Leland News Blog
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 ...
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.
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.:
- riding the bus
- driving an electric car
- driving a hybrid car
There are lots of great prizes - kayak rentals, stand up paddle board rentals, staycations at local hotels, local restaurant gift cards, cool ...
Diverging Diamond Interchange on N.C. 133 Closing This Weekend
For Immediate Release
date:September 30, 2016
contact: Brian Rick
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. ...
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...