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.

Ports, Cuba sign accords

The Mississippi ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport signed agreements in Cuba on Monday with an eye to future business and with a Republican U.S. senator from the state

USCG awards contracts

Ingalls Shipbuilding and VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula were among five companies that were awarded firm, fixed-price contracts from the U.S. Coast

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