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Cross Coverage

On March 5th, the Smith County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Jennifer Cross of Cross Coverage. Jennifer is an agent and sales representative of PMA USA. We will have more details soon on the products and services offered by Cross Coverage.

Tennessee Power Washing LLC

On January 17th, the Smith County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member, Tennessee Power Washing LLC.

**Check back soon for more details on Tennessee Power LLC.

Scott Rousey Painting. Inc.

The Smith County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome new member, Scott Rousey Painting, Inc. Pictured with Chamber Director, Bill Woodard is owner, Scott Rousey. New to the Smith County area, Scott was born and raised in Central Florida. A firm believer in God and devoted family man, Scott has done painting work since 1999 and began his own painting business in 2002. His work has included many types of jobs from small side projects to larger projects for franchises nationwide.

Scott Rousey Painting is available for residential and commercial painting and pressure washing for Smith County and the surrounding areas. Services provided include staining, refurbishing of cabinetry, painting of paved areas, flooring and more. Whether you are looking for a fresh coat of paint or a completed redo, they have you covered! Contact Scott Rousey Painting in their office at (863) 289-8350, mobile at (863) 419-5164 or by email at scottrouseypainting@gmail.com

Jane Reed’s Pleasant Shade Store & Cafe

In December, the Smith County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member, Jane Reed’s Pleasant Shade Store & Cafe.
More details coming soon!

Lish Contracting

The Smith County Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member, Lish Contracting. Owned and operated by Steven Lish and Seth Lish, their business office is located in South Carthage. Lish Contracting can handle your residential and small business constructions needs. With 20 years of experience, Lish Contracting is licensed & insured up to $1.5 Million. (TN #64746)

Lish Contracting is your local choice for custom built homes, custom tile work, hardwood floors, acoustical ceilings, kitchen & bath remodels, sunroom additions and porches. Lish Contracting specializes in building your custom dream home with fast, high quality work. For more information on the services provided or to discuss your next building or remodel project, please contact Steven at 615-489-2166 or Seth at 615-489-6964.

Tri-Star Lawn & Landscape

The Smith County Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member, Tri-Star Lawn & Landscape. Owned by Kyle and Jessie Harville, the business is located at 54 Dixon Springs Highway in Carthage. Before opening at the current location, they were known as Kyle’s Lawn Care. Specializing in mowing commercial and residential properties, landscape installation and maintenance,they also provide fall leaf cleanup and offer snow and ice removal services in the winter. Tri -Star Lawn & Landscape provides the community a place to purchase landscape necessities such as bulk and bagged mulch, decorative rock,pine straw, spring and fall plants.

Typically, open 8 am -5 pm Monday through Friday, Tri-Star Lawn & Landscape can also be available by appointment on weekends.  Please contact them at 615-735-6208 or by email at harvillekyle@gmail.com for more info on any of the services they offer. Tri-Star Lawn & Landscape looks forward to meeting many new clients in the coming year!

Malone Staffing Solutions

The Smith County Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member, Malone Staffing Solutions. With their branch office located at 1105 A South Walnut Avenue in Cookeville, Malone offers temp-to-hire positions in the Carthage, Gordonsville and surrounding areas. Malone recently held a job fair at the Smith County Chamber of Commerce and were interviewing on the spot for warehouse associates, welders, press operators and painters. Pictured with Chamber Director, Bill Woodard are Malone Branch Manager, Trevor Sexton and Staffing Specialist,Shelly Pennington

Malone Workforce Solutions is much more than your typical staffing firm. Malone commits to accurate and timely pay, accessible benefits and a safe work environment. As one of the top 50 largest national staffing firms we work closely with our clients to fully understand their opportunities, so we can place our associates in the position that is the best fit for them. This philosophy has earned us the 2018 national “Best of Staffing” award. “When you work through Malone you have a partner in your career, your success is our success.”

Caney Fork Farms CSA


The Smith County Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member, Caney Fork Farms. By joining the Caney Fork Farms CSA and you’ll enjoy ultra-fresh vegetables for up to 30 weeks from May to November. Each week, you’ll also be able to add-on items like pasture raised meats, gourmet mushrooms, flower bouquets, as well as additional produce for canning or freezing. Caney Fork Farms believes that Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a relationship between farmers and people that love good, clean food. As a subscriber, every meal you cook supports an alternative, locally based model of agriculture where growers and consumers share the risks and rewards of sustainable food production.


Caney Fork Farms’ mission is to inspire others with living proof that carbon farming benefits farmers, the community, and the environment. We aspire to be a collective of farms in middle Tennessee that use carbon farming practices to provide healthy, affordable food that prioritizes people and planet. When you join or support Caney Fork Farms, you are not only eating the best clean, healthy, local food, you are helping to create a new age of carbon farming, one in which farmers, the community, and the environment thrive. If you are interested in joining the 2018 CSA Season, please visit www.caneyforkfarms.com or contact Tripp Eldridge at 615-972-2950 or tripp@caneyforkfarms.com.

Smith County Celebrates, Inc.


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The Smith County Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member Smith County Celebrates. Smith County Celebrates, Inc. is a local non-profit,non-partisan organization established to celebrate the history and heritage of Smith County and its residents, both past and present. Their annual banquet honors Cordell Hull and Al Gore, Jr., two Nobel Peace Prize recipients from Smith County. This annual celebration and its year-round initiatives provide a unique crossroads for a diverse community of residents, business members, educators,and civic practitioners. Proceeds from this event will assist with providing a mobile educational exhibit related to the two Nobel Peace Prize winners from Smith County, with photos, historical documents, and artifacts. The exhibit will be available to local businesses, schools, and organizations on their premises upon request. It will also help provide four$500 recurring local scholarships to students in Smith County. For more information please visit smithcountycelebrates.org or contact Smith County Celebrates President, Jim Hebert at 615-270-5565.

The 2018 banquet was held at the Smith County Agricultural Center on August 18th. Dinner was provided by Helen’s Restaurant. Mr. Walter Glenn Birdwell and Jack McCall served as keynote speakers. Carol Brown Andrews emceed the event. Invocation will be given by Carthage United Methodist Church Pastor, Monica Mowdy. In attendance for the dinner were Gore and his daughter Karenna Gore Schiff. After the night’s presentations were complete, Al Gore mingled with other event attendees, pausing for pictures and personally congratulating the local scholarship recipients.

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