make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Leland

Barnes drops out of Leland council race; says council does not share his vision

READ MORE:
The Brunswick County Board of Elections says Herbert Barnes dropped out of the race Friday. The Board of Elections also says Bald Head Island candidate Ken Miller died over the weekend. Both men's names will be on the ballot, though, in November. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3 & THE BIG TALKER: Confusion continues as DA talks about Leland

READ MORE:
video There is more confusion surrounding the situation in Leland after District Attorney Jon David went on the radio this morning. On "The Morning Beat with Chad Adams" on The Big Talker FM, David focused his attention on the developing situation in Leland. Full story...
»

Leland town council calls special meeting to discuss "personnel actions"

READ MORE:
Leland Town Councilwomen Brenda Bozeman and Patricia Batleman have called a special meeting of the council for Thursday evening to discuss "personnel actions." The meeting will start at 7 p.m. and is open to the public. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Leland Councilwoman wants police department investigated; Mayor Futch holding up approval

READ MORE:
video 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...
»

ONLY ON 3: DA asks AG to help with Leland; AG has different story

READ MORE:
video Brunswick County District Attorney Jon David told us he has asked the Attorney General to appoint another attorney to be the point person for anyone who wants to come forward with allegations against the town or the police department, but the AG's office says that's not exactly the case. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Officers did work at Leland chief's house on town time

READ MORE:
video We are still uncovering more details of alleged corruption within the Leland Police Department. We've told you all week about issues with the department and Police Chief Tim Jayne. We've learned today that Jayne has had officers do work on his home and around his neighborhood for other homeowners. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Leland's top cop recommended for termination

READ MORE:
video We've been telling you since last week about all the issues with the Leland Police Department and specifically Police Chief Tim Jayne. We've now learned there was a recommendation that Jayne be fired earlier this year. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Memo from former Leland town employee says police chief lied on training report, Leland residents react

READ MORE:
video Two days after Officer Sherry Lewis was shot, Chief Tim Jayne came in and fraudulently signed the attendance roster. Chief Jayne drove down to Fort Fisher for lunch. He did not attend the training course. Tim Jayne’s name is the last name on the roster. Lieutenant Rick Dellapia and Lieutenant Bill Kozak told me to contact Training and Standards. If Tim Jayne does not obtain all of his required training hours he would lose his law enforcement license and would have to go back through basic law enforcement training. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: After week of controversy, Leland chief cancels walkabout

READ MORE:
After a week of controversy involving a former officer shot in between the legs with training ammunition and revelations that he punched another officer during a bachelor party, Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne canceled his neighborhood walkabout scheduled for tonight. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Leland Mayor Futch reneges on interview

READ MORE:
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. Full story...
»

Town of Leland settles with police officer shot in groin; Mayor says he is "out of touch"

READ MORE:
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. Full story...
»

Leland honors town founders

READ MORE:
Leland is the fastest growing town in North Carolina, and Saturday, residents celebrated the founders. Full story...
»

Leland wakes up to mess, but little significant damage

READ MORE:
video Much of Leland woke up in the dark Saturday, but the Gateway to Brunswick County suffered little major damage from Hurricane Irene. Full story...
»

Boil water advisory issued for some Leland neighborhoods

READ MORE:
The water consumers of Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO, in Brunswick County are experiencing periods of low pressure and outages in the distribution system in the Old Town Subdivision, the areas affective are Albemarle Place, and North Olde Towne Wynd to Windsor Drive. Full story...
»

New UNC interim football coach credits Leland resident for motivation

READ MORE:
video Everett Withers was introduced as the interim head football coach at the University of North Carolina on Friday. At the news conference it took less than 30 seconds for Withers to credit a man who lives in Brunswick County. In fact Withers mentioned Mel Foels four times before he mentioned anyone else. Full story...
»