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County scraps plan for no-bid contract for body scanner at jail

As recently as a week ago, the local sheriff’s office was on the verge of acquiring a sophisticated new scanner that would’ve supplanted the need for body cavity searches...

County’s tax office posts collections rate of 99% for the first time on record

The head of Alamance County’s tax office seemed to have some extra pep in his step this week as he approached the county’s board of commissioners to present his...

Commissioners give send-off to local 4-H representative who specializes in turkeys

Alamance County’s leaders literally talked turkey this week as they saluted a rising star from the county’s 4-H program as she prepares to set off for a statewide convention...

Commissioners officially appoint new county attorney to his position

The verdict was overwhelmingly favorable on Monday when Alamance County’s commissioners formally installed a new staff-attorney to head the county’s legal department. During a regularly-scheduled meeting that morning, the commissioners...

County commissioner Pam Thompson squares off with board chairman John Paisley, listing grievances past...

The past three weeks have marked the beginning of a new fiscal year at Alamance County’s headquarters – not to mention, the arrival of a new county manager to...

Next county manager makes pre-job appearance before county commissioners

Although she won’t officially be on the clock for another week, incoming county manager Heidi York still put in her hours on Monday when she showed up for the...

Commissioner proposes fund for cash donations to county

Want to give some extra money to the county? Commissioner establishes special account for donations. For most people, there’s a death-like inevitability about the payments they make to the government....

Commissioners cut tax rate 1¢; specify funding for extra SROs

Vote is 4-1, with commissioner Pam Thompson opposed Alamance County’s board of commissioners has signed off a new county budget that includes provisions for 14 new school resources officers as...

County picks architect to transform bank branch into new elections HQ

Alamance County’s commissioners have selected an architect to redesign a decommissioned bank building along South Main Street in Graham to serve as a new home for the county’s elections...

Commissioners modify ordinance to make noise regulations more “enforceable”

Commissioner chairman votes against proposed compromise that passes 4-1 It might not have set off a cascade of church bells or a deafening cheer. But a series of revisions to...

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