Harbor Freight, one of the nation's top affordable tool and accessory stores, is recently located in Union City, Tn. The store is now open and serving the area.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today 15 new Site Development Grants, totaling more than $4.6 million.
The grants are designed to help communities achieve Select Tennessee site certification and prepare industrial sites for economic development projects. The funding helps communities invest in infrastructure and engineering improvements on project-ready sites.
We would like to wish Jerry Bailey with Union City Energy Authority a happy retirement! Jerry has been with Union City Energy Authority for 38 years.
The Northwest Tennessee Local Food Guide Network has released the 2021 Local Food Guide. The guide is full of information on local farmer's markets, family farms, and special stories. You can pick one up at the Chamber of Commerce building anytime!
Brooke Simmons attended the Delta Leadership Institute Session 3 in Jackson, Mississippi on June 7-11. The session theme was centered around the workforce. The class visited local community colleges and high schools to learn their best practices for workforce development in their communities.
Industry Tours have been taking place in Obion County. Check it out!
For June's Very Important Business Event, we heard from Elizabeth Pritchett with Eliz Pritchett Consulting on how to better brand your business. We learned that a brand is much more than your logo, and tips on how we can better our brands!
Summer Series - Vine and Branch
Walking into Vine + Branch, the first thing you will notice is the fresh atmosphere – not only from the flowers but the bright and colorful hand-picked gift items you will see lining every shelf.
Dr. Keith Carver, Lindsay Frilling, Scott Williams, and Jake Bynum recently gave a virtual tour of Discovery Park of America to the Leadership Tennessee Network.
On Friday, June 18th, we enjoyed a day at the splash pad in Union City!
Baptist Memorial Hospital - Union City Nationally Recognized with an 'A' for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Union City, Tennessee, June 3, 2021 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City received an ‘A’ grade in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City’s achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety.
Be sure to look at the new and improved Kenton website to stay up to date on the latest news!
"Challenges stemming from the pandemic and economic crisis were ranked as less important than long-existing rural challenges."
Obion County Farmers Market
214 E Church St.
Union City, TN 38261
Tuesday and Thursday - 2:00 pm
Saturday - 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Application Deadline - Monday, August 2, 2021
Meet & Greet/UTM Team Building - September 1, 2021
Public Service Day - October 6, 2021
Agriculture Day - November 3, 2021
Medical Day - January 5, 2022
Education Day - February 2, 2022
Economic & Community Development Day - March 2, 2022
Legislative Day - March TBD
Arts & Entertainment Day - April 6, 2022
Law Enforcement - April 22, 2022
Graduation Day - May 5, 2022
The new Hampton Inn off of Highway 51 is currently under construction. The tentative opening date is May 2021. This hotel will have 75 rooms and is in a prime location near the new I-69 project.
According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the section of I-69 that runs alongside Discovery Park of America from a little northwest of the former Wingfoot Golf Course to Reelfoot Avenue was the first of three projects that encompass the I-69 loop around Union City. The section to the southwest down to US 51 was the second section. Both segments have been completed up to final grading which means they are ready for paving.Currently in the construction phase is the section a little northwest of the former Wingfoot Golf Course to US 45 and US 51 about halfway to Fulton, Ky.