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Arrest made in ABC store attempted robbery

The Orange County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in connection with an armed robbery of the ABC store on US-70 in Mebane late Wednesda… Read more

News

Planning Board recommends lowering TIA thresholds

At the August Mebane Planning Board meeting, city officials discussed the Traffic Impact Analysis reports that local developers are require… Read more

50 vehicle crash along I-40/I-85 delays traffic for hours

At 6:08 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the report of multiple vehicles involved in crash… Read more

Measures taken to improve downtown traffic, pedestrian safety

City of Mebane planners and elected officials have been working with the North Carolina Department of Transportation in recent years to stu… Read more

Business

Planning Board recommends lowering TIA thresholds

At the August Mebane Planning Board meeting, city officials discussed the Traffic Impact Analysis reports that local developers are require… Read more

Townhouse projects annexed into Mebane city limits

A series of actions by the Mebane City Council this past week will allow two additional residential developments to begin sprouting up in M… Read more

Honda announces new lawn mower line for local plant

Honda Power Equipment unveiled its all-new HRN Series of residential lawn mowers at the 35th anniversary celebration of the Honda Power Equ… Read more

Sports

Littell pitching well as Twins chase A.L Central title

Former Eastern Alamance High star pitcher Zack Littell has made the most of his opportunity this summer to help the Minnesota Twins as they… Read more

Eagles host Orange in preseason tuneup

Eastern Alamance’s varsity and junior varsity football teams provided a glimpse of the season ahead Friday night, as the Eagles hosted near… Read more

Eagles men's soccer optimistic for solid defensive season

Eastern Alamance’s men’s soccer team heads into Monday night’s season opener against Cedar Ridge optimistic that it will once again play we… Read more

Opinion

Opinion: Fire separation allowance makes sense for Mebane

The City of Mebane is going above and beyond to provide valuable long-term benefits for those men and women who have served the Mebane Fire… Read more

Achieving justice for sexual assault survivors in North Carolina

On average, 36 sexual assault evidence collection kits are collected each week in North Carolina. It is staggering to think that this heino… Read more

Op-Ed: Dear Mom and Dad - cool it

If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in North Carolina, this message is primarily for you.   Read more

Education

Yoder welcomes Jackson as new principal

Mebane’s E.M. Yoder Elementary School has a new principal for the 2019-20 academic year, as Leslie Eldreth accepted a position as the princ… Read more

Garrett Elementary hosts N.C. Culinary Institute

On Tuesday, August 6 through Thursday, August 8, the school cafeteria and kitchen at Garrett Elementary School took on the persona of a gou… Read more

ABSS schools receive series of summer improvements

Over the summer, the Alamance-Burlington School System typically undergoes a series of heavy renovations and work across its 36 schools.  Read more

Obituaries

Merritt Warren Hodgdon

Merritt Warren Hodgdon, 72, of Mebane, formally of North Adams, Mass., passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at his residence in the arms of… Read more

Patrick Ingram Womack

Patrick Ingram Womack, 51, of Hillsborough, N.C. died Monday, August 5, 2019 at UNC Hospice in Pittsboro, N.C. with his family by his side. Read more

Susan "Susie" Michelle Dickerson

Hillsborough: Susan “Susie” Michelle Dickerson, 59, died unexpectedly on July 17, 2019 at her home. Susie is survived by her loving husband… Read more

Arts & Entertainment

"Makers of Modern Mebane" honors well-known residents

On the evening of Thursday, August 1, the Mebane Historical Museum hosted its annual "Makers of Modern Mebane" ceremony at the Mebane Arts … Read more

"Simple Elegance" on display at MACC August 2

Simple Elegance, Asian Brush paintings by Barbara Rizza Mellin of Winston-Salem, NC will be on display and for sale at the Mebane Arts &… Read more

Makers of Modern Mebane reception August 1

One of the best ways to connect with our past is to study individuals who made a mark, large or small, upon our known landscape. The annual… Read more

Lifestyle

Mebane modifies ordinance to allow some sidewalk biking

The City of Mebane made the decision this week to make a modification to its current Code of Ordinances regarding riding bicycles on Mebane… Read more

Alamance County Government Academy accepting applications for fall

Alamance County Government will kick-off the 2019 Fall County Government Academy on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019. The County Government Ac… Read more

"Makers of Modern Mebane" honors well-known residents

On the evening of Thursday, August 1, the Mebane Historical Museum hosted its annual "Makers of Modern Mebane" ceremony at the Mebane Arts … Read more

Upcoming Events

Local Color

Expressive contemporary painting by Michele Yellin, mixed metal jewelry by Nell Chandler, handmade … Read more

Toy and Model Train Show

Join members of the Southeastern Train Collectors association for a Toy and Model train show in Meb… Read more

SE-TCA Fall Train Show

Family friendly train show featuring toy trains of all gauges, operating train layouts, children's … Read more

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Weather Today

Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Today

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Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Humidity:69%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SW at 7 mph
Chance of Rain:30%
UV Index:9 Very High
Sunrise:06:38:55 AM
Sunset:08:00:59 PM

This Week's Forecast

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Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 70s.Mon
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Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.Tue
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Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Wed
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.Thu
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Showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Fri
50%87° 66°
Showers possible in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s.Sat
30%79° 64°
Few showers. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s.Sun
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