Overall, the state’s Department of Workforce Development says unemployment dropped in 90 counties.
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December unemployment rates dropped in more than half of Tennessee’s counties. Still, jobless figures remain in the double-digits in 40 counties.
The state continues to lean on small businesses in rural areas as part of a direct employment strategy aimed at areas of high unemployment. Thursday Governor Phil Bredesen announced Scott County on the northern Cumberland Plateau will get 150 jobs.