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Three Maury County Schools Receive Tennessee Pathways Certification

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Story by Mike Christen – The Daily Herald Three Maury County Public School District high schools are leading the way in preparing students for careers and are some of the first to receive a certification from the Tennessee Department of Education. A successful nursing services program available to students at Columbia Central High School, Culleoka Unit School and Spring Hill …

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Mersen to Establish Manufacturing Operations and Add 100 Jobs in Columbia

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Mersen will invest up to $65 million over time and create approximately 100 jobs Company plans to begin operations in late 2020 France-based Mersen is a global leader in advanced materials and electrical power NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Mersen officials announced today that the manufacturer will invest …

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Mt. Pleasant Welding Students Meet with Industry Leaders

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Story by Mike Christen – The Daily Herald MT. PLEASANT — Students enrolled in Mt. Pleasant High School’s newly established welding certification program received a visit from a potential future employer Thursday as they continued to hone their new skills using the industrial-strength tools at their disposal. During the visit, a group of seniors enrolled in the program, taught by …

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Maury County Manufacturers Give Local Students a Tour

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Story by Mike Christen – The Daily Herald Maury County Public School students from Spring Hill High School and Santa Fe Unit School last week toured Columbia Machine Works, one of the Southeast’s largest contract manufacturing facilities, ending a day of visits to some of Middle Tennessee’s most lucrative employers participating in a day celebrating the manufacturing industry. A group …

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Landmark, CMW, Armada to Host 120 Students on October 18th for MFG Day

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Story by Mike Christen – The Daily Herald Maury County’s Landmark Ceramics, Columbia Machine Works and Armada Nutrition will host 120 Mechatronics and Project Lead the Way students from Maury County Public Schools for a Manufacturing Day event on Friday as part of a national effort to showcase modern manufacturing careers and connect with future workers. There is an increasing …

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Maury Alliance Leader Selected for Education Fellowship

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Travis Groth, Vice President of Economic Development for the Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance, has been selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to participate in a ten-month professional development program designed to assist them in improving education and talent development outcomes in their communities. The Fellowship for Education & Talent Development is an immersive executive …

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36 New Jobs Announced in Mount Pleasant, TN

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Athena-SCE, Inc. officials announced today the automotive supplier will invest more than $3 million to expand operations in Maury County. Athena-SCE will create 36 jobs as part of the expansion. The company will locate its operations at 424 William Springs Road in Mount Pleasant, …

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General Motors: Full Speed Ahead for Cadillac XT6

In Economic News by Nicole Perry

Story by James Bennett  – The Daily Herald General Motors has given a green light to the Cadillac XT6 for full production. The three-row SUV rolled off the assembly line at the Spring Hill Manufacturing Facility for the first time Friday and should arrive in dealerships soon, likely priced around $53,000. “It’s a landmark moment — a milestone for us,” …

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MCPS Makes Sure Students Are Ready For Work

In Economic News by Nicole Perry

Story by Mike Christen – The Daily Herald With the school year ending, the Maury County School District is celebrating nearly 900 high school graduates. The Class of 2019 earned $17.8 million in scholarship offers to students, many of whom will be heading off to Martin Methodist College, Austin Peay State University, the University of Tennessee, Middle Tennessee State University …

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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 …