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BUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT

Demolition of former Shoney’s restaurant nears completion

Workmen have been finalizing the demolition of the former Shoney's Restaurant at the corner of Maple Avenue (NC 49) and Hanford Road (2571 Maple...

Graham planning board gives green light for office, commercial project across from post office

After planning board reduces types of businesses that could be included It was a pretty good night for getting a better reception to revisions of...

City to seek building reuse grants on behalf of two businesses

Burlington’s city council has given the city’s economic development director permission to apply for building-reuse grants from the N.C. Department of Commerce in order...

Subcontractor suing Bojangles for allegedly failing to pay for work on one of the two newest Burlington locations

A subcontractor in Wake County is suing Bojangles to recover payment for work on one of the two new locations in Alamance County that...

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Mebane: prioritizing city bureaucrats over taxpayers – as usual

Mebane city manager Chris Rollins unveiled his proposed budget for the city this week.  And it’s a real whopper in terms of spending levels...

What’s the purpose of county government?

We’ve become convinced that many of the people attending the semi-monthly county commissioners’ meetings of late – especially those with their hands out to...

ACC Van Winkle

Readers of this newspaper may wonder if they fell asleep recently like Rip Van Winkle of old – or, perhaps, whether ACC officials did. In...

(Another) spending frenzy in Burlington

There’s an old adage that “A fool and his money are soon parted.” Apparently, an even faster separation can occur when government officials have the...
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COURTS & CRIMES

Chatham County woman suing city of Burlington for $15M over case of mistaken identity

A Chatham County woman who unsuccessfully sued the Burlington police department late last year is now suing the city of Burlington and a Burlington...

Study: major new space needed for court system; Options: Renovate/expand, or raze criminal courts bldg.

Cost to renovate/expand or build brand new about the same: $88M to $100 M A consultant’s report on the Judge J.B. Allen, Jr. Court House...

Two attorneys in Graham fighting over who gets to keep $28K fee

Two attorneys in downtown Graham are fighting over who should get to keep a $28,000 retainer fee that a client paid last year. Now the...

Clerk schedules superior court date for appeal of city’s boarding house ruling

Alamance County clerk of superior court Meredith Edwards has entered an order to allow an appeal of a decision by Burlington’s Board of Adjustment...

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