Unemployment numbers for Coweta County made a significant jump in October, increasing to 10.5 percent. Unemployment rates were also up in Newnan and in the Three Rivers counties, according to the Georgia Dept. of Labor (DOL).
Coweta’s unemployment rate registered at 10.5 percent in October, or 6,112 people out of jobs in a workforce of 58,369. The unemployment rate was 9.9 percent in September and 6.3 percent in October 2008.
The unemployment rate in Newnan hit the 12 percent mark in October, up from 11.3 percent in September and 7.3 percent a year ago. Read More»