Could it be signs of a strengthening local economy? Unemployment figures released late last week by the Georgia Dept. of Labor (DOL) show that the jobless rate in October fell by three-tenths of a percent in Coweta County and by a half a percentage point in Newnan.
Jobless figures for October showed Coweta’s unemployment rate dropping to 8.7 percent, down from 9 percent in September. Those compared to a September unemployment rate of 10.3 percent.
The rate for October reflects 5,047 people out of work in a workforce of 58,192. Read More»