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AMP, Manufacturing Consortium receive $1.3M in grants

Apr 17, 2019, Drew Smith, Herald Democrat: Area industries, educators and economic developers celebrated the state’s decision Wednesday to fund $1.3 million in local staff-training opportunities and equipment purchases. Representatives of the Advanced Manufacturing Consortium and the Advanced Manufacturing Program gathered at Grayson College, where Texas Workforce Commissioner Robert Thomas presented each group with its Read More

SEDCO recognized for 2018 accomplishments

Mar 25, 2019, Herald Democrat: The Sherman Economic Development Corp. recently celebrated its inclusion among an annual list of recognized economic organizations across the state. SEDCO was formally named to the Texas Economic Development Council’s 2018 Economic Excellence Recognition program on Feb. 21 at the council’s legislative conference in Austin. The list includes 50 other Read More

SEDCO unveils rail line concept for Progress Park

Mar 19, 2019, Drew Smith, Herald Democrat: In an effort to make Progress Park a more attractive site for businesses with railway-access needs, the Sherman Economic Development Corp. unveiled a $2.27 million conceptual track system Tuesday that is meant to show prospective companies how the freight infrastructure could be built into their property at the Read More

AMP students, mentors work together at mid-year celebration

Jan 24, 2019, William Wadsack, Herald Democrat: With the school year a little more than halfway through, participants in the Advanced Manufacturing Program got the chance Thursday to celebrate all they’ve already accomplished. The 79 AMP students from five area high schools — Sherman High, Denison High, S&S Consolidated High, Pottsboro High and Whitesboro High Read More

Grayson County approves 6-year tax abatement for Tyson Foods

Jan 16, 2019, William Wadsack, Herald Democrat: Grayson County’s largest employer recently got another tax abatement for a possible $30 million expansion of its local facility. The Grayson County Commissioners Court unanimously approved a six-year tax abatement for 50 percent of the company’s property taxes each year. Tyson received an identical tax abatement from the Read More

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