Fulton’s jobless rate rises to 8.7 percent
by Noreen Cochran
August 26, 2014 02:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week metro Atlanta joblessness again overtook the state’s rate, which in July was 7.8 percent, ratcheting up to 8.0. Fulton County outstripped them both by weighing in at 8.7 percent, continuing a trend that pushed its unemployment rate up to 8.4 percent in June and 8.0 in May, compared to April’s 7.3. In the Fulton part of Atlanta, the rate stands at 10.4, while East Point turned in an 11.6 rate, higher than June but lower than July 20...
Fulton’s jobless rate rises to 8.7 percent
The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week metro Atlanta joblessness again overtook the state’s rate, which in July was 7.8 percent, ratcheting up to 8.0. Fulton County outstripped them bo...
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East Point police chief resigns
City of East Point Police Chief Woodrow Blue has resigned after two-and-a-half years of service. Blue’s resignation was both tendered and effective today. No reason was given in a statement from th...
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point vet honored with street topper
Jack Robert Boatright, East Point’s first World War II casualty, will be remembered every time someone sees a street sign on the lane where he used to live. Last week city officials erected a sign ...
Aug 20, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 752277 views | 0 0 comments | 503 503 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?