Breaking News from Columbia Business Report

More on UNEMPLOYMENT . . .

According to the Columbia Regional Business Report (CRBR), the South Carolina unemployment numbers are off by 21,000,per revised figures released today by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Also in CRBR’s report

The U.S. Department of Labor reports that South Carolina still has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. Only Michigan, Rhode Island, California and Washington, D.C., had higher unemployment for 2008 than South Carolina, which ended the year with 6.9%.

-RFW

Addendum re: SC Unemployment

South Carolina: 3rd highest unemployment in the USA

see also

CRBR Features South Carolina Interactive Foreclosure Map

For those of us who enjoy interactive websites, Columbia Regional Business Report (CRBR) has one that details foreclosure data for South Carolina.

While it may not be as much fun as an online IQ test or popcap game, it does offer some insight into the problem facing many South Carolinians as we work through the recession.

Thanks CRBR for posting this.

-RFW