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Commissioners interview, and apparently select, new candidate for county attorney

Alamance County’s commissioners have found a new contender to serve as their county attorney, replacing the Virginia-based lawyer whom they had originally tapped for this vacant, staff-level post but...

Commissioners postpone vote on county’s next annual budget

Alamance County’s governing board has decided to delay its decision on a new county budget as recent concerns over school safety have compelled some of its members to second...

Commissioners issue final rejection of adult daycare’s request for taxpayer-funded bailout

Alamance County’s elected leaders have handed down a final, definitive “no” to a local nonprofit that has repeatedly hit them up for a bailout over the past couple of...

Interim county manager proposes budget; commissioners appear to be looking for tax rate cut

Alamance County’s interim manager has unveiled a proposed budget for the new fiscal year that calls for $241.3 million in outlays but no change in the county’s property tax...

THE PUBLIC ASKS: How much are county’s new attorneys to be paid?

QUESTION: What are the salaries of Alamance County’s incoming county attorney and its new assistant county attorney? ANSWER: According to Alamance County’s personnel office, Ragan Oakley joined the county’s legal...

County grapples with rules for spending proceeds of national opioid settlement

From employee bonuses to high-speed Internet service, local governments have found no shortage of ways to spend the millions of dollars which the federal government has doled out to...

Commissioners could revisit vote against bailout for adult daycare

Alamance County’s commissioners may be about to revisit a decision they made two weeks ago to reject a request for a financial bailout from a nonprofit daycare center for...

Belated audit report finds county flush with revenue

An audit report that came three months later than usual was nevertheless well worth the wait for Alamance County’s board of commissioners. From its robust revenue picture to its auspicious...

Study: major new space needed for court system; Options: Renovate/expand, or raze criminal courts...

Cost to renovate/expand or build brand new about the same: $88M to $100 M A consultant’s report on the Judge J.B. Allen, Jr. Court House has left the county’s elected...

County commissioners postpone decision on tougher spacing rules for heavy industry

A veritable ping pong game over land use in Snow Camp became tangled in the figurative net this week as the county’s governing board recoiled from some proposed changes...

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