chances of getting a Tractor Supply increased Monday night when the city council approved a rezoning request to permit the farm and garden supply store at a location off Mebane Oaks Road near I-85/40. The council's approval, however, was contingent on the developer succeeding...

Easter Sunday Services

Easter Sunday Services: Easter Sunday services will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 9, at First United Methodist Church, 303 North Main Street in Graham. Front Street United Methodist Church, 136 S. Fisher Street in Burlington, will hold an Easter Sunday Service on...

Sunrise practices reflect Eastern girls’ commitment to seeking soccer championship

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News As much as the Eastern Alamance girls’ soccer team wants to return to the state championship weekend, the Eagles can wait. “We want to win the state championship, but it’s so far away,” senior captain Audrey Hupman said. So the...

Elon assesses progress as spring football winds down

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Even in Saturday’s wet conditions, Shon Brown didn’t want to miss a chance to show what he could do at Rhodes Stadium. The Elon football team wrapped up spring practice with a scrimmage in front of fans and recruits. “This...

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