ETDD Christmas Newsletter

Our Christmas newsletter is now available!  If you would like to be included in our email list for our quarterly newsletter, please sign up under the “Sign up for our Newsletter” section listed on our home page.  Our current newsletter can be viewed at the link below: 2019 Christmas Newsletter

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Population Projections Data

The Tennessee State Data Center has posted the 2018-2070 population projections for the state to their website at http://tndata.utk.edu/sdcpopulationprojections.htm. In addition, a shapefile, file geodatabase and ArcGIS Online feature layers have also been posted.

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ALICE Report

The ALICE report is commissioned by the United Ways of Tennessee. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. It is the population right above the federal poverty level but below a financially functioning household.  For more information, please click on the link below. https://uwtn.org/106/alice  

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Opportunity Zones Map

As described by the IRS, Opportunity Zones are a new community development tool established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. This new tool is designed to drive long-term capital to low-income communities. The new law provides a federal tax incentive for investors to re-invest their capital gains into Opportunity Funds, which are […]

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ETDD Holds 53rd Annual Awards Banquet

The East Tennessee Development District held its 53rd Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at The Venue at Lenoir City.  The banquet was attended by ETDD staff and more than 120 local officials and guests. Each year ETDD recognizes local governments, other agencies and individuals for special contributions to regional development.  At the […]

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2019 Utility Rate Survey

Comments on the document will be accepted until August 30, 2019 via regular mail to ETDD, P. O. Box 249, Alcoa, TN  37701-0249 or email to mechildress@etdd.org 2019 Utility Rate Survey

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Attention: ETDD Email Communication

We want to make you aware that our organization was hit by a virus to our computer network system a week ago.  We are currently in the process of restoring our information.  Unfortunately, any emails that were sent to an ETDD staff member during the time period of July 20th through July 25th may have […]

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TNECD Rural and Community Development

ETDD Board Members and Other Officials, Please find attached a listing of programs from the TN Department of Economic and Community Development that might be of interest to your community. The ETDD staff would be happy to discuss any of the program offerings with you at any time. Also attached is a copy of a […]

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Tennessee RiverLine Launches Vision Video

  Dear Friends of the Tennessee RiverLine, We are pleased to announce the new, first-ever Tennessee RiverLine video, and you are some of the first partners to see it! For us, it instills excitement and inspiration about the transformative project, and we believe you’ll feel the same. Watch the full video.  Once you have watched […]

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