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Vally region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday. In Columbus, the rate was 8.5 percent. Vally region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday. In Columbus, the rate was 8.5 percent.

Columbus, River Valley unemployment rate rises

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Valley region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday.

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Governor to appoint new Harris County commissioner

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint new Harris County commissioner to replace convicted commissioner Charles Wyatt. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint new Harris County commissioner to replace convicted commissioner Charles Wyatt.
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Vacancy open after Charles Wyatt was convicted for bribery and other charges. More>>

Georgia unemployment rate at 7.4 percent

The unemployment rate in Georgia climbed to 7.4 percent in June, a slightly increase from May. More>>

3D printing manufacturing to create 300 Auburn jobs

Ge Aviation to create hundreds of Auburn jobs when they bring 3D printing manufacturing to their facility. (Photo: Tuskegee University) Ge Aviation to create hundreds of Auburn jobs when they bring 3D printing manufacturing to their facility. (Photo: Tuskegee University)
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A $50 million expansion project at GE Aviation in Auburn is expected to create 300 people over the coming months, the company announced Tuesday. More>>

Netflix hiring someone to watch movies, television all day

If you'd rather stay home from work and watch TV all day, we've got an even better idea.Netflix is hiring for the ultimate dream job. More>>

Georgia DJJ to host regional jobs fairs

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Department of Juvenile Justice is hosting a series of job fairs between April 7 and April 23 in Dalton, Statesboro, Warner Robins, Griffin, Albany, Clarkson and Swainsboro. More>>

Chambers County plant re-opens; creates 120 jobs

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Alabama Governor Robert Bentley helped Knauf Insulation re-open their 800,000 square foot facility in Lanett on Friday. More>>

Employers added a scant 74,000 jobs in December after averaging 214,000 in the previous four months More>>

Columbus' unemployment rate up in October

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Metro Columbus' unemployment rate rose in October to 8.3 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.1 percent in September. More>>

Expert weighs in on future of Columbus job market

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New jobs are slowly being created as the nation comes back from recession. A new CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International reports shows the top 20 fastest growing jobs. More>>

A burst of hiring in October added a surprisingly strong 204,000 jobs to the economy in a month when the government was partly shut down for 16 days. More>>

Workers to help with an increase in volume over the holiday season. More>>

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