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The new Stone Center of Carolina at Mebane, located at 2679 Jones Dr., will host a grand opening ceremony on Friday, October 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with a goal of informing the community of the services and products they provide.

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The always popular annual Mebane Autumn Fest will return to the streets of downtown on Saturday October 2 beginning at 10:00 a.m. after the 2020 festival was called off due to the pandemic.

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The Wooden Nickel, a popular and long-time establishment on Churton Street in downtown Hillsborough, is considering expanding into downtown Mebane. 

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The Mebane City Council approved the rezoning and annexation of three properties along Ben Wilson Road during their September meeting. These properties will be developed into another set of Meadowstone Townhomes along the east side of the road.

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Orange County has scheduled two October public outreach meetings regarding the Buckhorn Area Study. The first, an in-person open house meeting at the Efland-Cheeks Community Center, will happen on Tuesday, October 12 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The second, a Zoom meeting, will take place on …

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Beginning Monday, September 20, the City of Mebane will begin advertising its downtown and its upcoming events on the digital billboard at Exit 157 (the Buckhorn Road exit) going eastbound on I-85/40.

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Historians strive for our present-day selves to make meaningful connections to our past in a way that we can both relate to and learn from. One can achieve this goal by attending the Makers of Modern Mebane reception scheduled for Thursday, September 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Mebane Arts Center…

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On Sept. 15, 2021, staff accepted for review a non-residential Zoning Compliance Permit (ZCP) application and site plan proposing the development of the Efland Industrial Park. The project case number is SPR21-0006. The plan is for 886,240 square feet of light industrial/warehousing space.

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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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The City of Mebane is hosting a Vision Forum for its Downtown Main Street Program the evening of Tuesday, September 28 at the Mebane Arts and Community Center at 6:00 p.m.. The public is invited to come to the Vision Forum and provide their feedback on a wide range of ideas to improve downto…

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The annual Carolina Country Store Auction at the Mebane Antique Auction Gallery will return for its 28th year next week after last year’s auction was skipped due to the pandemic. The auction will begin, in-person and online, at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 16 and running all day each da…

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The Great Cycle Challenge, which takes place each September, challenges cyclists to ride as many miles as they can throughout the month to raise money for research on and the development of treatments for children battling cancer. The past two years, a Mebane woman has participated; this yea…

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When Ann Van Hine woke up on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, she was looking forward to the day ahead. 

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As the Orange County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) return from summer recess, the county released a memorandum on the developments concerning the Buckhorn Area Study – which include additional outreach meetings, a new information web page and another joint BOCC/Mebane City Council meeting.

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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 City of Mebane’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) will officially open the new downtown, temporary ‘parklet’ on Saturday, September 4th at 10 AM. The event will take place in conjunction with the Authentically Alamance Farmers Market and the Mebane Makers Market.

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The Mebane Police Department is giving the community an inside look at its daily operations by offering the Virtual Citizens Police Academy, in an effort to strengthen the relationship between the police and Mebane residents. 

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Mebane Recreation and Parks once again held their annual youth sports camps this summer, and they were some of the most successful the department has seen.

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Upgrades to the City of Mebane’s water and sewer system are coming, and the city council recently approved a proposal to apply for revenue bonds to help fund those improvements.

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Tanger Outlets Mebane management is proud to announce that Bright Penny Brewing Outpost is officially open for shoppers to enjoy local craft brews. The taproom features Bright Penny Brewing Co. flagship beers year-round, in addition to seasonal offerings, hard ciders and a full wine selectio…

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The Mebane Planning Board moved to approve a rezoning to allow Raleigh developer VGG Holdings LLC to build a single-family home on a lot at 702 Vance Street. Mebane City Council will decide the fate of the request on Monday, September 13 during their meeting.

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At the August Mebane Planning Board meeting, the appointed advisory committee recommended the establishment of a residential conditional zone on three properties totaling 25.58 acres along Ben Wilson Road. The three properties in question are located at 900, 1002, and 1010 Ben Wilson Road - …

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On Thursday, August 12, 2021, at approximately 8:52 p.m., Mebane Police Department Officers responded to 102 Millstead Dr., Mebane in reference to a reported armed robbery in which an undisclosed amount of money was taken. 

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The Mebane City Council approved a rezoning request from Meritage Homes on Monday night, which will allow the developer to build Oak Grove Trails, a townhome complex to be located South Eleventh Street, roughly 100 yards south of the recently approved 11th Street Apartments development.

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The Mebane City Council approved Espitia Properties, LLC’s conditional rezoning request on Monday during their August meeting. The rezoning will allow for the construction of 11th Street Apartments, located off South Eleventh Street.

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During their August meeting, the Mebane City Council approved a rezoning request which will allow a local man to open a lawn mower repair shop at 115 Hoover Road, just off US-70. The property is on the Orange County side of Mebane and is located within the city’s extraterritorial jurisdictio…

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Benevolence Farm in Graham recently founded the Benevolence Farm Legal Fund, aimed at assisting formerly incarcerated women with fines and fees stemming from interactions with the legal system. 

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The developer of Tupelo Junction confirmed to the Mebane Enterprise on Wednesday that Stagecoach Rock will not be destroyed to make way for the development.

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This interview is the first of six the Mebane Enterprise will be publishing questioning Mebane City Council Candidates on where they stand on the issues affecting Mebane and its residents.

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Farm toy shows are not at all as popular as they once were, but an Alamance County man is working to ensure these shows don’t become a thing of the past by organizing a two-day show to be held at Lakeview Community Church, 101 Boone Road, in Burlington on August 6 and 7.

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Montreena W. Hadley of Mebane, a former city employee who retired in 2020, filed her candidacy for Mebane City Council on Wednesday, July 7, becoming the fourth candidate of six candidates running for the three vacant council seats.

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At the July 19 Mebane Planning Board meeting, Espitia Properties, LLC and Meritage Homes came before the appointed advisory committee to request the rezoning of two separate properties along South Eleventh Street. Espitia Properties, LLC is looking to construct three apartment buildings tota…

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My wife Phyllis and moved to Mebane twenty-five years ago when I retired from IBM Corporation after 30 years.  We love Mebane and are so thankful that we moved here.  We have four children and five grandchildren and a Schnoodle named Bella. We are family oriented and love it every time we ca…

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At the Monday, July 12 Mebane City Council meeting, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) members Katy Jones and Chelsey Morrison came before the elected board to make two requests. BPAC has been in discussions with officials in Graham about the possibility of utilizing a program…