Hagerty: ECD staffing up TNInvestco oversight

Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty on Wednesday told a legislative committee that his team is devoting more resources to the oversight of the TNInvestco venture capital program. The beginnings of "a management structure" are being put in place to supplement the less than one FTE who had been tracking the TNInvestco paperwork.

SEE ALSO: Audit slams ECD's administration of TNInvestco

Nov 15, 2012 10:41 AM

Comptroller's audit hits ECD administration of TNInvestco

Agency slammed for safeguard, documentation shortcomings
Nov 13, 2012 11:51 AM

Rutherford Chamber finds Sears ECD replacement

Former Atmos manager has been CEO of United Way chapter since ’09
Nov 9, 2012 6:46 AM

Robertson officials to host growth plan meetings

Consultants from Littlejohn Engineering will early next month lead a series of community workshops in Robertson County that will help chart a comprehensive growth and development plan. The meetings will be held in Springfield, Cross Plains and Adams.

“Every resident or business in Robertson County will be affected by this project in some way,” said Jonathan Garner, chair of the project’s steering committee. “Roads, housing, parks, schools, and even historic landmarks are under discussion. Public input on this project is crucial to its success.”

Nov 8, 2012 8:33 AM

LaunchTN board includes trio of locals

Eleven-person group named as public-private partnership unveils new website
Nov 1, 2012 2:34 PM

Rutherford chamber loses VP of economic development

Veteran official takes job in Maryland
Oct 24, 2012 9:59 AM

New boss at state chamber

Veteran ECD exec moving here from Georgia
Oct 23, 2012 11:33 AM

Nissan third shift bringing 800+ jobs

Auto giant has added more than 2,000 positions here in 18 months [Updated with info on possible incentives]
Oct 19, 2012 12:09 PM

North Star to brand Florida's ECD push

Locally based market research and branding experts North Star Destination Strategies have been hired by Florida economic development officials to position the Sunshine State in the national and global market. Not surprisingly, some of the locals aren't too happy with a state job like this being awarded to a Tennessee company.

“It goes against the very grain of their mission to create jobs and bring business here,” said Paola Schifino, principal and founder of Schifino Lee Advertising + Branding in Tampa.

Oct 19, 2012 10:43 AM

New O'Charley's parent plans to add 50 jobs here

CEO says expansion strategy for concepts being hashed out
Oct 11, 2012 12:59 PM