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    Tuesday, June 02, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEHannah Powell423-392-8414HannahPowell@KingsportTN.govCreative Placemaking in Downtown Kingsport  KINGSPORT, TN – The Creative Placemaking Grant Project is now underway!   After a delay in the project due to the Governor’s Safer at Home Order, the winners of the Creative Placemaking competition are hard at work painting in the alley between Shelby Street and Cherokee Street ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, June 02, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:           Press Release: Barge Design Solutions Community Fund Contributes to COVID-19 Relief Efforts  Tri Cities, TN – (June 2, 2020) The Barge Design Solutions, Inc. Community Fund recently awarded a total of $35,000 in grants to organizations contributing to COVID-19 relief efforts.  As our nation slowly opens following stay-at-home orders and other restrictions, many ...read more
    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEChris Markley423-229-9488ChrisMarkley@KingsportTN.gov  Summer Reading at Kingsport Public Library kicks off June 1  KINGSPORT, TN – Every summer, the Kingsport Public Library invites the community to join the Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme, Imagine Your Story, invites participants to explore the world of stories and imagine where their story will take ...read more
    Categories: Arts, Community
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    STREAMWORKS VIRTUAL ENGINEERING SUMMER CAMP FEATURES SPECIAL GUEST MISS AMERICA 2020 CAMILLE SCHRIER  KINGSPORT, Tenn. – STREAMWORKS, Powered by Eastman in Education, is hosing four virtual STEM summer camps this summer in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and one camp is gaining extra attention due to its celebrity guest – Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier.  Schrier, 24, grew up in Bucks County, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEChris Markley423-229-9488ChrisMarkley@KingsportTN.gov  Curbside Pickup at Kingsport Public Library beginning June 1  KINGSPORT, TN – Kingsport Public Library, along with the majority of other area libraries, plans to begin a curbside pickup system on Monday, June 1.  Curbside service will be by appointment only. Appointments can be made by visiting the event calendar ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, May 06, 2020
    Kingsport City Schools News Release Tuesday, May 5, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Marybeth McLain Communications Editor Kingsport City Schools Ph.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.comDobyns-Bennett High School Graduation AnnouncementKINGSPORT, Tenn. – After much consideration and after consulting with many students, Dobyns-Bennett High School is moving forward with plans to hold a ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Wednesday, May 06, 2020
    KOSBE to Share Recovery Strategies for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus PandemicRelease Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2020Contact: awilcox@kosbe.orgPhone: (423) 392-8801KINGSPORT – The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) can help small businesses navigate the COVID-19 pandemic in three ways: Help small businesses document their economic injury and explore ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Monday, May 04, 2020
        Kingsport Chamber News Release   Monday, May 4, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Vanessa Bennett Executive Director of Operations & Talent Development Kingsport Chamber (423) 392-8813 vbennett@kingsportchamber.org  S.H.O.U.T.!® Youth Leadership taking applications for two sessions   KINGSPORT, Tenn. –- The Kingsport Chamber announced today its youth leadership program ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Thursday, April 30, 2020
    Fun Fest Hits Pause on This Year’s Festival  Kingsport, TN – Fun Fest announced today that this year’s festival has been canceled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus).  In 1981, the first Fun Fest was held with the goal of bringing the community together.  For 39 years, this popular festival has helped make countless memories for generations of families in our area and was ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Thursday, April 30, 2020
    Chris Markley423-229-9488ChrisMarkley@KingsportTN.gov  Library Offers Help with Applying for Unemployment Benefits  KINGSPORT, TN - The Kingsport Public Library is now providing a much needed service to help the public get through this current crisis. Kingsport Public Library Reference Librarians will now be available via Skype to provide assistance with applying or certifying for unemployment ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport, Community
    Tuesday, April 28, 2020
    April 28, 2020   Citizens of Bristol, Elizabethton, Johnson City, Kingsport and all of Carter, Sullivan and Washington counties:   As our cities and counties move forward with reopening plans and procedures, local leaders remind citizens that we are not returning to "normal." Our new normal will look different, with health precautions remaining a necessary part of everyday life. It is more ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, April 24, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECity of KingsportCONTACT: Sullivan County Regional Health Department423-279-2777  Best Practices, Reopening Plan & Public Health Order #2  KINGSPORT, TN - As our cities and counties move forward with reopening plans and procedures, local leaders remind citizens that we are not returning to "normal." Our new normal will look different, with business and health precautions ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Friday, April 24, 2020
    Regional Entrepreneur Center Sync Space announcing $50,000 for innovation program aimed at restarting our regional economy. SULLIVAN COUNTY - Sync Space Entrepreneur Center and TSG Innovation Group, with support from Activated Capital, are announcing the Restart Accelerator, an innovation program to help small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will identify, promote, and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, April 23, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brianne Wright 423-224-2559 briannewright@kingsporttn.gov   The Kingsport Public Library wants your COVID-19 stories!   KINGSPORT, TN - We are living through a historic moment in time and the Kingsport Public Library and Archives wants to capture, document and preserve your stories and memories about life during the COVID-19 Pandemic. History is normally associated ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, April 13, 2020
    Friday, April 03, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT:Emily ThompsonVisit Kingsport423-863-2960   Following recommendations from state and local health officials, Racks by the Tracks Festival, the SPF 5K/10K Races and the Spring Wing Fling have been rescheduled for August 14-15, at the Kingsport Farmer’s Market.Originally scheduled for May 15-16, the festival is being postponed as a precaution due to ongoing concerns ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAdrienne Batara423-440-0442adriennebatara@kingsporttn.govCity Playgrounds Closing per Safer at Home Order  KINGSPORT, TN – Per the Executive Order from Governor Lee and at the decision of the City of Kingsport officials, playgrounds within the city will begin closing tomorrow, April 1. The playgrounds will be closed until further notice.  City park spaces, including Bays ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport, Community
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    COVID-19 Bulletin #8Monday, March 30, 2020 | 05:00pm Today, Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding COVID-19 relief. Gov. Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week at 3 p.m. CDT here. Gov. Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 updates which can be found here. Administration Actions Executive Order 22 – Statewide Safer at ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    First Horizon Foundation Donates $2.5 Million to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts throughout its Communities MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 31, 2020 – First Horizon Foundation announced today that it is donating $2.5 million in support of COVID-19 emergency relief efforts to nonprofit organizations throughout its footprint. The funding will be distributed to select organizations that provide meal, ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERenee Ensor423-224-2489reneeensor@kingsporttn.govPostponed: Registration for Summer ProgramKingsport, TN – The Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department is postponing registration for their summer program due to the current COVID-19 situation.Parents who are interested in enrolling their child or children should check the parks and recreation website for updates.If you have ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Monday, March 30, 2020
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2020   CONTACT Diana Meredith 423.914.1231 mobile diana@goodwilltnva.org   Goodwill Tenneva Announces Store Closures   Due to the ongoing pandemic crisis, Goodwill Tenneva is announcing temporary store closures throughout Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee.   Store closures have taken place this week in Goodwill Tenneva’s 17-county service ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    OR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAdrienne Batara423-440-0442adriennebatara@kingsporttn.govSafer at Home Health Order Issued  KINGSPORT, TN – Sullivan County Regional Health Department (SCRHD) has issued a Safer at Home Health Order for the residents of Sullivan County starting 12:01 a.m. March 31 until further notice. SCRHD and the City of Kingsport believe this order is necessary to protect the health of all ...read more
    Categories: Community, City of Kingsport
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    COVID-19 Bulletin 7 - March 26, 2020Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 05:00pm Today, Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding COVID-19 relief. Gov. Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week at 3 p.m. CDT here. Gov. Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 updates which can be found here. Key Updates COVID-19 Unified Command On ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    REGION AHEAD SITE LAUNCHES NEW FEATURES Online portal designed to support local community and economy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local economic leaders want more businesses to input data into a new website designed to help regional businesses in the wake of COVID-19. More than 200 regional businesses have entered vital information since Thursday, organizers say. “The more businesses that respond, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    COVID-19 Bulletin #6 - March 25, 2020Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 05:00pm Today, Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding COVID-19 relief. Gov. Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week at 3 p.m. CDT here. Gov. Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 updates which can be found here. Key Updates Tornado Disaster ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    March 24, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.Dear Families and Staff of Bristol, Kingsport, and Sullivan County Schools:We have continued to consult with the Sullivan County Health Department, the Tennessee Department of Health, and the CDC since our last communication, receiving updates and information related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and how it affects school operations.  As of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Sullivan County Regional Health Department 154 Blountville Bypass - P.O. Box 630 – Blountville, TN 37617 - Phone 423-279-2777. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT NAME: SARAH DICKENSON PHONE NUMBER: (423)279-2638 DATE: 3/24/2020 MEDIA ADVISORY GOVERNMENT AND HEALTH OFFICIALS HOST SOCIAL DISTANCING DISCUSSION BLOUNTVILLE, TN. Government and health leaders from the Northeast Region and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJessica Harmon423-229-9381jessicaharmon@kingsporttn.gov  Building Department Open for Business via Online or Phone  KINGSPORT, TN - The City of Kingsport building department has closed its doors to the public in an effort to protect citizens and staff, but is still open for business. The city encourages the development community to keep in contact with Development Services ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPublic Works423-229-9451Spring Clean-Up WeeksDates for this year are March 30 - April 10  KINGSPORT, TN - From March 30 through April 10, the city of Kingsport is holding its annual spring clean-up service for residents. Residents can place extra items on the curb for garbage crews to haul away at no extra charge. The city encourages residents to clean up and clean out their ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    COVID-19 Bulletin #5 - March 24, 2020Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 06:00pm Today, Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts around COVID-19 relief. Gov. Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week at 3 p.m. CDT here. Gov. Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 updates which can be found here. Key Updates National Guard Mobilization Gov. ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    COVID-19 Bulletin #4 - March 23, 2020Monday, March 23, 2020 | 05:45pm Today, Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts around COVID-19 relief. Gov. Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week at 3 p.m. CT here. Gov. Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 updates which can be found here. Updates & Reminders Executive Order ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, March 20, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2020   CONTACT:     Gillum Ferguson                         gillum.ferguson@tn.gov                         615-253-4516   Gov. Bill Lee COVID-19 Bulletin #3   Today, Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts around COVID-19 relief. Gov. Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed here. Gov. Lee has also established a website specific to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, March 20, 2020
    Citizens of Bristol, Johnson City, Kingsport and all of Sullivan and Washington counties:   Our communities are facing unprecedented challenges in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic. As of today, there is only one case in our region and no evidence of community transmission—but it is crucial that our region takes definitive steps to prepare for the coming weeks.   Our highest priorities ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport, Community
    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2020   CONTACT:     Gillum Ferguson                         gillum.ferguson@tn.gov                         615-253-4516   Gov. Bill Lee COVID-19 Bulletin #2   Today, Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts around COVID-19 relief. Gov. Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week through Thursday at 3 p.m. ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAdrienne Batara423-440-0442adriennebatara@kingsporttn.gov  Update on City Facility Closure List  KINGSPORT, TN - Effective at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, these city facilities are closed until further notice.   Civic Auditorium: Closing at 5:00 p.m.with the exception of essential public meetings for city commissions.The Mansion and all associated Allandale facilities. ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAdrienne Batara423-229-9413adriennebatara@kingsporttn.govCity to Close Library, Aquatic Center, Community CentersAll city facilities will close Thursday at 5 p.m. until further notice  KINGSPORT, TN – At the recommendation of the CDC and the Sullivan County Regional Health Department, the City of Kingsport will close the Kingsport Public Library and all other community ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Kingsport ChamberVisit KingsportDowntown Kingsport Association (DKA)Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE)  NEWS RELEASE  Wednesday, March 18, 2020                                                                                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    COVID-19 Bulletin #1 - March 17, 2020Tuesday, March 17, 2020 | 06:00pm Governor Bill Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week through Thursday at 3 p.m. CT here. Gov. Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 updates which can be found here. Announcements COVID-19 Testing Sites Remote assessment sites for COVID-19 are quickly becoming available through ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERenee McBryar423-229-9412reneemcbryar@kingsporttn.govPOSTPONED: Mayor’s Town Hall  KINGSPORT, TN – At this time, Mayor Shull is postponing the scheduled Mayor’s Town Hall event at the Renaissance Center on March 31 to a future date. The city will continue to listen to citizens and communicate important public information through the city website and social media ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAdrienne Batara423-229-9413adriennebatara@kingsporttn.govCity to Suspend All Facility Programs and ClassesAll city-sponsored programs, classes and events suspended indefinitely  KINGSPORT, TN – As of today, March 16, all city-sponsored programs, classes and events have been suspended indefinitely. This decision comes from City Manager Chris McCartt at the recommendation of ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              Scott Eddlemon, Executive Director                                                                                               Telephone: 423.392.8423E-Mail:scott@symphonyofthemountains.org  Update Regarding Symphony of the MountainsKingsport, TN – At the direction of the board, most remaining Symphony of the Mountains concerts and events for ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Friday, March 13, 2020
    SBA to Provide Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)Release Date: Friday, March 13, 2020Release Number: 20-24Contact: Jennifer.Kelly@sba.gov (202)205-7036  WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation:“The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 ...read more
    Categories: KOSBE, Community, Chamber Events & Programs
    Wednesday, March 04, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAdam Thanz(423)224-2532adamthanz@kingsporttn.gov  Explore the Stars This Spring at Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium  Kingsport, TN – Calling all dinosaur lovers and star enthusiasts! Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium has two new planetarium shows this spring that explore the planet’s reptiles of old and the stars in the sky above us. Plus, “SunWatch” and “StarWatch” are back ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, February 25, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              Scott Eddlemon, Executive Director                                                                                               Telephone: 423.392.8423E-Mail:scott@symphonyofthemountains.org  Stradivarius Violin Featured in Kingsport Concert  Kingsport, TN – Symphony of the Mountains, under the direction of Music Director Cornelia Laemmli Orth, ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Friday, February 7, 2020                                                                                             FOR RELEASE at 10 p.m., Friday, February 7, 2020                                            CONTACT:                                 Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) 392-8815Mobile: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    Kingsport City Schools Media Advisory/Photo OpportunityTuesday, January 28, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT: Marybeth McLainCommunications Editor Kingsport City Schools Ph.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com WHAT: Dobyns-Bennett High School Inaugural Douglass Commemorative Basketball GamesWHEN: Saturday, February ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Monday, January 27, 2020
    Press Release – For Immediate ReleaseContact: Bertina Dew, Executive DirectorMobile: 423-863-1280 Email: dewbertina@gmail.comKingsport Ballet – 201 Cherokee Street – Kingsport, TN  37660  KINGSPORT BALLET TO STAGE COPPELIAApril 2020 Production at Northeast State  Kingsport, TN – After 25 years, Kingsport Ballet prepares to re-stage the ballet classic, Coppelia, under the direction of Valeria ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Friday, January 24, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              Scott Eddlemon, Executive Director                                                                                              Telephone: 423.392.8423E-Mail:scott@symphonyofthemountains.org  “Let’s Dance!”  Family Concert  Kingsport, TN – Symphony of the Mountains performs the ever-popular Family Concert as their first event of the New ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, January 06, 2020
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Monday, January 6, 2020                                                                                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT:                                 Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Monday, November 25, 2019
    Hello, my name is Natalie Foulks. I am a graduate student in the department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology at East Tennessee State University (ETSU). I am doing a study that involves determining the perceptions and hireability of young women who use glottal fry (e.g., a low, creaky, raspy voice). I am looking for people who are responsible for hiring at businesses. This study involves ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Friday, November 22, 2019
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Friday, November 22, 2019                                                                                        For Immediate Release                                                                                        CONTACT:                                 Miles A. BurdinePresident & CEOKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) 392-8807Mobile: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Friday, November 22, 2019
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Friday, November 22, 2019                                                                                       For Immediate Release                                                                                                CONTACT:                                 Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    November 15, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Robin ClearySanta’s Depot CoordinatorKingsport Chamber (423) 392-8822 (office)(423) 276-3065 (cell)      Santa’s Depot Celebrates the Arrival of Santaon November 23  KINGSPORT, Tenn.— November 23rd, Centennial Park (245 E. Main Street-Downtown Kingsport) will come alive with the magic of the holiday season from 1-4 pm.  Presented by Appalachian ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Thursday, November 14, 2019
    2020 Grant Funds Available for NonprofitsFirst Horizon Foundation opens call for 2020 funding considerationMEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 7, 2019 – Attention nonprofits: Do not miss the opportunity to apply for funding from First Horizon Foundation (the “Foundation”). First Horizon Foundation is accepting Nonprofit funding requests for the 2020 grant cycle. Eligible nonprofits are encouraged to submit their ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    Media Contact:NEWS RELEASEKim Borges                                                    Regions News Online:  regions.doingmoretoday.comRegions Bank                                                                Regions News on Twitter:  @RegionsNews317-221-6194  Open for Business: Regions Bank Unveils Modern Kingsport-AreaHeadquarters Branch  New location combines personal service with more ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              Scott Eddlemon, Executive Director                                                                                               Telephone: 423.392.8423E-Mail:scott@symphonyofthemountains.org  Youth Orchestra Concert  Kingsport, TN – Symphony of the Mountains Youth Orchestra and Primo Orchestra will perform Saturday, Nov. 23 at 7:00 pm at ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, November 05, 2019
    November 5, 2019  Contact: Stephanie Carsonfortuneteller@gypsycircuscider.com215.287.7046  Tennessee’s First Craft Cidery - Gypsy Circus Cider Company - Recognized as Good Food Awards Finalist  Kingsport, TN - Gypsy Circus Cider Company is among 16 cideries nationwide named as finalists for the 2020 Good Food Awards. Tennessee’s first craft cidery, Gypsy’s Whiskey Vaudevillian and Vaudevillian ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    October 31, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:  Robin ClearyExecutive DirectorDowntown Kingsport AssociationE-mail: rcleary@kingsportchamber.org(423) 392-8814 office(423) 276-3065 cell  APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR KINGSPORT CHRISTMAS PARADEKINGSPORT, Tenn. (Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019) – The Downtown Kingsport Association is now accepting applications for the 2019 Kingsport Christmas ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              Scott Eddlemon, Executive Director                                                                                               Telephone: 423.392.8423E-Mail:scott@symphonyofthemountains.org  Music for Symphonic Strings  Kingsport, TN – Symphony of the Mountains announces its upcoming concert, "Strings and Things” taking place Saturday, Nov. 9 ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              Scott Eddlemon, Executive Director                                                                                               Telephone: 423.392.8423E-Mail:scott@symphonyofthemountains.org  Bwahahaha.... It's All Hallows' Eve at the Symphony!  Kingsport, TN – We're giving a "Best in House" Hallowe'en costume award at our next Symphony of the ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, October 09, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKari Matheney 423-343-9759karimatheney@kingsporttn.gov  Swimming into Halloween at the Kingsport Aquatic CenterKAC hosts Pumpkin Plunge on October 12  KINGSPORT, TN –October is spooky season, and the Kingsport Aquatic Center is celebrating with the annual Pumpkin Plunge from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on October 12.Join your favorite Toy Story characters for a party in the KAC’s indoor ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    LEADERSHIP KINGSPORT  NEWS RELEASE  September 24, 2019                                                                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         CONTACT:                                 Vanessa Bennett, IOMExecutive Director of Operations & Leadership ProgramsKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    Keep Kingsport Beautiful News Release      CONTACTRobin Cleary, Executive DirectorKeep Kingsport Beautiful 423-392-8814 Email: rcleary@kingsportchamber.org    Keep Kingsport Beautiful Earns State Recognition from Tennessee Department of Transportation and Keep Tennessee Beautiful  Kingsport, TN (September 19, 2019) – Keep Kingsport Beautiful has been recognized as a 2019 Award of Excellence ...read more
    Categories: Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEHannah Purdy423-440-9588hannahpurdy@kingsporttn.govCity of Kingsport Launches Podcast“From the City Desk” Premiers on September 19  KINGSPORT, TN – The City of Kingsport is exploring a new way to communicate with citizens by launching a podcast. “From the City Desk,” hosted by City Manager Chris McCartt, premiers its first episode this Thursday, September 19.  “One of my ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Tuesday, September 17, 2019                                                                                      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        CONTACT:                                 Dana McMurrayDirector of Membership EventsKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) 392-8805Cell:  (423) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs
    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              Scott Eddlemon, Executive Director                                                                                               Telephone: 423.392.8423E-Mail:scott@symphonyofthemountains.org  Opera Comes To The Appalachian Highlands  Kingsport, TN – Symphony of the Mountains opens its fall season with two performances of Puccini’s beloved opera ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Friday, September 06, 2019
    Contact:  Paula Harris paula.harris@bargedesign.com | 615.252.4312Chief Marketing OfficerBarge Design Solutions, Inc.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    Barge Design Solutions Announces Great Place to Work® RecertificationNASHVILLE, Tenn. – (August 27, 2019) Barge Design Solutions, Inc., has been recertified as a great workplace for 2019-2020 by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Barge ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Thursday, September 05, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEChris Markley423-229-9388chrismarkley@kingsporttn.gov  Kingsport Public Library Begins Strategic Plan Process  Kingsport, TN – The Kingsport Public Library is pleased to announce that it has begun a strategic planning process to set its directions for the next three to five years. Overseen by the Library’s board and a planning team, the planning process will help determine ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, September 05, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, September 5, 2019www.STREAMWORKSeducation.org  CONTACT:Dennis Courtney423.579.4083dcourtney@streamworksineducation.org Who will you nominate? Appalachian Highlands Twenty Under 20 Class of 2020 KINGSPORT, Tenn. –  STREAMWORKS, Powered by Eastman in Education, presents the 2020 Appalachian Highlands Twenty Under 20 Awards which celebrates the outstanding ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, September 05, 2019
    Kingsport City Schools Media Advisory/Photo OpportunityThursday, September 5, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                               CONTACT: Marybeth McLainCommunications Editor Kingsport City SchoolsPh.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com   Editors Note: Invitation attached WHAT: Dobyns-Bennett High School Science & Technology Center Ribbon ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    August 27, 2019MEDIA ALERTFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT: James PhillipsEvent Organizer(423) 863-3998 cellRobin ClearyExecutive Director of Keep Kingsport BeautifulE-mail: rcleary@kingsportchamber.org(423) 392-8814 office(423) 276-3065 cell  The Halloween Bash Is Back and Better Than Ever  The Halloween Bash organizers are excited to unveil the entertainment and other details for this year’s ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, Keep Kingsport Beautiful