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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...

LATEST NEWS

Turner, Carter, Thompson push through new budget with 3.66-cent property tax...

Dissenters Paisley, Lashley tried for smaller, 2-cent property rate hike, but were defeated 2-3 Alamance County's commissioners have narrowly approved a budget for the new...

OPINION

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...

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...

Taxpayers, beware; an enormous property tax hike is coming your way

County commissioners continue to flail about on next year’s county budget.  They keep having a series of special meetings, all ostensibly to hear and...

Frittering away tax dollars without any public input

Leave it to politicians to fritter away money – whether tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, or millions – and, in some cases, to...