Gov: Amazon ‘largest jobs commitment’ in Tennessee history

In this Aug. 3, 2017, photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon on Tuesday, Nov. 13, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and Arlington, Va. In addition, the online retailer said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday described plans for a Tennessee operations hub expected to create 5,000 jobs will be “the single largest jobs commitment made by a company in Tennessee’s history.”