• News for Community

    Monday, June 24, 2019
    Kingsport ChamberNEWS RELEASE  Friday, June 21, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           CONTACT:Vanessa BennettExecutive Director of Operations & Leadership ProgramsKingsport Chamber Office: (423) 392-8813vbennett@kingsportchamber.org    Kingsport Chamber to host Mack Riddle American Legion 66th Annual Independence Day ...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
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    Monday, June 03, 2019
    STREAMWORKS  News Release Thursday, May 30, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:                                Dennis CourtneyExecutive Director STREAMWORKSOffice: (423) 579-4083dcourtney@streamworkseducation.org  STREAMWORKS to host summer STEM camps for first through eighth graders  KINGSPORT, Tenn. –STREAMWORKS will host a series of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) based camps ...read more
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    Monday, June 03, 2019
    Fun Fest Announces Sunset Concert Series Entertainers:NEEDTOBREATHE & Andy Grammer to close Fun Fest 2019  Kingsport, TN – Fun Fest 2019 (July 12th – 20th) is proud to announce the entertainers for the 2019 Sunset Concert Series! Newsboys will kick off the series on Thursday, July 18th followed by Tyler Farr on Friday, July 19th. The festival finale will be NEEDTOBREATHE & Andy Grammer on ...read more
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    Monday, June 03, 2019
    Contact Information:Betsy Fleming Gray betsy@marketingbullpen.com(865) 251-5527      FOR IMMEDIATERELEASE      Rodefer Moss & Co joins forces with Fortner Smalley and Thrower, Blanton & Associates  (Knoxville, TN)Rodefer Moss&Co,PLLC,amulti-stateaccounting and advisoryfirm,ispleased toannouncethatitisexpanding itsservicesintheUpper EastTennessee/SouthwestVirginia area by merging ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    Old Oak Festival returns for 24th year with outstanding activities for people of all ages By Jim Wozniak on March 28, 2019GREENEVILLE – Back for its 24th edition, the Old Oak Festival will again provide a wide array of exciting activities that will cater to the whole family and provide a first-class experience for guests on the historic grounds of Tusculum University. The festival will be held ...read more
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    Friday, March 29, 2019
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE  Friday, March 29, 2019                                                                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           CONTACT:                                   Ricardo AlvarezPresidentAnita’s Snack FoodsCell: (310) 633-1949ricardoa@lareinainc.com    Anita’s Snack ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Kingsport, TN – America's Navy is coming to Kingsport, Tennessee, one of 25 cities in ten states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2019 tour -- one of the signature outreach programs of the U.S. Navy.  The U.S. Navy Concert Band performance is scheduled for March 18, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Eastman Employee Center’s Toy F. Reid Auditorium.  The Navy Concert Band, ...read more
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    Friday, February 22, 2019
    Governor’s Foundation Designates 33 Healthier Tennessee CommunitiesGala highlights individual, community, and program achievementNASHVILLE – The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness today designated 33 counties, cities, towns, neighborhoods, and college campuses as Healthier Tennessee Communities at the organization’s gala event in Franklin. An additional 17 awards highlighting ...read more
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    Monday, February 11, 2019
    BRISTOL TENNESSEE/VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCEGREENE COUNTY PARTNERSHIP Johnson City-Jonesborough-Washington County Chamber of CommerceJOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD OF UNICOI COUNTY KINGSPORT CHAMBERSMYTH COUNTY VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  NEWS RELEASE  Thursday, February 7, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:                                 Bob FeathersImmediate Past ChairKingsport ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  APPALACHIAN POWER AWARDS $330,000 IN GRANT FUNDS TO SUPPORT LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS  ROANOKE, Va., November 14, 2018 – More than 20 government and nonprofit organizations recently received grant funding from Appalachian Power in support of programs and initiatives that attract industry and encourage business expansion.  The funding is part of the company’s ...read more
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    Monday, November 19, 2018
    KINGSPORT CHAMBER  NEWS RELEASE    Monday, November 19, 2018                                                                                     For Immediate Release                                                                                                CONTACT:                                 Bob FeaginsExecutive Director of Communications & DevelopmentKingsport ChamberOffice: (423) ...read more
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    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
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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
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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
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    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
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    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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    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
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    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
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    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
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