Union City

Kathy spotted the long line of voters as she pulled into the Christian City Welcome Center about 3:30 p.m., ready to cast her ballot in the June 9 primary election.

Hundreds of people were waiting in the heat and rain outside the lush, tree-lined complex in Union City, an Atlanta suburb with 22,400 residents, nearly 88% of them Black. She briefly considered not casting a ballot at all, but decided to stay.

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The Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tennessee, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the women's suffrage movement with a variety of events, including a trio of pop-up exhibits, online discussion, and a December performance by the Historical Theater Academy. Jennifer Wildes, director of exhibits at Discovery Park of America and Dr. Renee LaFleur, associate professor of history at the University of Tennessee at Martin, speak to Tracy Ross about the museum and heritage park's upcoming events. 

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Harley-Davidson is severing its relationship with a northwest Tennessee dealership after its owner allegedly made racist comments on social media. 

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A group of west Tennessee residents is demanding answers regarding the death of a man arrested and brought to a local jail in March.

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  Union City City Council approved Tuesday night the sale of land at the Northwest Tennessee Industrial Park for $3.75 million dollars to build a hemp processing facility. City and county officials say the new company plans to invest $150 million into the 1-million-square-feet site and hire between 120 and 150 full-time employees.

 

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Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tennessee, has rebranded its café to honor local photography legends of the 1920s. 

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The head of a top museum in Washington D.C. is taking the helm of Union City’s Discovery Park of America this week.

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Law enforcement has arrested a Union City man in connection to a homicide over the weekend. 

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Union City could see up to 560 new jobs from business developments expected to open this fall and next year. 

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A 15-month-old boy from Dyersburg, Tennessee, is Discovery Park of America's one-millionth visitor. The museum had been anticipating the milestone to occur on Saturday.

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