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County pins hope for jobs on park

...Chairman Tommy Drew needs an economic miracle. The county's largest source of employment -- the Crider Inc. poultry processing plant -- burned to the ground Aug. 18, leaving 200 people out of work, an estimated $70,000 per week out of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/19/met_270613.shtml
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Barnes discusses economy

...30 million golf resort and conference center near Elijah Clark State Park on Thurmond Lake. Criders Inc., a poultry processing plant in Lincolnton, burned on Aug. 19, putting 200 people out of work in a county already suffering from an 11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/08/met_269684.shtml
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Police find dozens of guns in suspect's home

...Newberry. Collins, 19, was charged with murder after authorities say he shot Anthony Hill, his co-worker at a poultry processing plant.Killed by a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said Hill's body was then tied to a pickup truck with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2010-06-04/police-find-dozens-guns-suspects-ho
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Lagging sales among effects of Lincolnton plant fire

...month has passed since fire destroyed Lincoln county's largest employer, Crider Inc. When the ceiling of the poultry processing plant on Double Branches Road ignited, 200 people were out of a job and a county already faced with one of Georgia's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/19/met_270611.shtml
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To owners, restaurant is family

...investment lost, the family moved to Santa Rosa, Calif., and Les' father went to work as a handyman in a poultry-processing plant. His mother went to work for the Sonoma State Hospital for the Developmentally Disabled. "She worked there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2009-02-23/owners-resta
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1999: Month-by-month

...officers and a dress code for middle and high school pupils. Aug. 18: Fire breaks out at a Lincoln County poultry processing plant, Crider Inc. Lincoln County firefighters were called about 9:30 p.m. At 11 p.m., between 25 and 30...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/26/met_279602.shtml
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Town's nose is offended by smell

...Thomaston-based Agri-Cycle came to Talmo in 2004 when owner Richard Havrille purchased the defunct Valley Fresh poultry processing plant just beyond the city limits. Valley Fresh's operators had used an existing land-application wastewater system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/21/met_140466.shtml
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Poultry reigns in Leesville

...a parade, a chicken-calling contest, a chicken barbecue cook-off and carnival rides. The smell of the poultry processing plant isn't far - Columbia Farms sits across the street from the festival grounds. While broilers are popular in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/07/met_414824.shtml
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Attorney says crime scene was changed

ATHENS, Ga. - An Athens poultry processing plant employee "executed" a supervisor last November as the two married men argued over a single woman who also worked at Pilgrim's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/27/met_16211.shtml
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Police charge 3 with fraud

ATHENS, Ga. - Three former employees of an Athens poultry processing plant have been arrested and a fourth is being sought in connection with an alleged conspiracy to defraud the company of nearly $100...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/02/met_449122.shtml
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