Wildlife Commission to consider easing of deer farming rules
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is holding nine public hearings this month on proposed rule changes, the most controversial of which is proposed regulations for holding deer in captivity. The hearings begin Tuesday in Bladen County and continue until Jan. 22, when a meeting is set for Smithfield. Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:33am
Public hearing scheduled for proposed Bladen Co. biomass energy facility
The state has scheduled a Sept. 4 public hearing to gather comments on an air quality permit for a proposed biomass energy plant in Bladen County. Tue, 07/30/2013 - 4:30pm
18-year-old shot to death in Smithfield
An 18-year-old Clayton man has been shot and killed at a house in Smithfield. Fri, 10/28/2011 - 11:14am
Smithfield urged to tighten policies
An independent audit of the town of Smithfield's accounting system criticizes policies that auditors say increase the likelihood of fraud. Fri, 07/29/2011 - 1:52pm