What started out as a masked man swinging a stick at people in the parking lot of the Walmart Neighborhood Market ended with a claim of a Kingsport man allegedly being targeted by the Aryan Brotherhood.
Through the power of social media, the Kingsport Senior Center is staying engaged with as many seniors as possible as the Model City navigates the challenges of a global pandemic.
Removing the rims and nets from the basketball goals is not something the city wanted to do, but after hearing the latest communications from the CDC and the National Recreation and Parks Association, it was determined it be in the best interest of the citizens.
If you have materials checked out, the library is extending due dates and late fees will not apply. Holds are suspended and book donations will not be accepted until the library reopens.
Three pedestrians have been killed along Stone Drive within the past three years, the latest back in February when a 50-year-old woman was fatally struck attempting to cross the highway near Fairmont Avenue.
So what do your fellow citizens think about the coronavirus outbreak and the effect it’s having on day to day life in the Model City? The Times News recently went to the streets to talk to some folks about these very questions.
According to the CDC, there is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. Suggested ways to protect yourself from the virus includes regularly washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
In addition to closing many city buildings and facilities, the Kingsport Area Transit Service has also implemented some changes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a press release sent Monday from the City of Kingsport, the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the parents of Lucas Kinley announced they had made the difficult decision to postpone Lucas’ superhero wish.
Campers should bring a bag lunch with a drink each day, and wear appropriate clothing. Parents or guardians should plan to stay on the first morning for a short orientation of the week’s activities and expectations. Transportation to and from camp is your responsibility.