• News for Community

    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
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    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
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    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
    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
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    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
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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
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    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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    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 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
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    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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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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    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
    Categories: Community, Chamber Events & Programs
    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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    Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    Kingsport Chamber News Release Wednesday, February 28, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:Vanessa BennettExecutive Director of Operations & Leadership ProgramsKingsport Chamber (423) 392-8813vbennett@kingsportchamber.org  S.H.O.U.T.!® Youth Leadership taking applications for two summer sessions  KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport Chamber announced today its youth leadership program - S.H.O.U.T.!® ...read more
    Categories: Chamber Events & Programs, Community
    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: City of Kingsport, Community
    Wednesday, December 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKari Matheney 423-343-9759karimatheney@kingsporttn.gov  American Red Cross Training Courses offered at Kingsport Aquatic Center  Kingsport, TN –If you are you interested in teaching lifeguard courses, need to be recertified or gain your lifeguard or CPR certification, you’re in luck. The Kingsport Aquatic Center is offering multiple American Red Cross training programs this ...read more
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    Monday, December 04, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKari Matheney423-343-9759karimatheney@kingsporttn.gov        Santa’s South Pole Swim  Kingsport, TN – Santa is making a stop at the Kingsport Aquatic Center, and you are invited to join in on the fun. Santa’s South Pole Swim is Saturday, December 9th.  From 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., children ages 12 and younger are invited to see Santa, make a wish list to send to the ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAlex Hayes423-343-9779alexhayes@kingsporttn.govOutdoor Survival Series  Kingsport, TN – Would you know what to do if you were dropped in the middle of the woods, desert or mountains? For most people, the answer is no, but Bays Mountain Park’s Outdoor Sur­vival Series is your opportunity to learn how to adapt to the rough conditions of the outdoors for free.  The following ...read more
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    Friday, November 17, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMegan Krager423-224-9490megankrager@kingsporttn.govRed Fox To Be Introduced At Bays Mountain  Kingsport, TN – Bays Mountain Park is getting a new resident this week. A young red fox is the newest addition to the animal habitats at the park.  After the passing of Bays Mountain’s raccoon, Belle, in February of this year, the staff began looking for a new animal to bring to the ...read more
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    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAlex Hayes423-343-9779alexhayes@kingsporttn.govNight Ride at Bays Mountain Park  Kingsport, TN – Experience the thrill of a nighttime mountain bike ride at Bays Mountain Park. On November 14 and 28, Bays Mountain Park and Reedy Creek bikes will lead a free mountain bike ride at Bays Mountain.  The rides will start at the Farmstead Museum at 6 p.m. and will last for ...read more
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