ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah declined to 8.3 percent in April, down five-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in March. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the metro area decreased to 14,618 down 806 from 15,424 in March.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced Wednesday the results of a study that confirms Georgia's deepwater ports continue to be one of the state's strongest economic engines, fostering the development of virtually every industry.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.4 percent in April, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10.5 percent in March. The April jobless rate was up 1.2 percentage points from 9.2 percent at this same time last year. This is the 31st consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national rate, which is now 9.9 percent.
Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced Monday that the GPA experienced 25.6 percent container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.
Pamela Poole, Executive Director of USDA's Effingham-Bryan-Chatham County Farm Service Agency reminds farmers of the approaching deadline to enroll eligible farms into the 2010 Direct and Counter Cyclical Payments Program or DCP.