Franklin IP mill to close

Published 11:22 am Thursday, October 22, 2009

FRANKLIN, Va. – International Paper will close its Franklin, Va. mill.

The announcement came this morning (Thursday) during an 11 a.m. press conference at the mill.

The mill employs 1,000 workers from southside Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.

Check later today for the full story from this morning’s press conference.