In Mississippi, the median household annual income is just over $40,000. It’s right at $16,000 less than the median income across the country, and it’s growing more and more common for people to pick up a side hustle to stay ahead.
The District at Midtown in Hattiesburg has continued to grow and develop since its opening about six months ago. Business has been booming lately because of football games across the street at the University of Southern Mississippi.
The Hattiesburg City Council voted to appeal a Forrest County Circuit Court ruling by special-appointed Judge Larry Roberts regarding a lawsuit filed by small engine manufacturer Kohler against Forrest County and the city of Hattiesburg.