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Council turns down former councilman’s rezoning over concerns with lack of parking

Graham city council members turned down a request from one of their former members this week who sought to rezone a half-acre lot at 200 South Marshall Street, across...

Lane St. rezoning rejected by Mebane’s city council

Mebane city council turned down a developer’s request to subdivide a lot at 122 South Lane Street at the corner with East Webb Street. The new owner, Michael Griffith of...

Gibsonville aldermen vote themselves $700 raise

Gibsonville aldermen voted Monday night to give themselves a $700 annual raise, as recommended by mayor Lenny Williams. Aldermen had been paid $2,700 annually, with the mayor pro tem (Mark...

Mebane council asks for new policy allowing prayer, not just moment of silence

Mebane’s city council decided Monday night to resurrect and revise the tradition of having an opening prayer at its monthly meetings. At December’s meeting, mayor Ed Hooks announced at the...

Top Burlington officials hear Cone’s concerns about surge in new Covid cases

A conference call with representatives of the region’s largest hospital chain has apparently left Burlington’s municipal leaders feeling a bit queasy about the latest wave of coronavirus infections. This multiparty...

Gibsonville aldermen move forward with two property purchases

Gibsonville’s board of aldermen moved forward Monday night with plans to purchase two properties along Minneola Street, with a long-term plan to use the site for a new library. Each...

Three rezoning requests draw little interest, opposition; easily approved by Burlington city council

Burlington’s city council extended its unanimous blessing to three rezoning requests at its latest regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday. These three requests included a tweak to the existing zoning of a...

Principles for new policy on prayer, as recommended by Mebane city attorney Lawson Brown

In a background memo for city council members, Mebane city attorney Lawson Brown outlined the principles that should be included in any policy that Mebane's city council should adopt...

Gibsonville prepares for more residential growth; projects abound especially north & west of town

Gibsonville is revving up for a population boom as the town awaits the construction of 1,788 units over the coming years. The town racked up a population count of 8,920...

Burlington board of adjustment to hear two boarding house cases

The opening months of 2022 could see the revival of an age-old debate over boarding houses in the city of Burlington – with at least two cases concerning these...

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