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Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 07/07/2014 - 9:36am.READ MORE:
A man is behind bars under a $158,000 secured bond after investigators say he stole a police car and led them on a chase through two counties. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/01/2014 - 5:54pm.READ MORE:
Several people were paying the minimum amount on their electric bill Tuesday, just trying to keep lights and air conditioner on. Thanks to Perry's Emporium, the Surprise Squad was in Bladen County today to help out. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 3:56pm.READ MORE:
It looks like factory workers at the Smithfield plant in Tar Heel won't be headed back to work until tomorrow. The pork packing plant has been shut down since an ammonia leak Tuesday morning. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 12:51pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 4:34pm.READ MORE:
The latest on the Smithfield ammonia leak. The world's largest pork production plant still is not producing anything after yesterday's incident. Smithfield representatives say all safety checks for factory machinery and equipment was up-to-date. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 3:59pm.READ MORE:
Smithfield Foods says it is working with local emergency agencies to determine the cause of an apparent ammonia leak at its packing plant in Tar Heel in Bladen County, a company spokeswoman said. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 3:43pm.READ MORE:
A Bladen County woman is headed to prison for the 2011 murder of a teenager. The District Attorney's Office says a judge today sentenced Shakendria Harper for the second-degree murder of Princess Cromartie, 17. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 3:30pm.READ MORE:
A Bladen County man is in jail charged with shooting another man in the back. The Bladen County Sheriff's Office says it happened around midnight at 229 Bladenboro Airport Rd. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 12:02pm.READ MORE:
Family and friends will take time tonight to honor a Bladen County native murdered a year ago. Melissa Huggins-Jones's cousins have planned a ceremony in her hometown tonight to honor her. Full story...