Entries by adrienne

Moving Towards Better

The idea for city services to move to the Regions building started with a conversation about the need for more county courtroom space. The city has an opportunity to consolidate city services and improve efficiency as well as the overall customer service experience. Long term, this is a financial savings to the city. “The most expensive option”, says […]

“Take a Selfie. Share a Selfie. #CaptureKingsport for your Selfie”

Visit Kingsport and the City of Kingsport will officially launch the Kingsport Selfie Trail.  An estimated 24 billion selfies are uploaded each year and selfie trails are popping up all over the United States, attracting lots of use by visitors and communities alike. The Kingsport Selfie Trail was developed as a Community Impact Project through […]

Get Ready for Fall Break Camp!

Is there a better way to spend a week off school than playing fun games and sports, doing crafts and taking field trips? Kingsport Parks and Recreation doesn’t think so! Parents can sign their kids up now for Fall Break Camp. It starts October 16 for ages 6-12 and the cost is $20 per child. […]

Genealogy… Life in the Past Lane Workshop Series

Genealogy of families is not only important, but also fun to discover! During Family History month, the Kingsport Public Library will be hosting its third annual genealogy workshop series every Thursday in October from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The workshops are free and you do not have to register to attend. The genealogy workshop […]

Fall Colors Showing At Bays Mountain

Bays Mountain Park’s vibrant colors are on the way. The predicted peak time to view the fall colors is a little bit earlier this year, from Oct. 10 through Oct. 20. Park visitors have many ways to view the leaves this fall, from barge rides to hiking and biking. Barge rides run daily Monday through […]

Rise Together Kingsport

Creating a sculpture celebrating the combined hopes and dreams that are the community of Kingsport, Rise Together Kingsport is a project by the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, the Tennessee Arts Commission and artist Charlie Brouwer. The project provides an opportunity for anyone in the community to participate in creating a sculpture signifying […]

Dobyns Day Celebration

As our city finishes her 100th birthday, it is significant to look back to 1917 when our first Kingsport mayor, Mayor J.W. Dobyns, was appointed. On Saturday, please join us at the Kingsport Chamber in the Tennessee Room at 10:30 a.m. for the Dobyns Family video debut, along with a special Q&A with members of […]

Humanae: Work in Progress

On October 5, Kingsport will celebrate the mural installation of Humanae, a collection of portrait photos revealing the true beauty of human color. In partnership with the Downtown Kingsport Association and Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, downtown Kingsport is the next location for this international project exhibit. Humanae is an internationally acclaimed project by artist […]

Update: Eastman

Kingsport Site Update: 4:15 p.m Eastman has removed the precautionary shelter in place advisory for most personnel at its Kingsport site. We’ve also removed the precautionary shelter in place for the surrounding community within a half-mile radius. Eastman’s near neighbors can resume all normal activities. We appreciate the cooperation from all our neighbors and community […]