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Mebane city council votes to add Juneteenth to paid holiday schedule

Mebane’s city council voted unanimously Monday night to add Juneteenth – celebrated on June 19 – as a new paid holiday for city employees. It becomes the 13th paid...

Proposal for 492 homes in Hawfields – with $400K townhouses, $450K single-family homes –...

A Greensboro developer’s plans for a large subdivision of upscale single-family homes and townhouses drew opposition from neighbors who said it would disrupt the traditional, rural feel of their...

One new Mebane planning board member, one new vacancy

William Chapman, who was appointed to the planning board by Mebane’s city council last month, was sworn in to his first meeting Monday night. Meanwhile, it was announced that another...

Middle-of-the-night road closures set for Mebane Oaks Road overpass construction

Lanes along I-85/40 will be closed  to varying degrees beginning at 8:00 p.m. each night this week until Friday morning as part of N.C. DOT's project to improve the...

Mebane to consider adding Juneteenth as paid holiday for city employees

Mebane’s city council has set its next meeting, May 2, as a time when residents should come forward to voice their views on whether the city should add a...

Sting nails 17 local retailers for underage alcohol sales

A multi-agency sting aimed at underage alcohol sales has identified 17 different area retailers that have allegedly sold potent potables to people under 21. This operation, which took place on...

What’s being built behind Mebane ABC store?

What's the construction work going on behind Mebane's ABC store and beside King Tire of Mebane? Work is underway on a new ABC store, to be built behind the current...

Katie Burkholder sworn in as newest Mebane city council member

Katie Burkholder, who had been chosen to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation and move of long-time council member Patty Philipps, was sworn in Monday morning at Mebane's...

Facade grants approved for five Mebane downtown buildings

Mebane’s city council approved five grants for businesses in downtown to improve the looks of their storefronts. The city council established the program last year in order to encourage downtown...

Gildan to close Mebane distribution center

Gildan has notified the state Department of Commerce that the company will close its distribution center in Mebane in June and lay off 128 employees. The distribution center is located...

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