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Construction on GE plant in Ellisville about to begin

The GE Aviation Plant is getting closer to being a reality for Ellisville.

GE Aviation Strategic Leader, Rick Wehmer, spoke to the Laurel Rotary Club, Tuesday. Wehmer said construction is scheduled to begin early next week, and should be complete in the next eight months.

Wehmer said GE has experienced great success with its North Mississippi site in Batesville and is very excited about the future success in Ellisville.

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