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Unemployment increases in all 95 Tennessee counties

(TDLWD press release) The unemployment rate for each of Tennessee’s 95 counties increased in June 2018, according to data released Thursday by Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) Commissioner Burns Phillips. Unlike the statewide unemployment rate, county unemployment rates are not seasonally adjusted to account for seasonal fluctuations …

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OR Turnpike lane closure to remain in effect

The city of Oak Ridge wants motorists to be aware that the outside eastbound lane of Oak Ridge Turnpike from Lafayette Drive to East Division Road will remain closed as work continues on the Intersection Improvement Project. The lane closure will be in effect on weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5:30 …

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Oak Ridge woman convicted in fatal car/motorcycle crash

Wednesday, an Anderson County deliberated for about three hours before convicting an Oak Ridge woman in connection to the death of a motorcyclist in 2016. 41-year-old Noelle Leigh Patty was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide and a lesser included charge following the two-day trial in Anderson County Criminal Court. …

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TBI investigating inmate death at Campbell jail

An inmate was found dead in his cell at the Campbell County Jail early Tuesday afternoon and the TBI is investigating the circumstances of his death. At around noon Tuesday, jailers called investigators from the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office to the jail after 47-year-old Murdis Daniel Phillips was found hanging in …

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