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Cocke County, TN

NGS Change Challenge raises funds for Isaiah 117 House

NEWPORT—Newport Grammar School students recently participated in a Change Challenge Fundraiser for the Isaiah 117 House of Cocke County. Over a two week span the children were able to raise $6,600 to support Isaiah’s mission in the community. The motto used for the fundraiser was children helping children, with the goal of changing the life of children who are less fortunate. NGS eighth grader Bryson Chambers first had the idea to help the Isaiah house through a fundraiser. ...
NEWPORT, TN
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All but one county in TN classified with below 5% unemployment

Nashville, Tenn. – Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed nearly every county in Tennessee had unemployment rates below 5% in April. Perry County was the only county with a rate above 5% and its April number came in at 5.1%. Unemployment rates decreased...
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April Unemployment Below 5% in Nearly All Tennessee Counties

NASHVILLE – Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed nearly every county in Tennessee had unemployment rates below 5% in April. Perry County was the only county with a rate above 5% and its April number came in at 5.1%. Unemployment rates decreased in...
PERRY COUNTY, TN
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Annual Pigeon River Cleanup scheduled for June 5

CWEET (Clean Water Expected in East Tennessee) is once again gearing up for the Pigeon River Cleanup in Hartford on Sunday, June 5. Participants will be meeting at River Rats located at 3630 Hartford Road at 10 a.m. to divide into groups and begin the trash cleanup between the power plant at Waterville and Greasy Cove Road. Lunch will be provided after the cleanup by Grab It & Growl at River Rats. There will be a variety of door prizes, so don't be late! This year there will be 11 river companies participating, and residents of the greater local community are encouraged to attend. The Pigeon River's whitewater industry is one of Cocke County's main tourism drivers. Thousands of visitors each year are guided down the river for fun and adventure.
HARTFORD, TN
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APRIL 2022 UNEMPLOYMENT BELOW 5% IN NEARLY ALL TENNESSEE COUNTIES

NASHVILLE – Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed nearly every county in Tennessee had unemployment rates below 5% in April. Perry County was the only county with a rate above 5% and its April number came in at 5.1%. Unemployment rates decreased in...
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Nonprofit Committee opens ARP disbursement talks

NEWPORT—More parameters are needed for deciding how American Rescue Plan funds should be dispersed to nonprofit groups, county leaders determined at a meeting of the Nonprofit Committee in the Chancery Courtroom at the Annex. The committee said stricter guidelines would be necessary after groups requested nearly four times the amount of federal money left over for distribution to nonprofits impacted by the global pandemic. Between 16 Cocke County nonprofits, more...
COCKE COUNTY, TN
Johnson City Press

Bridging Time: Conway Bridge

“Bridging Time” — a monthly series featuring photos by Calvin Sneed — highlights steel truss and concrete arch bridges throughout the United States. During his travels, Calvin has taken more than 30,000 photos of 900 or more bridges (mostly in the Southeast). This month’s featured bridge is the Conway Bridge.
GREENE COUNTY, TN
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DeKalb April Jobless Rate at 3.4%

Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed nearly every county in Tennessee had unemployment rates below 5% in April. Perry County was the only county with a rate above 5% and its April number came in at 5.1%. DeKalb County’s April jobless rate was 3.4%,...
DEKALB COUNTY, TN
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