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Manufacturing jobs fade away around Augusta

...thousands of workers were forced to look for new employment.For Jenny Dunn, a 17-year veteran of the mill's Gregg Plant in Graniteville, the closure meant a search for a new direction -- and a new career.It also meant she joined a large...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-28/manufacturing-jobs-fade-aw
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On the move

...quality assurance for piece-dyed fabrics at Avondale Mills Inc. Mel Francisco has been named production manager of the Gregg Plant at Avondale Mills Inc. Brent Willing and Dana Arbaugh have been named credit analysts for Avondale Mills Inc. James...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/21/bus_289565.shtml
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On the move

...Francisco has been named plant manager of Avondale Mills' Gregg plant. He was previously the plant's production manager...been named assistant plant manager of Avondale Mills' Gregg plant. He was previously the plant superintendent at an Avondale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/05/bus_67225.shtml
Business | Augusta State University | Glenn Hills High School
Wreck, poisonous gas kill 8 in Graniteville

...third shift at Avondale Mills' Gregg Plant. "I started coughing and spitting...Mills' Woodhead plant, two at the Gregg plant and another at the Stevens Steam plant. A truck driver parked at the Gregg plant was found dead in his sleeper cab...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/07/met_439250.shtml
Metro | Midland Valley High School | South Aiken High School
Community assembles to remember its loved ones

...Steven was just 10 days old when his father, Steven Bagby Sr., died from chlorine inhalation in the break room of the Gregg plant. Steven Jr. looked on as a silver-colored bell was rung after each of the nine victims' names was read. Like many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/07/met_111636.shtml
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Officers evacuate area near train wreck

...third shift at Avondale Mills' Gregg Plant. "I started coughing and spitting...Mills' Woodhead plant, two at the Gregg plant and another at the Stevens Steam plant. A truck driver parked at the Gregg plant was found dead in his sleeper cab...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/06/met_439209.shtml
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Plant workers discuss futures

...for the last time Friday when the Gregg Plant ceased operations. Mr. Fulmer...ultimately were processed at the Gregg plant. "Having Gregg right there in...heavily damaged," he added. The Gregg Plant was the first of the Graniteville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/26/met_90247.shtml
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Holiday cheer lives amid mill layoffs

...company began last summer. "The attitude of the people is bad," he said. Kelly Hall, 20, works at Avondale's Gregg plant and said he was laid off last week without pay. He's back at work, but the company is talking about laying off workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/07/met_389221.shtml
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Textile workers fear layoffs

...doesn't look good," funeral home employee Cecil Hagens said, his thumb pointing in the direction of Avondale's Gregg Plant in Warrenville. "I've got a son-in-law that works for them, and he's about to worry himself to death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/23/bus_390281.shtml
Business | Savannah River Site
Project seeks to revitalize former textile mill towns

...liabilities now can be turned into assets pretty quickly." Harry Minniefield, a Graniteville resident who worked at the Gregg plant for a year before Avondale Mills closed last summer, said the area needs jobs. "It seems like a ghost town, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/25/met_121724.shtml
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