Chattooga County saw a drop in new unemployment claims from October to November according to the latest numbers from the Georgia Department of Labor.  While most neighboring counties saw new unemployment claims go up …..Chattooga County’s new claims went down 19%.

In Walker County new unemployment claims were up by 67% from October to November and in Catoosa County the numbers were up by 41%.

The good news is that in every Northwest Georgia County the new filings for unemployment claims were down from the same time a year ago.