Walter Futch
ONLY ON 3: Leland Mayor Futch reneges on interview
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 12:57pm.

Leland Mayor Walter Futch joins a growing list of politicians who apparently don't want to answer tough questions and then cancels interview appointments. Last night after the town council meeting, Futch agreed to come to the TV station today to do a live interview at 5:30 p.m.

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Town of Leland settles with police officer shot in groin; Mayor says he is "out of touch"
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 8:27pm.

video The Town of Leland agreed to settle with a Leland Police Officer who was shot in the groin multiple times with training ammunition during an exercise. But town leaders claimed to know little if anything about what happened. The town's insurance company will pay Sherry Lewis $18,750 and her attorney $6,250. Lewis also agrees to resign her position and neither party will admit fault or liability.

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Boil advisory continues as part of Leland waits lab tests
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 05/24/2011 - 3:13pm.

On the hottest day of the day of the year so far, a water problem is leaving some Leland residents out to dry.

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ONLY ON 3: Commissioner Barfield threatens to remove Mayor Futch from Transportation Advisory Committee
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 01/27/2011 - 4:25pm.

"Walter, the games have got to stop, if you cannot control yourself, I request that the Leland Town Council appoint another member to take your place and then you can follow up all of your unfounded accusations as a citizen seeking answers."

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ONLY ON 3: Thompson berates Futch about Skyway comments
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Mon, 12/20/2010 - 10:17am.

video If there's anything you can say about New Hanover County Commissioner Jason Thompson it's you know where he stands. This week Thompson challenged the mayor of Leland to set the record straight after the mayor falsely accused Thompson of having a conflict of interest in the proposed Cape Fear Skyway project.

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Minor fender benders show traffic problems in Leland
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 5:44pm.

video The Cape Fear Skyway bridge has been up for debate for years. On days like today, its absence has many commuters scratching their heads.

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