Richland and Kershaw counties were among 18 counties statewide that saw their jobless rates fall last month.
Richland County's rate was 9.5 percent, down 0.1 of a percentage point from August and sixth-lowest in the state. Kershaw County's jobless rate also fell 0.1 of a percentage point to 10.4 last month.
Lexington County again posted the state's lowest unemployment rate at 8.3 percent, up from 8.1 percent in August.
- Andrew Shain