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Recycling rates to go up in 2022 for rural residents

Residents of Alamance County’s unincorporated areas will pay more for their curbside recycling in 2022, according to rate hike notifications that were shared with the county’s elected leaders earlier...

Former registrar sued for alimony after 54 years of marriage

Former Alamance County Register of Deeds Hugh Webster is being sued for alimony, post-separation support, half of his retirement, and other assets by his estranged wife of 54 years,...

Burlington police officer wins state recognition for Crime Stoppers leadership

Burlington police sergeant Bobby Davis was recognized this week as the statewide Crime Stoppers Coordinator of the Year by the North Carolina Crime Stoppers Association. Davis, a 21-year veteran of...

County loses First Lady of humor

Jeanne Swanner launched speaking career after reign as Miss North Carolina 1963, Miss America pageant Comedy lovers across the nation have taken to mourning, rather than laughing, after humorist and...

Retired industrialist requests three properties, including his house, be removed from city’s historic district

The longstanding boundaries of the largest historic district in Burlington could themselves become a thing of the past due to one prominent businessman’s bid to withdraw several properties from...

Cone announces ARMC expansion 

Renovation plus 14,000-square-foot expansion estimated to cost $34.2 million Cone Health, which now owns and operates the Alamance Regional Medical Center, has announced a $34.2 million project that includes a...

Mebane planning board needs one more member

Even with recent reeappointments to Mebane's advisory board that makes recommendations to the city council on planning and zoning issues, the board still lacks one member, and the city...

DOT to close lanes around Mebane Oaks Road exit overnight throughout week

The state Department of Transportation will be closing lanes in each direction around the Mebane Oaks Road Exit in Mebane (Exit 154) overnight throughout the week as a part...

Shriner Fish Fry is Friday

The annual Shriners Fish Fry (suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19) is back on for 2021: tomorrow, Friday, October 1, between 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The event will be...

Friends of the Library book sale begins today

Friends of the Library co-chair Kathy Oakley has long known that her fellow volunteers are a determined and resilient bunch, but the last 18 months have led her to...

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