Monthly Archives: February 2019

Three easy steps to saving money

By Sydney Horton Times-News correspondent     Editor’s note: Teens & 20s writer Sydney Horton will explore issues    affecting twenty-somethings in this column, Adulting 101. Have you ever wanted to save money but didn’t know how? In these three steps you’ll see just how easy saving can be, regardless of income. Start by setting aside [...]

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5th annual Night of Bluegrass is March 15

Times-News    The 5th annual Future Farmers of America (FFA) Night of Bluegrass will be March 15 at Southern Alamance High School, 631 Southern High School Rd., Graham. Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out along with Dewey & Leslie Brown & The Carolina Gentlemen will perform. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the music starts [...]

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Things To Do (week of Feb. 18, 2019)

Times-News • High Point Community Theatre presents “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Tickets $15 and $25 and are available at • Young Musicians of Alamance will hold a reception in honor of founder and former executive director Beth Bader: 11 a.m. Saturday, First Reformed United Church of [...]

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‘Charlie & the Chocolate Factory’ is high-energy & fun

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent     DURHAM — “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” is a high-quality,    energetic show perfect for the whole family. From the detailed sets to the impressive special effects to the talented performers, this national touring production, at DPAC now through Sunday, is sure to entertain all audiences. The story centers [...]

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Origins of Valentine’s Day

By Andrew Pankratz Times-News correspondent    The origin of Valentine’s Day is rather obscure, though several colorful legends about its origin survive to modern times. Some believe Valentine’s Day is related to an ancient Roman love festival celebrated in February; however, little historical evidence supports this view. A more commonly believed legend credits a priest [...]

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Things To Do (week of Feb. 11, 2019)

Times-News • The Bandits: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, The Barn Dance, 6341 Phillippi Road, Julian. Doors open at 5 p.m. Line dance lessons with Mark and Sheila Hearne from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. $10 for adults, $8 for members and $5 for those 18 and under. • Lunar New Year: 7 p.m. to 10 [...]

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‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ comes to DPAC

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent       The national touring production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” will visit the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) next week. Daniel “Danny” Quadrino plays Goldent Ticket winner Mike Teavee. Though Mike and the other Golden Ticket winners are small children in the film version, they are played by [...]

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