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James “Ed” Hooks, Mayor of the City of Mebane, became president of the Alamance Community College Foundation Board of Directors effective January 1, 2022. Serving a two-year term, he succeeds Charles Canaday.

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On Friday, December 17, the Alamance-Burlington Board of Education announced that Dr. Jim Merrill will  serve as interim superintendent, effective January 1, 2022.

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Inclusive respite care for families of children with disabilities, which involve their typical developing siblings, is sorely lacking in this area. A new local business is seeking to change that.

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Alamance Community College (ACC) held a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony kicking off construction of the school’s new $6.7 million Student Services Center on Friday, October 22.

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A ceremony was held on Monday, October 25 to mark the completion of the McCray School restoration, as well as to announce a second phase of improvements and additions to the historic one-room schoolhouse located in northern Alamance County.

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On Thursday, September 30, Alamance-Burlington Schools Superintendent Bruce Benson submitted a letter to the Board of Education requesting release from his current contract, effective January 1, 2022,  citing a desire to devote more time to family priorities and his personal life. In July 20…

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Join the Alamance County Public Libraries as they celebrate the kick-off of the new Mobile Library service. The new vehicle, with more than 1500 items on board, will visit more than 40 sites across Alamance County in a three-week rotation, including schools, retirement communities, parks, co…

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The renovations on the historic McCray School, which began on May 1, are coming along quickly and nearing completion as the summer winds down.

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Alamance County Public Libraries (ACPL) could be coming to you very soon, as the ACPL prepares to re-launch their Mobile Library this fall.

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The President's List for Spring Semester 2021 at Alamance Community College has been announced by President Dr. Algie Gatewood. To qualify for the President's List, full-time students must earn a 3.8 or higher grade point average (out of a possible 4.0) and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours…

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Most 2021 North Carolina high school graduates will have their tuition and fees covered at any state community college, including Alamance Community College, for up to two years thanks to the establishment of a new state grant.

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Beginning in fall 2021, the Automotive Services Program will call EAHS home. The program is part of Alamance-Burlington School System’s (ABSS) Career and Technical Education (CTE) program.

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On the morning of Friday, May 28, Alamance-Burlington Schools (ABSS) celebrated the construction launch of a new comprehensive high school complex and campus, the county’s first since Burlington City Schools opened Hugh M. Cummings High School in 1970.

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Alamance Community College alumni, faculty, staff, and students were honored by the College Thursday evening, May 27, at the 2021 Celebrating Excellence Awards, hosted by the ACC Board of Trustees and the ACC Foundation Board of Directors.

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Alamance Community College has announced its 2020-2021 recipient for Staff Member of the Year is Chief David Prevatte, Director of Public Safety.

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Alamance-Burlington Schools is teaming up with 17 other school districts in North Carolina’s Piedmont region to host free virtual information sessions for members of the public who are interested in careers in public education. On May 4th and 5th from noon until 1:00 pm, Human Resources prof…

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With a strong positive response expressed to date on a recent K-5 virtual school interest survey, Alamance-Burlington Schools (ABSS) plans to add grades K-5 to the new Alamance Virtual School (AVS) that will open for students in grades 6-12 in August 2021. The new K-5 opportunity is availabl…

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CORRECTION(S): In the seventh paragraph, Henry Scott was referred to as Ralph Scott, this error has been corrected; additionally, a quote from Peggy Boswell in paragraph nine had typo that has been corrected, also.

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Pursuant to N.C.G.S § 143-318.12, notice is hereby provided that the Alamance County Board of Commissioners will assemble on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 8:00 am at Alamance Community College to tour various Alamance-Burlington Schools and will tour the campus of Alamance Community College,…

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Alamance Community College is among several county agencies and institutions named to partner with Elon University in an initiative that organizes service learning opportunities on the ACC campus.

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Chelsea Frazilus, of Mebane, placed third last month the “All Service Has Purpose” essay contest, presented by the National Montford Point Marine Association NC Triad-Triangle Chapter 38 and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission of Durham.

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The Eastern Alamance High School Debate Team had two teams (the Green Team and the Gold Team) competed in the North Carolina Ethics Bowl,  sponsored by the University of North Carolina Parr Center for Ethics in the College of Arts and Sciences. on Saturday, February 20th. Eastern placed seco…

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In an effort to get the eighth grade students at Woodlawn Middle School motivated and inspired before moving on to the ninth grade, the school’s staff planned a Virtual Career Fair Event to introduce as many different types of careers in our community and beyond to their students. 

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The school staff members at Woodlawn Middle School joined together this winter in a creative fashion to help students celebrate Black History Month a little differently. Staff at Woodlawn Middle collaborated to create a virtual bulletin board (visual and auditory) for the whole month of Febr…

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The Hawbridge School has begun construction on a new 40,000 square foot school building. The new building will significantly increase the public charter school’s current enrollment to serve students from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Staying true to the school’s vision of environmental…

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Consider this scenario for a new legal TV drama in the vein of ‘The Paper Chase’: A brainy young teenager enrolls early at a community college and earns an Associate in Arts degree at age 17, learns the legal ropes of a courtroom as a member of a mock trial team, is awarded her Bachelor of A…

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With a generous grant award, recommended by the Walmart store in Mebane, the team of School Social Workers in OCS were able to have a tremendous impact over the holidays, helping to serve the most food-insecure students and families in Orange County.

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On the afternoon of Tuesday, February 9, during a more than four-hour Alamance-Burlington School System Board of Education Work Session, the elected board gathered information from ABSS officials, including Superintendent Dr. Bruce Benson, regarding the planned returned to in-person learning…

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On Wednesday, February 3, the North Carolina State Board of Education approved Alamance-Burlington Schools (ABSS) for one of eight implementation awards in the North Carolina Digital-Age Learning Initiative grant program. ABSS has been awarded one of eight two-year Grants in the state of Nor…