Campbell County businesses closing, hundreds of jobs lost

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CARYVILLE (WATE) – Three businesses are closing in Campbell County, resulting in the loss of hundreds of jobs.

Employees of A&S Steel in Caryville were notified Wednesday night that the company will be closing. Around 250 people currently work there. The company makes steel for “butler-type” pre-fabricated buildings.

A&S Steel is set to close on March 22.

Trail Manner Manufacturing is also closing. The small trailer company moved to Campbell County from Anderson County, but was unable to stay in business.

In addition, Carmike Movies 2 in LaFollette will be closing. The lease is being taken over by a local church.

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