Entries by WP Admin

Excellence Becoming the Standard for Kingsport’s Finance Staff

For the 16th year, the City of Kingsport’s finance staff brings home the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, awarded this year for the FY2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Given by the Government Finance Officers Association, this makes Kingsport one of only 8% of government organizations to receive this prestigious award. A […]

Kingsport Raw Water Project – COMPLETE

The purpose of the Raw Water Intake Project is to ensure a safe, reliable and continuous supply of drinking water to meet the needs of our current customers and for generations to come. It includes construction of a new raw water tunnel and a new raw water pump station at the water treatment plant, eliminating […]

Reedy Creek Sewer Trunkline

Later this year, Kingsport will launch a major sewer project in the downtown area, replacing a decades old trunk line that stretches from Lovedale Drive to the city’s wastewater treatment facility. Though the 15-month project will likely cause traffic delays for motorists, city officials say the work will greatly alleviate overflow issues the current pipe […]

Indian Trail Drive Extension

The largest general fund item on the list is $3.8 million for the extension of Indian Trail Drive, from where it ends behind the Kmart Supercenter over to Eastman Road at the intersection with Reedy Creek Terrace. Eastman Road and Stone Drive is the busiest intersection in Kingsport, with thousands of motorists passing through to […]

Rodney Dye

City Worker Brings Joy to Child’s Life in a Simple Way Rodney Dye, a City of Kingsport Public Works employee for over 17 years, has gone above and beyond his job title to inspire and form a bond with a local child. Dye was first introduced to the little boy, Creed, by attending church with […]

Melanie Adkins

  Melanie Adkins Melanie Adkins is the first city employee to be highlighted by the campaign. She is the sole person in the Code Enforcement department and a vital part of maintaining and improving the beautification of the City of Kingsport. This means violations, such as houses looking like junkyards, abandoned and foreclosed properties, as […]

Centennial Park – COMPLETE

As the Kingsport Centennial approaches in 2017, Kingsport Community Foundation is collaborating with the City of Kingsport Centennial Commission to accomplish the Centennial Park Project. Celebrating the Kingsport Spirit, Kingsport’s Centennial Park will provide a unique destination and link to downtown Kingsport that commemorates the community’s past, present and future. View the Centennial Park Brochure.

Kingsport (TN) Fire Department Designated as an Accredited Agency for the Fourth Consecutive Time

San Antonio, TX, August 16, 2016 The Kingsport Fire Department (KFD) received its fourth consecutive designation as an Accredited Agency. Chief Craig Dye and Assistant Chief Scott Boyd presented the Kingsport Fire Department’s submission and received the results of the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) review at Fire Rescue International in San Antonio, TX. The […]