Labor commissioner finds it ‘odd’ Georgia has top U.S. jobless rate
by Noreen Cochran
September 30, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, Georgia outdid the nation in its jobless rate – 8.1 percent, up from 7.7 percent in July. On Sept. 19, the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics issued a report saying, for August, “Georgia had the highest unemployment rate among the states.” The Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said he found the conclusion “questionable” and “confusing.” “According to the U.S. Department of Labor, yes [Georgia is the highest], but according to them we a...
Union City to get $60M distribution center, 600 jobs
The city of Union City announced last week the upcoming opening of a new regional distribution center which will send goods from Cincinnati, Ohio-based consumer products company Procter & Gamble to...
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Column: Peyton Manning playmaker, rally leader
Everywhere football fans are passionate and committed, you discover a circumstance that makes the city and its fall Sundays unique. Green Bay Packer games resonate with visitors who go there becaus...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fulton County should devote more focus, funding to tuberculosis
EDITOR: In its Aug. 13 edition, the Neighbor reported the Fulton County Health and Wellness Department announced a spread of tuberculosis again in Atlanta homeless shelters, including drug-resistan...
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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?