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Waymatic Celebrates 60 YearsThe year was 1954 when T.J. Easterwood, a graduate of Union City High school, first developed and marketed an even weigh and bagging device that the world knows as the "Waymatic". It was the invention of the Waymatic weigher/bagger that gave rise to the establishment of T.J.'s welding and repair shop known as "Waymatic Welding and Fabricating Company" located on Morris Street in South Fulton.

Obion-County-Health-DepartmentThe mission of the Obion County Health Department and the Tennessee Department of Health is to protect, promote, and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee. In order to better work towards this goal, Dr. John Dreyzehner, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health, established the Primary Prevention Initiative (PPI) in 2012. The goal of PPI is to focus the Department's energy on primary prevention, or eliminating risk factors for later problems. The intent of this project is for all Tennessee Department of Health employees to engage in primary prevention efforts in their communities.

Tyler HayesThe USDA Rural Development (RD) office located in Union City, TN serves a large (9) County Area in Northwest Tennessee. These counties include: Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Henry, Lake, Obion, and Weakley. With such a large service area, the local Chambers of Commerce for each area are our lifeline to each community.

Crystal MeadeMember Name: Crystal Meade
Company Name: Soleil Garden Center
Position: Owner

first-stateLeveraging Strong Traditions. First State Bank has local origins. Starting in West Tennessee, in 1887, with one bank location, our current operating philosophy reflects the richness of our banking roots combined with making bold strides for the future. Our 31 banking offices serving throughout Tennessee offer strength and diversity by offering traditional banking, ag lending, specialized consumer finance, indirect lending, insurance, investment services, mortgages, trust service, and small business lending.

Donnie WaltonI am Donnie Walton, Assistant Director of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Newbern (TCAT-Newbern).
TCAT-Newbern has been training students in the Obion County and surrounding areas since the late 1960s, and has campuses in Newbern, Bells, and Union City. It is an honor and privilege to provide our area citizens with the high skilled training needed to become successful citizens in Obion County.

lindsay frillingWASHINGTON, D.C.- Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Lindsay Frilling, IOM, Economic Development Director, of the Obion County Joint Economic Development Council, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM.

9-to-5On Thursday, June 5, MIA Seating executive Darius Mir shared the following statement. "Today was a momentous day for us at MIA Seating, as we were able to ship the first product from our new Union City factory.

Connie Frances ONealMember Name: Connie Frances O'Neal
Company Name: O'Neal's Country Store & Union City Antique Mall and More
Position: Co- Owner

Brittany TaylorMember: Brittany Taylor
Company: Lowe's Home Improvements
Position: Customer Service Associate/Social Coordinator

Matt SannerMember: Matt Sanner
Company: AmeriClear Rx
Position: Director of Sales