Unemployment up

Statewide unemployment went up from 10-point-three percent in June to 11-point-one percent in July. According to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, the jobless rate in Grenada County also went up–from 11-point-four percent to 11-point-seven. Other local unemployment rates ranged from 10-point-five percent in Carroll County to 14-point-seven in Leflore County.