As mid-January approaches, you might think you’ve lost the opportunity to begin anew in 2020, but you haven’t. I’m challenging you to step way out of your comfort zone and consider giving martial arts a try.
In 1907, one of Kingsport’s founders, J. Fred Johnson, began buying up land on Bays Mountain to create a lake to be used as a water source for fledgling Kingsport. It evolved into one of the largest city parks in the nation.
For students whose tests and textbooks have migrated to screens, virtual physical education with technology as gym equipment may have been only a matter of time.
With a team of well-trained volunteers, the Sullivan Baptist Disaster Relief Team continues to make life just a little more bearable for their neighbors in distress.
The Glow Swimming Party will take place this Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is for children ages 9 through 14. The cost is $10 at the door.
Every day it seems a new diet is ready to make weight loss faster and easier than ever before. Or, at least that is the magic pill they hope you will swallow.
Stay balanced by filling your plate with healthy choices from each food group.
The Church Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen discussed upgrades to Derrick Park at its Dec. 17 meeting, and a workshop will be scheduled in early January after more concrete cost estimates for the splash pad are available.
All swim lessons at the Kingsport Aquatic Center are American Red Cross courses and the facility offers group, private, semi-private and adaptive classes to suit you or your child’s unique needs
The Times News talked to students and to school counselors in the region to find out what’s behind teen stress. They said some teens are just dealing with the typical pressures of adolescence — balancing school, extracurricular activities and maybe a job.
“How can we have gone from eliminating the disease to reviving a disease? It’s mind-shattering that we would go in that direction.”
January is poised to bring in the new year and with it a slew of resolutions aimed at self-improvement. Science reveals that while many make resolutions, only a few are able to achieve their goals.
First Day Hikes are part of a nationwide initiative led by America’s State Parks to encourage people to exercise and get outdoors. On New Year’s Day, hikers in all 50 states will hit the trails of their local parks.
The nation’s outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries continues, but new cases are on the decline. More than 2,500 cases of vaping illness have been reported and there have been 54 confirmed deaths.
Consider this suggestion: Make some homemade treats side-by-side with the kids. Not only will the little ones love these holiday-themed treats (even those picky palates), but health-conscious parents will, too.