Category Archives: Prom

Focus on friends & having fun

By Paulina Lopez Times-News correspondent     There’s a lot of hype that surrounds prom. Multiple movies and books focus on the big day, touting it as a magical night full of possibilities. But is prom like its movie and book counterparts? Jennie Walker, a student at Clover Garden School, confessed that while prom did not [...]

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First prom offers lessons for next year

By Paulina Lopez Times-News correspondent  One of the most exciting and memorable nights in a teen’s life — prom — can also be a   planning nightmare. There’s a lot of pressure for the night to be perfect. The days leading up to prom can be   stressful and one of those reasons is the expense. This [...]

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Budget breakdown: Cost of prom vs. wedding

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  Prom is one of the biggest events in a high schooler’s life — and one of the most expensive events, too. Add up the cost of buying a new dress, getting your hair and nails done, and renting a limo, and it might sound like you’re preparing to get [...]

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Prom season is here

By Hannah Kiker Times-News correspondent    Full of dresses, tuxedos, and corsages: prom season is here. All across Alamance County, schools and co-ops are gearing up for the annual event. Western Alamance High School’s prom was Saturday night at Vailtree Event Center, 1567 Bakatsias Lane, Graham. ACCHE (Alamance County Christian Home Educators) is planning [...]

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Special Populations’ Spring Prom set for April 28

Times-News     Burlington Recreation & Parks Department’s Special Populations Spring Prom, “Puttin’ On the Ritz,” will be from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 28, 2015, at the Fairchild Community Center, 827 S. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington. The Burlington Junior Woman’s Club will provide concessions and Alamance Arts will provide decorations. The event is recommended for those [...]

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Camouflage: Style sure to fit anyone

Commentary by Christian Hornaday Times-News correspondent Dave Herron, left, puts a necklace on his 17-year-old daughter, Mariah Herron, who is wearing a prom dress he made from winter white camouflage, at their home in Marshfield, Wis. / The Associated Press    The style of teens today seems to have no basic margin. People just [...]

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Going to the prom? Create your own unique look

By Jennafer Fowler Times-News correspondent  Trying to figure out what to wear to prom or how to accessorize? Don’t worry — whether you’re going for a soft, pretty look, or a bright, party look, there’s tons of ways to make your prom look all your own. If you are going for a brighter, exciting [...]

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