Year in Review: Maury Alliance ‘Finished Strong’

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By JAY POWELL jpowell@c-dh.net Posted Jan 17, 2018 at 9:33 AM The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance had one of its strongest years in 2017, and president Wil Evans said there is a lot more to come down the road for 2018. Evans gave his quarterly presentation to Columbia City Council last week, in which he shared all of the county’s successes in 2017, … Read More

Maury County, TN: Doing Life Right

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Thriving arts scene, year-round entertainment enhance Maury County’s appeal By Jessica Walker Boehm on June 1, 2017 Maury County meets its residents’ needs with close-knit communities, excellent schools, high-quality health-care facilities and affordable housing options. If those attributes weren’t enough, it also offers plenty of what they want – advantages that make the community even more vibrant and appealing. The county is home … Read More

Maury County Students Invited to Meet with Meharry Medical College Psychiatric Residents

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Students from across Maury County will gain the opportunity to hear about STEM careers, with an emphasis in health / medicine and mental care, on Tuesday, August 29, when the Tennessee Psychiatric Association (TPA) will host Meharry Medical College psychiatric residents at Puckett’s in Downtown Columbia. From 6:30-7:30 p.m., students and parents from around Maury County are invited to hear … Read More

Maury Alliance Launches #BeAGoodStat Public Service Campaign in Start-Up to the New Academic Year

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Soon, Maury County, Tennessee residents and visitors will see bright, familiar faces across the community and social media – all with one thing in common: advocating to be a good statistic toward Maury County’s growing pro-education culture. Part of a new public service campaign launched today, the “Be A Good Stat” – or #BeAGoodStat in social media – campaign utilizes … Read More

Location, Affordability and Workforce Make Maury County, TN a Top Choice

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Location, Affordability and Workforce Make Maury County, TN a Top Choice By Teree Caruthers | May 18, 2017 Photo by Katie Baker   For three straight years, Maury County has ranked in the top six among Tennessee’s fastest-growing counties, boasting between a 2 and 2.5 percent population growth year after year. In 2015, it ranked as the state’s fourth fastest-growing county, proof that … Read More

Maury County Listed in Top 10 for Purchasing Power

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net Maury County has been identified as one of the top counties for purchasing power in Tennessee by New York finance technology company SmartAsset. The top 10 spots, which included Maury County at the end of the list, are all in relatively close proximity to the state’s metropolitan centers. Williamson County leads the state with a purchasing … Read More

Project-based Learning: What it is and How It’s Transforming Education in Maury County

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By Dr. Chris Marczak “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” This quote by Benjamin Franklin is the project-based learning concept. Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) has been leading the way for innovation in education with initiatives like the “7 Keys to College and Career Readiness,” the STEAM movement and the DIPLOMA … Read More

Maury County Leaders Invited to Share Education Insight at Regional P-16 Council Meeting

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The Maury Chamber and Economic Alliance announced today that Maury County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Chris Marczak and Mount Pleasant Arts Innovation Zone Artsministrator Dr. Ryan Jackson and Maury Alliance President Wil Evans have been invited to share insight on Maury County’s strides and achievements in education at the quarterly North Central Tennessee P-16 council meeting. The council, whose vision … Read More

Maury Education Initiative Recognized with Nashville and Knoxville Public Relations Awards

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An initiative aimed at elevating support of education in Maury County has won public relations awards in Nashville and Knoxville for the second year in a row. The Grow Maury Initiative, which is led by the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance in partnership with Maury County Public Schools and Mary Beth West Communications, received multiple honors from the Public … Read More

Students Eligible to Win Laptops at ‘Wiring the Classroom’ event

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Maury County Public Schools students will be eligible to win a Lenovo laptop and other technological devices at an education event taking place Tuesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at Columbia State Community College’s Cherry Theater. The event, Wiring the Classroom: Empowering Students Through Technology, will cover ways schools are using technology to enhance students’ educational experience. Parents, students and … Read More