The Independence Patriots varsity basketball teams opened their Southwestern 4A conference play at home Friday night against the Eagles of East Meck.
By Michele Dotson email@example.com
Freshman Garrett Costin is in his second year in musical theater and this will be his first time attending the festival.
“I have so much fun getting together with people I’m comfortable with,” says Costin. “This is a great activity; a way of expressing who I am.”
For Costin, who has aspirations of being involved with Broadway someday, the festival will offer opportunities to see all aspects of theater.
Created by New York’s iTheatrics and produced by the Junior Theater group, the Junior Theater Festival is the world’s largest musical theater festival celebrating young people and the transformative power of musical theater. The 2014 festival will bring together more than 4,500 students, teachers, and Broadway professionals to celebrate on-stage and backstage excellence in musical theater. Continue reading
Indy 39 – Butler 46. The Independence football season ended in the second round of the State Playoff with a loss to Butler for the second time this season. Butler will advance to the third round of the State Playoffs friday night by traveling to and playing the number on seed West Forsyth. Rocky River will also advance to the third round after beating Porter Ridge 37 to 29. The Ravens will travel to Greensboro to play Dudley High this Friday night.
Texas Roadhouse, located at 10450 E. Independence Blvd., Matthews, NC (704-814-0285) will donate a percentage of its food sales on Sunday, November 24, to the Historic Bain Academy Restoration, as well as any donations received that day.
Patrons should present the Texas Roadhouse coupon between 11 am and 10 pm, and the Bain project will receive 10 percent of those sales. Proceeds from the Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser will go toward restoring Historic Bain, which was established 1889 and has served thousands of students in its 124-year history. Continue reading