Shelby’s unemployment rises
but still fourth-best in state
Shelby County’s unemployment rose a half of a percentage point from May, to 6.7 percent, but that remains the fourth-best rate in the state.
Shelby had posted 6.2 percent in May, according to the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
Despite the increase, Shelby County’s rate was well below the 8.6 percent posted in June of 2011.