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WestStar Leadership January 13th, the 2017 WestStar Leadership Class had the opportunity to visit Obion County!

They started their day touring Tyson Foods, Inc. and ended their day at Discovery Park of America.

They heard from: Local Economic Developer, Lindsay Frilling; Former U.S. Congressman, John Tanner; UT Martin Chancellor, Keith Carver; Final Flight Outfitters Co-Owner, Jon-Ed Powers; and Discovery Park of America CEO, Jim Rippy.

Four simple steps to stop a cyber thief First Citizens National Bank Raises Awareness for Data Privacy Day Jan. 28 Dyersburg, TN - In recognition of National Data Privacy Day on Jan. 28, First Citizens National Bank is urging consumers to take an active role in protecting their data.

"FirstCNB' s first priority is to protect our customers' money and their financial data," said Judy Long, President & COO "We use a combination of safeguards to protect our customers' information, and we encourage our customers to partner with us in that effort."

UNION CITY, Tenn. - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Mlliams Sausage Company, Inc officials announced today that the longtime Tennessee food manufacturer will build a second plant in Union City. The expansion will create 226 newjobs in Obion County over the next five years.

Wialliam's Sausage Expansion: $37 million dollars investment and 226 new jobsUNION CITY, TN (January 26, 2016) - Williams Sausage Company, Inc. has announced a $37 million investment that will result in 226 new jobs, a new 180,000-square-foot-facility, a $3 million investment to its existing facility and a new sandwich line. The new facility will be in Union City, TN, the 59-year old family-owned company's home base. The expansion announcement was made by Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Roger Williams, president and owner of Williams Sausage Company.

Workforce BreakfastThis January we hosted a Workforce Development breakfast! We hold these types of events to introduce some of our local industry and small business leaders to local contacts from our state organizations, programs, and business service consultants.

Congressman Kustoff Visits Obion County U.S. Congressman David Kustoff had the opportunity to visit Obion County! Congressman Kustoff posted on Facebook and said, "Had a great time in the 8th District. As we prepare for #Inauguration2017, there's no better time to hear from the people I serve. I look forward to working hard to get the results we need out of Washington."

Business MattersThank you to Alexander, Thompson, Arnold PLLC for sponsoring our January Business Matters! Al Creswell gave a great presentation on proposed tax changes and the upcoming tax season.

Align Chiropractic Ribbon CuttingHelp Us welcome Align Chiropractic's new provider Dr. Katy Kempton!

Friday, February 17, 2017
@ 11 AM
Ribbon Cutting @ 11:15 AM

Twin Oaks - Open House and Ribbon CuttingJoin Us for breakfast and networking while we celebrate Twin Oaks Technology's new Union City location!

When:
Tuesday, February 14th
From 8 to 10 am

Where:
1203 South Ury Street
Union City, TN 38261

Tablescape - Business After Hours

Presented by: Main Street Union City, INC

February 7, 2017
5 - 8 pm

The Venue at Center Point
1413 South Home Street

Join Main Street Union City and the Obion County Chamber of COmmerce for the annual Tablescape Business After Hours.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Center Point Obion County Baptist Memorial Hospital Davis Wealth Services

Annual Banquet RecapThursday, November 17th was a wonderful day for the Obion County JEDC! We had a fantastic time hosting over 300 people at this years banquet! Thank you to our sponsors: White & Associates Insurance-Union City Westan Insurance Group, Inc. Commercial Bank and Trust - Union City, TN Leaders Credit Union Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City First Citizins National Bank Don Sol Mexican Grill - Union City ATMOS Energy! Congratulations to our award winners!

We look forward to another year of growth and success!