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Commissioners cut tax rate 1¢; specify funding for extra SROs

Vote is 4-1, with commissioner Pam Thompson opposed Alamance County’s board of commissioners has signed off a new county budget that includes provisions for 14 new school resources officers as...

County picks architect to transform bank branch into new elections HQ

Alamance County’s commissioners have selected an architect to redesign a decommissioned bank building along South Main Street in Graham to serve as a new home for the county’s elections...

Commissioners modify ordinance to make noise regulations more “enforceable”

Commissioner chairman votes against proposed compromise that passes 4-1 It might not have set off a cascade of church bells or a deafening cheer. But a series of revisions to...

Commissioners modify ordinance to make noise regulations more “enforceable”

It might not have set off a cascade of church bells or a deafening cheer. But a series of revisions to Alamance County’s noise ordinance did get an audibly...

School board and county commissioners chairmen look to create joint school safety task force

At special meeting between school board and county commissioners, everyone wants greater school security, especially through additional school resource officers (SROs), but some disagree over who should pay for...

Commissioners interview, and apparently select, new candidate for county attorney

Alamance County’s commissioners have found a new contender to serve as their county attorney, replacing the Virginia-based lawyer whom they had originally tapped for this vacant, staff-level post but...

Commissioners postpone vote on county’s next annual budget

Alamance County’s governing board has decided to delay its decision on a new county budget as recent concerns over school safety have compelled some of its members to second...

Commissioners issue final rejection of adult daycare’s request for taxpayer-funded bailout

Alamance County’s elected leaders have handed down a final, definitive “no” to a local nonprofit that has repeatedly hit them up for a bailout over the past couple of...

Fences, storage buildings: cities may have rules, or are considering them, that restrict what...

Three local municipalities are considering various changes to their city ordinances with various revisions being considered on fences, storage buildings, and so-called feather flags, which also include “flailing arm...

Graham alone among local cities in thinking about allowing “feather flags” in commercial areas...

Graham officials are reconsidering the city's ban on so-called "feather flags," tall lean banners that typically promote a business. The planning board passed along its recommendation, which originated with two...

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