Monthly Archives: February 2012

Dance Team Clinic set for March 17

Times-News Dancers wishing to try out for the Turrentine Middle School (TMS) dance team can come experience what it’s like to be a TMS dancer during the “Turn It Green” TMS Dance Team Clinic from 9 a.m. to noon March 17 at the Turrentine Middle School gym,1710 Edgewood Avenue,Burlington. A parent showcase will be at [...]

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Extras needed for filming of “Find A Way” Friday at Elon University

Times-News ELON — Cornelius Muller Productions LLC is looking for extras to participate in filming of “Find A Way,” a tribute to the late Harry Cohen, a football player/student at Williams High School on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. It will be filmed starting at 4:45 p.m. at Rhodes Stadium, visitors seating, on the Elon University [...]

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Ongoing school supply drive at Kitchen Collection in Burlington

Times-News An ongoing school supply drive is being held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Kitchen Collection in Burlington Outlet Village. Supplies are donated to The Classroom Closet, which provides free supplies to full-time classroom and specialty teachers in the Alamance-Burlington School System and Alamance County charter schools. To thank donors, Kitchen Collection is offering [...]

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What’s not to “Like?” Facebook a way to communicate, offer opinions

 Commentary by Katie Kaczynski Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Music, games, friendships, celebrity news and events can all be found in one place where most of the world’s people share their experiences and life — Facebook. Grandparents, parents, teenagers and even young children are keeping in touch and connecting with the world around them through the Internet. [...]

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Fast food series stops at Hardee’s

Editor’s note: This is the third story in a five-part series about fast  food written by Teens & Twenties writers CJ Click and Braxton Rickert. Commentary by CJ Click and Braxton Rickert Times-News correspondents teens20@thetimesnews.com When we last checked in, we had visited Wendy’s in Graham. This week, we visited Hardee’s on Maple Avenue in [...]

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Teen writers share feelings about Facebook

Times-News Facebook is a way for people of all ages to communicate thoughts, feelings and opinions. The Teens & Twenties writers share their feelings on Facebook and how it’s changed society as a whole. I like Facebook, but I think that some kids use it for bad things. Like putting bad videos on there and [...]

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“Cats” performer pays visit to The Elon School

By Johnna Bingham Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com ELON — The Elon School was in for a feline surprise on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, when Mr. Mistoffelees from “Cats” visited. His name is Jacob Brent and he performed as Mr. Mistoffelees on Broadway for six years, in the London production for a year and a half, and in [...]

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Third annual String Fling to take place Feb. 23

Times-News    The third annual String Fling orchestra event will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at Williams High School, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington. Students from fourth-grade on up to seniors in high school from Hillcrest, Grove Park and Smith Elementary schools, along with Turrentine Middle and Williams High School will participate. The performance [...]

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Share the love: Valentine’s Day not only day to say “I love you”

 Commentary by Holly Bouldin Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Tomorrow is February 14th — Valentine’s Day. Just mentioning the holiday can stir up of a mixed bag of emotions among young adults. For some, Valentine’s Day is a day to be spent with someone special. For others, Valentine’s Day is a reminder that they do not have [...]

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Wendy’s has quick service, good food

Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a five-part series about fast food. Commentary by CJ Click and Braxton Rickert Times-News correspondents teens20@thetimesnews.com Last week, we examined the history of the fast food industry. Now, let’s focus on some of our favorite restaurants, starting with Wendy’s. We recently dined at the Graham location and [...]

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