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Groth Awarded Master ED Practitioner Certification

Travis Groth, VP of Economic Development at the Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance (Maury Alliance), recently completed the two-week Advanced Economic Development Leadership executive education program and was awarded the Master Economic Development Practitioner (MEDP) certification. He has been in economic development for almost ten years. “While Maury County has been blessed to experience significant economic development, it is …

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Where’s Maury the Mule | March 27th – April 11th

Maury the Mule is LOST in Maury County and we need your help to find him! Find Maury the Mule hidden in businesses across Maury County for a chance to win $450 and other great prizes. Maury Alliance’s annual “Where’s Maury the Mule?” shop local passport adventure starts on Monday, March 27th. The rules are simple: pick up a passport, …

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2023 Annual Meeting

This annual event is our opportunity to gather community partners together to network, celebrate past accomplishments, and talk about our goals for the future. We also highlight our volunteer leadership team and acknowledge their commitment to our organization. This year our community truly showed up and celebrated with us at another sold-out Annual Meeting! Annual Meeting was made possible this …

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‘We’re Ready’: Maury County Talent Attraction Campaign

Commissioned in response to the needs of both new and existing employers in Maury County, Tenn., a new talent attraction campaign tells how and why Maury County is positioned to welcome, hire and support new residents. The campaign, created by the Maury County Chamber of Commerce & Economic Alliance, also focuses on how the area is sparking innovation, growing small …

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2023 Legislative Agenda & Weekly Updates

The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance has an advocacy partnership with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Rutherford County Chamber, Hendersonville Area Chamber and the Dickson County Chamber. This advocacy partnership provides the means for an expanded and more influential effort to advocate on issues that are important to the business community of Middle Tennessee. 2023 Legislative Updates Week …

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FCC Broadband Map Up for Review

Now is the time residents can challenge the accuracy of the FCC National Broadband Map The FFC National Broadband Map displays where internet services are and are not available across the country, as reported by internet service providers. The map allows consumers and other stakeholders to easily dispute, or challenge, information shown on the map that they believe is inaccurate. …

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Brazilian Professionals, LLC Announce Plans To Establish Operations In Maury County

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and Brazilian Professionals, LLC officials announced today the company will invest $6.1 million to establish new operations in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee.  Brazilian Professionals, a California-based specialty hair treatment producer and distributor, will create 110 new jobs in Maury County, more than doubling its U.S. employment. Brazilian Professionals …

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First Farmers and Merchants Bank provides new scholarship to UT Martin

Pictured left to right is Ben Jones, UT Martin director of development, Traci Crawford, program resource specialist for Dunagan Chair of Excellence, Cheyenne Stewart, scholarship recipient, Nathan Fulcher, First Farmers and Merchants Bank personal banker, and John Clark, interim director of Dunagan Chair of Excellence. First Farmers and Merchants Bank, headquartered in Columbia, Tennessee, has partnered with the University of …

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Columbia Machine Works expands operations through game-changing tool

Written by Kerri Bartlett – The Daily Herald Columbia Machine Works recently held a commissioning ceremony for a new machine tool, the single biggest capital investment in the company’s 95-year history, which will aid in expanding the company’s operations. The new machine, a TOS Varnsdorf CNC Horizontal Boring Mill — a $3 million investment — gives the business an expanded …

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Ultium Cells Announces Maury County Expansion

Governor Lee, Commissioner Mcwhorter Announce Ultium Cells to Invest $275 Million To Expand Battery Cell Manufacturing Plant In Spring Hill Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter today announced Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture of LG Energy Solution and General Motors, will expand its Spring Hill, Tennessee, battery cell manufacturing operations. The …