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What do you deem most memorable about Augusta's past 50 years?

...Gordon Highway and its impact on Olde Town (or "Pinch Gut.")? The train derailment in Graniteville that released chlorine gas and killed a least nine people.? Construction of the civic center, now James Brown Arena.? The return of professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-18/what-do-you-deem-most-memorab
Federal tax credit to aid new Graniteville recycling plant

...staff to help redevelop a community wrought by economic hardship.In 2005, a train derailed in Graniteville, causing chlorine gas to leak into the textile building and destroying expensive equipment. A year later, Avondale Mills vacated the site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-21/federal-tax
Graniteville church to celebrate recovery since 2005 train wreck

...crash caused a tank car containing chlorine to leak, and the train engineer and eight other people died as a result of chlorine gas inhalation.According to the report, more than 5,400 people within a mileof the derailment site were evacuated from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-03/graniteville-church-celebrate
Atlanta firm starting recycling plant in former Graniteville textile mill

...Avondale Mills, which shut down in 2006, a year after a deadly train crash in downtown Graniteville that released chlorine gas that seeped into the company's offices and mills, destroying expensive equipment and halting operations for weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-20/atlanta-firm-starting-recy
Work underway on Graniteville recycling plant

...building was vacated by Avondale Mills seven years ago, a year after a deadly train crash halted operations for weeks as chlorine gas drifted into the company's offices and mills, leaving expensive equipment destroyed.State political figures spoke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-07-09/work-underw
Graniteville remembers 2005 tragedy

...Southern train crashed into two locomotives and two rail cars. The freight train was carrying more than 250 tons of toxic chlorine gas which was released in the crash.Nine people died as a result of the toxic fumes, more than 250 people were sent to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-08/graniteville-remembers-2005-t
Metro
'Graniteville' documentary coming to Imperial

...mill town, from its founding by William Gregg to the massive derailment of a train in 2005 that spilled 60 tons of chlorine gas. The film, built from more than 40 interviews and 500 hours of animations and recreations, concludes with visions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-06-10/graniteville-documentary-com
Bluegrass CD inspired by '60s classic

...706) 722-8341.The film about the history of Graniteville and the 2005 train derailment that spilled 60 tons of chlorine gas in the town was produced by Bryton Entertainment, consisting of Bryan Williams (singer Flo Carter's grandson) and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-07-06/bluegrass-cd-inspired
What if Graniteville wreck was nuclear?

...in Graniteville would be catastrophic: Fact : That train derailment was catastrophic. It spewed a lethal cargo of chlorine gas over the community. Nine people died, 250 were injured, some seriously, and claims for damages to property and businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/15/let_527650.shtml
Letters
Going back to Graniteville

...planning." Though small, accidental exposures to chlorine gas are not unusual, the Graniteville accident was one...shows us what a significant challenge a large-scale chlorine gas release poses to health care facilities," said Wisconsin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/04/edi_506322.shtml
Editorials