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Southern grad Bri Gallagher carries softball success to Catawba

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Bri Gallagher’s sophomore season with the Catawba College softball team came with superlatives on offense and defense. The Southern...

Judicial candidates have occasionally been on the other side of the bench in criminal, civil court

The Biblical imperative to “judge not” is generally taken with a grain of salt when it comes to judicial officials. But this pulpit-pounding message...

Graham city council considers where to put new fire substations

Graham’s city council heard a presentation Tuesday night of where the need is greatest for a second, and even possibly a third, fire station...

Should Tanger Outlet become its own social drinking district in Mebane?

Mebane’s city council heard a proposal during its latest meeting from the general manager of Tanger Outlets who assured city officials that the creation...
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OPINION

Mebane’s backroom dealing both illegal and unnecessary

We continue to shake our head in disbelief at the lengths some public officials will go to conceal information from the public they supposedly...

Tax & budget votes reveal actual fiscal conservatives vs. merely rhetorical ones

We warned last week that a big property tax increase was on the horizon, and this week it became a reality. We’re disappointed in the...

School system leadership, not legislative report, is the real joke

It’s hard to know where to start this week with all the outrageous statements and actions by local politicians and bureaucrats. However, it seems to...

County manager’s sneaky, backdoor scheme to conceal incentives information from taxpayers is a real insult

Well, we’ll have to chalk this up as a rare occurrence, if not a first. While expressing our deep disappointment in the decision of commissioner...

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Commissioner candidates and the law: criminal, civil court records reveal past infractions, cases

State court records don’t contain a whole lot to write home about for the six candidates who are competing for Alamance County’s board of...

Commissioner’s failure to acknowledge youthful drug conviction from 38 years ago sparks SBI investigation

Election filing form required candidate to say whether he'd had any felonies; he said he didn't, but he did   An apparent oversight in his...

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...

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THE PUBLIC ASKS

Is ABSS deputy superintendent still suspended with pay?

QUESTION: Is the Alamance-Burlington school system’s deputy superintendent, Lowell Rogers, who was suspended from work in February of this year still being paid?  What...

COURTS

Trigger man in 2017 shooting will get a new trial due...

Changing juror after deliberations had begun results in overturned conviction The state’s second-highest court has overturned the convictions of a Burlington man who was convicted...

EDUCATION

Construction underway on new gym for county’s fourth charter school

Construction has started on a new gymnasium for the county’s fourth charter school, Alamance Community School, which opened in 2020 and is located along...

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...