Monthly Archives: August 2013

Centre Stage On Main to perform ‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’

Times-News     Centre Stage on Main in Gibsonville will perform “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a dessert theater, at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 and 27 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 14 and 28 at St. Mark’s Church, 1230 St. Mark’s Church Road, Burlington. Cost is $10 for adults and $8 for [...]

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Studying … in Paris

Commentary by Bailey Pennington Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Upon entering college, students are bombarded with messages about campus jobs, clubs, Greek life and more. One of these enticing offers is to join a study-abroad program, but I didn’t give it a ton of thought — at first. Like many other high school and college-age students, I [...]

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Behind the scenes is where technical directors want to be

Editor’s note: This is the second story in a series by Teens & Twenties writer Sabrina Otero about teens and twenty-somethings and their occupations. By Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com “I didn’t so much choose to get involved in live theater as it chose me,” said Elizabeth Kornstadt, the 24- year-old Assistant Technical Director for [...]

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Back-to-school preteen dance party to aid Classroom Closet

Times-News    Burlington Recreation & Parks Department will hold a back-to-school preteen dance party from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Thataways Youth Center, 1334 Overbrook Road, Burlington. The event is for third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students only and is $4 per person or $1 when you donate school supplies to the [...]

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Hospice Clothing Store to hold 50 percent off sale

 Times-News    The Hospice Clothing Store in Burlington will hold a 50 percent off everything in the store sale now through Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. The store is located at 2337 Corporation Parkway, Burlington Outlet Village, Burlington and proceeds go to the Hospice Home on Chapel Hill Road. Some exclusions may apply. For more details, [...]

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Miranda Lambert brings rockin’ country to Raleigh

Reviewed by Bailey Pennington Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    RALEIGH — Miranda Lambert rocked Raleigh with her Locked and Reloaded tour Saturday night at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre. The country music star proved why she was a Grammy award winner, taking the crowd by storm launching into hit after hit. Lambert awed the crowd with everything from [...]

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Jobs from the flipside: My life as a funeral director

Editor’s note: For the next few weeks, Teens & Twenties volunteer writer Sabrina Otero will highlight unusual jobs performed by teens and twenty-somethings. By Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com “When people learn what I do, it either goes one of two ways. The first way involves people absolutely not wanting to know anything else. They [...]

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Nature can help you reconnect with what’s really important

Commentary by Chelsey Fattal Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    One of the most enjoyable gifts to oneself, is choosing to take a journey. To go in solitude, a young lady such as myself finds the necessity in retiring from society and being in the company of nature — God’s creation. I am never less alone than [...]

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Join us for the 2013 Teens & Twenties orientation party

Times-News     High school and college writers, photographers and artists are needed to complete our award-winning youth page each Monday. We’re looking for volunteers from Alamance and the surrounding counties. Find out more about this group during the annual orientation party from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Times-News office,707 S. Main [...]

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Welcome to college: Now, enjoy the ride

Commentary by Bailey Pennington Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com During high school, most seniors are eager to graduate and move on to college. College means moving away from home, making new friends, going to parties and being able to make your own schedule where you can sleep late every day. Although all these things are true, there’s [...]

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