Hamblen County jobless rate continues to fall

The Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development reported Wednesday that Hamblen County’s unemployment rate for November was 3.2 percent, down from 3.5 percent in October.  Hamblen County’s rate a year ago was 4.7 percent in November.

The unemployment rate for November 2021 decreased in 85 Tennessee counties, went up in five counties, and remained the same in the other five counties.

In the Lakeway Area, the highest unemployment in November was in Cocke County at 4.2%.