County Still Recovering From 'Great Recession' -Brevard NC


April 13, 2017

Transylvania County employment is still recovering from the “Great Recession” of 2007, according to Nathan Ramsey, director of the Mountain Area Workforce Development (MAWD) Board.

During the county Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting Tuesday morning, Ramsey talked about demographics, unemployment rates, wages and job sectors. MAWD is a part of the Land of Sky Regional Council, which includes Transylvania, Buncombe, Henderson and Madison counties.

As previously reported, according to the most recent figures available, the county’s jobless rate in February was 5 percent, the...

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