Home / Local Sanford, NC News / Lee County’s unemployment rate continues to rise


SANFORD– Lee County’s unemployment has climbed to 11.5% from 11.3% according to reports released Wednesday by the state Commerce Department, The county has a total labor force of 26,510. 3,3037 are unemployed. The statewide unemployment rate declined to 9.1% from 9.3%. Neighboring counties are faring better. Only Lee and Harnett had higher rates.

More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.


Recent posts in Local Sanford, NC News