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Georgia joins Tennessee & Alabama in cutting off Covid unemployment bonus

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia is cutting off a federal unemployment program that provides a $300-a-week boost to people on the jobless rolls as June...

Governor Bill Lee ends Federally Funded Unemployment Programs

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Governors Lee’s decision to end all federally funded pandemic unemployment programs is his latest push to get Tennesseans back into the...

Tennessee dropping Covid unemployment bonuses on July 3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Lee says the extra federal unemployment aid being offered amid the COVID-19 pandemic won’t be available in Tennessee...

Alabama to end participation in federal unemployment programs

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) - Alabama Governor Kay Ivey wants her residents to return to work. She announced Monday that the state would end their participation...

Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce supports removal of $300 weekly unemployment bonus, provides job alternative

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee- (WDEF) U.S. Chamber Of Commerce calls for immediate end of extra $300 unemployment benefits. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said the extra government...

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Back Above 10,000

New unemployment claims in Tennessee took a turn for the worse with numbers going above 10,000 last week.

US employers add 916,000 jobs in March as hiring accelerates

America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs.

Tennessee Had 7,598 New Unemployment Claims Last Week

New unemployment claims in Tennessee stayed below 8,000 for the fourth straight time with 7,598 last week.

Stimulus Checks May Force Some Businesses to Close

Stimulus checks are designed to provide a needed boost to the economy, but are they causing more people leave their current jobs?

US adds a strong 379,000 jobs in hopeful sign for economy

U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October.
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Red Bank Wins Region Softball Semifinal Against Sweetwater 4-3

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Braves Manage Only 3 Hits in Losing 3-1 to the Mets

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Treasurer of school booster club indicted

JACKSON, Tennessee (WDEF) - Another volunteer treasurer has been arrested for stealing from schools after a Tennessee Comptroller's Office investigation. This time, a former treasurer...