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Graham council votes unanimously to hire new city manager; Megan Garner will be the city’s first woman in the top spot

Graham’s city council has voted unanimously to hire Megan M. Garner, who resigned yesterday as Rural Hall's town manager, as Graham's new city manager....

Clearing, grading begins on future UPS site

Work is proceeding at a pace worthy of the label “overnight express,” as contractors begin to prepare the grounds of a new distribution center...

Deputy fire chief gets $90K settlement from city after he was skipped over for top job

An insurance company for the city of Burlington has reached an agreement with the city’s deputy fire chief over an employment discrimination claim that...

County to hold public forum next month on distribution of pandemic relief funds

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has decided to hold a public forum next month to let area residents weigh in on the distribution of...
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The people’s right to know & government secrecy do battle (again)

Alamance County commissioner chairman John Paisley, Jr. is about the last person we would have imagined to be short-tempered, autocratic, and disrespectful. Paisley, who presides...

Commissioners’ procedure for firing county attorney was flagrantly illegal. It’ll probably land them in hot water, a court case, and end up...

Well, when county commissioners decide to ignore the law, they can really go whole hog. In addition to the board chairman’s attempt to shut down...

Situation normal: school system wastes time, effort, and money

We wonder, do the Academy Awards, or even the Emmys, give an award for the most serious performance in a silly role? If so, we’d...

Practice has made asst. D.A. a modern-day David

We think it’s only fitting that after having expressed our doubts and concerns earlier this year over the job he was doing in prosecuting...

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Politics

One incumbent, three challengers seek two Haw River town council seats

Voters in Haw River will fill one vacancy on the town council and a long-serving councilman is up for a re-election. In addition to...

Meet the candidates for Haw River town council

HAW RIVER TOWN COUNCIL (Voters may select two)   Cathy Bellamy Dickens Full name: Catherine Bellamy Dickens Nickname, if any: Cathy Born: Date of birth: April 18, 1969 Place of birth:...

Meet the candidates for Gibsonville board of aldermen

GIBSONVILLE BOARD OF ALDERMEN (Voters may select 2) Bryant Crisp   Paul Dean Full name: Paul Douglas Dean Nickname, if any: — Born: Date of birth: January 7, 1956 Place of birth:...

Four candidates seek two open seats on Gibsonville’s board of aldermen

Gibsonville is slated to get two new aldermen on the six-member board. Two incumbents – long-time alderman Ken Pleasants, a 20-year veteran on the...

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THE PUBLIC ASKS

How many jobs does interim transit director have?

He was terminated in August from Oregon post over multiple jobs, now has one in Hawaii, all the while serving as Burlington’s interim director QUESTION:...

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EDUCATION

Supt.: Rebranding campaign, new logo will help improve school system

Matters of promotion and marketing are, at most, a mere marginal note in a strategic plan that the Alamance-Burlington school system has recently developed. But...

Recipes

A Winning Recipe to Feed Game Day Fans

(Family Features) Settling in for an afternoon of gridiron action calls for football food from dips and appetizers to full-blown feasts. Whether you’re a...

Add a Little Sweetness to Any Occasion

(Culinary.net) It’s almost impossible to beat the combination of sweet fruit and decadent desserts. This delicious recipe for Apple Cake highlights the crisp fruit...

Nutritious Fall Meals

(Family Features) With a return to busy fall routines, it can be challenging for many families to find the time to sit down at...

Simple, Sweet Energy Bites

SEE VIDEO BELOW: (Culinary.net) Having enough energy and fuel to make it through a long day can be challenging. No matter if you’re a stay-at-home...

Comfort from the South

(Culinary.net) The star of your next spread can be hidden away in the refrigerator for a surprise delight for your guests. It’s topped with...
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