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Kingsport Development Changes – The Person Behind the Process

Please note: This article is Part Two of a Development Article series, highlighting new changes in the development process in Kingsport. As more people want to call Kingsport home, more housing and development has been in the works to meet that need. Kingsport has already seen promising results from recent development changes made to streamline […]

Public Input Meeting for New Skate Park and Pump Track

A new and improved Scott Adams Memorial Skatepark is going to be built at Brickyard Park. The future skatepark will follow the latest design trends and include features to accommodate multiple user groups, as well as varied skill levels. The park will also incorporate bike park facilities. The city is seeking input for both the […]

Parks & Recreation Master Plan Open House

If the cooling temperatures have got you missing long walks in the park under sunny skies, come help Kingsport Parks and Recreation make a plan for the future! The City of Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of developing a master plan that will create both short and long-term goals for the […]

Kingsport Wins High-Performance Operations Award

The City of Kingsport has been recognized by Cartegraph with a High-Performance Government Operations award for the impeccable work of Wastewater Collections. Kingsport’s Wastewater Collections worked very hard in 2019 to best serve citizens. Maintaining compliance and reducing environmental risk is critical when it comes to water and wastewater operations. Kingsport was able to streamline processes with sanitary sewer […]

Big Changes in Development Process

Please note: This article is Part One of a Development Article series, highlighting new changes in the development process in Kingsport. The City of Kingsport is seeing a dramatic influx of people who want to call Kingsport home, and that has caused a spike in residential development to meet the demand. Over the past six […]

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Highlighting Heroes – Kingsport Water Services

Have you ever wondered about your water and the process it goes through to get to you? Kingsport’s water treatment plant currently maintains 22 water storage tanks and treats around 15 to 16 million gallons daily. Keeping and treating all of that water is only possible due to the hard work of these Water Services […]

Mountain Bike Night Rides Are Back at Bays Mountain

Want to experience Bays Mountain Park’s trails in a whole new way? Thanks to Reedy Creek Bicycles, now’s your chance to hit the trails on your mountain bike—at night. Join a group of riders for a thrilling three-hour journey through the forest on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, November through February. Each […]

Virtual Art Reception at MeadowView

With the help of Daytime Tri-Cities, the winners of the Annual Kingsport Art Guild Members’ Show will be announced on their Monday, November 2 broadcast. Prizes will be awarded to members and the winning artwork will be displayed in the Renaissance Center Art Gallery on the 2nd floor. Sponsored by the Eastman Credit Union, the […]

Eastern Greenbelt Extension Virtual Ribbon Cutting

The Greenbelt extension near Exchange Place to the Cleek Road pedestrian path is now officially complete. To commemorate the occasion, there will be a virtual ribbon cutting held on Wednesday, November 4 at 2 p.m. on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page. This new extension, made possible through a generous grant from the Tennessee Department […]