Unemployment rates continue to stay at record lows throughout the Southeast. Northwest Georgia’s unemployment rate was unchanged from July to August, at 2.7 percent; which set an all-time low last month. Dade County still leads the area with the lowest unemployment rate in North Georgia at 2.1%.

The state of Georgia is at 3.1%, and the national unemployment rate is 5.3%. All statistics according to the GA Department of Labor.

by Orey Yates