Furniture maker plans to close factory in Galax200 more jobs gone. Forever.
By Duncan Adams, The Roanoke Times
They fought China and scored some points but it wasn't enough to save 200 jobs in Galax.
On Tuesday, Vaughan Furniture Co. announced plans to close one of its two furniture factories in Galax. Consolidation of work into the B.C. Vaughan plant there will result in the loss of about 200 jobs within approximately 60 days, the company announced. (link)
Sure hope that tourism economy kicks in soon.