Monthly Archives: August 2011

Welcome to the new Teens & Twenties section

Commentary by Charity Apple Times-News Teens & Twenties has moved from Sunday’s to Monday’s Times-News and we have a new look and a website, too.  The section, which has been various names throughout the last 20-plus years, is still produced by students — high school and college photographers and writers. We’re writing stories and [...]

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‘Strangest house in the nation’

By Kristian Whitesell and Paul Jordan Times-News correspondents KERNERSVILLE — Located in the heart of the Triad is a piece of art like no other. Built 131 years ago by Jule Körner, grandson of the Kernersville town founder, Körner’s Folly has been described as “the strangest house in the nation” and opens its doors [...]

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Local nurse makes fighting childhood cancer her personal mission

By Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent Many health professionals are advised to avoid permitting the suffering they see on an average basis from personally affecting them. It would seem that Jolene Cannady is not your average nurse. Having endured the loss of her father to cancer in 2007 and witnessing so many of her young patients’ health deteriorate because of [...]

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August Student of the Month shows true passion

 By CJ Click Times-News correspondent  Dedication and passion are the best words to describe Kristin Fowler. A recent graduate of Meredith College in Raleigh, Fowler has shown a great number of wonderful qualities that has helped her excel in her academics and her chosen field.

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Teens & Twenties writer has quite a fish tale

Commentary by Thomas Herter Times-News correspondent PENSACOLA, Fla. — Having set out early to be among the first to rent a boat at Cane Creek Reservoir on past Saturday mornings, and having jiggled a black rubber worm or retrieved a jitterbug cast from the shores of Orange County ponds, I have learned how to [...]

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Student of the month – nomination form

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Join Teens & Twenties

Teens & Twenties, the Times-News’ youth section, is looking for writers and photographers to produce stories and shoot photographs for its Monday page. If you’re interested in finding out more about this award-winning section, email Charity Apple at and/or call her at (336) 506-3057. Please include your name, the school you attend and a [...]

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Visit to Fisher House was a blessing

Commentary by Kristian Whitesell Times-News correspondent    FAYETTEVILLE — On Aug. 9, some of my fellow Teens & 20s riters along with Teens & 20s adviser Charity Apple and a couple of moms, took a day trip to Fort Bragg to deliver money and items that we had been collecting for the Fisher House. [...]

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Jill Scott puts on a sultry show in Raleigh

Reviewed by Clay De Souza Times-News correspondent   RALEIGH — Raw, riveting, real and electrifying — that’s the best way to describe Jill Scott’s Summer Block Party Tour’s stop at the Time-Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek on Tuesday night. The R&B singer/actress put on a flowing, sultry show more fit for a [...]

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Welcome to our Site!!!!

Hello! Thanks for checking out our new site. We don’t have any content for this page yet. But, be sure to explore, and come back later. We’ll have something in this spot soon!

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  • About Teens & Twenties

    Teens & Twenties is produced by high school and college writers and photographers throughout Alamance County. The print edition appears on Mondays in the Times-News and is distributed throughout the local schools. On the website, you’ll find some of our stories, photos and more. Feel free to browse around and give us comments, too. We’d love to hear from you!

  • Join us!

    Teens & Twenties' annual orientation party is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 5 at the Times-News office, 707 S. Main St., Burlington. We're looking for high school and college writers, photographers and artists to complete our award-winning youth page each Monday. Space is limited so reserve a spot today by calling (336) 506-3057 or email Charity Apple

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