Local Unemployment Rate Edges Up In November

December 23, 2009

Nashville, TN (2009-12-23) The jobs market in Scott County was relatively stable in November; however, the local unemployment rate still edged up 0.1 of a percentage point last month.  The increase left Scott County tied with Hancock County for having the third highest jobless rate in the state. [ Read More ]

County Agrees To Refinance Airport Debt

December 21, 2009

Huntsville, TN (2009-12-21) The Scott County Commission has agreed to consolidate and refinance outstanding financial obligations of the Scott County Airport Authority, agreeing to assume the Authority’s debt provided the quasi-governmental entity pledges to remit all revenues from the lease of a hangar on the property, along with all other revenues, including one-time and recurring income for a residential air park adjacent to the Airport, to the County to help retire the note. [ Read More ]

Tennessee Halts Lane Closure Activity for Holiday Travelers

December 18, 2009

Nashville, TN (2009-12-18) Holiday travelers should enjoy a smooth drive through Tennessee during the busy Christmas and New Year’s travel holiday.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.   [ Read More ]

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