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Athens OKs funds for Remington expansion project

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Money from Athens' contribution is expected to go towards the purchase of the old Chrysler building. Money from Athens' contribution is expected to go towards the purchase of the old Chrysler building.
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Athens city leaders approved its contributionto the Huntsville Remington project Monday.

The Athens City Councilapproved a contract at its Monday night meeting, allocating $250,000 for theproject.

Gun manufacturer Remingtonis opening a new plantin Huntsville by the airport. Some of the money will go towards the purchase ofthe old Chrysler building where Remington will be located.

The project is expected tobring nearly 2,000 jobs to North Alabama.

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