Author Archives: Charity Apple

Helping hands: Area teens accompany church group on mission trip

Editor’s note: The incorrect church was listed in the Nov. 5 print edition.  The correct church is listed below. By Alley Morris Times-News correspondent     Conner Callahan and Gray Garber recently returned from a mission trip to Langley, Ky. The two 16-year-old friends traveled with New Covenant Fellowship Church in Graham from Oct. 3-6. “I [...]

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Voting is a privilege

By Jakob Miller Times-News correspondent     One of the most sacred duties of American citizens is to vote. This year, North Carolina voters will have their say on significant amendments to the state constitution, as well as a pivotal Supreme Court seat and three Court of Appeals seats in addition to the elections for U.S. [...]

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Things To Do (week of Nov. 5, 2018)

Times-News    • Elon Orchestra Fall Concert: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • Elon Chorale Fall Concert: 7:30 p.m. Friday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • Julie Smith presents “Just Click Here, Comrade — Fake News in 2018”: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Turner Theatre, Schar Hall on [...]

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Elon University grad a part of ‘Hamilton’ tour

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    Although Alexander Hamilton died well over 200 years ago, in recent times, his name has been making a comeback. In August of 2016, “Hamilton: An American Musical” premiered on Broadway and was a major hit, sparking a whole new wave of interest in history and musicals, too. Two years [...]

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Elon University presents ‘Sweeney Todd’

 Times-News    Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts will present   “Sweeney   Todd — The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at 7:30 p.m.   Thursday through Saturday in the McCrary Theatre on the Elon   University campus. Admission is $15 or free with Elon University   identification. For more details, call 336-278-5610.

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Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre’s event ends Halloween

Times-News    The Original Haunted Forest of Snow Camp will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre, 301 Drama Rd. in Snow Camp. Elijah Chester, who is a member of the Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre’s board of directors, remembers what the event was like in its heyday and [...]

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Woods of Terror is immersed in horror

By Jaclyn Bartlett Times-News correspondent    GREENSBORO — The Woods of Terror is the perfect place to visit if you’re looking  to embrace the Halloween spirit. Upon entering the attraction after purchasing a ticket, rather than standing in a long  line to walk through the haunted trail, visitors are instead assigned a group name and [...]

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Things To Do (week of Oct. 29, 2018)

Times-News • The Original Hollywood Horror Show: Hours are 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. today through Thursday and 8 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. It is located at 6333 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp. It is presented by Alamance County natives Starr and Dean Jones. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at hollywoodhorrorshow.com/. [...]

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Tap dancer discusses rhythm & more

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     Editor’s note: This is the second installment of Meet the Artist, a     monthly series by Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White featuring young   area performers. Reagan Doucette, a 17-year-old high school senior from Reidsville, is   October’s featured artist. She has dedicated the past 13 years to [...]

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Things To Do (week of Oct. 22, 2018)

Times-News • John Biewen, host of “Scene on Radio” podcast presents “Seeing White”: 7 p.m. Thursday, McKinnon Hall on the Elon University campus. Free. • Alamance Makers Guild monthly woodworking, CNC and laser interest group meeting: 7 p.m. Thursday, Steam Junction Makerspace, 111 East Front Street, Burlington. Free; reservation required and can be made via [...]

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