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Courts & Crime

ACE Speedway wins another court battle over state’s 2020 mandated closing

Retaliation claim gains credence with court; ACE relies on state constitution's guarantee to “the enjoyment of the fruits of their own labor” as one...

In unrelated grievance: Plaintiffs in federal suit demand Graham fire police officer

The plaintiffs in a federal civil suit against the city of Graham and Alamance County, over the use of pepper spray to terminate a...

Bystander in fatal crash on N.C. Hwy. 54 suing deceased driver’s estate

A Burlington man who was a bystander involved in a fatal crash along N.C. Highway 54 in Graham in March of this year is...

Graham law firm caught up in lawsuit between two sparring aviation companies

The Smith Giles law firm in downtown Graham has found itself on the odd side of a civil suit: as one of the defendants...

Police

Moped driver seriously injured in Tues. morning crash with car in Graham; life flighted...

A moped driver was seriously injured Tuesday morning in Graham after a crash with a car. The moped driver was taken by life flight to...

Child hospitalized after hit-and-run by drunk driver in Burlington

Police in Burlington have arrested a 23-year-old man for a hit-and-run accident that left a 10-year-old child seriously injured. Cody Lee Struck of Burlington was...

Graham police and ABC: Twelve Alamance County stores fail alcohol compliance check for underage...

Graham's police department assisted the Alamance Alcohol Law Enforcement Response team in conducting a compliance check on alcohol sales in June, according to a...

Graham police: Man with history of sex-related offenses arrested for sexual exploitation

A Graham man with a prior record of child sex-related offenses has been arrested on multiple alleged charges of sexual exploitation of a minor. Thomas...

Sheriff

Opinion

How should Graham spend its windfall of federal dollars?

Graham city council members have met for four hours last week, trying to decide how they should designate projects to be paid with about...

“Whack-a-mole” in Elon

Sometimes with local governments and their elected officials – and the need to hold them to the state’s requirements for open government – we...

Well, now it’s obvious – Officials: “we don’t care what you think”

Rarely does the public get such a close and first-hand look at the dismissive attitude some officials have toward the public they ostensibly serve. But...

Backroom deals are never a good idea in local government

Backroom deals are never a good idea in local government We’ve tried over many years to hold local public bodies to the open government (and...
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Politics

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Five warehouses planned for Cherry Lane site in Graham

94 acres annexed Tues. night; plans for 745,700 sq. ft. of warehouses filed next day Graham’s city council approved an annexation of about 94 acres...

Another co. buys 20 acres just down the road

A real estate company based in Charlotte has purchased about 20 acres of vacant land along Cherry Lane and Gov. Scott Farm Road, across...

Cummings band to march at Sugar Bowl

The Cummings High School marching band has been invited to perform during the halftime show at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans in December,...

What’s the holdup with opening new Mebane Dunkin’ Donuts?

On the outside, the strip center along NC 119 that’s to be home to Mebane’s Dunkin’ Donuts looks complete and ready to open. But a...

Burlington prepares to open new fitness court at City Park

A new court is about to convene in the city of Burlington – not a court of law, mind you, but an outdoor fitness...

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