At Monday night’s Alamance County Commissioners meeting, the elected board voted to approve not only its 2019-20 fiscal year budget, but also a long-range plan to address the next seven years’ worth of growth in the county.
A suspect in a dramatic robbery attempt in Mebane on Friday morning who reportedly escaped a hospital and was being pursued by Orange County Sheriff’s Office and United States Marshals representatives over the weekend has been apprehended in Burlington on Sunday.
A local Mebane child engaged and stopped would-be home robbers Friday morning in a dramatic encounter along Yarborough Road in Orange County.
With Mebane Mayor Glendel Stephenson stepping down after more than four decades of service to the City, another longtime City official is throwing his name into consideration as Stephenson’s replacement.
At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Mebane’s elected officials adopted an ordinance to approve a $30.5 million budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year. The budget was approved after months of careful planning and negotiating with City officials.
Mebane resident Shirley Crisp is on a mission to find a hero - an individual who would be willing and able to provide her husband of 42 years, Pete Crisp, with a kidney.
On the afternoon of Thursday, May 30, members of Alamance County’s law enforcement community came together at the Historic Alamance County Courthouse in downtown Graham to describe a significant series of narcotics arrests.
On the afternoon of Sunday, May 26, Mebane’s veteran community paid tribute to those who paid the ultimate price in defense of liberty at the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Mebane Veteran’s Garden.
On Friday, May 24, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office conducted an undercover operation on social media targeting adults soliciting children for sex acts.
A Cedar Grove resident was sentenced on May 21 in federal court in Greensboro, announced United States Attorney Matthew G.T. Martin of the Middle District of North Carolina.
Mebane City Manager David Cheek presented to the Mebane City Council and the general public the City’s projected 2019-20 fiscal year budget at last week’s City Council meeting.
The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Haw River Police Department, Mebane Police Department, Alcohol Law Enforcement, and the Alamance County District Attorney’s office met Tuesday May 7 in Graham to discuss activities at locations in the County believed to be Illegal Gaming Establishments.
A pair of Mebane residents were involved in a recent beating and kidnapping case involving a victim from Raleigh, an additional accomplice from Bunn, and a bridge in Granville County.
Owen Hayes, a kindergarten student at Mebane’s E.M. Yoder Elementary School, was prepared when a crisis struck the afternoon of Tuesday, April 30. Thanks in large part to the Fire Prevention program implemented by the Mebane Fire Department in Mebane’s elementary schools, young Hayes knew ex…
On Sunday, April 28, Mebane Police took a report of a missing person - 35-year-old white male Philip Compton. MPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating Mr. Compton, who has been missing for a couple days.
At 1:15 a.m. on the morning of Friday, April 26, officers from the Mebane Police Department were responding to the area of Mebane Oaks Rd and Arrowhead Blvd. in reference to a suspicious vehicle that had been riding back and forth between Sheetz and the Quality Mart on Mebane Oaks Rd.
Gov. Roy Cooper visited Maple View Farm in Hillsborough on Saturday, surveying damage to both the farm and the Maple View Agricultural Educational Center caused by a tornado that touched down in Orange County on Friday.
On the morning of Tuesday, April 23, Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson and his staff held a press conference at the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office headquarters, at which the county’s law enforcement agency announced a new position on internet sweepstakes and gaming.
A Mebane man who was found inside a local residence on Wednesday has been charged With felony 1st Degree Burglary, according to a press release from the Alamance County Sheriff's Office.
The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office is receiving complaints from County residents who have received calls from someone claiming to represent Social Security.
Alamance Creek Week kicked off Saturday afternoon, April 6 at the new Cates Farm Park outside of Mebane off Highway 119 with a BioBlitz. Located along Mill Creek, the purpose for the event focused on taking an inventory of the native plants and animals that inhabit the new park.
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.
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.
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…
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.
On Tuesday morning April 2, at 7:41a.m., Deputies with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, working in conjunction with the FBI, arrested Kelvin Vann Godfrey, a 59-year-old resident of 222 N. Oak Street in Efland, on one Felony count of Second Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.
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.
An Eastern Alamance High student was arrested and charged with driving while impaired the afternoon of Wednesday, March 27, following a collision in Burlington.
The Mebane Enterprise received a total of eight North Carolina Press Association awards at the annual NCPA Awards Banquet at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Thursday evening.
The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a total of 19 individuals for various drug offenses as part of Phase II of the county’s “Spring Cleaning” initiative. Sheriff Terry Johnson called a press conference Monday morning to discuss the series of drug busts.
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…
On March 8th and again on March 9th, an Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to serve outstanding warrants on Tiffany Lacole Hamlett at 449 Mariposa Dr. Mebane, NC. On both attempts, the Deputy detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the residence, but was unable to get anyone …
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Wednesday evening, officers from the Graham Police Department responded to 832 S. Main St, PNC Bank, in reference to an armed robbery that had already occurred.
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…
Alamance County Emergency Management urges Alamance County residents to prepare for severe weather that may occur with little to no warning this spring.
Jaki Shelton Green was inducted North Carolina’s ninth Poet Laureate on Monday, Feb. 18 at a ceremony in the North Carolina State Capitol.
Alamance County NAACP President Curtis Gatewood was arrested at the conclusion of the February 18 Alamance County Commissioners meeting. Gatewood was making a public comment at the end of the session when he went over the allotted three minutes.
The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for its next Citizen Academy class, which begins April 4th.
The City of Mebane recently announce the hiring of the new Recreation and Parks Director. Aaron Davis will take over the job beginning Tuesday, March 5.
A Mebane Rogers Road resident arrived home over the weekend to find an unknown car in their driveway and two individuals fleeing their home.
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…
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…