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Lane Closure Notification: Airport Parkway (at Jericho Road Intersection)

City work crews will be making needed wastewater system repairs along Airport Parkway (at the intersection with Jericho Road) on Monday, April 19th (and Tuesday, April 20th, if necessary) from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM. During this time, the outside northbound lane of Airport Parkway will be closed at the intersection with Jericho Road, with […]

Kingsport Public Library to Return to Curbside Service Only

Due to the continuing rise in COVID-19 cases in the Kingsport community, the Kingsport Public Library building will be closed to the public, effective Monday, December 14. The status of the building closure will be evaluated again at the end of the month. Curbside pickup for materials, including hotspots, will be available by appointment Monday […]

Public Input Meeting #2 for New Skate Park and Bike Park

Many community members have a continued interest in the Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park Complex & Bike Park. So far, the community has provided fantastic opinions for the project! After the first workshop on November 19, over 120 responses were received and those responses have directly helped the skate park design. The second public input […]

Kingsport Hires New Economic Development Director

The City of Kingsport has a new Economic Development Director: John Rose. As Economic Development Director, Rose supports City Manager Chris McCartt and works closely with the city’s Development Coordinator, Elizabeth Rowe, to advance Kingsport’s economic development efforts. “I’m very excited to start this position with the City of Kingsport,” Rose said. “There are many […]

Virtual Workshop to Discuss Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

As part of the ongoing bicycle and pedestrian plan for the Kingsport Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO), a virtual workshop is being held to collect feedback from the community. Building on the region’s strong commitment to planning and transportation options, the purpose of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan is to guide the development of bicycle […]

Kingsport Senior Center to Close Temporarily

Starting December 7, the Kingsport Senior Center, including all branch sites, will be closed. The sites will be closed in order to deep clean the facilities and evaluate the virus spread in the Kingsport community. City staff will reevaluate opening the facilities after the end of next week. For those who take part in the […]