Covington Applying for Tennessee Main Street Grant

It became an official campaign last Tuesday night at the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting when the Board passed a resolution supporting Covington’s application for Tennessee Main StreetThe Main Street movement has been transforming the way communities think about the revitalization and management of their downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts for decades.

Specifically, Main Street is three things: a proven strategy for revitalization, a powerful network of linked communities, and a national support program that leads the field. The National Main Street Center is a subsidiary or the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The Main Street Four-Point Approach is a unique multi-faceted economic development tool that enables communities to revitalize their downtowns by leveraging local assets - from historic, cultural, and architectural resources to local enterprises and community pride. Covington-Tipton County Chamber Director Maleia Evans will submit application in March for this prestigious honor.