Economic Development News

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Governor Lee, Commissioner McWhorter Announce Duksan Electera America, Inc. to Establish Manufacturing Operations in Bedford County
July 27, 2022
- South Korean-based electrolyte manufacturer to locate first North American manufacturing facility in Tennessee Company to create more than 100 new jobs in Shelbyville NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and Duksan Electera America, Inc. officials announced today the company will invest $95...

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Improving the Industrial Park
September 8, 2021
- The Shelbyville-Bedford Partnership is tasked with economic and community development. A component of the economic development mission includes industrial recruitment for the Shelbyville and Bedford Industrial Park. Shelbyville and Bedford County jointly support an industrial park in the county’s northwest corner. The park’s general oversight and...

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Creating Jobs, Building the Retail Industry, and Making Our Communities Stronger
August 20, 2021
- The Shelbyville-Bedford Partnership was born out of a need for a county-wide focus on economic and community development. It is tasked with providing the City of Shelbyville and Bedford County with economic and community development for the benefit of its citizens. The Partnership is formally structured as a 501(c) (6) giving...

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Hooper to serve as Economic Development Director
January 1, 2021
- Shane Hooper of Tupelo, Miss., was officially hired as the new local economic director for Bedford County/Shelbyville, according to joint economic development committee. Mr. Hooper was hired through a joint partnership funded by the City of Shelbyville and Bedford County, although he will operate from an office on the...

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