Survey: Educators optimistic

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A majority of Maury County educators believe there is much opportunity for the school system in the next five years, according to a recent survey. More than half of those surveyed feel there are still some challenges that need addressing. Teachers and principals completed the poll to help develop Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance’s campaign, “The Grass is Greener … Read More

Q & A: Maury County Director of Schools Chris Marczak

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Chris Marczak is mid-stride in his first week as Maury County director of schools, and The Daily Herald sat down with him to discuss the position and taking over a new district. He officially signed a four-year contract on Aug. 13, and began his first day the following Friday — which proved to be an eventful day. An automated threat … Read More

Maury Co.’s ‘Grass is Greener’ campaign follows proven model

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By MARY BETH WEST Special to The Daily Herald The Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance just launched in partnership with Maury County Public Schools an unprecedented campaign – “The Grass is Greener Where You Water It” – aimed at making educational achievement the community’s focal point. My firm is privileged to work with the Maury Alliance in helping craft … Read More

Alliance, schools kick off education campaign

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From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge About 1,000 Maury County teachers, administrators, business leaders and residents packed the Spring Hill High School gym for a common cause — promoting and bettering local education. The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance partnered with the Maury County Public School system to launch an education advocacy campaign Wednesday. As part of … Read More

#GrowMaury Newsletter, Vol. 1

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Grow Maury July Newsletter

A LETTER FROM THE MAURY ALLIANCE At the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance, we know that public schools are critical to the economic and community development of Maury County. With the growth that is coming to the Middle Tennessee area, we believe it is our job to show the potential of our highly educated workforce and Maury County’s ability … Read More

Alliance promotes Maury schools

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From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance is joining forces with the school system to launch a campaign aimed at promoting education as a top community priority. MCCEA’s Education Task Force has partnered with Mary Beth West Communications and Maury County Public Schools to launch the Maury County Education Advocacy Campaign. The … Read More

First GM Academy revs up for Maury County students

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From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge SPRING HILL — A jaunty tune plays over a loudspeaker at General Motors’ Spring Hill Manufacturing facility as workers prepare to take on the assembly line. Each person stands at the ready, going over his or her job in completing a new car. The tune ceases, and the workers get busy. About … Read More

Ag scholarships awarded in memory of Wick Halliday

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The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance Ag Scholarship recipients are, from left, front row: Ashley Kidroske of Culleoka School, Reagan Holland of Spring Hill High, and McKenzie Sewell of Santa Fe School, (not pictured, Robert Rollins of Culleoka School). The $800 scholarships, proceeds from the annal Farm City Breakfast, were presented in memory of Wick Halliday by, from left, … 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