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Where is Maury the Mule?

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

Looking for something to do while the kids are on Spring Break…. The “Where is Maury the Mule” event starts this weekend! Pick up your “passport” from one of 20 participating merchants in Maury County. Just get your passport stamped at 17 of the 20 businesses for an entry! Turn in your passport on April 10th. You won’t believe the …

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Director of schools to join Twitter chat

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

Special to The Daily Herald Tennessee Promise has students thinking about college, but many of these students and their parents also have questions about how it all will work. The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance and Maury County Public Schools are hoping to alleviate worries for the county’s next generation of high school graduates by hosting a Twitter chat …

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Survey: Educators optimistic

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

A majority of Maury County educators believe there is much opportunity for the school system in the next five years, according to a recent survey. More than half of those surveyed feel there are still some challenges that need addressing. Teachers and principals completed the poll to help develop Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance’s campaign, “The Grass is Greener …

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Mayor’s Lunch brings hope for county’s future

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

If there is one thing Maury County leaders can agree on, it is that the county has a bright future and opportunities for growth. The first Mayor’s Lunch was held at Farm Bureau Insurance Tuesday, which included speeches from Mayor Dean Dickey representing Columbia, Bethany Lay, wife of Spring Hill City Administrator Victor Lay, and Interim City Manager Mark Henderson …

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Maury Co.’s ‘Grass is Greener’ campaign follows proven model

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

By MARY BETH WEST Special to The Daily Herald The Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance just launched in partnership with Maury County Public Schools an unprecedented campaign – “The Grass is Greener Where You Water It” – aimed at making educational achievement the community’s focal point. My firm is privileged to work with the Maury Alliance in helping craft …

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Ag scholarships awarded in memory of Wick Halliday

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance Ag Scholarship recipients are, from left, front row: Ashley Kidroske of Culleoka School, Reagan Holland of Spring Hill High, and McKenzie Sewell of Santa Fe School, (not pictured, Robert Rollins of Culleoka School). The $800 scholarships, proceeds from the annal Farm City Breakfast, were presented in memory of Wick Halliday by, from left, …

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Nashville Business Journal honors Wil Evans: 40 under 40

In News by MAadmin

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 …

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Team Maury: The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance has the right magic

In Chamber News, News by MAadmin

From the Columbia Daily Herald – Roben Mounger Imagine a bustling agricultural supply business in downtown Columbia around 1907. The upper 8,000—square—foot floor of Porter Walker is filled with mule harnesses, wagon parts and the like. By the 1940s, imagine then that the phosphate industry transfigured that same upper floor to creak with the supply bulk of industry — hard …

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180 jobs coming to Mt. Pleasant

In Economic News, News by MAadmin

From the Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge MT. PLEASANT — Ceramic tile manufacturer UST Inc. received final site plan approval for its first North American facility that is estimated to bring 180 jobs. The site plan was approved this week by the planning commission, although there was some confusion about who actually is on the board. In January, Mayor …