In “Off Duty,” the Smithfield Herald asks community leaders about their interests – what they’re reading, what they’re listening to, what they’re watching. John Lampe is Smithfield’s mayor; he took office last December.
Lampe, 55, has spent his whole career in the building industry, working in sawmills, at Guy C. Lee Building Materials and in his family’s construction-management business. He graduated from N.C. State University with a bachelor’s degree in history.
Lampe and his wife, Nancy, have eight children.