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City to seek building reuse grants on behalf of two businesses

Burlington’s city council has given the city’s economic development director permission to apply for building-reuse grants from the N.C. Department of Commerce in order to allow two businesses to...

Subcontractor suing Bojangles for allegedly failing to pay for work on one of the...

A subcontractor in Wake County is suing Bojangles to recover payment for work on one of the two new locations in Alamance County that were announced last year. The lawsuit...

Gildan to close Mebane distribution center

Gildan has notified the state Department of Commerce that the company will close its distribution center in Mebane in June and lay off 128 employees. The distribution center is located...

King Electric: lighting up Burlington for 100 years

Located along Chapel Hill Road in Burlington for over half of its 100 years is King Electric, a mainstay of Burlington’s commercial activity. Third and fourth generations of the King...

City council hears disappointing assessment: no “fast fix” for revitalizing Western Electric plant in...

25-year prognosis more likely Burlington’s municipal leaders have arrived at the realization that it will take years, if not decades, to revive a long-dormant manufacturing plant that once served as...

Huge warehouse project proposed for Graham along Cherry Lane, in new area of Hawfields...

Alamance County is in middle of "logistical hub" for the Southeast, in eyes of developer who's building the two new warehouses - and another in Whitsett Alamance County’s reputation...

State Employees’ Credit Union buys BB&T bldg. instead of building on previously-purchased site

State Employees’ Credit Union has bought the former BB&T branch at 220 South Main Street in Graham, abandoning its earlier plans to build its fourth branch in the county...

Toyota’s plans for battery plant in Liberty energize hopes for spillover impact in...

This week’s news that Toyota will set up a plant in Liberty to make batteries for electric vehicles has sparked expectations among officials in Alamance County that they, too,...

Planning board approves request that would allow bar to remain in business

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a rezoning request that would allow a private bar along Industry Drive to keep the drinks flowing despite an apparent snag in...

Defunct pharmacy could be rezoned for medical offices

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a rezoning request that would restore a healthcare-related use to a defunct pharmacy along Harden Street that the county is currently leasing...

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