Georgia's unemployment fell to 7.7% in November, the lowest rate in five years. Jeff Humphreys, director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth, tells radio station WABE that the number is good but not great, since it's still a full point above the national average.
"At this point, Georgia has replaced about 65% of the jobs it lost in the Great Recession. So we're about two-thirds of the way back. We still have one-third of the way to go," Humphreys said.
The full interview is available online -- to read or listen to.