WJHL.com - Lifestyles

  • Top Stories

Easter Egg hunt returns to Bristol's Cumberland Square Park

 It’s been an Easter tradition for over three decades, and the 2014 Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the City of Bristol Virginia Parks Recreation Department once again promises to deliver fun by the basketful to local children through a variety of festive events and activities.
More>>

Autism Alert: Early Diagnosis — Early Treatment

AP Graphics Bank AP Graphics Bank

(Ivanhoe Newswire) – Although autism is a complicated and varied condition, there are some tests that can help diagnose children.For example, scientists can look to see which side of an adult’s face babies focus on.
More>>

191st Peters Hollow Egg Fight scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday

Updated:

A Carter County Easter tradition celebrates its 191st year this weekend. More>>

Virginia boasts 240-plus farmers' markets

(Source: Facebook via Abingdon Farmer's Market) (Source: Facebook via Abingdon Farmer's Market)
Updated:

Virginia is seeing an explosion of farmers' markets. More>>

Summer Safety - Health Resources Center Kingsport

Summer is just around the corner, but before you hit the lake or the pool to cool off, you need to make sure you and your family are educated in water safety.

More>>

Stateline Drive-In Theater offers free movie admission for opening weekend

Courtesy of Stateline Drive-In Theater's Facebook page Courtesy of Stateline Drive-In Theater's Facebook page
Updated:

If you’re looking for some outdoor entertainment for your family this weekend, the Stateline Drive-In Theater on Highway 19E in Elizabethton will be showing a free movie tonight through Sunday. More>>

Get ready to get some exercise for a good cause

Jacob Francisco Memorial Century and Awareness Walk Jacob Francisco Memorial Century and Awareness Walk

The Franciso family works tirelessly to raise awareness of E. coli dangers in hopes of saving lives. More>>

‘Cooking With Super Foods’ class planned

GREENEVILLE, TN – A “Cooking with Super Foods” class is planned April 21 at Takoma Regional Hospital, taught by popular Chef Deidra Harruff. The class will be offered twice – at 11:30 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. -- in the hospital’s Everett and Carolyn Coolidge Volunteer Conference Center, located behind the hospital. Harruff will teach how to cook with kale, quinoa and whole grains. She also will demonstrate how to make gomashio, a healthy alternative to salt. Other upcoming classes by Harruf... More>>

Blood donation opportunities

Johnson City – About 38 percent of the population is eligible to donate blood; however, only three percent actually do. The American Red Cross is encouraging individuals to join those who have stepped up to help save lives by donating blood or platelets. “While only about three percent of the population donates blood, many of us will need blood at some point in our lifetime,” said Gwen Hunter, Blood Donor Recruiter in East Tennessee. “The Red Cross relies on volunteer donors to meet the ne... More>>

Easter lilies toxic for cats, FDA warns

Easter lilies are popular in homes at this time of year, but they can be deadly for cats, a veterinarian warns. More>>

Moscow Festival Ballet's "Swan Lake" coming to NPAC in Greeneville

The Moscow Festival Ballet performance of Swan Lake will be presented at NPAC on Monday, April 21st at 7:30pm. The Moscow Festival Ballet performance of Swan Lake will be presented at NPAC on Monday, April 21st at 7:30pm.

The following was submitted for publication:The Moscow Festival Ballet performance of Swan Lake will be presented at NPAC on Monday, April 21st at 7:30pm.
More>>

Sullivan County Animal Shelter in need of donations

Updated:

Some animals in our region are in need of your help. The Sullivan County-Bluff City-Kingsport Animal Shelter is in desperate need of funds, to help care for the numerous animals at the shelter right now. More>>

April 13- 19 is National Telecommunicators week

Updated:

Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. More>>

Ben Tankard to perform on the campus of East Tennessee State

UMOJA and East Tennessee State University present Ben Tankard in concert.

More>>

Help the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast TN win $5,000

Starting now until May 18th, you can help Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee win $5,000. All you have to do is enter codes from specially marked "outnumber hunger" products by General Mills at: outnumberhunger.com.Each week, one food bank will receive $5,000 for receiving the most codes and one grand prize of $50,000 will be given to the food bank who receives the most meals from the public overall by May 18th.Every code entered with a northeast Tennessee zip code equals a donati... More>>

ETSU to host eighth annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference

JOHNSON CITY – The eighth annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference, “Current Topics in Brain Injury: Evaluations and Interventions,” will be held Friday, March 21, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Millennium Centre, opposite the campus of East Tennessee State University. The day begins with registration at 8 a.m. and offers three informative sessions throughout the day. The first speaker will be Judith Rice, an assistant professor in ETSU Nursing Graduate Programs, offering “Brain Behavior: The Ro... More>>

Spaces available for ETSU family mediation training

JOHNSON CITY — A few spaces remain for Rule 31 family mediation training approved by the Tennessee Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission (ADRC) to be offered by East Tennessee State University’s Office of Professional Development. The sessions will meet from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at the new ETSU at Kingsport-Downtown Center, 300 Clinchfield Street, Kingsport, on two Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, March 6-8 and 20-22. Jean Munroe will conduct the 46-hour course that will f... More>>

Thunder Valley Fly and Wine Expo set for later this month

Fly fishing, wine tasting, and Bristol Motor Speedway typically, that trio is not used together until now.

More>>

Medical Watch: Journey Through Infertility Video included

Updated:

What: Journey Through InfertilityWhen: Tuesday, April 29th, 6-7:30 P.M.Where: Health Resource Center- Johnson CityCost: FREE!To register: 1.800.888.5551Copyright 2014 WJHL. All rights reserved. More>>

Runners and walkers set to hit the pavement for the Justice in Motion 5K

Lace up those walking shoes and get ready for the third annual Justice in Motion 5K.

More>>

Jonesborough hosts Easter Eggstravaganza Saturday, April 12

Jonesborough hosts Easter Eggstravaganza Saturday, April 12

More>>

Third Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt takes place Sunday, April 13.

The third annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Franklin Woods Community Hospital and The Wellness Center takes place Sunday, April 13.


More>>

Hot Tea & Totes to benefit Hands On! Regional Museum

You're invited to the 7th Annual Hot Tea & Totes presented by Hands On! Regional Museum.

More>>

More than 40 businesses to be featured at Taste of Jonesborough

Get ready to sample dozens of dishes at the Taste of Jonesborough.
More>>

Food drive underway to benefit Second Harvest of Northeast Tennessee and Feeding America Southwest Virginia

Help feed the hungry of our region Help feed the hungry of our region

Food drive underway to benefit Second Harvest of Northeast Tennessee and Feeding America Southwest Virginia

More>>

Your Weekly Constitutional: Watauga High School Book Ban. Video included

Updated:

News Channel 11's Josh Smith sits down with Professor of Law Stewart Harris. Today's topic: Mary Kent Whittaker assigned the critically-acclaimed book, The House of the Spirits, to her honors English class. Then she taught a lesson in academic freedom and free speech.Copyright 2014 WJHL. All rights reserved. More>>

Your Weekly Constitutional: Patrick Henry v. James Madison.

Updated:

News Channel 11's Sara Diamond sits down with Stewart Harris,Professor of Law at Appalachian School of Law. Stewart discuses Colonial Williamsburg, Part III: Ratification Smackdown! Patrick Henry v. James Madison. Copyright WJHL 2014. All rights reserved. More>>

Toy and hobby show this weekend to benefit Children's Miracle Network

People who have a passion for collectibles or are looking to support a worthy cause should mark their calendars for Saturday, April 5. More>>

Gray Fossil Site invites volunteers to excavate

Volunteers are needed for the 2014 field season at East Tennessee State University's Gray Fossil Site.

More>>

Interactive dinner theater to benefit Contact Concern

Get ready for a great meal and a night of fun to benefit a wonderful cause.


More>>

Senior Dance Showcase presented by the Kingsport Senior Center

Get your boogie shoes ready for the dance showcase! Get your boogie shoes ready for the dance showcase!

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for the Senior Dance Showcase presented by the Kingsport Senior Center.

More>>

Johnson City Parks and Recreation announces spring activities for kids

Johnson City's Parks and Recreation Department invites you and your children to join in the fun activities it has planned for the month of April.

More>>

Watch the 2014 Derby and support Northeast State University

(Source: Facebook) (Source: Facebook)
Updated:

How can you watch the 2014 Derby and support Northeast State Students all at the same time? The 2014 Derby will take place on May 3rd! You can watch it all at 620 State Street in Bristol, TN.  More>>

Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents "Beauty and the Beast"

Jonesborough Repertory Theatre Players will present Beauty and the Beast for school performances and the general public throughout the month of April.


More>>

Bucstock Music and Arts Festival coming to ETSU Campus

The Baby Boomers had Woodstock in 1969. Today’s students, at least those at ETSU, will have Bucstock.This new music and arts festival sponsored by Buctainment will be held on the East Tennessee State University campus on Saturday, April 5, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Admission is free, and the public is welcome. More>>

The Clothesline Project returns to downtown Bristol

In an effort to raise awareness about domestic violence, the Crisis Center brings the 4th Annual Clothesline Project to downtown Bristol. More>>

Emory and Henry College to launch Summer Adventure Program

Emory and Henry College will launch a new program this summer that will give high school juniors and seniors the opportunity for adventure in the great outdoors.

More>>

Northeast Tennessee Wiffle World Series to benefit Johnson City Schools Foundation

The Northeast Tennessee Wiffle World Series is coming to Johnson City.
More>>

Spare some time for kids, Bowl for Kids' Sake

Spare time to help kids in need! Registration for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-Cities 2014 Bowl for Kids’ Sake is now open
 
More>>

Appalachian Heritage Quilters 5th Annual Quilt show set for later this week

Later this week, The Appalachian Heritage Quilters 5th Annual Quilt Show will take place in Gray, Tennessee.

More>>

Symphony of the Mountains to perform this weekend in Kingsport

You've heard it in commercials, television shows and movies. Now, you have the opportunity to hear "Carmina Burana" in its entirety.

More>>

Memorial Park Community Center offering Couch-to-5K training program

Want to go from a couch potato to a runner? Well, wait no more! Memorial Park Community Center on  Bert Street, will offer the Couch-to-5K Training Program at 10 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays starting April 7.
More>>

Free seminar helps people better cope with grief

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be overwhelming, but a free seminar series could help with your healing.

More>>

"A Sojourn in Jonesborough" at the International Storytelling Center

It's 1856 and you're stuck with your family on vacation in a small town called Jonesborough, what in the world are you going to do?Annette Broadacre and her family are on a journey south for the winter. When they reach Jonesborough, the women of the family elect to stay behind, while the men continue on to Roan Mountain.What can Jonesborough possibly have to offer a young woman who's accustomed to much larger cities? Will the town win her over and change her perceptions? And what kind of goss... More>>

A Musical Night of Hope Celebrity Waiter Dinner and Auction set for March 29

Guess who’s serving up smiles and good food? Join local celebrities in an effort to raise money for The American Cancer Society in Greene County. More>>

Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents "The Jungle Book"

Jonesborough Repertory Theatre invites you to its production of The Jungle Book March 21 through 30 at the theatre located at 125 ½ West Main Street in Jonesborough. More>>

Kingsport Carousel Project celebration and fundraiser set for this weekend

Celebration and fundraiser set for this weekend Celebration and fundraiser set for this weekend

Several days of celebration are planned in Kingsport this week as the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts presents the Carousel Fine Craft Show and Brass Ring Gala. More>>

The Blessed Dress Ministry presents The Prom Closet 2014

Prom dresses at bargain prices Prom dresses at bargain prices

An area group is lending a helping hand to make sure teens do not have to miss out on making memories at prom. More>>

Work up a thirst at the 2014 Run for the Booty

This is NOT your ordinary 5K! This is NOT your ordinary 5K!

You can work up a thirst before the Thirsty Orange Brew Extravaganza by hitting the pavement in the 2014 Run for the Booty. More>>

Johnson City Parks & Recreation Spring sports leagues

The Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department invites you and your family to Join in the Fun of spring sports. More>>

TODAY: National Pancake Day at IHOP to support Children's Miracle Network

IHOP will once again hold National Pancake Day Tuesday, March 4, to benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. More>>

Blood Assurance Regional Blood Center conducting public blood drives

All blood types are needed. Donors with O-negative blood type are especially encouraged to donate as O-negative is the universal blood type, given to patients in an emergency situation when their own blood type is unknown. More>>

Northeast State to offer self-defense class for women

College to offer free women's self-defense course College to offer free women's self-defense course

A free course designed to give women the basic tools of self-defense and the confidence to use them begins in March at Northeast State Community College. More>>

Chasing Snakes in Johnson City

Get ready to take part in a Johnson City tradition Get ready to take part in a Johnson City tradition

It's time to lace up those running shoes, hit the pavement, and take part in a St. Patrick's tradition. More>>

Girl Scout Cookies to arrive in Tri-Cities this weekend

Treats to tempt taste buds set to arrive in the Tri Treats to tempt taste buds set to arrive in the Tri

The wait is over. Girl Scout Cookies are set to arrive in the Tri-Cities region this weekend. More>>

Home remedies for a potential hangover

Find out what really happens to your body when you have a hangover and how you can best prevent or treat the symptoms. More>>

Essential safety tips for New Year's Eve parties

There's no better way to ring in the new year than gathering with friends for a night of festivities, but be sure to take steps to keep your party safe. More>>

Get your kitchen holiday party-ready

The most important prep step? Plan ahead.
More>>

Get your guests' faces out of their phones this Thanksgiving

The upcoming holiday is not just about the parades, football games, or all the turkey you can eat. It's about spending time with friends and loved ones and having fun, in real life rather than on the Web.
More>>

Family-favorite Thanksgiving sides

Sure, the turkey is typically the star of Thanksgiving dinner. But it’s really the side dishes that make or break the meal.
More>>

7 uses for candle stubs

What do you do with those little nubbins of wax that are too short to burn, but just large enough to make you feel guilty for tossing them? More>>

Your 4-day prep plan for a stress-free Thanksgiving

To cut the stress out of Thanksgiving Day, streamline your meal planning. More>>

  • EntertainmentEntertainmentMore>>

  • Miley Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

    Miley Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

    NEW YORK (AP) - Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August. Cyrus' representative tells The Associated Press on Friday that the singer will resume the U.S. tour Aug. 1 in Uniondale, N.Y. The new dates will include seven rescheduled shows and two additional stops. The European leg of the tour is still scheduled to kick off May 2 in Amsterdam. Cyrus' rep says the singer suffered from a sinus ...
    NEW YORK (AP) - Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August. Cyrus' representative tells The Associated Press on Friday that the singer will resume the U.S. tour Aug. 1 in Uniondale, N.Y. The new dates will include seven rescheduled shows and two additional stops. The European leg of the tour is still scheduled to kick off May 2 in Amsterdam. Cyrus' rep says the singer suffered from a sinus ...
  • Easter Egg hunt returns to Bristol's Cumberland Square Park

    Easter Egg hunt returns to Bristol's Cumberland Square Park

     It’s been an Easter tradition for over three decades, and the 2014 Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the City of Bristol Virginia Parks Recreation Department once again promises to deliver fun by the basketful to local children through a variety of festive events and activities.
     It’s been an Easter tradition for over three decades, and the 2014 Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the City of Bristol Virginia Parks Recreation Department once again promises to deliver fun by the basketful to local children through a variety of festive events and activities.
  • PHOTOS: Good Friday

    PHOTOS: Good Friday

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:31:29 GMT
     Do you have any Easter photos you’d like to share with us? Just post them on our Facebook wall (wjhl.com/facebook) or tweet us a photo to @wjhl11. You can also, email the photo to us at pix@wjhl.com.  
     Do you have any Easter photos you’d like to share with us? Just post them on our Facebook wall (wjhl.com/facebook) or tweet us a photo to @wjhl11. You can also, email the photo to us at pix@wjhl.com.  
Powered by WorldNow

338 E Main Street
Johnson City, TN 37601

Telephone: 423.926.2151
Fax: 423.926.9080
Email: news@wjhl.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.