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Leland home destroyed in fire

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A family is homeless after a fire demolished their house in Magnolia Greens. Brunswick County Fire Marshal Scott Garner said "It's destroyed. Everything." Full story...
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The WWAY Surprise Squad fuels up their Friday!

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video Round 5 of the WWAY Surprise Squad, sponsored by Perry's Emporium, made sure folks in Brunswick County had a lil' extra fuel on their Friday. Full story...
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Happening tomorrow: Pink Ribbon Day in Leland

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videoPink Ribbon Day kicks off tomorrow in Leland with a day full of events aimed at raising funds for the American Cancer Society. You can enjoy food, dance performances, arts and crafts shopping and fun for the kids all while helping raise money for breast cancer care and research. The fun kicks off at 10 a.m. and runs until 4 in the afternoon at 117 Village Road behind the CVS. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Ron Watson

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videoRon Watson was looking for a way to make a difference in the world after leaving his career in the United States Air Force and he found it as teacher. The fifth grade Social Studies teacher at Lincoln Elemenatary School in Leland is our Teacher of the Week Full story...
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Man charged for breaking into Leland store, stealing lottery tickets

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videoA Leland man is charged with breaking into the front door of a convenient store and stealing thousands in lottery tickets from inside. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland residents want to put the brakes on town parking ordinance

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videoYou won't find many cars parked on the street in Leland. The town requires you to obtain a permit days in advance or else you might find yourself with a $50 ticket. There are no markings informing drivers of the local law, that's why some folks are speaking out against this town ordinance. Full story...
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StarNews: Fire destroys two homes in Windsor Park neighborhood

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videoWhat caused a fire to ignite and destroy side-by-side homes in Leland on Sunday is the center of an ongoing investigation. The fire, which started between 1190 and 1188 Amber Pines Drive in the Windsor Park neighborhood, was reported about 3:20 p.m. Full story...
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Brunswick County leaders react to job losses

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videoNearly 100 people will lose their jobs when a Brunswick County factory transfers the positions to Mexico. Victaulic said it will eliminate those jobs over the next year. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Leland plant losing 90 jobs to Mexico

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videoA Brunswick County factory will start cutting jobs soon. A spokesman for Victaulic says 90 positions will be eliminated over the next year. Full story...
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Leland bank introduces video teller machines

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videoOne bank in Leland is taking technology to another level. It is replacing some in-person bank tellers with ones via video. While it might seem less personal, users say it's just the opposite. Full story...
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Fugitive wanted in Leland arrested in Texas

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A man wanted for a sexual assault in Leland late last year has been arrested in Texas. Leland Police Sgt. Nick Jacoby says Raul Antonio Cortez was arrested last week in Midland, TX. Full story...
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Crash involving patrol cars, 18-wheeler shuts down lanes in Leland

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Several cars crashed in Leland earlier this morning, shutting down lanes in the area, after dispatchers say a tractor trailer slammed into two empty patrol cars. Full story...
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Ice causing big problems on area roadways

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videoThe snowy and icy conditions are causing a lot of crashes all around the region. Some usually busy roads have been shut down or seen traffic grind to a halt. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former Leland officer offers his take on firing

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video After Leland Police Chief Mike James released the details around why Richard Roman was let go on Tuesday, Roman says he could no longer keep his silence, and now he’s firing back at the once troubled department. Full story...
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Leland Police: Sergeant fired for trying to falsify training records

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videoA Leland police officer has been fired after the department says he tried to falsify training records. Police Chief Mike James says the town upheld Sgt. Rich Roman's appeal of his termination. Full story...
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