Don’t Get Blinded!

Check Out The Solar Exhibit Creation Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is happy to announce their latest exhibit creation for the public. The display highlights the major points regarding total solar eclipses, especially the one coming up on August 21! The exhibit features wonderful design elements, including nine different panels. Visitors can learn about eclipses, […]

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Kingsport sets one of the lowest tax rates in city history

With reappraisals recently completed in Sullivan County, taxpayers in Kingsport are reaping the benefits of higher property values that enable the Board of Mayor and Aldermen to set the fourth lowest tax rate in city history.  The new rate is $1.9750 per $100 of assessed value, while the previous rate was $2.07. The tax rate […]

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Saturdays with the Chef

The Saturday cooking series offers a free cooking demo showcasing some of our local chefs each Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. in June and July. This summer, discover how to take advantage of those peak season produce items with creative tips and new recipes from our chefs. Buying from our local farmer’s market not only […]

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Top 5 Outdoor Spots in Kingsport

Kingsport is a great city to find something to do outdoors. We have many natural resources within a 10-minute driving distance, why not take advantage of them? Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium A local Kingsport nature preserve, Bays Mountain is full of adventures and things to see! Did you know you can take a barge […]

‘Totality’ – You Don’t Want To Miss This

Bays Mountain is proud to announce their latest planetarium show creation, “Totality,” running now through August 20, 2017. “Totality” is a fascinating look at all the wonders of eclipses, especially total solar eclipses. An eclipse is described as when one celestial object blocks another from view. The staff of the planetarium and exhibits departments at […]

How Many Books Will You Read?

Read books, log your hours and win prizes! The Kingsport Public Library is offering its annual Summer Reading Program from June 5 through July 28. The theme this year is ‘Build a Better World.’ The goal of the Summer Reading Program is to encourage community members to read during the summer days and visit the […]