Students Eligible to Win Laptops at ‘Wiring the Classroom’ event

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Maury County Public Schools students will be eligible to win a Lenovo laptop and other technological devices at an education event taking place Tuesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at Columbia State Community College’s Cherry Theater. The event, Wiring the Classroom: Empowering Students Through Technology, will cover ways schools are using technology to enhance students’ educational experience. Parents, students and … Read More

Maury Alliance, Maury County Public Schools Announce STEAM Education Summit

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Students entering the 21st century workplace will face an occupational world with jobs that didn’t exist ten years ago. A majority of high-paying jobs will be in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) career fields. On Thursday, April 13, Mount Pleasant students will have the opportunity to discover exciting STEAM career paths at the Maury County Public Schools and … Read More

Seven Ways Technology is Transforming Education

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Written by incoming Maury County Public Schools Chief Digital Learning Officer John Carver By now you’ve likely heard the news coverage, but let this serve as a reminder: Maury County’s schools are becoming pioneers in the area of education technology. This is in support of the MCPS Keys to College and Career Readiness and the district’s commitment to “unlocking potential … Read More

Maury Alliance, Maury County Public Schools Announce Education Technology Summit

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By The Daily Herald State and local leaders will gather at Columbia State Community College’s Cherry Theater on Tuesday, April 25 for a community-wide panel forum to discuss ways technology is transforming education in Maury County. The forum will start at 6 p.m. Among the questions the event aims to answer: How are Maury County Public Schools shifting the educational … Read More

Haslam Praises Schools During Columbia Visit

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam praised Maury County’s educational progress during a speech to the Kiwanis Club on March 3. “This is a phenomenal number,” Haslam said of the county’s 32 percent increase in college readiness scores. “It is way outside the number of norms in improvement. Maury County is a great example of what is going on. I did not … Read More

Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance Expands Advocacy Efforts in Partnership with Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

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                                                     The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance announced today an advocacy partnership between the two organizations that will strengthen the region’s unified business voice in the Tennessee … Read More

Survey Reveals MCPS Teachers are Optimistic

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By The Daily Herald A recent study shows Maury County educators feel more positively about their school system than they did last year. The study, conducted by Bryant Research in conjunction with Mary Beth West Communications, reveals an increase in education professionals’ overall rating of Maury County Public Schools over an identical questionnaire sent to teachers in May 2015. Educators … Read More

Armada Nutrition Announced New Facility in Spring Hill

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Food packaging company to invest $2.1 million, create 310 new jobs  NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Armada Nutrition officials announced today the company will expand its Spring Hill operations. The food packaging company will invest $2.1 million and create 310 new jobs over the next five years in Maury County. … Read More

GM to Add Third Shift, 650 Jobs at Spring Hill Manufacturing

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SPRING HILL, Tenn. — General Motors today announced plans to add a third shift and 650 jobs to Spring Hill Manufacturing to increase output of the recently launched Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia. The shift is expected to begin in January 2017. Staffing details are being finalized and positions will be filled starting this quarter. “Spring Hill is demonstrating again … Read More

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