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Transylvania County’s Jobless Numbers Increase In November


Transylvania County’s jobless rate increased slightly from 8.7 percent in October to 8.8 percent in November, according to the latest figures from the state Employment Security Commission (ESC).

The statewide rate in November was 9.5 percent, down from 9.7 percent in October.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in November 2010 was 8.8 percent. The statewide rate was 9.9 percent in 2010.

Unemployment rates decreased in 74 of the state’s 100 counties in November.

The rates increased in 20 counties, including Transylvania, and remained the same in six.

“Unemployment rates continued to dro...

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