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McCoury Family Will Admit Verso Employees Free DelFest Sunday

May 17th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Del McCoury and family- after learning of the planned closing of the Luke Mill- decided to invite Verso Corp. paper mill employees to attend DelFest for free on Sunday, May 26.  The bluegrass legend was a guest on WCBC’s “Dave Norman Show” Thursday relaying how his longtime business manager Stan Strickland- via a facebook posting by County Administrator Brandon Butler- alerted him about the situation. McCoury, his wife Jean and extended family have a history of giving back to the community which serves as host of his annual DelfFest event at the county fairgrounds each Memorial Day weekend. He said when he learned of closure and the fact that close to 700 plant workers would be out of a job- he felt compelled to extend the invitation to DelFest…

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