In May of 2013, Jonesborough was designated a Tennessee Main Street Community. Main Street is a program originally established by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is now a subsidiary of the non-profit National Main Street Center.
The program has four (4) areas of emphasis including:
The restoration and maintenance of downtown buildings.
- Economic Restructuring
The focus on business retention and recruitment in the downtown area.
The marketing and promotional activities related to the downtown district.
The use of volunteers and associated effort to get citizens involved in the improvement of the downtown area.
Main Street Jonesborough has four (4) standing sub-committees representing the four-point Main Street approach. The organization is a state chartered non-profit corporation that partners with the Jonesborough Area Merchants and Services Association as well as the Town of Jonesborough. Residents interested in serving on one of the four standing committees, or in assisting the Main Street Program in Jonesborough in any way may contact the Main Street Director, Cameo Waters.
Cameo Waters can be reached at 423.753.1013 or by email.