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

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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...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland Mayor Futch reneges on interview

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

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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...
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Leland honors town founders

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Leland is the fastest growing town in North Carolina, and Saturday, residents celebrated the founders. Full story...
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Leland wakes up to mess, but little significant damage

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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...
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Boil water advisory issued for some Leland neighborhoods

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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...
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New UNC interim football coach credits Leland resident for motivation

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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...
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ONLY ON 3: Mistake means more work on Village Rd. in Leland

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video Construction and traffic have plagued Village Road in Leland for months. Now there's yet another issue in the road work as crews take away something they just installed. Full story...
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Body of swimmer found near Leland

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Leland Police say crews have found the body of a swimmer who apparently drowned over the weekend. Full story...
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Armed robbery lands four men in jail

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Four men accused of robbing a mini-mart in Leland are behind bars. Full story...
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Boil advisory continues as part of Leland waits lab tests

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On the hottest day of the day of the year so far, a water problem is leaving some Leland residents out to dry. Full story...
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Leland Library reopens with more space

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The additions doubled the square footage of and added a larger seating area, more restrooms in the childrens book room and a larger break room for library staff. Full story...
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Leland councilman's domestic violence case continued

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A Leland Town Councilman was in court today, but will have to wait a couple more months to have his case heard. Full story...
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Perdue to visit Whiteville, Leland

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Gov. Bev Perdue will visit two area towns this week. The governor today kicked off a two-week jobs tour of businesses and classrooms. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Leland councilman charged with domestic assault

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Leland Police arrested a Leland Town Councilman over the weekend for domestic violence. Full story...
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