Monthly Archives: July 2014

‘Don’t Call Me Baby’ shows effects of social media

“Don’t Call Me Baby,” by Gwendolyn Heasley. Copyright 2014, HarperTeen (304 pages, $8.63). Reviewed by Briona Kiser Times-News correspondent     Nowadays with easy access to the Internet and social media, Internet users (especially teenagers) often share their personal lives with the world, but only the parts they want others to see. What if there [...]

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Learning experiences: History unfolds, thanks to European vacation

Commentary by Hanna Williams Times-News correspondent    International travel can be one of the most stressful activities a person can experience. Plane ticket expenses, checking luggage, catching flights, packing the right clothes and reservations for the hotel are all we focus on for the first couple months after booking a trip. Once off the [...]

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An old-fashioned ice cream shop: Six Scoops offers variety, prices that won’t break the bank

Commentary by Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent GIBSONVILLE — It is sweet, creamy and a family favorite, but somehow ice cream has become so common that is has lost the flare it once had. Six Scoops, however, knows just how to bring ice cream back to its former glory. This lovely shop located at 113 [...]

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Stars, fans turn out for SuperJam

Reviewed by Clay De Souza Times-News correspondent    GREENSBORO — The lineup for 2014 SuperJam last Friday night at the Greensboro Coliseum included Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, Young Thug, K Camp, YG and Kid Ink, with radio station 102 JAMZ (WJMH) serving as host. The evening’s theme was “Christmas in June,” with Christmas trees [...]

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