Lockheed Martin Creating 350 Jobs In Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Lockheed Martin Corp. says it will open a technology support center this September in the Jackson suburb of Clinton, Miss., creating 350 new jobs.

Emily Simone, spokeswoman for the Bethesda, Md.-based company, tells The Associated Press on Tuesday that the mission support center will serve all of Lockheed Martin’s federal customers.

Lockheed Martin will put the center in part of the former corporate headquarters of WorldCom, the telecommunications company that went into bankruptcy in 2002. The former WorldCom campus, with several buildings, is now called the South Pointe Business Park and is just off Interstate 20.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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