The Christian County Economic Development Corporation board held their annual meeting on Friday in the People's Bank and Trust meeting room in Taylorville, to review current economic development efforts and plot a course for the coming year.
President of the board Gary Spurling presided over the meeting, and executive director Mary Renner gave an extensive report on current economic development efforts in the county.
Renner told Regional Radio News after the meeting, that after years of working on many different projects, several of them are starting to bare fruit to take place and create jobs.
Renner added the 3 alternative energy projects will create jobs in Christian County.
Following the board meeting and lunch, board members and guests heard Taylorville mayor Bruce Barry give his "State of the City" address, and announce that Wal-Mart has committed to spend some 5-million dollars to renovate their Taylorville Super Center starting in January with completion in April.