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Lexington Tennessee Company to Add 300 Jobs

  LEXINGTON, Tenn. (June 5) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Nidec Motor Company officials announced today that the company will expand its current operations in Lexington. The electric motor manufacturer will create 301 new jobs and invest $18 million in Henderson County.   “I want to thank Nidec for choosing to ...

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Tate Resigns as McKenzie Industrial Director

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Copyright 2018 McKenzie (June 13) — After 15-months of service as the executive director of the McKenzie Industrial Development Board (IDB), Frank Tate has resigned from his current position. Tate will leave McKenzie to assume the same position on Clarksville-Montgomery County’s Industrial Development Board in Clarksville, Tenn. Tate presented his resignation to the McKenzie IDB Tuesday evening during its regular ...

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Community VBS Brings Churches, Children Together

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Community VBS Brings Churches, Children Together BY JOEL WASHBURN washburn@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (June 10) — Approximately 50 children attended a community Vacation Bible School event hosted by area churches. It was an event to bring together the community’s children, regardless of race, to learn about Christ, have fun, and enjoy hamburgers and hot dogs. Churches participating were: Blooming Grove United Methodist ...

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Second Annual Shooting Hunger Raises $65,000 for Food Banks

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Second Annual Shooting Hunger Raises $65,000 for Food Banks BY JOEL WASHBURN washburn@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (June 7) — A highly successfully Shooting Hunger event at the Carroll County Sports Shooting Park on Thursday will help feed over 243,000 meals throughout West Tennessee. Tosh Farms, Tyson Foods, Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation, Tennessee Farmers Cooperative, Farm Credit Mid-America were the main sponsors plus ...

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Commission Approves Year-End Budget Amendments, Tiny Houses

Commission Approves Year-End Budget Amendments, Tiny Houses Copyright – Tri-County Publishing 2018 HUNTINGDON (June 11) — Carroll County Commissioners approved 11 resolutions dealing with year-end budgetary transfers to balance the 2017-18 fiscal year budget before it closes June 30. Also commissioners approved an appropriation of $25,000 as the county’s share of an industrial access road for a prospective industry for ...

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