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It’s official: newest Lotus incentive request from county is $600K for $60M investment

Alamance County’s administrators have released the details of a corporate incentives request that the board of commissioners has agreed to consider next week on behalf of Lotus Bakeries. According to...

Lotus Bakeries in Mebane to expand (again); to seek third round of incentives

Lotus Bakeries, which has its U.S. manufacturing facility in Mebane, is planning a second expansion since the U.S. plans were announced in 2016.  Lotus is probably best known in...

In authorizing bond issues, commissioners stick to levels approved by voters

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has cleared the way for the county to issue roughly $174 million in bonds on April 20 that area voters approved for the local...

NAACP and others file lawsuit against county to have Confederate monument removed

A coalition of local advocacy groups has sued Alamance County’s elected leaders for allegedly ducking their constitutional obligations by ignoring calls to relocate a Confederate monument that has stood...

Commissioner decries $33M that county is slated to get in federal pandemic relief

The prospect of additional pandemic relief from the federal government has set off a positively feverish response in one member of Alamance County’s governing board. Commissioner Pam Thompson became downright...

County embarks on millions of dollars in capital projects

Alamance County’s manager has unveiled a number of proposed capital projects to the county’s board of commissioners that, together, are expected to set the county back more than $20...

County considers how to take advantage of low interest rates

A choice between regular and premium isn’t merely the prerogative of drivers who pump their own gas. It may also be an option for Alamance County in April when...

Commissioners create board to advise them on construction of court buildings

The county’s board of commissioners has agreed to create a committee to oversee the construction and renovation of various court buildings that the county has on the drawing board. The...

Commissioners expand potential reimbursements in county travel policy in expectation of post-pandemic excursions

The county’s board of commissioners agreed to revise the county’s travel policy to increase the daily food allowance that county staff members receive while they’re on work-related excursions. Under the...

Does a bond premium exceed revenue limits set by area voters?

The county’s proposed sale of its bonds at a premium would ultimately bring in more revenue than area voters authorized in 2018 when they approved the two bond packages...

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