Entries by adrienne

Celebrate the Season at Bays Mountain Park’s Fall Fest

There’s no better place to experience fall than Bays Mountain Park, and for its 50th Anniversary year, BMP is celebrating the new season with Fall Fest. “Some may remember the fall festivals that Bays used to host from the late 70’s through the early 90’s,” Park Manager Rob Cole said. “We’re happy to be bringing […]

Miracle Field Wins National Project of the Year Award

At the recent Board of Mayor and Alderman meeting, the American Public Works Association (APWA) Board of Directors members presented the national “Project of the Year” award to the City of Kingsport for the Miracle Field project. The national “Project of the Year” award recognizes a project that emphasizes outstanding planning, construction and management. Kingsport’s […]

Parks and Recreation Month Proclamation Reading

The City of Kingsport’s Parks and Recreation Department has been maximizing activities and events to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month! Join us at Borden Park on July 22 at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the month with a proclamation reading by Mayor Shull. What: Parks and Recreation Proclamation Reading Where: Borden Park, 901 Lamont Street, […]

Housing boom boosts Kingsport’s economy

Kingsport’s housing market is booming. “What we are seeing in Kingsport right now is the fruits of years of hard work by many people behind the scenes,” said Alderman James Phillips. “Kingsport had over 700 new market-rate apartments built in a two year period and they are now all full and we need more. That […]

Juneteenth Celebration 2021 in Kingsport

This event is a collaborative effort of community leaders throughout the Tri-Cities. Our goal is to create an event “where everyone can come together” and experience cultural diversity while being educated on the history of Juneteenth and African culture. Please like and follow our Facebook page(https://www.facebook.com/TriCitiesJuneteenth) and stay tuned for updates on all the wonderful […]

Senior Artisan Center to Host Open House

The Kingsport Senior Artisan Center will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Lynn View Community Center, located at 257 Walker St. Established by the Kingsport Senior Center in April 2010, the Kingsport Senior Artisan Center provides a Consignment Gallery for regional artists and craftspeople […]

Kingsport services consolidating into new City Hall

This month, the City of Kingsport will begin consolidating four government buildings and multiple departments into one new City Hall location at 415 Broad St. The transition will provide improved efficiency, accessibility and convenience to residents. Progress on the move to the six-floor building, formerly the Regions Bank building, will be announced through “Kingsport is […]

Kingsport Launches New City App

The City of Kingsport is excited to launch ConnectKingsport, a new mobile application that is powered by SeeClickFix. This application is a citizen-first approach that allows residents to have a direct line of communication to request services and report non-emergency issues such as potholes and graffiti. The app will also be a great source of […]

Hogwash for StoryWalk® Installed in Glen Bruce Park

The Kingsport Public Library has installed a new StoryWalk® in Glen Bruce Park to encourage reading and outdoor activity for families in an interactive format. The new title is Hogwash by Karma Wilson. It’s a fun story of a farmer giving the animals a bath. It all goes well until he tries to wash the […]