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A case of mistaken identity leads to a heavy fine

Smithfield in 1852 (from Thomas Miller, Picturesque Sketches of London Past and Present, 1852

A drover (a man who brought cattle and sheep into market such as Smithfield) was summoned before the magistrate at Lambeth Police Court by a gentleman named Robert Percival. 169 more words

Dublin Central Housing Update, Dublin City Council.

As the Fine Gael Leader on Dublin City Council, I and my party colleagues have been challenging the ‘perceived wisdom’ that the Government has failed to provide sufficient money to allow Dublin City Council build much needed housing. 509 more words


Playing Santa - Toys for Benji

The reason I went to Adelaide by coach rather than driving down was that I wanted several things and  I believed that I only needed to go to one place, Muno Para Shopping Center,  and I could attend to them – Telstrashop (New Travel Modem) Bunnings ( Garden things) and  some things for the Benji. 663 more words

House, Garden And Dogs

Popular columnist shares humor, honesty over coffee

National Novel Writing Month, and our final write-in, ended with a great plot twist on Tuesday, Nov. 29.

Writers Gary Ridout, Evelyn Wool, Hope Dougherty and I were finishing our labors at Grapes & Grounds coffee shop in Smithfield, N.C., when in walked award-winning Raleigh… 675 more words

Newport News airport TSA stops man with loaded gun at checkpoint

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – TSA officers at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport stopped a Smithfield man from bringing a loaded gun on an airplane.

On Monday, TSA officers detected a 9 mm semi-automatic gun loaded with 17 rounds in the man’s carry-on bag as he was passing through the airport checkpoint. 123 more words


Smithfield donates over 400,000 servings of protein to foodbank

SMITHFIELD, Va. – Smithfield teamed up with Farm Fresh to donate more than 400,000 servings of protein to the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank and the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. 151 more words

Good News

Smithfield, NC Optometrist Talks about the Dangers of Eye-Rubbing

Do you rub your eyes as a habit? When eyes get tired or itchy, your first instinct maybe to rub them. Rubbing your eyes can stimulate relief, because it stimulates tears to flow, which in turn can lubricate dry eyes while removing dust and other irritants. 93 more words