Dr. Lauren Effler named to Governor's Early Literacy Council

Local educator selected to statewide consulting body to help determine the best resources to combat learning loss in students
Dr. Lauren Effler, Union County Schools K-12 Curriculum & Instruction Supervisor and Pre-K Director, has been named to Governor's Early Literacy Foundation's (GELF) 2022-2023 Executive Council, a group of 28 educators from rural, urban, and suburban communities across Tennessee who will help GELF determine the resources to best meet the needs of students statewide.

LUC graduates class of 2022

Leadership Union County Class of 2022 Graduates: Donna Riddle, Rebecca Lock and Sheila Varner.

Leadership Union County celebrated with dinner at Pete’s Bar and Grill to host its graduation ceremony on September 20. Graduating were Donna Riddle, Rebecca Lock and Sheila Varner.
President Wayne Toppins presided over the ceremony for the Leadership Union County Class of 2022. Board member and past president Colleen Beeler awarded the plaques while secretary Pearl Coffey extended her congratulations. The class attended sessions on government, health, industry, agriculture & tourism and education & technology in addition to their orientation.

Farm Bureau supports our community

Some of the Union County Farm Bureau Board Members and Agent visit with TN Farm Bureau President Eric Mayberry. Front: Ashley Mike, Eric Mayberry, Virgil Dyer, Jordan Campbell, Mary Ellison, Debbie Corum, Lawana Wilkerson, Joe Hickle. Back: Derek Williams, Eddie Thompson, Bud Wilkerson, Wayne Ellison, Cody Brown.

This year our County Farm Bureau Board, Farm Bureau Women, and the new agents and staff have been busy in the Union County. The Farm Bureau has always been more than ready to help out the community and support positive projects and there is much opportunity. Through community outreach, our local Farm Bureau is doing its best to promote the importance of agriculture as well as support other needs when possible.