When 14 local history teachers visited the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. this past week, they could not have imagined that the following day an anti-Semitic gunman would appear at the entrance to the museum and fatally attack a security guard.
The teachers were in the capital as part of a Volunteer State Community College and Wilson County Schools federal grant program.
Tennessee Commissioner of Labor & Workforce Development James Neeley announced Thursday that Tennessee’s unemployment rate for May was 10.7 percent, up 0.8 percentage point from the revised April rate of 9.9 percent.
The May rate a year ago was 6.2 percent. The national unemployment rate for May 2009 was 9.4 percent, up from the April rate of 8.9 percent.