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Local Jobless Figures Decline Before Coronavirus

Local Jobless Figures Decline Before Coronavirus

Wayne County’s unemployment rate dropped in the latest figures available before the COVID-19 pandemic hit and shuttered numerous businesses across the country.  According to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Wayne County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate decreased to 3.9% in February.  That’s down from the 4.3% unemployment rate recorded in January, and the 4.4% jobless…read more »

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