Indicator aligns with tri-county area, the state.

Sumter County’s April jobless rate inched down Friday, the state reported inits monthly report. The rate averaged 6.6 percent, down one-tenth of a percent. That compared with Lake, down two-tenths; Marion down three tenths at 5.3 percent; and Florida down one-tenth, at 4.8 percent.

David R. Corder, Daily Sun