Good news on the local economy… unemployment is down in every area County from January to February.
Walker County’s rate dropped from 3.6 to 3.2 percent… down 4/10ths.
Catoosa unemployment was down to 2.6 percent… lower by 3/10ths.
Chattooga, down to 5.3 percent… a drop of 1.4 percent over the month.
and Whitfield County, down 1.2 to 4.2 percent in February.
With unemployment at these levels, it’s no wonder that many businesses are looking high and low for workers to hire.