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Families mourn eight victims

...was found Thursday in woods near the Woodhead plant, one of five Avondale Mills textile factories and offices near the wreck site. Officials said four other Avondale Mills employees also were found dead of chlorine poisoning.Autopsy results showed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-07/families-mourn-eight-victims
Ninth victim found dead

...that aren't leaking, moved empty tanker cars in place for the transfer and spread 40 tons of crushed lime around the wreck site to begin neutralizing chlorine.That time-consuming process, along with other cleanup and monitoring activities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-09/ninth-victim-found-dead
Relieved families return to homes

...After the train wreck and chlorine gas leak in Graniteville, the Castros left their home located two miles from the wreck site early Thursday night.For the past two days, Mr. and Mrs. Castro and their two sons, Stephen, 18, and Michael...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-09/relieved-families-return-home
Answers to your questions about the Graniteville accident

...mile area around the Graniteville wreck site until it is safe for residents to...tours of the area surround ing the wreck site. In addition, he said chlorine...about five miles northeast of the wreck site on land that is at a higher elevation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-09/answers-your-questions-about-
Avondale officials fear damage to equipment

...he said.Evacuees who fled homes just yards from the wreck site point to vehicle interiors that reek of chlorine. And...indications that the corrosive impact of chlorine away from the wreck site may not be as severe. Aiken County school officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-11/avondale-officials-fear-damag
Across the Area

...Dec. 31. The registry provides free medical screening to those who were exposed to chlorine within one mile of the wreck site. To sign up, call (803) 641-3332. Magnet high school is taking applications A.R. Johnson Health Science and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/23/met_35275.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Last wreck evacuees may get to return home today

...Wednesday. Houses being inspected are those closest to the wreck site and chlorine spill that killed nine people and sent hundreds...be performed Friday, Lt. Frank said. Cleanup of the wreck site also should be completed today. Salvage crews hired by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/20/met_440447.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Several homes require cleaning

...Evacuation zones still remain intact closest to the wreck site, where Norfolk Southern Train 192 crashed into a locomotive...corrosion, which damaged several vehicles close to the wreck site. "The first thing I did was lifted up the hood to see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/16/met_440088.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Residents will begin returning home today

...company's data processing center is located yards from the wreck site, and chlorine has a corrosive impact on computer circuitry...Avondale Mills plants and offices in the hot zone of the wreck site. Company officials also tried to jump-start operations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/13/met_439810.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Sheriff's Office
4 area schools plan to reopen

...Leavelle-McCampbell Middle School, Byrd Elementary School and Freedman Parenting Center - all less than one mile from the train wreck site - will remain closed through the end of the week. A meeting will be held Friday to determine whether these schools can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/12/met_439707.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Board of Education | Aiken County Sheriff's Office | Midland Valley High School