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Columbia State Named as One of Top 150 in the Country

(COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Feb. 5, 2016) – – – Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program recently named Columbia State Community College as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million dollars in prize …

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Global Manufacturing Services, Inc. to Expand Columbia Operations

Posted by: Jennifer McEachern – MONDAY – DEC 21, 2015 NASHVILLE—Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Global Manufacturing Services, Inc. (GMS) officials announced today the company will invest $620,000 in new equipment upgrades at its Columbia tire mold manufacturing facility. The announcement represents the creation of 43 new jobs in Maury County. Boyd said. “I …

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Investment to create 137 jobs

By JAY POWELL jpowell@c-dh.net Columbia will receive a $3.6 million investment from Sleep Solutions and Services, LLC (S3), which will create 137 new jobs for Maury County. Gov. Bill Haslam joined Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and S3 officials to make the announcement Tuesday of the new call center to be located in Columbia. “We …

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Governor Haslam announces new call center in Columbia

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Sleep Solutions and Services, LLC (S3) officials announced today the company will locate new call center operations in Columbia. S3, a medical software and support company specializing in respiratory services, will invest $3.6 million and create 137 new jobs in Maury County. “We want to …

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Maury County lures builders, buyers with good schools, affordability

Bill Lewis, For The Tennessean Deanna and Ron Damesworth moved into their new home in Columbia last May. Like a growing number of home buyers, they wanted to live in Maury County, where home prices are more affordable than in neighboring Williamson County. “I’m not a status person who has to be in a certain place,” said Deanna Damesworth. The couple …

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Marczak pens contract as new schools director

By TIM HODGE thodge@c-dh.net Chris Marczak officially became Maury County’s new director of schools after he signed a four-year contract Thursday. Marczak will have an annual salary of $175,000. He made the move during a school board meeting at the Horace O. Porter school in Columbia. Marczak begins his first day Friday morning. The board approved Marczak as the new …