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Mebane’s Planning Board on Monday night unanimously approved a request from Urquhart Development, LLC to rezone 8.13 acres southeast of downtown for a new 60-unit apartment development that will be catered to seniors 55 years and older. 

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At last Monday’s Mebane City Council meeting, town leaders unanimously approved a series of sidewalk and street improvements to a combined total of 23 street sections throughout Mebane, covering approximately 2.2 miles of city streets. 

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At this month’s Mebane City Council meeting, the elected leaders unanimously approved a proposal to complete Phase I improvements to the town’s Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF). The City will be replacing 25-year-old equipment at the site, which lies along Corrigidor Street behind the…

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The City of Mebane, as part of its budget process for the 2019-20 fiscal year, will consider entering a program that will ultimately allow the town to become a member of the North Carolina Main Street Program.

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At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Mebane’s elected leaders approved a new 35-lot residential development along Stagecoach Road and Ninth Street. Called “Stagecoach Corner,” the new subdivision, which will be developed by Harmony Homesteads, was approved by a unanimous vote. 

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An addiction recovery facility in Hillsborough, formerly known as Morse Clinic, has been rebranded with a new name and new ownership. The facility will still offer medical treatment to combat substance abuse, along with a wide range of counseling services. 

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At Monday night’s Mebane Planning Board Meeting, the local officials considered a request from Harmony Homesteads to rezone 15.89 acres, four parcels in total, located at 627 E. Stagecoach Road, and the property immediately to the north and east of 627 E. Stagecoach Road. The 627 E. Stagecoa…

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At Monday night’s Mebane City Council meeting, the elected leaders unanimously approved a series of measures to help regulate the growing industry of video gaming machines that have been popping up in recent years throughout North Carolina and surrounding states. 

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Mebane City Council member Everette Greene, accompanied by Mebane City Manager David Cheek and Assistant City Manager Chris Rollins, came before the local American Legion Post 95 last Thursday evening to discuss the possibility of the American Legion providing more land to the City. Mebane c…

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At Monday night’s Mebane City Council meeting, the elected board approved financing for the purchase of five new vehicles for the Mebane Police Department. Mebane Finance Director Jeanne Tate recommended to the board that the city purchase through financing the five new vehicles for MPD, com…

When Jesus Sanchez learned, along with his fellow Daniel Boone Village tenants last September, that he would have to move, he was hopeful about keeping his Colorado Burrito Mexican Grill in Hillsborough. 

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In a special-called meeting the afternoon of Thursday, February 15, the Alamance County Commissioners unanimously approved a series of measures to renew its contracts with the U.S. Marshals Service and ICE (Immigrations and Customs Enforcement) programs to hold federal inmates in the Alamanc…

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At its meeting the evening of Tuesday, February 5, the Orange County Board of Commissioners received an overview of the Draft Efland-Buckhorn-Mebane Access Management Plan (E-B-M AMP), held a public hearing on the matter, and provided comments before the plan is scheduled on the March 7, 201…

It was a big day of celebration for Living Free Ministries as the group officially opened the doors to their newest Thrift Superstore on Monday morning, February 4.

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North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper made his way to Alamance County on Thursday morning to talk with Alamance Community College students about the Finish Line Grants program, which has helped multiple ACC enrollees complete their academic studies since it was implemented last year. 

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As Christmas approached, Mebanites and guests passing through town along I-40/I-85 saw a new treat at the intersection of Mebane Oaks and Brundage Roads. 

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At its Monday, December 17 meeting, the Alamance County Commissioners approved $2.6 million in economic incentives to Becton Dickinson as it considers bringing a massive $176 million expansion of its medical equipment and diagnostics business to eastern Alamance County.

It may sound like something from a Star Wars movie. But if local executives and town officials have their way, Becton Dickinson’s “Project Skywalker” could turn into the largest industrial project investment in Alamance County history - $175 million. 

Local restaurant Junction on 70 will be holding another “Fill the Christmas Bus” event on Saturday, December 15 beginning at 3 p.m for a coastal community still suffering from this hurricane season.

Iron Gate Vineyards will be holding their annual Christmas Open House and canned food drive this Sunday, December 2 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the winery, located at  2540 Lynch Store Road in Mebane.

Gallery Florist and Gifts, located at 114 West Center Street in downtown Mebane, has for years been a popular destination for local residents seeking that perfect bouquet of flowers for a special occasion. 

Mebane has itself a new Japanese restaurant - Sakura Grill, located adjacent to the Walmart in the Garrett Crossing Shopping Center. 

Kimes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, founded in 1918, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this week with a series of services and special events. Kimes Chapel, which is located along N.C. Highway 119 to the north of downtown Mebane, has been holding revival services throughout the week, …

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Mebane’s City Council approved Monday night an additional expansion to the factory that Lotus Bakeries, LLC is constructing in the North Carolina Commerce Park.

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Thanks to its location near two major freeways, as well as its charming downtown, Mebane offers its residents and visitors a wide range of food options. But until recently, one thing that the downtown area in Mebane didn’t offer was a New York style hot dog vendor along Clay Street. 

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On Saturday, August 25, the owners of Mebane’s Xtreme Dance Academy held a Grand Opening for its new location at 103-B S. Fifth Street, beside Buffaloe Lanes Bowling Center. 

Alamance Community College is adding a time slot for students to take Welding Technology classes this fall in order to accommodate an overflow of registering students.

Alamance County was recently awarded $346,740 by the NC Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund. According to a news release by the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, over $4.6 million was allocated throughout North Carolina to preserve farmland as well…

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The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 23 grant requests totaling $17,021,540, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced earlier this month. The requests include commitments to create a total of 425 jobs, 186 of which were previously announced. The publi…

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The local business community of Mebane outdid itself Thursday night at Buffaloe Lanes, coming together to support Strike Out Hunger. The Mebane Rotary Club, which is growing both in numbers and in community outreach, organized the local event, which brought out a large crowd of locals for a …

For more than a century, Kingsdown has been one of the staple businesses and industries in the city of Mebane. Ever since 1904, Kingsdown has been producing high-quality mattresses out of the town of Mebane, growing into a global brand with a presence throughout North America, Asia, and Australia. 

If you had asked Mandy and Jad Al-Bjaly of Mebane a year ago if they would ever open their own e-commerce store, Mandy would have said “I’m too busy.” 

Owen & Company, a leading manufacturer of handcrafted luxury mattresses, operating in Canada primarily under the Kingsdown brand, is pleased to announce its merger with its US counterpart Kingsdown Inc., one of the most renowned mattress manufacturers in America.