Side Bar - Sign adds insult to injury

By: 
John Tarrant

Back in January more than 70 people lost their jobs at Central Lake’s Armor Express plant. With no notice, the corporate owners of the company announced that all production of the company’s body armor products would be produced in its Eden, N.C. facility.  

The shutdown announcement was sudden and unexpected and caught employees and Central Lake officials and residents by surprise. The community shock was best summed up by a long time employee of the company who told The Review that “I got up one day and went to work just as I had every day for the past 10 years and walked out an hour later without a job.” Another employee stated at the time that “none of us had any idea this was coming. The least they could have done was warn us of what was coming.”


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