Unemployment rates are going down…both across the state and in northwest Ohio. The statewide unemployment rate was 8.9% in July 2020, down from 11% in June. In Williams County, the jobless rate improved from 9% in June to 7.4% in July. The rate was 3.6% in July 2019. Same thing around the four-county area, including Defiance (9.8% in June to 7.5% in July), Fulton (9.3% to 7.1%) and Henry (9.4% to 7.4%). Across the state, the industries with the greatest increases in jobs were leisure and hospitality.
Bridge Fixes Are On
Repairs are underway on the Ohio Turnpike overpass on Ohio 15 at Holiday City. We …