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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Commissioner Bob Rolfe announce LG Electronics to Expand Clarksville Operations

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe, and LG Electronics USA officials announced today that the world-leading home appliance manufacturer will expand its Clarksville operations.

More investment, more jobs support increased production.

More investment, more jobs support increased production.

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Microvast to Establish Manufacturing Facility in Clarksville

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Microvast officials have announced that the company will establish a new manufacturing facility in Clarksville. 

Microvast will invest $220 million and create 287 jobs in Montgomery County. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Lamar Alexander announces $6 Million for 50-75 Miles of Mountain Bike Trails in Cocke County

 

U.S. SenateHartford, TN – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today said a $6 million federal grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to construct 50-75 miles of mountain bike trails in Cocke County will help encourage more people that visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to come through Cocke County.

“This is a huge investment from ARC. Cocke County is one of the most economically distressed counties in Tennessee and this investment will help increase the tourism industry in Cocke County by bringing more of the 12 million visitors who come to Smokies each year and the 3 million visitors who come to the Cherokee National Forest each year to the area,” Senator Alexander said.

Senator Lamar Alexander joined Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Cocke County Mayor Crystal Ottinger, Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-chair Tim Thomas, Tennessee Department of Tourism Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe in Cocke County for today’s announcement by the ARC.

Senator Lamar Alexander joined Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Cocke County Mayor Crystal Ottinger, Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-chair Tim Thomas, Tennessee Department of Tourism Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe in Cocke County for today’s announcement by the ARC.

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Tennessee Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe announce FNS Group Expansion in Clarksville

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and FNS Group officials today announced the company will build a new facility to expand its Clarksville operations.

The project represents an investment of $33.4 million and the creation of 62 jobs.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Commissioner Bob Rolfe announce Agero, Inc. in Clarksville to Expand, Create 900 Jobs

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe today, Tuesday, June 20th, 2020 announced that Agero, Inc. plans to invest $2 million in capital to expand its operations in Clarksville and create 900 jobs by 2025.

To support this growth, Agero has expanded its Clarksville operations by nearly 14,000 square feet.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Commissioner Bob Rolfe Announce Nearly $20 Million in Broadband Accessibility Grants

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe have announced $19.7 million in broadband accessibility grants that will expand service to support 31,000 unserved Tennesseans in nearly 12,700 households and businesses.

$19.7 million will fund 17 Broadband Grants serving 31,000 Tennesseans across 21 counties

$19.7 million will fund 17 Broadband Grants serving 31,000 Tennesseans across 21 counties

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Tennessee’s Broadband Initiatives Featured in New Pew Broadband Report

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee’s broadband initiatives are highlighted in a new report released today by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

The report, ‘How States are Expanding Broadband Access,’ features best practices from nine states that are developing leading broadband programs to address critical connectivity gaps in their communities.

 Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s broadband accessibility grant program.

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s broadband accessibility grant program.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Commissioner Bob Rolfe Award ThreeStar Grants to Fifty-Nine Tennessee Counties

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced Thursday, October 2nd, 2019, the 59 counties that will receive ThreeStar grants.

In total, TNECD is awarding $2.4 million in funding to Tennessee communities through this round of the ThreeStar grant program.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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LG Electronics unveils $360 Million Dollar Home Appliance Factory in Clarksville Tennessee

 

LG ElectronicsClarksville, TN – Today, May 29th, 2019, LG Electronics held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil its new million-square-foot home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville, Tennessee, where the company is now producing its top-rated washing machines* for the U.S. market.

The $360 million factory, believed to be the most advanced, integrated washing machine production plant in the world, already employs more than 550 American workers who are supporting continued production ramp-up – helping to accelerate delivery of LG’s innovative home appliances to better meet U.S. consumer demand.

(From left to right): U.S. Rep. Mark Green, President & CEO of LG Electronics North America William Cho, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, President of the LG Home Appliance and Air Solutions Company Dan Song and South Korean Consul General Young-jun Kim cut the ceremonial ribbon for LG’s state-of-the-art washing machine factory in Clarksville, Tennessee.

(From left to right): U.S. Rep. Mark Green, President & CEO of LG Electronics North America William Cho, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, President of the LG Home Appliance and Air Solutions Company Dan Song and South Korean Consul General Young-jun Kim cut the ceremonial ribbon for LG’s state-of-the-art washing machine factory in Clarksville, Tennessee.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Announces $14.8 Million in Broadband Accessibility Grants

 

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Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced $14.8 million in broadband accessibility grants that will expand broadband service to more than 8,300 households and businesses in 17 counties across Tennessee.

“I am pleased to announce that we are getting our rural areas up to speed and expanding broadband in the areas that need it most,” said Lee. “I am committed to ensuring connectivity in every corner of our state as broadband impacts our goals for health care, education, economic development and beyond.”

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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