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Marketing is everywhere: How can you channel it into a major & a career?

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  Editor’s note: This is a continuation of a series called Majors Unmasked by Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White. April’s featured major is marketing — the study of how to entice a target audience to purchase, utilize, or even reject a certain object. We know marketing plays a [...]

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Winners of 61st Visual Arts Competition for Young People

Times-News GRAHAM – The winners were announced for the 61st Visual Arts Competition for Young People, a juried contest for middle and high school students, on March 21 at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St.  The exhibit will remain on display through May 3  in the Sister Galleries. Winners in the High School category were: [...]

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Teens see advantages of working in the family business

By Andrew Pankratz / Times-News Correspondent  Family is the most important aspect of a family business, and Alamance teens appreciate that. Burch Keck, 13, and Caroline Keck, 15, work at Keck Farms CSA in Union Ridge in Alamance County. “Burch said he appreciates working with three generations of his family. “It helps my family,” he [...]

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Storytelling with a purpose: Students and environmental leaders unite to protect forests, wildlife

Participants tell how environmental issues have affected them in a storytelling event hosted by the Dogwood Alliance and Student Environmental Education Coalition on July 27 at the Motorco Music Hall in Durham. [Dogwood Alliance] By Shiv Patel / Times-News correspondent Located in downtown Durham, Motorco Music Hall is usually used for entertainment. But on July [...]

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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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Things To Do (week of Jan. 30, 2017)

UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts presents T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, 8 p.m. Friday, UNCG Auditorium, Greensboro. $30 for adults; $25 for seniors; and $5 for UNCG students. 16th annual Danville Storytelling Festival, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, 975 Main St., Danville, Va. 434-793-5644 [...]

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Starstruck melodies: The iconic music of ‘Star Wars’

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Star Wars? Most people think immediately of Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Princess Leia, and all of the other visual cues that have become associated with the famed franchise. But there’s another key part of the [...]

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Veterans Day a chance to thank those who served

Commentary by Hannah Kiker Times-News correspondent    Louis Liotta, Gerald Turney and Neal Crane are three completely different men. The lives that they lead all have their differences and similarities, but one thing they have in common — they are all war veterans. These honorable individuals have put the lives of America before their [...]

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Who’s Who?

By Caroline Carpenter Times-News correspondent    1st Doctor “Our destiny is in the stars, so let’s go and search for it!” The 1st Doctor is portrayed by Mr. William Hartnell. This original Doctor came across as a grouchy old man, but tends to diminish that reputation throughout the series. He displays childish delight, humorous [...]

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First-ever David ‘Chub’ Gerner memorial golf tournament is June 8

Times-News    WHITSETT – The first-ever David “Chub” Gerner Memorial Golf Tournament will be June 8 at Brookwood Golf Course, 1753 Hwy. 61. It is four-person Captain’s Choice with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 per person and includes 4 mulligans and lunch. Cash prizes will be given to the three first places [...]

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