MONROE, La. (AP) -- A Ruston businessman who bought a defunct headlight plant last year says a deal may be in the offing for as many as 1,500 jobs.
James Davison says he's an investor in the project, for which Mississippi and possibly Alabama are competing.
He and state and local economic development officials say it would involve assembly, but confidentiality agreements keep them from giving any other details.
If it goes through, says Davison, the 425,000-square-foot plant built by Guide Corp. would have to be doubled in size.
Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo says the city, state and Davison have been working on an incentive package.