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About the Early MDD

The Early Municipal Development District was formed in May of 2016 by a vote of the Citizens of Early. The Early MDD replaced the Early Economic Development Corporation and is funded via a half cent sales tax and operated by a board of 5 members who are listed below.


Board Members

Benny Alcorn - Board President and City Council Member 

Stephanie Johnston - VP of Lending at Farmers and Merchants Bank Early 

Alisha Newton - Co-Owner of Shearly Southern Salon 

David Mercer - City of Early Police Chief 

Missy Ryan - Owner of Ryan Construction 

Director of Economic Development 

Larry McConn - - (325) 643-5451


Population - 3,296 (2020 Census)  |  2,776 (2010 Census) 

2020 Estimated Retail Trade Area Population - 81,437

Average Age - 42

Average Household Income - $67,219

Educational Attainment - High School Graduate or Higher - 93.1%

Educational Attainment - Associates Degree or Higher - 37.97%

All Demographics 

Projects and Construction Around Early

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    Early Baseball/Softball Complex Sidewalks

    The City of Early continues to make improvements to the city Ballpark located at 199 Oak Street. Read on...
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  1. Early Town Center Recreation Master Plan Option 1

    Town Center Project

    The City of Early currently does not have an official town center, so the plans to construct one is underway. Read On...
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    City of Early to Receive $870K Grant for Sidewalks

    The City of Early recently was awarded a substantial grant that will go towards the installation of 1.64 miles of new sidewalks. Read on...
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