Monthly Archives: August 2014

N.C. Jelly Donut a great place to grab sweet treat

Commentary by Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    They come glazed or filled with fruit jelly or creamy icing. The doughnut is a classic sweet treat, but it is not the easiest to create. A lot of love and time goes into making the circular confection and the people of N.C. Jelly Donut know just [...]

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Children shine in ‘School House Rock Live Jr.’: Studio 1 performances begin Friday

Reviewed by Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    Learning should be an enjoyable process. Studio 1’s production of “School House Rock Live Jr.” integrates ’70s grooves with education. The musical covers topics such as English, math, social studies and more. Directed by Tami Kress with Katherine Thomas as music director, “School House Rock Live Jr.” [...]

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Grateful for the opportunity: Mission trip to Native American reservation a touching experience

Commentary by Michaela King Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    NEWCOMB, N.M. — Eleven people from Burlington Assembly of God traveled to New Mexico in early July for one reason — to make a difference in the lives of those living in a Navajo Native American reservation. The eight teens and three adults led a Vacation Bible [...]

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Celebrating ‘Young Life’: Youth ministry a chance to have fun and worship, too

Commentary by Zoie Nelson Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    When was the last time you sang a Taylor Swift song at the top of your lungs with almost 50 of your friends or tried to chug Mountain Dew from a baby bottle the fastest just for the fun of it? If you’ve ever been to Young [...]

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Studio 1 to perform ‘Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr.’

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    A throng of kids, ages seven to upper teens, came to Studio 1 on July 28 to begin a two-week intensive program on the musical “School House Rock Live Jr.” With six performances following these two weeks, the cast of “School House Rock Live Jr.” has a lot [...]

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‘Just a minute’ in hot car can harm a pet

Commentary by Briona Kiser Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    The peak temperatures of summer can be detrimental to a pet left inside a hot car. Although many believe rolling down a car window will keep their pet safe — that is a common misconception. On a 78-degree day, the inside of a vehicle could escalate to [...]

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