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Highlands Economic Partnership Optimistic About Industrial Prospects

Highlands Economic officials said they are optimistic about the region’s industrial prospects after a recent visit from state development officials. President and CEO Amy New said they try to bring in industrial partners and project managers annually to the area. The recent visit included representatives from the state department of Economic and Community Development and TVA. New said familiarity with ... Read More »

Overton Commission Will Consider Purchasing Over 200 Acres Monday

The Overton County Commission will consider purchasing 210 acres Monday night for industrial development. County Executive Ben Danner said two companies have already submitted letters of intent to purchase a site on the tract. “One of the companies will be about a $35 million investment and close to 100 jobs,” Danner said. “The other company is going to be close ... Read More »

Industry Growth Aligns With Upper Cumberland Workforce Capabilities

Medical supplies, food and beverage, and electric vehicles are among the industries that could see growth in the Upper Cumberland. That according to Stephen Crook, the Vice President of Economic Development at Highlands Economic Partnership. Crook said that those industries align with the workforce located in the Upper Cumberland. “There are some other sectors experiencing growth that are a little ... Read More »

Clay County Grant Creating Two Ready Sites To Recruit Industries

Clay County will create two pad-ready sites and an access road off Mitchell Street in Celina with new state grant money. County Mayor Dale Reagan said this is the bait the county needs to land large scale development. Reagan said there is a dire need for ready sites in the county if it wants to see industrial growth. “Companies that ... Read More »