Wednesday, October 14, 2009

River Port in Line for $35M Grant from Feds

From the Union City Messenger: "Dr. Arik believes that if this port project is built, it would cut the poverty rate of this area by about 50 percent." [Jimmy Williamson, manager of Dyersburg Electric System, chairman of the Northwest Tennessee Port Authority, referring to port study by MTSU BERC Associate Director Murat Arik]