Monthly Archives: January 2018

Snow days: Teens & 20s capture beauty of wintry weather

Times-News correspondents    Teens & 20s writers picked up their   cameras (and camera phones) and shot  snow  scenes during their snow days. From   Burlington to Browns Summit, enjoy these  images.

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Things To Do (week of Jan. 22, 2017)

 Times-News • Elon University Department of Performings Arts presents “Moment”: 7:30 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30-Feb. 2 and 2 p.m. Feb. 3, Roberts Studio Theatre, Scott Studios at Arts West, 408 W. Haggard Ave., Elon. Tickets are $13 or free with Elon University identification. Reservations can be made by calling 336-278-5650. • AMSOIL Arenacross: [...]

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Student writing contest open to grades 3 through 12

Times-News    Burlington Writers Club’s 2018 Student Contest is open to all Alamance County students who attend a public, charter, church-sponsored, private or home school from grades 3 through 12. Deadline for entries to be mailed by teachers is Feb. 17. Categories include poetry and fiction. First-, second-, third-place and honorable mentions will be recognized [...]

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Engaging mind & body: Fencing enhances hand-eye coordination and balance

By Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent    Our overall population would be far more fit   if  joining a gym captivated people in the same   way as the latest episode of “Game of Thrones.” As this is not the case, people have a tendency   to quickly forget their fitness resolutions. So   quickly, in fact, that US News [...]

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Things To Do (week of Jan. 15, 2017)

Times-News • Looking Backward — Moving Forward … Abstract Paintings and Sculpture by Rodney Beecher Roberts: On display from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. now through Jan. 21 at the Scott Building, 101 N. Main St., Graham. www.artbybeecher.com. • “Robert Dubac’s The Book of Moron”: 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. [...]

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Action-packed fun: Monster Jam heads to Greensboro Coliseum this weekend

By Andrew Pankratz Times-News correspondent    GREENSBORO — Get ready for two action-   packed hours of monster truck stunts when the   Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series comes to   the Greensboro Coliseum at 7 p.m. Friday and   Saturday. Brandon Vinson, a native of Currituck, drives   Grave Digger. He started out as a crew chief   for the [...]

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Move more in 2018: Teens need 60 minutes of exercise daily

By Lydia Pankratz Times-News correspondent    Teenagers should get at least 60 minutes of   physical activity daily. So if your New Year’s resolution was to   exercise more, here are a few tips from   Seventeen magazine on how to break up those   60 minutes: • Go for a 15-minute walk before school or   between classes. • [...]

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Rewriting the stars: New musical reshapes rags-to-riches story

By Elspeth Macnab-Stark Times-News correspondent    Despite a reportedly inaccurate portrayal,   award-winning actor and Broadway star Hugh   Jackman delivers an outstanding performance   as P.T. Barnum, the creator of the first circus,     in the film “The Greatest Showman.” The story  follows Barnum as he rises from a homeless, hungry orphan to a famed ringmaster. Inspired  [...]

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