Corps Closes Visitor Centers, Hunting Area

A couple of announcements from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office. Visitors Centers at both Hartwell Dam and Lake office and the Richard B. Russell Dam and Lake will be closed for the winter months beginning November 24th. The weekend closures are a result of declining winter visitation numbers at the lakes. Weekend operation of the visitor centers will […]

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State Unemployment Rate Drops Below 9%

Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 8.7 percent in October, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 9.0 percent in September. The jobless rate was 9.7 percent in October a year ago. “The unemployment rate dropped because we had an increase of 36,000 new jobs, which is the largest September to October job increase ever,” said State Labor Commissioner […]

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