Fayetteville Local Business
Local business in Fayetteville, NC
Thursday Sep 25 | via Business Journal
Piedmont Natural Gas' N.C. utility expects to spend $190 million on pipeline and infrastructure in connection with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in addition to the roughly $500 million its commercial side will spend. Bill Williams , Piedmont's vice president for sales and delivery services, gave an update on the project at the N.C. Chamber's Energy and Environmental Management Conference in Durham. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via The Robesonian
While Cumberland County officials continue to debate whether they want a Sanderson Farms chicken processing plant in their community, other communities - including Robeson - are showing interest in the proposed $113 million chicken processing plant that could create as many as 1,000 jobs. "Robeson County considers all opportunities for economic development," Greg Cummings, Robeson County's economic developer and industrial recruiter, said this morning. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via NBC12
Hudson Bond''s father and mother check on the 2-month-old at Duke Children's Hospital. The father of a 2-month-old heart patient says his son has found a donor and may receive a heart transplant as early as Sunday night. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via WRAL.com
Sanderson Farms has been looking at building a $113 million plant in the Cedar Creek Business Center, a county-owned 480-acre industrial park east of Interstate 95. Commissioner Marshall Faircloth said that, a week after the Board of Commissioners couldn't muster enough votes to pass an incentives package for the plant, officials have decided to drop their recruitment of Sanderson Farms altogether. Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Jeanette Council polled other commissioners over the weekend about selling the land without the incentives package, but the majority of commissioners said they wouldn't vote to sell Sanderson the land at the business park, according to Faircloth. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via ThomasNet
New Braunfels, Texas Detex Corporation, manufacturer of high-quality life safety and security door hardware, recently helped fill an important need for residents of a senior living center in Oxford, North Carolina. Late last year, a volunteer worker at the center noticed that some of the seniors were experiencing difficulty getting in and out of the restrooms because they couldn't handle the heavy doors. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via The Robesonian
A conservative think tank filed a formal complaint Thursday with the State Board of Elections about advertisements and mailers attributed to a coalition of environmental advocacy groups that criticized the pro-fracking votes of several North Carolina lawmakers. The John W. Pope Civitas Institute argues the North Carolina Environmental Partnership and two of its key member groups illegally misrepresented the sponsorship or purchaser of the literature and commercials. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 17 | via Jacksonville Daily News
Cumberland County has delayed a decision on a proposed $113 million poultry plant in Cedar Creek near Fayetteville after the county commissioners were unable to agree on an incentives package. Comment?
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