Carroll County Re-Certified as ThreeStar Community
GATLINBURG — Carroll County was again certified as a ThreeStar Community through the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.
Brad Hurley, president of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, Jill Holland, mayor of McKenzie, and Frank Tate, executive director of the McKenzie Industrial Board attended the annual Governor’s Conference on economic development in Gatlinburg on October 26 and 27.
McKenzie was additionally honored for having a certified industrial site through the state’s certification program. It is located on Rochelle Road near the Carroll County Airport.
The Governor’s ThreeStar Program, administered by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD), is designed to help communities build a healthy and educated workforce supported by a strong and stable local government that provides security and safety and promotes county progress in the areas of economic development, responsible fiscal management, public safety, health and education.