Archive | April 16, 2015

Jobless rate down in Fayette for February

Fayette County’s unemployment rate was down 1.1 percent in February. According to data released last week by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the county’s jobless rate for February was 7.1 percent. January’s rate was 8.2 percent. Fayette’s rate remains nearly 1 percent lower than Memphis and reflects an estimated 1,260 unemployed residents […]

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Ordinance would require notification of property owners adjacent to land proposed for re-zoning

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would require notification of landowners adjacent to properties proposed for re-zoning. Board members took the action during their March 19 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman John Troncone and seconded by Alderman Karl Chambless. The proposed […]

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