Monthly Archives: March 2013

Silent auction fundraiser planned for Hawbridge School

   Times-News    SAXAPAHAW — “Sparkle and Shine,” a silent auction fundraiser for the Hawbridge School, will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 11, 2013, at the Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Road. The Eddy Pub will serve hors d’oeuvres; desserts and sweets will be created by local chefs and Tom Maxwell, [...]

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UNCSA Film School celebrates 20th anniversary with screenings at Geeksboro

Times-News    GREENSBORO – The University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ (UNCSA) School of Filmmaking will celebrate its 20 th anniversary with theatrical screenings of its senior films, past and present, for a weeklong run at Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema, 2134 Lawndale Drive, April 26 through May 2, 2013. The films selected for this [...]

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Leading by example: College senior hopes her blog will inspire, encourage others

By Devarrick Turner Times-News correspondent Ragan Riddle, a senior at Wingate University and a Burlington native, was diagnosed with Hodgin’s Lymphoma last fall. She created a blog to inspire and minister to others. / Photo by Pamela Kass WINGATE — Burlington native Ragan Riddle is a 22-year-old senior at Wingate University. She enjoys spending [...]

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‘Arkrealm: The Apprentice’ sure to thrill younger readers

“Arkrealm: The Apprentice,” by Dee Rayson. Copyright 2012, Balboa Press, 419 pages, $24.99 in paperback and $3.99 on E-books. Reviewed by Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent    “Arkrealm: The Apprentice” is a story combining normal young-adult issues with an original twist on the natural world around us. Sandy Miller, age 15, is the protagonist of [...]

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Sixth annual Stage Struck set for April 13

Times-News    The sixth annual Stage Struck will be at 7 p.m. April 13, 2013, at Williams HIgh School auditorium, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington. More than 500 students from the Alamance-Burlington School System will showcase their performing arts talents. Acts will include percussion, chorus, a cappella groups, dance, step and orchestra. Advance tickets are $7 [...]

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Hoop dancing fitness classes being offered at Thataways

Times-News    Hoop Dancing Fitness classes will be offered for ages 13 and up from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 6, 13, May 4, 18, 25 and June 1 at Thataways Youth Center, 1334 Overbrook Road, Burlington. Cost is $60 for the six-week session. Discover the newest fitness trend with hoops. Classes will be taught [...]

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Orchestra concert set for Tuesday at Williams High School

Times-News    An orchestra concert will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in the Williams High School auditorium, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington. The seventh- and eighth-grade orchestras from Turrentine Middle School also will perform. Admission is free. For more details, call (336) 570-6161.

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HOSA chapter to hold blood drive

By Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent    Did you know that one donation of blood could help up to three people? Western Alamance High School’s HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) chapter will be holding a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 25, 2013, through the American Red Cross in order to help [...]

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Helping others in need: Mission trip to Costa Rica shows how similar we are

By  Jessica Page Times-News correspondent Woodmont United Methodist Church in Reidsville took a recent mission trip to Costa Rica Helping others is always one of the best ways to show God’s love. It not only nourishes our soul, but the souls that we help as well. Woodmont United Methodist Church’s Larry Barefoot and Greg [...]

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Student of Month proves hard work pays off

By Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent Jacob Wolfe is Student of the Month for March 2013. / Photo submitted Jacob “Jake” Wolfe is a baseball star, but he is more than just a good sports player. March’s Student of the Month is an all-around good person who steps up to the plate and works hard [...]

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