Mebane Adopts Health in All Policies Resolution

The City of Mebane adopted a resolution during the October city council meeting that states the city and its staff will abide by Health in All Policies standards when making decisions that can have an effect on public health. The American Public Health Association defines Health in All Policies as “a collaborative approach to improving […]

Saxapahaw’s Island Park is ready for visitors

Posted Apr 14, 2018 at 9:03 PM Updated Apr 15, 2018 at 12:29 PM   Alamance Parks hosted the grand opening of Island Park on Saturday, April 14. Just below the Buddy Collins Bridges in the heart of Saxapahaw, the park spans 30 acres. “This park is a great example of the Haw River Trail initiative of conservation through recreation,” said Guil Johnson, the county’s […]

The Co|Operative and Impact Alamance Fund $30,000 for Community Innovation

GRAHAM — Impact Alamance and the Cooperative awarded $30,000 in grants from what they are calling the Community Innovation Fund to five projects ranging from a branding campaign for county products to compost for school kids. “A couple of these are already underway,” said Chelsea Dickey, director of community development for the Cooperative. “We’re thinking […]

Graham’s ‘ice’ rink enters seventh year

GRAHAM – Even on a cloudless, 60-degree day, it’s perfect weather for outdoor ice skating at Graham’s Captain White House. In gray rental skates, kids are taking their first glides on the synthetic rink, which takes Tel Fehlhafer, athletics facilities supervisor for Graham Recreation and Parks, and his team about six hours to put together […]

Impact Alamance gives Co|Operative in Graham $100K

By Isaac Groves Times-News  Oct 16, 2017 at 6:27 PM Impact Alamance made a $100,000 grant to the Cooperative in Graham, which it is intended to distribute through smaller grants for downtown and community revitalization projects around the county. Formed by Cone Health, Impact Alamance writes $2 million in grants every year to projects advancing what it calls healthy change. […]

County Gives OK to Impact Alamance Grant

By Isaac Groves / Times-News Posted Aug 8, 2017  TEEN PREGNANCY is less common here than it used to be. RATES: 24.9 per 1,000 15- to 19-year-old girls in Alamance County — about 149 per year — compared to 30.2 per 1,000 statewide. Alamance has seen a 60 percent decrease in the past 15 years. “The reduction […]