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Pittsboro threatens to sue Burlington company over hazardous discharge

The town of Pittsboro has decided to take legal action against a Burlington-based company that’s already in hot water with the city of Burlington for its repeated discharges of...

State grant clinches company’s plans to expand Burlington plant

A high-tech manufacturer has agreed to expand a production facility in Burlington thanks, in part, to newly-approved $100,000 grant from the N.C. Department of Commerce. Matthews International made it official...

Yarn manufacturer to close Burlington facility in April

McMichael Mills, a yarn manufacturer, has notified the state Department of Commerce that the company will close its Burlington facility this spring, resulting in 81 layoffs. McMichael Mills has filed...

Deputy elevated to fire chief in Burlington

Deputy had been skipped over in last fire chief's vacancy; he sued over discrimination and received a $90,000 settlement               Burlington city manager Craig Honeycutt has named deputy fire chief...

Police seek suspects in early Thursday morning holdup

Police in Burlington are looking for three men who reportedly robbed two individuals at gunpoint in the small hours of the morning on Thursday. The victims in this case had...

Burlington yanks “bonus” sick leave in light of state-level policy change

Members of Burlington’s municipal staff who find themselves under the weather will have one more reason to “get well soon” due to a recent reversal in one employee benefit. During...

Burlington gives the all-clear to new recreation master plan

A new master plan for Burlington’s recreation and parks department made it into the end zone this week thanks the unanimous support of the city’s elected officials. Burlington’s city council...

Staff urges Burlington’s council to sink $5M-plus into new pool building

After two months of treading water over the fate of Burlington’s primary destination for swimming, the city’s administrators are encouraging the city’s decision makers to erect a new permanent...

Burlington announces latest round of corridor improvement grants

The city of Burlington has awarded over $70,000 in grants to three businesses that are situated along thoroughfares that the city hopes to spruce up in order to make...

Burlington finds disconcertingly high levels of industrial solvent in recent wastewater sample; co. ordered...

The city has instructed Apollo Chemical to cease production immediately The city of Burlington has reported a sudden spike in one potentially hazardous chemical that it closely monitors in discharges...

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