(New Wake Co. Schools Superintendent) Tata touring Wake next week–Source: News & Observer

RALEIGH — Anthony J. Tata, Wake County’s newly named schools superintendent, will make public appearances next week before schools staff, the board of education and other groups, including the conservative Wake County Taxpayers Association, board Chairman Ron Margiotta said Thursday.

Tata, 51, a retired Army brigadier general, will arrive Thursday and make as many as 16 appearances over two days, Margiotta said. (Read more)

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Sanderson Farms: Views from 2 states–Source: Wilson Times

Moultrie would welcome expansion; but company fined in Texas

Darrell Moore doesn’t quite understand why some residents in Wilson and Nash counties are worried about Sanderson Farms possibly building a poultry processing plant here.

As the president of Moultrie, Ga.’s chamber of commerce and the Moultrie-Colquitt County Development Authority, Moore describes Sanderson Farms as a "great corporate citizen and a good community partner." (Must subscribe online to Read More)

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Rocky Mount agrees to treat Sanderson Farms domestic waste–Source: Wilson Times

Rocky Mount officials have confirmed the city has agreed to treat domestic wastewater coming from the proposed Sanderson Farms plant.

Peter Varney, assistant city manager, said their conversations have been with Nash County officials because Nash County is the entity that would provide the water and sewer service for Sanderson Farms. (Must subscribe online to Read more)

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