Employment numbers were looking better during January for Chattooga County.  According to the latest numbers from the Georgia Department of Labor, which were released yesterday, Chattooga County has seen a drop of 22.8% in the unemployment rate for the first month of 2010.

These numbers reflect the number of initial unemployment claims in Chattooga County for January 2010.  There were 42 fewer unemployment claims in January over December of 2009.