Griffin Wrecking Co. plans to open a scrapyard in Ridgeway,
N.C.-based company is seeking to have a vacant 18.4-acre parcel
rezoned so it can operate a scrap metal and auto recycling
facility employing between eight and 10 workers.
The Henry County
Planning Commission has recommended that the request be
granted, and the countys board of supervisors was
scheduled to consider the application. If the rezoning is
approved, it will advance to the Board of Zoning Appeals, where
a special-use permit will be considered.
D.H. Griffin, which
could not be reached for comment, performs demolition work and
operates scrapyards in North Carolina, South Carolina and
The company, which
claims to generate 1 million tons of ferrous scrap a year from
its demolition work, also has a presence in Alabama, Florida,
Georgia and Texas.