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!
The COVID-19 Pandemic Child Care Payment Assistance program is designed to help support essential workers so they can stay on the job during the COVID-19 emergency. Through payment assistance and a network of temporary care locations, parents who work in specific occupations can access child care at no cost, during the COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency until December 31, 2020.
"Today I met with Carolina Conner, Interim Director at the Obion County Public Library. Carolina has been at the library since 2011 and after meeting her and taking a tour, I can tell she has a true passion for what she does. When most people think of a library, they think of checking books in and out and that's as far as the mind goes. However, the Obion County Library is so much more..."
The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services offer many services that may be of interest to your company. Our service line includes, OSHA trainings, confined space training, machine guarding, fork lift training, Form R reporting , ISO 14001 gap analysis, training, HAZWOPER, Incident Command Systems, industrial waste water training, and industrial hygiene offerings including air sampling and safety audits to ensure regulatory compliance and/ or ensure best practices are put in place.
Jerry Ward Autoplex celebrated 5 years of quality vehicles and service in the month of August. It was an honor to present this certificate to Jerry Ward himself.
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.
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.
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.
Snappy Tomato Pizza Celebrates 25 years in business! Pictured is Brooke Coffey presenting certificate to Union City Snappy Tomato Pizza owner Richard Moran.
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.