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Rail Presentation at Council Meeting


The Director of Planning, Development and Transportation for the City of Wilmington will share a Rail presentation at the Town Council Meeting, Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 6 p.m.
The presentation will discuss the opportunity to realign the existing freight rail corridor that currently runs through the City of Wilmington to a more direct route into and out of the Port of Wilmington. The new route, far from any human settlements, could make the Port more competitive, enhance economic...





Construction Burn Sites

 

PLEASE NOTE:  The burn exercise that was printed earlier was from 2016.  We regret updating an old file. Thank you.

Just to make all aware, there are two potentially large construction burn sights within the next few days or weeks. One will be the Harrington Village project on Village Road, the other is the site immediately adjacent to Wal-Mart where a Self-Storage and Hotel are being constructed.
Residents are notified for information only....





Attracting Innovative Businesses


From Town of Leland Economic Director

You have heard me talking about InnovateNC and the Wilmington/Carolina Coast collaboration known as InnovateSENC during the past year and a half and the potential economic development importance it will have to attract new innovative businesses to our region (including Brunswick County and Leland) in the fields of marine biotechnology, marine science and life sciences.  Below is a link to a program that aired on UNC-TV the past two nights which sho...




Council identifies Top Projects for Budget


The Town Council is working on Fiscal Budget Year 2017-18
Here are some of the projects on the list:
Northgate Drive Improvements; K-9 Unit; 2 additional police officers; Burying Village Road utilities; and Brunswick Forest intersections are all priorities.

To read the StarNews report, CLICK HERE.


 




Editorial highlighting area non-profits


Spotlight on Area Do-Gooders
An Opinion Piece from the Brunswick Beacon

 
By  Jackie Torok Managing Editor

Last Thursday night, I headed up to Leland again to attend the first meeting of 2017 for the Northern Brunswick County Services Coordinating Council.

When I attended this gr...






Untreated Water Discharged


Brunswick County Public Utilities had a discharge of untreated wastewater from a 10” force main located across the street from 9097 Timber Lane, Leland, NC. The leak occurred on January 9, 2017, from 10:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. with repairs completed at 3:30 a.m. The discharge was caused by a 10’ crack in the line. It is believed approximately 40,000 gallons reached the underground drainage system which leads to Sturgeon Creek with an additional 10,000 gallons removed by our Vac-truck....