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Plant sale could save jobs of 200

...AIKEN - Avondale Mills Inc. has agreed to sell its Townsend plant in Graniteville, a move that will likely preserve...plants it will purchase, the agreement states. The Townsend plant, one of seven Avondale operates in Graniteville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/08/met_84561.shtml
Metro
Yarn will keep plants open

...Avondale Mills plant alive. The Townsend plant on Ascauga Lake Road is one of...close June 30 and includes the Townsend plant, two in Alabama and the equipment...is appealing to Parkdale. The Townsend plant will retain almost 250 jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/09/bus_84614.shtml
Business
On the move

...superintendent at an Avondale facility in Alabama. Glenn Armitage has been named plant manager of Avondale Mills' Townsend plant. He will assume the new role in addition to his current duties as manager of Avondale's Horse Creek and Hickman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/05/bus_67225.shtml
Business | Augusta State University | Glenn Hills High School
Friends talk of wreck's victims

...who worked alongside Ms. Myers at the mill's Townsend plant. "It just seemed like the plant wasn't alive...their shift ended around 8 a.m. Kay Williams, a Townsend plant employee, said she worked in the same threads and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/12/met_434203.shtml
Metro
All plants might close

...Mr. Felker said. Potential buyers already have expressed interest in three facilities - two in Alabama and the Townsend plant in Aiken County, he said. He also said leaders will consider a restructuring that might save part of the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/23/met_82545.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Sibley Mill to stay open through July

...the schedule. The company continues an attempt to sell off its plants as working mills. It has already sold the Townsend Plant in Graniteville to competitor Parkdale Mills, which will retain about 250 jobs. Parkdale also bought two Avondale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/30/bus_87184.shtml
Business
Developers see promise in mill land

...It also is closing its Sibley Mill in Augusta and plants in Alabama. Since the announcement, Avondale sold its Townsend plant and has several buyers interested in its Woodhead plant. Both are expected to keep producing textiles and will spare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/09/met_88288.shtml
Metro
Many mill workers must consider career change

...another company will buy Avondale's plants. Competitor Parkdale Mills, based in North Carolina, plans to buy the Townsend Plant, which is expected to save 200 jobs. Others say they'll take advantage of educational opportunities offered by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/18/met_85800.shtml
Metro
Graniteville mills begin 350 layoffs

...Weaving operations have been shut down at the Townsend plant, he said, because there is no way to dye material...those (other) mills, he said. Mr. Felker said Townsend plant employees can apply for jobs at other Graniteville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/05/met_9008.shtml
Metro
One year after Avondale Mills closing, former plants find new life

...warehouse companies looking to rent out part of the plant. Parkdale Mills, a North Carolina-based company, bought the Townsend Plant last year, restoring about 250 jobs. Graniteville Speciality Fabrics has been operating out of the former Woodhead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/22/met_136720.shtml
Metro