Entries by adrienne

Kingsport Employee Wins Statewide Award

The Tennessee Chapter American Public Works Association awarded one of Kingsport’s public works employees the 2018 Murphy Snoderly Award. Kirby Walker, a long-time employee of the Kingsport Water Department, accepted the award in Knoxville. Walker, a lab technician, was nominated for his dedication to positive public outreach. In the decade that he’s been with public […]

West Center Street Lane Closures

The City of Kingsport has closed one lane of traffic in each direction on West Center Street between Fulton Street and Fairview Avenue for paving. Paving will start on Wednesday, June 20, and be complete that evening, weather permitting.  Garney Construction is the contractor performing this paving work for the city. The lane closure and […]

Biking at Bays Events

June is a great time to get out on the trails at Bays Mountain, and with two mountain biking events around the corner, there is something for every type of rider this month! Whether getting in a good workout on an old service road or challenging one’s self on a single track trail, Bays Mountain […]

Softball & Volleyball Fun Fest Tournaments

Earn your bragging rights in the upcoming tournaments for Fun Fest, hosted by Kingsport Parks & Recreation. Enter the One-Pitch Softball Tournament or the Outdoor Volleyball Tournament with your team today! One-Pitch Softball Tournament: Divisions: Men’s Open Competitive, Men’s Open Recreational, Women’s Open & Coed Dates: Men’s Open Competitive, Men’s Open Recreational, Women’s Open – […]

Free KATS Rides on National ‘Dump the Pump Day’

Kingsport Area Transit Service (KATS) is offering free rides for all bus passengers all day long on June 21st to celebrate ‘Dump the Pump Day!’ American Public Transportation Association (APTA) first started national ‘Dump the Pump Day’ in June 2006 when gas prices had reached $3 per gallon, causing the demand for public transportation to […]

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 […]

Find Your Summer Adventure At Bays Mountain Park

Get into the outdoors and find your adventure at Bays Mountain this summer. From guided hikes to nature crafts, there are a variety of activities to pick from for an afternoon of fun on the mountain. HIKING ACTIVITIES Find your next adventure with a guided hike to points of interest within the park. Bays Mountain […]

Limited Number of Special Edition Carousel Book Available

Do you ever wonder what happens at the Carousel after all the doors have been locked and the riders go home? Do the animals come to life? Do they have their own party till everyone returns the next day? Read about the carousel animals’ adventures when no one is looking in this special, limited edition […]

Relax & Recharge this Summer at the Kingsport Aquatic Center

The Kingsport Aquatic Center is kicking off the summer with your favorite exercise classes. Enjoy your summer mornings or afternoons by taking a Lazy River or Poolside Yoga class. There are many benefits of working out in water. Not only is it easier to stay cooler in a pool, but the workout itself has both […]