Entries by Hannah Purdy

Registration for Bays Mountain Bike Rally Open Through Sept. 25

There’s no better place to be as the leaves start to change than Bays Mountain Park. Why not celebrate the turn of the season with a little challenge? On October 2, BMP is hosting the Bays Mountain Bike Rally—and you have less than two weeks to register! The registration deadline for the Bays Mountain Bike […]

Kingsport Parks and Recreation Offers Inclusion Class

A program designed to serve individuals with intellectual disabilities through exercise, sports and recreation is available through the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department. Classes will take place on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon and the program will continue through the duration of the school year. The class is for ages 22 and above and […]

Kingsport Public Library Updates StoryWalk in Glen Bruce Park

The Kingsport Public Library is excited to announce the book in the StoryWalk®* in Glen Bruce Park has been updated for the fall. Just in time for the fall season, the new StoryWalk® book is The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt. Enjoy figuring out why the crayons quit as you walk around Glen […]

Section of Greenbelt to Close Temporarily for Construction

[UPDATE 11/8: This portion of the Greenbelt will be closed November 9 due to construction activity.] [UPDATE 9/23: This closure will remain in effect until October 1.] A portion of the Kingsport Greenbelt will be temporarily closed from Tuesday, September 7 to Friday, September 24 due to construction activity at Cloud Park. The closure will […]

Kingsport Public Library Celebrates Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Kingsport Public Library joins the American Library Association and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. There is nothing more empowering than signing up for […]

Mayor to Read Proclamation for Overdose Awareness Day

Mayor Shull, along with Sullivan County Mayor Venable, will be reading a proclamation in honor of Overdose Awareness Day on Tuesday, August 31. AveNew, a community drug education and prevention coalition in Greater Kingsport, will be hosting the event to commemorate Overdose Awareness Day at the Kingsport Farmers Market on August 31, beginning at 11 […]

Back-to-School Swim Lessons at the Kingsport Aquatic Center

The Kingsport Aquatic Center is our region’s year-round swim facility—and since swimming is year-round at the KAC, so are swim lessons! “Fall is a great time to get into the pools and learn,” said Madison Gump, KAC’s Operations Supervisor of Programming. “Classes are smaller, which means more one-on-one time for your child with our swim […]