Jackson County’s unemployment continues to edge downward.
Figures released last week by the Georgia Department of Labor show the county’s jobless rate for October at 8.1 percent, down from 8.3 percent in September.
Meanwhile, Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 8.7 percent in October, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 9.0 percent in September. The jobless rate was 9.7 percent in October a year ago.
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