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Brunswick County News

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

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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...
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Experts cautious despite big jump in area home sales

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video Home sale numbers in the Cape Fear are up more than ten percent in the last year. And while that may be good news, some realty experts say it's too early to celebrate. Full story...
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Locally-shot 'Revenge' premieres tonight on WWAY & ABC

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videoA new TV show that shot its pilot in the Wilmington area hits the air tonight. "Revenge" premieres at 10 p.m. on ABC and WWAY. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland town leaders won't say much about police drama

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video So what do Leland town leaders think about all the drama going on in the police department surrounding Chief Tim Jayne? We tried to tack them down today, which was a lot tougher than you might think. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland Town Council doesn't have to hide behind "personnel issues"

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State law says Leland town leaders don't have be afraid about talking about personnel issues in public, if the problems at hand are damaging the credibility of the police department. North Carolina General Statute § 162A-6.1 (7) states that Farris, with the approval of council, can talk with anyone, including the media, about someone's personnel file if it means maintaining public confidence in the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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NC opens hearings on Progress-Duke Energy merger

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Critics are telling North Carolina regulators they should only allow Duke Energy and Progress Energy to merge and become the largest electric utility in the country if they also make revolutionary changes in how they operate. Full story...
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Brunswick County man wanted after early-morning shooting

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives are searching for a man involved in an assault. It happened just after 1 a.m. at a home on Clemmons Road in Bolivia. Full story...
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Bus incidents mount in Brunswick County

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videoNews that a South Brunswick Middle School student was cut on the eyelid by a student with nail clippers on a school bus is not the first incident involving Brunswick County buses that's made the news in the past week. Some parents are worried it won't be the last. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Memo from former Leland town employee says police chief lied on training report, Leland residents react

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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...
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Student's eyelid cut on school bus

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Brunswick County Schools are dealing with multiple incidents on their buses. Last week we told you about a child put on a wrong bus. Friday a student was left with a bloody eye. Full story...
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