Monthly Archives: November 2016

Man’s best friend: Service dogs more than the family pet

By Lily Pope Times-News correspondent  You may have noticed a dog in a public space where pets are not usually welcome and wondered to yourself why they were there. After closer inspection, you may see a vest, badge, collar or leash, which means this dog is not a family pet but a service dog. Assistance [...]

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Fresh look at an intimate past: Stevie Nicks’ 24 karat gold concert

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent  CHARLOTTE — Stevie Nicks and The Pretenders made a stop at the Spectrum Center on Thursday to promote Nicks’ new album, “24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault”, a collection of demos and never before released songs from Stevie herself. This tour was special since Nicks opened up with [...]

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Things to do (week of Nov. 14, 2016)

Times-News Woodlawn Middle School’s Department of Performing Arts presents “Annie Jr.,” 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Eastern Alamance High School auditorium, 4040 Mebane Rogers Road, Mebane. $7 for adults and $5 for students. 919-563-5991. Gallery Players presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front [...]

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Are CDs obsolete? Music junkies splintered on the debate

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent  CDs were king of the music industry from the mid-1980s until the early 2000s, being one of the best ways to listen to your favorite music at any given time. With some cars rolling off the assembly line without CD players in 2016, it is past time to re-evaluate [...]

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Voters will make history

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent This year, North Carolina has more say in the election than it has in recent history. Being one of the closest toss-ups in the country, North Carolina has the potential to propel either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton to the White House when votes are tallied Tuesday. North Carolina [...]

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Things to do the week of Nov. 7, 2016

Times-News Elon Orchestra fall concert, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts presents a fall dance concert, 6 p.m. Thursday, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Roberts Studio Theatre, Scott Studios at Arts West on [...]

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Tragic tale of true friends: ‘Of Mice and Men’ final show at Studio 1′s BOV location

By Abby Chester Times-News correspondent Renowned author John Steinbeck’s novel “Of Mice & Men” is hitting the Alamance County stage. Although there have been many movie and play adaptations of this famous story, the main ideals still stay the same: Two ranchers, George and Lennie, and their tragic story of belonging and what it means [...]

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