Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium to be host site for National Public Lands Day

On Saturday, September 30, volunteers at Bays Mountain will join hundreds of thousands of fellow Americans at public land sites across the country to give back to the lands where we play, learn, exercise and relax in celebration of the 23rd annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD) – the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for […]

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Kingsport Aquatic Center Outdoor Water Park Closing for the Season

The Kingsport Aquatic Center Outdoor Water Park closes September 30. The indoor Olympic pool and three heated pools are open year round and are open to all swimmers. The indoor pool hours are Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6:00 p.m. […]

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Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5) national impact study completed in the Great Kingsport Area provides evidence that the nonprofit arts and culture sector is a significant industry in the Greater Kingsport area—one that generates $29.5 million in total economic activity. This spending—$9.6 million by nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and an additional $19.9 million […]

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Highlighting Heroes: David Mason Makes City Projects a Reality

David Mason – Construction Projects Manager From beginning to end, David is proud to have a hand in every major project the city has completed over the past 10 years. David’s job is extraordinary because he works on projects within the city, all the way from conception until completion. He does his best to get […]

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Get Involved. Make Change Happen. Volunteer. The city is looking for volunteers to share their opinions and help make Kingsport a great place to live, work and raise a family. If you are interested in serving, complete a brief form that can be found here.

Today’s libraries are about more than Books

They are creative educational spaces for learners from birth to high school and beyond. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Kingsport Public Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most import school supply of all – a free library […]