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Small Business Stabilization Fund Awards Over $125,000 in Grants to Small Businesses

In Chamber News, Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Maury Alliance Teams Up with Local Organizations to Award Over $125,000 in Grants to Small Businesses in Maury County The Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance awarded $126,000 in grants, impacting over 120 small businesses across Maury County this week.    In early May, the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance, with generous funding made available by local community partners, established the Maury County Small Business …

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GM Spring Hill Manufacturing is Revving Back Up

In Economic News by Nicole Perry

Story by Mike Christen – The Daily Herald Click here to read the full article Nearly two months after shutting down its Spring Hill manufacturing facility, the General Motors Co. welcomed its first contingent of workers back to its Middle Tennessee plant on Monday. Before entering the facility, employees waited in line, keeping their distance from one another, using markers …

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Maury County Earns Four STEM School Designations

In Economic News by Nicole Perry

Story by Mike Christen – The Daily HeraldClick here to read the full article Educators and administrators at Maury County Public Schools are celebrating a major achievement for the school district this week. Maury County’s Mt. Pleasant Elementary, Mt. Pleasant Middle School, and Mt. Pleasant High School and Randolph Howell Elementary have earned the Tennessee STEM School Designation, recognizing the …

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GM Spring Hill Provides Grants to Aid Maury County

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GM Spring Hill Provides Grants to Aid Maury County Small Businesses and Tennessee Teachers with COVID-19 Challenges $65,000 grant to benefit Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance Teachers from Shelbyville, Chattanooga, Maryville, Johnson City, Knoxville, Memphis receive grants to help Keep Kids Learning Spring Hill, TN — General Motors Spring Hill facility recently announced that the Maury County Chamber and …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In Chamber News, Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

As we closely monitor COVID-19, we have made a decision for the Maury Alliance to not only be a leader in helping to contain the spread, but to also be a leader in supporting our members, existing industries and our community. To aid in containing the spread, we have: Postponed all ribbon cuttings, networking/educational events through April 3rd Canceled all …

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State Eggs & Issues 2020

In Chamber News, Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Eggs & Issues: Maury County representatives tackle growth, traffic, state budget Story by Jay Powell – The Daily Herald Local legislative leaders say they are hopeful for the potential of the region’s progress in 2020, namely within better developing its workforce, education and criminal reform systems. The annual State Eggs & Issues Breakfast is a chance for city, county and …

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GM Investing $40 Million in Spring Hill Propulsion Plant

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Investment upgrades manufacturing capabilities for 5.3L V8 engines General Motors announced today plans to invest $40 million in the Spring Hill Global Propulsion Systems (GPS) plant to increase capacity of the 5.3L V8 engines for GM’s full-size truck and SUV programs. The 5.3 V8 engine with Dynamic Fuel Management is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. This engine variant is …

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Three Maury County Schools Receive Tennessee Pathways Certification

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Story by Mike Christen – The Daily Herald Three Maury County Public School District high schools are leading the way in preparing students for careers and are some of the first to receive a certification from the Tennessee Department of Education. A successful nursing services program available to students at Columbia Central High School, Culleoka Unit School and Spring Hill …

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Mersen to Establish Manufacturing Operations and Add 100 Jobs in Columbia

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Mersen will invest up to $65 million over time and create approximately 100 jobs Company plans to begin operations in late 2020 France-based Mersen is a global leader in advanced materials and electrical power NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Mersen officials announced today that the manufacturer will invest …

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Mt. Pleasant Welding Students Meet with Industry Leaders

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Story by Mike Christen – The Daily Herald MT. PLEASANT — Students enrolled in Mt. Pleasant High School’s newly established welding certification program received a visit from a potential future employer Thursday as they continued to hone their new skills using the industrial-strength tools at their disposal. During the visit, a group of seniors enrolled in the program, taught by …