Entries by adrienne

Water Outage Notification: Pierce Street & Park Street

City crews are currently making emergency waterline repairs along Pierce Street.  Customers in the following areas will experience a disruption in their water service as these repairs are being completed: Pierce Street between Highland and Park Street, and customers in the 1900 block of Park Street.  We anticipate water service to be restored for the […]

Water Outage Notification: Countryshire Court / Meadow Brook Drive Area

As part of the city’s program to modernize our existing infrastructure, construction crews will be making new waterline connections along Countryshire Court between Tuesday, February 28 and Thursday, March 2 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm each day.  During this hours, customers in the following locations may experience temporary water outages:  Countryshire Court, Meadow Crest […]

A Birthday Party 100 Years in the Making!

Kingsport is turning 100, and you’re invited to the big birthday celebration! On March 2 at 3:30 p.m., join us for a special birthday party at the Kingsport Farmer’s Market. We’ll celebrate how much Kingsport has flourished since our date of incorporation in 1917, exactly 100 years ago on March 2! From industry to innovation, […]

Recycling Update: What Can I Recycle?

Recycling is a free city service with over 13,000 current residents. In the past seven months, over 340 cans were delivered to new participating residents. By using the recycling service, it create a positive impact on the city by providing jobs and reducing waste at the landfill. It also helps the environment and saves energy. […]

Bays Mountain Park Road Repairs Begin Monday

The city of Kingsport will begin work on Bays Mountain Park Road on Monday, February 20. It is expected that the work will be complete by mid-March. GeoStabilization International will be the contractor performing this work for the city. The construction zone will be marked by signs and flaggers will be directing traffic.  Drivers are asked […]

Highlighting Heroes: City Information Queen Anne Adamson

Anne Adamson understands the importance of a first impression for our city. She’s our city’s ‘Information Queen’ and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Anne uses her experience and wealth of knowledge to provide residents a correct answer to any question they might have. With the city for over 11 years, she gained familiarity […]

100 Years of Experience

The Kingsport Stormwater Engineers are celebrating a combined total of 100 years of experience on the job in 2017. Stephen Robbins has 41 years, Dan Wankel has 36 years and David Edwards has 23 years. We’re proud to have such experienced individuals in our city staff! L to R: David Edwards, Stephen Robbins and Dan […]

Beth Snapp: Album Release Concert

The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, in partnership with Engage Kingsport, presents Beth Snapp – Album Release Concert on Friday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for reserved seating and can be purchased in advance at www.engagekingsport.com. Singer-songwriter Beth Snapp might be considered pop infused roots, but her appeal has little to do […]

Woodland Wonderland Coming to Kingsport Library

The children’s area of the Kingsport Public Library is transforming into a woodland wonderland. The area will have a new higher ceiling, carpet and paintings. It will also have a special glassed-in room for their 13 reading therapy dogs, part of a program where children read out loud one-on-one to canine volunteers, which will also […]

Books Clubs, Open Makerspace Lab, Facebook Class & More

The Kingsport Public Library will be offering some new and exciting programs in February including two book clubs for adults, open lab in our makerspace area for all ages, game and craft night for adults, a Facebook class and a one-time workshop series on getting organized in your life.  All of these programs and activities […]