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Unemployment up in 93 of 95 counties for October

Every Tennessee county experienced changes in their unemployment rates during October, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).Unemployment in 93 of Tennessee’s 95 counties increased in October, while only Davidson and Sevier counties saw their rates decrease during the month.During October, two counties in the state …

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Lees announce state holiday schedule

(Release, Governor’s Office) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and First Lady Maria Lee today announced the State’s holiday events, including Christmas at the Capitol and the “Christmas Through the Years” virtual tour of the Tennessee Residence. The annual Christmas at the Capitol celebration will take place Monday, November 30 at 5:00 …

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Strutner officially retires; Price to helm ASAP

(Submitted) ASAP of Anderson’s longtime Executive Director, Stephanie Armbrister Strutner, is retiring after a decade of service in the Anderson County community.  ASAP’s mission is to prevent substance misuse among youth and adults in Anderson County. With Stephanie’s leadership and direction over the past ten years, Anderson County has made …

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Hargett: Economic recovery in TN continues

(TN Secretary of State press release) Even though economic activity is still below pre-pandemic peak levels, a report from Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s office shows signs of economic recovery. The Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report for the third quarter of 2020 showed 16,470 new entity filings, representing …

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Multiple agencies taking part in the ‘Tennessee Challenge’ traffic safety initiative

Wednesday, Commissioner Jeff Long of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDSOHS) and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Dereck R. Stewart announced the “Tennessee Challenge” traffic safety initiative. The “Tennessee Challenge” will increase traffic enforcement efforts on the busiest travel days of the Thanksgiving holiday. Please click here to view …

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