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Longtime former Gibsonville alderman passes away

By Charity L. Cohen Special to The Alamance News Longtime former Gibsonville alderman, Clarence Owen, 84, died last Thursday, January 4. The cause of Owen’s death hasn’t yet been released but was...

LOCAL HEROES: Williams grads make water rescue in dark at coast

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Two recent Williams graduates were at the forefront of a coastal water rescue on New Year’s Eve. Caleb Fogleman and Grayson Loy turned what...

Graham’s mayor takes issue with formula for new municipal occupancy tax on hotels

The mayor of Alamance County’s county seat is apparently having some heartbreak over a proposed new hotel tax that promises to raise some additional funds for tourism-related endeavors in...

Bank of America to close Graham branch early next year

Bank of America has announced that it intends to close its Graham branch at 141 South Main Street early next year. An announcement posted on the company’s website states the...

Christmas donations needed by the Salvation Army

As the cost of living continues to rise, The Salvation Army of Alamance County is seeing an increasing demand for social services. Donations received during Christmas are essential for...

TUESDAY: “No speed” rail comes to Elon; train stuck on railroad tracks; all three...

The town of Elon became a de facto “train stop” this morning as a passing freight train ground to an unexpected halt on its way through the community. According to...

Rogers ready for school board service, sworn in Mon.

“To me, our school system is not about politics; it is about doing what is best for our students and our staff.   We are truly in this together, and...

Mebane hires new fire chief who already lives in city, volunteers with fire dept.

The city of Mebane has hired John Wellons as the city’s new fire chief, succeeding veteran fire chief Robert “Bob” J. Louis, whose retirement takes effect at the end...

Incumbents, commissioner challengers, judicial candidates first to file for 2024

Alamance County’s incumbent state legislative delegation – state senator Amy Galey, and state representatives Steve Ross and Dennis Riddell, all Republicans – were among the first to file for...

Amen to That: Dejuana Bigelow sworn in as first black woman Burlington city council...

Judge Larry Brown struck a resolutely spiritual tenor on Tuesday when he ascended the stage of Burlington’s Paramount Theater to swear in the city’s newest councilmember Dejuana Bigelow. Not satisfied...

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