Volume 52, Number 5

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, January 29, 2015

Congressman Diane Black visits Pickett County last Monday

Congressman Diane Black visits Pickett County last MondayCongressman Diane Black made an introduction visit to Pickett County Monday, March 12th to listen to concerns local officials had regarding the county. Since the state’s recent redistricting, Pickett County was moved from the Congressional 4th District to the 6th District that is made up of 17 counties.
During the meeting, she asked the officials what she could do to help Pickett County. The topic of job creation was at the top of the list and included submitted ideas about making Highway 111 a four-way for accessibility, possibly building a bridge to connect isolated parts of the county by the lake to help develop areas and generate property tax, and marketing county area for distribution companies.
Congressman Black was elected to Congress in 2010 representing Tennessee's 6th Congressional District with her background including work in health care field and education.

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