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Road Closure – E Ravine Rd

City work crews will be taking down a tree on southbound E Ravine Rd., between Watauga St and Tennessee St, on Tuesday September 29, between 8am-10am. During this time the roadway will be closed with detour route in place. Motorists are urged to slow down, obey all traffic signs and use extreme caution when traveling […]

Road Closure Notification: Brook Street between Dale St and Maple St

City work crews will be making needed wastewater system repairs along Brook Street beginning Wednesday, September 23, from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM and lasting 3-4 days. During this time, Brook Street will be closed to thru traffic between Dale Street and Maple Street with detours in effect. Motorists are urged to slow down, obey […]

7th Annual Drool Pawty Hosted At Kingsport Aquatic Center

It’s a doggy takeover at the Kingsport Aquatic Center! Registration for the KAC’s 7th Annual Drool Pawty is now open. On Saturday, October 3 from 1 to 4 p.m., bring your best pals to the pools for some aquatic fun at the Outdoor Water Park. Dogs get to swim, play and make new puppy friends […]

Kingsport Public Library to Begin Circulation of Video Games

Next time you visit the Kingsport Public Library, you can check out a video game. Just like borrowing a DVD, video games may be checked out by adults for 1 week. The initial collection includes titles for Xbox One and PS4. Switch games will be added to the collection later this Fall. The collection is […]

Ft Robinson Area – Sewer Construction Work Zone

The City of Kingsport will begin sanitary sewer system improvements along Fort Robinson Drive (in the Amber Street/Union Street vicinity) beginning on Monday, September 21. It is expected that the work will be completed within three weeks. Portland Utilities will be the contractor performing this work for the City. The construction zones and detours (when […]

Future Scott Adams Memorial Skatepark: Asking For Community Input

The City of Kingsport is seeking input from individuals who frequently use the current skatepark for recreational activities such as skateboarding, BMX bike riding, or inline skating. A new and improved Scott Adams Memorial Skatepark is going to be built at Brickyard Park, the city park that currently houses 4 ball fields, Miracle Field and […]

Road Closure – Frank St. between Edward Dr. and Bert St.

[UPDATE 9/24/2020: This work will take place on September 28-29.] City work crews will be storm water repairs on Frank St. between Edward Dr. and Bert St. on Friday, September 18, starting at 8am. During this time the roadway will be closed with detour route in place. Motorists are urged to slow down, obey all […]

Greenbelt closure between Exchange Place and Creekview Drive

City work crews will be making repairs along the Kingsport Greenbelt between Orebank Road (Exchange Place) and Creekview Drive on Friday, September 11, starting around 8:00am. During this time, the trail will not be accessible for anyone and pedestrians are asked to obey all signage in area. If you have any questions, please contact (423) […]

Library cards empower students and fuel academic success

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Kingsport Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. There is nothing more empowering than signing up […]