Valdosta unemployment rate increases

The unemployment rate in Valdosta increased for the month of January compared to a year ago despite a rise in labor force. Release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Valdosta recorded an unemployment…

Valdosta Gains Employed Citizens

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said last Thursday that Valdosta added more employed residents in October, Valdosta CEO reported. Valdosta received gains in jobs and labor force in October, according to preliminary numbers…

Valdosta Grows Jobs in August

VALDOSTA - Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Valdosta added jobs and drove down its unemployment rate in August. At the same time, the four-county metropolitan statistical area (MSA) saw its unemployment claims…

Valdosta Unemployment Still High: 8.4%

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Business Editor VALDOSTA -- Where's the recovery?  Valdosta residents are still shackled with high unemployment as the Georgia Department of Labor announces the rate at 8.4%, up from this time last…