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Warner Robins Unemployment Rates

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported today that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Warner Robins area was unchanged at 7.4 percent from September to October.

The jobless rate in the metro Warner Robins area in October 2009 was 7.3 percent.

Although the state’s jobless rate was unchanged, the number of payroll jobs increased 22,300, or six-tenths of a percentage point, from 3,815,400 in September to 3,837,700 in October.

According to the GDOL, most of the increases came in retail trade, temporary employment agencies, public and private schools and health care. However, the number of jobs remains 7,200, or two-tenths of a percentage point, less than in October 2009, when there were 3,844,900 payroll jobs.

In metro Warner Robins, the number of payroll jobs was unchanged at 59,100 from September to October.  

Chamber Awards Small Business of the Month Award

The Small Business of the Month Committee of the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce presented Core Physical Therapy with the Small Business of the Month Award for October 2010.

With two locations in less than four years, Core Physical Therapy has grown from a three-person startup to a thriving business with 18 employees. Core has seen over 50 percent growth every year in patient volume.

“We have an amazing staff of dedicated and creative employees,” said Keith Brown, CEO.  “Their phenomenal success has led to a second location that opened in June 2010 in Bonaire. The location is anticipated to bring in another 10-15 employees this year.”

Core Physical Therapy focuses every aspect of its business operations on its CORE values: Customer focus, Organizational integrity, Risk and Excellence.  Their motto is "Exceeding expectations, one patient at a time."