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Jones County Ranks Better Than Georgia's Average Unemployment Rate

Jones County Ranks Better Than Georgia's Average Unemployment Rate

The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in Jones County was  8.4 percent in May.

That's below Georgia's overall unemployment rate of 8.9 percent.

Metro Macon rose to 9.4 percent in May, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 9.1 percent in April, a Georgia Department of Labor news release says.

The rate was 10.1 percent in May 2011. 

Overall, Georgia's unemployment rate remained unchanged from April to May in 2011 and is down from May 2010, where the unemployment rate was 9.8 percent.

Town Hall Meeting on Transportation SPLOST

Town Hall Meeting on Transportation SPLOST

The Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an informational Town Hall Meeting June 25 at 6 p.m. in the W.E. Knox Civic Center auditorium, a Jones County/Gray Chamber of Commerce release says.

David Millen, DOT District Engineer will facilitate the event.

This will be a great opportunity to hear about how the T-SPLOST money will be used in and around Jones County.

Bring any questions you have.

The vote takes place July 31st.

Job Opening in Juliette

Job Opening in Juliette

Call the Department of Labor Career Center at (478) 751-6164 and give them the job number of the position that interests you. 

You can see more jobs available in Central Georgia on 13WMAZ's Job Market Thursday page.

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    Job Title:    Office Clerk
    Location:    Juliette GA
    Pay:          $14.00 per Hour
    Education:  Some College
    Job Number:GA8029258
    Job requires some college, valid driver's license and three (3) years of experience working in a fast-paced office environment. Applicant must also be computer literate with basic proficiency in MS Office, email and the internet.

     

Credit Union Announces Manager and Employees of the Quarter

Credit Union Announces Manager and Employees of the Quarter

Each quarter, Robins Federal Credit Union selects three employees that represent the best of the best in three categories – Manager, Support Department Staff and Branch Staff. Employees are selected by management based on their outstanding work performance and written recommendations from their peers. The winners chosen for the first quarter of 2012 are as follows:

June Nelson, Gray Branch Manager – Nelson was selected as Manager of the Quarter. She has been with Robins Federal Credit Union for almost four years, and has managed the Gray branch for one year.  

Letty Felcan, Recovery and Property Disposal Specialist, Collections Department – Felcan was chosen as the Support Department Employee of the Quarter. She has been with Robins Federal Credit Union for five years, and in her current position for three years. 

Business After Hours Set for Thursday

Business After Hours Set for Thursday

Please come join us for Business After Hours tonight at Exchange Bank from 5:30-7p.m.  There will be good food and great opportunities for networking.  

We hope to see you all there.

Job Opening in Gray

Job Opening in Gray

Call the Department of Labor Career Center at (478) 751-6164 and give them the job number of the position that interests you. 

You can see more jobs available in Central Georgia on 13WMAZ's Job Market Thursday page.

  • Job Title:    Property Manager
    Location:    Gray GA
    Pay:          N/A
    Education:  12 Years/GED
    Job Number: GA8019603
    Job requires a high school diploma/GED and one year experience as a property manager in multi-unit housing. Must be experienced with HUD procedures and paperwork. Must be computer literate with proficiency in MS Word and email.

Robins Federal Credit Union Honors Local Heroes

Robins Federal Credit Union Honors Local Heroes

Robins Federal Credit Union recently renewed its sponsorship of the American Red Cross of Central Georgia’s 2012 Hometown Heroes celebration.

The celebration honors exceptional public servants in the categories of Law Enforcement, Military, Fire Rescue, Emergency Response, Disaster Relief, Community Impact, Good Samaritan, Guardian Angel, International, and Paving the Way Youth.

The American Red Cross accepted nominees for each of these categories. Nominees had to reside or work in the counties the American Red Cross of Central Georgia serves – Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Crawford, Dodge, Hancock, Houston, Johnson, Jones, Jasper, Laurens, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Taylor, Treutlen, Twiggs, Washington, and Wilcox Counties.

The winners will be announced at a breakfast to honor the heroes. The breakfast will take place at Macon State College’s Macon campus on May 4 at 8:00 a.m.