Winchester Ammunition has wasted no time in expanding its operations in Oxford with the new Centerfire plant. Gov. Haley Barbour will be in town Wednesday for a private ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the new facility. It’s been less than a year since the company announced its plans to make a $100 milion investment in Oxford and create some 1,000 new jobs. (October 10, 2011, Page 1A)
More than 1,400 applicants attended the Winchester job fair Tuesday at the Oxford Conference Center.
Winchester to hold job fair to begin the hiring of the additional 800-plus jobs it has promised to bring to Lafayette County with the addition of its Centerfire production. (June 16, 2011, Page 1A)
The odds would appear to have tipped in Oxford’s favor that Olin Corp. will move as many as 1,000 jobs from its East Alton, Ill., plant to its plant in the Lafayette County Industrial Park. (October 19, 2010, Page 1)