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Today's News

  • Leland talks regulating golf carts on town streets

    Leland officials are considering adding rules for the use of golf carts on the town streets.

    The town board started a conversation on golf cart rules at the Sept. 18 town meeting.

    “I brought it up because we have no standard rules in place,” Mayor Brenda Bozeman said.

    Town Manager David Hollis said state law covers golf carts but staff have reviewed additional laws used by Brunswick County and Carolina Beach.

  • Leland considers naming municipal park for first mayor

    Leland officials could rename the Municipal Park across from the new Town Hall after former Mayor Russell Baldwin.

    Baldwin, who died Sept. 18 after a long illness, was instrumental in creating the town of Leland and served as its first mayor.

    “I wanted to do something for the first mayor,” Mayor Brenda Bozeman said during the Sept. 18 town meeting where she announced Baldwin had died.

  • County approves $4.2 million for water mains and pump stations

    Brunswick County commissioners approved more than $4.2 million in utilities construction contracts.

    “We limited the two projects to $6 million. These are under that,” County Manager Ann Hardy told the board members.

    Water mains

    The board approved selection of contractor Ralph Hodge Construction for the construction of the Danford Road water main and Duke Energy Canal water main.

  • Shallotte Police report

    Shallotte Police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    September 23

    Kennan Scott Jones, 22, 806 E. Moore St., Southport, arrested on a felony charge of assault on an officer and a misdemeanor charge of assault on a female.

    September 24

    Joseph Earl Hill, 61, 1046 Hale Swamp Road, Shallotte, arrested on misdemeanor charges of shoplifting and trespassing.

    September 26

  • Leland Police report

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    September 21

    Rodney Hampton was arrested and charged with driving while impaired after being involved in a two vehicle traffic crash on Village Road that resulted in property damage.

    Traffic crash, hit and run by the unknown driver of a vehicle that hit a car parked in the New Pointe Boulevard parking lot.

  • Hale Swamp Road closed two weeks for Old Georgetown Road extension work

    Despite slow going due to summer storms, the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) Old Georgetown Road extension keeps moving.

    A mile and a half stretch of Hale Swamp Road from Goose Creek Road SW to Bricklanding Road SW closed Monday, Sept. 29 for construction work and will remain closed through Sunday, Oct. 12.

    The road could remain closed if weather holds up the preparation work scheduled for the next two weeks.

  • NCDOT meets North Brunswick commuters to address causeway construction traffic

    LELAND–Causeway congestion on U.S. 74/76/17 due to road widening projects brought transportation officials together Sept. 23 with the public to address traffic concerns.

    North Carolina Department of Transportation officials including NCDOT’s Div 3 Engineer Karen Fussell and Div 3 Construction Engineer Jackson Provost hosted a community meeting at Leland Middle School to address questions NCDOT has received, get feedback from those in attendance.

  • Detectives searching for missing Calabash man

    Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are searching for a missing man from Calabash.

  • New time for WBHS boys’ basketball fundraiser

    New time for WBHS boys’ basketball fundraiser

     A fundraiser for the West Brunswick boys’ basketball team will take place during dining hours 4-10 p.m. Oct. 8 at Inlet View restaurant. Some of the proceeds will go to the West Brunswick boys’ basketball program, West boys’ basketball coach Eric Davis said. All are invited to dine and support the Trojan boys’ basketball team. 

  • Cougars defeat Trojans in five sets in volleyball

     Staff Report

    South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 25-17, 25-22, 23-25, 16-25, 15-10 in a conference volleyball match Sept. 30.

    The victory completed a season sweep by the Cougars.

    For South, Rexi-Lee Harris had 25 assists. Kelsi Kazmierczak had 10 kills.

    Cali Watson had 13 kills and four aces. Georgianna Watson had 15 digs.

     

    North volleyball

    The Scorpions defeated Southwest Onslow 25-16, 27-25, 25-17 Tuesday, Sept. 30.