Member Announcements

Central Service Association Announces Tom Underwood Retirement 

August 29, 2022 

We celebrate the vast accomplishments and enriching relationships credited to Mr. Tom Underwood over that past 18 years. Under his leadership CSA has reached new heights and is in its strongest position financially and fully staffed with proven team members that are poised and ready to carry on the values that have been the foundation of CSA. Upon his retirement on August 19th, Steven Dyer has assumed the interim role of acting general manager.

All the best wishes to our friend, Tom Underwood!

Middle Tennessee Natural Gas Utility District serving Clay County

Smithville, TN  —   August 31, 2022

Following the merger of Clay Gas Utility District with Middle Tennessee Natural Gas Utility District “MTNG,” effective September 1, 2022, natural gas service in Clay county will be provided by MTNG. As part of this merger, MTNG will realign our service areas in Sparta and Crossville to better serve customers. Natural gas is the most dependable and efficient energy choice. According to CEO Mike Davidson, “MTNG is excited about the opportunity to meet natural gas energy needs, provide unrivaled service to the citizens of Clay County, and be part of the community for many years to come.”

MTNG was created in July 1955 pursuant to the 1937 Utility District Act. Following the merger, MTNG will serve more than 67,500 customers in over 120 communities in all or portions of 23 Tennessee counties. Providing quality natural gas service to residents, businesses, and industries has always been and continues to be our focus. If you have any questions, please visit us at   or call us at 1-833-GET-MTNG (1-833-438-6864). Middle Tennessee Natural Gas is your hometown energy provider, delivering America’s Energy to you safely, reliably, and economically.




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