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Graham council meeting a real mess that needs to be cleaned up

We’re almost always on the side of having high ethical standards for public officials, and we have frequently urged that board members adopt a standard of avoiding “even the...

Let the school board vote on its own raise

We thought it was apropos that the county commissioners last week avoided being suckers for the school board. School board members ducked their own decision-making last year, allowing the superintendent...

Beware rural zoning

County commissioners and some of the Snow Camp residents who are pushing them in this direction may want to take a deep breath and consider twice the potential implications...

Budget deliberations should always be open

Readers of this page will not be surprised that The Alamance News doesn’t cotton much to secrecy – not in courtrooms, not among municipal boards, and not in official...

COVID delusion syndrome

It seems to us that some local governments are suffering a severe case of COVID delusion syndrome. That’s not an officially recognized disorder, yet, but perhaps it should become one. The...

It’s high time for ABSS to get back to work

We’re not quite sure what to make of the reluctance of the ABSS school officials and school board members to reopen the county’s schools and get teachers, and students,...

Name change for Sesquicentennial Park misguided, inappropriate – and we’re not even...

Bursting onto the scene this week in the last few minutes of a Graham city council meeting was an idea proposed by NAACP president Barrett Brown that the council...

Surely, Burlington has something more important to work on than changing Indian Valley...

Count us among the (very) skeptical about Burlington’s insistence that its sudden decision to consider eliminating “Indian” from the name of its Indian Valley Golf Course was just a...

GUEST EDITORIAL from Raleigh News & Observer – Alamance Co. isn’t exempt from the...

Editorial, The Editorial Board, The (Raleigh) News & Observer, Dec 10, 2020   Prior to the Civil War, Alamance County overwhelmingly opposed seceding from the Union. A century and a half...

GUEST EDITORIAL from Greensboro News & Record – Our Opinion: A judge shows...

Editorial, The (Greensboro) News & Record, Dec 13, 2020 By a judge’s command, Alamance News Publisher Tom Boney Jr. was handcuffed and hustled out of a courtroom last week. His transgression?...

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