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Public comment period opens for Optima TH in Bladen County

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality is seeking public input on a draft permit for Optima TH to operate a gas upgrading system and flare in Tar Heel. 

Law enforcement warns of wildlife possibly lurking in floodwaters

The Horry County Police Department came across a slithery creature while recently patrolling flooded neighborhoods.

Authorities: Man charged with DWI following chase in Tar Heel

A Bladen County man is accused of leading authorites on a chase in the Tar Heel area for several hours on Tuesday. 

Smithfield employees worry they’ve contracted COVID-19 at NC packing plant

A week after Smithfield Foods closed its South Dakota pork processing plant, one worker at the company's North Carolina facility said she is concerned for her health and safety on the job.

Bladen County inmate recognized after finding loaded handgun

An inmate in Bladen County has been recognized by the sheriff's office. The inmate was out on the litter patrol unit when he found a stolen handgun.

Suspect’s car runs out of gas during chase, man arrested on drug charges

A high-speed car chase led to a drug arrest in Bladen County yesterday afternoon, authorities say.

2 employees injured in ‘senseless shooting’ at Bladen hog plant

Two employees were injured in a shooting at the Smithfield Foods processing facility in Tar Heel early Thursday morning.

Family: Suspect in Smithfield Foods plant shooting was bullied by victim

The family of a man charged with shooting two people at Smithfield Foods in Bladen County said he was the victim of bullying in an ongoing dispute with one of the victims.

Bladen Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for man and woman accused of stealing dog

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office is looking for two people who were caught on camera taking a pit bull from home near Tar Heel.

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Pender County couple describes rabid bobcat attack

A rabid bobcat attack in Pender County has gone viral online, and now the victims of the attack are sharing their story.

Raul Castro resigns as Communist chief, ending era in Cuba

Castro made the announcement Friday in a speech at the opening of the Eighth congress of the ruling party, the only one allowed on the island.

Rabid bobcat attack in Burgaw

WWAY will have much more on this story in an exclusive interview later tonight.