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A Columbus, Miss. QUIZ! How well do you know this Southern city?

May 30, 2014
We’re continuing our American Futures series with The Atlantic’s James Fallows this week. Kai and James have been traveling across the U.S. looking at how small towns are living and working in a new economy. Next stop: Mississippi to the city of Columbus — A town with a long history in the South. How much do you know […]

The death of manufacturing is greatly exaggerated

May 30, 2014
A look at how one Mississippi town is bringing factory jobs back from overseas.

Barge owner talks oil and uncertainty

Oct 28, 2013
Marketplace checks back in with Austin Golding, co-owner of Golding Barges Line in Mississippi.

Steady as a rock: Real estate in Jackson, Miss.

Mar 8, 2013
Daffodils are starting to bloom in Jackson and that's when buyers start coming out looking for a home. We check in with a broker to see what real estate's like in Mississippi.

Advocates say insurance costs strain homeowners

Oct 9, 2012
Gulf Coast insurance premiums have skyrocketed in recent years, and homeowners advocates say they're seeing people at risk of going into foreclosure because they can't afford their mortgage plus their insurance.