There was a rise in unemployment in Eastern Carolina during December, according to the latest unemployment figures out.
Here is a snapshot of just a few counties in Eastern Carolina that saw a rise.
Lenoir County - 10.2%.
Craven County - 9.7%
Pitt County - 9.5%
Carteret County - 9.5%
Onslow County - 9.0%
The statewide rate for North Carolina is 9.8%.