52020May

Alamance County Urges Residents to Update Emergency Plans and Kits May 3-9 in North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week

Alamance County Emergency Management encourages residents to plan now for hurricanes by updating their emergency plans and supply kits. Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. “While many are focused on staying healthy and safe during this time, we also want to remind our residents how to prepare for a hurricane and mitigate… Continue Reading Alamance County Urges Residents to Update Emergency Plans and Kits May 3-9 in North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week

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142020Apr

State of Emergency Declared for Alamance County

Amy Scott Galey, Chair of the Alamance Board of Commissioners, declared a local State of Emergency for Alamance County effective today, April 13, 2020, at 5:00pm. This was in response to the tornado that touched down in the southern part of the county earlier today. A state of emergency allows the County to coordinate and… Continue Reading State of Emergency Declared for Alamance County

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132020Apr

Alamance County Impact Due to Tornado

The area that was impacted due to tornado damage from earlier this morning (4-13-20) includes the following: 7300 Block Lindley Mill Road, 6800 Block South Highway 87, the Braxton Sawmill area, Whitney Road, and Stockard Road. Residents are urged to stay away from all impacted areas as first responders are working to secure these locations.… Continue Reading Alamance County Impact Due to Tornado

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202020Mar

Alamance County Identifies First Case of COVID-19

BURLINGTON – On March 20, Alamance County Health Department received notification of their first positive case of COVID-19. The affected individual is currently in isolation at home and is doing well. To protect the individual’s privacy, no further information about them will be released. Alamance County Health Department is identifying close contacts to the affected… Continue Reading Alamance County Identifies First Case of COVID-19

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202020Mar

State of Emergency Declared for Alamance County

Amy Scott Galey, Chair of the Alamance Board of Commissioners, declared a local ‘State of Emergency’ for Alamance County effective Friday, March 20, 2020, at 10 am. A state of emergency allows the County to coordinate, provide, and request additional emergency supplies and receive mutual aid from the state and federal government. “With our first… Continue Reading State of Emergency Declared for Alamance County

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182019Jul

Emergency Management Weather Update and Impact

The combination of high temperatures and humidity will result in heat index values reaching 109°F in some areas Thursday afternoon and evening. Prolonged high temperatures and humidity are expected to remain through the weekend. A Heat Advisory remains in effect through 7PM this evening for many areas within the Piedmont including Alamance County. An Excessive… Continue Reading Emergency Management Weather Update and Impact

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252019Jun

Southern High-Mount Hermon Road Temporarily Closed

Due to a collapsed culvert, 1353 to 1363 Southern High-Mount Hermon Road, located between Bellemont-Mt Hermon Road and Rogers Road, has been temporarily closed. Repairs are estimated to take the next two days, and county officials anticipate the road will be opened by Thursday, June 27. For further questions, please contact the Alamance County Emergency… Continue Reading Southern High-Mount Hermon Road Temporarily Closed

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222019Jun

Status of the Ossipee Dam in Altamahaw

This morning, the Alamance County Emergency Management Office and the AO Fire Department were alerted to water leaking from the base of the Ossipee Dam in Altamahaw. Since then, the NC Department of Transportation, the Department of Environmental Quality Dam Safety Division, and the State Emergency Management Office have been in contact with representatives from… Continue Reading Status of the Ossipee Dam in Altamahaw

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