This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
Central Ohio Fares Well In Local Unemployment Report
Unemployment fell in every Ohio county last month, and Central Ohio fared especially well in April.
Franklin, Delaware, Union, and Logan counties had some of the state’s lowest unemployment rates in April, with Delaware leading the region at a 3.6 percent jobless rate.
The overall unemployment rate for the Columbus metro area was 4.3 percent, the lowest in more than seven years. Morrow and Pickaway were the only counties in the area with unemployment rates above 5.0 percent.
Western Ohio’s Mercer County had Ohio’s lowest unemployment rate at 3.0 percent.
The worst unemployment rates come mostly from southern and southeast Ohio, with Monroe County leading the way at 10.7 percent unemployment.