Today's News

  • Leland OKs Lanvale Forest voluntary annexation

    LELAND — Leland officials reached a compromise Nov. 30 with Lanvale Forest residents to accept the voluntary annexation of a new phase of the development, which also started the process for the town-initiated annexation of the rest of Lanvale Forest.

    The town continued a public hearing from September to consider the voluntary annexation of phase three of the neighborhood and an associated zoning application submitted by the new developer, M&JM (NC) LLC, for 37.65 acres of undeveloped land off Old Forest Drive.

  • Man dies in two-vehicle Leland crash
  • County to study water treatment options

    GenX and other contaminants in the Cape Fear River, Brunswick County Public Utilities’ source for drinking water, will be part of the department’s focus as it plans for the expansion of the Northwest Water Treatment Plant in 2018.

    County public utilities director John Nichols spoke to county commissioners at their Dec. 4 meeting about improvement options for the plant.

  • Leland’s ‘Pack the Patrol Car’ to benefit BFA, Salvation Army

    Leland police and Leland Wal-Mart are coming together to help Brunswick Family Assistance and the Salvation Army during the holidays with a series of fundraisers and a grand finale “Pack the Patrol Car” event.

    From now until Dec. 5, Leland Wal-Mart will host events in and around the store at 1112 New Pointe Blvd. to raise money for the two nonprofits.

    On Dec. 7, Leland police will open the doors of two police cars parked outside Wal-Mart for the public to pack with non-perishable foods between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

  • Fire destroys Navassa residence Saturday
  • BTS offers free Dial-A-Ride for toy donations

    Donate a new, unwrapped toy for Toys For Tots through Dec. 15 and receive one free round-trip Dial-a-Ride from Brunswick Transit System.

    Round-trip ride must be scheduled within Brunswick County and scheduled 48 hours in advance. Free Dial-A-Ride has no cash value.

    Toys can be dropped off at the Brunswick Transit System office or given to one of its drivers.

  • Pelican Square Shopping Center sees new life

    Changes have begun at Pelican Square Shopping Center at 1645 Seaside Road SW in Ocean Isle Beach, the former home of Sunset Beach’s Food Lion grocery store.

    Lat Purser and Associates Inc. bought the 42,421-square-foot shopping center in July, brokers Phil Begany and Will Oakes said.

    Lat Purser has been involved in management of the shopping center for 15 years, Begany said.

    The Raleigh-based redeveloper began work in November on upgrading the storefront.

  • H2GO board votes to turn utility over to Belville

    LELAND — H2GO Water and Sewer District board members voted Tuesday night to turn the utility over to the town of Belville.

    During their meeting held at Leland Middle School, outgoing board member Carl Antos proposed the resolution conveying H2GO to the town.

  • African tortoise stolen from Leland residence


  • Man accused of stealing drugs from Leland nursing home

    A Lumberton man is accused of stealing drugs from the Leland nursing home where he worked.

    Jermaine A. Jenkins, 35, of Fayetteville Road was arrested Nov. 30 and charged with larceny by employee and trafficking opium or heroin.

    Warrants show Jenkins stole 41 5 mg oxycodone tablets from Brunswick Cove Nursing Home on River Road on Oct. 1 and 2.

    Jenkins remains in the Brunswick County Detention Facility on $100,000 bail.