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Archives 12-01-2004

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Christmas Parade set for Saturday
Christmas in the Park set at Standing Stone
Unemployment rate rises slightly in county

 

 

Christmas 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 at Livingston.

 

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Christmas 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) 823-6487.

 

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Unemployment 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 of 9,520.

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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