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Leland residents got an inside look at their town from community leaders Tuesday night. The first Leland community forum was held at town hall. Residents heard reports from town officials, including the police chief and the public works director.
If you are driving to Leland, you may notice a slight change in your route. The Department of Transportation recently reduced the exit ramp to 17 South from Highway 421 near the battleship to one lane.
Thursday night, Leland's Town Council was briefed on the proposed budget for next fiscal year. The town will be working with $5.8 million, and needs to make an eight percent reduction compared to this year's budget.
The word tonight from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration is that there are no serious safety problems at the Leland Police Department. OSHA wrapped up a recent investigation by writing up the department for one violation.
A Brunswick County man was treated at the hospital Tuesday after being bitten by a law enforcement dog.
More emergency medical assistance is now available in Brunswick County. The fire chief said this addition will improve safety in Brunswick County.
Leland Police launched the Crime Analysis Tool in early December in response to residents saying they wanted to be informed of crime happening in the area.