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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.

Priest edges Edge for Bladen Commission after vote count problem in redo election

The do-over election in Bladen County was not completed until late last night. What was meant to be a new election to be clean of controversy almost came up short.

Bladen Co. deputies find overdue hunter, used tracking training

Bladen County deputies recently used skills learned in a man tracking course they attended last year to locate an overdue hunter in a densely wooded area.

Smithfield’s Tar Heel plant gets $100 million expansion

The Smithfield Foods processing plant in Tar Heel is getting a new distribution center and will expand its cold storage in a $100 million dollar expansion.

Graduation beach trip to Myrtle Beach lands teens behind bars in Bladen County

Three teens on their way to celebrate graduation in Myrtle Beach face several drug and alcohol charges.

Flooding threat growing as evacuations underway in Bladen County

Some people living near the Cape Fear River in Bladen County are being evacuated due to significant flooding in the area.

Workers, homes evacuated after chemical reaction at Smithfield Plant

Several employees were taken to the hospital after a chemical reaction forced evacuations at the Smithfield Packing Plant in Tar Heel early Monday.

Roof issue closes Smithfield plant in Tar Heel

An issue with the roof at Smithfield's meat packing plant in Tar Heel has stopped production for the time being.

Tar Heel plant should reopen Friday morning

videoIt 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.

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