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University makes tentative plans to tear down Elon elementary

8/4/17 9:11pm

After a trade deal that was made a little over a year ago, Elon University has made a tentative plan to tear down the existing Elon Elementary School, located on East Haggard Avenue.   The plan includes building on-campus resident housing that would connect to campus.

Popular Elon restaurant closing its doors

7/27/17 7:07pm

It's the end for West End. The popular restaurant and bar, West End Terrace, had announced it's closing this Saturday.  West End made the announcement in an Instagram post which stated: "The past four years have been a blast.

Brandon Bell hired as new CREDE Assistant Director

6/22/17 12:05pm

Elon's Center for Race, Ethnicity, Diversity Education, (CREDE) has named Brandon Gregory Bell as the new Assistant Director. The announcement came from Dr. Randy Williams, Associate Vice President for Campus Engagement on Wednesday.

Town of Elon passes 3 cent tax hike

6/20/17 1:30am

The town of Elon will see a three cent tax hike this upcoming fiscal year. The Board of Alderman passed a $10.7 million budget on Tuesday, which was introduced by Elon Town Manager Richard White and will increase the tax rate from 42 cents per $100 valuation to 45 cents. The tax increase, according to White, will pay for six new positions, including the conversion of a position with the Recreation and Parks department from part time to full time, new equipment for town departments, and a major town project. The budget includes the addition of three firefighters and two police officers, spending $64,000 on an excavator and trailer for the Public Works Department, $138,000 for three police vehicles and $515,000 on water projects.

Administrative changes in the office of Student Life

6/6/17 12:46am

Administrative changes have been made in the office of Student Life, according to an e-mail sent to Elon Faculty and Staff members, and will become effective immediately.  Jon Dooley, former Vice President for Student Life and Dean of students, as of this morning, notified the Elon Faculty and Staff that he will no longer serve as the Dean of Students and will now only serve as the Vice President for Student Life.

Molly Offstein to be transported to medical center in Maryland, still in vegetative state

5/31/17 10:08pm

Molly Offstein is leaving the Shepherd Center in Atlanta to receive treatment at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in her home state of Maryland, according to a Facebook post from her father, Evan Offstein. Offstein is still recovering after being hit by a car in March. The post provided an update on Offstein's health, explaining that her physical health is improving, but she has not showed signs of any significant recovery from her traumatic brain injury (TBI). She has not exited a vegetative state.

Belk Library to receive expansion following $5 million gift from Elon parents

5/22/17 5:55pm

Belk Library will receive a $5 million upgrade following a gift from two Elon parents. The addition will consolidate the offices of academic advising, tutoring, and disability services into one building. The expansion will take the form of a two-story, 11,000-square-foot annex on the east side of the Carol Grotnes Belk library.