County Unemployment Rates Increase across the State in June

July 28, 2017

Nashville, TN (2017-07-27) Despite posting the lowest unemployment rate in state history earlier this month, county unemployment rates released on Thursday showed rates increased in every county across the state.  Scott County saw a significant upward shift in joblessness; however, it landed just one-tenth of a percentage point outside the top ten. [ Read More ]

First-Ever National Hire a Veteran Day Recognized in Tennessee

July 24, 2017

Nashville, TN (2017-07-24) Every day in Tennessee, dozens of members of our nation’s military leave service and start their search for civilian employment. July 25, 2017 is the inaugural National Hire a Veteran Day in the United States.  It is a day when employers are encouraged to consider the benefits a veteran can bring to the workplace. [ Read More ]

No Construction Delays for July 4th Travelers in Tennessee

June 30, 2017

Nashville, TN (2017-06-29) Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4th holiday.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30th through 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5th to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers. [ Read More ]

Scott Jobless Rate Drops to 17-Year Low

June 24, 2017

Nashville, TN (2017-06-23) The jobless rate in Scott County hit a 17-year low in May, dropping 1.3 percent over the month.  While the rate is historically low, the workforce in the county has significantly shrank over the same period. [ Read More ]

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