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County unemployment rate nearly tripled in April
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Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns
The last time the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) released its monthly local area unemployment estimates by county was on April 17. The report was for the month of March, and DEW reported that Kershaw County unemployment rate as 3.3 percent, based on a labor force of 29,798 with 969 people seeking unemployment benefits.