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

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

BMC Metalworks takes flight with leadership

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Columbia Daily Herald – Roben Mounger You would be charmed upon meeting Jimmy Phillips, the company president of BMC Metalworks, a full service machining and fabrication company. His boyish good looks and upbeat air are a cover for the tough and astute first-time entrepreneur. After college, Phillips pursued a career in sales and operations and worked in administration with national consumer … Read More

Census: Maury 4th in state for growth

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From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge Maury County’s population is the fourth fastest growing among Tennessee’s 95 counties, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released last week. The information was collected from July 1, 2012 to July 1, 2013. Maury County showed a 2.1 percent population increase — or 1,702 residents — from 82,059 to 83,761, according to … Read More