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Open Call for Vendor Applications for the 39th Annual Christmas Connection

Calling all artists, artisans, creatives, and craftspeople of all trades! Applications are being taken for those wishing to exhibit in this 3-day event, which is by invitation only. All applications are reviewed by a selection committee, taking various factors into consideration in order to create a high quality, attractive show having a good mix of […]

Kingsport sets one of the lowest tax rates in city history

With reappraisals recently completed in Sullivan County, taxpayers in Kingsport are reaping the benefits of higher property values that enable the Board of Mayor and Aldermen to set the fourth lowest tax rate in city history.  The new rate is $1.9750 per $100 of assessed value, while the previous rate was $2.07. The tax rate […]

Two Kingsport attractions receive state and national recognition

Hike Local in 2017: Tennessean features Bays Mountain’s Trails Ready for spring? Do you want to start your 2017 out with a great outdoors experience? Check out a few of the hikes that were featured in The Tennessean, with one from our very own Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium. These hikes are included in the […]