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Former ABSS executive to return as superintendent

The Alamance-Burlington school board voted during a special-called meeting Monday afternoon to hire Dr. Dain Butler as the next superintendent for ABSS. An Alamance County native and former ABSS administrator,...

Sting nails 17 local retailers for underage alcohol sales

A multi-agency sting aimed at underage alcohol sales has identified 17 different area retailers that have allegedly sold potent potables to people under 21. This operation, which took place on...

Graham’s city manager facing new lawsuit over alleged extramarital affair at former job in...

Ex-wife joins town in charging former town manager Megan Garner had affair with then-fire chief; she says it led to Garner's departure, his firing Graham city manager Megan Garner is...

BREAKING FRI. AFTERNOON: Traffic snarled on westbound/southbound lanes of I-85/40

STAY OFF WESTBOUND/SOUTHBOUND I-85/40 BETWEEN GRAHAM AND BURLINGTON I-85/40 WESTBOUND/SOUTHBOUND SNARLED BETWEEN BURLINGTON & GRAHAM – Interstate traffic is snarled to a crawl along I-85/40 due to two traffic incidents,...

Katie Burkholder sworn in as newest Mebane city council member

Katie Burkholder, who had been chosen to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation and move of long-time council member Patty Philipps, was sworn in Monday morning at Mebane's...

Committee recommends 28,000 square foot diversion center option with two buildings

An ad hoc steering committee has endorsed a 28,000-square-foot facility with an anticipated cost of $16.1 million to house a 24-hour “diversion” center that the county has long contemplated...

Best wishes in send-off to council member Patty Philipps

Council members were effusive in their praise for departing city council member Patty Philipps, a 19-year veteran of the council, who told council members at their last meeting, on...

Power out overnight Mon. in Swepsonville area – back on Tues. afternoon

UPDATED TUESDAY AFTERNOON: Duke Energy reports that, as of around noon, almost all homes and businesses have now had powered restored. Duke Energy has estimated about 1,575 homes are still...

Burlington planning board votes 4-3 against endorsing secession for four homes in historic district

Burlington's planning commission narrowly recommended against requests submitted from industrialist Allen E. Gant, Jr. and Patrick and Emily Robinson to withdraw four lots along the 1000 block of West...

Burlington council names former Mebane city mgr. David Cheek as interim for Burlington while...

Cheek retired one year ago in Mebane; he'll take reins from Hardin Watkins, who retired from Burlington post last month (effective March 6)           Burlington's city council has tapped retired...

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