COUNTY GETS $50,000 GRANT
Smith County is one of 54 Tennessee counties which has received funding through the state’s ThreeStar grant program.
The county will receive $50,000 through the program.
The $50,000 was the highest amount of funds awarded to any county. Funding awarded to counties ranged from a high of $50,000 to a low of $10,000.
Statewide, funding will be used for a variety of local community development initiatives including education, workforce development, health, tourism, small business, entrepreneurship, and economic development programs, among others that were prioritized through a strategic planning process.
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