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Let the cleanup begin

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Hurricane Ian not the first to have an impact in Graham or Alamance County; old-timers remember Hurricane Hazel (1954)

As everyone "battens down the hatches" as the rain and wind from Hurricane, now Tropical Storm, Ian passes through Alamance County, it may be...

Elon comes through late, tops Richmond in second overtime in home win

No. 23 beats higher-ranked No. 17 Richmond, 30-27 By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Once Elon’s offense got it turned back on, the Phoenix found...

Planning board has to delay votes after reporter points out rezoning signs not posted

A lapse in public notification didn’t prevent a standing-room only audience from piling into Burlington’s city hall on Monday for the latest meeting of...
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The superintendent strikes again – with an emphasis on both pragmatism and academic achievement

Regular readers of this page will wonder, perhaps, if we’ve gone soft to find so many good things to say about the school system’s...

Newest battleground in LGTBQ Culture War is right here

If anyone doubts that the national debate over inappropriate school library books and a sexualized agenda for public education has come to Alamance County,...

Elon’s drinking district

Sometimes in Elon, it’s hard to know who are the adults and who are the students. Let’s see if we understand the basics. Elon’s board of...

Thank you, Dr. Butler

Our heartiest thanks to ABSS school superintendent Dr. Dain Butler for his decisive action in removing a highly offensive book from the school library...

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Council votes 3-2 for Hooks over Ewing to serve on Main Street provisional board

A divided Mebane city council this week voted 3-2 to appoint the city’s mayor, Ed Hooks, as the council’s second ex officio member of...

GOP Commissioners Primary Questionnaire

In general, do you believe Alamance County government spending is too high, too low, or about right?  Rudy Cartassi: Too High Steve Carter: About Right Craig Turner: About Right Robert...

Match-ups for Nov. elections taking shape; deadline for all is Fri. noon

If Alamance County’s Republicans had largely monopolized the early filing season – during the two days in December before filing was suspended by the...

2nd Amendment advocate, businessman Rudy Cartassi to file for commissioner

A local businessman who is an outspoken advocate for the Second Amendment and cryptocurrency plans to file as a Republican candidate for county commissioner. Rudy...

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Did suspect in Wake Co. deputy’s death spend time in Alamance...

QUESTION: Did a suspect in the murder of a Wake County deputy recently pass through Alamance County’s jail? ANSWER: Alamance County’s detention center was, indeed,...

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Pair Perfectly Grilled Steak with a Cool, Creamy Sidekick

(Family Features) Firing up the grill and watching tender cuts sizzle on the grates means a mouthwatering meal is on the way, but don’t...

A Twist on Traditional Burgers

(Family Features) Warm weather and grilling go hand-in-hand, and few dishes say summer like burgers. While traditional beef patties come to mind for many,...

Create a Healthier Routine with a Better-for-You Favorite

(Family Features) Taking time to nurture your health and well-being starts with building healthier habits. As the seasons change, challenge yourself to make small...

Serve Up a Game Day Snack

(Family Features) Gear up for a game day experience to remember with satisfying snacks that energize your crowd. As almost everyone’s favorite part of...

An Elegant Veal Meal to Impress Your Valentine

(Family Features) Celebrating a special moment with your special someone this Valentine’s Day starts with a romantic meal. Cooking an elegant dish in your...