Entries by adrienne

Sanitary Sewer Construction – TriCities Crossing Area

The City of Kingsport will be performing sanitary sewer extensions in the TriCities Crossing area over the next seven months. The current focused area of this work is in the vicinity of the Mitchell Road and Fordtown Road intersection. Merkel Bros. Construction will be the contractor performing this work for the city. The construction zones […]

Daily Road Closures: Fairview Avenue (between Stone Drive and Allen Drive)

Beginning on Monday, October 14, city crews will be performing daily maintenance activities on the sanitary sewer and stormwater drainage systems along Fairview Avenue between Stone Drive and Allen Drive.  This scheduled work is being planned to coincide with Kingsport City School’s Fall Break in order to minimize traffic impacts in this area. Beginning at […]

Loose Leaf Pick-Up Starts Monday

Fall is here and while not many leaves have hit the ground yet, the City of Kingsport loose leaf pick-up crews are ready. The city has six routes that progress across city limits from west to east and it takes roughly 6-15 working days for crews to get through all routes. The routes are posted […]

KAC hosts Pumpkin Plunge on October 12

October is spooky season, and the Kingsport Aquatic Center is celebrating with the annual Pumpkin Plunge from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on October 12. Join your favorite Toy Story characters for a party in the KAC’s indoor pool area. There will be pumpkin decorating, treat bags, and all kinds of games to play—and, of course, […]

Bays Mountain Hosts Night Sky Observing Sessions

StarWatch, Bays Mountain Park’s night sky observing sessions, begin this Saturday, October 5. StarWatch is an hour-long program that allows the public to enjoy the splendor of the night sky at Bays Mountain’s observatories. Attendees can typically see star clusters, nebulous gas clouds, colorful multiple-star systems, distant galaxies and the Moon and planets if up. […]

Asphalt Maintenance in Kingsport

The city is doing an asphalt maintenance project in the Rock Springs area between Rock Springs Road, Rock Springs Drive and I-26, including all the neighborhood streets off Blakley Drive. Work will begin on October 2 with an estimated completion date of October 4. Motorists should use caution in this area and seek alternate routes […]

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 fifth 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 […]

6th Annual Drool Pawty Hosted At Kingsport Aquatic Center

It’s a doggy takeover at the Kingsport Aquatic Center! Registration for the KAC’s 6th Annual Drool Pawty is now open. The Outdoor Water Park closes for people at the end of September, but the KAC is welcoming dogs for one last swim. On Saturday, October 5 from 1 to 4 p.m., bring your best pals […]

Kingsport State of the City

Kingsport’s State of the City event is October 4 at 7:30 a.m. at MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center. This free public event gives citizens an update on current projects and initiatives so be sure to attend! Please RSVP here: State of the City RSVP