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Developer uses old ordinance to reduce lot sizes of project near Ashley Woods

QUESTION: Why were lot size requirements for Gibsonville’s upcoming Owen Park development reduced after the town’s board of aldermen approved R-15 zoning last year? ANSWER: Though not an issue often...

Private group eyes building park near Gravelly Hill Middle School

A 38-acre park complex – that would be developed, funded, and overseen by community members – is being planned just outside of Mebane, near Gravelly Hill Middle School. As envisioned,...

Mebane city council annexes new flooring store now under construction

Mebane added two acres to its corporate city limits last week, with the annexation of property where Signature Flooring is building a new store along Mebane Oaks Road across...

Four from area nominated to military academies

Congressman Mark Walker has nominated 15 N.C. high school students for appointment to one of the U.S. service academies for the Class of 2025 - U.S. Air Force Academy,...

Burlington city workers get early Christmas gift from city mgr., council

Burlington’s city council has decided to light up city hall with pay raises and bonuses this holiday season thanks to the unexpectedly robust revenues that the city has seen...

Builder plans 3-story development near downtown

Local builder Lee Kimrey confirmed for The Alamance News this week his plans to build a three-story mixed-use development at 106 North Marshall Street, at the edge of Graham’s...

Gibsonville board of aldermen looking into new buyer for old elementary school

With little improvement since it was bought in 2017, aldermen are desperate to save the historic building before it has to be condemned, torn down Gibsonville’s board of aldermen will...

Outbuilding, contents up in smoke early Friday morning

  The Burlington Fire Department responded to a building fire at 138 Martin Street off of Gilliam Road, in the early morning hours of December 11, 2020, at approximately 3:30...

Overnight break-in at Burlington mini mart

OVERNIGHT BREAK-IN AT BURLINGTON MINI MART – Burlington police officers were dispatched at 2:42 a.m. Saturday morning to Dave’s Mini Mart, 506 Chapel Hill Road, based on a burglar...

Burlington still eyeing return of chickens

A proposed ordinance for “backyard chickens” in Burlington has touched off some free-range speculation among the city’s leaders about the potential proliferation of poultry in the community. This hypothetical boom...

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