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Divided school board decides on mask mandate for new school year

Alamance-Burlington school board members have voted 4-3 to require students and staff to wear face masks at all times inside school buildings and on school buses when the new...

Western Alamance swimmer to compete for Drexel University in college

By Jacob Kisamore Special to The Alamance News Western Alamance High School graduate Elizabeth McDevitt has spent the last 13 years of her life swimming competitively. Next month, she will begin...

School board members vote 7-0 to award superintendent $5,000 performance bonus

Alamance-Burlington school board members have voted unanimously, 7-0, to award superintendent Dr. Bruce Benson a one-time $5,000 performance bonus for the 2020-21 school year. During a special-called meeting last week,...

County demands school system’s maintenance to-do list

Alamance County’s commissioners didn’t hesitate to approve a proposed pay raise for the Alamance-Burlington school board last week. But the members of the county’s governing board also made it...

Commissioners agree to triple monthly pay for members of local school board

Alamance County’s commissioners have given passing marks to a threefold increase in the stipend that the members of the Alamance-Burlington school board receive every month for their service. During a...

School system looking to rent or buy new properties for special programs

From $4,500 to $11,00 per month rent, or buy from $525,000 to $2.05M Alamance-Burlington school board members held a special-called meeting Monday afternoon to hear details about several additional, existing...

Majority of Western’s top graduates attending NCSU, UNC this fall

Several Western Alamance High School’s top graduates may be running into familiar faces on their college campuses this fall as the majority of the group heads off to two...

The Public Asks: Is there a bat infestation at Hawfields Middle/Garrett Elementary?

QUESTION: Is there a bat infestation at the Garrett Elementary/Hawfields Middle School complex in Mebane, and what’s being done to fix it? ANSWER: Yes, there is a bat infestation at...

City recognizes EHS coach after state honor

Mebane’s city council members took a few minutes out of their meeting this week to recognize Eastern High School coach John Kirby, who has been named the outstanding male...

12 recent graduates tie for Cummings’ ‘Top 10’ designation

What is usually designated as “top ten’s” for Cummings High School became a “top twelve” this year after some of the school’s high-ranking graduating seniors tied on their grade...

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