Augusta unemployment rose slightly in October, but was still improved over the same month in 2012, the state labor department said Thursday.
In data released Thanksgiving Day, the Georgia Department of Labor reported metro Augusta’s jobless rate increased to 8.1 percent in October, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.9 percent in September. That rate, however, was better than the 8.6 percent of October a year ago.
LILBURN, Ga. — Police say a 15-year-old boy died after falling from his dirt bike in Gwinnett County.
Lilburn police Capt. Thomas Bardugon told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution the teen may have been trying to cross a small creek when his dirt bike hit a sudden drop. Bardugon says the teen hit an embankment and authorities believe the teen may have broken his neck.
It might be wrong to return a library book late – or to not return it at all – but that overdue copy of 50 Shades of Grey sitting on your coffee table or collecting dust in your home office could damage your credit score.
More than 25,000 items are at least six months overdue in the East Central Georgia Regional Library System, which includes Richmond and Burke counties.