Christmas Parade set for Saturday
Christmas in the Park set at Standing Stone
Unemployment rate rises slightly in county
Parade set for Saturday
The 2004 Overton County Christmas Parade will be held
Saturday, Dec. 4. This year's theme is "Christmas: A Journey
through Time". Davis Nolan of News 2 will be the grand marshal.
The parade will begin at 3 p.m. at the intersection
of the Highway 111 bypass and Highway 294, near Livingston Limestone.
The parade will continue onto East Main Street to Broad Street,
across the town square, to Oak Street. The parade will disperse
at Overton County Medical Center on Oak Street.
Line-up will begin at 1 p.m. on the bypass, from the
intersection of Highway 294 back toward Tennessee Technology Center
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in the Park set at Standing Stone
The 9th annual Christmas in the Park at Standing Stone
State Park will be held Monday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Jan. 1.
The drive-through event starts at dark each night
and features thousands of lights and other ornamental displays in
the park camping area.
Admission is free.
Any person, organization, or business interested in
sponsoring or decorating a site may contact the park office at (931)
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rate rises slightly in county
Overton County's unemployment rate rose from 3.8 percent
to 4.0 in October. Overton County had 380 unemployed of a workforce
Tennessee's seasonally adjusted October unemployment
rate was 5.1 percent, the same as in September. County non-seasonally
adjusted unemployment rates showed 51 county rates increased, 32
county rates decreased, and 12 remained the same.
Clay County's unemployment rate dropped from 12.6
percent to 12.0. Clay had 340 unemployed of a workforce of 2,830.
Pickett County's unemployment rate went up from 4.1
to 5.0 percent. Pickett had 110 unemployed of a workforce of 2,220.
Jackson County's unemployment rate went up from 6.5
to 6.7 percent. Jackson had 340 unemployed of a workforce of 5,060.
Fentress County's rate rose from 6.1 to 6.8 percent.
Fentress had 430 unemployed of a workforce of 6,280.
Putnam County's unemployment rate went up from 3.6
percent to 3.8. Putnam had 1,230 unemployed of a workforce of 32,250.
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Overton County News
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P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570