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Families mourn eight victims

...graveyard shift at the Avondale Mills Woodhead plant. "Our boys were gone," said...found Thursday in woods near the Woodhead plant, one of five Avondale Mills textile...North Augusta, was the other Woodhead plant worker whose body was found in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/08/met_439408.shtml
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Avondale at work to sell plant, retain jobs

...Mills Inc. has identified multiple buyers for its Woodhead Plant and is negotiating a sale that is expected to save...Avondale is "currently negotiating" the sale. The Woodhead plant applies rubber coating to tents, book covers and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/21/met_86092.shtml
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Graniteville mill reopens, restores 82 jobs

...rolled past Avondale Mills' former Woodhead Plant on Wednesday. Inside, workers...was worth what he spent. "The Woodhead plant was always profitable, so it...The actual restart of the former Woodhead plant Aug. 21 restored about 82 of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/07/met_95647.shtml
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Families mourn eight victims

...graveyard shift at the Avondale Mills Woodhead plant."Our boys were gone," said...found Thursday in woods near the Woodhead plant, one of five Avondale Mills textile...North Augusta, was the other Woodhead plant worker whose body was found in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-07/families-mourn-eight-victims
On the move

...Petitt have joined the staff of Professional Lending as mortgage loan originators. Shannon Stello has joined the Woodhead Plant staff of Avondale Mills as a manager of plant performance and human resources. Chase Caldwell has joined the plant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/28/bus_276172.shtml
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Mill tries to ease pain of workers' families

...Graniteville, was found dead in a wooded area near the Woodhead plant. ? John Laird, 24, of North Augusta, was found dead in a wooded area near Woodhead plant. ? Fred "Rusty" Rushton III, 41, of Warrenville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-10/mill-tries-ease-pain-workers-
Wreck, poisonous gas kill 8 in Graniteville

...street. It was like a scene from The Twilight Zone - not even a dog moving."Two employees died at the 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-06/wreck-poisonous-gas-kill-8-gr
One year after Avondale Mills closing, former plants find new life

...Plant last year, restoring about 250 jobs. Graniteville Speciality Fabrics has been operating out of the former Woodhead Plant since September. Bought by a group of South Carolina investors, which includes the owner of Sage Valley Golf Club...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/22/met_136720.shtml
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Local business roundup 2006

...to be acquired by Wilmington, N.C.-based Liberty HomeCare & Hospice. JULY - Avondale Mills annouces sale of Woodhead Plant to Aiken businessman Weldon Wyatt, saving 100 jobs. - Food Lion says it will move into the former Winn-Dixie store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2006-12-31/local-business-roundup-200
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Slope of land spurred spread of chlorine

...from the plant entrance, and Charles Shealey and John Laird, who were killed as they ran into the woods. From the Woodhead plant, the chlorine followed the valley of Horse Creek, which runs behind the plant, said Stephen Felker Sr., the principal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/23/met_440701.shtml
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