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We’re in this together: Five ways to be a better roommate

By Logan White You’ve graduated high school and now you’re finally headed off to college and getting ready to move into the dorms — and that means you’ll be living with a roommate soon. Chances are you’ve spent at least part of your life living in your own personal room, and it might be daunting [...]

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Review: Logic concert worth going to

By Lily Pope Rapper Logic came to inspire and entertain fans Thursday night at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, and that he did. Performing alongside Big Lenbo, DJ Rhetorik, his piano teacher, and other people, he certainly provided plenty of surprises and sent the crowd home with full hearts and minds. He talked about race, [...]

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Make a splash: Wet ‘n Wild’s biggest chills & thrills

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent GREENSBORO — It’s an adrenaline rush, a relaxing oasis and a day packed full of fun for everyone. Wet ‘n Wild Emerald Pointe water park, 3910 S. Holden Road, is undoubtedly the best place to beat the summer doldrums with a splash. With more than 36 attractions, including slides, splash [...]

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Aerial adventure: Sky Wild ropes course fun for the entire family

By Kaitlyn Parham Times-News correspondent GREENSBORO — An exhilarating treetop adventure awaits you at the Greensboro Science Center. Sky Wild ropes course opened in early 2015. The experience begins with a quick and productive safety  course. All individuals must complete “Ground School,”  a lowered version of the course that helps them become  familiar with the [...]

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A haven for herbs: Teaching garden contains medicinal herbs & trees

By Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent    Did you know plantain, violets, dandelion and Creeping  Charlie are far more than common weeds in your pretty  lawn? These are just a few of the many plants our great  grandmothers knew how to use — both as culinary  accents and medicinal herbs. In the southern part of Alamance [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 17, 2017)

Times-News • Studio 1 Theater presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington. $13. Tickets are available at the door or online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2990199. • Mark Sumner’s “Pathway To Freedom”: 8 p.m. Friday, Wilson Amphitheater, Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre, [...]

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Circuses & stage combat: Teen’s experience at Cedarville University theater camp

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent    CEDARVILLE, OHIO — The joyous world of theater was  unveiled through classes, games and live performances at  Theatre Camp at Cedarville University. Twenty-seven high-schoolers (23 girls and four guys),  including myself, participated in this camp from June 12-16. Following check-in, friendships formed that would last  through the week as [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 10, 2017)

Times-News • David Blaine: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. For more information, visit www.ticketmaster.com. • Lauren Light: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Burlington City Park, 1388 Main St., Burlington, as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Free, but donations of children’s art supplies for classes at Alamance Arts are appreciated. [...]

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Completely customizable: Smoothies will cool you down & fill you up

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent It’s summertime, and that means cool mornings quickly  transform into sweltering afternoons. All of that heat is  best paired with a fresh treat that will cool you down and  fill you up without making you feel weighed down.    Smoothies are the perfect summer mini-meal — they’re  cold, light, [...]

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Homemade ice cream hits the spot

By Jordan Carey Times-News correspondent Ice cream can an excellent way to beat the heat of summer, and  what better way to enjoy it than to make your own? Making  homemade ice cream doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. All you  need are these ingredients, a mixer and a 4-quart ice cream  freezer.   [...]

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