Entries by adrienne

M.A.T.E. Underwater Robotics Competition At Kingsport Aquatic Center

The Kingsport Aquatic Center is hosting the Tennessee Regional M.A.T.E. (Marine Advanced Technology Education) Underwater Robotics Competition, the first competition of its kind to be held at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. The competition calls for students to design and build an underwater robot that can locate the wreckage of an airplane, install equipment to monitor […]

Public Art Master Plan

The City of Kingsport’s Office of Cultural Arts is beginning the process of creating a Public Art Master Plan. Citizen input is welcomed and desired as the Cultural Arts Committee embarks on this journey. Please take 5 minutes and complete this short survey about the Public Art Program in the city – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PublicArtMasterPlan. The Cultural […]

Susan G. Komen Road Race – Road Closures

Susan G. Komen East TN will hold its 13th Annual Tri-Cities Race for the Cure® Saturday, April 21. Festivities begin at the Kingsport Higher Education building parking lot at 7:30 a.m. The area of West Market Street, from Clinchfield Street to Clay Street, will be closed from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All other streets in […]

Casual Word Creative Writing Class

Does typing on a typewriter and expanding your creative writing skills sound like something you would enjoy? Join Langley Shazor for an afternoon of learning about poetry, prose, and typewriters in one of the two sessions of The Casual Word – Creative Writing Class. Published writer, Langley Shazor will be teaching a fun class about […]

Bays Mountain Presented with Best of the Mountains Award

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is proud to announce that it has won the following in Blue Ridge Country magazine’s 30th Anniversary “Best of the Mountains” reader poll: 3rd Place: Best Hiking Trail (non-AT). As part of its 30th Anniversary Celebration, Blue Ridge Country’s May/June issue is built around reader-poll results for the “Best of […]

Ribbon Cutting For Pavilion At Lily Pad Cove

Bays Mountain Park’s Lily Pad Cove is now home to a new pavilion. Join the city for a special ribbon cutting ceremony on April 25th at 2:00 p.m. to celebrate the newest addition to Bays Mountain Park. The Pavilion at Lily Pad Cove is an outdoor multi-use facility that can be used for a variety […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Please review the poster for the upcoming State of Tennessee Household Hazardous Waste Collection events in Northeast TN.  It includes dates for collections in Sullivan, Washington, Carter and Unicoi counties. This event is only held once a year in each county and is the only opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous household materials. April 14 […]

Bays Mountain Park To Host Astronomy Day

Learn about all things astronomy at Bays Mountain Park! On Saturday, April 21st from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m., Bays Mountain Park and the Bays Mountain Astronomy Club will celebrate International Astronomy Day with displays, activities and planetarium shows. Spend an exciting and informative day learning about the science and hobby of astronomy. Check out […]

Fun for Kids – The Summer Program

Get your kids involved in a summer program with activities such as swimming, sports camps, games and more! The Kingsport Parks and Recreation summer program is open to children ages 6-12 and lunch and snacks are provided. The program starts May 29 and goes until July 19. Parents or guardians can register their children on […]