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Boatyard Riverfront Park Access Closure Notification

The parking area and access for Boatyard Riverfront Park will be closed on Monday, September 28 & Tuesday, September 29 (if needed) to support critical wastewater system repairs to the West Kingsport Pump Station and force main along Netherland Inn Road and the Greenbelt. The Greenbelt, via the southern path at Boatyard Riverfront Park, will […]

Road Closure – Whipoorwill Lane

City work crews will be making road repairs on Whipoorwill Lane on August 18 and 19 starting around 8:30 a.m. weather permitting. During this time Whipoorwill Lane will be closed to thru traffic at the intersection of Mimosa Drive and closed at the intersection of Fain Avenue. Motorists are urged to slow down, obey all […]

City Hall and Public Facing Departments to Close Locations

Within the public facing departments, important services to the citizens of Kingsport will be altered at noon today, March 23, to take precautions with the current COVID-19 pandemic. These alterations are expected to be in place for at least the next 6-8 weeks, to protect both employees and residents. Kingsport City Hall – Customer Service […]

Location Change for Planning Commission Meeting

The City of Kingsport Planning Commission will meet this Thursday, March 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium. After discussions with the chairman, the Civic Auditorium has been approved as an alternate location for meetings as it is large enough to allow adherence to the recommended social distancing measures. The Planning Commission will delay […]

KATS Altering Service Hours and Other Changes

The Kingsport Area Transit Service (KATS) is committed to the safety and well-being of our community. As the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pandemic with the spread of the Coronavirus and the government recently declaring a national state of emergency, it is important for KATS to take every measure possible to protect passengers, staff, […]

Astronomy Day at Bays Mountain

We see the Sun and the stars every day, but how much do you actually know about them? On May 11, visit Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium at its celebration of Astronomy Day to learn about the celestial objects our planet calls neighbors. The Bays Mountain Astronomy Club hosts a yearly celebration of the International […]

Summer Swim Lessons at Kingsport Aquatic Center

Summertime is pool time, and the Kingsport Aquatic Center is here to make sure you or your children are ready to dive in and swim. Summer swim lessons begin this June. There are four sessions of summer lessons in June and July. All group swim lessons at the Kingsport Aquatic Center are American Red Cross […]

The Inventor Center Opens Its Doors

The first weekend in March marks the grand opening of the Inventor Center, a new community space for Kingsport’s creators, makers and artists of all kinds. The festivities kick off at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 1 with a ribbon cutting. Return to the Inventor Center on Saturday for classes taught by YouTube influencers, and […]