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.

Click here to read the full story (PDF)

Posted on 07/25/12

Livability.com 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.

Click here to read the full story (PDF)

Posted on 07/09/12