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Mike Garvin real estate entrepreneur helping to improve Hawesville

Mike Garvin, 59, began purchasing homes, fixing them up and renting them out right before he started his job at Domtar in 1997.  After 23 years at the paper mill, he’s retired and Garvin Properties has 15 rentals in Hawesville and Lewisport that keep him busy, along with the huge project of remodeling the old…

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Fire at Domtar Paper Mill Monday; quickly extinguished

  Monday evening, June 19th, Domtar Paper Mill in Hawesville, experienced a fire on the conveyor line which distributes the wood chips.  “The call came in at 7:45,” Director of Hancock County Emergency Management Kyle Veach said. “Dukes and Hawesville Fire Departments were initially paged. Officials say luckily Hawesville and Dukes VFD were already at…

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Sen Rand Paul meets with Century on importance of military grade aluminum

Dr. Senator Rand Paul met with Century Aluminum employees, local industry leaders from Domtar Paper Mill, Commonwealth Rolled Products, Southwire and Hancock County’s leaders on Thursday. The primary purpose of Senator Paul’s visit was to meet with Century Aluminum and key leaders of Hancock County regarding issues facing the aluminum industries.  Hancock County has an aluminum…

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