Friday, April 23, 2021

Jobless numbers
Following a slight rise in the statewide unemployment rate in March, jobless statistics experienced minor increases in most of Tennessee's 95 counties, according to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Williamson County's jobless rate of 3.3% is the lowest in the state. Unemployment in Lake County stands at 8.9%, which is the state's highest rate for the month. Looking at local jobless numbers; Cocke....6.8 percent; Jefferson....5 percent; Greene....5.6 percent; Hamblen....4.9 percent and Sevier....5.1 percent.

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

  • US 411 Project News
  • Mill Creek Wildfire Update
  • More Bad News For Smokies' Fans

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021

  • Mill Creek Wildfire doubles in size
  • Goodbye Smokies?
  • Keep Cocke County Beautiful
  • Cocke Co. High School Remote Learning today!

    Tuesday, April 27, 2021

  • The fireflies are coming!
  • Burnout Operations on MillCreek wildfire today
  • Gas prices drop
  • Tennessee keeps all US House seats

    Monday, April 26, 2021

  • Boat accident victim ID'd
  • Traffic stop yields drug arrest
  • Cocke County Wildfires

    Friday, April 23, 2021

  • Leaving WNPC
  • Mathis announces candidacy
  • Newport drug roundup
  • Cruise Against Cancer
  • Jobless numbers