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News briefs: 10-19-11

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By The Staff

News seeks Halloween community photos
The Anderson News will be accepting community photos of readers’ Halloween activities, costumes and festivities for its Nov. 2 edition of the newspaper.
Readers can upload high-resolution photos to the News’ community forum page, “Anderson NewsHound” on Facebook.
Please include the names of the individuals in the pictures, who they are supposed to be dressed up as, and any other relevant information.
All photos and information must adhere to the ethical and appropriate content guidelines of The Anderson News, and editors have the discretion of removing and editing content that does not fit those guidelines.
Photos and information may also be e-mailed to mdowns@theandersonnews.com. Attach photos along with caption information in the body of the e-mail.
For more information, contact Meaghan Downs at mdowns@theandersonnews.com or call 839-6906.

Health department plans
open house, ribbon cutting
A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 5-7 p.m. at the new health department, located at 1180 Glensboro Road.
The public is welcome.

Local plant considered for award
The Lawrenceburg General Cable plant is one of two owned by the company that has been selected for a magazine’s “Best Plants” competition, the company announced.
The local plant was selected along with one Rhode Island, company officials said.
“We are excited to have two General Cable plants represented in ‘IndustryWeek’s’ Best Plants finalist list this year,” said Mark Thackeray, senior vice president of North American operations.
“General Cable’s lean manufacturing and six sigma initiatives have continued to drive major improvements throughout our company. We hope to have another plant or two receive IndustryWeek’s 2011 Best Plants Award and become recognized as one of the 10 best manufacturing plants in North America.”