Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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THE PUBLIC ASKS: Was the old Gibsonville School burglarized?

QUESTION: Was the old Gibsonville Elementary School burglarized last week? ANSWER: It wasn’t the sound of burglary but some late-night work that woke the old school’s neighboring residents and brought...

THE PUBLIC ASKS: Why are some city, town halls remaining closed as businesses, schools...

Some not planning to reopen until June QUESTION: Why are Graham city hall and some other town halls for smaller towns in Alamance County still closed? ANSWER: Graham’s city hall as...

Do parents have to sign ‘permission slips’ before they can send their children...

QUESTION: Is the Alamance-Burlington school system requiring parents to sign “permission slips” before they will be allowed to send their children back to school for in-person classes? ANSWER: Not exactly....

ABSS scales back request for additional school resource officers

ABSS administration has decided to seek $260,000 for four more SROs, rather than $1.1 million for 17 new positions, as originally outlined to school board QUESTION: What have the school...

Why hasn’t anybody addressed seepage behind restaurant on Huffman Mill Road?

QUESTION: Why hasn’t anything been done to stop sewage from bubbling up from behind the Bojangles restaurant along Huffman Mill Road? This same problem was apparently reported to the...

How long will recycling sites in northern Alamance County remain closed?

QUESTION: Does the pandemic-related closure of the two recycling locations north of Burlington mean that residents must now drive all the way to Alamance County’s landfill near Saxapahaw to...

PUBLIC ASKS: Is it true a school board member attended a BLM rally...

QUESTION: Is it true that Alamance-Burlington school board member Patsy Simpson went to a “Black Lives Matter” rally in downtown Graham this past weekend, even though she has voted...

A statistical look at who’s stopped for traffic infractions – comparing local jurisdictions with...

PUBLIC ASKS QUESTION: Are law enforcement agencies in Alamance County more prone to stop and arrest black and Hispanic drivers – as the Rev. Gregory Drumwright of Greensboro has...

Developer uses old ordinance to reduce lot sizes of project near Ashley Woods

QUESTION: Why were lot size requirements for Gibsonville’s upcoming Owen Park development reduced after the town’s board of aldermen approved R-15 zoning last year? ANSWER: Though not an issue often...

THE PUBLIC ASKS: Did sheriff actually tell a group of local pastors that he...

QUESTION: Is it true that Alamance County sheriff Terry Johnson recently told a group of Alamance County pastors that he “does not want the Confederate monument” at the county’s...

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