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SILER CITY — Anticipation for the new version of an old festival is growing. Siler City’s “old” Chicken Festival, which paid homage to the town’s chicken heritage, began in the late … more
SILER CITY — The new Mountaire chicken processing plant is up and running, processing approximately 80,000 chickens a day. Mountaire, a Delaware based poultry processing company, constructed the … more
Third Street in Siler City has reopened after being closed since last May to facilitate the construction of Mountaire’s $170 million, 255,000 square foot poultry processing facility adjacent to the road. more
For the first time, the Town of Siler City is instituting new water rates for bulk users. The new rates were approved at last week’s board of commissioners meeting. Officials say they were implemented to ensure that users who tax the town’s water and wastewater infrastructure are paying enough to support the upgrades and maintenance  required to supply the water needs of those large users while remaining competitive to  large industries that may consider locating to the area. more
After an absence of nearly two decades, Siler City’s Spring Chicken Festival will return to downtown May 4 with the help of Mountaire. more
The town of Siler City is choosing to wait to consider a Mountaire request to close a portion of E. Third Street until after the plant is up and running. more
Mountaire has asked the Town of Siler City to consider permanently closing a portion of Third Street within the city limits. more
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