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Take a trip to the planet closest to the Sun this fall at Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium! Two new shows begin at the planetarium on September 3. The main feature for September through November 10 will be “The Transit of Mercury featuring ‘Solar Quest.’” This is a unique showing in the planetarium theater, beginning […]

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The winning storm drain art entries have been chosen! After receiving over a dozen entries, the Stormwater Department has selected five winners. Meet your winners! Jessica Fry Joel Hammitt Juanita Mitchell Lauren Whipple Lydia Pruett “I would like to thank everyone who entered the contest,” said Amanda McMullen, stormwater quality control technician for Kingsport Public […]

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The Kingsport Aquatic Center is our region’s year-round swim facility—and since swimming is year-round at the KAC, so are swim lessons! Fall is a great time to get into the pools and learn. Classes are smaller, which means more one-on-one time for you or your child with the KAC’s American Red Cross-certified swim instructors. All […]

Current Kingsport Mayor Pat Shull and previous Mayor John Clark have joined an effort to increase civic engagement with nonpartisan think tank ThinkTennessee. According to a release from ThinkTennessee, the state “once led the way on civic engagement,” but today voter turnout in the state is almost always near the bottom of the pack — […]

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Mayor Patrick W. Shull has proclaimed the week of August 4 as National Farmers Market Week in Kingsport! Kingsport Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 4 to 10. The Kingsport Farmers Market will be celebrating the week with all week long with at our regular markets […]

Don your super suit and assemble at the Kingsport Aquatic for an amazing Back to School Movie Night! On August 3, join in on the KAC’s annual tradition where you’ll get to watch a movie right from the pool. Pools will remain open during the movie, and fresh popcorn, candy bars and drinks–all your essential […]