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Planning director will send ordinance for mobile home & RV parks back to planning board before commissioners consider

Alamance County’s planning director has apparently had some second thoughts about a proposed set of rules for mobile home and RV parks that have...

Developer: another residential project looks to Gibsonville

More residential growth is coming to Gibsonville, but exactly what kind seems a bit uncertain. Gibsonville’s aldermen agreed this week to set a public hearing...

County officials tout staffing improvements thanks to mid-year infusion of pay raises

The temptation to throw money at a problem may not be such a hare-brained idea – at least not in the case of one...

Burlington postpones Carousel Festival due to snags in construction of housing

Amid the melting snow from this weekend’s winter storm, Burlington’s City Park came alive with a flurry of construction activity on Tuesday, as contractors...
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OPINION

Third-place finishers

We’re rather amused by some of the rhetoric that supposes that Melody Wiggins, who was defeated in her bid for re-election to the Graham...

Good questions, but we didn’t write them

This newspaper’s publisher certainly wishes he could have been present at last week’s Graham city council meeting, particularly during one of the public comments. Eric...

Gibsonville board’s self-serving pay raise provides vivid illustration of why public has become so cynical about politicians

If anyone is wondering why the public has become so cynical about politicians, all one has to do is look at Gibsonville’s board of...

How best to start Mebane council meetings: moment of silence or prayer? David White: Public Prayer is Appropriate

By MEBANE RESIDENT DAVID WHITE, COMMENTS MADE DURING JANUARY 3, 2022 MEBANE CITY COUNCIL MEETING   My purpose tonight is not simply to speak on...

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Politics

Commissioners call courthouse expansion to order with contract for preliminary designs

Alamance County’s board of commissioners has agreed to set aside $156,800 to have an architectural firm do some preliminary design work for a proposed...

First day of candidate filing interrupted by court’s delay of federal & state legislative candidacies

Being the early bird didn’t exactly help state senator Amy Scott Galey secure the proverbial worm on Monday when candidate registration for next year’s...

First candidate for ABSS school board signals intent to run

Elon resident Chuck Marsh is the first to announce his candidacy for one of three seats on the Alamance-Burlington school board that will be...

Candidate registration starts Monday for federal, state, most local offices

Although there’s nearly a month left in the current calendar year, the jockeying has already begun for next year’s elections, which will feature some...

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THE PUBLIC ASKS

How did inmate get deadly drugs into jail?

QUESTION: How was an inmate able to smuggle a “baggie” of fentanyl into Alamance County’s jail last month, causing two other detainees to overdose...

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EDUCATION

McCook, Mock win Women’s Resource Center Leadership awards

Two outstanding leaders from Alamance Community College (ACC) were award recipients at the sixth annual Women’s Resource Center “Leading the Way” banquet on November...

Recipes

A Nostalgic Seasonal Treat

(Culinary.net) Cooler weather often brings about nostalgic cravings for seasonal dishes and desserts. From grandma’s classic pies, to the sweet taste of apple cider...

Comfort Holiday Guests with a Satisfying Snack

(Family Features) When guests arrive for the holidays, handshakes and hugs are often the first order of business. However, a satisfying snack to tide...

A Sweet Sauce to Savor

(Culinary.net) There are few things better than festive holiday celebrations. Everyone is gathered around the table, ready to eat and enjoy the company. The atmosphere...

Celebrate the Holidays with Special Centerpieces

Celebrate the Holidays with Special Centerpieces (Family Features) Few things bring family and friends together quite like the holidays, and serving up an elegant, seasonal...

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...