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Friday, September 22, 2017

Jobless rate in Tennessee continues to drop
Tennessee officials announced Thursday that unemployment rates decreased last month in all 95 counties and significantly dropped in many rural counties, which often have the highest unemployment rates in the state. The August statewide unemployment rate of 3.3 percent is the lowest in recorded history. “To see a decrease in each and every county across Tennessee is quite an accomplishment and a sign of our state’s financial strength,” said Governor Bill Haslam. “Our historic low unemployment rate is a reflection of Tennessee’s policies – we’re a low tax state that encourages business investment and we don’t have a lot of debt, which allows businesses to thrive and create jobs.” While Rhea County has Tennessee’s highest unemployment rate at 6 percent, Davidson and Williamson counties have the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 2.7 percent. Sevier County is also among the top 10 lowest in the state.


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Saturday, October 21, 2017

  • Cocke County Grand Jury
  • Road rage

    Friday, October 20, 2017

  • Newport leaf pickup
  • September jobless in Tennessee
  • Newport attorney under investigation
  • Cocke County Partnership update

    Thursday, October 19, 2017

  • Gass appointment
  • Johnson arrest
  • Gruntzel arrest
  • Campbell jailed
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    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • Water leak
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  • US Senate seat
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    Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  • Bull Rider Noah Thompson
  • Cocke Legislative Body
  • Bob Self obit
  • Cocke County CLB
  • Cocke County Jail vandalism
  • Judge candidates headed to Nashville
  • Phil Fulmer in Newport
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