County beats metro, state jobless numbers
by Noreen Cochran
October 28, 2014 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
“After four consecutive months of increasing unemployment, Georgia’s jobless rate reversed course in September,” Georgia Department of Labor spokesman Sam Hall said in a statement Oct. 16. Last week, the department revealed the metro Atlanta area followed suit, a trend which Henry County set in August when its rate fell two-tenths of a point from July. The September rates are Henry, 7.2, down from 7.8 in August; metro Atlanta, 7.3, down from 8.0; and Georgia, 7.9, down from 8.1 – bu...
House District 78 rep faces challenge
Georgia House District 78, which includes part of Henry County, is up for grabs in the election Tuesday. Republican challenger Christopher J. Deraney, 33, of Jonesboro, is the social media director...
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Barge endorses democrat for superintendent
Republican state superintendent John Barge is endorsing the Democratic candidate seeking to take his place as the state's top education official. Barge said Thursday that Valarie Wilson will contin...
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Column: Walking on eggshells
Q: It seems like people are getting offended over every little thing these days. Recently one of my favorite families came in to my practice (I’m a dentist). Being playful and affectionate, I told ...
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Elected officials and college degrees
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Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?