HAMILTON COUNTY (WRCB)-- According to unemployment numbers, many local folks are looking for jobs.

Tennessee released county unemployment numbers Thursday and 6 of 10 in the Channel 3 viewing area saw an increase in unemployment from July to August.

Hamilton County is included. The unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.6 percent.

Two counties saw a drop in unemployment. Grundy County dropped almost an entire percentage point.

The state unemployment rate stands at 9.7 percent.