Entries by adrienne

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 […]

An Evening with Dr. Bill Bass

On June 18, sponsors Bays Mountain Park and Kingsport Idol bring you “An Evening with Dr. Bill Bass.” Experience an event like no other as you hear from one of the most interesting scientists working today. “Dr. Bass is a forensic legend, and we are thrilled to host him at Bays Mountain Park,” said Mark […]

The Green Rumours to Give Concert at Bays Mountain Park

Bays Mountain Park welcomes The Green Rumours for a concert at the Lily Pad Pavilion on Saturday June 15th, 2019 at 3 p.m. The Green Rumours are a sultry indie folk duo comprised of Jason Wilson and Jen Fields. Founding members of the Appalachian Alternative band, Jackdaw’s 7, the two decided to begin an acoustic […]

KATS Promotion: FREE Bus Rides on Election Day – May 21st

KATS will offer free rides on all bus routes all day long Tuesday, May 21st in order to encourage people to come out and vote during the Kingsport Municipal Elections. Take advantage of this free day in order to place your vote. Make sure you take advantage of this deal, and tell your friends and […]