Henry County Hosting a Job Fair

Henry County will be hosting a job fair to help employees move into a new career.

It will be held Wednesday from one until 4:30 pm and again on Thursday from 7 to 10:30 am at WestPoint Stevens on 431 norths in Abbeville.

The WestPoint Stevens plant in Abbeville, along with other facilities in the southeast is shutting down.

Around 750 jobs are going to be terminated in Abbeville.

This particular plant served many retail stores including Wal-Mart, with its many brands.

WestPoint Home’s plans for global restructuring leaves workers and the city counting down the days until August when 93 percent of the plant will close its doors for good.

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