Entries by adrienne

City Manager Jeff Fleming plans to retire 6/21/19

Below is a note from Jeff Fleming. It will serve as the city’s press release. I walked into City Hall as an ETSU intern in 1984. The city’s population was 32,027. I never dreamed I would meet and marry another intern and spend the next 35+ years with this wonderful organization — and certainly never […]

Water Outage Notification: Heatherwood Estates

City crews will be making waterline repairs on Gatewood Drive on Monday, April 15 between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon.  During that time, customers within Heatherwood Estates will experience a temporary disruption in their water service. During times of water service disruption, the city recommends that customers make any necessary precautions to protect […]

Road Closure Notification: East Sullivan Street

Beginning on Monday, April 15, city crews will be making stormwater pipe repairs on East Sullivan Street.  In order to complete these repairs, East Sullivan Street will be closed at night between Cherokee Street and Cumberland Street beginning at 6 p.m. each evening and reopening at 6 a.m. the following morning.  The city anticipates this […]

Free KATS Rides on April 18

KATS will offer free rides on all bus routes all day long Thursday, April 18th in honor of Good Friday and Easter. Please remember that KATS will be closed Friday, April 19th for Good Friday. Make sure you take advantage of this deal, and tell your friends and family members. If you have never ridden […]

Give Back for Earth Day with Bays Mountain

In partnership with Keep Kingsport Beautiful and its Clean Sweep Kingsport efforts, Bays Mountain Park invites you to begin celebrating Earth Day a few days early by joining park staff on April 19 for an Earth Day Clean-up. Spending time outside cleaning up the environment and giving back to the community is the perfect way […]

Water Outage Notification: Lone Star Road & Beech Creek Road areas

City crews will be making waterline repairs along Lone Star Road on Tuesday, April 2 between 8 a.m. and noon. During this time, customers in Lone Star Road area (west of Little Horse Gap Private Drive) and the Beech Creek Road area will experience either a reduction in their water pressure or a temporary disruption […]

Water Outage Notification: 1300 & 1400 Blocks of Watauga Street

City crews will be making waterline repairs along Watauga Street on Friday, March 29 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. During this time, customers in the 1300 and 1400 blocks of Watauga Street will experience either a reduction in their water pressure or a temporary disruption in their water service. During times of water service […]

Lane Closure/Traffic Shift Notification: Clinchfield Street

City crews will continue sewer repairs along Clinchfield Street between Center Street and Press Street this evening (Thursday, March 28) beginning at 6 p.m. and lasting until approximately midnight. During this time, Clinchfield Street will be closed to northbound thru traffic between Center Street and Press Street.  Two-way traffic will remain open between Center Street and […]

Bays Mountain Road Improvements

The City of Kingsport will begin road improvements on Bays Mountain Road beginning on Monday, April 1.  Crews expects to complete the work by Saturday, April 6.  McFall Excavating is the contractor performing this work for the city. The construction zones will be marked by signs, and flaggers will be directing traffic.  The city advises […]

We’re Making Progress

The City of Kingsport’s Progress Edition gives citizens a sneak peek into current and upcoming projects from the city and its partners. In this year’s edition, you’ll find updates on the new KATS facility, the Parks and Recreation Master Plan, Bays Mountain Park and more! Click below to read the full color, online version of Progress […]