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Elon University, Aramark, and Burlington’s Company Shops Market discuss

The Company Shops Market, also known as Burlington’s Food Co-Op, is discussing creating a satellite store in Elon. A satellite store is a retail store that is part of the larger parent store, but in a different area. Company Shops Market is community-owned by those who live in the Burlington area, not investors. The location could be on the ground floor beneath Elon’s new ...Full Article

Senior’s new company heats things up

At Koury Business Center young entrepreneurs learn how to start, finance, and run a business. For some, these are merely exercises but for students like Madison Tamblyn, a Project ...Full Article

Local BBQ restaurant hosts fundraiser for families of cancer patients

The TickleMyRibs parking lot was packed over the weekend when the owners raised money for Little Pink Houses for Hope. The now annual “Q for the Cure” brought the ...Full Article

Governor McCrory comes to Burlington to sign historic tax credit bill

Governor Pat McCrory and several legislators celebrated the preservation of historic tax credits in front of a large crowd at the Burlington Depot this afternoon. The historic tax credits ...Full Article

A “hopping” good time at the Company Shops Market

It was a play on words: the Co-Op hosted the Co-Hops and more than 300 people showed up for the event, the fourth annual Beer Festival on Saturday in downtown Burlington. ...Full Article

Burlington Downtown Farmer’s Market offers more than food

Every Saturday and Wednesday from April to October, farmers and customers at the Burlington Downtown Farmer’s Market have the opportunity to see, smell and purchase some unexpected items and ...Full Article

The Acorn Inn and its Elon connection

Just a few blocks from campus, the Acorn Inn can boast that it is the only hotel in the town of Elon, but its connection to the community goes ...Full Article

Uber looks to start Elon-specific market

Chances are if you’ve traveled to any major city in the past year you’ve heard people talking about Uber or maybe even taken one. Uber is a digital service offering ...Full Article

European grocery coming to Alamance

Alamance County will be the home to one of the best-known grocery stores in Europe, bringing an estimated 200 new jobs to the area. Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina ...Full Article

Tony’s Pub-N-Subs issued overcrowding citation

The Alamance County Fire Marshal issued a citation to Tony’s Pub-N-Subs at 415 W. Haggard Ave for “overcrowding or admittance of any person beyond the approved capacity of a ...Full Article

Update: Conversation about Starbucks in Elon Continues

Updated 4:15 p.m. Friday May 8, 2015 Rod Salazar, owner of Irazu Coffee, said he was also concerned about changes to the downtown area. At one point Salazar had ...Full Article

Burlington, N.C. businesses struggle to stay afloat

Fifteen minutes away from Elon’s campus is a small shopping center off of North Church St. Cum Park Plaza is home to a number of businesses, but it also hosts ...Full Article

Elon alum opens local restaurant

  Hunt Ward, an Elon graduate and Burlington native, was following his passion when he bought Good Times Cafe in November 2014. Ward has worked in photography for most of ...Full Article

Summer success: five apps for interning

  Two words: Summer internship. With July just around the corner, many Elon students especially the upper classmen, are roughly one month into their summer internships. For those looking to bulk up ...Full Article

Students learn how to invest their money

Retirement is a long way off for Elon students, but some have already started planning by investing in the stock market. “I like to call it sophisticated gambling,” said ...Full Article

‘Godfather’ of Burlington music plans to retire after 44 years

Church Street in Burlington is no stranger to local businesses. New stores and restaurants seem to open monthly, but many of them go out of business just as fast. ...Full Article

HOPE strives to localize hunger

While man cannot live on bread alone, the need for food is still necessary to survive. According to the United Census Bureau, 17 percent of Alamance County lives under ...Full Article

All That Jas Celebrating 10 Years

Local Business All That Jas is celebrating 10 years of business during Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, Nov. 9th. Owner, Michaelle Graybeal originally opened the business in downtown Burlington as ...Full Article

Tips for Starting Your Own Business

If you are considering starting your own business, here are some tips that might help. First be patient and be prepared to get a little frustrated. It can take ...Full Article

Networking the Right Way Over Email

With the digital age dominating the way college students stay in touch, effective networking over email becomes increasingly important. When reaching out to potential employers, whether as a follow ...Full Article

Student Loans: Terms to Know

As the price of a higher education continues to rise… more and more students are turning to student loans as a source of funding their college education. But the ...Full Article

West End Station Gets A New Owner

Josh Erzine is no longer the owner of West End Station. The popular Elon entrepreneur handed over the keys at 11 a.m. on Monday to the new owner, Harold ...Full Article

Students should start investing early, advisors say

While college students may not be known for having disposable incomes, those that do have options have the ability to go beyond simply having a savings account. David Gray, ...Full Article

Changes Coming To West End

West End Station will have a new owner starting Monday. The local bar on Lebanon Ave. has been sold to Harold Hill III, a former chef at The Root. ...Full Article

Student earns ‘cool’ cash through self-started business

Some associate fraternity banquets with a one thing: painting a cooler. Senior Julia Caplan has made this tradition into a business. “I kept getting phone calls from people who ...Full Article

Fiscal Cliff Affects Elon

As 2012 came to a close, Congress and the White House were able to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff”, that would have caused more than a five-hundred-thousand dollar tax ...Full Article

Company Shops Market Celebrates First Year Anniversary

It’s not just a grocery store, it’s a place to eat and it’s also Burlington’s first co-op. Company Shops Market proudly celebrated its first year anniversary this past Saturday. ...Full Article