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Kingsport Carousel to Reopen on February 13

The Kingsport Carousel will reopen to the public on Saturday, February 13 with limited hours and limited capacity. In February, the Carousel will be open Wednesday through Sunday, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. and 3 – 5 p.m. The Carousel will close between 2:30 and 3 p.m. for cleaning to help ensure the health and safety […]

Greenbelt Closure: Boatyard Riverfront Park Area

The City of Kingsport continues to make critical wastewater system repairs to the West Kingsport Pump Station and force main along Netherland Inn Road.  Part of the nearly $6 million project is to excavate, install and backfill a new, larger force main from the pump station at the Ridgefields Bridge to the Waste Water Treatment […]

Kingsport Hires New Assistant City Manager

The City of Kingsport has hired Michael Borders as Assistant City Manager. In this position, Borders will work with City Manager Chris McCartt to oversee Leisure Services within the city. These services include Parks and Recreation, Kingsport Public Library, the Office of Cultural Arts, Bays Mountain Park, Kingsport Farmers Market, Kingsport Senior Center and Kingsport […]

KATS Unveils New Design for Bus Stop Signs

KATS customers, and the traveling public, will begin to notice new bus stop signs being installed starting this month. The new design will feature the updated blue and green cat logo which also mimics the shapes of green mountains and blue streams, representative of the area’s natural beauty. The sign shape will remain the same […]

Kingsport Senior Center to Re-Open March 1

After much consideration, the City of Kingsport has made the decision to re-open the Kingsport Senior Center on March 1, 2021. “As always, the safety of our Senior Center staff and members is our top priority,” said Senior Center Manager Shirley Buchanan. “Thank you for your patience and understanding as we all work together to […]

Kingsport Public Library Offering Free Job Fair at Home Packets

Are you looking for a job in the area and not sure how to get started? Kingsport Public Library is offering Job Fair at Home packets to interested community members. Packets include resume tips and templates, a list of local job resources, information about local employers, and more. “Due to COVID-19 we have not been […]

Meet Your Lifeguards at the Kingsport Aquatic Center

At the Kingsport Aquatic Center, there’s always a lifeguard on duty whose job is to look out for your safety, whether you’re in the pool or on the deck. As a year-round swimming facility, lifeguards are an integral part of the KAC—so let’s learn more about two of them and why they love what they […]

Kingsport Public Library Hosts Behind the Book Series

Join Kingsport Public Library and the Friends of the Kingsport Public Library for the first in the Behind the Book series on January 28th at 6:00 p.m. Behind the Book will feature discussions with regional authors and illustrators to find out more about their books. The first discussion will be held virtually via Google Meet […]

The 21st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Virtual Holiday Parade

Tennessee/Virginia Fellowship Against Racism and East Tennessee District Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship presents the 21st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday VIRTUAL Parade. This year’s parade commemorating MLK Jr. Day will be a virtual event beginning at noon on Monday, January 18, 2021. Kickoff with Media: 12 p.m. Video Launches: 12:10 – […]