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Brunswick County News

ONLY ON 3: State regulators visit Leland Police Department

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After a week of revelations about Leland Police, the department got a visit today from state regulators. Full story...
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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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5th QUARTER: Week #5 - High School Scoreboard

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Other than Trask's postponement, week number five of the high school football schedule is complete. Laney remains undefeated along with North Brunswick. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Close friend of Leland PD officer talks about shooting

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video Leland Police officer Sherry Lewis was shot in the groin multiple times during a training exercise in march. WWAY sat down with a long time friend of hers and found out more about what happened that day. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Training and Standards Commission will visit Leland PD

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We've learned through independent sources that the North Carolina Justice Education Training and Standards Commission is scheduled to visit the Leland Police Department next week. 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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Duke, Progress want limits on NC's merger hearings

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Duke Energy and Progress Energy are asking North Carolina regulators to skip consideration of the economy in deciding whether to approve the companies' merger into the country's largest electric utility. Full story...
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WWAY's Week 5 high school football preview

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video Week number five of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Half of our area teams will begin conference play on Friday. A few teams will have the night off. Some schools are still finishing out non-conference play. 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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State, local leaders kicking around incentives for 'Project Soccer'

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video A new business could be coming to the Cape Fear, and it could bring thousands of jobs with it, but incentives could be the key for "Project Soccer." Full story...
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