Growing pains in Leland, Belville should pay off
The relatively young Brunswick County town of Leland is experiencing a growth spurt, as reflected in the many building projects under way.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Local concert on Friday to benefit two local animal rescue groups
A Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band Benefit Concert by Steve Weams and The Carribean Cowboys is slated for 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday at Charlie MacGrooders .
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Victaulic to lay off 133 Leland plant employees
Pipe company Victaulic will lay off 133 employees from its Leland plant, according to a report filed with the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Leland residents want to put the brakes on town parking ordinance
Leland resident John Guntner is not happy about it. He said, "No one has taken the trouble to read the law that they're enforcing," Guntner said, "I don't know how you can get much more contemptuous than that."
2 homes destroyed, 2 damaged in fire in Leland neighborhood
Four homes were damaged after a fire ripped through a neighborhood in the Leland industrial park area off of Amber Pines Drive.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Coastal manufacturer to slash 133 jobs, send work to Mexico
A Brunswick County manufacturer of rubber gaskets used in sprinkler head systems has notified state and local authorities that it will be shutting down two of its production operations in Leland by mid-2015.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
New Hanover County applying for safety program
More than 2,000 bike and pedestrian crashes have happened in New Hanover County over the last 15 years, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Bryan Hayes leaving North Brunswick
LELAND, NC North Brunswick High School is searching for a new boy's basketball coach.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Winnabow man wanted for assault on female, unborn child
Detectives want Maurice Kendell Wright, 29, of River Rd. SE in Winnabow, for habitual misdemeanor assault, assault on a female, battery of unborn child and assault inflicting serious injury.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Bridge replacement near Leland results in road closure
The project to replace the Hood Creek Bridge means N.C. 87 will be closing two miles north of Colon Mintz Road.
Brunswick County leaders react to job losses
Nearly 100 people will lose their jobs when a Brunswick County factory transfers the positions to Mexico.
Who Killed Beverly Jaye Potter Mintz? Nearly Three Decades Later, Murder Remains Unsolved
Lorene Potter ran from her daughter's blood-spattered bedroom in Leland, N.C. on Feb. 23, 1987, her grandson held tightly in her arms.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Army wife who surprised soldier husband 150 pounds lighter keeps weight off
It's been almost a year since a soldier returning to Wilmington from Afghanistan was surprised by his wife who lost 150 pounds during his one year deployment.
Budget Bites: Save on pizza lunch at Pizzetta's
Pizzetta's Pizzeria, which has locations at 4107 Oleander Drive in Wilmington and 1144 E. Cutlar Crossing in Leland , has daytime savings and gets rave reviews from the serious pizza crowd.