Asset Based Planning
Haywood County Hurdles to Healthcare - Rural Health Access Study
Haywood County leaders participated in TNECD-sponsored Asset-Based Planning services that identified the provision of healthcare services in light of the hospital closure as a top priority.
Wayne County Free Public WiFi
Providing public WiFi would also provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to conduct research to start up their business, sell their products or work online. The Digital Hub, a virtual call center trains workers for home-based customer service and telecommunication-based employment.
Town leaders invested in the 2015 Dandridge Tennessee Waterfront Master Plan and created a new shared vision for the community’s successful future growth and development.
TCAT Livingston – Jackson County
In 2017, Jackson County participated in TNECD-sponsored Asset-Based Planning. During this process, county officials and economic development leaders identified assets and priorities to move them out of the distressed county classification.
Brushy Mountain Development
Almost four years after the closure, the MCEDB was approached by the Brushy Mountain Group (BMG), a partnership of three successful Tennessee entrepreneurs, with a proposal to turn the historic prison site into a regional tourist destination.
Powell River Blueways
Claiborne County, located in Northeast Tennessee along the border of Kentucky and Virginia, is home to significant portions of the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Norris Lake and many hiking trails, lakes and other waterways.