Cost of Living

Jackson County, Mississippi is one of the most inexpensive locations to live and work in the nation. In 2008, the cost of living index in Jackson County was 86.3 which is much lower than the U.S. average of 100.

The national average price of existing single-family homes sold in the U.S. in 2007 was $266,200 while homes in Jackson County on average were sold for $124,800.

Ingalls wins NSC contract

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $497 million fixed-price, incentive-fee contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to build

Navy orders more MQ-8Cs

Northrop Grumman is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U. S. Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). It brings to

Senators praise Northrop over contract

MOSS POINT, Miss. – Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker praised Northrop Grumman and the city for two separate contracts to build additional

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