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Commissioners burst gas supplier’s hope for extension on county incentives agreement

A plea from an industrial gas supplier for more time to meet its end of an incentives agreement has gone down like the Hindenburg with Alamance County’s board of...

Tax values projected to be up 75% after revaluation

Things have been rather quiet around Alamance County’s tax office since last week’s scramble to meet the payment deadline for property taxes billed in 2022. But like the moment when...

Mebane council recommends commissioners appoint retired businessman David Scott to city’s planning board

Mebane's city council voted unanimously Monday night to recommend to the county commissioners that the commissioners appoint David Scott as an extraterritorial member of the city's planning board. The nine-member...

School board, commissioners, state senator discuss education spending, priorities, wish lists

“What I need is more money." – ABSS Supt. Dr. Dain Butler An annual get-together between the Alamance-Burlington school board and Alamance County’s commissioners ended in a general revolt against some...

County still considering purchase of former B.D. site for “EMS use”

Members of Alamance County’s staff are apparently still vetting a piece of industrial property in Burlington that they’ve previously identified as a potential new home for an ambulance base. Located...

County taps Greensboro contractor to revamp former bank for future elections office

Former First Horizon Bank building at 1128 South Main Street, Graham, will become county's Board of Elections headquarters Alamance County’s commissioners have decided to hire a Greensboro-based contractor to renovate...

Re-elected and new officials sworn in Monday

Local officials were sworn in to their respective offices Monday, beginning with commissioners Craig Turner and Steve Carter (pictured below) who took their oaths of office on Monday morning,...

Commissioners seem to favor going forward with 2023 revaluation

A public hearing about Alamance County’s next property tax revaluation ended with the county’s governing board seemingly recommitted to the idea of holding this state-mandated mass reassessment next year. The...

Commissioner teases resignation during emotional monologue about illegal drugs

A meeting of Alamance County’s commissioners took a dramatic turn on Monday when commissioner Pam Thompson veered off into a long, emotional diatribe about the evils of the illegal...

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...

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