The Athens Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) was named a 2016 Community Economic Development Award winner by the Texas Economic Development Council. The award was presented at a special awards luncheon held Thursday, October 20, at the TEDC’s Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Antonio.
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.
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.
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.