A new mid-year study by Portfolio.com show Georgia has the sixth weakest state economy. That's mainly because of our high unemployment.
[Click here to see the state-by-state mid-year employment rankings.]
Steven Mohl was unemployed until three months ago Doughnut Factory when the Doughnut Factory opened. The store now employees ten people.
Mohl was having a hard time finding a job in South Georgia.
In the last year and a half, Georgia has lost about 75,000 jobs.
As for Albany's unemployment rate, it's still high at 11% compared with 10.4% in May and 9.8% in June of last year.