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OC Workforce Development: Work Ethics Certificate ProgramOn April 11, representatives from the Obion County Joint Economic Development Council and Chamber of Commerce, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Williams Sausage, CenterPoint Business Solutions, Commercial Bank, NW Tennessee Workforce Board, TCAT Newbern, and Obion County Schools met to discuss the implementation of the Work Ethics Certificate program in Obion County Schools, and the impact it could have on employment in our area.

ColorCoat, Inc Coming to South FultonSOUTH FULTON, Tenn. - Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe along with ColorCoat, Inc. officials announced today the company will locate new operations in South Fulton. The windows and doors coating application company will invest $600,000 and create 80 new jobs in Obion County.

Mobile American Job CenterThe Career Coach will be on-site to help people complete applications for ColorCoat as well as create resumes, learn interviewing skills, and register for Jobs4TN.gov where there are more than 90,000 jobs available. If you are interested in obtaining your high school equivalency diploma or if you are interested in other training opportunities, come get on the Coach!

ColorCoat - Industrial Announcement & Hiring OpportunitiesApril10, 2017; South Fulton, TN

ColorCoat Inc., a windows and doors coating application company, will invest $600,000 and create 80 new jobs in Obion County.

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development commissioner Bob Rolfe — along with ColorCoat Inc. officials — announced today the company will locate new operations in South Fulton.

“I want to thank ColorCoat for choosing to locate its new facility in South Fulton and for creating 80 new jobs in Obion County,” Rolfe said. “This is a big win for South Fulton and the State of Tennessee and I look forward to our future partnership with ColorCoat and seeing this company grow and succeed in our state.”

Business and industry have been telling schools that students lack the "soft skills" needed for employment for some time. While schools try to bridge the gap between high school, college, and career, many of our students do not see the connection.

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