Sunday, April 21, 2019

Fast Facts

Unemployment rates remain relatively unchanged

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor UPPER CUMBERLAND – While the unemployment rate for the Upper Cumberland region gained a tenth of a percentage point over...

FACELIFT: Jefferson Ave. Wendy’s closed for renovations

COOKEVILLE – The Wendy's restaurant located on S. Jefferson Avenue is temporarily closed while the store is renovated to reflect the company's modern branding efforts. The...

Low local unemployment streak continues

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor UPPER CUMBERLAND – Unemployment rates across the state (3.5 percent) continue to hover below the national average (4.1 percent). Locally,...

UC sales tax collections up in March

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor UPPER CUMBERLAND – After a less-than-stellar collection cycle last month, the latest sales tax collections for the month of March...

Low state unemployment numbers hold steady

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor UPPER CUMBERLAND – Another month, another low unemployment rate reported. While the preliminary seasonally-adjusted 3.4-percent unemployment rate for March isn’t...

State’s sales tax rate among nation’s highest

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor TENNESSEE – Finance publication Kiplinger’s recently released its ranking of states with the highest sales taxes; listing the volunteer state...