CONNERSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) - The city of Connersville will find out this week if it landedthe Carbon Motors plant.
A rally is scheduled for Wednesday and all signs point toConnersville getting the plant.
Everyone in town has their fingers crossed and don't want tojinx anything.
But, most would consider the fact that Governor Mitch Danielsand CarbonMotors executives will be attending the rally a very promisingsign.
Volunteers have been cleaning up and preparing the Visteonplant. Some consider this a sign executives with Carbon Motors areinterested in purchasing and turning the builidng into an assemblyline.
Connersville is one of three cities the company is looking at tomanufacture its state of the art police car, which will also be atthe rally.
With double digit unemployment close to 16%, this town isdesperate for new jobs. The company will create close to 1300jobs.
City Council Member David Jobe said, "We just have lost so muchindustry over the years it's down to we need this terribly bad.It's very critical. We need so many jobs whether it's one or a1,000 any number of jobs is good for Connersville."
South Carolina and Georgia are the other two states the companyis considering.
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