Historic theatre receives renovation funding

POSTED: 10:52 PM Apr 02 2013   UPDATED: 5:52 PM Apr 02 2013
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. -

$500,000 is headed to the oldest town in Tennessee.

State Representative Matthew Hill, of Jonesborough, says that money, authorized by Governor Bill Haslam, will help purchase and renovate the Jackson Theatre.

Representative Hill says the theatre is an integral part of downtown Jonesborough and the money will go a long way toward renovating the historic
piece of the community.