Entries by Hannah Purdy

Volunteer on a City of Kingsport Board or Commission

Looking to volunteer to make Kingsport a better place to live, work and play? Kingsport has many boards and commissions the public can serve on to do just that! If you would like to volunteer to serve on a city commission or board, ServeKingsport is always accepting submissions. Citizens can take the simply survey at […]

Stay Up-to-Date on Kingsport News with Free City App

Citizens can now get the latest city news with the click of a button on the ConnectKingsport app! Just download the free app on the App Store or Google Play Store and click the “City News” button to see what’s happening in Kingsport. Previously released: The City of Kingsport is excited to launch ConnectKingsport, a […]

Hit the Trails for the Bays Mountain Bike Rally

The challenge: 50 miles for 50 years. Are you ready? Registration for the Bays Mountain Bike Rally is now open! Bays Mountain Park is partnering with All Trails Cycling for this 50th Anniversary event, sponsored by BB&T/Suntrust (now Truist Bank). On Saturday, October 2, head up the mountain and hit the trails for a mountain […]

Storm Water Improvements in the Lochwood Drainage Basin

The City of Kingsport will begin construction on storm water system improvements in the Lochwood Drainage Basin Area (along Lochwood Road) starting the week of August 16. GRC Civil Services will be the city’s contractor for this project.  The work is expected to be completed within three months. The construction zone will be marked by […]

Bays Mountain Park Visits Downtown for “A Night With Rangers”

Join Bays Mountain Park at Bays Mountain Brewing Company next Thursday, August 19 for “A Night with Rangers.” It’s a little like stand-up comedy, but with real nature stories from Bays Mountain Park naturalists. Rangers are a wealth of knowledge, skills, and stories from 50 years on the mountain. Some stories may seem to be […]

Deadline to Submit for Storm Drain Art Contest is Aug. 20

Artists have a little over a week left to submit their designs for the 4th annual storm drain art contest! Previously released: The City of Kingsport Stormwater Department, with the help of the Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport, is seeking local artists and creative minds to paint five storm drains to raise awareness […]

Planned Phone System Outage to Occur This Friday

This Friday, August 13, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., the City of Kingsport’s phone system will be unavailable. To contact City Hall during the outage, please call 423-863-1198. This outage will facilitate moving the phone system hardware from the Justice Center building at 200 Shelby St. to the new City Hall building at 415 […]

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 two acrylic […]