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Former Graham councilman’s downtown property sells a year later for $893K

Former Graham city councilman Lee Kimrey has sold his mixed-use property along West Elm Street in downtown Graham – currently home to a taproom, “Little Brothers Brewing Barrel &...

New convenience store concept underway along South N.C. Highway 119

Construction is underway along South N.C. Highway 119 on a relatively new regional convenience store concept called Smart Shop. A forthcoming location for Smart Shop in Mebane is under construction...

Elon proposes to join municipal tourism authority

The town of Elon has become the second local community to reserve a spot on a new, municipal board that would fund tourism-related activities through a new tax on...

Burlington signs off on incentives worth 200K for Matthews International

Burlington’s city council has agreed to extend a package of subsidizes worth $200,000 to secure a manufacturer’s commitment to expand a facility it owns near the Burlington-Alamance Airport. During a...

Citizens voice (mostly) opposition to Buc-ee’s at planning board meeting

More than two dozen citizens signed up to weigh in at Mebane’s planning board meeting Monday night on the proposed Mebane Buc-ee’s. Some were Efland residents, highlighting their success at...

Mebane planning board recommends against Buc-ee’s travel center, 6-3

Mebane's planning board listened for almost four hours Monday night to representatives for a Buc-ee's travel center, a smattering of supporters, and a lot of opponents of the Texas-based...

Expanded Sterigenics facility expected to create 20 new jobs

Sterigenics, a medical sterilization company that has operated a facility off Jimmie Kerr Road in Haw River since 1983 has asked the city of Graham to waive more than...

Buc-ee’s in Mebane getting closer

Buc-ee’s – a travel plaza chain based in Texas that’s steadily making inroads throughout the South – has filed plans with the city of Mebane to build what would...

Officials break ground on two warehouses in industrial park

Officials from Mebane, Graham, and the county gathered Monday afternoon for a groundbreaking for one of the county's newest industrial projects – two large warehouse buildings planned for the...

The changing face of downtown Mebane: Kingsdown buildings demolished

The face of downtown Mebane is undergoing a major transformation. A project to convert the several blocks formerly occupied by the Kingsdown mattress factory into 217 tony apartments and...

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