Boeing breaks ground on assembly plant today (update: ground broke)

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Update November 21:

The Post and Courier was there for the ceremony and has a lengthy write-up and photo gallery.

Unless you're just captivated by the historic moment for the Lowcountry and want to read all about it, you're not missing much.

If you want to see more photos, Flickr user SCSenateGOP has a slew.

First reporting:

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Today is the day that Boeing breaks ground on the $750 million 787 assembly plant, the largest industrial investment in South Carolina's history.

The plan is expected to create around 3,800 jobs within seven years, but Boieng's influence will reach much farther than just job creation.

The Post and Courier has a nice article looking at what Boeing will mean for the Lowcountry's future.

Go take a read.

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