Mississippi’s Recession May Finally Be Over

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Could Mississippi’s recession finally be over? The state’s unemployment rate is at a new all-time low. The state’s employer payroll survey, the top labor market indicator for economists, hit 1.16 million in December, an 18,000-job gain over December 2016 and above the previous high of…




Oxford Set To Double In Size In 2018

OXFORD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Oxford is considering an annexation that would nearly double the size of the city. The plan would add 12 square miles and 3600 residents to the current 16 square miles city limits. Mayor Robin Tannehill is inviting public comment on the proposal that would encourage…