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 Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Charges Filed After Investigation Reveals Torture of Pigs

Update: North Carolina officials have filed six cruelty-to-animals charges against one of the individuals documented dragging and beating pigs and abusing them in other ways in a 2007 PETA undercover investigation of a sow farm. He is suspected to have ... [Published PETA - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Harrison Memorial Lecture planned at UMO

MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive is hosting the 25th Annual Vivian B. Harrison Memorial Lecture. The event will take place at Rodgers Chapel. The first lecture will be held on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. The next lecture will be held on Sept. 30 at ... [Published Sampson Independent - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Benson couple mourned after fatal head-on collision

Smithfield, N.C. — A family in Johnston County is wrestling with the loss of a husband and wife from Benson who were killed Wednesday in a head-on collision.North Carolina State Highway Patrol Troopers say a pickup truck crashed head-on into the couple's ... [Published WRAL - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

3 hospitals form company to cut costs

By Jon Jimison, The Wilson Daily Times, N.C. McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesSept. 18 --Health care changes continue to sweep the state and country at a rapid clip.On Tuesday, three large regional hospital chains -- Vidant Health in Greenville , ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Charges filed in Johnston County double fatal accident

FOUR OAKS, N.C. (WTVD) --North Carolina State Highway Patrol investigators have filed charges in a horrific crash in Johnston County.They say it happened around 1:40 p.m. Wednesday afternoon northeast of Four Oaks on N.C. Highway 210 near Lassiter Road. ... [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Plans for natural gas pipeline worry some in Nash County

Red Oak, N.C. — A plan by Duke Energy and Virginia-based Dominion Resources to build a $5 billion natural gas pipeline through eastern North Carolina is receiving mixed feedback in one Nash County town, where residents are split on the move, which could ... [Published WRAL - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Loan Default Rate Causes Colleges To Drop Program

Carolina Journal News ReportsAdvocates urging greater reliance by community college students on federal loansSep. 15th, 2014RALEIGH — Not all students can obtain federal loans for college because some community colleges do not participate in the federal ... [Published Carolina Journal Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Wiscasset teacher chooses second grade over corporate world

Clara Brown’s approach to her job includes fostering an environment where people show respect for others. That might apply to any position that involves managing people, but the Georgetown native prefers the job she has now, teaching second graders at ... [Published Wiscasset Newspaper - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Marie Davis Kirk

Marie (Davis) Kirk of Smithfield, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on September 8, 2014. Marie was born on August 10, 1929 in Hazen, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by ... ... [Published Arkansas Online - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Ava Gardner Festival Welcomes Project Runway's Designer Justin LeBlanc Oct. 4th

The Ava Gardner Festival, October 3-5, will celebrate Ava as a fashion icon with the new "Ava's Closet" exhibit; special guest, designer Justin LeBlanc; movie tribute to director John Huston; classical music concert featuring songs from "Show Boat"; heritage ... [Published PRWeb - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

In North Carolina, Movements Build Ties

It was the rare meeting of Southern workers that struck a note of optimism.More than 150 gathered August 9 for Solidarity City, a day of strategy discussions and skills-building exercises in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Pointing to recent victories and ... [Published ZNet - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Smithfield, Selma leaders positive about towns' futures

Aug. 08 -- Johnston County has a river of money running through it, and Smithfield needs to dip its bucket in the stream.That was Smithfield Mayor John Lampe's message on Tuesday at the "State of Our Communities" luncheon for Smithfield and Selma . The ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 13 2014]

Quotes

"That's the only song she would sing with him," Penny said. "You know, where you saw one, you saw the other. They were just the most loving people."
"Because of that, administrators are looking for every possible way to create as much value as possible" Holmes said
"Just one split second of either inattention, or drifting left to center as you can see results in a tragic consequence," said Gordon. "This is on a slight curve. NC 210 here in Johnston County is a heavily traveled road. I've worked here as a trooper for many years. I can tell you, through the years, the amount of traffic, the amount of people in Johnston County have increased. As a result we have a lot of traffic."
"It doesn't help us a bit. It's not going to bring us any jobs – not in this county," Langley said. "I wouldn't think (it would) because there's going to be outside contractors putting it in."

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Charges Filed After Investigation Reveals Tortu... [Published PETA - Sep 19 2014]
Harrison Memorial Lecture planned at UMO [Published Sampson Independent - Sep 19 2014]
Benson couple mourned after fatal head-on colli... [Published WRAL - Sep 19 2014]
3 hospitals form company to cut costs [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 18 2014]
Charges filed in Johnston County double fatal a... [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - Sep 18 2014]
five sentenced for johnston county area cocaine... [Published United States Department of Justice - Sep 16 2014]
Plans for natural gas pipeline worry some in Na... [Published WRAL - Sep 16 2014]
Loan Default Rate Causes Colleges To Drop Program [Published Carolina Journal Online - Sep 15 2014]
Wiscasset teacher chooses second grade over cor... [Published Wiscasset Newspaper - Sep 15 2014]
5 reasons why Civil War history buffs should vi... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 13 2014]
Virginia Lee Austen [Published DigitalBURG.com - Sep 12 2014]
Marie Davis Kirk [Published Arkansas Online - Sep 12 2014]
Clay Aiken pledges to stand with workers [Published INDY - Sep 11 2014]
Balancing act [Published Business North Carolina - Sep 09 2014]
Ava Gardner Festival Welcomes Project Runway's ... [Published PRWeb - Sep 08 2014]
Labor Day Events [Published HamptonRoads.com - Aug 29 2014]
Hughesville woman named District 3-0 Employee o... [Published Sun Gazette - Aug 24 2014]
Tough Customer: Sure bets and long shots [The V... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 24 2014]
This date in Free Press history: August 22 [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 22 2014]
World of Beer Taps Cary, NC for New Tavern [Published NCHeadlines - Aug 21 2014]
N.C. breweries working together to make a state... [Published Charlotte Observer - Aug 21 2014]
Roundabout — What’s Happening Aug. 21-27 [Published Salisbury Post - Aug 21 2014]
Citi Trends' (CTRN) CEO Edward Anderson on Q2 2... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 20 2014]
Selma electric rates should be lowered with buy... [Published Selma News - Aug 20 2014]
Successful 301 yard sale will return [Published Selma News - Aug 20 2014]
Around Town: Antique Car Show revs up at Sylvan... [Published Oneida Daily Dispatch - Aug 16 2014]
North Carolina Cuisine: Where to eat in the “Re... [Published Air Canada - Aug 15 2014]
In North Carolina, Movements Build Ties [Published ZNet - Aug 14 2014]
Smithfield, Selma leaders positive about towns'... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 13 2014]
UNC Health Care and Alignment Healthcare Launch... [Published SearchBug - Aug 13 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 ...
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