Monthly Archives: September 2016

Things To Do (week of Sept. 19, 2016)

Times-News       Hip Pocket Band, 7 p.m. Thursday, West Elm Street, Graham, will close out Thursdays At Seven concert series. Free, but The Lions Club will be collecting donations of nonperishable food items for Allied Churches of Alamance County’s Food Pantry. For more details, contact Brian Faucette at 336-513-5510.    Love & Valor, 7 p.m. to [...]

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Crocheted with love: Women of Nepal create unique jewelry

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent     Blessed Hope Nepal is a charity organization and business that is locally owned by the women of Nepal to help provide money and supplies for their families. Currently, they make bracelets and necklaces, which are all hand-made by a team of 20 women. All the materials they use, including [...]

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Scripted perfectly: ‘Cursed Child’ an interesting read

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two,” by J.K. Rowling. Arthur A. Levine Books; Special Rehearsal edition (July 31, 2016). 320 pages. Reviewed by Lily Pope Times-News correspondent “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is the eighth installment of the Harry Potter series and was based on the story idea by J.K. Rowling, author [...]

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Things to do (week of Sept. 12, 2016)

118th annual Central Carolina Fair, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. today through Thursday; 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. $6 for adults; tickets available through Ticketmaster. Free admission on Friday and Sunday.  Friends of [...]

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Solace in God: Teen channels journey into EP

By Meghna Mahadevan Times-News correspondent Just before July of 2015, Alamance-Burlington Middle College senior Mikayla Brown was undergoing some difficult times in which she “wrestled with not feeling good enough, and having an awful sense of self-worth.” During this period, she was in pursuit of something that made her feel appreciated and loved, when finally [...]

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‘Footloose’ is humorous, upbeat & fun

Reviewed by Nancy Drago Times-News correspondent In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Teen 2 Teen Theatre is presenting “Footloose” this weekend only at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. The stage adaptation is written by Dean Pitchford (who also wrote the original screenplay) and Walter Bobbie with music by Tom Snow and lyrics [...]

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How you can help animal shelter

By Briona Kiser Times-News correspondent If you follow along with the news or on Facebook, you have likely seen the struggles Burlington Animal Services (BAS) have encountered. Recently, there has been a steep incline of animals surrendered to the shelter, and unfortunately, the facility cannot hold all of them. After being extremely over capacity for [...]

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Five favorite burgers in Alamance County: Teens & 20s writer does a taste test

By Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent Alamance is well-known for its burgers, and I’ve been traveling all over the county to bring you the cream of the crop. How do you decide which one is best? After visiting more than 20 local restaurants, I can tell you from experience that this is a daunting challenge. Regardless [...]

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Grill up a homemade burger

By Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent  Homemade Burger Recipe 1 pound ground beef 2 tablespoons hearty brown mustard (German) 2 tablespoons ketchup 1 egg, beaten ½ teaspoon garlic powder ¾ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 tablespoons dried breadcrumbs (plain or seasoned) 4 buns of your choice, split 4 slices [...]

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Teen to Teen Theatre celebrates its 30th anniversary with ‘Footloose’

Times-News Teen 2 Teen Theatre is celebrating its 30th anniversary with “Footloose,” the stage adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Robbie. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. The show is directed by Carol Plew with music direction by [...]

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