FROM LOCAL SOURCES
AREA WIDE -- Dubois County didn’t have the lowest unemployment in the state in August.
Bartholomew County reported the lowest rates last month at 2.3 percent.
Dubois tied with Gibson County for the second lowest unemployment in the state with 2.4 percent.
Spencer County reported 4.7 percent unemployment last month; Perry County 3 percent.
Orange County a fraction of a point higher at 3.3 percent.
The highest unemployment locally was in Crawford County. Officials there report 3.7 percent unemployment in August.