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

In Economic News, News by ChAmBaDm

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 …

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Maury Alliance, Maury County Public Schools Announce Education Technology Summit

In Grow Maury by ChAmBaDm

By The Daily Herald State and local leaders will gather at Columbia State Community College’s Cherry Theater on Tuesday, April 25 for a community-wide panel forum to discuss ways technology is transforming education in Maury County. The forum will start at 6 p.m. Among the questions the event aims to answer: How are Maury County Public Schools shifting the educational …

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State, Local Education and Business Leaders to Light Pathway to Student Achievement at October Public Forum

In Grow Maury by ChAmBaDm

Renowned education minds, local leaders will discuss ways students can capitalize on Tennessee Promise Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Randy Boyd will join state and local education, government and business leaders to engage students, parents and community members at an October public forum in Columbia, Tennessee related to student achievement. The event, entitled “Unlocking the Keys to Student …

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Mayor’s Lunch reflects city/county growth

In Chamber News, Economic News, News by ChAmBaDm

By JAY POWELL jpowell@c-dh.net The Mayors’ Lunch on Tuesday brought together the top leaders in the county, each speaking about the continued growth and improvements in their cities and regions. The annual event is an opportunity for mayors from Maury County, Columbia, Spring Hill and Mt. Pleasant to update citizens and county stakeholders on the state of the region individually …

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Cherry Glen Industrial Park ready for construction

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net The Maury County Industrial Development Board has approved construction of a 50,000 square foot speculative facility at Cherry Glen Industrial Park. During the board’s Monday meeting, the $1,050,000 bid was awarded to Brad Slater Construction, LLC of Leoma, Tenn. “This is a way for us to stimulate the region and bring more jobs into Maury County,” …

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TNECD Announces Eight Counties to Participate in Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program Spring Round

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TNECD ANNOUNCES EIGHT COUNTIES TO PARTICIPATE IN SELECT TENNESSEE PROPERTY EVALUATION PROGRAM SPRING ROUND POSTED ON: TUESDAY – APR 12, 2016 Posted by: Carly Schroer Counties chosen for industrial inventory assessment program NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced today the counties chosen to participate in the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP) Spring Round. The counties …

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James Bennett column: Making a difference in education

In Grow Maury by ChAmBaDm

By James Bennett jbennett@c-dh.net Columbia State Community College President Janet F. Smith asked a question Friday that delighted me: “Are you ready for Tuesday night?” I had to pause for a moment to contain my enthusiasm. Smith was referring to my role as moderator on ways businesses and education can partner in preparing students for college and work. We’ll be …

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#MauryConnected outlines benefits

In Grow Maury by ChAmBaDm

Special to The Daily Herald An upcoming event hosted as part of the #GrowMaury Initiative will offer major benefits to students, parents and Maury County citizens who attend, according to the event’s organizer, the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance. On April 26, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen will join a panel of 11 local and state education and business …

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MCCEA Expands Economic Development Staff

In Economic News, News by ChAmBaDm

Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance welcomes Rupa DeLoach to Maury County and the economic development team effective February 15th, 2016. Rupa will serve as the Economic Developm ent Manager; her role will include research and data analysis to aid in the organizations economic development efforts. Rupa grew up in Arkansas and spent 10 years in Florida. She has a B.A. degree in Public …

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What a difference a year makes: Maury’s pro-education culture is still on the rise

In Grow Maury by ChAmBaDm

Anyone who attended the Jan. 26 Maury Alliance annual meeting at Puckett’s could tell you right away: There is a new energy in Maury County, and it revolves around howthis community’s pro-education culture is on the rise. Just one year ago, Maury County was in a very different place. A major leadership transition for Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) was …