No, everything isn’t coming up roses as far as the United States’ and local economy is concerned. The economy is still just puttering along, and signs still point to a slow recovery from the Great Recession.
The U.S. jobless rate hovers close to 10 percent, and here in Lancaster County, it’s about 15 percent. Unfortunately, we ranked among the top 10 counties for unemployment in South Carolina.
When you consider facts such as these, it’s easy to get discouraged.