Entries by adrienne

Night Ride at Bays Mountain Park

Experience the thrill of a nighttime mountain bike ride at Bays Mountain Park. On November 14 and 28, Bays Mountain Park and Reedy Creek Bicycles will lead a free mountain bike ride at Bays Mountain. The rides will start at the Farmstead Museum at 6 p.m. and will last for approximately three hours. Participants will […]

It’s Christmas Connection Time!

The Civic Auditorium will be filled with holiday cheer starting November 3 at noon! Wreaths, floral arrangements, primitive and country crafts, Christmas ornaments, pottery, stained glass, woodcrafts, handmade soaps and lotions, fabric crafts, needlework, doll clothing, jewelry, chronic glass, handmade greeting cards and paper art, leather crafts, candles and baked goods are just some of […]

Meadow Lane Construction

The City of Kingsport is in the final stages of the installation of sanitary sewer along Meadow Lane (between Kingfisher Court and Sandpiper Circle). During the dates of Thursday, November 2nd through Friday November 17th, Meadow Lane will have one lane of traffic closed. Flaggers and signage will direct the flow of traffic. Merkel Brothers Construction Company, […]

West Center Street Lane Closures

Due to construction activities for the Reedy Creek Sewer Project, West Center Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Fairview Avenue and Lynn Garden Drive. Two-way traffic will be maintained using the two west bound lanes. The lane closure begins today and will last approximately 6-8 weeks. Motorists are asked to […]

Moving Towards Better

The idea for city services to move to the Regions building started with a conversation about the need for more county courtroom space. The city has an opportunity to consolidate city services and improve efficiency as well as the overall customer service experience. Long term, this is a financial savings to the city. “The most expensive option”, says […]

“Take a Selfie. Share a Selfie. #CaptureKingsport for your Selfie”

Visit Kingsport and the City of Kingsport will officially launch the Kingsport Selfie Trail.  An estimated 24 billion selfies are uploaded each year and selfie trails are popping up all over the United States, attracting lots of use by visitors and communities alike. The Kingsport Selfie Trail was developed as a Community Impact Project through […]

Get Ready for Fall Break Camp!

Is there a better way to spend a week off school than playing fun games and sports, doing crafts and taking field trips? Kingsport Parks and Recreation doesn’t think so! Parents can sign their kids up now for Fall Break Camp. It starts October 16 for ages 6-12 and the cost is $20 per child. […]

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 third 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 […]

Fall Colors Showing At Bays Mountain

Bays Mountain Park’s vibrant colors are on the way. The predicted peak time to view the fall colors is a little bit earlier this year, from Oct. 10 through Oct. 20. Park visitors have many ways to view the leaves this fall, from barge rides to hiking and biking. Barge rides run daily Monday through […]