Saltillo business to close its doors - - Jackson, MS

Hundreds of jobs lost as North Mississippi business closes its doors

LEE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -


A major industry in Northeast Mississippi is closing one of its plants for good.

Yesterday Lane Furniture in Saltillo announced it would cease operations on March 21st, a move that will lay off 480 employees.

Lane's parent company, Heritage Home Group, sent letters to all of the employees  informing them of the closure.

Saltillo Mayor Rex Smith says it comes as a surprise and says they are working to help the plant's employees.

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