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Long-empty Sagebrush restaurant site in Graham has been bought, will be renovated

A long-time eyesore in Graham will be getting a makeover, thanks to a local developer. David Morton, who owns Holly Hill Mall and several strip...

Seeing double: Two Maple Avenue 7-Eleven’s seem to be getting close

Slurpee aficionados in Burlington may feel like they’re in 7-Eleventh Heaven right now as the convenience store chain presses ahead with the construction of...

Commissioners burst gas supplier’s hope for extension on county incentives agreement

A plea from an industrial gas supplier for more time to meet its end of an incentives agreement has gone down like the Hindenburg...

City sponsors state grant application on behalf of stone-working startup

New company hopes to renovate former Carolina Box Co. bldg. on Fonville Street Burlington’s city council has unanimously agreed to sponsor an application for a...

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Remedial lesson: new high school was to relieve overcrowding, not prolong it

We’re not sure where remedial education is needed more – among some members of the Alamance-Burlington school board or among some of the school...

Elon town council philosophy: waste a little, waste a lot

Most people are familiar with the famous quote, usually attributed to Ben Franklin, that people should not be “pennywise and pound foolish,” which has...

A textbook police chief

Two years ago, we were remiss in not commenting on the intended and announced retirement of Mebane police chief Terry Caldwell. Fortunately, our oversight was...

Left-wing, socialist rhetoric plentiful locally – at county’s health department

Rarely have we, the public, or local elected officials been subjected to as much left-wing tripe as we observed Monday night during Mebane’s city...
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COURTS & CRIMES

Wrongful death suit filed against mental health facility in Burlington after teen’s overdose death

A mental health residential treatment facility in Burlington is facing a wrongful death suit filed by the adoptive mother of a teen who overdosed...

ABSS sued over Broadview Middle School teacher’s ‘violent attack’ on student last Nov.

School board approved system's firing of teacher last week; teacher had expired license (but had not divulged that to ABSS) A new lawsuit has been...

Burlington couple loses appeal at N.C. Court of Appeals against city over taken alleyway

The state’s second-highest court has rejected an appeal by a couple in Burlington who sued the city in 2021 for using an alleyway they...

Panel overturns judge; rules against ARMC in DNR case

Hospital didn't attempt resuscitation despite family's standing instructions to do so; he died at hospital prior to scheduled surgery in 2018 The North Carolina Court...

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