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Most Norfolk Southern lawsuits settled in Graniteville tragedy

...Southern, the largest settlement was to the owners of Avondale Mills, which closed in 2006.The total paid was not revealed...restoring vegetation in the Horse Creek watershed.Avondale Mills employees who lost their jobs after the plant closed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-03/most-norfolk-southern-lawsuit
A decade after tragedy, Graniteville tries to recoup lost jobs

...has returned that the town centerpiece will repair a distressed economy.Ten years ago, a train derailed near the Avondale Mills plant in Graniteville, releasing about 60 tons of liquid chlorine. Nine people died in the immediate aftermath...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-03/decade-after-tragedy-granitev
Recleim will be Pepsi's choice for regeneration

...devices. The company is set up in the former Hickman Mill building downtown, which once housed yarn operations for Avondale Mills. Its headquarters is in Atlanta, though. Pepsi Bottling Ventures operates 21 bottling and distribution facilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-10-31/recleim-wil
Norfolk Southern invests in safety improvements

...catastrophic event involving a train locally occurred in January 2005, when two Norfolk Southern trains collided near the Avondale Mills plant in Graniteville, killing nine people and exposing 250 others to 60 tons of chlorine released into the air.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-17/norfolk-southern-invests-saf
David Inglett Sr.

...George Inglett, Wyatt Lopez, Harry Owens, and Bill Wilson. David was a hard-working man. He retired from Avondale Mills after 43 years of service. He was a Christian and a member of Green Pond Baptist Church in Jackson. David was a...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172229655
Federal tax credit to aid new Graniteville recycling plant

...Graniteville, causing chlorine gas to leak into the textile building and destroying expensive equipment. A year later, Avondale Mills vacated the site."There's a wealth of skilled and work-ready people in this area, and we are looking forward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-21/federal-tax
Lewis Abraham III

...Abraham was known as a Dynamic Singing Preacher in the CSRA as well as a dedicated worker for over 30 years at the Avondale Mills. He also was known in the local gospel community where he was a former member of the original Abraham Brothers...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171564954
Thomas Whitfield

...Nero and Pastor Thomas Berry officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Mr. Whitfield was retired from Avondale Mills and the Army National Guard after 20 years of service. Survivors are his wife, Paulette Whitfield; two sons, Thedrick...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169535325
Lewis Abraham III

...Abraham was known as a Dynamic Singing Preacher in the CSRA as well as a dedicated worker for over 30 years at the Avondale Mills. He also was known in the local gospel community where he was a former member of the original Abraham Brothers...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171591122
Former Graniteville millworkers still needed for lung testing

...Researchers are trying to get about 600 people to participate.To participate, individuals must have worked in either Avondale Mills or the Graniteville Co. and have a record of at least three years of occupation lung function testing prior to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-09/former-graniteville-millworke