WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) — Yokohama Tire Corporation has broken ground for a manufacturing facility in Mississippi.
Gov. Phil Bryant, company executives and others gathered for the ground breaking ceremony Monday in West Point, where the company will manufacture commercial truck tires.
A news release from the governor's office says the first phase of the project represents a $300 million investment by Yokohama and will create 500 new jobs.
Officials say that potential future expansions are projected to increase the company's investment to more than $1 billion and to raise employment from 500 to 2,000 jobs.
In April, state lawmakers approved a total of $130 million in incentives to assist with the project — $70 million was allotted for the initial phase.
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CSX is working to get train cars back on the track after they flipped over Tuesday morning.
State Police say a Buffalo man had a BAC four times the legal limit when he was stopped in the Town of Alden for having a headlight out.
Cold and breezy with snow increasing in coverage into the overnight hours.
A woman told officers she thought she hit a curb, not a car. She failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest.
The bus driver who helped pull a woman to safety from the wrong side of the railing on a 198 overpass helped recognize the students on his bus who remained calm throughout the incident on Tuesday.