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    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
    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
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    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 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
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    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
    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
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    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
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    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
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERyan McReynoldsryanmcreynolds@kingsporttn.govKingsport Employee Wins Statewide AwardKirby Walker has increased education outreach about the importance of water tremendously  KINGSPORT, TN -The Tennessee Chapter American Public Works Association awarded one of Kingsport’s public works employees the 2018 Murphy Snoderly Award. Kirby Walker, a long-time employee of the ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    Registration Open For Kingsport Aquatic Center’s Junior Viperfish  KINGSPORT,TN – The Kingsport Aquatic Center has their own junior summer league swim team – the Junior Viperfish Swim Club!  The Junior Viperfish Swim League is now accepting new swimmers. There are no tryouts – the team welcomes all swimmers ages 6 and up of any ability. The swim team practices Monday, Wednesday & Thursday ...read more
    Categories: Community
    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
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Kingsport City Schools News ReleaseWednesday, May 9, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT: Marybeth McLainCommunications EditorKingsport City SchoolsPh.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com  Dobyns-Bennett High School Makes U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best High Schools ListKINGSPORT, Tenn. – Dobyns-Bennett High ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    Homegrown - Gardening Series at the Kingsport Farmers MarketKingsport, TN – Have you always wanted to learn how to grow your own herbs or create your own raised bed? Then join us for Homegrown! Homegrown is a free gardening series at the Kingsport Farmers Market presented by Keep Kingsport Beautiful.  The Homegrown series will teach participants the skills needed to help their gardens flourish. No ...read more
    Categories: Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    Kingsport City Schools News ReleaseTuesday, May 8, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT: Marybeth McLainCommunications Editor Kingsport City Schools Ph.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com Editor's Note: Photos of D-B EXCEL designation attached.D-B EXCEL Awarded Tennessee STEM School Designation 2018KINGSPORT, Tenn. – D-B ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAdam Thanz423-224-2532adamthanz@kingsporttn.gov  Spring Planetarium Shows At Bays Mountain  Kingsport, TN – Take a closer look into the story of sight and vision with Bays Mountain’s new planetarium show for spring! Bays Mountain Planetarium’s main feature, SEEING! - A Photons Journey Across Space, Time and Mind, starts this month.  SEEING! follows a photon’s creation and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERenee Ensor423-224-2489reneeensor@kingsporttn.govFun for Kids – The Summer ProgramGet signed up now for Kingsport Parks & Recreation summer programKingsport, TN – Get your kids involved in a summer program with activities such as swimming, sports camps, games and more! The Kingsport Parks and Recreation summer program is open to children ages 6-12 and lunch and snacks are ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Kingsport City Schools News ReleaseTuesday, April 10, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT: Marybeth McLainCommunications EditorKingsport City SchoolsPh.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com  Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to Hold Public HearingKINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport City Schools Board of ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    OPEN CALL for Vendor Applications for the 39th Annual Christmas Connection  Kingsport, TN – Calling all artists, artisans, creatives, and craftspeople of all trades! Applications are being taken for those wishing to exhibit in this 3-day event, which is by invitation only. All applications are reviewed by a selection committee, taking various factors into consideration in order to create a high ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    City of KingsportProclamationWhereas,Keep Kingsport Beautiful became an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful in 1980; and, Whereas,Keep Kingsport Beautiful’s mission is to involve the community in responsible solutions for a clean and beautiful environment through community awareness and public education, litter reduction, waste reduction and recycling; and,  Whereas, through public and private ...read more
    Categories: Keep Kingsport Beautiful
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    Kingsport City Schools News ReleaseWednesday, April 4, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT: Marybeth McLainCommunications EditorKingsport City SchoolsPh.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com  Editor's Note: Photo of Building-Level and District-Level winners attached. District-Level photo from left to right: Shaffer, ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 03, 2018
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    Monday, April 02, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMegan Krager423-224-9490megankrager@kingsporttn.gov    Howl & Hike Second Pursuit In Outdoor Pursuits Series  Kingsport, TN – Combine two of the most popular activities at Bays Mountain Park and you get, Howl & Hike! Outdoor Pursuits is back with the second pursuit in this series, bringing you a naturalist from Bays Mountain Park to lead a hike after hearing the call of the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Johanna Montgomery 423-392-8822 (o) 423-429-7930 (m)jmontgomery@healthykingsport.org City of Kingsport Designated Certified Healthier Tennessee Community—Bronze Status Kingsport, Tennessee - Healthier Tennessee, an initiative born out of the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness, and Governor Bill Haslam recognized 14 communities yesterday at a ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  DATE: March 12, 2018  Major Joseph MayThe Salvation Army505 Dale StreetPost Office Box 2280Kingsport, Tennessee  37662(423) 246-6671  LOCAL CHARITY PLANS 5K RED SHIELD RUN TO CONTINUE PROGRAMS FOR UNDERSERVED IN OUR COMMUNITY  KINGSPORT, TN – The Salvation Army of Kingsport will host the Second Annual Red Shield Run on Saturday, April 7, 2018.  Last year’s ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    Kingsport City Schools News ReleaseWednesday, March 21, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                CONTACT: Marybeth McLainCommunications Editor Kingsport City Schools Ph.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.comDobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Accepting 2018 Hall of Fame NominationsKINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Dobyns-Bennett High ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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    Thursday, March 15, 2018
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    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMark Kilgore423-230-6357markkilgore@kingsporttn.gov  Outdoor Movie Series, Cinema Under The Stars, Returns To Bays Mountain Park  Kingsport, TN – Cinema Under The Stars is back just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! Come out and celebrate with us by watching Leap Year in the Bays Mountain Amphitheater!  Leap Year will be showing this Saturday, March 17th at Bays Mountain Park. ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Wednesday, March 14, 2018                                                                                         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT:                                 Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
    Kingsport City Schools Media Advisory  Tuesday, March 13, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  CONTACT:Marybeth McLainCommunications EditorKingsport City SchoolsPh.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com  WHAT: Planned Power Outage at Dobyns-Bennett High School  WHEN: Tuesday, March 20, 2018  WHERE: Dobyns-Bennett High ...read more
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    Monday, March 12, 2018
    Contact: Meredith Sieber, Manager of Development, msieber@alz.org, 423.928.4080  Alzheimer’s Association to host Kickoff PartyCommunity encouraged to join to learn more about Kingsport Walk to End Alzheimer’s[Kingsport, Tenn. 03/06/18]- Volunteers are the heart of the Alzheimer’s Association, especially when it comes to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Kingsport Walk to End Alzheimer’s is ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    Melissa L. Roberts, Interim Executive Director                             For Immediate ReleaseTelephone: 423.392.8423Fax: 423.392.8428E-Mail: Melissa@SymphonyOfTheMountains.org  TWIST OF FAITH CONCERT LIFTS THE HUMAN SPIRITSymphony of the Mountains Joined by Area Choirs To Fill The Hall  Kingsport, TN – The 2017-2018 Season Finale of Symphony of the Mountains, “Twist of Faith”, takes place on ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 06, 2018
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    Friday, March 02, 2018
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    Thursday, March 01, 2018
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE    Thursday, March 1, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:                                Vanessa BennettExecutive Director of Operations and Leadership ProgramsKingsport Chamber(423) 392-8813vbennett@kingsportchamber.org    Inspiration for “Catch Me If You Can” movie coming to Kingsport for CyberSecurity Conference  Frank Abagnale to share his amazing life ...read more
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    Thursday, March 01, 2018
    Press Release Seeds of Change. Contatct: Bertina Dew dewbertina@gmail.com, 423-863-1280 KINGSPORT BALLET RESTAGES CENTENNIAL PRODUCTION SEEDS OF CHANGE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kingsport, TN – Kingsport Ballet, under the direction of Valeria Sinyavskaya, prepares to re-stage contemporary ballet, Seeds of Change, along with the Dream Act in Don Quixote, April 12-15, 2018 at Eastman's Toy F. ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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