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State Releases Local Unemployment Rates

Coffee County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in July compared to the month before. But the jobless rate ticked up slightly in Franklin and Grundy Counties. The State Department of labor and Workforce Development says the Coffee County rate remained steady … Continue reading

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Unemployment Rates Drop in Tennessee

Unemployment rates tumbled across most of Southern Middle Tennessee in September. The state department of labor and workforce development says Franklin County posted the biggest area drop in jobless rates last month. Unemployment there dropped by a full percentage point … Continue reading

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Tennessee Unemployment Rates Drop

The unemployment rate eased down slightly in Tennessee last month, reversing a four month trend of rising jobless rates. Unemployment in the volunteer state dropped to an estimated 7.3 percent in September, down from 7.4 percent in August. The rate … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Local Unemployment Rates

More folks without work across Southern Middle Tennessee last month. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development says unemployment went up in all 95 counties in June compared to May. Coffee County’s rate went up by a full point to … Continue reading

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Tennessee’s Unemployment Rate Trends Up

Tennessee’s unemployment rate edged up last month compared to May. The State Department of Labor and Workforce Development says the jobless rate rose to 6.6% in June up from 6.4% in May. The National Unemployment Rate went down by 2/10th’s … Continue reading

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Unemployment Rates Dipped Again

Unemployment rates dipped again in southern middle Tennessee in April, approaching pre-recession levels for the first time in six years. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development says the jobless rate in Coffee County dropped by a full percent … Continue reading

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Unemployment Numbers in for March

Jobless rates remained unchanged in Coffee County last month compared to February, but new hiring helped ease Franklin County’s unemployment numbers by more than 2 precentage points. The State Department of Labor and Workforce Development says they Coffee County rate … Continue reading

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