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BUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT

Mebane city council skeptical of developer’s request to remove road connection as condition for building Tractor Supply store

A year ago, Meb-ane’s city council members thought they had approved a rezoning proposal for a Tractor Supply store off Mebane Oaks Road behind...

Arkansas-based Bank OZK plans to open Burlington branch

A bank headquartered in Arkansas, Bank OZK, has announced its plans to open its first location in Alamance County in a bank building at...

Mebane Tractor Supply, take 2; planning board hears revised plan

It was fully a year ago, that it appeared that Mebane was on the verge of getting its own Tractor Supply store – to...

GKN to consolidate Person County plant with Mebane facility

GKN Driveline will close its manufacturing plant in Roxboro and will consolidate those operations with its facility at 1067 Trollingwood-Hawfields Road in Mebane, GKN...

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Social drinking district could spread to Mebane, where it would be a particularly bad idea, tarnish the atmosphere of downtown

We recognize that we may be on the losing side, again, in warning about the downside, even dangers, attendant to the mass rush to...

Sesquicentennial Park, part 2

First, the good news.  Graham mayor Jennifer Talley has stated, publicly and unequivocally, that she has no personal interest in ultimately buying the land...

Gibsonville’s mayor was harsh, unfair to disgruntled resident

Rarely have we seen a more high-handed treatment of the public than Gibsonville mayor Lenny Williams employed Monday night during the most recent meeting...

Wide and open search needed for new superintendent

Alamance-Burlington school board members will soon need to turn their attention to beginning a formal search for a new superintendent. The interim superintendent, Dr. William...
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COURTS & CRIMES

H.M. Kern Corporation being sued for allegedly failing to pay subcontractor on Eastern High bond project

A Greensboro-based construction company hired in 2021 as the general contractor for two multi-million dollar bond projects for the Alamance-Burlington school system is being...

County suing Snow Camp homeowner over ‘putrid’ yard waste

Alamance County’s attorney has filed a lawsuit in civil superior court against Forrest Michael Shadle, who owns property at 2953 Quakenbush Road, Snow Camp,...

Petition filed against sheriff’s department to release recordings of fatal 2023 shooting

An attorney in Raleigh has filed a petition to obtain copies of two video recordings from body-worn cameras captured when Alamance County sheriff’s deputies...

Commissioners endorse proposals for opioid settlement that include revival of specialized drug court

Alamance County’s commissioners have signed off on some proposed uses for the roughly $2.9 million that the county has, so far, received from a...

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