A South Carolina congressman is helping local veterans get jobs. U.S. Representative Joe Wilson held a Veterans fair at Aiken Technical College in Graniteville Monday.
Representatives from various organizations attended including the Social Security Administration and the Department of Veterans affairs.
Congressman Wilson now represents all of Aiken County and says helping veterans is important because they make it possible for us to have the freedoms we have today.
The unemployment rate in Georgia dropped to 8.4% in March, which is the lowest rate since December 2008. It also stands at 8.4% in South Carolina.