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Economic Development eyes continuance of '19 positives in '20

Published Friday, January 31, 2020
Graves County Economic Development President Ryan Drane pointed to several accomplishments and indicators of a positive 2019. The main goal as 2020 launches is to see that continue. Drane shared GCED's review of the past year at an earlier January Graves County Fiscal Court meeting, beginning with the opening of Sullivan University's Learning Center in more»

Bin company set to move to Grace Park

Published Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Better accessibility, convenience and visibility are three of the reasons Jason Workman listed for moving his companies -- Workman Bins, Inc., and Perry Farm Supply -- to Graves County and Grace Commercial Park. The companies' headquarters is currently based in Palmersville, Tennessee. But the planned site, located north of Mayfield on U.S. 45, will more»

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»

Bus service expanding as ridership increases

Published Friday, August 23, 2019
Led by its new Ride to Work service and expanded hours, the Fulton Area Transit Authority is growing in Graves County. "In the last three to four months we've been providing about 1,000 to 1,300 more rides in Graves County than in Fulton County," FCTA executive director Kenney Etherton said. "We provide about 10,000 rides a month. It used to be about a 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 ewalker@mayfield-messenger.com 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»