Monthly Archives: February 2017

Tackling everyday struggles: Fiber & Food Initiative to begin hands-on programming

By Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent   SAXAPAHAW — As we go about our everyday lives, there are a couple things we need. The essentials      include clean drinking water, clothes on our back, food on our table and a roof over our head. Tiffanie  Jackson experienced challenges in her own life that she saw [...]

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Things To Do (week of Feb. 27, 2017)

   ”Senzenina,” 7:30 p.m. today, McCrary Theatre, Elon University. Free. Third annual Southern Alamance FFA bluegrass fundraiser, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Southern Alamance High School auditorium, 631 Southern High School Road, Graham. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Buttermilk Creek and Sideline will perform. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. Tickets can be [...]

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Entries needed for 59th Visual Arts Competition

Times-News    GRAHAM — Alamance Arts will hold the 59th Visual Arts Competition for Young People March 16 through April 26. The juried competition is open to all public, charter, church-sponsored, private and home-schooled students from grades 7 through 12. Deadline is March 9 and all entries must be submitted by teachers. Entries will be [...]

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Film festival submissions being sought

Times-News    The Reel 2 Reel Student Film Festival encourages teens and young adults to make short films about issues that affect them in today’s society. Other genres, such as horror, drama, comedy and documentary also will be considered. The festival will feature a minimum of 10 student films from middle school, high school and [...]

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Melodious marathon: Tony Bennett’s concert a heavenly night for music lovers

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — Sunday evening ended on a high note — and what a heavenly night it had been. Legendary vocalist Tony Bennett serenaded an awe-struck audience at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC). The concert was a family affair. His daughter, Antonia Bennett, opened with a short but [...]

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WAHS Band Boosters to hold events

Times-News    Western Alamance High School’s (WAHS) Band Boosters will hold two fundraisers to help offset expenses as well as raise money for a trip to the Cherry Blossom Parade on April 8 in Washington, D.C. The second annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 4 in the school [...]

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Third annual FFA fundraiser is March 3

Times-News    GRAHAM — The third annual Southern Alamance High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) bluegrass fundraiser will be March 3 in the high school auditorium at 631 Southern High School Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Buttermilk Creek and Sideline will perform. Advance tickets are $10 [...]

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5K walk/run/roll is April 8

Times-News    ELON — Race for H.O.P.E. 5K Walk, Run, Roll will be April 8 at the Gerald L. Francis Center, 762 E. Haggard Ave. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the race will begin at 9 a.m. The course will be handicap-accessible. Early registration is $20 if postmarked by March 20 and late registration [...]

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Girl power: Celebrate Galentine’s Day with your gal pals

By Chandler Holland and Lily Pope Times-News correspondents  Have you ever hoped for a holiday dedicated to celebrating just your closest girlfriends? Look no further, February 13 is the day devoted to gals. If you don’t watch the TV show “Parks and Recreation,” you might not be familiar with Galentine’s Day. Created by Leslie Knope [...]

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5K walk/run/roll is April 8

Times-News    ELON — Race for H.O.P.E. 5K Walk, Run, Roll will be April 8 at the Gerald L. Francis Center, 762 E. Haggard Ave. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the race will begin at 9 a.m. The course will be handicap-accessible. Early registration is $20 if postmarked by March 20 and late registration [...]

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