Monthly Archives: November 2014

Love & Valor to perform locally Nov. 21-22

Commentary by Abby Chester Times-News correspondent    Love & Valor — the name signifies beauty and grace. The band, made up of four young adults, will leave you wishing for more, performance after performance. With Jesse Fox on guitar and vocals, Darren Miles on drums, Matthew Davidson on violin and Koehna Jordan on vocals, [...]

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Touring ‘Cinderella’ show visits Durham next week

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” dances its way to the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday for a six-day run. The story of Cinderella, made famous by Walt Disney in 1950, has remained a timeless classic with lasting memories — pumpkin carriages, fairy godmothers and misplaced glass [...]

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‘Blood of Olympus’ has something for everyone

“The Heroes of Olympus Book Five: The Blood of Olympus,” by Rick Riordan. Copyright 2014. Disney-Hyperion (528 pages, $11.35)  Reviewed by Daniel Chase Burton Times-News correspondent    “The Blood of Olympus” is the epic conclusion to Rick Riordan’s Heroes of Olympus series. Riordan also is author of the Percy Jackson series and Kane chronicles. [...]

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Teen moms share struggles, triumphs

By Zoie Nelson Times-News correspondent    Tuqiela Wright, Andriana Dollison and Deja Siler are going through different things in their lives, but they all share one thing in common — they’re teen mothers from Alamance County. The topic of teen pregnancy makes many people think of the popular reality show “Teen Mom” from MTV. [...]

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Veterans Day a time to honor those who have served

Commentary by Allison Tate Times-News correspondent    Veterans Day is a time for Americans to honor our veterans, and nobody celebrates the holiday better than Washington D.C. Our nation’s capital is loaded with amazing monuments and memorials to show our appreciation for those that serve and have served. Several of these memorials also hold [...]

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