Entries by Hannah Purdy

Kingsport Skate Park Groundbreaking Today at 4 p.m.

Reminder: The groundbreaking for Kingsport’s new skate park is today at 4 p.m. Previously released: Kingsport will be celebrating the groundbreaking of the new Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park on September 24 at 4 p.m. The community at large is invited to attend and the local skating community has been asked to participate in the […]

Kingsport to Collect Data on Road Conditions

The City of Kingsport recently kicked off a project to inventory the condition of all roads maintained by the city. To accomplish this, the city retained the services of Roadway Asset Services, LLC (RAS) based out of Austin, TX. RAS is a nationwide firm that provides professional asset management and mobile data collection services to […]

Greenbelt Bridge Temporarily Closed for Repairs

A Greenbelt bridge located by 214 Lynn Garden Dr. will be temporarily closed while repairs are being made, beginning immediately. The city will be making repairs to one of the bridge’s abutments to fix the undermining found there during an inspection by Mattern & Craig. City staff are currently working with contractors to determine a […]

Road Closures for Sept. 25 Racks by the Tracks Festival

The 13th annual Racks by the Tracks Festival and SPF 10K and 5K road races will be held on Saturday, September 25. In preparation for the festival, Clinchfield Street from West Center Street to Press Street will close on Friday, September 24, beginning at 2 p.m. All lanes of traffic will be closed and will […]

Kingsport Storm Drain Art Contest Winners Selected, Painting to Begin

The winning storm drain art entries have been chosen. After receiving numerous entries, the Stormwater Department has selected five winners. Meet your winners: Alexandra Sheffey Ashley Roberts Brenda Barkley Joel Hammitt Kaylee Osborne Each of the winners will receive $100 and paint to bring their art to life. The artists will start painting this week […]

New Artist to Feature in Kingsport City Hall Gallery

Kathy Millhorn Hawk will be the new featured artist in the City Hall Gallery’s upcoming exhibit and sale, opening on September 28. The gallery show, entitled “God’s Canopy,” will showcase a collection of monotype prints and pastels featuring the outdoors, including landscapes and flowers. Hawk, a Kingsport native, is a graduate of East Tennessee State […]

Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts Offers ‘All About Resin’ Class

Instructor Elena Corradino will be teaching a hands-on class about how to use the exciting and trending art medium of resin. Students will learn techniques to create their own abstract resin coasters, crafting nine beautiful and functional pieces of art over the course of the class, perfect for gifting. Each student will make different kinds […]

Kingsport to Begin Asphalt Maintenance in Rock Springs Area

The city is contracting with Pavement Management Technology to perform an asphalt maintenance project in the Rock Springs area. The project will take place on neighborhood streets connecting to Rock Springs Road between Rock Springs Valley Drive and Double Springs Road. Work will begin on September 22 with an estimated completion date of September 29. […]

New ‘Resin with Pigments’ Class Offered at Renaissance Center

Instructor Elena Corradino will be teaching a hands-on class about how to use the exciting and trending art medium of resin. Students will learn how to use resin safely with Pro Marine Resin. Each student will use molds and also explore the world of pigments to create beautiful pieces, while learning about how resin works […]