Miller Named Asst. Director of Union City Schools

Both Wes Kennedy and Michael Paul Miller insist nothing will really change. If it does though, the Union City School System will be prepared.
Kennedy, the director of schools for the UCSS, has given Miller – the Supervisor of Student Services in the system – the additional title of assistant director, with the blessing of the Union City School Board.

Obion County Awarded Grant from TN Dept of Tourist Development

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee Department of Tourist Development announced $1 million in grant funds awarded to 84 organizations for tourism marketing.

The Obion County Chamber of Commerce was awarded $9,250 for marketing Obion County in state publications, printing of marketing materials, and for the Obion County Farmer’s Market tourism efforts.

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE) announced its board officers for 2018-2018. The officers were elected by the membership at TCCE’s Annual Conference held in Clarksville, TN.

Lindsay Frilling, CEO of the Obion County Chamber of Commerce was elected TCCE’s President for the 2018-2019 year. This position comes after years of service in the Chamber of Commerce and economic development field.

We enjoyed visiting the awesome team at Sullivan Dentistry ! We got to hang with everyone and even meet their new doctor, Dr. Charley!! Sullivan Dentistry is currently accepting new patients, and did you know they are having a "September Special" going on for the month of September?! You can get whitening trays for ONLY $100!! That’s a is a savings of $200! Mention the September Special when you call, and if you see Lindsay or I out, let us show you our pearly whites thanks to our friends at Sullivan Dentistry!!
We had a great time at the beautiful afternoon at Poplar Meadows Country Club working on our putting skills! Poplar Meadows has a beautiful 9 hole course where members enjoy golf tournaments and scrambles, a swimming pool for family fun, and many other events at their club house! Thanks for letting us hang out!

We were thrilled to celebrate 2 new business, a beautiful new pavilion, and 60 years of the Obion County Fair this August!

Are you celebrating a relocation, new location, or even a location remodel? We would love to have a ribbon cutting to celebrate you!

2nd Annual Hops and Barley Appreciation Day this Sunday August 5th from 2-4 pm!

  • Live music featuring “Grant Carr”
  • Bubble machine
  • Face painting
  • Corn hole

Don’t forget we will be giving away our famous cheeseburgers and hot dogs along with a variety of chips and cookies. This is a way for us to invite the community to come out and get together and give us a chance to say thanks for all the continued support! We will also be accepting any approve food donations that will be turned over to the Union City and Obion County school systems Backpack Program.)

Thanks in advance for you continued support!

Governor Haslam, Commission Rolfe Award ThreeStar Grants to Sixty Tennessee Counties

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today the 60 counties that will receive ThreeStar Grants. The grants will be used for a variety of local programs addressing economic development, education and workforce development, public safety, health and efficient government. “Providing more opportunities for Tennesseans is one of our state’s main.... Read More here

Delta Leadership Institute Graduates 6 Tennessee Leaders Poised to Support Economic Development Efforts

PADUCAH, Ky. – The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) congratulates six new Tennessee graduates of the Delta Leadership Institute (DLI) Executive Academy who now have the tools to support DRA’s efforts to create jobs, build communities, and improve lives across west Tennessee and the Delta region. The six graduates completed the year-long DLI Executive Academy, a training program that brings together public, private, and nonprofit-sector leaders from each of the eight states served by DRA. The program equips participants with the tools, experiences and networks that will help them create new economic opportunities in Delta communities as well as support the growth of..... Read more here.

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!

Jessica sells Lula Roe out of her home and recently became a member of our chamber! Each month, proceeds from her business are donated to local charities as well as organizations world wide. We are so lucky to have Jessica and her family in Obion County!

Did you know the library has a beautiful outdoor space where they hold events in the summer? There’s an amphitheater, walking track, butterfly garden, and a beautiful fountain! Head on over to their Facebook so you can stay up-to-date on all of the FUN this summer and all year round!!
A & J Savage opened in 1981 and they buy any type of scrap metal. They have an awesome operation and we had no idea all they did until our official tour from the owner, Jock Johnson!! Thanks for letting us come hang out for a bit!

Thank you to the over 75 community members that came out to hear from our 3 Obion County Mayoral Candidates! Each candidate was asked the 3 following questions before the forum:

1) In discussions with each candidate, you each expressed the need for more quality jobs in Obion County. What is your plan to fill existing job openings as well as recruiting new jobs? How would you fund this initiative?

Dedication of of South Fulton's New Helipad

Congratulations to South Fulton on their new helipad! In modernizing critical services to the public, the City of South Fulton now has a new Helipad and air Evac Emergency Helicopters will now have a landing facility. Dedication of their new Helipad, located in front of the South Fulton Fire Department, was on June 23, 2018, at 9:00 am. It was dedicated in the honor of Tommy Smitty Smith longtime fireman and former South Fulton Fire Chief & Communications Operator, Hazel Smith, a longtime dispatcher for the South Fulton Police Dept and South Fulton Fire Dept. The public, all Fireman, police officers, and surrounding fire departments were in attendance.