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Heading to the N.C. State Fair this October? Bright Penny Brewing will be featured in the returning Our State Public House. Back for a third year, the Our State Public House will allow patrons to try a number of delicious North Carolina craft beverages including the Bright Penny Brewing Port…

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Mebane Presbyterian Church’s Backpack Ministry is hosting a raffle fundraiser this coming weekend to support its efforts to provide local food-insecure school children and their families with backpacks and food throughout the year. This Saturday - October 19 - is the Mebane Presbyterian Fall…

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Garrett Elementary School is hosting its second annual Tracie G Fun Run on Saturday, October 12 at 9:00 a.m.. The Fun Run, which can also be a walk for participants, will take place on Hawfields Middle School’s 3K (1.86 mile) cross country course, which circles across the Garrett/Hawfields c…

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On the evening of Saturday, October 5, the North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center, located at 4705 Nicks Road in Mebane, will be hosting its annual fundraising event, The Mane Affaire. 

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Over the last four decades, well-known Mebane artist Jill Troutman has painted almost everything. But she’s most well-known for her florals, which adorn the walls of hospitals throughout the state of North Carolina, including our very own Alamance Regional Medical Center. 

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Editor’s Note: In this special edition of “Back in Time,” we take a look back at August, 1976, when a fire at the local telephone company resulted in widespread phone outages throughout the Mebane area. At the time, in the era before internet, the Mebane community relied on the Enterprise to…

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The Friends of the Alamance County Library’s 35th annual Fall Book Sale returns this week, starting with a special sale for members only on Friday afternoon at 12:00 p.m. noon in Burlington. The twice-annual Book Sale provides an opportunity for local book lovers to get great deals on everyt…

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The Alamance Community College Library will commemorate the life and work of the late Crystal Lee Sutton, activist, feminist, and inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film, “Norma Rae,” with an exhibit and several special events in September.  

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On the evening of Thursday, August 1, the Mebane Historical Museum hosted its annual "Makers of Modern Mebane" ceremony at the Mebane Arts and Community Center. It was an evening of stories, nostalgia, and Mebane town pride as the MHM honored five longtime Mebanites for their contributions i…

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Simple Elegance, Asian Brush paintings by Barbara Rizza Mellin of Winston-Salem, NC will be on display and for sale at the Mebane Arts & Community Center in Mebane, August 2 through September 29.  They may be viewed Monday through Friday, 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.

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One of the best ways to connect with our past is to study individuals who made a mark, large or small, upon our known landscape. The annual collaborative project between the Mebane Historical Museum and the City of Mebane present a selection of people who have made the City of Mebane the pla…

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On Thursday afternoon, hundreds of Mebanites and guests from other towns made their way to downtown Mebane for the Mebane Historical Museum’s seventh annual Fourth of July Parade. It was another festive morning, with a large crowd fighting off steamy hot temperatures with Sno Cones, along wi…

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The popular local musical ensemble, Mebanesville, releases its first full length CD, “Mebanesville, Town & Country,” this Friday evening, July 5 at the Trackside Bottle Shop at 103 East Center Street in downtown Mebane. The evening’s music begins at 7:00 p.m. with the acoustic-Americana …

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As Mebane continues to rapidly grow, one of the biggest themes among town leaders and city planners is the concept of interconnectivity. The ability for Mebanites to walk or bike or push strollers from one part of town to another through a safe, reliable web of sidewalks, curbs, parks, and g…

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What started out as an email between neighbors in the spring of 2013, inviting folks to march in a small non-motorized parade in Mebane’s south historic district, has blossomed over the last seven years to a very large, colorful, and beloved event. That first parade had a few dozen participa…

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Mebane's tandem of Lauri Daughtry and Julie Rachlin are coming to Hillsborough's Last Fridays Art Walk this coming weekend, where they will have an Opening Reception for their new exhibit, "Back to our Roots."

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Art has always been an essential part of Judy Madren’s life since her childhood and paint-by-number kits.  As a young adult, she studied under the instruction of Florence Riddle focusing on drawing and the use of oils and later under the instruction of Betty Tyler, who encouraged her to step…

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The Hawfields Civitan Awareness Day and Spring Bazaar will be held on June 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. At 9:00 a.m., the fun begins with children’s ball games and activities.  Shortly thereafter direct-sell vendors, businesses and crafters will be showing and selling their products. There…

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Eastern Alamance High School senior theatre arts student Caroline Segars received her third selection to the Triangle Rising Stars program earlier this spring, and made an appearance at the Durham Performing Arts Center along with her fellow Rising Stars participants in a special program on …

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On Friday, May 17, the Haw River Canoe and Kayak Company officially opened for business at Lake Michael Park, where they will now be handling all of the lake’s rentals of canoes, kayaks, and jon boats, including those owned by the City of Mebane. 

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Local resident Curry Wilkinson has turned a longtime North Carolina artistic tradition into his own personal passion. A passion that also makes for a good business alongside his wife Sarah. 

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Nearly 250 people participated this past Friday night in this year’s Mebane Dogwood Festival 5K Run/Walk and Dogwood Dash kid’s fun run, which was held in the streets of downtown Mebane. 

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The Mebane Dogwood Festival’s annual golf tournament returned to Mill Creek Golf Club on Friday afternoon, where approximately 80 golfers took their shots. Despite challenging weather, which included occasional thunderstorms that halted play, the Shotgun Start, best-ball tournament produced …

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The “Mebane Rocks” Facebook group, with help from the City of Mebane, is planning to open a Kindness Rock Garden at the Mebane Public Library on Saturday April 13 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.. 

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On the morning of Thursday, March 28, students at the local EMT Academy at Graham High School got a chance to learn about exotic reptiles and snakes from herpatologist Chad Griffin of the Kernersville Zoo. Griffin, one of only two people in North Carolina licensed to import anti-venom for ex…

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The United Way of Alamance County will hold its Taste of Alamance event on Monday, March 18 at the Mebane Arts Center from 5:30-8 p.m.

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The Friends of the Alamance County Public Libraries are gearing up for their annual spring Book Sale starting this week, as numerous volunteers and Board members have made their way to May Memorial Library over the last few weeks to sort books, shelve books, and prepare for ten days of book mania. 

The 63rd annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games took place July 12 through July 13 this year in MacRae Meadows, North Carolina. 

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More than 56,000 Alamance County residents made their voices heard at the polls in this year's Midterm Election.

With Election Day rapidly approaching, the Enterprise seeks to educate the public about the local voting procedures in Alamance and Orange Counties.

There are 13 different offices up for election this fall with 20 available seats up for the public's vote.

The State Board of Elections in Raleigh has the following tips for voters ahead of Election Day on Tuesday, November 6: 

The Enterprise wishes to provide its readers with as much advance knowledge of the upcoming election as we possibly can. The following serves as a guide to the six various proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot in North Carolina this year.

Early voting for this year's election begins Wednesday October 17 and will run through Saturday, November 3.

Although it’s not a Presidential election year, 2018 is still an election year nonetheless. Multiple county, state and federal seats are up for the public’s vote this fall.

In advance of this year’s Midterm Elections, which will see hundreds of officials up for election, over 3,500 groups across the country will mobilize to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on September 25, 2018. 

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With Election Day rapidly approaching, the Enterprise seeks to educate the public about the local voting procedures in Alamance and Orange Counties. 

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Leading up to the primary election date on May 8, the Mebane Enterprise sent a questionnaire to each candidate that is in the primary.

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Although it’s not a Presidential election year, 2018 is still an election year nonetheless. Multiple county, state and federal seats are up for the public’s vote this fall. The Alamance Burlington School System and Alamance Community College bond referendums will also be on the ballot in Nov…