First Boat in Production at Excel Boat Company

On June 29th, Stephen Vaden (Pictured on far left) visited Union City to see progress at the new Excel Boat Company.

South Fulton High School
Valedictorian - Olivia Danielle Murphy
Salutatorian - Jenny Beth Brundige

Obion County Central High School
Valedictorian - Kaylee Michelle Cook
Salutatorian - Kyndall Grace Albright

Union City High School
Valedictorian - Hudson David Calfee
Salutatorian - Davie Kristin Townes

While we were physically apart this past month, we made sure that the voices of our local business community were heard. We launched the video above in place of our monthly V.I.B.E. event on May 19th. This video features local experts giving best practices and tips for social media posts, advertising, website, and more! Be sure to watch the workshop to get valuable information for your business.

Frilling Serves on Leaders Credit Union Northwest Tennessee Advisory Board

Leaders redeveloped the Northwest Advisory Board in 2020 to maintain awareness of the latest consumer trends and needs for members and potential members in the market.

Obion County United

Seeing community members in the Obion County United shirts has been great! We have been out purchasing gift cards from our local businesses and have loved connecting with you all.  Above is Twin Oaks Technology showing their community support.

Governor Bill Lee announced the final distribution of $10 million in Small and Rural Hospital Readiness Grants to support smaller hospitals that are facing financial strain due to the ongoing response to COVID-19.

Spread across 29 hospitals in 28 counties, the grants help smaller hospitals bridge funding gaps created by reduced patient volumes while federal funds become available. Baptist Memorial Hospital is a recipient of the readiness grant.

Adult Leadership Obion County class of 2020

The Adult Leadership Obion County class of 2020 completed 7 of their 9 sessions before the Coronavirus pandemic, meaning they met the requirements to graduate from the program.

The Bridge 2 Ribbon Cutting

On May 27th, we were able to celebrate the Bridge of West Tennessee with a ribbon cutting at the Bridge 2 house. This organization has had the opportunity to expand and open another home in Union City.

2020 TN Vacation Guide Available

NASHVILLE, TN – Jan. 8, 2020 - The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development unveiled its official 2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide today. For the first time, the guide features three distinct covers that showcase the breadth of picturesque landscapes across the state, including treasures like Reelfoot Lake State Park in Tiptonville, Machine Falls at Short Springs Natural Area in Tullahoma and Jane Bald at Roan Mountain.

A Message from Obion County Businesses

While we were physically apart this past month, we made sure that the voices of our local business community were heard.

Moffatt Jovante

Former Union City High School sports standout Javonte Moffatt has signed a free agent football deal with the Cleveland Browns.

Economic Development Week and National Travel and Tourism Week 2020

This week is busy as we kick off not only Economic Development Week 2020, but also National Travel and Tourism Week.

Our ambassador team is a group of individuals who go above and beyond for our community. We are so thankful to have people like them who are willing to serve Obion County.

Cam Cleaning Company

Electrostatic Disinfecting

Cam Cleaning Company is offering sanitizing services for COVID-19. This service will keep people safe as the county and state plan to reopen soon. Cam Cleaning Co. is stocked with CDC and EPA approved chemicals for electrostatic spraying as well as fogging.