Cindy Saadeh Centennial Art Winner

Cindy Saadeh Fine Art Gallery was honored to receive eight entries for their Centennial Art Contest. “It was a very tough decision,” said Michael Ripper, gallery manager. The first place winner is Sidney Moore of Kingsport. She painted a beautiful image of Wallace News Stand with acrylic paint in black and white.  Moore describes Wallace […]

You can now Report that Pothole

YourGOV is an innovative citizen request application that allows community members to conveniently report non-emergency issues and service requests using the web or a smartphone. In just three steps, YourGOV users can submit common issues — such as potholes, street light outages, water leaks and more — complete with location, details and photos. Once submitted, […]

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Kingsport Police Department Meets Nation’s Highest Law Enforcement Standards

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the Kingsport Police Department’s Chief of Police, David Quillin, appeared before the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in Mobile, Alabama. Chief Quillen accepted the “Meritorious Advanced Gold Standard with Excellence Reaccreditation” on behalf of the Kingsport Police Department. This award is reserved for agencies that have been […]

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Hamilton: The Balloon-Loving Giraffe

If you haven’t driven down Main Street recently, you haven’t met Hamilton, the whimsical giraffe creation by Payton Miller. Miller’s giraffe mural in included in the Public Mural Program, part of the OneKingsport initiative. Miller is the famous UT rock painter. She’s painted murals on ‘The Rock’ over 18 times, each featuring a special design […]

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Highlighting Heroes: Communications Supervisor for Kingsport Dispatch

Nancy Fender – First Responder in Kingsport Her job is to get help to the citizens of Kingsport when they need it most. Nancy Fender is the communications supervisor for the City of Kingsport. She leads the team of 18 dispatchers that respond to all 911 calls. Nancy makes sure emergency responders and residents get […]

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SwimKingsport Launches Website Redesign

With the summer swim season upon us, the Kingsport Aquatic Center has launched its newly redesigned website. Along with being more user friendly, the site contains more of the information residents and visitors want to know, such as pool hours, swim lesson schedules and when swim meets are held. The homepage provides an interactive calendar, […]