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Law enforcement targeting Maple Avenue corridor hotels at center of problems

Alamance County’s sheriff Terry Johnson may be among those who have spoken out in favor of less punitive measures to address the problem of drug addiction. But the county’s...

County share of opioid settlement may fund drug enforcement alternatives

County stands to net $373K annually from national opioid settlement Alamance County’s leaders have become increasingly willing to “just say no” to the traditional, hardline approach to drug enforcement as...

Board’s discussion hints at collapse of county’s original plans for diversion center

Monday’s discussion about the county’s proposed diversion center might’ve been a bit puzzling to some observers who’ve followed the evolution of this project since it was first broached in...

Commissioners vote to send delegation to visit veterans “village” in Kansas City

Famed for tomato-based barbeque and its powerhouse pro-football team, Kansas City, Missouri isn’t as nearly well known for its contributions to the wellbeing of U.S. military veterans. Even so, an...

County demands school system’s maintenance to-do list

Alamance County’s commissioners didn’t hesitate to approve a proposed pay raise for the Alamance-Burlington school board last week. But the members of the county’s governing board also made it...

Commissioners agree to triple monthly pay for members of local school board

Alamance County’s commissioners have given passing marks to a threefold increase in the stipend that the members of the Alamance-Burlington school board receive every month for their service. During a...

County mulls moving elections office to defunct pharmacy in Burlington

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has given the county’s administrators the go-ahead to explore the possible purchase of a decommissioned pharmacy in Burlington to serve as a potential new...

County commissioners give top deputies raises over and above 5% hikes in new budget

Less than a month after Alamance County’s commissioners approved a budget that added 5 percent onto the salaries of all its deputies and jailers, they’ve agreed to tack some...

Commissioners adopt budget, cut tax rate by penny

Alamance County’s commissioners passed a new county budget this week that largely mirrors a spending plan which the county manager presented to them in May – with the notable...

Commissioner vice chairman appointed to ACC’s board of trustees

Alamance County’s commissioners have appointed the board's vice chairman, Steve Carter, to serve on Alamance Community College's board of trustees. Carter’s term on the community college’s board of trustees will...

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