Fuel Total Systems to Locate New Operations in Mount Pleasant

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Automotive components manufacturer to create 150 new jobs MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Fuel Total Systems (FTS) officials announced today that the company will locate its new manufacturing facility in Maury County. The automotive components manufacturer will create 150 new jobs and invest approximately $60.9 million in Mount … Read More

Maury County is a Creative Magnet for the Arts

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Photo by Nick Bumgardner Arts district paints a unique vision for a Maury County community By Patsy B. Weiler The arts are a driving force in Maury County’s growth and in the revitalization of its communities. The creative vision of local leaders has led to initiatives such as the Columbia Arts District (CAD), a special zoning overlay established to encourage creative-focused development. … Read More

Groth Elected to Tennessee Economic Development Council Board of Directors

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Last week the Tennessee Economic Development Council announced Travis Groth, Maury Alliance Economic Development Director, has been elected to the TEDC Board of Directors as the Middle Tennessee Director. The Tennessee Economic Development Council is a statewide, non-profit organization created to unite the efforts of its members in furthering industrial development in the state of Tennessee. The organization is made … Read More

Leadership Maury Applications Now Available!

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Leadership Maury Applications for the Class of 2018-19 now Available   Leadership Maury is a personal development program designed to motivate participants to develop and enhance the quality of their leadership in addressing pertinent community needs. The prestigious program, celebrating it’s 30th year this fall, is currently taking applications for the class of 2018-19. The purpose of the Leadership Maury … Read More

Young Professionals Lunch Discusses Columbia Arts District

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Photo by Jay Powell By JAY POWELL jpowell@c-dh.net Posted May 8, 2018 at 1:01 PM Updated May 8, 2018 at 5:49 PM The City of Columbia Arts District has experienced significant progress since it was proposed in 2014, but many community members admit they still don’t know exactly what it is. Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance, along with Maury County Young Professionals Group, hosted a panel discussion Tuesday at … Read More

Columbia’s Massey named Administrator of the Year

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Media Contact: Kellye Murphy City of Columbia Tourism & Marketing Director kmurphy@columbiatn.com Columbia’s Massey named 2018 Middle Tennessee Local Government Administrator of the Year Columbia, Tn (April 19, 2018) – Columbia City Manager Tony Massey has been selected as the 2018 Middle Tennessee Local Government Administrator of the Year. Dr. Anthony Campbell, Professor of Public Administration at Tennessee State University … Read More

Where is Maury the Mule?

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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 … Read More

The Doug Jeffords Company to Relocate Operation to Mount Pleasant, Tennessee

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Monday, February 26, 2018 | 3:00 pm Seasoning and Spice manufacturer to invest 4 million, create 35 jobs MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. — the Doug Jeffords Company along with the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance announced today that the company will relocate its operation to Maury County. The family owned seasoning and spice manufacturer expects to invest $4 million and create 35 … Read More

Maury Gains National Award

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The Laurie Moran Partnership Award This year, NAWB introduced a new award, the Laurie Moran Partnership Award, given jointly to a workforce development board and chamber of commerce that have formed a significant partnership to advance the workforce and economic development of their local region. The Partnership Award is named in honor of Laurie Moran, who served on the West Piedmont … Read More

Studies Show Impact of Education Outside the Classroom

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By Dr. Chris Marczak “A very large portion of a true student’s work must be done outside the classroom.” This quotation from George Washington Carver demonstrates an important concept Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) is working to integrate into our current education model. This school year, many students are acquiring knowledge and learning new skills away from their desks through … Read More