Monthly Archives: June 2013

Overcome challenges by becoming ‘A Teen on the Move’

“How to be a Teen on the Move” by Lenore Luca. Copyright 2013, Outskirts Press Reviewed by Christian Hornaday Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Motivational speaker, radio host and author, Lenore Luca has achieved many things in her 18 years of life and through the pages of her book, “How to be a Teen on the Move,” [...]

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PhotoWILD a great chance to see raptors up-close

Commentary by Kendall Wiggins Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com HUNTERSVILLE — Have you seen birds circling in flight or heard the hoots of owls late at night? Have you witnessed a vulture scavenging on the side of a busy road? If you can answer “yes” to either of these questions, then you have noticed what the nonprofit [...]

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Fathers deserve hoopla, too

Commentary by Rebecca Herter Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    Father’s Day — do men deserve more than they are allotted on this special day or are they getting what they deserve? Every year, the stores are filled with cards, balloons, flowers and many other reminders that Mother’s Day is soon approaching. However, by the time Father’s [...]

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Free showing of ‘Legend of Zelda’ set for June 17

Commentary by Sabrina Otero and Sam Diezel Times-News correspondents teens20@thetimesnews.com     GRAHAM — Looking for something fun to do with the family this summer? With the help of many volunteers and talented performers from our local community, the League of Extraordinary Thespians successfully raised $4,000 to combat pediatric cancer for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, and [...]

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Hoop dance fitness classes set for June 10-July 22 at Thataways

Times-News    The Burlington Recreation & Parks Department is offering Hoop Dance Fitness classes for those 13 years old and up. Classes are from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 10 through July 22 at Thataways Youth Center, 1334 Overbrook Road, Burlington. Taught by Memory Robbins, the classes will help “improve flexibility, boost your mood, shed [...]

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Winners for Triangle Rising Star Awards announced

Times-News    DURHAM – Winners of this year’s Triangle Rising Star Awards (TRS) were announced June 2, 2013. Best Actress was Anna Higginson of Sanderson High School for Millie in “Thoroughly Modern Millie;” Best Actor was Sam Hamashima of Greenhope High School for Baker in “Into The Woods;” Best Ensemble was Durham Academy for “Oklahoma!” [...]

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