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Red Cross will Open Shelters

Red Cross of Eastern NC bands together, plans to open shelters in preparation of Hurricane Matthew
RALEIGH, Oct. 6, 2016 — The American Red Cross is mobilizing a multi-state response to aid communities who may be affected by Hurricane Matthew as it travels up the East Coast.
The Red Cross is currently supporting 84 shelters, has more than 500 disaster workers and 90 response vehicles standing by in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. In Eastern ...

Emergency / Weather Notifications

Suggestions for notifications during weather related emergencies:
  • Brunswick County Emergency Services, click HERE
  • Cape Fear Red Cross on Twitter
  • The Weather Channel on Twitter
  • Town of Leland on Twitter
  • Town of Leland Police Department Phone Text Alerts, click HERE
  • Ready NC Emergency Management, click HERE.
  • NC Emergency Management in English/Spanish, click HERE.

Commuter Challenge

The Cape Fear Commuter Challenge will take place October 17 - 30.  People can participate by taking the following modes of transportation to work, to run errands, to take the kids to school, etc.:
- bicycling
- walking/running
- carpool/vanpool
- riding the bus
- driving an electric car
- driving a hybrid car
- skateboarding
There are lots of great prizes - kayak rentals, stand up paddle board rentals, staycations at local hotels, local restaurant gift cards, cool ...

DOT Work on River/Village Planned

Diverging Diamond Interchange on N.C. 133 Closing This Weekend

News Release
For Immediate Release

date:September 30, 2016
contact: Brian Rick
(910) 358-6362

Lane Striping and Marker Placement Starts Saturday Morning

Wilmington– To stripe and install weather resistant markers for the Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) on N.C. 133, the Department of Transportation will close N.C. 133/Village Road/River Road between the interchange ramps for U.S. ...

Business survey analysis

Town committee analyzing business survey results

LELAND — Leland’s Economic Development Committee is analyzing results of a survey of businesses to determine how to make the town more business friendly.

The committee mailed surveys to 350 business owners, including a questionnaire composed of approximately 12 questions asking “what motivated you to locate your business in the town of Leland” and “how would you rate the business climate in L...

Diverging Diamond to close

The Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) will be closed the weekend of September 30, 2016 to place the Thermoplastic pavement markings (depending on weather). Times of road closures are not yet announced.