Jones County jobless rate hits 6.1 percent | Business
Unemployment in Central Georgia has declined again since March.
According to a release, the Central Georgia area's jobless rate fell to 7 percent in April, down from March's 7.3 percent.
Jones County's jobless rate for April was 6.1 percent. Jones County is among 61 percent of the state with an unemployment rate below eight percent.
A year ago in April 2013, Central Georgia's regional jobless rate reached 8.3 percent.