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Touring the country & doing what she loves: UNCG grad a part of ‘Book of Mormon’ national touring production

By Nick Chester Times-News correspondent     Being cast in the national touring production of “The Book of Mormon” is a dream come true for Stoney B. Mootoo. Mootoo, a 2016 University of North Carolina at Greensboro graduate, said she’s excited about the opportunity to tour the country and do what she loves. “‘The Book of [...]

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Splashing good time: Wet ‘N Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park a great place to cool off

Commentary by Avery Aguila Times-News correspondent    GREENSBORO — It had been awhile since I last visited Wet ‘N Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park. What I noticed after a recent visit, however, was that you can’t leave there without smiling. Toward the beginning of the day, the crowds weren’t as heavy and the lines weren’t [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 30, 2018)

Times-News • Jan Michael Fields Band: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown Elon as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or visit www.alamancearts.org/. • Rattle & Shakes (featuring members of Gasoline Stove): 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in downtown Saxapahaw as part [...]

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Culture & excitement: Atlanta is a great place to visit

By Avery Aguila Times-News correspondent     Atlanta is definitely a city fueled by its people, and with something to do around every corner, it lives up to its previous slogan, “a city too busy to hate.” The city’s business brings people from all walks of life, and with artists, tourists, and business people alike, Atlanta [...]

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Things to Do (week of July 16, 2018)

Times-News • Island Time Band: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday on Clay Street in downtown Mebane as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or visit www.alamancearts.org/. • John Howie Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in downtown Saxapahaw as [...]

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Gibsonville offers mini summer camp

 Times-News    GIBSONVILLE — Gibsonville Recreation & Parks Department will hold a mini summer camp starting Tuesday through Aug. 7 at the Gibsonville Community Center, 314 Tenth St. The camps, which are held from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays, will feature art, archaeology, gross science, bugs and nature and sculpture. Cost is $4 per [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 9, 2018)

Times-News    • Kimber & Kompany: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Jimmy Combs Amphitheater at Burlington City Park, 1353 S. Main St., Burlington, as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. 336-226-4495 or www.alamancearts.org/.    • Photography 101: 3 p.m. Saturday, May Memorial Library, 342 S. Spring St., [...]

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DIY summertime fun: Projects to chase away the boredom

 By Alley Morris Times-News correspondent Summertime has just begun, and if you’re already hearing “I’m bored,” from the teenagers in your life, here are some ways to keep them occupied. These four do-it-yourself (DIY) projects are fun, easy and can be completed without breaking the bank. 1. Mason jar flower vase This DIY is fun [...]

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Barbershop to hold school supply drive

Times-News    GRAHAM — McRae’s Barbershop is holding a school supply drive now through Aug. 24. Backpacks, notebooks, pens and pencils can be dropped off at the barbershop at 105 W. Harden St. The supplies will be handed out during a free Back-to-School Cookout & Supply Giveaway from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 2, 2018)

Times-News • The Attractions: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday on the stage behind Colonial Hardware, 104 E. Elm St., Graham. Concert is part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or visit www.alamancearts.org/. • Film Night on Clay Street presents “Liars, Fires and Bears”: 7:30 p.m. [...]

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