Amazon breaks ground on new Murfreesboro facility - WSMV News 4

Amazon breaks ground on new Murfreesboro facility

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MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) -

Online retail giant Amazon held its groundbreaking ceremony for a new facility Thursday in Murfreesboro.

State and local officials joined Amazon executives for the groundbreaking on a new fulfillment center, which will pave the way for more than 1,000 new jobs in Middle Tennessee.

The facility should be open by next fall.

Amazon also plans to build a fulfillment center in Lebanon, which is expected to create some 1,300 jobs.

The company's expansion is set to bring millions of dollars into the local economy.

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