The Mahoning Valley's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level of the year.
The Department of Jobs and Family services released figures today pegging April's jobless rate in the Youngstown-Warren area at 7.7 percent.
That's down from the March rate of 8.3 percent.
The lowest jobless rate in the Valley is in Columbiana County at 7.5 percent, down 1.1 percent from March.
In April, Mahoning and Trumbull counties had 7.6 percent jobless rates.