Dell workers are getting yet another reprieve.
The Winston-Salem Journal is reporting this morning that because of increasing demand for desktop computers, Dell will keep its Forsyth County plant open until the end of October.
It's the third time the company has extended its deadline for closing the plant.
The company had planned to close in January, putting 905 people out of work It then extended the deadline to April 30 and then July 31.
About 500 employees remain at the plant.
The change of heart has cost Dell. After it announced the closing, the company paid back about $26.5 million in local incentive money, the newspaper reported. Under terms of the agreement, it would have been able to keep about half of that by making it to the end of October, according to reporter Richard Craver.
The company has also paid back state incentives.