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It has taken two decades, a significant amount of money and countless hours of dedicated work on the part of numerous volunteers. But Alamance County’s Glencoe Mill Village has been preserved as something of a local time relic - a relic of a time when textile mills and associated villages we…

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Members of the regionally-recognized music ensemble Mebanesville will join national recording artist Si Kahn and Charlotte-based singer-songwriter Katie Oates as part of the Ella May Memorial Day celebrations and commemoration on Saturday September 12. 

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George Nall, the founders behind the restoration and preservation of the Textile Heritage Museum and the historic Glencoe Village has published his first two books. 

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It began on the weekends immediately following the start of the COVID-19 global pandemic back in April, when the world shut down for several weeks.

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Mascot Books announces the release of The Ruth Adventures: Life on the Farm written by Nancy Youngdahl with illustrations by Diana Delosh.

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For the month of August, Southern Arts Movement transformed the streets of Downtown Graham into a unique art exhibit featuring Black Artists and Black stories. As the month comes to an end, Southern Arts Movement is hosting their Silent No Longer: Graham Edition Block Party to bring art, art…

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Museums across the nation have been working purposefully to still meet their missions while keeping their doors closed to the public.  Boards, staff, volunteers, dedicated donors, and stakeholders are working in tandem to continue their institution’s missions of being educational facilities,…

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The Mebane Farmer’s Market is set to resume on the morning of Saturday, June 13. While operations may be altered for the safety of the Farmer’s Market’s vendors, patrons, and managers, the Farmer’s Market will operate every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. starting June 13 through October 3. Authenti…

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The Mebane Historical Museum will open its doors to the public on Tuesday June, 2. They will require visitors to the galleries to wear a mask or similar face covering until the State of North Carolina's Phase III is underway. Public Programs are still on hold until further notice.

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On Friday, May 8, The Reginald Wright Allstate Agency will be hosting a food drive for the Mebane community. We are looking for non-perishable food items, canned foods, paper products, and toiletry donations. You may drive by the table set up in the parking lot, and one of our associates wil…

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The N.C. Arts Council, Come Hear North Carolina and CLTure will present Under One Roof, a livestream benefit concert for North Carolina artists this weekend, Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26 from 8 p.m.–9 p.m. The event will be broadcast on Twitch and Facebook.   The North Carolina …

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Editor’s Note: On March 19, University of North Carolina Public Television (UNC-TV) hosted a special on the Thompson sculpture on its “Muse: The Arts Show” program. All of the quotes in the story below were provided in that program, which can be watched online at https://video.unctv.org/vide…

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The Scott Family Collection opens a new exhibit on Friday, March 6 from 3-5 at Alamance Community College.  The exhibit opening is at the Scott Collection, located on the third floor of Gee Building on the ACC Carrington-Scott Campus in Graham.

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It started with a few Facebook posts and signs along the highway promoting a seafood festival near the Efland Ruritan Club. The small, September 2019 event was the brainchild of Terry Rose, president of the Hillsborough Sport Fishing Club. The organization, for the last 15 years, had used mo…

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At the National Montford Point Marine Association of North Carolina’s Triad-Triangle Chapter 38 7th Annual Crystal Brown Black History Month Gospel Festival, the First African-Americans to enter the United States Marine Corps were celebrated. The event was well attended by over 600 people, w…

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At Monday night’s Mebane City Council meeting, the elected board considered a rezoning request by Aubrey and Celine Meador for “The White House,” located at 7920 E. Washington Street. The 5.61 acre property had been zoned R-20 (residential) for decades, but the Meadors requested a rezoning t…

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Eastern Alamance High School had a total of eight band members earn a spot in the All-District Honor Band. The students included Dominic Lingg (2nd Chair Mallets, 9-10 Band), Megan Weiss (3rd Chair Horn, 11-12 Band), Tyson Sessoms (10th Chair Trumpet, 9-10 Band), Liam Weiss (3rd Chair Trombo…

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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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On the evening of Monday, January 20, DeAnne Edwards (RN, MSN) presented a special program at the Mebane Historical Museum. Titled “The History of Social Diseases,” Edwards’ program discussed this history of social diseases, or those diseases whose incidence is directly associated with socia…

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It’s been a little over two years now since Keron McHugh opened The Cardinal Skin Art & Gallery along Fifth Street in downtown Mebane, adjacent to the Lofts at White Furniture and the Clay Street downtown district. The Grand Opening was held in October of 2017. 

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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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After Charles Womack, publisher of YES! Weekly and Jamestown News, lost his brother, Patrick, to cancer this August, he wanted to immortalize Patrick’s memory and his passion for music. So, Charles and his family set up a musician scholarship fund in Patrick’s name and raised $3,235 through …

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For more than a quarter of a century, longtime Mebane resident Mary Corbett has turned her home on West Street in Mebane into a glittering Christmas spectacle. This year was no different, as the 87-year-old Corbett matriarch welcomed family, friends, and special guests to her home for her an…

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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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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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The City of Mebane requests interested residents of the City to apply for three positions on its Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC). Applicants should be experienced and knowledgeable about bicycle and pedestrian matters, including the City of Mebane Bicycle and Pedestrian Tra…

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The Christmas season’s right around the corner! The communities of Alamance County are invited to watch the Alamance Chorale’s Christmas concert entitled, “Here We Come A-Caroling” on December 10, 2019. It will be held at 7:30 pm, at the Graham Presbyterian Church in Graham.

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Take a train car capable of running on the Mebane Train Display, and give it your own personal Holiday flair. The Mebane Train Display is hosting a Holiday Train Car Decorating Contest, which will allow local youths the opportunity to get their car connected with the rest of the popular loca…

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It’s 1910. You and your husband work at a local mill. You start a family. But in order to continue to live in company housing, you must produce a product, despite staying home with little ones underfoot. What’s a woman of the day to do? 

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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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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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Students at Woodlawn Middle School have been working hard in recent weeks in preparation for their performance of the musical “Mary Poppins JR.” at the Eastern Alamance High School auditorium. The performances will be November 21, 22, and 23, with nightly shows at 7:00 p.m.. Admission is $7.…

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On Sunday afternoon, a large group of Mebanites and local veterans came together at the Mebane Veteran’s Garden, located at the corner of Third and Center Streets in downtown Mebane, for the annual Veteran’s Day celebration. Commander Mike Barr of Mebane’s VFW Post 1920, the official hosts o…

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The Rotary Club of Mebane is hosting a charity 5K run on Saturday Oct 26th at 8:00 a.m. in downtown Mebane. The 5K Run/Walk and Kid 1 Mile Fun Run will support providing Thanksgiving meals to local families in the Mebane school district. The 5K route will be the exact same route as the annua…

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Heading to the N.C. State Fair this October? Bright Penny Brewing will be featured in the returning Our State Public House. Back for a third year, the Our State Public House will allow patrons to try a number of delicious North Carolina craft beverages including the Bright Penny Brewing Port…

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Mebane Presbyterian Church’s Backpack Ministry is hosting a raffle fundraiser this coming weekend to support its efforts to provide local food-insecure school children and their families with backpacks and food throughout the year. This Saturday - October 19 - is the Mebane Presbyterian Fall…

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Garrett Elementary School is hosting its second annual Tracie G Fun Run on Saturday, October 12 at 9:00 a.m.. The Fun Run, which can also be a walk for participants, will take place on Hawfields Middle School’s 3K (1.86 mile) cross country course, which circles across the Garrett/Hawfields c…

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On the evening of Saturday, October 5, the North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center, located at 4705 Nicks Road in Mebane, will be hosting its annual fundraising event, The Mane Affaire. 

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Over the last four decades, well-known Mebane artist Jill Troutman has painted almost everything. But she’s most well-known for her florals, which adorn the walls of hospitals throughout the state of North Carolina, including our very own Alamance Regional Medical Center. 

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Editor’s Note: In this special edition of “Back in Time,” we take a look back at August, 1976, when a fire at the local telephone company resulted in widespread phone outages throughout the Mebane area. At the time, in the era before internet, the Mebane community relied on the Enterprise to…

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The Friends of the Alamance County Library’s 35th annual Fall Book Sale returns this week, starting with a special sale for members only on Friday afternoon at 12:00 p.m. noon in Burlington. The twice-annual Book Sale provides an opportunity for local book lovers to get great deals on everyt…

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The Alamance Community College Library will commemorate the life and work of the late Crystal Lee Sutton, activist, feminist, and inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film, “Norma Rae,” with an exhibit and several special events in September.