PEDC annual report reflects economic growth

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It’s been a good year for economic development in Paris and Lamar County despite the hardships businesses face as a result of Covid-19, the deadliest pandemic the world has faced in the past 100 years.

That’s the word Paris Economic Development Corp executive director Maureen Hammond brought to the economic engine’s board of directors last week via her first annual report since taking over leadership a little more than a year ago.

“We’ve had a good year,” Hammond said. “I want to talk at a high level about economic trends for Paris and Lamar County because I think there’s a lot of positive data despite Covid and the uncertainty and challenges we face.”

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