Thursday, July 2, 2015
Friday, June 19, 2015
Attention Marshall and Giles County students ages 12-18. July 13th - 17th we will be holding a Coding Camp at Giles County High School.
In order to register your spot, please contact Patricia Lymon with the South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance at 931-398-6030. Spots are limited and we are only accepting 20 applications (10 from each County) for this first camp. CALL TODAY!!!!!
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
|Governor Bill Haslam Presents the TDOT Grant to Lewisburg from the Lewisburg Greenway|
Grant to Fund Downtown Connector Phase I Grant is One of Three Grants Recently Awarded to the City of Lewisburg by TDOT
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of a $701,138 transportation alternative grant to provide a pedestrian and bicycle facility connecting Lewisburg Square with Rock Creek Park.
The Downtown Connector Project, which will be constructed in four phases, includes parking, sidewalks, and a path, eventually connecting to the existing Rock Creek Park path. The grant funds Phase I of the project.
"This project will improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists as well as provide residents and visitors with critical connections to different areas of the city," Haslam said. "Tennessee's downtowns are the heart of our communities, and projects like this enhance the lives of Tennesseans and make our communities more livable."
The transportation alternative grant is made possible through a federally funded program formerly known as transportation enhancement, and is administered by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).
"Through these grants, TDOT has funded more than $318 million in non-traditional transportation projects," Schroer said. "This program has assisted communities all over the state in their efforts to revitalize downtowns, highlight historic areas, provide alternative means of transportation, and increase opportunities for economic development."
A variety of activities, such as the restoration of historic facilities, bike and pedestrian trails, landscaping and other non-traditional transportation projects, are eligible for grant funds under the federal program.
The City was also awarded a TDOT Multimodal Grant to create a
connector to the Greenway at the East Commerce Bridge. The connector will allow pedestrians on the Greenway to access East Commerce and the Lewisburg Square. Along with the connector, the East Commerce bridge itself will receive a facelift.
The third grant is a TDOT Transporation Planning Grant that will reprogram and synchronize all the traffic lights in the City of Lewisburg. Lewisburg Public Works recently completed a study of all traffic lights in the City and the grant will use that study to better program and synchronize all traffic lights in the City.
State Sen. Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) and state Rep. Billy Spivey (R-Lewisburg) represent Marshall County in the Tennessee General Assembly.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Thursday, May 21, 2015
|Lewisburg Recreation Center Director Cary Whitesell welcomes|
|Mayor Jim Bingham makes the first donation to Team Brandon|
To break in the new water slide, City Manager Randall Dunn, Public Works Director Buck Beard and City Councilman Trigg Cathey each took a turn coming down the water slide.
For 62 years, the outdoor swimming pool has been providing family fun summer after summer; and thanks to the new renovation and water slide, many more generations of Lewisburg and Marshall County families will have a place to enjoy for many, many summers to come.
|Miss Lewisburg Courtney Neill and Miss Marshall County Hannah Haynes |
Monday, May 18, 2015
Gov. Bill Haslam introduced the Labor Education Alignment Program (LEAP) grant earlier this year and regions across the state competed for up to $1M in funding to develop and implement workforce development training. The South Central Development
Calsonic Kansei North America stepped up to be the top contributor to this project with a donation of $50,000 to help develop the training facilities in each of the four counties.
In a ceremony on Monday, May 18 at their headquarters in Shelbyville, CKNA officially made their financial donation to the project in front of the CKNA leadership and local officials from each of the four counties.
For Marshall County, this will mean that a TCAT-Shelbyville facility will be created in the city-owned building at 218 West Commerce, just off the Lewisburg Square. Starting in September, students will be given the opportunity to take 24-month training at the Lewisburg facility to become certified in Industrial Maintenance - a much-needed skill for several of the local industries in Marshall and surrounding counties.
"There is no greater industrial partner
|CKNA CEO Shingo Yamamoto thanks everyone at the Ceremony for their support of the LEAP Grant|
|CKNA COO Eric Huch talks about the importance of workforce development in the region.|
Along with CKNA's donation to the