Economic road forward looks positive
Last updated 2/11/2021 at 3:37pm
DAVENPORT – The board of directors for the Lincoln County Economic Development Council (EDC) recently met to discuss 2021 and the challenges it presents to local business and industry. Doug Tweedy, regional economist for the Employment Security Department, joined the meeting to provide 2020 workforce data that could inform their discussion. The board learned that after an exceptionally difficult year for local businesses, the road forward looks surprisingly positive.
Not all the news was good, of course. Lincoln County’s unemployment in 2020 was higher than typical. Approximately sixty...