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ONLY ON 3: Leland Councilwoman wants police department investigated; Mayor Futch holding up approvalSubmitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 09/30/2011 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
We're the only local news outlet following allegations of corruption and misconduct within the Leland Police Department. Today, a town leader came forward to talk about what she thinks needs to be done. Leland Town Councilwoman Martha Currie wants Mayor Futch to call a special meeting to discuss hiring a private investigator to look into the allegations but says Futch won't pull the trigger on the meeting. Full story...
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Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 09/30/2011 - 7:08pm.READ MORE:
A state lawmaker and a group of Democratic political donors with ties to Gov. Beverly Perdue are poised to sell land in Brunswick County at a handsome profit for a tire plant that's being lured with $100 million in state and local incentives, according to public records reviewed by The Associated Press. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/30/2011 - 4:40pm.READ MORE:
We're wheely excited about this week's "And the Winner is..." We want to know where you go when your car's tires are feeling a little flat. Who keeps you rolling and makes sure the rubber meets the road? We're looking for the BEST TIRE STORE in the Cape Fear. Here's how the votes are rollin' in (4 p.m. Wed.):
Black's Tire & Auto Serv., Wilmington - 39%
Browning Tire, Wilmington - 22%
Duke's Tire Inc., Wilmington - 19%
VOTE NOW! Full story...
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Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
After confirming with multiple sources that Chief Tim Jayne took his station vehicle to Myrtle Beach last year for a bachelor party, struck an officer in the gut while at the party, has ordered officers to work on his home and on neighbors' homes, along with reporting about a Leland cop shooting fellow officer Sherry Lewis between the legs at least 12 times with simulation ammunition during a training exercise, we reached out to David to see how his office was handling the allegations. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:53pm.READ MORE:
The North Carolina Division of Air Quality took the stage at Kenan Auditorium Thursday night to hear from the public about the draft air permit they issued to Titan. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:26pm.READ MORE:
Week number seven of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Conference play begins in the Three Rivers Conference and the Mideastern Conference. Jesse Jones has a preview of Friday's action. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 9:13pm.READ MORE:
The New Hanover county sheriff's office is hoping some new technology will help them with underwater searches. Thursday, sheriff's deputies were learning how to operate the department's new remotely operated vehicle. In situations not conducive for divers, the machine will help deputies with search below the water's surface. The department acquired the remotely operated vehicle through a port security grant. It's equipped with all the latest technology from sonar to a GPS. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 8:23pm.READ MORE:
Laney and Hoggard are the only two high school football teams in our neck of the woods with undefeated records. Both teams are 5-0, but only one will be 6-0. The Bucs and Vikings will square off on Friday night at Hoggard High School. Full story...
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The Wilmington Sharks will have a home at Buck Hardee Field through the 2016 baseball season. There's an option for five more years after that. The Sharks also have a new head coach. In fact he's a native of Columbus County. Full story...