Obion County Adult Leadership Graduation

By GLENDA CAUDLE: Special Features Editor; The Messenger

"You got to see things a lot of people take for granted," Charley Deal told members of the 2015-16 Obion County Adult Leadership Class.

He was referring to the nine sessions that serve to acquaint Obion Countians with the many positive aspects of industry, business, education, the arts, medical care, media, local government and law enforcement in their part of the Volunteer State.

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Boyd Announce 15 Communities to  Receive Site Development Grants

NASHVILLE - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced today that 15 communities will receive $5.7 million in Site Development Grants to prepare economic development sites for market.

Friends of Reelfoot Lake State Park Ribbon Cutting!On Friday, June 24, we took a trip to Reelfoot Lake to help celebrate the establishment of their new Friends of Reelfoot Lake State Park Organization! We enjoyed our Friday afternoon loving and learning about Reelfoot Lake! It's so wonderful to have people who are so dedicated to preserving our State Parks, especially the ones in our own back yard!! Keep up the great work!

Edmaiston-Mosley Celebrates 10 Years of Service!Congratulations to Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral home for celebrating 10 years in business!
Pictured Left to Right: Allen Edmaiston, Lauren Bennett, Mark Mosley, Cody Martin

White & Associates Celebrates 40 Years of Service! Congratulation to White & Associates for celebrating 40 years in Business this year! We wish you many more successful years in Obion County!

Celebrations & Creative Catering  Business After Hours and Ribbon Cutting!On Thursday, June 23rd, we had a Business After Hours hosted by Celebrations and Creative Catering! We were able to see numerous table settings, taste incredible food by their in-house chef, and mingle with community members! Thank you to everyone that came out, we had a GREAT turnout!

Lindsay Frilling Receives Designation of Certified Economic Developer from the International Economic Development CouncilUnion City, Tennessee - Lindsay Frilling, CEcD, CEO of the Obion County Joint Economic Development Council in Union City, TN earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), a national recognition that denotes a mastery of skills in economic development, professional attainment and a commitment to personal and professional growth.

Baptist Union City Earns 'A' Grade for Patient Safety in  April 2016 Hospital Safety ScoreUNION CITY, TENNESSEE, June 7, 2016 - New Hospital Safety Scores, 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. health care system, were announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City was one of 798 hospitals to receive an A, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.

2016-2017 Chamber MembersThank you to the following businesses, industries, and individuals who have renewed their membership with the Obion County Chamber of Commerce for the 2016-2017 year thus far!

Brandi Michelle's Bridal Boutique Ribbon Cutting!Congratulations to Brandi Michelle's Bridal Boutique on their grand opening! We are so excited to have this beautiful new bridal shop in Obion County! They carry a variety of brands so each girl can find her perfect dress! Make sure to go visit their beautifully remodeled store at 1439 South 1st Street in Union City or call to set up and appointment at (731) 599-1555!

Ware Parks Ribbon Cutting!Congratulations to the newest workforce living complex in Union City! These beautiful apartments are accompanied by a pool, club house, work out facilities, and more!! We enjoyed a great keynote speech by James Ware, better known as Koko B. Ware. He is a retired American professional wrestler who made his professional wrestling debut in 1978 and is proudly from Union City. The complex is named after him for his strong legacy of hard work and determination; Ware Park. There are still apartments available. For more information please call (731) 630-4466 or visit Ware Park at 1464 E Cheatham St, Union City, TN

Thank you to everyone who attended!

Burger King Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon CuttingCongratulations to Burger King on their grand re-opening and ribbon cutting! We are so excited to have this renovated restaurant in Obion County!

First Citizens National Bank  Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon CuttingCongratulations to First Citizens National Bank on their grand re-opening! Over 150 people showed up to break in the new facility and participate in the ribbon cutting! Make sure to check out their beautiful new building at 100 W. Washington in Union City!

The Lighthouse Ribbon CuttingOn August 19th we held a ribbon cutting at The Lighthouse! Located at 510 S. 1st Street in Union City, The Lighthouse has a wonderful selection of Christian gifts, books, music, and more! Thank you to everyone that came out!

The Waters of Union City Ribbon CuttingCongratulations to The Waters of Union City, formerly Golden Living Center, on their recent transformation of ownership! We are proud to have this wonderful facility in Obion County. We had a wonderful ribbon cutting and Business After Hours!