Donation made to Boys and Girls Club of Union City

Union City, TN- The Education Department of Discovery Park of America in Union City, TN recently hosted a Trivia Night to raise money to help children from the Boys and Girls Club in Union City take field trips to the park. The park raised $3,888 which was used to purchase tickets to give to the park.

“Titans of the Ice Age” and “Tornado Alley” Now Showing at Discovery Park of America

UNION CITY, TENN. — Now showing at Discovery Park of America from Giant Screen Films, a leader in the large format/IMAX® industry, are two stunning films, “Titans of the Ice Age” and “Tornado Alley.”

Discovery Park of America Sets Attendance Record

More students on field trips visited Fri., May 3 than any other single day in the museum’s 5-year history.

Obion County Farmer's and Artisan's Market is open!

The market is held at the Pavilion at Houser Creek beside Discovery Park of America. There is parking lot parking available, as well as street/parallel parking.

We believe in promoting our local farmers and artist, providing for our community and building healthy lifestyles for future generations.

Union City Walmart Opens Online Grocery Pickup

"... Our key call outs for Online Grocery launch are that it is free, it's a time saver, it's convenient, and our personal shoppers are trained to pick the very best for the customer. Fresh produce, meat, and any other perishable items are picked at least 3 days from the expiration date.

The Tennessee General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a measure that preserves and promotes Reelfoot Lake's Tennessee Heritage.

House Bill 1067 designates Reelfoot Lake as the state's first Tennessee Heritage Site. This designation is based upon the lake's geological history, natural resources, and other unique characteristics.

Under this initiative, state departments and agencies can use the Tennessee Heritage Site designation for purposes of publications, advertising, marketing, and other communications.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — While the world's watching Jordan Peele's newest creation, "Us," from behind splayed fingers and popcorn boxes this weekend, MTSU junior and Union City native Phillip Mayberry will be savoring the feeling of seeing his own art in one of the film's trailers.

Mayberry, a graphic design major who now lives in Nashville, was one of thousands of fans around the world who answered an ongoing challenge, via Chocolate City Comics, Instagram and Universal Studios, to create artwork inspired by the new horror movie.

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UCHS senior Brad Schlager posts perfect 36 on ACT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UNION CITY SCHOOLS
CONTACT: Mike Hutchens
Communications Director

By all accounts, Brad Schlager is the perfect student.

Mike Ramsey is bringing History Alive in the Settlement at DPA

"...After 36 years of teaching at first Dyer and then Gibson County High School, Ramsey retired and moved from the classroom to a docent position at DPA. But now, he has literally donned another hat, and this one is made of coonskin. On most Saturday’s Ramsey will be working as an historical interpreter bringing real life adventures to the park’s Settlement. Featuring nearly a dozen structures, the Settlement is a collection of hand-hewn log buildings that resemble what one might have found in a mid-19 th century frontier settlement...."

Union City ACT Scores Soar

Rather than being satisfied with a well-earned lofty status, Union City High School students are reaching and attaining even higher heights.

Seniors at UCHS already surpassed last year’s graduating class in ACT composite scores, currently posting a 22.63, which is an improvement on the 2017-18 class record of 22.4 that ranked seventh in all of Tennessee and first among rural West Tennessee school districts. “I’m so excited about the great work going on at K through 12 in Union City Schools,” UC Director of Schools Wes Kennedy said. “I’m super pumped for (UCHS principal) Jacob Cross and his faculty for an incredible job.

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Perfect farm activities for your next fall outing

NASHVILLE – As the fall weather approaches and Tennessee’s agritourism season is in full swing, a visit to the farm brings smiling faces, family fun, and unforgettable memories.

“We have 12 acres of pumpkins that look amazing,” Robertson County’s Honeysuckle Hill Farm owner Jeff Alsup said. “With more than 25 attractions, there are activities for all ages.”

Farms across the state have fun fall activities for everyone, including hayrides, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and even pick-your-own muscadines at some local vineyards. As Halloween draws near, haunted farm attractions offer the excitement that has become part of Tennessee’s spooky traditions.

Farmer's Market Merch!

Obion County Farmer's Market merchandise is now available! Call Lauren at the Chamber to order! Shirts are $12 and reusable bags are 1 for $3 or 2 for $5!