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Highlighting Heroes: City Information Queen Anne Adamson

Anne Adamson understands the importance of a first impression for our city. She’s our city’s ‘Information Queen’ and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Anne uses her experience and wealth of knowledge to provide residents a correct answer to any question they might have. With the city for over 11 years, she gained familiarity […]

100 Years of Experience

The Kingsport Stormwater Engineers are celebrating a combined total of 100 years of experience on the job in 2017. Stephen Robbins has 41 years, Dan Wankel has 36 years and David Edwards has 23 years. We’re proud to have such experienced individuals in our city staff! L to R: David Edwards, Stephen Robbins and Dan […]

Beth Snapp: Album Release Concert

The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, in partnership with Engage Kingsport, presents Beth Snapp – Album Release Concert on Friday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for reserved seating and can be purchased in advance at www.engagekingsport.com. Singer-songwriter Beth Snapp might be considered pop infused roots, but her appeal has little to do […]

Woodland Wonderland Coming to Kingsport Library

The children’s area of the Kingsport Public Library is transforming into a woodland wonderland. The area will have a new higher ceiling, carpet and paintings. It will also have a special glassed-in room for their 13 reading therapy dogs, part of a program where children read out loud one-on-one to canine volunteers, which will also […]

Books Clubs, Open Makerspace Lab, Facebook Class & More

The Kingsport Public Library will be offering some new and exciting programs in February including two book clubs for adults, open lab in our makerspace area for all ages, game and craft night for adults, a Facebook class and a one-time workshop series on getting organized in your life.  All of these programs and activities […]

Road Improvements: Enterprise Place

The city of Kingsport will begin roadway improvements on Enterprise Place beginning on Monday, February 7.  It is expected that the work will be complete early June. King General Contractors will be the contractor performing this work for the city. The construction zones and detours (where applicable) will be marked by signs, and flaggers will […]

Handmade Valentines, Glass Pendants & Meditative Drawing

February is full of creative classes at Art in the Heart. Not only can participants make a special Valentine, but there’s also a glass pendant class and a meditative drawing session! Fused Glass Pendant – Come make your own jewelry in the form of glass pendants on February 9 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. […]

YourGOV – Reporting Tool for Citizens

YourGOV is an innovative citizen request application that allows community members to conveniently report non-emergency issues and service requests using the web or a smartphone. In just three steps, YourGOV users can submit common issues — such as potholes, street light outages, water leaks and more — complete with location, details and photos. Once submitted, […]

New Economic Development Portal Launched – SyncKingsport

From tinkering to technology to growing your business, Kingsport now has a professional pathway to get your ideas off the ground. SyncKingsport.com is the new online economic development portal for creative and innovative minds in Kingsport. As an online portal for entrepreneurs and small business owners, SyncKingsport.com will help business owners identify and register for […]

Don’t miss the Iron Mountain Band playing at the Renaissance Center!

The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts in partnership with Engage Kingsport presents Carson Peters and Iron Mountain: Premier Album Release Celebration on Friday, January 27 at the Renaissance Arts Center Theatre. The band will host a fan appreciation event from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Gallery prior to the concert. The Iron Mountain […]