• News for City of Kingsport

    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
    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
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    Thursday, August 15, 2019
    Kingsport City Schools News ReleaseThursday, August 15, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 CONTACT: Marybeth McLainCommunications Editor Kingsport City Schools Ph.: (423) 378.2123mmclain@k12k.com  Editor's Note: KCS TVASS Composite Growth Score logo attached. School logos available upon request.Kingsport City Schools ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 13, 2019  Heather CookDirector of Public RelationsCity of Kingsport423-502-0541heathercook@kingsporttn.gov  Alicia PhelpsExecutive DirectorNortheast Tennessee Tourism Association423-262-0238alicia@northeasttennessee.org  Terri TalbertDirector of Community RelationsCity of Bristol423-989-5500 Ext 2055Tsmith-talbert@bristoltn.org  Keisha ShounDirector of ...read more
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    Monday, June 10, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEHannah Purdy(423)440-9588hannahpurdy@kingsporttn.gov  Kingsport Farmers Market Kicks Off Evening at the MarketCome out for a brand new farmers market experience  Kingsport, TN –The Kingsport Farmers Market is partnering with Visit Kingsport and the Downtown Kingsport Association on a brand new farmers market experience: the Evening at the Market series.  On the second ...read more
    Categories: City of Kingsport, Community
    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Kristie Leonardkristieleonard@kingsporttn.gov423-224-2821    We’ll Meet You at the MarketKingsport Farmers Market kicks off its 2019 season  Kingsport, TN – The Kingsport Farmers Market officially welcomes you to its 2019 season this Saturday, May 4. To celebrate its grand opening, the market is kicking things off with a day full of live music, kids’ activities and more. ...read more
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    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:CONTACT:Jeff Fleming423.914.9530 JeffFleming@KingsportTN.gov    City Manager Jeff Fleming plans to retire on June 21, 2019.  Kingsport, TN - Below is a note from Jeff Fleming. It will serve as our city’s press release.  I walked into City Hall as an ETSU intern in 1984. The city’s population was 32,027. I never dreamed I would meet and marry another intern and spend the ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKari Matheney423-343-9759karimatheney@kingsporttn.gov  Kingsport Aquatic Center to Host Summer Job Fair  Kingsport, TN –Think March is too early to start looking for your ideal summer job? Think again! The Kingsport Aquatic Center is hosting a Summer Job Fair on March 28 and 29.  Visit the Legion Room at the KAC between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on either day to learn about ...read more
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    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
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