Abigail Hobbs

Abigail Hobbs is a sophomore communications fellow at Elon University and a journalism and strategic communications double major. Abigail has been working with Elon News Network as a reporter and copy editor for freshman year and is acting as copy chief for spring 2023. In her free time, she enjoys reading and hanging out with friends. 

Recent Articles

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 11/2/22 9:27am

Elon University requests rezoning permit for research farm

Brad Moore, Elon University architect and Elon’s director of planning, design and construction management, proposed a rezoning request for 19.6 acres within the city limits of Burlington to the Planning and Zoning Commission — which unanimously voted to recommend the request to city council — at a meeting on Oct. 24. 

NEWS 9/13/22 11:34pm

Elon Town Council debate new social district

At Elon's regular town council meeting, council members debated the repercussions of making downtown Elon a “social district.” This change would mean that in a limited space, beer and wine purchased from local restaurants can be enjoyed outside.  

LIFESTYLE 4/29/22 5:09pm

Local textile mill celebrates 140th anniversary

Alamance County had 30 textile mills running by the end of the 20th Century according to the Textile Heritage Museum. Elon University history professor Mary Jo Festle thinks textile mills played a big part in forming the values of Alamance County that can still be seen today.  

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