Federal officials have issued safety citations at a manufacturing plant in northern Georgia. Department of Labor officials announced Thursday that they've issued seven safety and health violations to a Dayton Superior Corp. plant in Braselton.
State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has risen to 8.8 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor released July's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate early Thursday. It is up from last month's 8.5 percent rate, but still lower than the 9.1 percent from July a year ago.