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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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Austin Peay State University annual Industry Summit set for October 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is ready to seize on this momentum by hosting its second annual industry summit on October 3rd in the campus’ Morgan University Center Ballroom.

During the community event, former U.S. Ambassador Bill Hagerty will deliver a keynote address about his diplomatic work in Japan, Tennessee’s largest international investor.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White addresses attendees at last year's Industry Summit. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White addresses attendees at last year’s Industry Summit. (APSU)

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

 

Tennessee Government 

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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Tennessee Governor Bill Governor Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe announce Caymas Boats LLC to Establish Operations in Ashland City

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentAshland City, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Caymas Boats LLC officials have announced that the boat manufacturing company will establish operations in Ashland City.

Caymas Boats plans to invest $30.3 million and create approximately 280 jobs during the next five years. 

Caymas Boats LLC to manufacture a new line of premium fiberglass saltwater and freshwater fishing boats in Ashland City.

Caymas Boats LLC to manufacture a new line of premium fiberglass saltwater and freshwater fishing boats in Ashland City.

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Truform Manufacturing LLC to Expand Operations in Dickson

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Truform Manufacturing LLC officials announced today that the automotive and appliance supplier will invest approximately $14 million to expand its operations in Dickson and create nearly 90 jobs over the next five years. 

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Austin Peay State University, Clarksville-Montgomery County School System partner to offer Japanese and Korean languages

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System launched a major partnership today (August 2nd) to become the state’s first public education institutions to offer both Japanese and Korean language courses to students.

The new classes, funded by grants from The Japan Foundation and the ALLEX Foundation, were developed to better serve the Japanese- and Korean-owned businesses investing in this region.

Austin Peay State University (APSU) President Alisa White and Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) Director of Schools Millard House announce a new partnership to provide Japanese and Korean.

Austin Peay State University (APSU) President Alisa White and Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) Director of Schools Millard House announce a new partnership to provide Japanese and Korean.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Bob Rolfe Announce MTD Products to Create 200 Jobs in Martin

 

Manufacturer to invest $10 million to expand production capabilities in Weakley County 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN -Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and MTD Consumer Group Inc officials announced today that the manufacturer will invest $10 million in its Martin operations over the next five years. 

MTD is Weakley County’s largest private employer and a leading global manufacturer and distributor of residential and commercial outdoor power equipment under brands such as Cub Cadet and Troy-Bilt. The company plans to create 200 jobs in Weakley County as it adds production at the Martin facility. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam names Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to State Committee

 

City of Clarksville

Planning advisory panel deals with growth plans

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Tennessee Govenror Bill Haslam has appointed Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to a four-year term on the Local Government Planning Advisory Committee.

The committee, which is part of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, reviews and approves county growth plans, which are required of all Tennessee counties except those with metropolitan governments.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Announces Seven Counties to Participate in New Round of Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) announced today the counties chosen to participate in the latest round of the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP).

The counties selected in this round of PEP include Anderson County, Benton County, Cheatham County, Hardin County, Henry County, Marshall County and Washington County.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Bob Rolfe Announce 66 Community Development Block Grants

 

Grants and investments to assist communities with local infrastructure and safety

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Govember Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently approved nearly $25.5 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), which assist communities with infrastructure improvements, health and safety initiatives and façade improvements in downtown commercial districts.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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