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Region's jobless rate holds steady, Citrus at 4.9 %

OCALA, Fla. (NOV. 17, 2017) – The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region remained unchanged in October at 4.2 percent, but was 1.8 percentage points lower than the region’s rate of 6.0 percent a year ago.
 

SBA approves more than $300 million in state disaster loans, deadline extended

SBA logoThe U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has extended the deadline to apply for physical disaster damages in Florida

Businesses and individuals with physical damages caused by Hurricane Irma should apply for SBA low-interest disaster loan before the Nov. 24, 2017 deadline.

CareerSource CLM welcomes Community Action Agency to Ocala center

CLM workforce logoOCALA (Nov. 8, 2017) – The Marion County office of the Central Florida Community Action Agency has found a new home at CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion’s Ocala career center.

The Centers 'adjusts leadership' at child welfare division

OCALA, FL (October 30, 2017) – As part of its continued efforts on accountability and to quality of services for its clients, Interim CEO, Ralph Fera-McIlwain and Interim COO, Donald Baracskay, adjusted its leadership at its Case Management Agency (CMA).

Contracted as a CMA through Kids Central, Inc., The Centers provides protective supervision services to children and their families regarding issues of abuse, neglect, abandonment, or exploitation by the child’s parent or guardian.

USDA announces enrollment period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

USDA logoWASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll for the 2018 crop year.

The enrollment period will end on Aug. 1, 2018. 

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Citrus County lowers joblessness to 4.8 percent for September

Jobs artThe Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) reported on Friday that Citrus County's jobless number for September 2017 has been lowered from 5.9 percent in August to 4.8 percent for September.

Citrus County still remains the fourth highest in the state behind Hendry County (8.6%),  Hardee County (6.0%) and Glades County (5.3%).

Even so, rates across the state's counties show a definite trend downward.

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