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Alamance County Commissioner Amy Scott Galey announced on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 20 that she will be running for the North Carolina State Senate in 2020. 

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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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A man who pleaded guilty to attempted enticement of a minor was sentenced on November 15, announced Matthew G.T. Martin, United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina.

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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. 

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On Sunday morning September 29, at approximately 3:52 a.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a call of Breaking and Entering in the 5000 block of Harvest View Drive in Mebane. 

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On the morning of Thursday, September 26, Alamance County Commissioner Tim Sutton announced at a meeting of the county's Capital Oversight Committee in Graham, in front of members of the leadership of Alamance-Burlington School System and Alamance Community College, that he will not be seeki…

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The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Mebane by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

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At last week’s Mebane Planning Board meeting, the local appointed advisory group recommended the Mebane City Council approve a revised version of a community that initially came before city leaders last year. The proposed residential neighborhood will now come once again before the Mebane Ci…

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On Monday July 1, 2019, a Mebane woman reported being the victim of a fraud. The victim stated she was contacted through her Scentsy business account by a "Jennifer Hunter" who wanted to purchase Scentsy items totaling $364.03. 

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Mebane city leaders are looking at changing its city ordinance to eliminate open burning of vegetation within the city limits at its October meeting. The elected board is also updating its fee schedules for inspections and re-inspections for fire code violations. 

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On Wednesday September 4, at approximately 4:15 p.m., Alamance County Sheriff's Office Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a blue 2015 Chrysler 200 for a traffic violation. The stop took place on I-40 East/I-85 North near Mebane. 

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On Tuesday August 27, investigators with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a victim’s United Health Care account was used to order products from Health Products Benefits totaling $748.00 that he did not authorize. 

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Bob Byrd, a former county commissioner, retired Alamance Regional Medical Center executive and longtime community leader, will seek one of the Democratic nominations for the 2020 Alamance County Commissioners election.

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Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) responded this morning to an armed robbery call at the Mebane Antique Auction Gallery on US Highway 70 West. Two men entered the business through an unlocked door and robbed the owner at gunpoint. A short time later, deputies arrested o…

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On August 14, the Alamance County Sheriff's Office conducted operation "Summer Special" where they targeted individuals involved in the Commercial Sex Industry, who were potential "clients", that wanted to pay for sexual acts. 

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On Sunday, August 18 at approximately 2:13 a.m., the Town of Haw River Police Department requested the City of Graham Police Department to assist with a noise complaint near 400 Thompson St. in Haw River. 

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A Mebane woman is one of two suspects arrested by the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office this week on a range of identity theft and exploitation of elder trust charges. 

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At the August Mebane Planning Board meeting, city officials discussed the Traffic Impact Analysis reports that local developers are required to conduct when considering new residential and commercial projects in Mebane, or in an area that would be annexed into Mebane’s corporate city limits.…

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At 6:08 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the report of multiple vehicles involved in crashes along I-40/85 east and west in Mebane near mile marker 158 in Orange County, to the immediate east of the Buckhorn Road (Exit 157) freeway corridor. I…

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City of Mebane planners and elected officials have been working with the North Carolina Department of Transportation in recent years to study and conceive of ideas to improve traffic and pedestrian accessibility not only in the downtown Mebane area, but in the area to the immediate east of d…

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On Thursday, August 8, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a residence which had been broken into.  The victims reported medications along with cash being stolen from the residence and stated they believed the offender had utilized a doggie door to gain entry.  During …

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In December of 2018, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office received a Sexual Abuse report from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office in Spring Hills, Florida.  The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office had an open investigation regarding Child Abuse involving the suspect and a 12 year old child.  T…

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Associates at Honda Power Equipment Mfg., Inc. (HPE) on Tuesday, August 6 marked 35 years of producing power equipment products in America by announcing a $46.4 million investment to expand its manufacturing capabilities at its Alamance County plant in Swepsonville. HPE also announced plans …

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The City of Mebane made the decision this week to make a modification to its current Code of Ordinances regarding riding bicycles on Mebane’s sidewalks. The new ordinance loosens the prohibitions regarding riding bicycles on sidewalks through large portions of the city limits, which local re…

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Orange County authorities have brought into custody two suspects in the July 17 robbery at the Mebane ABC Store along U.S. Highway 70, bringing the total number of apprehended suspects in the case to three individuals. 

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At Monday night’s Mebane City Council meeting, the elected board approved a Special Use Permit for one parcel of lane immediately east of 2224 Turner Road. The approximately 0.245 acre tract of land is proposed to be used for a municipal sanitary sewer pump station to service the soon-to-be-…

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As Mebane moves forward with tremendous commercial, industrial, and residential growth, city leaders and planners are devising a variety of strategies to keep up with traffic volumes and traffic flows. 

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Chick-fil-A opened its newest restaurant in Mebane this past week, as Mebane Oaks Road was clogged with locals and out-of-town folks clamoring to be among the first to sample the popular restaurant’s samplings of chicken sandwiches, chicken nuggets, waffle fries, and other assorted favorites.