Here's this month's news wrap-up from the Clay County EDC:

EDC State of the Cities Set for Feb. 28

Clay County communities will present their annual State of the Cities reports on Thursday, Feb. 28. Read More.

Health Expo Seeks Students, Educators and Professionals

Professionals to present and students to learn are still needed for the Feb. 8 Northland Health Care Expo. Read More.

Building and Growing a Business Takes Strength

Dot Lybarger has successfully grown her office supply business for nearly 25 years. She's found that being an entrepreneur takes many skills, including a willingness to take on challenge. Read More.

High-Tech Golf Complex Set for Metro North

The first major tenant for the upcoming Metro North Crossing has been announced and golfers are going to love it! Read More.

EDC Website Adds New Info Analytics

The EDC website has a major new source for information on Clay County. Read More.

Cerner Co-Founder Announces Retirement

Cerner co-founder Cliff Illig has announced his retired from Cerner to focus on outside interests. Read More.

Clay County Products Continue to Help Ford

The two Clay County vehicles produced in Clay County by Ford remain among the best sellers in their class nationwide. Read More.

SBA Rates Offer Long-Term, Low Interest

The SBA 504 Loan rates from January are 5.613 percent for 10-year loans, 4.758 for 20 year loans and 4.881 for 25-year loans.

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