My county is still leading Ohio in unemployment according to the latest numbers.
For several months in a row, Monroe County has had the highest unemployment rate in the entire state of Ohio.
In August, the state's unemployment rate slipped a notch. Officials said joblessness stood at 5.7 percent in August, down from July's rate of 5.8.
The national unemployment rate for August was 4.7 percent, a full point lower than Ohio's.
State Department of Job and Family Services Director Barbara Riley said Ohio's labor market showed little change last month.
Monroe County's unemployment rate for August was 9.3 percent. -- WTOV 9