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Long-empty Sagebrush restaurant site in Graham has been bought, will be renovated

A long-time eyesore in Graham will be getting a makeover, thanks to a local developer. David Morton, who owns Holly Hill Mall and several strip...

THE PUBLIC ASKS: What’s going in down from Sheetz in Burlington?

QUESTION: What's the land being cleared for just below Sheetz on NC 49 in Burlington? ANSWER:  Site preparations are now underway on a storage facility...

Seeing double: Two Maple Avenue 7-Eleven’s seem to be getting close

Slurpee aficionados in Burlington may feel like they’re in 7-Eleventh Heaven right now as the convenience store chain presses ahead with the construction of...

Top contractor exec assures new Southeast High School will be finished on time

A top-ranking executive with Samet, the Greensboro-based contractor that’s building the county’s seventh high school along South N.C. Highway 119, assured Alamance-Burlington school board...
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Remedial lesson: new high school was to relieve overcrowding, not prolong it

We’re not sure where remedial education is needed more – among some members of the Alamance-Burlington school board or among some of the school...

Elon town council philosophy: waste a little, waste a lot

Most people are familiar with the famous quote, usually attributed to Ben Franklin, that people should not be “pennywise and pound foolish,” which has...

A textbook police chief

Two years ago, we were remiss in not commenting on the intended and announced retirement of Mebane police chief Terry Caldwell. Fortunately, our oversight was...

Left-wing, socialist rhetoric plentiful locally – at county’s health department

Rarely have we, the public, or local elected officials been subjected to as much left-wing tripe as we observed Monday night during Mebane’s city...

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Alamance legislative delegation sworn in Thurs. morning in Graham by chief justice of state supreme court

Members of Alamance County's legislative delegation, elected or re-elected in November, were sworn into office Thursday morning in the Historic Court House in downtown...

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...

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School board, commissioners, state senator discuss education spending, priorities, wish lists

“What I need is more money." – ABSS Supt. Dr. Dain Butler An annual get-together between the Alamance-Burlington school board and Alamance County’s commissioners ended in...

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...