Entries by adrienne

Kingsport Farmers Market Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

Mayor Patrick W. Shull has proclaimed the week of August 4 as National Farmers Market Week in Kingsport! Kingsport Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 4 to 10. The Kingsport Farmers Market will be celebrating the week with all week long with at our regular markets […]

Back to School Movie Night at Kingsport Aquatic Center

Don your super suit and assemble at the Kingsport Aquatic for an amazing Back to School Movie Night! On August 3, join in on the KAC’s annual tradition where you’ll get to watch a movie right from the pool. Pools will remain open during the movie, and fresh popcorn, candy bars and drinks–all your essential […]

Submit your art for the 12th Annual Sculpture Walk Exhibition

The City of Kingsport Public Art Committee is seeking sculpture for the 12th Annual Sculpture Exhibition in downtown Kingsport, Tennessee. The dates for the exhibition are October 2019 through October 2020. Works can be in any medium, must be suitable for outdoors, and may be functional or non-functional. The Sculpture Walk will be curated by Catherine […]

Inspiring the desire to learn and share Tennessee’s nature

Interested in learning more about Tennessee’s natural history so you can help maintain it? Registration for the Tennessee Naturalist Program at Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is now open. The Tennessee Naturalist Program is an education training course designed to introduce the natural history of Tennessee to interested adults. Graduates join a critical corps of […]

Sales Tax Exemption on Water Used for Agriculture Purposes

Per a new state law that goes into effect on July 1, the City of Kingsport will not charge sales tax on water furnished exclusively for agriculture and farming purposes. Qualifying customers will need to notify the Customer Service Department and provide a copy of their State of Tennessee Agricultural Exemption Certificate. The Customer Service […]

Kingsport Aquatic Center Begins Construction on New Outdoor Pool

Construction will begin on the expansion to the Kingsport Aquatic Center this Monday, June 24. The expansion, which includes a new outdoor pool, shaded pavilion, additional restrooms and more, will be built by BurWil Construction Company and should be complete before the summer 2020 season. The Kingsport Aquatic Center has worked closely with Burwil to […]

2nd Annual Storm Drain Art Contest Kicks Off

Are you a local artist with a passion for keeping the environment clean and healthy? Or are you a casual painter that loves animals? The City of Kingsport Stormwater Department, with the help of the Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport, is seeking local artists and creative minds to paint five storm drains in […]

Kingsport Farmers Market Kicks Off Evening at the Market

The Kingsport Farmers Market is partnering with Visit Kingsport and the Downtown Kingsport Association on a brand new farmers market experience: the Evening at the Market series. On the second Thursday of each month, June through September, visit the Kingsport Farmers Market at 308 Clinchfield Street for an exciting night. Shop from the farmers market […]

KATS Transit Center Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Happening June 14

The Kingsport Area Transit Service (KATS) has been in the process of building a new comprehensive transit facility for the past five years. KATS is excited and proud to announce that Phase 1 of the new transit facility is now complete! This center will improve and support growth, accessibility and safety within the community as […]

KATS Operating out of New Transit Center starting Monday, June 10

Kingsport Area Transit Service is very excited to announce that operations will begin from their new transit facility at 900 East Main Street on Monday, June 10. All 6 routes have been improved, including the newest one, Route 6. Route 6 will now travel into Colonial Heights to serve additional riders and will stop at […]