Archive for July, 2012

Haslam announces nearly $630K grant for downtown

Dickson officials and Main Street merchants rallied for the money some years ago. Phase I, a $1.5 million renovation headed up by Nashville-based architecture and engineering firm Lose & Associates, was completed in November.

Community enhancement grants established by Congress, Haslam added, were fiscally sound because the money goes to the states and states decide on local projects.

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Posted on 07/25/12 list of Top 10 Soccer Cities

The city’s $12.9 million Richard Siegel Soccer Complex hosts several regional and national events for US Youth Soccer. The complex features 15 fields and a championship showcase stadium. City officials estimated that hosting the US Youth Soccer Southern Regionals in 2011 brought in more than $8 million to the local economy.

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Posted on 07/09/12