Attention, Obion County Chamber members! Do you know that your employees are eligible for discounted Air Evac Lifeteam memberships? Should you ever need to be flown by an AirMedCare Network participating provider, you will not have out-of-pocket expenses for the flight.

MARTIN, Tenn. – Skipper Bondurant, Jim Cheatham and Jamie Worrell, all of Obion County, graduated from the WestStar Leadership Program’s class of 2019 during the organization’s annual graduation ceremony and reception June 25 in Jackson.

(Union City, TN)- Center Point Business Solutions, LLC, a PEO firm based in Union City, TN, is proud to announce that they have been officially re-certified as a Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO). A program launched by the IRS in 2017 in response to the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, Center Point is certified by the IRS as a provider of services in which an employer can outsource various tasks for employee management, such as payroll, employee benefits administration, workers' compensation, training and development, and recruitment.

Multi-State Collaboration Aims To Bolster Four Rivers Region Economy

A new economic development collaboration of local leaders from the Four Rivers region wants to attract more businesses by working across state lines.

Those interested in participating in the 2019-2020 Adult Leadership Obion County Class can find the applications on the Leadership Obion County website. The application includes tentative dates as well as a sample schedule for the year. The mission of Adult Leadership Obion County is to inspire and motivate participants to pursue leadership skills and responsibilities that can be implemented within Obion County, their employment and personal lives.

New Store at Discovery Park of America Makes Local Merchandise Available to Guests

From Candy and Pottery to Homemade Soaps and Honey, the Hugh Wade Feed Store Provides a Unique Shopping Experience

Facility Sets Path for Continuous Improvement.

Union City, Tenn. June 18, 2019 – AHC Union City, a senior living and rehabilitation center in Union City, Tennessee, recently received a 2019 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living AHCA/NCAL. This national award is given to long-term care and skilled nursing facilities who demonstrate a commitment to providing quality care to their patients.

John Graham

Union City, TN – Union City High School construction and wellness teacher John Graham has been selected for the 2019-20 class of the Tennessee Educator Fellowship through a competitive process by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE).

Union City, Tenn., May 15, 2019 — Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The Safety Grade assigns an ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ or ‘F’ grade to hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, injuries, accidents, infections and other harms to patients in their care.

Baptist Memorial Hospital

Two federal government agencies charged with reporting patient safety and quality of care data have recognized the 88 hospitals participating in the Tennessee Hospital Association’s (THA) Hospital Improvement and Innovation Network (HIIN) for saving lives and billions of healthcare dollars.

Union City, TN – Lindsay Frilling, CEO of the Obion County Joint Economic Development Corporation in Obion County recently graduated from TVA’s Valley Workforce Institute. The Valley Workforce Institute, developed and sponsored by TVA Economic Development, is designed to assist economic developers in understanding and selling their workforce assets and address talent pipeline challenges in today’s economy. The program is offered to community economic development professionals in the TVA service area to help foster long-term success.

Legislative Breakfast

We had a great turnout for the 2019 Legislative Breakfast hosted by the Obion County Farm Bureau on May 10! Senator John Stevens, Representative Andy Holt and Representative Bill Sanderson provided updates for constituents, following the completion of the legislative session.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that 13 communities will receive more than $5 million in Site Development Grant funding.

The Site Development Grant program is part of the larger Rural Economic Opportunity Act supported by the Tennessee General Assembly for the last three years.

Adult Leadership Obion County

Members of the 2018-2019 Adult Leadership Obion County class have been busy learning about legislation, economic and community development.