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Monthly Archives: March 2024

Elon town council considers which is more important: pretty, or longer-lasting roads

Elon’s elected leaders were offered a rather stark choice last week between greater longevity and a more pleasing appearance for the town’s municipal streets. This Faustian bargain was the ultimate takeaway from a report that the town’s municipal engineer presented to Elon’s town council during...

Gibsonville aldermen consider event-based social drinking district

Gibsonville’s board of aldermen has scheduled a public hearing for next month on a potential “social district” for the downtown area. Unlike other local social districts in Burlington and Elon, however, the Gibsonville variation was repeatedly described as “event-based.” Rather than having regular hours when people...

Interim superintendent outlines his plans for first 30 days back in ABSS

The Alamance-Burlington school system’s interim superintendent, Dr. Bill Harrison, outlined his initial plans as interim in an interview with The Alamance News shortly after he was sworn into office Monday morning (see related story this edition: https://alamancenews.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=23767&action=edit). After school board members voted 7-0 to hire...

James “Jim” Lowe Shaw, Jr.

James “Jim” Lowe Shaw, Jr., 85, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2024 at his residence. He was born in Alamance County on July 30, 1938 to the late James Lowe Shaw, Sr. and Hattie Huffines Shaw Fish. He was also preceded in death...

School system’s new interim chief ushers in détente with commissioners

The temporary new head of the Alamance-Burlington school system didn’t get any back talk this week when he made his formal debut before Alamance County’s board of commissioners. In fact, the county’s governing board was downright chummy on Monday evening as its members welcomed William...

BREAKING MON. MORNING: Former supt. Bill Harrison named interim ABSS superintendent, sworn in

Former ABSS superintendent Dr. Bill Harrison has been tapped for a return engagement as the interim superintendent for the school system following the resignation earlier this month of Dr. Dain Butler. Harrison previously served as ABSS superintendent between 2015 to 2018.  He initially served as...

Legal Notices, Thursday, March 21, 2024

Legal Notice The Piedmont Triad Regional Workforce Development Board is seeking qualified bidders to operate the WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) Adult/Dislocated Worker and Youth Programs for Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin Counties. Bidders may find the proposal requirements...

Legal Notices, Thursday, March 14, 2024

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO REZONE PROPERTY The Burlington City Council will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at 7:00 PM to consider a request to rezone property from Medium Density Residential (MDR) to High Density Residential (HDR). The property is located east...

Notice of County Tax Liens for 2023

NOTICE OF TAX LIENS FOR ALAMANCE COUNTY – 2023 UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF THE POWER VESTED IN ME BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, PARTICULARLY BY CHAPTER 806 SESSION LAWS OF 1971 AND SET FORTH IN GS 105-369, AND PURSUANT TO THE...

City of Graham Advertisement of Tax Liens on Real Property

CITY OF GRAHAM ADVERTISEMENT OF TAX LIENS ON REAL PROPERTY UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF THE AUTHORITY VESTED IN ME BY SECTON 105-369 OF THE NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL STATUES AND PURSUANT TO AN ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL, DATED FEBRUARY 13, 2024, I AM HEREBY ADVERTISING TAX...

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