Press Release: SANDERSON FARMS ANNOUNCES 1,100 NEW JOBS IN NASH COUNTY – AUGUST 28, 2012 –

**CAROLINAS GATEWAY PARTNERSHIP PRESS RELEASE** – FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION –   SANDERSON FARMS ANNOUNCES 1,100 NEW JOBS IN NASH COUNTY   – AUGUST 28, 2012 – ______________________________________________________________________   In a press release issued today by Sanderson Farms Inc. (www.sandersonfarms.com), Chairman and CEO Joe F. Sanderson, Jr. announced that the company will locate a new poultry processing…Read more Press Release: SANDERSON FARMS ANNOUNCES 1,100 NEW JOBS IN NASH COUNTY – AUGUST 28, 2012 –

Deposition reveals details to lure Sanderson Farms – Source: The Wilson Times

Nash County Commissioner Robbie Davis was active in early negotiations to target land for Sanderson Farms in southern Nash County. Davis, in deposition testimony that’s part of a rezoning lawsuit, described early deals on property for a poultry processing plant, hatchery and spray fields. (Paid Content) Note: Very interesting article. Politics at it’s very best.…Read more Deposition reveals details to lure Sanderson Farms – Source: The Wilson Times

Impact study addresses Sanderson Farms issues

NASHVILLE — The Nash County Board of Commissioners sought opinions from a panel of state environmental and economic officials Tuesday to counter claims made by critics that a Sanderson Farms poultry processing plant could pose environmental threats. (Paid Content) See related: Sanderson Farms

Sanderson Farms Rep: Propsoed Nash Co. Plant Won’t Hurt Environment–Source: WITN

A representative from Sanderson Farms spoke about the proposed chicken processing plant in Nash County for the first time in a public meeting Tuesday. The Sanderson representative, Bob Billingsley, and a panel of environmental and economic experts addressed Nash County commissioners about controversial aspects of the proposed poultry plant. (Read more) See related: Sanderson Farms

Opponents of Sanderson Farms make up a small minority – Source: The Rocky Mount Telegram

I want to applaud the Rocky Mount Telegram for taking a leadership position by supporting the Sanderson Farms proposed facility. A recent front-page article on Jan. 23 and analysis of the issues was in-depth and dispelled many of the myths that have been floated by the Nash County Landowners Association. (Read more) See related: Sanderson…Read more Opponents of Sanderson Farms make up a small minority – Source: The Rocky Mount Telegram

Officials: Proposed Sanderson Farms site improperly zoned–Source: The Rocky Mount Telegram

A high-ranking Sanderson Farms executive has acknowledged that the rezoning of several hundred acres of land for a proposed poultry plant was incorrectly done. Nash County officials say they are deciding on how to fix several errors in the a Nov. 1 rezoning of 150 acres at the southeast quadrant of N.C. 97 and Interstate…Read more Officials: Proposed Sanderson Farms site improperly zoned–Source: The Rocky Mount Telegram

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…Read more Sanderson Farms: Views from 2 states–Source: Wilson Times

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

Sanderson project questioned – Source: The Wilson Times

Members of the Neuse River Compliance Association are asking state officials to deny permits related to a proposed Sanderson Farms poultry processing operation in southern Nash County due to an expected increase in pollution. (Paid Content) See related: Sanderson Farms

Environmentalists slam Sanderson Farm’s record in Texas–Source: Rocky Mount Telegram

An environmental group last year named Sanderson Farms as the second worst water polluter in Texas. Residents who oppose the company opening a plant in Southern Nash County point to the report as evidence that it has the potential to contaminate the area’s water supply. (Read more) See related: Sanderson Farms

Robert James Wilson County I Thought Our Conversation About The NC House 24 Race Was Good And Civil But Obviously Not

Robertl James I thought we were having a civil conversation about the NC House 24 seat on the Wilsonian Voice but obviously Zette McArn had a problem with my responses to you. I didn’t see where you felt I had disrespected you. But she has blocked me from her Facebook pages. If I remember correctly…Read more Robert James Wilson County I Thought Our Conversation About The NC House 24 Race Was Good And Civil But Obviously Not