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All But Two Counties See Drop In Unemployment

Unemployment rates fell in all but two of the state's counties in March.

Figures out today show a positive trend when compared to figures from a year ago, according to the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

The two counties which saw a jobless increase from February to March were Greene and Wilson, which both rose a tenth of a percent. Dare County lead the state with the biggest drop in unemployment, a 3.8% fall.

Carteret County saw a 1% jobless drop, while Pitt, Craven, Lenoir, Onslow, and Martin counties all experienced decreases of between .3 and .5%.


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