Entries by adrienne

Free KATS rides ahead of St. Patrick’s Day

Kingsport Area Transit Service will offer free rides on the bus routes all day long Friday, March 15 if you are wearing something green or are carrying a green KATS bag. Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day a few days early with a free ride on a city bus! Make sure you take advantage of this deal, […]

Storm Water Improvements on Windridge Drive

The City of Kingsport will begin storm water improvements on Windridge Drive on Monday, March 11.  Crews expect to complete the improvements by Friday, March 15.  McFall Excavating will be the contractor performing this work for the city. The construction zones will be marked by signs, and flaggers will direct traffic while the work continues.  […]

Bays Mountain Day Camp Registration Opens

Bays Mountain’s Summer Day Camp is the perfect combination of adventure and education! Registration is now open, and with tuition only $60 per child, it’s a win for you and your kids. Each week of Day Camp is filled with outdoor, nature-oriented activities and adventures. Day camp hours are Monday thru Friday, 10:00 a.m. to […]

Water Outage Notification: Red Oak Plantation Drive

City crews will be making waterline repairs along Red Oak Plantation Drive on Tuesday, March 5 between 8 a.m. and noon. During this time, customers in the following area will experience a temporary disruption in their water service:  between 628 and 644 Red Oak Plantation Drive. During times of water service disruption, the city recommends […]

Explore the Stars at Bays Mountain Park

Venture to new celestial horizons and explore the Universe’s darkest mysteries at Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium. A full slate of planetarium and astronomy programs will keep any space-lover busy this spring. “Exploring New Horizons” returns as the planetarium’s alternate feature this March. This in-house production takes an exciting look at the New Horizons spacecraft’s […]

Beginning Mountain Biking at Bays Mountain Park

Mountain biking is a great way to exercise while connecting with nature—but hurtling down a mountain on a bike might seem intimidating if someone has never done it before. This March, Bays Mountain Park is offering the Beginning Mountain Biking Series to teach participants the tips and tricks every beginner needs to know. This three-session […]

Water Outage Notification: West Carters Valley area

As part of the City’s program to modernize its existing infrastructure, its crews will be installing a new system control valve near the intersection of Lynn Garden Drive and Interstate 26 this afternoon, Monday, January 28. In order for this work to be completed, customers in the Carters Valley area (west of Lynn Garden Drive) […]

KATS PROMOTION: Free Bus Rides on Friday, January 18

Kingsport Area Transit Service (KATS) will offer free rides on the bus routes all day long Friday, January 18, to celebrate our Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. If you have considered using Kingsport’s public transit service, now is a great time to try it out with a free ride! KATS is offering a calendar of […]

Bonnie Macdonald Retiring from City of Kingsport

This month, Bonnie Macdonald retires from the City of Kingsport, a place that’s all the richer for her commitment to creativity and public art. “I am grateful for the opportunity to make a difference in promoting, producing and advocating for the arts in this community and in our state,” Macdonald said. “I have been so […]

Celebrating the New Designation of a Kingsport Major Throughfare

On Friday, January 18th, the city of Kingsport will unveil the signage on one of the city’s major streets, that will further honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On that date, Lincoln Street, from Wilcox Drive to the John B. Dennis Bypass, will be designated the “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial […]