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What’s going on with all the clear-cutting behind Ashley Woods?

QUESTION: What’s going on with all the clear-cutting near the Ashley Woods subdivision in Elon? Is it true the developer for Owen Park subdivision,...

LATEST NEWS

Future superintendent welcomed back home

Pictured from left to right are: Alamance-Burlington school board chairman Sandy Ellington-Graves, vice chairman Patsy Simpson, and the new ABSS superintendent, Dr. Dain Butler,...

OPINION

Mebane: prioritizing city bureaucrats over taxpayers – as usual

Mebane city manager Chris Rollins unveiled his proposed budget for the city this week.  And it’s a real whopper in terms of spending levels...

What’s the purpose of county government?

We’ve become convinced that many of the people attending the semi-monthly county commissioners’ meetings of late – especially those with their hands out to...

ACC Van Winkle

Readers of this newspaper may wonder if they fell asleep recently like Rip Van Winkle of old – or, perhaps, whether ACC officials did. In...

(Another) spending frenzy in Burlington

There’s an old adage that “A fool and his money are soon parted.” Apparently, an even faster separation can occur when government officials have the...

A 28-year-old building is worn out? You must be kidding. Only in government.

UNBELIEVABLE! That’s our reaction to numerous aspects of a consultant firm’s purported study of the Alamance County judiciary system’s space “needs.” The consultant firm has concluded...