First Citizens National Bank reaches $2 BILLION in Assets

First Citizens National Bank’s Chairman & CEO, Jeff Agee, and President & COO, Judy Long are excited to announce that First Citizens National Bank, the once small, Dyer County bank is a $2 Billion company.

Allens Paint & Supply Makes Donation to UCES PTO

The Union City Elementary School PTO was the recipient of a generous deed and donation from Allen’s Paint and Supply recently. Owners Bucky and Stephanie Allen, whose daughter, Olivia, is a kindergarten student at UCES, presented a $500 check to Principal David Byars to pass on to the school support organization.

How to Spend A Very Merry Day in Obion County

Union City is a charming town with a quaint downtown area, a variety of good eats, and some seriously great shopping, but one of our most famous (and favorite!) features has to be the “Let it Glow” Lights Show.

Interstate Batteries Ribbon Cutting

Interstate Batteries is now open at 1213 South First Street in Union City. On Friday, November 20th, Interstate Batteries has a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Event. It is always exciting to welcome new business to Obion County!

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Tying the Community Together

Baptist Memorial Hospital Staff were recognized on Tuesday, November 17th with a ceremonial ribbon-tying and drive-thru event. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the hospital and staff have been a blessing for the community.

Located adjacent to Discovery Park of America, Houser Creek Crossing is home to 2 hotels. The Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites opened late August 2019, and Holiday Inn Express & Suites, opened in September 2020.

Both hotels boast indoor pools, fitness centers, and meeting rooms. Unique hotel features include themed Kid Suites inspired by Discovery Park exhibits at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites. The Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites has an ever popular grilling and gathering patio behind the property on the Discovery Park of America fence line. Another feature that entices groups and individuals who are visiting Discovery Park of America is the pedestrian gate that offers a welcoming back door entrance to the DPA campus.

Have a Happy Healthy Holiday in Northwest Tennessee

As the holidays are approaching, the Chamber is working hard to promote shopping, eating, and enjoying in the area. We are launching a Happy Healthy Holiday campaign and are so excited! Be sure to regularly check out our social media, website, and emails for exciting opportunities. The holidays are such a great time, especially in Northwest Tennessee!

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The path to Elijah Cavalier’s academic prowess may be easily family-traced. He’s proudly taking his own steps on that journey, though.

Cavalier – a Union City High School senior – has been named as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist after scoring in the top 1 percent of more than 1.5 million students nationwide to take the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test). He and other academically talented high school seniors across the county who made the semifinal list are now in competition for more than 76,000 scholarships worth more than $31 million in the 65th annual program.

TVA Continues to be a Driving Force for Tennessee Economy

Recently, there have been lots of discussion around the mission of the Tennessee Valley Authority and some of its operations and decisions. Holding our institutions and their decisions accountable is an important activity. It also presents an opportunity to fully explain the tremendous importance of TVA for business and industry, our citizens and their public safety, and the economic development of our state.

October V.I.B.E. Event

On October 20, VIBE was held at the Obion County Public Library as well as virtually. We heard from Nick Hall with Westan Cyber as well as the crew from Twin Oaks Technology. Thank you to Twin Oaks for sponsoring the great event.

Cottonwood Harvest Grill

Cottonwood Harvest Grill is a local restaurant set right in the heart of downtown Troy, Tennessee. With a menu that is great for the whole family (even if you have picky eaters), you are sure to have a great experience while dining with them.

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology helps members become world class workers, leaders, and responsible citizens. The program continues to be innovative and offer a variety of programs to students.

Check out their new coloring and story book initiative created to explore the opportunities found with technical careers.

Coworking is a business services provision model that involves individuals working independently or collaboratively in shared office space.

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Virtual Annual Banquet Recap

On October 22, the Obion County Joint Economic Development Corporation held a Virtual Annual Banquet. Live from Discovery Park of America, Commissioner of Health Dr. Lisa Piercey spoke and awards were given to celebrate successes right here in Obion County.

Baptist Memorial Hospital Celebrates 70 Years in Business

In October, Baptist Memorial Hospital - Union City celebrated 70 years of providing great quality care to patients. Although celebrations looked a bit different due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the hospital and staff made the most of the great accomplishment.