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Council mulls whether to seek delay in 2021 elections, or urge they be held

State official had recommended all 2021 elections across state be postponed A state-level dilemma over the timing of this year’s municipal elections drew no shortage of armchair analysis from the...

Attorney says alienation of affection lawsuit against former state senator settled

Attorney for husband whose wife's affections were allegedly alienated from him during affair with state senator says lawsuit is settled; he claims financial payment from Gunn part of agreement Former...

GOP official tapped to be new commissioner

Members of the Alamance County Republican Party Executive Committee turned to one of their own Thursday night (Jan. 21) as their selection to be the next county commissioner.  They...

GOP to decide on new county commissioner tonight

The county’s Republican Party leaders will gather electronically tonight – via a Zoom online conference call – to decide who should be the newest member of the board of...

GOP to select new commissioner at virtual meeting next week

County's 45 top party officials will decide on Jan. 21 The stage has been set for the leadership of Alamance County’s Republican Party to meet later this month to choose...

Broadband Internet among items on Burlington’s wish list to state legislators

Authority for occupancy tax also desired; police chief doesn't want automatic release of body-cam footage More money and greater legal authority were the big asks on Tuesday when Burlington’s city...

Amy Scott Galey to go from chairman of 5-person county board to freshman...

Amy Scott Galey had served on Alamance County’s board of commissioners for less than a year when she had a rude awakening during her first budget vote in the...

Council ponders whether city should consider ward system for municipal elections; more discussion coming

And should council size be expanded beyond current five members? They may not include a new exercise regimen or a low-cholesterol diet. But the members of Burlington’s city council do...

New state Rep. Ricky Hurtado used to making ‘firsts’

Some origin stories are tailor-made for a career in politics. Take Abraham Lincoln’s youthful exploits as “the Ol’ Rail Splitter” or Bill Clinton’s humble but auspicious birth in Hope,...

Longtime paramedic rushes into the contest to replace outgoing county commissioner

A paramedic on the verge of retirement is the latest contender for a vacancy that will appear on Alamance County’s board of commissioners next month when outgoing commissioner Amy...

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