Newobserver.com: “A bitter estate battle over the company that makes Johnston County’s trademark fire-engine red hot dogs troubles the faithful leaving Cricket Grill with grease-stained paper bags stuffed with their lunchtime favorite. Every week, Cricket sells thousands of Bright Leaf dogs — made for decades just a few miles down the road at Carolina Packers. The dispute over the estate of John ‘Buck’ Jones, the majority shareholder and president of Carolina Packers, centers on who will control this home-grown culinary institution — the widow Jones named as his sole heir just before he died or the three longtime employees who friends say in court documents Jones hoped would run the company.”
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By On the Net|2017-10-07T11:19:26-07:00January 15th, 2010|
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