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Are you looking for a job in the area and not sure how to get started? Kingsport Public Library is offering Job Fair at Home packets to interested community members. Packets include resume tips and templates, a list of local job resources, information about local employers, and more. “Due to COVID-19 we have not been […]

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At the Kingsport Aquatic Center, there’s always a lifeguard on duty whose job is to look out for your safety, whether you’re in the pool or on the deck. As a year-round swimming facility, lifeguards are an integral part of the KAC—so let’s learn more about two of them and why they love what they […]

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Join Kingsport Public Library and the Friends of the Kingsport Public Library for the first in the Behind the Book series on January 28th at 6:00 p.m. Behind the Book will feature discussions with regional authors and illustrators to find out more about their books. The first discussion will be held virtually via Google Meet […]

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 to help win prizes for Kingsport. […]