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County OKs multi-state co. to take over private landfill franchise

Details on potential expansion yet to be negotiated Alamance County’s board of commissioners has decided – in principle – to let an out-of-town company take over a local firm’s franchise...

County allows schools to tap reserves to cover ballooning construction costs

Alamance County’s commissioners have agreed to let the local school system draw just over $8 million from its own capital reserves to cover cost increases in maintenance projects that...

Early tax revaluation seemed like a good idea a year ago; commissioners debate whether...

With just a few months to go before the county’s next tax revaluation, some of Alamance County’s leaders seem to be ruing their decision to hasten this mass reassessment...

Is slaughterhouse being planned for rural site? What regulations does county have?

QUESTION: What, if anything, can Alamance County do to regulate a small slaughtering plant that has been proposed near the intersection of Jim Minor and Freshwater roads? Will this...

Don’t litter on way to landfill; commissioners allocate funds to catch litterbugs in the...

The county’s elected leaders have decided not to impose any new ordinances to address the buildup of garbage along some area roads. They have nevertheless agreed to use every...

Commissioners to consider $1.8 million incentives package for project in Burlington

$71 million facility will be off Anthony Road in Burlington Alamance County’s administrators have released the details of corporate “incentives” request that a company which sterilizes medical equipment is slated...

BREAKING TUES. NIGHT: School board decides on name for new high school

On 4-3 vote, new name is Southeast Alamance High School.  Voting for: Chairman Sandy Ellington-Graves, Ryan Bowden, Tony Rose, and Donna Westbrooks. Opposed because they wanted "Central" included in the...

Local building boom includes rural areas of the county

Alamance County’s planning department used to be a sleepier place than its municipal counterparts. Since the department generally serves areas that lack public water and sewer, its staff just...

July 4th early morning crash into fence surrounding monument causes damage at Confederate Monument

In unrelated analysis, DOT also says crosswalk in front on monument may need to be reconfigured The past couple of weeks seem to have exposed a few chinks in the...

Next county manager makes pre-job appearance before county commissioners

Although she won’t officially be on the clock for another week, incoming county manager Heidi York still put in her hours on Monday when she showed up for the...

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