Monthly Archives: November 2011

Jonas Sees In Color in concert Dec. 9

Times-News ELON – Jonas Sees In Color will perform Dec. 9 at the College Street Tap House, 131 W. College Ave. Keaton Lange will open the show. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. and the music starts at 10:30 p.m. Cover charge is $7. This is an 18 years old and up show.  

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Nonperishable food/coat drive set for Dec. 10

Times-News Nathan Josey, a student at Southern Alamance High School, has organized a coat/nonperishable food drive from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 10 at Eli Whitney Fire Department, 3917 E. Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road, Snow Camp. All new and gently used coats and nonperishable food items will benefit the clients of the Piedmont Rescue Mission [...]

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Holiday retreat: Christmas at Biltmore a great way to celebrate the season

 Commentary CJ Click Times-News correspondent ASHEVILLE — Looking for something different to do with the family this holiday season? If you want to go on vacation for the holidays, but can’t afford a trip to an exotic beach or island, the Biltmore Estate is a perfect retreat.  George Vanderbilt built the estate after a [...]

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Student of Month encourages others to ‘be involved’

By Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent  Justin Luck, a senior at Graham High School, was selected as November’s Student of theMonth for his sheer determination and commitment to personal excellence. Justin’s mother, Christa, nominated him for the honor. Justin took a few moments out of his busy schedule to talk to Teens & Twenties about [...]

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Aaron Oliver named Miss Graham High School

Times-News   The  National  Honor Society and Theater Department of Graham High School sponsored the Miss Graham High School pageant on Nov. 19. Nine young ladies from freshman to seniors competed for the title. Aaron Oliver, senior, was named Miss Graham High School. She sang “Before He Cheats” by Carrie Underwood. She is the daughter of [...]

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Family traditions: Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks, spend time with those you love

 By Shauna DeFord Special to the Times-News As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, many prepare to travel home and reunite with family. Excitement for the upcoming holiday season fills the air.  Children get excited to watch Thanksgiving Day Parades, men look forward to watching football, women can’t wait to hit the department stores on Black Friday, [...]

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A glimpse inside puppet masters’ world

By Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent Patrick and Kathi Zung run a local puppet-making shop that produces such high quality work that their talent is sought internationally. Recently, Patrick agreed to address some frequently asked questions that curious younger and older teens might have on the subject and provide a real perspective on both the expectations and demands placed on true puppet masters.  TEENS & [...]

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Williams chorus travels to Austria

By Emily Bailey Times-News correspondent  Instead of going across the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house for Thanksgiving, 17 students from Williams High School and their parents will be going across an ocean and through airport security, to Austria. In addition to seeing the sites, this group of chorus students will perform [...]

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‘Crow’s Row’ full of action, romance and suspense

“Crow’s Row,” by Julie Hockley. Copyright 2011,$22.95, 408 pages.  Reviewed by Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent A cramped dorm room, ignorant and snobby parents, and a dead brother is what college student Emily Sheppard is shouldering. Her parents basically ignore her since she cut herself off from their money as well as refusing to [...]

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Five Below to help Orchestra Booster Club

Times-News Five Below at Alamance Crossing, 1477  Boone Station Drive, Burlington, will donate 10 percent for every dollar spent during the month of December to the Orchestra Booster Club, which supports Smith, Hillcrest and Grove Park elementary schools, Turrentine Middle and Williams High School orchestra students. A flier is needed for credit for the purchase. [...]

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