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  1. New eatery on Smithfield menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Smithfield Herald

    ... N.C. 42 in the Cleveland community. Now less than a year later, Roby said they are looking to expand in April to Smithfield because they simply love the downtown location. "We've had a lot of luck here in the community, and we have a number of folks ...


  2. Woman disappears after visiting Johnston friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    Linda Wester, 71, drove to the Triangle this week to attend a funeral in Durham and was last seen leaving a friend's home in the Johnston County community of Wilson's Mills on Wednesday, authorities said. Authorities said her rental car was returned to a lot in Smithfield overnight.


  3. Smithfield weathers stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Smithfield Herald

    Smithfield weathered last week's winter storm with relative ease, thanks to diligent road crews, cautious residents and a benevolent community. Town of Smithfield workers began preparing for precipitation almost a full day in advance and had the town's streets coated with 4,500 gallons brine before the first snow and sleet began to fall.


  4. Application seeks to rezone Smithfielda s a next commercial growth areaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Smithfield Herald

    A proposed branch of Booker Dairy Road would run behind the Walmart shopping center before connecting with Ava Gardner Boulevard. Local landowners want the Town Council to rezone nearly 250 acres they say will be the "next commercial growth area" in Smithfield.


  5. Hog grower's lawyers object to mentions of Chinese tiesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | WBTV

    ... factory farms, pioneered by Murphy-Brown LLC a generation ago. Murphy-Brown was bought in 2000 by Virginia-based Smithfield Foods. Smithfield was then purchased by WH Group in 2013 - the largest takeover of a U.S. company by a Chinese corporation. ...


  6. Four charged after Tanger Outlets caper, chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Burlington Times News

    ... one of the females, and a struggle ensued. The woman, Rishawnta Cemoune Dublin, 20, of 44A South Sussex Drive, Smithfield, allegedly pepper-sprayed the officer, though he was able to detain her. Two other people were seen fleeing in a vehicle being ...


  7. Groups plan Valentine's Day dances for the entire familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 |

    ... their daughters, who are in kindergarten to fifth grade. The cost is $25 per couple and $5 for each extra child. Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center will host its annual Daddy Daughter Dance from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Feb. 21. The dance is for ...


  8. Marriage celebration event to be held on Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Aiken Standard

    ... Rollins said. Chris and Rachel Embler will be the guest speakers. In 2006, they walked together from Smithfield, North Carolina, to Peru after selling their possessions and leaving their jobs as high school teachers. “I've asked them to share ...


  9. Family and Marriage: Two becoming oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The Aiken Standard

    ... On Sept. 29, 2006, they left on foot from a Fellowship of Christian Athletes' meeting at Selma High School in Smithfield, N.C., with just the packs on their backs on what would be a 591-day walk to Peru. Their mission was simply to be God's hands, ...


  10. Local unemployment rates still droppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Kinston Free Press

    ... more people, which has been a positive," Wallace said. "It's been the same with West Pharmaceuticals, PacTiv and Smithfield, so things have been moving smoothly in Lenoir County. I wish the retention rate was better in keeping more people with ...


  11. February 5, 2015 People You KnowRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Spring Hope Enterprise

    Travis and Lauren Alford announce the birth of Owen William Alford on Dec. 13 in West Newton, Mass. He and his parents returned home Feb 4 after spending three weeks in North Carolina with proud grandparents, Terry and Jenny Alford of Spring Hope and Lee and Alice Colbert of Smithfield.


  12. Family and Marriage: Anger left unchecked could be dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Star

    ... will be Chris and Rachel Embler, former high school teachers who went on a 591-day walking missions journey from Smithfield, North Carolina to Peru. They talk about their journey and what they learned about themselves and their marriage. Tickets are ...


  13. Family, friends gather to remember killed Selma teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 |

    Robert Naughton, 17, and Alan Peedin, 18, both sophomores at the school, were killed Jan. 22 after they were hit by a northbound Amtrak train in Smithfield. The accident happened at about 2 p.m. near the intersection of Shelter Way and North Brightleaf Boulevard as the train approached the Selma station.


  14. KS Bancorp, Inc. (KSBI) Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    ... forward to 2015 and we are committed to our communities where we live, work and volunteer." KS Bancorp, Inc. is a Smithfield, North Carolina-based single bank holding company. KS Bank, Inc., a state-chartered savings bank, is KS Bancorp's sole ...


  15. Lois Marlene Duncan, 72Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Review

    ... 2015 at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Dennis Pollock, pastor of Tee's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Smithfield, N.C., officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in Lois's name to St. Jude Children's ...


  16. Johnston DA: Smithfield officers justified in using Tasers on man who diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Smithfield Herald

    Smithfield police were justified in using their Tasers and other force to restrain a man who died after being arrested at a McDonald's restaurant last summer, the Johnston County district attorney announced Friday. District Attorney Susan Doyle said her office would press no criminal charges against the officers in the July 23 death of 28-year-old Rondrickquiz Williams of Dunn.


  17. Family and Marriage: Marriage is worth preparing for, celebratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Star

    ... will be Chris and Rachel Embler, former high school teachers who went on a 591-day walking missions journey from Smithfield, North Carolina, to Peru. They talk about their journey and what they learned about themselves and their marriage. Tickets ...


  18. Police: Two teenagers killed by train on railroad tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WCTI

    Two teenagers were killed when an Amtrak train hit them in Smithfield. Smithville Police say the accident happened Thursday afternoon.


  19. Officials release names of 2 killed in NC train accidentRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WBTV

    ... to New York from Savannah, Ga., when it struck the teens shortly before 2 p.m. about two miles south of the Selma-Smithfield train station.


  20. 2 Killed After Being Hit By Amtrak Train Near SmithfieldRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Amtrak spokesman Kimberly Woods said the accident occurred around 1:50 p.m. Thursday about two miles south of the Selma-Smithfield passenger station. Woods said there were 94 passengers aboard the northbound Palmetto, which originated in Savannah, Georgia, and was headed to New York.


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