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Burlington’s ‘first responder’ could become a drone

It might seem like the stuff of pure science fiction. But police officers and fire-fighters in Burlington will soon have a new, mechanical ally...

County settles with former atty.; he’ll get $165K

Fired when he was 64, county atty. charged age discrimination; EEOC agreed; county’s insurance will pay; county admits no wrongdoing Alamance County has quietly settled...

Planning board to consider 330 new apts. off University Drive; Sheetz to be razed, rebuilt

The Sheetz gas station chain is apparently ready to reset the figurative pumps at the Alamance Road intersection where it first set up shop...

Elon town council focuses on part-time position amid $10.9M budget

Elon town manager Richard Roedner had put out a proposed budget totaling about $10.9 million a few weeks ago. He proposed one new employee,...
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Social drinking district could spread to Mebane, where it would be a particularly bad idea, tarnish the atmosphere of downtown

We recognize that we may be on the losing side, again, in warning about the downside, even dangers, attendant to the mass rush to...

Sesquicentennial Park, part 2

First, the good news.  Graham mayor Jennifer Talley has stated, publicly and unequivocally, that she has no personal interest in ultimately buying the land...

Gibsonville’s mayor was harsh, unfair to disgruntled resident

Rarely have we seen a more high-handed treatment of the public than Gibsonville mayor Lenny Williams employed Monday night during the most recent meeting...

Wide and open search needed for new superintendent

Alamance-Burlington school board members will soon need to turn their attention to beginning a formal search for a new superintendent. The interim superintendent, Dr. William...

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Politics

Scramble on for parties to decide judicial nominees for Nov. ballot after Allen’s sudden retirement

The competition to replace former district court judge Brad Allen has become a “race” in more ways than one – as Allen’s would-be successors...

Alamance Democrats pick N.C. Supreme Court law clerk Bryan Norris, Jr. for Nov. ballot

Alamance County Democrats have selected R. Bryan Norris, Jr. to be their nominee on the November ballot to fulfill the remaining two years of...

GOP taps attorney Bryan Ray for Nov. ballot to fill Brad Allen seat on district court bench

Alamance County’s Republican Party has chosen local attorney Bryan Ray to be its nominee for the district court judgeship formerly held by Brad Allen. The...

Commissioners bump school board chairman from county planning board

The chairman of the Alamance-Burlington school board has been bounced from an appointed position that she had held for the better part of two...

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THE PUBLIC ASKS

Does drinking water notice in Elon suggest wider water quality...

QUESTION:  Why did the town of Elon send out a drinking water notice to its utility customers last month? Does this notice suggest that...

COURTS

County settles with former atty.; he’ll get $165K

Fired when he was 64, county atty. charged age discrimination; EEOC agreed; county’s insurance will pay; county admits no wrongdoing Alamance County has quietly settled...

EDUCATION

Governor visits Southern High School

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper visited Southern High School on Wednesday afternoon as part of his “Year of Public Schools” tour.  Cooper is pictured...

Recipes

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...