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Burlington’s interim mgr. floats budget with no tax hike, repeals fire inspection fees –...

No property tax hike, but increases in recycling, water, and sewer fees; capital projects, vehicles purchase on the horizon for future years   Burlington’s interim city manager has unveiled a proposed...

Council OKs zoning for expansion of Brassfield Meadows subdivision

Burlington’s city council has given its unanimous nod to a rezoning request that will enable a Greensboro-based homebuilder to construct about 150 single-family homes off of Old Glencoe Road. The...

N&O reporter files petition for GPD body cam footage surrounding arrests at The Pines

A reporter for the Raleigh News & Observer has filed a petition to compel the Graham police department to release video and audio recordings of a controversial traffic stop...

Chatham County woman suing city of Burlington for $15M over case of mistaken identity

A Chatham County woman who unsuccessfully sued the Burlington police department late last year is now suing the city of Burlington and a Burlington police captain for what she...

Burlington police plug new service for reporting minor crimes online

Burlington’s police department has rolled out a new option for residents to report certain criminal offenses – particularly those smaller, hard-to-solve crimes that people report primarily to have them...

SPECIAL REPORT: The Pines Apts. in Graham: growing concern for law enforcement over drugs,...

            When three residents were arrested for attempting to interfere with police during a routine traffic stop that occurred on April 21 at The Pines Apartments off Ivey Road...

Downtown bank, business to swap locations

A branch of First Horizon Bank is preparing to move to a new location within Burlington’s downtown business district in order to make way for the expansion of a...

Planning board sides with neighbors against townhouse developer’s project in single-family area of Gibsonville

Neighbors turned out in force Thursday night to demonstrate their opposition to a proposed townhouse development along Cook Road on the edge of Gibsonville. The 5.74-acre lot is currently in...

Council adopts expedited water/sewer budget with May 1 rate increases

Graham’s city council held a special meeting Monday night, in order to expedite consideration of city manager Megan Garner’s water and sewer fund budget, including significant water and sewer...

Mayor hopes company will help prevent recycling “sticker shock” from higher rates

Graham city council members were hit with the same increased rate proposal for recycling that was presented to Burlington’s city council earlier this year. The contractor, GFL, had a provision...

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