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»

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»

GCED attends NoCo Hemp Convention 2019 in Denver, Colorado

Published Monday, April 15, 2019
What a great experience GCED had at NoCo 2019. GCED represented Mayfield and Graves County and we guarantee that Denver and the 215 companies that attended know who we are! GCED got to spend time with GenCanna, we learned about the amazing things the State of Kentucky is doing in this industry and we saw glimpses into the potential that this industry has to more»

Gifted & Talented students partner with GCED for revitalization efforts

Published Monday, March 25, 2019
Written by GCED Each year the Gifted & Talented Program within The Graves County School System seeks out a project. This year, Heather Burgess, teacher at Graves County Middle School, reached out to GCED and we worked on an idea together to involve all the students from each elementary school and the middle school. From there, each teacher responsible more»