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County approves $2.4M extra for ACC to start two bond projects

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has agreed to front Alamance Community College just over $2.4 million to allow it to break ground on two bond-subsidized projects that have already...

Proposed sale of former pharmacy bursts county’s plan to move elections office

A routine update on Alamance County’s facilities this week brought the metaphorical wrecking ball down on a plan to consolidate its election-related operations on the grounds of a defunct...

Commissioners allow tax office to outsource part of next reval

Jeremy Akins earned his chops as Alamance County’s tax administrator more than four yeas ago when he presided over a staff-driven revaluation that proved both cheaper and less controversial...

ACC to ask county for extra $3.1M to cover cost overruns – so far...

Additions tally to 8 to 15 percent more than voters approved in 2018 Alamance Community College officials said this week that they will ask Alamance County’s commissioners next week to...

Commissioners approve bonuses to stem turnover in social services

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has agreed to let the head of the county’s social services department distribute bonuses to both current and future staff members in order to...

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...

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