Allandale Mansion offerering drive-thru Christmas event

By ANNA SAGO KINGSPORT — For many local families, taking a tour of the elaborate Christmas decorations at the historic Allandale Mansion is a holiday tradition. In a normal year, the mansion is filled with festive cheer in the form of 40 elegantly decorated Christmas trees, as well as hundreds of lights, garland, and other […]

Miracle Field Wins Project of The Year

Kingsport, Tennessee – December 2, 2020 The Kingsport Miracle Field was recently honored with the Mark Miller Tennessee Public Works Project of the Year Award. The Miracle Field Complex features a rubberized baseball field, along with an adaptive playground, pavilion, and concessions. It was built to accommodate special needs children, wounded warriors, and others. The […]

Pickleball blossoming in Tri-Cities

By Tanner Cook Johnson City Press Pickleball is a rapidly growing sport in the United States, taking elements from badminton, tennis and table tennis to create a sport that is both fun and tiring. “I’m all about the growth of the sport,” said pickleball ambassador for the Tri-Cities Anna Walters. “It’s a great sport for […]

Coming soon the the Kingsport Greenbelt

2021 begins with some exciting new destinations and signage along the Kingsport Greenbelt. Stay tuned for updates that include parking lots, birding signs, and much more. Visit the Kingsport Greenbelt at http://www.kingsportgreenbelt.com

StoryWalk® now in Glen Bruce Park

The Kingsport Public Library has installed a StoryWalk® in Glen Bruce Park to encourage reading and outdoor activity for families in an interactive format. StoryWalk, a system created for outdoor spaces with numbered stations that contain laminated pages from children’s books, can be found in all 50 states and internationally. “A StoryWalk is a wonderful […]

Archery Classes

Beginner Archery Eligibility: Ages 7 and up. Skills Offered: Archery safety History of Archery Understanding of Commands Proper preparation, shooting, and arrow retrieval techniques Archery equipment uses and upkeep Fees: $25 per session Program Timeline: 1 Fall Session (September – December) &  1 Spring Session (January – March) Class Location: Lynn View Community Center (257 Walker Street) Class […]

Youth Soccer / Fall

Eligibility: All children who qualify for the offered age groups are eligible to participate. Leagues offered: U5/6 Girls U5/6 Boys U7/8 Girls U7/8 Boys U9/10 Coed U11/12 Coed U13/15 Coed Fees: $65. 00 per player ($35. 00 per each additional child) for one season League Timeline: Registration Period – Early July – Mid August Leagues Begin […]

Youth Basketball / Winter

Eligibility: All children who are residents of the City of Kingsport, whose parents own property in the City of Kingsport, or children who attend Kingsport City Schools are eligible to participate. Leagues offered: Bantam– (Ages 5-6 Coed) Pee Wee Boys – (Ages 7-8) Pee Wee Girls – (Ages 7-9) Rookie Boys – (Ages 9-10) Junior […]