AEDC recognized for Economic Excellence
Jun 19, 2016

Athens Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) was recognized for Economic Excellence by the Texas Economic Development Council at their mid-year conference in Las Colinas on June 9, 2016. This is the first time AEDC has received this distinction, since the program’s inception in 2007.

MED-LOGICS earns $35,000
Apr 14, 2016

AEDC president, Jess Laird, and board member, John Trent, along with AEDC Executive Director Lisa Denton present Rod and Betty Ross, MED-LOGICS, Inc., with an incentive check in the amount of $35,000. MED-LOGICS earned the second year operations incentive by maintaining the required employment levels, along with other stipulations set forth in their economic development performance agreement.

AEDC Announces Clayton Homes coming to Athens
Mar 31, 2016

CMH Manufacturing d/b/a/ Clayton Homes has purchased a building on State Highway 31W for and is planning purchasing additional property for an Athens location.

Athens Industrial Park Expanding
Feb 29, 2016

You may not notice while going about your everyday routine, but some pretty ambitious companies are doing business in Athens. At the forefront are manufacturers that have sprung up over the past few years in the Athens Industrial Park.

AEDC Helps Athens Move Forward
Feb 29, 2016

If you list the things that will keep a city or area thriving, jobs just might be on top.

Athens Economic Development Executive Director Lisa Denton sees that as a task that requires bringing in new businesses and helping the ones already on hand to keep growing.

The AEDC has projects underway to achieve both goals.