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3rd Annual Storm Drain Art Contest

Keep It Clean – We’re All Downstream! The local art contest raising awareness about stormwater is now accepting entries   KINGSPORT, TN – Are you passionate about keeping the environment and Kingsport clean? Do you have an artistic talent for conveying a message within your art? The City of Kingsport Stormwater Department, with the help […]

Kingsport Public Library Reopening on July 6

The Kingsport Public Library, along with other regional libraries (Bristol and Washington County), is planning to move to the next phase of reopening to the public on Monday, July 6. During this phase, the Library will be open to the public to allow for selection and circulation of materials. In an effort to minimize the […]

Kingsport to Celebrate Fourth of July from TWO Fireworks Locations

The City of Kingsport 2020 Fourth of July Celebration will be a drive-in fireworks extravaganza! The fireworks will begin Saturday, July 4, around 9:45PM for a 10-15 minute display. They will be set off in two areas, a downtown vicinity and an Eastman Road vicinity, to maximize the viewing area. Fireworks will be visible from […]

Bays Mountain Park offers paddling programs for canoes and kayaks

This July, Bays Mountain Park is bringing back its ever-popular paddling programs with even more dates for guests to enjoy the park’s iconic lake from a new perspective. From beginners to experienced paddlers, there’s a program for everyone! “With kayak sales increasing, now’s the time for us to provide for paddling programs,” Senior Naturalist Megan […]

Two more opportunities to get help with your 2020 Census

Have you completed your 2020 Census? If you haven’t, there is still plenty of time to do so. There will be two more Census events happening in the next week to help answer questions about the Census or assist those who need help filling it out. June 27: Farmers Market, Kingsport Farmers Market from 8 […]

2020 Census Events in Kingsport

Have you completed your 2020 Census? If you haven’t, there is still plenty of time to do so. There will be several Census events happening in the coming weeks to help answer questions about the Census or assist those who need help filling it out. June 22: Roosevelt Elementary School Gymnasium from 5 p.m. to […]

Kingsport Aquatic Center Resumes Water Aerobics

The Kingsport Aquatic Center is happy to welcome guests back for its popular Lazy River water aerobics class beginning today, June 15. This class will take place outside in the ECU Lazy River, where participants will exercise against and with the current of the river. “This class is a favorite,” said Director Kari Matheney. “The […]

Virtual Summer Events at Kingsport Public Library

There are plenty of fun opportunities to engage your mind with the Kingsport Public Library this summer. Look below to find events for the entire family, hosted by the library. June Events: Lego Family Master Challenge Theme: Imagine your Story – Send in a photo of your creation and it will be judged on Facebook […]

June 16 Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting

City encourages only those who wish to comment on agenda items to attend The business meeting for the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen on June 16, 2020, will allow a limited number of public to attend to comment on agenda items. However, residents wishing to make comments on agenda items are strongly encouraged to […]

Family Health & Fitness Week with Kingsport Parks and Rec!

Join us this week in celebrating the amazing health and wellness resources located right here in Kingsport.  We’ll be celebrating Family Health & Fitness Day all week as an initiative of the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA). You can participate in the following recreational activities scheduled this week: Monday, June 8: At Borden Park, […]