June 2019 County Unemployment Rates

July 26, 2019

Data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) indicates unemployment increased in Tennessee’s 95 counties during June 2019. Sixty-one counties have unemployment rates below five percent, while 34 counties now have unemployment rates at, or above, five percent. With a rate of three percent, both Williamson and Davidson Counties have the state’s lowest unemployment.  The new figure represents a 0.8 of a percentage point increase for Williamson County and a 0.7 of a percentage point jump for Davidson County. Hancock County recorded Tennessee’s highest unemployment in June.  At 7.7 percent, the county saw a 2.4 percentage point increase in unemployment when compared to May.  The current rate is 1.4 percentage points higher than it was in June of last year. Nationally, unemployment increased from 3.6 percent to 3.7 percent in June.

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Virginia Rose Allen Rodgers, age 76, of Robbins, TN

July 24, 2019

Virginia Rose Allen Rodgers, age 76, of Robbins, TN, departed this life Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at the Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. She was born February 10, 1943, to the late Robert and Nanny Allen. She was a faithful member of the House of the Lord Church. [ Read More ]

Oneida Woman Charged with Alleged Drug Possession

July 23, 2019

On July 16th, K9 Officer Toby Jeffers and Agent Miller, with the Oneida Police Department, and Agent Lewallen, with the Scott County Sheriff’s Department, arrived at a Butler Lane residence to serve an arrest warrant on Brandie Braden for the sale of a Schedule II Drug.  [ Read More ]

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Eleanor Douglas, age 100, of Oneida, TN

July 23, 2019

Eleanor Douglas, age 100 of Oneida, TN departed this life on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Huntsville Manor in Huntsville, TN. Born in Patterson, New Jersey on April 7, 1919, she was the daughter of the late William and Sophia Breiding. [ Read More ]

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