Entries by adrienne

Sharing A Vision For The Next 100 Years…

Over the last eighteen months, the Summit Advisory Commission diligently worked to bring all the community’s input together to formulate the top five most impactful projects. The goal for OneKingsport was to be the best possible Kingsport, a place that is attracting and retaining new and existing residents, visitors, businesses and developers. These projects are […]

Ask an Astronomer: Q&A About Upcoming Eclipse

Get answers about the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21! Adam Thanz, planetarium director at Bays Mountain Park, has the answers to all of your eclipse questions! What is an eclipse and what happens during an eclipse? The moon will travel on its normal orbital path about the Earth as it always does but it […]

Calling All Local Photographers

Have you taken great Kingsport pictures? We need you! The City of Kingsport is looking for great local photography to use for various publications and on the city website. Photos can be taken anywhere in Kingsport, showcasing city features and locations such as the clock tower, Church Circle, carousel, Bays Mountain, downtown, Kingsport Aquatic Center […]

Free Concerts in August!

Allandale Mansion is hosting free concerts in August in honor of Kingsport’s centennial! The concerts start at 7:00 p.m. at the Allandale Amphitheater, and music lovers can get food and beverages starting at 6:00 p.m. Foodie Fiction and Sleepy Owl Brewery are sure to serve up something for everyone. Auntie Ruth’s Donuts will be present […]

Notice of Public Meeting – MTPO Executive Board – August 3, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all citizens of the Kingsport Tennessee-Virginia area and the public at large, there will be a Public Meeting of the Kingsport Area Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) Executive Board on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. (EST) in the Kingsport City Hall 2nd floor […]

Be One of the First: Grand Opening of Kingsport Centennial Park!

The Centennial Commission invites you to join in the celebration as they host a grand opening for Kingsport Centennial Park. The celebration will open with the national anthem sung by Kingsport’s own Carla Karst with the Dobyns-Bennett Band as accompaniment. The ribbon cutting will be the first official turning-on of the interactive water feature, the […]

You’re Invited!

Greenbelt Ribbon Cutting & Dedication With the completion of the newest section of the Greenbelt near the Rotherwood area, Kingsport is hosting a Greenbelt ribbon cutting and dedication on July 28th at 9:30 a.m. The ribbon cutting is open to the public. For more information, please contact Adrienne Batara at 423-343-9791.

What’s Your Favorite Color in Downtown?

In case you don’t know, here’s what you need to know. Downtown Kingsport is the place to be. Just released is a brand new directory that highlights all the unique places in downtown. When you need a trendy, creative, urban place to go, this new directory boasts a fun-filled day or night in downtown Kingsport. […]

Construction at Sullivan Street & Clay Street Intersection

A contractor for the City of Kingsport will begin working the week of July 24th to install the traffic signal at the intersection of Sullivan Street & Clay Street. This work will require lane shifts at various times throughout the next two months to aid in the construction process.  Motorists should use caution while traveling […]

Goal Accomplished: She Rode All 32 Carousel Animals!

Lindsey Halker is a frequent visitor at the Kingsport Carousel. She obsessed about riding each carousel animal until she had eventually ridden every single one!  Once she completed riding them all, she bought her ‘I Rode ‘Em All’ t-shirt from the carousel gift shop. The Kingsport Carousel is a volunteer-led project completed in 2015. Over 300 […]