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More county residents found jobs in April.
The Georgia Department of Labor says the jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a percent in February.
The county's initial unemployment claims dipped from 880 in January to 609 in February.
Neighboring Forsyth County was one of the few in the state to beat the county's 6.9 percent unemployment rate, according to the state Department of Labor.
The former state Senator will earn $150,000 as executive producer, community jobs program with Georgia Public Broadcasting.
Once the special election for Georgia Senate District 21 is certified, the North Fulton chamber president anticipates jumping right into his new "part-time" job.
Monday night was the final face-off for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney before the election. Who do you think won? And do you think it will affect the election?
Did either candidate get a bounce? Let us know what you think. And if you missed the debate, you can review the discussion on our live blog below.
Government, Local Connections
Sens. Chip Rogers and John Albers will hold a town hall meeting at Alpharetta City Hall on Saturday morning to discuss transportation.
Picking Paul Ryan as his running mate puts the Wisconsin Congressman's budget ideas in the forefront of the election.
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