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Kingsport Pausing Recycling Program Starting May 1

Due to a degraded market, Kingsport is putting its recycling program on pause starting May 1. In the meantime, residents should continue to put out their recycling cans as normal. “This is due to a national trend that has drastically impacted Kingsport’s ability to market the majority of the material collected,” said Deputy City Manager […]

Library Cards for All

The Kingsport Public Library has a wide variety of digital resources available to library card holders during this time. If you do not have a library card, you can now register for an Ecard in order to access their online resources. An Ecard provides access to ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines available through READs, RB […]

The Kingsport Public Library wants your COVID-19 stories!

We are living through a historic moment in time and the Kingsport Public Library and Archives wants to capture, document and preserve your stories and memories about life during the COVID-19 Pandemic. History is normally associated with the past but we are making and living history right now! Let’s document life in Kingsport and add […]

City Service Update: New Customer Service Location

The City of Kingsport will no longer be accepting in person water/utility bill payments at the Justice Center. Starting Monday, April 13, customers who wish to pay their water bill in person will now have to visit the old KATS transit center building, located at 109 Clay Street. Customer Service will be closed to the […]

Kingsport Board of Mayor and Alderman Called Business Meeting

The City of Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen will have an electronically conducted called Business Meeting tomorrow, March 31, at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of ratifying Mayor Shull’s signature on the emergency declaration of the Safer at Home Health Order. Residents can watch the meeting on channel 192 with Charter or on the […]

Building Department Open for Business via Online or Phone

The City of Kingsport building department has closed its doors to the public in an effort to protect citizens and staff, but is still open for business. The city encourages the development community to keep in contact with Development Services via phone or email to check on the status of a project or with any […]

Spring Clean-Up Weeks

From March 30 through April 10, the city of Kingsport is holding its annual spring clean-up service for residents. Residents can place extra items on the curb for garbage crews to haul away at no extra charge. The city encourages residents to clean up and clean out their garages and basements. Every resident will receive […]

KATS Fixed Bus Routes Temporarily Changing to On-Demand Service

Kingsport Area Transit Service (KATS) will stop all scheduled bus routes at the end of the day on Tuesday, March 24. Starting Wednesday, March 25, KATS will begin offering on demand-fixed route bus service where riders call the KATS dispatch office to request a bus. This service change is in response to emergency coronavirus measures […]

City to Close Library, Aquatic Center, Community Centers

At the recommendation of the CDC and the Sullivan County Regional Health Department, the City of Kingsport will close the Kingsport Public Library and all other community centers, effective 5 p.m. on Thursday until further notice. Additionally, all rentals of city facilities are suspended until at least April 3. This decision comes from City Manager […]

Senior Center & Kingsport Carousel to Close Tomorrow

At the recommendation of the Sullivan County Regional Health Department and the most recent CDC guidelines, the City of Kingsport Senior Center and Renaissance Center will be closing at noon tomorrow (March 18) and will remain closed until further notice. The Kingsport Carousel will not open during their regular scheduled operating hours at all tomorrow […]