Hohenwald has the oldest asphalt airport runway in the state of Tennessee

And it's finally getting a $2.5 Million Dollar Facelift

 

Michael Brumley

The City of Hohenwald and Lewis County has one more thing to be proud of: our county government secured a $2.5 million grant from the state to refurbish the surface of the aging runway.

"Paul Bridges and Rob Rawdon probably had more to do with this package than anyone," said Johnny Clayton. "They have been working on it for a number of years, and the town and the county are extremely grateful for this kind of money... $2.5 million is a lot of money to come to a small county".

But was it free we asked? "Yes, technically it was," said Clayton, "it was a 90/10 grant, meaning that we had to co...



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