Smithfield (North Carolina, United States)

Type: City
Name: Smithfield (North Carolina, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 35.509998
Longitude: -78.349998
population: 11,208
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Pig Producers' Fight Over Drug Casts Pall on Trade Talks

WASHINGTON | R.C. Hunt, who has raised pigs for 50 years in North Carolina, offers no apologies for a common practice in the U.S. pork industry: mixing feed with a controversial drug that makes the animals grow leaner in the final weeks of their live ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

KS Bancorp, Inc. (KSBI) Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

SMITHFIELD, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2014-- KS BancorpFor the six months ended June 30, 2014, the Company reported net income available to common shareholders of $259,000, or $.20 per diluted share, compared to $325,000 or $.25 per diluted share, ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Money went missing in Micro

What happened to about $17,000 of Micro’s money in 2011?The answer is largely unclear, with town commissioners and Micro’s attorney either declining comment or offering conflicting statements.According to an audit of Micro’s 2011-12 finances, the town ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Drug for U.S. pigs threatens trade deal with EU

R.C. Hunt, who has raised pigs for 50 years in North Carolina, offers no apologies for a common practice in the U.S. pork industry: mixing feed with a controversial drug that makes the animals grow leaner in the final weeks of their lives.With the Food ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Stacey and Travis Tinsley wedding

Stacey Cutter and Travis Tinsley, both of Bloomington, were married May 10 in Miamiville, Ohio. Julia Graham officiated.Parents of the bride are Sally Cutter of Dickinson, Texas, and Robert Cutter of Smithfield, North Carolina.Subscription RequiredAn ... [Published Martinsville Reporter-Times - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Harbor curbs key program

Maren Lanier is enjoying life. Happily married since May, she manages a bank branch in Selma and is on track to receive her master’s degree in business administration in December.Ten years ago, life was much harder. Lanier and her husband had recently ... [Published Durham News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Saunders: Wrong to call 911 for something trivial and wrong to charge a 16-year-old for that

Really, Barn. Was that necessary?Any fan of “The Andy Griffith Show” – and we should be leery of anyone who isn’t – has likely heard an exasperated Sheriff Taylor ask that question of his over-officious, oft-befuddled deputy Barney Fife after he’d done ... [Published Smithfield Herald - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Wake Forest to install electric vehicle charging stations

WAKE FORESTTwo charging stations will be installed by this fall in the public parking lot of town hall, which is within easy walking distance of many restaurants and shops.Town officials hope drivers will have an incentive to come to town and shop, sight-see ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Give NC Public Power Communities a Boost

This section contains news and information about issues and events affecting public power communities across our state and nation.All news July 08, 2014Grant provides funds to purchase seven charging stations and two electric carsWith more and more electric ... [Published ElectriCities - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Heartley: A big man with an outsize impact

RALEIGHGeorge Williams, and old friend and current St. Augustine’s athletic director, chuckled recalling one of his faves: “If you’re not in the huddle, you don’t know the play.”Heartley, 79, died last month after a years-long battle with cancer. At 6-foot-4, ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Wilma Rhymer

UNION — Mrs. Wilma Chalk Rhymer, 92, 1707 Whitmire Highway, passed Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson, North Carolina.Mrs. Rhymer was born in Union, July 11, 1921 a daughter of the late W.H. Chalk and Maggie Woods Chalk. She was ... [Published The Union Daily times - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Public-power customers pay more

Jun 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Paula Seligson The Herald (Smithfield, N.C.)-Smithfield's residential electricity rate is 18 percent higher than Duke Energy's, but it's second lowest among the 32 public-power towns in Eastern North Caroli ... [Published Energy Central - Jun 26 2014]

Quotes

"We want to have quality food. We don't want to have food that is produced in ways that are not good for our health" said Olga Kikou of Brussels, European affairs manager for Compassion in World Farming, an international advocacy organization headquartered in London...
Commenting on the second quarter of 2014 results, Mr. Keen, President and CEO, stated, "There has been an increased demand for loans which is evidence by our 5.85% increase in loans since December 31, 2013. In addition, we are continuing to grow our core demand deposit base. This coupled with our loan growth continues to add value to our balance sheet and our franchise. Also, I am honored to announce that KS Bank is recognizing its 90th anniversary this year. KS Bank and its employees remain committed to our local communities where we live, work, and volunteer."
"We've always looked at the ractopamine as kind of a natural product. We've been using it for many, many years" Hunt said
...Although tickets can not be traditional bought through him, there is a ticket/reservation machine near the front door. Mr Price says "the station is open seven days a week from 10:00am to 4:30 pm" usually meaning an hour before the trains arrival and an hour after they depart

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Pig Producers' Fight Over Drug Casts Pall on Tr... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 21 hours ago]
KS Bancorp, Inc. (KSBI) Announces Second Quarte... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 22 2014]
Money went missing in Micro [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 22 2014]
Drug for U.S. pigs threatens trade deal with EU [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 22 2014]
BBB Announces Businesses with Most Unanswered C... [Published Carolina Business Connection - Jul 22 2014]
Stacey and Travis Tinsley wedding [Published Martinsville Reporter-Times - Jul 20 2014]
Harbor curbs key program [Published Durham News - Jul 18 2014]
IVEY A. LAMM JR. [Published Goldsboro News-Argus - Jul 17 2014]
Clayton brownfield one of many [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 14 2014]
Saunders: Wrong to call 911 for something trivi... [Published Smithfield Herald - Jul 14 2014]
Wake Forest to install electric vehicle chargin... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 13 2014]
New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Give NC ... [Published ElectriCities - Jul 09 2014]
Heartley: A big man with an outsize impact [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 06 2014]
Train watching in Selma, NC [Published Examiner.com - Jul 05 2014]
Latest track: Hurricane Arthur may make landfal... [Published WRAL - Jul 03 2014]
Wilma Rhymer [Published The Union Daily times - Jul 03 2014]
Public-power customers pay more [Published Energy Central - Jun 26 2014]
Former St. Aug’s coach Harvey Heartley changed ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jun 25 2014]
DUKE ENERGY : Awards $250,000 to Johnston Commu... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 24 2014]
Study Highlights Benefits of U.S. 70 Corridor I... [Published NCHeadlines - Jun 23 2014]
Fire forces evacuation at Orange County prison [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Jun 23 2014]
Clayton to start process to form library system [Published Durham News - Jun 23 2014]
Grads of the Great Recession struggle to succeed [Published News-Record.com - Jun 22 2014]
Farm nuisance cases could resume by month’s end [Published Sampson Independent - Jun 22 2014]
Take Your Dog! [Published HamptonRoads.com - Jun 21 2014]
Smithfield plant to reopen Friday, all employee... [Published WECT TV-6 - Jun 20 2014]
UPDATE 1-Smithfield's Tar Heel pork plant close... [Published CNBC - Jun 18 2014]
Saunders: Wrong to call 911 for something trivi... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jun 18 2014]
June 18, 2014 [Published Citizen Tribune - Jun 18 2014]
Smithfield Foods temporarily closes pork plant ... [Published Food Processing Technology - Jun 18 2014]
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What is the harm in agricultural-use antibiotic... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 28 2014]
After this post on antibiotic resistance, many of you may have seen an exchange on Twitter calling me out for being “knee-jerk” about my call to action to do something about the overuse of antibiotics. In that post, I focused on antibiotic use in agriculture, ...
How To Fight a Factory Farm and Win [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 21 2014]
From the stage in a packed, noisy auditorium in Fairfield, Iowa, Richard Middleton peers theatrically into the crowd. "I know we've got some of you folks here," he calls. "And I just wanted to know if any of you have the courage to raise your hand and ...
Are We Becoming China's Factory Farm? [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Mar 26 2014]
Illustration: Michael Klein China is in the midst of a love affair with pork. Its consumption of the stuff has nearly doubled since 1993 and just keeps rising. The Chinese currently eat 88 pounds per capita each year—far more than Americans' relatively ...
Smithfield halts hog kill at N. Carolina plant ... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Mar 16 2014]
(Corrects with annual USDA slaughter figures paragraph nine) By Meredith Davis and Christine Stebbins (Reuters) - Smithfield Foods Inc, the world's largest pork processor, suspended hog slaughter at its Tar Heel, North Carolina, plant on Fri... ...
Smithfield halts hog kill at North Carolina pla... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Mar 14 2014]
(Reuters) - Smithfield Foods Inc, the world's largest pork processor, suspended hog slaughter at its Tar Heel, North Carolina, plant on Friday because the spread of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) has tightened hog supplies, industr... ...
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