Clinton Awarded TN Downtown Designation

TNECD Announces Communities Selected to Participate in Tennessee Downtown Program

Friday, May 11, 2018, 1:00 p.m.

Twelve communities to take part in sixth round of downtown revitalization program

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe today announced 12 Tennessee communities selected to participate in the sixth round of the Tennessee Downtowns program.  The communities selected include Alamo, Bell Buckle, Clinton, Dresden, Huntingdon, Jasper, Lexington, Lynnville, Newport, Trenton, Tullahoma and Watertown.  READ MORE….

Clinton Discusses Downtown Makeover

Jim Gaines
Knoxville News Sentinel
USA TODAY NETWORK – TENNESSEE
Sunday, April 8, 2018

Clinton is getting a new bridge over the Clinch River, and local leaders want to use that as an opportunity to revitalize the city’s downtown, including redevelopment of the long-vacant Magnet Mills site on the riverfront.   Read More….

Clinton: The Downtown Vision

March 9, 2018

CLINTON: THE DOWNTOWN VISION

A month ago, the news of change began to spread throughout the City of Clinton.  The revitalization project, Clinton: The Downtown Vision, began to make headlines throughout Anderson County.  A brief 30 second video was created by the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce to help spread the news of the Downtown Vision on Social Media.  Little did the Chamber know that the quick video would end up being shared on Facebook and watched by over 4,000 people.  The video created an interest among many citizens of Anderson County and that was exactly what the Chamber had hoped would happen.  Read More…

 

Clinton Welcomes $5.7M TCAT Facility

Clinton, Tenn. – November 29, 2016 – Just under $6 million – $5.7 million dollars to be exact – of the state’s Drive to 55 Capacity Funds will go to Tennessee College of Applied Technology for a new Anderson County facility as announced by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.  Read More…

Haslam Announces Drive to 55 Capacity Fund Grants

Funds Will Help Provide Opportunity and Growth to College Students across Tennessee

NASHVILLE – November 16, 2016 – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the recipients of the Drive to 55 Capacity Fund, an initiative designed to support colleges and universities as enrollment increases since the launch of Tennessee Promise.  Read More…

Governor Haslam Visits Anderson County

by Lynda Edwards, Knoxville News-Sentinel, September 16, 2016

CLINTON – Tennessee’s economic recovery from the Great Recession has surged ahead of the national average, thanks in part to a falling unemployment rate and increased foreign investment, Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday.  Read More…

City Approves TIF Resolution

Measure Taken to Help Attract Retail Business to Clinton

Clinton City Council has taken another step toward attracting retail business.  At its meeting August 22, Council approved a resolution setting out policies and procedures for tax increment financing (TIF), similar to what has been done for industry for a number of years.

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