Why Maury County’s Education Technology Revolution is Significant

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By John Carver, Maury County Public Schools Chief Digital Learning Officer Everything is changing. Across the country, classrooms and learning will look much different. Textbooks with paper pages will be replaced by devices; teachers will be able to utilize tablets and digital chalkboards; quizzes and exams will become easier to track. Lessons will become more interactive, transforming students from passive … Read More

GCP Applied Technologies to Expand in Mount Pleasant

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. — Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe along with leaders from GCP Applied Technologies announced today that the company will expand its manufacturing operations in Maury County. The global construction materials manufacturer expects to invest $11 million and create 29 new jobs in Mount Pleasant. With this expansion, GCP will be adding a … Read More

Studies Show Technology Gives Experience-Learning Boost in the Classroom

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Written by Dr. Chris Marczak Optimism is growing for teachers and school administrators across Maury County, as technology is incorporated into classrooms to bring efficiencies to teachers as well as higher engagement to students. According to IT Opportunities in the Education Market, a study by CompTIA, 78 percent of teachers believe technology has positively impacted their classrooms, and 65 percent … 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

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

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

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

New Residents, Tourists Discover Maury County

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By Bill Lewis | June 1, 2016 From young families in search of good schools, affordable homes and close-knit neighborhoods to retirees looking for a lower cost of living, top-notch health care and shopping, entertainment and recreational opportunities, record-setting numbers of new residents are discovering Maury County. A growing number of tourists are also flocking to the area to explore its thriving music … Read More