NEWS & UPDATES

215 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 177
Linden, TN 37096
(931) 589-2453


NEWS & UPDATES

215 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 177
Linden, TN 37096
(931) 589-2453

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Credits:: Reprint from The Buffalo River ReviewMay 18, 2022

Perry County has again maintained its status as a Tennessee ThreeStar community.

Perry County Mayor John Carroll and Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Executive Director Allyson Dickey attended the South Central Tennessee Development District meeting to accept the award for years 2020-2022.

As a ThreeStar community, Perry County receives select benefits from the state, including enhanced promotion and efforts to promote the County's economic well-being.

The Tennessee Department of economic and Community Development (ECD) administers the ThreeStar program and keeps data on its efforts at rural development.

Since TNECD began accumulating data in 2012, Perry County has received $9,158,312 through three dozen programs, including grants for Asset Enhancement, Broadband Accessibility, Broadband Adoption-TOP, Commercial Façade, Marketing Assistance, Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Site Development, Tennessee Downtowns, ThreeStar, CDBG Disaster, and Tourism Enhancement; and consulting services for Asset-Based Planning, Property Evaluation Program, Retail Academy, and TN Downtowns.

CDBG funds alone during that period have totaled $1,749,950 for community livability and sewer system improvements to the Town of Linden, sewer system improvements to the City of Lobelville, and water line extensions to Perry County government in 2014, 2015 and 2019.

As a certified ThreeStar community, Perry County and the two municipalities have earne3d additional bonuses, incentives, and matching funds savings of $164,723 on CDBG-funded projects.

 

Pictured above, left to right: TNECD Business Development Consultant Karel Abboud, State Senator Joey Hensley, TNECD ThreeStar Coordinator Jody Sliger, Perry County Mayor John Carroll, Perry County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Executive Director Allyson Dickey, SCTTD Director Lori Fisher-Braly, and TNECD Middle Tennessee Commissioner John Hatfield.

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There are many ways to enjoy your visit to Perry County, Tennessee.  Whether it's fishing, hunting or just the great outdoors that draws you here, please remember to play safe and always wear a mask when in a group.

 

215 E. Main Street, P.O. Box 177, Linden, TN 37096

 

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