Union City

Discovery Park of America

Union City, Tennessee’s Discovery Park of America has announced a more than half million dollar expansion with the addition of the Children’s Discovery Garden.

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Discovery Park of America is now home to a Titan One Missile. The missile was transported from Huntsville Space Center in Alabama to the Union City museum over the weekend. 

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Union City police responded to a shooting outside a church Wednesday afternoon. Officers found 23-year-old Kierra Lee’Shee Moses inside Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church suffering from at least two gunshot wounds. 

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Tennessee transportation officials host a groundbreaking ceremony for Interstate 69 in Obion County Tuesday. TDOT Commissioner John Schroer joins state representatives Bill Sanderson and Andy Holt at 10:30 a.m. at Discovery Park of America in Union City.

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Union City, Tennessee is receiving $100,000 in state grants to beautify and restore historic downtown buildings.  


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Two western Tennessee communities are receiving state Site Development Grants to prepare economic development sites for market. 

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Tennessee State Representative Andy Holt is seeking an opinion from the Attorney General on whether or not traffic camera companies are breaking the law.

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is adding confirmed cougar sightings to a new online map. The TWRA Cougar Action Team, or C-A-T, is an in-house committee working to organize evidence submitted by the public and developing a policy for dealing with this subspecies of cougar, which is not native to Tennessee. 

The first confirmed sighting in more than 100 years was in Obion County last September

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The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 is marks the end of major hostilities of World War One. The following year, President Woodrow Wilson declared November 11th Armistice Day, now known as Veteran's Day. One of the most decorated U.S. Soldiers during The Great War was Tennessee native Sergeant Alvin York, who received a medal of honor for fearlessly charging a German machine gun nest in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Matt Markgraf speaks with The Discovery Park of America Marketing Director Mary Nita Bondurant, Historian Martin Kane and Assistant Education Director Chris Gunlefinger the special exhibit titled "In the Footsteps of Sergeant York" on display through January 3rd.


  A Paris, Tennessee-based casework company is expanding their operations to Union City and creating 200 jobs in the process.