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Friday, May 25, 2018

April jobless numbers
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced Thursday that county unemployment rates decreased in all 95 counties across Tennessee in April and all counties are at or below 5 percent. “Our investments in education and workforce development are showing results in all corners of the state and to have such low unemployment rates in each county is great news for every Tennessean,” Haslam said. “Tennessee will lead in job recruitment because we are focused on developing a high quality workforce.” Williamson County continued to have Tennessee’s lowest level of unemployment with a rate of 2 percent in April. Houston County has the highest jobless rate at five percent. Local numbers look like this....... Cocke County....3.8 percent Jefferson County..........3 percent Greene County.......3.2 percent Hamblen........3.1 percent and Sevier County.....2.6 percent jobless


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Monday, August 20, 2018

  • Woodside arrest
  • Blackburn and Bredesen
  • Roe representative in Newport today
  • Gas prices drop slightly

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

  • Forestyr grants available for volunteer fire departments

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

  • Farm Service Agency meet
  • SBA loans available
  • Social Security and livability
  • Jefferson County crash
  • Dover arrest

    Friday, August 17, 2018

  • Moore arrested in threat on Caldwell
  • Bush Brothers fined
  • Cocke County Partnership meet
  • Clint Hammonds
  • Newport/Parrottsville candidates
  • July unemployment
  • Dover arrest

    Thursday, August 16, 2018

  • Speir arrest
  • Cardboard fire
  • Cocke County School Board meet
  • Jefferson City train/car crash
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