Economist to speak at upcoming luncheon
Nov 23, 2017

Dr. Ray Perryman, President and CEO of the Perryman Group, will be the guest speaker at the Athens Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon in December, sponsored by Athens Economic Development Corporation.

AEDC provides incentive package for multimillion dollar expansion projects
Nov 13, 2017

Athens City Council approved AEDC's incentive package, up to $100,000, for HVAC Manufacturing's two expansion projects during Tuesday night's Special Session.

AEDC named Merit Recognition Awardee for the 2017 CEDA
Oct 20, 2017

Athens Economic Development Corporation was recognized this week at Texas Economic Development Council’s annual meeting in Houston, earning Merit Recognition for the 2017 Community Economic Development Awards.

AEDC recognizes long-standing board of directors Jess Laird, Maurice Cox
Oct 2, 2017

Athens Economic Development Corporation recognized long-standing, outgoing Board President Jess Laird and director Maurice Cox for their service on the board at its annual meeting on September 29. Senator Nichols and Representative Lance Gooden presented Laird and Cox with a Texas flag flown over the state Capitol.

Athens named a 2017 Community Economic Development Award Winner
Sep 16, 2017

The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) has announced the recipients of its annual Community Economic Development Awards (CEDA). Athens Economic Development Corporation submitted a process which transformed the loss of a biotech operation into an opportunity for growth and investment.

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