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Big Trucks, Bucket Rides & More at Public Works Day

Kingsport Public Works invites citizens and their families to come by the sixth annual Public Works Day at the Farmer’s Market in Kingsport on Tuesday, May 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. “We are blessed to have an extraordinary group of employees who are dedicated to serving the tax payers of Kingsport,” Public Works […]

Colonial Heights Area – Phase 5 – Utility Improvements

The city of Kingsport will continue water, sewer, stormwater, and road improvements in the Colonial Heights area until the end of this year.  Sanitary sewer installation work will begin on Monday May 15th and continue through December.  The current focused area of this work will be the area bordered by Lebanon Road, Chesterfield Subdivision, and […]

Young Swimmers Can Join The New Junior Swim Team

Kingsport Barracudas Partner with Kingsport Aquatic Center The Kingsport Aquatic Center is creating their own junior summer league swim team – the Junior Viperfish Swim Club! The Kingsport Aquatic Center has formed a new partnership with the Barracudas Swim Club to host a youth fun swim camp as well as swim and stroke clinics in […]

Mayor Clark Announces GigKingsport

Partnership with Spectrum Enterprise serving businesses and entrepreneurs  Mayor John Clark provided an infrastructure update regarding broadband service in Kingsport. Through the OneKingsport effort, the city has worked to achieve the goal of attracting and retaining new and current residents, businesses, visitors and developers. Kingsport has the capability up to 10 gigabytes and beyond – […]

Tranbarger Drive/Colfax Avenue – Sidewalk Work

The City of Kingsport will begin construction on sidewalk and stormwater improvements along Tranbarger Drive (in the vicinity of the intersection with Colfax Avenue) on Monday May 8th and continue through the end of May.  Summers Taylor will be the contractor performing this work for the city. The construction zones will be marked by signs […]

Centennial Publication Receives Award

The East Tennessee Historical Society has selected City Archivist Brianne Wright’s book, On This Day in Kingsport History, for an Award of Distinction. The Award of Distinction is given in recognition of a special project, such as a book, building preservation or heritage event. “It feels good to be recognized after all of the work […]

Go Paperless & Go Green

Did you know you can enroll to have your water/utility bill emailed to you every month? In response to residents requesting to go paperless for their monthly water/utility bill, the City of Kingsport is pleased to now offer residents this service. Not only is the paperless service more convenient for customers and environmentally friendly, it […]

National Water Safety Month

The month of May is dedicated to education about water safety, and Governor Haslam has supported this initiative with an official proclamation. It helps bring attention to the fact that drowning is the third leading cause of injury-related death among children 19 years and under. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, every […]