Job Fair Planned To Ease Jackson County's Economic Woes

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is planning a job fair next week to try and help out the more than 1,100 workers laid off in the county since April

The fair is being co-sponsored by the state, and it will be held in Pascagoula. So far, more than 70 companies have committed to the event.

The job fair will be Tuesday June 19th at the fair grounds in Pascagoula. The event is open to anyone looking for a job.