By SEÁN O’DONOGHUE
HAMLIN - Lincoln County was one of 46 counties that saw a fall in unemployment during May. Lincoln’s rate dipped below 10 percent once again. Meanwhile, the statewide trend remained positive.
West Virginia’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from 7.2 to 6.9 percent in May 2015. Unemployment rates increased in four counties, decreased in 46 counties, and were unchanged in five counties. Counties with unemployment rates above 13.0 percent included McDowell (13.2) and Mingo (13.4). Counties with an unemployment rate below 5.0 percent included Jefferson (4.4) and Pendleton (4.5). The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased…