Karen Freeman & Ryan Platt Join Leaders Executive Team as Chief Operations Officer and Chief Information Officer

JACKSON, Tenn. (August 26, 2020) – Leaders Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., is pleased to introduce Karen Freeman as Chief Operations Officer and Ryan Platt as Chief Information Officer.

Bank Director Magazine has ranked First Citizens National Bank #86 in the United States from a pool of peer banks in the $1 billion to $5 billion asset size. The magazine ranks banks from a balanced scorecard based off of return on equity, return on assets, asset quality and capital.

Governor Lee Visits Obion County

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.

OC Blog: Obion County Public Library

"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..."

UT Center for Industrial Services Catalog

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.

We Have Masks!

The safety and health of Obion County remains a top priority as COVID-19 continues. Here at the Chamber, we are doing our part to slow the spread. Be sure to come by and get a facemask for yourself or your business.

jerry ward autoplex

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.

Obion County Joins Retire Tennessee Program

Obion County has joined the Retire Tennessee Program with the Tennessee Department of Tourism Development. This program focuses on highlighting the great retirement opportunities here in Tennessee.

Dr. Joshua Filtz Named Dean

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.

2020 Legislative Breakfast Sponsored by Farm Bureau

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.

OC Blog Launch

We have launched an Obion County blog. This blog will feature local businesses, community members, and more! This is an exciting time to learn more about what makes Obion County so great. You can check out our blog at https://obioncounty.org/blog