The South Alabama economy received a shot in the arm in the spring of 2013 when Airbus announced it was building an airplane assembly plant in Mobile. The plant will produce 4 airplanes per month once it starts production in late 2015. Thousands of jobs will be created.  Millions of dollars will flood our economy. New side businesses are planned. But, is the area ready for this growth?

Local 15 will examine what Airbus will mean to our area. From infrastructure, to roads, to school growth to crime. Our panel of experts will look at what the future holds for our community.

Local 15 is hosting the Town Hall Meeting Your Voice Your Future: Airbus and the growth of Mobile. Are we ready? February 26.  The one hour live broadcast will begin at 7pm on WJTC. It will also be streamed on The panel will consist of the movers and shakers behind the deal and people who are charged with developing the framework to address this growth. A studio audience will be an integral part of this broadcast as we seek answers to the future shape of Mobile and its surrounding areas.

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