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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKari Matheney423-343-9759karimatheney@kingsporttn.gov  Kingsport Aquatic Center to Host Summer Job Fair  Kingsport, TN –Think March is too early to start looking for your ideal summer job? Think again! The Kingsport Aquatic Center is hosting a Summer Job Fair on March 28 and 29.  Visit the Legion Room at the KAC between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on either day to learn about ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    Kingsport Chamber News Release Wednesday, March 13, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:Vanessa BennettExecutive Director of Operations & Leadership ProgramsKingsport Chamber (423) 392-8813vbennett@kingsportchamber.org  S.H.O.U.T.!® Youth Leadership taking applications for two summer sessions  KINGSPORT, Tenn. –- The Kingsport Chamber announced today its youth leadership program - S.H.O.U.T.!® ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              Scott Eddlemon, Executive Director                                                                                               Telephone: 423.392.8423E-Mail: info@symphonyofthemountains.org  SYMPHONY OF THE MOUNTAINSANNOUNCES UPCOMING SPRING EVENTS  Kingsport, TN – Symphony of the Mountains is excited about three upcoming events in April as ...read more
    Categories: Arts
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Your Kingsport Chamber’s Board of Directors held its monthly meeting yesterday.   Here are some key highlights:     Introduced new staff members Cortney Depew, Visit Kingsport event services coordinator, Karen Lovelace, membership sales representative and Caroline Jones, KOSBE marketing & administrative coordinator.Your Kingsport Chamber has launched new member marketing campaign. Seeking ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Kingsport, TN – America's Navy is coming to Kingsport, Tennessee, one of 25 cities in ten states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2019 tour -- one of the signature outreach programs of the U.S. Navy.  The U.S. Navy Concert Band performance is scheduled for March 18, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Eastman Employee Center’s Toy F. Reid Auditorium.  The Navy Concert Band, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELewis Bausell423-229-9352lewisbausell@kingsporttn.gov  Arbor Day Celebration at Lincoln Elementary SchoolStudents will help plant a tree to celebrate Kingsport’s 33rd Arbor Day  Kingsport, TN – Vice Mayor Mike McIntire will issue a proclamation declaring Kingsport’s 33rd Arbor Day Celebration at noon on Friday, March 1 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.“Our trees are part ...read more
    Categories: Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Friday, February 22, 2019
    Governor’s Foundation Designates 33 Healthier Tennessee CommunitiesGala highlights individual, community, and program achievementNASHVILLE – The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness today designated 33 counties, cities, towns, neighborhoods, and college campuses as Healthier Tennessee Communities at the organization’s gala event in Franklin. An additional 17 awards highlighting ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarshall Reid(423)765-0900marshall.reid@gmail.com  Calling All Creators, Makers and Artists:The Inventor Center opens its doors  Kingsport, TN – The first weekend in March marks the grand opening of the Inventor Center, a new community space for Kingsport’s creators, makers and artists of all kinds.  The festivities kick off at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 1 with a ribbon ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    Your Kingsport Chamber’s Board of Directors held its monthly meeting yesterday.   Here are some key highlights:     2019 Eastman Oratorical Contest Winner, Christine Liang of Science Hill, presented her winning speech.Your Kingsport Chamber presented past board chair, Bob Feathers, and current board chair, Lori Payne, with framed photos from Your Kingsport Chamber 72nd Annual Dinner. Approved ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Monday, February 11, 2019
    BRISTOL TENNESSEE/VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCEGREENE COUNTY PARTNERSHIP Johnson City-Jonesborough-Washington County Chamber of CommerceJOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD OF UNICOI COUNTY KINGSPORT CHAMBERSMYTH COUNTY VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  NEWS RELEASE  Thursday, February 7, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:                                 Bob FeathersImmediate Past ChairKingsport ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, February 04, 2019
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Friday, February 1, 2019                                                                                             FOR RELEASE at 10 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2019                                            CONTACT:                                 Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) 392-8815Mobile: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Cornelia Laemmli Orth, Music Director                             For Immediate ReleaseTelephone: 973 618 6521E-Mail: cornelia@symphonyofthemountains.org    On February 2nd at 7:30, Symphony of the Mountains, led by Cornelia Laemmli Orth, will begin the second half of their season with a charming evening at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Bristol, TN, as they present their Classical Masters ...read more
    Categories: Arts
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Wednesday, January 2, 2019                                                                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT:                                   Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, December 17, 2018 Contact: Aundrea Wilcox Email:awilcox@kingsportchamber.orgPhone: 423-392-8801  KOSBE Announces Winners, 2018 KOSBE AwardsKingsport, TN—The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 KOSBE Awards:   2018 Food Business Excellence – Santa Fe Mexican Grill2018 Franchise ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  APPALACHIAN POWER AWARDS $330,000 IN GRANT FUNDS TO SUPPORT LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS  ROANOKE, Va., November 14, 2018 – More than 20 government and nonprofit organizations recently received grant funding from Appalachian Power in support of programs and initiatives that attract industry and encourage business expansion.  The funding is part of the company’s ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, December 03, 2018
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Friday, November 30, 2018                                                                                       For Immediate Release                                                                                        CONTACT:                                 Miles A. BurdinePresident & CEOKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) 392-8807Mobile: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Friday, November 30, 2018
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Friday, November 30, 2018                                                                                       For Immediate Release                                                                                                CONTACT:                                 Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Monday, November 19, 2018
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE    Monday, November 19, 2018                                                                                     For Immediate Release                                                                                                CONTACT:                                 Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Melissa L. Roberts, Executive Director                                           For Immediate ReleaseTelephone: 423.392.8423Fax: 423.392.8428E-Mail: melissa@SymphonyOfTheMountains.org  SYMPHONY OF THE MOUNTAINS HOLIDAY CONCERTS“By the Fireside” Holiday Concerts Are A Family Tradition  Kingsport, TN – As the weather turns colder and shopping becomes a battlefield, it can be hard to remember the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact:Steve Darden423-283-6303sdarden@hsdlaw.com  Local Law Firm Offers Labor And Employment Law Seminar To EmployersHunter, Smith & Davis will present a half-day seminar inJohnson City on November 29  Johnson City, Tenn.—The employment lawyers at Hunter, Smith & Davis will host their annual labor and employment law seminar November 29 at the Millennium Center in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAdam Thanz423-224-2532adamthanz@kingsporttn.gov  “Planetary Visions” Return to Bays Mountain Planetarium  KINGSPORT, TN – Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium brings a new alternative feature to the dome-screen starting Saturday, November 3. “Planetary Visions” will run through December 31.Revisit this beloved program the planetarium first showed a few years ago on Saturdays ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) News ReleaseTuesday, November 13, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                CONTACT: Aditi Bhave Administrative & Project Coordinator, KOSBE Kingsport Chamber of Commerce Ph: (423) 392-8811abhave@kingsportchamber.orgFinalists for the 24th Annual KOSBE Awards ...read more
    Categories: KOSBE
    Tuesday, November 06, 2018
    Kingsport Chamber News Release    Tuesday, November 6, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:                                 Vanessa Bennett, IOMExecutive Director of Operations & Leadership ProgramsKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) 392-8813vbennett@kingsportchamber.org    Leadership Kingsport accepting applications for Community Impact Projects  KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport Chamber’s ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Monday, November 05, 2018
    November 5, 2018                                                                         For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Robin ClearyDirector, Keep Kingsport Beautiful423-392-8814      KKB Tree Fund Fall Planting Ceremony to be Held in Remembrance and Recognition  KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Keep Kingsport Beautiful and Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes will host a tree planting on Friday, November 9 at ...read more
    Categories: Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Monday, October 29, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, October 24, 2018
    Engineering News-Record Recognizes T E C Industrial’s Continued SuccessKingsport, TN, October 24, 2018 – T E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction, a leader in a full range of industrial construction, maintenance and project services, today announced that it has again this year been named to Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) Top 600 Specialty Contractors listing. This year, T E C Industrial is ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    CONTACTRobin Cleary, DirectorKeep Kingsport Beautiful 423-392-8814 Email: rcleary@kingsportchamber.org    Keep Kingsport Beautiful Partners with Kingsport Fire Department to Distribute 18,000 Batteries to Residents as part of National Fire Prevention Month  Kingsport, TN (October 16, 2018) – Keep Kingsport Beautiful is one of 42 Keep America Beautiful affiliates to receive an in-kind grant ...read more
    Categories: Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    After announcing the Aftermath K9 Grant Competition last week, we learned that they were experiencing technical difficulties with their website which resulted in a temporary suspension of the voting link.  As of October 22, 2018, the voting link appears to be back operational, and we are still asking for your vote.  Click this link https://www.aftermath.com/k9-grant/ to vote now!  Remember that ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKristie Leonard423-224-2821kristieleonard@kingsporttn.gov  Celebrating the Harvest: Kingsport Farmers Market Holds 1st Annual Fall Festival  KINGSPORT, TN – The Kingsport Farmers Market will hold its 1st Annual Fall Festival on October 20, 2018, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kingsport Farmers Market.  Along with your favorite vendors, we will be celebrating the fall harvest with ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    Contact: Devin Cradic                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel. 423-378-2267Email:devincradic@finhc.org Date: 10.17.2018  Friends In Need and Appalachian Miles for Smiles Participates inSMILE ON 60+ Senior Oral Health Initiative Serving Patients Across Tennessee  SMILE ON 60+, a statewide senior oral health initiative led by Interfaith Dental, has officially ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, October 15, 2018
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 15, 2018CONTACTTy Johnson 404-433-5205  Kingsport Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Creekside Behavioral HealthState-of-the-art hospital to provide mental health and substance abuse careKINGSPORT, TN – Federal, state and local elected officials today joined leaders from Strategic Behavioral Health (SBH) in Kingsport to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Monday, October 01, 2018
    Kingsport Police Celebrate National Safe Communities America Day by Encouraging Citizens to Register for City’s Emergency Alert SystemOctober 1, 2018The Kingsport Police Department is once again recognizing National Safe Communities America Day and celebrating the esteemed certification held by the City of Kingsport and the surrounding Sullivan County as an Internationally Accredited Safe ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    Categories: Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    Fall Planetarium Shows And Astronomy Programs At Bays Mountain  KINGSPORT, TN – Travel back to the beginning of time and experience the birth of the Sun with Bays Mountain’s new planetarium show for fall! Bays Mountain Planetarium’s main feature, Sunstruck, starts this month.  The main planetarium feature for September – December will be Sunstruck. Discover how the sun came to support life, how ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Kingsport, Tenn. –Over 750 fourth grade students from Kingsport, Sullivan County, and Bristol are registered to attend the annual Conservation Camp for Fourth Graders, to be held September 4, 5 and 6 at Eastman’s Bays Mountain Recreation Area.  Republic Services marks its 8th year as the Title Sponsor for Conservation Camp.  “Keep Kingsport Beautiful conducts this camp each September, with the ...read more
    Categories: Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEChassy Smiley423-343-9760chassysmiley@kingsporttn.gov  Kingsport Aquatic Center is Hiring Fall Staff  KINGSPORT, TN – The Kingsport Aquatic Center is preparing for fall and winter swimming season, bringing opportunities for new careers. The Kingsport Aquatic Center is hiring lifeguards, swim lesson instructors, aquatic attendants and gate workers for the indoor facility, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        CONTACT:Robin ClearyDirector Keep Kingsport Beautiful392-8814rcleary@kingsportchamber.org         KEEP KINGSPORT BEAUTIFUL AND BOEHM LANDSCAPE, INC.ANNOUNCE AUGUST BEAUTIFICATION AWARD WINNERS­    Each year from May to September, Keep Kingsport Beautiful and sponsor Boehm Landscape, Inc. strive to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, Community
    Thursday, August 02, 2018
    Kingsport City Schools News ReleaseThursday, August 2, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                CONTACT:Marybeth McLainCommunications Editor Kingsport City Schools Ph.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com  Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Board Announces 2018 DBHS Hall of Fame InducteesKINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Monday, July 30, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERod Gemayel423-229-9422rodgemaley@kingsporttn.gov  ‘August at Allandale’The free concert series is back!  KINGSPORT, TN - Allandale Mansion is hosting four free concerts in August! Music lovers can get food and beverages starting at 6:00 p.m. and the concerts start at 7:00 p.m. at the Allandale Amphitheater.  Each week will feature different entertainers and food truck ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018
    ‘Music at the Mansion’ ReturnsJoin the Symphony of the Mountains for a bluegrass-themed concert  KINGSPORT, TN - Join the Symphony of the Mountains at Allandale Mansion for their special ‘Music at the Mansion’ concert on Sunday, July 29th! Bring your own blanket and lawn chairs for an evening of colorful music from Big Band to Bluegrass. A special musical guest, ShadowGrass, will join the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Kingsport Library Gets a New Leader  KINGSPORT, TN – Libraries today have evolved into interactive spaces where imagination still runs wild while adding technology to the experience. Christine “Chris” Markley was recently hired as the new Library Manager, and her goal is to see Kingsport’s Library go to the next level.  Chris Markley has been a librarian for over 12 years and has experience in a ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport, Community
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    Morelock to Lead City of Kingsport Procurement Office  KINGSPORT, TN – Following the retirement of Sandy Crawford, Brent Morelock was promoted to Procurement Manager for the City of Kingsport. Procurement is a critical process affecting every service the city contracts, from construction projects to website design and more. Morelock’s standard of an efficient and effective procurement process is ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
    We are ready to begin sharing information about fall internship/co-op positions with our students.  We use the CBAT Internship/Co-op Program System to manage opportunity listings for student review.  If you have already created an account on the system, you can log in and “copy your opportunity” (see at the bottom of the page on an existing opportunity) in order to create a new listing for Fall ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Kingsport City Schools News ReleaseMonday, July 9, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT: Marybeth McLainCommunications Editor Kingsport City Schools Ph.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com  Pre-Kindergarten Screenings to be Held for 2018-2019 School Year​​KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Kingsport City Schools will ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    KOSBE Announces Propel Mentor/Protégé Pilot Program Class MembersKingsport, Tennessee, July 10, 2018—The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) is pleased to announce the inaugural Propel Mentor/Protégé Program class members:   Angela Braan – Cassia’s Salon & Spa (Kingsport, TN)Anthony Pasquale and Jeremy Lizotte – Insight Polymers & Compounding (Kingsport, ...read more
    Categories: KOSBE
    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAmanda McMullen423-229-9325amandamcmullen@kingsporttn.gov                                             Want to help save our rivers & streams?Art contest to raise awareness and educate residents through public art  Kingsport, TN - Love to paint? Want to help protect our local rivers and streams? The City of Kingsport Stormwater Department, with the help of the Office of ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Robin ClearyDirector, Keep Kingsport Beautiful (423) 392-8814(423) 276-3065      Domtar and Keep Kingsport Beautiful Present theTrash Barrel Paint-In  KINGSPORT, Tenn. – One of Fun Fest’s kickoff events, the 33rd AnnualKeep Kingsport Beautiful Trash Barrel Paint-In Presented by Domtar will be held on the grounds of Allandale Mansion, Tuesday, July 10.  Adults ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBonnie Macdonald423-392-8416bonniemacdonald@kingsporttn.gov    The New Jersey Jukebox: Celebrating the Music of The Jersey Boys, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons  Kingsport, TN – Pigeon Forge’s Memories Theatre is bringing their best to Kingsport on June 1st.Come out and enjoy a night of timeless classics with the New Jersey Jukebox at 7:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Arts ...read more
    Categories: Arts