Ribbon cut on new Amazon distribution facility in Bristol, Va.

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BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) — The ribbon was cut Tuesday afternoon on Amazon’s new distribution center in Bristol, Virginia.

The new facility is located on Thomas Road near Interstate 81 Exit 7.

Bristol, Virginia Mayor Neal Osborne said a shift of workers will come in Tuesday night to begin sending packages out on Wednesday.

Osborne said Amazon is still hiring workers and plans to hire even more people for the holidays.

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