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This time of year is when most business leaders are setting objectives and plans for the following year. It’s a fun time because fresh ideas…

What’s the Earliest Triad Snowfall

GREENSBORO, NC — What’s the Earliest Snowfall in Triad History? It’s a good question. In fact, some of you have seen snowplows out and about in Winston-Salem getting their practice runs in for the season yet to come.

The WFMY News 2 Weather Team looked back at our records to find out. As it turns out, there has never been an October snowfall here in the Piedmont. To look at the records, we’ll break it down into two categories: snowflakes flying in the air and measurable snowfall (which must be at least a tenth of an inch).

Let’s start with flakes in the air. In 1954, the climate records show a “trace” of snow on November 1st.

Cone Mill Denim Plant To Close

GREENSBORO, N.C. – After more than 110 years of continuous production, the Cone Denim Plant will close its doors.

The International Textile Group, Inc. (ITG) announced on Wednesday, it will shut down operations at the Cone Denim White Oak Plant on December 31 of this year impacting 200 workers.

The company said changes in market demand have significantly reduced volume over the years at the facility. It also said it can’t sustain itself with higher manufacturing costs.

Kenneth Kunberger, President & CEO of International Textile Group said, “We truly regret having to take this action to close operations, and we deeply appreciate the loyalty and dedication of all current and former employees of the White Oak Plant.

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