MCED Home Slideshow
Macon County Economic Development works to provide for balanced growth and an ever increasing quality of life. Macon County has much to offer with a dynamic workforce, low unemployment rate, transportation improvements, expanding community amenities and business friendly environment!
A Love's Travel Center is coming to Bevier, MO. The groundbreaking for the project, which has been six years in the making, was held Monday, October 20, 2014 on the site, located on the north side of Highway 36 and adjacent to route O. The new travel center will be an economic boon to the Macon County community.
The City of Bevier received a $15000 grant from Macon County Economic Development for improvements to the city ballpark.
Macon County Economic Development presented The City of Macon with a Landfill Fee Grant for Macon County Ministries. The grant will be used by Macon County Ministries for a loading dock and their new food pantry/distribution location.
Al Scheppers Motor Company has purchased a 33,000 sq. ft. building in Macon to expand its vehicle sales and service business.
Chariton Valley is the area's leading provider of communication services in north-central Missouri. Chariton Valley, with over 60 years in business, provides telephone, Internet, long distance and video (cable TV) services to over nineteen communities.
MC Power Companies is proud to bring solar energy to Macon, Missouri. A site in the Heartland Industrial Park will be home to the solar farm.
Macon County Economic Development has a new program – Jump Start. Jump Start is a hands-on class for individuals who wish to start a business or wish to revamp/expand their current business.
Onshore voted Best Place to Work 2014 by Missouri Business magazine! Five businesses are recognized in the first-ever celebration of outstanding workplaces. Those businesses, as well as runners-up showcased how to achieve a successful and productive workplace at a statewide seminar in October.
Presentation of USDA loan/grant money for new City police and County Sheriff’s vehicles
Macon County Economic Development created a new scholarship in 2014- The Come Home scholarship. This scholarship is specifically for students who intend to bring their education, talents, and skills back to Macon County.
POET Biorefining in Macon was the first ethanol plant in the state of Missouri and is the largest company by revenue in Northeast Missouri. The plant was recognized by the EPA in 2007 with an ENERGY STAR CHP Award.