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Talladega Co. unemployment rate drops to 5.5% in July

SYLACAUGA, Ala. -  The unemployment rate in the state of Alabama is at a near ten-year low. As recently announced by Governor Kay Ivey, Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate was 4.5%. This is well below July 2016’s rate of 5.8%.

Working past 70: Americans can’t seem to retire

More and more Americans are spending their golden years on the job. Almost 19 percent of people 65 or older were working at least part time in the second quarter of 2017, according to the U.S. jobs report released July 14. The age group’s employment/population... Read More.