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County divvies up excess revenue from hotel tax

As out-of-town travel continues to rebound amid the reduction in numbers and severity of COVID-19, Alamance County’s leaders have found that they have considerably more revenue from the special...

Committee explores competing layouts for proposed mental health diversion center

After more than six years, the dream of a mental health “diversion” center in Alamance County may actually be on the verge of becoming a brick-and-mortar reality. Last week, some...

Hugh Webster, former state senator and register of deeds, dies at 78

Former state senator and Alamance County Register of Deeds Hugh Webster, 78, passed away Friday following a period of declining health. A Republican and a Caswell County native, Webster represented...

Commissioners select Virginia lawyer to be new county attorney

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has tapped a lawyer with extensive professional experience in Virginia to serve as its new county attorney. During a regularly-scheduled meeting on Monday, Debra Bechtel,...

Have county commissioners selected an out-of-state lawyer as new county attorney?

QUESTION: Have Alamance County’s commissioners selected an out-of-state lawyer to serve as their new county attorney despite the candidate’s lack of certification to practice law in North Carolina? ANSWER: Even...

Graham man arrested at Saturday Patriot Party rally

A Graham man was arrested Saturday during a rally at Alamance County's Historic Court House. The sheriff's office, which oversees the grounds of the courthouse, had granted a permit to...

Longtime staff member steps up to the plate as new elections director

Political campaigns are often likened to horse races. But to Dawn Hurdle, an 18-year veteran of the local elections office, the charged anticipation and building excitement of the electoral...

BREAKING THURS. NIGHT: Planning board nixes zoning for Snow Camp, 11-1

Alamance County’s planning board has decided not to recommend a zoning plan for Snow Camp to the county’s board of commissioners. During a meeting on Thursday, the planning board voted...

ACC asks county to free up more funds to cover soaring costs of construction

Voters approved $39.6 million bond referendum, but now ACC officials say that won't cover cost of the projects they had planned Officials with Alamance Community College have presented the county’s...

Commissioners object to state-level plan to reorganize workforce development boards

Alamance County’s governing board has raised a formal protest against a state-level plan to consolidate the 23 workforce development boards that oversee worker recruitment and training across North Carolina. During...

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