Graniteville Train Accident | The Augusta Chronicle

...train carrying chemicals hit a parked train near an Avondale Mills plant in Graniteville, South Carolina. The impact...Southern, the largest settlement was to the owners of Avondale Mills, which closed in 2006. Changes in the federal...

Jack Cozart Sr.

...He was a life member of the Acacia Lodge #315 AFM and a Shriner and Scottish Rite. Mr. Cozart was a Supervisor at Avondale Mill for 42 years. He had a love of music, garage sales and spending quality time with family and friends. Family members...

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...

New recycling plant opens in Graniteville

...to tour the 110,000-square-foot facility in Hickman Mill.The textile mill had sat vacant since 2006 after Avondale Mills closed in the aftermath of a train derailment that killed nine people and wreaked havoc on Graniteville's economic...

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...

Sun Cha McZorn

...married her love of 46 years while he was serving his country. She was employed at Lily Cup, Murray Biscuit Company and Avondale Mill, where she retired after twenty years. However, no position gave her more pleasure and reward than that of her family...

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.

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...

Graniteville church honors victims of 2005 train wreck

...of himself in the days after the 2005 Graniteville train derailment.The Aiken County Council chairman and former Avondale Mills employee lost two of his colleagues ? Allen Frazier and Ste ven Bagby ? in the early morning accident.The crash...

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...