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Past articles by Charity:

Sicily in Saxapahaw

Whenever filmmaker Mark Spano would reference his Sicilian ancestry, he often got the same remark — “oh, your father must be in the mafia. → Read More

Real 'Norma Rae'

Librarian Colleen Macklin didn't know Crystal Lee Sutton personally, but after poring over the late union organizer's items, she's certainly felt a → Read More

Chair-ity Ball: Women United event to raise funds for Leader in Me program

Alamance County's first-ever Chair-ity Ball will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Alamance Country Club → Read More

Burlington fundraiser to help 'miracle baby' and family

Charity Apple Times-News @tnCharityApple UNC-Hospitals' staff has referred to Georgia Mae Braddy as "a little miracle." "They can't believe that she's still alive," said Carmen Braddy, Georgia Mae's mother. At 4 1/2 months old, Georgia Mae has been through three major surgeries, one of which while still in the womb. Carmen and her husband, Will, went in for their unborn baby's 20-week anatomy… → Read More

Andy Griffith talk to benefit Alamance County Historical Museum

Dr. Elliot Engel isn’t Southern but he understands the adoration for “The Andy Griffith Show.”“I’m a Hoosier from → Read More

Burlington woman to compete in 'Blind Idol'

WINSTON-SALEM — Brooklyn Geise, of Burlington, is one of five finalists set to compete in IFB Solutions' fourth annual national Blind Idol event on Saturday.The event will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 Spruce Street North.In addition to Geise, contestants include Donnie Best and Lawrence Carter, both of Raleigh; Charmia Dixon of Winston-Salem; and Marlana VanHoose of… → Read More

American art form

Glenn Miller Productions Inc.'s Jukebox Saturday Night strives to keep the music of the big band era alive.For the last 10 years, the band has traveled → Read More

Celebrating summer solstice

One thing's for sure — if you attend the first-ever Slice of Summer event on Saturday, there will be plenty of opportunities to cool off from this sweltering summer heat.From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., downtown Graham will be transformed into a wet-and-wild good time featuring a slip n' slide on North Main Street, water slides and more."When else can you slip n' slide down Main Street?" asked Kristen… → Read More

Model ship sets sail from Burlington to new historic home in Va.

It was the late Frank Schmalle's hope that his model ship, the Sloop-Of-War USS Constellation, would be seen by fellow hobbyists and ship lovers one day. → Read More

Strawberry season: Berries should be ready to pick soon

Alamance farms preparing for picking season in late April, May → Read More

Julian Price House tours begin Saturday

GREENSBORO — Designer Leigh Jones feels a sense of déjà vu in connection with the Julian Price House.Jones, designer at The Very Thing Ltd. in Burlington, was working for a different designer in 1979 when she helped design the breakfast room.Now, she's designing the master bedroom for the new owners, Michael and Eric Fuko-Rizzo."I was in the house at other times through the years, and I would… → Read More

Snow Camp theater: 'On the brink of no season at all'

Outdoor theater needs donations, Snow Camp Historical Drama Society Inc. reports → Read More

Country music matriarch Hazel Smith remembered by family, friends

Smith, a Caswell County native, was a publicist, author and songwriter, and coined the term 'outlaw country' → Read More

Part I: A 'Buddy' for Christmas

Stray dog teaches family about love and empathy Charity Apple Times-News @tnCharityApple Editor's note: This is Part I of a serialized story about a stray dog that has come to live with Charity Apple and her family. Neighbors saw it happen. On the night of Dec. 21, a male tan-and-black hound was pushed out of a white Toyota Tacoma on the road near our house. He tried to jump back in the truck… → Read More

From easy to difficult

MEBANE — A binder filled with recipes sits in Sheran McAdams Hollowood's kitchen. The frequently used ones have been folded and some have splashes of sauce on the plastic covers. But Sheran will tell you that all of them have been enjoyed by friends and family at one time or another. On Oct. 16, her Easy Baked Chicken/Pork Chops with Orange Glaze recipe hung from a coat hanger attached to a… → Read More

Fight for the Backcountry a chance to experience life during colonial times

Jeremiah DeGennaro, site manager at the Alamance Battleground State Historic Site, calls this weekend's Fight for the Backcountry "a living history. → Read More

Passion for food & fashion

Suzanne Smith makes gourmet meals look effortless and beautiful. With a passion for food and fashion, Smith of Burlington began her blog, Crazy Blonde → Read More

From football player to farmer

The United Way of Alamance County was looking for a speaker who epitomized community service to represent this year's Taste of Alamance event. That's when → Read More

Familiar face on ‘Shots Fired’

Alamance County native appears in Fox drama Charity Apple Times-News @tnCharityApple TV viewers may notice a familiar face Wednesday night during Fox's drama "Shots Fired." Actor-producer Don Alan King, an Alamance County native and owner of Salon Looks in Burlington and Wilmington, will appear as Dr. Koppel. King also will be featured in episodes April 12 and 19. "My first scene will be with… → Read More

Convenient, fast & good

Jordan Wilkinson began cooking, about six years ago, while in the Marine Corps.The first thing he made was Easy Mac 'N' Cheese, but after some trial and → Read More