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M.A.T.E. Underwater Robotics Competition At Kingsport Aquatic Center

The Kingsport Aquatic Center is hosting the Tennessee Regional M.A.T.E. (Marine Advanced Technology Education) Underwater Robotics Competition, the first competition of its kind to be held at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. The competition calls for students to design and build an underwater robot that can locate the wreckage of an airplane, install equipment to monitor […]

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Public Art Master Plan

The City of Kingsport’s Office of Cultural Arts is beginning the process of creating a Public Art Master Plan. Citizen input is welcomed and desired as the Cultural Arts Committee embarks on this journey. Please take 5 minutes and complete this short survey about the Public Art Program in the city – The Cultural […]

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Casual Word Creative Writing Class

Does typing on a typewriter and expanding your creative writing skills sound like something you would enjoy? Join Langley Shazor for an afternoon of learning about poetry, prose, and typewriters in one of the two sessions of The Casual Word – Creative Writing Class. Published writer, Langley Shazor will be teaching a fun class about […]

Bays Mountain Presented with Best of the Mountains Award

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is proud to announce that it has won the following in Blue Ridge Country magazine’s 30th Anniversary “Best of the Mountains” reader poll: 3rd Place: Best Hiking Trail (non-AT). As part of its 30th Anniversary Celebration, Blue Ridge Country’s May/June issue is built around reader-poll results for the “Best of […]

Ribbon Cutting For Pavilion At Lily Pad Cove

Bays Mountain Park’s Lily Pad Cove is now home to a new pavilion. Join the city for a special ribbon cutting ceremony on April 25th at 2:00 p.m. to celebrate the newest addition to Bays Mountain Park. The Pavilion at Lily Pad Cove is an outdoor multi-use facility that can be used for a variety […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Please review the poster for the upcoming State of Tennessee Household Hazardous Waste Collection events in Northeast TN.  It includes dates for collections in Sullivan, Washington, Carter and Unicoi counties. This event is only held once a year in each county and is the only opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous household materials. April 14 […]