BATESVILLE, Miss. (WMC) - Panola County is getting over $2 million to turn an old outlet mall into a job training center.
The project involved the Batesville Factory Stores off of Interstate 55.
For years, Northwest Mississippi Community College has wanted to open a campus on the property.
A U.S. Department of Labor grant will pay for the renovations.
The workforce training will be customized for industries in surrounding counties.