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School board stalls on awarding new custodial contract

Alamance-Burlington school board members stalled this week on awarding a contract for custodial services currently provided by The Budd Group of Winston-Salem, whose work has drawn repeated complaints from...

Drumwright, other protesters’ cell phones lost or destroyed, according to city’s atty.

Devices turned up missing after city, county lawyers sought information during discovery phase of lawsuit  The city of Graham defendants in a pending federal suit over the ill-fated march in...

Semi-annual book sale begins Friday

Karen Garrison, a volunteer with the Friends of the Library, scans the shelves for mislaid books ahead of the group’s upcoming spring book sale. This season’s sale is slated to...

Hugh Webster, former state senator and register of deeds, dies at 78

Former state senator and Alamance County Register of Deeds Hugh Webster, 78, passed away Friday following a period of declining health. A Republican and a Caswell County native, Webster represented...

Fraudulent documents exposed during board of adjustment hearing on boarding house

A seemingly mundane hearing on the legal status of a Burlington boarding house took a dramatic turn this week when attorneys for the city made the shattering claim that...

A day – and date – to remember: baby born 2/22/22 at 2:22 a.m.

It probably won't be difficult for Judah Grace Spear or her parents to remember her birth date. Burlington parents Hank and Aberli Spear welcomed their firstborn at 2:22 a.m. Tuesday...

Longtime staff member steps up to the plate as new elections director

Political campaigns are often likened to horse races. But to Dawn Hurdle, an 18-year veteran of the local elections office, the charged anticipation and building excitement of the electoral...

Two women killed in separate hit-and-runs on North NC 49

The lives of two women were recently cut short in two, separate hit-and-run accidents that occurred within days of each other along a two-mile stretch of NC 49 North...

How many neighbors should get notice about proposed rezonings?

Burlington planning board suggests all property owners within 400 feet of proposed rezoning receive mailings, a 100-foot expansion Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has recommended that the city should cast...

Another Dischinger project also underway, this one, Summerhaven, just outside Mebane

Preliminary site work has started for the Summerhaven subdivision in Mebane that will have 78 single-family homes on 76 acres near the intersection of N.C. Highway 119 South and...

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