Entries by adrienne

Create Awesome Gifts – Resin Coasters!

Create your own unique hand-crafted gifts while learning about three new craft styles – resin, alcohol ink and acrylic pouring. Instructor, Elena Corradino will be teaching a hands-on class about how to create 9 pieces of art using these three styles. Each participant will make two acrylic pour bisque coasters, four porcelain alcohol ink coasters, […]

Indian Trail Drive Turn Lane & Sidewalk Project

The City of Kingsport will begin intersection improvements at Indian Trail Drive and East Stone Drive, near the Kroger Fuel Center, on October 18. This improvement project is expected take three months to complete. Summers Taylor Inc. will be the contractor performing the work for the city. A road closure of Indian Trail Drive from […]

Water Outage Notification: Mill Creek Road area (north of West Valley Drive)

City crews will be making waterline repairs along Mill Creek Road on Friday, October 12 between the hours of 8:30 am and 2:00 pm.  During this time, customers along the following streets may experience either reduced water pressure or a temporary disruption in their water service:  Mill Creek Road (north of West Valley Drive), Branch […]

4th Annual Pumpkin Plunge At The Kingsport Aquatic Center

The Kingsport Aquatic Center’s 4th Annual Pumpkin Plunge is set for Saturday, October 13. From 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., children ages 12 and younger are invited to plunge into the Palmer Center Foundation Warm Pool and retrieve a pumpkin to decorate, participate in Halloween games and swim in the indoor pools. Admission is $5 […]

Dobyns-Bennett Culinary Arts Students to prepare locally sourced meal

Come celebrate the harvest season at the first annual Farm to Table Dinner at the Kingsport Farmers Market on November 1st. Enjoy a meal prepared by Dobyns-Bennett Culinary Arts students and instructors to raise funds for the Dobyns-Bennett Career and Technical Education Programs. The Kingsport Farmers Market and Kingsport City Schools will host the farmers’ […]

5th Annual Drool Paw-ty Hosted At Kingsport Aquatic Center

The Kingsport Aquatic Center’s Outdoor Water Park has gone to the dogs. Dogs and their owners are invited to the 5th Annual Drool Paw-ty on Saturday, October 6th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Owners can bring their dogs to swim at the Outdoor Water Park for the final swim of the season. Admission is […]

Inventor Center Sneak Peek

Kingsport’s Creative Community has been quietly but diligently at work, planning, plotting and preparing for a new meeting and making space. The Inventor Center – a hub for blending of 21st century modern tools, traditional arts and cutting edge entrepreneurial resources, is under construction and the public is invited for a Sneak Peek. The Sneak […]

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 fourth 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 […]

New Weekly KATS Pass

Riders have asked and KATS has answered – a new $5 weekly pass will be available for riders to take advantage of starting in October. “We’ve wanted to offer a weekly pass for a while,” said Chris Campbell, public transportation manager of KATS. “We’re pleased that we can now provide our riders with this option. […]

Bays Mountain Park Membership Fees Set To Increase

After holding steady for over a quarter century, Park membership fees are set to increase effective January 1, 2019. After much consideration at its August meeting, the Bays Mountain Park Association Board voted to approve the first increase in membership fees since June 1992. While each membership level awards free park entry and a 50% […]