Business Disputes

Sanderson Farms Nixes Nash Poultry Plant

Sanderson Farms officials announced Tuesday their decision to abandon plans to open a large-scale chicken processing plant in Nash County. “That’s good news,” said Wilson Mayor Bruce Rose, just minutes after learning about the decision. “That’s good news.” A Nash County commissioner partly attributed the decision to legal battles surrounding the proposed plant site. The…

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Judge to Review Sanderson Farms Suit

Nov 03, 2012 (Menafn – The Wilson Daily Times – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — A Superior Court judge will review the latest lawsuit filed against Nash County that alleges the commissioners failed to follow state law when buying land that could become the future site of a Sanderson Farms poultry plant. Two prominent…

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Residents Sue Nash County Over Chicken Plant

Nashville, N.C. — Two Nash County residents filed suit Tuesday against the county and chicken processor Sanderson Farms Inc., alleging that they improperly used a secret deal to bring a chicken plant to the area. Sanderson Farms announced last month that it would build a “poultry complex” on 26 acres the company bought in December…

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Southern Pines Pilot: Settlement reached in STARS lawsuit

Members of the STARS board have reached an agreement to settle a lawsuit. Though mediation Tuesday came to an impasse, both parties reached an agreement during a hearing Thursday in Superior Court. Effective immediately, Fred Walden, John Langley and Al Haltiwanger are no longer on the board, under the terms of the agreement. Steven George…

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