Dozens of protesters came out to oppose the possible opening of a chicken plant in the east.
Landowners in Nash County and opposition groups argue that a Sanderson Farms processing plant will be damaging to the environment.
Sanderson has committed to make a 95-million dollar investment that would create 1,100jobs.
Nash County's manager said an identical plant recently went up in Kinston and passed all state regulations.
County leaders expect to hear a final decision about whether the company plans to build the plant in Nash County before the end of the year.
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