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Graham city council sets interim city manager’s salary

Graham's city council spent about 15 minutes in a closed session Tuesday night,  emerging to give a raise to assistant city manager Aaron Holland. The council had already designated Holland...

Person County man charged with breaking and entering, assault with a deadly weapon

A Person County man faces multiple charges after being arrested early Sunday morning by Alamance County sheriff's deputies. The incident arose in the 8000 block of McBane Mill Road, Graham...

UPS pays $9.4M for land to build distribution center at Hawfields park

UPS has closed on the purchase of land at the Hawfields-area industrial park to build a $262 million distribution center that is estimated to span 1 million square feet...

Former co-chairman of Sesquicentennial-year celebration defends keeping Graham park’s name

The former county commissioner who helped head the county’s 150th anniversary celebration, its Sesquicentennial, in 1999, is weighing in on the idea of renaming the park that was to...

Graham council names, swears in interim city mgr.

Asst. city manager Aaron Holland elevated to interim post; possible raise to be decided in February Graham’s city council took action Wednesday, a week after city manager Frankie Maness notified...

Graham city manager leaving to become county manager in Montgomery County

Graham’s city manager, Frankie Maness, is leaving after eight years in his position with the city, returning to Montgomery County in southern North Carolina where he will serve as...

Descendant of Wyatt Outlaw likes potential tribute to great-great grandfather

Wyatt Outlaw’s great-great grandson – who, at 77, appears to be one of the last remaining relatives of Graham’s first black city commissioner and constable – says he supports...

NAACP president wants Sesquicentennial Park name changed to honor Reconstruction era figure Wyatt Outlaw

Graham’s city council will consider a request next month to rename the Sesquicentennial Park on the northwest corner of Court Square. Barrett Brown, the president of the Alamance NAACP and...

Planning board recommends OK for 1,056 new apartments; traffic, water & sewer concerns...

Graham could potentially get another large apartment complex, this one at the Jimmie Kerr Road exit on the current outskirts of the city. The planning board heard a presentation Tuesday...

Graham might get national restaurant

Graham’s planning board recommended this week that a 1.5-acre parcel along NC 54 at the interstate be rezoned for commercial use. The property, now owned by G. Travers Webb, III...

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