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On the evening of Monday, January 20, guests at the Mebane Historical Museum were treated to a unique presentation by Mebane resident Karin Fuhrer-Thornton. Fuhrer-Thornton, who runs Clay Street Printing alongside her daughter Sugaree, owns a rare circular hand-powered sock machine, which pr…

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According to the Mebane Police Department, four men have been arrested and charged in relation to the December 18 armed robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank at 820 S. Fifth Street in Mebane. During the course of this investigation, numerous suspects were developed, and these same individuals are …

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On the afternoon of Thursday, January 16, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper made his way to Alamance Community College to discuss one of his signature initiatives - the Finish Line Grants program.The Finish Line Grants program helps community college students who face unforeseen financial e…

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Three local students were honored at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) meeting on January 9th for their essay contributions to the VFW’s annual Patriot’s Pen and Voices of America essay contests. Friends and family members of the winning contestants gathered for a spaghetti dinner, followed…

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On the morning of Sunday, January 12, at 9:49 a.m., an inmate in the Alamance County Detention Center, William Lawrence Cowan, age 29, was found unresponsive in his cell.

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At the Monday, January 6 Mebane City Council meeting, the City’s Finance Director, Jeanne Tate, provided details on the completion of Mebane’s ninth Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). 

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The Efland Fire Department has recently purchased an important new tool to aid its mission of saving lives during times of emergency and helping prevent tragedies. The acquisition of two brand new LUCAS chest compression devices will help Efland’s Fire officials be significantly more prepare…

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A home fire between Christmas and New Year’s Day in Mebane tragically claimed the lives of two local residents, the Mebane Fire Department confirmed to the Enterprise. 

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On Thursday December 19, 2019 at approximately 1:45 p.m., the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit conducted a traffic stop on I-40 near Maple Avenue Burlington, for a traffic violation. 

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On the evening of Thursday, December 19, ten members of the Eastern Alamance High softball team came together at Mebane’s Walmart to take part in assisting the Alamance Christmas Cheer program with helping needy families during the holiday season. 

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Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) charged two men yesterday in connection with a kidnapping and sexual assault reported to law enforcement late Wednesday, December 18.

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On Tuesday December 17 at 2:45 P.M., Deputies with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in Mebane on a white in color Ford Ranger, occupied by a white male driver and a white female passenger, for displaying an unreadable North Carolina registration plate. 

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Mebane on the Move held its annual 5K Road Race and kid’s Mad Dash this past weekend, with more than 200 registered participants. Despite a cold, rainy Saturday morning in Mebane, most of the participants held their commitment and came out to either run or walk the track that made its way th…

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At the December Mebane City Council meeting, City Manager David Cheek and other town leaders recognized two longtime members of the Mebane Fire Department for a quarter of a century of dedicated work on behalf of the town. 

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50 local Girl Scouts were recently honored at  their annual Investiture and Rededication Ceremony. The Service was held November 3rd at Hawfields Presbyterian Church. The girls performed a flag ceremony and new members were honored with membership pins. 

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They were relatively minor agenda items on a night when former Mayor Glendel Stephenson stepped away after 35 years of service to Mebane, and the city welcomed new Mayor Ed Hooks, as well as a new City Council. But a series of measures taken by the Mebane City Council at the Monday, December…

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At last week’s Mebane City Council meeting, the newly-sworn in elected board made the decision to table a proposed zoning ordinance that would take what was a newly-annexed 47 acre property along West Ten Road, across the street from the soon-to-be constructed Medline medical equipment distr…

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There was a changing of the guard at Monday night’s Mebane City Council meeting, as Glendel Stephenson called to order his final meeting as Mebane’s Mayor after 35 years of service to the town dating all the way back to 1975. 

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A long and distinguished era in the history of Mebane came to a bittersweet ending on Monday, as Glendel Stephenson walked away from the office of Mayor after 35 years of service. City employees and numerous elected officials convened in the front entrance to Mebane City Hall for a special p…

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On the morning of Monday, November 25, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, along with North Carolina Highway Patrol Commander Col. Glenn McNeill, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, Governor’s Highway Safety Program Director Mark Ezzell, and scores of representatives of the No…

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On Thursday November 21, 2019, an Alamance County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer (SRO) at Eastern Alamance High School, received information of students smoking e-cigarettes laced with THC.

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Due to the threat of rain on Saturday, Destination Downtown Mebane has been forced to make a few changes to its schedule for Saturday’s Hometown Holidays event. Specifically, all outdoor events for Hometown Holidays have been cancelled. However, all indoor events and activities are still on.

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The City of Mebane was recently featured in a special segment on WRAL called TechWire. 

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The same developer that revitalized the White Furniture Building in Mebane is now working to create a new residential apartment complex and commercial space at the longtime Granite Finishing Mill manufacturing plant in Haw River. 

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Destination Downtown Mebane will once again be hosting its Hometown Holidays celebration on Saturday, November 23, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in downtown Mebane. 

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The 11th annual Mebane on the Move road races, sponsored by the Mebane Women’s Club, will take place on Saturday, December 14th in downtown Mebane. This family-friendly event offers a 5k and 1-Mile Mad Dash. Mebane on the Move is again expecting more than 300 participants. 

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On Wednesday, November 13, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference to provide critical new details on the murders of Jerry Darrell Williamson and Steven Bryant Somers, who were found murdered on Mr. Williamson’s property in Graham on Monday. 

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The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page is advising the community to please be on the lookout for 59-year-old Steven Wayne Gibson. He is wanted for Felony Statutory Rape of a person who is 13, 14 or 15 and Felony Indecent Liberties with a child. His last known address is 333 Edg…

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On Tuesday, November 12, at approximately 5:23 p.m., members of the Mebane Police Department responded to Kay Jewelry located at 4000 Arrowhead Blvd. Mebane, NC in reference to a strong-armed robbery. Central Communications advised that the employees of Kay Jewelry were in a back room locked…

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On Monday night (November 11) at 10:21 p.m., Deputies with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2092 Payne Rd in Graham in reference to two victims found deceased from gunshot wounds.

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On Monday October 14, at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2200 block of Farrell Rd. in Mebane in reference to an alleged sexual assault.

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At last week’s Alamance County Commissioners meeting, the elected board voted 4-1 to place a quarter-cent tax measure on the March spring primary ballot. All revenues from the quarter-cent sales tax would go towards reducing Alamance County’s property tax rate, which was raised by more than …

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The City of Mebane received a grand total of $360,334.19 in State Street Aid Allocations for its 2019-20 budget as part of the North Carolina State Highway Fund under the Powell Bill. State Street-Aid (Powell Bill) allocations are made to incorporated municipalities that establish their elig…

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Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) arrested 18 year old Dylan W. George, of Mebane, early this afternoon for communicating a threat of mass violence on educational property. The arrest follows a text George, a senior at Cedar Ridge High School, allegedly sent earlie…

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Alamance County Commissioner Eddie Boswell will not be running for another four-year term on the local board, the longtime elected official indicated earlier this week. 

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The City of Mebane’s planning staff has evaluated a variety of potential transportation projects that could improve traffic flows throughout town, and is preparing to submit a series of ideas that the Strategic Prioritization Office of Transportation (SPOT), a division of the North Carolina …

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The City of Mebane has recently undertaken measures to revise its development standards to further define what a “Neighborhood Shopping Center” is, while also providing clarifying language for other elements of its commercial planning and zoning. The goal is to prevent strip malls from poppi…

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At last Monday night’s Mebane City Council meeting, the elected board made a series of changes to its policies regarding the usage of fire pits and other recreational fires throughout the city limits as part of a fire ordinance amendment, while also approving a required series of North Carol…

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On Thursday October 10, the Alamance County Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit started an investigation after receiving information from the North Carolina Internet Crimes Against Children Data System, advising that child pornography was being sent to an address in Alamance County. As a r…

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Mebane citizens are being asked by local officials, including members of the City Council and the town’s Public Works and Utilities administration, to consider their water usage during what has been an unseasonably dry period of time for the state of North Carolina. 

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A train incident in Mebane on Sunday afternoon has claimed the life of a 43-year-old man, the Enterprise has confirmed.