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Friday, April 26, 2019

March jobless numbers
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced Thursday that 80 of the state's 95 counties recorded an unemployment rate in March that is lower than a year ago. Compared to February statistics, 69 counties experienced a slight uptick in unemployment, while rates decreased in 17 counties. “Even though many counties did see a small increase in their unemployment rates, Tennessee continues a pattern of low unemployment,” says Commissioner Jeff McCord. “Unemployment in many areas of the state mirrors or is even lower than it was last year.” Williamson County has the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 2.4 percent, and Clay County is the highest at 6 percent. Looking at local jobless numbers, Cocke County...4.7 percent Jefferson....3.7 Hamblen....3.8 Greene....4.5 Sevier.....3.6

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Friday, May 17, 2019

  • Partnership update
  • Cocke Circuit Court pleas
  • Ealy looses her RN license
  • April employment numbers
  • Johnson execution

    Thursday, May 16, 2019

  • Cocke Finance Committee
  • Casada saga continues
  • Roberts arrest
  • Ownby arrest

    Wednesday, May 15, 2019

  • Newport City Council approves new budget
  • Dykes named Big Red coach
  • Tennessee crime stats
  • Memorial Day travel

    Tuesday, May 14, 2019

  • Cocke Finance Committee
  • Appalachian Trail killing
  • Kidnapping arrest
  • Gasoline prices move lower

    Friday, May 10, 2019

  • Cocke County rafting industry continues its growth
  • Cocke County Finance Committee
  • Shadow of the Smokies Trail

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