Stacey Kidd, executive director of the Scott County Chamber of Commerce and secretary of the Industrial Development Board of Scott County, is interviewed by a videographer from the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development. ECD is profiling Scott County as a model example of a Tennessee Three-Star community. (Independent Herald photo/Ben Garrett)
Stacey Kidd, executive director of the Scott County Chamber of Commerce and secretary of the Industrial Development Board of Scott County, is interviewed by a videographer from the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development. ECD is profiling Scott County as a model example of a Tennessee Three-Star community. (Independent Herald photo/Ben Garrett)

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County is once again a Tennessee Three-Star community.

That announcement came from Tennessee Commissioner of Economic & Community Development Bill Hagerty during a visit Friday afternoon. But it was not necessarily the primary purpose for Hagerty’s flight from Nashville to the Scott County Airport.

High-ranking cabinet members do not ordinarily visit communities to announce individual Three-Star designations. Instead, those communities are recognized at the Governor’s Conference in Nashville each year.

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Ben Garrett is Independent Herald editor. Contact him at bgarrett@ihoneida.com. Follow him on Twitter, @benwgarrett.