The unemployment rate numbers for October are out and Martinsville is at 4.4 percent, unchanged from a month ago and down from 6.2 a year ago. Still, out of 134 localities in the Commonwealth, Martinsville is in the top 10, ranked at 9th with the highest unemployment. Henry County is at 3.7 percent, the same as the prior month and down from 4.4 a year ago.
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Bill Wyatt holds a B.S. in Telecommunications from Radford University. He is a radio and television station owner, journalist, broadcaster, web designer, and media consultant.