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County grapples with rules for spending proceeds of national opioid settlement

From employee bonuses to high-speed Internet service, local governments have found no shortage of ways to spend the millions of dollars which the federal government has doled out to...

Commissioners could revisit vote against bailout for adult daycare

Alamance County’s commissioners may be about to revisit a decision they made two weeks ago to reject a request for a financial bailout from a nonprofit daycare center for...

Belated audit report finds county flush with revenue

An audit report that came three months later than usual was nevertheless well worth the wait for Alamance County’s board of commissioners. From its robust revenue picture to its auspicious...

Study: major new space needed for court system; Options: Renovate/expand, or raze criminal courts...

Cost to renovate/expand or build brand new about the same: $88M to $100 M A consultant’s report on the Judge J.B. Allen, Jr. Court House has left the county’s elected...

County commissioners postpone decision on tougher spacing rules for heavy industry

A veritable ping pong game over land use in Snow Camp became tangled in the figurative net this week as the county’s governing board recoiled from some proposed changes...

Campaign for ‘veterans community’ falters with county commissioners

Idea that was originally portrayed as free could now cost county $6.5 million A small army of veterans came up against some unexpected resistance this week when they confronted Alamance...

Divided commissioners vote 3-2 to endorse charter school effort

County commissioners were divided over whether or how strongly to support one resident’s request to support his efforts to establish another charter school in the county, which would be...

Commissioners continue to hear complaints about shooting ranges in rural areas of county

An area resident who recently urged the county to crack down on noisy gun ranges has apparently found some allies to provide covering fire for his assault on these...

Audience member offers spontaneous donation after board balks at nonprofit’s plea for bailout

A spontaneous pledge from an audience member spared Alamance County’s governing board from having to deny a financial lifeline to a local nonprofit group that has found itself battered...

Owners of shooting range fire back at neighbor’s complaints to commissioners

A resident’s public complaints about an area shooting range have drawn some return fire from the proprietors of this firearms training and practice facility in the northern part of...

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