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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.

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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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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. 

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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 Eastern Alamance High student was arrested and charged with driving while impaired the afternoon of Wednesday, March 27, following a collision in Burlington. 

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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. 

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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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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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It is a story of corruption that will stay secret, politicians who will need fewer votes to win, even dangerous communicable diseases that will spread faster as our best scientists struggle to fight them.

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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.

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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…

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.

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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…

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DNA testing and ancestry technology have helped identify the murdered child located under a billboard in Mebane over 20 years ago, authorities said Tuesday.

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At Monday morning’s Alamance County Commissioners meeting, the elected officials held a public hearing as they considered a proposed moratorium on New Heavy Industrial projects within the county. 

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Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson requested on Monday, January 21 that the Alamance County Board of Commissioners increase the Sheriff’s Office Detention Budget by $2,835,046.09 in order to meet the needs of the Detention Center. Revenue to pay for the $2.8 million budget increase would …

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The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and Orange County District's Attorney office have taken the lead on a bizarre case that took place Wednesday along the Alamance-Orange County lines. 

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Drivers making their way south along Mebane Oaks Road near Jim Minor Road Wednesday evening after work were met with a surprise - a heavy police presence, turning traffic away and sending them along a detour on Oak Grove Church Road. 

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Mebane’s Allen Crowder defeated former National Football League star Greg Hardy Saturday night in the co-main event of ESPN’s first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) telecast from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. 

Last week, the office of Senate President Pro Tempore, Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) announced that Sen. Rick Gunn (R-Alamance) has been elected by his colleagues to serve as Senate Majority Whip for the 2019-2020 legislative session of the North Carolina Senate, which kicked off last Wednesday.

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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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The Conservators Center is looking to host one of its signature events at some point this winter. But the popular annual Tree Toss, which was initially supposed to be January 5, has been pushed back indefinitely.

The American Red Cross encourages people to help meet the urgent need for blood and platelets by resolving to give blood this January – National Blood Donor Month. There is an opportunity for local residents to give blood on Thursday (January 10), at the Mebane Arts and Community Center, loc…