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Maury County Earns Prestigious AARC Seal of Approval

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

COLUMBIA, TN (November 2019) – Maury County, Tennessee has earned the prestigious Seal of Approval from the American Association of Retirement Communities (AARC) – the nation’s leading organization on educating local governments and private communities on retiree attraction. The AARC Seal of Approval is presented annually to recipients that demonstrate a cutting-edge commitment to making their community a top-notch destination …

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Columbia Tree Lighting Sparks Holiday Spirit

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

‘Night of Light’ to feature artists Guy Penrod and High Valley Story by Kellye Murphy – Visit Columbia TN Columbia, Tn (Nov 2019) – This holiday season kicks off with the dazzling ‘Night of Light’ tree lighting festivities in downtown Columbia, Tennessee on Saturday, November 23rd at 5pm. The second annual ‘It’s Christmas in Columbia’ Night of Light celebration adorning …

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Introducing…Meet Maury

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

In response to the growth of Maury County as new residents move into town, the Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance, together with the Leadership Maury Board of Trustees has launched a new program – Meet Maury. The inaugural class will kick off on September 10th and we are accepting applications now. In this four-week program, participants will be introduced …

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Now Accepting Applications for Leadership Maury

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

Leadership Maury is a personal development program designed to motivate participants to develop and enhance the quality of their leadership in addressing pertinent community needs. Applications have just been released for the Leadership Maury Class of 2019-2020 and will be accepted until July 19th. Spots are limited! The purpose of the Leadership Maury program is to: Identify potential and existing …

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GNRC Launches South Corridor Transportation Study

In Chamber News, Economic News by Nicole Perry

Davidson, Williamson and Maury Counties Seeking Public Input to Improve Connectivity Building on the regional interest to embrace emerging technologies and to expand public transportation options across Middle Tennessee, the Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC), WeGo Public Transit, and TDOT have kicked-off the South Corridor Study to help turn recent transportation plans into shovel ready projects that can modernize area …

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Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance Promotes Two Employees

In Chamber News, Economic News by Nicole Perry

On Tuesday, April 2nd, the Maury County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Alliance promoted two employees. Travis Groth has been named Vice President, Economic Development and Nicole Perry is now serving as Marketing Manager. In his new role, Travis will oversee the planning, organization and implementation necessary to accomplish our economic development strategy for Maury County. “I am impressed with …

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Where’s Maury the Mule?

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

March 28th – April 8th Maury the Mule is LOST in Maury County and we need your help to find him! Our Annual “Where’s Maury the Mule” adventure starts on March 28th! Pick up a passport from any of the 25 participating merchants listed below and get your passport stamped at as many locations as possible. Be sure to share …

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Fuel Total Systems to Locate New Operations in Mount Pleasant

In Chamber News, Economic News by Nicole Perry

Automotive components manufacturer to create 150 new jobs MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Fuel Total Systems (FTS) officials announced today that the company will locate its new manufacturing facility in Maury County. The automotive components manufacturer will create 150 new jobs and invest approximately $60.9 million in Mount …

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Maury County is a Creative Magnet for the Arts

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

Photo by Nick Bumgardner Arts district paints a unique vision for a Maury County community By Patsy B. Weiler The arts are a driving force in Maury County’s growth and in the revitalization of its communities. The creative vision of local leaders has led to initiatives such as the Columbia Arts District (CAD), a special zoning overlay established to encourage creative-focused development. …

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Maury County Tourism: More Than Just Mule Days

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

Photo Courtesy of City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Signature events, wealth of attractions draw visitors to Maury County By Cary Estes Maury County has a wide-ranging appeal for tourists. Historians come to see the James K. Polk Home and Museum honoring the 11th U.S. president. Lovers of liquid grapes are attracted by a trio of wineries. And more than 100,000 …