Goldman Sachs partners with GenCanna as financial advisor

Published Wednesday, September 25, 2019
GenCanna Global, Inc. announced Monday that Goldman Sachs is serving as a financial advisor to the hemp agricultural company to assist it in evaluating an initial public offering and other strategic alternatives. “We have made significant investments in growing the hemp industry in the spirit of the farm bill: investing in American farmers and the more»

Old plant site to look amazing as Grace park

Published Sunday, August 25, 2019
The lights are coming on and a building is going up in as little as a week at the site of the former Continental-General Tire plant on U.S. 45, north of Mayfield. Brad Youngblood, owner of Grace Commercial Park, has been working this summer on the next phase of development for the 230-acre site he purchased in 2014. "We have demolished over 14 acres more»

Spec building designed to attract business

Published Friday, August 16, 2019
EDITOR'S PICK BY SHELLEY BYRNE Courtesy of Graves County Economic Development An artist's rendering shows what Graves County Economic Development's new spec building could look like when construction is complete. It is being built in the Hickory Industrial Park and should be more»

Hansen Promoted to VP of community, business development

Published Sunday, August 11, 2019
Graves County Economic Development recently promoted Jodie Hansen to the position of vice president of community and business development. In her new role, her primary areas of focus will be on working with existing business and industry to help them achieve growth in their companies and to identify areas of opportunity for the community by partnering with more»

Drane addresses county on grants, funding at fiscal court meeting

Published Saturday, August 10, 2019
EDITOR'S PICK By ERIC WALKER Aug 14, 2019 Graves County Economic Development president Ryan Drane addressed the Graves County Fiscal Court during its regular meeting Monday about grants that have been awarded and also recommended the court approve a resolution regarding TVA funding. Drane more»

Chamber breakfast highlights development

Published Wednesday, June 19, 2019
// // Jessica Breaux calls them the three E’s. The Tennessee Valley Authority is known for energy, environment and economic development, she said. Breaux, manager of field operations for TVA economic development, focused on the last of those Tuesday morning during her speech at the Mayfield/Grave County Chamber of Commerce’s Business and more»

Businesses announce 11 Graves projects

Published Friday, May 10, 2019
Eleven projects business and industries announced Wednesday as part of a Graves County Economic Development event will produce more than 160 new, full-time jobs now, but the potential is for far more. "The potential job count could be hundreds or thousands," Graves County Economic Development President Ryan Drane said, noting that two of the more»

GenCanna Breaks Ground for Mayfield Hemp Processing Facility, Largest In State

Published Thursday, April 18, 2019
GenCanna officials gathered on a 34-acre tract outside of Mayfield on Thursday to officially break ground for construction of the company’s 220,000 square foot hemp processing facility. Upon its completion for the 2019 harvest season, the processing plant is expected to be the largest facility of its kind in the state of Kentucky. It will employ more more»