Closed paper mill set to reopen in Wickliffe, KY

WICKLIFFE, KY (KFVS) - Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is set to announce the reopening of the Verso Paper Mill in Wickliffe today at Noon.

According to Gov. Bevin's Office, representatives from Verso Corp. plan to sign a purchase agreement with a buyer Thursday, Aug. 16 at the facility.

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The name of the company buying the shuttered paper mill has not been disclosed, but the new company's executives will be at the signing.

At the signing, the new company says they will outline their plan to reopen the mill, restoring the hundreds of jobs lost two years ago.

Heartland News will attend the signing and announcement and we will bring you the latest.

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