Valdosta keeps annual numbers positive for June

In Valdosta, the unemployment rate increased in June by 0.7 percentage points to settle at 4 percent. A year ago, the rate was 4.6 percent.

GDOL hosts Veteran’s Resource Seminar in March

The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting a veteran’s resource seminar in March.

Valdosta’s claims shrink in September

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Valdosta’s unemployment rate and claims both fell in September.   At the same time, the four-county metropolitan statistical...

Southern GA adds to labor force in October

At the same time, the annual and monthly numbers for employed residents increased in October, preliminary numbers for the 18-county region showed.

Lowndes Health & Restaurant Inspections: May 9-19, 2019

A few B scores and a number of As

Labor force increases in Valdosta

Great news for Lowndes County!

Southern Georgia posts record unemployment in September

In the region, the unemployment rate dropped 0.7 percentage points in September, settling at a record low 3.2 percent. A year ago, the rate was 3.8 percent.

Valdosta lowers claims in December

Valdosta made annual gains in jobs, and employed residents in December, according to preliminary numbers across the four-county metropolitan statistical area