Housing Market Lures Buyers to Maury County

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Bill Lewis , For The Tennessean8:05 a.m. CST December 18, 2016 When Bill Tucker decided to downsize from his large, three-story house, he made a decision that might have been surprising just a few years ago. Tucker bought a house in Maury County, the next county south of Williamson County along I-65. And he isn’t alone. A combination of lower … 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

Three Ways You Can Empower Students as a tnAchieves Mentor

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Written by Julius Johnson, tnAchieves mentor and former Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture One hour of your time each month could change a student’s future. That’s what being a tnAchieves mentor is all about: making small investments that pay big dividends in the lives of our youth. Maury County is on the hunt for new mentors in time for the application … 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

State, Local Education and Business Leaders to Light Pathway to Student Achievement at October Public Forum

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Renowned education minds, local leaders will discuss ways students can capitalize on Tennessee Promise Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Randy Boyd will join state and local education, government and business leaders to engage students, parents and community members at an October public forum in Columbia, Tennessee related to student achievement. The event, entitled “Unlocking the Keys to Student … 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

State Board Seeks Public Review of Revised Social Studies Standards

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NASHVILLE – Today, the State Board of Education launched a public review website, https://apps.tn.gov/tcas/, to gather feedback on Tennessee’s newly revised K-12 social studies standards. This is the first time the social studies standards, recently revised by Tennessee educators, will be available for public review. All Tennesseans are invited to review each social studies standard by grade level and provide … Read More

Mount Pleasant Unveils Nation’s First K-12 STEAM Campus

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The small town of Mount Pleasant, Tennessee is embarking on a first-in-the-nation program aimed at transforming education in the community and beyond. Dr. Ryan Jackson, executive lead principal of the Mt. Pleasant Arts Innovation Zone, announced Wednesday the formation of the country’s first K-12 STEAM campus, a collaborative effort involving the town’s three schools and a group of local and … 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