• News for Community

    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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    Monday, October 15, 2018
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 15, 2018CONTACTTy Johnson 404-433-5205  Kingsport Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Creekside Behavioral HealthState-of-the-art hospital to provide mental health and substance abuse careKINGSPORT, TN – Federal, state and local elected officials today joined leaders from Strategic Behavioral Health (SBH) in Kingsport to ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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    Monday, October 01, 2018
    Kingsport Police Celebrate National Safe Communities America Day by Encouraging Citizens to Register for City’s Emergency Alert SystemOctober 1, 2018The Kingsport Police Department is once again recognizing National Safe Communities America Day and celebrating the esteemed certification held by the City of Kingsport and the surrounding Sullivan County as an Internationally Accredited Safe ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    Fall Planetarium Shows And Astronomy Programs At Bays Mountain  KINGSPORT, TN – Travel back to the beginning of time and experience the birth of the Sun with Bays Mountain’s new planetarium show for fall! Bays Mountain Planetarium’s main feature, Sunstruck, starts this month.  The main planetarium feature for September – December will be Sunstruck. Discover how the sun came to support life, how ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEChassy Smiley423-343-9760chassysmiley@kingsporttn.gov  Kingsport Aquatic Center is Hiring Fall Staff  KINGSPORT, TN – The Kingsport Aquatic Center is preparing for fall and winter swimming season, bringing opportunities for new careers. The Kingsport Aquatic Center is hiring lifeguards, swim lesson instructors, aquatic attendants and gate workers for the indoor facility, ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        CONTACT:Robin ClearyDirector Keep Kingsport Beautiful392-8814rcleary@kingsportchamber.org         KEEP KINGSPORT BEAUTIFUL AND BOEHM LANDSCAPE, INC.ANNOUNCE AUGUST BEAUTIFICATION AWARD WINNERS­    Each year from May to September, Keep Kingsport Beautiful and sponsor Boehm Landscape, Inc. strive to ...read more
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    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
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    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
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    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
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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
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