The unemployment rate for the Rocky Mount Metropolitan area was 10.3 percent in January, still the highest of the state's 14 metro areas.

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The unemployment rate for the Rocky Mount Metropolitan area was 10.3 percent in January, still the highest of the state's 14 metro areas.

Jobless rate, labor force decrease in area

By John Henderson

Staff Writer

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Unemployment numbers have significantly improved for the month of January in the Twin Counties over the same month last year.

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