Fulton County, metro unemployment bucks state, U.S...
by Noreen Cochran
02:26 PM, Wednesday, July 29
Unemployment in Fulton County and metro Atlanta defied a two-point drop in state and national jobless rates, each gaining a point from May to June, according to a Georgia Department of Labor monthly report. Fulton County went from 6.2 to 6.3 perce...

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