Monthly Archives: June 2016

Ariel family offers clean water options in Colombia

By Jordan Carey Times-News correspondent    Nate, Tara, Valerie, Alicia, Jaiden, Kristen, Than, Patrick, Vincent and Lincoln. At first, these might seem like a jumble of names, but this is the Ariel family. In 2011, the Ariels moved from Burlington, N.C., to Bocachica, Colombia, South America. At first, it seemed like a crazy feat to [...]

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‘Finding Dory’ a delightful family film

Reviewed by Presley Mauney Times-News correspondent    The movie we have been waiting on for 13 years has finally hit theaters. “Finding Dory” is the sequel to the 2003 Oscar-Winning film, “Finding Nemo.” The movie brings joy to all ages for the great characters and amazing story. It is filled with humor, exciting moments, and [...]

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Fitness is a lifestyle, not a fad

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent Editor’s note: This is the last in a series of fit tips provided by dancer and Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White. The heat of summer is upon us, and there’s no better way to cool off than hitting the pool or beach. Don’t let your neglected beach [...]

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Get fit tips: Fitness is a lifestyle, not a fad

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent Editor’s note: This is the last in a series of fit tips provided by dancer and Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White. The heat of summer is upon us, and there’s no better way to cool off than hitting the pool or beach. Don’t let your neglected beach [...]

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Things To Do (week of June 27, 2016)

Twenty One Pilots, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre, Charlotte; and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh. $35, $45; tickets available through Ticketmaster. Retro, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. Concert is part of the First Fridays portion of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission [...]

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From the mountains to the beach: Explore the state of North Carolina this summer

By Lily Pope Times-News correspondent    North Carolina is among the best states in the country for multiple reasons, whether it is our food, our basketball or our landmarks. It is a favorite destination of many. Another great thing about North Carolina is that we have both the mountains and the beach, which equals lots [...]

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Beat summer boredom with these crafts

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    Since school is out, odds are that you’re already bored. Summer is meant to be fun so with these five unique summer projects, your summer will be 50 times better. Project 1: MELTED CRAYON ART You’ve seen all those artsy photos that show how pretty melted crayon art can be. It [...]

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Breaking boundaries: ‘Unruly Mess’ discusses topics others don’t

By Lauren Kalo Times-News correspondent “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made,” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Macklemore label, Copyright 2016, $11.99.    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ album, “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made,” covers a variety of topics, including drug addiction, award shows, white privilege and diets. Macklemore and Lewis succeed in tackling issues that artists usually [...]

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Fit tips: Your mom was right – eat those veggies!

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent n Editor’s note: Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White, also a dancer, will provide some simple get fit tips this month. Beach season is drawing ever closer - are you ready to show off the fit, toned you? If you’re not quite at your prime fitness level, use these [...]

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Things to Do (week of June 20, 2016)

n Fourth Fridays in downtown Burlington, 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Free, but some events require a charge. GrayMatter will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Depot Amphitheater. 336-226-4495 or visit the event on Facebook. n Django Haskins, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, downtown Saxapahaw as part of Saturdays in Saxapahaw. [...]

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