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Leland leaders look at changing town's sign rules

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video The Town of Leland is making changes to sign laws and the permitting process for signs. The Leland Sign Committee has been working over the last several years to try and simplify advertising for business owners. Today was another step in the process. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 & THE LNR: Leland leaders set for big pay hike

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video Voters in Leland will go to the polls tomorrow to elect a new mayor and two new members of town council. When those three people take office, the town's elected leaders will be getting a significant pay raise. Full story...
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Biotechnology company to create 52 jobs in Brunswick County

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CMS Food Solutions, Inc., owner of an innovative proprietary food safety technology, will open a manufacturing facility in Leland according to the governor's office. The project is expected to create 52 jobs and the company expects to invest $4.4 million in the plant. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Audit leads to Leland police officer relieved of duty, questions about accountability

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video Missing documents. Officers not up to date on their training. In one case, it was so severe, an officer was relieved of his duties. That's some of what state regulators uncovered during a recent audit of documents and training files at the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland Mayor Futch asks feds to investigate Barfield, Thompson, Sue & Saffo

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video While he has no interest finding out if allegations of misconduct and corruption within his police department are true, Leland Mayor Walter Futch has found time to ask the Department of Transportation to investigate allegations of conspiracy against area political leaders. Full story...
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State review found deficiencies in Leland PD training; LPD says most corrected

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A state review found dozens of training deficiencies within the Leland Police Department. The review conducted in September found 89 deficiencies in all, but Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne says most have been corrected. Full story...
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New Leland Town Manager gets to work

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video Today is day one for Leland's new Town Manager. With the controversy surrounding the town, we wanted to know how David Hollis plans to hit the ground running in his new position. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former Leland officer talks about shooting, harassment within department

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video Former Leland Police officer Sherry Lewis says she has been to hell and back in the last couple of years. For the first time since settling her harassment claim with the town of Leland, Lewis is talking about her experience in the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wife of Leland police officer says comments unfounded

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I would like you to ask yourself, if your sources were so creditable and upstanding, why is all this “so called corruption” just coming to light? By not coming forth as a victim or witness, these officers/sources who took an oath to uphold the law, should be held accountable for impeding an investigation. Full story...
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Arrest made in Leland bank robbery

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A Wilmington man is in jail charged with robbing a Leland bank last week. Leland Police say this morning they helped the Wilmington Police Department SWAT Team serve a warrant on Sherwin Christopher Archie, 58, of Zinnia Ct. in Wilmington. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland Police Chief Jayne withholds info on bank robbery; Councilwoman, town manager apologize

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video Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne's beef with WWAY apparently runs so deep, he withheld information from the public about an armed man who robbed a credit union Friday to prove his point. Full story...
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Third Leland candidate drops out of council race

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For the third time since mid-August a candidate for Leland Town Council has dropped out of the election. The Brunswick County Board of Elections says Kerrie Wallace withdrew today. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff responds after Leland rejects offer to help

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video Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram offered his internal affairs investigator for free to look into a slew of allegations within Leland's police department, including sex at the station house, an officer pulling his gun on a colleague and an alcohol-fueled fight involving the police chief. But at last night's town meeting, council members voted against the plan. Full story...
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Leland Police looking for bank robber

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Leland Police need help finding a bank robber. It happened at the Cape Fear Credit Union in the Cross Creek Commons shopping center in front of Walmart around 10 a.m. Full story...
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Charter Day School Closing at 11:30 a.m.

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Due to an electrical malfunction, Charter Day School in Leland will be closing at 11:30 today. Full story...
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