Jackson County Job Fair A Success

Almost 4,000 people turned out Tuesday from around the coast for a huge job fair in Pascagoula. An exit survey, shows that more than 600 workers were offered jobs by the end of the day.

The event was organized by state and county officials to help the 12 to 13 hundred employees laid off this year in Jackson County. More than 70 companies with job openings attended the event.