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Storm Forces Gates Jobs Back To Ashe PDF Print
Written by Steve Frank   
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 14:38

The Ashe County Commissioners meeting began with some potentially good economic news by way of a special announcement from Chris Robinson, director of the Ashe County Job Development Agency. Some Ashe County workers will temporarily benefit from the misfortune that befell the Gates Corporation plant located in Glade Springs, VA. The Gates plant was destroyed by the violent storms that hit the Glade Springs area a few weeks ago. As a result of that disastrous act of nature Gates Corporation management contacted the Ashe County Job Development Agency to ask if they could temporarily relocate to the old Sarah Lee facility in Jefferson.

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