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 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge: Groundwater Cleanup Site Manager Not Liable For Contractual Indemnity

WILMINGTON, N.C. - A federal judge in North Carolina on July 29 allowed contribution claims to stand against a man who acted as a site manager for an environmental remediation project that was never completed but denied contractual indemnity claims against ... [Published Mealey - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

It's a Fashion Fling at the Ava Gardner Festival, Oct 3-5

Smithfield, NC, July 30, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Megan Fox and Jennifer Lopez claim their admiration; Marcia Gay Harden and Kate Beckinsale played her on the big screen. Today, nearly 25 years after her death, designers, stars, and fans continue to emulate ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Progress deal could lower power bills in some eastern NC towns

Duke Energy Progress will buy back ownership shares of five power plants from 32 eastern North Carolina towns for $1.2 billion, erasing much of the crippling debt that has forced residents of those towns to pay the state’s steepest power bills for de ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

The strange world of USDA place labels

One of the jobs of the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service is to protect consumers by ensuring that food labels are accurate and not misleading. So it generally requires that when a product is described with a place name, e.g., Virginia Ham, it ... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

News Briefs: July 23

Wake Radiology open in SmithfieldWake Radiology has opened an outpatient imaging office in Smithfield that will offer screening mammograms.Wake Radiology has deep ties to Smithfield. It ran the radiology department at Johnston Memorial Hospital for 25 ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 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 - Jul 23 2014]
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 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 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]

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"The Fontana Sisters of Rome, Walter Plunkett of Show Boat-fame, Irene Lentz, Edith Head and Christian Dior are just a few to design costumes and personal clothes for Ava" stated museum director Deanna Brandenberger...
...power’s future in North Carolina," John Craft, chairman of the NCEMPA Board of Commissioners and town manager of LaGrange, said in a statement. "Reducing NCEMPA’s debt and, therefore, reducing our overall costs will provide the opportunity for more competitive rates in the 32 member communities. Although we have a long road ahead of us with regulatory approvals, today is a good day for N C Public Power and eastern North Carolina.”"
Egg Rolls can be labeled Vietnamese Style only if they "contain soy bean noodles or cellophane noodles, and fish sauce or anchovy extract."
...that the U S already was "getting behind the food curve" and wouldn't be able to help feed the growing world population unless farmers adapted: "That's where I become open to trying scientifically approved technologies."

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Top 10 Things to do with Kids in Pittsburgh [Published Trekaroo - Jul 29 2014]
Progress deal could lower power bills in some e... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 28 2014]
Duke deal could lower power bills in eastern NC... [Published WRAL - Jul 28 2014]
The strange world of USDA place labels [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
News Briefs: July 23 [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Pig Producers' Fight Over Drug Casts Pall on Tr... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Jul 23 2014]
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]
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It's a Fashion Fling at the Ava Gardner Festiva... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 30 2014]
Smithfield, NC, July 30, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Megan Fox and Jennifer Lopez claim their admiration; Marcia Gay Harden and Kate Beckinsale played her on the big screen. Today, nearly 25 years after her death, designers, stars, and fans continue to emulate ...
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... ...
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