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NYE Blaze Damaged Poultry Building

Tuesday, January 4, 2011


A fire on New Year’s Eve damaged the Cargill feed mill on the corner of Kratzer and Liberty in Harrisonburg. According to a report in the DNR, the fire caused more than $100,000 in damages. Most of the damage was contained to a storage area near a loading dock that held medical supplies for turkeys […]

Pilgrim’s Announces 230 Layoffs

Tuesday, January 5, 2010


Reuters is reporting that Pilgrim’s Pride, which was recently bought by JBS, is cutting office jobs in several locations. Timberville is among them. These are administrative, “white collar” jobs, not production positions. The total is 230 nationwide, though it’s unclear from this release how many of those positions have been eliminated locally. About 160 of […]

Pilgrim’s Pride Reemerges

Tuesday, December 29, 2009


Pilgrim’s Pride, the poultry processing corporation that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy over a year ago, reorganized and reemerged from bankruptcy this week.

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