Monthly Archives: September 2011

Coach Jimmy’s advice lives on

The late coach Jimmy Huff, left, and Teens & Twenties writer Matt Herter, right, are shown in this 2009 photo. / Photo submitted Commentary by Matt Herter Times-News correspondent  The first time I saw Coach Jimmy Huff, he was coaching against my older brother’s team in the spring of 2006. As he called out [...]

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Junior Civitan clubs put community first

Commentary by Bailey Pennington Times-News correspondent School has reached its peak as teens everywhere have gotten back “into the swing of things.” As friends, Friday night football and grades begin to take priority, club involvement and community service normally get pushed to the background. But this shouldn’t be the case, especially when club involvement [...]

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Halloween events kick into gear this month

 Commentary by Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent  From “spooktacular” events to a comedic musical and free movie Fridays, the month of October offers a lot of entertainment options for teens living in Alamance County. If the thrills and frights of Halloween-themed adventures appeal to you, then check out the following venues: The Original Hollywood Horror Show, [...]

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Burlington Youth Council in need of volunteers

Commentary by Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent Want to lend a helping hand? The Burlington Youth Council (BYC) is offering several opportunities this month to assist your local community. Teens interested in participating should make plans to attend their meeting from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Thataways Youth Center, 1334 Overbrook Road, Burlington. There [...]

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Elon’s Alpha Xi Delta to celebrate Autism Awareness week

Times-News  ELON — The Alpha Xi Delta Sorority at Elon University will celebrate Autism Awareness by holding a number of different events around campus with Xi Week from now through Oct. 8, 2011, to raise awareness and funds across campus and in the local community. Kickoff begins Oct. 3, with a profit-share at Red Robin, Alamance Crossing [...]

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‘Come Fly Away’ showy, suggestive

Reviewed by Paul Jordan and Kristian Whitesell Times-News correspondents DURHAM — “Come Fly Away,” a new Broadway musical, will be performed at the Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., today through Sunday. Filled with electric color and some of the world’s greatest dancers, this production is set to the timeless, beloved music of Frank [...]

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Halloween Happenings 2011

22nd annual Original Hollywood Horror Show, Sept. 29 through Nov. 5,6333 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp. The show is Thursdays through Sundays through Oct. 13 and then will run every day of the week until Halloween and the weekend after. Each show is from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. weekdays and 8 p.m. to midnight [...]

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Paisley ends national tour with a bang in Raleigh

Reviewed by Bailey Pennington Times-News correspondent  RALEIGH — Brad Paisley ended his “H20 II: Wetter & Wilder” world tour with a bang at the Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek on Sunday night. An image of Paisley lit up the stage and brought the audience to its feet, until suddenly the “real” [...]

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‘ABBA’ takes a stroll down memory lane

Reviewed by Paul Jordan and Kristian Whitesell Times-News correspondents GREENSBORO— In the 1970s, ABBA was a name every teenager knew.Sweden’s most famous pop group has sold more than 375 million records worldwide and was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.  The original members performed together for 10 years and [...]

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Williams’ Homecoming Show has been rescheduled

Times-News Williams High School’s Homecoming Show “George’s Sweet Sixtieth,” originally scheduled for Monday, Sept. 26, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, due to Friday night’s football game being postponed because of rain. The show will be performed at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium,1307 S. Church St.,Burlington. Tickets are $5 at the [...]

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