Here is a County by County unemployment rate for North Carolina, with the highest Countys of unemployment being Scotland at 16.30% and Edgecombe at 15%. Keep reading and check out the unemployment numbers at North Carolina unemployment rates
Home sales fall, jobless claims rise
The economic recovery is weakening in the face of falling home sales and rising claims for unemployment benefits, new data showed Thursday.
Sales of previously occupied homes fell 5.1 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.37 million, the National Association of Realtors said.
Meanwhile, new claims for unemployment insurance jumped by 37,000 to a seasonally adjusted 464,000, the Labor Department said. Keep reading at SOURCE