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Archive for August, 2014

Leland man accused of setting stolen truck on fire

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

LELAND, NC (WWAY) – A Leland man is in custody accused of stealing a truck, and setting it on fire in the woods.

A news release said Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Jesse Lynn Williams, 27, at his home Wednesday.

He is in the Brunswick County Detention Center under a $25,000 bond charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen goods, and burning personal property.

Detectives said they found the stolen truck Tuesday, burned in a wooded area off of Lewis Swamp Road in Leland. They think Williams took the truck around Aug. 19 from a logging crew deck on Town Creek Road in the area of Royal Oak Drive. They said the Ford F-350 belonged to Wood Dock Construction.

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Hundreds of trees on the chopping block in Leland

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Town leaders in Leland are moving forward with a plan to cut down hundreds of trees which they say are causing damage to the town's streets and sidewalks.

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Transportation projects prioritized for DOT dollars

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

On Wednesday, the Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) finalized their prioritization list for state-funded projects.

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Latest update: Cristobal accelerating northeastward

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Your First Alert Weather Team is tracking Hurricane Cristobal in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Campbell and Glaeser suspended three games

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

The USL PRO Disciplinary Committee has handed down further suspensions to Hammerhead players Andrae Campbell and player/assistant coach Matt Glaeser following Saturday night's altercation between the Wilmington Hammerheads and the Orange County Blues FC.

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