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NEWS 9/10/21 12:23am

SGA town hall focuses on remembrance of 9/11, 20 years later

Members of Elon University’s Student Government Association met for a town hall meeting focused on the remembrance of 9/11, 20 years later, on Thursday night. Members heard from Mark Dalhouse, director for global education initiatives, and then gathered in groups to discuss their thoughts about the events on 9/11 and how they connect to current events and issues, such as the pandemic, racial equity and inclusion, and mental health of college students. 


NEWS 8/25/21 5:38pm

Redistricting data reveals population shifts for Alamance County

In the coming months, legislators in the North Carolina General Assembly will use redistricting data from the 2020 Census to redraw state congressional districts, state senate districts and state house districts. The redistricting data for North Carolina, including for Alamance County, was released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Aug. 12.


NEWS 8/12/21 1:20pm

Redistricting data for NC released

The United States Census Bureau is set to release redistricting data for North Carolina from the 2020 Census on Aug. 12. Legislators in the North Carolina General Assembly will use Redistricting data to redraw congressional districts, state senate districts and state house districts. 


NEWS 8/10/21 8:17pm

Board of Aldermen approves Equality Resolution

The Board of Aldermen approved an Equality Resolution, after nearly four months of discussion, at the Aug. 10, 2021 meeting. The board also recognized the promotion of Lt. Lyle Anibal to assistant chief of operations at the town of Elon police department, discussed commonly asked questions regarding water and sewer bills and approved a resolution for the town of Elon to secure loans for the purchase of the Travis Creek Pump Station from Gibsonville. 


NEWS 8/2/21 9:53pm

Board of Aldermen hears preliminary ADA self-assessment findings

The Board of Aldermen met for an agenda session Monday, August 2. Members discussed the town’s self-assessment of the accessibility of facilities and programs, a budget amendment for the police department and retirement benefits for town employees. The board also discussed adopting an equality resolution and the town’s decision to look into vaccination and mask requirements for town employees. 


NEWS 7/30/21 1:16pm

‘From Morgantown to Mayor’

Rev. Donna Vanhook ’07 is one of five candidates in the Burlington mayoral race this fall, addressing quality, affordable housing and broadband internet access in her campaign.


NEWS 7/22/21 9:19am

Dejuana Bigelow campaigning for ‘one Burlington’ this fall

Dejuana Bigelow, a patient access specialist at Cone Health, announced her candidacy for a seat on the Burlington City Council. If elected, she would be the first African American woman to serve on the city council. Bigelow said the absence of diversity on the council is something that she hopes to see change. 



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