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Poppies Boutique, located at 660 W. Broad Street, is ready for Christmas shopping to begin. Chloe Cripps was on shift Saturday and poses next to one of many Christmas-themed displays the shop just put up Friday.
The unemployment numbers are out for September and again, we’re down both across the state and here in DeKalb County. Considering 2010 when DeKalb County had a 13.7 percent unemployment rate, this is good news in anyone’s book.In addition to the low unemployment figures, DeKalb County was ranked third recently in tourism-revenue growth across the state. The combination points to high hopes for future growth here at home.Smithville and DeKalb County have a plethora to offer both residents and visitors alike.