Tennessee Ranked 4th Best State for Business

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE Posted by: Jared Coffin  May 7, 2015 The results of our 11th annual survey clearly show that CEOs favor states that foster growth through progressive business development programs, low taxes and a quality living environment. See how your state fared below. #4 – Tennessee This southeastern state is proving it has more than just music talent to offer … Read More

Magna opens in Spring Hill

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From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge SPRING HILL — Auto parts manufacturer Magna International officially opened the doors to its new Spring Hill facility Monday. The 122,500-square-foot operation, at 701 Beechcroft Road, is set to bring more than 350 jobs and represents a $17 million investment. The site abuts the Spring Hill General Motors Manufacturing facility. The company … Read More

Commission votes for new Central High School

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From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge Applause erupted in the Maury County Commission chambers on Monday when the board approved moving forward with a new, $46 million Central High School. The commission passed three separate measures relating to the project. Commissioners Donna Cook, Scott Sumners and Sue Stephenson cast dissenting votes against the funding schedules for the new … Read More

Unemployment rate down in Maury Co.

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From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge Maury County registered a 5.6 percent preliminary unemployment rate for February, giving the area one of the 10-lowest percentages in the state, according to Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development data. Maury County was No. 10 of 10 on the list. The figures, released Thursday, showed the 5.6 percent rate was … Read More

Tile plant to bring 180 jobs to Maury County

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From The Tennessean – David Boucher An $80 million porcelain tile manufacturing facility is headed to Maury County and could bring 180 new jobs, according to an announcement from Tennessee economic development officials. Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced Thursday that international manufacturer Gruppo Concorde plans to build a 600,000-square-foot facility on 96 acres near Mount … Read More

Tennessee named “State of the Year” 2nd year in a row

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Business Facilities announced that Tennessee has won an unprecedented back to back ranking as “State of the Year”. This marks the 3rd time that Tennessee achieved the honor (2009, 2013 and 2014). The magazine sited factors such as World-Class Infrastructure, On-Site Workforce Training and the State’s number 1 ranking in the Race to the Top Education program. Gov. Haslam’s recent … Read More

Maury County Ramps Up International Focus

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From the Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge Maury County is making its presence known on the international stage, attracting attention from Eurasia, the Far East and Europe. Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance officials are hoping that global interest translates into more foreign investment in the area. MCCEA President Wil Evans said developing contacts with foreign leaders creates more … Read More

‘Best Small Town Industrial Sites in TN’

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CHERRY GLEN INDUSTRIAL PARK Southern Business and Development Magazine names Cherry Glen Industrial Park in top 5 Best Small Town Industrial Sites. Take the virtual tour here.  305 Select Tennessee Certified Acres within a 1 hour drive of Nashville Shovel Ready with extensive due diligence reports available upon request Less than 20 miles from I-65 All industrial grade utilities already in … Read More