Chattooga County’s Unemployment numbers improved according to the latest numbers released this week by the Georgia Department of Labor.  In fact, unemployment is down across the Northwest Georgia region.  Chattooga County’s unemployment for March dropped from 13.7% in February to 11.8% in March.

In Walker County the unemployment rate for March stood at 9.4% and in Catoosa County the rate was 8.5%.  Whitfield County now has the highest unemployment rate in the area at 12.5%.