Smithfield Herald

July 19, 2013 1:59 PM

Stevens a community leader as well as sausage king

Needham Sloan Stevens Jr. and his five sisters helped their father raise tobacco and corn in the warmer months, and slaughter hogs and make sausage come fall. The Stevens Sausage Company was founded in the 1940s, and “N.S.,” as he was called, saw it through the 20th century.

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