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City council, commissioners go behind closed doors for economic development projects

While Burlington’s city council took action in an open meeting, and after a public hearing, on the LabCorp $71 million project at the Burlington-Alamance Airport – code-named “Project Sky...

Revitalization of Western Electric tops the bill at legislative breakfast

“It’s going to take millions and millions of dollars, which is pretty overwhelming for an individual investor.”– Burlington city councilman Bob Ward “It’s been a high priority for me to...

Revere Copper brings production plant to Mebane

A company with a lineage dating to Paul Revere has opened a factory in Mebane. While the Revere Copper Products, Inc. hasn’t made a big announcement of its addition 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 with Alamance County’s board of...

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 state-level grant to help a...

Grading begins for new “dual-branded” hotel near Lowe’s

Construction is underway on the first phase of a four-story hotel, as part of a broader development planned near Lowe’s Home Improvement in Mebane. Mebane’s city council had approved plans...

After Burlington OKs incentives package, county commissioners will be asked later in Jan. to...

Aside from the subsidies which Burlington’s city council signed off on this week, Alamance Foods has also secured a state-level job investment grant for up to $611,100, another $182,000...

Burlington pledges $730K toward Alamance Foods expansion

Company will also seek $630,000 from county commissioners later this month Burlington’s city council has approved $730,000 in financial incentives to defray the cost of an industrial expansion that the...

Governor announces expansion of, and state incentives for, Alamance Foods in Burlington

The office of Governor Roy Cooper has announced the multi-million-dollar expansion of a Burlington-based food processing plant that promises to add some 135 new jobs to local labor market. According...

Council approves incentives for spec building amid calls from publisher for more transparency

Burlington’s city council has extended a $400,000 incentives package to a small development firm that plans to construct a speculative industrial building along Whites Kennel Road. During a regularly-scheduled meeting...

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