Nash County http://wunc.org en Gun Violence In Rocky Mount http://wunc.org/post/gun-violence-rocky-mount <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Hundreds of community members gathered at the Word Tabernacle Church in Rocky Mount to discuss solutions for community violence after four teenagers were shot behind the church last month. Many at the meeting said an increase in gun availability on the streets of Rocky Mount contributes to the problem.&nbsp;</span></font><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">&nbsp;</span></font></p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:11:12 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 30809 at http://wunc.org Gun Violence In Rocky Mount Family Reunion At Rose Hill Plantation http://wunc.org/post/family-reunion-rose-hill-plantation <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thanks to the Internet, more and more families have been able to complete their family trees.&nbsp; For African American families, the trail has led them back to the slave plantations where their story began in this country.&nbsp; The Harrison and </span>Boddie<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> families of Nash County have been gathering for four decades.&nbsp; But for the first time, they celebrated their family reunion at the </span><a href="http://visitrosehill.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Rose Hill Plantation</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> near Nashville.</span></p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:32:52 +0000 Leoneda Inge 18953 at http://wunc.org Family Reunion At Rose Hill Plantation Controversy Over Proposed Chicken Plant In Nash County http://wunc.org/post/controversy-over-proposed-chicken-plant-nash-county <p>Some Nash County residents are fighting to stop a chicken processing plant from coming to their area.<br><br><strong>Gurnal Scott:</strong> Sanderson Farms already has a presence in Kinston.&nbsp; Now it wants to bring a large poultry plant to Nash County. The Carolinas Gateway Partnership -- an economic development group -- is helping Sanderson. Partnership C-E-O John Gessaman says the company wants to go beyond its employment promise<br><br><strong>John Gessaman:</strong> Not just the 11-hundred people at Sanderson Farms but a total of 24-hundred jobs coming in over the next 10 years. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:45:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 1788 at http://wunc.org