Newton County jobless rate rises slightly in December, state rate hits all-time low

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON AND STAFF REPORTS,

Newton County’s unemployment rate rose slightly in December from November according to data from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. The jobless rate rose to 5.0 percent for December, up one percentage point from November when it was 4.9 percent.











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