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 Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Notables

Flame for LearningLaura Hines, of Corinth-Holders Elementary, will be honored at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 N.C. 210, Smithfield, at the annual 2014 Flame for Learning Award ceremony, where the 21st Flame ... [Published Eastern Wake News - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

About 700 North Carolinians race in Boston Marathon

More on thisFormer WRAL anchor Kelcey Carlson returns to Boston MarathonBoston — Of the roughly 36,000 people who participated in the Boston Marathon on Monday, about 700 were from North Carolina. Some were in Boston for the first time, while others returned ... [Published WRAL - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Democrat's retirement opens door for GOP in NC 7th

RALEIGH, N.C.With McIntyre announcing his retirement after nine terms representing North Carolina's 7th Congressional district, Rouzer is back on the ballot with hopes of reversing his 2012 disappointment. Opposing him in the May 6 Republican primary ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 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 - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Autopsy, Poison, Kerosene
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 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 - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 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 - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 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 - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 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 - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 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 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Closing arguments today in Jonathan Richardson trial for murder of Teghan Skiba

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WTVD) -- Lawyers are making their final arguments Thursday in the death penalty phase of Jonathan Richardson's murder trial.After closing arguments, a jury will decide if it will recommend the death penalty or life in prison for 4-year-old ... [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Psychologist grilled by prosecutors in Richardson trial's penalty phase as defense rests

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WTVD) -- The defense has rested in the sentencing portion of the Jonathan Richardson trial.Richardson was found guilty of torturing and killing 4-year old Teghan Skiba, and now a jury has to decide if he should live or die.A defense-hired ... [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 3 reports

2 killed, 7 injured in I-95 crash in Johnston Co.

SMITHFIELD, N.C. -The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a crash on Interstate 95 in Johnston County after two people were killed and seven others were injured.Part of I-95 in Johnston County, near Smithfield, was blocked off due to the early ... [Published WECT TV-6 - Mar 26 2014]

Quotes

..."The numbers are still in favor of a Democrat winning," said Jonathan Barfield, a New Hanover County commissioner. "Many prognosticators are basing their assumptions on the 2012 presidential election where Democrats voted for (Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney."
...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
...Companies ruthlessly crushed strikes and pickets and successfully played black and white workers against each other. "I think a lot of it had to do with the intransigence of employers and manufacturers during the Jim Crow era. They pretty much had total control over the power of government, the national guard, the police and courts" Korstad says

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Notables [Published Eastern Wake News - Apr 23 2014]
About 700 North Carolinians race in Boston Mara... [Published WRAL - Apr 22 2014]
Democrat's retirement opens door for GOP in NC 7th [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 20 2014]
Democrats optimistic despite long District 7 odds [Published Star News Online - Apr 20 2014]
Laughter is good medicine [Published Clayton News-Star - Apr 18 2014]
Keith Branch vies for clerk of court position s... [Published Durham News - Apr 18 2014]
Republican House hopeful favors limited government [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 18 2014]
Veteran lawmaker Daughtry faces primary challenger [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 18 2014]
Barfield, Martin vie for chance to replace McIn... [Published Smithfield Herald - Apr 18 2014]
On Smithfield schools, mayor and superintendent... [Published Durham News - Apr 18 2014]
Manna Food Bank Receives Big Donation [Published 13 WLOS - Apr 17 2014]
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]
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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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