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Campaign for ‘veterans community’ falters with county commissioners

Idea that was originally portrayed as free could now cost county $6.5 million A small army of veterans came up against some unexpected resistance this week when they confronted Alamance...

Divided commissioners vote 3-2 to endorse charter school effort

County commissioners were divided over whether or how strongly to support one resident’s request to support his efforts to establish another charter school in the county, which would be...

Commissioners continue to hear complaints about shooting ranges in rural areas of county

An area resident who recently urged the county to crack down on noisy gun ranges has apparently found some allies to provide covering fire for his assault on these...

Audience member offers spontaneous donation after board balks at nonprofit’s plea for bailout

A spontaneous pledge from an audience member spared Alamance County’s governing board from having to deny a financial lifeline to a local nonprofit group that has found itself battered...

Owners of shooting range fire back at neighbor’s complaints to commissioners

A resident’s public complaints about an area shooting range have drawn some return fire from the proprietors of this firearms training and practice facility in the northern part of...

School board votes 5-2 to ask commissioners for 9% funding increase for next...

Two weeks ago, when school board members first heard the ABSS administration’s proposal for an increase in local spending, school officials wanted just over $54 million, an almost $7...

Resident to commissioners: Tighten noise rules on shooting ranges

A resident of the countryside beyond Burlington has asked Alamance County’s board of commissioners to slap a metaphorical silencer on the outdoor shooting ranges that operate outside the county’s...

Commissioners Lashey vs. Thompson debate over charter schools vs. other public schools

A request from a charter school developer set off a spat among two members of Alamance County’s governing board that, in a different setting, might’ve earned both of them...

Alamance commissioners hire new county manager – from nearby Person County

County commissioners voted Monday night to hire Person County manager Heidi York, a 14-year veteran of that county's top slot, as Alamance County's new county manager. While the county's press...

Alamance native hired as assistant county attorney

An Alamance County native now serving as legal counsel with N.C. Supreme Court chief justice Paul Newby has been selected by Alamance County's commissioners as Alamance County's new assistant...

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