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Step up to the mic, please

By Shaniece Lewis Times-News correspondent 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    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    “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     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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Walk to Remember is Sept. 24 in downtown Burlington

  By CJ Click Times-News correspondent   Alzheimer’s is a disease that slowly takes a person away from their family, day by day, to a point where that person doesn’t even know who their family even is. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 70 seconds a person develops Alzheimer’s disease.   The Western Carolina [...]

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Student of the month – nomination form

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