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  • BUSINESS

    Hospira to close Clayton plant, affecting 250 workers

    A company that has been part of a cluster of biomanufacturers in Johnston County for more than a decade is closing its Clayton plant.

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    Business Notes: Jan. 18

    January is Teacher Appreciation Month at Lone Star Steakhouse. Through Jan. 31, educators can receive a free Texas Rose starter or dessert brownie at any Lone Star in North Carolina. In Johnston County, Lone Star is at 13049 U.S. 70 Business West.

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    Business Notes: Jan. 4

    The Smithfield Meeting Place has opened at 135 N. Third St. in downtown Smithfield. The event venue can seat more than 200 people. Weekday rentals are hourly, with a minimum of three hours. With few exceptions, Friday, Saturday and Sunday rentals are for the full day. To learn more, visit www.thesmithfieldmeetingplace...

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    Shoppers flock to outlets, Main Street for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday

    Black Friday and its “shop local” counterpart Small Business Saturday kicked off what store owners hope will be a successful shopping season in Johnston County.

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    Business Notes: Dec. 7

    RC Hobby Shop has opened inside CD Warehouse at 150 S. Equity Drive in Smithfield. The shop offers vehicles and parts from Traxxas, Associated, Axial, HPI, Redcat, Arrma and others. Also, the shop carries helicopters, quad copters, planes, models, Nerf guns, science-project kits and Pinewood Derby...

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    Business Notes: Nov. 16

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at El Barzon Mexican Restaurant,1691 S. Bright Leaf Blvd., Smithfield.

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    Business Notes: Nov. 9

    The Chamber Women’s Business Network will hold its annual “Meeting with a Meaning” luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at Hinnant Family Vineyards, 826 Pine Level-Micro Road, Pine Level.

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    Business Notes: Nov. 5

    Smithfield-based KS Bancorp has reported third-quarter earnings for $331,000, or 25 cents a share. A year ago, earnings were $309,000, or 24 cents a share.

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    Business Notes: Oct. 26

    The Smithfiel-Selma Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at The Farm, 215 Batten Road, Selma.

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    Business Notes: Oct. 15

    The Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual planning retreat from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at Sysco Food Services, 1032 Baugh Road, Selma. Comedian Lowray Bartney Jr. will perform, and management trainer Dave Rendall will facilitate the retreat. For registration information...

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