Monthly Archives: January 2018

Action-packed fun: Monster Jam heads to Greensboro Coliseum this weekend

By Andrew Pankratz Times-News correspondent    GREENSBORO — Get ready for two action-   packed hours of monster truck stunts when the   Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series comes to   the Greensboro Coliseum at 7 p.m. Friday and   Saturday. Brandon Vinson, a native of Currituck, drives   Grave Digger. He started out as a crew chief   for the [...]

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Move more in 2018: Teens need 60 minutes of exercise daily

By Lydia Pankratz Times-News correspondent    Teenagers should get at least 60 minutes of   physical activity daily. So if your New Year’s resolution was to   exercise more, here are a few tips from   Seventeen magazine on how to break up those   60 minutes: • Go for a 15-minute walk before school or   between classes. • [...]

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Rewriting the stars: New musical reshapes rags-to-riches story

By Elspeth Macnab-Stark Times-News correspondent    Despite a reportedly inaccurate portrayal,   award-winning actor and Broadway star Hugh   Jackman delivers an outstanding performance   as P.T. Barnum, the creator of the first circus,     in the film “The Greatest Showman.” The story  follows Barnum as he rises from a homeless, hungry orphan to a famed ringmaster. Inspired  [...]

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