• News for City of Kingsport

    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
    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
    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 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