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Graham mgr. keeps same tax rate, proposes 9.5% water & sewer increases

Graham’s city manager unveiled a new municipal spending plan on Tuesday that proposes to increase expenditures for many of the city’s programs and services – but without any change...

Graham gives Cintas $5K in hopes of helping co. get state funding

Graham’s city council has approved a $5,065 package of incentives Tuesday night that are designed to “prime the pump,” so to speak, in hopes of assisting a local company...

Proposed cash grant would be Graham’s contribution toward larger economic development incentives

Graham’s city council is scheduled to hold a public hearing in two weeks in order to consider a proposed $5,065 cash grant incentive over five years for an existing...

Fireman claims Graham retaliated, fired him for complaining about hostile work environment

A former longtime Graham fireman has filed a federal lawsuit over alleged retaliation, age discrimination, and wrongful termination by two high-ranking officials within the Graham fire department and city...

City of Graham files federal suit over water contamination

The city of Graham has filed a federal lawsuit against 17 major national corporations, and well as 20 “John Doe” defendants that developed chemicals, called PFAs and related toxins,...

Graham council wants cost estimates for Sesquicentennial Park repairs, relocation

Graham’s city council continued its discussion this week on whether to repair or raze the Sesquicentennial Park on the northwest corner of Court Square. The council ultimately decided, on a...

Talley vows no interest in buying city property, building on site, criticizes editorial for...

Graham mayor Jennifer Talley spent part of Tuesday’s discussion about the future of the Sesquicentennial Park defending herself from an editorial that appeared in The Alamance News on March...

Graham adopts new “hotel tax”; does it include Airbnbs?

Graham became the third county municipality to impose a new 3 percent hotel occupancy tax , based on legislation enacted by the General Assembly last fall, and to become...

Should sinking floor of Sesquicentennial Park be fixed – or the whole thing demolished,...

A seemingly innocuous agenda item on Graham city council’s Tuesday night agenda – whether to move toward repairing the “floor” of the Sesquicentennial Park on Court Square across from...

Do Airbnb rentals pay occupancy taxes? The answer appears to be complicated

Anyone who has ever used Airbnb knows that there’s a degree of mutual trust to every transaction made through this popular alternative to conventional hotels and motels. But the honor...

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