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Republicans announce important community block grants in Carroll and Obion counties

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – State Rep. Tandy Darby, R-Greenfield, Rep. Curtis Halford, R-Dyer, and Sen. John Stevens, R-Huntingdon, announced today that three Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) have been awarded in Carroll and Obion counties totaling a combined $1.4 million. Two of the grants will be used for sewer system improvements with Obion County receiving $564,000 and…

Speaker Casada Names Representative Curtis Halford Chairman Of House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (R-Thompson’s Station) has named State Representative Curtis Halford (R-Dyer) Chairman of the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee. The 11-person committee will be responsible for all laws pertaining to energy, forestry, natural resources, conservation, game and fish, as well as mines and minerals. Additionally, members will oversee all…

Representative Halford, Department Of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Announce Funding For Anti-Drug Coalition

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — State Representative Curtis Halford (R-Dyer) today joined with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) to announce funding for a new community anti-drug coalition in Carroll County. The monies are provided through the Tennessee Together plan, which is designed to battle the state’s opioid crisis through the three major…

State Representative Curtis Halford Announces Two Local Parks & Recreation Grants For Gibson & Carroll Counties

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Curtis Halford (R-Dyer) today announced two Local Parks and Recreation Fund (LPRF) grants have been awarded to Carroll and Gibson Counties by the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC). Specifically, Carroll County will receive $250,000 in grant funding for continued development of the recently built RV/Park and Dam side of the…

Representative Halford Announces Department Of Transportation Grants For Medina, Trenton, Humboldt

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Curtis Halford (R-Dyer) joined with the Tennessee Department of Transportation today to announce grant awards for Medina, Trenton, and Humboldt. The funding is part of the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and will be used for downtown enhancements in each city. In Medina, the $680,730 in grant funding will be used for the construction of sidewalks along…

State Representative Curtis Halford Congratulates Local School Systems For 2018 TNReady Testing Results

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Curtis Halford (R-Dyer) today congratulated eight area school systems in House District 79 that have been identified as Top 10 districts in achievement and/or improvement during the latest round of TNReady testing. The announcements come after 2018 TNReady scores were released late last week.  The State Department of Education has shared state-…

State Representative Curtis Halford Encourages Residents To Utilize Annual Sales Tax Holiday

(NASHVILLE) — With the beginning of a new school year right around the corner, State Representative Curtis Halford (R-Dyer) is encouraging the families who live in House District 79 to utilize the state’s annual sales tax holiday to save on items such as clothing, school and art supplies, and computer purchases. Tennessee’s annual Tax Free Weekend…

State Representative Curtis Halford Announces Arts Commission Grants For Carroll & Gibson Counties

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Curtis Halford (R-Dyer) today announced that the Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC) has awarded four grants totaling $36,560 to organizations within Carroll and Gibson Counties for the 2019 fiscal year. The monies are allocated based upon recommendations made by citizen advisory panels comprised of Tennesseans with expertise in the appropriate arts disciplines, as well as a review…

Representative Curtis Halford Announces Solid Waste Recycling Grants For Carroll & Gibson Counties

(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Curtis Halford (R-Dyer) today announced two Solid Waste Recycling Grants totaling more than $61,000 from the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) for Carroll and Gibson Counties. Specifically, Carroll County will receive $32,351 for a recycling truck. Additionally, Gibson County was awarded $29,500 for a used oil transport trailer, used oil…

State Representative Curtis Halford Announces $80,677 Grant Award For Town of McLemoresville

(NASHVILLE) – State Representative Curtis Halford (R-Dyer) today announced that the Town of McLemoresville will receive an $80,677 grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development (TNECD). The monies are part of TNECD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and will be used to help fund protective fire equipment for the town’s volunteer fire…

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