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.
Troy Lamar Allen from New York Life of Macon and the Grant Financial Group in Milledgeville has received the Rookie of the Year Award, a company award that recognizes agents who achieve case rate milestones in their first year of employment.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah declined to 8.8 percent in March, down four-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.2 percent in February.