Goodwill rebuilding in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The city of Springfield is getting a little help to boost its local economy.

Goodwill is investing in Springfield. They should reopen in four months and will focus on hiring locals. (WJHG/WECP)

Goodwill Big Bend hosted a ceremony Thursday morning to celebrate the imminent return of its Springfield outlet store and warehouse. The city is still recovering from Hurricane Michael, and the return of Goodwill could begin to represent a turnaround for the community.

The company hopes to open the store and warehouse within four months, and plans to hire locally.

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