Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 11:15 pm (Updated: April 21, 11:31 pm)
Roane County’s unemployment rate fell in February, but it was narrowly higher than in 2012, statistics from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development show.
The rate, at 7.9 percent, is 0.2 percent lower than in January. Last February, the county’s jobless rate was at 7.8 percent, state records indicate.
The most recent numbers indicate that 25,120 workers in Roane County’s 27,290 labor force were employed during the month.
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