Entries by adrienne

Call for Vendors: Model Train Show

The first ever model train show is happening in Kingsport – and we want you to be a part of it! Vendors are encouraged to apply via the application found on arts.kingsporttn.gov. The deadline to apply is February 14. This will be the first of its kind – a 2-day model train show featuring the […]

Schedule Changes at the Kingsport Aquatic Center Due to Swim Meets

The Kingsport Aquatic Center is hosting two conference swim meets this February: the Mid-South College Conference Meet and the AAC Conference Meet. To help you plan your visit to the pools, the KAC would like to advise the public of changes to its regular operating schedule. Mid-South College Conference Meet (Feb. 6 – 8) Feb. […]

Dive into Water Aerobics

Looking for ways to maintain that resolution you made about staying active in 2020? February is the perfect time to mix things up and move in new ways, and the Kingsport Aquatic Center has just the class for you. This month, the KAC will offer nine different water aerobics classes to suit your skills and […]

KATS Celebrates ‘Love of Transit’ with Free Rides in February

In celebrating their ‘love of transit,’ Kingsport Area Transit Service (KATS) is offering free rides for the entire month of February. The promotion includes free rides all month long on fixed route transit buses, as well as a free ticket book given to Dial-a-Ride 65/ADA/Job Assist passengers who ride in the month of February (one […]

Bays Mountain Park’s Survival Series Returns

All outdoor enthusiasts, from amateur to old hat, need to brush up on their survival skills now and then. This February, the Survival Series is back at Bays Mountain Park to give you a crash course on surviving and thriving in the wilderness. This series is designed to teach you what you need to know […]

KATS Launches New Logo on New Vehicles

Along with opening the doors to a brand new transit facility last June, KATS also acquired a fresh new look. The significance of the new look, including a new KATS logo, is to complement the new transit facility as well as five new vans and four new buses, while maintaining the reputation of a safe, […]

Kingsport Increases Resources to Address Homeless Coordination of Services

Kingsport has long been known as a kind and compassionate community. Many community organizations care for the homeless in our community with feeding programs, shelters and a variety of other ministries. Recently, the situation has become more complex as issues related to drug addiction and mental health impact many who find themselves homeless. In addition, […]

Bays Mountain Park Hosts Bird Box Workshops

Want to help the birds in your backyard? Join Bays Mountain Park for a bird box workshop this January and February. Spring will arrive in our area before we know it, and with the warmer weather, nature comes alive again. As the season turns, many birds will migrate through East Tennessee—and some will even call […]

The 20th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Parade

The 20th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Parade KINGSPORT – The 20th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Parade will be held on Monday, January 20, 2020 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  Parade participates will need to assemble at 11:15 a.m. at the intersection of E. Sevier & Center Street […]