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Have county commissioners selected an out-of-state lawyer as new county attorney?

QUESTION: Have Alamance County’s commissioners selected an out-of-state lawyer to serve as their new county attorney despite the candidate’s lack of certification to practice law in North Carolina? ANSWER: Even...

First Democrat files for county commissioner

  The first Democrat, Anthony Pierce, has filed for one of two seats on the Alamance County board of commissioners. Pierce was a candidate in 2020, as well, but did not...

2nd Amendment advocate, businessman Rudy Cartassi to file for commissioner

A local businessman who is an outspoken advocate for the Second Amendment and cryptocurrency plans to file as a Republican candidate for county commissioner. Rudy Cartassi of Mebane, 42, will...

Commissioners give ACC most, but not all, of the extra millions it wanted for...

County commissioners voted Monday night to give Alamance Community College about 55 percent of the additional money college officials had asked for to cover cost increases in various capital...

BREAKING THURS. NIGHT: Planning board nixes zoning for Snow Camp, 11-1

Alamance County’s planning board has decided not to recommend a zoning plan for Snow Camp to the county’s board of commissioners. During a meeting on Thursday, the planning board voted...

ACC asks county to free up more funds to cover soaring costs of construction

Voters approved $39.6 million bond referendum, but now ACC officials say that won't cover cost of the projects they had planned Officials with Alamance Community College have presented the county’s...

Commissioners object to state-level plan to reorganize workforce development boards

Alamance County’s governing board has raised a formal protest against a state-level plan to consolidate the 23 workforce development boards that oversee worker recruitment and training across North Carolina. During...

Snow Camp zoning proposal sent back to the drawing board; next meetings on issue...

Next meeting, of subcommittee and planning board, is Thursday night, Feb. 10 A subcommittee of Alamance County’s planning board has decided to pare down a proposed zoning ordinance that the...

Veteran canine “officer” retires after 10 years of sniffing out crime

Also honored during Monday's board of county commissioners' meeting was a 10-year veteran of the sheriff's office, one of the department's top canines, "Grim." Sergeant Mike Apple accepted a plaque...

County revisits, may reconsider, purchase and/or price of former bank building in Graham

Alamance County’s board of commissioners may be having second thoughts about the purchase of a vacant bank building in Graham that its members had previously identified as a prospective...

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