Dickson County’s unemployment rate crept up slightly for the second month in a row. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday that unemployment in Dickson County rose to 7.6 percent in June, up slightly from 7.4 percent in May. It marks the second month in a row that the rate rose two-tenths of a point after holding steady at 7.2 percent in March and April. The rate is still well below the 8.8 percent reported in June 2012. Across the state of Tennessee, unemployment went up in 91 counties and remained unchanged in four counties. There were no counties that saw a decrease from May to June. Williamson County remained the lowest in Tennessee but saw its rate increase to 6.1 percent. Scott County still has the highest rate in the state at 18.1 percent. Tennessee’s unemployment rate increased from 8.3 percent to 8.5 percent in June. The nation’s rate remained unchanged at 7.6 percent. The Department of Labor reports there are 1,940 Dickson County residents receiving unemployment benefits.