#Poordale trends after funny closing notice in NC

HIGH POINT (WTVD) -- While many in North Carolina enjoyed a day off from work or school, one poor guy, it seemed, would get no such luck.

From MyFox8:

  • On Friday, a closing notice was aired on FOX8 that Metal Works of High Point would be closed today, but Dale would be working.

    The closing read:

    Metal Works of High Point

    Closed Today; Dale to work normal hours

    #poordale has since started trending on Twitter.

    Metal Works of High Point said it was all a joke and that Dale did not work on Friday.

    Metal Works continued with the joke, teasing on Twitter that a decision would be made on Dale's status for Saturday.

    On an updated closing notice that aired on FOX8's crawl Friday afternoon, Metal Works posted:

    Closed Tomorrow; Dale- 1 hr delay #poordale

  • Dale's not out of the woods yet, apparently:

    Read more on MyFox8.com

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