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Medline distribution center construction moving along rapidly

Construciton on the huge Medline distribution center being built on the edge of Mebane, in western Orange County, is moving along rapidly, and appears to be nearing completion. Most of...

County considers buying former bank building on S. Main St. for elections office

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has given the county’s administrators the all-clear to negotiate the purchase of a building in Graham that could serve as a central location for...

Municipal slates for 2021 elections now set; last day brought several surprising last-minute filings

The final day for candidate filings for 2021 municipal elections brought some surprises and significant developments. Filing Friday morning for mayor of Burlington was councilman Jim Butler, who opted to...

Friday noon is approaching deadline for would-be municipal candidates

Friday (July 16) at noon is the deadline for potential candidates to declare their intentions for local municipal offices across the county. Candidates must file with the Alamance County...

Sheriff’s deputy receives statewide D.A.R.E. officer of the year recognition

An Alamance County sheriff’s deputy, sergeant Chad Laws, has been named the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) officer of the year by the North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association. Laws has...

New Republic Bank in Burlington changes ownership

New ownership of a bank in Burlington may cause some confusion because of the similarity in name with another bank located less than a mile away. Select Bank Financial Corporation...

Mebane gives cookie maker incentives it sought for expansion

Mebane’s city council gave a Belgian cookie manufacturer the sweet deal it had sought: $600,000 in new incentives in exchange for a $60 million expansion of the company’s Mebane...

Mebane OKs Orange County ABC store replacement  

One resident says the proposed design is “ugly,” doesn’t fit in with Mebane’s style, describes it as a “prison-looking building” Mebane’s city council unanimously approved a request Monday night...

Burlington police “wanted” list grows; 13 being sought

Burlington's police department is asking for the public's help in locating 13 individuals wanted for various crimes. The four newest suspects added to the list are: Keoshea Quanvette Gattis, 37,...

Shots fired Easter night at event center results in investigation, charges, revocation of ABC...

Easter Sunday night was apparently raucous at an event center, Victorious Event Center, 2371 Corporation Parkway in Burlington, according to the Burlington police department and the Alcohol Law Enforcement...

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