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Kingsport Holiday Changes: Garbage & Trash/Yardwaste

The City of Kingsport will be adjusting garbage routes due to the Christmas holiday. There will be no changes associated with New Year’s Day.  Please see the changes below: Garbage changes will be as follows: Friday, December 25, there will be no pickup. Saturday, December 26, crews will pick up Friday’s route. Due to icy […]

Lane Closure: Memorial Boulevard

City work crews will be cleaning out ditch lines on Memorial Boulevard around the N. John B Dennis intersection on Tuesday, Dec. 22 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. During a portion of this time, the left lane around the Hillcrest Drive intersection will be closed. During another portion of the day, the right lane […]

Lane Closure: Lincoln Street

City work crews will be making ditch repairs on Lincoln Street on Monday, Dec. 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. During this time, the right lane will be closed near the old AFG plant. Motorists are urged to slow down, obey all traffic signs and use extreme caution when traveling in this area. If […]

Kingsport Carousel to Close Temporarily

Starting December 23, the Kingsport Carousel will be closed for the holidays. The carousel is usually closed for certain days in the holiday season, but this year it will be closed for the week of Christmas and New Year’s out of an abundance of caution for both patrons and staff. City staff will reevaluate opening […]

Water Outage Notification: Island Road Area

City crews are making waterline repairs along Island Road on Tuesday, December 15 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and noon. During this time, customers at the following locations will experience a temporary disruption in their water service:  241-257 Harrtown Road, 560-853 Island Road, L Jack Private Drive, 344-652 Montezuma Road, Seminole Lane, Osceola Drive, […]

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, […]