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Downtown businesswomen: 1; Rec dept.: 1

Downtown Graham businesswomen who objected last month to a half-day street closure on a Saturday in June that they said would cost them dearly won a reprieve at this...

“A lasting gift. . .”

Sam Powell, who had been the Sesquicentennial co-chairman of the county celebration in 1999 had said in 2021, when there had been some advocacy for re-naming the park, that...

Graham downtown businesswomen object to Sat. street closure for June 8 festival

Several Graham businesswomen approached Graham’s city council last week to express concerns about several city-sponsored festivals that result in street closures which they contend hurt their businesses. On the council’s...

Strip center proposed for NC 54

Plans have been filed with Graham’s planning department for a 19,600-square-foot strip shopping center at 1205 East Harden Street (NC 54). Some of the 5.11-acre lot has been cleared, with...

Graham city council settles with co. whose zoning was rejected for truck parking lot...

Graham’s city council voted unanimously, 5-0, Tuesday night to settle a lawsuit that a developer had filed against the city last fall after being denied a special use permit...

Graham restaurant on Court Square destroyed by Fri. morning fire

The Passion Fusion Grille, at 20 SW Court Square in downtown Graham, was destroyed by an early morning fire on Friday. An alarm at 2:08 a.m. alerted first responders to...

Graham city council approves rezoning for 85 new homes in Rogers Springs subdivision

Graham’s city council voted unanimously, 5-0, Tuesday night to approve a rezoning request for 85 single family homes that will be built in the fourth and final phase of...

Graham city council to hear rezoning request for subdivision phase with reduced density

Graham’s city council will resume consideration of a rezoning request at its monthly meeting Tuesday night. The developer, Clayton Properties Group of Charlotte, had originally asked for 92 single-family homes...

County’s legislators defend new hotel tax for municipalities

Alamance County’s legislators have rallied behind a new state-level measure that permits some local municipalities to impose their own tax on hotels and motels – despite the criticism that...

Graham’s mayor takes issue with formula for new municipal occupancy tax on hotels

The mayor of Alamance County’s county seat is apparently having some heartbreak over a proposed new hotel tax that promises to raise some additional funds for tourism-related endeavors in...

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