Press Release - February 19, 2016
Dyersburg, TN., February 9, 2016 - In honor of National AAP Recognition Day, First Citizens National Bank joins NACHA in recognizing Accredited ACH Professionals (AAPs) and the integral role they play in an organization's success.
First Citizens National Bank joins NACHA in recognizing teammate, Janiece Wright, who holds the AAP designation. Judy Long, President & COO, stated "This accreditation is supported by NACHA as a means to educate ACH professionals on new developments in the ACH network. The internet and rapidly changing technology have greatly impacted the way cash management products and services are sold, delivered, supported and used. By earning this prestigious designation a payment professional increases their credibility and value to corporate customers. First Citizens National Bank is very proud to have an Accredited ACH Professionals on the bank's team."
The Obion County Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated Discovery Park of America's new Imagination Playground with a ribbon cutting. Imagination Playground in a Cart features a collection of oversized blue foam parts that allows children to build and re-build play structures with their imaginations! For more information click here.
US Senator Bob Corker visited with a group in the Tower at Discovery Park of America on Thursday, March 31. Pictured left to right: Obion County JEDC Chairman Art Sparks, Senator Corker, Discovery Park CEO Jim Rippy, Obion County Mayor Benny McGuire.
Join Benita Giffin with Obion County/UT Extension on these 6 days for Farmers' Market Fresh!
The Obion county Public Library has a new and exciting program to share with the community. Universal Class offer over 500 online non-credited personal enrichment courses, where you earn CEU certificates as you complete your courses. Log on to oclibrary.org and click on Universal Class and follow the instructions to join the class of your choice all you need is your library card.
On August 22nd we held a ribbon cutting at The Obion County Fair! It was a great way to kick of a week full of fair fun! We loved getting to spend time with our community, support chamber members, eat fair food, and we even set up a chamber booth!
Officials at Discovery Park of America are announcing the largest expansion that the park has had since it opened in November of 2013 with the addition of a Children's Discovery Garden, with an expected cost of over one-half million dollars.
"I'm excited," said CEO Jim Rippy. "I think this is one of the biggest improvements we have made," he added.
Time to start Christmas shopping! Take a picture at your favorite Obion County store and use the hashtag #OCTNShopLocal for your chance to win a prize basket worth over $200!
Winner will be chosen on Wednesday, November 30th at noon.
UNION CITY - Four years after Tennessee officials stopped work on an interstate project that would connect Memphis with Canada and Mexico, the clouds of dust swirling around heavy construction equipment here signal a stark change in state policy.
The Interstate 69 project is on again - but it's not being built to Memphis. At least not for the foreseeable future.
It's almost time for the 2nd annual Friends of RLSP Membership Drive, Dinner, & Silent Auction, scheduled for Saturday, November the 19th from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. The event will be held in the Ellington Hall Auditorium at the Reelfoot Lake Visitor Center, (also known as R.C. Donaldson Memorial Museum and Nature Center). We would be honored to have you join us, so please come enjoy a great meal, fun fellowship, special music, and programs that are sure to help your family and friends take home some very special memories! Oh, and an opportunity to bid on some great items in our Silent Auction.
JACKSON, Tenn. (Nov 1, 2016) - Leaders Credit Union , member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., is pleased to introduce Jacob Crowe as Community President for its Union City branch location effective January 1, 2017. Crowe will be working to promote the Leaders brand as a passionate, premiere banking partner among its members and the community. Crowe will be responsible for branch office management, business volume, deposits, loan portfolios and banking relationships.
"Jacob and his family have deep ties to the Obion County community, and his business acumen and banking experience will be instrumental in growing and supporting the members of the credit union," said Todd Swims, President and CEO of Leaders Credit Union.
We had a wonderful evening celebrating Obion County! We had over 300 attendees, gave out 8 awards to community leaders, and enjoyed an inspiring keynote speech by MIA Seating CEO, daris Mir
UNION CITY, TENNESSEE, November 22, 2016 - New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S, were announced by The Leapfrog Group , a national patient safety watchdog. Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City was one of 844 hospitals to receive an A, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.