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  • Christmas Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule
    Posted on December 18th, 2014
    No garbage will be collected on December 24, 25, 26, (Wednesday, Thursday & Friday) Tuesday and Wednesday routes will be collected on Tuesday, December 23. Thursday & Friday routes will ...
  • BJ’S WHOLESALE CLUB AND MICHELIN DONATE TO GRAHAM RECREATION AND PARKS THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP
    Posted on December 15th, 2014
    BJ’S WHOLESALE CLUB AND MICHELIN DONATE TO GRAHAM RECREATION AND PARKS THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP The Michelin Soccer Program at BJ’s supports youth of NC. BURLINGTON, NC—December 11, ...
  • Graham Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting – 12/6
    Posted on December 5th, 2014
    The Graham Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 6th at 10am — rain or shine! Hot chocolate and cookies will be available for purchase at the Downtown Graham ‘Ice’ ...
  • Public Meeting for Eno-Haw Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan
    Posted on November 26th, 2014
    December 4, 2014 – December 4, 2014 Map and Directions | Register Description: The City of Graham is joining the counties of Alamance, Durham and Orange, in coordination with their ...
  • Thanksgiving Holiday Garbage Schedule
    Posted on November 22nd, 2014
    There will be no garbage collection Thursday, November 27 & Friday 28. Wednesday & Thursday routes will be collected Wednesday, November 26th. Friday routes will be collected Monday ...
  • Input needed for Hazard Mitigation Plan
    Posted on November 11th, 2014
    We need your assistance! Please take a few minutes to complete a survey about hazard mitigation. The counties of Alamance, Durham, and Orange, in coordination with their participating municipal ...
  • Veteran’s Day Parade
    Posted on November 5th, 2014
    The Alamance County Veterans Service Office is sponsoring a Veteran’s Day Parade in downtown Graham on Tuesday, November 11th @1:00pm.  All veterans are invited to walk and or ride.  For ...
  • The Future of Graham – Public Workshop
    Posted on October 21st, 2014
    Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/cityofgr/public_html/wp-content/plugins/event-espresso/templates/event_post.php on line 60 November 17, 2014 – November 17, 2014 ...
  • Leaf Collection Begins on October 27th
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    The City of Graham is ready to begin fall & winter leaf collection.  Collection crews will begin on Monday, October 27, 2014 and continue thru Friday, January 30, 2015.  Residents are ...
  • HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION
    Posted on October 11th, 2014
    This Free event is sponsored by the Alamance County Landfill. Co-sponsors are Cooperative Extension Service and NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Pesticide Disposal Assistance ...
  • 9/25 Thursday at 7 Concert to be held as scheduled
    Posted on September 25th, 2014
    Thursday, September 25: Tonight’s concert featuring Hip Pocket will be held as scheduled! We hope to see you there at 7pm on W. Elm Street!
  • Christmas Parade Entry Form
    Posted on September 19th, 2014
    It may be a little early to start thinking about the holidays, but preparations are already underway for the annual Christmas Parade sponsored by the Graham Area Business Association.  If you are ...
  • Court Square BBQ Cook Off
    Posted on September 15th, 2014
    The 5th Annual Court Square BBQ Cook Off will be held on Saturday, Oct 11, 2014, in downtown Graham from 8am-4pm (BBQ Served at 11am).  There will be live entertainment, activities for kids, ...
  • Movie in the Park: Frozen — happening as scheduled! (9/13)
    Posted on September 13th, 2014
    We will be holding tonight’s (9/13) free Movie in the Park featuring ‘Frozen’ as scheduled! See you around 7:30pm at Bill Cooke Park (1010 Townbranch Road).
  • City is seeking services of Commercial Real Estate Broker
    Posted on August 7th, 2014
    The City of Graham seeks the service of a commercial real-estate broker with a proven record of accomplishment in the marketing and selling of public land and/or commercial properties. The City ...
  • Tonight’s First Friday Concert (August 1) Cancelled
    Posted on August 1st, 2014
    Concert Update: Due to the rain, we have cancelled tonight’s concert (Friday, August 1) featuring Seabreeze. There will be no reschedule, but we do hope to have them back next year!
  • Tonight’s (July 24) Concert Rescheduled
    Posted on July 24th, 2014
    CONCERT UPDATE: Tonight’s (7/24) Thursday at 7 Concert has been rescheduled due to the threat of inclement weather. The rain date will be Thursday, September 11th at 7pm. Please call ...
  • City to Temporarily Close Gov. Scott Farm Road
    Posted on July 17th, 2014
    The City of Graham will close Gov. Scott Farm Road to through traffic beginning Monday July 21, 2014 for the installation of water and sanitary sewer lines. Gov. Scott Farm Road will be closed 24 ...
  • City Offices Closed for Independence Day
    Posted on July 2nd, 2014
    City offices will be closed on Friday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. There will be NO garbage collection on Friday, July 4th. Those routes will be collected on Monday, July 7th.
  • Park Plan Preview
    Posted on June 11th, 2014
    http://www.cityofgraham.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Park-Meeting-Flyer.pdf The City of Graham Recreation and Parks Department invites you to a Park Plan Preview on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at ...
  • Street Resurfacing: Broadway Dr. & Wildwood Ln
    Posted on June 6th, 2014
    On June 11th (weather permitting) the City will begin milling and resurfacing activities on Broadway Dr. and Wildwood Ln.  Residents can assist crews by removing vehicles, debris, and collection ...
  • Hawfields ED Zone Public Informational Meeting
    Posted on June 3rd, 2014
    Alamance County and the Cities of Mebane and Graham will hold a drop-in public informational meeting at Alamance Community College in the Auditorium of the Main Building on Monday, June 9 from ...
  • City Offices Closed for Memorial Day
    Posted on May 23rd, 2014
    City offices will be closed on Monday, May 26th in observance of Memorial Day. Sanitation schedules will not change.
  • Stream Clean Up Postponed
    Posted on May 16th, 2014
    The Little Alamance Stream Clean Up originally scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, May 17th, 2014 has been postponed. A new date has not yet been established. Please check our Facebook page for ...
  • Graham Walks Moved Inside Today (5/15)
    Posted on May 15th, 2014
    Attention Graham Walkers and Be Healthy Now Participants! We will be having Graham Walks inside today (5/15) due to the forecast for thunderstorms. Walks will be from 11:30am-1:30pm and 5-6:30pm ...
  • Congratulations to our IMAGINE Graham winner!
    Posted on May 7th, 2014
    Congratulations to Mikayla at South Graham Elementary for winning the IMAGINE the Future of Graham contest! She won two tickets to the Alamance County Children’s Museum.
  • Pipeline work at South Graham Park
    Posted on April 25th, 2014
    Please keep in mind that there will be pipeline work going on at South Graham Park during May and June. Please be safe while you are visiting the park!
  • 2014 Citizen Survey
    Posted on April 14th, 2014
    Let us know how the Police Department is doing! Please take a few moments to fill out the 2014 Citizen Survey.    
  • 2013 Water Quality Report
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    The 2013 Water Quality Report is now available.  The City of Graham is pleased to report that our drinking water is safe and meets all Federal and State requirements.  Please follow this link to ...
  • City Waives Yard Waste Fees through April
    Posted on April 4th, 2014
    The ice storm on March 7, 2014, caused significant tree damage within the City, resulting in approximately 20,300 cubic yards of debris.  The extent of the damage would result in hundreds of ...
  • The Future of Graham – Public Workshop
    Posted on April 1st, 2014
    April 8, 2014 – April 8, 2014 311 College St. Map and Directions | Register Description: Help plan the future of Graham! Let us know what changes you would like to see in the future Give ...
  • Public Transportation Meeting
    Posted on March 20th, 2014
    The Graham City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, March 25th at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers of City Hall to gather public input and discuss a proposal for a municipal public ...
  • Winter Storm Update from Emergency Management
    Posted on March 12th, 2014
    In the wake of a recent winter storm which caused severe damages to personal property and businesses throughout Alamance County, the Office of Emergency Management offers the following ...
  • Graham-Mebane Lake Closed Monday, March 10
    Posted on March 9th, 2014
    The Graham-Mebane lake will be closed tomorrow (Monday, March 10), as it does not yet have power restored. The lake is always closed on Tuesdays, and we will let you know about Wednesday’s ...
  • Athletic Registrations at City Hall only, 3-10-14
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    Tomorrow (Monday, March 10) Athletic Registrations (T-Ball, Softball and Baseball) will ONLY be taken at City Hall (201 S. Main Street) from 9am-5pm. The Graham Recreation Center will NOT be open ...
  • Storm Debris Clean-up
    Posted on March 8th, 2014
    Crews are preparing to begin debris removal on Monday.  In the meantime, please keep the following in mind to assist in the clean-up process: Residents should not approach or attempt to remove ...
  • Inclement Weather Updates
    Posted on March 7th, 2014
    Curbside services are canceled for today. Sanitation routes will move to Monday. The recreation center has been opened as an emergency shelter. Rollin’ Hoops is canceled. City ...
  • Recycling Pick-up Delays
    Posted on March 6th, 2014
    Recycling Crews are experiencing a delay due to the inclement weather earlier in the week.  Residents are advised to leave their carts out as crews will still come by and collect them.  We ...
  • Summer Day Camp Registration Open to New Campers!
    Posted on March 4th, 2014
    Summer Day Camp registration is now open to new campers! To register or learn more about our Summer Day Camp, please click here. If you need additional information, give us a call at (336) ...
  • Graham-Mebane Lake CLOSED 2/15 and 2/16
    Posted on February 14th, 2014
    Lake Users: The Graham-Mebane Lake will be CLOSED this weekend (Saturday, 2/15 and Sunday, 2/16) due to ice in the parking lot. We will be open again next weekend. Stay safe!
  • City Offices to Open at 11:00am
    Posted on February 13th, 2014
    City offices will open at 11:00am on Friday, February 14th.  Garbage routes scheduled for Friday are cancelled.  Both Thursday and Friday routes will be collected on Monday.
  • Garbage Services Canceled for Friday
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    Garbage Services for Friday will be canceled due to the ongoing inclement weather.  Revised schedules are as follows: Thursday Routes:  Pick up will be moved to Monday. Friday Routes: Pickup will ...
  • City Offices Closed Thursday
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    The City’s administrative offices will be closed on Thursday due to inclement weather.  Customers wishing to make water bill payments can do so by using our online service.  Garbage routes ...
  • Garbage Services Canceled Thursday
    Posted on February 12th, 2014
    Garbage Services will be suspended until further notice due to inclement weather.  Tentative schedules are as follows: Thursday Routes: Canceled.  Pick up will be moved to Friday if weather ...
  • 2014 Youth T-Ball Registration
    Posted on January 31st, 2014
    February 10, 2014 – March 28, 2014 1010 Townbranch Rd Map and Directions | Register Description: 2014 Registration Dates: February 10th – March 28th  Fee: Graham Residents: $15.00 / Non ...
  • 2014 Youth Softball Registration
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    February 10, 2014 – March 7, 2014 1010 Townbranch Rd Map and Directions | Register Description: 2014 Registration Dates: February 10th – March 7th (Extended through March 12th) Fee: Graham ...
  • 2014 Youth Baseball Registration
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    February 10, 2014 – April 7, 2014 1010 Townbranch Rd Map and Directions | Register Description: 2014 Registration Dates: February 10th – March 7th (Extended through March 11th @ 4:00pm) ...
  • Proposed Speed Limit Reduction on Albright Ave.
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    The Graham City Council will consider a proposal for a reduced speed limit of 25mph for all or part of Albright Avenue in the City of Graham. Citizens are invited to make written or oral comments ...
  • Basketball Information Update for Saturday, February 1st
    Posted on January 29th, 2014
    All Basketball Games Scheduled for Saturday, February 1st have Been Cancelled! All Beginner Peewee and Biddy Practices for Saturday, February 1st have been Cancelled! All Other Teams will operate ...
  • Youth Basketball Games (January 30th) cancelled due to the road conditions.
    Posted on January 28th, 2014
    Tonight’s Youth Basketball Games (January 30th) have been cancelled due to the road conditions. Please call your child’s coach for for more information and check the Basketball ...
  • Tuesday, Jan. 21: Tonight’s Games Cancelled for Youth Basketball and Cheerleading
    Posted on January 21st, 2014
    All Youth Basketball and Cheerleading games scheduled for Tuesday, January 21st have been cancelled due to inclement weather. For info on make-up basketball games, please click here and open the ...
  • Rollin’ Hoops Registration – Pay Day-Of Tournament
    Posted on January 6th, 2014
    January 2, 2014 – March 8, 2014 311 College St. Map and Directions | Register Description: A Wheelchair Basketball Fundraiser 2014 Registration Dates: Through February 28th (Extended) Fee: ...
  • Holiday Garbage & Recycling Schedule
    Posted on December 23rd, 2013
    Garbage: Wednesday, December 25: will be collected on Tuesday, December 24 Thursday,December 26:  will be collected on Monday, December 30 Friday, December 27: will be collected ...
  • Walmart Distribution Facility to Create 450 Jobs in Alamance County
    Posted on December 10th, 2013
    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. will open a major perishable grocery distribution center ...
  • Christmas Parade
    Posted on November 22nd, 2013
    December 7, 2013 – December 7, 2013 Map and Directions | Register Description: 53rd Annual Graham Christmas Parade. The Parade will be held Saturday, December 7th, 2013 at 10am. Lineup is ...
  • Thanksgiving Holiday Garbage Schedule
    Posted on November 18th, 2013
    November 28, 2013 – November 29, 2013 Map and Directions | Register Description: City offices and services will be closed on Thursday, November 28 & Friday 29th. There will be no ...
  • Downtown Graham ‘Ice’ Rink: December 7-21
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    Downtown Graham ‘Ice’ Rink December 7-21, 2013 Located on the lawn of the Alamance County Arts Council Tickets will be sold for $5 per 45-minute session (includes skate rental) ...
  • Recreation Center Holiday Hours
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    The Graham Recreation Center will have some limited hours during November and December. Please note that these hours are for the Recreation Center only, not all City buildings. November 27: Close ...
  • Help plan our future – and earn rewards
    Posted on November 1st, 2013
    We are updating Graham’s comprehensive plan, which guides future growth and development in the city and its extraterritorial jurisdiction. You can help us prepare this plan by submitting your ...
  • Fall Leaf Collection
    Posted on October 23rd, 2013
    Collection crews will begin on Monday, October 28, 2013 and continue through Friday, January 31, 2014. Residents should pile loose leaves behind the curb or on the shoulder of streets without ...
  • Bid on City Surplus Property
    Posted on October 14th, 2013
    The City has several items of surplus property that are currently being auctioned at www.govdeals.com.  More information can also be found on the “PUBLIC NOTICE” section of our website.
  • Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee Meeting
    Posted on October 8th, 2013
    October 17, 2013 – October 17, 2013 503 McGee St Map and Directions | Register Description: We are updating our comprehensive plan – the Growth Management Plan. The Steering Committee ...
  • Planning Board Meeting
    Posted on October 7th, 2013
    October 15, 2013 – October 15, 2013 201 S Main St Map and Directions | Register Description: Regular meeting of the Planning Board Planning Board Agenda Packet for 10/15/2013 Register
  • Christmas Parade Entry
    Posted on October 3rd, 2013
    It may be a little early to start thinking about the holidays, but preparations are already underway for the annual Christmas Parade sponsored by the Graham Area Business Association.  If you are ...
  • Planning Board Special Meeting
    Posted on September 23rd, 2013
    October 2, 2013 – October 2, 2013 201 S Main St Map and Directions | Register Description: Special Meeting of the Planning Board Planning Board Agenda Packet for 10/2/2013 Register
  • City Offices Closed for Labor Day
    Posted on August 30th, 2013
    Just a reminder that City Offices and Services will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2013 for Labor Day.
  • Art of the Brick
    Posted on August 15th, 2013
    Hailed as one of CNN’s top 10 Global must-see exhibitions and currently breaking museum and gallery attendance records world-wide, Nathan Sawaya’s The Art of the Brick® will open at ...
  • Fallen Heroes Memorial Unveiled
    Posted on May 11th, 2013
    It’s a memorial that has a special meaning for the families of the names placed on the first, Fallen Heroes Memorial in Alamance County. Read more
  • Lt. Tony Watkins Retires
    Posted on April 30th, 2013
    Thanks to Lt. Tony Watkins for his service to the Graham Police Department and the City of Graham. Today is his last day of full time work – tomorrow he retires. Many years ago, he designed ...
  • Graham police dog retires after eight years on the job – The Times News
    Posted on April 15th, 2013
    GRAHAM — When most officers with the Graham Police Department retire, they are awarded their service weapon for their years of service. When Nero retires later this month, he’ll happily take home ...