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Leland Fire and Rescue gets $15K grant to buy ballistic vests, helmets

Lifesaving equipment to protect first responders and keep the community safe is on its way to the Town of Leland thanks to a nearly $15,000 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

Autopsy confirms cause of death for Leland man found with explosive devices in his home

An autopsy confirmed a Leland man who was found dead in June, and who had explosive devices in his home, died of a drug overdose.

‘He will shoot at officers’: 911 call reveals moments before deadly shooting

A man was shot and killed by deputies at a home Sunday evening in Leland, according to the sheriff's office. A 911 call by a woman claiming to be his wife reveals more details on what led up to the shooting.

Fastest growing town in NC prepares for population to triple by 2045

Leland is one of the fastest growing towns in North Carolina, almost doubling its population since 2010, potentially tripling it by 2045. But is it ready to accommodate so many people and the effects that could follow?

League of Women Voters plan candidate forums in Leland, Southport

The League of Women Voters of Lower Cape Fear is hosting several candidate forums to introduce political aspirants to the public.

Concerts, movies return to Founders Park in Leland

The Town of Leland is bringing back Live at the Park and Movies in the Park.

Two untreated wastewater spills reported in Leland due to rain

H2Go reported two separate spills of untreated wastewater on Wednesday. They happened at Lift Station #56 and Lift Station #16 on Old Fayetteville Rd due to the recent rain.

Multiple fire crews respond to gas station fire in Leland

Several fire crews responded to a fire at a gas station in Leland early Thursday morning. 

Brunswick County man accused of impersonating police officer faces more charges

A Brunswick County man accused of impersonating a police officer now faces even more charges.

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8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.

New Hanover Co. Schools sees significant decrease in suspension rates

The New Hanover County Board of Education held its first meeting since a lawsuit was filed against the board at the Sheriff's Office after unmasked protesters were denied entry to a school board meeting. 

Southwest: We won’t put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave

Southwest Airlines will let unvaccinated employees keep working past early December instead of putting them on unpaid leave if they apply for an exemption on medical or religious grounds.

New Hanover County puts surplus property on sale to non-profits, then general public

Any remaining property will be offered for sale to the public starting Friday, October 29, 2021, through Monday, November 15, 2021, using GOVDEALS.