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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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Promoting service and teamwork equals leadership, friendship

Commentary by Shaniece Lewis Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    “Service Above Self” is the motto for the college level International Service Club titled Rotaract. For high schools interested in promoting teamwork and service activities for their school and community, there are also Interact clubs available.    Being mentored by fellow members of the Rotary of Alamance [...]

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Trip around the world makes this ‘Tar Heel’ proud

Commentary by Lenzie Purcell Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com     As I packed up to leave the fourth leg of my journey — Hong Kong, I became elated. I survived an entire week in a foreign country alone. Not only did I survive, but I thrived. I enjoyed the sights, the sounds and especially the foods.     [...]

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Visual Arts Competition for Young People set for March 15

Times-News GRAHAM — The Alamance County Arts Council will open its Visual Arts Competition for Young People with a reception and awards ceremony open to students, teachers and the public from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. March 15 at the Arts Council (Captain White House), 213 South Main Street. It is a juried show forAlamance County [...]

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