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 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Laughter is good medicine

A good laugh can be good for the soul.I like to hear and tell amusing stories. From a library of them I have heard, saved and told over the years, I want to share four with you.Funny things occur almost daily, in a multitude of places, including homes, ... [Published Clayton News-Star - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Autopsy, Poison, Kerosene
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Veteran lawmaker Daughtry faces primary challenger

Leo Daughtry wants to continue serving Johnston County in the N.C. House of Representatives.Daughtry, 73, is in his 11th term in the House, representing District 26, which encompasses northwestern Johnston County, including all of Clayton and most of ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Barfield, Martin vie for chance to replace McIntyre

For the first time in nearly two decades, a new name will fill the Democratic line on ballots in North Carolina’s 7th Congressional District in November.It will be one of two politicians seeking higher office – Jonathan Barfield Jr., a Wilmington real ... [Published Smithfield Herald - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

On Smithfield schools, mayor and superintendent are both right

John Lampe, the Smithfield mayor, is right. Johnston Superintendent of Schools Ed Croom should not blame the poor for dismal test scores at Smithfield-Selma High School.In fairness to Croom, that’s not exactly what he said in responding to Lampe’s call ... [Published Durham News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Manna Food Bank Receives Big Donation

Updated: Thursday, April 17 2014, 03:59 PM EDTA truckload full of good news pulled up at Manna Food Bank in Asheville today. Smithfield and Ingles partnered up to donate 80,000 pounds of meat products to Manna. That's enough protein for more than 320,000 ... [Published 13 WLOS - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Kansas suspect is familiar face from dark past

HIGH POINT —The interview seemed to be going pretty well — considering the fact that I was sitting in the living room of the racist, anti-Semitic leader of a neo-Nazi group that had popped up in western Johnston County around the time of the Nov. 3, 1979, ... [Published High Point Enterprise - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The fight to unionize the South brews at an N.C. slaughterhouse

T hree Robeson County Sheriff cars idle in a dirt lot in front of the windowless Mountaire chicken processing plant and slaughterhouse about 80 miles southwest of Raleigh.Semi-trucks full of live chickens barrel through the chain-link entrance and over ... [Published INDY - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tuesday's letters: Funding needed

To the editor: Medicare Advantage is vital for millions of senior citizens, and it shouldn’t be neglected by Congress. I know firsthand that it’s an excellent program because I’ve used my Advantage coverage for several hospitalizations.The first visit ... [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Daughtry faces primary challenger

Leo Daughtry wants to continue serving Johnston County in the N.C. House of Representatives.Daughtry, 73, is in his 11th term in the House, representing District 26, which encompasses northwestern Johnston County, including all of Clayton and most of ... [Published Smithfield Herald - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Smithfield car accident blocks off Highway 210

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WTVD) -- Two people are recovering after a bad crash in Smithfield.The accident happened on Highway 210 Saturday.Reportedly the roof of the vehicle had to be partially sawed off. The car also appeared to have flipped.At one point, Highway ... [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Jones: No experience necessary

The April 8 news article “ ” said that Ed Goodwin has no experience with the ferry division.I would like to ask Goodwin three questions to see whether he is qualified to run the ferry system: What do the bow and stern mean? What are the red and green ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Is your town affordable?

The news release, which arrived via email, said Clayton ranked in the Top 10 in affordability among North Carolina towns with more than 10,000 people. Smithfield wasn’t far behind, ranking 14th.It’s tempting to see affordability as a feather in a town’s ... [Published Smithfield Herald - Apr 11 2014]

Quotes

...Manna says that its a highly nutritious donation that's usually hard to come by. "Our partners are in here daily trying to get the most nutritious food that they can possibly get to take back to the people in need in their communities, and this will go a long way in helping with that" says Donna Ensley with Manna Food Bank
"The supervisors treat the people, especially the non-English people, like animals" Rodriguez said. "They don't care if you get hurt."
"He wasn't indigenous to the Johnston County Klan group," the former editor says. "He came after the traditional Klan in this county had faded. He was somebody new on the scene."

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Laughter is good medicine [Published Clayton News-Star - 4 hours ago]
Keith Branch vies for clerk of court position s... [Published Durham News - 5 hours ago]
Republican House hopeful favors limited government [Published Raleigh News & Observer - 7 hours ago]
Veteran lawmaker Daughtry faces primary challenger [Published Raleigh News & Observer - 7 hours ago]
Barfield, Martin vie for chance to replace McIn... [Published Smithfield Herald - 7 hours ago]
On Smithfield schools, mayor and superintendent... [Published Durham News - 7 hours ago]
Manna Food Bank Receives Big Donation [Published 13 WLOS - 22 hours ago]
Kansas suspect is familiar face from dark past [Published High Point Enterprise - Apr 17 2014]
Challenger Nielsen Facing Long Odds In State Ho... [Published Carolina Journal Online - Apr 16 2014]
The fight to unionize the South brews at an N.C... [Published INDY - Apr 16 2014]
Man charged in Kansas shooting once a prominent... [Published INDY - Apr 16 2014]
Tuesday's letters: Funding needed [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Apr 15 2014]
Meat and Migrants [Published Migration News - Apr 15 2014]
Man charged in Kansas killing has North Carolin... [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - Apr 15 2014]
Daughtry faces primary challenger [Published Smithfield Herald - Apr 14 2014]
Smithfield car accident blocks off Highway 210 [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - Apr 13 2014]
Bill Jones: No experience necessary [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 13 2014]
Editorial: Commending assistance leaders [Published Henderson Dispatch - Apr 12 2014]
Johnston County school employee charged with em... [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - Apr 11 2014]
Laughter is good medicine [Published Smithfield Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Is your town affordable? [Published Smithfield Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Letter: Hog waste [Published Sun Journal - Apr 10 2014]
Tough talking local mayor criticizes school system [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - Apr 09 2014]
As Many As 6 Million Piglets Die Of Virus In US [Published Boston IMC - Apr 09 2014]
These are the droids you’re looking for [Published Kinston Free Press - Apr 09 2014]
Senior Games return [Published Durham News - Apr 07 2014]
FOUR OAKS FINCORP : Reports 2013 Fourth Quarter... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
Four Oaks Fincorp : Reports 2013 4Q and Annual ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
Deadly accident kills two, shuts down I-95 [Published Selma News - Apr 06 2014]
Community Notes: April 6 [Published Clayton News-Star - Apr 04 2014]
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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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