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DeKalb recognized for helping keep Tennessee beautiful
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Dekalb County has helped Keep Tennessee Beautiful (KTnB) achieve perfection again.KTnB once again achieved 100 percent participation from all 95 counties during the 2013 Great American Cleanup (GAC) thanks to the tireless efforts of our volunteers. This marked the seventh year in a row KTnB and its local organizers have accomplished this feat.“For the seventh straight year, Tennessee had volunteer participation in 100 percent of its counties for the Great American Cleanup, which is a remarkable accomplishment,” said Becky Lyons, Keep America Beautiful’s Chief Operating Officer. “Thanks to the stewardship of Keep Tennessee Beautiful, the Great American Cleanup achieved remarkable results making Tennessee a cleaner, greener, more beautiful state.”Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce and DeKalb County Government, led by Suzanne Williams, collected 4,900 pounds of trash in DeKalb County.