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Fences, storage buildings: cities may have rules, or are considering them, that restrict what...

Three local municipalities are considering various changes to their city ordinances with various revisions being considered on fences, storage buildings, and so-called feather flags, which also include “flailing arm...

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Work on new Mebane ABC store well underway

Construction behind the current Orange County ABC Store on U.S. 70 on a new Mebane store is proceeding. Steel beams and trusses are now up. Plan is to demolish the current...

Graham alone among local cities in thinking about allowing “feather flags” in commercial areas...

Graham officials are reconsidering the city's ban on so-called "feather flags," tall lean banners that typically promote a business. The planning board passed along its recommendation, which originated with two...

Going, going, gone; former pharmacy bldg. razed to make way for convenience store &...

Workers are well along in tearing down and hauling off the remains of an old pharmacy at 2127 Chapel Hill Road that has stood vacant since its most recent...

Third-generation proprietor to sell Zack’s Hot Dogs

The heir to one local culinary dynasty has decided to turn over the keys to a restaurant that his grandfather founded in Burlington nearly a century ago. Zack Touloupas, the...

Bus driver charged after Burlington accident Wed. afternoon

A bus accident on Wednesday afternoon in Burlington resulted in a two cars being smashed into one another, totaling one of the cars. Burlington police responded around 3:55 p.m. to...

Graham police arrest suspect in “road rage” shooting on Ivey Road

Graham’s police department has announced the arrest of a female motorist who allegedly shot another individual in what police describe as a “road rage incident.” According to the city’s police...

Mine’s operators try to drill down on the positive during open house

A mailbox decked with a brace of party balloons was the only thing that marked out the destination on Friday when Alamance Aggregates hosted an open house for its...

Burlington planning board endorses commercial zoning on Bonnie Lane

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a rezoning request that would allow two local companies to expand operations which are located near the interstate interchange for Alamance Road. This...

After sending staff back to the drawing board, commissioners pass original land spacing...

Alamance County’s commissioners put one chronically unresolved issue behind them this week when they signed off on some proposed changes to the county’s ordinance for heavy industrial development. This clutch...

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