SUMMIT, Miss. (AP) - After four years on the drawing board and a little more than a year of actual construction, Southwest Mississippi Community College's new Regional Workforce Training Center is about to become a reality.
The projected finishing date of the facility is Oct. 22.
The Enterprise-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/RddgLp ) the 32,000-square foot facility is designed to provide advanced skills training to the local workforce in a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, emergency medical, public works, law enforcement and other first responders.
According to school figures, the projected cost of the facility is $6.5 million. The school received a $4.8 million grant from the federal Economic Development Administration to help fund the facility.
Information from: Enterprise-Journal, http://www.enterprise-journal.com
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