Michelle Lowe

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Delivering the news in North MS and West AL. has been just one more "Day in the Life" since 2007. Anchor of WCBI News at 9 on MYMS, co-anchor WCBI News at 10. Email me with story ideas!

Video: Lane Furniture in Saltillo Set to Close

LEE COUNTY, Miss. – (WCBI) Nearly 500 north Mississippians are losing their job this spring.

The Lane Furniture plant in Saltillo is closing.

Heritage Home Group now owns a majority of the company. They had no official comment on the closing. The Community Development Foundation says 480 people work at the Lee County Plant.

Heritage Home group is restructuring how the company is operated, including its management team. A letter was delivered to employees but it did not specify how many would loose their jobs.

The plant is slated to close by March 21st.