1:57 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Leland Drivers Request Live Traffic Updates For Causeway Construction

Officials from the North Carolina Department of Transportation listen to complaints and suggestions from Leland drivers.
Isabelle Shepherd

Due to causeway construction, Leland drivers often don't know what they'll encounter on their commute. Will it be an hour of traffic or smooth sailing? Citizens have taken traffic reporting into their own hands.

Before heading out to work, Leland residents would like a traffic update.  That was one of the public suggestions made to the North Carolina Department of Transportation at their meeting to discuss causeway traffic issues.  As it stands, the NC DOT has a website for such updates, but it only offers still shots, with no live feed. 

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6:37 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Leland Drivers Note Lane Visibility Issues at N.C. Department of Transportation Meeting

The lane line confusion becomes worse in the early morning and evening, when the sun hits the road at an angle. The confusion causes drivers to slow down, creating more traffic.

Construction work on a Leland causeway is creating multiple traffic problems. On U.S. 17-74-76, one such issue is line visibility, with drivers complaining that they see up to three lane lines on the road. 

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Local - November 6
1:43 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Brunswick County's 2013 Municipal Elections

Courtesy Brunswick County

Village of Bald Head Island, Mayor:

Incumbent Andy Sayre beat out challenger Larry Lammert.

Joe Ridgeway ran unopposed for the one open Council seat.  

Town of Belville:

Mike Allen, who ran unopposed for Mayor earned 89% of the vote.

And Donna Schardien and Tony Huskey, the only two candidates for council, will serve. 

City of Boiling Spring Lakes:

Craig Caster beat out Charlie Carroll for the Mayor seat in Boiling Spring Lakes.

Mary Stilwell and David Putnam won seats on the Commission.

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5:00 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Leland Cultural Arts Center in design phase; set to open next year

A new cultural arts center is slated to open next year in Leland.

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4:38 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

Leland Hires Interim Police Chief

Crime doesn’t take a break, even while a town government searches for its next police chief.

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6:06 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Leland Police Chief Fired

Leland’s Police Chief Timothy Jayne has been fired.

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