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Recycling at Civic Auditorium

Due to planned construction, congestion and parking issues associated with the DBHS expansion project, this County Recycling Convenience Center will be closing on June 15. Please visit one of our 5 other Kingsport locations: 1921 Brookside Lane (at City Landfill) 609 Industry Drive (across from Wastewater Plant) 101 Lakecrest Drive (in Colonial Heights near Ingles) […]

‘GateKeyper’ Greets Residents & Visitors to Downtown

Kingsport has another colorful creative piece of art for residents and visitors to admire – the ‘GateKeyper’ by Joe Maye. It’s located at the intersection of Center and Sullivan Street. ‘The GateKeyper,’ is a neo-cubist piece meant as a welcoming to the downtown community. The area of the installation influenced the title and idea of […]

Don’t Get Blinded!

Check Out The Solar Exhibit Creation Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is happy to announce their latest exhibit creation for the public. The display highlights the major points regarding total solar eclipses, especially the one coming up on August 21! The exhibit features wonderful design elements, including nine different panels. Visitors can learn about eclipses, […]

Saturdays with the Chef

The Saturday cooking series offers a free cooking demo showcasing some of our local chefs each Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. in June and July. This summer, discover how to take advantage of those peak season produce items with creative tips and new recipes from our chefs. Buying from our local farmer’s market not only […]

Top 5 Outdoor Spots in Kingsport

Kingsport is a great city to find something to do outdoors. We have many natural resources within a 10-minute driving distance, why not take advantage of them? Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium A local Kingsport nature preserve, Bays Mountain is full of adventures and things to see! Did you know you can take a barge […]

‘Totality’ – You Don’t Want To Miss This

Bays Mountain is proud to announce their latest planetarium show creation, “Totality,” running now through August 20, 2017. “Totality” is a fascinating look at all the wonders of eclipses, especially total solar eclipses. An eclipse is described as when one celestial object blocks another from view. The staff of the planetarium and exhibits departments at […]

How Many Books Will You Read?

Read books, log your hours and win prizes! The Kingsport Public Library is offering its annual Summer Reading Program from June 5 through July 28. The theme this year is ‘Build a Better World.’ The goal of the Summer Reading Program is to encourage community members to read during the summer days and visit the […]

Big Trucks, Bucket Rides & More at Public Works Day

Kingsport Public Works invites citizens and their families to come by the sixth annual Public Works Day at the Farmer’s Market in Kingsport on Tuesday, May 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. “We are blessed to have an extraordinary group of employees who are dedicated to serving the tax payers of Kingsport,” Public Works […]

Young Swimmers Can Join The New Junior Swim Team

Kingsport Barracudas Partner with Kingsport Aquatic Center The Kingsport Aquatic Center is creating their own junior summer league swim team – the Junior Viperfish Swim Club! The Kingsport Aquatic Center has formed a new partnership with the Barracudas Swim Club to host a youth fun swim camp as well as swim and stroke clinics in […]