Politics


NEWS 12/13/22 9:16pm

Town of Elon votes to approve rezoning request

During the Dec. 13 work session meeting, Elon’s town council voted unanimously to approve the rezoning request for Tax Parcel 108932, the land located at the intersection of University Drive and Cook Road. Previously, according to the town’s Land Development Ordinance, the land was zoned for industrial use and now it is suburban residential. 


NEWS 11/14/22 8:52pm

Town of Elon holds student focus group on future development

The town of Elon hired Benchmark Planning, a consulting firm based in Charlotte, to create a development plan for downtown. Members of the planning team Jason Epley and Dan Douglas are meeting with Elon University students, faculty and staff, as well as Elon locals and business owners, to figure out what would work best for the community.  


NEWS 11/9/22 12:50am

Stephen Ross elected to NC House for District 63

Incumbent Ricky Hurtado, who became the first Latino Democrat in the North Carolina General Assembly two years ago, was defeated by Stephen Ross. Ross did not respond to Elon News Network’s multiple requests for comment prior to publication.


NEWS 11/9/22 12:20am

Amy Galey reelected to NC Senate for District 25

The North Carolina senator currently represents District 24 and will represent District 25 following the state’s redistricting. Galey grew up in Union Ridge, a town in Alamance County, and attended University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina School of Law. Galey is licensed to practice in N.C., S.C., and Washington, D.C.



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