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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, […]

OPEN CALL for Art and Craft Vendors for Christmas Connection 2020!

Calling all artists, artisans, creatives, and craftspeople of all trades! Applications are being taken for those wishing to exhibit in this 3-day event, taking place on November 13th to 15th at the Kingsport Civic Auditorium. “The Christmas Connection – Artistic Creations Fair” is sponsored by the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and is […]

Kingsport Aquatic Center Hiring Lifeguards

The Kingsport Aquatic Center is currently hiring lifeguards. If you have a current American Red Cross lifeguard certification, apply today! The KAC offers competitive pay and a fun, flexible working environment with plenty of room to grow. The lifeguard team has also implemented extra precautions to keep both guards and swimmers safe during this time. […]

Board of Mayor and Aldermen Business Meeting Open to Public

City encourages only those who wish to comment on agenda items attend The business meeting for the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen, which will be held on June 2, 2020, will allow a limited number of public to attend to comment on public hearing and agenda items. However, citizens wishing to make comments on […]

Creative Placemaking in Downtown Kingsport

The Creative Placemaking Grant Project is now underway! After a delay in the project due to the Governor’s Safer at Home Order, the winners of the Creative Placemaking competition are hard at work painting in the alley between Shelby Street and Cherokee Street to beautify this off-Main alleyway. Additional lights will follow to light up […]

Bays Mountain Park to Reopen Nature Center, Resume Programs

On Monday, June 1, Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium will reopen the Nature Center and resume some programming, both at limited capacity. Park trails and the animal habitat area are and have been open. “We want to thank everyone for your support and understanding these past few months,” Park Manager Rob Cole said, “and we […]