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Sweet potato’s Wayne Bailey closes, Jackson Farming picks up sales

Sweet potato grower-shipper Wayne Bailey Produce, Chadbourn, N.C., is closing after 85 years, and its customers will now be served by Jackson Farming Co.

NC Sweetpotato Commission considers branding program

The North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission is planning to launch a branding program for sweet potatoes grown in North Carolina.

Hurricane Florence expected to bring historic flooding, disruptions

Waiting for slow-moving Hurricane Florence to arrive in North Carolina was compared by one observer to being stalked by a turtle.