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In a first, commissioners turn down economic incentives request

Third request does not go over as well as previous two, which were granted; 2-2 vote with one recusal scraps county's $600K contribution toward $60M expansion for Lotus in...

NAACP, county reach settlement in one of 2020 protest lawsuits

A federal district court judge has signed off on a settlement that the local chapter of the NAACP has reached with Alamance County’s top-ranking leaders over the law enforcement...

County commissioners deadlock over newest incentives for Lotus Bakeries

Alamance County commissioners deadlocked 2-2 on whether to provide another  $600,000 in incentives for Lotus Bakeries in Mebane, the Belgian company famous for its Biscoff cookies served on many...

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...

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