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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. www.uncg.edu. 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 teens20@thetimesnews.com    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 teens20@thetimesnews.com    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 teens20@thetimesnews.com    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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Step up to the mic, please

By Shaniece Lewis Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com GREENSBORO — A cold, rainy night couldn’t stop the beautiful prose that awaited the crowd at Churchill’s Lounge on Elm on Feb. 22. Poetry is an understatement for what takes place at this venue every fourth Friday night. Late Night Lyrics and National Poetry award winner CEO Janelle “Princess [...]

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Local teen needs help ‘changing the world’

Reviewed by Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    Kaitlin Chaney, a junior at Western Alamance High School, is hoping to become a student ambassador through a program called “People to People.”    This summer, Chaney would travel to Fiji, New Zealand, and Australia for 22 days, but she’s in needing of funding. All candidates must [...]

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