Entries by adrienne

Creepy Carrots in Glen Bruce Park?

The Kingsport Public Library is excited to announce the book in the StoryWalk®* in Glen Bruce Park has been updated for Haunted Happenings month. Just in time for October, the new StoryWalk® book is the Caldecott Honor award winning Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds. Jasper Rabbit loves carrots and eats them all the time until […]

Bulk Leaf Collection to Begin

The City of Kingsport will begin its annual bulk leaf collection beginning Monday, October 11. In order to make the collection process as efficient as possible, citizens can help by: Placing the leaves within 8 feet of the edge of the street but not in the street Not block storm drains or neighbors’ driveways with […]

Haunted Happenings at the Library

October is full of Haunted Happenings at Kingsport Public Library! Throughout the month, there will be a variety of virtual programs, competitions, and activities. Reading Challenge Open to readers of all ages. Join a spooky team when you sign up for the Haunted Happenings Reading Challenge. Log your reading minutes and participate in challenges to […]

Behind the Book Series: David Hrivnak

Join Kingsport Public Library and the Friends of the Kingsport Public Library for the next in the Behind the Book series on October 7 at 7:00 p.m. Behind the Book will feature discussions with regional authors and illustrators to find out more about their books. The discussion will be held virtually via Google Meet (link […]

Goats on Cement Hill

Yes, it’s true. If you pop over to Model City Taphouse and look out toward Cement Hill, you’ll see roughly 50 goats in an electric fence helping to clear the land for future developments. The goats are eating the invasive plant species, mainly kudzu, in an effort to effectively clear Cement Hill in an environment […]

Paving Project: Sullivan Street

Segments of Sullivan Street will be temporarily closed, beginning on Monday, September 27, while W-L Construction & Paving works on milling and paving the section of Sullivan Street from Church Circle to E. Center Street. This work will be conducted during the day, going block by block with one segment of Sullivan Street being completely […]

New Lynn View Playground Dedication

The public is invited to join in the dedication of the Lynn View playground on Thursday, September 30. The ceremony will serve to dedicate the new park and thank the State of Tennessee Health Department for funding the project. Light refreshments will be served. What: Lynn View playground dedication Where: Lynn View playground (across from […]

Sign Your Kids Up for Fall Break Camp

Kingsport Parks and Recreation’s Fall Break Camp is accepting registration now! Children ages 6 to 12 can now register for the fun-filled camp in person at V.O Dobbins, Sr. Complex or online at www.kingsportparksandrecreation.org by hitting the “click here to register” button on the homepage. The registration fee is $30 for city residents and $50 […]

Kingsport Farmers Market Location Change

Kingsport Farmers Market will have a change of location on Saturday, September 25. The market will move to the Kingsport Chamber parking lot due to the annual Racks by the Tracks festival at the market pavilion. Market hours will be changed to 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. on September 25. The best access to the […]

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Skate Park

Kingsport will be celebrating the groundbreaking of the new Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park on September 24 at 4 p.m. The community at large is invited to attend and the local skating community has been asked to participate in the groundbreaking. What: New Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park Groundbreaking Ceremony Where: Brickyard Park When: September […]