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

Tennessee Scholarship Program Provides Opportunity for Maury County Student

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SPRING HILL, Tenn. – Nobody in Johnny Miranda’s family had ever attended college. But as he and his sister grew up in Maury County Public Schools, their parents were determined to help them reverse the trend. Johnny’s sister made the leap to higher education. And now, thanks to a boost from Tennessee Promise, a first-of-its-kind scholarship program available to Tennessee … Read More

Successful Maury County Graduate Offers Advice for College Preparation

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LEBANON, Tenn. – Colleen Brooks wasn’t sure college was for her. She had taken the ACT four times and scored a 19 every time. She badly wanted to pursue higher education but didn’t know whether a college would see her as a fit. “I bawled my eyes out because I didn’t think college would be an option for me,” Brooks … Read More

Landmark Ceramics opens with success, plans to add third shift for producation

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By JAMES BENNETT jbennett@c-dh.net Eight months ago, Landmark Ceramics opened its North American headquarters with an ambitious plan to produce high- quality porcelain tile 24 hours a day. Things have gone so beautifully — bellissimo, as President Federico Curioni of the Italian-owned company might say — the Mt. Pleasant site will add a third shift before the end of summer, … 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

GM Announces $27M in Investment at Spring Hill Plant

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By James Bennett jbennett@c-dh.net Workers at the General Motors Spring Hill Manufacturing facility will produce a right-hand vehicle for export to Australia, bringing more job security to the labor force, UAW Local 1853 Chairman Mike Herron said. GM revealed Friday it will invest $27 million more into the plant, which employs more than 4,000 workers in producing the Cadillac XT5 … Read More

Annual Meeting 2017 Award Winners

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Table Award Winners: President’s Award “Most Fun” – Columbia Machine Works Chairman’s Award “Best All Around” – BMC Metalworks Ambassador of the Year 2016: Claire Sellers Gold Circle of Excellence 2016: Caledonian Financial Columbia Machine Works, Columbia Power and Water Systems Community First Bank and Trust First Tennessee Bank Platinum Circle of Excellence 2016: BMC Metalworks First Farmers & Merchants … Read More

Call 2 Answer, LLC to Establish Operation in Spring Hill, Creating 250 New Jobs

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NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Call 2 Answer, LLC officials announced today that the company will invest $800,000 for a new medical and urgent contact center that will create 250 jobs in Maury County. “Tennessee offers companies tremendous advantages. Among the biggest benefits for any business tied to the health care … Read More

Plea to students: complete FAFSA

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net, The Daily Herald With only a few days remaining for prospective Tennessee Promise students to file their Federal Application for Student Aid, Maury County’s leaders in education and community development urge the region’s students to make sure they file the documents and remain eligible for the state’s scholarship program. The deadline to complete the application is less … Read More