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Brunswick County News

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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Home set on fire for practice

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A home on Sunset Harbor Road in Brunswick County was donated and set ablaze Saturday for firefighters to learn more about the burn. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DA says no issues with LPD certification

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video There are a lot of questions surrounding the Leland Police Department after state regulators found problems with officers' training and certification. Many people are asking us what happens with tickets or arrests by officers without proper training. Full story...
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Deputies check West Brunswick HS after Facebook threat

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office placed West Brunswick High School on lockdown for a brief time early this morning. A school district spokeswoman says deputies did a security sweep based on a Facebook posting about a threat at the school. 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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Brunswick County School Board holds special meeting on staggered day schedule

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video Staggered school scheduling, which started this year in Brunswick County, has cause quite a bit of controversy. Concerned parents were able to voice their opinions at a special Brunswick Couty School Board meeting Tuesday night. 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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