Nearly two years out from Unicoi County’s commitment to work cooperatively with Washington and Carter counties to bring jobs and investment to the region, the joint efforts of the counties’ Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership are bearing fruit in Erwin.
The Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County will renew its option to purchase a 20-acre tract on Dry Creek Road in Unicoi listed among the most prime development properties in the county.
The Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County has an important new tool - a 50-page portfolio of real estate assets and economic development opportunities to focus local resources on properties with the greatest potential for business attraction.
ERWIN - A year has passed since the 100 years of railroad operations on which the town of Erwin was built suddenly jolted to a halt.
ERWIN — They gathered from across the region to uncover ways help a town built around the railroad recover from the end of CSX operations.
ERWIN — The Northeast Tennessee Workforce Investment Board is on the ground in Erwin, setting operations to help put the careers of railroad and contract workers impacted by the closing of town’s CSX rail yard back on track.
ERWIN — With the full impact of Thursday’s closing of the CSX railroad operations in Erwin still unclear, members of the Unicoi County Joint Economic Development Board quickly turned their attention to recovery.