Monthly Archives: April 2014

Brantley Gilbert’s passion for music is evident

Reviewed by Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    GREENSBORO —  There is a stigma attached to country music that leads people to dub the songs under the genre as “tearjerkers” or “redneck songs.”    Brantley Gilbert manages to break any label attached to the style of music and make it his own. He has a [...]

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Love animals? Then volunteer at Pet Adoption Center

Commentary by Briona Kiser Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    HAW RIVER — The Pet Adoption Center of Burlington is overflowing with lovable animals looking for their “Forever Homes,” but not enough people to care for them. If you enjoy spending time with animals and would like to make a difference in your community, consider becoming a [...]

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Prepare to be Stage Struck: Alamance County students to showcase their talents on April 12

By Lea Gilbert Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    Would you like to have a night full of talent from dancing and singing to performing a skit onstage? If so, visit the Williams High School auditorium, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington, at 7 p.m. Saturday for the seventh annual Stage Struck talent show featuring performances from area [...]

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Prom-dress drive helps area students

By Zoie Nelson Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    Prom is one of the most important nights of any high school girl’s life. But what happens when girls can’t afford their dream dress or any dress at all? DJPromDrive comes to the rescue. It was founded last year by Debbie Jones and has been a huge success. [...]

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Burlington Mini Maker Faire is April 12

By Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com     Looking for something fun and interesting to do in Burlington?    Then The Alamance Maker’s Guild would like to invite you to the Burlington Mini Maker Faire from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington. [...]

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