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County clerk honored by board for achievement

Tory Frink, who serves as clerk to Alamance County’s board of commissioners, was recognized by her bosses during last week’s meeting of the board. Frink recently completed additional training from...

Commissioners: funding for first ACC projects is “advance” not more money

CORRECTION/CLARIFICATION: Both a news story in last week’s edition (particularly online) and an editorial in that edition referred to the county commissioners’ action from last week’s meeting as providing...

Commissioners agree to fund special bonuses for EMS because of vacancies

Alamance County’s commissioners have rushed to the rescue of the county’s emergency medical services with a package of financial bonuses that the county manager had sought to address a...

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...

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