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

What a difference a year makes: Maury’s pro-education culture is still on the rise

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Anyone who attended the Jan. 26 Maury Alliance annual meeting at Puckett’s could tell you right away: There is a new energy in Maury County, and it revolves around howthis community’s pro-education culture is on the rise. Just one year ago, Maury County was in a very different place. A major leadership transition for Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) was … Read More

Global Manufacturing Services, Inc. to Expand Columbia Operations

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Posted by: Jennifer McEachern – MONDAY – DEC 21, 2015 NASHVILLE—Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Global Manufacturing Services, Inc. (GMS) officials announced today the company will invest $620,000 in new equipment upgrades at its Columbia tire mold manufacturing facility. The announcement represents the creation of 43 new jobs in Maury County. Boyd said. “I … Read More

Corporate Real Estate Executives to Be Front and Center at February SSG Conference in Nashville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT: Angela Rogers Angela Rogers Group For: Site Selectors Guild, Inc. Office: (501) 835-3399 Cell: (501) 940-5636 CORPORATE REAL ESTATE EXECUTIVES TO BE FRONT AND CENTER AT FEBRUARY SITE SELECTORS GUILD CONFERENCE IN NASHVILLE CHICAGO, IL (December 9, 2015) – Site Selectors Guild (SSG) President Phil Schneider announced today that corporate end … Read More

The 13 hottest American cities for 2016


Business Insider – Melissa Stanger and Madeline Stone Nashville, Tennessee, will become the new center of the auto and healthcare industries. Nashville may be known for its country-music scene, but these days the southern city is much more than just a music town. It’s becoming a focal point for the auto and healthcare industries. The area is home to more than … Read More

Report: Maury a top county for local investment

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From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge Maury County is a top area in the state for having the highest investment in its local economy, according to a recently released study. New York-based financial technology company SmartAsset examined Tennessee counties based on business growth during the last two years, inflation-adjusted GDP growth, new building permits and the five-year average … Read More

Tennessee Ranked 4th Best State for Business

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE Posted by: Jared Coffin  May 7, 2015 The results of our 11th annual survey clearly show that CEOs favor states that foster growth through progressive business development programs, low taxes and a quality living environment. See how your state fared below. #4 – Tennessee This southeastern state is proving it has more than just music talent to offer … 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

Nashville Business Journal honors Wil Evans: 40 under 40


The Nashville Business Journal’s newest 40 Under 40 class was honored at the Omni Nashville Hotel Thursday, March 26, 2015. Maury County’s Wil Evans was included in this impressive group of business leaders. As CEO of the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance, Evans works with the board of directors, oversees chamber membership and works with volunteers and other area organizations. The … Read More