Virtual V.I.B.E. Event

On September 15th, we hosted a virtual Very Important Business Event. Speaking was Katie Mantooth with the UT Martin Office of Career Planning and Development (CPAD).

OC BLOG: Trudy's Kids Cafe

"What better way to start your morning than with the lovely ladies at Trudy’s Kids Cafe in downtown Union City!"

Blue Bank Resort Unveils New Bar Area in Fish House Restaurant

On September 16, Blue Bank Resort unveiled the new bar area in their restaurant with a ribbon cutting. The resort has been working hard for months to make sure that everything was perfect for their upcoming events.

Mask and Thermometer Delivery

The safety and health of Obion County remains a top priority as COVID-19 continues. Here at the Chamber, we have been delivering masks and thermometers to local industry, schools, and police.

 

The Citizens Bank Celebrates 90 Years in Business

On September 18, 2020, The Citizens Bank Union City Branch held customer appreciation day to celebrate 90 years of The Citizens Bank.

hampton inn

The new Hampton Inn off of Highway 51 is under construction. (pictured below)

I-69 Updates

According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the section of I-69 that runs alongside Discovery Park 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.

Tourism in Tennessee Shattered Records with $23 Billion in Travel Spending and 126 Million Domestic Person Stays in 2019

Recently released numbers from U.S. Travel Association show tourism in Tennessee hit a record-high $23 billion in domestic and international travel spending in 2019, marking a decade of consecutive growth. Tennessee also saw 126 million domestic person stays in 2019, up 5.7 percent from 119 million the previous year.

ATA has increased its ranking from 147 to 136 on the 2020 INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) Top 200 Firms list. This accolade is deemed by the IPA Annual Survey and Analysis of Firms. IPA 100, 200, and 300 firms are ranked by U.S. net revenues and are compiled by analyzing the more than 550 responses received this year for IPA’s Survey and Analysis of Firms. This is IPA’s 30th annual ranking of the largest accounting firms in the nation.

Union City, Tenn., -- Main Street Union City has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America™ program. Accredited status is Main Street America’s top tier of recognition and signifies a demonstrated commitment to comprehensive commercial district revitalization and proven track record of successfully applying the Main Street Approach™.

2020 Farmers Breakfast

The Obion County Farmers Breakfast took place on August 27, at the Obion County fairgrounds.

Karen Freeman & Ryan Platt Join Leaders Executive Team as Chief Operations Officer and Chief Information Officer

JACKSON, Tenn. (August 26, 2020) – Leaders Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., is pleased to introduce Karen Freeman as Chief Operations Officer and Ryan Platt as Chief Information Officer.

Bank Director Magazine has ranked First Citizens National Bank #86 in the United States from a pool of peer banks in the $1 billion to $5 billion asset size. The magazine ranks banks from a balanced scorecard based off of return on equity, return on assets, asset quality and capital.

Governor Lee Visits Obion County

On Monday, August 3, Governor Bill Lee visited Obion County. His first stop was in Union City, as he spoke to local leaders at the Venue at Center Point. He then traveled to Obion County Central High School where he distributed supplies to promote a safe and healthy school year. These supplies included masks, hand sanitizer, and cleaning supplies.

In 2020 Thunderbolt Broadcasting is celebrating three local radio personalities who’ve logged thousands of hours on the radio here in the Ken Tenn area. Jim Adcock has been in radio for 55 years, Terry Hailey for 53 years and Paul Tinkle 50 years. The three combine for 158 years working in local radio!