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Burlington OKs annexation deal with Graham to facilitate development of new subdivision

Burlington’s city council has signed off on a proposed annexation agreement with Graham that would give Burlington the ability to serve, and potentially take in, some territory to the...

Burlington gets set to embark on groundbreaking PFAS study

The city of Burlington is preparing to plunge into a seven-figure endeavor that could give its water resources division the means to remove one particularly troublesome class of contaminants...

Planning board OKs zoning for high density homes; applicant pulls request for car wash

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has given its unanimous nod to a request to increase the density of a residentially-zoned lot along a fast-growing stretch of Kirkpatrick Road. This particular...

Rezoning request for auto sales gets redlight from city council

Burlington’s city council has put the brakes on a rezoning request that would’ve allowed a small car dealership to set up shop next door to a convenience store at...

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...

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