Mayodan en Ruger Opening Gun Manufacturing Plant In Rockingham County <p>Sam Page steps out of his jeep wrangler wearing a green hunting suit, boots and a black hat. Everything but his hands, face and neck is covered. It’s a sizzling Thursday summer afternoon and Page is dripping with sweat. After a short walk into the woods, he plants his feet, focuses on a steel plate about 50 feet in front of him— and fires.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:46:12 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 20752 at Ruger Opening Gun Manufacturing Plant In Rockingham County Mayodan Mill Coming Down <p><strong>Jeff Tiberii:</strong> In between the railroad tracks and the Mayo River rests a once vibrant building. The windows of this former Washington Mills factory have long since been bricked up and no one has worked inside for 13 years. On the back side of the building is a gaping hole, and on this cool winter afternoon, workers are dismantling what has become a symbolic eyesore.<br><br><strong>Bill Morehead:</strong> It was the backbone of the community, while it was running. It kept people working; they made a living, a good living.<br> Sun, 26 Feb 2012 22:27:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 3193 at Mayodan Mill Coming Down