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Slow economy has Hancock Co. contractor hurting for business

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Hancock County contractor says the tough economy has him nearly begging for work. Brent Scelson has placed the equivalent of a "Will Work For Food" sign on his truck hoping to drum up business.

Sceleson put up a sign reading "LOCAL CONTRACTOR NEEDS WORK MS LICENSED" and parked his truck on busy Highway 603. He told Hancock County Reporter Al Showers he's had a thriving business for five years, but work has simply dried up.

Scelson put up the sign Friday. Find out what's happened since then later today on WLOX News at 5pm and WLOX.com.

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