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    Monday, April 05, 2021
    Kingsport ChamberKOSBECity of Kingsport  News Release  Monday, March 29, 2021For Immediate Release  Contact:Aundrea SalyerExecutive DirectorKOSBEOffice:  (423) 392-8801Mobile:  (423) 863-6914Email:  awilcox@kosbe.org    City of Kingsport Partners with KOSBE to Rollout New Small Business Assistance Grant Program KINGSPORT – In a partnership with the Kingsport Office of Small Business ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, City of Kingsport
    Thursday, March 25, 2021
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Thursday, March 25, 2021                                                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT:                                Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) 392-8815Mobile: ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Wednesday, March 24, 2021
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Wednesday, March 24, 2021                                                                                      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                CONTACT:                                Stephanie HernandezMembership Events DirectorKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) 392-8805Cell:  (276) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, March 09, 2021
    Keep Kingsport Beautiful News Release            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, March 9, 2021  ContactsSharon C. Hayes / Kaitlyn Dupre Keep Kingsport Beautiful / Keep America Beautiful 423-392-8814 / 203-659-3004shayes@kingsportchamber.org / kdupre@kab.orgwww.kingsportchamber.org / kab.org             Keep Kingsport Beautiful Earns Keep America Beautiful President’s Circle Award ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Tuesday, March 09, 2021
    Press Release – For Immediate ReleaseContact: Bertina Dew, Executive Director Mobile: 423-863-1280 Email:  dewbertina@gmail.comKingsport Ballet – 201 Cherokee Street – Kingsport, TN 37660  Kingsport Ballet To Stage Beloved Ballet - Coppelia April 2021 Production at Niswonger Performing Arts Center  Kingsport, TN – After more than 25 years, Kingsport Ballet prepares to re-stage the ballet ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News
    Tuesday, February 09, 2021
    Kingsport ChamberDowntown Kingsport Association  NEWS RELEASE  Tuesday, February 9, 2021                                                                                       For Immediate Release                                                                                                CONTACT:                                 Bob Feagins Executive Director of Communications & ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, February 09, 2021
    LEADERSHIP KINGSPORT  NEWS RELEASE  February 9, 2021                                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         CONTACT:                                Vanessa Bennett, IOMExecutive Director of Operations & Talent Development Kingsport ChamberOffice: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber Events & Programs
    Friday, February 05, 2021
    February 5, 2021 Attention: SPORTS/NEWSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jeremy Boler Office: (865) 286-2338Email: jboler@boydsportsllc.com  KINGSPORT AXMEN IDENTITY ANNOUNCED  Kingsport, TN – Kingsport Baseball welcomes their new team identity as the Kingsport Axmen. The new identity comes as the Appalachian League partners with Major League Baseball (MLB) and USA Baseball.   Not only does one of ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    KINGSPORT, Tenn., January 29, 2021 – Eastman will celebrate Black History Month in February with a series of events centered around the theme of "Imagining a World Where…" All the events will be virtual and viewable by Eastman employees and the general public.  "We are so excited to have this lineup of speakers for Black History Month," said Elaine Stallworth Washington, global chair of ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 22, 2021
    Kingsport ChamberDowntown Kingsport Association  NEWS RELEASE  Friday, January 22, 2021                                                                                       For Immediate Release                                                                                                CONTACT:                                 Bob Feagins Executive Director of Communications & ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, January 05, 2021
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information:Chris Markley423-229-9388ChrisMarkley@KingsportTN.govKingsport Public Library to Continue Curbside Service OnlyAs the world continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Kingsport has no higher priority than the health and safety of its citizens and employees. With this in mind, the city has made the decision to extend the closure of the ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, January 05, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information: Beth Estep Lane 423-392-8414BethEstep@KingsportTN.govNow Accepting Applications for New City Hall GalleryThe Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts is looking for regional and local artists to be featured in the new city hall main lobby. Art submissions will be entered into an artist database and future exhibits at the new city hall will draw from this ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, December 29, 2020
    Walking challenges help you achieve goals and build healthy habits. Coming up with unique ways to get those steps in can be rewarding. Healthy Kingsport is creating a “steps and activities challenge” on our Walker Tracker App. “New Year, New Paths’’ is a goal oriented challenge of 10,000 steps per day that encourages you to try “New Paths” throughout our city for the duration of this community ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Monday, December 14, 2020
    Friday, December 11, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  CONTACT:Aundrea WilcoxKOSBE Executive DirectorPh: (423) 392-8801awilcox@kosbe.org2020 KOSBEs Winners Announced for 11 Awards CategoriesThis year marks the 26th year of recognizing and celebrating small businesses.KINGSPORT, Tenn., Dec. 11, 2020 — Today the Kingsport ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, Chamber News & Board Highlights, Community, KOSBE
    Tuesday, December 01, 2020
    Kingsport City Schools News Release  Friday, November 20, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT: Marybeth McLain Communications Editor Kingsport City Schools Ph.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com   Editor's Note: Photos of Dobyns-Bennett High School's Science & Technology Center attached.  Dobyns-Bennett High ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, December 01, 2020
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information:Chris Markley423-229-9388ChrisMarkley@KingsportTN.govKingsport Public Library Will Help You Find Your Next ReadAre you looking for the perfect book to help you fall in love with reading again? The dedicated team of experts at the Kingsport Public Library has you covered with Next Reads.Simply fill out the easy form, available at www.kingsportlibrary.org, ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Friday, November 20, 2020
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Friday, November 20, 2020                                                                                       For Immediate Release                                                                                                CONTACT:                                 Bob Feagins Executive Director of Communications & Development Kingsport ChamberOffice: ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Friday, November 20, 2020
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Friday, November 20, 2020                                                                                        For Immediate Release                                                                                        CONTACT:Miles A. Burdine President & CEO Kingsport ChamberOffice: (423) 392-8807Mobile: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Friday, November 13, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 12, 2020  CONTACT:     Gillum Ferguson gillum.ferguson@tn.gov615-253-4516    Gov. Lee Announces Reconnect to Workforce PartnershipTennessee Reconnect Helps Unemployed Tennesseans    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Reconnect to Workforce, a partnership between the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’sTennessee Reconnect program and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, November 10, 2020
    Kingsport Chamber News Release  Tuesday, November 10, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:Vanessa BennettExecutive Director of Operations and Talent DevelopmentKingsport Chamber423.392.8813vbennett@kingsportchamber.org  PEAK-Young Professionals Looks to Make Improvements on The Barking Lot  KINGSPORT, Tenn. – For the past five years, The Barking Lot has been a staple of Downtown Kingsport, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, November 03, 2020
    November 2, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:  Robin ClearyExecutive Director Downtown Kingsport AssociationE-mail: rcleary@downtownkingsport.org(423) 392-8822 office(423) 276-3065 cellHOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE IN DOWNTOWN KINGSPORT THIS THURSDAYKINGSPORT, TN – The Downtown Kingsport Association (DKA) announces the kick-off to the holiday shopping season in Downtown Kingsport with the annual Holiday ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, November 03, 2020
     November 2, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:  Robin ClearyExecutive Director Downtown Kingsport AssociationE-mail: rcleary@downtownkingsport.org(423) 392-8822 office(423) 276-3065 cell  2020 KINGSPORT CHRISTMAS PARADE CANCELLED  KINGSPORT, Tenn. (Monday, November 2, 2020) – The Downtown Kingsport Association regretfully announces the cancellation of the 2020 Kingsport Christmas Parade.  ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, Community
    Wednesday, October 28, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information:Kitty Frazier423-229-9457KittyFrazier@KingsportTN.govEastern Greenbelt Extension Virtual Ribbon CuttingThe Greenbelt extension near Exchange Place to the Cleek Road pedestrian path is now officially complete. To commemorate the occasion, there will be a virtual ribbon cutting held on Wednesday, November 4 at 2 p.m. on the Parks and Recreation Facebook ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Wednesday, October 28, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information:Ryan McReynolds423-229-9471ryanmcreynolds@KingsportTN.govBuilding Strong NeighborhoodsOver the past few years, Kingsport has made purposeful gains toward building and maintaining strong neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Commission, PaveKingsport, Neighborhood Cleanups, Coffee with Cops and many other efforts have gone a long way to strengthen Kingsport’s ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    For Immediate Release  October 19, 2020  Contact:Sharon Hayes Executive Director Keep Kingsport Beautiful423-392-8814 (office)423-408-9973 (cell)    Keep Kingsport Beautiful Marks 40th Anniversary  Kingsport – In 1980, a group of citizens concerned about keeping Kingsport beautiful established Clean Kingsport to promote litter prevention and environmental education. This year, Keep ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    Kingsport Chamber News Release    For Immediate Release  Tuesday, October 20, 2020CONTACT:  Sharon HayesExecutive Director of Keep Kingsport Beautiful E-mail: shayes@kingsportchamber.org (423) 392-8814 work (423) 408-9973 cell  Lynn Garden Cleanup Scheduled for October 24, 2020  KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Keep Kingsport Beautiful, with the support of the City of Kingsport Public Works Department, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Tuesday, October 13, 2020
    NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/13/2020 For more information: Lindsay Seaver Watauga Orthopaedics 423-782-8739 Lauren Miller Moxley Carmichael 865-544-0088 Watauga Orthopaedics seeks approval to build ambulatory surgery center Watauga Orthopaedics is seeking approval from the State of Tennessee to build a new Orthopaedic Surgery Center aimed at improving quality and access, while ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Thursday, October 08, 2020
    Gov. Lee Announces $50 Million in New Business Relief FundingIncludes Specific Support for Minority, Women-Owned, Veteran-Owned BusinessesWednesday, October 07, 2020 | 11:52am NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group (FSAG) today announced an initial $50 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds for the new Supplemental Employer Recovery ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, September 11, 2020
    Kingsport Chamber News Release  Wednesday, September 9, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:Lora BarnettExecutive Director of Workforce Development & Government RelationsKingsport Chamber423.392.8835lbarnett@kingsportchamber.org  Kingsport Chamber to host Virtual Job Fairs  KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport Chamber will host a series of virtual job fairs. The virtual job fairs will take place ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Thursday, September 10, 2020
    Kingsport City Schools News Release  Thursday, September 10, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                CONTACT: Marybeth McLain Communications Editor Kingsport City SchoolsPh.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com    Editor's note: Six student headshots attached  Dobyns-Bennett High School Celebrates Six AP Diploma Recipients and ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, September 08, 2020
    Kingsport City Schools News Release  Tuesday, September 8, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT: Marybeth McLain Communications Editor Kingsport City Schools Ph.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com Editor's Note: Headshot of Ryan Herzog attached.  Dobyns-Bennett High School Student Earns Perfect ACT ScoreKINGSPORT, ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Friday, September 04, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESept. 4, 2020  For more information:Chris Markey423-229-9388chrismarkley@KingsportTN.govLibrary cards empower students and fuel academic successSeptember is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Kingsport Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, September 02, 2020
    Media Contact:Kim Borges                                                                                                     Regions News Online: regions.doingmoretoday.comRegions Bank                                                                                      Regions News on Twitter: @RegionsNews317.221.6194  Thanking Health Care Heroes in the Tri-Cities: Regions Bank Teams Share the ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, September 01, 2020
    Tennessee Releases New Digital Tool to Help Business Owners Check Relief Payment EligibilityBusinesses must confirm information by Sept. 25 deadline  Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Department of Revenue announced today a new digital eligibility tool for small business owners to determine if their business may be eligible for a Tennessee Business Relief Program payment.  ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, September 01, 2020
    Contact: Sharon Hayes Executive Director of Keep Kingsport BeautifulShayes@KingsportChamber.org (423) 392-8814September 1, 2020For immediate release Keep Kingsport Beautiful kicks off this year’s Clean Team CampaignKINGSPORT – Keep Kingsport Beautiful is launching its 2020 Clean Team Campaign and encourages folks in the community to join the effort to help keep Kingsport beautiful.A program of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Monday, August 31, 2020
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESept. 1, 2020For more information: Lesley Phillips 423-224-2670lesleyphillips@KingsportTN.govCity of Kingsport seeks public input on Brickyard Park bridge projectThe City of Kingsport will hold in-person and online public meetings to receive comments and questions about the proposed “Brickyard Bridge” project.The project includes construction of an ADA-compatible ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport, Community
    Friday, August 28, 2020
    Kingsport Chamber News Release  Friday, August 28, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:Lora BarnettExecutive Director of Workforce Development & Government RelationsKingsport Chamber423.392.8835lbarnett@kingsportchamber.org  Kingsport Chamber to host Virtual Training Seminars and Job Fairs  KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport Chamber will host a series of virtual training seminars and job fairs. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Thursday, August 27, 2020
    August 27, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:  Robin ClearyExecutive Director Downtown Kingsport AssociationE-mail: rcleary@downtownkingsport.org(423) 276-3065 cellDOWNTOWN KINGSPORT ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF COVID-19 RECOVERY MICRO-GRANTSKINGSPORT, TN – The Downtown Kingsport Association (DKA) along with Boomtown & Co. is excited to announce the recipients of the DKA COVID-19 Recovery ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, Community, Chamber News & Board Highlights
    Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Scott Eddlemon, Executive Director Telephone: 423.392.8423 E-Mail:scott@symphonyofthemountains.org Symphony of the Mountains Brass Quintet Opens Season Kingsport, TN – Live music returns to the region this fall as Symphony of the Mountains launches a unique season. The Symphony Brass Quintet will present outdoor concerts September 12 at 6:00pm at the Allandale Mansion ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News
    Friday, August 14, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2020 CONTACT: Gillum Ferguson gillum.ferguson@tn.gov 615-253-4516 Gov. Lee Announces Expanded Small Business Relief; New Relief Programs for Agriculture, Tourism, and Workforce Development Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced today new and expanded financial relief programs for small ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber Events & Programs
    Thursday, August 13, 2020
    SANTA TRAIN PARTNERS ANNOUNCE ALTERNATIVE PLAN FOR 2020 EVENTCSX reimagines the Santa Train amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemicKINGSPORT, Tenn. (Aug. 13, 2020) – CSX and the Santa Train partners today announced an alternative plan for this year’s event. Holiday gifts will be distributed at key Food City locations along the usual Santa Train route instead of from the traditional train. This decision ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Thursday, August 06, 2020
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Thursday, August 6, 2020                                                                                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT:                                 Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) 392-8815Mobile: ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, July 28, 2020
    Kingsport Public Library Fall 2020 Virtual Class Schedule Want to learn more about using digital tools? Not sure where to get started with a research paper? Managing a project a mystery? Kingsport Public Library is partnering with Grow with Google to deliver virtual computer classes to the community. Brush up on digital tools or learn to use new ones. These are useful skills for job seekers, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, July 20, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2020 Media Contact: Beth Rhinehart Tele: (423) 360-6777 E-Mail: Brhinehart@bristolchamber.org  Local Business Recovery Fund Announces 46 New Grants In Second Round Of Awards Latest grants tally - more than quarter million dollars overall going to needy small businesses (Northeast TN/Southwest VA) – The second, and final, round of grants from the Local ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, June 29, 2020
     Kingsport to Celebrate Fourth of July from TWO Fireworks Locations  Kingsport, TN – The City of Kingsport 2020 Fourth of July Celebration will be a drive-in fireworks extravaganza! The fireworks will begin Saturday, July 4, around 9:45PM for a 10-15 minute display. They will be set off in two areas, a downtown vicinity and an Eastman Road vicinity, to maximize the viewing area. Fireworks will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, June 23, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2020 Contact: Aundrea Wilcox Phone 423-392-8825 Email awilcox@kosbe.org  KOSBE TSBDC Kingsport Affiliate Office Announces New Enriched Technical Assistance Program Funded by CARES Act  KINGSPORT – Through a unique funding opportunity with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Tennessee Small Business Development Centers and East Tennessee State University, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Monday, June 22, 2020
    Contact:Danielle CannonHMG Communications and Marketing Manager (423) 578-1514danielle.cannon@myhmg.comFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 22, 2020HMG’s New MeadowView Surgery Center Receives License to Provide Affordable Outpatient Surgical Alternatives in KingsportAmbulatory surgery center (ASC) completes first high-quality, cost-effective outpatient surgical procedures Kingsport, Tenn. (June 18, ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Community
    Monday, June 22, 2020
    NEWS RELEASE  Monday, June 22, 2020                                                                                               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                   CONTACT:               Jud TeagueExecutive DirectorVisit KingsportOffice: (423) 392-8818Mobile: (423) 914-8989jteague@visitkingsport.com    “Field of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, Community