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City manager optimistic about greenway trail that former mayor says is “unneeded, unwise, expensive” and “absolutely of no value”

Mebane’s city manager is still optimistic that everything will work out for the city to obtain an easement on the one missing parcel necessary...

First members of racial equity advisory committee appointed by Mebane city council

Mebane's city council has appointed the first six out of seven potential members of a racial equity advisory committee.   The city had decided...

Mebane budget holds line on property taxes; water & sewer rates to rise 10 percent

Mebane city manager Chris Rollins outlined to city council members Monday night his proposed budget for the next fiscal year that begins July 1. Rollins...

Mebane police chief reverses retirement announcement, will stay on – for at least two more years

Mebane police chief Terry Caldwell, who had announced his retirement on March 23 effective June 1, has decided, instead, to remain in his post...

Mebane gives cookie maker incentives it sought for expansion

Mebane’s city council gave a Belgian cookie manufacturer the sweet deal it had sought: $600,000 in new incentives in exchange for a $60 million...

Industrial zoning approved for three lots along Maple Avenue

Mayor pro tem Kathy Hykes cast the lone vote of opposition to another deferred item of business that concerned a request for light industrial...

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Graham activist convicted of resisting an officer and trespassing during November 2020 protest outside jail

Kristofer Wayne Loy, white male, 27, of 514 East Harden Street, Graham, was convicted Wednesday of misdemeanor second-degree trespass and resisting a public officer...

Clarification & Apology – for coverage in March 25, 2021 edition

In the March 25, 2021 edition of the newspaper, a story entitled “Protester who was found not guilty of Sept. charge found guilty of...

Charges against two more protesters dropped

The Alamance County district attorney’s office has dismissed charges against two additional defendants who were arrested at protests in downtown Graham during the second...

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Jim’s Hotdogs and Hamburgers closes after 60 years in Graham

Since last Thursday, the glass-front of Jim’s Hamburgers and Hotdogs has been dotted with paper flyers announcing the closure of the Graham establishment, thanking...

Graham girl selected for North Carolina School of the Arts

Courtney Talley, 15-year-old daughter of Chuck and Jennifer Talley of Graham, has been accepted to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Talley...

Dorsett receives Copland scholarship to attend UNC-CH

Avery Dorsett, a senior at River Mill Academy in Graham and son of Stacey Davis, has been awarded the James R. Copland, Jr. and...

Alamance News publisher honored with national First Amendment award for open courtroom stand

Alamance News publisher Tom Boney, Jr. will be honored this week with a formal presentation of the First Amendment Award from the National Newspaper...

Two Alamance News reporters recognized for excellence in journalism by state press association

Two Alamance News reporters have been recognized by the state press association for excellence in their writing and reporting skills. The annual awards have historically...
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