Chattooga County’s largest employer, Mt. Vernon Mills is the feature story on CNN.com called “From Farm Field to Cotton Mill: the making of America’s Denim.” The story features interviews with Mt. Vernon employees, Mill Manager Don Henderson and Trion mayor Benny Perry.   Mt. Vernon Mills is one of the last denim mills in the United States and is responsible for the majority of American made denim.  The article features a video and tells the history of Trion and Mt. Vernon Mills. The writer of the article even tries to get the pronunciation of the town’s name correct. To view the article click on the following:  

http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/10/30/blue.jeans.mill/index.html