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"This program is available to any employer in our area who is struggling to find the right employees with the skill sets needed in their particular industry. TalentGro is completely different from our staffing services, so if someone is already utilizing another employment agency to assist them with job openings, our program will not interfere with that business relationship. We can build the program to suit their needs and insure that we put together the exact courses required to give the employee the best chance of success."

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"NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that 13 communities will receive more than $5 million in Site Development Grant funding.

The Site Development Grant program is part of the larger Rural Economic Opportunity Act supported by the Tennessee General Assembly for the last three years....

The grants awarded include:
Obion County Joint Economic Development Council:
Titan Golf Course site, $90,000 – Conduct due diligence studies

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Applications Open for Statewide Bootcamp for Tennessee Agricultural Innovation Startups

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 4, 2019) — AgLaunch and the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center are again partnering for a week-long agri-tech bootcamp to support Tennessee agriculture startup teams. The bootcamp will be held on the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture campus in Knoxville from July 8-12, 2019. Teams accepted into the program will experience best-in-class agricultural entrepreneurship programming and have access to investors, mentors, and farmers.

Eligible applicants must be located in Tennessee.

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Union City Walmart Opens Online Grocery Pickup
"... Our key call outs for Online Grocery launch are that it is free, it's a time saver, it's convenient, and our personal shoppers are trained to pick the very best for the customer. Fresh produce, meat, and any other perishable items are picked at least 3 days from the expiration date. They will be limiting our orders to about 200 a week. At most we'll have 52 orders a day but it varies for now depending on the day of the week. There is a $10 referral program that will provide $10 for you and the person you refer. You can earn up to $200 a year from the referral program. Also, if they enter the code WOWFRESH , they can get $10 off the first $50 order. Customers can shop from the app or from walmart.com. They can also check in on the app or call the number listed on the parking spots. The most efficient method is the app as it lets us know when you are almost here so we can have the order waiting before you even pull up. As soon as it tells us you are 2 minutes out we'll be walking out the door to meet you...."
Northwest Tennessee Tourism Summit to be Hosted by Discovery Park of America and the Obion County Chamber of Commerce

Discovery Park of America and the Obion County Chamber of Commerce announced today they will be presenting the 2019 Northwest Tennessee Tourism Summit on Tues., March 26, 2019 at Discovery Park of America from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

The event is being held for those in the Reelfoot Lake Region who are interested in increasing tourism in this area. The sessions scheduled will be especially helpful for those managing attractions, restaurateurs, hoteliers, retailers, city managers and others whose companies and organizations benefit from an increase in tourism revenue. There is no charge to attend the summit.

The Jackson, Tennessee Convention and Visitors Bureau is the sponsor of the continental breakfast that begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Obion County Farmer's and Artisan's Market

Located at 800 Bream Blvd.
Union City, Tennessee 38261

White & Associates Insurance Named in Business Insurance’s Annual Best Places to Work in Insurance

Award Recognizes Outstanding Employers in the Insurance Industry

UNION CITY, TENNESSEE, March 19, 2019 – White & Associates Insurance (www.whiteandassociates.net) today announced it has been named the 22nd Best Place to Work in the annual Best Places to Work in Insurance program, which recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where employees can thrive, enjoy their work and help their companies grow.

The Tennessee General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a measure that preserves and promotes Reelfoot Lake's Tennessee Heritage.

House Bill 1067 designates Reelfoot Lake as the state's first Tennessee Heritage Site. This designation is based upon the lake's geological history, natural resources, and other unique characteristics.

Under this initiative, state departments and agencies can use the Tennessee Heritage Site designation for purposes of publications, advertising, marketing, and other communications.

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