Monday, December 31, 2012 at 12:01 am (Updated: December 31, 12:01 am)
Roane County continues to rebound from the recession if statistics on unemployment are any indication.
Statistics released late last week by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development reflect a 6.6 percent November jobless rate for the county.
That’s 0.7 percent lower than October’s 7.3 percent and means 26,150 of the county’s 28,010 workforce was working in November, state figures show.
A year ago, the state recorded Roane County’s unemployment rate at 7.1 percent.
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