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Worker injured at Solutia plant
A worker at the Solutia plant, injured Wednesday morning, was treated and released by Decatur General Hospital, according to Solutia officials.
The employee, whose name was not immediately available, was an employee of Salrecon, said Solutia spokesman Dan Jenkins.
According to reports, a falling pipe hit the worker. A supervisor for Salrecon, Howard Hayes, did not return calls Wednesday.
Solutia sold the Acrilan plantís equipment to Salrecon, Jenkins said.
Solutia, which is in bankruptcy, closed the Acrilan plant in 2005.
The plant produced acrylic fiber before it closed.
Old courthouse to be restored
SOMERVILLE — The ball is about to start rolling on Somer-villeís restoration of the old courthouse.
Mayor Ray Long said he will meet Thursday at the courthouse with representatives of Garber Construction Co. and architect David Ely of J.H. Partners of Huntsville.
For several years, the town has raised money and sought grants to preserve the building, which once served as the Morgan County Courthouse.
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