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New McMinn County EDA Website Wins Award
28 Aug 2014
The recently unveiled McMinn County Economic Development Authority website - www.MakeItInMcMinn.org - received recognition at the Southern Economic Development Council's (SEDC) 2014 Annual Meeting in Memphis. The site received the Communication Award of Merit, which recognizes outstanding websites designed to promote city, state or regional economic development organizations.... Read More
ATHENS, Tenn — Kathy Knight says a new $28 million HP Pelzer factory that's building automotive soundproofing products here is growing faster than company officials first thought. "That gives us hope that the economy has turned around and we're seeing the jobs we had lost" in the Great Recession,...
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CALHOUN, Tenn. — McMinn County Mayor John Gentry says he essentially kept two budgets amid the last business downturn in case there was a problem with the county's biggest taxpayer, known for years as the Bowater plant. Read More