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DeKalb County Earns Three-Star Certification
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DeKalb County received Three-Star certification from the state of Tennessee in a ceremony in Nashville recently. Shown here, from left, are Smithville Alderman Steve White, DECD Commissioner Bill Hagerty, DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce Director Suzanne Williams, Governor Bill Haslam and Senator Mae Beavers.
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty announced recently that DeKalb County has achieved certification under the state’s Three-Star Program for excellence in economic development. “Our goal is to create a business-friendly climate that gives companies the confidence to invest and expand in Tenn-essee,” Hagerty said.“Solid community development is a crucial aspect in this process by providing the foundation needed for successful economic development.” DeKalb County is now eligible to receive additional incentives under the guidelines of the Tennessee Three-Star Program.

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