Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Tri-Cities Labor Market Continues to Lag
The Tri-Cities labor market continues to lag, according to ETSUís Bureau of Business and Economic Research reporting on the second quarter. The area continued to shed jobs and see jobless workers departing the labor force. Compared to the same period in 2013, regional employment was lower by 0.4%. Employment has now declined for the past nine quarters, driving increasing numbers of jobless workers out of the regional labor force. Under these conditions, the Bureau reports, a falling unemployment rate is a sign of labor market weakness rather than strength. (LM)

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

  • Sheriff: South Holston Lake Robbers Came to Cabin by Boat
  • BVU New CEO Says Utility Pursuing Trying to Recover Rosenbalm Severance
  • State Police Release Information on Second Fatality in Lee County
  • Mountain States Launches Program to Tap Unemployed, Under-Employed for Hirings
  • DMV Study in Virginia: Customers Unnecessarily Standing In Line
  • No Known Motive Revealed as Rogersville Man Pleads to Shooting at Hayride
  • Tri-Cites Chambers of Commerce to Promote Craft Brew "Trail"
  • ETSU Lifts Suspension Placed on Sigma Chi Frat Following Shooting Investigation
  • Johnson City Native Steve Spurrier Resigns at South Carolina
  • Officer Dragged by Motorcycle in Carter County
  • Hawkins Co Man Turns Over Bag of Pot, Bottle of Urine During Traffic Stop
  • Case of Fraud, Other Felonies Against Hawkins Co Cemetery Owner Continued
  • Audit Finds Deficiencies in TN Board of Medical Examiners
  • Greene County Commissioners to Review Confederate Flag Proposal
  • Man Burned in Boones Creek Fire on Monday Night
  • Johnson City Police: 2 Arrested in Violent Robbery at Jewel Apartments
  • Triple Murder Suspect Bound to Sullivan County Grand Jury
  • Supreme Court Applications Come From Tri-Cities
  • For First Time, More OD's Than Highway Fatalities in Virginia
  • Time Running Out for Virginians to Register to Vote in the November General Election
  • Sullivan County Police: Armed Home Invasion Suspect Arrested Earlier for Child Rape
  • Police: Bristol, TN Man Stabbed Victim in Kingsport During Week on the Run
  • Slow Coal Market in SW Virginia Results in Layoffs at Norfolk Southern Port
  • Floyd, VA Woman Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash in Lee County
  • Death Investigation in Greeneville After Woman Found Face Down in Tub
  • New Bill Would Not Have Religious Doctrine Taught in TN Public Schools Until High School

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