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.

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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