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Commissioners endorse proposals for opioid settlement that include revival of specialized drug court

Alamance County’s commissioners have signed off on some proposed uses for the roughly $2.9 million that the county has, so far, received from a class action settlement with the...

Commissioners explore alternatives to proposed courthouse expansion

Alamance County’s commissioners have decided to go back to the drawing board with a much-deliberated proposal to expand the county’s largest criminal courts building in Graham. During a regularly-scheduled meeting...

School system’s new interim chief ushers in détente with commissioners

The temporary new head of the Alamance-Burlington school system didn’t get any back talk this week when he made his formal debut before Alamance County’s board of commissioners. In fact,...

Even scaled-down, convention center seems a nonstarter with commissioners

Alamance County is apparently a poor choice of setting for a convention center on the order of the crowd-luring behemoths in Durham and Greensboro. But it may nevertheless be...

Commissioners OK comp time to be converted to cash for sheriff, EMS staff

For sheriff’s deputies and other county emergency workers, the first Monday in March was a little like Christmas, New Year’s, and Thanksgiving all rolled into one. This holiday hat trick...

Sheriff calls on commissioners to raise taxes if needed to combat turnover in his...

Alamance County’s sheriff Terry Johnson didn’t exactly gussy things up when he appeared before the county’s board of commissioners on Monday to address his agency’s ongoing struggle with turnover. In...

County seeks to wring $170M from $150M bond package to pay for school system’s...

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has resolved to press ahead with a dozen high priority roofing and HVAC projects that a recent county-authorized survey identified as some of the...

School system’s budgetary crisis continues to cast pall over county’s fiscal discussions

Alamance County’s commissioners were nothing if amicable on Monday as they were formally introduced to Ken Ingle, the newly-installed president of Alamance Community College. The commissioners remained uniformly warm in...

County leaders meet in joint session over ABSS funding crisis

The feuds and theatrics were in abeyance on Thursday as the Alamance-Burlington school board sat down for a long heart-to-heart with Alamance County’s commissioners and the county’s delegates to...

COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF SUPT.’S CONTEMPLATED RIF

Comprehensive coverage of superintendent Dain Butler's plans for a reduction in force (RIF) of 54 school system employees. County commissioners give $250,000 in hopes of forestalling it: https://alamancenews.com/250k-for-abss-added-to-commissioners-agenda-and-approved-in-order-to-forestall-rif-for-employees/ But...

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