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Friday, June 22, 2018

Jobless numbers
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced Thursday that Ninety-three of Tennessee’s 95 counties recorded a jobless rate in May that was less than 5 percent. Williamson County had the lowest unemployment in the state with a rate of 2.1 percent, Lauderdale County had the highest unemployment rate of 5.3 percent. Local numbers look like this; Cocke 3.7 percent, Jefferson 3.2 percent, Hamblen 3.2 percent, Greene 3.3 percent and Sevier 2.5 percent. For 11 consecutive months, Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate has been at 3.5 percent or lower.


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Friday, February 15, 2019

  • Wilson charges are certified
  • Gardner convicted of aggravated sexual battery of a child
  • TVA moves away from coal
  • Alexander and Roe support budget legislation

    Thursday, February 14, 2019

  • Cocke County schools closed on Friday
  • Students poorly prepared for college
  • TennCare expansion
  • STEM initiative
  • Cocke County Grand jury indicts several
  • Fine arrest

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  • Newport receives $950,0000 state grant
  • Cocke County education
  • Newport City Council
  • Newport City Council
  • Newport City Council

    Tuesday, February 12, 2019

  • Skimming arrests
  • Wyse sentencing
  • Cocke Finance Committee
  • Jimtown fire

    Monday, February 11, 2019

  • DCS investigations
  • Efforts to restrict same sex marriage
  • UT Medical Center restricts visits
  • Gas prices move lower
  • Gas prices move lower
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