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Now Accepting Applications for Leadership Maury

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

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. Applications have just been released for the Leadership Maury Class of 2019-2020 and will be accepted until July 19th. Spots are limited! The purpose of the Leadership Maury program is to: Identify potential and existing …

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Fuel Total Systems to Locate New Operations in Mount Pleasant

In Chamber News, Economic News by Nicole Perry

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 …

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

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

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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GCP Applied Technologies to Expand in Mount Pleasant

In Economic News by Nicole Perry

MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. — Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe along with leaders from GCP Applied Technologies announced today that the company will expand its manufacturing operations in Maury County. The global construction materials manufacturer expects to invest $11 million and create 29 new jobs in Mount Pleasant. With this expansion, GCP will be adding a …

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Maury County’s Downtowns Are Bustling

In Chamber News, News by Nicole Perry

By Laura Hill | June 1, 2016 As the old Petula Clark tune once went, “Downtown, everything’s waiting for you,” a promise that’s nowhere truer than in Maury County. New and relocating businesses, growing dining and entertainment options, wineries and a mix of traditional and new community events and festivals are bringing a newly energized vibe to Maury’s downtowns, bringing locals and visitors …

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New Residents, Tourists Discover Maury County

In News by Nicole Perry

By Bill Lewis | June 1, 2016 From young families in search of good schools, affordable homes and close-knit neighborhoods to retirees looking for a lower cost of living, top-notch health care and shopping, entertainment and recreational opportunities, record-setting numbers of new residents are discovering Maury County. A growing number of tourists are also flocking to the area to explore its thriving music …

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School board approves materials for dual-enrollment partnership

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net The Maury County Board of Education’s Zoning and Facilities Committee unanimously approved the purchase of materials and training for the district’s Advanced Integrated Industrial Technology duel-enrollment partnership with Columbia State Community College. Also commonly referred to as mechatronics, a field of study combining electronics and mechanical engineering with a concentration on manufacturing, the program will give …

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Mayor’s Lunch reflects city/county growth

In Chamber News, Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

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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James Bennett column: Tile plant fires up production in Mt. Pleasant

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

By James Bennett jbennett@c-dh.net When Landmark Ceramics CEO Federico Curioni decided on Mt. Pleasant as location of the Italian company’s North America headquarters, he weighed dozens of factors, from the availability of land to the presence of a qualified workforce. The acquisition of 96 acres of land at 1433 N. Main St. — near the Maury County Regional Airport off …