On July 24th, Deputy Derek Sexton, with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, along with Deputies Tyler Johnson and Dalton Walden responded to assist Park Rangers Gary Shereffer and Seth Williams in Winfield on a possible DUI. [ Read More ]
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.
East Tennessee Enterprise Partnership Intermediary Relending Program, funded by the USDA-Rural Development, offers small loans to eligible small businesses that create or save jobs. For more information, an application, and an appointment, call (423) 286-9090.
On July 17th, Officer Brett Bond, with the Oneida Police Department was dispatched to a residence on Dean Hill Road on a complaint that an individual had a prowler at his mother’s house held at gunpoint. [ Read More ]
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 ]
On July 20th, Officer Tyler Johnson, with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, received a call about an individual at the Cozy Inn driving a black truck arguing with another person in a black Suburban. [ Read More ]