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Monthly Archives: October 2023

Meet the candidates for Gibsonville’s board of aldermen

GIBSONVILLE BOARD OF ALDERMEN CANDIDATES (Voters may select 3) Irene Fanelli   Full name: Irene S. Fanelli Nickname: — Born: Date of birth: July17, 1956. Place of birth: Watertown, NY Education: B.S., Industrial Hygiene, Quinnipiac University, 1979; M.S., Occupational Safety and Health, University of So. California, 1984; Juris Doctor, Law, University...

Gibsonville mayor, one alderman unopposed; four compete for other three alderman seats

Gibsonville voters will decide three seats on their board of aldermen as well as consider the re-election of their long-serving mayor. Mayor Lenny Williams, 86, is unopposed as he seeks his sixth, four-year term for re-election.  Williams served as an alderman between 1993 and 2001. ...

Soccer state playoffs: Western edges Williams; Southern, Southeast, Clover Garden fall; River Mill still in 1-A contention

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Western Alamance cranked out a productive stretch early in the second half to score twice in a 2-1 victory against visiting Williams in the first round of the Class 3-A state playoffs Monday night. Lucas Dumayne and Luis Guerrero...

School board will seek another $9 million from county commissioners

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted unanimously, 6-0, Monday night (October 23) to authorize the school system’s administrators to ask Alamance County’s commissioners to provide $9 million in funding for building repairs and maintenance for the current 2023-24 fiscal year in order for ABSS to...

THE PUBLIC ASKS: Was Mebane police chief involved in a car wreck of a city vehicle?

QUESTION: Was Mebane’s new police chief, Mitch McKinney, involved in a car crash while driving a city-owned SUV along I-85 on September 6? Why was he in that area? ANSWER: Yes, according to an accident report filed the same date by the North Carolina State...

Haw River voters will decide mayoral, town council races

Haw River voters are faced with competitive races for both mayor and town council as incumbents face challengers in both races. For incumbent mayor Kelly Allen, finishing her first term as mayor after serving 10 years previously as a council member, is facing Aric V....

Meet the candidates for Haw River mayor and town council

HAW RIVER MAYORAL CANDIDATES (Voters may select 1) Kelly Allen Full name: Kelly F. Allen. Nickname: — Born: Date of birth: September 1, 1955. Place of birth: Gastonia, Gaston County. Education: Cummings High School, 1973; Alamance Community College Nursing Program, 1974. Military service (branch and years): N/A. Occupation/place of employment: Retired nurse...

Homebuilder corrects county’s floodplain permitting oversight

The newly-built residence at 1360 Geneva Albright Road is more than just another real estate listing to Mark Dyer of DCI Homes. Rising out of the picturesque woodlands near the western bank of the Haw River, this 3,000 square-foot dwelling is also a point of...

Six of seven county football teams make state playoffs; four to start playoffs at home

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Four Alamance County football teams are among the top 17 seeds in the Class 3-A East Region. Plus, two Class 2-A teams from the county could meet in the second round. Four of the six county teams that made the...

Sheriff, state representative see firsthand illegal immigration situation at U.S.-Mexico border

It was no pleasure trip that awaited Alamance County’s sheriff Terry Johnson when he boarded a plane earlier this month and reset his watch to the local time for Brook County, Texas. Johnson ultimately embarked on this three-day excursion as something of a reconnaissance mission...

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