A long-time textile plant in Edenton will lay off 203 workers starting in April.
And Edenton Town Manager Anne-Marie Knighton says the recently
adopted Central American Free Trade Agreement is to blame.
Last week, Weyerhaeuser Company said it will shut down its plant
in nearby Plymouth after 57 years, which is expected to displace
another 200 workers.
Local agencies are developing ways to help families impacted by
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