• News for 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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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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
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    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
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    Tuesday, February 13, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAlex Hayes423-343-9779alexhayes@kingsporttn.gov  Kingsport Farmers Market Launches New Website, Calls For Vendors  Kingsport, TN – The Kingsport Farmers Market is now accepting vendor applications for the 2018 season! Applications can be filled out on the new Kingsport Farmers Market website. If you have homegrown produce, hand-made crafts or anything in between, consider ...read more
    Categories: Community, City of Kingsport
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJeff Fleming, City Managerjefffleming@kingsporttn.gov    Boyd Named New Kingsport Fire ChiefKingsport, TN – Scott Boyd has officially been named as Kingsport’s next Fire Chief, replacing Craig Dye who retired late last year after 34 years of service.  Boyd has nearly 30 years of service himself – almost half that time as Assistant Chief – serving in a key leadership role ...read more
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