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 – […]

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The city is beginning the formal hiring process to replace Police Chief David Quillin, who retired late last year after 35 years of service. In the meantime, Dale Phipps has been named Interim Police Chief. Phipps has nearly 33 years of service himself with almost half that time as Deputy Chief overseeing administration and operations. […]

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From January 1 to 31, Kingsport Public Library will participate in Beanstack’s Fourth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, “Books Like Us,” sponsored by Simon and Schuster (S&S). KPL challenges all of Kingsport to read during the month and keep track of their reading on the library;s Beanstack site at kingsportlibrary.beanstack.org to help win prizes for Kingsport. […]

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The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts is looking for regional and local artists to be featured in the new city hall main lobby. Art submissions will be entered into an artist database and future exhibits at the new city hall will draw from this database of submissions. Exhibits will be temporary, lasting one month to […]

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As the world continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Kingsport has no higher priority than the health and safety of its citizens and employees. With this in mind, the city has made the decision to extend the closure of the Kingsport Public Library building through January. Materials will be available for curbside […]

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One of the most popular Kingsport traditions for many residents is to attend the “Christmas at Allandale” tours to view all of the beautifully decorated Christmas trees.  These trees have been decorated annually by Friends of Allandale for the enjoyment of the community and region. Due to the spread of the pandemic, Allandale has elected […]