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  • Thu., July 25, 2013 12:00pm
    State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate has risen to 8.9 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new numbers...
  • Thu., December 27, 2012 11:00am
    Valdosta is the lone metro area in Georgia posting a higher local unemployment rate for November, according to new numbers released Thursday morning...
  • Thu., August 23, 2012 8:05am
    A growing labor force and layoffs pushed local unemployment rates up in July across Georgia. The Rome metro area saw the largest jobless rate...
  • Thu., July 26, 2012 11:02am
    Unemployment rates jumped in all of Georgia’s metro areas in June. The state Labor Department blamed the rise on a growing labor force in most areas...
  • Thu., May 24, 2012 8:18am
    The Athens and Gainesville metro areas have the lowest unemployment rates in Georgia, according to new numbers released Thursday by the state Labor...
  • Thu., March 29, 2012 9:00am
    Most of Georgia’s metro areas saw slight drops in their unemployment rates in February. Statewide, February’s unemployment rate was 9.1 percent.
  • Thu., January 26, 2012 1:00pm
    The Dalton area had the highest unemployment rate among Georgia's metro areas last month at 12.1 percent. The Athens and Warner Robins areas had...
  • Thu., December 22, 2011 8:57am
    More detailed unemployment data from the state labor department shows the Dalton area has the highest jobless rate at 11.8 percent. Metro Athens...
  • Fri., November 25, 2011 6:40am
    The Georgia Department of Labor reported Friday the lowest unemployment rate in Georgia is in Athens with 7.5 percent; the highest is Dalton with 12....