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BUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT

UPS pays $9.4M for land to build distribution center at Hawfields park

UPS has closed on the purchase of land at the Hawfields-area industrial park to build a $262 million distribution center that is estimated to...

Strip center in west Burlington could be open by March

A new commercial development has begun to take shape around a still-vacant lot at the corner of South Church Street and Westbrook Avenue that...

Mebane city council annexes new flooring store now under construction

Mebane added two acres to its corporate city limits last week, with the annexation of property where Signature Flooring is building a new store...

ACC names Elon University as 2020 Business Partner of the Year

Alamance Community College (ACC) has named Elon University as its 2020 Business Partner of the Year in recognition of the outstanding support the university...

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Let the school board vote on its own raise

We thought it was apropos that the county commissioners last week avoided being suckers for the school board. School board members ducked their own decision-making...

Beware rural zoning

County commissioners and some of the Snow Camp residents who are pushing them in this direction may want to take a deep breath and...

Budget deliberations should always be open

Readers of this page will not be surprised that The Alamance News doesn’t cotton much to secrecy – not in courtrooms, not among municipal...

COVID delusion syndrome

It seems to us that some local governments are suffering a severe case of COVID delusion syndrome. That’s not an officially recognized disorder, yet, but...
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COURTS & CRIMES

Charges dismissed against protester who had been ejected from county commissioners’ meeting in August

Alamance County assistant district attorney Kevin Harrison, who has been assigned to prosecute all of the cases involving arrests made during a series of...

Protester with African-American flag found not guilty of Sept. 26 charges

Additional, earlier charges from July to be heard next week It apparently came down to a few seconds of video footage for the defendant in...

Protester in jail parking lot found guilty

Another protester did not fare as well as Maurice Wells, Jr., who was found not guilty of three charges associated with his actions during...

Advocacy group announces new legal challenge against state permit for quarry in Snow Camp

An environmental advocacy group has announced it’s taking legal action in response to a mining permit that state officials have granted to a controversial...

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