Henry’s jobless rate rises to 8.1 percent in July
by Noreen Cochran
03:24 PM, Tuesday, September 02
The Georgia Department of Labor recently announced metro Atlanta joblessness again overtook the state’s rate, which in July was 7.8 percent, ratcheting up to 8.0. Henry County outstripped them both by weighing in at 8.1 percent, continuing a trend...

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