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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Valley Apparel Expanding Production in Clinton

Knoxville, TN – Valley Apparel, LLC (Valley) is expanding its production at its manufacturing facility in Clinton, Tennessee to begin production of the Gen III Layer 6 Trousers for the US Government.  This contract is a 3 year $17.1 million addition to its existing production of flight jackets, shipboard jackets, and trousers.  Valley is the manufacturing partner of Coachys & Associates, a service-disabled veteran owned small business.  Read More….

Coal Creek Miners Museum Opens in Rocky Top

Rocky Top, TN-The Coal Creek Miners Museum celebrated their Grand Opening on March 11, 2016 at their new museum building located at 201 South Main Street, Rocky Top, Tennessee.

The museum not only tells the story of the miners that lived, worked and died in Coal Creek, Fraterville and Briceville, Tennessee, it also tells about the historically significant events that changed the mining industry.  Read More…

ATVs on Roads in Rocky Top beginning July 1, 2016

Rocky Top, TN-The Tennessee General Assembly passed legislation to amend current law that would allow for all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) to ride on Highway 25W in Rocky Top from the intersection of Colonial Lane to the intersection at Jacksboro Avenue beginning July 1, 2016.  Read More

DURA-LINE TO OPEN NEW MANUFACTURING FACILITY AND R&D CENTER IN CLINTON

Energy and Infrastructure Products Manufacturer to Invest Over $25 Million, Create 70 New Jobs

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Dura-Line officials announced today that the company will open a new manufacturing facility and research and development center in Clinton.  The communication and energy infrastructure manufacturer will invest over $25 million and create 70 new jobs in Anderson County.  Those jobs will include engineering, research and development and manufacturing jobs.  Read more…