Maury County’s Downtowns Are Bustling

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By Laura Hill | June 1, 2016 As the old Petula Clark tune once went, “Downtown, everything’s waiting for you,” a promise that’s nowhere truer than in Maury County. New and relocating businesses, growing dining and entertainment options, wineries and a mix of traditional and new community events and festivals are bringing a newly energized vibe to Maury’s downtowns, bringing locals and visitors … Read More

Business & Population Growth Put Maury County On The Map

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By Bill Lewis | June 1, 2016 With an unmatched combination of advantages that include a low cost of doing business, affordable real estate, a dedicated workforce, a high quality of life and a central location along interstate highways and rail lines, Maury County is setting new records for business recruitment, job creation and population growth. New and expanding businesses created 1,316 new jobs in 2015 and committed $120 million in … Read More

Read the Latest Edition of Maury County Business

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Located 30 miles south of Nashville, Maury County boasts one of the most progressive business climates in Tennessee. Encompassing the cities of Columbia, Mt. Pleasant and Spring Hill, the region is a hub for manufacturing, services and retail throughout the south central portion of the state. Maury County’s strategic location, abundant land, low costs and skilled workforce attract a diverse … Read More

Partnership Aims to Provide High School Students with Advanced Career Training

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By MIKE CHRISTENmchristen@c-dh.net As the new school year began last week, Maury County Public Schools and Columbia State Community College entered into an articulation agreement to further the educational opportunities of the region’s high school students. Both MCPS Superintendent of Schools Dr. Chris Marczak and CSCC President Janet F. Smith formally approved a partnership between the two organizations giving Maury … Read More

School board approves materials for dual-enrollment partnership

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net The Maury County Board of Education’s Zoning and Facilities Committee unanimously approved the purchase of materials and training for the district’s Advanced Integrated Industrial Technology duel-enrollment partnership with Columbia State Community College. Also commonly referred to as mechatronics, a field of study combining electronics and mechanical engineering with a concentration on manufacturing, the program will give … Read More

Browning Named Director of Economic and Workforce Development at CSCC

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Columbia State Community College has a new director of economic and workforce development. Following the departure of Terri Kenlock, the position will now be held by L.K. Browning who joins the college from the Tennessee Valley Authority Browning will be responsible for leading the institution’s Center for Economic and Workforce Development overseeing programs in the the development, management and administration … Read More

Ernst & Young Report: Tennessee a Magnet for Capital Investment

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Written by: Will Racke Companies and investors poured money into capital projects in Tennessee in 2015, creating thousands of new jobs concentrated in advanced manufacturing and hospital management. A new report from consulting giant Ernst & Young placed Tennessee in the top 10 among all states in mobile capital investment, a measure of corporate investment in facilities such as office … Read More

Tennessee Ranks No. 1 in Nation for Foreign Direct Investment Job Creation in 2015

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Posted by: Scott Harrison Second time in three years Tennessee Tops IBM Global Location Trends report NASHVILLE – Tennessee was ranked the top state in the nation for job creation resulting from foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2015, according to the recently released 2016 IBM Global Location Trends report. The annual report from the IBM Institute for Business Value measured … Read More

Governor Announces Tenneco to Locate New Facility in Spring Hill

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Posted by: Scott Harrison NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Tenneco officials today announced the global manufacturer will open a new facility in Spring Hill and create up to 200 new jobs during the next three years. Tenneco’s new Clean Air manufacturing plant will support programs for General Motors. The 117,000-square foot … Read More

Mayor’s Lunch reflects city/county growth

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By JAY POWELL jpowell@c-dh.net The Mayors’ Lunch on Tuesday brought together the top leaders in the county, each speaking about the continued growth and improvements in their cities and regions. The annual event is an opportunity for mayors from Maury County, Columbia, Spring Hill and Mt. Pleasant to update citizens and county stakeholders on the state of the region individually … Read More