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Director of schools to join Twitter chat

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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Parental involvement is critical to education

By KATHERINE LEWIS When it comes to making decisions about our children’s education, we want to provide them with the best opportunities possible so they may reach their fullest potential. Many people believe these opportunities lie within private schools or certain school districts, but it all depends on what you, as a parent, put into your child’s education. Maury County …

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Survey: Educators optimistic

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

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

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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Report: Maury a top county for local investment

From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge Maury County is a top area in the state for having the highest investment in its local economy, according to a recently released study. New York-based financial technology company SmartAsset examined Tennessee counties based on business growth during the last two years, inflation-adjusted GDP growth, new building permits and the five-year average …

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Alliance promotes Maury schools

From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance is joining forces with the school system to launch a campaign aimed at promoting education as a top community priority. MCCEA’s Education Task Force has partnered with Mary Beth West Communications and Maury County Public Schools to launch the Maury County Education Advocacy Campaign. The …

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Maury County Map Ad Sales begin July 7th

Maury County Map Ad Sales begin July 7th Dear Chamber Member: The Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance is pleased to be working with the cartographic and marketing firm of Target Marketing to publish a new, up-to-date, full-color Street Map and Resource Guide of our area. This publication will be the only map endorsed and distributed by the Maury County …