GenCanna finalizes land deal for new hemp plant in Hickory

Published Friday, February 15, 2019
BY SHELLEY BYRNE Feb 16, 2019 A land deal for a $40 million hemp manufacturing and research facility is final, and a ground-breaking ceremony will be soon, according to the company president. A land deed received Thursday and recorded Friday morning at the Graves County Clerk's Office conveys 34.379 acres on more»

Tuesday's breakfast highlights economic development efforts

Published Thursday, September 20, 2018
BY SHELLEY BYRNE About 110 people learned about state and local economic development efforts, including a new $9 million grant program, during the Mayfield/Graves County Chamber of Commerce's Business and Industry breakfast Tuesday. Matt Tackett, president and chief executive officer for the Kentucky Association for more»

$8.3 million MCP expansion filling former Remington site

Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018
$8.3 million MCP expansion filling former Remington site BY SHELLEY BYRNE Fifty-two full-time jobs and an $8.3 million community investment are coming to Mayfield and Graves County with the expansion of a local candle factory into the former Remington plant. The Propes family, owner of Mayfield Consumer Products, announced more»

GCED hosts "future leaders" around for Business & Industry Day

Published Friday, July 13, 2018
GCED was honored and excited to lead the Mayfield/Graves County Chamber Leadership class around town for Business & Industry Day. We have so many innovative and successful entrepreneurs and industries in Mayfield - it is always great to show that off and teach people something they may not have known! There are great things happening in Mayfield! Thank more»


Published Friday, July 13, 2018
Now we're cooking BY SHELLEY BYRNE Hope you're hungry. Within the next few weeks, five Mayfield restaurants plan on opening, and another one is on the horizon. "I really think Mayfield, in the last few years, has been in a commercial boom of sorts," said Nathan Lamb, Mayfield's building inspector. Although several new more»

WKRECC donates to Graves County Economic Development

Published Sunday, July 1, 2018
West Kentucky Rural Electric Coop recently made a $15,000 donation to Graves County Economic Development in a move company officials say is their way of helping to strengthen and grow the economy in the communities it serves. "By partnering with economic development, we can help bring new opportunity and prosperity to our communities," said WKRECC more»


Published Sunday, March 4, 2018
GCED dinner looks to future successes BY SHELLEY BYRNE Saying he expects decisions made over the next five years to impact local jobs for the next 50 years, Graves County Economic Development President Ryan Drane challenged those attending GCED's annual dinner to think about what their legacy will be. About 140 people more»