More jobs rolling in - - Jackson, MS

More jobs rolling in

Nissan announces new supplier park; 800+ new jobs

It's a hot Tuesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area and I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Nissan is expanding it's Canton assembly plant and adding more than 800 jobs. Governor Phil Bryant joined Nissan employees to break ground on a new supplier park.

But, Entergy Corp. says it plans to cut 800 jobs, 80 here in Mississippi, nearly one-third of them in Louisiana, where the bulk of its employees live.

Plus, a Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper was killed in a motorcycle accident in Senatobia.

In sports, Ole Miss football players head to the children's hospital.

Clear skies and 94 degrees but it feels like 101 in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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