As Obion County continues to focus on the betterment of our county, we are honored to attend the 2020 Tennessee Retail Academy 201 program. This program will provide valuable information on how we can continue to improve our retail recruitment strategies. Retail is essential to economic development and we are honored to work with this program. The program has been moved completely online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Obion County Joins Retire Tennessee Program

Obion County has joined the Retire Tennessee Program with the Tennessee Department of Tourism Development. This program focuses on highlighting the great retirement opportunities here in Tennessee.

Dr. Joshua Filtz Named Dean

Dyersburg, Tennessee – Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) President Karen Bowyer has announced the appointment of Dr. Joshua Filtz as the new dean of the Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.

2020 Legislative Breakfast Sponsored by Farm Bureau

We had a great time at the 2020 Legislative Breakfast on July 29th. There were many in attendance via ZOOM and in person. Those who spoke included Andy Holt, Rusty Grills, and John Stevens. 

NASHVILLE, Tenn . – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) officials noted today that the food processing company has completed an expansion at its existing operations in Union City.

OC Blog Launch

We have launched an Obion County blog. This blog will feature local businesses, community members, and more! This is an exciting time to learn more about what makes Obion County so great. You can check out our blog at

Snappy Tomato Pizza Celebrates 25 years in business!

Snappy Tomato Pizza Celebrates 25 years in business! Pictured is Brooke Coffey presenting certificate to Union City Snappy Tomato Pizza owner Richard Moran.

Business Anniversaries

Jiffy Steamer Company celebrated 80 years in business! Pictured below is Lindsay Frilling presenting certificate to Clint Joiner and the amazing employees at the company.

Share Information With Us!

Here at the chamber, we are putting together a contact list of local Plumbers, Electricians, Painters, Carpenters, etc. If you have contact information for anyone that provides these services, please share their information with us so we can include them on this document.

Local Businesses Reopen after COVID-19 Shutdown

After months of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have began to reopen all throughout Obion County.

Take the Pledge

Be sure to take the pledge and shop, spend, eat, enjoy, donate, and volunteer local this summer! Obion County is such a great place to eat, play, and live! After all, behind every small business is a family supporting other families in our community.

Portis Tanner - Union City Insurance
George Leake - Obion County School System
Donnie Walton - Commercial Bank
Derek Giffin - Giffin Farms
Sherry Brown - First Citizens National Bank
Anna Graham - Union City Coca Cola
Craig Atwill - ATA CPA
David Searcy - Allen Searcy Builder Contractor
Amanda Jowers - Maness & Jowers Law Firm
Chris Rodgers Everett - Stewart Regional Airport
Clint Joiner - Jiffy Steamer
Scott Williams - Discovery Park of America
Natasha Pennington - Center Point Business Solutions
Julie Hill - UT Martin
Nicole Lee - Twin Oaks Technology
Chris McPhearson - Rawls Funeral Home
Randy Barnes - City of Union City
Frank Tucker - City of Union City

First Boat in Production at Excel Boat Company

On June 29th, Stephen Vaden (Pictured on far left) visited Union City to see progress at the new Excel Boat Company.

South Fulton High School
Valedictorian - Olivia Danielle Murphy
Salutatorian - Jenny Beth Brundige

Obion County Central High School
Valedictorian - Kaylee Michelle Cook
Salutatorian - Kyndall Grace Albright

Union City High School
Valedictorian - Hudson David Calfee
Salutatorian - Davie Kristin Townes