MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The West Tennessee Megasite in Haywood County has changed its name to Memphis Regional Megasite in a move to align the industrial development site with its booming big city neighbor.
Haywood County Mayor Franklin Smith said in a statement obtained by The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/HMItl2 ) that Memphis is a globally recognized brand that will help them more efficiently market the assets of the site.
The 1,720-acre site in southwest Haywood County is certified through Tennessee Valley Authority's Megasite Certification Program as a potential site for a big manufacturer or other large industrial development.
The site is located along Interstate 40 and CSX Rail connects it to four other rail systems.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.